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CITY OF ST. CLOUD

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

DATE OF MEETING:      November 6, 2003

 

LOCATION:                   Municipal Services Complex 1st Floor Conference Room

                                    2901 17th Street, St. Cloud

 

CALL TO ORDER:         2:00 P.M.

 

CHAIRMAN:                  David Nearing, Planning/Zoning Director

 

SECRETARY:               Marty Hobbs, Development Officer

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Dave Nearing                 Rick Mauro                    Mark Luthie                   Major Faucett

Dave Ennis                    John Groenendaal          Ron Trowell                   Veronica Witol              

Linda Bummell

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         Case #4-3.04 – BMX Racing Competition

                                                Peghorn Way (St. Cloud BMX Track)

                                                Special Event

 

Mr. James Scianimanico was present to represent the application.  He explained that someone else had made the application but had “dropped the ball” and he was stepping in make sure nothing was being missed.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Temporary electrical wiring shall comply with the National Electrical Code (NEC) 2002 Articles 525 and 527. Note: Temporary wiring shall be ground-fault protected. Multi-conductor cord shall

originate in an approved power outlet or panelboard and be of the type identified in Table 400-4 for hard usage or extra hard usage. Receptacles shall be the grounding type. Lamps shall be protected from accidental contact or breakage. Electrical cords shall be protected from damage and shall be placed so as to prevent trip hazards. When receptacles are installed on flexible cords/cables and exposed to weather or in wet locations, they shall be in a weatherproof enclosure.

2.         If tents over 300 sq. ft. are used they shall comply with the Florida Building Code (FBC) 2001 Section 3103.1 and Section 1019.5. Certification of flame resistance shall be filed with the building department prior to a permit being issued.

3.         Tent exits, aisles, seating, etc. shall conform to assembly occupancy. All exits shall be kept free of obstructions while tent is occupied by the public.    

 

PUBLIC WORKS

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.                   A lane shall remain open, with a suitable turn around area for Fire Rescue Apparatus at all times.

2.                   All vendors with cooking facilities shall have approved fire protection equipment.

3.                   There shall be no open fires on the ground. All fires in containers shall be limited for cooking only.

4.                   A pre race inspection shall be conducted be the Fire Rescue Department. Call Fire Marshal David Ennis at 407-891-6784 for details.

 

 

 

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OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         All food sales/service must comply with the requirements of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations Division of Hotels and Restaurants for “Temporary Food Service Events”.  A copy of the Guide To Temporary Food Service Events has been forwarded to Ms. Becky Szasz at 231 E. Lakeshore Blvd via U.S. Mail.

2.         The applicant has requested approval of overnight camping on City property and has paid the required $200 refundable deposit.  All RVs must be totally self contained and must not discharge sewer or “grey water” at any location on the site.  The deposit shall be returned upon written request after inspection by the Parks & Recreation Department.

INFORMATION:

3.         As a DRC approved Special Event, off-site signage may be utilized to advertise and/or direct traffic to the event.  All signs must be free standing and must be placed so as to prevent visual obstruction by vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic.

 

PARKS & RECREATION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   How many chairs?

2.                   How many tables?

3.                   How many tents are needed, size of tents and location of the tents?

RECOMMENDATIONS:

4.                   Pick up all trash and empty trash into the dumpsters.  Get with the Landfill to get the dumpsters that you would need.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         The District has no comment regarding this case.

 

Mr. Scianimanico noted that this event was twice the size that they normally have at the facility.  He explained that it was to be a four (4) day event and they were expecting approximately 20,000 people to attend.  He noted that this was going to be a large boost in revenue to the area.

 

Mr. Scianimanico also noted that he was looking for some assistance from the Police Department with parking and security.

 

Major Faucett noted that he was concerned with the number anticipated and the fact that there was only enough parking for 500.

 

Mr. Scianimanico noted that he was looking at the possibility of shuttling people from the old Publix Shopping Center parking lot to the track and that he was working on that now.

 

Fire Marshall Ennis asked if the area behind the senior center could be used for parking.

 

Mr. Scianimanico noted that that area was being considered for RV parking but he understood that something was being constructed there.

 

Mr. Nearing recommended that Mr. Scianimanico discuss the RV and vehicle parking issues with Kristin Korkki from Parks & Recreation.  He also noted that some of the insurance requirements had changed and recommended he contact Sue Boblett in Risk Management to discuss it.

 

Ms. Hobbs noted that since this was a four day event, food inspections by The Department of Hotels and Restaurants was going to come into play.  She reminded Mr. Scianimanico that he needed to contact them to make arrangements for inspections.

