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AGENDA

PALM BEACH COUNTY

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT PUBLIC HEARING

Amendment Round 12-1 Adoption & Amendment Round 12-2 Transmittal

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012

9:30 a.m. 6th Floor

Jane M. Thomson Memorial Chambers

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER

            A.        Roll Call

            B.        Opening Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

            C.        Proof of Publication           

MOTION:  To receive and file proof of publication

 

2.         PUBLIC HEARING – Amendment Round 12-1 Adoption (Page 2 - 9)

 

3.         PUBLIC HEARING – Amendment Round 12-2 Transmittal (Page 10 – 12)

 

4.         WORKSHOP – Urban / Suburban Tier (Page 13)

 

5.         COMMENTS BY PLANNING DIRECTOR (Page 13)

            A.        Amendment Round 13-1 Initiation

 

6.         ADJOURNMENT (Page 14)

 


2.         PUBLIC HEARING - AMENDMENT ROUND 12-1 ADOPTION

 

The Department of Economic Opportunity issued a letter May 4, 2012 stating there were no objections or comments, and there were no objections or comments from the State required Review Agencies.

 

2.A.     Proposed Ag Reserve Related Text Amendments

 

Name

Description

2.A.1

 

Ag Reserve

Packing

Plants

This proposed amendment would revise the Future Land Use Element to allow packing plants within Agricultural Reserve Planned Development District (AgR-PDD) preserves subject to specific criteria.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 5-4 vote at the Feb. 24th Hearing.  The Commission discussed whether there is a compelling need in the future for packing plants, especially in PUD preserves. Ken Lassiter, representing COBWRA, spoke in opposition and one member of the public spoke in support. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Abrams, seconded by Comm. Taylor, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  The Board discussed the importance of maintaining a balance between allowing accessory uses to support agriculture while ensuring the intent of preservation and the bond issue approved by the voters to preserve agriculture is maintained.  One Commissioner suggested that the additional criteria be considered prior to adoption.  Three members of the public spoke regarding all three AGR items; two spoke in opposition and one, the president of COBWRA, spoke in support.  One additional speaker spoke in opposition to allowing heavy industrial type, value added packing plants such as canneries.

Changes Since Transmittal:  Subsequent to transmittal, the word ‘figure’ was revised to ‘map’ to accurately reflect the Functional Classification of Road Map TE 3.1 as shown in Exhibit 1 in double underline, double strike out.

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Ag Reserve Packing Plant Amendment.


 


Name

Description

 

2.A.2

 

Ag Reserve

Institutional

Medical

This proposed amendment would revise the Future Land Use Element to allow medical related uses within an Institutional and Public Facilities future land use designation on a site surrounded by the Bethesda West Hospital located in the Agricultural Reserve Tier.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 9-0 vote at the Feb. 24th Hearing.  There was minimal Board discussion.  COBWRA spoke in support. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Taylor, seconded by Comm. Abrams, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal Board discussion.  Three members of the public spoke regarding all three AGR items on the agenda.  Two spoke in opposition to this amendment and one, the president of COBWRA, spoke in support. 

Changes Since Transmittal:  The first and second bullets of the new text have been combined to clearly indicate that this provision applies only to the subject site.

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Ag Reserve Institutional Medical amendment.

2.B.     Proposed Ag Reserve Related FLUA Amendments

Name

Description

2.B.1

 

Ag Reserve

Boynton

Beach Inst.

(LGA 2012-002)

Current:

Proposed:

Size:

Location:

Special Agriculture (SA) and Agricultural Reserve (AGR)

Institutional & Public Facilities, with alternative SA and AGR (INST/SA and INST/AGR)

4.88 acres

North side of Boynton Beach Blvd, approx. 800 ft. east of SR7

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 9-0 vote at the Feb. 24th Hearing.  The Commission discussed the alternative SA and AGR FLU following COBWRA’s request that these alternative FLUs be removed.  The County Attorney stated that the removal of the SA and AGR would make the existing uses on site non-conforming.  Mr. Lassiter of COBWRA spoke in support of the proposed INST FLU, but against the retention of the alternative FLUs.

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Abrams, seconded by Comm. Taylor, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal Board discussion.  Three members of the public spoke regarding all three AGR items on the agenda.  Two spoke in expressing concern regarding this amendment and one, the president of COBWRA, spoke in support of this amendment, but that if the property ownership changed, that the use should be converted to medical related uses. 

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Future Land Use Atlas for the Ag Reserve Boynton Beach Institutional amendment (LGA 2012-002).

