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January 8, 2019 P & Z Minutes

Tuesday, Jan 8 2019
7:00 p.m.
City Hall (Council Chambers) - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
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PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

CALL TO ORDER

Chair Adam called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM

DETERMINATION OF QUORUM

PRESENT MEMBERS: Adam, Bethel, Hilliard, Hudson, Teague

PRESENT ALTERNATES: Furrie, Stallings

PRESENT COUNCIL LIAISON: Watkins

ABSENT MEMBERS: Chapman, Bowman

ABSENT ALTERNATES: None

ABSENT COUNCIL LIAISON: None

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF PRESENT:

Glenna Batchelor, Director of Planning and Community Development Greg Van Nieuwenhuize, Director of Public Works

Erik Smith, Assistant Director/Planning Projects Manager

ABSENCES

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, moved to approve absences of Commissioner Bowman and Commissioner Chapman. Motion passed unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, moved to approve November 27, 2018 Planning and Zoning Commission minutes as corrected. Motion passed unanimously.

PUBLIC HEARINGS AND ACTION ITEMS

Regular Agenda Items

P-019-14

Consider action on the application of Goodwin and Marshall, Inc., on behalf of HPC High Pointe Development, LTD., for approval of a preliminary plat creating High Pointe Addition from a portion of Block 3 and 4 of Fossil Ridge Subdivision and a portion of Lot 1R, Block 4 of Lots 1R and 2R, Block 4 of Fossil Ridge Addition, located in the "PD" Planned Development for "SF-2" Single Family Residential uses, containing approximately 62.95 acres of land, locally known as 4805 Northeast Loop 820 Highway

and unaddressed property.

P-012-16

Consider action on the application of Goodwin and Marshall, Inc., on behalf of HPC High Pointe Development, LTD., for approval of a final plat creating High Pointe Addition, Phase 1 from a portion of Block 3 and 4 of Fossil Ridge Subdivision and a portion of Lot 1R, Block 4 of Lots 1R and 2R, Block 4 of Fossil Ridge Addition, located in the "PD" Planned Development for "SF-2" Single Family Residential uses, containing approximately 37.957 acres of land, locally known as 4805 Northeast Loop 820 Highway and unaddressed property.

P-015-17

Consider action on the application of Goodwin and Marshall, Inc., on behalf of HPC High Pointe Development, LTD., for approval of a final plat creating High Pointe Addition, Phase 2 from a portion of Block 3 and 4 of Fossil Ridge Subdivision and a portion of Lot 1R, Block 4 of Lots 1R and 2R, Block 4 of Fossil Ridge Addition, located in the "PD" Planned Development for "SF-2" Single Family Residential uses, containing approximately 25.424 acres of land, locally known as 4805 Northeast Loop 820 Highway and unaddressed property.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Mr. Van Nieuwenhuize explained utility easement abandonment/relocation and water course facilities agreement required by separate instruments with approval from City Council.

Commissioner Hilliard inquired about utilities.

Mr. Van Nieuwenhuize advised they are underground in front of lots.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Max Miller, 3001 Knox St., Dallas, we’ve were here about a year ago but since that time it was identified there were some easements that had issues. We let the plat expire and are now working out the easement issues and reapplying to have the plat approved. The only thing that has really changes is the relocation of the utility easements.

Mr. Van Nieuwenhuize said there were some easements that cut through this property before development. It was always the intention of the developer to relocate the easements throughout the subdivision. There were both public utilities and franchise utilities that needed to be abandoned and relocated.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing (7:27PM)

No one to speak for or against.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing (7:27PM)

Discussion by the Commission

None

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the application of Goodwin and Marshall, Inc., on behalf of HPC High Pointe Development, LTD., for approval of a preliminary plat creating High Pointe Addition from a portion of Block 3 and 4 of Fossil Ridge Subdivision and a portion of Lot 1R, Block 4 of Lots 1R and 2R, Block 4 of Fossil Ridge Addition, located in the "PD" Planned Development for "SF-2" Single Family Residential uses, containing approximately 62.95 acres of land, locally known as 4805 Northeast Loop 820 Highway and unaddressed property.