 

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Mr. Scianimanico noted that he understood.

 

Mr. Scianimanico noted that he was going to need at least four dumpsters for trash and asked with whom he needed to speak to place that order.

 

Mr. Luthie noted that he would need to organize that through Ray Tobey in Solid Waste.

 

Mr. Scianimanico explained some changes that had been made to the track.

 

Fire Marshall Ennis asked who the food vendor would be.

 

Mr. Scianimanico noted that he thought it would be Sonny’s, Green’s, and the BMX Club of St. Cloud.

 

Major Faucett noted that he was going to need to have an on-site meeting to further discuss the event.  A date of December 23, 2003 at 2:00 was established.

 

FINDING:

The DRC approved the special event with conditions.  An “on-site” meeting will be held at the BMX Track on 12/23/03 at 2:00 P.M. for the applicant and all affected departments.


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2.         Case #4-3.03 – Holiday Parade

                                                Pennsylvania to 12th to Massachusetts to Lakeshore

                                                Special Event

 

Ms. Lisa Jones and Mr. David Lane were present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         This case has no effect on the building department.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         All fire protection equipment; building exits and other safety features shall remain accessible.

2.                   Blocking of intersections shall be done using removable barricades and manned when possible.

 

Mr. Lane noted that he understood the condition and would comply.

 

INFORMATION:

3.         The temporary blocking of the intersections will effect the tactical operations of the fire rescue department by causing a delay in response.  In view of the positive community-wide effects expected from this event and the fire rescue department’s close proximity to the area, the fire rescue department will temporarily augment its standard response to negate the obstacles presented by this special event.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.                   All residents along the parade route shall be notified of the street closure a minimum of ten days prior to the event.

 

Mr. Lane noted that all property owners would be notified as required.

 

INFORMATION:

1.                   As a DRC approved event, off-site signage may be utilized to advertise or direct traffic to the event.  All signage must be free-standing and must be placed so as to prevent visual obstruction of pedestrian or vehicular traffic.  Signs may not be placed prior to November 29, 2003 and must be removed no later than December 8, 2003.

2.                   Planning continues to have safety concerns regarding the tossing of candy from floats.  As in the past, we recommend that someone walk alongside the floats to toss candy to the crowd.  This will lessen the chance of children running into the street to retrieve the candy.

 

Mr. Lane noted that he was in agreement with staff’s recommendation regarding tossing of candy from the floats and he would emphasize this with the participants.  He further noted that the City Council continued to be an issue with respect to this practice and he had no control over that.

 

PARKS & RECREATION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   How many bleachers and location to set them?

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Mr. Lane noted that there needed to be two sets of bleachers in front of Woman’s Club.  He went on to explain that the stage would be on the grass with the bleachers to the north as it was last year.  He also noted that the parade would be televised again this year and that the Chamber would be asking Dave from Parks & Recreation to assist with the sound.

 

2.                   Where do you want the sound system set up at and what time do you want my staff there to run the system?

 

Mr. Lane noted that the sound system needed to be set up directly in front of the Woman’s Club.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.                   I would like to meet with someone one week before event to see where everything will be set up at.

 

Mr. Lane noted that he would set up an appointment with the Parks & Recreation Department to meet a week before the event.

 

Mr. Lane explained how “Barricade Captains” were going to be utilized every three blocks to keep an eye on everything that is going on. He also noted that the Police Explorers and ROTC were going to be used to assist with the event again this year.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         The District has no comment regarding this case.

 

Mr. Nearing advised Mr. Lane that he needed to contact Sue Boblett in Risk Management to discuss insurance requirements.

 

FINDING:

The DRC approved the applicant’s request for a Holiday Parade Special Event with the conditions as stated.

 

 


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3.         Case #4-8.01 – The Oaks Shopping Center, Phase 3

                                                            N of U.S. 192, E. of Kissimmee Park Road

                                                            Site Plan

 

Mr. Roxy Howse was present to represent the application.  He explained that on June 23, 2002, he had submitted an application for this project and it had been approved on July 17, 2002 and signed off on July 24, 2002 and a Development Order had been issued on July 31, 2002.  He noted that no construction had every begun and the project had been shelved until now. Mr. Howse noted that nothing had been change from the originally approved plans.  He noted that he had always tried to work with the staff and had felt “blind sided” when he received the comments because no one contacted him to advise him he had problems with the site.

