City Council

City of Grand Prairie
Meeting Agenda
City Hall
317 College Street
Grand Prairie, Texas
City Hall - Briefing Room
317 College Street
4:30 PM Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Call to Order
Staff Presentations
1 14-3694 Grand Prairie Fire Department Silver Award from the American Heart
Association
2 14-3668 Improvements to QuikTrip Park - Presented by Tom Hart, City Manager
3 14-3702 CDBG and HOME Program Budgets - Presented by Bill Hills, Housing and
Neighborhood Services Director
4 14-3660 Rain Water Harvesting - Presented by Gina Alley, City Manager's Intern
Agenda Review
Executive Session
The City Council may conduct a closed session pursuant to Chapter 551, Subchapter D of the
Government Code, V.T.C.A., to discuss any of the following:
(1) Section 551.071 “Consultation with Attorney” Tommy Winn and Leland Gjetley v. The City
of Grand Prairie, DC11-08305-J and its appeal.
(2) Section 551.072 “Deliberation Regarding Real Property”
(3) Section 551.074 “Personnel Matters”
(4) Section 551.087 “Deliberations Regarding Economic Development Negotiations”
Recess Meeting
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6:30 PM Council Chambers
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Invocation: Willie Milbry, Pastor, Good Shepherd Church
Pledge of Allegiance to US Flag and to the Texas Flag led by Mayor Pro Tem Giessner
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Presentations
5 14-3661 Officer Mark Calvert Proclamation - Presented by Chief Dye
Officer Mark Calvert Day.pdf Attachments:
6 14-3681 Grand Prairie Police Department/JWA Motorcyle Rodeo Check Presentation to
Special Olympics - Presented by Chief Dye
7 14-3696 Resolution canvassing the May 10, 2014 General and Special Elections
Election Results 5-10-2014 - 2 Attachments:
8 14-3697 Administer Oath of Office to Jorja Clemson, Council Member, District One;
Lila Thorn Council Member, District Three; and Jeff Copeland, Council
Member, Place 7 at large
Consent Agenda
The full agenda has been posted on the city's website, www.gptx.org, for those who may want to
view this agenda in more detail.
9 14-3698 Minutes of the May 6, 2014 Meeting
Council Minutes 05-06-2014 Attachments:
10 14-3688 Final reconciliation on Texas Department of Transportation Project FM1382
Union Pacific Railroad Crossing in the amount of $20,205.91
Statement of Cost from TxDOT
FIS 14-3688.doc
Attachments:
11 14-3689 Professional engineering contract in the Amount of $88,200 with Birkhoff,
Hendricks and Carter, Inc. to develop a facility plan for the Water Utilities
Division Operations Center located at Small Hill and Beltline and approve a 5%
contingency of $4,410, for a total of $92,610
FIS 613.79 Attachments:
12 14-3693 Change Order No. 2 with Pogue Construction for Fire Station No. 1 in the
amount of $91,042
FIS 612.13
Contract Breakdown
Attachments:
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13 14-3695 Professional Design Services Contract with Komatsu Architecture for
renovations to the Council Briefing Room, CMO Suite, and former Finance
Department Offices in the amount of $78,869, and a 5% design contingency in
the amount of $3,943, for a total funding request of $82,812
FIS 614.113
FIS 613.25
Attachments:
14 14-3685 Resolution of the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas to show
support for submitting four (4) projects related to safe access to schools for
federal funding consideration in the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP)
Call for Projects.
15 14-3674 Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend the Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) agreement between the City of Grand Prairie and the
United States Marshals Service (USMS) Northern District of Texas to conduct
enforcement operations by the North Texas Fugitive Task Force by providing
use and access to various services located at the Public Safety Building, 1525
Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052
16 14-3536 Ordinance amending Section 3, Article 5, "Specific Uses," of the Unified
Development Code to provide additional enforcement remedies for Special Use
Permits Conditions
UDC Amendment SUP enforcement.docx Attachments:
17 14-3613 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Crime Tax Fund
fy14 budget amenment for police
Salary Calculations - Crime Tax Budget - FY 2014
Attachments:
18 14-3624 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Baseball Fund and authorize the City
Manager to expend $50,000 for a marketing campaign, $70,000 for the purchase of
egress/ingress infrastructure and abate rental payments at Quik Trip Ballpark
14-3624 FS Baseball Fund 2015 Attachments:
19 14-3664 Ordinance for the abandonment of an unneeded public utility easement at 3023
Pamplona to Orlando Brown and Rhonda Brown
EXHIBIT A FOR 3023 PAMPLONA Attachments:
20 14-3666 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget
and ratification of an emergency purchase to GraTex Utilities Inc. for the repair
of a water main break on the Fort Worth Supply Line at the Trinity River near
the Riverside Golf Course in the amount of $205,000, plus a 5% contingency of
$10,250, for a total of $215,250 for the repair
FIS 614.131 Attachments:
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21 14-3667 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget;
ratify an emergency repair contract to Archer Western Construction Company
for the repair of a 60" Dallas Supply Line Pipeline in the amount of $120,000;
and approve a 5% contingency of $6,000 for a total of $126,000 for the repair
FIs 614.132 Attachments:
22 14-3670 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget
and a contract with KSA Engineers for Design Electrical Improvements in the
amount of $37,500
Fiscal Impact Form - Airport Electrical Design 14-3670 Attachments:
23 14-3675 Ordinance defining the Police Department's authorized positions in each
classification for Fiscal Year 2014, which now totals 252 Civil Service positions
24 14-3683 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget;
Engineering Services Contract with Freese & Nichols, Inc. for Central Park
Water Well #2 in the amount of $36,260, plus a 5% contingency of $1,813, for a
total appropriation of $38,073
FIS 614.135 Attachments:
25 14-3686 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget
for repairs to the retaining wall at the marina in Lynn Creek Park
FIS 14-3686 - Lynn Creek Shoreline Repairs at Marina Attachments:
26 14-3691 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget;
Cost of Issuance for Phase 1 of the Automated Metering Infrastructure System
Project (AMI) in the amount of $134,562.50
FIS 14-3691.doc Attachments:
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Public Hearing Consent Agenda
27 14-3643 S140501 - Site Plan - Mira Lagos East Phase 2 (City Council District 6).
Consider a request to approve a lot consolidation of two contiguous
multi-family residential lots within the same development for the purpose of
development review. The 12.44 acre property, located at 2629 S. Grand
Peninsula Drive, is zoned Planned Development District 298-A (PD-298A) and
is within the Lake Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Daniel Dewey, JBI
Partners, Inc., the applicant is Ben McCaslin, Mira Lagos East Partners Ltd.,
and the owner is Walter Damon, Mira Lagos East Partners Ltd. (On May 5,
2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of 8 to 0
until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Tabled to Council
28 14-3644 S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas Lane (City Council
District 4). Consider a request to approve a site plan for a multi-family
residential development. The 12.28-acre property, located at 2255 Arkansas
Lane, is zoned Planned Development 341 (PD-341) District and is within the
S.H. 161 Overlay District. The agent is Daniel Dewey, JBI Partners, Inc., and
the owner is Kim McCaslin Schlieker, Multi Family Land, LLC. (On May 5,
2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of 8 to 0
until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Tabled to Council
29 14-3645 SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - TRWD (City Council
District 6). Consider a request for approval of a Specific Use Permit and Site
Plan to allow for the construction and operation of water pipeline interconnect
and valve facility that will connect the existing Tarrant Regional Water District
Richland-Chambers pipeling and Cedar Creek pipeline to the proposed 108-inch
Integrated Pipeline (IPL) Project Section 12 pipeline. The property, zoned
Planned Development 322 (PD-322), is located north of State Highway 287 and
east of State Highway 360. The owner/applicant is Kathy Berek, TRWD. (On
May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of
8 to 0 until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Tabled to Council
Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
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30 14-3646 S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments - Highway 360 and Outlet
Parkway (City Council District 4). Consider a request for approval of a Site
Plan for a multi-family residential development. The 17.49 acre property,
located at the NE corner of SH 360 Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned
Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within the SH 360 Corridor Overlay
District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group and the owner
is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning
and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of
8-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Exhibit A - Site Plan.pdf
Exhibit B - Landscape Plan I.pdf
Exhibit C - Landscape Plan II.pdf
Exhibit D - Elevation Plan I.pdf
Exhibit E - Elevation Plan II.pdf
Exhibit F - Operational Plan.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
31 14-3647 S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City Council District 1).
Consider a request to approve a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot
speculative warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at
the southwest corner of the Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is
zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C) for Commercial, Retail, and
Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor Overlay
Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture. (On
May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of
this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Site Plan Package.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Notify.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
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32 14-3648 SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Wendy's at 2964 W.
Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Consider a request for the
approval of a specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a
restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-acre Property, zoned Planned Development
District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and 2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road.
The agent is John Measels, John Thomas Engineering, the applicant is The
Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended
approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Site Plan Package.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
33 14-3649 SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Golden Chick (Equestrian
Lane) (City Council District 6). Consider a request to approve a specific use
permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through.
The 8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned
Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor
Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp. (On
May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of
this request by a vote of 7-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Grand Bank Authorization.pdf
Site Plan Package.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
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34 14-3650 SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Self Storage Facility
(Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Consider a request to approve a
specific use permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The
8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned
Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor
Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp. (On
May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of
this request by a vote of 7-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Grand Bank Authorization.pdf
Combined Exhibits.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
35 14-3651 SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times Square Banquet Room (City
Council District 4). Consider a request for approval of a Specific Use Permit to
operate a large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and
other gatherings of up to 1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II
complex. The property, located at 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light
Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh, LGSW Capital
Investment. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission
recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Exhibit A - Operational Plan.pdf
Exhibit B - Internal Elevations.pdf
Exhibit C - Event Center Floor Plan.pdf
Exhibit D - Asia Times Square Phase II Store Layout.pdf
Exhibit E - Asia Times Square Phase II Parking Layout.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
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36 14-3652 Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd (City Council District 5).
Consider a request to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to
Planned Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property,
located at 1309 S. Belt Line Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The
owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and
Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Exhibit Site Plan.pdf
Exhibit Floor Plan.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
5/5/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
37 14-3577 Z140402 - Zoning Change - Westchester Crossing (City Council District 3).
Consider a request for approval of a zoning change from General Retail (GR)
and Planned Development 242 (PD-242) District to a Planned Development
District. The 16.97-acre property, split-zoned PD-242 and GR, is located at 220
W. Camp Wisdom Road and 5250 S. Carrier Parkway. The agent is Osama
Nashed, ANA Consultants, LLC, the applicant is Robert Shelton, Westchester
Crossing, and the owner is Stephen Webb, DFW Crossing. (On April 7, 2014,
the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by
a vote of 8-0. On April 15, 2014, the City Council tabled this case until the May
20, 2014 meeting.)
PON.pdf
Legal DX 040714.pdf
RRC W3A w Exhibit.pdf
zoning exhibit reduced 040314.pdf
J Swing Exhibit reduced 040314.pdf
Neighborhood Zoning Survey.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 04-07-14.pdf
Notify.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
4/7/14 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
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Mayor Jensen declared a conflict of interest and left during the discussion and
vote on this item.
Jim Hinderaker, Chief City Planner, reviewed Case Z140402. He said this case
includes property at W. Camp Wisdom and Carrier Parkway which has a split
zoning (General Retail and Planned Development 242). He said this site will
have single family residences. There is an existing gas well and they are
proposing to cap the well and fill the existing frac pond and continue use of an
existing cell tower. Mr. Hinderaker showed adjacent uses and photographs of
the site. He indicated this Planned Development would consolidate the current
split zoning. The developer is working to reclaim the well site and the gas
company has filed paperwork which awaits approval by the Railroad
Commission. There is also a cellular tower onsite which requires a 240'
setback. He said the plan meets the requirements of SF-4 zoning with regard to
lot size and width and the buffer. The Concept Plan shows access from both
Carrier Parkway and Camp Wisdom. Mr. Hinderaker said cross hatched areas
on the map indicate J swing lots which can have reduced setbacks. There will
be a 30' landscape buffer on Carrier and Camp Wisdom. The Future Land Use
Plan shows 0-6 density units per acre. The applicant has asked for SF4 Density
which is in conformance with the Land Use Plan. He said the applicant is
asking for appeals on the well capping and the frac pond until after the final the
plat but capping of the well would take place before the plat being recorded.
The applicant also asked for an appeal on the minimum lot size but since they
are coming in at a lower density they are meeting the requirements of SF-4.
Robert Shelton, 9409 Aldridge Court, Fort Worth, said there are approximately
two acres around the cell tower and he would like to put that area in an HOA.
He said they have been asked to join the HOA to the north but have declined
because that is a voluntary HOA and they are not getting much participation.
This area would have a mandatory HOA and would like to keep that as a private
park. The area is already in the Public Improvement District which is
maintaining the perimeter of this area.
Council Member Copeland asked Mr. Shelton what his involvement was with
this project. Mr. Shelton said he was the developer. Mr. Copeland said the
Council Communication indicate the owner is Stephen Webb DFW Crossing.
He asked what or who that was. Mr. Shelton said this is a limited partnership in
a church.
Osama Nashed, 5000 Thompson Terrace, Colleyville, TX, stated he was the
engineer on the project and was present to answer questions.
Susan Read, 508 Edgeview Drive, stated that this item was not presented
directly to the Planning and Zoning Commission. She said there is a
moratorium on the gas well on this property. Ms. Read read a letter that she
wrote to the Army Corps of Engineers and she asked to be included in the
Minutes of the meeting:
"Dear Mr. Hooper,
Thank you for speaking with me today.
As we discussed, please let me know if there has been any communication with
USACE from 1) the City of Grand Prairie; 2) Chesapeake; and/or 3) the
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Railroad Commission of Texas regarding the Plugging of Well 1H at the Corn
Valley Drilling Site located at 210 West Camp Wisdom Road in Grand Prairie.
As you know, this well is currently under the Moratorium and plugging a well
must be considered part of the Moratorium since there was a Workover Rig (In
place as of 3.31.14) and unknown amounts of down-hole pressure were applied
to the wellbore to send the cement and plugs down the hole. RRC in Kilgore, TX
told us on April 10, 2014 that the first plug is at around at 9,400 feet (the kickoff
point). And that there are a total of 3 plugs. The plugging was completed on
April 4, 2014.
We were also told by the RRC that this plugging will not take place on the
horizontal portion of the wellbore, but only on the vertical portion. 200 Ft.
Cast-Iron Plugs were put in place every 3,000 feet and filled in with Cement and
Drilling Mud.
I have attached a document from the National Petroleum Council dated
September 15, 2011 that has informed us as to how plugging a horizontal well
(or any well) has always presented problems. In fact, if you read "The Findings,"
on Page 19, Paragraph 2, it says:
"Most wells are still plugged with cement using methods and materials developed
in the 1970s. Cement additives have improved, but gas channelling and
contaminated cement jobs are still operational issues."
Please refer to Page 12 of the attached Document regarding "Horizontal Wells,"
and the "gravitational effects compared with vertical wells."
Of course, we still have concerns about the potential for creating seismicity so
near the Joe Pool Lake Dam because of this plugging operation. We know of
few instances (if any) where a horizontal well has been plugged that had been
drilled and hydraulically fractured without production. All of that methane,
fracking chemicals and NORM has been released in the Barnett Shale formation
directly under our community with no direct way out." Ms. read said the Corps
had not responded to her letter as of today.
Ms. Read said she has concerns about All American Homes and she did not see
any website on Mr. Shelton's business card. Would like to see more
professionalism from the builder.
Rosemary Reed, 277 Donnie Lane, spoke in opposition to this development. She
said the PID and HOA has some concerns about this project. She explained that
Mr. Shelton misspoke when he said that Westchester wanted his property to be in
their HOA. She said they wanted his property to be in an HOA but not in their
HOA. Ms. Reed said that at the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, Mr.
Shelton said she was undecided but she is not undecided nor is Todd Handock,
Head of HOA, the PID Manager and Clay Newsome, the PID President. She
said the landscape company gave a quick estimate on the two entrances and it
would be an annual cost to the PID of approximately $18,000 not including
electric, water or other maintenance. She said the Westchester PID has had
some financial struggles.
Council Member Copeland asked Susan Read what she sees as a final resolution
for this property. Ms. Read said she thought there was a problem if Council was
looking at a short term solution. She said in the long-term there could be
potential problems with this site. She said some research indicates that fracing
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causes earthquakes. Council Member Copeland asked her if she thought this
should not be a subdivision. Ms. Read replied it should not; it is not neighborly.
She said this site needs to be watched carefully because it is part of the drilling
moratorium with regard to the Joe Pool dam. She said she also had concerns
about the quality of the builder.
Council Member Copeland asked Rosemary Reed if she had concerns that this
should not be a subdivision. Ms. Reed said when she met with Mr. Shelton she
was glad the well was going away so he had the option of retail or residential .
She told him that as long as the city and the Army Corps agreed she would not
be opposed to it. Ms. Reed said she wanted to make sure if it was residential
that the PID would not have an undue burden.
Ms. Rosemary Reed said the PID board had discussed this project and felt retail
would be a better option. She said as long as the city, the Corps and Railroad
Commission would agree on what to do with it she would not be opposed. Ms.
Reed said her biggest concern was making sure if it went residential, that the
PID would not have undue burden. Mr. Copeland asked Ms. Read if she would
rather have residential, a fastfood restaurant, or a convenience store. Ms. Read
said she was more concerned about the future of the capped well and what it
might do and was concerned about people living there. She said it should just
be a green space, but this is not reality, and sometimes you have to look at
long-term effects. Ms. Susan Read said Mr. Shelton made a comment about the
HOA being inactive, but that is not true.
Council Member Shotwell asked Mr. Hinderaker about the waiver of the lot size
requirement. Mr. Hinderaker said the applicant is asking for SF-4 requirements
for lot width. Mr. Shotwell asked Mr. Hinderaker how many lots there were.
Mr. Hinderaker said the concept plan shows 54 lots. Council Member Shotwell
asked Mr. Shelton the approximate sales prices of the homes. Mr. Shelton said
he was a custom home builder and was the developer for this project and would
estimate the prices to be from $200,000-$350,000. Mr. Shotwell commented if
the PID has concerns, the taxable value would determine how much the PID
would receive.
Council Member Swafford asked Mr. Hinderaker what the crosshatchd areas
and shaded areas on the plan indicated. Mr. Hinderaker said the cross-hatched
area indicated reduced front setback with J Swing lots. Mr. Nashed said the
shaded lots are 9,000 sq. ft or bigger. He said 30% of lots have to be more than
9,000 sq. ft.
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38 13-3182 Z131102 - Zoning Change - Mira Lagos PD-298A Amendment (City Council
District 6). Approval of a zoning change from Agriculture (A) District and
Planned Development 298A (PD-298A) District to PD-298A with single family
and townhouse residential uses. The 124-acre property, zoned PD-298A, is
located at the northeast corner of the Charles England Parkway/Arlington Webb
Britton Road intersection and is within the Lake Ridge Overlay District. The
agent is Thomas Juhn, JBI Partners, Inc., the applicant is Ben Luedtke, Hanover
Property Company, and the owner is Robert Morris. (On November 4, 2013, the
Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a
vote of 8-0. On April 15, 2014, the City Council tabled this case to the May 6,
2014 meeting; on May 6, 2014 the City Council tabled this case to the May 20,
2014 meeting.)
PZ DRAFT MINUTES 11-04-13.pdf
PON Map
Applicant Table Request Letter 11-11-13.pdf
Notify.pdf
Attachments:
Legislative History
11/4/13 Planning and Zoning
Commission
Recommended for Adoption
11/19/13 City Council Tabled
3/18/14 City Council Tabled
4/15/14 City Council Tabled
5/6/14 City Council Tabled
Items for Individual Consideration
39 14-3684 Public hearing and ordinance adopting the PY 2014 CDBG and HOME Program
budgets
PY14 Budget Program Summary.doc
PY14 Budget May 7 2014.xlsx
Attachments:
Citizen Comments
Citizens may speak for up to five minutes on any item not on the agenda by completing and
submitting a speaker card.
Adjournment
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Certification
In accordance with Chapter 551, Subchapter C of the Government Code, V.T.C.A, the City
Council agenda was prepared and posted May 16, 2014.

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File #: Version: 1 14-3694 Name: GP Fire Department Silver Award
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On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Grand Prairie Fire Department Silver Award from the American Heart Association
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Title: Improvements to QuikTrip Park - Presented by Tom Hart, City Manager
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Title: CDBG and HOME Program Budgets - Presented by Bill Hills, Housing and Neighborhood Services
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On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Rain Water Harvesting - Presented by Gina Alley, City Manager's Intern
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On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Officer Mark Calvert Proclamation - Presented by Chief Dye
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Title: Grand Prairie Police Department/JWA Motorcyle Rodeo Check Presentation to Special Olympics -
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File #: Version: 1 14-3696 Name: Resolution Canvassing 5-10-2014 Elections
Status: Type: Resolution Presentations
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Title: Resolution canvassing the May 10, 2014 General and Special Elections
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From
Cathy DiMaggio
Title
Resolution canvassing the May 10, 2014 General and Special Elections
Presenter
Cathy DiMaggio, City Secretary
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
Section 67.002 of the Texas Election Code requires that the governing body of a political subdivision shall
canvass an election ordered by that governing body. The period for the official canvass for the May 10, 2014
election is May 13 - 21, 2014.
Financial Consideration
NA
Body
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, CANVASSING THE
VOTES AND DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE MAY 10, 2014 GENERAL
SPECIAL ELECTIONS
WHEREAS , on the 10th day of May, 2014, General and Special Elections were held in the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, with the following on the ballot:
GENERAL ELECTION
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Council Member, District One, for a three-year term
1. Max Coleman
2. Jorja Clemson
Council Member, District Three, for a three-year term
1. Lila Thorn
2. Mike DelBosque
Council Member, Place 7 at large, for a three-year term
1. Jeff Copeland
2. R. J. DiLena
SPECIAL ELECTION
PROPOSITION NUMBER 1
Authorizing the City of Grand Prairie, Texas to provide for the planning, acquisition,
establishment, development, construction, equipment, operation, maintenance and financing of
a venue project within the city of the type described and defined in Section 334.001(4)(D) of and
permitted by Chapter 334, Local Government Code, as amended (the "Act"), designated by
Resolution No. 4677-2014 (the "Resolution") and described in summary form as improvements
and additions to Central Park generally located at the corner of Warrior and State Highway 161S
that are planned for use for providing park and recreation facilities including a recreation center,
indoor and outdoor water park facilities, playground facilities, trails, amphitheaters and other
park and recreation facilities related to the Central Park facilities and related infrastructure as
defined in the Act, and to impose a sales and use tax within the City at a rate of one-fourth of
one percent (0.25%), as authorized by Subchapter D of the Act, which imposition of such sales
and use tax will become effective October 1, 2015 and only after the one-eighth of one percent
(0.125%) sales and use tax that is currently being collected by the City in accordance with
Subchapter D of the Act for the Grand Prairie Senior Recreation Facility Project and the one-
eighth of one percent (0.125%) sales and use tax that is currently being collected by the City in
accordance with Subchapter D of the Act for the Baseball Stadium Project have terminated and
are no longer being collected and will continue until January 1, 2040, unless earlier terminated,
and may be used to fund not more than $75,000,000 principal amount of bonds to fund additions
and improvements to Central Park.
WHEREAS , such elections were duly held and proper return of results made by those officials charged with
the responsibility of holding such elections; and
WHEREAS , the City Council in open session has canvassed such vote and determined that all returns are in
proper order and the election correctly conducted.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
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SECTION 1. THAT for the office of Council Member, District 1:
Max Coleman received 341 votes
Jorja Clemson received 679 votes
Jorja Clemson received a majority of the votes cast and is hereby declared the winner.
SECTION 2. THAT for the office of Council Member, District 3:
Lila Thorn received 838 votes
Mike DelBosque received 378 votes
Lila Thorn received a majority of the votes cast and is hereby declared the winner.
SECTION 3. THAT for the office of Council Member, Place 7 at large:
Jeff Copeland received 3,311 votes
R. J. DiLena received 1,058 votes
Jeff Copeland received a majority of the votes cast and is hereby declared the winner.
SECTION 4. THAT for the Special 1/4 Cent Sales Tax Election:
PROPOSITION NUMBER 1
Authorizing the City of Grand Prairie, Texas to provide for the planning, acquisition,
establishment, development, construction, equipment, operation, maintenance and financing of
a venue project within the city of the type described and defined in Section 334.001(4)(D) of and
permitted by Chapter 334, Local Government Code, as amended (the "Act"), designated by
Resolution No. 4677-2014 (the "Resolution") and described in summary form as improvements
and additions to Central Park generally located at the corner of Warrior and State Highway 161S
that are planned for use for providing park and recreation facilities including a recreation center,
indoor and outdoor water park facilities, playground facilities, trails, amphitheaters and other
park and recreation facilities related to the Central Park facilities and related infrastructure as
defined in the Act, and to impose a sales and use tax within the City at a rate of one-fourth of
one percent (0.25%), as authorized by Subchapter D of the Act, which imposition of such sales
and use tax will become effective October 1, 2015 and only after the one-eighth of one percent
(0.125%) sales and use tax that is currently being collected by the City in accordance with
Subchapter D of the Act for the Grand Prairie Senior Recreation Facility Project and the one-
eighth of one percent (0.125%) sales and use tax that is currently being collected by the City in
accordance with Subchapter D of the Act for the Baseball Stadium Project have terminated and
are no longer being collected and will continue until January 1, 2040, unless earlier terminated,
and may be used to fund not more than $75,000,000 principal amount of bonds to fund additions
and improvements to Central Park.
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Votes FOR 3,485
Votes AGAINST 1,190
The proposition is declared passed.
SECTION 7 . That all election returns from the City voting precincts in which polling took place in the City of
Grand Prairie and pertaining to the City election, the same are made part of this resolution (Exhibit A).
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20
th
DAY OF MAY, 2014.
RESOLUCIÓN DE LA CIUDAD DE GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, DE CONTEO DE
VOTOS Y DECLARACIÓN DE RESULTADOS DE LAS ELECCIONES GENERALES
ESPECIALES DEL 10 DE MAYO DE 2014
CONSIDERANDO QUE , el 10 de mayo de 2014, se celebraron Elecciones Generales Especiales en la Ciudad
de Grand Prairie, Texas, con los siguientes resultados de la votación:
ELECCIÓN GENERAL
Miembro del Consejo, Distrito Uno, para un mandato de tres años
1. Max Coleman
2. Jorja Clemson
Miembro del Consejo, Distrito Tres, para un mandato de tres años
1. Lila Thorn
2. Mike DelBosque
Miembro del Consejo, Puesto 7 en general, para un mandato de tres años
1. Jeff Copeland
2. R. J. DiLena
ELECCIÓN ESPECIAL
PROPUESTA NÚMERO 1
Autorizar a la Ciudad de Grand Prairie, Texas, a establecer la planificación, adquisición,
establecimiento, desarrollo, construcción, equipo, operación, mantenimiento y financiación de
un proyecto de predio dentro de la ciudad del tipo descrito y definido en la Sección 334.001(4)
(D) de y permitido por el Capítulo 334, Código del Gobierno Local, con sus modificaciones (la
"Ley"), designado por la Resolución n.º 4677-2014 (la "Resolución") y descrito en forma
resumida como mejoras y adiciones a Central Park, generalmente ubicado en la esquina de
Warrior y State Highway 161S, y planificado para su uso y para establecer instalaciones de
parque y recreación, incluidos un centro recreativo, instalaciones de parque acuático interiores y
exteriores, instalaciones de patio de juego, senderos, anfiteatros y otras instalaciones de parque y
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exteriores, instalaciones de patio de juego, senderos, anfiteatros y otras instalaciones de parque y
recreación relacionadas con las instalaciones de Central Park y la infraestructura relacionada
definida en la Ley, e imponer un impuesto sobre las ventas y el uso dentro de la Ciudad a una
tasa que no exceda de un cuarto del uno por ciento (0.25%), según lo autorizado por el
Subcapítulo D de la Ley, cuya imposición de dicho impuesto tendrá vigencia a partir del 1 de
octubre de 2015 y solo después del octavo del uno por ciento (0.125%) del impuesto sobre las
ventas y uso que cobra actualmente la Ciudad de acuerdo con el Subcapítulo D de la Ley para el
Proyecto de Establecimiento de Recreación Sénior de Grand Prairie y un octavo del uno por
ciento (0.125%) del impuesto sobre las ventas y uso que cobra actualmente la Ciudad de acuerdo
con el Subcapítulo D de la Ley para el Proyecto de Estadio de Béisbol han terminado y ya no se
cobrarán, y continuará hasta el 1 de enero de 2040, a menos que finalice antes, y puede utilizarse
para financiar no más de $75,000,000 de capital en bonos para financiar adiciones y mejoras a
Central Park.
CONSIDERANDO QUE , tales elecciones se celebraron debidamente y que se realizó correctamente el
informe de los resultados mediante los funcionarios que asumieron la responsabilidad de celebrar dichas
elecciones; y
CONSIDERANDO QUE , el Consejo Municipal en sesión abierta ha realizado el conteo de dichos votos y
ha determinado que todos los informes se ajustan a regla y que la elección se llevó a cabo correctamente.
POR LO TANTO, EL CONSEJO MUNICIPAL DE LA CIUDAD DE GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
DETERMINA LO SIGUIENTE:
SECCIÓN 1. QUE para el cargo de Miembro del Consejo, Distrito 1:
Max Coleman obtuvo 341 votos
Jorja Clemson obtuvo 679 votos
Jorja Clemson obtuvo la mayoría de los votos emitidos y, por la presente, es declarado ganador.
SECCIÓN 2. QUE para el cargo de Miembro del Consejo, Distrito 3:
Lila Thorn obtuvo 838 votos
Mike DelBosque obtuvo 378 votos
Lila Thorn obtuvo la mayoría de los votos emitidos y, por la presente, es declarado ganador.
SECCIÓN 3. QUE para el cargo de Miembro del Consejo, Puesto 7 en general:
Jeff Copeland obtuvo 3,311votos
R. J. DiLena obtuvo 1,058 votos
Jeff Copeland obtuvo la mayoría de los votos emitidos y, por la presente, es declarado ganador.
SECCIÓN 4. QUE para la Elección Especial sobre el Impuesto sobre las Ventas de 1/4 del uno por ciento:
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PROPUESTA NÚMERO 1
Autorizar a la Ciudad de Grand Prairie, Texas, a establecer la planificación, adquisición,
establecimiento, desarrollo, construcción, equipo, operación, mantenimiento y financiación de
un proyecto de predio dentro de la ciudad del tipo descrito y definido en la Sección 334.001(4)
(D) de y permitido por el Capítulo 334, Código del Gobierno Local, con sus modificaciones (la
"Ley"), designado por la Resolución n.º 4677-2014 (la "Resolución") y descrito en forma
resumida como mejoras y adiciones a Central Park, generalmente ubicado en la esquina de
Warrior y State Highway 161S, y planificado para su uso y para establecer instalaciones de
parque y recreación, incluidos un centro recreativo, instalaciones de parque acuático interiores y
exteriores, instalaciones de patio de juego, senderos, anfiteatros y otras instalaciones de parque y
recreación relacionadas con las instalaciones de Central Park y la infraestructura relacionada
definida en la Ley, e imponer un impuesto sobre las ventas y el uso dentro de la Ciudad a una
tasa que no exceda de un cuarto del uno por ciento (0.25%), según lo autorizado por el
Subcapítulo D de la Ley, cuya imposición de dicho impuesto tendrá vigencia a partir del 1 de
octubre de 2015 y solo después del octavo del uno por ciento (0.125%) del impuesto sobre las
ventas y uso que cobra actualmente la Ciudad de acuerdo con el Subcapítulo D de la Ley para el
Proyecto de Establecimiento de Recreación Sénior de Grand Prairie y un octavo del uno por
ciento (0.125%) del impuesto sobre las ventas y uso que cobra actualmente la Ciudad de acuerdo
con el Subcapítulo D de la Ley para el Proyecto de Estadio de Béisbol han terminado y ya no se
cobrarán, y continuará hasta el 1 de enero de 2040, a menos que finalice antes, y puede utilizarse
para financiar no más de $75,000,000 de capital en bonos para financiar adiciones y mejoras a
Central Park.
Votos A FAVOR 3,485
Votos EN CONTRA 1,190
La propuesta se declara aprobada.
SECCIÓN 7 . Que todos los informes de la elección provenientes de los distritos electorales de la Ciudad en
los cuales se llevaron a cabo las elecciones en la Ciudad de Grand Prairie y concernientes a las elecciones de la
Ciudad, los mismos forman parte de esta resolución (Anexo A).
FIRMADA Y APROBADA POR EL CONSEJO MUNICIPAL DE LA CIUDAD DE GRAND PRAIRIE,
TEXAS,
A LOS 20
DÍAS DEL MES DE MAYO DE 2014.
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MAY 10, 2014 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS
Park Sales Tax EARLY EARLY LARSON UAW ANNA STARRETT EISEN- HOUS CROSS- TRAVIS LBJ ARNOLD RAY ZAVALA GARNER REAGAN BOWIE C.T. MILAM F.S. #8 DANIELS TRUMAN LAKE ELLIS CO TOTALS %
DAL TAR #276 DAULTON HOWER TON WINDS M.S. BURN M.S. REC. RIDGE 101
FOR
1,557 503 92 20 95 176 103 22 32 34 46 74 103 210 66 89 30 26 40 20 15 122 10 0 3,485 75%
AGAINST
511 159 76 8 20 44 90 8 14 6 18 28 21 52 25 35 8 4 7 7 8 29 12 0 1190 25%
TOTALS
2,068 662 168 28 115 220 193 30 46 40 64 102 124 262 91 124 38 30 47 27 23 151 22 0 4,675 100%
Council Member EARLY EARLY LARSON UAW ANNA STARRETT EISEN- HOUS CROSS- TRAVIS LBJ ARNOLD RAY ZAVALA GARNER REAGAN BOWIE C.T. MILAM F.S. #8 DANIELS TRUMAN LAKE ELLIS CO TOTALS %
District 1 DAL TAR #276 DAULTON HOWER TON WINDS M.S. BURN M.S. REC. RIDGE 101
Clemson, Jorja 270 145 111 5 123 0 12 13 679
67%
Coleman, Max 127 66 52 5 67 0 14 10 341
33%
TOTALS 397 211 163 10 0 0 190 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 23 0 0 0 1020
100%
Council Member EARLY EARLY LARSON UAW ANNA STARRETT EISEN- HOUS CROSS- TRAVIS LBJ ARNOLD RAY ZAVALA GARNER REAGAN BOWIE C.T. MILAM F.S. #8 DANIELS TRUMAN LAKE ELLIS CO TOTALS %
District 3 DAL TAR #276 DAULTON HOWER TON WINDS M.S. BURN M.S. REC. RIDGE 101
Lila Thorn
526 11 23 75 67 53 83 838 69%
DelBosque, Mike
197 6 14 43 45 34 39 378 31%
TOTALS
723 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 37 118 112 87 122 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1216 100%
Council Member EARLY EARLY LARSON UAW ANNA STARRETT EISEN- HOUS CROSS- TRAVIS LBJ ARNOLD RAY ZAVALA GARNER REAGAN BOWIE C.T. MILAM F.S. #8 DANIELS TRUMAN LAKE ELLIS CO TOTALS %
Place 7
DAL TAR #276 DAULTON HOWER TON WINDS M.S. BURN M.S. REC. RIDGE 101
Copeland, Jeff
1552 471 107 14 78 153 125 22 36 26 34 67 76 174 59 81 31 24 40 17 16 103 5 0
3311 76%
DiLena, R.J.
439 142 38 10 24 43 50 4 8 9 24 25 38 63 26 37 4 4 4 6 7 36 17 0
1058 24%
TOTALS
1991 613 145 24 102 196 175 26 44 35 58 92 114 237 85 118 35 28 44 23 23 139 22 0 4369 100%
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File #: Version: 1 14-3697 Name: Oath(s) of Office
Status: Type: Presentation Presentations
File created: In control: 5/10/2014 City Secretary
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Administer Oath of Office to Jorja Clemson, Council Member, District One; Lila Thorn Council
Member, District Three; and Jeff Copeland, Council Member, Place 7 at large
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Title
Administer Oath of Office to Jorja Clemson, Council Member, District One; Lila Thorn Council Member,
District Three; and Jeff Copeland, Council Member, Place 7 at large
Presenter
Cathy DiMaggio, City Secretary
Recommended Action
Administer Oath
Analysis
Following the official canvass of votes from the May 10, 2014 General Election, the oath of office will be
administered to:
Jorja Clemson, Council Member District 1
Lila Thorn, Council Member District 3
Jeff Copeland, Council Member Place 7 at large
"I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the dutes of the office of _____________, City of Grand
Prairie, and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution and laws of the United
States and of this State, so help me God."
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File #: Version: 1 14-3698 Name: Minutes of the May 6, 2014 Meeting
Status: Type: Agenda Item Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/10/2014 City Secretary
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Minutes of the May 6, 2014 Meeting
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Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
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Title
Minutes of the May 6, 2014 Meeting
Presenter
Cathy DiMaggio, City Secretary
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
Minutes are attached.
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City Council
5:00 PM
City Hall - Briefing Room
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Call to Order
Mayor Jensen called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.
Mayor Ron Jensen
Mayor Pro Tem Greg Giessner
Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Richard Fregoe
Council Member Jorja Clemson
Council Member Jeff Copeland
Council Member Tony Shotwell
Council Member Jim Swafford
Council Member Lila Thorn
Council Member Jeff Wooldridge
Present 9 -
Council Member Copeland was not present at the 5:00 p.m. portion of the meeting,
but was present at the 6:30 p.m. portion of the meeting.
Staff Presentations
1 Atmos Gas Rate Increase - Presented by Andy White, Assistant to City
Manager for Special Projects
Andy White, Assistant to the City Manager, presented the rate increase request from
Atmos Energy. He said the increase would amount to $2.02 to each residential
customer and rates would go into effect in June. He said Atmos is requesting the
increase to recover capital expenses; O&M expenses; return on investments set by
the Railroad Commission; and usage charges. Mr. White said Grand Prairie is a
member of the ACSC Coalition of 164 cities in Texas. The coalition utilizes the Rate
Review Management Process to negotiate rate increases. The current contract will
end June 1, 2017.
Mr. White said the reasons for requesting denial of the increase include: 1) Excessive
bonuses for managers and executives; 2) Classification of expense items for
customer services computer system improvement; and 3) The Railroad Commission
Gas Reliability Infrastructure Process guidelines were not followed.
Mayor Jensen noted that just because the Council votes to deny the increase, the
Railroad Commission could still grant the increase. Mayor Pro Tem Giessner asked if
Atmos could charge more than the $45 million they asked for. Mr. White said Atmos
asked for $57 million initially. He said Atmos will go to the RailRoad Commission and
ask for $45 million. Mayor Jensen said Atmos is given a guaranteed rate of return.
Tom Hart, City Manager, said Grand Prairie has made a policy decision where we
feel there is strength in numbers and we normally follow the ACSC recommendation.
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He said they have topflight legal and financial advisors. This puts us in a position that
we sometimes have to vote for a rate increase. Mr. White said the city has an option
to opt out of the participation in the ACSC, but you would need to negotiate on your
own.
Council Member Shotwell said this is the first time that the Atmos rate increase has
been looked at by the Railroad Commission instead of the PUC. He said the city may
get a better rate from the elected body (Railroad Commission) versus the PUC which
is appointed. Mr. White said the head of the Railroad commission is pro-utility and he
is going out in July and he might grant the Atmos request . Therefore, we need to get
our position clearly stated to the Railroad Commission. Council Member Shotwell
commented that two or three years ago Atmos got a huge increase to replace old
metal gas lines and that has not been used properly. Mayor Pro Tem Giessner said it
appears we are just trying to hold the rate increase down as low as possible because
there will be an increase inevitably.
Council Member Shotwell said he read in the newspaper today that the City of Dallas
(they are not part of the coalition) agreed to a $2.03 increase. Mr. Hart said the city
is currently buying aggregate power through TCAPP as a group to get a better rate.
That has a benefit to the city long-term and there is strength in numbers.
Presented
Agenda Review
Bill Crolley, Planning Director, asked to table Item 22 Zoning Case Z131102, until the
May 20, 2014 Meeting.
Executive Session
There was no executive session.
Recess Meeting
Mayor Jensen recessed the meeting at 5:20 p.m.
______________________________________________
6:30 PM Council Chambers
______________________________________________
Mayor Jensen reconvened the meeting at 6:30 p.m.
The Invocation was given by Pastor Kathi Johnson, Our Redeemer Lutheran
Church. The Pledge of Allegiance to US Flag and to the Texas Flag was led by
Council Member Jim Swafford.
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2 Employee of the Month - Robert Meyers, Budget Department
Kathleen Mercer, Budget Director, introduced Robert Meyers, Employee of the Month
for May. Tom Hart, City Manager, presented Mr. Meyers with an engraved clock and
thanked him for his dedication to the city.
Presented
3 Certificate of Appreciation - Hector Montoya & Firefighters
Council Member Clemson presented a certificate of appreciation to Hector Montoya,
honoring him for initiating a program to distribute fire detectors to those in need.
Presented
4 Heterotaxy Syndrome Awareness Day - Presented to Czarina Hounsel
Mayor Pro Tem Giessner read a proclamation for Heterotaxy Syndrome Awareness
Day and presented it to the Hounsel family.
Presented
Consent Agenda
Mayor Pro Tem Giessner moved, seconded by Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Fregoe,
to approve Items 5 through 21 on the Consent Agenda. The motion carried
unanimously.
5 Minutes of the April 15, 2014 Meeting
Approved on the Consent Agenda
6 Price agreement for pool chemicals from Leslie’s Poolmart, DCC, Inc and
Sunbelt Pools through a national inter-local agreement with Buyboard at an
estimated annual cost of $35,000 for one year with the option to renew for ----
two (2) additional one year periods totaling $105,000 if all extensions are
exercised; and uthorize the City Manager to execute the renewal options with
aggregate price fluctuations of the lesser of up to $50,000 or 25% of the
original maximum price so long as sufficient funding is appropriated by the
City Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the renewal terms
Approved on the Consent Agenda
7 Price agreement for irrigation repair from Grey Construction ($20,000
annually) and secondary to Denali Construction for one year with the option
to renew for ----four additional one year periods totaling $100,000 if all
extensions are exercised; and uthorize the City Manager to execute the
renewal options with aggregate price fluctuations of the lesser of up to
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$50,000 or 25% of the original maximum price so long as sufficient funding
is appropriated by the City Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the
renewal terms
Approved on the Consent Agenda
8 Price agreement for ground maintenance material from Turf Materials
($111,317), Lowery Sand & Gravel (82,996), and Texas Sand & Gravel
(69,000) and secondary to Texas Sand & Gravel, Lowery Sand & Gravel, and
Texas Sports Sands, Inc. for one year with the option to renew for four
additional one year periods totaling $1,316,565 if all extensions are exercised;
and uthorize the City Manager to execute the renewal options with aggregate
price fluctuations of the lesser of up to $50,000 or 25% of the original
maximum price so long as sufficient funding is appropriated by the City
Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the renewal terms
Approved on the Consent Agenda
9 Price agreement for fire hydrant and valve parts stock from HD Supply
Waterworks, LTD ($25,000 annually)-sole bidder for one year with the option
to renew for four additional one year periods totaling $125,000, if all
extensions are exercised; and authorize the City Manager to execute the
renewal options with aggregate price fluctuations of the lesser of up to
$50,000 or 25% of the original maximum price so long as sufficient funding
is appropriated by the City Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the
renewal terms
Approved on the Consent Agenda
10 Price agreement for electrical services for Water/Wastewater sites with
George-McKenna Electrical Contractors, Inc ($45,440 annually) through a
Master Interlocal Agreement with City of Irving for one year with the option
to renew for ----one additional one year period totaling $90,880 if extension is
exercised; and authorize the City Manager to execute the renewal option with
aggregate price fluctuations of the lesser of up to $50,000 or 25% of the
original maximum price so long as sufficient funding is appropriated by the
City Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the renewal term
Approved on the Consent Agenda
11 Price agreement for street sweeping services from Sweeping Services of Texas
($65,466 annually) for one year with the option to renew for four additional
one year periods totaling $327,332 if all extensions are exercised; and
authorize the City Manager to execute the renewal options with aggregate
price fluctuations of the lesser of up to $50,000 or 25% of the original
maximum price so long as sufficient funding is appropriated by the City
Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the renewal terms.
Approved on the Consent Agenda
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12 Price agreement for full service glass, mirror and window tint installation and
repair services from City Glass and Mirror ($55,000 annually for one year
with the option to renew for ----four (4) additional one year periods totaling
$275,000 if all extensions are exercised; and authorize the City Manager to
execute the renewal options with aggregate price fluctuations of the lesser of
up to $50,000 or 25% of the original maximum price so long as sufficient
funding is appropriated by the City Council to satisfy the City’s obligation
during the renewal terms.
Approved on the Consent Agenda
13 Contract for veterinary services with Relief Services for Veterinary
Practitioners (RSVP) in the amount of $67,500 annually, for one year with the
option to renew for four additional one year periods, totaling $337,500 if all
extensions are exercised, and authorize the City Manager to execute the
renewal options with aggregate price fluctuations of the lesser of up to
$50,000 or 25% of the original maximum price so long as sufficient funding
is appropriated by the City Council to satisfy the City’s obligation during the
renewal terms
Approved on the Consent Agenda
14 Interlocal agreement with Dallas County Flood Control District #1 for joint
submittal of the Storm Water Management Program to the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
Approved on the Consent Agenda
15 Final Change Order/Amendment No. 10 in the net negative amount of
($30,490) with Barson Utilities, Inc for FY 2011/2012 I & I Replacement
Improvements
Approved on the Consent Agenda
16 Final Reconciliation Change Order/Amendment No. 17 with Barson Utilities
for FY 2011/2012 Wastewater Replacements in the net negative amount of
($26,478.75)
Approved on the Consent Agenda
17 Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Local Project
Advanced Funding Agreement (LPAFA) with TXDOT for installation of
CCTV cameras at SH 360 Northbound and Southbound Frontage Roads and
Camp Wisdom Road.
Adopted
Enactment No: RES 4691-2014
18 Resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for a grant from the Texas
Department of Transportation 2014 Memorial Day Click It or Ticket (CIOT)
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Mobilization for the enforcement of safety belt and child safety seat laws in
the amount of $4,950.97.
Adopted
Enactment No: RES 4692-2014
19 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget
and authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the North
Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) for Signal Timing
Optimization of 94 traffic signals for total project cost of $520,102 of which
$416,082 is COG, $55,330 is State funded and $48,690 is the City match.
Adopted
Enactment No: ORD 9695-2014
20 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital and Lending Reserve Fund for
the Library System to buy hard-bound and e-books for the Children’s section
in both English and Spanish
Adopted
Enactment No: ORD 9696-2014
21 Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects
Budget; Amendment/Change Order No. 3 with Gra-Tex Utilities FY
2011/2012 Water Replacements in the amount of $53,114
Adopted
Enactment No: ORD 9697-2014
Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
22 Z131102 - Zoning Change - Mira Lagos PD-298A Amendment (City Council
District 6). Approval of a zoning change from Agriculture (A) District and
Planned Development 298A (PD-298A) District to PD-298A with single
family and townhouse residential uses. The 124-acre property, zoned
PD-298A, is located at the northeast corner of the Charles England
Parkway/Arlington Webb Britton Road intersection and is within the Lake
Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Thomas Juhn, JBI Partners, Inc., the
applicant is Ben Luedtke, Hanover Property Company, and the owner is
Robert Morris. (On November 4, 2013, the Planning and Zoning Commission
recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0. On April 15, 2014,
the City Council tabled this case to the May 6, 2014 meeting; on May 6, 2014
the City Council tabled this case to the May 20, 2014 meeting.)
Council Member Wooldridge moved, seconded by Council Member Thorn, to
close the public hearing and table Case Z131102 until the May 20, 2014
meeting. The motion carried unanimously.
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Ayes: Mayor Ron Jensen; Mayor Pro Tem Greg Giessner; Deputy Mayor Pro
Tem Richard Fregoe; Council Member Jorja Clemson; Council Member
Jeff Copeland; Council Member Tony Shotwell; Council Member Jim
Swafford; Council Member Lila Thorn and Council Member Jeff
Wooldridge
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Items for Individual Consideration
23 Public Hearing and Standards of Care Ordinance for 2014 After School
Programs and Summer Camps
Danny Boykin, Parks and Recreation Manager, stated the State law requires the
adoption of standards of care for the city's recreation centers, summer camps and
other recreation programs.
Council Member Shotwell moved, seconded by Council Member Clemson, to
adopt the Standards of Care ordinance. The motion carried unanimously.
Ayes: Mayor Ron Jensen; Mayor Pro Tem Greg Giessner; Deputy Mayor Pro
Tem Richard Fregoe; Council Member Jorja Clemson; Council Member
Jeff Copeland; Council Member Tony Shotwell; Council Member Jim
Swafford; Council Member Lila Thorn and Council Member Jeff
Wooldridge
9 -
Enactment No: ORD 9698-2014
24 Resolution Denying Atmos Mid-Tex's Proposed Rate Increase
Mayor Jensen noted that the Atmos rate increase request had been discussed at
length earlier in the briefing session and that Atmos has a contract where they are
guaranteed a rate of return. He said the City Council could vote "no" for any increase
requests, but the PUC in the past could dictate the rate. Mayor Jensen said Grand
Prairie belongs to a consortium of 164 Texas cities and that consortium is
recommending that participating deny the rate increase because they felt the
increase was too high. The Railroad Commission is an elected body and they may
listen to the 164 cities and their recommended rate.
Council Member Shotwell moved, seconded by Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Fregoe,
to adopt a resolution denying the Atmos Energy rate request. The motion
carried unanimously.
Ayes: Mayor Ron Jensen; Mayor Pro Tem Greg Giessner; Deputy Mayor Pro
Tem Richard Fregoe; Council Member Jorja Clemson; Council Member
Jeff Copeland; Council Member Tony Shotwell; Council Member Jim
Swafford; Council Member Lila Thorn and Council Member Jeff
Wooldridge
9 -
Enactment No: RES 4693-2014
Citizen Comments
Larry Payne, 4416 Crane Drive, asked for assistance from the city for an abandoned
property at 4408 Crand Drive. Mr. Payne presented photographs of the deterioration
of the property and high grass and weeds.
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Adjournment
Mayor Jensen adjourned the meeting at 7:20 p.m.
The foregoing minutes were approved at the May 20, 2014 Meeting.
________________________________________
Catherine E. DiMaggio, City Secretary
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3688 Name: Final Reconciliation TxDOT CSJ: 1047-03-049
FM1382 Union Pacific RR Crossing
Status: Type: Agenda Item Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/7/2014 Engineering
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Final reconciliation on Texas Department of Transportation Project FM1382 Union Pacific Railroad
Crossing in the amount of $20,205.91
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Statement of Cost from TxDOT
FIS 14-3688.pdf
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Final reconciliation on Texas Department of Transportation Project FM1382 Union Pacific Railroad Crossing
in the amount of $20,205.91
Presenter
Jim Sparks, Director of Transportation
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The Union Pacific Railroad Crossing at FM1382 project has been completed in accordance with the terms of
the Local Project Advance Funding Agreement, executed on October 26, 2004, and amended on September 19,
2005, between the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the City of Grand Prairie.
A final audit of the project revealed additional funds are due from the City to TxDOT in the amount of
$20,205.91. Initially, the City paid a total of $365,016.51 to TxDOT for its estimated funding share associated
with the project. The City's total project cost at final accounting is $385,222.42, leaving a deficit of
$20,205.91. The Financial Statement of Cost describes the project charges and payments.
Financial Consideration
The additional $20,205.91 is requested to be reclassified from Streets Capital Project Fund (400192) WO
#01205703 FY12 High Accidents to Grant Fund (300596) ENH1 -Beltline Overpass for final reconciliation of
TxDOT Project CSJ: 1047-03-049 FM1382 Union Pacific Railroad Crossing.
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Project Title: FY12 High Accident Department: Transporation
Project Manager Jim Sparks Vendor No/Name TxDOT
V4309
Expenditure Amount: $20,206 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
60520 Minor Equip $6,003 $6,003
61039 Prof Services $172,450 $172,450

