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2 - Minutes, 6/7/05COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS June 7, 2005 6:00 p.m. CONTINUATION OF 4/26 JOINT MEETING WITH PLANNING BOARD AND CITY COUNCIL REGARDING THE 5 YEAR UPDATE TO THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. ORDER OF BUSINESS Mayor Ruzzin called the continuation of the 4/26 joint meeting of Planning Board and City Council to order at 725 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Those present were: Councilmembers: Mayor Ruzzin and Councilmembers Ageton, Bohannan, Eldridge, McGrath, Riggle, Schultheiss and Stoakes. Planning Board members: Cowies, Mole, Jones, Levy, Shull and Sopher. The public hearing on this item was closed on 4/26. A public hearing will be held on any new matters in the June 7th Council Agenda Memo. PUBLIC HEARINGS: A. DIRECTION ON THE ZOOS MAJOR UPDATE TO THE BOULDER VALLEY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. THE SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE MEETING INCLUDE CHANGES TOTHE PLAN POLICIES~ SERVICE STANDARDS~ AND THE CITY/COUNTY APPROVAL PROCESS. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE APRIL 26~ 2005 JOINT CITY COUNCIL/PLANNING BOARD MEETING. ' Staff Presentation by Susan Richstone. The public hearing was opened at 7:31 p.m. 1. Dan Powers, 2440 Pearl St, 80302; representing the Boulder Chamber of Commerce - Please consider changes to plan in the context of the city's economic vitality policy. 2. Margaret Hansen, 646 Pearl St, 80302 (pooled time with Gail Gray); representing Historic Boulder - It is important to preserve the physical character of the ' community's heritage. Don't tum the comprehensive plan into a micro- management plan. 3. Tim Plass, 655 Maxwell Ave, 80304; Chair of the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board - Historic preservation and economic vitality go hand-in-hand and are not in competition. Allow the process to go through the Landmarks Board. There is no need to address in the comprehensive plan. There being no further speakers t6e public hearing was closed: 7:45 p.m. June 7, 2D05 lomt Council Meehng wrth Plannmg Board Page 1 ITEMS FOR QUICK ACTION: Should the Uni Hill business area be changed from being part of the University citywide activity center to a neighborhood center? (Discussion Item #4 on page 11) - PL.4NNINC BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Jones moved, seconded by Levv to describe the Uni Hill business area as both a reeional and nei~hborhood activitvi center. The motion carried 6:0; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember McGrath moved, seconded bv Stoakes to describe the Uni Hill business area as both a re~ional and nei~hborhood activitvi center. The motion carried 8:0; Gray absent. 2. Areas of change (Item #10 on page 7) PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Mole moved, seconded bv Shull to not identifv "Area of Change" in the plan. The motion carried 6:0; Snitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Riggle moved, seconded bv Aeeton to not identif~Area of Change" in the plan. The motion canied 8:0: Grav absent. 3. Bringing regulations into compliance with the plan in 3 months (item #2 on page 15) PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Mole moved, seconded bv Soqher to not adopt a oolicv that would rectuire brinQinQ reeulations into compliance with the plan within three months. The motion carried 6:0; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Stoakes moved, seconded bv E]dridQe to not adoot a policv that would reauire brineing regulations into comnliance with the plan within three months. The motion carried 8:0; Gray absent. 4. Historic preservation program summary/policies (Items #5, #6, and #7 on p. 15) PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Mole moved, seconded bv Jones to not make comprehensive plan policy chanQes with respect to historic preservation. The motion carried 42; Shull and Sopher ~posed; Spitzer absent. lune 7, 2005 lomt Councd Meeting wrth Plamm~g Board Pagc 2 COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Schultheiss moved, seconded bv Ageton to not make comvrehensive plan policv changes with respect to historic preservation. The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. 5. Consider altematives to inclusionary zoning and replace the term "affordable hoasing" with'`access to housing." (Item #31 on page 17) PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boazdmember Jones moved, seconded bv Mole to oppose considerine alternatives to inclusionarv zoning and replacin¢ the term "affordable housing" with "access to housins." The motion carried 6:0; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Schultheiss moved, seconded bv Bohannan to oppose considering altematives to inclusionarv zonina and replacing the term "affordable housin 'g' with "access to housing." The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. 