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CITY OF ST. CLOUD

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE MINUTES

REGULAR

 

 

DATE OF MEETING:      January 25, 2007                      

 

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

 

CALL TO ORDER:         2:00 P.M.

 

CHAIRMAN:                  David Nearing, Director of Planning and Zoning

 

SECRETARY:               Michelle Orton, Development Coordinator

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Jeff Higgins                    John Groenendaal          Ted Kozak                     Dave Ennis                   

Bob Friend                    Mark Luthie                   Rick Mauro                    Ron Trowell

Cindy Spanglo               Tommy Howes               Jonathan Kutche                                   

 

Ken Peck was excused.

 

1.                   Case #07-1.09 – Bringing Light to Zimbabwe (Michelle Orton, Development Coordinator)

Veteran’s Park

Special Event

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that the applicant was not present but sent in her response to the DRC comments.

 

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.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No Comments on this case.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         Please describe how you intend to manage parking along the adjacent streets.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

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

 

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No Comments

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         The applicant is to verify that all food vendors are properly licensed and inspected.

INFORMATION:

2.         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.

 

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.

INFORMATION:

1.         All facilities and/or equipment are reserved on a “first come, first serve” basis. Please contact

the Parks & Recreation Dept. at (407) 957-7243 as soon as possible to reserve what will be

needed for your event and availability. Equipment rental and set-up fees may be applicable to

your event. Contact Tommy Howes at the Parks and Recreation Dept. at (407) 957 -7246 to

coordinate cost of applicable rental and set-up fees. A complete Facility Reservation Form must

be provided at the DRC Review Conference prior to final approval of application.

2.         It seems that all you are asking for is to make sure that the power works on the Bandshell. I will make

sure that the power is checked before your event.

3.         You will need to come by the Civic Center by March 2nd by 5:00pm to pick up keys so you can unlock

the restrooms. The keys will need to be returned by Monday March 5th no later then 5:00pm.

4.         Make sure the park is left clean before you leave.

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Vendor must provide acceptable Certificates of Insurance via ACORD form or sign waiver documents,

no later than 10 days prior to the event. If the vendor does not carry Florida Worker’s Compensation

insurance, an Exemption certificate must be attached to submitted insurance certificates.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         For additional information contact Risk Management at 407.957.7205 or go to 1300 Ninth Street (Bldg B

Floor 3.)

3.         Information should be e mailed or faxed to cspanglo@stcloud.org or 407.957.7205 Fax:407-957-8416.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment

 

Mr. Luthie wanted to know what the assigned spots where that was referred to in the response.

 

Ms. Orton noted that was the parking spots that run along the park and then across the street within downtown.

 

FINDING: 

DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

2.                   Case #07-36.01 – Crosscreek Village (John Groenendaal, Senior Planner)

SW Corner of Canoe Creek and Old Canoe Creek roads

PUD Zoning 14.78 Acres; SSLUA 7.45 Acres

 

Elizabeth Erdman, Sycamore Engineering was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this rezoning/land use amendment.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No Comments on this case.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         The applicant will be required to receive a “letter of intent” to issue a permit from Osceola County since

the proposed driveway access locations are along County maintained roads. We will need the “letter of

intent” as a condition of final site plan sign-off.

2.         It is difficult to predict the transportation impact fee cost for this project until definitive floor areas can be

determined. Previously we estimated the transportation impact fees based on a retail/shopping center

(ITE land use code 820) and a total floor area of 65,906 SF (shopping center, retail A, B, C). The four

out parcels and the Walgreens drug store were not included in the previous cost estimate. Final costs

will be determined in the future as more information is furnished.

 

LINES DIVISION

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         No comment

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

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

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No comment

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No Comments

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         he land use change from Low Density Residential to Commercial is supported by staff with the

shopping plaza being proposed.

2.         The use of PUD zoning is a logical use,

3.         Exhibit “D”, please correct the land uses and zoning, Commercial and HB, LDR and R-1B.

4.         Exhibit “B” is not labeled.

5.         Personal Mini storage should be a conditional use.

6.         We do object to the following conditional uses, Major Auto repair uses, and Auto Body, cell phone

towers.

7.         This project could be done under HB zoning what is being gained using PUD. Is two freestanding signs

largely it? Describe anything else and provide justification for trade off for the City to allow these things.

8.         The maximum height of 3 stories and 45 feet will require City Manager and Fire Dept. approval make

that a note in the PUD.

9.         The parking standards for the outparcel should be 4 space per 1000 s.f.

10.        On the lighting section state that the lighting shall not create glare or nuisance to the adjacent ROW or

residential.

INFORMATION:

1.         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.

