MINUTES OF THE DOÑA ANA COUNTY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW MEETING OF MARCH 7TH

MINUTES OF THE DOÑA ANA COUNTY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW MEETING OF MARCH 7TH

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 (All day)
Agenda: 

DOÑA ANA COUNTY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE

MARCH 07, 2006
THESE MINUTES ARE NOT VERBATIM, THEY ARE SUMMARY

MEMBERS PRESENT:
Chuck McMahon-Planning Director
Paul Dugie-Flood Director
Sue Padilla-Water Utilities Director
Jorge Granados-Public Works Director

OTHERS PRESENT:
Katherine Harrison-Planning
Rene Molina-Engineering
Daniel Kolson-Fire Marshal's Office

MEMBERS ABSENT:
Paul Chavez-Fire Marshal

CALL TO ORDER:
Meeting was called to order at 10:13

1. APPROVAL OR CHANGES TO AGENDA:

Agenda approved

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Minutes were approved. Mr. Dugie motion to approve and Mr. Granados seconded the motion.

NEW BUISNESS
3. Discussion of a proposed 39.32-acre subdivision on the southwest corner of the intersection of Holman Road and Leebarry Lane. This proposed residential subdivision would consist of approximately 45 lots in the Low Intensity Residential Performance District. Paul Pompeo of Southwest Engineering will discuss pavement and road improvement issues.

Paul Pompeo shows his lay out and explains the rout he plans to take. Mr. Pompeo wanted some in put on any changes or mistakes that the committee saw. They would like to tie into Holman and do a curb gutter. That would in turn pre-rout the water that flows over Holman and would improve the drainage and roadway on the corner. They will meet fire flow. There will be 45 lots max. on ¾-acre lots.

Mr. McMahon:

¢ Will there be on lot ponding?
¢ Issues of maintenance are of concern. Who will maintain?
The previous were the only concerns everything looks good so far.

4. Discussion of Paseo Dorado, Verde Realty's first subdivision in the Santa Teresa Master Plan (approved by the BOCC in November 2005). The 2 phase subdivision encompasses 100.1642-acres and will consist of 480 lots proposed for both commercial and residential uses. The subject property is located east of the Pete Domenici International Beltway and north of Columbus Road within Sections 30 and 31, Township 28 South, Range 5 east. All Departments received a copy of this plat in February. County Planning to discuss.

Mr. McMahon:
Mr. McMahon starts by stating that because the County allowed Sunland to adopt this area, this committee is to just review this. The County will not be the one to approve this. He explains that the County will have to look at these plans because the streets, utilities and drainage will likely be County maintained for a while, not knowing a time limit. Mr. McMahon explains that the role of the County is to confirm that everything will work, do not look at the design. The long term maintenance obligation for drainage, open space parks, and maintenance is important to everyone.

Mr. Kolson:
The only concern Mr. Kolson had was the fire flow and which it does meet standards. He also recalls the proposal stating that the bike lane was to meet standards to hold the weight of the fire truck.

Mr. Molina:
Mr. Molina does not like the whole situation. If the County is not the one to do the approval then he feels that we shouldn't have anything to do there.

Mrs. Padilla:
Mrs. Padilla responds that the issue is not whether or not the County is to finalize the project but to give in put as to how to improve or what issues are seen on the plan.

Mr. Ganados:
Mr. Granados states that every time comments have been made by the County and Sunland Officials they have been brushed aside and not changed. Mr. Granados gives his opinion on the alleyways. The alleys are too small and who will maintain them. He suggests that they get rid of the alleys or dedicate them to the County for maintenance.

Mr. Dugie:
Mr. Dugie sees a lot of drainage issues and sees no effort to come into compliance. There is a potential dust bowl and no access control. There has been no TIA submitted for the Variance. Mr. Dugie also would like information on the proposed setbacks for the alley. He suggests that each department make a detailed list on the issues that they see need to be attended to.

5. PUBLIC INPUT: NONE

6. COMMITTEE INPUT: NONE

7. ADJOUNMENT:
Mr. McMahon moves to adjourn at 11:20 a.m.

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Submitted by: Terry Navarro

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