63030 Streets, Road Main $1,125 $1,125
63115 Roadway Mark Maint $3,400 $3,400
63125 Traffic Sig Maint $9,880 $9,880
68513 Traffic Sig Equip $187,690 $187,690
68540 Construction $419,096 $419,096
69915 Labor Dist $83,500
90075 Tr to Grant $20,206 $20,206
TOTAL $903,350 $0 $0 $819,850
Explanation of Cost Differences:
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AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $903,350
Current Approp. $0
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $819,850
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File #: Version: 1 14-3689 Name: Professional Engineering Contract in the Amount of
$88,200 plus a contingency of $4,410 for a total of
$92,610 to Brikhoff, Hendricks and Carter, Inc. to
develop a Facility Plan for the Water Utilities at
Small Hill & Beltline.
Status: Type: Agenda Item Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/8/2014 Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Professional engineering contract in the Amount of $88,200 with Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, Inc.
to develop a facility plan for the Water Utilities Division Operations Center located at Small Hill and
Beltline and approve a 5% contingency of $4,410, for a total of $92,610
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 613.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Ron McCuller
Title
Professional engineering contract in the Amount of $88,200 with Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, Inc. to
develop a facility plan for the Water Utilities Division Operations Center located at Small Hill and Beltline and
approve a 5% contingency of $4,410, for a total of $92,610
Presenter
Ron McCuller, Public Works Director
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The Water Utilities Facility at Small Hill and Beltline has evolved over the years without any organized
planning. Currently the utilization of space is inefficient resulting in overcrowding, safety concerns, and
interfering with operational efficiency.
This contract will provide a study to better organize the facility and analyze potential construction requirements
and costs to recover some of the City owned property to the west that is currently impaired by a drainage ditch.
Financial Consideration
Funding in the amount of $92,610 is available in the Water Capital Projects Fund (500592) WO #01307903
(Building Infrastructure WTER).
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Project Title: FY13 Bldg Infrastructure Department: Public Works
Project Manager Ron McCuller Vendor No/Name Birhoff Hendricks and Carter

Expenditure Amount: $92,610 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
68540 Construction $200,000 $200,000
$0

$0

$0

$0
$0

$0
TOTAL $200,000 $0 $0 $200,000
Explanation of Cost Differences:
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AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $200,000
Current Approp. $0
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $200,000
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File #: Version: 1 14-3693 Name: Change Order No. 2 with Pogue Construction for
Fire Station No. 1 in the amount of $91,042.00.
Status: Type: Agenda Item Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/9/2014 Engineering
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Change Order No. 2 with Pogue Construction for Fire Station No. 1 in the amount of $91,042
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 612.pdf
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Change Order No. 2 with Pogue Construction for Fire Station No. 1 in the amount of $91,042
Presenter
Marshall Warder, Facilities Construction Manager
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
On November 19, 2013, Council approved a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) construction contract with
Pogue Construction in the amount of $3,856,295 for a new Fire Station No. 1 replacement facility, and
approved a 5% contingency in the amount of $192,815 . Since the contract award, various pricing proposal
items have been requested of the Contractor for RFP purposes. At this time City staff is requesting Council
approval of Change Order No. 2, which is a compilation of RFP Nos. 1 through 5 that have been requested of
and received from the Contractor to date.
RFP No. 1 in the amount of $1,186 provides for Apparatus Bay floor slope and trench drain modifications,
shower stall floor slab recess modifications, and the pier foundation to accommodate the public art tower at the
east end of the site.
RFP No. 2 in the amount of $660 provides for sawed control joints in the floor slab that were not included in
the original drawings.
RFP No. 3 in the amount of $45,803 provides for change from garage style overhead doors to four-fold rapid
opening doors on the south elevation (exiting side) of the Station apparatus bays as requested by FD
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administrative personnel, exterior electrical lighting enhancements for the Main Street side of the facility,
necessary electrical service runs for control of personnel parking security gates, and masonry and cast
stonework detailing enhancements along the front face of the building.
RFP No. 4 in the amount of $35,295 provides for new parking lot lighting, foundation bases, and underground
wiring service, installation of bullet proof glass at the front entry foyer to the Station, masonry screen wall
modifications at the dumpster/emergency generator/pad mounted transformer grouping, and a taller U.S.
flagpole placement in the three flagpole setting.
RFP No. 5 in the amount of $8,098 provides for inclusion of security swipe card door and parking gate access
that will be provided by DSS as a sub-contractor under Pogue’s contract along with door hardware and door
frame modifications in conjunction with the DSS installations.
As a clarification relative to RFP No. 4, no parking lot lighting was originally anticipated because standard
street lighting along Main Street was available, though the City had requested that the light poles be powered
by underground electrical service to improve aesthetic appearance. Parking lights became a necessity because
TxDot and Oncor could not come to an agreement regarding the type of underground wiring. Oncor standards
conflict with the type of wiring that TxDot will allow within its ROW. This change order cost would originally
have been offset by the direct cost of having Oncor provide the underground wiring services and installing the
new street lights.
Financial Consideration
Funding in the amount of $91,042 is available in project contingency in Fire Capital Projects Fund (400591)
WO#01201301-03 (Relocation of Station 1) Contract C13089 Pogue Construction Contingency.
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Planning and
Project Title: Relocation of Station 1 Department: Development
Project Manager Marshall Warder Vendor No/Name Pogue Construction
V19497 C13089
Expenditure Amount: $91,042 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
61065 Contractural Srv $12,000 $12,000
61205 Environmental $84,205 $84,205
61210 Demolition/Asbest $57,495 $57,495
61360 Legal Services $121 $121
61405 Survey/Studies $7,350 $7,350
61575 Public Information $8,500 $8,500
62027 Utility Cost $2,786 $2,786
68090 Land Purchase $248,974 $248,974
68201 Building Purchase $239,040 $239,040
68540 Eng-Design $432,381 $432,381
68080 Art $50,000 $50,000
68290 Office Furn/Equip $190,000 $190,000

68540 Construction $4,367,148 $4,367,148
TOTAL $5,700,000 $0 $0 $5,700,000
Explanation of Cost Differences:
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AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $5,700,000
Current Approp. $0
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $5,700,000
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File #: Version: 1 14-3695 Name: Professional Design Services Contract with
Komatsu Architecture for Renovations to the
Council Briefing Room, CMO Suite, and former
Finance Department Offices in the amount of
$78,869, plus a 5% design contingency in the
amount of $3,943 for a total fundi
Status: Type: Agenda Item Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/9/2014 Engineering
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Professional Design Services Contract with Komatsu Architecture for renovations to the Council
Briefing Room, CMO Suite, and former Finance Department Offices in the amount of $78,869, and a
5% design contingency in the amount of $3,943, for a total funding request of $82,812
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 614.pdf
FIS 613.pdf
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Professional Design Services Contract with Komatsu Architecture for renovations to the Council Briefing
Room, CMO Suite, and former Finance Department Offices in the amount of $78,869, and a 5% design
contingency in the amount of $3,943, for a total funding request of $82,812
Presenter
Marshall Warder, Facilities Construction Manager
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
Discussions have been underway for a period of time regarding the need for renovation and enhancement of the
Council Briefing Room (CBR) area in City Hall. Since the renovation and conversion of this space in the early
1990’s from its original use as the Engineering Department Offices, the CBR has provided an appropriate
setting for pre-Council briefings, not to mention a myriad of other functions that occur during the day and after
hours on non-Council meeting days. However, with the growth of the City over the last several years, the
accommodations have become cramped and overcrowded at times. The original columns that had to remain
from its previous planning have also resulted in sight line restrictions for those in attendance at the briefing
sessions.
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To alleviate this condition, it has been proposed that the small offices to the west of the CBR be removed all the
way to the main corridor outside the Council Chambers. This will open up the area significantly. However, the
problem of the existing column remains. Discussions with Structural Engineers have revealed that one of the
two columns could reasonably be removed with the addition of a new beam to span the greater distance for
support of the roof structure above it. With this approach in mind, the space can be renovated such that more
citizens can be accommodated at the briefing sessions and there will be improved sight lines for viewing of the
visual presentations.
In conjunction with expansion of the CBR itself, additional security measures will be incorporated within the
areas immediately adjacent to the CBR, moving Reception within the current Marketing Offices lobby and
providing better controlled access to the Mayor’s Office. Two new offices will be added in the existing
Marketing lobby area to offset the loss of the offices that will be removed for enlargement of the CBR.
Additionally, these renovations offer an appropriate time to upgrade the rather dated wood paneled walls in the
CMO Suite, which will basically receive some cosmetic changes, including new carpeting, wall treatments, and
furnishings. Finally, the proposed design effort will include the recently vacated Finance Department Offices.
This area will be updated with new finishes as well before being occupied by another department.
As a final item, it is anticipated that new windows will be cut into several of the exterior pre-cast concrete wall
panels that comprise the exterior façade of the City Hall facility. These windows are tentatively set to be
installed in the Executive Council Conference Room across from the Mayor’s Office and in a few selected
locations within the former Finance Department Offices.
Komatsu has performed well for the City on numerous projects, including the recent updating of the City
Council Chambers. It is anticipated that the aesthetic enhancements included in this project will be of a
complementary nature to the recent work already done in other areas of City Hall.
Financial Consideration
Funding in the amount of $82,812 is available in Municipal Facilities Capital Projects Fund (405090), WO
#01302503 (Update City Hall Facilities)
$100,000 is available in the Capital Reserve Fund (402590) WO #01411303 (FY14 IT-Remodel old Finance)
and another $550,000 has been approved by the Sports Corp and will be appropriated at the time a construction
contract has been approved.
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Planning and
Project Title: FY15 IT-Remodel old Finance Department: Development
Project Manager Marshall Warder Vendor No/Name Komatsu Architecture
C(new)
Expenditure Amount: $82,812 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
68540 Construction $17,188 $17,188
68560 Eng/Con/Geo $82,812 $82,812

$0

$0

$0
$0

$0
TOTAL $100,000 $0 $0 $100,000
Explanation of Cost Differences:
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AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $100,000
Current Approp. $0
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $100,000
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Planning and
Project Title: Update City Hall Department: Development
Project Manager Marshall Warder Vendor No/Name Komatsu Architecture
C(new)
Expenditure Amount: $82,812 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
68540 Construction $67,188 $550,000 $617,188
68560 Eng/Con/Geo $82,812 $82,812

$0

$0

$0
$0

$0
TOTAL $150,000 $0 $550,000 $700,000
Explanation of Cost Differences:
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AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $150,000
Current Approp. $0
Remaining Approp. $550,000
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $700,000
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3685 Name: Resolution - TAP Call for Projects Submission
Status: Type: Resolution Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/7/2014 Transportation
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Resolution of the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas to show support for submitting four
(4) projects related to safe access to schools for federal funding consideration in the Transportation
Alternative Program (TAP) Call for Projects.
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments:
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Anda Upchurch
Title
Resolution of the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas to show support for submitting four (4)
projects related to safe access to schools for federal funding consideration in the Transportation Alternative
Program (TAP) Call for Projects.
Presenter
Jim Sparks, Director of Transportation Services
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The North Central Texas Council of Governments has issued a call for projects under funding for
Transportation Alternative Projects (TAP). The Transportation Alternatives Program was authorized under
Section 1122 of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21
st
Century (MAP-21) (the current transportation funding
and authorization bill) and provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives.
The TAP is similar to the former Transportation Enhancement (TE) and Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
programs.
The federally funded TAP offers opportunities to expand transportation choices and enhance the transportation
experience through several categories of activities related to the surface transportation system. The TAP
focuses on non-traditional transportation projects and have the support of more than one entity. TAP Projects
must relate to surface transportation and be eligible under one or more of the qualifying categories. The
projects being submitted by the City of Grand Prairie are to construct sidewalks related to what was formally
referred to as Safe Routes to School (SRTS).
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The four (4) projects being submitted by the City of Grand Prairie for funding consideration are:
1. Matthew Road East Side from Alspaugh to Clark ($173,000)
2. I-20 EBFR from Lakeridge to Robinson ($157,500)
3. Crestbrook Stonewall East and North sides to Ferndale ($91,000)
4. Beatty Drive North side between Woodacre and Brian ($71,000)
Financial Consideration
Projects can be submitted for an 80/20 funding split (80% federal and 20% match from the City) or 100%
funded without a match from the City. With the 100% funding option the project uses 80% federal funding and
the 20% match is provided through Transportation development Credits (TDCs). In order to use TDCs, the
City has to commit to spending an amount equal to the 20% funding match on another similar project. In our
case, with the projects we are submitting, it means we would have to install an equal amount of sidewalks
elsewhere in the City. This can be met with the usual sidewalk funds when the City installs sidewalks
throughout the year with our typical budget. We will be submitting these projects for 100% funding which
means that we would expend the funds for construction of the selected project, receive a 100% reimbursement
for the cost and use 20% of the funds to construct sidewalks elsewhere in the City.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR
SUBMITTING FOUR (4) PROJECTS RELATED TO SAFE ACCESS TO SCHOOLS FOR FEDERAL
FUNDING CONSIDERATION IN THE TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (TAP)
PROJECT
WHEREAS , the Regional Transportation Council, comprised primarily of local elected officials, is the
regional transportation policy board associated with the North Central Texas Council of
Governments (NCTCOG) and the regional forum for cooperative decisions on transportation;
and,
WHEREAS , the Regional Transportation Council approved approximately $28 million for the current
Transportation Alternatives Program call for projects on February 13, 2014; and,
WHEREAS , the City of Grand Prairie and the Grand Prairie Independent School District intends to co-submit
with the City of Grand Prairie the same four projects to the North Central Texas Council of
Governments (NCTCOG) prior to the May 30, 2014 deadline; and,
WHEREAS , the Regional Transportation Council requires the submittal of a resolution as part of the
Transportation Alternatives Call for Project application submission.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS THAT:
S ECTION 1. The City of Grand Prairie supports, along with the Grand Prairie Independent School District, to
jointly submit the following four (4) Projects for funding assistance in the 2014 Transportation
Alternative Program Call for Projects.
1. Matthew Road East Side from Alspaugh to Clark ($173,000)
2. I-20 EBFR from Lakeridge to Robinson ($157,500)
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3. Crestbrook Stonewall East and North sides to Ferndale ($91,000)
4. Beatty Drive North side between Woodacre and Brian ($71,000)
S ECTION 2. The City of Grand Prairie will serve as the public sponsor and lead project contact on these
projects. The City of Grand Prairie agrees to designate a single point of contact for the project.
S ECTION 3. The City of Grand Prairie understands and acknowledges that all awarded funding is provided
on a reimbursement basis.
S ECTION 4. This project will provide much needed sidewalks for individuals, including children and students
to walk safely to and from school.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 2 14-3674 Name: Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend
the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Agreement between the City of Grand Prairie and
the United Sates Marshals Service (USMS)
Northern District of Texas
Status: Type: Resolution Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/2/2014 Police
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
agreement between the City of Grand Prairie and the United States Marshals Service (USMS)
Northern District of Texas to conduct enforcement operations by the North Texas Fugitive Task Force
by providing use and access to various services located at the Public Safety Building, 1525 Arkansas
Lane, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments:
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Title
Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement
between the City of Grand Prairie and the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Northern District of Texas
to conduct enforcement operations by the North Texas Fugitive Task Force by providing use and access to
various services located at the Public Safety Building, 1525 Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052
Presenter
Chief Steve Police, Police Department
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
On June 17, 2011, the City of Grand Prairie entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the
City of Grand Prairie and the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Northern District of Texas to conduct
enforcement operations by the North Texas Fugitive Task Force (NTFTF) by providing use and access to
various services located at the Public Safety Building, 1525 Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052.
The primary mission of NTFTF is to seek out and arrest, in a joint coordinated manner, persons who have
unexecuted State and Federal warrants lodged against them. This is the primary mission of the Task Force, but
does not preclude members from initiating other law enforcement missions or tasks in a joint effort as they may
arise. The intent of this joint effort is to remove fugitives from the streets thereby increasing public safety.
This endeavor is in compliance with former Attorney General Janet Reno's "National Anti-Violent Crime
Initiative." The targeted crimes and cases to be considered by members of the Task Force are: violent crimes
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against persons (to include child molestation cases), weapon offenses, drug offenses where the defendant has a
criminal history involving violet crimes or weapons offenses, escape, and probation or patrol violators of which
the underlying offense is that of violence or weapons, or if they have a criminal history including violence or
weapons.
The existing NTFTF MOU has resulted in numerous joint arrests and joint collaboration, in Grand Prairie,
which has improved public safety and contributed to the crime decrease over the last three years. The current
MOU is set to expire on September 30, 2016, but the current MOU seeks to extend the expiration date to
September 30, 2018.
The USMS agrees to continue to reimburse the City of Grand Prairie $125,000.00 per fiscal year payable
quarterly in arrears for costs associated with use of the facilities and services and access defined below:
·· 28 Cubicles in common area
·· 2 Secured Private Offices
·· 1 Small Conference Room
·· 1 Secured Private Office (containing three computer desks) with two secure storage rooms
·· Furniture/desks within the above areas
·· Utilities (water & electricity)
·· Cleaning services
·· Telephone communications
·· Secure Parking for officers assigned to NTFTF
·· Use of City Detention Center for temporary holding (not to exceed 72 hours) of NTFTF arrests
·· Use of Secure Interview Rooms (including audio/video recording equipment)
·· 24-hour access to Public Safety Building- 1525 Arkansas Lane Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
·· (1) Secure Garage Bay Parking Space in Secure area for Task Force Trailer
·· Use of Storage Bay for Equipment Storage
·· Secure Lockers for NTFTF Deputy Marshals and Officers
·· Use of Grand Prairie Police Department Firearms Range (one session each month)
·· Non-exclusive use of Fitness Center located in the Public Safety Building for the officers assigned to
the NTFTF
USMS agrees to adhere to below:
·· Reimbursement payments will be made on a quarterly basis unless otherwise agreed upon by both
parties upon receipt of proper reimbursement request and invoice
·· All building security requirements established by the Grand Prairie Police Department
·· No modifications or physical changes to space without prior written approval from the Grand Prairie
Chief of Police
·· Return of all access Security access devices as requested
·· Adhere to prisoner book-in regulations and requirements established by the Grand Prairie Police
Department when utilizing jail facility located on sight
·· USMS will be responsible for all data and computer related lines and services to support USMS systems
If approved, this updated MOU will commence on June 1, 2014 and will remain in effect until September 30,
2018. Five additional one-year option periods are available upon agreement of both parties, provided that the
USMS notifies the Grand Prairie Police Department prior to the close of the fiscal year on September 30, 2018,
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thereafter, that the USMS desires to continue the use of the facility for another fiscal
year upon the same terms and conditions as the first year of the MOU.
The agreement can be extended an additional fiscal year if both parties agree. However, after the initial time
frame for the updated MOU (June 1, 2014 - September 30, 2018) the Grand Prairie Police Department may
terminate the agreement. Grand Prairie Police Department agrees to provide the USMS with a minimum of a
12 month notice if they intend to terminate this agreement.
This MOU may also be amended upon agreement by both parties. Requested amendments must be submitted
in writing to the USMS and/or City of Grand Prairie for consideration.
Financial Consideration
No changes to the annual payment amount of $125,000 that is received.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE CITY
MANAGER TO EXTEND THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE AND THE AND THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS
SERVICE (USMS) NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TO CONDUCT ENFORCEMENT
OPERATIONS BY THE NORTH TEXAS FUGITIVE TASK FORCE BY PROVIDING USE AND
ACCESS TO VARIOUS SERVICES LOCATED AT THE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING, 1525
ARKANSAS LANE GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS 75052
WHEREAS, the Grand Prairie Police Department wishes to extend the Memorandum of Understanding
agreement between the City of Grand Prairie and the United States Marshals Service by providing use and
access to the Public Safety Building;
WHEREAS, the intent of this joint effort is to remove from the streets State and Federal fugitives thereby
increasing public safety;
WHEREAS, the existing NTFTF MOU has resulted in numerous joint arrests and joint cooperation, in Grand
Prairie, which has improved public safety;
WHEREAS, the current MOU is set to expire on September 30, 2016, but the current MOU seeks to extend the
expiration date to September 30, 2018;
WHEREAS, the USMS agrees to reimburse the City of Grand Prairie $125,000.00 per fiscal year payable
quarterly in arrears for costs associated with use of the facilities and services;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas that:
Section 1. The City Manager is hereby authorized to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
agreement between the City of Grand Prairie and the United States Marshals Service (USMS) Northern District
of Texas to conduct enforcement operations by the North Texas Fugitive Task Force by providing use and
access to various services located at the Public Safety Building.
Section 2. This resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval in accordance
with the Charter of the City of Grand Prairie and it is accordingly so resolved.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, ON
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PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, ON
THIS THE 20
th
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File #: Version: 1 14-3536 Name: Additional enforcement remedies for SUP conditions
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 3/21/2014 City Attorney
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending Section 3, Article 5, "Specific Uses," of the Unified Development Code to
provide additional enforcement remedies for Special Use Permits Conditions
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: UDC Amendment SUP enforcement.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Steve Alcorn
Title
Ordinance amending Section 3, Article 5, "Specific Uses," of the Unified Development Code to provide
additional enforcement remedies for Special Use Permits Conditions
Presenter
Bill Crolley, Planning and Zoning Director or Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
In granting a Specific Use Permit, the City Council often places conditions on the operator or occupant of the
property that are in addition to the requirements or restrictions on the use of the property in the appropriate
zoning district. The conditions are generally designed to help the use "fit" into the neighborhood, and to reduce
any adverse impact that the use may cause. Some of the conditions are not otherwise violations of other City
codes or ordinances, but are considered necessary or desirable for the granting of the SUP. Some examples
include restricting hours of operation, traffic and access restrictions, directional signs, and operational
restrictions. Under current ordinances, the only City remedy to address violations of the SUP is its revocation.
This necessitates ceasing all activity on the site. The intent of this amendment to the Unified Development
Code is to allow enforcement officers to issue citations for violations of the conditions of the SUPs, and to
attempt to achieve compliance, to the benefit of the surrounding properties. It is believed that this additional
tool will allow problems to be addressed and corrected without revocating the SUP and ending the use.
Financial Consideration
No additional cost to the City will be incurred.
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING SECTION 3,
ARTICLE 5, "SPECIFIC USES," OF THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE
WHEREAS, the City of Grand Prairie has granted Specific Use Permits to various property owners, some of
which have special conditions applicable to that property that might not be the same conditions on other
properties in the same zoning category or with another Specific Use Permit; and
WHEREAS, in some instances the only remedy available to the City of Grand Prairie and its enforcement
officers by the terms of the SUP or the Ordinance that enables the granting of the SUPs is to take action to
revoke the SUP, which could require the cessation of operations of the holder of the SUP; and
WHEREAS, in many cases it would be preferable to take lessor or other action to remedy violations of the
Specific Use Permit, such as the issuance of citations for violations, and to act to achieve compliance by the
holders of the Specific Use Permit before taking action to terminate the SUP;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. That Section 3-Compliance, of Article 5: Specific Uses, of the Unified Development Code of the
City of Grand Prairie, Texas, be amended to read as follows:
SECTION 3 - COMPLIANCE
5.3.1 Any application for a use authorized only as a specific use shall first obtain a Specific Use Permit
pursuant to the procedures in Article 1 “General Provisions and Procedures,” and thereafter shall comply with
all applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations, as well as with all conditions imposed by the City Council
pursuant to this article. It shall be unlawful for the owner, manager, or any person in charge of a business or
other establishment to violate the conditions imposed by the City Council when a Specific Use Permit is
granted, and the violation of those conditions could result in a citation being issued by the appropriate
enforcement officers of the City of Grand Prairie. Violation of this provision may be punishable in accordance
with Section 1-8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City.
5.3.2 All Specific Use Permits approved in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance shall be
referenced on the Official Zoning Map of the City. Such note will be indicated by the letter “S” followed by
the identification number.
5.3.3 Surveying and engineering information shall be submitted to the Public Works Department and
approved prior to issuance of a Specific Use Permit. Such information shall demonstrate compliance with
Article 14, “Drainage,” and Article 15, “Floodplain Management” of the Unified Development Code.
5.3.4 Upon obtaining a Specific Use Permit, should any business establish thereafter fail to meet the
minimumguidelines set forth herein, the City may, after proper notice thereof, initiate proceeding before the
Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council to revoke the Specific Use Permit. Specific Use
Permits approval under this Article may be revoked for reasons including, but not limited to, the following: (a)
failing to comply with conditions of approval set by the City Council; (b) if the Grand Prairie Police
Department files a written request through the City Manager’s Office to the City Council asking for a review of
the Specific Use Permit on the grounds that the Department has received substantiated complaints about the
property involving disorderly conduct, as that term is defined in Section 42.01 of the Texas Penal Code.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be and is hereby declared to be cumulative of all other ordinances of the
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SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be and is hereby declared to be cumulative of all other ordinances of the
City of Grand Prairie, and this ordinance shall not operate to repeal or affect any other ordinance except insofar
as the provisions thereof might be inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance, in which
event such conflicting provisions, if any, in such other ordinance(s) are hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. If any portion of this ordinance is declared to be invalid or unconstitutional, such holding shall
not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance, and all of provisions shall remain in full force
and effect.
SECTION 4. This ordinance shall become effective from and after its passage and publication as provided by
law.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 15TH DAY OF APRIL, 2014.
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ORDINANCE NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,

WHEREAS, The City of Grand Prairie has granted Specific Use Permits to various
property owners, some of which have special conditions applicable to that property
that might not be the same conditions on other properties in the same zoning
category or with another Specific Use Permit; and

WHEREAS, in some instances the only remedy available to the City of Grand
Prairie and its enforcement officers by the terms of the SUP or the Ordinance that
enables the granting of the SUPs is to take action to revoke the SUP, which could
require the cessation of operations of the holder of the SUP; and

WHEREAS, in many cases it would be preferable to take other action to remedy
violations of the Specific Use Permit, such as the issuance of citations for violations,
and to act to achieve compliance by the holders of the Specific Use Permit before
taking action to terminate the SUP;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS:

SECTION 1. That Section 3-Compliance, of Article 5: Specific Uses, of the Unified
Development Code of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, be amended to read as follows:

SECTION 3 –COMPLIANCE

5.3.1 Any applicantion for a use authorized only as a specific use shall first obtain a Specific Use
Permit pursuant to the procedures in Article 1 “General Provisions and Procedures,” and
thereafter shall comply with all applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations, as well as with all
conditions imposed by the City Council pursuant to this article. It shall be unlawful for the owner,
manager, or any person in charge of a business or other establishment to violate the conditions
imposed by the City Council when a Specific Use Permit is granted, and the violation of those
conditions could result in a citation being issued by the appropriate enforcement officers of the City
of Grand Prairie. Violation of this provision may be punishable in accordance with Section 1-8 of
the Code of Ordinances of the City.


5.3.2 All Specific Use Permits approved in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance
shall be referenced on the Official Zoning Map of the City. Such note will be indicated by the letter
“S” followed by the identification number.

5.3.3 Surveying and engineering information shall be submitted to the Public Works
Department and approved prior to issuance of a Specific Use Permit. Such information shall
demonstrate compliance with Article 14, “Drainage,” and Article 15, “Floodplain Management”
of the Unified Development Code.

5.3.4 Upon obtaining a Specific Use Permit, should any business establish thereafter fail to meet
the minimum guidelines set forth herein, the City may, after proper notice thereof, initiate
proceeding before the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council to revoke the
Specific Use Permit. Specific Use Permits approval under this Article may be revoked for reasons
including, but not limited to, the following: (a) failing to comply with conditions of approval set by
the City Council; (b) if the Grand Prairie Police Department files a written request through the City
Manager’s Office to the City Council asking for a review of the Specific Use Permit on the grounds
that the Department has received substantiated complaints about the property involving disorderly
conduct, as that term is defined in Section 42.01 of the Texas Penal Code.



SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be and is hereby declared to be cumulative of all other
ordinances of the City of Grand Prairie, and this ordinance shall not operate to repeal or affect any
other ordinance except insofar as the provisions thereof might be inconsistent or in conflict with the
provisions of this ordinance, in which event such conflicting provisions, if any, in such other
ordinance(s) are hereby repealed.


SECTION 3. If any portion of this ordinance is declared to be invalid or unconstitutional, such
holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance, and all of provisions
shall remain in full force and effect.


SECTION 4. This ordinance shall become effective from and after its passage and posting as
provided by law.

PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE,
TEXAS, ON THIS THE _______ DAY OF ___________, 2014.


