THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE
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EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

AUGUST 17 and 24, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

A G E N D A

The Planning Department Comment Agenda and any Supplemental Packets are automatically incorporated as part of the record unless specific objections are raised at the meeting.


NOTE: Any materials used in support of or opposition to a project must be submitted to the Clerk and left as part of the record.

1. Minutes of the regular meeting held July 20 and 27, 2004.

2. Designation of official posting place for agendas, custodian and location of Minutes for the balance of 2004 in compliance with the "Sunshine Law."

3. Report Items

All Consent Items were Approved
4. Consent Items
A.
P-04-005
524.25, 524.26
ZONE CHANGE FROM RR-3 TO R
PAINT BRUSH HILLS PHASE 2
Barry Holmes

A request by Six-Ninety-Nine Properties, LLC for approval of change of zone from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District (five-acre minimum) to R (Residential) District (20,200 square foot minimum) for three parcels totaling 17.52 acres. The properties are located in the Falcon area, generally north and west of the intersection of Londonderry Drive and Towner Boulevard. The properties are in both the Black Forest Preservation Plan and the Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52000-00-312 (part of).

B.
P-04-006
524.25, 524.26
ZONE CHANGE: R TO R-1
PAINT BRUSH HILLS PHASE 2

Barry Holmes

A request by Six-Ninety-Nine Properties, LLC for approval of a change of zone from R (Residential) District (20,000 square foot minimum) to R-1 (Residential) District (6,000 square foot minimum) for two parcels totaling 29,428 square feet. The property is located in the Falcon area, northwest of the intersection of Londonderry Drive and Towner Boulevard. The property is in both the Black Forest Preservation Plan and the Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule # 52000-00312 (part of).

C.
P-04-007
524.25, 524.26
ZONE CHANGE: RR-3 TO R-1
PAINT BRUSH HILLS PHASE 2

Barry Holmes

A request by Six-Ninety-Nine Properties, LLC for approval of change of zone from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District (five-acre minimum Residential) to R-1 (Residential) District (6,000 square foot minimum Residential), for a parcel containing 167.11 acres. The property is located in the Falcon area, north and west of Falcon High School. The property is in both the Black Forest Preservation Plan and the Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52000-00-312 (part of).

D.
SF-04-007
614.26
FINAL PLAT
HIGH FOREST RANCH FILING NUMBER 3

Barry Holmes

A request by Classic Development - Woods LLC for approval of High Forest Ranch Filing Number 3, consisting of 194 acres, proposed for 53 single-family lots. The property is currently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District. The property is located south of Hodgen Road and east of Highway 83. The property is not in the Black Forest Preservation Plan area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61260-00-001.

REGULAR ITEMS.
Item #5 was Approved
5.
U-04-005
432.07
APPROVAL OF LOCATION
MERIDIAN SERVICE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT
LIFT STATION AND FORCE MAIN

Shelia Booth

A request by Meridian Service Metropolitan District for Approval of Location for a sanitary sewer lift station and force main. The proposed lift station and force main will pump sewage from the Falcon area to a Cherokee Metropolitan District regional wastewater treatment plant. The lift station is located on the west side of McLaughlin road, just south of Woodmen Road. The force main will extend from this site mostly along public right-of-way to the Highway 94 treatment plant in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43072-02-007.

Item #6 was Approved
6.
U-04-004
542.06
APPROVAL OF LOCATION
OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE FACILITY IN THE POC DISTRICT
CHEROKEE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT

Tom Cook

A request by Carrie Higgs with HB & A Architects, representing Cherokee Metropolitan District, for Approval of Location pursuant to C.R.S. 30-28-110 for the construction of an 8,000 square foot office and an associated warehouse facility in the POC (Planned Office Complex) District. The 2.04-acre parcel is Lot 4, The Water Tower Subdivision, and is located at 1825 Tuskegee Place, north of Palmer Park Boulevard and east of Tuskegee Place. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54063-01-009.

Item #7 was Approved
7.
VA-04-009
433.20
VARIANCE OF USE TO CONTINUE A SECOND DWELLING
IN THE A-35 ZONE DISTRICT
SHARON AND JOSEPH DE JOHN

Tom Cook

A request by Sharon and Joseph De John for a Variance of Use to continue having a second dwelling in the A-35 (Agricultural) District (35 acre minimum lot size). The 5.04-acre parcel is located at 5025 East Blaney Road, on the east side of East Blaney Road, south of Garrett Road. The site is in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43200-00-006.

