TAMPA CITY COUNCIL
Thursday, May 12, 2011
6:00 p.m. session
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18:01:57 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: The meeting is called to order.
18:01:59 Roll call.
18:01:59 >>MIKE SUAREZ: Here.
18:02:02 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Present.
18:02:05 >>MIKE COHEN: Here.
18:02:06 >>LISA MONTELIONE: Here.
18:02:07 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Here.
18:02:09 We have, I believe, nine hearings.
18:02:11 I believe two of them are not going to be heard today.
18:02:15 And Abbye Feeley will clean the agenda up.
18:02:23 And a motion by Mr. Suarez, seconded by my good friend
18:02:32 I'm getting to that.
18:02:33 I was going to say my good friend Mr. Frank Reddick.
18:02:36 All in favor of the motion indicate by saying Aye.
18:02:43 I said Suarez.
18:02:48 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land Development Coordination.
18:02:49 Item number 1 on your agenda this evening cannot be
18:02:52 If you would just withdraw that from the agenda and I
18:02:55 will reset that administratively at a later time.
18:02:59 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: We need a motion to that effect.
18:03:01 Anyone here on item 1 that would like to speak to this
18:03:04 being changed to another meeting date?
18:03:06 I see no one.
18:03:07 I have a motion by Mr. Reddick.
18:03:09 Seconded by Mr. Suarez.
18:03:14 All in favor of the motion indicate by saying Aye.
18:03:16 Opposed, nay.
18:03:19 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:03:21 >> The second item, item number 9, that item we have
18:03:24 already administratively scheduled to June 9th so
18:03:28 you will be hearing that next month.
18:03:30 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Anyone here to speak in objection to
18:03:32 item number 9 for a change of hearing date to June
18:03:35 I see no one.
18:03:36 I need a motion for that.
18:03:37 >> Move to change.
18:03:40 >>MARY MULHERN: By Mr. Reddick.
18:03:44 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: By Mr. Reddick.
18:03:45 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:03:47 That leaves us with seven.
18:03:48 Item number 2.
18:03:49 Need a motion to open public hearings 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
18:03:54 and 8.
18:03:54 I have a motion by Mr. Cohen, seconded by Mr. Reddick.
18:03:58 All in favor of the motion indicate by saying Aye.
18:04:01 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:04:03 All the hearings are now open.
18:04:04 >> Are you going to swear in the witnesses?
18:04:19 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Yes, I am.
18:04:20 I don't do that, the clerk does.
18:04:22 (Oath administered by Clerk)
18:04:37 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land Development Coordination.
18:04:38 I also provided a package for you this evening.
18:04:41 The first case on your agenda tonight is V-11-11,
18:04:47 locate at 3015 west Azeele street, from RM-16,
18:04:53 residential multi-zoning district to PD for office,
18:04:58 medical and personal services.
18:05:00 There are three waivers associated with this request,
18:05:03 and that is to reduce the vehicle use area buffer along
18:05:06 Azeele to reduce the required buffer along the north
18:05:12 from 15 feet to three foot 6 inches with a 6-foot
18:05:17 masonry wall and to reduce the require number of
18:05:20 parking spaces from nine to eight spaces.
18:05:22 I will defer to Mr. Garcia.
18:05:42 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
18:05:43 I have been sworn in.
18:05:50 I will just point out a few things for you this evening
18:05:53 on the cases as relate to the comprehensive plan.
18:05:59 Some of the seven cases will be in one of three
18:06:02 district in the City of Tampa that offer the most
18:06:03 opportunity for redevelopment and job opportunity.
18:06:10 This particular site is located in the central
18:06:13 district, specifically just to the east of the
18:06:17 intersection of Azeele and MacDill.
18:06:21 As you can see right here on the map, land use
18:06:23 category, this allows for consideration for the
18:06:27 professional office use, medical office use on this
18:06:31 particular parcel of land.
18:06:32 This land use category is CMU 35 to mixed use 35 which
18:06:37 allows commercial using as well as neighborhood serving
18:06:41 uses which this parcel will also allow.
18:06:43 This is residential 35 on the south side which also
18:06:45 allows the same consideration of uses on the north side
18:06:48 of Azeele.
18:06:49 The orientation of this particular building, I
18:06:51 understand, is going to be to Azeele when it's
18:06:54 reconfigured which will be more compatible with the
18:06:57 character along Azeele.
18:06:58 This particular segment has been transitioning over the
18:07:01 last decade to low intensity professional office and
18:07:04 medical office uses.
18:07:07 Planning staff find the proposed request consistent
18:07:10 with land use.
18:07:13 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you, sir.
18:07:13 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land development.
18:07:22 The applicant is proposing to construct a multi-use
18:07:25 building with medical office and personal services.
18:07:29 And as tony said the site is located at the northwest
18:07:33 corner of Azeele and New Jersey Avenue.
18:07:37 It's surrounded by residential to the north, business
18:07:39 professional office to the east and west, and medical
18:07:42 office to the south.
18:07:43 The PD setbacks requested are as follows.
18:07:46 6-foot 5 inches to the north, 10-foot 11 inches to the
18:07:52 There's a typo there.
18:07:54 On the west and 19 photo 9 inches on the east.
18:07:57 The required parking based on the configuration for 978
18:08:00 square feet of medical and 326 square feet of personal
18:08:03 services is nine spaces, and eight spaces are being
18:08:14 As Tony showed you, we are at the northwest corner of
18:08:17 Azeele and New Jersey.
18:08:18 MacDill is one block to the west.
18:08:23 Zoning atlas shows you that there are a series of IL 1
18:08:27 which is residential office and PD which is planned
18:08:29 development along this corridor.
18:08:32 Big mix of medical, professional offices in this area
18:08:34 of the city.
18:08:36 And commercial general zoning also along MacDill.
18:08:44 I will show you some pictures of the site.
18:08:48 This is looking from New Jersey looking west.
18:08:52 This is on Azeele looking at the property looking
18:08:56 This is looking west on Azeele.
18:08:59 This is to the east of the property.
18:09:04 From Azeele street.
18:09:05 This is from New Jersey looking east.
18:09:07 This is the property immediately to the north moving up
18:09:11 New Jersey.
18:09:12 This is the east side moving up New Jersey.
18:09:16 This is south on Azeele which is Hospice.
18:09:23 Looking east on Azeele and looking west on Azeele.
18:09:31 Review committee has reviewed the petition and there is
18:09:34 one modification needed between first and second
18:09:36 reading, a note that needed to be added from the
18:09:38 stormwater division, confirming the current from map
18:09:45 number 4, the property.
18:09:46 Staff analysis is found on pages 2, 3 and 4 of the
18:09:50 And we are available for any questions.
18:09:53 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:10:00 Petitioner, item number 2.
18:10:04 That's nice.
18:10:08 Well, I don't like to continue with a hearing.
18:10:13 I don't like to go on with a hearing once it's open if
18:10:16 the petitioner isn't here.
18:10:17 Then the petitioner, whoever he or she is, may say we
18:10:21 didn't give them ample time or due process to explain
18:10:23 their concerns.
18:10:24 But I will at least take testimony with council's
18:10:27 permission so that in case the petitioner walks in, in
18:10:30 a few minutes, we can go back to item number 2 and we
18:10:33 don't lose this item.
18:10:37 Anyone in the audience on item number 2 who would care
18:10:39 to speak on this petition for or against?
18:10:42 I would like to hold it in abeyance.
18:10:46 Is he coming?
18:10:47 He must have seen you, Abbye.
18:10:51 Thank you.
18:11:02 Must have got here on Hartline.
18:11:05 >> Hello.
18:11:19 >> Wait a minute, we swear you in, you don't swear us
18:11:29 >> Tell us about your project.
18:11:33 >> Yes.
18:11:34 My name is Juan Carlos Castillo. I am the petitioner
18:11:37 in this case.
18:11:39 Case number Z-11-11.
18:11:45 We are trying to do a nice place in that area to bring
18:11:51 a nice building and create jobs for the City of Tampa
18:11:55 and improve the property.
18:12:05 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:12:06 Anyone in the audience to speak on this item number
18:12:09 Tampa petition of Juan Carlos Castillo, and Z-11-1 at
18:12:14 3015 west Azeele.
18:12:17 I see no one.
18:12:18 Motion to close?
18:12:19 >> Moved.
18:12:20 >> Motion by Ms. Capin, second by Mr. Suarez to close.
18:12:26 All in favor?
18:12:27 Yes, ma'am.
18:12:28 >>ABBYE FEELEY: There is not a modification since
18:12:35 there is just one modification.
18:12:36 >> On second reading on storm, item number 4.
18:12:45 We have an ordinance.
18:12:46 Who wants to tap this?
18:12:47 >> Move an ordinance in the general vicinity of 3015
18:13:01 west Azeele street in the city of Tampa, Florida and
18:13:03 more particularly described in section 1 from zoning
18:13:05 district classification RM-16 residential multifamily
18:13:09 to PD planned development, office, medical and personal
18:13:12 services, providing an effective date.
18:13:15 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: And there's one other item that
18:13:17 Abbye alluded to, the flood zone shown on map CO 5588.
18:13:27 Am I correct, Ms. Feeley?
18:13:29 That should be added to that motion.
18:13:31 I have a motion by Mr. Cohen for approval, on first
18:13:34 reading between first and second those will be obtained
18:13:37 by Abbye as stated earlier.
18:13:40 Seconded by Ms. Montelione.
18:13:43 The Ayes have it unanimous.
18:13:45 Thank you all very much.
18:13:52 >>THE CLERK: The motion carried unanimously.
18:13:54 Second reading and adoption will be held on June
18:13:57 2nd at 9:30 a.m.
18:14:02 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much, sir.
18:14:03 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land Development Coordination.
18:14:05 The second item on your agenda this evening is Z-11-12
18:14:08 located at 311 and 3713 South MacDill Avenue, which is
18:14:12 just about a half block from where we just were,
18:14:17 actually at the southwest intersection, northwest
18:14:20 corner of Azeele and MacDill.
18:14:22 >> I have been instructed by the city attorney that I
18:14:28 should abstain from voting on this matter due to the
18:14:31 fact that my father is a consultant on the project, and
18:14:34 I am going to file form B with the clerk.
18:14:37 >>MARY MULHERN: Thank you very much.
18:14:44 We need a motion to receive and file that form.
18:14:47 Motion by Mr. Suarez, second by Mrs. Capin.
18:14:50 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:14:52 >>ABBYE FEELEY: The request is from PD planned
18:14:55 development for office, medical and business
18:14:57 professional to PD planned development, office, medical
18:14:59 and business professional and there is one waiver being
18:15:06 requested to reduce the green space from 18% to 14.3%
18:15:12 which is 117 square feet.
18:15:14 Before Mr. Garcia comes up, I would like to say this
18:15:17 site was previously PDs in 2009 for business,
18:15:21 professional office and medical office use.
