EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

JULY 20 and 27, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

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July 20, 2004 - MORNING SESSION - Beginning at 9:00 a.m.
1. Minutes of the regular meeting held June 15, 2004.

2. Report Items

All Consent Items were Approved
3. Consent Items:
A.
U-04-003
562.25
APPROVAL OF LOCATION
COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES
WILLIAMS CREEK PUMP STATION
Jan Fetrow

A request by Colorado Springs Utilities for Approval of Location to allow the construction, operation and maintenance of a new raw water pump station to be known as the Williams Creek Pump Station. The proposed pump station, a two-story structure with a maximum building height of fifty (50) feet, will contain raw water pumping units and associated supporting infrastructure required in conjunction with the Southern Delivery System (SDS) raw water delivery project. The proposed pump station will occupy approximately ten (10) acres in the southwestern sector of a 3,654-acre property that is zoned A-35 (Agricultural) District and RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is generally located east of Interstate 25 between Squirrel Creek Road and Hanover Road. Assessor's Tax Schedule #56000-00-123.

B.
EX-03-012
534.36
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES (DONALD WATKINS SR.)
JIMMY CAMP CREEK RESERVOIR
Jan Fetrow

A request by Colorado Springs Utilities for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to allow a 20-acre tract to be divided into two (2) ten-acre tracts to accommodate the development of the proposed Jimmy Camp Creek Reservoir. The property is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is located at 2970 Meridian Road, between Highway 24 and Meridian Road, south of South Blaney Road in central El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53000-00-178.

C.
EX-03-013
534.36
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES (DONALD WATKINS JR.)
Jan Fetrow

A request by Colorado Springs Utilities for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to allow a 40-acre tract to be divided into a 25-acre tract and a 15-acre tract to accommodate the development of the proposed Jimmy Camp Creek Reservoir. The property is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is located at 2982 Meridian Road, between Highway 24 and Meridian Road, south of South Blaney Road in central El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53000-00-471.

D.
EX-03-014
534.36
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES (JEFFREY POUNDING)
Jan Fetrow

A request by Colorado Springs Utilities for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to allow a 45-acre tract to be divided into a 35-acre tract and a 10-acre tract to accommodate the development of the proposed Jimmy Camp Creek Reservoir. The property is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is located between Highway 24 and Meridian Road, south of South Blaney Road in central El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53000-00-171.

E.
MS-02-014
522.04
FINAL PLAT
GILBERT ADDITION
Barry Holmes

A request by Joel Gilbert and Calvin Lindt for approval of a Minor Subdivision/ Final Plat for Gilbert Addition, proposed for two residential lots. The property is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is located in the central Black Forest area, within the Black Forest Preservation Plan. The property is generally located west of Vollmer Road, approximately 500 feet south of Kirk Drive. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52040-01-031.

REGULAR ITEMS
Item #4 has been continued
4.
VR-03-019
714.36
VACATION AND REPLAT
LOTS 13 AND 14, CHAPARRAL HILLS
Jan Fetrow

A request by Gerald A. and Regina Donohue, T. Edmund and Jodi M. Ellsworth for approval of a vacation and replat of Lots 13 and 14, Chaparral Hills subdivision, to create a four-lot subdivision to be called Donohue & Ellsworth Subdivision. The 10.15-acre property is zoned RR-2 (Rural Residential) District and is located at 14905 and 14915 Crooked Spur Lane in the Tri-Lakes Planning area, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71360-01-013 and 71360-01-014.

WAIVER: 300-year water supply rule for proposed Lots 2 and 4.

Item #5 was Approved
5.
VA-04-007
562.17
VARIANCE OF USE TO CONTINUE A SECOND DWELLING
IN THE A-1 (AGRICULTURAL) ZONE DISTRICT
ELIZABETH BELVEAL

Tom Cook

A request by Kenneth and Elizabeth Belveal for a Variance of Use to continue having a second dwelling in the A -1 (Agricultural - 5 acre) District. The legal description is TR 5, Fountain Farms Sub 1. The 5.37-acre parcel is located at 11825 Jordan Road, east of Old Pueblo Road. The site is in the Proposed Fountain Valley Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule number 56170-02-005.

Item #6 was Denied
6.
VA-04-008
612.18
VARIANCE OF USE
VOICE STREAM PCS II d/b/a T-MOBILE

Mike Pesicka

A request by Voice Stream PCS II d/b/a T-Mobile for approval of a Variance of Use to allow an 80-foot stealth pine commercial tower on 2.7 acres in the RR-2 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of State Highway 105 and Sierra Way, approximately 2 ½ miles east of Interstate 25. The parcel is addressed as 17995 Sierra Way, in the Tri-Lakes Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61180-09-003.

