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CITY OF ST. CLOUD

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

DATE OF MEETING:      June 15, 2006

 

LOCATION:                   1300 9th Street - 1st Floor – DRC Conference Room; St. Cloud

 

CALL TO ORDER:         2:00 P.M.

 

CHAIRMAN:                  David Nearing, Planning/Zoning Director

 

SECRETARY:               Marty Hobbs, Development Coordinator

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Dave Nearing                 Kevin Keplinger              Dave Pierce                   Jeffrey Higgins

Dave Ennis                    John Groenendaal          Ron Trowell                   Veronica Witol              

Rick Mauro                    Tommy Howes               Michele Bronson

 

NO AUDIO

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         Case #6-1.15 – 4th of July Celebration

Lakefront Park

Special Event

 

David Lane and Cheryl Fish were present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Temporary electrical wiring shall comply with the National Electrical Code (NEC) 2005 Article 525.

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 2004 (FBC) Section 3103.1 and Chapter 10, Means of Egress. 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.

 

Mr. Lane noted that they will be using generators this year rather then the City’s electric.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments on this case.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         The fire rescue department will require a pre-launch inspection, standby during the launch, and a post-launch inspection for the fireworks display. Fire apparatus shall have access to launch area.

2.         The Fire rescue Department will require the first-aid station be located in an area with electric and water. The station will consist of a 20’ trailer with a 10’ canopy, requiring access to emergency vehicles.

3.         The fire rescue department has been requested by the applicant to provide Lake Patrol during the fire works display.  We will provide one boat in the water for this purpose.  If the number of spectator boats reaches an uncontrollable level, we will remove our boat from the area since the fire rescue department has no jurisdiction or enforcement powers on the lake.

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

5.         A lane shall remain open to allow emergency vehicles access if needed. (Movable barricades are acceptable.

6.         An area for one engine, one rescue and the operations commanders vehicle will be required.

 

Mr. Lane noted that they have planned for that.

 

Access for fireworks was discussed.

 

Mr. Lane indicated that they don’t see a clear path for fire to be able to access and do they need a misting tent.

 

Mr. Ennis noted that that it will be a misting fan and not a tent.

 

Mr. Lane indicated that it will not be needed because of the splash pad.

 

Mr. Ennis noted that they will still need first aid.

 

Mr. Lane agreed.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         If temporary electric is needed please contact OUC Customer Service at 407-957-7373.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Applicant is responsible for verifying that all food vendors are properly licensed and inspected.

2.                   The applicant has submitted an application for the City Manager’s approval of overnight camping for the carnival.  Please be advised that all RVs approved for overnight camping must be totally self-contained.

3.                   All handicap curb cuts must remain open at all times.

4.                   The applicant is responsible for notifying all residents of the closure of Lakeshore Boulevard.

 

INFORMATION:

5.         As a DRC approved special Event, the applicant is authorized to utilize off-site signage to advertise and/or direct traffic for the event.  Please be advised that all signage must be placed so as to prevent visual obstruction to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic, must be free standing and may be utilized beginning one week prior to the event.  All signage must be removed the day following the final day of the event.

6.         The applicant has submitted a Hold Harmless letter to the City Clerk’s office and the Chamber has obtained approval from the City Council for the sale and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages only in those areas designated in Resolution #2006-155R.

 

PARKS & RECREATION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   You must fill out a form at the Parks and Recreation Department prior to any approval of using City Facilities for events or functions.

2.                   Make sure that all the trash is picked up from the event from Mississippi to Louisiana avenues along Lakeshore.

INFORMATION:

1.                   We can give you (72) 6’ tables and (8) round tables

2.                   You asked for 350 metal chairs and all we have is (330) to give you

3.                   We do not carry metal trash cans any more but we may be able to get some plastic containers from the Landfill.

4.                   We have all the tents but all our tents need to be staked in the grass or dirt.  For each of the 20’x40’ tents you will need a space of 26’x46’ to properly install the tent.  The 10’x10’ tent you need a space of 13’x13’.  Where are you planning on us putting the tents up at?  If we do put the tents up they will go up on Thursday morning at 7:30am June 29th.