18:15:23 There were some modifications made, beyond those
18:15:27 modifications so that could be approved
18:15:29 Therefore, this case is back before council this
18:15:41 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
18:15:42 I have been sworn.
18:15:49 As Ms. Feeley has already stated to you, this is also
18:15:51 locate in the central planning district for the City of
18:15:53 Tampa on your vision map or your comprehensive plan,
18:15:57 and the site is located just a block due west of where
18:16:00 the other site was we just talked about which is right
18:16:03 This is the previous site.
18:16:05 This is the other site on the corner.
18:16:07 Through the years, this whole west site of MacDill
18:16:11 has transition from single-family detached homes to
18:16:14 low-intensity office uses.
18:16:16 This corner over here will basically finish up the
18:16:20 block face so that all that will be represented over
18:16:24 here will be professional office uses from Cleveland
18:16:26 all the way to Azeele.
18:16:28 We do have a gas station and there's a vacant
18:16:30 commercial parcel here.
18:16:32 This site is located a couple of blocks south of
18:16:34 Kennedy Boulevard, and is on MacDill Avenue as I
18:16:38 have already stated.
18:16:39 Ms. Feeley already stated this has already come through
18:16:42 for a PD for other uses.
18:16:43 That was a two-story structure, I believe.
18:16:46 This is going to be a one-story structure.
18:16:48 But I believe there is a little bit different parking
18:16:50 orientation but it is consistent and complementary to
18:16:53 the other low-intensity use as long MacDill and
18:16:56 along this particular segment of Azeele.
18:16:59 Planning Commission staff find the proposed request
18:17:01 consistent with the comprehensive plan.
18:17:02 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much, sir. Is
18:17:03 petitioner here on item number 3?
18:17:09 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land development.
18:17:11 As Tony mentioned, I want to show you an aerial of the
18:17:15 zoning atlas and pictures of the site.
18:17:18 The request before you this evening 3800 square foot
18:17:32 medical office, 28 spaces are being required and 23
18:17:35 spaces are being provided.
18:17:39 There are currently two structures on there.
18:17:41 These structures will be removed and a new structure be
18:17:47 The zoning atlas, here we are in green, PD on the west
18:17:50 side, commercial general to the south, business
18:17:54 professional office and medical office located along
18:17:56 this corridor.
18:18:01 The picture of the property from MacDill looking
18:18:10 This is the structure on the northern half.
18:18:12 It very hard to get pictures.
18:18:14 This is the south half along Azeele.
18:18:21 This is the medical office to the north.
18:18:24 This is looking south on MacDill.
18:18:27 Here is the Sunoco gas station.
18:18:29 Across the street there is a mix of uses as well, from
18:18:34 two-story to single-story retail, and some personal
18:18:46 Staff did find the request consistent.
18:18:50 There are some modifications that need to be made in
18:18:52 between first and second reading relate to the tree and
18:18:54 landscape code.
18:18:56 I have provided a revision sheet outlining those
18:18:59 I believe the petitioner is in agreement to make those
18:19:02 modifications in between first and second reading, and
18:19:05 staff is available if you have any questions.
18:19:06 >> Thank you very much.
18:19:08 >> Good evening.
18:19:11 Richard Radke.
18:19:15 I have been sworn.
18:19:16 I am attorney for the petitioner. I have Jeff Connor,
18:19:19 the architect for the project, here to answer any
18:19:19 We think that this project will be good for the
18:19:21 neighborhood in the area, and that it's an improvement
18:19:24 from the prior PD.
18:19:27 We would ask that council approve the project.
18:19:30 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:19:32 Does anyone in the audience care to speak on behalf or
18:19:35 against this project, item number 3?
18:19:37 I see no one.
18:19:38 I need a motion to close.
18:19:42 Motion by Capin, second by Mr. Suarez.
18:19:44 All in favor?
18:19:45 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:19:47 There will be some revision between first and second
18:19:51 Those will be part of the record.
18:19:52 >> We agree with the changes.
18:19:56 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:19:59 Ms. Montelione.
18:20:02 >>LISA MONTELIONE: I move an ordinance rezoning
18:20:07 property in the general vicinity of 311 and 313 South
18:20:10 MacDill Avenue in the city of Tampa, Florida and more
18:20:12 particularly described in section 1 from zoning
18:20:14 district classifications PD, development office,
18:20:17 medical and business professional, to PD, planned
18:20:19 development, office, medical and business professional,
18:20:22 providing an effective date.
18:20:23 Along with the revision sheet as provided by staff.
18:20:30 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:20:30 Seconded by Mr. Reddick.
18:20:32 All in favor indicate by saying Aye.
18:20:34 Opposed, nay.
18:20:35 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:20:37 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Cohen abstaining and
18:20:39 Mulhern being absent at vote.
18:20:41 Second reading and adoption will be on June 2nd at
18:20:44 93:07 a.m.
18:20:47 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:20:50 We are now on item number 4.
18:20:52 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land development.
18:20:54 Item number 4 is Z-11-13 located at 2716 west Jetton
18:21:00 The request this evening is from an RS 60 residential
18:21:05 single-family to PD planned development residential
18:21:08 This is to create two 58 by 106 lots.
18:21:23 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
18:21:24 I have been sworn in.
18:21:27 This is one of the two cases that I alluded to earlier
18:21:30 that's in the South Tampa planning district which
18:21:32 basically is a district of stable neighborhood Bub does
18:21:34 offer the opportunity in certain situations for in-fill
18:21:36 developments, and this is one of the cases that
18:21:38 presents an opportunity this evening.
18:21:40 The request is for a parcel of land that would be split
18:21:44 to allow for one conforming lot, it's going to create
18:21:48 one conforming lot, two buildable lots but I think one
18:21:53 will be RS-50, I think.
18:21:56 I don't know.
18:21:57 Bottom line is two buildable lots.
18:21:59 Two single-family detached homes.
18:22:01 The character of this particular neighborhood from
18:22:05 Morrison south is pretty much single-family detached
18:22:09 residential units.
18:22:10 So the character is there.
18:22:14 City, staff normally looks at is going to be the lot
18:22:18 parcelization as far as the size of the lots, as far as
18:22:20 the consistency, the scale and massing of the homes.
18:22:25 From the comprehensive plan aspect, we are looking at
18:22:28 to make sure there's not too much density to create any
18:22:30 more adverse impacts to the local neighborhood roads.
18:22:33 This is only going to create one additional potential
18:22:35 buildable lot on the site, because you already have
18:22:39 that potential right in and out with the existing
18:22:41 Planning Commission staff found it's not posing any
18:22:46 adverse impact to the local street.
18:22:48 >>ABBYE FEELEY: I am going to take a minute to explain
18:22:58 some of this stuff in a more relaxed manner because
18:23:01 that is one of those cases that's not a typical PD
18:23:06 You have one extra map in your packet, the regular map
18:23:08 I am going to talk a little bit about that.
18:23:14 It's required 60 by 100 feet for a minimum lot.
18:23:17 The way the zoning code is written, you need a minimum
18:23:21 lot width of 06 feet.
18:23:22 This subdivision was plotted in 1924.
18:23:26 With 58 by 106.
18:23:28 They meet the 6,000 square feet but they don't meet the
18:23:31 60 feet in width. If they remained in single separate
18:23:36 ownership then they are buildable under the zoning
18:23:38 However, if you own two lots, and you wish to split
18:23:42 that back off and make it back into its original lot,
18:23:47 you cannot do so without a PD rezoning bass you don't
18:23:50 meet the front width of the 60 feet.
18:23:53 That being said, that's why the PD is before you
18:23:55 So they will meet lot area by having more than 6,000
18:23:58 square feet, but they will only be 58 feet in width.
18:24:02 That regular map shows you the existing development
18:24:04 pattern of the area.
18:24:09 Now we actually stop at Morrison.
18:24:14 To show you how I do my work sheet, I start out with
18:24:20 the subdivision. This is part of the north new
18:24:23 suburban subdivision, actually talking about these this
18:24:25 lots over on the western side.
18:24:27 What I do is I then go through, and I look at the
18:24:29 existing development pattern of the area to see how the
18:24:32 lots are actually developed historically.
18:24:35 Everything in blue was developed as a single plotted
18:24:39 lot, so 58 by 106, or sometime they were 59.
18:24:44 Everything in red has been developed at a lot or more.
18:24:48 So that shows you.
18:24:50 And then I do kind of a breakdown of the area.
18:24:53 This area north of Morrison was an area that was
18:24:56 previously plot had a similar request but is part of
18:25:01 the subdivision so please don't look at that when
18:25:03 making your analysis.
18:25:05 The way that our system keeps it, it keeps all of them
18:25:08 in color so if I ever have to go back, they are already
18:25:11 done for me.
18:25:12 So there was a total of 62 lots in the lot analysis
18:25:18 that I performed, and of them, 13 are conforming to the
18:25:23 RS-60 meaning they have 60 feet or more of frontage,
18:25:26 and the blue were the nonconforming which made up 79%.
18:25:30 So in this area, it has been that everything has been
18:25:34 developed as a lot of record, or a plot lot.
18:25:38 So the request before you this evening would not
18:25:40 necessarily be incompatible with the current
18:25:44 development pattern.
18:25:45 Let me go ahead and show you.
18:25:49 This is the part of the subject property, the
18:25:54 single-family home.
18:25:55 This is the part that's currently serving as that side
18:25:59 yard area that has the detached structure in the back,.
18:26:07 This is moving down the street.
18:26:14 Let see which way I went.
18:26:16 To the east.
18:26:23 That actually is to the east.
18:26:25 And this moving further down the east.
18:26:27 I think one of the you neck things to low at in these
18:26:30 pictures is very few of the houses actually have a
18:26:33 garage in the front of the structure.
18:26:34 The garage is located behind the structure which is
18:26:37 what's being requested before you this evening, to
18:26:40 maintain that.
18:26:41 A lot of them have carports that lead to a detached
18:26:45 accessory structure.
18:26:50 I think there was only one.
18:26:52 We are now on the north side of the street.
18:26:54 I'm sorry.
18:26:55 This was the only one I found that did have -- you can
18:27:02 see most of them had some sort of carport that led to a
18:27:08 attached structure in the back.
18:27:11 The request this evening as I said was to establish
18:27:14 those two lots.
18:27:15 Everything will meet the RS-60 requirements which are
18:27:19 7-foot side yards, 25-foot front yards and 20-foot rear
18:27:23 yard with the exception of the east side of the
18:27:25 existing structure which is 5 feet 5 inches.
18:27:30 I'm sorry, 5.5 feet.
18:27:32 So that would the only modification than would need to
18:27:35 be made on that as well.
18:27:38 You can see my analysis of the map on page 2 and 3, and
18:27:42 the general PD criteria on 4 and 5.
18:27:46 And I'm available for any questions.