Item #7 was Denied
7.
EX-04-003
612.18
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
VOICE STREAM PCS II d/b/a T-MOBILE
Mike Pesicka

A request by Voice Stream PCS II d/b/a T-Mobile for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a parcel of approximately 450 square feet to be utilized for location of an 80-foot stealth pine commercial tower. The property is zoned RR-2 (Rural Residential) District and is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of State Highway 105 and Sierra Way, approximately 2 ½ miles east of Interstate 25. The parcel is addressed as 17995 Sierra Way, in the Tri-Lakes Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61180-09-003.

Item #8 was Approved
8.
VA-04-006
341.01
VARIANCE OF USE
DANIEL VETRANO
Mike Pesicka

A request by Daniel Vetrano for a Variance of Use to allow a trash, recycling and hauling business on 8.4 acres in the A-1 (Agricultural) District. The property is located approximately one-half mile north of McDaniels Road, and approximately three-fourths of a mile east of Log Road, and adjacent to and west of Ellicott Highway. The parcel is addressed as 1950 Ellicott Highway in the Highway 94/ Ellicott Valley Planning areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule #34014-01-001.

Item #9 was Approved
9.
PBD-04-001
533.29
REZONING: RR-3 TO PBD
MULE DEER INVESTMENTS
Barry Holmes

A request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC to rezone 5.07 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PBD (Planned Business District). The property is located south of North Carefree Road, approximately 1/3 mile west of Marksheffel Road. The property is not in a small area plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001 (part of).

Item #10 was Approved
10.
AL-04-005
533.29
MULE DEER INVESTMENTS, LLC
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
LIGHT INDUSTRY AND CONTRACTOR'S EQUIPMENT YARD
IN THE PBD DISTRICT
Barry Holmes

A request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC for Use Subject to Special Review approval to allow light industry and contractor's equipment yards in the PBD (Planned Business Zone District). The request is for approximately 5.6 acres containing the proposed Lots 1 and 2 of Mule Deer Business Park located south of North Carefree Circle, approximately 1/3 mile west of Marksheffel Road. The property is not in a small area plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001.

Item #11was Approved
11.
SP-04-002
533.29
PRELIMINARY PLAN
MULE DEER BUSINESS PARK
Barry Holmes

A request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC for approval of Mule Deer Business Park Preliminary Plan, consisting of 37.93 acres, proposed for four lots and the right-of-way for Akers Drive. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located south of North Carefree Circle, approximately 1/3 mile west of Marksheffel Road. The property is not in a small area plan. The request includes a request for an early grading permit and the authorization for the County Administrator to accept the financial guarantees required for this grading permit. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001.

WAIVER: Waiver of the distance of 660 feet recommended from a major intersection to the nearest access street.

Item #12 was Approved
12.
SP-03-025
713.33
PRELIMINARY PLAN
TANNER RANCH
Shelia Booth

A request by Jim Matthews for approval of a Preliminary Plan for 93 single-family lots on 468.5 acres in the PUD (Planned Unit Development) Zone District. The property is located between State Highway 94 and Handle Road, on the west side of Calhan Highway in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #14000-00-346 and 14000-00-437.

WAIVER: Section 49.2 C.3.b.(7) of the Land Development Code: Access to areas containing in excess of ten (10) units must be by through street or loop street.

Item #13 was Approved
13.
SP-04-001
423.28
PRELIMINARY PLAN
FOUR WAY RANCH
Shelia Booth

A request by Spring Creek LLC for Preliminary Plan approval of Four Way Ranch, consisting of 137 lots on 557.41 acres in the RR-2 (Rural Residential - 2.5 Acre) Zone District. The property is located north of Judge Orr Road between Eastonville Road and U.S. Highway 24 and is within the Falcon-Peyton Comprehensive Small Area Plan, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #42000-00-165.

Item #14 was Approved
14.
SKP-04-003
323, 332, 424 and 431
AMENDED SKETCH PLAN
SANTA FE SPRINGS
Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to amend the Santa Fe Springs Sketch Plan. The proposed amendment will include 6,420 acres with a residential density of 5,370 units. The property is currently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development), RR-3 (Rural Residential) and A-35 (Agricultural) Districts, and is located between Curtis Road and J.D. Johnson Road, and between Falcon Highway to approximately one mile north of Judge Orr Road in the Falcon/ Peyton planning area of eastern El Paso County, Colorad. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43000-00-521, 522, 523, and 525; 43000-00-444; 42000-00-196; 33000-00-276 and 277.

