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Michael Pitkin discussed discrimination issues. Michelle Clark used a PowerPoint presentation to discuss clarifications regarding her previous special use permit request for Las Cascadas. Mike Harris discussed the previous special use permit request for Las Cascadas Event Center. 4.1 M in ut es A cc ep ta nc e: M in ut es o f O 7, 2 6: 00 P M (A pp ro va l o f M inu tes )
Janelle Thomas, Senior Civil Engineer, answered questions from Commissioner Weiske regarding Condition No. 7 and explained that the infiltration test is required because there is an infiltration component to the design being proposed. If there were additional locations for expanding the facility, there would have to be additional testing done. Ms. Thomas stated that she does not know if there will be multiple sites, but they will see that when the applicant comes in with their final plans.
Mr. Kirkland explained for Commissioner Weiske the phasing of the project. The applicant is intending to build this project in one phase. Jillian Wilbrecht, Wood Rogers, explained the design of the infiltration system for Commissioner Weiske and confirmed that there will not be a wash rack or dump station. Ms. Thomas explained for Commissioner Gower that staff uses criteria from the standards that are in place for this type of facility. Commissioner Gower discussed the challenge of the position the Planning Commission is 4.1 M in ut es A cc ep ta nc e: M in ut es o f O 7, 2 6: 00 P M (A pp ro va l o f M inu tes )
Mr. Kirkland described for Chair Johnson the non-RV storage buildings. He also confirmed that they will not have any pole lights on the site but will use low mounted lights on timers shining on the drive isles. Mr. Oswald confirmed for Commissioner Weiske that there are not currently conditioned hours. He explained that the applicant has in their application hours from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week. Commissioner Hawkins expressed concern about the interceptor and anything that might flow into the vault. Commissioner Weiske suggested the addition of Condition No. 17 for hours of operation stating that Sunday to Saturday business hours are limited to 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
see a design of a dry well so he can understand what it looks like and how it functions. If all the Planning Commission is going to be told is that staff is confident in the technology, then he is ready to deny the project. Chair Johnson stated that a decision needs to be based on findings and if we can't make a finding then we need to be specific as to what that is to give direction to move forward.
Louis Test spoke in opposition of the text amendment and argued against the claims of negative secondary effects. If there are problems, they should be addressed through the licensing process and not zoning. Michele Jann spoke in opposition of the text amendment and discussed the potential negative impacts to the employees. Shane McPherson spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Thomas Reshke spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Dave Matzen spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Jeremy Cronick spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Jennifer Curtis spoke in opposition of the text amendment and relocating the Men's Club. Calls for service are mostly due to homeless and mentally ill. Gregory Rocke spoke in opposition of the text amendment and argued against the claims of negative secondary effects. Dean Richardson spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Lindsay Busseuil spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Loretta Hall spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Patrick Coleman spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Cassandra Foster spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Christine Carter spoke in opposition of the text amendment. Jillian Foreman spoke in opposition of the text amendment. The following people submitted comment cards in opposition but did not wish to speak: Daniella Khabbazi; Tino Ragone; Kayla Jones; Andrexia Robinson; Kari Anne Oakes; 4.1 M in ut es A cc ep ta nc e: M in ut es o f O 7, 2 6: 00 P M (A pp ro va l o f M inu tes )
Taylor Cox; Nicole Higginbotham; Shelby Pristow; Ziah Cruz; Patricia Johnson; Meliah Harger; Julianne MacLean; Kirk Hill; Madison Dirickson; Athena Chapela; Anna Otts; Shana Petersen; Mariah Smith; Dillan Billingsley; Kennedy Brown; Steve Cokor. Hearing and seeing no further public comment requests, Chair Johnson closed public comment.
Ms. Hanson confirmed for Commissioner Weiske that proposed changes to Title 18 are not causing businesses to shut down. The three primary changes are related to signs, prohibition of alcohol in non-conforming areas, and the non-conforming location is a five year amortization period. At the end of the five year amortization period those businesses would have to relocate. She also clarified that the public schools east of Rock Boulevard are zoned Public Facility. Joe Henry, Senior Code Enforcement Officer, confirmed for Commissioner Hawkins that they do not have any data available for tonight on calls for service.
Ms. Hanson explained for Commissioner Gower that changing from a one year to a 36 month amortization period for removing alcohol would give the business owners the opportunity to move their businesses to a conforming location and maintain alcohol sales. It would also further exacerbation the secondary effects in the non-conforming locations if that period were extended.
It was moved by Commissioner Marshall in the case of TXT18-00001 (Adult Business Ordinance), based upon compliance with the applicable findings, to recommend that City Council approve the text amendment by ordinance with the following modifications: change from one year to a 36 month amortization period for alcohol non-conforming uses; one year amortization period for non-conforming locations for signs, with the exception that any non-conforming digital sign must be brought into conformance within six months; and a five year amortization period for non- conforming locations.
Chair Jonhson asked the Commission if there were any other comments on the text as written. If not, he would support a motion to the Council including the comments made as a Commission. It was moved by Commissioner Weiske, seconded by Commissioner Gower, that the Planning Commission move TXT18-00001 (Adult Business Ordinance) on to City Council for a decision including detailed comments from tonight. The motion carried unanimously with five (5) commissioners present.