2.C.                 Proposed County Initiated Corrective FLUA Amendment

Name

Description

2.C.1

 

Finnish

American

Rest Home (LGA 2012-005)

Current:

Proposed:

Size:

Location:

Medium Residential, 5 units per acre (MR-5)

Institutional & Public Facilities, with an underlying 12 units per acre (INST/12) with a condition to limit the use to a CLF/nursing home

10.68 acres

South of South Drive and Lake Erie Drive, north Lantana Road

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 10-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Marcus, seconded by Comm. Aaronson, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  One Comm. inquired whether the re-design of the site would be before the Board as part of the Zoning process, and staff stated that it would return but an application had not been submitted.  There was no public comment. 

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Future Land Use Atlas for the Finnish American Rest Home amendment (LGA 2012-005).

 

2.D.                 Proposed Text and Map Series Amendments

Name

Description

 

2.D.1

 

Transfer of Development Rights

This proposed amendment would revise the Future Land Use Element to add an exception from the requirement to use Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) to increase density for projects that propose density up to, but not exceeding, density proposed by the master plan of a neighborhood plan formally received by the BCC.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  The motion added language to require that referenced neighborhood plans are prepared in accordance with FLUE Objective 4.1, Community and Neighborhood Planning.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Abrams, seconded by Aaronson, passed in a 4-2 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing with Comm. Taylor and Burdick dissenting.  A substitute motion for denial by Comm. Burdick, seconded by Comm. Taylor, failed 3-3.  The Board discussed whether this amendment was necessary since the West Lake Worth Road Neighborhood Plan Area could be grandfathered in, and that this amendment could allow areas to establish a plan that could by-pass TDRs and Workforce Housing.  Two members of the public spoke against TDRs.  The Housing Leadership Council spoke in opposition citing the potential ability for projects to by-pass requirements. 

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Transfer of Development Rights amendment.

 

Name

Description

2.D.2

Introduction and Admin. Element Updates

 

This proposed amendment will revise the Introduction & Administration Element to:

·         Reflect recent 2011 legislation by adding an additional planning timeframe, updating Evaluation and Appraisal procedures, and modifying amendment procedures to allow large scale amendments to be accepted more than twice per year if approved by the BCC, 

·         Eliminate redundant and/or outdated text and definitions, and

·         Delete the abbreviations and acronyms section.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in an 11-0 vote at the March 9th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion.  Two members of the public spoke in support of the removal of the Acronym Section and against the removal of the twice per year large scale amendment round limitation.

BCC Action:  Transmit as modified, motion by Comm. Aaronson, seconded by Comm. Marcus, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  The motion included the addition of language to require a super-majority (5-2) vote for the Board to add intake dates for large scale amendment rounds (see Exhibit 1), stemming from Board discussion on how to place criteria or limitations on adding amendment rounds above the standard two rounds per year.  Three members of the public spoke against the removal of the twice per year large scale amendment round limitation, one of which also recommended establishing a Rule 9J-5 based planning guide for the County.

2.D.3

Map Series Updates

 

This proposed amendment would revise and update the following maps in the Comprehensive Plan Map Series:

·         Coastal Resources Map, CM 1.1, to update the information presented based on the most readily available data, and

·         Special Planning Areas Map, LU 3.1, to depict the West Lake Worth Road Neighborhood Plan.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Marcus, seconded by Comm. Aaronson, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Introduction and Administration Element and Map Series amendments.

 


 

Name

Description

2.D.4

Fire Rescue Services Element Updates

 

The proposed amendment, requested by the Fire Rescue Department, were coordinated to make general updates to:

·         Revise the Fire Rescue Services Element to update the Purpose and Existing Conditions section to reflect 2011 conditions with regard to intergovernmental cooperation, funding, staffing and service population,

·         Add a definition for ‘Quint’ to the Introduction and Element (I&A), and

·         Update the Existing & Future Fire Station Locations Map, FR 1.1.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Aaronson, seconded by Comm. Taylor, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

Changes Since Transmittal:  The transmitted version proposed the relocation of definitions from the I&A Element to the Fire-Rescue Element.  Those changes are no longer proposed and have been removed from this amendment.

2.D.5

Library Services Element Updates

 

This proposed amendment would make general updates to:

·         Revise the Library Services Element to adjust levels of service, update dates and timeframes that have expired,

·         Revise the Introduction & Administration Element to delete definitions being added to the Library Services Element, and

·         Update the Palm Beach County Library System Map LS 1.1 in the Map Series.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Aaronson, seconded by Comm. Marcus, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

Changes Since Transmittal:  The transmitted version proposed the relocation of definitions from the I&A Element to the Library Element.  Those changes are no longer proposed and have been removed from this amendment.