The applicant is requesting a fifteen (15) year time period.

Item #8 was Approved
8.
WV-04-001
434.27
WAIVERS OF SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS
JOB LARRANAGA

Shelia Booth

A request by Job Larranaga for a waiver of Section 49.2 C.3.a of the El Paso County Land Development Code, which requires all subdivisions created by the Subdivision Process to have a minimum of sixty (60) feet of frontage upon a public street accepted for maintenance by El Paso County and all lots to have a minimum of thirty (30) feet of frontage upon a public street accepted for maintenance by El Paso County. The property is located approximately ¼ mile south of Jones Road and ½ mile east of Curtis Road in the Falcon Peyton planning area in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43000-00-466.

Item #9 was Continued
9.
VA-04-004
622.04
VARIANCE OF USE
ALCOA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND SPRINT, PCS

Mike Pesicka

A request by ALCOA Telecommunications and Sprint, PCS for approval for a Variance of Use to allow a 115-foot commercial tower on 4.8 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately 700 feet north of Northgate Road and west of and adjacent to State Highway 83, and is addressed as 2720 Northgate Road in the Tri-Lakes Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #62040-00-017.

Item #10 was Continued
10.
EX-04-004
622.04
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
ALCOA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND SPRING, PCS

Mike Pesicka

A request by David Park (owner) and ALCOA Telecommunications and Sprint PCS (applicant) for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a 1,200 square foot parcel for placement of a 115-foot commercial tower on 4.8 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately 700 feet north of Northgate Road and west of and adjacent to State Highway 83, and is addressed as 2720 Northgate Road in the Tri-Lakes Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #62040-00-017.

Item #11was Approved
11.
ID-04-006
CONSOLIDATED SPECIAL DISTRICT SERVICE PLAN
MESA RIDGE METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS

Carl Schueler

A request by Mesa Ridge JV, LLC for approval of a Consolidated Service Plan precedent to formation of two (2) Title 32 Metropolitan Districts. The arrangement would consist of one (1) management district and one (1) financing district. The Districts would comprise a total of approximately 531 acres within the proposed Mesa Ridge Sketch Plan area and would provide a range of facilities and some services including water, sewer, roads and drainage facilities. The property is located northeast of the City of Fountain, north of C & S Road and west of Marksheffel Road and is located in the proposed Fountain Valley Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule numbers 55280-01-005, 011, 013; 55000-00-033, 212.

Afternoon Session: Beginning at approximately 1:00 P.M. - Exact time will be announced at the conclusion of the Morning Session.

This was the first hearing for Item #12. It will be on the September 21, 2004, agenda for action.
12.
MP-04-001
AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO COUNTY MASTER PLAN
MAJOR TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS PLAN

Jude Willcher/ Carl Schueler

A request by El Paso County for adoption of an update to the Major Transportation Corridors Plan as an element of the El Paso County Master Plan. This document and associated maps identify multi-modal corridors along with their proposed functional classifications. Purposes of the Plan include preservation of these corridors, guidance on right-of-way needs, access management, prioritization of identified improvements, and coordination with other governmental entities. The Plan encompasses all of the unincorporated territory of the County. When adopted, this Plan will supercede the current 1987 Major Transportation Corridors Plan.

This is the first of two Planning Commission hearings on this item.
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August 24, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Item #13 was Approved
13.
AL-04-001
533.32
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
TO ALLOW ONE, TWO-SIDED BILLBOARD IN THE
M (INDUSTRIAL) DISTRICT
LAMAR OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

Tom Cook

A request by Lamar Outdoor Advertising for Use Subject to Special Review approval for one two-sided Billboard in the M (Industrial) District. The 4.88-acre parcel is located at 7765 Electronic Drive. The Billboard will be located near the northeastern corner. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53320-02-008.

Item #14 was Approved
14.
PID-04-001
542.08
REZONE: RR-3 TO PID
LOT 20, HILLCREST ACRES

Shelia Booth

A request by Gerald McLaughlin to rezone 3.26 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PID (Planned Industrial) District. The property is located between Highway 24 and Marksheffel Road in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54080-01-031.

