NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
CARSON CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013, AT 5:00 P.M.
COMMUNITY CENTER, SIERRA ROOM, 851 EAST WILLIAM STREET
CARSON CITY, NEVADA
Items scheduled at a specific time cannot be heard earlier than at the scheduled time per the Nevada Open Meeting Law Requirements. A dinner recess may be taken. If a dinner recess is taken, any unfinished business will be heard after the meeting is resumed.
A. Roll Call, Determination of a Quorum and Pledge of Allegiance
B. Public Comments
Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on matters relevant to or within the authority of the Planning Commission. Comments are limited to three minutes per person or topic. If your item requires extended discussion, please request the Chairman to calendar the matter for a future Planning Commission agenda. In order for members of the public to participate in the Commission’s consideration of a public hearing item on this agenda, the Commission strongly encourages members of the public to comment on the agenda item when the particular item is being discussed by the Commission. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this public comment portion of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.
C. For Possible Action: Approval of the Minutes
D. Modification of Agenda
Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.
Any member of the Commission may wish to explain any contact with an applicant or the public regarding an item on the agenda or business of the Commission.
F. Consent Agenda
All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine and may be acted upon by the Planning Commission with one action and without an extensive hearing. Any member of the Commission or any citizen may request that an item be taken from the consent agenda, discussed and acted upon separately during this meeting. The Chairman or Vice Chairman retains discretion in deciding whether or not an item will be removed from the consent agenda.
G. Public Hearing Matters
The following items are scheduled for a public hearing. The Chairman will read the Agenda listing into the public record. Staff will present a summary of the staff report and recommendations, including any updated information that was received after the date when staff reports were distributed. The Commission will follow with questions of staff. Then the Chairman will open the hearing to public testimony. Normally, the applicant and/or their representative are permitted to speak first, followed by Commission questions. This will be followed by the Chairman requesting comments from the public at large. If you wish to speak on a particular item, please limit your comments to three (3) minutes and be as brief and concise as possible so that all who wish to speak may do so. Do not repeat the position of others who express the same views as you. The Chairman has the right to establish time limits for comments and to allow for rebuttal. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item, you must present your comments at the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda.
G-1 SUP-13-022* For Possible Action: To consider a Special Use Permit request from the Carson City Parks and Recreation Department (property owner: Carson City) to review the operational conditions for a previously approved sign to replace the existing Community Center sign, on property zoned Public Regional (PR), located at 851 E. William St., APN 002-181-01. (Lee Plemel)
Summary: A condition of the Special Use Permit for the sign was to obtain approval of a sign operating plan prior to operation. The plan describes operating parameters such as sign brightness, message transitions, and video displays.
G-2 SUP-13-046* For Possible Action: To consider a Special Use Permit request from Carson City (property owner: USA/BLM) to allow construction of a new radio/communication tower, on property zoned Public Regional (PR), located at 250 Conestoga Drive, APN 008-011-30. (Susan Dorr Pansky)
Summary: This is a request from the Carson City Public Works Department for a Special Use Permit to construct a new public safety communications site directly west of the existing American Tower communications site on land owned by BLM located on Sugarloaf Hill.
G-3 ZCA-13-049 For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a Zoning Code Amendment application to amend Carson City Municipal Code, Title 17, Division of Land, Chapter 17.08, Development Agreements, to add a section for Agreement Fees and Charges and to amend Carson City Municipal Code, Title 18, Zoning, Chapter 18.02, Administrative Provisions, Section 18.02.055, Fees and Charges to add fees for Development Agreements, Development Agreement Amendments, Modifications to Zoning and Land Division Approvals, Public Hearing Extensions and Administrative Extensions. (Susan Dorr Pansky)
Summary: At the direction of the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Division is bringing forward proposed revisions to Title 17 and Title 18 that would require fees for Development Agreements, Development Agreement Amendments, Modifications to Zoning and Land Division Approvals, Public Hearing Extensions and Administrative Extensions. The Planning Division does not currently charge a fee to process Development Agreements, Development Agreement Amendments, Public Hearing Extensions and Administrative Extensions. For Modifications to Zoning and Land Division Approvals, the Planning Division currently charges the complete initial application fee for requested modifications.
G-4 MISC-13-057 For Possible Action: To amend the Planning Commission bylaws to conform the Carson City Policies and Procedures for Boards, Committees, and Commissions.
Summary: The Board of Supervisors approved new Policies and Procedures for Boards, Committees, and Commissions on September 6, 2012. These policies and procedures may require some amendments to the Planning Commission bylaws for items such as term limits, attendance, and other matters pertaining to the Planning Commission.
G-5 MISC-13-058 For Possible Action: To elect a Planning Commission Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the term ending in December 2013.
* Agenda items with an asterisk (*) indicate that final action will be taken unless appealed or otherwise announced. The Planning Commission’s “ACTION” may include either approval, approval with conditions, denial, continuance, or tabling of an item
Appeal of a Planning Commission Item: An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days for the Planning Commissions’ action. For information regarding an appeal of a Planning Commission decision, please contact the Planning Director at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.
H. Staff Reports (non-action items)
H-1 - Director's report to the Planning Commission. (Lee Plemel)
- Future agenda items.
- Commissioner reports/comments
I. Public Comments
Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on any matter not specifically included on the agenda as an action item. Comments are limited to three minutes per person or topic. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this public comment portion of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.
J. For Possible Action: For adjournment
For further information
If you would like more information about an agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item in which you are interested at 775-887-2180. Contact Rea Thompson at 775-887-2180 or email@example.com if you would like copies of supporting materials for an agenda item. Supporting materials for the meeting are available in the Planning Division office located at 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City or at www.carson.org/agendas. All written comments to the Planning Commission regarding an item must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Commission’s meeting to ensure delivery to the Commission before the meeting.
The Planning Commission is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance. If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Planning Division in writing at 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City, Nevada 89701, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible.
This agenda has been posted at the following locations before 5:00 PM on July 24, 2013.
City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Community Center-Sierra Room, 851 East William Street
Planning Division/ Building Division/Permit Center, 108 E. Proctor Street
Dept. of Public Works, Corporate Yard Facility, 3505 Butti Way
This agenda is also available on the Carson City Website at www.carson.org/agendas