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Fire-Rescue Services and Library Services Update amendments.

 


 

Name

Description

2.D.6

Recreation and Open Space Element Updates

 

This proposed amendment would revise the Recreation & Open Space Element to make general updates and to:

·         Revise the level of service for regional, district, and beach parks,

·         Delete the Active and Passive Recreation Facility Tables and data from the Element, to be maintained in supporting documents, 

·         Update Existing Conditions Palm Beach County Parks 1995 Map RO 1.1, and Future Conditions Palm Beach County Parks (1996-2015) Map RO 2.1, and 

·         Revise the Introduction & Administration Element to modify definitions pertaining to Community and District Parks.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  The Commission discussed the proposed decrease in Level of Service and the figures in Table 1.2-1.  No members of the public spoke on the item. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Aaronson, seconded by Comm. Marcus, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion.  Two members of the public spoke against changing the park level of service.  Tim Granowitz, Parks Principal Planner, responded by stating that economic conditions contributed to the change.

Changes Since Transmittal:  The transmitted report proposed to update and relocate text from one area of the Introduction to another, but did not appropriately reflect the proposed change with underline and strike out.  This has been corrected.

2.D.7

Conservation Element Updates

 

This proposed amendment will revise the Conservation Element to make general updates, including removing outdated requirements and making minor revisions to correct typographical errors.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

Changes Since Transmittal:  The transmitted report inadvertently omitted the deletion of a reference to the repealed Rule 9J-5.  This has been corrected.

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Commissioner Marcus seconded by Commissioner Aaronson passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal Board discussion.  One member of public the commented on items unrelated to the amendment.

 


 

2.D.8

Intergov. Coordination Element Updates

 

This proposed amendment would update the Intergovernmental Coordination Element to remove references of the Multi-Jurisdictional Issues Forum.  Additionally, policy numbers referring to other elements would be updated to reflect the correct Objectives and Policies within each element.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Marcus, seconded by Comm. Aaronson, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion.  One member of the public spoke regarding coordination with the SFWMD.

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for Agenda Items # through 2.D.6 through 2.D.8.

 

2.E.      Proposed Transportation Related Amendments

 

Name

Description

2.E.1

Transportation

Element Updates

 

The proposed amendments will revise the Transportation Element to make general updates and to delete obsolete references for consistency with changes to the Florida Statutes and the eliminated Chapter 9J-5 of the Florida Admin. Code.

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval as modified at the hearing, passed in a 12-0 vote at the Feb. 10th Hearing.  The motion included the deletion of Policy 1.9-c (interconnectivity) and adding “Planning Commission” to Policy 1.14-b. The Commission discussed Policy 1.9-c, expressing concern that interconnectivity between certain uses may be compromised by the new wording.   Bill Cross from the Zoning Division stated that interconnectivity requirements have been added to the ULDC with connectivity being required as appropriate.  The Commission determined that the policy had been implemented and was no longer necessary.  There was no public comment.

BCC Action:  Transmit as recommended by the LPA, motion by Comm. Marcus, seconded by Comm. Aaronson, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment.

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for Transportation Element Updates amendment.


 

2.E.2

 

Coastal Residential Exception Area

This proposed amendment would clarify the description of the boundaries of the Coastal Residential Exception Area. 

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 9-0 vote at the Feb. 24th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit as modified, motion by Comm. Aaronson, seconded by Comm. Marcus, passed in a 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  The motion included changes presented by staff at the hearing to clarify the boundaries of the CREA (shown in double underline/double strike out in Exhibit 1).  There was minimal discussion and no public comment.

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Coastal Residential Exception Area amendment.

2.E.3

Riviera Beach CRA TCEA

 

The proposed amendment will revise the Transportation Element to modify the City of Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) Transportation Concurrency Exception Area (TCEA) in order to reflect changes in circumstances and the expiration of some dates.  The changes involve implementation of the following measures: 

·         Revise a provision of the City of Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) that requires a Transit Circulator Service by the year 2007,

·         Delete requirement for the CRA to acquire a rail station site from the year 2010 to a more realistic time frame when the site is actually needed, and

·         Eliminate a requirement to improve the intersection at Blue Heron Blvd/US1. 

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 8-0 vote at the Feb. 24th Hearing.  Staff presented a letter from the City of Riviera Beach in support of the amendment (see Exhibit 3).  The Commission discussed the FEC corridor study and expressed operational concerns over the current intersection of Blue Heron Boulevard and US1.  Scott Evans of the Riviera Beach CRA responded that FDOT will be making intersection improvements in the future. 