The following people spoke in favor of the development: Greg Lansing and Will Roberts. They spoke regarding efforts to meet and work with the neighbors in the area to address their concerns. Hearing and seeing no further public comment requests, Chair Johnson closed public comment. Stacie Huggins, Wood Rodgers, gave an overview of the project. (Video shown and PowerPoint presentation shown.) (Commissioner Marshall absent at 10:38 p.m.)
Ms. Huggins clarified that this is not a project at this time and that everything in the PUD handbook will have to go through another entitlement process at which time capacity and effluent accommodation will be further analyzed. Ms. Huggins explained for Commissioner Hawkins that when Lear Blvd is built, they will provide flood volume offset mitigation. Mark Gookin, hydrologist from Cardno Consultants, further explained that any displacement of existing ponded water has to be addressed by mitigation. For those areas where flow would be blocked from making its way to the lake, a culvert system will be provided as part of the improvements to allow flows to pass through the road system and get to the lake areas.
Ms. Huggins confirmed for Commissioner Weiske that there have not yet been any soils reports developed on thi s land under the water as it exists today. They have a soil study from ten years ago but are in the process of conducting a current soils analysis. New boring logs will be done in the areas where there is water now. Ms. Huggins explained for Commissioner Hawkins that the industrial park design is not 4.1 M in ut es A cc ep ta nc e: M in ut es o f O 7, 2 6: 00 P M (A pp ro va l o f M inu tes )
done but it cannot exceed 3.6 million square feet of industrial in that area. She also confirmed for that the traffic improvements identified as a result of the traffic study address the additional traffic and the truck traffic coming out of the industrial park. There was discussion regarding when this item will be before the Planning Commission for a public hearing. It was discussed that November 15 might be too short of a time frame to complete revisions and provide additional information and that a later date may be needed.
Land Use Compatibility: The proposed use is consistent and compatible with the surrounding area. Uses surrounding the subject site include a vacant commercial building, a gas station, and multifamily located to the north, retail uses located to the south, a high school and offices located to the east, and various commercial uses, including an existing drive-through restaurant (Raising Cane s Chicken Fingers) located to the west. There are also five other drive-through restaurant 6.1
g. Project signage is in character with project architecture and is compatible with or complementary to surrounding uses. For the MU zoning district, RMC 18.16 (Signs) allows two freestanding signs for the project site (one per street frontage). The South Virginia Street frontage allows a maximum sign area of 250 square feet and up to 35 feet in height. The Delucchi Lane frontage allows a maximum sign area 125 square feet and up to 25 feet in height. All types of illumination are allowed and Flashing/animated signs are allowed on the South Virginia Street frontage only. Wall signs are allowed at a rate of one square foot of sign area per lineal foot of business frontage with a maximum allowed area of 400 square feet per parcel. With the inclusion of Condition No. 7, total business frontage for the single parcel is 352 lineal feet. All types of illumination are allowed and flashing/animated signs are limited to the South Virginia Street frontage. The applicant provided a conceptual sign package (Exhibit D) indicating that one freestanding monument sign is proposed at the western driveway on South Virginia Street, which is referenced on the site plan (Exhibit A). The proposed sign is 17.6 square feet in area, ten feet in height, and is a flashing/animated type. Proposed wall signs for the site are referenced on the building elevation plans (Exhibit B), which include four internally-illuminated signs that yield a total combined area of 107.2 square feet. To ensure signage is compatible with the existing multifamily residential development located to the north of the site, staff recommends Condition No. 10 limiting the freestanding signage to one sign located on South Virginia Street that is limited to ten feet in height. With Condition No. 10, staff does not anticipate any negative impacts of the flashing/animated component of the 6.1
Public Input: At the time this report was prepared, no comments from the public had been received regarding this request. Upon receipt, comments will be forwarded to the Planning Commission for review. Neighborhood Advisory Board (NAB): This project was scheduled to be reviewed by the Ward 3 NAB on October 25, 2018, but the meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum. Project documents were provided via the Ward 3 NAB website where the NAB and public may submit project review forms. No written comments were received by staff at the time this report was written and will be forwarded to the Planning Commission upon receipt. Legal Requirements: RMC 18.06.405(e)(1) Special Use Permit Findings: Special Use Permit: General special use permit findings. Except where specifically noted, all special use permit applications shall require that all of the following general findings be met, as applicable.
6.2 3 10. Prior to the issuance of each permit, excluding mass grading permits, or approval of each final map, the applicant shall submit a final Hydrology Report and Sewerage Report in accordance with the Public Works Design Manual.
a) Construct a northbound (uphill) bike lane on Comstock Drive and stripe Sharrows (downhill) in the southbound lane; b) Widen Comstock Drive to meet the City of Reno Collector Street standards; c) Construct a continuous four foot (minimum) to eight foot wide sidewalk and new curb and gutter on the west side of Comstock Drive from the project driveway to the North Virginia Street/Comstock Drive intersection (tie into the existing portion of sidewalk already constructed along a portion of the west side of Comstock Drive).
41. Construction hours shall be limited to between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. There shall be no construction on Sundays, excluding dust control and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan measures. This restriction includes grading and road construction activities. The idling of vehicles shall be prohibited outside of the allowed construction hours.
GRADING NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF THE GRADING AND PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION OF REVEGETATION MATERIALS, REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE DEVELOPER, THE CONTRACTOR , THE ENGINEER OF RECORD AND THE CITY OF RENO SHALL MEET ON THE SITE TO DETERMINE THE FINAL SLOPE GRADING AND SLOPE TREATMENTS PER CONDITION NO. 27 OF LDC17-00045 (The Cottages at Comstock).
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