_______________________________________
MAYOR, CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS


ATTEST:


___________________________
CITY SECRETARY


APPROVED AS TO FORM:


___________________________
CITY ATTORNEY

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File #: Version: 1 14-3613 Name: Crime Control and Prevention District Amended
Budget
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/14/2014 Finance
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Crime Tax Fund
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: fy14 budget amenment for police
Salary Calculations - Crime Tax Budget - FY 2014
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Tannie Camarata
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Crime Tax Fund
Presenter
Steve Dye, Chief of Police
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) budget for FY 2013/2014 was amended and approved by
the CCPD board on September 17, 2013. In addition the City Council held a public hearing and adopted the
CCPD budget on September 17, 2013.
On November 5, 2013 the Crime Control District held a special election sales tax referendum asking voters to
use existing sales tax revenues to hire and equip police officers. The referendum passed with the following
votes:
For 4,946
Against 815
The Police Department has requested the CCPD amend their FY 2013/2014 budget to fund 15 police officers at
a cost of $343,301 for the remainder of the fiscal year, four (4) months.
The CCPD board will meet on May 20, 2014 to amend their budget for the 15 police officers. The city council's
approval is required to amend the CCPD budget.
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Financial Consideration
Funding for the 15 police officers, in the amount of $343,301, is available by approving an ordinance
transferring and appropriating from the FY 2013/2014 Crime Tax unobligated fund balance.
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY 2013/2014
CRIME TAX FUND BUDGET (286110) BY TRANSFERRING AND APPROPRIATING $343,301
FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN THE CRIME TAX FUND FOR 15 POLICE
OFFICER POSITIONS
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT THE FY 2013/2014 Crime Tax Fund Budget be amended by transferring and
appropriating $343,301 from the unobligated fund balance in the Crime Tax Fund (286110) for 15 police
officer positions.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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APPR/MOD
Beginning Resources $4,383,400
Approved Revenues 6,324,522
TOTAL REVENUES $6,324,522
TOTAL RESOURCES $10,707,922
Approved Expenditures 4,179,800
ADD: 15 Police Officers (Partial Year Funding) 343,301
TOTAL EXPENDITURES $4,523,101
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS $4,523,101
ADD: Reserve for Debt Service $543,153
Ending Resources $6,184,821
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
CRIME TAX FUND
2013/2014
52,893.00 $ Annual Salary
1,200.00 $ Education Incentive Allowance
- $ Language Pay
4,046.31 $ FT SS/Medicare
9,288.01 $ FT TMRS
8,975.00 $ Insurance
23,509.33 $ Total FT Benefits Cost
76,402.33 $ Total Annual Cost
2,034.35 $ salary per pay period
559.01 $ benefits per pay period (no ins.)
8.79 pay periods (starting June 2, w/ 3 days subtracted - Oct 1-3)
17,873.18 $ Salary
405.49 $ Education Incentive
- $ Language Pay
1,398.32 $ SS/Medicare
3,209.74 $ TMRS
22,886.73 $ TOTAL per officer (FY 2014)
15 # of Crime Tax Fund officers
268,097.76 $ Salaries & Wages (286110-50020)
6,082.42 $ Education Incentive (286110-55090)
- $ Language Pay (286110-55080)
20,974.78 $ SS/Medicare (286110-55020)
48,146.04 $ TMRS (286110-55030)
343,301.00 $ TOTAL COST (FY 2014)
Full Time Position Cost
FY 2014 Cost per officer
FY 2014 Total Cost
0.0765 FT SS/Medicare
0.1756 FT TMRS
8975 FT Insurance
0.0145 PT SS/Medicare
0.013 PT PARS
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File #: Version: 1 14-3624 Name: Improvements to QT Ballpark
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/22/2014 City Secretary
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Baseball Fund and authorize the City Manager to expend
$50,000 for a marketing campaign, $70,000 for the purchase of egress/ingress infrastructure and
abate rental payments at Quik Trip Ballpark
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: 14-3624 FS Baseball Fund 2015
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Anna Doll
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Baseball Fund and authorize the City Manager to expend $50,000 for a
marketing campaign, $70,000 for the purchase of egress/ingress infrastructure and abate rental payments at Quik Trip
Ballpark
Presenter
Anna Doll, Deputy City Manager
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
Grand Prairie Baseball Club, LLC have been the operators of QT Ballpark since April 2011. In order to enhance the
baseball operations in 2014, staff reviewed several improvements with the owner of the Airhogs Ball Club. Staff is
recommending the following:
1) Abate six months of rental payments from April to September 2014, representing $50,000 abatement to
their rent to the City.
2) Approve $50,000 for marketing campaign of the ballpark and ancillary facilities in the entertainment
district
3) Approve $70,000 for the purchase of the egress/ingress (movable stairways) for the ballpark based on
verification of construction expenses and continueing viability of existing units.
Financial Consideration
Funding authorizing the City Manager to expend $50,000 for a marketing campaign and $70,000 for the purchase of
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Funding authorizing the City Manager to expend $50,000 for a marketing campaign and $70,000 for the purchase of
egress/ingress infrastructure at Quik Trip Ballpark is available by approving an ordinance transferring and appropriating
$120,000 from the unobligated fund balance in the FY 2013/2014 Baseball Fund (222710).
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY
2013/2014 BASEBALL FUND (222710) BY TRANSFERRING AND APPROPRIATING
$120,000 FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE FOR A MARKETING
CAMPAIGN AND THE PURCHASE OF EGRESS/INGRESS INFRASTRUCTURE AT
QT BALLPARK
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT THE FY 2013/2014 Baseball Fund (222710) be amended by approving an ordinance
transferring and appropriating $120,000 from the unobligated fund balance for a marketing campaign and the
purchase of egress/ingress infrastructure.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
MAY 6, 2014.
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APPR/MOD
Beginning Resources $734,994
Approved Revenues 3,162,261
TOTAL REVENUES $3,162,261
Reserves for Encumbrances 168,702
TOTAL RESOURCES $4,065,957
Approved Expenditures 2,156,276
ADD:
Improvements to Quick Trip Park $120,000
TOTAL EXPENDITURES $2,276,276
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS $2,276,276
Ending Resources $1,789,681
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
BASEBALL FUND SUMMARY
2013/2014
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3664 Name: Ordinance; Easement Abandonment 3023
Pamplona
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/29/2014 Engineering
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance for the abandonment of an unneeded public utility easement at 3023 Pamplona to Orlando
Brown and Rhonda Brown
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: EXHIBIT A FOR 3023 PAMPLONA
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
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Title
Ordinance for the abandonment of an unneeded public utility easement at 3023 Pamplona to Orlando Brown
and Rhonda Brown
Presenter
Romin Khavari, City Engineer
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The abandonment applicants, Orlando Brown and Rhonda Brown, have requested the abandonment of a 7.5
foot utility easement on the south side of their lot. The Brown's want to construct an arbor and shed.
Staff has reviewed the requested abandonment and finds that the abandonment of 7.5 feet would not hinder
drainage or utilities in the area. All pre-existing drainage patterns will be maintained.
Financial Consideration
Revenue: $250.00 paid with application
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR
ABANDONMENT OF AN UNNEEDED PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT IN THE MIRA LAGOS
NO. E-3 ADDITION TO THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS;
PROVIDING FOR THE QUITCLAIM THEREOF TO ORLANDO BROWN AND RHONDA
BROWN THE FEE OWNERS OF LOT 9, BLOCK C, MIRA LAGOS NO. E-3 ADDITION;
PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE ABANDONMENT AND
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PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE ABANDONMENT AND
QUITCLAIM MADE HEREIN; PROVIDING FOR THE INDEMNIFICATION OF THE CITY OF
GRAND PRAIRIE AGAINST DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE ABANDONMENT HEREIN;
PROVIDING FOR THE CONSIDERATION FOR THE ABANDONMENT; AND PROVIDING AN
EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE ORDINANCE.
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, acting pursuant to law and upon the request and
petition of Orlando Brown and Rhonda Brown, hereinafter referred to as GRANTEE, deems it advisable to
abandon and quitclaim an unneeded public utility easement in the City of Grand Prairie, Tarrant County,
Texas, more particularly described in “Exhibit A”, attached hereto and incorporated herein; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie is of the opinion that said public utility easement
is not needed for public use, and same should be abandoned and quitclaimed; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie is of the opinion that the best interest and
welfare of the public will be served by abandoning and quitclaiming the same, subject to the conditions and
for the consideration hereinafter more fully set forth.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. That the easement tract described in “Exhibit A”, which is attached hereto and made a part
hereof, be and the same shall be abandoned, vacated and closed insofar as the right, title and easement of
the public are concerned; subject, however, to the conditions hereinafter more fully set out.
SECTION 2. That for and in consideration of the sum of TWO HUNDRED FIFTY AND NO/100
($250.00) DOLLARS paid by Grantee with his application, the City of Grand Prairie does by these presents
QUITCLAIM, subject to the conditions hereinafter made, all its rights, title and interest in and to that
certain tract or parcel of land described in “Exhibit A”, attached hereto and made a part hereof unto
GRANTEE. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all of such right, title and interest in and to the property and
premises, subject aforesaid, together with all and singular the rights, privileges and appurtenances thereto in
any manner belonging unto the said GRANTEE.
SECTION 3. That the terms and conditions contained in this ordinance and the application for the
abandonment previously submitted to the City shall be binding upon GRANTEE, its successors and assigns.
SECTION 4. That the abandonment provided for herein is made subject to all present zoning and deed
restrictions, if the latter exist, and is subject to all existing easement right of others, if any, whether apparent
or non-apparent, aerial, surface, underground or otherwise.
SECTION 5. That all pre-existing drainage patterns will be maintained.
SECTION 6. That the abandonment and quitclaim provided for herein shall extend only to the public right,
title, easement and interest, and shall be construed to extend only to that interest the Governing Body of the
City of Grand Prairie may legally and lawfully abandon and vacate.
SECTION 7. That as a condition of this abandonment and as a part of the consideration for the quitclaim to
GRANTEE herein, GRANTEE, his heirs, executors and assigns, agree to indemnify, defend, release and
hold the City of Grand Prairie whole and harmless against any and all claims for damages, costs or
expenses to persons or property that may arise out of, or be occasioned by or from the abandonment,
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expenses to persons or property that may arise out of, or be occasioned by or from the abandonment,
closing, vacation, and quitclaim by the City of Grand Prairie of the area set out in “Exhibit A”.
GRANTEE his heirs, executors and assigns hereby agree to defend any and all suits, claims, or causes of
action brought against the City on account of same, and discharge any judgment or judgments that may be
rendered against the City of Grand Prairie in connection therewith.
SECTION 8. That the City Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to certify a copy of this ordinance
for recordation in the Official Public Records of Tarrant County, Texas, and shall deliver to GRANTEE a
certified copy of this ordinance, and the City Manager is authorized to sign a quitclaim deed on behalf of
the City, subject to the conditions herein specified.
SECTION 9. That this ordinance shall take effect immediately from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3666 Name: Ordinance; Ratify an Emergency Purchase to
GraTex Utilities for the Repair of a Water Main
Break on the Forth Worth Supply Line at the Trinity
River Near the Riverside Golf Course and Approve
an Ordinance Appropriating $205,000 for the
Repair.
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/30/2014 Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget and ratification of an
emergency purchase to GraTex Utilities Inc. for the repair of a water main break on the Fort Worth
Supply Line at the Trinity River near the Riverside Golf Course in the amount of $205,000, plus a 5%
contingency of $10,250, for a total of $215,250 for the repair
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 614.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Ron McCuller
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget and ratification of an emergency
purchase to GraTex Utilities Inc. for the repair of a water main break on the Fort Worth Supply Line at the
Trinity River near the Riverside Golf Course in the amount of $205,000, plus a 5% contingency of $10,250, for
a total of $215,250 for the repair
Presenter
Ron McCuller, Public Works Director
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
On April 18, 2014, we experienced a water break on the 24" supply line from the City of Fort Worth, located at
the Trinity River, near the Riverside Golf Course. The break was apparently caused by construction activities in
the area. Construction was being done by a contractor hired by the City of Fort Worth to modify the meter and
associated appurtenances at the supply connection to Grand Prairie. We are investigating the cause but have not
as yet determined the exact cause and if responsibility can be assigned. The water service from Fort Worth was
cut off as a necessary part of the construction and the break occurred when the water was turned back on.
There was some initial confusion once the water was restored to Grand Prairie. We did not realize it was a
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break at first, but believed there was an error in the construction that reversed the Fort Worth flow. Once it was
confirmed that there was no construction error, we finally found the line break at the river. Since the water flow
was hidden by the river flow, it was not readily apparent that the reverse flow was caused by a water break.
Since lack of this connection impairs the fire flow in the northwest part of the City, as well as the fact that we
are nearing the high water consumption season , it is imperative that we get this connection restored as soon as
possible. Therefore after receiving the emergency bids described below the staff entered into a contract with
GraTex Utilities, the contractor is now proceding with repairs and the City Council is requested to ratify the
staff action.
We took emergency quotes from three contractors for this work:
GraTex Utilities $205,000
Archer Western $300,000
Barson Construction $ 44,500 per day excluding welding, tree removal & mitigation, TxDOT and TRA permits, soil
removal, bank retention and repair materials. There were just too many unknowns for us to use their bid and it is
designated as non-conforming. Barson Construction's was also conditional upon being awarded this job as well as the
South Supply Line Repair contract (separate communication, this agenda).
SYB Construction No Bid
Financial Consideration
Funding in the total amount of $215,250 is available by approving an ordinance transferring and appropriating
from the unobligated fund balance in the Water Capital Projects Fund (500592) to WO #01413103 (Repair of
the 24" Supply Line from Fort Worth)
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY
2013/14 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BUDGET BY TRANSFERRING AND
APPROPRIATING $215,250 FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN THE WATER
CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND (500592) TO WO #01413103 (REPAIR OF THE 24" SUPPLY
LINE FROM FORTH WORTH)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT THE FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget be amended by transferring
and appropriating from the unobligated fund balance in the Water Capital Projects Fund (500592) to WO
#01413103 (Repair of the 24" Supply Line from Fort Worth).
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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SECTION I

Project Title: Repair 24" Fort Worth Line Department: Public Works
Project Manager Ron McCuller Vendor No/Name GraTex Utilities
C-New V-4662
Expenditure Amount: 215,250 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
$0
63095 Water Main Maint $215,250 $215,250
$0

$0

$0
$0

$0
TOTAL $0 $215,250 $0 $215,250
Explanation of Cost Differences:
SECTION II
AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $0

Current Approp. $215,250 500592 Unobligated Fund Balance
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $215,250
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
FISCAL IMPACT SUMMARY

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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3667 Name: Ordinance; Ratify an Emergency Repair Contract to
Archer Western Construction Company in the
amount of $120,000 for the Rpair of a 60" Pipeline
and Approve an Ordinance Appropriating $120,000
for the Repair.
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/30/2014 Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget; ratify an emergency
repair contract to Archer Western Construction Company for the repair of a 60" Dallas Supply Line
Pipeline in the amount of $120,000; and approve a 5% contingency of $6,000 for a total of $126,000
for the repair
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIs 614.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Ron McCuller
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget; ratify an emergency repair
contract to Archer Western Construction Company for the repair of a 60" Dallas Supply Line Pipeline in the
amount of $120,000; and approve a 5% contingency of $6,000 for a total of $126,000 for the repair
Presenter
Ron McCuller, Public Works Director
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
Some months ago we discovered a minor leak on the 60" South Dallas Supply Line at Camp Wisdom and
FM1382. We were unable to make the repairs at the time due to delays in getting a joint for the 60" pipe. This
pipe is only manufactured when ordered and then only on the particular manufacturing cycle when this size and
type of pipe is made.
Once we finally got the pipe, we were unable to take the line out of service due to construction by TRA to
relocate the jointly owned Irving-Grand Prairie North Supply Line located at the Elm Fork of the Trinity River
in Dallas. After that was done, the relocated line developed a leak which took several weeks to get repaired,
again taking the line out of service. These issues, of course, made it impossible for us to take the South Supply
Line out of service to repair it.
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Water usage is increasing to the point where we cannot delay any longer and are, of course, concerned that the
60" line awaiting repair may blow out creating a critical situation like we had last summer when a small leak
blew out during the summer months, almost causing a total loss of water pressure in the City. Unfortunately,
the relocated North Irving-Grand Prairie line is again leaking and will have to be taken out of service once
again for repair.
Since the 60" line is the most critical for our water supply, we need to get it fixed before the North Supply line
is again removed from service. We have determined the only way to get this done quickly and fit into the time
frame available was to hire a contractor on an emergency basis and have taken quotes as follows:
Archer Western $120,000--Low Bid
GraTex Utilities $130,000
Barson Construction $ 44,500 per day excluding welding, tree removal & mitigation, TxDOT and TRA permits, soil
removal, bank retention and repair materials. (The Barson Construction bid had too many unknowns for us to use their
bid. Their bid was also conditional upon being awarded this job as well as the North Supply Line Repair contract)
(separate communication, this agenda).
SYB Construction No Bid
Financial Consideration
Funding in the total amount of $126,000 is available as follows:
1. $126,000 is available by approving an ordinance transferring and appropriating from the unobligated fund
balance in the Water Capital Projects Fund (500592) to WO #01413203 (Repair 60" Dallas Supply Line).
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY
2013/2014 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BUDGET BY TRANSFERRING
AND APPROPRIATING $126,000 FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN
THE WATER CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND (500592) TO WO #01413203 (REPAIR 60"
DALLAS SUPPLY LINE)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT THE FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget be amended by transferring
and appropriating from the unobligated fund balance in the Water Capital Projects Fund (500592) to WO
#01413203 (Repair 60" Dallas Supply Line).
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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SECTION I

Project Title: Repair 60" Dallas Line Department: Public Works
Project Manager Ron McCuller Vendor No/Name Archer Western
C-New V-10050
Expenditure Amount: 126,000 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
$0
63095 Water Main Maint $126,000 $126,000
$0

$0

$0
$0

$0
TOTAL $0 $126,000 $0 $126,000
Explanation of Cost Differences:
SECTION II
AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $0

Current Approp. $126,000 500592 Unobligated Fund Balance
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $126,000
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
FISCAL IMPACT SUMMARY

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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3670 Name: Ordinance - Terminal Area - Design Electrical
Improvements
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/1/2014 Airport
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget and a contract with
KSA Engineers for Design Electrical Improvements in the amount of $37,500
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Fiscal Impact Form - Airport Electrical Design 14-3670
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Jan Hill
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget and a contract with KSA
Engineers for Design Electrical Improvements in the amount of $37,500
Presenter
Randy J. Byers, C.M., Airport Director
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The Terminal at the Grand Prairie Airport was completed in 2012. The Fixed Based Operator Facilities were
renovated in 2013. A new storage facility for Airport equipment is being constructed north of the terminal and
a new commercial hangar is being considered for construction south of the terminal. All electrical service to
the four existing facilities and electrical control vault are currently over head. With the addition of two new
facilities, even more wires will be needed. In order to upgrade the appearance and eliminate the numerous
wires in the general vicinity of the main business area of the airport, KSA Engineers were asked to look at the
area and provide a cost to engineer a project to relocate the wires underground. They have proposed to design
the project and prepare bid documents at a cost of $37,500.
Financial Consideration
Funding for a contract with KSA Engineers for Design Electrical Improvements is available by approving an
ordinance transferring and appropriating from the unobligated fun balance in the Airport Capital Projects Fund
(505292) to WO #01413301 (Terminal Area - Design Electrical Improvements).
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY
2013/2014 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BUDGET BY TRANSFERRING AND
APPROPRIATING $37,500 FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN THE
AIRPORT CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND (505292) TO WO #01413301 (TERMINAL AREA -
DESIGN ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT THE FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget be amended by transferring
and appropriating $37,500 from the unobligated fund balance in the Airport Capital Projects Fund (505292) to
WO #01413301 (Terminal Area - Design Electrical Improvements).
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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SECTION I
Project Title: Terminal Area - Design Electrical Improvements Department: Airport
Project Manager Randy J. Byers, C.M. Vendor No/Name KSA Engineers - 2159
Airport Director
Expenditure Amount: $37,500

CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
68450 - Engineering-Design $37,500 $37,500
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
TOTAL $0 $37,500 $0 $37,500
Explanation of Cost Differences:
SECTION II
AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $0 505292 - Unappropriated Fund Balance
Current Approp. $37,500
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $37,500
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
FISCAL IMPACT SUMMARY

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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3675 Name: Ordinance defining the Police Department's
authorized positions in each classification for Fiscal
year 2014, which now totals 252 Civil Service
positions.
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/2/2014 Police
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance defining the Police Department's authorized positions in each classification for Fiscal Year
2014, which now totals 252 Civil Service positions
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments:
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Title
Ordinance defining the Police Department's authorized positions in each classification for Fiscal Year 2014,
which now totals 252 Civil Service positions
Presenter
Chief Steve Dye, Police Department
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The City of Grand Prairie has established a Police Department to provide the citizens of Grand Prairie a first
class public safety response to police emergencies and calls for service based on a Community Policing
philosophy.
Currently, the police department has 237 authorized Civil Service sworn positions consisting of 201 Police
Officers; 24 Sergeants; eight (8) Lieutenants; two (2) Assistant Chiefs; one (1) Deputy Chief; and one (1)
Police Chief. The police department is adding 15 new police officer positions this calendar year, which will be
funded from sales tax collections in the Crime Control and Prevention District fund.
With the additional 15 positions, police department staffing will now consist of 252 authorized Civil Service
sworn positions, which will be allocated as 216 Police Officers; 24 Sergeants; eight (8) Lieutenants; one (1)
Deputy Chief; two (2) Assistant Chiefs, and one (1) Police Chief.
Financial Consideration
The additional 15 police officer positions will be funded through sales tax collections allocated to the Crime
Control and Prevention District.
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO.
9690 TO DEFINE THE NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED POSITIONS IN EACH CLASSIFICATION
FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014
WHEREAS, the City of Grand Prairie has established a Police Department to provide the citizens of Grand
Prairie a first class public safety response to police emergencies and calls for service based on a Community
Policing philosophy; and
WHEREAS, the department currently has 252 authorized positions, consisting of 216 police officers, 24
sergeants, 8 lieutenants, 1 deputy chief, 2 assistant chiefs, 1 police chief; and
WHEREAS, the continuation of this ordinance will be renewed annually during the budget process or as
needed; now therefore
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
Section 1. THAT the total authorized sworn police department positions for the fiscal year 2014 is now 252
with 216 Police Officers, 24 Sergeants, 8 Lieutenants, 1 Deputy Chief, 2 Assistant Chiefs, and 1 Police Chief.
Section 2. THAT this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and
publication and it is accordingly so ordained.
Section 3: THAT all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
IN REGULAR COUNCIL SESSION THIS THE 20
th
DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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File #: Version: 1 14-3683 Name: Ordinance; Engineering Services Contract for
Cental Park Water Well Feasibility Study to Freese
& Nichols, Inc
Water Well #2 to Freese & Nichols, Inc. and an
Ordinance Appropriating $36,260.00 plus a 5%
Contingency Amount of $1813.00 for a total Approp
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/6/2014 Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget; Engineering Services
Contract with Freese & Nichols, Inc. for Central Park Water Well #2 in the amount of $36,260, plus a
5% contingency of $1,813, for a total appropriation of $38,073
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 614.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Ron McCuller
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget; Engineering Services Contract
with Freese & Nichols, Inc. for Central Park Water Well #2 in the amount of $36,260, plus a 5% contingency
of $1,813, for a total appropriation of $38,073
Presenter
Ron McCuller, Public Works Director
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The single water well located at Central Park does not adequately maintain water levels during the highest
evaporation/irrigation season. An additional water resource supply is also desirable for planned future facilities
in Central Park.
The purpose of this contract is to do a feasibility study for an additional well at Central Park. If the feasibility
study indicates favorable conditions for the well, we will ask for authorization for design and construction.
Financial Consideration
Funding in the amount of $38,073 is available by approving an ordinance transferring and appropriating from
the unobligated balance of the Water Capital Projects Fund (500592) to WO #01413501(Central Park Water
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY
2013/2014 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BUDGET BY TRANSFERRING AND
APPROPRIATING $38,073 FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN THE WATER
CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND (500592) TO WO #01413501(CENTRAL PARK WATER WELL
#2 FEASIBILITY STUDY)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. That the FY 2014/2015 Capital Improvement Projects Budget be amended by transferring
and appropriating $38,073 from the unobligated fund balance in the Water Capital Projects Fund
(500592) TO WO #01413501 (Central Park Water Well #2 Feasibility Study)
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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SECTION I

Project Title: Feasability Study Central Park Water Well #2 Department: Public Works
Project Manager Ron McCuller Vendor No/Name Freese and Nichols

Expenditure Amount: $38,073 Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
61039 Prof Services $38,073 $38,073
$0

$0

$0

$0
$0

$0
TOTAL $0 $38,073 $0 $38,073
Explanation of Cost Differences:
SECTION II
AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $0
Current Approp. $38,073 500592 Unobligated Fund Balance
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $38,073
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3686 Name: Repairs to Lynn Creek Shoreline at Marina -
Retaining Wall
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/7/2014 Parks & Recreation
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for repairs to the
retaining wall at the marina in Lynn Creek Park
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 14-3686 - Lynn Creek Shoreline Repairs at Marina
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Linda Townley
Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget for repairs to the retaining wall
at the marina in Lynn Creek Park
Presenter
Rick Herold, Director for Parks, Arts and Recreation
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The existing modular shoreline wall adjacent to Lynn Creek Marina has shown evidence of subgrade failure.
The consultant firm of Half and Associates has done a preliminary investigation and provided options for
remediation. The estimate cost for engineering services and repairs including relocation of portions of the wall
and riprap are estimated to be $70,000.
Financial Consideration
Funding for repairs to the retaining wall at the marina in Lynn Creek Park are available approving an ordinance
in the amount of $70,000 transferring and appropriating from the unobligated fund balance in the Lake Capital
Projects Fund (318193) to WO #01413403 (Repair wall at the marina in Lynn Creek Park).
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY
2013/2014 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BUDGET BY APPROPRIATING $70,000
FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN THE LAKE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND
(318793) TO WO #01413403 (REPAIRS TO LYNN CREEK RETAINING WALL AT THE
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MARINA)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget be amended by transferring and
appropriating $70,000 from the unobligated fund balance in the Lake Capital Projects Fund (318793) to WO
#01413403 (Repairs to Lynn Creek wall at the Marina).
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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SECTION I
Project Title: Lynn Creek Shoreline Repairs Department: Parks, Arts and Recreation
Project Manager Vendor No/Name
Expenditure Amount: Vendor No/Name

Vendor No/Name
CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
Engr./Design $0
R.O.W. $0
Construction 68540 $70,000 $70,000
Capital Outlay $0
Contingency $0
$0
$0
$0
$0
TOTAL $0 $70,000 $0 $70,000
Explanation of Cost Differences:
SECTION II
AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $0 LAKE Capital Projects Fund
Current Approp. $70,000
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $70,000
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
FISCAL IMPACT SUMMARY

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File #: Version: 1 14-3691 Name: Ordinance; Cost of Issuance for Phase 1 of the
Automated Metering Infrasture System Project
(AMI) in the amount of $134,562.50
Status: Type: Ordinance Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 5/8/2014 Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget; Cost of Issuance for
Phase 1 of the Automated Metering Infrastructure System Project (AMI) in the amount of $134,562.50
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: FIS 14-3691.pdf
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Title
Ordinance amending the FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget; Cost of Issuance for Phase 1 of
the Automated Metering Infrastructure System Project (AMI) in the amount of $134,562.50
Presenter
Ron McCuller, Director of Public Works
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
On May 7, 2013 the Public Works Department presented a proposal to the Finance and Government Committee
to proceed with an application to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) for financial assistance for
phase 1 of the Automated Metering Infrastructure System Project (AMI). The estimated project cost was $4
million. The Finance and Government Committee recommended moving forward with the application.
On August 6, 2013, the City Council approved a resolution to file the application for financial assistance with
the TWDB. The TWDB at their November 21, 2013 Board meeting approved the $4 million funding for the
project. The financial assistance from the TWDB consist of an interest rate subsidy of 1.25% at the time of the
pricing of the bonds on March 11, 2014. The Finance and Government Committee at their February 4, 2014
meeting recommended moving forward with the financing and bond sale.
On March 18, 2014, the City Council approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance of Water Wastewater
System Revenue Bonds, Series 2014 in the amount of $4,000,000 for the AMI project. Cost of issuance was
approved at the same time but funding was not identified.
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At the current time, City Staff is requesting $134,562.50 for the cost of issuance related to the purchase of the
AMI bonds.
Financial Consideration
Funding in the amount of $134,563 is available by approving an ordinance transferring and appropriating from
the unobligated fund balance in the Water Capital Project Fund (500592) to WO #01410001 (TWDB CWSRF
Funding COI)
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE FY 2013/2014
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BUDGET BY TRANSFERRING AND APPROPRIATING
$134,563 FROM THE UNOBLIGATED FUND BALANCE IN THE WATER CAPITAL PROJECTS
FUND (500592) TO WO #01410001 (TWDB CWSRF FUNDING COI)
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. THAT THE FY 2013/2014 Capital Improvement Projects Budget be amended by transferring
and appropriating $134,563 from the unobligated fund balance in the Water Capital Projects Budget (500592)
to WO #01410001 (TWDB CWSRF Funding COI).
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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SECTION I

Project Title: TWDB CWSRF Funding COI Department: Public Works
Project Manager Ron McCuller Vendor No/Name

Expenditure Amount: $134,563

CURRENT TOTAL
APPROPRIATION PREVIOUS APPROPRIATION REMAINING PROJECT
CATEGORY APPROPRIATION REQUEST APPROPRIATION ESTIMATE
91030 Costs of Issuance $134,563 $134,563
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TOTAL $0 $134,563 $0 $134,563
Explanation of Cost Differences:
SECTION II
AMOUNT SOURCE OF FUNDS
Previous Approp. $0
Current Approp. $134,563 500592 Unobligated Fund Balance
Remaining Approp. $0
TOTAL PROJECT
ESTIMATE $134,563
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
FISCAL IMPACT SUMMARY

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File #: Version: 1 14-3643 Name: S140501 - Mira Lagos East Phase 2
Status: Type: Agenda Item Public Hearing Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: S140501 - Site Plan - Mira Lagos East Phase 2 (City Council District 6). Consider a request to
approve a lot consolidation of two contiguous multi-family residential lots within the same
development for the purpose of development review. The 12.44 acre property, located at 2629 S.
Grand Peninsula Drive, is zoned Planned Development District 298-A (PD-298A) and is within the
Lake Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Daniel Dewey, JBI Partners, Inc., the applicant is Ben
McCaslin, Mira Lagos East Partners Ltd., and the owner is Walter Damon, Mira Lagos East Partners
Ltd. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of 8 to 0 until
the applicant reactivates the case.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments:
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
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Chris Hartmann
Title
S140501 - Site Plan - Mira Lagos East Phase 2 (City Council District 6). Consider a request to approve a lot
consolidation of two contiguous multi-family residential lots within the same development for the purpose of
development review. The 12.44 acre property, located at 2629 S. Grand Peninsula Drive, is zoned Planned
Development District 298-A (PD-298A) and is within the Lake Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Daniel
Dewey, JBI Partners, Inc., the applicant is Ben McCaslin, Mira Lagos East Partners Ltd., and the owner is
Walter Damon, Mira Lagos East Partners Ltd. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled
this case by a vote of 8 to 0 until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Table
Analysis
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File #: Version: 1 14-3644 Name: S140502 - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane
Status: Type: Agenda Item Public Hearing Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas Lane (City Council District 4). Consider a
request to approve a site plan for a multi-family residential development. The 12.28-acre property,
located at 2255 Arkansas Lane, is zoned Planned Development 341 (PD-341) District and is within
the S.H. 161 Overlay District. The agent is Daniel Dewey, JBI Partners, Inc., and the owner is Kim
McCaslin Schlieker, Multi Family Land, LLC. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission
tabled this case by a vote of 8 to 0 until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments:
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
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Chris Hartmann
Title
S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas Lane (City Council District 4). Consider a request
to approve a site plan for a multi-family residential development. The 12.28-acre property, located at 2255
Arkansas Lane, is zoned Planned Development 341 (PD-341) District and is within the S.H. 161 Overlay
District. The agent is Daniel Dewey, JBI Partners, Inc., and the owner is Kim McCaslin Schlieker, Multi
Family Land, LLC. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of 8 to 0
until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Table
Analysis
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File #: Version: 1 14-3645 Name: SU140504/S140507 - TRWD
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing Consent Agenda
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - TRWD (City Council District 6). Consider a
request for approval of a Specific Use Permit and Site Plan to allow for the construction and operation
of water pipeline interconnect and valve facility that will connect the existing Tarrant Regional Water
District Richland-Chambers pipeling and Cedar Creek pipeline to the proposed 108-inch Integrated
Pipeline (IPL) Project Section 12 pipeline. The property, zoned Planned Development 322 (PD-322),
is located north of State Highway 287 and east of State Highway 360. The owner/applicant is Kathy
Berek, TRWD. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of 8
to 0 until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments:
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Tabled to Council Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - TRWD (City Council District 6). Consider a request for
approval of a Specific Use Permit and Site Plan to allow for the construction and operation of water pipeline
interconnect and valve facility that will connect the existing Tarrant Regional Water District Richland-
Chambers pipeling and Cedar Creek pipeline to the proposed 108-inch Integrated Pipeline (IPL) Project Section
12 pipeline. The property, zoned Planned Development 322 (PD-322), is located north of State Highway 287
and east of State Highway 360. The owner/applicant is Kathy Berek, TRWD. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning
and Zoning Commission tabled this case by a vote of 8 to 0 until the applicant reactivates the case.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Table
Analysis
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File #: Version: 1 14-3646 Name: S140503 - Grand Prairie Apartments - Hwy
360/Outlet Pkwy.
Status: Type: Agenda Item Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments - Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council
District 4). Consider a request for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-family residential development.
The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360 Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is
zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The
agent is David West, Ventures Development Group and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three
Sixty, LTD. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this
request by a vote of 8-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Exhibit A - Site Plan.pdf
Exhibit B - Landscape Plan I.pdf
Exhibit C - Landscape Plan II.pdf
Exhibit D - Elevation Plan I.pdf
Exhibit E - Elevation Plan II.pdf
Exhibit F - Operational Plan.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
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Chris Hartmann
Title
S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments - Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4).
Consider a request for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-family residential development. The 17.49 acre
property, located at the NE corner of SH 360 Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development
343 (PD-343) and is within the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures
Development Group and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD. (On May 5, 2014, the
Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
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Analysis
SUMMARY:
Consider a request for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-family residential development. The 17.49 acre
property, located at the NE corner of SH 360 Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development
343 (PD-343) and is within the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-224 (general retail and industrial park uses) Cell tower site and undeveloped
South PD-37A (commercial uses) Outlet Mall, U-Haul, Service King,
and Cardinal Health
East SF-5/PD-77 (single family uses) Prairie Creek drainage area, Forum
Place Addition
West City of Arlington SH 360 and commercial uses
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is seeking site plan approval of a proposed 247-unit multi-family residential development to be
located on a 6.82 acre portion of a 17.49 acre tract located at the NE corner of SH 360 Service Road and Outlet
Parkway. In accordance with Section 16.2.1 of the Article 16 of the Unified Development Code (UDC), site
plan approval is required, in this case, because the project is a multi-family residential development and the
project is adjacent to FEMA designated floodplain, or natural drainage features. The purpose of the site plan
approval is to ensure compliance with the UDC and approved PD-343.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
The applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a
17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the project site is within a designated flood plain and will
not be developed. Improvements include: a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad
apartment building with 247 residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure
with direct access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing office,
open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with security gates. All of the
apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island kitchens, granite countertops, stainless
steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden
tubs.
Unit Mix and Access:
Of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8
three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range
in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343
requires that all one-bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum
unit size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,00 sf. The site plan conforms to these
minimumunit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall corridors within the building. The hall
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corridors also provide internal access to the parking garage on each level at multiple locations.
Sidewalks:
Sidewalks are required to be provided along the S.H. 360 Frontage Road and Outlet Parkway per city
specifications; however, the Transportation Department has waived the sidewalk requirement for the portion
sidewalk abutting Outlet Parkway east of the proposed access drive due the existing topography. The site plan
complies with these requirements.
Development Access and Parking:
The multi-family development includes a single main access point in and out of the development at Outlet
Parkway. An additional “exit only” driveway is provided to S.H. 360 Frontage Road at the northwest corner of
the development. The development is required to have a total of 392 parking spaces based on 1.25 parking
spaces per one-bedroom unit and 2 parking spaces for two or more bedroom units. The proposal includes 399
parking spaces - 200 garage parking spaces and 199 surface parking spaces. PD-343 provides for an approved
exception to the minimum standards of Article 10.7.4 of the UDC, which includes requirements for covered
parking. The proposed site plan conforms to all access and parking standards set forth by the UDC and PD-343.
Dimensional and Paving Type Requirements:
Per PD-343, dimensional standards are based on the standards of the Multi Family-Two (MF-2) District. The
proposal meets all applicable minimum dimension requirements for the MF-2 zoning district. The following
table provides detailed dimensional requirements information.
Ordinance
Provision
MF-2 or PD-343 Existing/Proposed Conditions Meets
Max Density 16 units/acre 14.12 units/acre Yes
Min. Lot Size 12,000 sf. 17.49 acres Yes
Min. Lot Width 100 ft. Yes
Min. Lot Depth 120 ft. Yes
Front & Street Side 25 ft. 25 feet Yes
Internal Side Yard < of 75 feet or 2 x height/ridgeline 86 feet Yes
Rear Yard Setback Approx. 260 feet Yes
Bldg. Height 35 ft. to top plate 34 ft. to top plate Yes
Max Lot Coverage 40 % 18.37 % Yes
Paving Type Concrete or Equivalent Concrete Yes
Landscape, Landscape Buffer, and Screening:
The landscape requirements of the subject site are governed by the Article 8 of the UDC. Multi-family
developments are required to have landscape areas for a minimumof 15 % of the development. The proposed
landscaping meets or exceeds the minimumstandards of the UDC. Staff will require table calculations of the
landscape area and planting to be included on the final landscape plan to ensure full compliance.
In addition, multi-family developments are required to have 30-foot landscape buffer along street rights-of-
way. In this case, PD-343 modified the landscape buffer requirement to 25 feet along Outlet Parkway and
variable width buffer of 25 feet to 50 feet along the S.H. 360 frontage road. The site plan conforms to this
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standard.
In accordance with PD-343, a Type 2 wrought iron fence with masonry columns is required around the
perimeter of the 6.83 acre building site. The site plan conforms to this standard.
Elevations and Masonry:
In accordance with Section 6.14.2 of the UDC, the proposed apartment building is required to be constructed of
at least 90% masonry, with 25 % accent masonry or stone, of the total exterior walls below the fascia board at
the roof line on multi-family developments within residential districts, excluding doors and windows,
constructed of stone, standard-size full-width brick, cultured stone and/or thin tile brick. In addition, any
building façade directly visible from a public right-of-way must be constructed of 100% masonry, excluding
windows and doors. The proposal substantially conforms to the UDC’s masonry standards. The only deviation
is a portion of the east elevation is at 11% stucco.
Elevation Material Finish Percentages
North East (split elevation) South West (split elevation)
Brick 68 % 48 % & 48 % 57 % 62 % & 58 %
Stone 22 % 22 % & 43 % 43 % 38 % & 42%
Stucco 10 % 11 % & 8 % 0 % 0 %
Roof Pitch:
In accordance with PD-343, the minimumroof pitch is 4:12. The proposed site plan and elevations conform to
this standard with the primary roof pitch at 4:12 and the tower elements at 6:12.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The subject property is designated as appropriate for Mixed Use on the Future Land Use Map (FLUM). Mixed
Use is defined as a mixture of retail, high density residential, personal service, and some limited office uses in a
pedestrian oriented development. The proposed PD allows for 14.12 dwelling units per acre; which is
considered a moderate density. The proposal is partially inconsistent with the FLUM. Annually the City
amends the FLUM to resolve conflicts between zoning and FLUM designations.
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development Review Committee comments.
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Case Number: S140503
Consider a request to approve a site plan for a multi-family
residential development.
PROPERTY OWNER NOTIFICATION
Case Location
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Properties Wtihin Buffer
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Exhibit A - Site Plan
Exhibit B - Landscape I
Exhibit C - Landscape Plan II
Exhibit D - Elevation Plan I
Exhibit E - Elevation Plan II
Exhibit F - Operational Plan
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REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
th
Grand Prairie, TX stepped forward in opposition to this request.
Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 5). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
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Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


______________________________
Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

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Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