He noted that he had noticed the landscaping had been changed and when he asked the owner if he had gotten permission for the City for the change he was told he had not because he did not know it was needed.  He noted that the property owner was sorry he did not speak to the City first and has pledged to hire a landscape architect to solve any differences that may come about.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that there had recently been a change in the review process and that landscaping was now being reviewed by Planning rather than Parks & Recreation.  He further noted that he felt the issues could be resolved with no problem.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments at this time.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         Please provide a copy of the stormwater permits for the proposed (Phase III) addition.

 

Mr. Howse noted that he had given a copy to Mr. Luthie and that he had called Mr. Leavens to advise him that the permit he had was good for five years.

 

CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.                   A Certificate of Capacity approved by City Council shall be required prior to receiving a Notice to Proceed.

2.                   A Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee in the amount of $1,650.00 shall be paid prior to issuance of a Notice to Proceed, per Resolution 98-27R.  The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee shall be credited towards the sewer impact fee at the time of building permit.  The balance of all impact and tap fees shall be at the rate in effect at the time of building permit.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

3.                   Staff recommends approval with the above conditions.

INFORMATION:

4.                   The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee equal 10% of the estimated sanitary sewer impact fee.  For the commercial development, this is:  15,000 s.f of building x $1,100 ÷ 1,000 = $16,500 x 10% = $1,650.00 due at the Certificate of Capacity.  Per Resolution 98-27R.

5.                   A list of all impact fees is available from the Planning & Zoning Department upon request.

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Show existing hydrants on site plan.

 

Mr. Howse advised Fire Marshall Ennis of where the hydrants were shown on the plan.

 

INFORMATION:

1.                   An additional hydrant may be required depending on location of fire sprinkler connection.

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2.         Approval of this case will not cause an adverse affect on fire rescue department operations.

3.         Further conditions and recommendations will be addressed during the construction process.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

CONDITIONS:

1.         The owner will install all primary conduit and the concrete transformer pad.  The secondary conduit, wire and terminations are the responsibility of the owner.

2.         A utility easement will be required once the location of the transformer and primary run is determined.

3.         There is existing underground electric located at the 5th Street side of the project.  Please call Sunshine (1-800-432-4770) for locate before any excavation begins.

4.         There may be costs to provide electric service to this project.  Please contact OUC Development Services.

5.         OUC can provide parking lot lights for this project.  Please contact OUC Development Services.

6.         Please send all site and electric information to OUC Development Services.

            OUC Development Services                    (407) 236-9652; Fax (407) 236-9628

            500 South Orange Avenue                      email:  developmentservices@ouc.com

            P.O. Box 3193

            Orlando, FL  32802

7.         Once all the information is obtained by Development Services and Engineer will be assigned to the job.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Please resubmit with all drawings signed and sealed.

 

Mr. Howse noted that all of the plans were sealed but they were done 2 sheets at a time.  He noted that he would be more careful in the future.

 

2.                   Please provide traffic generation calculations added as a note.

 

Mr. Howse noted that traffic generation calculations were done at the time the Dunkin’ Donuts was added.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that comment #2 could be deleted.

 

3.                   Create or move one handicap parking space into this phase for convenient access to the handicap ramp.

 

Mr. Howse noted that to meet this condition the entire west end of the shopping center would need to be re-stripped.  He explained that nothing had been shifted from the previously approved plan.

 

Mr. Nearing asked if a ramp was going to be provided and Mr. Howse noted it was.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that comment #3 could be removed.

 

4.                   It is our understanding there are issues with the buffering and landscaping.  Please bring site into compliance with case 88-13SR as outlined in the PUD documents.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that this issue would be worked out between Planning, Ms. Duffy and the applicant.

 

5.                   Please provide sidewalk along 5th Street.

 

Mr. Howse noted that when the shopping center was built, the developer was required to build 5th Street from Sun Bank to Brown Chapel Road and that sidewalks were required on the north side of the street at that time.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that he would take a look at the issue and strike the comment if warranted.

 

6.                   Please provide detail of dumpster enclosure.

 

Mr. Howse noted that there was a detail of the dumpster on Sheet 2 of 3 and the comment was removed.

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INFORMATION:

7.                   Revised plans must be submitted within sixty (60) days of this review.  Revised plans submitted after the allotted time frame will require a new application including payment of additional fees.