Motion to approve the Preliminary Plat passed 6-0-0.

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the application of Goodwin and Marshall, Inc., on behalf of HPC High Pointe Development, LTD., for approval of a final plat creating High Pointe Addition, Phase 1 from a portion of Block 3 and 4 of Fossil Ridge Subdivision and a portion of Lot 1R, Block 4 of Lots 1R and 2R, Block 4 of Fossil Ridge Addition, located in the "PD" Planned Development for "SF-2" Single Family Residential uses, containing approximately 37.957 acres of land, locally known as 4805 Northeast Loop 820 Highway and unaddressed property.

Motion to approve the Final Plat passed 6-0-0.

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the application of Goodwin and Marshall, Inc., on behalf of HPC High Pointe Development, LTD., for approval of a final plat creating High Pointe Addition, Phase 2 from a portion of Block 3 and 4 of Fossil Ridge Subdivision and a portion of Lot 1R, Block 4 of Lots 1R and 2R, Block 4 of Fossil Ridge Addition, located in the "PD" Planned Development for "SF-2" Single Family Residential uses, containing approximately 25.424 acres of land, locally known as 4805 Northeast Loop 820 Highway and unaddressed property.

Motion to approve the Final Plat passed 6-0-0.

P-010-18

Consider action on the application of Awad Eskander, on behalf of Hassib Abi-Hanna, for approval of a replat creating Lots 1A-R-1 & 2A-R-1, Block 1 of the L. Berry Addition No. 1 from Lots 1A-R & 2A-R of the L. Berry Addition No. 1 located in the "M-1" Industrial District and "C-3" Commercial District containing approximately 5.708 acres of land, locally known as 2301 Higgins Lane & 4118 N.E. 28th Street.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Awad Eskander, 1112 John McCain, Colleyville, said this is designed to be two lots. The south lot will be industrial. The lot on the north will be commercial. There will be

three buildings on the south. When the first lot is 50% occupied, we will start second building and so forth with the third. We will be using tilt wall. The north side will have a commercial development.

Chair Adam asked if there will be roll up doors. Mr. Eskander said each bay will have a 12’ roll up door.

Commissioner Bethel inquired about large trucks at property.

Mr. Eskander advised there will be pickup trucks and box trucks, not heavy industrial use.

Commission Teague asked about commercial development.

Mr. Eskander responded it will be retail citing examples of Subway and Starbucks.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing (7:34PM)

No one to speak for or against.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing (7:34PM) Discussion by the Commission

None

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Bethel, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the application of Awad Eskander, on behalf of Hassib Abi-Hanna, for approval of a replat creating Lots 1A-R-1 & 2A-R-1, Block 1 of the L. Berry Addition No. 1 from Lots 1A-R & 2A-R of the L. Berry Addition No. 1 located in the "M-1" Industrial District and "C-3" Commercial District containing approximately 5.708 acres of land, locally known as 2301 Higgins Lane & 4118 N.E. 28th Street.

Motion to approve the Replat passed 6-0-0.

P-016-18

Consider action on the application of Michael Scott for approval of a replat creating Lot 1R, Block 31 of the Watauga Addition from Lots 1-14 & closed alley, Block 31, Watauga Addition in the "M-1" Industrial District containing approximately 2.09 acres of land, locally known as 6003 Huddleston Street.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

James Pliska, consultant for Michael Scott, said the previous plat was a trailer park development. There was also an alley that has been abandoned by ordinance already. Mr. Scott’s business will be a commercial electrical company.

Chair Adam asked if there will be bay doors. Mr. Pliska said there would be.

Mr. Pliska said the applicant will ask to pay into the sidewalk fund instead of installing sidewalks onsite.

Chair Adam asked if there will be a fleet of vehicles. Mr. Pliska said there would be maybe 6-8 vehicles.