An audio recording of this meeting is available on request at 972-237-8255.
City Hall
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3647 Name: S140505 - Wildlife Commerce Park
Status: Type: Agenda Item Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City Council District 1). Consider a request to
approve a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative warehouse building. The 17.52-
acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road
intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C) for Commercial, Retail, and Light
Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is
Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission
recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Site Plan Package.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Notify.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City Council District 1). Consider a request to approve a site
plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally
located at the southwest corner of the Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned
Development 217C (PD-217C) for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt
Line Corridor Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture. (On May 5,
2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ACTION:
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On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 8 to 0 to recommend approval of the S140505 to
the City Council subject to the recommendations of Staff. No changes to the proposal or the plans have been
made since this report was originally drafted.
SUMMARY:
Consider a request to approve a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative warehouse building.
The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road
intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C) for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses
and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor Overlay Districts.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-39 for retail, office, service uses, light industrial, and special
amusement and entertainment uses, hotels and motels uses (Special
Complex)
Undeveloped
South PD-217C for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial Uses Undeveloped
East PD-217C for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial Uses Undeveloped
West PD-217C for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial Uses Undeveloped
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is proposing construction of a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building on
approximately 17.52 acres in PD-217C. The subject site is currently zoned PD-217C for Commercial, Retail,
and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor Overlay.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
Parking and Access
The 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided; Three to Wildlife Parkway and two
to the road along the western property line. The site will be developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative
industrial building with associated parking. The table below provides details regarding parking and loading for
the use. Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is one
space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of 83 parking spaces
are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be provided. A total of 177 parking spaces
are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained
in Article 10.
Building Area Parking Rate Required Provided Meets
315,000 s.f. 1 sp/5,000 s.f. plus 20 83 177 Yes
Loading
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Article 10 requires five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building, however, they are
17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum requirements of Article 10.
Building Area Loading Rate Required Provided Meets
315,000 s.f. 240,001 to 320,000 s.f. bldg. 5 0 No
ZONING HISTORY:
The subject parcel was part of a 628 acre tract that was annexed into Grand Prairie in 1968 with a zoning
designation of General Industry (GI). It has contained a variety of uses within the past several decades that
include a wildlife park, sand and gravel extraction, mobile home parks and agricultural uses. The entire tract
was rezoned in 1971 to Planned Development - 39 for retail, office, service uses, light industrial, special
amusement and entertainment uses, hotels and motels. In 1992, two hundred and fifty four (254) acres were
rezoned to Planned Development - 208 for horse racing and entertainment uses - as it was originally planned to
be the site for Lone Star Park. The existing 32.7 acre Multi-Family-Two (MF-2) tract, situated along Wildlife
Parkway west of Beltline Road, was established in 1985. Then in 1996, Planned Development District - 217
(Beltline Corridor Overlay) was approved which encompasses a 500-foot deep strip of land along the west line
of Beltline Road inside the Zoning Area. In 2008, Planned Development District 217C was approved for
Commercial (C) Uses, General Retail (GR) Uses, Light Industrial (LI) Uses, Architecturally Integrated
Residential Above Retail Uses, Flood Reclamation Areas, and an Entertainment District. This PD expressly
allowed Light Industrial development to occur on any portion of the subject property after June 20, 2013.
The Zoning Area is also situated within Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District No. 1. The TIF funds from this
district are being used to reclaim and mitigate existing flood prone areas for conversion into developable
property. Without the TIF, the subject property would likely not have been developed.
BACKGROUND:
On September 16, 2008, the City Council approved Planned Development District 217C (PD-217C). The PD
changed the zoning from PD-217 for mixed uses and an entertainment district and Planned Development
District 208 for light industrial, mixed uses, and multi-family two uses to PD-217C for commercial uses,
general retail uses, light industrial uses, integrated residential above retail uses, floodplain reclamation areas,
and entertainment district
On February 3, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a 628-acre preliminaryplat, of which, the
subject site is a part.
On February 14, 2014, the City Council and the developer executed an Economic Development agreement that
includes provisions for the development of this property.
On April 7, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a 17.52-acre final plat, which is the subject
property.
On March 18, 2014, an application for a Site Plan was submitted which requested approval to construct a
315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building on 17.52 acres of property within PD-217C.
On April 24, 2014, a Development Review Committee (DRC) meeting was held. Staff met with the applicant
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On April 24, 2014, a Development Review Committee (DRC) meeting was held. Staff met with the applicant
to discuss the proposal. The proposal was cleared to move forward subject to conditions found in the
recommendation section of this report.
On April 25, 2014, legal notice was mailed to affected property owners and notice of the upcoming public
hearing was published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
On May 5, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
On May 20, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the City Council.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The Future Land Use Map (FLUM) of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan designates this area as Mixed Use (MU).
The FLUM indicates the mixed use category should include a mixture of retail, high density residential,
personal service, and some limited office uses in a pedestrian oriented development. The proposed use is
inconsistent with the FLUM designation; however, annually the FLUM is amended annually to address
inconsistencies that occur during the year.
ZONING REQUIREMENTS
Dimensional Requirements
The PD-217C Ordinance allows Industrial (I) district uses in this area as provided for in the Unified
Development Code (UDC). The proposal meets all applicable minimum dimension requirements outlined in
UDC. The following table provides detailed dimensional requirements information.
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Site Area 5,000 s.f. 38,768 s.f. Yes
Minimum Lot Width 50 ft. 140 ft. Yes
Minimum Lot Depth 100 ft. 295 ft. Yes
Front Yard 25 ft. 80 ft. Yes
Rear Yard 20 ft. 75 ft. Yes
Maximum Height 25 ft. 23 ft. Yes
Maximum F.A.R. 0.5:1 .01:1 Yes
Elevations
The UDC requires façades to be 85% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The proposed development
consists of a tilt-wall concrete industrial building.
Façade Total Area Painted Tilt Wall Masonry % Meets
North 30,750 s.f. 27,893 s.f. 91% Yes
South 30,750 s.f. 27,893 s.f. 91% Yes
East 16,380 s.f. 14,477 s.f. 88% Yes
West 1,597 s.f. 14,477 s.f. 88% Yes
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Façade Total Area Painted Tilt Wall Masonry % Meets
North 30,750 s.f. 27,893 s.f. 91% Yes
South 30,750 s.f. 27,893 s.f. 91% Yes
East 16,380 s.f. 14,477 s.f. 88% Yes
West 1,597 s.f. 14,477 s.f. 88% Yes
Landscape
The development agreement included landscape requirements. The landscape within the development area will
be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be
installed with the development of the building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape
plan, will be installed after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on
the landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
No appeals have been requested with this development proposal.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal as presented.
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REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
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Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
th
1973.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


______________________________
Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

_____________________________
Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


An audio recording of this meeting is available on request at 972-237-8255.
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3648 Name: SU140401/S140403 - Wendy's 2964 W. Camp
Wisdom Rd.
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City
Council District 6). Consider a request for the approval of a specific use permit and site plan to
construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-acre Property, zoned Planned
Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and 2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The
agent is John Measels, John Thomas Engineering, the applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the
owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food Lane. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Site Plan Package.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council
District 6). Consider a request for the approval of a specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a
restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is
located at 2951 and 2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is John Measels, John Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food Lane. (On May 5,
2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ACTION:
On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 8 to 0 to recommend approval of
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On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 8 to 0 to recommend approval of
SU140401/S140403 to the City Council subject to the recommendations of Staff. The approval recommended
granting a request to waive the masonry requirement to allow the franchise prototype to be constructed at the
location.
The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended a condition of approval that will require the landscape
plan to be modified to comply with the UDC and PD-114A prior to final approval. No changes or
modifications have been made to the plans since this report was written. However, prior to submission of
mylars for signature, the landscape plan will be revised to comply with all applicable codes.
SUMMARY:
Consider a request for the approval of a specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant
with drive-thru. The 1.61-acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at
2951 and 2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-114A Single Family Residential, Multi-
Family, Commercial, and Retail Uses
Undeveloped/Townhouses
South Commercial (C) District and PD-267/SH 360 Single Family and Commercial Uses
East PD-281 Commercial Uses
West PD-114A Single Family Residential, Multi-
Family, Commercial, and Retail Uses
Undeveloped/Townhouses
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is requesting approval of a specific use permit (SUP) and site plan to construct and operate a
restaurant with a drive-through on 1.61 acres. The subject site is currently zoned PD-114A for single family
residential, multi-family residential, commercial, and retail uses.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
Parking and Access
The 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided; one to Magna Carta Boulevard and
one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated
parking. The table below provides details regarding parking and loading for the use. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting area,
including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the building is 1,452 square
feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775 square feet total.
Building Area Parking Rate Required Provided Meets
1,775 sf 1 sp/100 sf of dining area (in and out) 18 37 Yes
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SUP Operation
The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday
through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.
BACKGROUND:
On April 7, 1998, the City Council approved a request to rezone the property from Planned Development
District 114 for commercial, office/showroom, and multi-family uses to Planned Development District 114A
for single family, multi-family, commercial and retail uses.
On September 28, 2005, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request to plat 10 acres into 113 lots
that would become the Townhouses of Camp Wisdom Addition.
On May 6, 2008, the City Council approved a request for a site plan that included the subject property. The site
plan that was approved showed the subject site as a detention pond.
On March 27, 2014, a replat for the subject property was administratively approved to create the 1.61 acre
property.
On April 24, 2014, a Development Review Committee (DRC) meeting was held. Staff met with the applicant
to discuss the proposal. The proposal was cleared to move forward subject to conditions found in the
recommendation section of this report.
On April 25, 2014, legal notice was mailed to affected property owners and notice of the upcoming public
hearing was published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
On May 5, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
On May 20, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the City Council.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The Future Land Use Map (FLUM) of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan designates this area as High Density
Residential (HDR) uses. The proposed use is inconsistent with the FLUM designation; however, annually the
FLUM is amended annually to address inconsistencies that occur during the year.
ZONING REQUIREMENTS
Dimensional Requirements
The PD-114A Ordinance designates this area for Commercial (C) uses as provided for in the Unified
Development Code (UDC). The proposal meets all applicable minimum dimension requirements outlined in
UDC. The following table provides detailed dimensional requirements information.
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Site Area 5,000 s.f. 38,768 s.f. Yes
Minimum Lot Width 50 ft. 140 ft. Yes
Minimum Lot Depth 100 ft. 295 ft. Yes
Front Yard 25 ft. 80 ft. Yes
Rear Yard 20 ft. 75 ft. Yes
Maximum Height 25 ft. 23 ft. Yes
Maximum F.A.R. 0.5:1 .01:1 Yes
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Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Site Area 5,000 s.f. 38,768 s.f. Yes
Minimum Lot Width 50 ft. 140 ft. Yes
Minimum Lot Depth 100 ft. 295 ft. Yes
Front Yard 25 ft. 80 ft. Yes
Rear Yard 20 ft. 75 ft. Yes
Maximum Height 25 ft. 23 ft. Yes
Maximum F.A.R. 0.5:1 .01:1 Yes
Elevations
The elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements. The UDC requires façades to be
100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is proposing brick, tile, and aluminumcorrugated
metal. No façade proposed contains 100% masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as
depicted on the elevation plan.
Façade Total Area Reductions* Resultant Area Masonry Area Masonry % Meets
North 796 s.f. 113 s.f. 683 s.f. 509 s.f. 75% No
South 831 s.f. 346 s.f. 485 s.f. 0 s.f. 0% No
East 1,609 s.f. 400 s.f. 1,209 s.f. 799 s.f. 66% No
West 1,597 s.f. 353 s.f. 1,244 s.f. 608 s.f. 49% No
*Reductions - windows, doors, metal trim cap
Landscape
The subject site is governed by the UDC and the PD-114A Ordinance. The requirements are as follows:
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Landscape Area (10% 38,898 s.f.) 3,877 s.f. 3,986 Yes
5-ft. wide sidewalks Magna Carta Blvd. Camp
Wisdom Rd.
Yes Yes
Street Trees: 1 tree/25 - 50 l.f. Magna Carta = 5 trees
Camp Wisdom = 3 trees
8 0 Yes No
Trees: 1/500 s.f. required landscape 8 9 Yes
Parking Lot Trees: 1 tree/20 parking spaces 2 2 Yes
Shrubs: 1/50 s.f. required landscape 78 116 Yes
All trees are minimum 3 in. caliper 3 3 Yes
The site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape requirements set forth in the UDC. Three
street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road. The landscape plan does not depict street trees along
Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all
applicable requirements of the UDC to address this requirement.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
Elevations
The UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100% masonry. The applicant is
requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal instead of
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RECOMMENDATION:
The DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to allow construction and operation of
a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the following conditions:
1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in Appendix “B” of the
ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be constructed consistent with the City
Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in the UDC, as
amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City Council under
case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS - Texas Food Establishment Rules and local
ordinances regarding foot service.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP AND AN ORDINANCE SHOWING THE
LOCATION, BOUNDARY AND USE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY FOR A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A
RESTAURANT WITH DRIVE THROUGH SERVICE IN PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 114A
(PD-114A) WITH SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY, COMMERCIAL, AND RETAIL
USES, TO WIT: BEING 0.89 ACRES KNOWN AS LOT 2R-1 OF THE TOWNHOUSES OF CAMP
WISDOM ADDITION, IN THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, SAID ZONING
MAP AND ORDINANCE BEING NUMBERED ORDINANCE 4779 AND PASSED ON NOVEMBER 20,
1990; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH;
CONTAINING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE AND
APPROVAL.
WHEREAS, the owners of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand Prairie,
Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to amend the zoning
designation of said site to allow a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned Development District
114A (PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District uses;
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application on May 3, 2014, after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning and Zoning
Commission on the proposed Specific Use Permit had been sent to owners of real property lying within 300
feet of the property on which the creation of a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned
Development District 114A (PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and
Retail District uses; is proposed, said Notice having been given not less than ten (10) days before the date set
for hearing to all such owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the ownership appears on the
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for hearing to all such owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the ownership appears on the
last approved City Tax Roll, and such Notice being served by depositing the same, properly addressed and
postage paid, in the City Post Office; and
WHEREAS, after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that said Zoning
Ordinance and map be amended to allow a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned Development
District 114A (PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District
uses; and
WHEREAS, Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on May 15, 2014, to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matters of
the Specific Use Permit and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the
location and nature of the specific use proposed on said property, as well as the nature and usability of
surrounding property, have found and determined that the property in question, as well as other property within
the city limits of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original
Zoning Ordinance to the extent that a specific use may be made of said property as herein provided and by
reason of changed conditions, does consider and find that this amendatory Ordinance should be enacted since
its provisions are in the public interest and will promote the health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE,
TEXAS:
I.
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Zoning Ordinance and Map of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
"THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20TH DAY OF
NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND ENACTING
A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN…”
and passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to establish a
Specific Use Permit numbered XXX for the property location described as follows:
The location being specifically described within the Legal Description, labeled Exhibit ‘A’ and the Specific
Use Permit and Site Plan labeled Exhibit ‘B’, which are incorporated by reference.
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II.
SPECIFIC USE PERMIT
FOR OPERATION OF A RESTAURANT WITH DRIVE THROUGH SERVICE - IN PLANNED
DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 114A WITH SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY,
COMMERCIAL, AND RETAIL DISTRICT USES. The following conditions are hereby established as part of
this ordinance:
A. All operations shall conform to the Planning and Zoning Commission approved site plan and
operational plan for case number SU140401/S140403, as provided in final submittal.
B. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in the UDC, as
amended.
C. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in Appendix “B” of the
ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be constructed consistent with the City
Council approved elevations.
D. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
E. Development shall be in compliance with TDSHS - Texas Food Establishment Rules and local
ordinances regarding food service.
F. DRINKING WATER PROTECTION: All new commercial establishments within the City of Grand
Prairie shall be equipped with appropriate cross connection device protection on the main waterline, fire
line, and irrigation lines.
G. Additional cross connections devices may be required under the provisions of City Code Chapter 13,
Article X, depending on how water will be used in the facility. Any cross connection devices that are
required shall be shown on all plan submittals to building inspections. It is required that you provide
the make, model, and location of the backflow preventer to be installed. Providing this information
during the first submission of building permits will speed up the permitting review process. Testing
fees for backflow prevention devices shall be paid prior to issuance of building permits.
H. SAMPLE POINTS: The Environmental Services Department requires a sample point be installed on
the sanitary sewer line. The location and a sample point detail shall be shown on the building plans
submitted for review with your application for a building permit . Structure and location shall meet the
requirements of the department. Providing this information during the first submission of building
permits will speed up the permitting review process.
I. HEALTH PERMITS REQUIRED: Anyone wishing to operate a food or drinking establishment, food
warehouse, child care center, grocery store, public swimming pool, or convenience store shall make
application for a health permit and submit plans for review to the Environmental Services Department
before construction begins for new development or before operation begins for existing structures.
Permits are non-transferable. These fees shall be paid prior to issuance of building permits [city code
13-20].
J. REFUSE CONTAINERS: During all phases of construction projects, all waste disposal services shall
be contracted with Grand Prairie Disposal Company, J.C. Duncan. Commercial-type refuse containers
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be contracted with Grand Prairie Disposal Company, J.C. Duncan. Commercial-type refuse containers
(dumpsters and roll-offs) shall be placed at a location arranged in advance with the city’s contractor,
Grand Prairie Disposal company, J.C. Duncan. If materials are to be recycled, they shall not be co-
mingled with trash. All property owners or facility owners shall contact Grand Prairie Disposal
Company at (817)261-8812 [city code 26-1059(a)]. Mechanical garbage and trash compactors shall
conform to city code sections 29-74 and 26-75. The general contractor shall be held responsible for
ensuring compliance with these city codes.
K. WATER WELLS: Please note any abandoned or currently used water wells on the preliminary and
final plat. According to the City of Grand Prairie ordinance and the Texas Water Code, Chapters 32 §
32.017, Plugging of Water Wells, owners of any property where an abandoned well is located must
have the well plugged by a licensed well driller, holding a valid registration with the TCEQ. A permit
will be required to abandon the well. In addition, a copy of the well completion report must be supplied
to the Environmental Services Department before any building permit will be issued.
L. DRILLING WATER WELLS: All property owners wishing to drill a well must obtain a well drilling
permit from the Environmental Services Department prior to drilling. Drillers must be licensed by the
Texas Well Drillers board. [Texas Water Well Drillers Act § 287.91].
M. GREASE AND SAND TRAPS: Grease and sand traps from automotive centers, service centers, and
vehicle wash operations shall be connected to the sanitary sewer system [City code 26.41]
N. VEHICLES IN THE FLOOD PLAIN: Vehicles shall not become flooded so that greases, oils, or other
automotive fluids do contaminate storm water. A bulk storage permit is required for these fluids. [City
code 29-150(22)]
O. Grease trap, sewer lines, and fuel tanks shall be constructed at least 150 feet away from wellhead.
p. DUMPSTER ENCLOSURE: A 12-foot x 12-foot dumpster enclosure area shall meet City of Grand
Prairie requirements. Dumpsters shall be in an area that allows easy accessibility to garbage trucks.
Show city specifications. See the Unified Development Code, reference Article 8 for dumpster
screening fences.
III.
COMPLIANCE
All development must conform to the approved site plan and all exhibits incorporated as exhibits to this
ordinance, as well as those incorporated herein by reference.
A. The following appeals were recommended for approval by the Planning Commission and approved by
the City Council.
i. Waiver to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in Appendix
“B” of the ordinance to be constructed.
C. The Specific Use Permit (SUP) shall automatically terminate in accordance with Section 5.4.1 of the
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C. The Specific Use Permit (SUP) shall automatically terminate in accordance with Section 5.4.1 of the
Unified Development Code if no building permit is issued for a Restaurant with drive through
service within one (1) year after City Council adoption of this Ordinance, or upon cessation of the use
for a period of six (6) months or more.
D. The operation of this site shall be in strict compliance with the requirements of this SUP Ordinance, the
Unified Development Code, the City of Grand Prairie Code of Ordinances, city adopted building codes,
city adopted fire codes and with other applicable regulatory requirements administered and/or enforced
by the state and federal government.
IV.
It is further provided that in case a section, clause, sentence, or part of this Ordinance shall be deemed or
adjudged by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect, impair, or
invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance.
V.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
VI.
THAT this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
ON THIS THE 15TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
Ordinance No.
Planned Development No. 114a
Specific Use No.
Case No. SU140401/S140403
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WENDY'S - 2964 W. CAMP WISDOM ROAD
Case Number: SU140401/S140403
Specific Use Permit and Site Plan for a restaurant
with drive-thru.
PROPERTY OWNER NOTIFICATION
Case Location
300 Ft Buffer
Properties Within Buffer
Multi Account Properties Within Buffer
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LIFE IN THE FAST FOOD LANE LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


SALAHSHOUR, HOLLI L
2951 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520936

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

FIRST TEXAS HOMES INC
500 CRESCENT CT STE 350
DALLAS TX 752017854


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


BREAKFAST CLUBBERS LLC
3008 KALAKAUA AVE
HONOLULU HI 968154764

GARCIA, AMANDA L
5047 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520937


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


BANK OF AMERICA NATIONAL ASSOC
13850 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PL
CHARLOTTE NC 282772829

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


FIRST TEXAS HOMES INC
500 CRESCENT CT STE 350
DALLAS TX 752017854

BORDEAUX, RICHARD ETUX TERESA
2880 CONRAD LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750528531


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


LIFE IN THE FAST FOOD LANE LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

KIMCO WEBER LAKE PRAIRIE TC LP
16000 DALLAS PKWY STE 300
DALLAS TX 752486609


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


ESPARZA, JOSE L
5203 W COVE WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750528534


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

FIRST TEXAS HOMES INC
500 CRESCENT CT STE 350
DALLAS TX 752017854


FEIZY PROPERTIES LTD
1949 N STEMMONS FWY
DALLAS TX 752073100


WELLS, ANITA & COREY
6411 HIGH COUNTRY TRL
ARLINGTON TX 760165519

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


ARLINGTON JUBILEE CHRISTIAN CN
PO BOX 200754
ARLINGTON TX 760060754

SCOTTSDALE PLACE LLC
14300 N NORTHSIGHT BLVD
SCOTTSDALE AZ 852603672


GRAND PRAIRIE, CITY OF
PO BOX 534045
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750534045


FIRST TEXAS HOMES INC
500 CRESCENT CT STE 350
DALLAS TX 752017854

RISINGER, DANIEL
5032 VENECIA WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520932


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

WEIGHTMAN, JOAN S
5051 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520937


DANIEL, BEAUFORD ETUX DORIS
2947 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520936


WILCOX, GREGORY
PO BOX 1880
MANSFIELD TX 760630017

MCDONALDS REAL EST CO
5023 MONTEREY DR
FRISCO TX 750344082


KOULAPDARA, MICHELLE
2884 CONRAD LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750528531


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


BROWN, JAMILLAH N
5028 VENECIA WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520932


SAR CAMP WISDOM PLAZA LP
6467 SOUTHWEST BLVD
BENBROOK TX 761322777

KARNEY, MELISSA & LEWIS
5043 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520937


CHICK-FIL-A INC
5200 BUFFINGTON RD
ATLANTA GA 303492945


PAHL, ALAN ETVIR DALE
2959 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520936

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


MCLARTY, TIM R
2610 S TREADAWAY BLVD
ABILENE TX 796025928

NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007


NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC
8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
DALLAS TX 752256007

WEAVER, JONATHAN K
5024 VENECIA WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520932


SUSANNA, EVI
5039 BARCELONA TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520937


WILSON, JAMES W
5342 WAR ADMIRAL DR
WESLEY CHAPEL FL 335445505

1



REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION DRAFT MINUTES, MAY 5, 2014

2

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
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Grand Prairie, TX stepped forward in opposition to this request.
Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 5). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
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1973.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


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Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

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Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3649 Name: SU140501/S140504 - Golden Chick (Equestrian
Lane)
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council
District 6). Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate
a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned
Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 7-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Grand Bank Authorization.pdf
Site Plan Package.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District
6). Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with
drive through. The 8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A
(PD-114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase
Debaun, AeroFirma Corp. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of
this request by a vote of 7-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ACTION:
On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 7 to 0 to recommend approval of
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File #: 14-3649, Version: 1
On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 7 to 0 to recommend approval of
SU140501/S140504 to the City Council subject to the recommendations of Staff. The vote was taken by seven
of the eight members present that evening. Planning and Zoning Commission member Moser recused himself
due to a conflict of interest.
At the time the staff report was published there were outstanding issues associated with this proposal. They
were as follows:
Ø The project is within the S.H. 360 overlay district. Strict application of the overlay regulations would
require a 30-foot-wide buffer along S.H. 360 and along Equestrian Lane. The applicant requested
permission to provide a 25-foot-wide buffer, which is consistent with the existing development on S.H.
360. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommendation to City Council includes approval of the
requested waiver.
Ø The landscape plan was inconsistent with the requirements of the UDC and PD-114A, specifically, the
screen was less than 36 inches and the street trees were less than 3-caliper inches. The Planning and
Zoning Commission recommended a condition of approval that will require the landscape plan to be
modified to comply with the UDC and PD-114A prior to final approval. No changes or modifications
have been made to the plans since this report was written. However, prior to submission of mylars for
signature, the landscape plan will be revised to comply with all applicable codes.
Ø The pole sign initially submitted as part of the Specific Use Permit/Site Plan is no longer part of the
request. The applicant proposes to submit a permit/application for a multi-tenant sign that complies
with the requirements of the UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Overlay requirements at a later date.
The Planning and Zoning Commission did not take action on the pole sign at the May 5, 2014, meeting.
SUMMARY:
Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive
through. The 8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-
114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and commercial
uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Multi-Family
Residential
South PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and commercial
uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Car Wash
East PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and commercial
uses
Single Family
Residential
West PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and commercial
uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Undeveloped and
S.H. 360
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is proposing construction of a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive-through service on a
portion of an 8.02-acre unplatted property in PD-114A. The subject site is currently zoned PD-114A for single
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family, multi-family, retail, and commercial uses and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
Parking and Access
The 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use permit to allow the drive-through
restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the
property will be provided through the use of two existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and
one from S.H. 360. The site will be developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and
associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square
feet of building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided. The table below provides details
regarding parking for this use.
Building Area Total Dining Area Parking Rate Required Provided Meets
2,165 s.f. 1,260 s.f. 1 sp/100 s.f. dining area 13 45 Yes
BACKGROUND:
On April 7, 1998, the City Council approved Planned Development District 114A (PD-114A). The PD
changed the zoning from PD-114 for commercial, office/showroom, and multi-family to PD-114A for single
family, multi-family, retail, and commercial uses.
On March 15, 2011, the City Council approved the Corridor Overlay District Standards (Appendix F) as an
amendment to the Unified Development Code.
On December 10, 2013, the City Council approved the SH-360 Overlay District (Appendix L) as an
amendment to the Unified Development Code.
On March 18, 2014, an application was submitted which requested approval to construct and operate a 2,165-
square-foot restaurant with drive-through on 0.91 acres of an unplatted 8.02-acre parcel within PD-114A.
On April 24, 2014, a Development Review Committee (DRC) meeting was held. Staff met with the applicant
to discuss the proposal. The proposal was cleared to move forward subject to conditions found in the
recommendation section of this report.
On April 25, 2014, legal notice was mailed to affected property owners and notice of the upcoming public
hearing was published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
On May 5, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
On May 20, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the City Council.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The Future Land Use Map (FLUM) of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan designates this area as Commercial/Retail
(CR) uses. The FLUM indicates Commercial/Retail category should include office, neighborhood services,
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(CR) uses. The FLUM indicates Commercial/Retail category should include office, neighborhood services,
general retail, commercial, and Planned Development districts with one or more of these uses. The proposed
use is consistent with the FLUM designation.
ZONING REQUIREMENTS
Dimensional Requirements
The PD-114A Ordinance allows Commercial (C) district uses in this area as provided for in the Unified
Development Code (UDC). The proposal meets all applicable minimum dimension requirements outlined in
UDC. The following table provides detailed dimensional requirements information.
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Site Area 5,000 s.f. 39,670 s.f. Yes
Minimum Lot Width 50 ft. 145 ft. Yes
Minimum Lot Depth 100 ft. 239 ft. Yes
Front Yard 25 ft. 92 ft. Yes
Rear Yard 20 ft. 90 ft. Yes
Maximum Height 25 ft. 23 ft. Yes
Maximum F.A.R. 0.5:1 .05:1 Yes
Elevations
The Corridor Overlay District Design Standards (Appendix F) of the UDC requires primary façades to be 100%
masonry (brick or stone), excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and western elevations are
primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition consistent with the recently approved
Golden Chick restaurant.
Roof-mounted Equipment
Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded from view by a parapet wall on all
primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades. Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to
have a parapet that extends above the roof line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being
installed within five feet of the nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof
mounted equipment and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the
roof mounted equipment will meet these provisions.
Landscape
The subject site is governed by the UDC and the PD-114A Ordinance. The requirements are as follows:
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Landscape Area (10% 39,670 s.f.) 3,967 s.f. Unknown
5-ft. wide sidewalks SH 360 Equestrian Lane No No No No
Street Trees: 1 tree/25 - 50 l.f. SH 360 = 4 trees
Equestrian Lane = 5 trees
4 5 Yes
Yes
Trees: 1/500 s.f. required landscape Unknown Unknown No
Parking Lot Trees: 1 tree/20 parking spaces 3 3 Yes
Shrubs: 1/50 s.f. required landscape Unknown Unknown No
All trees are minimum 3 in. caliper 3 No No
Parking and Drive Aisle not within 30 ft. of
Rights of Way
SH 360 = 30’ Equestrian =
30’
25’ 24’ Yes No
Solid screen along Rights-of-Way SH 360 = Min. 36”
Equestrian = Min. 36”
24” 24” No No
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Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Landscape Area (10% 39,670 s.f.) 3,967 s.f. Unknown
5-ft. wide sidewalks SH 360 Equestrian Lane No No No No
Street Trees: 1 tree/25 - 50 l.f. SH 360 = 4 trees
Equestrian Lane = 5 trees
4 5 Yes
Yes
Trees: 1/500 s.f. required landscape Unknown Unknown No
Parking Lot Trees: 1 tree/20 parking spaces 3 3 Yes
Shrubs: 1/50 s.f. required landscape Unknown Unknown No
All trees are minimum 3 in. caliper 3 No No
Parking and Drive Aisle not within 30 ft. of
Rights of Way
SH 360 = 30’ Equestrian =
30’
25’ 24’ Yes No
Solid screen along Rights-of-Way SH 360 = Min. 36”
Equestrian = Min. 36”
24” 24” No No
The landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements contained in Article 10 of the UDC. The
landscape plan does not include a table that quantifies the amount of landscape provided so it is unknown
whether the required landscape has been provided or whether the required number of shrubs have been
provided. Additionally, Article 10 requires minimum3-inch caliper trees. The street trees provided are 1-inch
caliper trees. Five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along S.H. 360 and Equestrian Lane. The landscape plan
does not depict sidewalks and the site plan indicates “city sidewalk”. Sidewalks are the responsibility of the
developer. Prior to final approval of the site plan the note indicating “city sidewalk” will be removed from all
plans and the five-foot-wide sidewalk will be graphically depicted on both the site plan and the landscape plan.
Additionally, Staff has included a condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all
applicable requirements of the UDC to address deficient landscape plan requirements.
Section 4(B)(2) of Appendix F requires parking and drive aisles to begin a minimumof 30 feet from the rights-
of-way. The proposed parking as designed does not meet this requirement. The site is adjacent to existing
development with smaller buffers than is currently required; they were constructed prior to adoption of the S.H.
360 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant proposes to provide a buffer that is consistent with the existing
buffer in the area. An appeal to allow parking to be closer to the right-of-way than the Overlay Design
Standards has been included in the appeals section of this report.
Signage
Staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires the applicant to submit applications for
sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.
A pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Section 4(A)(1) of Appendix F of the UDC does not permit
individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but not a pole sign. The applicant has
expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have
been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole sign at this location.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
The following appeals are requested as part of this proposal:
Ø An appeal to allow parking less than 30 feet from the right of way as required in Section 4(B)(2) of
Appendix F.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Development Review Committee recommended approval of the restaurant with drive through subject to
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the following conditions:
1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan shall be revised to be consistent with site plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and
landscape requirements adopted in the UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District;
provided appeals expressly approved by motion supercede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. The elevation plan shall be revised to include 42-inch parapet walls prior to building permit approval.
4. The elevation plan shall be revised to depict roof-mounted equipment set no closer than five feet from
any parapet wall prior to building permit.
5. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, Appendix F and the S.H. 360 Corridor
Overlay District and be reviewed as part of sign permits submitted to the Building Inspections Division.
6. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in Attachment 1 of
this staff report.
7. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City Council under
case number SU140501/S140504.
8. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS - Texas Food Establishment Rules and local
ordinances regarding foot service.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP AND AN ORDINANCE SHOWING THE
LOCATION, BOUNDARY AND USE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY FOR A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A
RESTAURANT WITH DRIVE THROUGH SERVICE IN PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 114A
(PD-114A) WITH SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY, COMMERCIAL, AND RETAIL
USES, TO WIT: BEING 0.91 ACRES OF LAND IN THE BUFFAFLO BAYO, BRAZOS AND COLORADO
RAILROAD COMPANY SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 203 AND JOHN W. HARWOOD SURVEY,
ABSTRACT NO. 661, IN THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS, SAID
ZONING MAP AND ORDINANCE BEING NUMBERED ORDINANCE 4779 AND PASSED ON
NOVEMBER 20, 1990; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT
HEREWITH; CONTAINING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS
PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.
WHEREAS, the owners of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand Prairie,
Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to amend the zoning
designation of said site to allow a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned Development District
114A (PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District uses;
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application on May 3, 2014, after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning and Zoning
Commission on the proposed Specific Use Permit had been sent to owners of real property lying within 300
feet of the property on which the creation of a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned
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feet of the property on which the creation of a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned
Development District 114A (PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and
Retail District uses; is proposed, said Notice having been given not less than ten (10) days before the date set
for hearing to all such owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the ownership appears on the
last approved City Tax Roll, and such Notice being served by depositing the same, properly addressed and
postage paid, in the City Post Office; and
WHEREAS, after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that said Zoning
Ordinance and map be amended to allow a Restaurant with drive through service in Planned Development
District 114A (PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District
uses; and
WHEREAS, Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on May 15, 2014, to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matters of
the Specific Use Permit and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the
location and nature of the specific use proposed on said property, as well as the nature and usability of
surrounding property, have found and determined that the property in question, as well as other property within
the city limits of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original
Zoning Ordinance to the extent that a specific use may be made of said property as herein provided and by
reason of changed conditions, does consider and find that this amendatory Ordinance should be enacted since
its provisions are in the public interest and will promote the health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE,
TEXAS:
I.
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Zoning Ordinance and Map of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
"THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20TH DAY OF
NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND ENACTING
A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN…”
and passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to establish a
Specific Use Permit numbered XXX for the property location described as follows:
The location being specifically described within the Legal Description, labeled Exhibit ‘A’ and the Specific
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The location being specifically described within the Legal Description, labeled Exhibit ‘A’ and the Specific
Use Permit and Site Plan labeled Exhibit ‘B’, which are incorporated by reference.
II.
SPECIFIC USE PERMIT
FOR OPERATION OF A RESTAURANT WITH DRIVE THROUGH SERVICE - IN PLANNED
DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 114A WITH SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY,
COMMERCIAL, AND RETAIL DISTRICT USES. The following conditions are hereby established as part of
this ordinance:
A. All operations shall conform to the Planning and Zoning Commission approved site plan and
operational plan for case number SU140501/S140504, as provided in final submittal.
B. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in the UDC, as
amended.
C. This approval does not approve any signage; signage permits shall be submitted in accordance with the
provisions set forth in the Unified Development Code. All signage shall comply with the provisions set
forth in the UDC, as amended.
E. Development shall be in compliance with TDSHS - Texas Food Establishment Rules and local
ordinances regarding food service.
F. DRINKING WATER PROTECTION: All new commercial establishments within the City of Grand
Prairie shall be equipped with appropriate cross connection device protection on the main waterline, fire
line, and irrigation lines.
G. Additional cross connections devices may be required under the provisions of City Code Chapter 13,
Article X, depending on how water will be used in the facility. Any cross connection devices that are
required shall be shown on all plan submittals to building inspections. It is required that you provide
the make, model, and location of the backflow preventer to be installed. Providing this information
during the first submission of building permits will speed up the permitting review process. Testing
fees for backflow prevention devices shall be paid prior to issuance of building permits.
H. SAMPLE POINTS: The Environmental Services Department requires a sample point be installed on
the sanitary sewer line. The location and a sample point detail shall be shown on the building plans
submitted for review with your application for a building permit . Structure and location shall meet the
requirements of the department. Providing this information during the first submission of building
permits will speed up the permitting review process.
I. HEALTH PERMITS REQUIRED: Anyone wishing to operate a food or drinking establishment, food
warehouse, child care center, grocery store, public swimming pool, or convenience store shall make
application for a health permit and submit plans for review to the Environmental Services Department
before construction begins for new development or before operation begins for existing structures.
Permits are non-transferable. These fees shall be paid prior to issuance of building permits [city code
13-20].
J. REFUSE CONTAINERS: During all phases of construction projects, all waste disposal services shall
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J. REFUSE CONTAINERS: During all phases of construction projects, all waste disposal services shall
be contracted with Grand Prairie Disposal Company, J.C. Duncan. Commercial-type refuse containers
(dumpsters and roll-offs) shall be placed at a location arranged in advance with the city’s contractor,
Grand Prairie Disposal company, J.C. Duncan. If materials are to be recycled, they shall not be co-
mingled with trash. All property owners or facility owners shall contact Grand Prairie Disposal
Company at (817)261-8812 [city code 26-1059(a)]. Mechanical garbage and trash compactors shall
conform to city code sections 29-74 and 26-75. The general contractor shall be held responsible for
ensuring compliance with these city codes.
K. WATER WELLS: Please note any abandoned or currently used water wells on the preliminary and
final plat. According to the City of Grand Prairie ordinance and the Texas Water Code, Chapters 32 §
32.017, Plugging of Water Wells, owners of any property where an abandoned well is located must
have the well plugged by a licensed well driller, holding a valid registration with the TCEQ. A permit
will be required to abandon the well. In addition, a copy of the well completion report must be supplied
to the Environmental Services Department before any building permit will be issued.
L. DRILLING WATER WELLS: All property owners wishing to drill a well must obtain a well drilling
permit from the Environmental Services Department prior to drilling. Drillers must be licensed by the
Texas Well Drillers board. [Texas Water Well Drillers Act § 287.91].
M. VEHICLES IN THE FLOOD PLAIN: Vehicles shall not become flooded so that greases, oils, or other
automotive fluids do contaminate storm water. A bulk storage permit is required for these fluids. [City
code 29-150(22)]
N. Grease trap, sewer lines, and fuel tanks shall be constructed at least 150 feet away from wellhead.
O. DUMPSTER ENCLOSURE: A 12-foot x 12-foot dumpster enclosure area shall meet City of Grand
Prairie requirements. Dumpsters shall be in an area that allows easy accessibility to garbage trucks.
Show city specifications. See the Unified Development Code, reference Article 8 for dumpster
screening fences.
III.
COMPLIANCE
All development must conform to the approved site plan and all exhibits incorporated as exhibits to this
ordinance, as well as those incorporated herein by reference.
A. The Specific Use Permit (SUP) shall automatically terminate in accordance with Section 5.4.1 of the
Unified Development Code if no building permit is issued for a Restaurant with drive through
service within one (1) year after City Council adoption of this Ordinance, or upon cessation of the use
for a period of six (6) months or more.
B. The operation of this site shall be in strict compliance with the requirements of this SUP Ordinance, the
Unified Development Code, the City of Grand Prairie Code of Ordinances, city adopted building codes,
city adopted fire codes and with other applicable regulatory requirements administered and/or enforced
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IV.
It is further provided that in case a section, clause, sentence, or part of this Ordinance shall be deemed or
adjudged by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect, impair, or
invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance.
V.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
VI.
THAT this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
ON THIS THE 15TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
Ordinance No.
Planned Development No. 114A
Specific Use No.
Case No. SU140501/S140504
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Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan
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0 FIREBRAND PROPERTIES LP 3318 FOREST LN STE 200 DALLAS TX 752347784
1 YK CAR WASH ENTERPRISE INC 5040 S STATE HWY 360 GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520000
2 ARDC GPWEST LTD 1221 N I 35 # 170 CARROLLTON TX 750063806
3 GRAND BANK OF TEXAS PO BOX 530087 GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750530087
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REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
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Grand Prairie, TX stepped forward in opposition to this request.
Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 5). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
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1973.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