18:27:50 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Council member Capin?
18:27:52 >> The five feet is on the east side?
18:27:56 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Yes, I'll show it to you.
18:27:58 It would be internal to the two lots.
18:28:01 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Between the house and the lot, the
18:28:03 existing house that owns the property?
18:28:10 It's on the eastern side of the existing house.
18:28:20 So the newly create lot will be over here to the east,
18:28:22 which will be required at a minimum to have the seven,
18:28:26 but because the driveway will be there, it will
18:28:28 actually be greater.
18:28:29 So it should be consistent with the development.
18:28:37 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Any further questions by council
18:28:39 >> Anne Pollack with Mechanik Nuccio, 305 South
18:28:49 I represent the Hanekes.
18:28:56 I want to give a little personal background.
18:28:58 When the Hanekes purchased these properties and tore
18:29:02 down one of the houses, their goal really was to
18:29:05 rebuild and build their dream house on this new lot,
18:29:08 and then they realized they ran into this issue in the
18:29:12 And so that's what this PD is looking to do.
18:29:15 And ultimately it's really just bringing back what was
18:29:18 there before, because up until a few years ago there
18:29:22 were the two houses there.
18:29:23 And I wanted to show this aerial, which I think very
18:29:28 clearly shows the pattern of development in the area
18:29:31 and how the vacant lot right here really is different
18:29:37 from everything else in the whole neighborhood.
18:29:40 And really putting another house back in and allowing
18:29:45 that would be consistent with the development in the
18:29:50 And like Ms. Feeley said, the new development would
18:29:54 meet RS-60 zoning standards which probably most of the
18:29:59 houses which are so old in the neighborhood don't meet
18:30:01 anyway, so this would be one of the few houses that
18:30:03 actually met the zoning standards, except for the front
18:30:07 lot width.
18:30:08 We would respectfully request that you approve this.
18:30:11 Thank you.
18:30:13 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:30:13 Any questions by council members at this time?
18:30:15 Anyone in the audience care to speak for or against
18:30:17 this petition?
18:30:18 This is item number 4.
18:30:22 I see no one.
18:30:24 We need a motion to close.
18:30:26 Seconded by Mr. Reddick.
18:30:28 All in favor indicate by saying Aye.
18:30:30 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:30:33 Mr. Reddick.
18:30:34 >> Move an ordinance rezoning property in the general
18:30:42 vicinity of 2716 west Jetton Avenue in the city of
18:30:47 Tampa, Florida and more particularly described in
18:30:48 section 1 from zoning district classification RS-60
18:30:52 residential single-family to PD development residential
18:30:56 single-family, providing an effective date.
18:30:57 >> I have a motion by Mr. Reddick.
18:31:04 In addition to the items that Mrs. Coyle alluded to.
18:31:24 Motion by Mr. Reddick.
18:31:26 Second by Mrs. Capin.
18:31:28 All in favor indicate by saying Aye.
18:31:30 Opposed, nay.
18:31:31 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:31:32 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Mulhern absent at
18:31:36 A correction on item number 2 which was Z-11-11.
18:31:40 That motion carried with Mulhern being absent at vote.
18:31:44 Thank you.
18:31:45 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:31:51 We are now at item number 5.
18:31:53 >> When is second reading going to be?
18:31:56 >> Second reading and adoption will be June 2nd at
18:31:59 9:30 a.m.
18:32:02 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land development.
18:32:03 Item number 5 is case Z-11-14 located at 403 south ha
18:32:10 pan ban a Avenue.
18:32:11 The request this evening is from PD planned
18:32:14 development, which is specialized medical office to PD
18:32:17 planned development, office, medical and business
18:32:20 professional, parking or retail.
18:32:25 A few cases ago, this was originally PDed in 2004 to be
18:32:31 the home of Skin Savvy, and several members on the
18:32:35 council here this evening remember last year when we
18:32:38 rezoned the property just to the north of this to
18:32:40 become the new home as Skin Savvy. With the PD being
18:32:45 restricted on this piece of property they are back
18:32:47 before you to ask for some additional uses to the
18:32:50 previously approved PD.
18:32:54 There are two new waivers that are going along with
18:32:57 that, and two waivers that were previously approved as
18:33:01 you see in my staff report.
18:33:02 The first one is if the site were to be developed as
18:33:06 the parking lot, they would need a waiver to the buffer
18:33:08 along the north, which would be to their other property
18:33:11 from three foot to zero, and the second would be to
18:33:15 reduce the vehicular use area of green space from 20%
18:33:20 to 18.43%.
18:33:32 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
18:33:34 I have been sworn in.
18:33:37 So here we are back in the central planning district.
18:33:42 The site, if you will notice, is on Habana, but it's on
18:33:49 Azeele a few blocks south of Kennedy Boulevard, so
18:33:52 Azeele is getting quite a workout tonight.
18:33:55 This is your third zoning either on or proximate to
18:33:58 Azeele, and within a few blocks of MacDill.
18:34:01 So you really are getting a feel for how this whole
18:34:04 segment of Azeele has really transitioned to low
18:34:08 density office.
18:34:09 Again, this is a residential 35 land use category.
18:34:12 Memorial lies to the south of this particular area.
18:34:14 This is a residential 20, residential 35, which both
18:34:19 allow consideration for this use.
18:34:21 And Ms. Feeley already told you this was PD in front of
18:34:24 this body several years ago, as well as the parcel just
18:34:27 to the north.
18:34:29 There's a lot of similar uses that have high density,
18:34:33 multifamily uses in this particular area, south of
18:34:37 Kennedy Boulevard, to Memorial Hospital for a series of
18:34:41 low intensity office uses.
18:34:43 Planning Commission found it to be consistent.
18:34:49 Planning Commission staff finds the propose request
18:34:51 consistent with the comprehensive plan.
18:34:53 Thank you.
18:34:54 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Petitioner? You all are getting me
18:35:04 First it's him, now it's you.
18:35:06 >>ABBYE FEELEY: I like it when it's just me.
18:35:21 This is the zoning atlas.
18:35:25 We were just down -- actually down at this
18:35:28 intersection, just here now just a little further to
18:35:30 the east.
18:35:35 The PD is located in green.
18:35:37 We a few month ago came back and PD to the north.
18:35:42 The new home is Skin Savvy.
18:35:45 Here is an aerial of the site.
18:35:47 This is very close to Memorial Hospital so you have a
18:35:49 lot of mix, a lot of medical and business professional
18:36:04 This is the detached garage in the back.
18:36:13 Parking area.
18:36:14 A picture of the property to the north coming down
18:36:17 Habana looking from the subject property north.
18:36:24 This is immediately to the south, south down Habana.
18:36:28 This is at the southeast corner, which I think is --
18:36:37 this is coming down Habana.
18:36:39 On the other side of the street.
18:36:42 There is still some residential uses there
18:36:48 As I said, the request this evening is to allow for
18:36:51 some additional uses on the planned development that
18:36:55 were not previously approved, and that is either
18:36:58 regular office, regular medical office, a parking lot,
18:37:03 or a potentially retail.
18:37:12 If any of other uses are allowed they would be using
18:37:14 the existing structure.
18:37:16 If the parking lot is allowed it would be removing the
18:37:18 existing structure and establishing the parking lot.
18:37:21 There were some modifications that needed to be made.
18:37:24 I do have a revision sheet here that I will pass out,
18:37:27 and that is to remove some notes from the site plan to
18:37:31 dimension the structure, and also to take care of some
18:37:35 impervious surface that needed to be added so -- that
18:37:39 needed to be added soap the trees would be protect.
18:37:42 I did meet with the applicant earlier this week and she
18:37:45 is amenable to make those modifications between first
18:37:47 and second reading. Staff has no objection if those
18:37:52 are made.
18:37:54 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I think you have to be sworn N.my
18:37:56 mind tells me you came in late and were not sworn in.
18:37:58 (Oath administered by Clerk).
18:38:00 >> My name is Toni Sloman, the petitioner for the
18:38:11 property at 403 Habana.
18:38:13 My business is Skin Savvy, which was started six years
18:38:16 ago at this property.
18:38:22 At two years, I was successful enough to be bursting at
18:38:25 the seams, and was able to purchase the property next
18:38:32 Unfortunately, the economy turned, and I was paying
18:38:38 double mortgages, double taxes, et cetera, et cetera,
18:38:42 and the PD medical zoning on the property was so
18:38:48 restrictive that basically it really didn't apply to
18:38:53 99% of medical facilities.
18:38:56 So it was hard to sell and for me it's not good for the
18:39:07 commitment I made to the neighbors about six years ago.
18:39:10 So I am asking for it to rezoning options more than one
18:39:17 so that I can make the most appropriate choice and
18:39:20 respect the diversion on the street.
18:39:27 There's a big diversity, commercial, if the street and
18:39:33 transition is a block in transition.
18:39:37 And so it requires tolerance, and respect on all of our
18:39:41 part, and if I'm so restricted as to what I can do with
18:39:45 the property, it's not good for me financially, it's
18:39:48 not good for the neighborhood.
18:39:51 I'm here.
18:39:52 I don't believe there's any objection from anybody on
18:39:55 the street.
18:39:57 And therefore I didn't bring any supporters.
18:39:59 I'm here tonight to answer your questions.
18:40:03 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:40:03 I appreciate it.
18:40:04 Any question by council members?
18:40:05 Anyone in the audience care to speak on item number 5,
18:40:08 for or against?
18:40:09 I see no one.
18:40:11 I need a motion to close.
18:40:12 >>MIKE SUAREZ: Moved.
18:40:17 >>LISA MONTELIONE: I have a question.
18:40:20 Ms. Feeley, if you would, please.
18:40:22 I just want to clarify, during the hearing, the
18:40:27 summary, the request was from PD to PD, and it's to
18:40:32 allow for business professional office retail and
18:40:35 commercial parking.
18:40:37 The commercial parking -- and assuming use 2, one of
18:40:44 the other uses?
18:40:46 >> No.
18:40:47 As you will see on the second page of your site plan --
18:40:51 Abbye Feeley.
18:40:53 It shows the removal of the existing building and the
18:40:55 establishment of the parking lot that could be used to
18:40:59 go with the property to the north.
18:41:02 Or it could have stand alone.
18:41:03 >> So the intention -- petitioner, do you want to
18:41:09 answer the question?
18:41:09 The intention is for this piece of property to become a
18:41:13 parking lot for your existing business?
18:41:15 >> Okay.
18:41:18 But if you look -- it's multiple options.
18:41:29 It's retail.
18:41:30 It's PD so that I can rent the property to CPAs,
18:41:34 lawyers, appropriately small professional groups,
18:41:38 retail so that I can rent the property to someone, so
18:41:45 retail on a scale that was appropriate and in support
18:41:48 of the business I have next door.
