AGENDA
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
August 10, 2011

After determining that a quorum is present, the Planning and Zoning Commission will convene a Work Session on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 06:00 PM 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:

Agenda Backup

WORK SESSION

1. Clarification of agenda items listed in the Regular Session agenda for this meeting, and discussion of issues not briefed in the written backup materials.

2. Consider nominations and elections of Planning and Zoning Commission Chair and Vice-Chair.

REGULAR MEETING

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 10, 2011 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:

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

A. U.S. Flag

B. Texas Flag "Honor the Texas Flag - I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas one state under God, one and indivisible."

2. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MINUTES FOR:

A. July 20, 2011

2. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MINUTES FOR:

3. CONSENT AGENDA:  Staff recommends approval of the following items because they meet the requirements of the Denton Development Code. Approval of the Consent Agenda includes staff recommendations for approvals and authorizes staff to proceed. The Planning and Zoning Commission has reviewed the applications and has had an opportunity to raise questions regarding the items prior to consideration:

A. Preliminary plat of Lot 1, Block 1 of the Lake Dallas Storage Addition.  The approximately 6.88 acre property is located south of McKinney Street and approximately 1500 feet west of the intersection of McKinney Street and South Trinity Road.  The property is located within the Rural Residential (RD-5) zoning district.  (PP11-0008, Atmos Energy-Lake Dallas Storage, Ron Menguita)

4. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

A. Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding the rezoning of approximately 0.51 acres of land from a Downtown Residential 1 (DR-1) zoning district to a Downtown Residential 2 (DR-2) zoning district.  The property is generally located on the north side of Fannin Street and east of Avenue A.  (Z11-0009, 1118 & 1120 Fannin Street, Johnna Matthews)

B. Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding the rezoning of approximately 1.441 acres of land from a Regional Center Commercial Neighborhood (RCC-N) zoning district to a Regional Center Commercial Downtown (RCC-D) zoning district.  The property is located on the north side of Schuyler Street, northeast of Worthington Drive.  (Z11-0010, 3412 Schuyler Street, Erica Marohnic)

C. Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding an amendment to the Quail Creek Special Sign District (2003-199) on an approximately 3.5 acre site within a larger 35.5 acre Special Sign District boundary.  The property is located at the northeast corner of Brinker Road and Quail Creek Boulevard.  (SD11-0004, Biolife Plasma Center, Erica Marohnic)

D. Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding the rezoning of approximately 0.25 acres of land from a Neighborhood Residential 3 (NR-3) zoning district to a Neighborhood Residential 6 (NR-6) zoning district.  The subject property is located on the east side of Amarillo Street, approximately 150 feet south of West Congress Street.  (Z11-0005, 524 Amarillo Street, Cindy Jackson)

E. Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding the rezoning of approximately 2.5 acres of land from a Downtown Residential 1 (DR-1) zoning district to a Downtown Commercial General (DC-G) zoning district.  The subject property is located on the east side of Cleveland Street, approximately 268 feet south of Eagle Drive.  (Z11-0006, Midtown II, Cindy Jackson)

5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:  Under Section 551.042 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, respond to inquiries from the Planning and Zoning Commission or the public with specific factual information or recitation of policy, or accept a proposal to place the matter on the agenda for an upcoming meeting.


NOTE: 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.
NOTE: 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 SCHEDULED THROUGH THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE.

CERTIFICATE
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 _________, 2011 at _________ o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)