______________________________
Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

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Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


An audio recording of this meeting is available on request at 972-237-8255.
City Hall
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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3650 Name: SU140502/S140506 - Self Storage Facility
(Equestrian Lane)
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City
Council District 6). Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan request to
operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned
Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 7-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
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Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan - Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council
District 6). Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage
facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-
114A) district and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this
request by a vote of 7-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ACTION:
On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 7 to 0 to recommend approval of
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On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 7 to 0 to recommend approval of
SU140502/S140506 to the City Council subject to the recommendations of Staff. The vote was taken by seven
of the eight members present that evening. Planning and Zoning Commission member Moser recused himself
due to a conflict of interest.
At the time the staff report was published, there were outstanding issues associated with this proposal. They
were as follows:
Ø The project is within the S.H. 360 overlay district. Strict application of the overlay regulations would
require a 30-foot-wide buffer along Equestrian Lane and Magna Carta Boulevard. The applicant
requested permission to provide a 25-foot-wide buffer instead of the required 30-foot-wide buffer. The
Planning and Zoning Commission recommendation to City Council includes approval of the requested
waiver to allow a buffer not less than 25 feet along Equestrian Lane and Magna Carta Boulevard; with
the exception of the parking spaces along Equestrian Lane. The Planning and Zoning Commission
recommended approving the waiver to allow the spaces to remain, with the provision that if the
detention pond design was reduced the parking spaces would be moved to the interior of the site out of
the 25-foot-wide buffer.
Ø The landscape plan was inconsistent with the requirements of the UDC and PD-114A, specifically, the
screen was less than 36 inches and the street trees were less than 3-caliper inches. The Planning and
Zoning Commission recommended a condition of approval that will require the landscape plan to be
modified to comply with the UDC and PD-114A prior to final approval. No changes or modifications
have been made to the plans since this report was written. However, prior to submission of mylars for
signature, the landscape plan will be revised to comply with all applicable codes.
Ø The applicant’s submission as presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission, included a
combination of stamped concrete fence and split-faced block façade materials to create a solid perimeter
“screen” along the Equestrian Lane and Magna Carta Boulevard street frontages. The proposal as
initially presented, would have triggered the design standards and guidelines for buildings constructed
in our overlay districts; which does not allow primary façades to have split-faced concrete masonry
units at all and only allows concrete in Tilt-Wall construction. The applicant has chosen to modify the
plan to provide a stamped concrete fence along Magna Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane and to
move all buildings interior to the site. The proposed fence will be placed at 25 feet from the property
line and will not be in the 25-foot-landscape buffer.
SUMMARY:
Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The
8.02-acre property, located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district
and is within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Multi-Family
Residential
South PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Car Wash, Commercial,
and Daycare uses
East PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses
Single Family
Residential
West PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Undeveloped and S.H.
360
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Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Multi-Family
Residential
South PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Car Wash, Commercial,
and Daycare uses
East PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses
Single Family
Residential
West PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and
commercial uses and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District
Undeveloped and S.H.
360
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility with 77 recreational vehicle and boat
storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre unplatted property in PD-114A. The subject site is
currently zoned PD-114A for single family, multi-family, retail, and commercial uses and is within the S.H.
360 Corridor Overlay District.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
Parking and Access
The 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is
proposed for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be
provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and two access points from
Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 - single story storage buildings containing 410
individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat
parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking
spaces; 16 parking spaces have been provided.
BACKGROUND:
On April 7, 1998, the City Council approved Planned Development District 114A (PD-114A). The PD
changed the zoning from PD-114 for commercial, office/showroom, and multi-family to PD-114A for single
family, multi-family, retail, and commercial uses.
On March 15, 2011, the City Council approved the Corridor Overlay District Standards (Appendix F) as an
amendment to the Unified Development Code.
On December 10, 2013, the City Council approved the SH-360 Overlay District (Appendix L) as an
amendment to the Unified Development Code.
On March 18, 2014, an application was submitted which requested approval to construct and operate a storage
facility on 6.45 acres of an unplatted 8.02-acre parcel within PD-114A.
On April 24, 2014, a Development Review Committee (DRC) meeting was held. Staff met with the applicant
to discuss the proposal. The proposal was cleared to move forward subject to conditions found in the
recommendation section of this report.
On April 25, 2014, legal notice was mailed to affected property owners and notice of the upcoming public
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hearing was published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
On May 5, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the Planning and Zoning Commission.
On May 20, 2014, the item is scheduled to be heard by the City Council.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The Future Land Use Map (FLUM) of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan designates this area as Commercial/Retail
(CR) uses. The FLUM indicates Commercial/Retail category should include office, neighborhood services,
general retail, commercial, and Planned Development districts with one or more of these uses. The proposed
use is consistent with the FLUM designation.
ZONING REQUIREMENTS
Dimensional Requirements
The PD-114A Ordinance allows Commercial (C) district uses in this area as provided for in the Unified
Development Code (UDC). The proposal meets all applicable minimum dimension requirements outlined in
UDC. The following table provides detailed dimensional requirements information.
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Site Area 5,000 s.f. 281,061 s.f. Yes
Minimum Lot Width 50 ft. 297 ft. Yes
Minimum Lot Depth 100 ft. 482 ft. Yes
Front Yard 25 ft. 25 ft. Yes
Rear Yard 0 ft. 0 ft. Yes
Maximum Height 25 ft. 23 ft. Yes
Maximum F.A.R. 0.5:1 .23:1 Yes
Elevations
The applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay
requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with the building façade to create a barrier
with gated openings for egress.
The Corridor Overlay District Design Standards (Appendix F) in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100%
masonry (brick or stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna Carta
Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.
Landscape
The subject site is governed by the UDC and the PD-114A Ordinance. The requirements are as follows:
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Landscape Area
(10% 281,061 s.f.)
2,811 s.f. Unknown Unknown
5-ft. wide sidewalks Magna Carta Blvd. Equestrian
Ln.
4’ 4’ No No
Street Trees: 1 tree/25 - 50
l.f.
Magna Carta Blvd. - 6
Equestrian Ln. - 5
10-at 25 ft. on center
11-at 25 ft. on center
Yes Yes
Trees: 1/500 s.f. required
landscape
6 6 Yes
Parking Lot Trees: 1
tree/20 parking spaces
1 1 Yes
Standard Required Provided Meets
Shrubs: 1/50 s.f. required
landscape
56 17 No
All trees are minimum 3 in.
caliper
3 inch No No
30 foot buffer from rights-
of-way
Magna Carta Blvd. Equestrian
Ln.
Variable length less
than 30 feet
No No
Solid screen along Rights-
of-Way
Wall segments tied into the building façades provide a screen. However, the material is not
specified.
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Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Landscape Area
(10% 281,061 s.f.)
2,811 s.f. Unknown Unknown
5-ft. wide sidewalks Magna Carta Blvd. Equestrian
Ln.
4’ 4’ No No
Street Trees: 1 tree/25 - 50
l.f.
Magna Carta Blvd. - 6
Equestrian Ln. - 5
10-at 25 ft. on center
11-at 25 ft. on center
Yes Yes
Trees: 1/500 s.f. required
landscape
6 6 Yes
Parking Lot Trees: 1
tree/20 parking spaces
1 1 Yes
Standard Required Provided Meets
Shrubs: 1/50 s.f. required
landscape
56 17 No
All trees are minimum 3 in.
caliper
3 inch No No
30 foot buffer from rights-
of-way
Magna Carta Blvd. Equestrian
Ln.
Variable length less
than 30 feet
No No
Solid screen along Rights-
of-Way
Wall segments tied into the building façades provide a screen. However, the material is not
specified.
The landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements contained in Article 10 of the UDC.
Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta
Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied
into building façades; however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.
Five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-
foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all
applicable requirements of the UDC to address deficient landscape plan requirements.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
No appeals have been identified as part of this proposal.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage facility subject to the following
conditions:
1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site plan, elevations
(corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H.
360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting
provisions contained in the UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a substitute
material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
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4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in Attachment 1 of
this staff report.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City Council under
case number SU140502/S140506.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP AND AN ORDINANCE SHOWING THE
LOCATION, BOUNDARY AND USE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY FOR A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A
SELF STORAGE FACILITY IN PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 114A (PD-114A) WITH SINGLE
FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY, COMMERCIAL, AND RETAIL USES, TO WIT: BEING 6.45
ACRES OF LAND IN THE BUFFAFLO BAYOU, BRAZOS AND COLORADO RAILROAD COMPANY
SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 203 AND JOHN W. HARWOOD SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 661, IN THE
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS, SAID ZONING MAP AND ORDINANCE
BEING NUMBERED ORDINANCE 4779 AND PASSED ON NOVEMBER 20, 1990; REPEALING ALL
ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; CONTAINING A SAVINGS
CLAUSE; AND TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.
WHEREAS, the owners of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand Prairie,
Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to amend the zoning
designation of said site to allow a Self Storage Facility in Planned Development District 114A (PD- 114A)
with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District uses;
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application on May 3, 2014, after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning and Zoning
Commission on the proposed Specific Use Permit had been sent to owners of real property lying within 300
feet of the property on which the creation of a Self Storage Facility in Planned Development District 114A
(PD- 114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District uses; is
proposed, said Notice having been given not less than ten (10) days before the date set for hearing to all such
owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the ownership appears on the last approved City Tax
Roll, and such Notice being served by depositing the same, properly addressed and postage paid, in the City
Post Office; and
WHEREAS, after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that said Zoning
Ordinance and map be amended to allow a Self Storage Facility in Planned Development District 114A (PD-
114A) with Single Family Residential, Multi-Family, Commercial, and Retail District uses; and
WHEREAS, Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on May 15, 2014, to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matters of
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WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matters of
the Specific Use Permit and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the
location and nature of the specific use proposed on said property, as well as the nature and usability of
surrounding property, have found and determined that the property in question, as well as other property within
the city limits of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original
Zoning Ordinance to the extent that a specific use may be made of said property as herein provided and by
reason of changed conditions, does consider and find that this amendatory Ordinance should be enacted since
its provisions are in the public interest and will promote the health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE,
TEXAS:
I.
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Zoning Ordinance and Map of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
"THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20TH DAY OF
NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND ENACTING
A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN…”
and passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to establish a
Specific Use Permit numbered XXX for the property location described as follows:
The location being specifically described within the Legal Description, labeled Exhibit ‘A’ and the Specific
Use Permit and Site Plan labeled Exhibit ‘B’, which are incorporated by reference.
II.
SPECIFIC USE PERMIT
FOR OPERATION OF A SELF STORAGE FACILITY - IN PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO.
114A WITH SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY, COMMERCIAL, AND RETAIL
DISTRICT USES. The following conditions are hereby established as part of this ordinance:
A. All operations shall conform to the Planning and Zoning Commission approved site plan and
operational plan for case number SU140502/S140506, as provided in final submittal.
B. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in the UDC, as
amended.
C. This approval does not approve any signage; signage permits shall be submitted in accordance with the
provisions set forth in the Unified Development Code. All signage shall comply with the provisions set
forth in the UDC, as amended.
D. Detached storage buildings or an approved masonry screening shall extend along the rights-of-way in a
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D. Detached storage buildings or an approved masonry screening shall extend along the rights-of-way in a
manner that causes the outside storage of recreational vehicles to be substantially screened from eye
level public view of a public street right-of-way.
E. The storage units shall be restricted solely to the storage of items. The conduct of sales, business, or any
other activity within the individual storage units, other than storage, shall be prohibited.
F. Recreational vehicle and boat storage shall be screened from the public rights-of-way with a screening
device consistent with the City Council approved site plan.
G. All vehicular access drives into the storage unit complex shall be enclosed with a wrought iron type
fence in accordance with UDC, Article 8 “Landscaping and Screening.” All gates, which restrict
emergency access, must have a Knox override system.
H. Storage of recreational vehicles, watercraft, and watercraft trailers shall be permissible with this specific
use permit. Storage of any vehicles used for commercial or construction purposes, including tractor-
trailers and or 18-wheelers is prohibited by this specific use permit.
I. Light sources shall be oriented toward the center of the site or shielded so that the light source is not
visible from the nearest property line [O.L.4.D]. UDC, Article 10 “Parking and Loading,” Section 15
“Glare and Lighting Standards” includes additional provisions for parking lot lighting, which can be
addressed with the building permit submittal.
J. DRINKING WATER PROTECTION: All new commercial establishments within the City of Grand
Prairie shall be equipped with appropriate cross connection device protection on the main waterline, fire
line, and irrigation lines.
K. Additional cross connections devices may be required under the provisions of City Code Chapter 13,
Article X, depending on how water will be used in the facility. Any cross connection devices that are
required shall be shown on all plan submittals to building inspections. It is required that you provide
the make, model, and location of the backflow preventer to be installed. Providing this information
during the first submission of building permits will speed up the permitting review process. Testing
fees for backflow prevention devices shall be paid prior to issuance of building permits.
L. SAMPLE POINTS: The Environmental Services Department requires a sample point be installed on
the sanitary sewer line. The location and a sample point detail shall be shown on the building plans
submitted for review with your application for a building permit . Structure and location shall meet the
requirements of the department. Providing this information during the first submission of building
permits will speed up the permitting review process.
M. REFUSE CONTAINERS: During all phases of construction projects, all waste disposal services shall
be contracted with Grand Prairie Disposal Company, J.C. Duncan. Commercial-type refuse containers
(dumpsters and roll-offs) shall be placed at a location arranged in advance with the city’s contractor,
Grand Prairie Disposal company, J.C. Duncan. If materials are to be recycled, they shall not be co-
mingled with trash. All property owners or facility owners shall contact Grand Prairie Disposal
Company at (817)261-8812 [city code 26-1059(a)]. Mechanical garbage and trash compactors shall
conform to city code sections 29-74 and 26-75. The general contractor shall be held responsible for
ensuring compliance with these city codes.
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N. WATER WELLS: Please note any abandoned or currently used water wells on the preliminary and
final plat. According to the City of Grand Prairie ordinance and the Texas Water Code, Chapters 32 §
32.017, Plugging of Water Wells, owners of any property where an abandoned well is located must
have the well plugged by a licensed well driller, holding a valid registration with the TCEQ. A permit
will be required to abandon the well. In addition, a copy of the well completion report must be supplied
to the Environmental Services Department before any building permit will be issued.
O. DRILLING WATER WELLS: All property owners wishing to drill a well must obtain a well drilling
permit from the Environmental Services Department prior to drilling. Drillers must be licensed by the
Texas Well Drillers board. [Texas Water Well Drillers Act § 287.91].
P. VEHICLES IN THE FLOOD PLAIN: Vehicles shall not become flooded so that greases, oils, or other
automotive fluids do contaminate storm water. A bulk storage permit is required for these fluids. [City
code 29-150(22)]
Q. DUMPSTER ENCLOSURE: A 12-foot x 12-foot dumpster enclosure area shall meet City of Grand
Prairie requirements. Dumpsters shall be in an area that allows easy accessibility to garbage trucks.
Show city specifications. See the Unified Development Code, reference Article 8 for dumpster
screening fences.
III.
COMPLIANCE
All development must conform to the approved site plan and all exhibits incorporated as exhibits to this
ordinance, as well as those incorporated herein by reference.
A. The Specific Use Permit (SUP) shall automatically terminate in accordance with Section 5.4.1 of the
Unified Development Code if no building permit is issued for a Self-storage facility within one (1) year
after City Council adoption of this Ordinance, or upon cessation of the use for a period of six (6) months
or more.
B. The operation of this site shall be in strict compliance with the requirements of this SUP Ordinance, the
Unified Development Code, the City of Grand Prairie Code of Ordinances, city adopted building codes,
city adopted fire codes and with other applicable regulatory requirements administered and/or enforced
by the state and federal government.
IV.
It is further provided that in case a section, clause, sentence, or part of this Ordinance shall be deemed or
adjudged by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect, impair, or
invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance.
V.
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All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
VI.
THAT this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVEDBY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
ON THIS THE 15TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
Ordinance No.
Planned Development No. 114A
Specific Use No.
Case No. SU140502/S140506
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Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane)
Case Number: SU140501/S140504
Consider a request to approve a specific use per
for a self storage facility.
PROPERTY OWNER NOTIFICATION
Case Location
300 Ft Buffer
Properties Within Buffer
Multi Account Properties Within Buffer
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Case Number: SU140502/S140506
Consider a request to approve a specific use permit and site plan
for a self storage facility.
NotifyNo OWNERNAME OWNERADDRE OWNERADD_1
0 HUCKABAY, GLEN W ETUX ANITA 4931 STEEPLE CHASE CT
1 PARLIAMENT PROPERTIES INC 2187 NEWCASTLE AVE STE 202
2 LINDSEY, THAD 4939 STEEPLE CHASE CT
3 MARTINEZ, ROBERTO 5012 STEEPLE CHASE CT
4 SAR CAMP WISDOM PLAZA LP 6467 SOUTHWEST BLVD
5 HSB HOMEOWNERS ASSOC INC 5005 STEEPLE CHASE CT
6 NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC 8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
7 RAMOS, MARIE 2980 EUROPA DR
8 HSB HOMEOWNERS ASSOC INC 4933 STEEPLE CHASE CT
9 FIREBRAND PROPERTIES LP 3318 FOREST LN STE 200
10 YK CAR WASH ENTERPRISE INC 5040 S STATE HWY 360
11 ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY CO LLC PO BOX 219071 State & Local Tax Dept
12 ALEXANDER, MARGARET 2984 EUROPA DR
13 PADRON, MANUEL 4943 STEEPLE CHASE CT
14 SAR CAMP WISDOM PLAZA LP 6467 SOUTHWEST BLVD
15 PATEL, PADMAVATI & A PATEL ETA 4920 STEEPLE CHASE CT
16 AGP ASSETS INC 1403 GARLAND ST
17 DENSFORD, BRUCE ETUX JUDITH 4919 STEEPLE CHASE CT
18 NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC 8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
19 ARDC GPWEST LTD 1221 N I 35 # 170
20 GRAND BANK OF TEXAS PO BOX 530087
21 NEW KID IN TOWNHOME LLC 8235 DOUGLAS AVE STE 720
22 MURPHY, MICHAEL J ETUX MONICA 4927 STEEPLE CHASE CT
23 SCHULTE, GARY ETUX JANICE 5011 STEEPLE CHASE CT
24 TIEU, KHOA KIM 5003 STEEPLE CHASE CT
25 AJAYI, CHRISTOPHER K ETUX O A 4923 STEEPLE CHASE CT
26 ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY CO LLC PO BOX 219071 State & Local Tax Dept
27 ARELLANO, JUAN CARLOS 4935 STEEPLE CHASE CT
28 GRAND BANK OF TEXAS PO BOX 530087
29 TEXAS TRUST CREDIT UNION 1900 COUNTRY CLUB DR
30 POOL, NICHOLAS ETUX M ROBLES 5007 STEEPLE CHASE CT
31 ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY CO LLC PO BOX 219071 State & Local Tax Dept
32 WEIGHTMAN, STEPHEN 5900 CHAPEL HILL BLVD
33 FITHIAN, STEPHEN H 5601 BRIDGE ST STE 504
M0 ARDC GPWEST LTD 1221 N I 35 # 170
OWNERCITYS OWNERZIP
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
CARDIFF CA 920071848
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524423
BENBROOK TX 761322777
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524422
DALLAS TX 752256007
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520943
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
DALLAS TX 752347784
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520000
DALLAS TX 752219071
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750520943
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
BENBROOK TX 761322777
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524598
PLAINVIEW TX 790724625
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
DALLAS TX 752256007
CARROLLTON TX 750063806
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750530087
DALLAS TX 752256007
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524422
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524422
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
DALLAS TX 752219071
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524599
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750530087
MANSFIELD TX 760632630
GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750524422
DALLAS TX 752219071
PLANO TX 750935995
FORT WORTH TX 761122352
CARROLLTON TX 750063806
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REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
th
Grand Prairie, TX stepped forward in opposition to this request.
Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 5). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
th
1973.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


______________________________
Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

_____________________________
Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


An audio recording of this meeting is available on request at 972-237-8255.
City Hall
317 College Street
Grand Prairie, Texas
City of Grand Prairie
Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3651 Name: SU140503 - Asia Times Square Banquet Room
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4).
Consider a request for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a large event facility for weddings,
birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to 1,000 people within the Asia Times
Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light
Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh, LGSW Capital Investment. (On May 5, 2014,
the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Exhibit A - Operational Plan.pdf
Exhibit B - Internal Elevations.pdf
Exhibit C - Event Center Floor Plan.pdf
Exhibit D - Asia Times Square Phase II Store Layout.pdf
Exhibit E - Asia Times Square Phase II Parking Layout.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a large event facility for weddings, birthday parties,
training events and other gatherings of up to 1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The
property, located at 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is
Steve Loh, LGSW Capital Investment. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended
approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
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SUMMARY:
Consider a request for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a large event facility for weddings, birthday parties,
training events and other gatherings of up to 1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property,
located at 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh, LGSW
Capital Investment.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Land Use
North Limited Industrial Warehousing & Retail
Sales/Service
East Limited Industrial & PD-286 Retail Sales/Service & Vacant
West N/A City of Arlington
South Limited Industrial Vacant
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is seeking approval of a specific use permit to open and operate a multi-purpose special event center within
the Asia Times Square Phase II retail facility located at 2615 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas. The subject
property is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. Multi-purpose special event center uses require specific use permit
approval in the LI District as noted in Article 4, “Permissible Uses” of the Unified Development Code. This application
submittal is being made to conform to these requirements.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
Use:
The applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility (event center) with a 1,000 person capacity
within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties,
conferences, seminars, dances (with live bands and DJ’s), conferences, seminars, training classes, and other social events
and gatherings of people.
Physical Facility:
The proposed 12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility (formerly
Sam’s Club). The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway that
provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including restaurants, located within mall.
The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the
retail facility. The event center will also have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two
-sided staircase provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to accommodate
convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000 persons and is capable of hosting up to
three individual parties simultaneously through the use of movable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance
floor will be provided to ensure flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event
center. No changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.
Food and Alcohol:
The event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all food and drinks will be catered by the proposed
abutting restaurant (Dim Sum) to be owned and operated by the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf.
of the retail facility and will have a full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol
is permitted in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be included in this
specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during special events. However, should this
restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and
running again and in full conformance with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests,
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running again and in full conformance with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests,
should the abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the event center
until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.
Access and Parking:
No changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square Phase II development are proposed. The retail
facility currently has a total of 769 parking spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the
facility requires 328 parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the uniqueness
of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail facility, that a parking and traffic
circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the
applicant owns is available if additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.
Employees:
In addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of event, the event center will hire one or two
employees to provide customer service and booking of events.
Security:
Security service shall accompany all events that offer alcohol service. A minimum of one (1) security guard
shall be provided for each event with 100 or fewer people, but greater than 20 persons, in attendance, not
inclusive of staff. An additional one (1) security guard shall be provided for each additional 100 or fewer
people in attendance, not inclusive of staff. In addition, law enforcement officer(s) shall have the right, at any
time, to enter any portion of the reserved space within the Event Center for any purpose whatsoever.
Hours of Operation:
The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven days per week.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
None
RECOMMENDATION:
The Development Review Committee recommends approval of this application.
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS AMENDING THE ZONING MAP
AND ORDINANCE BY SHOWING THE LOCATION, BOUNDARY AND USE OF CERTAIN
PROPERTY TO GRANT A SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A MULTI-PURPOSE SPECIAL EVENT
CENTER, TO WIT: BEING ALL OF LOT 2, SAM’S PROPERTIES ADDITION TO THE CITY OF
GRAND PRAIRIE, TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
BELOW, SAID ZONING MAP AND ORDINANCE BEING NUMBERED ORDINANCE NUMBER
4779 AND PASSED ON NOVEMBER 20, 1990; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF
ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; CONTAINING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND TO
BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.
WHEREAS , the owner(s) of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to amend the
zoning designation of said property to obtain a Specific Use Permit for a Multi-Purpose Special Event
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Center and;
WHEREAS , the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application on May 5, 2014 after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning and Zoning
Commission on the proposed Specific Use Permit had been sent to owners of real property lying within 300
feet of the property on which the Specific Use Permit for a Multi-Purpose Special Event Center is proposed,
said Notice having been given not less than ten (10) days before the date set for hearing to all such owners who
rendered their said property for City taxes as the ownership appears on the last approved City Tax Roll, and
such Notice being served by depositing the same, properly addressed and postage paid, in the City Post Office;
and
WHEREAS , after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commissionof the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that said Zoning
Ordinance and Map be amended to add a Specific Use Permit for a Multi-Purpose Special Event Center ;
and
WHEREAS , Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on May 20, 2014 to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and Map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram , Fort Worth, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS , all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matter of
the Specific Use Permit and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the
location and nature of the specific use proposed on said property, as well as the nature and usability of
surrounding property, have found and determined that the property in question, as well as other property within
the city limits of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original
Zoning Ordinance to the extent that a specific use may be made of said property as herein provided and by
reason of changed conditions, does consider and find that this amendatory Ordinance should be enacted since
its provisions are in the public interest and will promote the health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1.
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Unified Development Code of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
"THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20TH DAY OF
NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND ENACTING
A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN..."
and passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to establish a
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and passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to establish a
Specific Use Permit numbered ___ for the property location described as follows:
Being all of Lot 2, Sam’s Properties Addition to the City of Grand Prairie, Tarrant County,
Texas as recorded in Volume 388-189, Page 69, Deed Records, Tarrant County, Texas, and
being more particularly described by Metes and Bounds as follows:
Beginning at a ½ inch iron pin in the west line of Lot 1R, Sam’s Properties Addition, as
recorded in Volume 388-201, Page 18, of said Deed Records, for the most easterly northeast
corner of said Lot 2;
Thence South along the common line of said Lots 1R and 2, a distance of 850.05 feet to a ½ inch
iron pin for the southeast corner of said Lot 2;
Thence West along the south line of said Lot 2, a distance of 628.00 feet to a ½ inch pin for the
southwest corner of said Lot 2;
Thence North 00° 41’ 08” West along the west line of said Lot 2, a distance of 851.87 feet to a
½ inch iron pin for the southwest corner of Lot 3, Sam’s Properties Addition and the most
westerly northwest corner of said Lot 2;
Thence North 89° 18’ 52” East along the south line of said Lot 3, a distance of 165.00 feet to a
“X” cut in concrete for the southeast corner of said Lot 3;
Thence North 00° 41’ 08” West along the east line of said Lot 3, a distance of 214.16 feet
(platted 214.18 feet) to a “X” cut in concrete in the south right of way line of Pioneer Parkway
(Spur 303) for the northeast corner of said Lot 3 and the most northerly northwest corner of said
Lot 2;
Thence South 83° 24’ 35” East along the south right of way line of said parkway, 295.48 feet
(platted 295.51 feet) to a “X” cut in concrete for the northwest corner of said Lot 4 and the most
northerly northeast corner of said Lot 2;
Thence South 00° 41’ 08” East along the west line of said Lot 4, a distance of 186.14 feet to a
“X” cut in concrete for the southwest corner of said Lot 4;
Thence North 89° 18’ 52” East along the south right of way line of said Lot 4, a distance of
180.00 feet to a point of beginning and containing 597,293 square feet or 13.712 acres of land,
more or less.
SECTION 2.
Specific Use Permit
Multi-Purpose Special Event Center . The following conditions are hereby established as part of this
ordinance:
1. For the purpose of this Specific Use Permit the definition of a Multi-Purpose Special Event Center
(Event Center) shall be: An indoor establishment that is regularly rented out, for a limited time period,
for special events; including, but not necessarily limited to: weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties,
that may include dancing (with live bands and DJ’s); conferences; seminars; training classes; and
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that may include dancing (with live bands and DJ’s); conferences; seminars; training classes; and
other social events and gatherings of people; and providing that the facility may not function as a bar
or nightclub, or be open to the general public with or without an admission charge.
2. All operations must conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City Council under
case number SU140503. If any of provisions of the site plan and operational plan are inconsistent with
this ordinance, the more restrictive provision will control.
3. Food and Alcohol Service
a. The owner(s) shall maintain compliance with all State regulations and local ordinances for food
service and alcohol service operations.
b. Food service must accompany all events that include alcohol service.
c. All food, with the exception of specialty cakes, and beverage shall be provided by the abutting
restaurant, as identified in the site plan and operational plan, which shall be owned and operated
by the applicant.
d. Person(s) renting the Event Center are allowed to “bring their own bottles” (BYOB) in
accordance with TABC provisions, as defined in the Alcoholic Beverage Code of the State of
Texas.
e. In the event that the abutting restaurant is closed or fails to meet the minimum standards of the
City or State to operate as a full service restaurant, all alcohol sales shall be prohibited. Food
service may be provided by outside vendors.
4. Security Service
a. Security service shall accompany all events that offer alcohol service. A minimum of one (1)
security guard shall be provided for each event with 100 or fewer people, but greater than 20
persons, in attendance, not inclusive of staff. An additional one (1) security guard shall be
provided for each additional 100 or fewer people in attendance, not inclusive of staff.
b. Law enforcement officer(s) shall have the right, at any time, to enter any portion of the reserved
space within the Event Center for any purpose whatsoever.
5. Hours of Operation - The Event Center may be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
(Midnight) seven (7) days per week.
6. The Event Center shall include only indoor areas for operational use.
7. The owner(s) shall provide and maintain a minimum of 333 parking spaces on the Asia Times Square
Phase II property for use by attendees of the Event Center.
8. The owner(s) shall not permit more persons into the Event Center than can safely and freely move
about, as determined by the Fire Marshal of the City of Grand Prairie.
9. The Event Center must meet all relevant safety requirements prescribed by the City of Grand Prairie and
the State of Texas.
10. Upon approval of the Specific Use Permit, the owner (s) shall apply for a revised certificate of
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10. Upon approval of the Specific Use Permit, the owner (s) shall apply for a revised certificate of
occupancy to add the SUP number and use.
SECTION 3.
Compliance
All development must conform to the approved Site Plan labeled as Exhibit ‘A’, which is herein incorporated
by reference.
1. If no certificate of occupancy is issued for an Event Center within one year, or the use is discontinued
for a period of six months or more, the Specific Use Permit (SUP) will be terminated in accordance with
Section 5.4.1.C of the Unified Development Code.
2. The operation of the facility shall be in strict compliance with all requirements of the Environmental
Services Department, Building Inspections, Police Department and Fire Administration.
3. Any unsafe or unauthorized operations or activities may be determined as grounds for revocation of the
Specific Use Permit by the City Council.
4. It shall be unlawful for the owner, manager, or any person in charge of a business or other establishment
to violate the conditions imposed by the City Council when a Specific Use Permit is granted, and the
violation of those conditions could result in a citation being issued by the appropriate enforcement
officers of the City of Grand Prairie. Violation of this provision may be punishable in accordance with
Section 1-8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City.
SECTION 4.
It is further provided that in case a section, clause, sentence, or part of this Ordinance shall be deemed or
adjudged by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect, impair or
invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance.
SECTION 5.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
SECTION 6.
That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
DULY PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, ON THE
20TH OF MAY 2014.
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1 LGSW CAPITAL INVESTMENT LLC
2 WAL-MART PROPERTIES INC % Re Property Tax Ms 0555
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2615 W PIONEER PKWY STE 100 GRAND PRAIRIE TX 750513602
1301 SE 10TH ST BENTONVILLE AR 727127998
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1 BEACON ST STE 1700 BOSTON MA 021083106
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8377 E HARTFORD DR STE 200 SCOTTSDALE AZ 852555687
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REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION DRAFT MINUTES, MAY 5, 2014

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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
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Grand Prairie, TX stepped forward in opposition to this request.
Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 5). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
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1973.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


______________________________
Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

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Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3652 Name: Z140501 - 1309 S. Belt Line Road
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/25/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd (City Council District 5). Consider a request to
rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned Development District for commercial
uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3)
district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: Location Map.pdf
PON.pdf
Exhibit Site Plan.pdf
Exhibit Floor Plan.pdf
Notify.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 05-05-14.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 5/5/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd (City Council District 5). Consider a request to rezone
property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-
acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant
is Erica Armendariz. (On May 5, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this
request by a vote of 8-0.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
SUMMARY:
Consider a request to rezone property from Single Family-Three (SF-3) district to Planned Development
District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line Road, is zoned Single
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Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
North - Immediately north are two 50-foot wide Texas Utilities Electric Company (Oncor) power line lots
(easements) that cross one another. Farther north is the Hillside Addition, a single-family
detached residential subdivision zoned SF-3 and platted in 1956.
South - South is vacant 4.8 acre tract zoned Commercial (C).
East - Immediately east is S. Belt Line Road, an undivided 7-lane Principal Arterial (P7U). Farther east is an
electric substation and the Congregational Methodist Church. The church also houses a day care
facility - Loving Care Wee School.
West - West is the Monterrey Park single family detached residential subdivision zoned SF-3 and platted in
2004.
The subject property has two existing access points on S. Belt Line Road. No access changes are proposed.
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The purpose of this request is to change the zoning of the subject property from Single Family-Three (SF-3)
District to Planned Development for commercial uses to include all commercial uses listed as Permitted
Principal Uses within the Use Charts of Article 4 of the Unified Development Code, as may be amended from
time to time. If approved, the zone change will permit the proposed commercial office use (Nationwide
Insurance) now located within the same building and property as the existing day care facility (Playhouse Child
Development Center) located at 1309 S. Belt Line Road.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
The proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company and the continued use and operation of
the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on
July 17
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1973.
The subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square foot single story building (the existing
day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment,
mature landscaping, and two parking lots - one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front
yard parking lot is located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9,
asphalt paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The rear
parking lot is located behind (west side) of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved driveway and a
number (approximately 8 to 12 spaces) of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new buildings.
A Certificate of Occupancy (C/O) for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner (the applicant) on July
11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet of the day care
facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The converted commercial office space
is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize
the building permit process and obtain the necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand
Prairie Building Inspections, the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 (residential) to
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Prairie Building Inspections, the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 (residential) to
Planned Development for commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an
approved specific use permit (SUP) and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone
district, but not in the SF-3 residential zone district.
The day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate and independent uses. While the
two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate entrance into the building and there are no internal
access points or doorways between the two uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30
PM, Monday - Friday and by appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back
parking lot and customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are proposed.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The proposal is conformance with the 2010 Future Land Use Plan of the Comprehensive Plan as approved in
2010.
DENSITY AND DIMENSIONAL IMPACTS:
The proposed planned development will utilize the established dimensional and other standards of the
Commercial (C) District, as may be amended from time to time.
ORDINANCE PROVISION COMMERCIAL (C) STANDARDS EXISTING CONDITIONS
Unit Density N/A N/A
Min. Lot Size 5,000 SF 79,697 SF (1.83 Acre)
Min Lot Width 50 feet 174 feet - 235 feet
Min Lot Depth 100 feet 387 feet
Front Yard Setback 25 feet 90 feet
Internal Side Yard 10 feet 32 feet (south side) 25 feet
(north side)
Rear Yard Setback 20 feet 228 feet (primary
structure)
Bldg. Separation 0 feet Complies
Bldg. Height 25 feet to top plate Complies
Bldg. Coverage 50% Complies
Exterior Masonry 100% Complies
Roof Pitch 6:12 Appears to Comply
Landscaping 5% Mature Landscaping
Screening Fence* Type 1 (Masonry) Does Not Comply
Dumpster Enclosure** Masonry Does Not Comply
(*) Screening Fence: Section 8.9.5.A of Article 8 of the UDC stipulates that all non-residential development,
except for schools and day care centers, shall be required to erect a “Type 1” fence on the property lines
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adjacent to any property which is zoned for single family detached, single family attached, two-family, and
multi-family residential uses. Section 8.9.5.B of Article 8 of the UDC further stipulates that all schools and
day care centers shall be required to erect a “Type 3” fence on property lines adjacent to any property, which is
zoned for single-family detached, single-family attached or two-family residential uses. A “Type 1” fence is
masonry construction and a “Type 3” fence is cement fiber board or wood construction.
As noted above, the property does not currently comply with this section of the UDC. The playground area of
the day care facility and a portion of the front yard are fenced with a chain-link fence. The property does not
have any other fencing. The applicant is not proposing any changes or modifications to the existing fencing.
(**) Dumpster Enclosure: Section 8.9.7.2 of Article 8 of the UDC stipulates that areas reserved for refuse
storage shall be screened by a solid non‐transparent masonry wall similar in material to the main structure and
shall have a screening gate, which shall remain closed except when being serviced. Recycling and dumpster
areas shall be located no closer than 20 feet to an adjacent residentially zoned property and shall not be located
within any required building setback along a street right‐of‐way. The screening gate side shall be concealed
from eye‐level public view from all areas of a public street right‐of‐way and from eye level public view of any
residentially zoned property. Said screening fence shall be a minimum of six feet in height.
As noted above, the property does not currently comply with this section of the UDC. No changes are
proposed.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure requirements due to the fact
that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion of the existing day care facility and that no
exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Development Review Committee recommends approval of the requested zoning change, with noted
appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to Planned Development for commercial uses.
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AMENDING THE ZONING MAP
AND ORDINANCE BY SHOWING THE LOCATION, BOUNDARY, AND USE OF A CERTAIN
PROPERTY TO GRANT A ZONING CHANGE FROM SINGLE FAMILY-THREE DISTRICT TO A
PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT FOR COMMERCIAL USES ON 1.83 ACRES OF LAND
OUT OF THE WILLIAM VAN GRINDERBECK SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 1516, DALLAS
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OUT OF THE WILLIAM VAN GRINDERBECK SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 1516, DALLAS
COUNTY, ADDRESSED AS 1309 S. BELT LINE ROAD AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
BELOW; SAID ZONING MAP AND ORDINANCE BEING NUMBERED ORDINANCE NUMBER
4779 AND PASSED ON NOVEMBER 20, 1990; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF
ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; CONTAINING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND TO
BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.
WHEREAS , the owners of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to amend the
zoning designation of said property to obtain a zoning change from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to a
Planned Development for commercial uses; and
WHEREAS , the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application on May 5, 2014, after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning and Zoning
Commission on the proposed zoning change had been sent to owners of real property lying within 300 feet of
the property on which the zoning change from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to a Planned
Development District for commercial uses, is proposed, said Notice having been given not less than ten (10)
days before the date set for hearing to all such owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the
ownership appears on the last approved City Tax Roll, and such Notice being served by depositing the same,
properly addressed and postage paid, in the City Post Office; and
WHEREAS , after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commissionof the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that said Zoning
Ordinance and Map be amended to allow a zoning change from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to a
Planned Development District for commercial uses; and
WHEREAS , Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on May 20, 2014, to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and Map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS , all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matter of
the zoning change and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the location
and nature of the use proposed on said property, as well as the nature and usability of surrounding property,
have found and determined that the property in question, as well as, other property within the city limits of the
City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original Zoning Ordinance
from its classification of Single Family-Three (SF-3) District and, by reason of changed conditions, does
consider and find that this amendatory Ordinance should be enacted since its provisions are in the public
interest and will promote the health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Legal Description
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Unified Development Code of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
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showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
"THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20
TH
DAY OF
NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND ENACTING
A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN…”
being passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to change the
zoning district from its classification of Single Family - One (SF-3) to a Planned Development District for
commercial uses, and herein described below:
Being a tract or parcel of land lying in the William Van Grinderbeck Survey, Abstract No. 1516,
Dallas County, Texas, and being a part of the original S. R. Carpenters farm, said tract or parcel
of land being more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows:
Beginning at a point in the west R.O.W. line of the Southeast 8
th
Street (FM 1382), a 120.00 foot
wide R.O.W., said point being in the south line of said William Van Grinderbeck Survey, 60.0
feet west of the southeast corner of said survey; said beginning point also being the southeast
corner of said S. R. Carpenter farm and being South 0° 05’ West, a distance of 495.68 feet from
the intersecting point of south R.O.W. line of Show Place with the west R.O.W. line of
Southeast 8
th
Street;
Thence North 89° 00’ West, along the south line of said William Van Grinderbeck Survey and
along the south line of said S. R. Carpenter farm, a distance of 387.00 feet to appoint for corner;
Thence North 0° 05’ East, along a line parallel to the west R.O.W. line of Southeast 8
th
Street, a
distance of 174.4 feet to a point for corner being in the south line of the Texas Electric Service
Company 50.0 feet wide R.O.W. as described in Volume 3764, Page 216, Deed Records, Dallas
County, Texas;
Thence North 72° 00’ East, along the south R.O.W. line of said Texas Electric Service Company
R.O.W. , a distance of 162.00 feet to point of intersection with the south line of a second Texas
Electric Service Company 50.0 foot wide R.O.W. as described in Volume 3764, Page 216, Deed
Records, Dallas County, Texas and continuing South 80° 20’ East along the south R.O.W. line
of said second Texas Electric Service Company R.O.W. , a distance of 236.5 feet to the west
R.O.W. line of the Southeast 8
th
Street, being point of corner;
Thence South 0° 05’ West, along the west R.O.W. line of Southeast 8
th
Street, a distance of
191.4 feet to the Place of Beginning and containing 1.8296 acres more or less.
SECTION 2. Purpose and Intent
The purpose of this Planned Development District is to provide the appropriate restrictions and development
controls to permit the development of commercial uses in a manner compatible with the surrounding
development and zoning and in compliance with the City’s Comprehensive Plan and the Unified Development
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Code.
SECTION 3. Base Zoning
Any zoning, land use requirements and restrictions not contained in this Planned Development Ordinance shall
conform to those requirements for the Commercial (C) District , as established and amended in the Unified
Development Code (UDC). Where there is a conflict between the UDC and this ordinance, unless explicitly
contained in this ordinance, the more restrictive will prevail.
SECTION 4.
It is further provided that in case a section, clause, sentence, or part of this Ordinance shall be deemed or
adjudged by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect, impair, or
invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance.
SECTION 5.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
SECTION 6.
That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
THIS 20
TH
DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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Consider a request to rezone property from Single Family 3 to
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PROPERTY OWNER NOTIFICATION
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0 WINFORD CLENTON G II & 522 HILL ST
1 FIRST CONGREGATIONAL 1310 N BELT LINE RD
2 HEEP BESSIE 733 SHOW PL
3 HODGES BILLY JOE 729 SHOW PL
4 ARMENDARIZ ERICA 1267 BOLD FORBES
5 PLATTNER HERMAN H& WILLIE 25 HIGHLAND PARK VLG
6 BELT ALEJANDRO 745 SHOW PL
7 TEXAS UTILITIES ELEC CO PO BOX 219071
8 WOOD DOLORES M 717 SHOW PL
9 CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST 1310 S BELT LINE RD
10 COOK AUBREY BRUCE 725 SHOW PL
11 PERLA SANTOS & DOLORES 1311 N COZUMEL ST
12 FIRST CONGREGATIONAL 1310 S BELT LINE RD
13 GOMEZ CRISTINA & 656 SOTOGRANDE ST
14 ONONOGBU CHINWE 1336 N COZUMEL ST
15 ONE PRIME LP 5910 N CENTRAL EXPWY STE 1310
16 MINTER BRIAN W & KRISTINA 705 SHOW PL
17 RUIZ FRANCISCO P & 1312 N COZUMEL ST
18 STRATTON GREGORY & TRACY 1525 CYPRESS CREEK RD APT H309
19 CHICAS MARIA A 1303 N COZUMEL ST
20 CARRILLO CARMEN 800 WATERBURY ST
21 CRUZ CECILIO 652 SOTOGRANDE ST
22 OZOA DANIEL 1328 N COZUMEL ST
23 TEXAS UTILITIES ELEC CO PO BOX 219071
24 CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST 1310 S BELT LINE RD
25 TEXAS UTILITIES ELEC CO PO BOX 219071
26 TULL JOHN HUBERT 721 SHOW PL
27 CRUZ YESENIA 734 SHOW PL
28 CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST 1310 S BELT LINE RD
29 CRUZ JOE O & OLIVIA 651 SOTOGRANDE ST
30 OKUSANYA OLUKOREDE 1708 HILLSIDE DR
31 MARTINEZ MARIA 1332 N COZUMEL ST
32 ZUNIGA JOSE & 1316 N COZUMEL ST
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34 GONZALES GUADALUPE 726 SHOW PL
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REGULAR PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MAY 5, 2014

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Garrett, Vice-Chairperson Cindie Moss,
Secretary, Carol Ann Adams, Commissioners, Ed Gray, Phil Philipp, Lynn Motley, Bill Moser,
and J oshua Spare.