18:41:51 And then the least desirable is to make it a parking
18:41:56 However, if you look at this overhead, from this point
18:42:11 over to this point is approximately 1700 square feet.
18:42:17 It is not approved for me to use for medical use.
18:42:20 I don't have the parking to support it.
18:42:22 So Skin Savvy actually operates an 1800 square feet
18:42:29 approved, and that's fine, but because I don't have the
18:42:31 parking, but if the professional development and retail
18:42:37 zoning, which those would be the most optimal, I think,
18:42:42 for the street rather than the parking lot, but if they
18:42:45 don't work, I'm sitting on 1700 square feet of
18:42:48 property, interior, heat space at the corner property
18:42:54 that is not utilized, and could be utilized if I raise
18:43:00 the structure at Habana and made parking, the most
18:43:05 expensive option, the one least desirable sentimentally
18:43:10 to me, but it something that I might need to consider.
18:43:16 >> The way that the current PD is on the property we
18:43:24 are speaking on this evening, it says specifically Skin
18:43:27 Savvy, and it breaks out all the different operations
18:43:32 related solely to that business.
18:43:35 So she cannot, at the present time, use that property
18:43:38 for any other business, that PD was so restrictive.
18:43:43 So that is part of the application tonight before you
18:43:46 is really two options.
18:43:48 The one option is to reuse the existing building with
18:43:51 these other uses, and we have looked at the parking
18:43:54 required for that and everything and made the
18:43:57 And the second would be if it could not be used as one
18:44:00 of those uses to remove it and create a parking lot.
18:44:03 >> And that's my concern, and I completely understand.
18:44:07 I mean, having a PD that is so restrictive that you
18:44:13 can't market this property whether for lease or for
18:44:15 sale to any other business other than your own because
18:44:18 it mentions Skin Savvy in the language of the
18:44:23 initial -- of the current zoning.
18:44:26 I understand that.
18:44:27 My concern is that this would eventually become a
18:44:30 parking lot and only a parking lot.
18:44:34 I understand emotionally, you know, that's your least
18:44:36 favorite option, but if somebody were to come behind
18:44:40 you and buy this property at some other time and they
18:44:45 said, well, we can have a parking lot there, they may
18:44:49 not be as emotionally attached.
18:44:51 >> I'm the most affected neighbor.
18:44:53 The neighbor to the south has no objection to this.
18:44:56 The street again is in transition.
18:44:59 And if you look at the people who are residents one way
18:45:04 or the other, whether they are residents, you know,
18:45:09 single-family homes.
18:45:55 >> I'm simply asking for the latitude to be able to
18:45:58 make these decisions which I believe I have proven to
18:46:02 be a good neighbor, a good resident, and a person who
18:46:11 follows through with their word.
18:46:18 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I have a motion to close by Mr.
18:46:20 Seconded by Ms. Capin.
18:46:23 All in favor of the motion?
18:46:25 The Ayes have it unanimously.
18:46:27 There is a revision sheet now.
18:46:49 >>YVONNE CAPIN: An ordinance rezoning property in the
18:46:52 general vicinity of 403 Habana Avenue in the city of
18:46:56 Tampa, Florida and more particularly described in
18:46:58 section 1 from zoning district classification PD
18:47:01 planned development specialized medical office to PD
18:47:05 planned development office medical business,
18:47:08 professional retail and commercial parking, providing
18:47:11 an effective date.
18:47:17 With the revisions as identified on the revision sheet
18:47:19 titled V-11-14 dated May 12, 2011 and any other
18:47:25 modifications as described by City Council.
18:47:28 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:47:29 I have a motion by Mrs. Capin, second by Mr. Suarez.
18:47:33 All in favor of the motion?
18:47:36 Motion passes 5-1.
18:47:38 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Mulhern being absent
18:47:43 at vote and Montelione voting.
18:47:45 No second reading and adoption will be on June 2nd
18:47:48 at 9:30 a.m.
18:47:54 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land development.
18:47:55 The next item on your agenda is Z-11-15 located at 2708
18:48:00 west Saint Isabel street.
18:48:02 The request is from RS-50 residential single-family to
18:48:06 PD planned development medical office.
18:48:09 There are three waivers being requested.
18:48:12 One is to reduce the required buffer along the west
18:48:15 from 15 feet to 6 feet.
18:48:17 The second is to reduce the required buffer along the
18:48:20 south from 15 feet with a 6-foot masonry wall to five
18:48:24 feet with a six-foot PVC fence, and the last touch
18:48:28 reduce the required parking from 26 spaces to 21 spaces
18:48:32 which is a 19% reduction.
18:48:41 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
18:48:42 I have been sworn.
18:48:48 Yet another of your five of seven cases that will be
18:48:52 located in central planning district.
18:48:54 What's also interesting is all five of these are
18:48:57 medical office uses.
18:49:00 Which is pretty rare to not only see all of them in the
18:49:03 central district but all of them for the same type of
18:49:06 This will be for the creation of a new use as Ms.
18:49:11 Feeley already stated to you.
18:49:12 This is generally located southeast of the major
18:49:16 intersection of MLK Jr. Boulevard and Habana.
18:49:20 Habana is your north south street, and MLK Boulevard is
18:49:26 about four blocks roughly to the north of this.
18:49:28 The site is proximate to St. Joseph hospital which is a
18:49:34 major regional medical facility, as we all know.
18:49:38 This land use category is residential plan.
18:49:41 I will quickly let now residential is usually not a
18:49:44 category that's going to lend itself to this type of
18:49:49 This use was created via policy plan provision outlined
18:49:55 in your report from me, which created several years
18:49:58 back to allow consideration of low density office,
18:50:04 specifically medically related uses in this area to St.
18:50:10 Joseph hospital.
18:50:10 It has been delineated gee oh graphically within our
18:50:14 policy to let you know that the furthest south you can
18:50:18 go to not allow further encroachment of this type of
18:50:20 use into the residential neighborhood is a south facing
18:50:25 Isabel street which is where this property lies.
18:50:27 The property does have a medical office use.
18:50:29 You can see the aerial over here.
18:50:31 It does have a medical office use located already to
18:50:34 the north and to the east of the south.
18:50:37 There is vacant property to the west between the
18:50:39 property itself and Habana.
18:50:41 There are a variety of medical office uses that have
18:50:46 been create over the past decade, at least in this
18:50:49 area, and to the north of MLK all the way up to
18:50:52 Hillsborough Avenue.
18:50:53 Planning Commission staff based on the provision, based
18:50:56 on the continuity of these and the compatibility of the
18:50:59 uses in this particular area, finds the proposed
18:51:02 request consistent with the comprehensive plan.
18:51:04 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Land development.
18:51:10 The applicant is proposing to rezone the property from
18:51:13 RS-50 to PD, to construct a two-story, 4,333 square
18:51:19 foot medical office.
18:51:20 The .402-acre site is currently vacant surrounded by
18:51:24 medical office to the east, single-family residence to
18:51:27 the west, medical office and single-family residential
18:51:29 to the north, and single-family residential to the
18:51:32 The PD setbacks are requested as follows: 54.01-foot
18:51:39 north, 30.51 feet south, 572.23 feet west, and 57-foot
18:51:46 The required parking is 26 spaces and a total of 21
18:51:49 spaces are being provided.
18:52:11 There is a series of two-story medical office, one
18:52:14 directly across the street parking underneath, one down
18:52:18 at the intersection of Tampania and St. Isabel.
18:52:24 The zoning atlas on the site will show you the mix of
18:52:30 The medical office directly across is a PD.
18:52:32 The one to the east is residential office.
18:52:38 There is a series of other PDs in the area as well.
18:52:48 The picture of the property.
18:53:01 This is going west down Saint Isabel.
18:53:08 This is the medical office directly to the east of the
18:53:13 subject property.
18:53:14 This is moving east.
18:53:15 I don't know why there's such a glare on the pictures
18:53:22 This is at the eastern corner of Tampania and Azeele --
18:53:28 I'm sorry, Saint Isabel on the south.
18:53:32 This is the northeast corner of Tampania and Saint
18:53:38 Isabel and we are now going to move west down the
18:53:40 street to show you the residential structure, medical
18:53:49 This is the medical office PD directly across the
18:53:52 street, single-family residential, single-family.
18:53:58 And then at the corner of Habana and Saint Isabel is
18:54:04 another office.
18:54:10 Staff did find the request consistent.
18:54:12 There are several modifications that need to be made
18:54:14 from tree and landscape.
18:54:17 And I have outlined those on page 2 of my report.
18:54:20 They are also on the revision sheet provided.
18:54:22 There was one modification required by transportation
18:54:24 which I think was just maybe a misunderstanding of
18:54:27 something that had been depicted on the site plan so
18:54:31 that is also being requested to be removed.
18:54:33 Staff analysis is on pages 4 and 5 of the report.
18:54:36 And we are available for any questions.
18:54:41 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
18:54:45 Before you start, Ms. Capin has a question.
18:54:53 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Mr. Garcia, could you real quickly, you
18:55:00 said that Saint Isabel, the border is the south of --
18:55:08 >> The south face.
18:55:10 >> The south base?
18:55:11 >> The south face.
18:55:14 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Face.
18:55:15 I just wanted to clear that up.
18:55:19 >>TONY GARCIA: That was too fast.
18:55:21 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Before we go any further, I think
18:55:24 you in the audience hop stepped out and came back, I
18:55:26 don't know if you were sworn in.
18:55:27 The gentleman to your left came in late.
18:55:29 >> I was sworn.
18:55:30 Would you like to swear me again?
18:55:35 >> Okay.
18:55:36 My mind is still correct.
18:55:37 >> You are still correct.
18:55:38 I'm Judah Rubin on behalf of the applicant.
18:55:45 I wanted to share a couple of things that maybe are
18:55:47 misunderstandings and something that we talked to one
18:55:50 of our neighbors about.
18:55:51 Just to give you an idea, it is a two-story structure.
18:55:55 The reason in the request, it will read actually as a
18:55:59 single-story building.
18:56:04 Really what's represented in the second floor ended up
18:56:08 being a bonus floor in the attic space.
18:56:12 So it going to read as a residential scaled structure
18:56:14 in terms of a single story structure with a bonus room
18:56:19 upstairs, if you will.
18:56:20 And that's what's driving the majority of the parking
18:56:22 waiver request, is just that flexibility of having that
18:56:24 space up in the attic.
18:56:28 In short, we are here to answer any questions if you
18:56:30 have any.
18:56:36 Oh, I'm sorry.
18:56:37 Our neighbor to the south is here this evening.
18:56:39 She requested that we adjust one of the waiver
18:56:42 requests, the 6-foot high fence.
18:56:45 She's cape with the fence type but would like it to be
18:56:48 8 feet which we are okay with.
18:56:50 So on the south property line, I would like to amend
18:56:52 that condition from 6 feet to 8 feet.
18:56:59 She said she's been there for 12 months.
