• By Albert Depew

08-26-09 Planning Commission Agenda with Supporting Materials

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2009, AT 5:00 P.M.

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. Commission Action - Approval of Minutes

C. Modification of Agenda

This is the tentative schedule for the meeting. The Planning Commission reserves the right to take items in a different order to accomplish business in the most efficient manner.

D. Public Comments

Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium and speak on matters related to the Planning Commission, but not on items on the agenda for this meeting. 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 meeting. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.

E. Staff Public Service Announcements

Announcements of a general nature for the Commission and for public information regarding planning, zoning and land use. Not intended for detailed discussion or for items already on the agenda.

F. 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.

G. 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-1 TSM-09-063 Action to continue a Tentative Subdivision Map application from Peak Consulting Engineers (property owner: Ltd Partnership Management Services, LLC) for a subdivision known as Lakeview Gated Estates, to create 15 single-family residential lots and one open space lot on 60.11 acres of property zoned Single Family One Acre (SF1A), located east of the terminus of Buckskin Road, APN 007-092-12, to the September 30, 2009 Planning Commission meeting. (Jennifer Pruitt)

G-2 SUP-09-064 Action to continue a Special Use Permit request from Peak Consulting Engineers (property owner: Ltd Partnership Management Services, LLC) to develop hillside lots as part of a Tentative Subdivision Map within a designated Skyline area, on property zoned Single Family One Acre (SF1A), APN 007-092-12, to the September 30, 2009 Planning Commission meeting. (Jennifer Pruitt)

G-3 VAR-09-065 Action to continue a Variance application from Peak Consulting Engineers (property owner: Ltd Partnership Management Services, LLC) to exceed the 360 foot standard depth limit on lots as part of a Tentative Subdivision Map, on property zoned Single Family One Acre (SF1A), APN 007-092-12, to the September 30, 2009 Planning Commission meeting. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: The applicant, at the request of City staff, has requested a continuance of these applications to the September 30 Planning Commission meeting in order to allow review of the applications by the Carson City Open Space Advisory Committee on September 14, prior to the Planning Commission Hearing.

H. 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. At that time, 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 yourself. 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 sign the "sign in" sheet on the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda.

H-1 Presentation and discussion only on the North Douglas County Water System Analysis and Carson City water supply and capacity issues, in general, to meet future City growth demands. (Lee Plemel)

Summary: Public Works staff will provide a presentation on a recent water study regarding plans to meet projected growth demands in Carson City and will be available to answer questions. Public Works staff presented this information to the Board of Supervisors on July 16, 2009.

H-2 AB-09-066 Action to make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding an Abandonment of Public Right-of-Way application from Connie Muir (property owner: William Burnaugh Trust), to abandon a 14-foot portion on the north side of the Musser Street right-of-way, on property located at 201 N. Pratt Avenue and 204 N. Harbin Avenue, APNs 004-172-06 and 004-172-12. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: This application requests abandonment of a 14-foot wide portion of the East Musser Street right-of-way. The right-of-way is located east of North Pratt Avenue and west of North Harbin Avenue on the northern portion of East Musser Street. The abandonment area includes two distinct portions of right-of-way totaling 3,471.2 square feet on APN(s) 004-172-06 and 004-172-12.

* 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 lplemel@ci.carson-city.nv.us, or via fax at 775-887-2278.

I. Staff Reports (non-action items)

I-1 - Commissioner reports/comments

- Director's report to the Planning Commission. (Lee Plemel)

- Future agenda items.

J. Action on Adjournment

For further information

If you would like more information about the agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item you are interested in at 775-887-2180. 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 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite #62, Carson City, Nevada 89706, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible. All written comments that the public wishes to give to the Planning Commission must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m on the day prior to the Commission meeting.

This agenda has been posted at the following locations before 5:00 PM on August 20, 2009.

City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Community Center-Sierra Room, 851 East William Street
Building Division/Permit Center - Northgate Complex, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 6
Development Services, Planning Division, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 62
Dept. of Public Works, Corporate Yard Facility, 3505 Butti Way

This agenda is also available on the Carson City Website at www.carson.org

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