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: J oe Arredondo

CITY STAFF PRESENT: Bill Crolley, Director of Planning and Development, J im Hinderaker,
Chief City Planner, Denice Thomas, Senior Planner, Daon Stephens, Transportation Planner,
Steve Alcorn, Assistant City Attorney, and Chris Hartmann, Executive Assistant.

Chairperson Tommy Garrett called the meeting to order in the Council Chambers in the City
Hall Building at 7:00 p.m.

Commissioner Moser gave the invocation.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: disapproval of plats without prejudice for the following agenda-
Items: #1- P140601 – Riverpoint Industrial Addition and P140602 – Wildlife Commerce Park,
Lot 2.

AGENDA ITEM: #2-APPROVAL OF MINUTES: To approve the minutes of the Planning and
Zoning Commission meeting of April 7, 2014.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Item #3 – RP140501 - Replat - Sheffield Village Phase 4 (City Council District 4). Consider a
request for approval of a Final Plat creating one (1) lot on 6.66 acres. The property, located at
3015 W. Interstate 20, is zoned Planned Development 140 (PD-140) and is located within the I-
20 Corridor Overlay District. The applicant is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering and the
owner is Peter Phillips, GPrairie Concorde Investment.

Item #4 - P140403 - Final Plat - Warrior Trail Business Park (City Council District 3). Consider
a request to approve a Final Plat creating an eight (8) lot commercial subdivision with one (1)
non-buildable storm water detention out lot on 7.71 acres. The property is addressed as 2902 S.
Beltline Road and is located east of S. Beltline Road, zoned General Retail (GR) District. The
owner is Charles Edwards, PAACO Holdings LLC and the applicant is Angela Ramsey, Davis &
McDill Inc.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS TO BE POSTPONED: Item #5 – S140501 - Site Plan -
Mira Lagos East Phase 2, Item #6 - S140502 - Site Plan - Villas Grand Prairie - 2255 Arkansas
Lane, and Item #7 - SU140504/S140507 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan – TRWD.

(The above items are not public hearing items).

Motion was made to approve the consent agenda item regarding the Disapproval of Plats without
Prejudice for cases P140601, and P140602, approve the minutes of the April 7, 2014 Planning
and Zoning Commission meeting, approve consent agenda cases RP140501 and P140403, and
postponed cases S140501, S140502, and SU140504/S140507. The action and vote on the
Consent Agenda being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #8–S140503 - Site Plan - Grand Prairie Apartments -
Highway 360 and Outlet Parkway (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Site Plan for a multi-
family residential development. The 17.49 acre property, located at the NE corner of SH 360
Service Road and Outlet Parkway, is zoned Planned Development 343 (PD-343) and is within
the SH 360 Corridor Overlay District. The agent is David West, Ventures Development Group
and the owner is George Watson, Twenty Three Sixty, LTD.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant is seeking site plan approval to build a multi-family
residential apartment on 6.82 acres of a 17.49 acres property. Approximately 10.67 acres of the
project site is within a designated flood plain and will not be developed. Improvements include:
a 280,000 square foot, three-story wood framed and masonry clad apartment building with 247
residential dwelling units, a 3-level, 200 parking space, pre-cast parking structure with direct
access to secured building corridors leading to all apartment units, a club house and leasing
office, open air courtyards, jogging trail, dog park, landscaping and perimeter fencing with
security gates. All of the apartment units will have open floor plans, 9 foot ceilings, center island
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel or black appliance packages, and full sized washers
and dryers. Select apartments will also have garden tubs.

Mr. Hinderaker stated of the total 247 residential dwelling units, there are 136 one-bedroom
units, 103 two-bedroom units, and 8 three-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units range in size
from 650 sf. to 850 sf., the two-bedroom units range in size from 900 sf. to 1,200 sf., and the
three-bedroom units range in size from 1,250 sf. to 1,375 sf. PD-343 requires that all one-
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bedroom units to be at least 650 sf. and two bedroom units to be at 900 sf. The minimum unit
size of three-bedroom units defaults to the UDC MF-2 standard of 1,000 sf. The site plan
conforms to these minimum unit size standards. Access to each apartment unit is via hall
corridors within the building. The hall corridors also provide internal access to the parking
garage on each level at multiple locations.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff recommends approval of the site plan subject to Development
Review Committee comments.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

David West and Sean Siebert with Ventures Development Group, 7934 Wrenwood Boulevard,
Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA, and were present representing the case and to respond to questions
from the Commission.

Dylan Tyler Blackshear, 5339 Alpha Road, Suite 300, Dallas, TX was also present in support of
this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140503 for a multi-family residential development as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #9–S140505 - Site Plan - Wildlife Commerce Park (City
Council District 1). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a site plan to construct a 315,000-square-foot speculative
warehouse building. The 17.52-acre property, generally located at the southwest corner of the
Wildlife Parkway/Belt Line Road intersection, is zoned Planned Development 217C (PD-217C)
for Commercial, Retail, and Light Industrial uses and is partially within the Belt Line Corridor
Overlay Districts. The owner/applicant is Richard Nordyke, O'Brien Architecture.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 17.52-acre property is undeveloped. Five access points are provided;
Three to Wildlife Parkway and two to the road along the western property line. The site will be
developed with a 315,000-square-foot speculative industrial building with associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for “distribution center, warehouse or storage) is
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one space per 5,000 square feet of plus 20% not to exceed 115% of what is required. A total of
83 parking spaces are required for the proposed site; however, 96 parking spaces can be
provided. A total of 177 parking spaces are indicated which is 81 parking spaces above the
requirement and inconsistent with the provisions contained in Article 10. Article 10 requires
five loading spaces with dimensions of 12 feet wide and 65 feet long be provided with this
development. Many loading spaces have been provided along the south side of the building,
however, they are 17 feet wide by 50 feet long. These spaces do not meet the minimum
requirements of Article 10.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the development agreement included landscape requirements. The
landscape within the development area will be provided in three phases. Phase I of the overall
landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed with the development of the
building. Phase II of the landscape plan, as indicated on the landscape plan, will be installed
after the widening of Wildlife parkway. Phase III of the landscape plan, as indicated on the
landscape plan, will be installed after the reclamation is complete.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of proposal
as presented.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Will Muninger with Crow Holdings, 3819 Maple Avenue, Dallas, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Bill Henderson, 917 S.E. 5
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Grand Prairie, TX stepped forward in opposition to this request.
Mr. Henderson stated his family has been in Grand Prairie for a long time and has been a
residence his entire life. Mr. Henderson stated he does not understand how entertainment and
industrial uses are compatible under the current zoning, and asked where the exits and entrances
would be located. Mr. Henderson said if we keep allowing industrial development in this area
nothing else will ever come into the entertainment district.

Commissioner Motley asked staff speak on Mr. Henderson’s concerns.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the land use map allows for a range of uses in this district, including
industrial buildings.

Commissioner Moser noted the access onto this property would be along Wildlife Parkway and
there is currently a developer’s agreement in place that was approved with the zoning.

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There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case S140505 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #10–SU140401/S140403 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Wendy's at 2964 W. Camp Wisdom Road (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im
Hinderaker presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for the approval of a
specific use permit and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive-thru. The 1.61-
acre Property, zoned Planned Development District-114A (PD-114A), is located at 2951 and
2960 W. Camp Wisdom Road. The agent is J ohn Measels, J ohn Thomas Engineering, the
applicant is The Wendy's Company, and the owner is Kelly Hampton, Life in the Fast Food
Lane.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 1.61-acre property is undeveloped. Two access points are provided;
one to Magna Carta Boulevard and one to Camp Wisdom Road. The site will be developed with
a 3,245-square-foot restaurant with associated parking. Article 10 indicates the parking
requirement for restaurants is one space per 100 square feet of designated dining and waiting
area, including outdoor dining areas. The site plan indicates the area devoted to dining in the
building is 1,452 square feet plus 323 square feet in patio space outside of the building; 1,775
square feet total. The statement of operation indicates the dining room will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The drive-through window will be open from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Sunday.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the elevations as proposed are inconsistent with the UDC requirements.
The UDC requires façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The applicant is
proposing brick, tile, and aluminum corrugated metal. No façade proposed contains 100%
masonry. An appeal has been requested to permit construction as depicted on the elevation plan.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the site plan does not comply with all of the minimum landscape
requirements set forth in the UDC. Three street trees are required along Camp Wisdom Road.
The landscape plan does not depict street trees along Camp Wisdom Road. Staff has included a
condition of approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of
the UDC to address this requirement.

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Mr. Hinderaker said the UDC requires buildings such as those proposed have façades with 100%
masonry. The applicant is requesting permission to construct the building with bricks, tile, and
aluminum corrugated metal instead of 100% masonry.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the DRC recommends approval of the request for a Specific Use Permit to
allow construction and operation of a restaurant with drive through window, subject to the
following conditions:

1. The site plan shall be consistent with all regulations in the UDC as amended.
2. An appeal to the 100% masonry requirements to allow the elevations contained in
Appendix “B” of the ordinance is approved by the City Council. The restaurant shall be
constructed consistent with the City Council approved elevations.
3. The landscape plan shall comply with all applicable landscape requirements contained in
the UDC, as amended.
4. Signage shall comply with the provisions set forth in the UDC, as amended.
5. All operations shall conform to the site plan and operational plan as approved by City
Council under case number SU140401/S140403.
6. Operations must be in compliance with the TDSHS – Texas Food Establishment Rules and
local ordinances regarding foot service.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Andre Sutiono with J ohn Thomas Engineering, 800 N. Watters, Suite 170, Allen, TX was
present representing the case and to respond to questions from the Commission.

Walter Boyd, 2964 W. Camp Wisdom, Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Irma Reiner, 703 Ashley
Court, Highland Village, TX were present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140401/S140403 for a restaurant with drive-thru as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

At this time Commissioner Moser recuse himself from the Commission due to a conflict of
interest on cases SU140501/S140504 and SU140502/S140506.
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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11–SU140501/S140504 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Golden Chick (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker
presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use permit
and site plan to construct and operate a restaurant with drive through. The 8.02-acre property,
located at 3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is
within the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/Applicant is Chase Debaun,
AeroFirma Corp.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the 8.02-acre property is unplatted and undeveloped. A specific use
permit to allow the drive-through restaurant is proposed for approximately 0.91 acres of the 8.02-
acre property. Access to this portion of the property will be provided through the use of two
existing mutual access points; one from Equestrian Lane and one from S.H. 360. The site will be
developed with a 2,165-square-foot restaurant with drive through and associated parking.
Article 10 indicates the parking requirement for a restaurant is one space per 100 square feet of
building area devoted to dining; including outside dining areas. A total of 13 parking spaces are
required for the proposed site; 45 parking spaces have been provided.

Mr. Hinderaker noted the Corridor Overlay District Design Standards of the UDC requires
primary façades to be 100% masonry, excluding doors and windows. The northern, southern, and
western elevations are primary façades. The applicant is proposing masonry composition
consistent with the recently approved Golden Chick restaurant.

Mr. Hinderaker stated Appendix F of the UDC requires roof-mounted equipment to be shielded
from view by a parapet wall on all primary and secondary façades; in this case, all façades.
Buildings less than 6,000 square feet are required to have a parapet that extends above the roof
line 42 inches in height with no top mechanical equipment being installed within five feet of the
nearest perimeter wall. The elevations do not graphically depict the roof mounted equipment
and they do not call out the parapet wall height so Staff is unable to determine whether the roof
mounted equipment will meet these provisions. Additionally, Staff has included a condition of
approval which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated staff is recommending a condition of approval that specifically requires
the applicant to submit applications for sign permits and meet all applicable sign requirements.

Mr. Hinderaker stated a pole sign is proposed as part of this development. Appendix F of the
UDC does not permit individual pole signs. A monument sign is permissible at this location but
not a pole sign. The applicant has expressed a desire to construct a multi-tenant sign instead of a
pole sign, however, no plans to that affect have been submitted. Staff is not supportive of a pole
sign at this location.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the
restaurant with drive through subject to conditions:

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission.

Mickey Powell, 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX and Don Goldsmith, 23 Heritage
Court, Grand Prairie, TX, were also present in support of this request.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Spare moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140501/S140504 for a restaurant with drive through as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Spare
Second: Moss
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12–SU140502/S140506 - Specific Use Permit/Site Plan
- Self Storage Facility (Equestrian Lane) (City Council District 6). Senior Planner Denice
Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a specific use
permit and site plan request to operate a self-storage facility. The 8.02-acre property, located at
3060 Equestrian Lane, is zoned Planned Development 114A (PD-114A) district and is within the
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District. The owner/applicant is Chase Debaun, AeroFirma Corp.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing construction of a 410-unit self-storage facility
with 77 recreational vehicle and boat storage spaces on a 6.45-acre portion of an 8.02-acre
unplatted property in PD-114A. A specific use permit to allow the storage facility is proposed
for approximately 6.45 acres of the 8.02-acre property. Access to this portion of the property
will be provided through the use of one existing mutual access point from equestrian lane, and
two access points from Magna Carta Boulevard. The site will be developed with 12 – single
story storage buildings containing 410 individual units with an area of 64,900 square feet. The
proposal also includes 77 recreational vehicle and boat parking spaces. Article 10 indicates the
parking requirement for mini-warehouse is a minimum of six parking spaces; 16 parking spaces
have been provided.

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Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has expressed a willingness to meet all UDC, Appendix F, and
S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay requirements. The proposed design will have wall segments join with
the building façade to create a barrier with gated openings for egress. The Corridor Overlay
District Design Standards in the UDC requires primary façades to be 100% masonry (brick or
stone), excluding doors and windows. Appendix F requires a primary façade to have offsets,
architectural interest, and openings. The primary façades for this development are along Magna
Carta Boulevard and Equestrian Lane.

Mrs. Thomas stated the landscape plan does not comply with the landscape requirements
contained in Article 10 of the UDC. Some of the proposed trees are less than three caliper
inches, a 30-foot landscape buffer along Magna Carta Blvd. and Equestrian Lane has not been
provided, a screen is being provided with wall segments that are tied into building façades;
however, the plan does not indicate if the wall is brick or stone.

Mrs. Thomas stated five-foot-wide sidewalks are required along Magna Carta Lane and
Equestrian Lane. The plans depict four-foot-wide sidewalks. Staff has included a condition of
approval, which requires the landscape plan to meet all applicable requirements of the UDC to
address deficient landscape plan requirements.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommended approval of the storage
facility subject to the following conditions:

1. The property shall be platted prior to issuance of any building permits.
2. The site plan, landscape plan, and elevations shall be revised to be consistent with site
plan, elevations (corridor design standards), and landscape requirements adopted in the
UDC, Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District; provided appeals
expressly approved by motion supersede conflicting provisions contained in the UDC,
Appendix F, and the S.H. 360 Corridor Overlay District.
3. Walls and fencing shall be masonry as defined by the UDC (fired brick or stone); unless a
substitute material is expressly approved by a motion of the City Council.
4. The project approval is subject to the Development Review Comments contained in
Attachment 1 of this staff report.

Commissioner Spare asked in staffs opinion would this type of use be compatible for this
location.

Mr. Crolley stated there have been several discussions with the applicant on this tract, which is a
second tier site and believes this use is appropriate for this location.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

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Rod Debaun, 516 Estate Drive, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case and to
respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Debaun stated this use would have a very low
impact to the surrounding area/neighborhood. Mr. Debaun said he would comply with staff’s
requirements/conditions.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moss moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140502/S140506 to operate a self-storage facility as
presented by staff. The action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moss
Second: Adams
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 7-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #13–SU140503 - Specific Use Permit - Asia Times
Square Banquet Room (City Council District 4). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented
the case report and a Power Point presentation for approval of a Specific Use Permit to operate a
large event facility for weddings, birthday parties, training events and other gatherings of up to
1,000 people within the Asia Times Square Phase II complex. The property, located at 2625 W.
Pioneer Parkway, is zoned Light Industrial (LI) District. The owner/applicant is Steve Loh,
LGSW Capital Investment.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the applicant proposes to operate an upscale ballroom and banquet facility
with a 1,000 person capacity within Asia Times Square Phase II. The event center will be used to
host weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, conferences, seminars, dances, conferences,
seminars, training classes, and other social events and gatherings of people. The proposed
12,369 sf. event center is located within a portion of the Asia Time Square Phase II retail facility
The entire retail facility consists of 129,157 sf. under roof with a primary concourse or hallway
that provides direct interior access to the numerous retail sales and service shops, including
restaurants, located within mall. The same concourse will provide access to the event center. The
event center will occupy 9,690 sf. of floor space of the retail facility. The event center will also
have a 2,679 sf. second floor mezzanine overlooking the first floor. A large two-sided staircase
provides access to the mezzanine. The facility will be wired with a Cisco WIFI system to
accommodate convention and training classes. The event center is designed to hold up to 1,000
persons and is capable of hosting up to three individual parties simultaneously through the use of
moveable room dividers. Movable tables, seating, and dance floor will be provided to ensure
flexibility in desired room setup. Restrooms are located near the entrance of the event center. No
changes to the exterior of the Asia Time Square Phase II are proposed.

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Mr. Hinderaker stated the event center will not have a stand-alone kitchen or bar; however, all
food and drinks will be catered by the proposed abutting restaurant to be owned and operated by
the applicant. The Dim Sum restaurant will occupy 6,880 sf. of the retail facility and will have a
full commercial kitchen and bar. Since On-premise sale and consumption of alcohol is permitted
in restaurants with bars over 5,000 sf., the applicant requests that this restaurant and bar be
included in this specific use permit to enable the event center to offer a full cash bar during
special events. However, should this restaurant close for any reason, alcohol sales will not be
permitted in the event center until the restaurant is up and running again and in full conformance
with all rules and regulations of the city and state. The applicant further requests, should the
abutting restaurant close, that food service from other providers and BYOB be permissible at the
event center until such time as the restaurant/bar is reopened.

Mr. Hinderaker stated no changes to the existing access or parking to the Asia Times Square
Phase II development are proposed. The retail facility currently has a total of 769 parking
spaces. The event center requires 333 parking spaces and the balance of the facility requires 328
parking spaces for a total of 661 required parking spaces. Staff did suggest, based on the
uniqueness of the event center and the potential for changes in uses in the balance of the retail
facility, that a parking and traffic circulation study would be beneficial; however, the applicant
opted not to provide one as additional abutting land that the applicant owns is available if
additional parking is necessary. Based on the proposed uses provided by the applicant, the
existing number of parking spaces exceeds the minimum required parking by 108 spaces.

Mr. Hinderaker stated in addition to the necessary service staff, based on the size and type of
event, the event center will hire one or two employees to provide customer service and booking
of events. The facility will be open for operations from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Midnight), seven
days per week.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of this
application.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Matthew Loh, 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case SU140503 for an event facility as presented by staff. The
action and vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Adams
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Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #14–Z140501 - Zoning Change - 1309 S Belt Line Rd
(City Council District 5). Chief City Planner J im Hinderaker presented the case report and a
Power Point presentation to rezone property from Single Family 3 (SF-3) district to Planned
Development District for commercial uses. The 1.83-acre property, located at 1309 S. Belt Line
Road, is zoned Single Family 3 (SF-3) district. The owner/applicant is Erica Armendariz.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the proposed use is a new commercial office for an insurance company
and the continued use and operation of the daycare facility as approved by Specific Use Permit
No. 177 via Ordinance No. 2448 by City Council on J uly 17
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1973.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the subject property consists of 1.83 acres, an approximate 5,800 square
foot single story building (the existing day care facility), two accessory storage buildings, a
chain-link fenced playground with playground equipment, mature landscaping, and two parking
lots – one in the front yard and one behind the primary building. The front yard parking lot is
located on the east side of the day care facility along S. Belt Line Road. It consists of 9, asphalt
paved, parking spaces and drive aisle. Adjacent to the asphalt lot is a gravel parking area. The
rear parking lot is located behind of the day care facility and consists of an asphalt paved
driveway and a number of unstriped parking spaces. The property is not platted. However,
platting will be required prior to the issuance of any new permits for the construction of any new
buildings. A Certificate of Occupancy for a Daycare Center was issued to the current owner on
J uly 11, 2012. The property owner subsequently partitioned off approximately 800 square feet
of the day care facility and converted the area into a separate commercial office space. The
converted commercial office space is occupied by a Nationwide Insurance agency, which is also
owned and operated by the applicant. To finalize the building permit process and obtain the
necessary C/O for the commercial office conversion from Grand Prairie Building Inspections,
the applicant is now seeking the zoning change approval from SF-3 to Planned Development for
commercial uses. Daycare facilities are permitted in all zoning districts with an approved specific
use permit and commercial offices use are permitted by right in the commercial zone district, but
not in the SF-3 residential zone district.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the day care facility and commercial office space are and will be separate
and independent uses. While the two uses occupy the same building, each has a separate
entrance into the building and there are no internal access points or doorways between the two
uses. The commercial office hours will be from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday and by
appointment on Saturday and Sunday. Employee parking is located in the back parking lot and
customer parking in the front parking lot. The applicant proposes to add a sidewalk from the
front parking lot to the entrance of the commercial office. No other changes to the property are
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proposed. The applicant is requesting relief from the screening fence and dumpster enclosure
requirements due to the fact that the proposed commercial use will occupy only a small portion
of the existing day care facility and that no exterior changes, other than signage, are proposed.

Mr. Hinderaker stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the
requested zoning change, with noted appeals, from Single Family-Three (SF-3) District to
Planned Development for commercial uses.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Erica Armendariz, 1309 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX was present representing the case
and to respond to questions from the Commission.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Philipp moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140501 as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Philipp
Second: Moser
Ayes: Adams, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays:
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

Citizen Comments:

Commissioner Motley moved to adjourn the meeting of May 5, 2014. The meeting adjourned at
8:15 p.m.


______________________________
Tommy Garrett, Chairman


ATTEST:

_____________________________
Carol Ann Adams, Secretary


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Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3577 Name: Z140402 - Weschester Crossing
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 4/1/2014 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Z140402 - Zoning Change - Westchester Crossing (City Council District 3). Consider a request for
approval of a zoning change from General Retail (GR) and Planned Development 242 (PD-242)
District to a Planned Development District. The 16.97-acre property, split-zoned PD-242 and GR, is
located at 220 W. Camp Wisdom Road and 5250 S. Carrier Parkway. The agent is Osama Nashed,
ANA Consultants, LLC, the applicant is Robert Shelton, Westchester Crossing, and the owner is
Stephen Webb, DFW Crossing. (On April 7, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission
recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0. On April 15, 2014, the City Council tabled
this case until the May 20, 2014 meeting.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: PON.pdf
Legal DX 040714.pdf
RRC W3A w Exhibit.pdf
zoning exhibit reduced 040314.pdf
J Swing Exhibit reduced 040314.pdf
Neighborhood Zoning Survey.pdf
PZ Draft Minutes 04-07-14.pdf
Notify.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
Tabled City Council 4/15/2014 1 Pass
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 4/7/2014 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
Z140402 - Zoning Change - Westchester Crossing (City Council District 3). Consider a request for approval of
a zoning change from General Retail (GR) and Planned Development 242 (PD-242) District to a Planned
Development District. The 16.97-acre property, split-zoned PD-242 and GR, is located at 220 W. Camp
Wisdom Road and 5250 S. Carrier Parkway. The agent is Osama Nashed, ANA Consultants, LLC, the
applicant is Robert Shelton, Westchester Crossing, and the owner is Stephen Webb, DFW Crossing. (On April
7, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0. On
April 15, 2014, the City Council tabled this case until the May 20, 2014 meeting.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
Recommended Action
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Analysis
SUMMARY:
Consider a request for approval of a zoning change from General Retail (GR) and Planned Development 242
(PD-242) District to a Planned Development District. The 16.97-acre property, split-zoned PD-242 and GR, is
located at 220 W. Camp Wisdom Road and 5250 S. Carrier Parkway.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-242 Single Family Residential
South Agriculture (A) District Undeveloped
East PD-136 Single Family Residences and Undeveloped
West Agriculture (A) District Religious Institution
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is proposing to change the zoning on 16.97 undeveloped acres in PD-242 and the General Retail
(GR) District to provide for single family residential uses and a telecommunication tower. The subject site is
currently zoned PD-242 and GR District for residential and retail uses.
CONFORMANCE WITH COMPREHENSIVE PLAN:
The Future Land Use Map (FLUM) of the 2010 Comprehensive Plan shows this area as appropriate for Low
Density Residential (LDR) uses. The 2010 Comprehensive Plan specifies appropriate density in the LDR
classification is 0 - 6 dwelling units per net acre. This density translates to adopted zoning districts such as A,
SF-E (Single Family Estate), SF-1 (Single Family One) to SF-5 (Single Family Five). The proposed residential
subdivision has a density of four dwelling units per net acre. This use is consistent with the FLUM.
ZONING REQUIREMENTS
The applicant proposes to develop the property in substantial conformance with the SF-4 (Single Family 4)
adopted standards for the residential component of the PD and in accordance with Article 20 of the Unified
Development Code (UDC) for the telecommunication tower portion of the PD.
Dimensional Requirements
The subject site is evaluated against the adopted SF-4 requirements, which are proposed for this property. The
proposal meets all applicable minimum dimension requirements for the SF-4 zoning district. The following
table provides detailed dimensional requirements information.
Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Lot Area 7,200 sf 7,200 sf Yes
Minimum Width 60 ft 60 ft Yes
Minimum Depth 110 ft 116 ft Yes
Front Yard Setback 25 ft 25 ft* Yes
Right-of-Way Buffer 30 ft 30 ft Yes
Max. Density 5.8 dwelling units/acre 4 dwelling units/acre Yes
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Standard Required Provided Meets
Minimum Lot Area 7,200 sf 7,200 sf Yes
Minimum Width 60 ft 60 ft Yes
Minimum Depth 110 ft 116 ft Yes
Front Yard Setback 25 ft 25 ft* Yes
Right-of-Way Buffer 30 ft 30 ft Yes
Max. Density 5.8 dwelling units/acre 4 dwelling units/acre Yes
* Lots that have “J” swing garages are permitted to have setbacks less than 25 ft. “J” Swing garages are proposed for the
development. The setbacks will comply with the PD Ordinance as approved by City Council and Resolution Number
3924.
ADDITIONAL ENCUMBRANCES
The property is currently developed with a non-functioning gas well and a “frac” pond. The entire property is
within an existing PID and the portion of the property zoned PD 242 is part of the Westchester Valley
Homeowners Association.
The applicant has indicated that the existing telecommunication facility will remain as part of this development.
Article 20 of the Unified Development Code (UDC) does not permit telecommunication towers in residential
districts and requires a buffer between telecommunication towers and residential uses based on the height of the
tower. The existing tower is 80 feet tall. The required buffer is calculated at three times the height of the
tower. This means, no residential lots may be within 240 feet of the existing tower. The applicant has
addressed this by graphically depicting the buffer area and designating it as common open space. Staff is
recommending that the proposed zone change be approved subject to provision of the required buffer.
With respect to the existing gas well site and the “frac” pond, a notice of intention to plug the well was
submitted by the gas well operator in December 2013, to the Texas Railroad Commission. The operator
proposes to plug the well and fill in the “frac” pond per the approved notice of intention to plug. Once the well
is plugged and the pond is filled, the state issues the operator a form (W-3) which will be filed with the Texas
Railroad Commission offices in Austin. Once this is complete the well is officially capped. Staff is
recommending a provision in the ordinance that requires the applicant to submit proof of recordation of the W-
3 form or an equivalent approval from the Texas Railroad Commission prior to approval of a final plat.
When subdivisions are proposed, with common areas the Staff routinely recommends a condition of approval
requiring a homeowners association (HOA) to be created to accept maintenance and repair responsibility for
the areas. The subject site is unique in that a portion of the property is already within an existing HOA. As
part of this approval, Staff is recommending a provision that requires the applicant to provide documentation
identifying the HOA that will be responsible for repair and maintenance of the common areas within this
development prior to final plat approval.
RESOLUTION 3924
Residential subdivisions in the City are reviewed against the provisions of Resolution 3924 in addition to other
applicable provisions of the Code of Ordinances. The applicant meets many of the provisions of Resolution
3924 below is a review or the proposal against the resolution:
ü Section II(A)(1)(a) states: “A lot size of 7,800 to 8,999 square feet shall be a required for a minimumof
eighty percent (80%) of the total platted lots within the Zoning Area.” As proposed 51% of the lots are
between 7,800 and 8,999. This provision has not been met.
ü Section II(A)(1)(b) states: “A lot size of 9,000 square feet or greater shall be required for a minimumof
20% of the total platted lots within the Zoning Area.” As proposed 24% of the residential lots are
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20% of the total platted lots within the Zoning Area.” As proposed 24% of the residential lots are
greater than 9,000 square feet. This provision has been met.
While less than 80% of the lots are 7,800 to 8,999 square feet, it is worth noting that the applicant is proposing
SF-4 zoning which requires lots that are at least 7,200 square feet. This proposal meets that requirement.
ü Section II(A)(2)(a) states, “minimum lot width to be 65 feet.” The minimum lot with proposed is 60
feet. All of the lots meet the minimumrequirement minimumlot width per the zoning. Only ten of the
lots meet the minimum requirements of Resolution 3924. This requirement is not met.
It is worth noting that the minimum lot width per the SF-4 zoning district. The 65-foot minimum lot width
indicated in Resolution 3924 is closer to SF-2 zoning district. This provision has not been met, however, it is
worth noting the applicant complies with the SF-4 standards for lot width.
ü Section II(A)(2)(a) states, “Lots facing a “T” type street intersection shall have a minimumwidth of 80
feet.” There are three lots that are affected by this provision. One is 80 feet wide and the other two are
less than 80 feet wide. This provision is not met.
ü Section II(A)(4) states, “Interior side setback shall be a minimum of 6 feet.” The proposal will meet
this requirement. Staff is recommending including this provision in the ordinance governing this
development.
ü The provisions in Sections II(A)(5 - 14), Section II (B), and Sections III and IV are provisions dealing
with the construction of the dwelling units. Staff is recommending that these provisions be incorporated
by reference into the PD ordinance governing this development.
REQUESTED APPEALS BY APPLICANT:
The following appeals to Resolution 3924 are being requested:
Ø Section II(A)(1)(a) states: “A lot size of 7,800 to 8,999 square feet shall be a required for a minimumof
eighty percent (80%) of the total platted lots within the Zoning Area.” As proposed 51% of the lots are
between 7,800 and 8,999.
Ø Section II(A)(2)(a) states, “minimum lot width to be 65 feet.” The minimum lot with proposed is 60
feet. All of the lots meet the minimumrequirement minimumlot width per the zoning. Only ten of the
lots meet the minimum requirements of Resolution 3924.
Ø Section II(A)(2)(a) states, “Lots facing a “T” type street intersection shall have a minimumwidth of 80
feet.” There are three lots that are affected by this provision. One is 80 feet wide and the other two are
less than 80 feet wide.
On March 27, 2014, the Development Review Committee (DRC) recommended approval of the zone change
for this property subject to the following conditions:
CURRENT PLANNING: Denice Thomas (972) 237-8255
1. The development shall comply with the regulations of the Single Family 4 (SF-4) district density and
dimensions.
2. The development shall comply with the provisions of Resolution 3924 unless an appeal or exception is
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2. The development shall comply with the provisions of Resolution 3924 unless an appeal or exception is
expressly approved by City Council. In the event the provisions of the SF-4 district conflict with
Resolution 3924, the more restrictive will prevail.
3. A copy of the recorded documentation (Form W-3) from the Texas Railroad Commission indicating the
existing gas well has been capped in accordance with Texas Railroad Commission Form W-3A (Exhibit
“B” of this report) or similar approval documentation issued by the Texas Railroad Commission shall be
submitted prior to final plat approval.
4. The “frac” pond shall be filled and compacted in accordance with the City of Grand Prairie Engineering
Standards or a plan to do so must be submitted to the Engineering Department prior to final plat
approval.
5. The “frac” pond shall be filled and compacted in accordance with the City of Grand Prairie Engineering
Standards prior to issuance of the first building permit.
6. No residential lots shall be permissible within 240 feet the existing telecommunication tower.
7. A landscape plan, fence and wall plan, and common open space plan shall submitted to, reviewed by,
and approved by the Planning Director or his designee prior to final plat approval.
8. A façade plan and streetscape layout plan shall be submitted to, reviewed by, and approved by the
Planning Director of his designee prior to approval of building permits for said structures.
9. A copy of the Homeowners Association document shall be submitted prior to approval of the final plat.
CURRENT PLANNING: Savannah Ware, (972) 237-8258
M. 1. Proposed preliminary drainage layout and drainage area map should be revised as needed
to comply with the master drainage plan for the receiving city storm drainage outfall systems as
shown in city plan files P-882 and P-1284; a total drainage CA of 2.4 acres is designed to be
received by the Carrier Parkway drainage system;
M. 2. City approved grading, drainage, and erosion control plans are required prior to approval
of any final plat, earthwork or building permit for the property. Such plans shall include
complete plans and profiles of all storm drainage facilities with hydrologic and hydraulic
information designed to current standards as provided in the Drainage Design Manual as
currently amended. Tie storm drain hydraulics to existing downstream storm drain and extend to
upstream properties. Where applicable, drainage from site shall discharge into drainage
easement and shall convey flow to stream without causing erosion or flooding (maximum
downstream velocity 6 fps). 100-year overflow shall be conveyed to stream in drainage
easement;
ENGINEERING/FLOODPLAIN: Brent O’Neal/Chris Agnew, (972) 237-8141
M. 1. Show all easements on the plat.
Note to applicant: Some comments below may not pertain to your development. Contact the
Development Coordinator for clarification.
Approval of a project by the Planning and Zoning board, and/or City Council, does not release the Building
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Approval of a project by the Planning and Zoning board, and/or City Council, does not release the Building
Inspections Permit or Public Works Permit for construction.
It is the developer’s responsibility to confirm with the Planning Department if the property is to be (re-platted,
preliminary, and/or final) platted.
It is the developer’s responsibility to submit all required escrow funds for third party drainage review for public
improvements prior to construction plan submittal.
It is the developer’s responsibility to confirm the submittal of plans for review to the Engineering Division.
It is the developer’s responsibility to submit all required escrow funds for third party geotechnical and material
testing for public improvements that are to be dedicated to the City prior to release of the construction permit.
Final engineering plans released for construction are required prior to the recording of the final plat.
It is the developer’s responsibility to submit any required escrow funds for streets or sidewalks.
A preliminary drainage plan that meets City Code may be required. The plan shall address possible need for
detention and provide preliminary storm drain layout and sizing for all lots.
Grading, drainage, and erosion control plans, released for construction are required prior to filing the final plat.
Such plans shall include complete plans and profiles of all storm drainage facilities with hydrologic and
hydraulic information. Proposed storm drain hydraulics shall tie to existing downstream storm drain hydraulics.
Where applicable, drainage from the site shall discharge into a drainage easement and shall convey flow to a
stream without causing erosion or flooding. The 100-year overflow shall be conveyed in a drainage easement.
Delineate the fully developed floodplain on plats and drainage plans with flood elevations and minimum
finished floor elevations for structures. Floodplains and/or maximum water surface elevation for bodies of
water shall be dedicated as drainage right-of-way (ROW) or in a drainage easement upon the plat. Drainage
ROW shall be dedicated fee simple to the City of Grand Prairie. Also provide cross sections showing that limits
of drainage easement have a maximum4:1 slope from the streambed. Proposed slopes greater than 4:1 must be
supported by an engineered design and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Engineering
Department. Any work within floodplain will require Floodplain Development Permit and, if applicable,
FEMA approval.
Delineate any erosion hazard setback upon the plat.
Any future improvements may require investigation of the adequacy of the downstream drainage system to
convey increased flows. Construction plans for downstream improvements shall be required if the downstream
system is not adequate to convey the increased flows. Proposed flows shall be within drainage easements or
ROW’s with no erosive velocities. This may require detention or additional detention or other improvements.
Add a note to preliminary plats:
The subject property is (or, is not) located within the 100 year floodplain per FIRM Panel #
_________________, dated _____________________.
Where applicable and prior to construction, submit certification by a professional that site does not have
wetlands and other waters of the United States, an investigation showing that site development will not impact
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wetlands and other waters of the United States, an investigation showing that site development will not impact
wetlands and other waters of the United States, or a permit for proposed activities in wetlands and other waters
of the United States. Wetlands and other waters of the United States are as defined in Section 404 of the Clean
Water Act. All delineation’s shall certify that they were conducted per U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’
requirements. An agreement stipulating that the owner is responsible for maintenance of any wetland mitigation
areas is required prior to construction.
Specify on plat that streams are to remain natural and maintenance of ponds and streams are solely the
responsibility of the property owner or Home Owners Association (HOA).
Off-site detention ponds and appurtenances shall be within a drainage easement. A maintenance agreement
shall be filed as separate instrument. The property owner or HOA shall be responsible for maintenance.
Owners or contractors must file a Notice of Intent (NOI) with the United States Environmental Protection
Agency (USEPA) for storm water (general) management permits before beginning site work on any tract which
involves five (5) acres or more, or on any lot which is a portion of a tract which involves five (5) acres or more.
Contractors must have submitted a NOI to the USEPA, with copies to the City's Environmental Services
Department, at least two (2) days in advance of the start of the project. Contact the stormwater management
office of the USEPA at (214) 665-7175 and the City of Grand Prairie Environmental Services Department at
(972) 237-8055.
A plan which has been prepared and sealed by a licensed engineer showing storm water quality best
management practices (BMPs) for construction activities must be submitted with building permit applications.
BMPs must comply with North Central Texas COG BMP manual, Storm Water Quality Best Management
Practices for Construction Activities. Contact the City of Grand Prairie Environmental Services Department at
(972) 237-8055.
Provide statement on the plat for perpetual maintenance agreement for any existing ponds. Specify minimum
finished floor elevations on the preliminary plat for lots adjacent to the floodway.
Every source or potential source of contamination which is connected to (or has the capacity to cause a threat
to) any public water supply within the City that is present in any commercial establishment must be equipped
with protection that is required under the provisions of City Code Chapter 13 Article X. Any devices required
must be shown on all plans submitted for review by the City. Contact the City of Grand Prairie Environmental
Services Department at (972) 237-8055 to schedule inspections of any new or relocated cross-connection
control devices.
The Environmental Services Department will require that a sample point be installed on the sanitary sewer line
for commercial developments. The location and a drawing of the sample point must be shown on the plans
submitted for review with your application for a building permit. Structure and location should meet the
requirements of the department. Contact the City of Grand Prairie Environmental Services Department at (972)
237-8055. [City code 26-53]
The Environmental Services Department must review all manufacturing or industrial operations before
construction is begun. [City code 26-51]
Impact fees for water and wastewater are set by ordinance and cannot be waived by staff. Pro-rata charges,
impact fees, tap fees, and meter fees will be due prior to issuance of building permit.
All required escrow funds for public improvements shall be submitted by the developer. Most escrow funds are
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All required escrow funds for public improvements shall be submitted by the developer. Most escrow funds are
required to be in place prior to construction plan submittal.
Provide lighting plans for lights being installed within residential subdivisions and lights installed along the
right-of-way of perimeter streets.
Plans for retaining walls (over 4’ tall) and screening walls shall be site specific, prepared by an engineer
licensed in the State of Texas, and submitted with construction plans.
The design engineer shall obtain approval from the Trinity River Authority for sewer connection to TRA lines
and for any utilities crossing TRA lines.
The design engineer shall obtain approval from the Corp of Engineers for utilities that cross or run through
Corp property.
Extension of water and sewer facilities that are needed to serve the development will be at the
developer/owners expense.
The owner/developer shall make request for City participation in construction or funding of public
infrastructure prior to the approval of final plat.
Provide water and sewer plans for new lots and a lot grading plan that meets current standards of the UDC.
All utility easements along street rights-of-way to be shown as 15’ wide utility easements and show 7.5 foot
utility easements along the rear of all lots. Side and rear lot easements may be modified or omitted upon
request and if accepted by the Planning and Development Division. The design engineer and developer shall
coordinate the proposed easements with franchise utilities and the City prior the submitting the final plat.
Offsite easements are required to be dedicated by separate instrument. The design engineer and developer shall
coordinate the recordation of offsite easements with the City Right-of-way Agent. Documents for offsite
easements shall be submitted with the civil design package to the Engineering Division and shall be deemed
ready for recordation by the City Right-of-way Agent prior the filing the final plat and/or release of the plans
for construction.
No signs or roof overhang are permitted to encroach in any easement per the UDC.
Lots with screening walls shall have a 5’ wall easement adjacent to the property line and an adjacent 10’
minimum utility easement. To avoid conflicts, these easements shall not overlap.
Dedication of right-of-way along street frontage shall be per the City of Grand Prairie Thoroughfare Plan.
Dedication of corner clips at all street intersections shall be per the Transportation Division.
The design engineer shall be responsible for coordination and obtain all permits for access to, and construction
within TxDOT right-of-way.
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Terri Blocker, (972) 237-8461
M. 1. ON-SITE SEWAGE FACILITIES:
Per TCEQ rules §285.36, owners of any property where an abandoned septic tank is located
must have the wastewater/septage removed by a licensed liquid waste transporter, holding a
valid registration with both the TCEQ and City, and back fill the tanks(s) with sand or other
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valid registration with both the TCEQ and City, and back fill the tanks(s) with sand or other
suitable fill material (less than three inches in diameter).
M. 2. WATER WELLS: Please note any abandoned or currently used water wells on the
preliminary and final plat. According to the City of Grand Prairie ordinance and the Texas
Water Code Chapter 32 § 32.017, Plugging of Water Wells, owners of any property where an
abandoned well is located must have the well plugged by a licensed well driller, holding a valid
registration with the TCEQ. A permit will be required to abandon the well. In addition a copy
of the well completion report must be supplied to the Environmental Services Department before
any building permit will be issued.
M . 4. SOIL TESTING: For development of a tract of land that is greater than one acre in area, the
applicant must provide documents demonstrating compliance with Title 30, Part 1, Chapter 330,
Subchapter T of the Texas Administrative Code relating to the use of land over closed municipal
solid waste landfills.
M. 5. Please be advised that Chapter 13, Article 19 requires that - A permanent abandonment
marker pipe, with the well identity and location permanently inscribed, shall be welded to the
casing and shall be at least four (4) inches in diameter with a length of four (4) feet visible above
the ground level; and requires that following:
(d) Abandonment requirements prior to new construction. All abandoned or deserted
wells or drill sites shall meet the most current abandonment requirements of the
commissionprior to the issuance of any building permit for development of the property.
No structure shall be built over an abandoned well.
FIRE DEPARTMENT: Joel Anderson, (972) 237-8300
I. 1. Need to see the location of fire hydrants.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES: Daon Stephens, (972) 237-8319
M. 1. The northbound left turn lane on Carrier is required to meet 150’ transition and 150’
stacking and operate with the existing southbound left at the intersection of Carrier and Camp
Wisdom.
M. 2. Construct sidewalks along Carrier and escrow funds for sidewalks along Camp Wisdom.
M. 3. Label Visibility triangles.
M. 4. Provide a wall easement to show location of developer wall.
M. 5. Block 2, Lot 6 - the drive will have to be on the north/south Valentino Way and the
setback needs to be 25’ so a vehicle parks on the property and not in the right-of-way.
M. 6. Provide on a separate page, this development with the plans for Camp Wisdom so we can
see that they fit together.
M. 7. Recommend naming the east-west street currently designated as “Valentino” actually be
“Bellaire” and only the section that turns north toward Burberry be called “Valentino”.
POLICE DEPARTMENT: Sgt. Eric Hansen, (972) 237-8906
M. 1. Recommend naming the east-west street currently designated as “Valentino” actually be
“Bellaire” and only the section that turns north toward Burberry be called “Valentino”.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP TO REZONE A 16.97-ACRE TRACT OUT OF THE
THOMAS J. TONE SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 1460, CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, DALLAS COUNTY,
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THOMAS J. TONE SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 1460, CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, DALLAS COUNTY,
TEXAS, GENERALLY LOCATED AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF
SOUTH CARRIER PARKWAY AND WEST CAMP WISDOM ROAD, FROM “PD-242” PLANNED
DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NUMBER 242 AND “GR” GENERAL RETAIL DISTRICT TO A
PLANNED DEVELOPMENT FOR SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL USES, AND A
TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER ; SAID ZONING MAP AND ORDINANCE BEING ORDINANCE
NUMBER 4779 AND PASSED ON NOVEMBER 20, 1990; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS
OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; CONTAINING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND TO
BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.
WHEREAS, the owners of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand Prairie,
Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to rezone and reclassify
said property from its classification of “PD-242” Planned Development District Number 242 and “GR”
General Retail District to a Planned Development for Single Family Residential Uses and a
Telecommunications Tower; and
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application on April 7, 2014, after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning and Zoning
Commission on the proposed rezoning had been sent to owners of real property lying within 300 feet of the
property on which the change of classification is proposed, said Notice having been given not less than ten (10)
days before the date set for hearing to all such owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the
ownership appears on the last approved City Tax Roll, and such Notice being served by depositing the same,
properly addressed and postage paid, in the City Post Office; and
WHEREAS, after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that the hereinafter
described property be rezoned from its classification of “PD-242” Planned Development District Number
242 and “GR” General Retail District to a Planned Development for Single Family Residential Uses and
a Telecommunications Tower; and
WHEREAS, Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o’clock P.M. on April 15, 2014, to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and Map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Grand Prairie, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matter of
the proposed rezoning and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the
location and nature of the use proposed on said property, as well as, the nature and usability of surrounding
property, have found and determined that the property in question, as well as, other property within the city
limits of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original Zoning
Ordinance from the classification its classification of “PD-242” Planned Development District Number 242
and “GR” General Retail District and, by reason of changed conditions, does consider and find that this
amendatory Ordinance should be enacted since its provisions are in the public interest and will promote the
health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE,
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TEXAS:
I.
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Zoning Ordinance and Map of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
“AN ORDINANCE AMENDING IN ITS ENTIRETY CHAPTER 28 OF THE CODE OF
ORDINANCES KNOWN AS THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20
TH
DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND
ENACTING A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN…”
and passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to rezone the
following described area from its classification of “PD-242” Planned Development District Number 242 and
“GR” General Retail District to a Planned Development for Single Family Residential Uses and a
Telecommunications Tower:
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION - 16.97 ACRES
BEING 16.97 acres of a tract of land in the City of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Texas, a part of the Thomas J.
Tone Survey, Abstract No. 1460, and being further described as follows:
BEGINNING AT A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12, BLOCK L,
WESTCHESTER VALLEY, PHASE 3, AS RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER 200214200095, PLAT
RECORDS, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, IN THE EAST LINE OF THAT CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND
CONVEYED TO GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DEED RECORDED IN VOLUME
77215, PAGE 2868, DEED RECORDS, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING THE NORTHWESTCORNER
OF SAID TRACT III AND THE SUBJECT PROPERTY;
THENCE NORTH 59 DEGREES, 35 MINUTES, 04 SECONDS EAST, AT 1108.23 FEET PASSING “X” CUT
FOUND FOR THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 42, OF SAID BLOCK L, IN ALL 1120.01 FEET TO A 1/2
INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID TRACT II, ON THE WEST RIGHT-OF-
WAY LINE OF CARRIER PARKWAY (VARIABLE WIDTH RIGHT-OF-WAY);
THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES, 46 MINUTES 57 SECONDS EAST, AT 211.34 FEET PASSING A 1/2 INCH
IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHEASTCORNEROF SAID TRACTII, CONTINUEINALL 732.84 FEET TO
A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD WITHYELLOW CAP STAMPED “ANA” SET FOR THE SOUTHEASTCORNEROF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY, AND BEING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF SAID
CARRIER PARKWAY AND THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF CAMP WISDOM ROAD
(VARIABLE WIDTH RIGHT-OF-WAY),FROM WHICH A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHWEST
CORNER OF CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE 20 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION AS RECORDED IN
INSTRUMENT NUMBER 200201851228, OF SAID DEED RECORDS, BEARS SOUTH 04 DEGREES, 46
MINUTES, 57 SECONDS EAST, 21.47 FEET;
THENCE SOUTH 59 DEGREES, 35 MINUTES, 11 SECONDS WEST, 1117.35 FEET, WITH THE
NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID CAMP WISDOM ROAD AS DESCRIBED IN THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE RIGHT-OF-WAYDEDICATION AS RECORDED IN INSTRUMENTNUMBER 20080354902, OF SAID
DEED RECORDS TO A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD WITH YELLOW CAP STAMPED “ANA” SET FOR THE
SOUTHWESTCORNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY FROM WHICH A 3/4 INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR
THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID RIGH-OF-WAY DEDICATION, BEARS SOUTH 03 DEGREES, 33
MINUTES, 43 SECONDS EAST, 21.92 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 05 DEGREES, 00 MINUTES, 56 SECONDS WEST, 519.40 FEET, WITH THE COMMON
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THENCE NORTH 05 DEGREES, 00 MINUTES, 56 SECONDS WEST, 519.40 FEET, WITH THE COMMON
LINE OF SAID TRACT I, AND SAID GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTTRACT, TO A 5/8
INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID TRACT I, AND THE SOUTHWEST
CORNER OF SAID TRACT III;
THENCE NORTH 04 DEGREES, 51 MINUTES, 11 SECONDS WEST, 212.27 FEET, WITH THE COMMON
LINE OF SAID TRACT III, AND SAID GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTTRACT TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNINGAND CONTAINING16.9713 ACRES OR 739,271 SQUARE FEET OF LAND, MORE OR
LESS.
II.
Purpose and Intent
The intent of this zoning ordinance is to create a development framework that encourages and supports higher standards.
Standards on infrastructure, landscaping, and construction are intended to provide for the development of high quality
residential development.
A homeowners association (HOA) and public improvement district (PID) is intended to provide for the review,
maintenance, and enforcement of design standards and to ensure resources are available for the care of the common
elements and amenities of the community.
III.
Development Standards
A. General
Development of the subject property shall be in accordance with and conform to the City of Grand Prairie Unified
Development Code (UDC) unless otherwise specified herein.
A. Conceptual Plan
Development shall be in substantial conformance with the Conceptual Plan (Exhibit “B”) as determined by the Planning
Director or his designee.
A. Residential
1. The development shall comply with the regulations of the Single Family 4 (SF-4) District requirements of
the Unified Development Code, as amended.
2. The development shall comply with the provisions of Resolution 3924, unless an appear or exception is
expressly approved by the City Council. In the event the provisions of the SF-4 district conflict with
Resolution 3924, the more restrictive shall prevail, except:
a. Minimum lot area shall comply with the SF-4 regulations contained in the Unified Development
Code, as amended.
b. Maximum net density shall comply with the SF-4 regulations contained in the Unified
Development Code, as amended.
c. Minimum living area shall comply with the SF-4 regulations contained in the Unified Development
Code, as amended.
d. Minimum lot width shall comply with the SF-4 regulations contained in the Unified Development
Code, as amended.
e. Minimum lot depth shall comply with the SF-4 regulations contained in the Unified Development
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f. Non-“J” Swing lots shall comply with SF-4 minimum yard setback requirements contained in the
Unified Development Code, as amended.
g. “J” Swing lots shall comply with the requirements SF-4 minimum yard setback requirements
contained in the Unified Development Code as amended, except that setbacks may vary as
provided for in Resolution 3924.
3. A façade plan and streetscape layout plan shall be submitted to, reviewed by, and approved by the
Planning Director or his designee prior to approval of building permits for residential structures (dwelling
Units).
4. A landscape plan, fence and wall plan, and common open space plan shall submitted to, reviewed by,
and approved by the Planning Director or his designee prior to final plat approval.
C. Telecommunications Tower
1. No residential lot shall be within 240 feet from the telecommunication tower or equipment within the
development. Buffers shall be provided in accordance with the Conceptual Plan (Exhibit “B”) attached
hereto.
A. Gas Well Site and “Frac” Pond
1. A copy of the recorded documentation (Form W-3) from the Texas Railroad Commission indicating the existing gas
well has been capped in accordance with Texas Railroad Commission Form W-3A(Exhibit “C” attached hereto) or
similar approval documentation issued by the Texas Railroad Commission shall be submitted prior to final plat
approval.
2. A permit/plan shall be approved by the City to fill and compact the soil in the existing “frac” pond in accordance
with the City of Grand Prairie Engineering Standards prior to approval of the final plat.
3. The “frac” pond shall be filled, compacted, inspected in accordance with the City of Grand Prairie Engineering
Standards prior to issuance of the first building permit.
IV.
Homeowners Association and/or Public Improvement District
A mandatory property-owners association and/or a public improvement district (“PID”) shall be created to enforce the restrictions
contained herein at the expense of the property owners of the development and/or PID, shall also maintain the Pocket Parks, Trail
System, access gates, entrances into the villages, fencing, irrigation, and other common areas within the villages.
V.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
VI.
That this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSEDAND APPROVEDBY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRANDPRAIRIE, TEXAS, this the 20
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day of May,
2014.
Ordnance No.
Planned Development No.
Zoning Case No. Z140402
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VINTAGE
WESTCHESTER CROSSING
Case Number: Z140402
Zone change from General Retail (GR) and Planned Development
242 (PD-242) to Single Family-1 (SF-1).
PROPERTY OWNER NOTIFICATION
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Owner’s Certification

WHEREAS, The DFW Crossing, a Texas nonprofit corporation is the owner of the following described
property, to wit:

BEING THREE TRACTS OF LAND SITUATED IN THOMAS J. TONE SURVEY, ABSTRACT NUMBER 1460, IN THE
CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING DESCRIBED AS TRACT I (CALLED 12.559
ACRES), TRACT II (CALLED 4.00 ACRES) AND TRACT III (CALLED 0.909 ACRES), AS CONVEYED TO THE DFW
CROSSING, A TEXAS NONPROFIT CORPORATION BY DEED RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER
201100177076, DEED RECORDS, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY
METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS:

BEGINNING AT A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12, BLOCK L,
WESTCHESTER VALLEY, PHASE 3, AS RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER 200214200095, PLAT RECORDS,
DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, IN THE EAST LINE OF THAT CERTAIN TRACT OF LAND CONVEYED TO GRAND
PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DEED RECORDED IN VOLUME 77215, PAGE 2868, DEED
RECORDS, DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, AND BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID TRACT III AND THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY;

THENCE NORTH 59 DEGREES, 35 MINUTES, 04 SECONDS EAST, AT 1108.23 FEET PASSING “X” CUT FOUND
FOR THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 42, OF SAID BLOCK L, IN ALL 1120.01 FEET TO A 1/2 INCH IRON ROD
FOUND FOR THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID TRACT II, ON THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF CARRIER
PARKWAY (VARIABLE WIDTH RIGHT-OF-WAY);

THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES, 46 MINUTES 57 SECONDS EAST, AT 211.34 FEET PASSING A 1/2 INCH IRON
ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID TRACT II, CONTINUE INALL 732.84 FEET TO A 5/8 INCH
IRON ROD WITH YELLOW CAP STAMPED “ANA” SET FOR THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY, AND BEING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SAID CARRIER
PARKWAY AND THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF CAMP WISDOM ROAD (VARIABLE WIDTH
RIGHT-OF-WAY), FROM WHICH A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF CITY OF
GRAND PRAIRIE 20 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION AS RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER
200201851228, OF SAID DEED RECORDS, BEARS SOUTH 04 DEGREES, 46 MINUTES, 57 SECONDS EAST,
21.47 FEET;

THENCE SOUTH 59 DEGREES, 35 MINUTES, 11 SECONDS WEST, 1117.35 FEET, WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY
LINE OF SAID CAMP WISDOM ROAD AS DESCRIBED IN THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE RIGHT-OF-WAY
DEDICATION AS RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER 20080354902, OF SAID DEED RECORDS TO A 5/8
INCH IRON ROD WITH YELLOW CAP STAMPED “ANA” SET FOR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY FROM WHICH A 3/4 INCH IRON ROD FOUND FOR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID RIGH-OF-
WAY DEDICATION, BEARS SOUTH 03 DEGREES, 33 MINUTES, 43 SECONDS EAST, 21.92 FEET;


THENCE NORTH 05 DEGREES, 00 MINUTES, 56 SECONDS WEST, 519.40 FEET, WITH THE COMMON LINE OF
SAID TRACT I, AND SAID GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TRACT, TO A 5/8 INCH IRON
ROD FOUND FOR THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID TRACT I, AND THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID
TRACT III;


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THENCE NORTH 04 DEGREES, 51 MINUTES, 11 SECONDS WEST, 212.27 FEET, WITH THE COMMON LINE OF
SAID TRACT III, AND SAID GRAND PRAIRIE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TRACT TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING AND CONTAINING 16.9713 ACRES OR 739,271 SQUARE FEET OF LAND, MORE OR LESS.

NOW, THEREFORE, KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: THAT THE DFW CROSSING, a Texas nonprofit
corporation does hereby
adopt this plat designating the hereon-above described property as WESTCHESTER CROSSING an addition
to the City of Grand Prairie, Texas and does hereby dedicate to the City of Grand Prairie in fee simple
forever the streets, alleys and storm water management areas shown thereon. The easements shown
thereon are hereby dedicated and reserved for the purposes as indicated. The utility, access, GPS
monuments and fire lane easements shall be open to the public and private utilities for each particular
use. The maintenance of paving on the utility, access and fire lane easements is the responsibility of the
property owner. No buildings or other improvements, including fences, shall be permitted in an erosion
hazard easement. No buildings or other improvements or growths, except fences, vegetation, driveways,
and sidewalks less than 6 feet in width shall be constructed or placed upon, over or across the easements
as shown except as permitted by City Ordinances. No improvements that may obstruct the flow of water
may be constructed or placed in drainage easements. Any public utility shall have the right to remove and
keep removed all or parts of the encroachments allowed above which in any way endanger or interfere
with the construction, maintenance or efficiency of its respective system on the easements, and all public
utilities shall at all times have the full right of ingress and egress to or from and upon the said easements
for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, inspecting, patrolling, maintaining and adding to or
removing all or parts of its respective systems without the necessity at any time of procuring the
permission of anyone. Any public utility shall have the right of ingress and egress to private property for
the purpose of reading meters and any maintenance and service required or ordinarily performed by that
utility.
This plat approved subject to all platting ordinances, rules, regulations and resolutions of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas.

WITNESS MY HAND AT , TEXAS, this day of , 2014

THE DFW CROSSING,
a Texas nonprofit corporation

By:_____________________________
Signature of Owner ( )











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STATE OF TEXAS §
COUNTY OF DALLAS §


Before me, the undersigned Notary Public in and for said county and State on this day personally appeared
_____________________________, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the
foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purpose and considerations
therein expressed and in the capacity therein stated.

Given under my hand and seal of office this _________ day of _____________, 2013.

__________________________________
Notary Public in and for the State of Texas

My commission expires: ______/______/______




Note: Surveyed on the ground November 2010
Note: Bearings are relative to True North obtained fromGlobal Positioning Satellite System(GPS) Observations, North American
Datum1983 (NAD ’83), Texas State Plane Coordinate System, North Central Zone.

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION DRAFT MINUTES APRIL 7, 2014

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #11– Z140402 – Zoning Change – Westchester Crossing
(City Council District 3). Senior Planner Denice Thomas presented the case report and a Power
Point presentation for approval of a zoning change from General Retail (GR) and Planned
Development 242 (PD-242) District to a Planned Development District. The 16.97-acre
property, split-zoned PD-242 and GR, is located at 220 W. Camp Wisdom Road and 5250 S.
Carrier Parkway. The agent is Osama Nashed, ANA Consultants, LLC, the applicant is Robert
Shelton, Westchester Crossing, and the owner is Stephen Webb, DFW Crossing.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant is proposing to change the zoning on 16.97 undeveloped acres
in PD-242 and the General Retail (GR) District to provide for single family residential uses and a
telecommunication tower. The subject site is currently zoned PD-242 and GR District for
residential and retail uses. The property is currently developed with a non-functioning gas well
and a “frac” pond. The entire property is within an existing PID and the portion of the property
zoned PD 242 is part of the Westchester Valley Homeowners Association.

Mrs. Thomas stated the applicant has indicated that the existing telecommunication facility will
remain as part of this development. Article 20 of the Unified Development Code does not permit
telecommunication towers in residential districts and requires a buffer between
telecommunication towers and residential uses based on the height of the tower. The existing
tower is 80 feet tall. The required buffer is calculated at three times the height of the tower. This
means, no residential lots may be within 240 feet of the existing tower. The applicant has
addressed this by graphically depicting the buffer area and designating it as common open space.
Staff is recommending that the proposed zone change be approved subject to provision of the
required buffer. With respect to the existing gas well site and the “frac” pond, a notice of
intention to plug the well was submitted by the gas well operator in December 2013, to the Texas
Railroad Commission. The operator proposes to plug the well and fill in the “frac” pond per the
approved notice of intention to plug. Once the well is plugged and the pond is filled, the state
issues the operator a form (W-3) which will be filed with the Texas Railroad Commission offices
in Austin. Once this is complete the well is officially capped. Staff is recommending a provision
in the ordinance that requires the applicant to submit proof of recordation of the W-3 form or an
equivalent approval from the Texas Railroad Commission prior to approval of a final plat.

Mrs. Thomas stated when subdivisions are proposed, with common areas the Staff routinely
recommends a condition of approval requiring a homeowners association (HOA) to be created to
accept maintenance and repair responsibility for the areas. The subject site is unique in that a
portion of the property is already within an existing HOA. As part of this approval, Staff is
recommending a provision that requires the applicant to provide documentation identifying the
HOA that will be responsible for repair and maintenance of the common areas within this
development prior to final plat approval.

Mrs. Thomas stated residential subdivisions in the City are reviewed against the provisions of
Resolution 3924 in addition to other applicable provisions of the Code of Ordinances. The
applicant meets many of the provisions of Resolution 3924 below is a review or the proposal
against the resolution:

 Section II(A)(1)(a) states: “A lot size of 7,800 to 8,999 square feet shall be a required for a
minimum of eighty percent (80%) of the total platted lots within the Zoning Area.” As
proposed 51% of the lots are between 7,800 and 8,999.

 Section II(A)(2)(a) states, “minimum lot width to be 65 feet.” The minimum lot with
proposed is 60 feet. All of the lots meet the minimum requirement minimum lot width
per the zoning. Only ten of the lots meet the minimum requirements of Resolution 3924.

 Section II(A)(2)(a) states, “Lots facing a “T” type street intersection shall have a
minimum width of 80 feet.” There are three lots that are affected by this provision. One is
80 feet wide and the other two are less than 80 feet wide.

Mrs. Thomas stated on March 27, 2014, the Development Review Committee (DRC)
recommended approval of the zone change with conditions.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and asked
for speakers.

Developer Robert Shelton, 9409 Aldridge Court, Fort Worth, TX was present representing the
case and to respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. Shelton stated this development
would be the best and highest use for this property, and submitted a list of names in support of
this zoning change from the surrounding neighborhood. He met with the Westchester
Homeowners Association to the north and the Hills of Westchester HOA, who have indicated
they do not see a problem with this development as long as they are part of the Westchester
Public Improvement District.

Commissioner Motley asked when these homes go up for sale would the new homeowners be
told that there is a capped well on the site. Regarding the cell tower buffer, who would be
responsible for the maintenance would it be part of the HOA’s responsibility and be maintain by
their dues, and would this be disclosed to the homeowners.

Mr. Shelton replied yes all of this information would be disclosed to the new homeowner at the
time of purchase. He noted Rosemary Reed, former Westchester HOA president, has indicated
they are in support of this request if they become a part of the Westchester PID.

Commissioner Philipp stated he knows Rosemary Reed very well.

Mr. Shelton stated in the future they foresee the cell tower site dedicated as a park that would be
included with the PID.

Mr. Alcorn asked what the cell tower company is required to maintain.

Mr. Shelton replied nothing.

Chairman Garrett noted one speaker cards submitted in support of this request.

Project Engineer Osama Nashed, 5000 Thompson Terrace, Colleyville, TX stepped forward in
support of this request.

Commissioner Gray asked if they would provide a masonry screening wall.

Mr. Nashed replied yes it is a requirement that there be masonry screening wall along Carrier
Parkway and Camp Wisdom.

There being no further discussion on the case, Commissioner Moser moved to close the public
hearing and recommend approve case Z140402 for a Planned Development for single family
residential uses and a telecommunication tower as presented by staff. The action and vote being
recorded as follows:

Motion: Moser
Second: Spare
Ayes: Arredondo, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Moser, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.

DEIMLING RANDY & KIM
5151 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


TURNER SHERRI
5147 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


COURTNEY JAMES K
5869 DICK PRICE RD
FORT WORTH TEXAS 761407841

CHAVEZ ESTEBAN & ROSALIND
5124 STAGECOACH WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522451


HORN JEFFREY
5147 AUTUMN HILL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522447


MOFFITT MICHAEL J & MARY K
5135 STAGECOACH WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522452

SANTIAGO OTMARA L
5128 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522449


JURIK FRED JAY &
5123 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522458


LEO JANICE LEE
177 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522454

NGUYEN HANH TUYET
169 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522454


PUNO JESSICA D & LORENZO
5155 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


ARRINGTON DARYL ONEAL &
273 DONNIE LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444

WATTS MELTIA A REVOCABLE LIVING
TRUST
5140 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522449


ESPINO SUSANNA & JOSE M
5119 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522458


SHERWOOD DIANA & JAMES H
165 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522454

JACKSON THOMAS D
5152 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522560


DFW CROSSING THE
4136 S CARRIER PKWY STE 400
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750523201


MATHIS SONJA
281 DONNIE LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444

POLO PARTNERS LTD
10800 PECAN PARK BLVD STE 240
AUSTIN TEXAS 787501333


SAM ANIL & LITTEE A THOMAS
5131 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


OWEN JUDITH M
5144 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522560

TENGWALL JAMIE C & CLARA S
5167 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561





WALENDOM ABEL K
5131 STAGECOACH WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522452

SANDERS JASON A
5164 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522560


MASSEY ROOSEVELT JR & SHARON
5135 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


SHRESTHA JYOTI
107 VINTAGE DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522559

ANDERSON BRIAN CHRISTOPHER &
5163 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561





CLAXTON KENNETH W &
5132 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522449

LIEN TUYET N &
5127 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522450


AMERICAN HOMES 4 RENT PROPERTIES
TWO LLC
30601 AGOURA RD SUITE 200
AGOURA HILLS CALIFORNIA 913012148


VELA EULALIA A &
5127 STAGECOACH WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522452

HAMM BEVERLY
5131 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522450


TRAN TONY SON
269 DONNIE LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444


PHAN MAI CHI & MAI HUONG
5132 AUTUMN HL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522448

JACOBSON ERICA &
5156 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522560


HARRIS JEFFERY S
5143 AUTUMN HL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522447


GEORGE R CLARK &
5144 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522449

RASMUSSEN TREVOR &
5148 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522560


ZUNIGA ANTONIO & SILVIA
5139 AUTUMN HL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522447


WORDEN CINDY
265 DONNIE LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444

STERLING CAROLYN B
5143 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


DFW CROSSING THE
4136 S CARRIER PKWY STE 400
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750523201


GONZALEZ AALIYAH
5136 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522449

BARTOLONI TERRI &
5135 SHOWDOWN LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522450


GRAND PRAIRIE CITY OF
PO BOX 534045
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750534045


RATSAPHANGTHONG VAN &
5171 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561

PEREZ LISA ANN
5120 STAGECOACH WAY
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522451


BRACKENS MICHAEL ANTHONY
5128 AUTUMN HL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522448


MATHIS COREY L
5159 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561

HERNANDEZ MARK & CHRISTY
5136 AUTUMN HL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522448


REED ROSEMARY & JAMES
277 DONNIE LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444


GRAND PRAIRIE I S D
PO BOX 531170
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750531170

BUTLER HAROLD
161 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522454


CAVAZOS SONIA &
103 VINTAGE DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522559


BLACK MICHAEL C &
285 DONNIE LN
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444

LE HUONG THI THU
5115 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522458


PHAN PHUNG &
5139 WELARA DR
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522561


U S ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS
PO BOX 17300
FORT WORTH TEXAS 761020300


SIMMONS CAROLYNN N
261 DONNIE LANE
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522444


