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File #: APC 19-3    Version: 1 Name: 1031 Como Ave - TCGIS Site Plan Appeal by D10 Como Community Council
Type: Appeal-Planning Comm Status: Archived
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/5/2019
Title: Public hearing to consider the appeal of the District 10 Como Community Council to a decision of the Planning Commission on February 8, 2019 not to reopen the vote from January 25, 2019, on a site plan that requires zoning variances for a 3-story building addition at 1031 Como Avenue.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Code sections: Sec. 61.402. - Site plan review (all districts).
Attachments: 1. CC Site Plan Appeal by DC10 - 1031 Como Ave - 02192019, 2. SPR Status Update - TCGIS - 1031 Como Ave - 01302019, 3. PC Action Minutes_020819, 4. PC Action Minutes_012519, 5. Draft - PC Denial Resolution - TCGIS Site Plan - 02082019, 6. Draft - PC Approval Resolution - TCGIS Site Plan - 02082019, 7. Site Plan 15.99 extension - TCGIS Addition - 12202018, 8. ZC Staff Memo - TCGIS Updated Site Plan - 01172019, 9. TCGIS - Site Plan updated 1-16-19, 10. TCGIS - Traffic Impact Study - 2019_01_15, 11. TCGIS - Traffic Impact Study - Appendices, 12. TCGIS Transportation Information, 13. PC ZC minutes 01-17-19, 14. PC ZC minutes 12-20-18, 15. PC Packet - File 18-117-556 - TCGIS Site Plan, 16. PC PH - TCGIS Submitted Supporting Documents, 17. TCGIS Zoning Committee Slides - 12202018, 18. PC PH Support Letters - TCGIS group 1, 19. PC PH Support Letters - TCGIS group 2, 20. PC PH Opposition Letters - TCGIS group 1, 21. PC PH Opposition Letters - TCGIS group 2, 22. Comment rec'd by Council re TCGIS expansion, 23. SPR Status Update - TC German Immersion School Addition - 05292019, 24. TCGIS Addition Civil Plan Set_05-21-19, 25. TCGIS Addition Architectural Plans_05-21-19, 26. Response Memo_SPR Status Update_05-21-19, 27. TCGIS Traffic Impact Study Progress_05-21-19, 28. Comment 2 recd by Council re TCGIS Expansion, 29. CC SPR Staff Report - TCGIS Site Plan - 1031 Como Ave - 06052019, 30. Comment 3 rec'd by Council re TCGIS Expansion
Related files: APC 19-2

Title

Public hearing to consider the appeal of the District 10 Como Community Council to a decision of the Planning Commission on February 8, 2019 not to reopen the vote from January 25, 2019, on a site plan that requires zoning variances for a 3-story building addition at 1031 Como Avenue.

 

Body

See attached Draft PC Resolutions to Deny and Approve, and background information included in the staff report.

Zoning File #:        19-012-718

Appellant:                    District 10 Como Community Council

Address:                     1031 Como Ave., between Argyle and Churchill Streets 

Applicant:                   Twin Cities German Immersion School (filed by Rehder and Associates on behalf of the property owner)

Purpose:                     Appeal of the Planning Commission decision on Feb 8, 2019, not to reopen the vote from Jan 25, 2019, on a site plan that requires zoning variances for a 3-story building addition at 1031 Como Avenue. (Zoning File # 18-117-556)

 

On December 20, 2018, the Zoning Committee held a public hearing where all parties were afforded an opportunity to be heard. The decision was laid over to the January 17, 2019, Zoning Committee meeting where staff presented an updated Traffic Impact Study and Site Plan.

Staff Recommendation:             Approval with conditions

District Council:                                       Recommended Lay Over

Zoning Committee:                             Recommended Denial , vote: 5 -1

Support:                                                              23 people spoke, 104 letters received

Opposition:                                                    16 people spoke, 22 letters received

Planning Commission:                On January 25, 2019, voted approval with conditions, vote: 7 - 5 (Later the City Attorney opined that this was not a proper vote).  On February 8, 2019, motion failed 2 - 9, to re-open the vote on the site plan.

 

Required Background Information

Deadline for Action:  March 6, 2019 (extended from Dec. 22, 2018)

 

Does this issue fall within the 60 day rule?  Yes

 

If yes, when does the 60 days expire? Dec 22, 2018

 

Has an extension been granted?  Yes

 

If so, to what date? March 6, 2019

 

Key Staff Contact

Tia Anderson, 651.266.9086, tia.anderson@ci.stpaul.mn.us 

 

 

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