Item #15 was Approved
15.
MS-04-004
611.11
MINOR SUBDIVISION
POVENMIRE SUBDIVISION
REX POVENMIRE

Mike Pesicka

A request by Rex Povenmire (applicant) and Hannigan & Associates (consultant) for approval of a one-lot Minor Subdivision on 12.83 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately ¾ of a mile north of Walker Road and 1.5 miles east of State Highway 83. The parcel is addressed as 4240 Walker Road and is located in the Black Forest Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61110-00-015.

Item #16 was Approved
16.
VA-04-010
643.29
VARIANCE OF USE
ROCKY TOP RESOURCES

Mike Pesicka

A request by Rocky Top Resources (applicant) for a Variance of Use to allow a wood waste recycling and composting operation on 47.55 acres in the RR-1 (Rural Residential) District. The properties are located southeast of the intersection of Interstate 25 and Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass, and adjacent to and west of Las Vegas Street. The properties are bordered on the west by Fountain Creek. The parcel is addressed as 0 Hancock Drive and is not part of a Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #64291-01-016 and 64291-01-018.

Item #17 was Approved
17.
SF-04-008
524.22
FINAL PLAT
FOREST GATE FILING NO. 1

Jan Fetrow

A request by Black Forest Partnership for Final Plat approval of Forest Gate Filing No. 1 consisting of fifty (50) single-family residential lots on 203 acres in a PUD (Planned Unit Development) District at 8875 Burgess Road. The property is located at the southeast corner of Burgess Road and Vollmer Road and is within the Black Forest Preservation Planning area, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52220-00-005.

Item #18 was Approved
18.
CD-04-002
651.32, 652.33, 653.28, 654.29
AMENDMENT CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION BOUNDARY
FORT CARSON LANDFILL

Carl Schueler

A request by Fort Carson (Directorate of Environmental Compliance and Management) for modification of their current Landfill No. 1 Certificate of Designation boundary to accommodate closure and corrective actions. The overall boundary includes about 436 acres of which approximately 80 acres have been historically used for waste disposal activities. The site is wholly encompassed within the Fort Carson Military Reservation. Original File # CD-78-001. Tax Schedule numbers not applicable.

Item #19 was Approved
19.
CD-04-001
563.31, 32; 572.05, 06
CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION
AMENDMENT TO CONSOLIDATE PRIOR APPROVALS
CLEAR SPRINGS RANCH

Carl Schueler

A request by the City of Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) for a consolidated Certificate of Designation (CD) for pre-existing and planned future solid waste disposal area on their Clear Springs Ranch property located west of Interstate 25 and southeast of the City of Fountain in the South Central Planning Area. The overall CD boundary will encompass about 1,860 acres of which about 910 are or will be used for CSU-related waste disposal. Original File # CD-85-001, among others. Tax Schedule Numbers 56000-00150, 57000-00-007,132

Item #20 has been Continued
20.
PUD-03-009
611.14, 611.15
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
WALDEN PRESERVE
Mike Garrott

A request by Custom Castle Inc. for approval of a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District, consisting of 349.1 acres. The proposal includes 140 single-family lots and approximately 39.5 acres of open space. The property is in the Spruce Hill/ Highway 83 Corridor Sub-Area, within the Black Forest Comprehensive Planning area. The property is generally south and west of the Walden area, located south of Walker Road and approximately ½ mile east of Highway 83. Assessor's Tax Schedule Nos. 61000-00-304, 305; 61140-00-001, 013; 61140-04-007, 61150-00-005, 006.

Item #21 has been Continued
21.
SP-03-016
611.14, 611.15
PRELIMINARY PLAN
WALDEN PRESERVE
Mike Garrott

A request by Custom Castle Inc. for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Walden Preserve, consisting of 349.1 acres, proposed for 140 single-family lots and approximately 39.5 acres of open space. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District, with a request in process for PUD (Planned Unit Development) District zoning. The property is in the Spruce Hill/ Highway 83 Corridor Sub-Area, within the Black Forest Comprehensive Planning area. The property is generally south and west of the Walden area, located south of Walker Road and approximately ½ mile east of Highway 83. Assessor's Tax Schedule Nos. 61000-00-304, 305; 61140-00-001, 013; 61140-04-007; 61150-00-005, 006.

 

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