Commissioner Smith asked if the main entrance would be off Huddleston. Mr. Pliska said it would be. Mr. Pliska said the area to the south will be storage area.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing (7:44PM)

No one to speak for or against.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing (7:44PM) Discussion by the Commission

None

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Bethel, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the application of Michael Scott for approval of a replat creating Lot 1R, Block 31 of the Watauga Addition from Lots 1-14 & closed alley, Block 31, Watauga Addition in the "M-1" Industrial District containing approximately 2.09 acres of land, locally known as 6003 Huddleston Street.

Motion to approve the Replat passed 6-0-0.

P-018-18

Consider action on the application of Ernest Hedgcoth, on behalf of Operating Partners, LLC., for approval of a replat creating Lot 2R-1, Block 1, of the Theo Christensen Addition from Lot 2R, Block 1, Theo Christensen Addition, Lots 1 & 2, Block 1, Ollie Hale Addition and Lot 1, Block 1, Yance Christensen Addition located in the "M-2" Heavy Industrial District and "C-3" Commercial District containing approximately 2.572 acres of land, locally known as 2225 Ola Lane, 2301 Ola Lane and 2305 Ola Lane.

Staff advised that the applicant requested a continuance of this item until the January 22nd Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. There are some additional Engineering items that need to be completed prior to proceeding. A complete staff report will be provided when the plat case is complete.

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Furrie, to approve the request for continuance of Ernest Hedgcoth, on behalf of Operating Partners, LLC., for approval of a replat creating Lot 2R-1, Block 1, of the Theo Christensen Addition from Lot 2R, Block 1, Theo Christensen Addition, Lots 1 & 2, Block 1, Ollie Hale Addition and Lot 1, Block

1, Yance Christensen Addition located in the "M-2" Heavy Industrial District and "C-3" Commercial District containing approximately 2.572 acres of land, locally known as 2225 Ola Lane, 2301 Ola Lane and 2305 Ola Lane.

Motion to continue the Replat passed 6-0-0.

CU-014-18

Application of LeRoy Blanks for a Conditional Use Permit request in the "C-3" Commercial District to allow for a Bingo Hall - Commercial use in the "C-3" Commercial District, containing approximately 4.262 acres containing approximately 14,400 square feet of lease space on the south end of the building on Lot A1, Block 9, of the North Hills Addition, locally known as 3500 Denton Highway.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Chair Adam asked how the property taxes would be paid. Ms. Batchelor said that would be the property owner’s responsibility.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Ray Ojeskey, representative for Fort Worth Bingo, on behalf of Leroy Blanks, gave a presentation on the business plan. Mr. Ojesky said they are moving from their Hurst location to here. The church that owns the current location is raising the rent.

The charities are the ones who host the bingo games. The applicant operates three other locations.

Mr. Ojesky said they intended to be open seven days a week and would like their business to be open from 12:00 pm to 2:00 am. Mr. Ojesky said there would be up to

$5,000 a day in payouts. This will be a BYOB operation. There will be no smoking inside.

The range for hours is important, so they have flexibility to have special events. It won’t be common to have events till 2:00 am. They are regulated to two four hours sessions a day.

Vice Chair Teague asked why they needed to be open seven days a week. The charities have expressed interest in seven because that’s what the players want.

Vice Chair Teague asked if they would only play when the building is open. Mr. Ojesky said that was correct.

Commissioner Furrie asked if there was an age limit. Mr. Blanks said the age limit is 18 years old.

Commissioner Bethal asked if the state regulated the tax to the city. Mr. Ojesky said yes.

Vice Chair Teague asked if there were any issues with loitering. Mr. Blanks said there hasn’t been at any of his other locations.

Vice Chair Teague asked what they would do for security. Mr. Blanks said there would have two security guards.

Commissioner Stallings asked if all of the locations are BYOB. Mr. Blanks said yes and there have been no issues.

Commissioner Hilliard asked if there were rules that prohibited other types of gambling. Mr. Blanks said that is all that would take place.

Commission Hilliard said she was opposed to being open on Sundays and being open till 2:00 am. She said she was not happy with the BYOB. Mr. Blanks said the 2:00 am would be rare. Maybe once a quarter. He said the ladies like to play on Sundays.

Commissioner Furrie asked if there were other restaurants in the city that were BYOB. Ms. Batchelor said there were some.

