April 21, 2020, City Council Meeting Brief

April 22, 2020 –

Public Hearings – any new additions or amendments to City Code of Ordinances or City Zoning or Future Land Use Maps are presented to City Council for discussion and vote for approval or denial

  1. Second and Final Reading of Ordinance O-04-2020 to amend the Future Land Use Map (FLUM) from Residential Low Density (RMD) to Residential Medium Density (RMD) for property located at the 500 & 600 Block of Vermont Avenue.

Request by Brent White of BMHB Ventures, applicant and agent for property owner Graylon Oaks Land Trust to amend future land use map for a maximum of 30 dwelling units to be developed on the property. Recommended by staff and Planning and Zoning Board for City Council to pass the proposed amendment.

Second and Final Reading approved 5 – 0 by City Council.

  1. Second and Final Reading of Ordinance O-05-2020 to amend the zoning map from Residential Low Density (R-1) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) for property located at the 500 & 600 Block of Vermont Avenue.

Second request by Brent White of BMHB Ventures, applicant and agent of property owner Graylon Oaks Land Trust to amend the zoning map to comply with proposed plans to develop either 28-unit duplex complex or a single family home subdivision. Recommended by staff and Planning and Zoning Board for City Council to pass the proposed amendment.

Changes since first reading include requiring developer to provide a 15 ft. landscape buffer along Vermont Ave. and a 20 ft. natural area buffer on south side of property, and arborist will be identifying any diseased trees on property that are hanging over adjacent properties. Developer is deciding between a 28-unit duplex complex or single family home subdivision with HOA.

City Council approved 5- 0 amendment as read with option for developer to build a 20 ft. for duplex or a 6 ft. fence with 10 ft. landscape buffer on property side for single family homes

Council Business – Items that require discussion and vote for approval or denial from City Council

  1. City Manager and City Attorney Reports and/or Correspondence

City Manager Steve Kennedy addressed the Council about upcoming appointments to replace outgoing members of the Planning and Zoning Board, which are due by May 18.

City Manager Kennedy also requested the Council’s feedback on the City suspending utility Non-disconnection action, which ends April 30, 2020. Council agreed on keeping the April 30 end date and for Finance Department staff to work with customers on payment plans to continue paying their utility bill.

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