5.                   We will bring the tables and chairs down there around 8:00am Friday morning June 30th.

6.                   I will need to know where you want the sound system set up at and also what days and what times for each day do you need my person there to operate the system?

7.                   Please be on site the morning of June 29th at 7:30am so we know exactly where to set up.

 

Mr. Lane wanted to request someone to be available for Thursday before the event.

 

Need more of lakeshore open and will need assistance by the Police Department.

 

Mr. Pierson wanted to know who will be in charge of the barricades.

 

Mr. Lane explained that their security is firm but they may need assistance with difficulties at each end.

 

Mr. Pierson noted that they will have several officers down there on bicycles. He also indicated that they get a lot of calls each year on parking.

 

Mr. Lane would like to bag the no parking signs to allow parking on the avenues

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that he will need to make a formal written request to the City Manager.

 

Mr. Pierson noted that the Police Department can’t approve this it will be up to the Planning Board and City Council to approve.

 

Mr. Lane indicated that they will be using the boat basin and marina for handicap parking.

 

Mr. Pierson noted that he had concerns with the plans for handicap parking.  They may have to switch with the area intended for vendor parking.

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Vendor must provide acceptable Certificate of Insurance via an Accord form or sign waiver documents, no later than 10 days prior to the event. If the vendor does not carry Florida Workers Compensation insurance, an Exemption certificate must be attached to submitted insurance certificates.      

2.         A Hold Harmless Agreement must be signed by a representative no later than 10 days prior to the event.

3.         Due to alcohol being served, the vendor must provide a designated and fenced area for the consumption of such.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

4.         For additional information contact Risk Management at 407.957.7205 or go to 1300 Ninth Street (Bldg B Floor 3).     

5.         Information should be e mailed of faxed to cspanglo@stcloud.org or 407.957.7273  

INFORMATION:

6.         Certificate of Insurance was received, however Liquor Liability was not stipulated. Please submit within timeframe     

 

Mr. Lane noted that all of risk management needs have been met.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment.

 

Mr. Lane wanted to discuss the piped music.

 

Discussion.

 

Mr. Lane noted that the carnival will be arriving on June 23rd and inspected on the 24th with removal on Sunday the 9th.

 

Mr. Howes noted that if the carnival comes in early there will be a problem with grass growing.

 

Ms. Hobbs noted that they will need to amend the RV parking application.

 

Mr. Ennis indicated that they need to contact the Sheriff’s Department regarding boats in the water.  If they are too close they won’t be able to do the fireworks.

 

Mr. Nearing wanted to know from Ms. Hobbs if they will need to have something from the carnival regarding leaving the equipment on the site longer than planned.

 

Ms. Hobbs indicated that was covered under the chamber.

 

Mr. Ennis wanted to know if there would be an on site meeting.

 

Mr. Nnearing noted that it will be Friday the day before the event on June 30th.

 

There was discussion regarding illegal fireworks.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

2.         Case #5-79.01 – Indian Lakes, Phase 8

West of Michigan Avenue

Final Plat

 

Keith Roddick and James Cox were present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this final plat.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         The fees for this project have been paid. No comments in reference to the final plat.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

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

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         The Final plat meets the requirements of The Orlando Utilities Commission Electric Engineering Division.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Our Department policy regarding the recording of plats has changed.  Please come to the Department of Planning and Zoning for a copy of the checklist or you may download it at www.stcloud.org.

2.                   Please identify in the dedication block who Tract A is dedicated to.

 

Ms. Witol noted that they could remove Comment #2.  She explained future reviews and processing.

 

 

 

 

INFORMATION:

1.                   Our plat process has changed.  Please submit 1 full size copy of the plat with all DRC corrections.  Once DRC signs off on this plan, you will be contacted to submit 15 reduced copies (11 x 17) of plat prior to being scheduled for Planning Board. 

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

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Recommended for approval.

 

There was discussion regarding the vacation of the easement/tract.