BCC Action:  Transmit as modified, motion by Comm. Abrams, seconded by Comm. Marcus, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  The motion included changes presented by staff at the hearing (shown in double underline/double strike out in Exhibit 1).  There was minimal discussion.  One member of the public spoke in opposition to increasing densities in the Coastal High Hazard Area, a subject that was unrelated to this proposed amendment. 

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for Riviera Beach CRA TCEA amendment.

2.E.4

Westgate/ Belvedere Homes CRA TCEA

 

This proposed amendment would modify the Transportation Element to revise a provision for the Westgate-Belvedere Homes Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) Transportation Concurrency Exception Area (TCEA) that requires a Transit Circulator Service by 2010. 

Staff Recommendation:  Adopt

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 8-0 vote at the Feb. 24th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

BCC Action:  Transmit, motion by Comm. Marcus, seconded by Comm. Abrams, passed in a unanimous 6-0 vote (with Comm. Santamaria absent) at the March 28th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

MOTION:

To adopt an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan for the Westgate / Belvedere Homes CRA TCEA amendment.

 

3.         PUBLIC HEARING - AMENDMENT ROUND 12-2 TRANSMITTAL

 

Transmitted amendments will be forwarded to the reviewing agencies under the Expedited State Review Process.

 

3.A.     Proposed Text and Map Series Amendments

 

Name

Description

3.A.1

Historic Preservation Element Updates

 

This proposed amendment would revise the Historic Preservation Element and the Introduction & Administration Element in order to make general updates and to:

·           Revise the Introduction of the Historic Preservation Element to explain the role of cultural resources, their relevance to Palm Beach County, and the economic benefit they provide,

·           Revise the description historic preservation & archaeology functions to reflect current practices,

·           Propose new Objectives and Policies reflecting the many tasks and ongoing roles already performed by the County as recommended by the Historic Resources Review Board at its March 7 and May 17, 2012 meetings,

·           Add the names of historic sites and districts designated by the BCC since August 1999 as depicted on Map Series Map HP 1.1, and

·            Revise the definition of Cultural Resources in the Introduction & Administration Element.

Staff Recommendation:  Approve - Transmit

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 7-0 vote at the June 8th Hearing.  The Commission asked several questions of Planning staff regarding applicability in municipalities and heritage tourism.  No members of the public spoke on the item. 

MOTION:

To transmit the Historic Preservation Element Updates amendment.  

3.A.2

Commercial Low Single Tenant

 

This proposed amendment will modify the Future Land Use Atlas Regulations to exempt a 64.48 acre parcel of land from the development restrictions established for the Commercial Low future land use (FLU) designation, and consequently from the single tenant limitation set forth in the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC).

Staff Recommendation:  Approve - Transmit

LPA Recommendation:  Denial passed in a 5-2 vote at the June 8th Hearing.  The LPA discussed the presence of existing big box commercial within a few miles of the site and expressed concern regarding: setting a precedent that other properties may rely on, that this site had been amended multiple times, that multiple big box stores could develop on the site, and questioned the consistency with Rural Tier Policy 1.4-a regarding compatibility with the scale, mass, intensity of use, height, and character of the community.  Two representatives of the Sluggett property spoke in support. One member of the public spoke in support.  The two members of the public spoke in opposition, including a representative from Fox Trail.

MOTION:

To transmit the Commercial Low Single Tenant amendment.  

 

3.B.     Proposed County Initiated Future Land Use Atlas Amendment

 

Name

Description

3.B.1

 

Hungryland Slough Natural Area Addition

(LGA 2012-010)

 

Request:      RR-10 to CON

Size:            1,669.43  acres (approximately 1,264 parcels)

Location:      South of Bee-Line Highway, south and east of the Pratt Whitney Rd. intersection with Bee-Line.

Justification: This proposed amendment will change the Future Land Use Designation for properties purchased by the County’s Environmental Resources Management Department for the Hungryland Slough Natural Area.

Staff Recommendation:  Approve - Transmit

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 7-0 vote at the June 8th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion.  One member of the public asked a question about the removed density.  Staff responded that the density being removed as a result of this amendment is being retired.

MOTION:

To transmit the Hungryland Slough Natural Area amendment (LGA 2012-010).

 


3.C.     Proposed Transportation Related Amendments

 

Name

Description

3.C.1

 

Congress Avenue TIM and 2020 Map

 

This proposed amendment will modify the Future 2020 Roadway at Number of Lanes Map for consistency with the Palm Beach County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) 2035 Cost Feasible Plan and to modify the Thoroughfare Right of Way Identification Map (TIM) as follows: 

·         Congress Avenue Extension from Park Lane to the Richard Road/ Alternate A1A intersection, to reduce the right of way from 80 feet to 66 feet on the TIM; and

·         Congress Avenue Extension from Northlake Blvd to Alternate A1A, to reduce the number of lanes from 4 to 2 lanes on the 2020 Number of Lanes Map.