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

Item #15 was Approved
15.
CD-04-003
442.02
AMENDMENT OF CONDITIONS
CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION
COLORADO SPRINGS LANDFILL EXPANSION
Carl Schueler

A request by Waste Management of Colorado Springs for amendment of certain conditions associated with the November 14, 1991, approval of a Certificate of Designation for a 348.1-acre municipal solid waste landfill expansion area located generally northwest of the intersection of State Highway 94 and Blaney Road in the Highway 94 Planning area. Requested amendments would address, among other things, changes in State and Federal regulations, changes in administrative approaches, conditions no longer applicable, and potential relief of operational conditions based on changed circumstances. Original File # CD-89-004. Assessor's Tax Schedule #44050-00-002 and 44080-00-002.

Item #16 was Approved
16.
ID-04-002
551.13-15; 553.22-24
CONSOLIDATED SPECIAL DISTRICT SERVICE PLAN
LORSON RANCH METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS
Carl Schueler

A request by The Landhuis Company for approval of a Consolidated Service Plan precedent to formation of seven (7) Title 32 Metropolitan Districts. The arrangement would consist of one (1) control district and six (6) service districts. The Districts would ultimately comprise a total of approximately 1,361 acres within the approved Lorson Ranch Sketch Plan area and would provide a range of facilities and/or services primarily including water treatment and distribution. The property is east of Marksheffel Road and is located in the Highway 94 and proposed Fountain Valley Planning Areas. Tax Schedule numbers 55000-00-012, 049, 061, 216

Item #17 was Denied
17.
ID-04-003
323.31, .32; 332.05-.08; 424.35; 431.01-.03, .11
CONSOLIDATED SPECIAL DISTRICT SERVICE PLAN
SANTA FE SPRINGS METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS
Carl Schueler

A request by Santa Fe Springs LLC et. al., for approval of a "skeletal" Consolidated Service Plan precedent to formation of three (3) Title 32 Metropolitan Districts. The Districts would consist of a total of approximately 6,475 acres within the Santa Fe Springs development and would provide a full range of urban facilities and/or services. The property is located in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning area, east of the Falcon town site. Assessor's Tax Schedule numbers are 33000-00-276, 277; 42000-00-196; 43000-00-444, 521, 522, 523.

Item #18 was Denied
18.
ID-03-002
621.01, .02
SPECIAL DISTRICT SERVICE PLAN
CATHEDRAL PINES METROPOLITAN DISTRICT
Carl Schueler

A request by Flying Horse Ranch LLP, John R. Robinson, Shawn R. Default and Mary L.R. Knoz for approval of a "skeletal" Service Plan precedent to formation of a Title 32 Metropolitan District. The District would consist of approximately 814 acres within the Cathedral Pines development and would provide road improvements as well as park and recreation facilities. The property is located in the Black Forest, north of Black Forest Regional Park. Assessor's Tax Schedule numbers 62000-00-395, 396, 397, 410.

Item #19 was Approved
19.
ID-04-001
834.22, .23, .27
CONSOLIDATED SPECIAL DISTRICT SERVICE PLAN
CASCADE METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS
Carl Schueler

A request by Cascade Public Service Company for approval of a Consolidated Service Plan precedent to formation of two (2) Title 32 Metropolitan Districts. The Districts would consist of a total of approximately 550 acres within the area served by the Cascade Public Service Company and would provide a range of facilities and/or services primarily including water treatment and distribution. The property is located in the Ute Pass Planning area. Numerous Tax Schedule numbers.

Item #20 was Denied
20.
ID-04-005
542.05
SPECIAL DISTRICT SERVICE PLAN
CONSTITUTION HEIGHTS METROPOLITAN DISTRICT
Carl Schueler

A request by Marksheffel Business Center and P & J Group Ltd for approval of a "skeletal" Service Plan precedent to formation of a Title 32 Metropolitan District. The District would consist of approximately 125 acres and would provide improvements including roads, water and sewer facilities, park and recreation facilities, and drainage facilities. The property is located west of Marksheffel Road in the Cimarron Hills area. Numerous Tax Schedule numbers.

July 27, 2004, - Beginning at 9:00 a.m.