6. Do you agree with the approach for changes to the plan amendment section of the plan regarding the four body approval process and service area expansions? PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boardmerriber Jones moved, seconded bv Levv to support the staff recommendation to incorporate a"call up" or referral process for nlan chanQes that primarily affect either the citv or the countv and which do not pose si~ificant imnacts to the other jurisdiction. The motion carried 6:0; Spitzer absent. PLANNINC BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Levv moved, seconded bv Mole to not include lan~uage re ae rding,joint meetings into the comnrehensive plan. The motion carried 6:0; SUitzer absent. PLANNINC BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Mole moved, seconded bv Shull to amend the orocedures for service area exnansions to better define what constitutes "significant communitv needs" and "benefits;" and provide an opportunitv for a discussion of potential needs with the community as part of the update process. The motion carried 6:0; S~itzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Stoakes moved, seconded bv Rieele to suppoR the Plannine Board recommendations concernina the citv/county approval process. The motion carried 8:0; Gray absent. OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS REMAINING FROM APRIL 26 Should we adopt the "Precautionary Principle" for guiding human activities and preventing harm to the environment and to human health? (Discussion Item #5 on p. 12) June 7, 2005 Jomt Counal Meenng wrch Plamm~g Board Page 3 PLANNINC BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Levv moved, seconded bv Shull to not include the precautionarv vrinciple in the comprehensive plan. The motion carried 5:1; Mole onnosed; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Ruzzm moved, seconded bv A¢eton to not include the Qrecautionaz~~ principle in the comprehensive plan. The motion carried 8:0; GraYabsent. 8. Should we change Policy 5.03 (Balancing of Employment and Housing) to reflect that a desired balance of housing and employment should be achieved by improving availability of housing rather than impacting jobs? (Item #6 on p. 12 - discuss with ltem # 1 on p. 6) 9. Should we identify areas that should be protected for industrial and office uses only, in which encroachment of housing should not be allowed? (Discussion Item #8 on p. 13) PLANNiNC BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Jones moved, seconded by Mole to support staff s recommended chan~ to the iobs: housine balance nolicv on p.6 of the Apri126 memo and to identify areas that should be protected for industrial and commercial use. The motion carried 6-0; Spitzer absent. CourvCU. MoT~orv: Councilmember Stoakes moved, seconded bv McGrath to suoport staff s recommended chanees to the jobs: housing balance oolicv on n.6 of the Anri126 memo and to identify areas that should be protected for industrial and commercial use. The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. 10. Should the city provide more single family housing options to serve families? (Discussion Item #9 on p. 14) PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Jones moved, seconded bv Mole to not include a volicv stating a preference for sinQle familyhousine in the comnrehensive plan. The motion carried 6-0; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Schultheiss moved seconded bv Stokes to not include a policv statin~ a preference for sinele familyhousin~ in the comprehensive plan. The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. URBAN SERVICE POLICIES AND STAIVDARDS 11. Do you agree with the staff recommendations for changes to the policies on urban service standards? (p. 18) June 7, 2005 lomt Council Meeung wrth Plamm~g Board Page 4 PLAIVNING BOARD MOT16N: Boardmember Jones moved, seconded bv Mole to accept staff s recommended chan~es to the policies on urban service standazds. The motion carried 6-0; Snitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember McGrath moved, seconded bv Schultheiss to accept staff s recommended chan~es to the policies on urban service standards. The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. 12. What is the Council and Board's direction on whether the city should implement a different `Adequate Public Facilities' approach for transportation and water? (pp. 19-21) PLANNIIVG BOARD MOTIOIV: Boazdmember Mole moved, seconded bv Shull to not direct citv to develon a different adequate public facilities approach to transnortation and water. The motion carried 6-0; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTIOIV: Councilmember Schultheiss moved, seconded bv Stokes to accept staff's recommended chanees to the nolicies on urban service standazds. The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember Schultheiss moved, seconded bv McGrath to suspend the rules to allow the meetinQ to continue after 10:30 p.m. The motion carried 7:1; Eldridge opposed; Gray absent. Carrying capacity (Item #1 on p. 15) PLANNING BOARD MOTION: Boardmember Jones moved, seconded bv Mole to have conversation on canyinQ capacity as uart of sustainabilitv indicators or master plans and not include in the comprehensive nlan. The motion carried 6-0; Spitzer absent. COUNCIL MOTION: Councilmember McGrath moved, seconded bv Rieale to have conversation on carrvine capacitv as part of sustainabilitv indicators or master plans and not include in the comprehensive plan. The motion carried 8:0; Grav absent. June 7, 2005 Jomt Councd Mee[mg wrth Plannmg Board Page 5 ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before Council at this time, BY MOTION REGULARLY ADOPTED, THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 10:58P.M. ATTEST: Alisa D. Lewis City Clerk ATTEST: PLANNING: Peter Pollock Planning Director APPROVED BY COUNCIL: Mark Ruzzin Mayor APPROVED BY Macon Cowles Planning Board Chair June 7, 2005 lomt Counc~l Meet+ng wrth Plannmg Board Page G