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05-17-07 PZ MinMINUTES OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING May 17, 2007 PRESENT: Chairman Bill Greenwood, Commissioners' Tim Brittan, Walter Copeland, Allen Heath, and Sharon Sanden. ABSENT: None. OTHERS PRESENT: Town Manager Trent Petty, Town Attorney Michael Kallus, Town Secretary Kim Sutter, Facilities and Recreation Director Troy Meyer, Public Works Superintendent Jarrod Greenwood, DPS Director Don Wilson, Executive Assistant Ginger Awtry, and Town Engineer David McCarver. 1. CALL TO ORDER. Chairman Greenwood called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 2. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING HELD ON APRIL 12, 2007. Chairman Greenwood introduced the item and asked for a motion: MOTION: Commissioner Heath made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Commissioner Sanden seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 3. CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING AN APPLICATION FOR A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A PRIVATE WATER WELL TO BE LOCATED ON 2255 KING FISHER DRIVE; VAQUERO PHASE 2; LOT 7, BLK B. Town Manager Petty introduced the item and advised the Commission that the applicant has complied with all submittal requirements and staff is recommending approval. Town of Westlake Page 2 of 5 Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting May 17, 2007 Chairman Greenwood opened the public hearing. There being no one requesting to speak, Chairman Greenwood asked for a motion to close the public hearing. MOTION: Commissioner Heath made a motion to close the public hearing. Commissioner Brittan seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. Commissioner Greenwood declared the public hearing closed and asked for a motion. MOTION: Commissioner Copeland made a motion to recommend approval of a specific use permit for a private water well at 2255 King Fisher Drive. Commissioner Heath seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 4. CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING A ZONING CHANGE REQUEST TO A RESIDENTIAL PLANNED DEVELOPMENT WITH RELATED SITE PLAN FOR THE FOUR TRACTS OF LAND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 1) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 7A2 & Tr 7A5 BEING APPROXIMATELY 13.72 ACRES OF LAND AT 1280 DOVE ROAD, CURRENTLY ZONED OFFICE PARK; 2) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 11303 BEING APPROXIMATELY .94 ACRES OF LAND AT 2650 SAM SCHOOL ROAD, CURRENTLY ZONED RESIDENTIAL -1 ACRE MINIMUM; 3) TW MANN, A 1.107, Tr 1133 & A 1510, Tr 1B1 BEING APPROXIMATELY 2.35 ACRES OF LAND AT 2698 SAM SCHOOL ROAD, CURRENTLY ZONED RESIDENTIAL -1 ACRE MINIMUM; 4) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 7A01 AND Tr 7AOIA BEING APPROXIMATELY 37.31 ACRES OF LAND AT 1400 & 1440 DOVE ROAD, CURRENTLY ZONED RESIDENTIAL -1 ACRE MINIMUM. Town Manager Petty advised the Commission of the background of the case and stated that Mr. Paul Spain has submitted a revised zoning change case for consideration. Town Manager Petty advised that the revised plan proposes a .80 acre minimum lot size with a variance to the rear set back of 20 feet as it relates to the town's R-1 zoning standards. Mr. Paul Spain, 2200 Estes Park Drive, Southlake, applicant, presented the zoning change case to the Commission. Chairman Greenwood opened the public hearing. Chairman Greenwood complimented Mr. Spain for the design of the development, but stated that the proposed lot sizes do not meet the 43,560 square foot minimum lot size for the Town's R-1 standards. Town of Westlake Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting May 17, 2007 Page 3 of 5 Mr. Spain advised that a recommendation from the Commission to change the development to provide for two-thirds of the lots being one (1) acre in size with one-third being less than an acre is acceptable. Town Attorney Michael Kallus advised that the change is too significant and would require renotice and republication. Pat Cockrum, 1825 Broken Bend Drive, inquired as to who would be responsible for the maintenance of the open space. He also expressed his support for one -acre lots. Town Manager Petty advised that the homeowner's association would be responsible for the maintenance of the open space. There being no others requesting to speak, Chairman Greenwood asked for a motion to close the public hearing. MOTION: Commissioner Sanden made a motion to close the public hearing. Commissioner Heath seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. Commissioner Greenwood declared the public hearing closed and asked for a motion. MOTION: Commissioner Greenwood made a motion to reject the zoning change request without prejudice. Commissioner Brittan seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 5. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING AN APPLICATION FOR A PRELIMINARY PLAT BEING 54.77 ACRES, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 1) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 7A2 & Tr 7A5 BEING APPROXIMATELY 13.72 ACRES OF LAND AT 1280 DOVE ROAD; 2) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 1B03 BEING APPROXIMATELY .94 ACRES OF LAND AT 2650 SAM SCHOOL ROAD; 3) TW MANN, A 1107, Tr 1B3 & A 1510, Tr 1B1 BEING APPROXIMATELY 2.35 ACRES OF LAND AT 2698 SAM SCHOOL ROAD; 4) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 7A01 AND Tr 7A01A BEING APPROXIMATELY 37.31 ACRES OF LAND AT 1400 & 1440 DOVE ROAD. Town Manager Petty advised that this item is a companion item to Item 4, and with the denial of the zoning change request, the preliminary plat must be denied. MOTION: Commissioner Heath made a motion to recommend denial of the preliminary plat. Commissioner Sanden seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. Town of Westlake Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting May 17, 2007 Page 4 of 5 6. CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING AN APPLICATION FOR AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONCEPT PLAN, LOCATED AT ONE AND TWO DESTINY WAY, APPROXIMATELY BEING A 311 -ACRE TRACT OF LAND GENERALLY LOCATED IN DENTON AND TARRANT COUNTIES, TEXAS (i) SOUTH OF S.H.114, (ii) WEST OF PRECINCT LINE ROAD, AND (iii) NORTH OF DOVE ROAD, DESCRIBED AS PLANNED DEVELOPMENT 2 AND KNOWN AS FIDELITY. Town Manager Petty introduced the item and advised that this case is related to the phase 2 expansion of Fidelity. Mr. Petty advised that it is necessary to amend the original submission of the concept plan. Chairman Greenwood opened the public hearing. Those present representing the applicant: - Fran Eichorst, Site General Manager/SW Region, Fidelity Investments - Lisa Stewart, Senior Real Estate Director, Fidelity Investments - Allen Thomas, Real Estate Manager, Fidelity Investments - Steve Rhodes, Project Director, Fidelity Investments - David Beller, HKS Architects - Myron Domic, Jackson Walker - Rob Rider, SWA Project Architect David Beller addressed the Commission regarding the case. Mr. Beller advised the Commission that Fidelity understands that lighting is a concern and he discussed the lighting options with the Commission. There being no others requesting to speak, Chairman Greenwood asked for a motion to close the public hearing. MOTION: Commissioner Sanden made a motion to close the public hearing. Commissioner Heath seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. Commissioner Greenwood declared the public hearing closed and asked for a motion. MOTION: Commissioner Brittan made a motion to recommend approval of the amendment to the concept plan, with the condition that a photometric is submitted and acceptable to staff. Commissioner Heath seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 7. CONSIDER AN APPLICATION AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING A PRELIMINARY PLAT, LOCATED AT ONE AND TWO DESTINY WAY, APPROXIMATELY BEING A 311 -ACRE TRACT OF LAND GENERALLY LOCATED IN DENTON AND TARRANT COUNTIES, TEXAS (i) SOUTH OF S.H.114, (ii) WEST OF PRECINCT LINE ROAD, AND (iii) NORTH OF DOVE Town of Westlake Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting May 17, 2007 Page 5 of 5 ROAD, DESCRIBED AS PLANNED DEVELOPMENT 2 AND KNOWN AS FIDELITY. Town Manager Petty introduced the case and advised that the plat meets the Town's standards. Mr. Petry advised that staff has requested that it be noted on the plat that the drainage easements are private and shall be maintained by the owner. Town Engineer David McCarver was present to address any questions of the Commission. MOTION: Commissioner Heath made a motion to recommend approval of the preliminary plat. Commissioner Copeland seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 8. ADJOURNMENT. There being no further business to come before the Commission, Chairman Greenwood asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. MOTION: Commissioner Brittan made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Copeland seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. Chairman Greenwood adjourned the meeting at 8:23 p.m. Approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission on the 281h day of June 2007. ATTEST: Town Secretary illiam E. Greenwood, Chairman