18:57:04 >> A few months ago.
18:57:06 (Speaking Spanish).
18:57:17 >> The qualify that we maintain the fence which we will
18:57:20 certainly do.
18:57:22 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Anyone in the audience care to speak
18:57:24 on this subject matter?
18:57:26 Before we close, that space that you are talking about,
18:57:31 that's storage space or whatever.
18:57:32 How high is the building being single story?
18:57:38 >> It ends up being about 20 feet.
18:57:40 >> Total from rooftop down?
18:57:42 >> To the peak.
18:57:43 >> So where you can't build additional space.
18:57:48 If it did, I guess you couldn't meet the parking
18:57:51 If it was any higher and you had a second story.
18:57:53 >> The practice is essentially going to be downstairs.
18:57:56 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I'm not disputing the rezoning, but
18:58:00 let me ask Planning Commission something or the staff.
18:58:04 In lot 79 through 90 on the western part of this
18:58:07 property, a block and a half down, would continue in
18:58:11 this pattern, if it were to apply, what would be your
18:58:15 I know it's outside the realm but I am asking a
18:58:19 I don't care what the attorney says.
18:58:20 >>MARTIN SHELBY: Mr. Chairman, with all due respect --
18:58:28 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I'm telling you, I am asking a
18:58:30 question and I want her to tell me, not you.
18:58:32 There's a reason for.
18:58:33 This it's been going on for 30-some years.
18:58:35 >> Respectfully, Mr. Chairman, I'm concerned about this
18:58:41 particular -- after this hearing is closed --
18:58:45 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: It has nothing to do with this
18:58:46 I said before I made the request.
18:58:48 Please let me answer the question.
18:58:51 >>MARTIN SHELBY: As long as doesn't taint the record.
18:58:53 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I just said that twice already.
18:58:55 Yes, ma'am.
18:58:58 >>> cop you please repeat the question?
18:59:01 I heard you say lot 79 --
18:59:03 >> Through 09 on the western most side between Gomez
18:59:06 and MacDill.
18:59:07 It has nothing to do with this petition, for the third
18:59:16 I'm asking a question in the hypothesis state, because
18:59:21 I see --
18:59:24 >>ABBYE FEELEY: I adopt understand.
18:59:25 Can you show me?
18:59:27 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Let me say it this way.
18:59:29 For the last 40 years, there is no neighborhood, none,
18:59:34 that can take what I see here.
18:59:37 All these houses, and the area that I just mentioned
18:59:41 without the lots 84 and 83, the other eight were all
18:59:46 residential, and all the avenues that we are looking at
18:59:50 at Saint Isabel and Virginia, they were all
18:59:54 And as you see what's happened, it is no longer
19:00:01 So my question is, we got to this point by doing one,
19:00:05 doing two, doing five, then taking one block, then
19:00:08 taking another block, then taking a whole subdivision.
19:00:10 So it's a fair question to ask.
19:00:15 Is it going to continue in that mannerism going west?
19:00:21 >> With the exception of lot immediately adjacent,
19:00:23 which is single-family residential, the one at the
19:00:26 corner is vacant.
19:00:27 It does have a huge tree on it.
19:00:29 I'm not sure what will happen there.
19:00:33 In looking at those, in taking in the application and
19:00:36 processing over the last three months, I did look at
19:00:40 that new policy in the comprehensive plan.
19:00:42 That kind of drew that line as to where it would be
19:00:45 So could applications come in?
19:00:49 They could.
19:00:50 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I also believe that lot 67, 68, one
19:00:53 of those, there's two new houses there that are very
19:00:56 nice and very nice looking.
19:00:58 But anyway, we'll continue with.
19:00:59 That would anyone else in the audience care to speak?
19:01:02 Ms. Capin?
19:01:04 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Yes.
19:01:04 Mr. Garcia, that was what I was referring to.
19:01:08 That baseline.
19:01:11 And that's what that is in reference to.
19:01:16 I mean, it's in reference to -- explain a little bit
19:01:19 more, sir, so I can understand it better.
19:01:22 >> Actually, I think chair Miranda was probably here
19:01:30 probably when that policy was initiated or integrated
19:01:34 into the comprehensive plan.
19:01:36 I'm guessing a decade ago because it was before I got
19:01:39 to the City of Tampa.
19:01:48 I haven't answered the question but let me say
19:01:51 basically, I don't think it's out of turn but I just
19:01:54 want to say paying you a compliment, Mr. Miranda, that
19:01:57 I know what your history is on this as far as the
19:02:00 history of the development for this particular area in
19:02:03 the City of Tampa.
19:02:04 So I hope when I reach in the winter of my years I hope
19:02:07 I can have a fragment.
19:02:09 Knowledge you have as far as the City of Tampa.
19:02:11 That's just a term of respect for you.
19:02:13 And in saying that, I want to go ahead, in all honesty
19:02:17 and sincerity, that I want to try to offer a friendly
19:02:20 alternative to watch I am seeing here that you view as
19:02:24 a potential dilemma for the neighborhood.
19:02:26 And if I may suggest to council that if council may
19:02:32 want to entertain in a future plan amendment cycle, do
19:02:35 you have a geographic boundary that's delineated.
19:02:38 So if you would like to modify that --
19:02:41 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Just stop right there so we don't
19:02:42 get any more remarks.
19:02:43 Thanks very much.
19:02:44 >> Sure.
19:02:46 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Did you explain that to my question?
19:02:50 It's still not clear.
19:02:51 >>> The south face, Saint Isabel, if you have the north
19:02:57 face of the street and south face, you can build on the
19:02:59 south face of those parcels that basically face the
19:03:03 northern parcel.
19:03:04 So all those parcels in the south face of Saint Isabel
19:03:09 can currently be developed and be considered for low
19:03:11 density office, low intensity office development
19:03:15 presently according to the comprehensive plan.
19:03:21 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Thank you.
19:03:22 >> Yes, ma'am.
19:03:23 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Anyone else in the audience before
19:03:24 we close this meeting to speak on this subject matter?
19:03:26 I see no one.
19:03:27 I need a motion to close item number 6.
19:03:30 I have a motion by Mr. Suarez, second by Mr. Reddick.
19:03:33 All in favor?
19:03:36 It's unanimous.
19:03:36 Mr. Suarez.
19:03:37 >>MIKE SUAREZ: I move an ordinance rezoning property
19:03:45 in the general vicinity of 2708 west Saint Isabel
19:03:50 street in the city of Tampa, Florida, and more
19:03:52 particularly described in section 1 from zoning
19:03:54 district classifications RS-507 residential
19:03:58 single-family to PD, planned development office,
19:04:02 medical, providing an effective date.
19:04:04 With the revisions identified on the revision sheet
19:04:07 titled Z-11-157 dated May 12th, 2011, and any other
19:04:13 modifications as prescribed by the City Council.
19:04:15 >> An additional modification.
19:04:18 It would the increase of the fence on the south side
19:04:20 from 6 feet to 8 feet to be shown on the site plan
19:04:23 between first and second reading as well as modified in
19:04:25 the waiver.
19:04:27 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: That's correct.
19:04:28 I have a motion by Mr. Suarez, seconded by Ms. Capin.
19:04:32 All in favor of the motion indicate by saying Aye.
19:04:35 The ayes have it unanimous.
19:04:36 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Reddick and Mulhern
19:04:40 absent at vote.
19:04:41 Second reading will be on June 2nd at 93:07 a.m.
19:04:45 >> Item 7 on your agenda -- Abbye Feeley, land
19:05:03 development -- is Z-11-16 located at 1901 site Dale
19:05:07 Mabry Highway, might be better known to you as Boston
19:05:11 The corridor of the city that is very familiar to a lot
19:05:14 of us.
19:05:16 This development request is from PD planned
19:05:19 development, restaurant with drive-in windows to PD,
19:05:23 planned development, commercial general uses.
19:05:26 This is another one of those PDs that went through in a
19:05:29 very restrictive use, for a restaurant with a
19:05:32 drive-through and a restaurant with a drive-through
19:05:34 So what is before you this evening is to add commercial
19:05:37 general uses back onto the property, and as far as the
19:05:42 drive-throughs would go, it would require a special use
19:05:46 2 to come before you.
19:05:49 So the request is to the existing structure to make a
19:05:53 little bit of modification by adding an addition of
19:05:57 potentially 27,449 square feet to the west and south of
19:06:01 the building.
19:06:02 Their parking has been calculated at 7.8 spaces per
19:06:06 thousand which is substantially greater than most of
19:06:10 our commercial general uses, which means that they have
19:06:13 a lot of parking spaces, 44 of them, and the maximum
19:06:17 building height would be 35 feet.
19:06:36 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
19:06:37 I have been sworn in.
19:06:41 This is one of two cases before you this evening that's
19:06:45 in the South Tampa planning area, as I have told you
19:06:48 This is an area that's pretty much built up, consists
19:06:52 largely of established commercial corridors, mature
19:06:56 residential neighborhoods.
19:06:57 This particular site is on the south, on south Dale
19:07:02 Mabry area, as you can see.
19:07:04 It's just a couple of blocks north of Plant High
19:07:05 School, and so that would be just two blocks, five or
19:07:10 six blocks probably, seven blocks north of the
19:07:12 intersection of Bay to Bay and south Dale Mabry.
19:07:16 This site was formerly a Boston market, I believe.
19:07:21 They are wanting to expand the general commercial
19:07:23 potential of the site by increasing the square footage
19:07:26 from what I understand which is allowable under the CG.
19:07:31 And as you can see there is a little bit of apiece of
19:07:34 the western terminus of this parcel, the western
19:07:38 boundary, that has a residential six-lane land use
19:07:41 category, but it prohibits any kind of actual office
19:07:45 structure on there or commercial structure on there
19:07:47 which is not even proposed on the subject site.
19:07:53 So all the CG potential is being shown on the proposed
19:07:58 use, I believe, from what I have seen of the site plan
19:08:01 on the CG piece.
19:08:02 The use is going to be consistent with other CGs,
19:08:07 appraise dominance on south Dale Mabry, because it's a
19:08:10 major arterial road, and that's pretty much what this
19:08:13 consists of.
19:08:14 It's going to be strip centers, and complementary uses
19:08:17 to what's being proposed on the site.
19:08:19 Planning commission staff finds the proposed request
19:08:22 consistent with the comprehensive plan.
19:08:23 >> Just to go ahead and show you, Abbye Feeley, land
19:08:44 To show you the property we are talking about, south
19:08:46 Dale Mabry to the east, San Rafael street to the south,
19:08:53 this area here on the west, it does run through from
19:08:57 west Angeles to west San Raphael.
19:09:04 Zoning atlas shown here.
19:09:10 Everything along the corridor is CG with exception of
19:09:13 PD and PD here also.
19:09:26 This is the subject property.
19:09:27 Immediately to the south looking south there's actually
19:09:33 another bank there, too.