Commissioner Hilliard asked if 2 am is allowed it will be permitted at any time. That would not allow me to approve this. Mr. Blanks said 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm is the best time for them and the charities.

Vice Chair Teague said she felt the same about the Sundays and 2:00 am. I can’t agree to seven days a week.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing (8:15PM)

Mary Hunter, said the building has been vacant for a long time the people don’t get rowdy. Would we want to run them off because of being open on Sunday.

Kristen Braish, said she was for this. She said if this was rezoned we would like our business to be rezoned as well. Chair Adam said this was a Conditional Use Permit and you’d have to ask for a zone change.

Commissioner Furrie said she had an issue with the city telling people what they can and cannot due if they don’t allow for a bingo hall.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing (8:18PM) Discussion by the Commission

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Bethel seconded by Commissioner Smith, to approve the application of LeRoy Blanks for a Conditional Use Permit request in the "C-3" Commercial District to allow for a Bingo Hall - Commercial use in the "C-3" Commercial District, containing

approximately 4.262 acres containing approximately 14,400 square feet of lease space on the south end of the building on Lot A1, Block 9, of the North Hills Addition, locally known as 3500 Denton Highway.

Motion to approve the Conditional Use Permit passed 4-2-0 (Hilliard and Teague were dissenting).

Z-009-18

Application of Mike French for a Zoning Change request from "C-3" Commercial to "PD- C3" Commercial for all "C-3" uses plus Rental Yard (Commercial and Heavy Equipment with Outside Storage) and Sheet Metal Shop located on Lot 1R2, Block 2, Denton Highway Addition, locally known as 6001 Denton Highway.

Staff presented and clarified the request.

Commissioner Hillard asked if the sheet metal shop would be for all of the lots or just the one. Ms. Batchelor said it would be for all of the lot because it is currently not subdivided.

Ms. Hillard asked about the relocation of the utility line. Ms. Batchelor said they would have to relocate the line to the west side of the property.

Commissioner Hilliard asked who would be paying for it. Ms. Batchelor said the applicant would pay.

Commissioner Hillard asked if the setbacks were still applicable and when that would be enforced. Ms. Batchelor said they apply and would address that at the time of platting.

Commissioner Hilliard asked where the CUP would apply on the property, it sounds like only the south side. Ms. Batchelor said it is for the whole property.

Chair Adam asked the applicant to come to the podium.

Mike French, 4900 Exposition, Keller, said he started a burger joint in Watauga and moved it to Haltom City ten years ago. The building is a 6,000 sq. ft. building. Said they want a building close to this location. We put the restaurant in the front and the A/C business in the back and the A/C business blew up. We have to move because we are busting at the seams. The sheet metal is small sheet metal that we have a hard time purchasing so we are going to make this ourselves. The other component is my wife is a diesel mechanic. She has more free time so now we have been buying these fork lifts. We fix them up and lease them out. The lifts will be at this site. We only need a section of the land. We will use the south side. Appraisals have said we need to add office/warehouse to the use so we will probably be coming back to amend this.

Commissioner Hilliard asked if this business would be like Sunbelt Rental? Mr. French said on a much smaller scale and storage would be screened.

Chair Adam opened the Public Hearing (8:39PM)

No one to speak for or against.

Chair Adam closed the Public Hearing (8:40PM) Discussion by the Commission

ACTION BY THE COMMISSION

Commissioner Teague, seconded by Commissioner Hilliard, to approve the application of Mike French for a Zoning Change request from "C-3" Commercial to "PD-C3" Commercial for all "C-3" uses plus Rental Yard (Commercial and Heavy Equipment with Outside Storage) and Sheet Metal Shop located on Lot 1R2, Block 2, Denton Highway Addition, locally known as 6001 Denton Highway.

Motion to approve the Zoning Change passed 6-0-0.

STAFF UPDATE

Next Planning & Zoning Commission meeting will be on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

ADJOURN

Chair Adam adjourned the meeting at 8:40PM. Respectfully submitted,

Glenna Batchelor, Director Planning & Community Development

Juanita Adam, Chair of the Planning & Zoning Commission