• By Albert Depew

07-27-11 Agenda with Supporting Materials

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011, 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. 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.

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.

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. 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.

H-1 SUP-04-090a* For Possible Action: To review a previously approved Special Use Permit (property owner: Granite Construction Co.) and approval of a three year extension requested by the applicant, to allow the commencement of concrete batch plant operations on property zoned General Industrial (GI), located at 5855 Sheep Drive, APN 008-522-06. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: Granite Construction Company is requesting a three-year extension of time to commence the operations of their concrete batch plant to be located at 5855 Sheep Drive associated with SUP-04-090a. This item is also a review of the previously approved Special Use Permit as required subject to the conditions of approval related to the previous two-year extension obtained by the applicant on July 29, 2009.

H-2 AB-11-043 For Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors an application for an Abandonment of Public Right-of-Way from Tri-State Surveying (property owner: Robert Morris and Kay Ellen Armstrong, and Nancy and Kurt Grange) to abandon the right-of-way on property located adjacent to1712 Karin Drive to the west, 1946 Hamilton Avenue to the north and an unaddressed parcel to the east, APNs 002-371-01, 002-523-09 and 002-374-01. (Kathe Green)

Summary: This request is to abandon the right-of-way, as the roadway path was blocked when the adjacent property to the north was developed as a house rather than a continuation of the right-of-way. The area has not been improved as a street.

H-3 SUP-11-042* For Possible Action: To approve a Special Use Permit request from Al Salzano (property owner: Herman Bauer) to allow a multi-family apartment on property zoned Residential Office (RO), located at 812 N. Division Street, APN 001-191-06. (Jennifer Pruitt)

Summary: A Special Use Permit is required for a multi-family use in the RO zoning district. The property owner is requesting to allow the construction of a new multi family apartment project consisting of two, two-story, four-plex buildings (eight total units) in a Bungalow/Craftsman style.

* 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@carson.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.

I. Staff Reports (non-action items)

I-1 - Director's report to the Planning Commission. (Lee Plemel)

- Future agenda items.

- Commissioner reports/comments

J. Public Comments

Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on any matter. 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.

K. For Possible Action: For 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 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City, Nevada 89701, 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 Commissions meeting.

This agenda has been posted at the following locations before 5:00 PM on July 20, 2011.
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

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