19:09:35 Whitney bank to the south.
19:09:37 Looking north.
19:09:42 And across the street, strip commercial.
19:09:52 Usually I get up here and say if you make these
19:09:55 modifications we are okay and we are gad to go between
19:09:57 first and second reading.
19:09:59 Thon case I am not saying that.
19:10:00 There are some concerns that are being raised this
19:10:03 evening by transportation concerning the access as
19:10:07 requested on west Angeles and San Rafael.
19:10:12 On page two of the staff report you will see site plan
19:10:15 modifications that are required by Land Development
19:10:18 You will also see site plan modifications that are
19:10:20 required by tree and landscape.
19:10:22 The third is being raised by the transportation
19:10:27 I will briefly going to let Melanie Calloway speak to
19:10:33 those requests.
19:10:36 And on page 4 of the report are site plan modifications
19:10:40 needed by solid waste.
19:10:42 Solid waste does require a right-in on San Rafael and a
19:10:46 right-out on west Angeles in order to be able to
19:10:50 service the two dumpsters.
19:10:53 So they would require that access in, right-in on San
19:10:58 Rafael and right-out on west Angeles street.
19:11:01 The applicant is requesting full access.
19:11:12 They are requesting a left-in, right-out on Angeles and
19:11:16 right out -- let me go back on the site plan.
19:11:26 So on your site plan on the south side, you can see
19:11:29 they are requesting a right-in, right-out, and a
19:11:32 left-in, left-out, the south side, and also on the
19:11:36 north, a right-in, right-out, and a left-in.
19:11:44 And you will see the little extension of the
19:11:46 channelization there on the north part of the property.
19:11:50 That modification is depend it -- dependent will need
19:11:54 to be added to the revision sheet at the time that
19:11:59 determination is made.
19:12:00 I'll defer to Melanie Calloway for that.
19:12:03 >> Melanie Calloway, transportation.
19:12:19 The code is based on 27-246-J that all residential
19:12:26 parking lot have an arterial collector street.
19:12:29 Angeles to the south, San Rafael are both local streets
19:12:35 before code to allow access to the site, they have to
19:12:38 have a right-in only to the site, and a right-out.
19:12:42 The petitioner is asking something different of that.
19:12:44 He has channelized the drive-way on Angeles, which
19:12:51 unfortunately the code doesn't say, well, if you
19:12:53 channelize this drive then it's acceptable.
19:12:55 But he is channelizing it and asking for a full access
19:13:00 to the south.
19:13:01 I just want it to be clear and note our objection.
19:13:08 The petitioner will be able to explain more what he was
19:13:11 But he's asking for something different than what the
19:13:14 code states.
19:13:15 And I'm here to uphold the code.
19:13:18 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Any question by council members in
19:13:23 order to do that I assume you have to come in on North
19:13:25 Dale Mabry, make a right on satisfy Rafael to make your
19:13:28 right hand turn in.
19:13:29 >> That's correct.
19:13:30 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: In order to assume the second part
19:13:32 of that, you must go through the property and make a
19:13:35 right-out out of the north street and west Angeles.
19:13:40 Is that correct?
19:13:41 >> Yes.
19:13:41 And they have full access, but they are asking for full
19:13:45 access on San Rafael, from the west or the east to
19:13:49 access the site, the full access and make a full exit
19:13:52 out that driveway, a right or left, full access south
19:13:55 on San Rafael.
19:13:57 The north one, they have channel access to make a left
19:14:00 in, right-out.
19:14:03 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: For the general public, left in,
19:14:08 >> That's correct.
19:14:10 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: You are getting me confused.
19:14:12 That's not for the good folks at the sanitation
19:14:15 That's for the general public?
19:14:17 >> That's fine for them, too.
19:14:19 Left-in, right-out, they can still accommodate.
19:14:22 >> What's the width to accommodate that request in the
19:14:25 apron going in and out?
19:14:29 >> For solid waste?
19:14:32 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Solid waste, yes.
19:14:34 >> They are asking for 26 feet.
19:14:44 That would be at the narrowest for not considering
19:14:47 >> 13 feet on each side of the okay.
19:14:51 Any on the questions by council members?
19:14:53 Thank you very much.
19:14:53 >> North Tampa Street.
19:15:03 The attorney did a great job of describing the property
19:15:06 in our request.
19:15:07 I won't delve into that.
19:15:09 But I did want to touch on a few things, not the least
19:15:13 of which is the access issue because I know that's a
19:15:16 little confusing.
19:15:18 I hope I will be able to explain.
19:15:19 That really there are two reasons for our request.
19:15:21 One as has been mentioned is the existing site plan is
19:15:27 really -- it was specifically for a Boston market and
19:15:36 their needs.
19:15:37 Boston market has ceased operations so it's not very
19:15:43 valid now.
19:15:44 So we really want to revitalize the site and it's
19:15:49 turning into an eyesore now.
19:15:51 The site is currently dysfunctional as relate to the
19:15:54 bank to the south as it relates to stormwater as it
19:15:57 relates to access and as it relates to parking.
19:16:00 So this gave us the opportunity to come in, take a
19:16:02 fresh look at the site, and really kind of right some
19:16:05 of the wrongs that have existed there over the years.
19:16:09 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Excuse me, Mr. Truett, put up -- is
19:16:13 that the same way we have in our handout?
19:16:15 I think it is.
19:16:18 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Oh, yeah.
19:16:19 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
19:16:20 I'm sorry.
19:16:20 Go on.
19:16:21 >> Is it directional change?
19:16:25 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: No, I see it.
19:16:26 Go on.
19:16:26 >> And as Abbye mentioned with, respect to the staff
19:16:31 reports, we have agreed to absolutely everything.
19:16:35 The staff reports have already been redone.
19:16:38 They are right here in my hands.
19:16:40 That solves everything with the exception of the
19:16:42 transportation issue.
19:16:44 And if we'll focus in on that, what we are asking for
19:16:48 is nothing more than what's currently there.
19:16:50 We are just doing things a little differently.
19:16:52 And if I can explain.
19:16:58 Church is -- church is really the primary issue
19:17:02 immediately to the west the next block over.
19:17:05 And at present, from Church, they have access into the
19:17:11 On one occasion on the side street, we are asking for
19:17:14 the same thing.
19:17:14 We are just changing that from San Rafael to Angeles --
19:17:19 I'm sorry, the opposite.
19:17:21 Angeles will no longer allow right-in, but San Rafael
19:17:25 will allow left-in.
19:17:27 And the way we are doing that, you can see it better on
19:17:30 the site plan in your package.
19:17:32 But in using this, previously, they had a pork chop in
19:17:38 the middle of the exit.
19:17:41 And that pork chop is going to go to the west and jut
19:17:47 out which will do a better job of preventing the
19:17:49 right-in or left-out, and so that's really what we are
19:17:53 doing, just handling that in a different way.
19:17:56 And to that end, we have been proactive from the very
19:18:00 beginning with this request, and sought the input of
19:18:03 the neighborhood as well as the neighborhood
19:18:05 Mike McNabb of the Palma Ceia west association is not
19:18:09 here tonight but he did send an e-mail to each of you,
19:18:11 and I know it came this afternoon so I made a copy, and
19:18:15 I would be happy to hand that to Martin Shelby and
19:18:19 expressing that they had absolutely no objection to our
19:18:29 I want to underscore one more point on the access.
19:18:32 I know, Mr. Miranda, you were here when that PDQ
19:18:35 chicken came up recently, and that was controversial
19:18:38 because of the access issue.
19:18:40 We met with the Palma Ceia west association, talked
19:18:45 about this as between theirs, and they looked at that
19:18:49 carefully, the board took a vote, and agreed to support
19:18:53 our request.
19:18:55 And so it's been fully disclosed, fully discussed, and
19:19:00 we would ask for your support.
19:19:04 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Thank you very much.
19:19:05 Any questions by council members at this time?
19:19:06 Anyone in the audience care to speak on this item, item
19:19:10 number 7?
19:19:12 File Z-11-16.
19:19:14 Anyone in the audience care to speak on this subject
19:19:18 I see none.
19:19:19 Any further discussion?
19:19:21 Any on the things on this?
19:19:23 So the only thing that I see that was discussed was the
19:19:27 good folks picking up right-in and right-out.
19:19:31 And you want left-in, right, from San Rafael.
19:19:38 Am I correct?
19:19:39 >>> I think the clearest way to explain it we want full
19:19:43 access on San Rafael, and on Angeles we want the
19:19:45 ability for right out and left in but we were willing
19:19:49 to prohibit left-out or right-in there.
19:19:53 And the point of that is on the PDQ application at
19:19:56 least, the neighbors didn't like all the cut-through
19:19:58 traffic through the local streets, and said they were
19:20:02 fine on that application with theirs ultimately, but
19:20:07 with ours, we simply flipped where that is.
19:20:09 And so that's the reason for the request.
19:20:11 >> One more time.
19:20:12 Anyone in the audience care to speak on this subject
19:20:14 matter for or against, item number 7, Z-11-16?
19:20:20 I see none.
19:20:21 >> Motion to close.
19:20:26 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: By Mr. Suarez.
19:20:27 Second by Mrs. Capin.
19:20:29 All in favor of the motion indicate by saying Aye.
19:20:31 Opposed, nay.
19:20:32 The Ayes have it unanimously.
19:20:33 What is the pleasure of the council?
19:20:34 I think we go left to right.
19:20:36 >> I move an ordinance rezoning property in the general
19:20:42 vicinity of 1901 South Dale Mabry Highway in the city
19:20:45 of Tampa, Florida and more particularly described in
19:20:47 section 1 from zoning district classifications PD
19:20:51 planned development, restaurant with drive-in window to
19:20:53 PD, planned development, commercial general uses,
19:20:56 providing an effective date.
19:20:58 And providing the revisions sheet titled Z-11-16 dated
19:21:04 May 12, 2011 and any modifications described.
19:21:09 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Ms. Feeley?
19:21:12 Does that satisfy the need of the --
19:21:15 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Yes.
19:21:16 The one thing real quick, if I may, was the north still
19:21:20 shows the right-in.
19:21:27 We just need to add one modification, and that is for
19:21:29 the north.
19:21:31 It assured not say existing right in.
19:21:35 If you channelize that drive you won't be able to make
19:21:40 a right-in.
19:21:41 >> Do you agree to that on the record?
19:21:43 >> They already changed it on the plan that way.
19:21:49 >> On the plan?
19:21:50 That's a moot question then.
19:21:51 Thank you.
19:21:52 I have a motion.
19:21:55 And second by Mr. Cohen on a close vote with Mrs.
19:21:59 All in favor?
19:22:01 The Ayes have it unanimously.
19:22:03 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Mulhern being absent
19:22:06 at vote. Second reading and adoption will be on June
19:22:09 2nd at 9:30 a.m.