 

Ms. Witol noted that Mr. Groenendaal will be taking over the application.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

3.         Case #6-89.01 – Bean Commercial

West of Kissimmee Park Rd; North of West New Nolte

Annex/LUA/Zoning

 

Mr. Groenendaal indicated that the applicant called and would not be able to attend.  He did suggest that the applicant find someone to do his master plan.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the implementation of the Cyber Spot wireless system thru out the City of St. Cloud, “Cyber Spot Capital Expansion” charges will apply prior to development of said property.

 This fee shall be assessed as follows:

Per Residential Unit: $118.46

Per square foot of Commercial property: $0.0068

Please reference Resolution #2005-418R, Ordinance #2005-168, and Section 6.1.10.1 of the Land Development Code. 

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.                   Water and sewer are available.

2.                   Wastewater discharge will go to the South Side WWTP.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Upon annexation, this site will receive fire protection from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department.  In order for the site to receive the ISO rating inherent with the rest of the City, a hydrant must be located within 1000 feet of any existing structures, measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of-way.  Furthermore, any future development will require standards set forth according to the City of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comment.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Recommend approval of annexation.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Land use and zoning will be considered in 2007, Planning staff will not support 15 acres of commercial, prior to the 2007 meeting we advise having a professional aid you in a master plan of a mix of medium density residential and commercial.

INFORMATION:

3.                   Applicant shall confer with Osceola County regarding access, right-of-way permits and concurrency prior to Final Site Plan approval for any development application that impacts a County Road.

2.         Please be advised that no model homes or centers will be permitted prior to recording of the final plat.  Any such structures shall also require approval of a “Mini Site Plan”.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

4.         Case #6-89.02 – Rivera Property

West of Kissimmee Park Rd; North of West  New Nolte

Annex/LUA/Zoning

 

Mr. Groenendaal noted that they were acting on an existing annexation.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the implementation of the Cyber Spot wireless system thru out the City of St. Cloud, “Cyber Spot Capital Expansion” charges will apply prior to development of said property.

 This fee shall be assessed as follows:

Per Residential Unit: $118.46

Per square foot of Commercial property: $0.0068

Please reference Resolution #2005-418R, Ordinance #2005-168, and Section 6.1.10.1 of the Land Development Code. 

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.                   Water and sewer are available.

2.                   Wastewater discharge will go to the South Side WWTP.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Upon annexation, this site will receive fire protection from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department.  In order for the site to receive the ISO rating inherent with the rest of the City, a hydrant must be located within 1000 feet of any existing structures, measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of-way.  Furthermore, any future development will require standards set forth according to the City of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comment.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Recommend approval of annexation.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Land use and zoning will be considered in 2007, Planning staff will not support 15 acres of commercial, prior to the 2007 meeting we advise having a professional aid you in a master plan of a mix of medium density residential and commercial.

INFORMATION:

4.                   Applicant shall confer with Osceola County regarding access, right-of-way permits and concurrency prior to Final Site Plan approval for any development application that impacts a County Road.

2.         Please be advised that no model homes or centers will be permitted prior to recording of the final plat.  Any such structures shall also require approval of a “Mini Site Plan”.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

5.         Case #6-91.01 – Denken Holdings

                                                703 17th Street

                                                Annex/LUA/Zoning

 

Mr. Higgins noted that Mr. Dennis Prince the applicant was not able to attend but that he was informed that he would not be able to have R-3 and he has agreed to R-2 Zoning.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the implementation of the Cyber Spot wireless system thru out the City of St. Cloud, “Cyber Spot Capital Expansion” charges will apply prior to development of said property.

 This fee shall be assessed as follows:

Per Residential Unit: $118.46

Per square foot of Commercial property: $0.0068

Please reference Resolution #2005-418R, Ordinance #2005-168, and Section 6.1.10.1 of the Land Development Code. 

2.         Based on the number of units, the fees would be $710.76.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Upon annexation, this site will receive fire protection from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department.  In order for the site to receive the ISO rating inherent with the rest of the City, a hydrant must be located within 1000 feet of any existing structures, measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of-way.  Furthermore, any future development will require standards set forth according to the City of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comment.

 

PLANNING

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Approval of Annexation, Medium Density Residential Land Use, and R-2 Zoning.