8.                   All submitted plans must be folded at the time of submittal.  Rolled plans will not be accepted.

 

PARKS & RECREATION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   In November of 2002, it was brought to the attention of the St. Cloud Parks & Recreation Department, that this site received a new landscaping face lift (photos on file). Trees and ground cover was removed/relocated and replaced, within all of the interior medians of this site. Some trees; such as, Crape Myrtles (Lagerstroemia indica) and Savannah Holly (Ilex x attenuate ’Savannah’), were relocated to other medians. The remaining medians were replanted with a Crape Myrtle cultivar and Laurel Oaks (Quercus laurifolia). All of the Parsoni Juniper (Juniperus chinensis ‘Parsonii’) was replaced with Aztec Liriope Grass. NOTE: Laurel Oaks will not be accepted within the interior medians. This type of tree was not allowed within the first landscaping plan. Prior to November of 2002, trees located within the rear retention pond and required buffers have died and have not been replaced. Therefore, the original landscaping plan does not match this site. This department is requiring that prior to the acceptance of Phase III, Planning/Zoning shall receive a signed/sealed landscaping plan and this department will review it with them for changes and/or final acceptance.

2.                   The buffers along the perimeter of this site shall be upgraded and revised in accordance with the new plan.

·         Adjacent to Highway 192

·         Adjacent to 5th Street

These written requirements are in accordance with the Land Development Code, Article VIII, Landscaping & Tree Protection; noting that the past changes made upon this site were not approved.

 

The Landscaping and fencing around the existing retention pond were discussed.

 

Mr. Nearing asked if Mr. Howse thought the landscaping could be brought up to code prior to issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy and he noted that it could.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

CONDITIONS:

1.         A South Florida Water Management District permit is required for this project.

 

OSCEOLA COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY (911 ADDRESSING)

CONDITIONS:

1.         Please provide a site plan, if additional addresses are needed for new construction or reconstruction.

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval of the site plan as submitted.  City Council will be advised of the approval immediately and the submitted plans will be signed off by staff.


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4.         Case #4-7.01 – G&H Mobile Home Park

                                                1501 G&H Drive (Neptune Road)

                                                Water/Sewer Request (Major)

 

Mr. Fabian Hurtado was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         This case has no effect on the building department

 

PUBLIC WORKS

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.         Water and sewer are available. Extensions are required for service.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Since this project is not in the city limits, it will not receive fire rescue services from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department.  Therefore, approval of this case will not have a significant affect on fire rescue department operations.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         This case will require approval by the City’s Engineering Department only.

 

Mr. Nearing explained the further processing by Planning Board and City Council

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval of the applicant’s request for connection of G&H Mobile Home Park to the City’s potable water and sanitary sewer systems.


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4.         Case #4-7.02 – G&H Mobile Home Park

                                                1501 G&H Drive (Neptune Road)

                                                Water/Sewer Construction Plans

 

Mr. Fabian Hurtado was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         This case has no effect on the building department.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   On sheet no. P9, manhole detail A-A, change the Inside drop to an outside drop and indicate the inside of the manhole to be sprayed with an approved epoxy coating with a minimum 125 mils applied thickness.

 

Mr. Mauro explained the comment noting that the City did not allow outside drops.

 

2.                   Change all 2” plug valves to a gate valve w/ a 2” operating wrench nut.

 

Mr. Hurtado agreed to amend the plans accordingly.

 

3.                   Change the tapping sleeve size to an 8’ x 12”.

 

Mr. Hurtado agreed to amend the plans accordingly.

 

4.                   Under General Notes on sheet no. P2, note 21, remove the City Of Sanford LDC and Seminole County LDC and replace with Osceola County.

 

Mr. Hurtado agreed to amend the plans accordingly.

 

5.                   All off site piping is to be HDPE DR-11. Larger diameter pipe may be required due to ID of HDPE pipe.

 

Mr. Hurtado agreed to amend the plans accordingly.

 

6.                   Change the backflow preventer and water meter detail to indicate 2” P.E. tubing and a 2” water meter as indicated on site plan.    

 

Mr. Hurtado noted that the plans show two-inch (2”) and explained where it could be found.

 

Mr. Mauro noted that two-inch (2”) PE tubing needed to be specified.

 

Mr. Hurtado agreed to amend the plans accordingly.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Since this project is not in the city limits, it will not receive fire rescue services from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department.  Therefore, approval of this case will not have a significant affect on fire rescue department operations.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

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SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         This case will require approval by the City’s Engineering Department only.

 

Mr. Mauro asked if a Right-of-Way permit had been approved for the project and Mr. Hurtado noted it had.

 

The Certificate of Capacity needed for the project was discussed with Mr. Groenendaal noting that a reservation fee of $35,000 was needed up front with the remainder due in ninety (90) days.

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval of the construction plans with the conditions as stated.  The applicant will resubmit revised plans within sixty (60) days for sign-off by staff.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:           The meeting was adjourned at 3:00 p.m.