19:22:10 >> Item number 8.
19:22:11 >> Would you tell me again the date of second reading?
19:22:30 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: They are all the same.
19:22:37 >>ABBYE FEELEY: The last item on your agenda is Z-11-17
19:22:41 located at 2615 West Swann Avenue.
19:22:43 The request is from CI commercial intensive zoning
19:22:46 district to PD planned development, office, medical and
19:22:49 business professional.
19:22:50 There are three waivers being requested.
19:22:52 The first is to reduce the required vehicle use area
19:22:55 buffer along the west from 8-foot to zero foot, and
19:22:58 that's existing conditions, and the second is to reduce
19:23:03 the required parking spaces from 49 to 32 which is a
19:23:07 34% reduction.
19:23:08 And the last is to allow for commercial access to a
19:23:11 local street, Audubon Avenue.
19:23:18 The request is to add an addition to an existing
19:23:22 medical office.
19:23:30 >>TONY GARCIA: Planning Commission staff.
19:23:31 I have been sworn.
19:23:32 This is your last case for the evening.
19:23:34 The last case in the central planning district
19:23:36 according to your vision map and your comprehensive
19:23:38 And also the last of the medical uses that are before
19:23:45 you within the central planning district also.
19:23:49 The site is located in this approximate area of your
19:23:53 central planning district.
19:23:56 More specifically, it's located just west of the
19:23:59 intersection of Swann and Armenia.
19:24:03 The category is community commercial 35 which allows
19:24:06 all the commercial zoning district, general commercial,
19:24:08 neighborhood commercial, commercial intensive.
19:24:10 This is community mixed use 35 which allows general
19:24:14 commercial and neighborhood commercial uses.
19:24:17 This land use category is residential 6 to give you a
19:24:20 little bit more context of the area, this is Parkland
19:24:22 Estates which is a mature residential area located just
19:24:25 to the south of Swann.
19:24:26 Most of the uses on the north face of swan are going to
19:24:29 be either similar to what we looked at for that Skin
19:24:32 Savvy place, and this is just a few blocks really to
19:24:35 the southeast of where Skin Savvy was at, the case that
19:24:39 was before you just a couple of cases ago.
19:24:41 So it's right up here.
19:24:44 So this particular area also was represented by a lot
19:24:46 of mixed uses as far as higher density, town home
19:24:52 developments, as well as commercial uses along this
19:24:55 segment of Swann.
19:24:56 If you look at the aerial, you will see, as Ms. Feeley
19:25:01 stated, this is already an existing medical use that's
19:25:04 been in the area for quite a few years and it's pretty
19:25:06 much a part of the fabric of Swann.
19:25:08 They are asking for an expansion of the use to the
19:25:12 There's some vacant parcel land where they will be
19:25:14 modifying their use.
19:25:16 So the modification will not be towards Swann.
19:25:19 As you can see, Memorial Hospital lies a little farther
19:25:23 to the west.
19:25:23 This parking lot is for an office complex.
19:25:26 And then you can see the town home development to the
19:25:28 northeast of the subject site.
19:25:31 And, of course, the residential character of Parkland
19:25:33 Estates, you can see the character of the area changes
19:25:36 dramatically once you go south on Swann.
19:25:39 Of course, here is Armenia Avenue and Swann as you go
19:25:42 ton the east, in the SoHo district.
19:25:45 Planning Commission staff found the proposed request
19:25:47 consistent, is complementary to the other existing
19:25:50 commercial uses in the area as far as it relates to low
19:25:54 intensity and density as far as the town home
19:25:57 development, and of course the professional office uses
19:26:00 that are medically associated in the proximity to
19:26:03 Memorial Hospital, which will facilitate any uses that
19:26:09 the medical community may have to take advantage of
19:26:13 because of the location to the hospital so we did find
19:26:19 it consistent with the comprehensive plan.
19:26:20 Thank you.
19:26:20 >>ABBYE FEELEY: The request this evening is to
19:26:26 construct a one-story, 3,000 swear foot addition to an
19:26:29 existing medical office.
19:26:30 The proposed use for the site shall include both
19:26:34 medical office and business professional office.
19:26:36 The .66-acre property is surrounded by medical office
19:26:40 to the west and the north.
19:26:41 Parking and town homes to the east and single-family
19:26:44 residential to the south across Swann.
19:26:47 The PD setbacks requested as follows: 60-foot north,
19:26:52 28-foot south, 7-foot west, 6-foot east.
19:26:55 The required parking is 49 spaces and a total of 32
19:26:59 spaces are being provided with a waiver being
19:27:03 Building elevations have been provided and post modern
19:27:08 architectural style.
19:27:10 Let me show you the zoning atlas.
19:27:16 Everything in this area here, Armenia, CI, even past
19:27:24 Armenia, is CI zoning.
19:27:25 CG to the west.
19:27:26 Some OP, office professional, and CG.
19:27:30 The existing property that has a structure on it was
19:27:34 zoned CI.
19:27:35 Built the medical office to CI standard and then the
19:27:37 property to the north was purchased, joining these two
19:27:41 pieces together.
19:27:42 When that happened, the CI there either developed as a
19:27:51 stand-alone or in this case in order to do the
19:27:53 addition, there are waivers before you for access to
19:27:59 the local street, because once they joined with the
19:28:03 piece to the south, the access was no longer an access
19:28:07 by right, and then some of the parking waiver, and then
19:28:14 the buffer waiver.
19:28:15 The buffer waiver that you put to the zero is for the
19:28:18 existing parking area.
19:28:19 And I'll show you that when I show you the pictures.
19:28:22 The other thing I did want to mention about this site
19:28:24 is it has huge grand trees, huge.
19:28:27 And one of the things they are not before you this
19:28:31 evening is for a waiver to remove those.
19:28:34 They have been able to design around that and retrain
19:28:37 those trees so I want to show you the pictures of those
19:28:39 as well.
19:28:41 Here is the subject property.
19:28:46 This is looking east from Audubon.
19:28:56 This is the northern boundary of the site.
19:29:01 Here is the existing office location with access on
19:29:09 This is looking east on Swann.
19:29:16 This is looking north on Audubon, the medical office,
19:29:21 to the north of the property.
19:29:22 This is the medical office that is on across DeLeon
19:29:33 to the north.
19:29:33 This is coming back down Audubon which is the parking
19:29:36 for the medical.
19:29:44 I do have some duplicates.
19:29:46 This is the south side of Swann at Audubon.
19:29:59 There are some modifications being requested by staff.
19:30:03 One is from Parks and Recreation Department, and that
19:30:05 is that a note needs to be added that parking and
19:30:09 driveway within the protective grand tree at the
19:30:12 northwest corner will be on existing grade with no
19:30:15 excavation and cross sections will be required at the
19:30:17 time of permitting, and number one, the transportation
19:30:21 division is objecting, once the access to the local
19:30:25 street in this area, and the second to the reduction in
19:30:27 the parking from 49 to 32 spaces of 35% reduction is
19:30:34 Staff's evaluation of the project according to the PD
19:30:37 criteria is provided for you on pages 27, 3 and 4 of
19:30:40 your report, and we are available for any questions.
19:30:43 I just wanted to mention also that it allows for
19:30:48 parking waivers for the saving of trees, large specimen
19:30:51 trees within the city, and house some of those unique
19:30:54 characteristics when you look on your site plan.
19:30:57 Thank you.
19:31:00 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Any questions by council members at
19:31:01 this time?
19:31:03 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Yes.
19:31:04 How many spaces does of parking there are now?
19:31:15 The existing office.
19:31:15 >> It is an existing office, and there are 11.
19:31:30 The new design is going to incorporate for new spaces
19:31:36 on the existing site.
19:31:38 And then on the north part, next to the addition, and
19:31:43 then favor spaces along the alley, which code does
19:31:47 allow you to use the alley as part of your drive isle,
19:31:51 so they have five space as long the alley.
19:31:54 >> Okay.
19:31:55 The building is now -- what's the size?
19:31:58 >> The current square footage is 5,093 square feet.
19:32:04 >> And the addition?
19:32:07 >> The addition will be 3,000 square feet.
19:32:11 8,093 square feet.
19:32:14 >> And that's 5,000 square feet they have 11 parking
19:32:20 spaces right now?
19:32:23 >>ABBYE FEELEY: Uh-huh.
19:32:25 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Thank you.
19:32:25 >> My name is Gary Volenec, with Volenec Technical
19:32:39 Services, Swann street.
19:32:41 I have been sworn.
19:32:42 I am remitting the petitioner.
19:32:43 I think the project has been well presented by staff.
19:32:49 A couple of things that I would like to enter into the
19:32:52 record is that the petitioner purchased the property in
19:32:56 1999, and remodeled it, and moved to cosmetic surgery
19:33:01 practice in 2001.
19:33:02 He's been operating for over ten years without any
19:33:05 problems with respect to parking.
19:33:08 A large part of the existing structure is dedicated to
19:33:12 either an operating room or support services for gases
19:33:17 and things like that for the operating room.
19:33:19 The type of cosmetic surgery, the petitioner sees two
19:33:24 to three patients a day two, to three times a week.
19:33:26 So that's why there isn't a parking problem.
19:33:29 If you are concerned about the future uses of the
19:33:31 building, if for some reason the petitioner retires,
19:33:36 there's such a large investment, it is an operating
19:33:39 room system.
19:33:39 It's not something you are going to go ahead and remove
19:33:41 and turn it into a pediatric, a lot of exam rooms or
19:33:46 It's a very specialized building and it will retain the
19:33:50 From a purchasing standpoint in the future.
19:33:52 But as far as the three waivers, the buffer waiver, it
19:33:57 only affects the existing parking spaces.
19:34:01 The access to Audubon Avenue.
19:34:05 It's the physical layout of the building on the lot
19:34:09 does not allow connection from Swann to that portion of
19:34:14 the property for development.
19:34:15 So what we are proposing to do is provide a one-way
19:34:19 drive into the property, and it basically skirts
19:34:22 between the grand oak tree and will exit only onto the
19:34:28 alley and then onto Swann Avenue.
19:34:31 So it will only provide access from Audubon.
19:34:34 We have spoken to Dr. Caller to the north to Dr.
19:34:40 Switzer to the west, the property owners to the east.
19:34:42 They have no objections.
19:34:43 We have also been in contact with the Parkland Estates
19:34:48 civic association and Ann Pittman told me she would be
19:34:51 happy to furnish a letter of no objection to council.
19:34:57 So we feel that this is a best use of a difficult site
19:35:01 to engineer and to get the spaces.
19:35:05 All of the new space gets six per thousand.
19:35:08 We are adding additional spaces for the existing
19:35:12 And we feel that this is the best use for this
19:35:16 We request your favorable consideration of the
19:35:22 >>LISA MONTELIONE: This may be just -- Mrs. Feeley,
19:35:26 the pictures that you showed earlier there, was a
19:35:28 photograph of cars parked on the right-of-way on the
19:35:33 >> Those are for a medical practice across the street.
