P&Z Meeting Minutes – 12/07/2017

 

Event Details


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MINUTES FOR December 7, 2017

In Attendance:

Commissioners  Staff 
Jim Thornhill, Chairman Devin Brown, Director
Oscar Miranda, Vice-Chairman Joe Young, County Attorney
Dan Muth (Absent) Shanna Pearce, Executive Assistant
Kay Hauser Zenica Hall, Administrative Assistant
Carey Dobson (Absent) Greg Green, Building Official
Bobby Fite (Absent)
John Freeman
Brad Peterson
Terry Smith (Absent)
Michael Bragiel

Work Session

Call to Order 12:15 p.m.

Item #1 Updates from the Concho and Greer communities about the progress of their area plans.

Commissioner John Freeman provided an update of the Greer community plan, noting the formatting and intent, the required elements, the development and criteria for creating the committee, community participation and timeline.

Discussion regarding having good communication with residents, choosing of committee members, and pros and cons of using a committee to develop the plan.

Jerry Hunsicker provided an update of the Concho community plan, noting the development of a steering committee, plan committee and sub committees; their focus on the top 10 priorities from the community; goals; their projected time-line and creating a “Shall” plan. The committee anticipated having a final plan by end of February, early March.

Discussion regarding the CC&R’s and land use.

Commissioner Freeman noted the process of the Greer plan and time-line, presenting to the commission in June or July 2018.

Item #2 Discussion of building codes: the history and purpose of building codes, the codes currently adopted in Apache County, and the barriers to building code enforcement in Apache County. Discussion of ways to improve or change building codes and building code enforcement in Apache County.

Mr. Brown advised this discussion could be on the next agenda due to time.

Discussion on fees. Discussed adding the proposed fees to the next agenda before going to the Board of Supervisors.

Discussion of January meeting.

Adjourned 1:05 p.m.

Commission Meeting

Item #1 Call to Order

Chairman Jim Thornhill called the meeting to order at 1:15 p.m.

Item #2 Roll Call/Determination of a Quorum.

Chairman Jim Thornhill stated a quorum was present. Six (6) commissioners present.

Item #3 Approval of the minutes from the November 2, 2017 meeting.

No discussion.

Chairman Jim Thornhill opened for a motion.
Vice-Commissioner Oscar Mirada moved to approve.
Commissioner Michael Bragiel seconded the motion.
Vote, unanimous

Item #4 Election of a new Chairman for 2018.

Chairman Jim Thornhill opened for nominations.
Commissioner Michael Bragiel nominated Jim Thornhill.
Commissioner John Freeman nominated Oscar Miranda.

Election done by secret ballot. Oscar Miranda 5, Jim Thornhill 1
Oscar Miranda elected as new Chairman for 2018

Item #5 Election of a new Vice-Chairman for 2018.

Chairman Jim Thornhill opened for nominations.
Commissioner Kay Hauser nominated John Freeman.
Vice-Chairman Oscar Miranda seconded the nomination.
No other nominations.

Vote, unanimous
John Freeman elected as new Vice-Chairman for 2018

Item #6 Setting the date, time and place of regular monthly meetings for 2018.

Discussion regarding January 4th and July 5th meetings. Agreed to hold all meetings as presented.

Chairman Jim Thornhill opened for a motion.
Commissioner Kay Hauser moved to approve the meeting schedule as presented.
Commissioner Brad Peterson seconded the motion.
Vote, unanimous

Item #7 Call to the Public

None in attendance.

Item #8 Report from Staff to the Commission

None to report.

Item #9 Adjourn

Chairman Jim Thornhill opened for a motion.
Commissioner Kay Hauser motion to adjourn.
Commissioner John Freeman Seconded the motion.

Adjourned 1:30 p.m.