INFORMATION:

5.                   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. Please be advised that the number of plans required for submittal has increased to 15 sets.

6.                   Applicant shall confer with Osceola County regarding access, right-of-way permits and concurrency prior to Final Site Plan approval for any development application that impacts a County Road.

3.         Please be advised that no model homes or centers will be permitted prior to recording of the final plat.  Any such structures shall also require approval of a “Mini Site Plan”.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

6.         Case #6-92.01 – Steven Cullipher

606 Sequoia Circle

Abandonment of Right-of-Way/Easement

 

Mr. Cullipher was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this abandonment.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments on this case.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         This request for abandonment will not have an adverse effect on the Line divisions operations.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

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

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         It’s OK with The Orlando Utilities Commission Electric Engineering Division to Abandon the Right-of-Way and Easement.

 

PLANNING

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Approval

INFORMATION:

1.                   Letters were sent to the utilities on June 6, 2006.

2.                   Item shall be on the 7/18 Planning Board Agenda and the 8/17 and 9/14 City Council agendas.  (there is only 1 City Council in July and August.)

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         Will require review by the City Engineering Department only.

 

MOVE TO CULLIPHER

 

Ms. Witol noted that Brighthouse had some concern.

 

Mr. Cullipher indicated that he spoke to Brighthouse this morning and they will be working it out with him.

 

Ms. Witol noted that she would need something in writing.

 

Mr. Cullipher indicated that he would not be able to attend Planning Board.

 

Ms. Witol noted that there are some problems with not attending and perhaps who would like to continue.

 

Mr. Cullipher indicated that August would be best for him.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

7.         Case #6-93.01 – Minnesota Office/Retail

1323 Minnesota Avenue

Concept Plan

 

Jeff Ball and Christopher Thomas were present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this concept plan.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the implementation of the Cyber Spot wireless system thru out the City of St. Cloud, “Cyber Spot Capital Expansion” charges will apply prior to development of said property.

 This fee shall be assessed as follows:

Per Residential Unit: $118.46

Per square foot of Commercial property: $0.0068

Please reference Resolution #2005-418R, Ordinance #2005-168, and Section 6.1.10.1 of the Land Development Code. 

2.         Based on the plans submitted, the fees would $151.06.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         We recommend the alley vacation process begin prior to submittal of the site plan to ensure that the developer may utilize the land as depicted on the concept plan.  

 

There was discussion on this and if it was to be done prior to the site plan.

 

Ms. Witol noted that it was.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         An upgrade of the water and wastewater service laterals will be required.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         After initial review of the limited information inherent with a concept plan, nothing appears as if it would cause an adverse affect on fire department operations.  Since items addressing fire protection generally are not shown on concept plans, the fire rescue department will further review the project at the time of site plan submittal.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         Only question, need to look at why Vacate part of the Alley in a Commercial Zone?

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.                   A lot combination will be required and proof of this.

2.                   Plan states alley is to be vacated, a separate application will be required for this

3.                   Plans will not be approved until vacation is completed and recorded.

4.                   Please correct the setbacks to reflect interior side 10’ and side street 15’ (because abuts 14th street).

 

Mr. Ball noted that they are shown and just not called out.

 

Ms. Witol indicated that they need to be called out in order to show clarity.

 

5.                   We don’t provide a 10% credit for bicycle parking.  Therefore, 3 more parking spaces are required to total 36 spaces

 

Mr. Ball noted that the parking requirements are high and was wondering if there was any way to get parking determination or just count office space.  They will be providing bicycle parking and link it with the route.

 

Mr. Nearing discussed uses and then suggested they discuss the parking after the meeting.

 

6.                   What is the square located along the sidewalk at the 14th street entrance?

7.                   Please show where the bicycle parking will be

8.                   Please provide free standing sign location.  A separate permit will be required for this.

9.                   Landscaping plans will be required.

10.               Parking area will require minimum 12.5 % interior landscaping

11.               Concurrency application and fees will be required.

 

Signage was discussed and location will be shown.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         Will require review by the City Engineering Department only.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

Adjourned:  3:40