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Meeting Summary Form - Planning Board - 04/20/2000CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO NnME or DATE OF MECTING: E~pTI~ 2~, 2~~~ Board NAME/CELEPFIONE OF PERSON PREPARINC SUMMARY: Maty L,OVtlen, 441-3270 NAMCS OF MEMBERS, STAFF AND INVITED GUESTS PRESENT: Board Members Present: Peter Gowen, A1 Gtmter, Andria Jacob, Tina Nielsen, Alan O'Hashi, Beth Pommer, Mark Ruzzin Staff Members Prese~t: Alan Boles, Jean Hagen, Mary Lovrien, Ruth McHeyser, Annie Noble, Peter Pollock, Nancy Steinberger, Bob Whitson OUTLINE OF AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER - The Planning Board declared a quorum at 6:05 p.m. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - The Board approved the minutes of Apri16, 2000, 3. CITIZEN PARTICIPATION - There was no citizen participation. 4. DISCUSSION OF DISPOSITIONS, PLANNING BOARD CALL-UPS - M. Ruzzin pointed out rivo wetland permits (5303 Spine Road, Professional Office Building and 2323 SSth Street, Humane Society of Boulder Valley) and two Planning Department dispositions (1617 Pear! and 1738 Pearl). 5. MATTERS FROM THE PLANNING BOARD, PLANNING DIRECTOR, AND CITY ATTORNEY - A. Noble explained the Greenways Master Plan update, the Greenways system, the purpose and objectives of Yhe program, maintenance of the system, esYablishment of an evaluation procedure of completed projects, and organizationa] struct~ire and financing of the program. She notad that the update will evaluate goals and idantify opportunifies for each of the program objectives, P. Gowen gave a brieF update on the meeting of the Doumtown Design Advisory Board. Tha Board appointed representatives to various boards and committees. The Board discussed a memorandLUn from the City Attomey's Office regarding tkte possible appointment of altemate Board members to fill absences for meetings. P. Pollock said that at a future Board meeting water policy and the boulevard proposal for 28th Straet will be discussed. , 6. CONSENT ITEM - Public hearing and recommendation to City Council to approve the vacation of specific access easements in the Devils Thumb subdivision. The Board gave comments regarding increased use at other access points, other neighborhood access issues, and possible enforcement problems. 7. ACTION ITEMS - A. Public hearing and discussion of the Year 2000 Major Update to the Bouldcr Valley Comprehensive Plan and consideration of a motion to remove from further consideration the following items: 1. Service Area Expansion in the general area of 5775, 5801 and 5883 Jay Road; 2.Service Area Expansion in the general area of 4800 N. 28th Street (Gateway Fun Park); 3. Land Use Map designation and Area IIB to IIA change for certain land owned by the University of Colorado, loc~ted west of U.S. 36 and south of South Boulder Road (CU South); 4. Land Use Map designation change for the Boulder Municipal Airpart, which is located in the general vicinity of 3300 Airport Road. The Board passed motions to remove from further consideration as part of the Year 2000 Major Update to tha Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan the land use map dasignarion and Area IIB to IIA change for certain land owned by the University of Colorado, located west of U.S. 36 and south of South Boulder Road (CU South), the servica area expansion in the general area of 4800 North 28th Street (Gateway Fun Park), and the Iand use map designation change for the Boulder Municipal Airport, located in the general vicinity of 3300 Airport Road. The $oard made a morion to retain the service area expansion consideration in the general area of 5775, 5801 and 5885 Jay Road. The Board discussed opfions to further reduce potential job growth, options and incentives to encourage mixed use as well as potential purchase opportunities, the possibility of increasing residential density on North Broadway between Violet and Lee Hill Road, the area east of Folsom between Spruce and Mapleton for a potential map change to reflect existing residential uses, and the possibility of adding parks back into the inventory and exploring the potential for housing at the ~ Valmont site and any other appropriate park sites. B. Public hearing and comment regarding an application for a Community Environmentai Assessment Process (CEAP), #CEAP-Z000-1 for 28th Street Improvements from Baseline Road to Arapahoe Avenue. Plans include street, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements. The Board made comments concerning the 28th ~ Street improvements, including entry features, landscaping, multi-use path, sidewalk and bilre lane configurations, transit facilities, the boulevard proposal, and long-term future for the area. II 7• ADJOURNMENT - The Planning Board adjourned the meeting at 11:00 p.m. TIME & LOCATION OF ANY FOTORE MEETINGS, COMMITTEES OR SPECIAL HEARINGS: May 4, 2000