Rockwall City Council Agenda for 9-7-2010

AGENDA

ROCKWALL CITY COUNCIL

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

City Hall, 385 S. Goliad, Rockwall, Texas 75087

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – COUNCILMEMBER RUSSO

III. PROCLAMATIONS / AWARDS

1. Constitution Week

2. National Preparedness Month

IV. OPEN FORUM

Here is your opportunity to express your thoughts about the city budget and the PD-32 (planned development) for 1,200 multi-family dwellings on the Hilltop area, southwest corner of Horizon and I-30.

In open forum, citizens can speak on any topic. Council will niether answer questions nor take action. The purpose of open forum is to garner public commentary.

V. CONSENT AGENDA

1. Consider approval of the minutes from the August 13, 2010 Council

Budget Work Session and take any action necessary.

2. Consider approval of the minutes from the August 16, 2010 regular city

council meeting and take any action necessary.

3. Consider approval of the minutes from the September 2, 2010 special city

council meeting and take any action necessary.

4. Consider a resolution authorizing continued participation with the Atmos

Cities Steering Committee (ACSC) and take any action necessary.

5. Consider approval of an ordinance approving a negotiated resolution

between Atmos Energy Corporation and Atmos Cities Steering

Committee regarding Atmos’ Rate Review Mechanism Filing and take any

action necessary. (1st Reading)

6. Consider approval of a resolution expressing support for the FY 2011

Rockwall County Emergency Services Corporation budgets and take any

action necessary.

7. P2010-014 – Discuss and consider a request by Christopher McCluskey

of Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers for approval of a replat of Lot 5,

Block A, Rockwall Crossing Addition, being a 1.41-acre tract zoned (C)

Commercial district, and take any action necessary.

8. P2010-015 – Discuss and consider a request by Joshua Millsap of Bury +

Partners DFW, Inc., for approval of a replat of Lot 9, Block A, Rockwall

Business Park East Addition, being 12.661-acres zoned (C) Commercial

district and situated along the south side of IH-30 west of SH 205, and

take any action necessary.

VI. APPOINTMENTS

1. Appointment with the Planning and Zoning Chairman to discuss and

answer any questions regarding cases on the agenda and related issues

and take any action necessary.

VII. PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

1. Hold a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed fiscal year

2011 budget, and take any action necessary.

2. Z2010-011 – Hold a public hearing and consider approval of an

ordinance for a request by Eric Cotney of Axium Solar for approval of a

Specific Use Permit (SUP) to allow for a “Utility Installation, Other Than

Listed,” specifically the installation of solar panels on the roof of a home

located at #4 Soapberry Lane, being Lot 5, Block A, Grady Rash Addition

and zoned (SF-10) Single Family Residential district, and take any action

necessary. (1st Reading)

VIII. ACTION ITEMS

1. Discuss and consider a request by Mr. Pablo Sanchez, the owner of 250

Nicole, for an exception to the front yard fence height requirements within

PD 75, and take any action necessary.

2. Z2010-012 – Discuss and consider approval of an ordinance for a cityinitiated

request to amend (PD-32) Planned Development No. 32 district

(Ord. No. 08-11), specifically by rezoning the land described below to

expand the district boundaries; by incorporating a Concept Plan that

applies to land now zoned PD-32 and the added land, and that divides

the district into sub-districts; by establishing land uses for each subdistrict;

by prescribing development standards for each sub-district; by

defining procedures for approving development within the district; and by

defining types and locations for streets within the district, and establishing

standards for the construction, design and streetscape for such streets.

The Commission and Council also will consider requests to expand the

boundaries of PD-32 by rezoning approximately 1.15-acres from (GR)

General Retail district, approximately 3.08-acres from (C) Commercial

district, and approximately 11.21-acres from (PD-7) Planned

Development No. 7 district, thereby increasing the size of PD-32 to

approximately 78.89-acres overall, generally located along the south

service road of Interstate 30 and west side of Horizon Road, and take any

action necessary. (1st Reading)

3. Z2010-012 – Discuss and consider approval of a resolution adopting

design guidelines as an appendix to the approved ordinance for Planned

Development District No. 32 (PD-32), also known as the Harbor District,

and take any action necessary.

4. A2010-001 – Discuss and consider approval of an ordinance for a Cityinitiated

request to annex four (4) areas totaling approximately 824.91-

acres overall and contiguous to the existing City of Rockwall city limits

line, and generally described as follows:

a) Area 1 – 538.90 acres located West of SH 205, South of FM 549 and

Northeast of Hanby Lane

b) Area 2 – 111.80 acres located north of FM 1139 and east of FM 549

c) Area 3 – 81.96 acres located along the west side of Rochell Road south of

SH 276

d) Area 4 – 92.25 acres located along southeast side of FM 550 south of SH

276

(1st Reading)

5. Discuss and consider initiating an amendment to the Unified

Development Code relative to deck/patio covers (pergolas) within the

takeline overlay district, and take any action necessary.

6. Discuss and consider initiating an amendment to the Unified

Development Code relative to demolition delay within the Historic Overlay

district, and take any action necessary.

7. Discuss and consider initiating an amendment to the Unified

Development Code relative to wineries as a permitted land use, and take

any action necessary.

8. Discuss and consider capital improvement planning and take any action

necessary.

9. Discuss and consider left turn lane and traffic signal modifications at

Ralph Hall Parkway and FM 3097 and take any action necessary.

IX. CITY MANAGERS REPORT TO DISCUSS CURRENT CITY ACTIVITIES, UPCOMING MEETINGS,

FUTURE LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS.

1. Departmental Reports

Finance Department Monthly Report – July 2010

Police Department Monthly Report – July 2010

Internal Operations Monthly Report – July 2010

Building Inspection Monthly Report – July 2010

Recreation Monthly Report – July 2010

Harbor PD Monthly Report – July 2010

Fire Department Monthly Reports – July 2010

2. City Manager’s Report

X. HOLD EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER SECTIONS 551.072, 551.074 AND 551.087 OF TEXAS

GOVERNMENT CODE TO DISCUSS:

1. Deliberation regarding the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real

property.

2. Personnel Issues, including Board, Commission, and Committee

Appointments, and Related Matters.

3. Commercial or financial information regarding business prospects that the

City seeks to have locate, stay, or expand in or near the territory of the

City of Rockwall and with which the Board is conducting economic

development negotiations.

4. Pursuant to Section 551.071(2) of the Open Meetings Act: Consultation

with attorney with regard to a matter that it is the duty of the attorney to

consult with the Council pursuant to the Attorney Client Privilege under

the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of

Texas.

XI. TAKE ANY ACTION AS RESULT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

XII. ADJOURNMENT

This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Request for

accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact

the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 771-7700 or FAX (972) 771-7727 for further information.

I, Kristy Ashberry, City Secretary for the City of Rockwall, Texas, do hereby certify that this Agenda was

posted at City Hall, in a place readily accessible to the general public at all times, on the 3rd day of

September, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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