NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY OF GARLAND, TEXAS

PLAN COMMISSION

City Hall, Council Chambers
William E. Dollar Municipal Building
200 N. Fifth Street
Garland, Texas
November 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.


 
A meeting of the Plan Commission of the City of Garland, Texas will be held at the aforementioned location, date, and time to discuss and consider the following agenda items.

A pre-meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. at the same location as the regular meeting.  The agenda for the pre-meeting is the same as for the regular meeting, and may include additional items as set forth below.

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  It is the custom and tradition of the members of the Plan Commission to have an invocation and recital of the Pledge of Allegiance prior to the beginning of the meeting.  Members of the audience are invited to participate.  However, members of the audience are not required to participate.  The decision to participate is strictly a matter of personal choice and has no bearing on matters to be considered by the Plan Commission and will not affect the decisions to be made during the meeting.

The meeting will be broadcast on City of Garland Government Access Television (CGTV).  CGTV is available via GarlandTX.gov, channel 16 (Spectrum), Channel 44 (Frontier), and channel 99 (AT&T U-verse).  Meetings are broadcast online via live streaming, on-demand, and air on CGTV with several rebroadcasts during the week of the meeting. 

Alternatively, the meeting will be broadcast by webinar at the following URL:  
https://garlandtx.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ArLRrjufRHm3YOYWxOpyTg
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For those without internet access to the meeting, a dial-in option is available.  The toll-free numbers are:

877-853-5247
888-788-0099

Additionally, the meeting may be accessed by phone at the following numbers:

346-248-7799
470-250-9358
470-381-2552

The Meeting ID is: 967 8031 4369


For participants (online and by phone) who wish to speak on an item on the agenda, you must use the "raise hand" feature in order to be recognized.

Those joining the meeting by phone may press *9 to raise your hand.  After speaking, please re-mute your phone by pressing *6.


Public Comments
Whether you are attending the meeting in-person or via webinar, you are invited to offer a comment or make a statement on any item on the agenda as that item is called.  Your comments must relate to an item on this agenda - non-germane comments are not in order.  Time limits will be imposed by the Chairman as appropriate to the nature of the agenda item.  Generally, public speakers are given three minutes.

REGISTRATION: If you are attending the meeting via webinar, Registration for the webinar will be required for any citizen wishing to speak.  If you choose to speak via the webinar, you must use the "raise hand" feature in order to be recognized. 

IN-PERSON COMMENTS: If you are attending the meeting in-person, Registration will be required for any citizen wishing to speak.  Speakers shall register using the electronic registration kiosks in the lobby of City Hall.

Garland City Hall and Council Chambers is wheelchair accessible.  Special parking is available on the east side of City Hall and on Austin & State Street west of City Hall.  Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services must contact the City Secretary's Office at (972) 205-2404 at least two working days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  BRAILLE IS NOT AVAILABLE.

If the Plan Commission adjourns into executive session during this meeting, the executive session will be conducted by teleconference between and among the members of the Plan Commission and relevant City staff.  Public access to that call is prohibited by State law.  
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
All items under this section are recommended for approval by a single motion of the Plan Commission, without discussion.  The Plan Commission has had the opportunity to review each of these items during a pre-meeting.  The Chairman will announce the agenda and provide an opportunity for members of the audience and the Plan Commission to request that an item be removed and considered separately.
 
             
1. MINUTES
 
a.   Consider approval of the Plan Commission Minutes for the November 11, 2021 meeting.
 
2. PLATS
 
a.  
P 21-33 Routh Terrace Replat 
 
ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION
 
Speaker Regulations:

Anyone wishing to speak for, against, or on agenda items must fill out a speaker card and give it to the Plan Commission Secretary before speaking (cards are located at the entrance to the Council Chambers).  The Chairman will recognize speakers; he may impose a time limit and may provide for rebuttal.  All comments and testimony are to be presented from the podium.
 
3. ZONING
 
a.   Consideration of the application of AJ Real Estate Investments, LLC, requesting approval of a Change in Zoning from Planned Development (PD) District 69-31 for Community Retail Uses and Planned Development (PD) District 86-26 for Community Office Use to Community Retail (CR) District. This property is located at 1640 and 1680 Eastgate Drive.  (District 5) (File Z 21-43)
 
4. ADJOURN
 

NOTICE: The Plan Commission may recess from the open session and convene in a closed session if the discussion of any of the listed agenda items concerns matters regarding priviledged and unpriviiledged client information deemed confidential by Rule 1.05 of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.  Sec. 551.071, Tex. Gov't Code.

NOTE: A quorum of the City Council may be in attendance and may or may not participate in the discussions of the Committee or board.