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01/25/17 Agenda w/ Supporting Materials

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NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE
CARSON CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017 AT 5:00 PM

COMMUNITY CENTER, 851 EAST WILLIAM STREET, SIERRA ROOM
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 Comment**
The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Planning Commission, including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

C. For Possible Action: Approval of the Minutes – November 30, 2016 & December 21, 2016

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.

E. Disclosures

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. Public Hearing Matters

F-1 AB-16-186 For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an application from Carson City Public Works Department (property owner: Carson City) for an Abandonment of right-of-way approximately 60 feet wide and up to 509 feet long, an area of approximately 30,297 square feet, adjacent to properties at 501 and 601 Arthur Street, 5320 Center Drive, 420 and 480 Clear Creek Avenue, APNs 009-236-02, -03, -04, 009-239-03 and -04. (Kathe Green)

Summary: The subject right-of-way, known as Hemlock Street, was created when the Bureau of Land Management issued patents in the early 1960s. Carson City is the owner of this right-of-way. The right-of-way is not utilized as a roadway, and contains landscape improvements from abutting property owners. If the right-of-way is abandoned, the land will become owned by the adjacent private property owners.

F-2 SUP-16-094*
For Possible Action: To consider a request for a Special Use Permit from Sacramento Valley LP d/b/a/Verizon Wireless (Agent) Michelle Ellis, Project Manager (property owner: William Ramos Family Partnership) to allow a telecommunications facility, on property zoned Downtown Mixed Use (DTMU), located at South Stewart Street at 8th Street, APN 004-053-02. (Kathe Green)

Summary: The applicant is proposing a new wireless telecommunication facility with a water tower design with associated improvements in the Downtown Mixed-Use zoning district. New telecommunication facilities require approval of Special Use Permit. The proposed height of the tower design at 67 feet also requires review in the Downtown Mixed-Use zoning district.

F-3 ZCA-16-199 For Possible Action: To make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an ordinance amending Chapter 18.03 of the Carson City Municipal Code to modify the definition of Dwelling, Single Family to remove references to Group Care Facilities, Residential Care Facilities, and Halfway Houses. Late Material

Summary: The definition of Dwelling, Single Family was originally modified to include Group Care Facilities, Residential Care Facilities, and Halfway Houses based on State law. In the intervening time, the State has determined that these facilities are not required to be included in the definition of Dwelling, Single Family. The proposed modification will create consistency with State law.

*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 Commission item: An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days for the Commission’s action. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item on the agenda, you must present your comments at the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or have spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda. For information regarding an appeal of a Commission decision, please contact Lee Plemel, Community Development Director, at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at lplemel@carson.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.

G. Staff Reports (non-action items)

G-1     - Director's report to the Commission. (Lee Plemel)
           - Future agenda items.
           - Commissioner reports/comments.

H. Public Comment**

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Planning Commission including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

I. For Possible Action: Adjournment

** PUBLIC COMMENT: The Commission will provide at least two public comment periods in compliance with the minimum requirements of the Open Meeting Law prior to adjournment. In addition, it is Carson City’s aspirational goal to also provide for item-specific public comment as follows: In order for members of the public to participate in the public body’s consideration of an agenda item, the public is strongly encouraged to comment on an agenda item when called for by the Chair during the item itself. No action may be taken on a matter raised under public comment unless the item has been specifically included on the agenda as an item upon which action may be taken. Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic at the discretion of the Chair in order to facilitate the meeting.

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 planning@carson.org 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 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 on January 18, 2017.

City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Community Center-Sierra Room, 851 East William Street
Community Development Department, 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 http://carson.org/agendas
State Website - https://notice.nv.gov