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September 12, 2017 P&Z Minutes

 CITY OF HALTOM CITY

MINUTES

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

September 12, 2017

CALL TO ORDER

Chair Adam called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

DETERMINATION OF QUORUM AND EXCUSED ABSENCES

Previous absences were excused.

PRESENT MEMBERS: Adam, Bowman, Hilliard, Tidwell

PRESENT ALTERNATES: Furrie

PRESENT COUNCIL LIAISON: Watkins

MEMBERS ABSENT: Pearson, Teague

ALTERNATES ABSENT: Chapman

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF PRESENT:

Glenna Batchelor, Planning & Community Development

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

August 22, 2017, minutes were approved as presented.

No audio of the 09-12-2017 P&Z meeting was recorded due to a technology error. All information provided in these minutes are from notations only.

PUBLIC HEARINGS AND ACTION ITEMS

Regular Agenda Items

Final Plat (P-017-16) – 5020, 5030 and 5040 NE Loop 820

Application of Al Karmali for approval of a final plat creating Lots 2, 3 and 4, Block 1, Haltom Crossing from W. Screech Survey, Abstract 1416, G.B. Stanley Survey,

Abstract 1378 and A. Hood Survey, Abstract 682, located in the “C-2/C-3” Commercial Districts, containing approximately 3.911 acres, and locally known as 5020, 5030 and 5040 NE Loop 820.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Mr. Al Karmali advised the Commission that this plat was for the development of a 125- room hotel and two (2) restaurant pad sites on the EDC property.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing to those desiring to speak.

No one was in the audience to speak on the request.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing. Discussion by the Commission

No discussion among Commission

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Tidwell made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the final plat of Lots 2, 3 and 4, Block 1, Haltom Crossing as presented. Motion to approve passed by a vote of 4-0-0.

Rezone (Z-013-16) – 5040 NE Loop 820

Application of Al Karmali for a Zoning Change request from “C-2/C-3” Commercial District to “PD” Planned Development for all “C-2” uses plus Hotel (excluding extended stay) use located on Lot 2, Block 1, Haltom Crossing, being approximately 2.339 acres east of Haltom Road, north of Northern Cross Boulevard, south of NE Loop 820 and west of Old Denton Road, locally known as 5040 NE Loop 820.

The legal notice regarding the public hearing was published in the August 31, 2017, Fort Worth Star Telegram. Notification was mailed to all property owners within 200 feet on August 30, 2017, and three (3) property owners were notified. City staff received none

(0) returned in favor or having no objections, none (0) opposed or having objections, and none (0) returned to sender at the time of the P&Z meeting.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Mr. Al Karmali advised the Commission that this rezone was for the development of a 125-room hotel on the EDC property.

Commissioner Hilliard asked Mr. Karmali about the criteria for extended stay since this project excludes that use. Mr. Karmali said that varies by City but generally the rooms have kitchen amenities and the guest is staying more than thirty (30) days at the facility.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing to those desiring to speak.

No one was in the audience to speak on the request.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing.

Discussion by the Commission

No discussion among Commission

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Bowman made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the rezone of Lot 2, Block 1, Haltom Crossing as presented. Motion to approve passed by a vote of 4-0-0.

Final Plat (P-002-17) – 2822 North Beach Street

Application of Barry Rolfing for approval of a final plat creating Lot 1, Block 1, Dallas Lite & Barricade Addition from Tracts 19, 19B and 19B1, Abstract 472, John W Elliston Survey, located in the “M-2” Heavy Industrial District, containing approximately 4.685 acres, and locally known as 2822 North Beach Street.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Mr. Barry Rolfing advised that their current facility at 2809 North Beach Street is south of this property on the Fort Worth side of Beach just north of NE 28th Street. They purchased this property to relocate and expand their traffic control equipment business and in-house full graphic sign production. This property is a bigger lot and has easier access. He said they will be installing a new façade on the building as part of the proposed scope of work.

Commissioner Hilliard asked if the vehicles are semi-trucks. Mr. Folding said most are light flatbed trucks and attenuators (crash trucks).

Commissioner Furrie asked if the barricades are concrete. Mr. Rolfing said no, they are the orange and white barrel barricades that are commonly used.

Commissioner Hilliard asked about complaints from the neighbors behind this property. Mr. Rolfing said that shouldn’t be a problem since it is a cemetery.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing to those desiring to speak.

No one was in the audience to speak on the request.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing. Discussion by the Commission

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Hilliard made the motion, seconded by Commissioner Tidwell, to approve the final plat of Lot 1, Block 1, Dallas Lite & Barricade Addition as presented. Motion to approve passed by a vote of 4-0-0.

ADJOURN

Chair Adam adjourned the meeting at 7:43PM. Respectfully submitted,

Glenna Batchelor, Interim Director Planning & Community Development

Juanita Adam, Chair of the Planning & Zoning Commission