19:35:36 >>LISA MONTELIONE: It just unfortunate --
19:35:40 >> We try and dissuade them from parking at that
19:35:44 location on the right-of-way, but that is not from --
19:35:47 >> I just bring that up because anyone watching at
19:35:49 home, because I know a lot of people do, that it's
19:35:54 clarified where that photograph was, and that were
19:35:58 paying attention.
19:36:02 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: There is a dentist next door,
19:36:05 there's another doctor on the other side in the same
19:36:07 building and you have a building right there, and then
19:36:10 you have all the facilities, and the doctors you just
19:36:15 mentioned and I know the area very well.
19:36:17 There's one question in my mind, and you alluded to be
19:36:23 two or three patients a day, two or three days a week,
19:36:25 and that's it.
19:36:26 And this is a PD, planned development, but is it
19:36:30 enforceable to keep it under the same structure where
19:36:32 it's expanded but only under the circumstances for this
19:36:35 certain doctor under certain conditions.
19:36:40 In other words, this doctor may move inside the
19:36:42 building and it's already zoned for that.
19:36:45 And then it may be a pediatric place.
19:36:47 I don't know.
19:36:47 >> Again, the thing is, there's a substantial
19:36:51 investment in the facility.
19:36:53 And to go ahead and to negate that, it's almost as if
19:37:01 you had a cancer vault in a facility and sold it, it
19:37:08 would never be converted to a pediatric center.
19:37:10 This has the specialized equipment and facilities
19:37:15 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I agree.
19:37:15 With money you can change anything.
19:37:17 >> You are correct.
19:37:20 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I agree with you.
19:37:24 Any further questions by council members?
19:37:27 I have a motion to close by --
19:37:33 >> Was the public invited to speak in.
19:37:35 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: That's why I am closing.
19:37:37 Anybody to speak on Z-117-17?
19:37:42 Item number 8?
19:37:43 I see no one.
19:37:44 I have a motion by Mrs. Montelione, seconded by Mr.
19:37:47 Reddick to close.
19:37:48 All in favor?
19:37:49 The ayes have it unanimously.
19:37:51 Mr. Cohen.
19:37:57 >>MIKE COHEN: I move an ordinance rezoning property in
19:37:59 the general vicinity of 2615 West Swann Avenue in the
19:38:04 city of Tampa, Florida and more particularly described
19:38:06 in section 1 from zoning district classifications CI to
19:38:10 commercial intensive to PD planned development, office,
19:38:14 medical and business professional, providing an
19:38:15 effective date.
19:38:15 >> Is there a revision sheet that goes with that?
19:38:24 >>ABBYE FEELEY: No, sir, there is not.
19:38:25 There's just the one note to be added for parks and
19:38:28 recreation concerning the ongrade and excavation which
19:38:31 I previously read into the record.
19:38:33 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I have a motion by Mr. Cohen.
19:38:35 Seconded by Mr. Suarez.
19:38:37 All in favor of the motion please indicate by saying
19:38:39 Opposed, nay.
19:38:40 >>THE CLERK: Motion carried with Mulhern being absent
19:38:43 at vote.
19:38:44 Adoption and second reading will be on June 2nd at
19:38:47 9:30 a.m.
19:38:49 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Before we continue, I need a motion
19:38:51 to file any documents received today during's hearings.
19:38:55 Second by Mr. Cohen.
19:38:56 All in favor of the motion indicate by saying Aye.
19:38:58 Opposed, nay.
19:38:59 The Ayes have it unanimously.
19:39:02 We go to information by council members.
19:39:03 We go from right to left.
19:39:05 Mr. Suarez.
19:39:06 >>MIKE SUAREZ: None.
19:39:09 >>YVONNE CAPIN: Yes, I have -- I would like to amend a
19:39:12 motion that I made April 15th to discuss solutions
19:39:16 to ensure compliance with special conditions that are
19:39:20 placed in establishments selling alcoholic beverages,
19:39:24 and I ask the Tampa Police Department, legal department
19:39:26 and code enforcement are invited to provide input.
19:39:29 I also would like to include zoning administrator be
19:39:32 invited to provide input at said workshop.
19:39:37 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: And that has a defined date that you
19:39:38 want to have it?
19:39:40 >>YVONNE CAPIN: That is May 26th.
19:39:43 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: A motion by Ms. Capin, second by Mr.
19:39:47 All in favor?
19:39:49 The ayes have it unanimously.
19:39:50 Anything else?
19:39:51 >>YVONNE CAPIN: For Dennis McCall, operations
19:39:54 director of Hillsborough County animal services, and
19:39:57 Sherry Silk, Executive Director of the Humane Society
19:40:00 of Tampa Bay, to attend the June 2nd City Council
19:40:04 meeting and give the City Council brief presentation on
19:40:06 the work they are doing for the City of Tampa's
19:40:10 >> Motion by Mrs. Capin.
19:40:15 Second by Mrs. Montelione.
19:40:21 All in favor of the motion please indicate by saying
19:40:24 The Ayes have it unanimously.
19:40:26 Anything else?
19:40:26 Mr. Reddick?
19:40:28 >> Nothing.
19:40:30 >>MIKE COHEN: I would like to make a motion for
19:40:32 commendation for Ann Rosenbach for her two years of
19:40:36 congregation Schaarai Zedek.
19:40:43 >> All in favor of the motion please indicate by saying
19:40:46 Opposed, nay.
19:40:47 The Ayes have it unanimously.
19:40:48 Anything else, sir?
19:40:50 >>LISA MONTELIONE: Thank you, Mr. Chair.
19:40:53 I have a couple of things.
19:40:55 I make a motion to direct legal staff to devise a
19:40:57 method to allow City Council members to review
19:41:01 the lower board's meeting prior to council hearing the
19:41:06 review case.
19:41:07 I would like to have that report from legal prior to
19:41:12 our hearing the next review case, which is June
19:41:15 2nd, which would mean that the legal staff would
19:41:20 have to come back to us at the May 26th meeting.
19:41:27 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Motion by Mrs. Montelione, second by
19:41:30 Mr. Cohen.
19:41:31 All in favor indicate by saying Aye.
19:41:33 Opposed, nay.
19:41:34 The ayes have it unanimously. Anything else?
19:41:38 >>LISA MONTELIONE: I would also like to make a motion
19:41:39 for a commendation to the be awarded upon Alan Snel,
19:41:47 the director of the Southwest Florida Bicycle United
19:41:51 Dealers in recognition for the work that he's done to
19:41:56 bring bicycle issues and safety during bike safety
19:42:01 >> Second.
19:42:06 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: That's a commendation?
19:42:08 >> For the May 19th meeting.
19:42:10 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: May 19th.
19:42:11 I have a motion by Mrs. Montelione, second by Ms.
19:42:19 All in favor?
19:42:22 >> I think I am being told by legal I have to amend my
19:42:25 first motion to --
19:42:31 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I believe that there is a workshop
19:42:37 you cannot have on a council meeting.
19:42:39 >>LISA MONTELIONE: I'm waiting for Mr. Shelby.
19:42:45 >>MARTIN SHELBY: What's council's pleasure?
19:42:51 It's just that you have it set as a workshop day.
19:42:54 You can end it to the end of the workshop day.
19:43:00 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Seconded by Mr. Suarez.
19:43:01 All in favor of the motion to add that to the workshop.
19:43:04 Please indicate by saying Aye.
19:43:07 All right.
19:43:08 Anything else?
19:43:08 >>LISA MONTELIONE: This is a motion to schedule a
19:43:16 workshop for June 16th at 9:30 to bring Cathy Coyle
19:43:20 and legal staff to do a presentation on the Land
19:43:22 Development Code.
19:43:24 I think going forward especially for members, when we
19:43:28 start moving into revisions of code, we will be looking
19:43:32 at the Seminole Heights area.
19:43:36 It's really important to understand these issues before
19:43:38 we start getting into making wholesale revisions to
19:43:43 >> May I ask, because June 16th is our workshop on
19:43:51 street solicitation, and maybe better to schedule that
19:43:56 for another date.
19:43:56 >>LISA MONTELIONE: Oh, yes, my apologies.
19:44:00 I didn't realize that the 16th was going to --
19:44:05 So how about we look at the workshop date.
19:44:10 What is our next workshop date?
19:44:14 No, after June 16th.
19:44:17 When is the next workshop?
19:44:20 July 28th?
19:44:32 >> September 15th.
19:44:33 >>LISA MONTELIONE: I'm trying to time this before we
19:44:40 start hearing -- Ms. Cole?
19:44:47 >>JULIA COLE: Legal department.
19:44:48 I understand that in your July cycle, which starts July
19:44:52 15th, is when we are going to be moving forward
19:44:55 with the changes relating to Seminole Heights, and I
19:44:59 could be incorrect about that.
19:45:01 So timewise that's really what we are looking at.
19:45:04 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Let me say this.
19:45:05 Although we have the panhandling and whatever coming up
19:45:08 on the 16th, that can't be an all-day affair.
19:45:14 It going to be an all-day affair?
19:45:16 I don't think so.
19:45:17 So we'll add this to it and go from there.
19:45:19 >> Thank you, sir.
19:45:23 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I have that recommendation.
19:45:24 >>LISA MONTELIONE: So the motion stands on the floor
19:45:26 as having a July 16th workshop with Cathy Coyle.
19:45:30 >> A motion by Mrs. Montelione.
19:45:32 Seconded by Mr. Suarez.
19:45:35 All in favor of the motion please indicate by saying
19:45:38 The Ayes have it unanimously.
19:45:39 Anything else?
19:45:40 >> Go Lightning.
19:45:44 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: I didn't know they were moving.
19:45:45 >>LISA MONTELIONE: Okay.
19:45:48 >>CHARLIE MIRANDA: Only joking.
19:45:49 I have a motion to make, and I turn the gavel over to
19:45:52 the third in command, Mr. Cohen, finance chair.
19:45:55 After 40 years, a mentor for many thousands of kids at
19:46:01 Jefferson high school and this is his 40th year of
19:46:04 Give him a commendation for.
19:46:06 That second by Mr. Suarez.
19:46:08 All in favor of the motion, please?
19:46:12 >>MIKE COHEN: We have a motion on the floor by chairman
19:46:14 Miranda, seconded by Mr. Suarez.
19:46:15 All in favor of the motion?
19:46:19 The Ayes have it.
19:46:21 >> Anything else to come before council?
19:46:22 We received every document.
19:46:24 Received and filed.
19:46:25 We stand adjourned.
19:46:27 Anyone in the audience before I take a vote to speak to
19:46:30 this council?
19:46:32 Would any of the hundreds of people care to speak?
19:46:35 We stand adjourned.
19:46:36 (Council meeting adjourned.)
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