PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
August 27, 2014
After determining that a quorum is present, the Planning and Zoning Commission will convene a Work Session on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at
in the City Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which time the following items will be considered:
||2012 Street Bond Package
Following the completion of the Work Session, the City Council will convene in a Closed Meeting to consider specific items when these items are listed below under the Closed Meeting section of this agenda. When items for consideration are not listed under the Closed Meeting section of the agenda, the City Council will not conduct a Closed Meeting and will convene at the time listed below for its regular or special called meeting. The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into a Closed Meeting on any item on its Open Meeting agenda consistent with Chapter 551 of the TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, as amended, as set forth below.
||Consultation with Attorneys-Under Texas Government Code Section 551.071.
||Consult with and provide direction to City’s attorneys regarding legal issues and strategies associated with Gas Well Ordinance regulation of gas well drilling and production within the City Limits and the extraterritorial jurisdiction, including: Constitutional limitations; statutory limitations upon municipal regulatory authority; statutory preemption; impacts of federal and state law and regulations; moratorium on drilling and production; other concerns about municipal regulatory authority or matters relating to enforcement of the Gas Well Ordinance; and legal matters associated with a citizen’s initiative regarding hydraulic fracturing where a public discussion of these legal matters would conflict with the duty of the City’s attorneys under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas.
NOTE: The Planning and Zoning Commission reserves the right to adjourn into a Closed Meeting on any item on its Work Session or Regular Session agendas at any time, consistent with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, as amended, including without limitation, Sections 551.071-551.086 of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
After completing the Work Session, the Planning and Zoning Commission will convene a Regular Meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Denton, Texas which will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney at which time the following items will be considered:
"Honor the Texas Flag - I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas one state under God, one and indivisible."
||Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding a rezoning request on an approximately 2.95 acre parcel from Regional Center Commercial Downtown (RCC-D) to Industrial Center General (IC-G). The subject property is generally located on the west side of Worthington Drive, north of Barcelona Street and south of Schuyler Street being Lot 3, Block A of the Hull Addition. This is part two of a three-part request including CA14-0003 and S14-0004. (Z14-0014, Edsco, Michele Berry)
||Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding a request for a Specific Use Permit for a heavy manufacturing use. The subject property is an approximately 2.95 acre parcel, generally located on the west side of Worthington Drive, north of Barcelona Street and south of Schuyler Street being Lot 3, Block A of the Hull Addition. This is part three of a three-part request including CA14-0003 and Z14-0014. (S14-0004, Edsco, Michele Berry)
||Hold a public hearing and Consider adoption of an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2014-137, as amended by Ordinance No. 2014-192, to extend for an additional 45 days, or such other reasonable date, the moratorium on the acceptance, processing and approval of certain applications for gas well permits within the corporate limits of the City of Denton, Texas, and on applications for specific use permits, site plans, development plans of any nature or type, including applications for amendments to approved or pending gas well development plats, and on applications for Fire Code operational permits, as they relate to gas well drilling and production activities, subject to certain exemptions; clarifying the exemptions to the moratorium; providing a variance procedure; providing a cumulative clause; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date. (SI14-0005Gas Well Moratorium Ordinance Extension, Darren Groth)
||THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJOURN INTO A CLOSED MEETING AT ANY TIME REGARDING ANY ITEM ON THE AGENDA FOR WHICH IT IS LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE.
||THE CITY OF DENTON CITY COUNCIL ROOM IS ACCESSIBLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. THE CITY WILL PROVIDE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED IF REQUESTED AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE SCHEDULED MEETING. PLEASE CALL THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT 349-8309 OR USE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF (TDD) BY CALLING 1-800-RELAY-TX SO THAT A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER CAN BE SCHEDŽULED THROUGH THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE.
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Denton, Texas, on the ________ day of _________, 2014 at _________ o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)