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5 - Meeting Summary Form (2)CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS MEETING SUMMARY FORM NAME OF BOARD/COMMISSION: Pl3nnirig BOaid DATE OF MEETINC: M2y ZH, 2002 NAME/TELEPHONE OF PERSON PREPARIIYG SUMMARY: M3ty LOVT10ri, 441-4464 NAMES OF MEMBERS, STAFF AND INVITED GUESTS PRESENT: Board Members Present: Macon Cowles, Thom Krueger, Simon Mole, Tina Nielsen, Alan O'Hashi, Beth Pommer Board Member Absent: John Spitzer Staff Members Present: David Gehr, Mary Lovrien, Peter Pollock OUTLINE OF AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER - The Planning Board declared a quorum at 5:45 p.m. . 2. DISCUSSION OF DISPOSITIONS, PLANNING BOARD CALL-UPS - The Board had no comments on the wetland permit for Boulder Auto Park, Lots 2 and 4A, located at 5995 Arapahoe Avenue. 3. ACTION ITEMS A. Continuation of consideration of an amendment to Title 9, Land Use Regulations to reduce the residential open space requirements in the RB-D (Regional business Developing) zoning district. P, Pollock noted that at its May 16, 2002 meeting the Board approved a motion to amend the open space requirements for the R$-D zoning district, and this meeting was to approve final language in the ordinance. He explained to the Boazd, however, that some members of the Gunbarrel Community Association met with the City Manager and the Mayor to discuss planning issues in Gunbarrel. He distributed a letter from the Association requesting that a cross-function task force ba implemented consisting of the city, developer and residents. He said that the Council Agenda Committee agreed that some dialogue would be useful with people in Gunbarrel before proceeding further with the RB-D zoning, and he suggested some PlanningBoard members and County Land Use involvement. D. Gehr outlined the options for the Board: 1) approve the motion and leave it in the hands of the Council Agenda Committee in terms of when the item would be reviewed by City Council; 2) table the motion until the Planning Board is ready to review; or 3) continue the item to a data certain. MOTION: The Planning Board approvad a motion to table its consideration of an amendment to Title 9, Land Use Regulations, to reduce the residential Open Space requirements in the RB-D (Regional Business Developing) zoning district (4-2; S. Mole and T. Krueger opposed, and J. Spitzer was absent). T. Kreuger and S. Mole opposed the motion because they thought the Board should follow through on its recommendation of approval to City Council, and then let the Council make its decision whether to set the issue aside. A, O'Hashi supported the motion because he was concemed about whether a change in the open space requirements would change the character of the entire zone. He said that one of the drawbacks of acting too quickly on the open space reduction is that it would presuppose what the outcome will be in terms of the density. T. Nie-sen said that she was in favor of deferring this decision because if the Board is being asked to engage in a process, it is difficult to participate if a decision has already been made. B. Pommer supported ihe motion because she was concerned about unintended consequences, and an approval by the Board would defeat an effort to help educate the Gunbarrel community about the issues. M. Cowles said that he thinks having an extended dialogue with the developer and the Gunbarrel community to develop a consensus would help ensure a very good project. 4. ADJOURNMENT - The Planning Board adjourned the meeting at 6:10 p.m. TIME & LOCATION OF ANY FUTURE MEETINGS, COMMITTEES OR SPECIAL HEAR[NGS: June 6, 2002