Staff Recommendation:  Approve - Transmit

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 7-0 vote at the June 8th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. At the hearing, staff stated that the conceptual alignment of the Congress Avenue Extension reflected in this report was presented to the Board of County Commissioners on April 17, 2012, at which time the BCC unanimously approved the conceptual alignment for this roadway.  Staff indicated that this proposed amendment is consistent with that alignment, and the reduction in ROW and number of lanes will further reduce the need for ROW acquisition while providing for construction of 2/3 lanes roadway cross section that is needed to serve future traffic demands.  

MOTION:

To transmit the Congress Avenue TIM & 2020 Map amendment.  

3.C.2

 

Transportation Map Updates

 

This proposed amendment will revise the Map Series and policies to reflect the latest legislative requirements.  The proposed changes are described below.

·         To delete the following maps that are no longer required: Future 2020 Roadway System and Major Parking Facilities Map TE 2.1, Future 2020 Maintenance Responsibility Of Roads Map TE 4.1, Future 2020 Major Public Transit Generators and Attractors Map TE 5.1, Future 2020 Bicycle Facilities Map TE 10.1, Future 2020 Pedestrian Facilities Map TE 11.1, and Future 2020 Transportation Facilities Critical To Coastal Evacuation Map 12.1;

·         To revise maps: Future 2020 Airport Locations Map TE 7.1, Future 2020 County Airport Clear Zones Map TE 8.1, and Future 2020 Other Airport Clear Zones Map TE 9.1;

·         To revise references to the Bicycle Transportation Maps and Plans in the Future Land Use and Intergovernmental Coordination Elements.

Staff Recommendation:  Approve - Transmit

LPA Recommendation:  Approval passed in a 7-0 vote at the June 8th Hearing.  There was minimal discussion and no public comment. 

MOTION:

To transmit the Transportation Map Updates amendment.  

3.C.3

 

Wellington Medical Arts District CRALLS

 

This proposed amendment will modify several provisions of Medical Arts District (MAD) Constrained Roadway at Lower Level of Service (CRALLS) at the request of City of Wellington and will modify the TCEA and CRALLS Map TE 15.1 to reflect these changes.

Staff Recommendation:  Approve - Transmit

LPA Recommendation:  Approval with modifications as recommended by Staff in Exhibit 1-A passed in a 7-0 vote at the June 8th Hearing.  The LPA recommended that staff continue to work with Wellington staff to resolve issues regarding conditions number 8 (transportation coordinator related) and number 13 (prop share related).  The LPA also discussed the additional mitigation fee (in the amount of 0.5 times the impact fee).  Representatives of three properties within the MAD spoke in opposition to the mitigation fee requirement as they considered it to be a disincentive to the development of the MAD. 

MOTION:

To transmit the Wellington MAD CRALLS amendment.  

 

4.         WORKSHOP – Urban/Suburban Tier

Summary:  This is the third of a series of public workshops requested by the BCC to present the history and evolution of guiding principles, objectives and policies in the Comprehensive Plan. This workshop will summarize information regarding the history of the Urban/Suburban (U/S) Tier, including the portion in the Glades Communities, and is intended to provide context for discussion on policy issues and decisions regarding existing and future land uses.  Although the Tier System applies only to unincorporated County, all but one of the County’s 38 municipalities are located within the U/S Tier.   

5.         COMMENTS BY THE PLANNING DIRECTOR

           

A.        Amendment Round 13-1 Initiation

The purpose of initiation is for the Board to review short summaries and to ‘initiate’ the amendments, authorizing staff to proceed with their review and return with a staff report and recommendation for each amendment at public hearings later in the year. 

 

1.         General Amendments

Summary:  These amendments have been identified by County departments for initiation.

MOTION:  To initiate the proposed General Amendments.

2.         Ag Reserve Traditional Marketplace – Private Amendment Request

Summary:  This amendment has been requested by the agent for the Delray Marketplace Traditional Marketplace (TMD) in the Ag Reserve.  This amendment would add a provision to allow Ag Reserve TMDs to transfer potential density to a separate project (AGR-PUD) within the Ag Reserve.  

MOTION:  Not to initiate the proposed AgR-TMD amendment.

[Above item was withdrawn by applicant on 7/9/12]

 

6.         ADJOURNMENT

 

Be advised that anyone choosing to appeal any action with respect to any matter discussed by the Board of County Commissioners will need a record of the proceedings, and may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

 

 

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