EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

MAY 6, 2008 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

A G E N D A

NOTE: The County Planning Commission meeting is held in the Hearing Room located on the Second Floor of the Pikes Peak Regional Development Center at 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado
If you need further information, please contact the Development Services Department at 719-520-6300

The Development Services Department Comment Agenda and any Supplemental Packets are automatically incorporated as part of the record unless specific objections are raised at the meeting. The recording is the official record of the proceedings.

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

The Planning Commission will take a lunch break at 11:30 A.M. The time for reconvening the afternoon meeting will be announced at the hearing.


1. Report Items - Elaine Kleckner

2. Annual Meeting - Election of Officers
Chair
Vice Chair

All Consent Items were Approved
3. Consent Items

A. Minutes of the Regular Meeting held April 1, 2008

B.
P-07-004
REZONING: A-35 TO RR-5
JERRY AND KAREN AGER
Carol Weber

Request by Jerry and Karen Ager for approval to rezone 39.574 acres from A-35 (Agricultural) zone district to the RR-5 (Residential Rural) zone district for the development of the Ager Subdivision Filing 1; a three- lot single-family residential development. The property is located east of Curtis Road and approximately three-fourths mile north of the intersection of Judge Orr Road and Curtis Road and is within the Falcon/ Peyton comprehensive planning area. (Schedule No. 42000-00-046)

C.
MS-07-002
MINOR SUBDIVISION
AGER SUBDIVISION, FILING #1

Carol Weber

Request by Jerry and Karen Ager for final plat approval of Ager Subdivision Filing #1. The proposed 39.574-acre subdivision is in the RR-5 (Residential Rural) zone district. A rezone application (P-07-004) is running concurrently with this application. The subdivision includes three single-family lots with two at 4.75 acres and one at approximately 29 acres. The property is located east of Curtis Road and approximately three-fourths mile north of the intersection of Judge Orr Road and Curtis Road and is within the Falcon/ Peyton comprehensive planning area. (Schedule No. 42000-00-046) (MS-07-002) (Carol Weber)

Waiver: The applicant is requesting waiver of Section 49.2.C.3.a of the El Paso County Land Development Code, where all subdivisions and lots created must front upon a public street accepted for maintenance by El Paso County or other public entity.

D.
VR-06-005
VACATION/ REPLAT
LATIGO BUSINESS CENTER FILING #2

Mike Garrott

Request by Vernie Houtchens, Gary Nanninga, L.G. Case and Randall DeYoung to vacate and replat Lot 2, Latigo Business & Research Center Filing #1, consisting of 54.913 acres, proposed for six industrial lots, a 7.458-acre future development tract and a 36.76-acre future development tract. The property is zoned I-2 (Limited Industrial) and CR (Regional Commercial) districts and is located north of Woodmen Road and east of Bent Grass Meadows Drive, within the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Schedule Nos. 53010-00-001 and 53010-02-007

REGULAR ITEMS:
Item #4 was Continued to June 3, 2008
4.
MP-08-001
AMENDMENT TO COUNTY MASTER PLAN
GIECK RANCH DRAINAGE BASIN PLANNING STUDY

Mark Gebhart

Request by the El Paso County Department of Transportation and Drexel, Barrell and Company for adoption of the Gieck Ranch Drainage Basin Planning Study as an amendment to and component of the El Paso County Master Plan. The basin originates northeast of Falcon, and drains southeast nearly to Ellicott.

Item #5 was Approved
5.
VA-08-001
VARIANCE OF USE RENEWAL
VASHOLTZ COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SERVICE TOWER

Raimere Fitzpatrick

Request by Pfleger Consulting, LLC, representing Sprint/Nextel Communications for the renewal of a Variance of Use for the operation of a Commercial Mobile Radio Facility (Wireless Communications Tower) in the R-T (Residential Topographic) Zoning District. The tower is located on a 16-acre parcel located in the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 26-Township 13- Range 68, approximately one mile east of Cascade, west of the Pike National Forest on Highway 24. (Schedule Number 83264-00-018)

Item #6 was Denied
6.
SKP-07-007
SKETCH PLAN
STERLING RANCH

Mike Garrott

Request by Morley-Bentley Investments LLC for approval of the Sterling Ranch Sketch Plan, consisting of 1,443.7 acres, proposed for 5,500 residential units, 56 acres of commercial, 57 acres of school sites, 210 acres of parks and open space and a two-acre utility site. The property is located generally east of Vollmer Road and north and south of the proposed extension of Briargate Parkway. (Schedule Nos. 52000-00-081, 135, 136, 264; 52330-00-001, 016; 53000-00-567)

7. Procedures Manual Update - Mark Gebhart

8. Land Development Code Revisions Update - Mark Gebhart

9. Update on Falcon/Peyton Small Area Master Plan - Carl Schueler

NOTE: For information regarding the Agenda item the Planning Commission is considering, call the Development Services Department for information (520-6300). Visit our Web site - www.elpasoco.com to view the agenda and other information about El Paso County. Results of the action taken by the Planning Commission will be published following the meeting.

(The name to the right of the title indicates the Project Manager/ Planner processing the request.) If the meeting goes beyond noon, the Planning Commission may take a lunch break.