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10-25-07 PZ MinMINUTES OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING October 25, 2007 PRESENT: Chairman Bill Greenwood, Commissioners Tim Brittan, Walter Copeland, Allen Heath, and Sharon Sanden. ABSENT: None. OTHERS PRESENT: Town Manager Trent Petty, Town Secretary Kim Sutter, and DPS Director Don Wilson. 1. CALL TO ORDER. Chairman Greenwood called the meeting to order at 7:06 p.m. 2. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2007. Chairman Greenwood introduced the item and asked for a motion. MOTION: Commissioner Brittan made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Commissioner Sanden seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 3. CONSIDER AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION REGARDING AN APPLICATION FOR A FINAL PLAT BEING 54.772 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 IB03 BEING APPROXIMATELY .94 ACRES OF LAND AT 2650 SAM SCHOOL ROAD; 3) TW MANN, A 1107, Tr 1133 & A 1510, Tr 1131 BEING APPROXIMATELY 2.35 ACRES OF LAND AT 2698 SAM SCHOOL ROAD; 4) CHARLES M THROOP, A 1510, Tr 7A01 AND Tr 7AOIA BEING APPROXIMATELY 37.31 ACRES OF LAND AT 1400 & 1440 DOVE ROAD; AND Town of Westlake Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting October 25, 2007 Page 2 of 3 AS DESCRIBED IN DEEDS FILED IN COUNTY CLERKS FILE NO. D207266540, D207266541, D207266542 AND D207266543, OF THE DEED RECORDS OF TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS. Town Manager Petty introduced the item. Mr. Petty advised that staff has worked to ensure that the floodplain is protected and the trail plan is extended. Mr. Petty noted that the applicant is requesting 26 foot wide streets as opposed to the UDC recommended 30 foot wide streets. Additionally, Mr. Petty stated that the plat has been reviewed by the Town Engineer and does meet the Town's requirements, and staff is recommending approval. Mr. Richard DeOtte, DeOtte, Inc., and Mr. Bobby Harrell, Partner, Terra Land Management, Inc., were present to address questions of the Commission. Mr. Richard DeOtte advised the Commission that the homeowners association will be responsible for the maintenance of the gates in and out of the community, and the gates will be closed from dusk to dawn. Commissioner Heath inquired if the hours for opening and closing the gates as well as the trail layout should be included on the final plat, and if the trail must be wide enough to accommodate emergency vehicles. Town Manager Petty recommended the Town's UDC be amended to include the gate hours. Mr. Petty advised that that staff will stake the trail for placement during construction of the public streets and that the trail can be located anywhere in the floodplain and will be included on the site plan. Mr. Petty added that the trail will be six to eight feet wide. Discussion ensued with regard to the size and height of the gates, and a secondary entrance for emergency vehicles. MOTION: Commissioner Copeland made a motion to recommend approval of the final plat with 26 foot wide private streets. Commissioner Heath seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 5-0. 4. ADJOURNMENT. There being no further business to come before the Commission, Chairman Greenwood asked for a motion to adjourn the meeting. MOTION: Commissioner Britian 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 7:28 pm. Town of Westlake Page 3 of 3 Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting October 25, 2007 Approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission on the 3`a day of December 2007. r fj 4 '=- Willi m'E. G&eenwood, Chairm`an— ATTEST: Sutter,