CONSENT ITEM:
21.
VR-03-020
542.07
VACATION/ REPLAT
CHIRICAHUA SUBDIVISION FILING #2
Mike Garrott

A request by Berean Fundamental Church Council Inc. and Anthony Mand (applicants) to vacate and replat Lot 6, Chiricahus Subdivision. The vacation and replat will create two lots, one lot of 2.43 acres and one lot of .74 acre. The properties are zoned PBP (Planned Business Park) and R-2 (Residential) Districts and are located east of Galley Road and north of Peterson Road, within the Cimarron Hills area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54074-08-009, 010.

REGULAR ITEMS:
22.
P-04-008
552.07, 552.08
ZONE CHANGE TO REMOVE
THE AIRPORT OVERLAY ZONE
WATERVIEW
Barry Holmes

A request by Cygnet Land, LLC for approval of the removal of the OA-CGM (Airport - Commercial, General, Military) District from 221.24 acres in the Waterview Sketch Plan area. The property lies between Powers Boulevard and Bradley Road, on either side of Grinnell Street. The property is not in a small area plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #55000-00-231 and 65121-00-001.

23.
PUD-03-011
324.36
REZONING FROM A-35 TO PUD
ALBRECHT ESTATES
Barry Holmes

A request by Emerson Properties, LLC for approval of a rezoning from A-35 (Agricultural) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Albrecht Estates, consisting of 308.7 acres, proposed for 67 single-family residential lots and open space. The property is generally northeast of the intersection of McClelland Road and Judge Orr Road, and is not in a small area comprehensive plan. Tax Schedule # 32000-00-619, -620.

24.
SP-03-019
324.36
PRELIMINARY PLAN
ALBRECHT ESTATES
Barry Holmes

A request by Emerson Properties, LLC for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Albrecht Estates, consisting of 308.7 acres, proposed for 68 single-family residential lots and three open space tracts. The property is generally northeast of the intersection of McClelland Road and Judge Orr Road, and is not in a small area comprehensive plan. Tax Schedule # 32000-00-619, -620.

Item #25 has been Continued
25.
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.

26.
SP-03-014
711.02
PRELIMINARY PLAN
WOODMOOR VISTA PROFESSIONAL PARK
Barry Holmes

A request by Rocky Mountain Custom Wood Structures, Inc. for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Woodmoor Vista Professional Park, consisting of 8.23 acres, proposed for six commercial lots, currently zoned C-1 (Commercial) District. The property is in the Monument area, on the east side of Interstate Highway 25, approximately 3,000 feet south of County Line Road. The property is in the area covered by the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan. TS71023-00-003

27.
PUD-03-008
542.05
REZONING FROM PBP AND M TO PUD
JESSICA HEIGHTS
Barry Holmes

A request by Equity for approval of a rezoning to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Jessica Heights, consisting of 34 acres, proposed for single-family residential and commercial uses. The property is currently zoned PBP (Planned Business Park) District and M (Industrial) District. The property is generally southwest of Constitution Avenue and Akers Drive, and is not in a small area comprehensive plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54050-00-011, -013, -015, -016, -028 and -029.

28.
SP-03-013
542.05
PRELIMINARY PLAN
JESSICA HEIGHTS
Barry Holmes

A request by Equity for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Jessica Heights, consisting of 34 acres, with a current request for PUD (Planned Unit Development) District zoning. Proposed for single-family residential and commercial uses, the property is currently zoned PBP (Planned Business Park) District and M (Industrial) District. The property is generally southwest of Constitution Avenue and Akers Drive, and is not in a small area comprehensive plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54050-00-011, -013, -015, -016, -028 and -029.

29.
V-03-014
542.05
VACATION
PORTION OF PALMER PARK BOULEVARD
Barry Holmes

A request by C & M Group Ltd, No. III and C & O Equity Realty to vacate an unimproved, 632-foot length of the right-of-way of Palmer Park Boulevard. This portion of the road extends from approximately 1,320 feet to 1,952 feet west of Marksheffel Road. The property has no tax schedule number.

30.
SKP-04-002
533.32
SKETCH PLAN
SAND CREEK COMMUNITIES
Mike Garrott

A request by C & M Group LTD, Real Estate Works LLC, Akers Group LTD No. II and Johnson Partners for approval of the Sand Creek Communities Sketch Plan, consisting of 115 acres, proposed for 45.80 acres of single-family residential, 4.70 acres of multifamily, 39.22 acres of commercial and 10.02 acres of mixed uses. The property is located generally north and west of the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Marksheffel Road. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53320-03-002, 003, 010, 011, 012, 013; 54050-00-036.


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