CARTER ADRIENNE C
173 THICKET TRL
GRAND PRAIRIE TEXAS 750522454









































































City Hall
317 College Street
Grand Prairie, Texas
City of Grand Prairie
Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 13-3182 Name: Z131102 - Mira Lagos PD-298A Amendment
Status: Type: Ordinance Public Hearing on Zoning Applications
File created: In control: 10/24/2013 Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Z131102 - Zoning Change - Mira Lagos PD-298A Amendment (City Council District 6). Approval of a
zoning change from Agriculture (A) District and Planned Development 298A (PD-298A) District to PD-
298A with single family and townhouse residential uses. The 124-acre property, zoned PD-298A, is
located at the northeast corner of the Charles England Parkway/Arlington Webb Britton Road
intersection and is within the Lake Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Thomas Juhn, JBI Partners,
Inc., the applicant is Ben Luedtke, Hanover Property Company, and the owner is Robert Morris. (On
November 4, 2013, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this request by a
vote of 8-0. On April 15, 2014, the City Council tabled this case to the May 6, 2014 meeting; on May
6, 2014 the City Council tabled this case to the May 20, 2014 meeting.)
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: PZ DRAFT MINUTES 11-04-13.pdf
PON Map
Applicant Table Request Letter 11-11-13.pdf
Notify.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
City Council 5/6/2014 1
Tabled City Council 4/15/2014 1 Pass
City Council 3/18/2014 1
Tabled City Council 11/19/2013 1
Recommended for Adoption Planning and Zoning Commission 11/4/2013 1
From
Chris Hartmann
Title
Z131102 - Zoning Change - Mira Lagos PD-298A Amendment (City Council District 6). Approval of a zoning
change from Agriculture (A) District and Planned Development 298A (PD-298A) District to PD-298A with
single family and townhouse residential uses. The 124-acre property, zoned PD-298A, is located at the
northeast corner of the Charles England Parkway/Arlington Webb Britton Road intersection and is within the
Lake Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Thomas Juhn, JBI Partners, Inc., the applicant is Ben Luedtke,
Hanover Property Company, and the owner is Robert Morris. (On November 4, 2013, the Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this request by a vote of 8-0. On April 15, 2014, the City Council
tabled this case to the May 6, 2014 meeting; on May 6, 2014 the City Council tabled this case to the May 20,
2014 meeting.)
Presenter
Chief City Planner Jim Hinderaker
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Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
The applicant has requested that their zone change request be tabled in order to address potential impacts
associated with the Chesapeake Operating Inc. Drilling Pad site that is located in the center of the subject
property. Staff supports the requested delay.
SUMMARY:
Consider a request for approval of a zoning change from Agriculture (A) District and Planned Development
298A (PD-298A) District to PD-298A with single family and townhouse residential uses. The 124-acre
property, zoned PD-298A, is located at the northeast corner of the Charles England Parkway/Arlington Webb
Britton Road intersection and is within the Lake Ridge Overlay District.
ADJACENT LAND USES AND ACCESS:
Direction Zoning Existing Use
North PD-249 w/Lake Ridge Overlay District Single Family Detached Residential
Development
South PD-298A w/Lake Ridge Overlay District Single Family Detached Residential
Development
East Agriculture District w/Lake Ridge Overlay
District
Gas Well and Undeveloped
West PD-271A w/Lake Ridge Overlay District Single Family Detached Residential
Development
PURPOSE OF REQUEST:
The applicant is proposing to change the zoning on approximately 124 acres at the northeast corner of Charles
England Parkway and Arlington-Webb-Britton Road from Agriculture District and PD-298A to a planned
development district that will allow single family detached residential and townhouse uses.
PROPOSED USE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTION:
Future Land Use Map
The property is designated as Mixed Use on the Future Land Use Map (FLUM). Development within the
Mixed Use designation should include a mixture of retail, high density residential, personal service and some
limited office uses in a pedestrian oriented development. The proposed PD would allow a mixture of housing
types; single family detached and townhouse. The subject site is part of the Mixed Use district. This proposal
provides low and high density residential. Retail opportunities are still available for other undeveloped property
within the district.
PD Provisions
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The proposed Planned Development (PD) would allow single family detached dwelling units at a maximum
density of 3.5 dwelling units per acre throughout the 124 acres with the option to develop the areas designated
on the Zoning Exhibit (Exhibit A) for townhouse development to be developed with single family attached
townhouse units at a maximumdensity of 12.5 dwelling units per acre, and allow the existing gas well drilling
site to remain.
Resolution 3924, adopted by the City Council in 2003, guides residential subdivision development in Grand
Prairie. The draft ordinance will contain language that requires the development to be consistent with
Resolution 3924 except where explicitly called-out. The following section discusses the deviations from
Resolution 3924 that the applicant would like to have approved by the City Council as part of this PD.
Ø Resolution 3924 designates subdivisions with more than 175 lots as villages. Each village is required to
have a distinctive center and edge boundary generally no more than a five-minute walk from the center.
The center is supposed to have a distinct character created by the development of usable and accessible
open space and park facilities, or by the development of an amenity center containing neighborhood
scaled facilities, or by the development of an amenity center containing neighborhood scaled retail and
recreational facilities, or by the preservation of the scenic qualities of a particular area within the village
that is made accessible to the residents as an amenity. (Section I (I))
The concept plan depicts a pond feature and there is Corps property within the development but no
active recreational opportunities are included with this proposal. The Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this deviation.
Ø Resolution 3924 indicates the minimum lot size should be between 7,800 to 8,999 square feet for a
minimumof 80% and 9,000 square feet or greater for a minimumof 20% of total platted lots within the
Zoning Area. (Section II (A)(1)(a - b))
This provision is not addressed by the PD or the concept plan. This is a deviation from the
requirements of Resolution 3924 that the applicant is requesting relief from with approval of the PD
proposal. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this deviation.
Ø Resolution 3924 requires lots facing “T” intersections to have a minimumwidth of 80 feet. (Section II
(A)(2)(b))
This provision is not addressed by the PD or the concept plan. This is a deviation from the requirements
of Resolution 3924 that the applicant is requesting relief from with approval of the PD proposal. The
Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this deviation.
Ø Resolution 3924 does not permit two-car wide single garage doors for front entry garages that shall
include, but not be limited to side entry, front oriented (J-swing) side entry, or detached rear yard
garage. The Resolution requires front entry garages to have two or more single car wide doors with one
door being setback an additional 12-inches from the garage door that is closest to the street. (Section II
(D)(4 - 5 ))
The PD proposes to deviate from this provision of the Resolution. The PD would permit double-car-
wide garage doors if architectural enhancements/upgrades are provided (e.g.: cedar doors, brick above
the garage doors, dormers provided on the garage door façade, etc.). The Planning and Zoning
Commission recommended approval of this deviation.
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Townhouse Development
A portion of the property is currently zoned PD-298A with, among other uses, single family townhouse uses.
The proposal being discussed includes a portion of the property zoned PD-298A, as well as, property zoned
Agriculture (A) District. The PD request proposes to transfer the density from the 15 acres within PD-298A,
currently zoned SF-T, to the subject site with a density of 12.5 dwelling units per acre; which would allow
approximately 188 single family townhouse units. The SF-T provisions adopted with PD-298A have different
dimension requirements than the current UDC. The applicant is requesting approval to retain the provisions in
the existing PD-298A and apply them to the PD being proposed with this application; this is a deviation the
applicant is requesting as part of the PD approval. the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended
approval of this deviation.
Gas Well
The proposed PD and concept plan include continuation of the existing gas well drilling activities within the
development. The gas drilling company has a pad site on the property that currently has two gas wells that are
in production. The gas drilling company has permission to drill two additional wells at the location. The pad
site will accommodate up to 32 wells.
Ø Concerns have been expressed by the Environmental Services Division regarding the affect adding a
water feature in the vicinity of the gas well pad site will have. Specifically, it has been their experience
that the sound from gas well drilling activities will travel farther when in close proximity to water.
Designing the segment of road from England Parkway to the pad site with increased street trees and
shrubs could help mitigate the travel of sound. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the
applicant work with Staff during the Preliminary Plat stage to resolve this issue.
BACKGROUND:
On September 17, 2013, an application for zone change to change the zoning from PD-298A and A District to a
PD with Single Family Detached, Townhouse, and gas well uses.
On October 25, 2013, legal notice was mailed to affected property owners and notice of the upcoming public
hearing was published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.
On October 24, 2013, a Development Review Committee (DRC) meeting was held. Staff met with the
applicant to discuss the proposal. The proposal was cleared to move forward subject to conditions found in the
recommendation section of this report.
On November 4, 2013, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of this zone change
request by a vote of 8 - 0.
On November 19, 2013, the City Council tabled this item until January 21, 2014.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Development Review Committee recommends approval of the request for a zone change to change the
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The Development Review Committee recommends approval of the request for a zone change to change the
zoning on the subject site from PD-298A and A Districts to a PD with single family detached residential, single
family townhouse, and gas well drilling uses. Subject to conditions.
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP AND AN ORDINANCE SHOWING THE
LOCATION, BOUNDARY AND USE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TO GRANT A ZONING CHANGE
FROM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 298-A (PD-298A) AND AGRICUTURE DISTRICT (A) TO
A PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT FOR SINGLE FAMILY AND SINGLE FAMILY
TOWNHOUSE USES ON 123.7 ACRES OF LAND OUT OF THE B.B.B. AND C.R.R. COMPANY
SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 199 AND 1700 AND THE JAMES ESTES SURVEY, ABSTRACT NO. 488, IN
THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, DALLAS COUNTY AND TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS, SAID
ZONING MAP AND ORDINANCE BEING NUMBERED ORDINANCE XXXX-XXXX AND PASSED ON
NOVEMBER 19, 2013; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT
HEREWITH; CONTAINING A SAVINGS CLAUSE; AND TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON ITS
PASSAGE AND APPROVAL.
WHEREAS, the owners of the property described herein below filed application with the City of Grand Prairie,
Texas, petitioning an amendment of the Zoning Ordinance and map of said city so as to amend the zoning
designation of said site to allow a zoning change from Planned Development District 298-A (PD 298-A)
and Agriculture District (A) to a Planned Development District with single family detached and single
family townhouse uses; and
WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission of Grand Prairie, Texas, held a public hearing on said
application application on November 4, 2013, after written notice of such public hearing before the Planning
and Zoning Commission on the proposed zoning change had been sent to owners of real property lying within
300 feet of the property on which the zoning change from Planned Development District 298-A (PD 298-A)
and Agriculture District (A) to a Planned Development District with single family detached and single
family townhouse uses, is proposed, said Notice having been given not less than ten (10) days before the date
set for hearing to all such owners who rendered their said property for City taxes as the ownership appears on
the last approved City Tax Roll, and such Notice being served by depositing the same, properly addressed and
postage paid, in the City Post Office; and
WHEREAS, after consideration of said application, the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas voted 8 to 0 to recommend to the City Council of Grand Prairie, Texas, that said Zoning
Ordinance and map be amended to allow a zoning change from Planned Development District 298-A (PD
298-A) and Agriculture District (A) to a Planned Development District with single family detached and
single family townhouse uses; and
WHEREAS, Notice was given of a further public hearing to be held by the City Council of the City of Grand
Prairie, Texas, in the City Hall Plaza Building at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on November 19, 2013, to consider the
advisability of amending the Zoning Ordinance and map as recommended by the Planning and Zoning
Commission, and all citizens and parties at interest were notified that they would have an opportunity to be
heard, such Notice of the time and place of such hearing having been given at least fifteen (15) days prior to
such hearing by publication in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, a newspaper of general
circulation in such municipality; and
WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matter of
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WHEREAS, all citizens and parties at interest have been given an opportunity to be heard on all the matter of
the zoning change and the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas, being informed as to the location
and nature of the use proposed on said property, as well as the nature and usability of surrounding property,
have found and determined that the property in question, as well as, other property within the city limits of the
City of Grand Prairie, Texas, has changed in character since the enactment of the original Zoning Ordinance
from its classification of Planned Development District 298-A (PD-298A) and Agriculture District (A) and,
by reason of changed conditions, does consider and find that this amendatory Ordinance should be enacted
since its provisions are in the public interest and will promote the health, safety and welfare of the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE,
TEXAS:
I.
That Ordinance Number 4779, being the Zoning Ordinance and Map of the City of Grand Prairie, Texas,
showing the locations and boundaries of certain districts, and said Zoning Ordinance and Map having been
made a part of an Ordinance entitled:
"THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, AS
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE 20TH DAY OF
NOVEMBER, 1990, TOGETHER WITH ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO AND ENACTING
A REVISED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING FOR ZONING
REGULATIONS; CREATING USE DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN…”
being passed and approved November 20, 1990, as amended, is hereby further amended so as to change the
zoning district from its classification of Planned Development District 298-A (PD-298A) and Agriculture
District (A) to a Planned Development District for single family detached and single family townhouse
uses, and described as shown on the approved zoning exhibit labeled as Exhibit ‘B’, which is incorporated
herein by reference.
The location being specifically described within the Legal Description, labeled Exhibit ‘A’ and the zoning
exhibit labeled as Exhibit ‘B’, which are incorporated by reference.
II.
PURPOSE AND INTENT
The intent of this zoning ordinance is to create a development framework that encourages and supports higher standards
usually found in a master planned community. A mastered planned community includes distinct identity, with curvilinear
streets designed to create a sense of neighborhood and community that will foster interaction of the residents though the
use of public open space and pocket parks.
Standards on infrastructure, landscaping, and construction are intended to provide for the development of high quality
residential and recreational development.
A homeowners association and/or public improvement district (PID) is intended to provide for the review, maintenance,
and enforcement of design standards and to ensure monetary resources are available for the care of the common
elements and amenities within the zoning area.
The location of specified land uses shall conform to those land use boundaries depicted on the attached Exhibit “B”
incorporated herein by reference.
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III.
DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED USES
A. General
Development of the subject property shall be in accordance with and conform to the City of Grand Prairie Unified
Development Code (UDC) and Resolution 3924 unless otherwise specified herein.
A. Single Family Residential Village
Single Family Residential areas will be developed as a separate “village”. The village will be developed to create a distinct
identity.
1. The Village will be separated or created by the following:
a. Divided collector or arterial street
b. Open space (private or public)
2. The village shall have a minimum of 2 street entrances into the village.
3. Entry monuments and signage will be created to develop the village identity.
A. Lot Dimensions and Requirements
Minimum lot dimensions and other criteria for the development of each single family detached village shall be in accordance
with the following schedule:
Vill
age
Loc
atio
n
Wit
hin
Zon
ing
Are
a
Maximum
Density per
Gross Acre
Minimum
Living Area
SF per Unit
Minimum Lot Sizes &
Dimensions
Min Yard Setbacks Maximu
m
Height
Maximu
m Lot
Coverag
e
Area (SF)Width Depth Front Rear Internal
Side
Side on
Street
Side on
Arterial
Rear on
Street
greater
than 50-
foot right-
of-way
Sing
le
Fam
ily
3.5 1,800 7,800 65 120 25 10 6 15 20 20 35 60%
A. Parks and Open Space
The village shall include open spaces that will be private and will be maintained by the mandatory
Homeowners Association and/or Public Improvement District (PID).
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A. Garages
1 Front-Entry Garage - For non-corner lots, a front-entry garage is a garage (i) with garage doors
that face the street; and (ii) that is located within the front two-thirds of a lot. For corner lots, a
front-entry garage is one (a) with garage doors that face the same street that the front of the
home faces; and (b) that is located within the front two-thirds of a lot. A “J-Swing” garage is not
a Front-Entry Garage.
2. Minimum thirty percent (30%) of all platted residential lots with a width of 60-feet to 69-feet
shall have non-front entry garages that shall include, but not be limited to, side entry, front
oriented (J-swing) side entry, or detached rear yard garage configurations.
3. Minimum fifty percent (50%) of all platted residential lots with a width of 70-feet or greater
shall have non-front entry garages that shall include, but not be limited to, side entry, front
oriented (J-swing) side entry, or detached rear yard garage configurations.
4. On houses with a side entry garage (front oriented “J”swing style included), the front building
line of the lot may be reduced by 8-feet.
5. All front entry garages shall be offset a minimum of 24” from the front of the house.
6. Double wide garage doors will be allowed on front entry garages when incorporated with
additional architectural elements above the door unit such as, but not limited to, masonry in-
filled gabled roof with articulated bond pattern, dormer window features, boxed windows and
similar architectural elements. All front entry double wide garage doors must be made out of
cedar wood.
7. A minimum 12-inch masonry column shall separate garages incorporating 2-single doors.
8. On three car garages, a double garage door shall be separated from the third door with a masonry
column.
9. Carports will not be allowed.
A. Masonry Requirements
1. Minimum eighty percent (80%) of all exterior wall surfaces for 2-story structures or higher shall
be structurally designed for and constructed of masonry and/or stone. Certain architectural
features shall be excluded from the masonry calculation that would include, but not be limited
to, doors, windows, boxed or bay windows, roof mounted dormer walls no greater than 8-feet
wide at their base, areas under covered porches one-story in height, and other similar
architectural projections. Masonry shall be defined as standard-size full-width brick, stone,
cultured stone or stone veneer units. Color variation for brick masonry exteriors shall be
required in accordance with Sections II. E. 1 and II. E. 2.
a. The rear facing façade(s) of 2-story structures built on interior lots may be constructed of
cementious fiber board. For the purpose of enforcing this provision, an interior lot is
defined as a lot that adjoins an existing platted lot along its side and rear lot lines, with
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defined as a lot that adjoins an existing platted lot along its side and rear lot lines, with
said interior lot not having a side or rear lot line that adjoins a street right-of-way, with
no part of said rear lot line being closer than 200 feet to a designated arterial or collector
street. Only the remaining non-rear facades shall be subject to the masonry requirement.
2. Minimum one-hundred percent (100%) of all exterior wall surfaces for 1-story structures shall
be structurally designed for and constructed of masonry and/or stone. Certain architectural
features shall be excluded from the masonry calculation that would include, but not be limited to
doors, windows, boxed or bay windows, roof mounted dormer walls no greater than 8-feet wide
at their base, areas under covered porches one-story in height, and other similar architectural
projections. Masonry shall be defined as standard-size full-width brick, stone, cultured stone or
stone veneer units. Color variation for brick masonry exteriors shall be required in accordance
with Sections II. E. 1 and II. E. 2.
a. The rear facing façade(s) of 1-story structures built on interior lots may be constructed of
cementious fiber board. For the purpose of enforcing this provision, an interior lot is
defined as a lot that adjoins an existing platted lot along its side and rear lot lines, with
said interior lot not having a side or rear lot line that adjoins a street right-of-way, with
no part of said rear lot line being closer than 200 feet to a designated arterial or collector
street. Only the remaining non-rear facades shall be subject to the masonry requirement.
3. Minimum one-hundred percent (100%) of all building elevations directly facing, siding
and/or backing up to a designated arterial, collector or local residential street shall be structurally
designed for and constructed of masonry and/or stone. Certain architectural features shall be
excluded from the masonry calculation that would include, but not be limited to, doors,
windows, boxed or bay windows, roof mounted dormer walls no greater than 8-feet wide at their
base, areas under covered porches one-story in height, and other similar architectural
projections. Masonry shall be defined as standard-size full-width brick, stone, cultured stone or
stone veneer units. Color variation for brick masonry exteriors shall be required in accordance
with Sections II. E. 1 and II. E. 2.
4. All fireplace chimney flues shall be encased in 100% masonry for all chimney types and
locations.
A. Screening/Landscaping
1. Screening fences shall be coordinated throughout the residential subdivision. Screening shall
consist of masonry walls, berms, landscaping, wrought iron or a combination of these elements
in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance. Screening walls shall be designed to turn
into the neighborhood to avoid uncoordinated fences at all entry points.
a. Six (6) foot high screening fence constructed of masonry with a troweled type mortar
bond finish on each side shall be provided along all thoroughfares designated as an
arterial or collector street on the City's Master Transportation Plan. Brick columns or
pilasters shall be spaced at minimum50 foot centers or placed on residential lot corners.
Where a local street cul-de-sac adjoins a thoroughfare designated as an arterial or
collector street on the City's Master Transportation Plan, such cul-de-sac shall be fenced
with a 6-foot high wrought iron type fence with at least one (1) brick column spaced
within the cul-de-sac frontage.
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b. Screening fences required along designated arterial or collector streets shall extend (or
wrap) into and along the side or rear lots lines, where such conditions exist, of residential
lots that abut the local residential entry street(s) that extend into the subdivision from the
arterial or collector street. The extended (or wrapping) portion of said screen fence shall
not encroach into the required front yard set back for any residential lot.
c. In those instances where two consecutive and adjoining side or rear yard residential
fences are located across the street from a front yard condition, a Type 3, as defined in
Article 8 of the UDC, fence constructed of cementious fiber board, concrete thin-wall, or
an alternate material shall be installed with smooth side of fence facing the street. Non-
masonry fences shall be painted with a wood stain and be constructed with a top-rail trim
member facing the street. A mandatory property-owners association and/or a public
improvement district (“PID”) shall maintain such fences.
d. Private front or side yard residential fences directly facing or fronting a public or private
street right-of-way shall consist of cedar and steel posts - no pine allowed at these
locations.
e. Fencing on individual lots shall conform to the aforementioned standards and the codes
and ordinances of the City of Grand Prairie. The stricter requirements shall apply.
2. The residential subdivision shall have entry signage that is coordinated with the development screening
wall. Four (4) sets of plans for all entry signage and screening walls shall be submitted to the
Development Review Committee (DRC) for approval in conjunction with the final plat submittal. Any
building permit issued for screening wall construction shall not be valid until said screen wall plans
have been approved by the DRC.
a. One landscaped monument sign feature will be required at a minimum of one street entry
along a designated collector or arterial thoroughfare.
3. Single-family lot landscaping shall include two (2)-3 inch caliper trees and a total of 30 gallons of
shrubs
a. Each house at the time of occupancy shall have the following minimum landscaping:
(i) One (1)-three-inch caliper tree shall be planted in front of each
house with a second three-inch caliper tree to be located per
homeowner/builder preference.
(ii) Tree and shrub species shall be in accordance with the City of
Grand Prairie approved tree and plant list contained in Article 8 of
the Unified Development Code.
(iii) Shrubs shall be provided for each house in any size increment
totaling a minimum of 30 gallons per residential lot.
(iv) Residential lots shall be fully sodded in accordance with the
requirements of the Unified Development Code with full irrigation
equipped with wind, rain and freeze sensors for front and side
yards.
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4. Tree preservation shall be implemented through development incentives and landscaping requirements.
a. Staff shall administratively approve building setback variances for the purpose of preserving
existing trees. Tree protection provisions to be applied by staff as condition of approval.
b. In accordance with Section 8.7.5.7 of the Unified Development Code (UDC), if a single or two
family residential subdivision preserves an average of 30 or more trees per acre by reserving
open space to be dedicated to the City, including land required by the City’s Park Department, or
to be maintained by a homeowners’ association or public improvement district, minimum lot
size may be reduced by ten (10) percent. The city has the right to review and reject such
dedication which, unless maintained by another organization, will not meet the provisions of this
section. A tree survey will be required to determine verification of this requirement at the time
of final plat approval.
A. Alley
Alleys will not be required within this development.
A. Limited Access
1. Limited access with the use of automatic electric gates across private streets will be allowed in
accordance with City of Grand Prairie Ordinances.
3. Emergency access will be provided with the use of knox locks or other device approved by
the Grand Prairie Fire Department. Access for other city services will be provided as required
by the City of Grand Prairie.
A. Other Requirements
1. Roof Pitch - All primary roof structures shall have a minimum pitch of 8:12. Secondary roof
structures (e.g. for porches, verandas and similar architectural attachments) may be constructed
at a pitch complementary to the primary roof structure.
2. Repeat Elevations - No duplicate house elevations may be built on a lot within four lots of a
house with the same elevation located on the same side of a street. No house may be built with
the same elevation as one located directly across the street.
3. Repeat Brick - No duplicate brick type shall be allowed on a house within four lots of a house
with the same brick type located on the same side of a street. No brick shall be repeated on a
house directly across the street from a house with the same brick type.
4. Retaining Walls - Any retaining wall shall be constructed of approved stone. The use of wood
or tie walls will not be allowed. Retaining walls greater than 4-feet in height shall be designed
by an engineer licensed in the State of Texas.
5. All new utilities shall be constructed below ground, except for major high voltage lines.
6. All streets, driveways and vehicular circulation areas shall be constructed of concrete. Except
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6. All streets, driveways and vehicular circulation areas shall be constructed of concrete. Except
temporary parking and drive areas for model homes may be constructed of asphalt.
IV.
DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS TOWNHOUSE (SF-T) USES
A. The area shown in Exhibit “A” may also be used as Single Family-Townhouse (SF-T) . All townhouse
development shall conform to all relevant requirements for the Single Family-Townhouse (SF-T)
District as established in the Unified Development Code (UDC) except as otherwise specified below. A
planned development site plan shall be reviewed and approved by the City prior to the issuance of any
building permits. A preliminaryplat and final plat shall also be reviewed and approved by the City prior
to the issuance of any building permits.
1. Maximum number of dwelling units not to exceed a maximum density of 12.5 units per acre.
2. Minimum unit size to be 1,150 square feet with seventy-five percent (75%) of all units to be
greater than 1,300 square feet in area.
3. Minimum lot size to be 1,680 square feet.
4. Minimum lot width to be 21-feet.
5. Minimum lot depth to be 80-feet.
6. Minimum front yard setback and front façade building separation to be 20-feet.
7. Minimum side yard setback facing an interior street to be 10-feet.
8. Minimum side and rear yard setback facing an arterial street to be 20-feet.
9. Minimum rear yard to be 5-feet.
10. Minimum rear yard of 15-feet is required along a street right-of-way greater than 50-feet wide.
11. Minimum side or rear façade building separation to be 15-feet.
12. Maximum building height to be 35-feet to top plate of wall framing at the highest floor.
13. Maximum lot coverage to be 80%.
14. Each residential lot shall have access to a public street or private internal access drive and utility
easement. The internal access drive and utility easement shall be dedicated as a separate lot on
the final plat.
15. Two garage-parking spaces shall be provided for all townhouse units. All garage spaces to be
directly accessible to the main housing unit. All parking garages shall be equipped with carbon
monoxide detectors. Garage units shall be used only for the parking of motor vehicles containing
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monoxide detectors. Garage units shall be used only for the parking of motor vehicles containing
no more than two wheel axles and that are used as the primary mode of street transportation by
the occupant.
16. Minimum eighty percent (80%) of all exterior wall surfaces shall be structurally designed for
and constructed of masonry and/or stone. This percentage will be applied as a total of all exterior
walls measured below the fascia board at the roof line, excluding doors, windows, boxed or bay
windows, dormers, areas under covered porches one-story in height, and other architectural
projections. Masonry shall be defined as stone or standard-size, full-width brick.
17. A minimum 25% of the total masonry requirement for each residential cluster building shall be
of a stone material of a size, shape and proportion that is different from standard-size, full-width
brick. All building elevations for each residential cluster building submitted for site plan and
building permit review shall include area and percentage tabulations broken down for brick and
stone materials used. Total masonry content for each residential cluster building shall also be
indicated.
18. Repeat brick color shall not be used on consecutive residential cluster buildings.
19. All exterior fireplace chimneys shall be 100% incased with a masonry or stone product. Hardi
plank and stucco material, or derivations thereof, shall not be permitted as an exterior chimney
enclosure.
20. Roof shingles to be 30-year warranty type with articulated ridge caps.
21. Mailboxes serving townhouse units shall be centrally located within the Planned Development
District and be constructed in accordance with a unified design standard utilized throughout the
development. A mandatory property owners association shall be responsible for the maintenance
of such mailboxes.
22. Lot Landscaping
Each residence at the time of occupancy shall have the following minimum landscaping:
a. 1-three-inch caliper tree planted in front of each residence.
b. Tree species shall be in accordance with the City of Grand Prairie approved tree list
contained in Article 8 of the Unified Development Code.
c. Front yard shrubs shall be provided for each residence in any size increment totaling a
minimum of 30-gallons per residential unit.
d. Residential lots shall be fully sodded in accordance with the requirements of the Unified
Development Code.
23. A six (6) foot high masonry screening fence with a mortar bond finish on each side shall be
provided along all thoroughfares designated as an arterial or collector street on the city's master
thoroughfare plan. Articulated brick columns or pilasters shall be spaced along the fence at
approximate 50 ft. centers. The design of such fence shall conform to the fence design standards
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IV.
HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
A mandatory property-owners association and/or a public improvement district (“PID”) shall be created to
enforce the restrictions contained herein at the expense of the property owners. The association and/or PID
shall also maintain the pocket parks, trail system, access gates, and entrances into the villages, fencing,
irrigation, and other common areas within the villages. A mandatory property-owners association shall
compass only that portion of the zoning area that is developed for single family detached and single family
townhouse land uses. A public improvement district (“PID”) shall encompass the total zoning area.
It is further provided that in case a section, clause, sentence, or part of this Ordinance shall be deemed or
adjudged by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect, impair, or
invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance.
V.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically repealed.
VI.
THAT this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
ON THIS THE 21TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2013.
Ordinance No. XXX-XXX
Planned Development No.
Case No. Z131102
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PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION DRAFT MINUTES NOVEMBER 4, 2013

AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING ITEM: #12– Z131102, Zoning Change, Mira Lagos PD-298A
Amendment (City Council District 6).

Senior Planner Denice Thomas presented the case report and a Power Point presentation to the
Commission approval of a zoning change from Agriculture (A) District and Planned
Development 298A (PD-298A) District to PD-298A with single family and townhouse
residential uses. The 124-acre property, zoned PD-298A, is located at the northeast corner of the
Charles England Parkway/Arlington Webb Britton Road intersection and is within the Lake
Ridge Overlay District. The agent is Thomas J uhn, J BI Partners, Inc., the applicant is Ben
Luedtke, Hanover Property Company, and the owner is Robert Morris.

Mrs. Thomas stated the proposed Planned Development would allow single family detached
dwelling units at a maximum density of 3.5 dwelling units per acre throughout the 124 acres with
the option to develop the areas designated on the Zoning Exhibit for townhouse development to
be developed with single family attached townhouse units at a maximum density of 12.5
dwelling units per acre, and allow the existing gas well drilling site to remain.

Mrs. Thomas said Resolution 3924 guides residential subdivision development in Grand Prairie.
The draft ordinance will contain language that requires the development to be consistent with
Resolution 3924 except where explicitly called-out.

Mrs. Thomas said Resolution 3924 designates subdivisions with more than 175 lots as villages.
Each village is required to have a distinctive center and edge boundary generally no more than a
five-minute walk from the center. The center is supposed to have a distinct character created by
the development of usable and accessible open space and park facilities, or by the development
of an amenity center containing neighborhood scaled facilities, or by the development of an
amenity center containing neighborhood scaled retail and recreational facilities, or by the
preservation of the scenic qualities of a particular area within the village that is made accessible
to the residents as an amenity. The concept plan depicts a pond feature and there is Corps
property within the development but no active recreational opportunities are included with this
proposal.

Resolution 3924 indicates the minimum lot size should be between 7,800 to 8,999 square feet for
a minimum of 80% and 9,000 square feet or greater for a minimum of 20% of total platted lots
within the Zoning Area. This provision is not addressed by the PD or the concept plan. This is a
deviation from the requirements of Resolution 3924 that the applicant is requesting relief from
with approval of the PD proposal.

Resolution 3924 requires lots facing “T” intersections to have a minimum width of 80 feet. This
provision is not addressed by the PD or the concept plan. This is a deviation from the
requirements of Resolution 3924 that the applicant is requesting relief from with approval of the
PD proposal.

Resolution 3924 does not permit two-car wide single garage doors for front entry garages that
shall include, but not be limited to side entry, front oriented (J -swing) side entry, or detached rear
yard garage. The Resolution requires front entry garages to have two or more single car wide
doors with one door being setback an additional 12-inches from the garage door that is closest to
the street. The PD proposes to deviate from this provision of the Resolution. The PD would
permit double-car-wide garage doors if architectural enhancements/upgrades are provided
(e.g.: cedar doors, brick above the garage doors, dormers provided on the garage door façade,
etc.).

Mrs. Thomas stated a portion of the property is currently zoned PD-298A with, among other
uses, single family townhouse uses. The proposal being discussed includes a portion of the
property zoned PD-298A, as well as, property zoned Agriculture (A) District. The PD request
proposes to transfer the density from the 15 acres within PD-298A, currently zoned SF-T, to the
subject site with a density of 12.5 dwelling units per acre; which would allow approximately 188
single family townhouse units. The SF-T provisions adopted with PD-298A have different
dimension requirements than the current UDC. The applicant is requesting approval to retain the
provisions in the existing PD-298A and apply them to the PD being proposed with this
application; this is a deviation the applicant is requesting as part of the PD approval.

Mrs. Thomas noted the proposed PD and concept plan include continuation of the existing gas
well drilling activities within the development. The gas drilling company has a pad site on the
property that currently has two gas wells that are in production. The gas drilling company has
permission to drill two additional wells at the location. The pad site will accommodate up to 32
wells.

Mrs. Thomas stated the Development Review Committee recommends approval of the request
for a zone change to change the zoning on the subject site from PD-298A and A Districts to a PD
with single family detached residential, single family townhouse, and gas well drilling uses.
Subject to conditions.

Commissioner Motley stated Resolution 3924 was adopted and put in place about ten years ago,
there are several deviations depicted in this case from Resolution 3924.

Director of Planning Bill Crolley stated when the Peninsula development was being developed
there were a lot of meetings with staff and Council to determine they type of development we
wanted to see for the Peninsula area, and staff did a lot of work and research and came up with
Resolution 3924. Mr. Crolley said in this case the applicant is asking to develop the last tract of
Mira Lagos and conform to what is already developed for this subdivision. Mr. Crolley said staff
is comfortable with the changes being proposed.

Commissioner Motley said the deviations are not a compromised to the intent of Resolution
3924.

Mr. Crolley concurred.

Chairman Garrett noted there were no more questions for staff, opened the public hearing, and
asked for speakers.

Tom J uhn with J BI Partners, Inc., 16301 Quorum Drive, Addison, TX was present representing
the case and to respond to questions from the Commission. Mr. J uhn said Mira Lagos has been a
development in progress for the past ten years. He said there is a well site in the middle of this
development, which makes this development a challenge to work with. Mr. J uhn asked that they
be allowed to develop the same product as Mira Logos D. He said the calculations of the open
space/pond features would be calculated once the easements are in place.

Chairman Garrett asked if the Corps of Engineers property would be reclaimed.

Mr. J uhn replied no.

Dick LeBlanc with Hanover Properties, 3001 Knox Street, Dallas, TX stepped forward in
support of this request. He stated the entire Mira Lagos development is about 1,100 acres. He
said this project would have a long term value. Mr. LeBlanc stated they have enjoyed the
development partnership with Grand Prairie.

Commissioner Gray thanked Hanover and J BI Partners for working with the City on this
development.

There being no more questions or further discussion on the case, Commissioner Adams moved to
close the public hearing and recommend approval of case Z131102 as presented and proposed by
the developer, including granting the applicant’s deviations to Resolution 3924. The action and
vote being recorded as follows:

Motion: Adams
Second: Gray
Ayes: Adams, Arredondo, Garrett, Gray, Moss, Motley, Philipp and Spare
Nays: None
Approved: 8-0
Motion: carried.


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ENGLAND
MIRA LAGOS PLANNED DEVELOPMENT
Case Number: Z131102
Consider a request to rezone 123.7 acres from Agriculture (A) District and
Planned Development 298A (PD-298) District to a Planned Development
for mixed residential use.
PROPERTY OWNER NOTIFICATION
Property Location
300 Ft. Buffer
Property Within Buffer
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Z131102
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City Hall
317 College Street
Grand Prairie, Texas
City of Grand Prairie
Legislation Details (With Text)
File #: Version: 1 14-3684 Name: PY2014 CDBG and HOME Program budgets
Status: Type: Ordinance Items for Individual Consideration
File created: In control: 5/6/2014 City Council Development Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/20/2014
Title: Public hearing and ordinance adopting the PY 2014 CDBG and HOME Program budgets
Sponsors:
Indexes:
Code sections:
Attachments: PY14 Budget Program Summary.pdf
PY14 Budget May 7 2014.pdf
Action By Date Action Result Ver.
From
Katherine Garcia-Thomson
Title
Public hearing and ordinance adopting the PY 2014 CDBG and HOME Program budgets
Presenter
William A. Hills, Director, Housing and Neighborhood Services
Recommended Action
Approve
Analysis
PROPOSED 2014 CDBG
The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, combines several previous federal
programs for community development into a single block grant. CDBG activities must primarily benefit low
and moderate-income persons and/or neighborhoods. Community development activities must meet 1 of 3
primary CDBG Objectives, decent housing, suitable living environment, or expanded economic opportunity.
Total CDBG funding has decreased slightly by $3,593 from $1,353,847 (2013) to $1,350,254 (2014). As in
previous years the number of CDBG proposals exceeded the amount of CDBG funds available. Attached is a
summary of the 2014 proposed programs as Exhibit 1. The CDBG Program Development process included
neighborhood public hearings in February, Request for Proposals (RFP) and the Housing and Community
Improvement Commission (HCIC) priority rating meeting in April.
Exhibit 2 includes the proposed 2014 CDBG/HOME budget which continues funding for existing
CDBG/HOME programs, and funding for new projects based on the HCIC priority rating and staff's evaluation.
CDBG Program Administration is decreasing by $719 and includes the continued funding of the
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Neighborhood Services Manager and Neighborhood Services Specialist positions. The program administration
budget is at the 20% cap limitation that is required by law. This budget line item also includes the indirect cost
allocation and Fair Housing Activity fund.
Rehabilitation, Code, Housing Direct Delivery funds the salaries of 2 Rehab Coordinators and 2 Senior Office
Assistants and the associated operational expenses. Housing Rehabilitation funds will rehab and repair single
family homes. Emergency Small Home Repair will provide emergency repairs to single family homeowners
with a 24-48 hour response time. Buying Power provides down payment and closing cost assistance to
low/moderate income first time home buyers. Code Inspections are focused in CDBG low/moderate areas.
Public Service Activities as required by law are capped at 15% of the total CDBG grant and decreased from
last year's levels by $539.
Public facility improvements will fund a sidewalk replacement program in CDBG low/moderate areas.
PROPOSED 2014 HOME
The Home Program was created by the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 (NAHA) to provide decent
affordable housing to lower-income households and to leverage private-sector participation. Eligible activities
are limited to homeowner rehabilitation, homebuyer activities, rental housing, and tenant-based rental
assistance.
Grand Prairie is receiving $429,464 for program year 2014 which is an increase of $37,868 in HOME funds
from last year's $391,596.
Exhibit 1 also identifies the HOME funding for rehabilitation, reconstruction, and Community Housing and
Development Organizations (CHDO) programs.
Financial Consideration
The 2014 CDBG and HOME Programs, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD), will commence on October 1, 2014 and end September 30, 2015. The total amount estimated to be
available, including reallocated funds is summarized below.
2014 INCREASE/(DECREASE) DIFFERENCE FROM LAST YEAR
CDBG Entitlement, $1,350,254, a decrease of $3,593 from 2013 total.
HOME PJ Funds, $429,464, an increase of $37,868 from 2013 total.
Body
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS, ADOPTING THE PY 2014
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) AND HOME PROGRAM BUDGETS
WHEREAS, the Consolidated Plan application provides federal funds through the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development (HUD); and
WHEREAS, the CDBG and HOME Programs are authorized by entitlement (Community Development Act of
1994) and participating jurisdiction (National Affordable Housing Act <NAHA> of 1990) respectively as
amended within the Federal Code of Regulations; and
WHEREAS, the CDBG and HOME Programs allow the City to provide various projects, activities, and
programs benefiting low and moderate income persons and families as developed through a five year
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Consolidated Plan, and a one year Action Plan; and
WHEREAS, the CDBG and HOME Program application provides funding in the amount of $1,350,254 and
$429,464 respectively; and
WHEREAS, the PY 2014 budgets have been developed through public hearings and in accordance with the
CDBG and HOME program guidelines and regulations;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND
PRAIRIE, TEXAS:
SECTION 1. That the City Council of the City of Grand Prairie adopt the PY 2014 Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Programs and budget as contained in the attached Exhibits 1 and 2; and
SECTION 2. That the City Council approves and authorizes the City Manager or his designee to enter into
contracts utilizing CDBG/HOME funding as allocated by the City Council within designated federal guidelines
not to exceed $50,000.00; and
SECTION 3. That this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and approval and it is accordingly so
ordained.
PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS,
ON THIS THE 20TH DAY OF MAY, 2014.
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EXHIBIT 1 (Pg 1 of4)

CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
2014 CDBG PROGRAM SUMMARY


Program Administration

CDBG Program Administration
This includes oversight, management, monitoring and coordination of the CDBG Program.
This pays the full salaries of the Manager and Neighborhood Services Specialist.

Indirect Cost
This consists of accounting, data processing, audit expenses, and other services provided by
other City Departments in support of the CDBG Program. Allowable costs are provided in
the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan.

Fair Housing
Provision of fair housing services and counseling is available to all city residents. The
budget supports part of the Fair Housing Officer's activities.


Rehabilitation, Code and Housing Related

Housing Rehabilitation, Reconstruction, Emergency, Homeownership and Program
Direct Delivery Cost
Payment of operational expenses for the Housing and Emergency Rehabilitation Program,
HOME, BuyinG-Power, and Habitat for Humanities. This program pays for the salaries of
staff positions.

Housing Rehabilitation
This program provides full rehab assistance up to $25,000 and reconstruction up to $75,000
for citizens 60 years and older or disabled combining CDBG and/or Home Funds. Liens are
filed to protect the City’s investment on single family low/mod owner occupied units.
Depending on income, deferred payment, 0 percent and 3 percent loans are utilized.

Emergency Small Home Repair
This program provides emergency repairs up to $5,000 to alleviate health, safety, and public
welfare conditions. Emergencies must occur without warning and applicants must be 50%
of the median area income or below.

BuyinG-Power Program
The City of Grand Prairie BuyinG-Power Program will help pay initial costs to help
qualified low and moderate income citizens purchase a home. The City will provide $5,000
which can be used towards down payment and/or reasonable closing costs. The home
purchased must be the primary residence of the buyer and located within the city limits of
Grand Prairie.
EXHIBIT 1 (Pg 2 of 4)

CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
2014 CDBG PROGRAM SUMMARY


Code Direct Delivery Inspection Services
Code Enforcement – CDBG program is designed to enforce city, state ordinances through
the direction of the Code Enforcement Manager while initiating nuisance abatement cases
and remove substandard structures that have become a blight on the community. The main
objective of Code Enforcement – CDBG is to monitor neighborhoods issuing written
notices to property owners/residences requiring the removal of code violations from the area
by the best means possible, i.e., voluntary compliance, rehabilitation of substandard
structures or the demolition of substandard structures, including nuisance abatement, high
weeds, grass, trash and debris and junk/inoperable vehicles.


Public Service Activities

Grand Prairie United Charities
Provide salaries for a Case Manager, Food Pantry Coordinator and Assistant Case
Worker to assist Low Income families and water bill payments for clients. Services
provided are food pantry, rent/mortgage, utility assistance (electric, water, gas), etc. for
Grand Prairie families in need.

Brighter Tomorrows
Payment of expenses related to the direct operation of a battered women and children
shelter. This includes food, clothing, shelter, emergency transportation, emergency medical
care, 24-hour a day crisis intervention, legal assistance in civil and criminal justice systems,
educational arrangements for children, support groups, parenting classes, survival skills, and
domestic and sex violence counseling.

Children First Center
Funds are used for abuse counseling at a reduced cost. It makes counseling affordable to
qualified low/mod income and presumptive benefactor persons. This includes counseling
and guidance services with a primary focus on child abuse prevention.

GP Charlie Taylor, Tony Shotwell & Dalworth Rec Centers Summer Day Camps
After school and day camps are provided Monday – Friday for school age children under the
supervision of the Parks and Recreation Department. This service will be provided to low
and moderate income children that reside in the City of Grand Prairie.

EXHIBIT 1 (Pg 3 of 4)

CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
2014 CDBG PROGRAM SUMMARY


Lifeline Shelter for Families
This program was established to address the problem of homelessness in Grand Prairie
providing full services to homeless families including shelter, food, clothing,
transportation along with educational and employment services. This funding will be
used to offset the salary of the case manager. The focus is on families with children based
on students classified as homeless in the Grand Prairie Independent School District.

Star Group Community Development Corporation
Star Group Community Development Corporation provides the disenfranchised citizens of
Grand Prairie with assistance and the necessary tools to help them change their lives and
become productive citizens.

Grand Prairie Wellness Center
To provide partial funding for a Medical Assistant and a part-time Dental Hygienist at the
Grand Prairie Wellness Center which assists with medical, dental and chiropractic services
to low and moderate income citizens of Grand Prairie.


Public Facilities and Improvements

Sidewalks Improvement and I nstallation
This project will install/repair concrete sidewalks along streets where children routinely
walk to school and in other CDBG Low-Moderate areas providing these sidewalks will
increase the children’s safety and beautify the neighborhoods.


HOME Program

Home Rehabilitations (HRP)/Home Reconstructions
The rehabilitation and reconstruction program provides deferred payment, 0% and 3% loans
up to $75,000 for low and moderate-income homeowners 60 years and older or disabled
citizens to rehab single-family homes and is used in conjunction with the CDBG
Rehabilitation Program. Applications are accepted on a first-come first-served basis and
rehabs and/or reconstructions are conducted based on need.

EXHIBIT 1 (Pg 4 of 4)

CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE
2014 CDBG PROGRAM SUMMARY


Grand Prairie Community Housing Development Organization, Inc. (CHDO)
This organization provides revitalization to Grand Prairie city wide through new
construction and lot development for single family units. This funding will be used
primarily for lot acquisition and homeownership. GPCHDO will also be partnering with
HNS to construct houses and provide zero interest loans for participants of the Dream
Builders Project which we project will complete (4) houses during this funding cycle.

Exhibit 2
City of Grand Prairie Housing and Neighborhood Services PY 2014
APPLICANT ORGANIZATION PROJECT DESCRIPTION
CDBG - $1,350,254
HOME - $429,464 PY14
Allocations 2013 Budget
PY 2014
Funds
Requested
Staff
Recommenda-
tions Rating
Program Administration
CDBG Program Admin Salaries, managing CDBG program $196,340 $195,621 $195,621 1
Indirect Cost Reimbursement to GF $71,429 $71,429 $71,429 2
Fair Housing Services & counseling $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 3
20% cap $270,050 for PY14
SUB-TOTAL $270,769 $270,050 $270,050
Rehabilitation, Code, Housing
Rehab/Recon/Direct Delivery Salaries, operation expenses $274,479 $275,753 $275,753
Housing Rehabilitation Rehab & repair single family homes $300,000 $296,400 $296,400 1
Emergency Repair Repair single family homes $40,521 $40,513 $40,513 2
Buying-Power Program 1st time home buyer program $65,001 $65,000 $65,000 3
Code Dir. Del. Inspection Services Inspect CDBG neighborhoods $75,000 $75,000 $75,000
SUB-TOTAL $755,001 $752,666 $752,666
Public Service Activity
GP United Charities Provided food rent & utility assistance $37,523 $68,973 $37,000 1
Brighter Tomorrows Expenses for battered women & children shelter $37,523 $74,800 $37,000 2
Children First Center Child abuse prevention $37,523 $50,200 $37,000 3
Star Group Community Development Corp Help disenfranchised citizens $6,612 $9,250 $8,319 4
GP Wellness Center Services Funding Medical and dental services $31,373 $43,323 $31,296 5
Life Line Shelter for Families Counseling Homelessness program $37,523 $40,000 $37,000 6
GP Charlie Taylor/Bowles/Dalworth Day
camp After school and summer day camp $15,000 $15,000 $14,923 7
Helping Us Help Her Mentoring for Teen girls $0 $20,000 $0 8
YMCA Play and Learn program for young children/parents $0 $10,000 $0 9
15% limit of $202,538 for PY14
SUB-TOTAL $203,077 $331,546 15%CAP$202,538
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Exhibit 2
City of Grand Prairie Housing and Neighborhood Services PY 2014
APPLICANT ORGANIZATION PROJECT DESCRIPTION
CDBG - $1,350,254
HOME - $429,464 PY14
Allocations 2013 Budget
PY 2014
Funds
Requested
Staff
Recommenda-
tions Rating
Public Facility and Improvement and Projects
Sidewalks improvement & installation Rkepair & install sidewalks $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 1
SUB-TOTAL $125,000 $125,000
CDBG TOTAL $1,353,847 $1,460,113 $1,350,254
HOME Program
HOME Rehab (HRP) HOME Reconstruct Rehab & reconstruct of single family homes $300,000 $250,000 $274,464 1
GP (CHDO) New construction / build homes $91,596 $179,464 $155,000 2
HOME CHDO 15% set aside for PY14 - $64,420
HOME TOTAL $391,596 $429,464 $429,464
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