2.         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

CONDITIONS:

1.         A South Florida Water Management District permit/modification is required.

 

Ms. Erdman noted that she had no specific questions but did have a revision that she would like to submit.  The revisions were given to Mr. Groenendaal.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

3.                   Case #07-38.01 – Hickory Tree Community Church (Ted Kozak, Planner)

1215 Old Hickory Tree Road

Annex/SSLUA/Zoning; 2.4 Acres

 

Michael Butler, Pastor of Hickory Tree Community Church was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation/land use/zoning.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the annexation of this property being already built out, there will be no revenue for the Cyber Spot

fees. Therefore, the free wireless internet might not be available until such time that the necessary

funds to expand the infrastructure in this area can be made.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

LINES DIVISION

INFORMATION:

1.         Water and sewer are available to this site.

2.         Wastewater discharge will go to the lakeshore WWTP.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

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

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No Comments

 

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS/ RECOMMENDATIONS:

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

INFORMATION:

1.         Church uses require a conditional use permit for development in the R-2 zone.

2.         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.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

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

 

Mr. Nearing noted that the church is an existing use but that if the applicant wanted to expand or add a school they will need to apply for additional use.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

4.                   Case #07-39.01 – Live Oak Lake (Jeff Higgins, Planner)

South of US 192 and east of Live Oak Blvd.

Construction Plans-W/S Request; 120.6 Acres

 

The agent was not present therefore DRC recommended continuance.  James Askey from Askey-Hughey then showed up to represent the applicant.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on these construction plans.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         This project is in the County and the CyberSpot fees will not apply.

2.         If in the future this development is annexed into the City, all sections that have been built out or being

constructed at the time of annexation will not have access to the CyberSpot wireless internet until funds

can be made available for infrastructure expansion.

3.         Any sections that are built after annexation will be required to pay the applicable fees.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         The City of St. Cloud has proposed a master plan for all future driveway connections to US 192

between Narcoossee Road and Nova Road. Have you made application for a permit to connect to US

192? What do you propose for the turning movements at the two driveway access locations shown on

the plans?

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         The cul-de-sac detail on sheet 3 does not meet the minimum dimension standards of the City.

3.         We recommend that if brick pavers are utilized a note be placed on the plans stating the brick pavers

are to be maintained by the HOA.

4.         Typical Street Section A and B indicate trees will be planted within the R/W. The tree species should be

selected to minimize damage to the street curbs and sidewalks. Also the median within Section A

should be a tract on the plat and dedicated to the HOA for maintenance.

5.         Please identify where Tract S-1 is. We could not determine the location as referenced in note 8 on

sheet 7.

6.         The existing gas main easement may affect the setback for buildings on lots 10, 13, 211 and 226.

7.         A permit will need to be obtained from the Florida Gas Transmission for the proposed storm drain

crossing as shown on sheet 31.

8.         Please use the latest edition of the standard drawings for “PAVING and DRAINAGE” which is sheet 47

in the plan set.

 

 

 

CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT

CONDITIONS:

1. Need to submit legal description in electronic format.

2.         The City of St. Cloud Development Review Committee is authorized to review and approve all construction plans for this development.

3.         Per Resolution 06-304R, the sewer and water reservation fees are required to be paid prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Capacity. The balance of the water and sewer impact fees and tap fees shall be due at the application for a meter.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

4.         Approval with conditions.

INFORMATION:

5.         Please be advised that the Certificate of Capacity will not be moved forward to City Council for approval until such time as the applicant notifies the Planner that it is needed. Your planner will place the item on the next available City Council agenda.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         A 10 foot (10’) wide utility easement will be required on all property lines and Tracts abutting a right of

way.

2.         All necessary paperwork for dedication of required Utility Easements to the City must be received prior

to release of water meters to the property. Required documentation for all Utility Easements includes at

a minimum suitable easement document, legal description and sketch of the easement, and a

Certificate of Title for the parent parcel dated no more than 15 days prior to receipt of the easement

paperwork.

3.         All subdivisions, whether inside or outside the municipal boundaries of the City of St. Cloud, must

submit a copy of the recorded plat to the Environmental Utilities Department for verification of easement

and/or right-of-way dedication and location prior to requesting installations of water and/or sewer taps.

4.         Provide water, sewer and reclaimed water hydraulic analysis reports. Review of these reports may alter

comments on proposed line sizes.

5.         Show the jumper and all water sample point locations.

6.         Provide a gate valve with a temporary blow-off assembly on all pressure mains at the phasing lines.

7.         Show the phasing on the Master Site Plan sheet no. 7.

8.         Provide a key map on each sheet.

9.         Re-locate the water and reclaimed water mains out of the pavement and round-a-bout areas on all

sheets.

10.        Show the force main location ghosted on sheet no.’s 13 & 14.

11.        Identify the correct size of the water main along Street “A” on sheet 13 and Street “E” on sheet 15.

12.        Provide an additional water main gate valve at the Tee location @ STA 30+40.

13.        A 10” x 8” reducer is shown at STA 30+40, however, the water main size remains shown as 10”.

14.        Provide 3 gate valves at all Tee’s on the water and reclaimed water mains.

15.        Correct the Match Lines to the correct sheet numbers.

16.        Provide an in-line gate valve on the water main next to the fire hydrant @ STA 194+30 on sheet 16 and

STA 141+60 on sheet 17.

17.        Identify all fittings and pipe size and run lengths on sheet 16.

18.        Osceola County has a minimum depth requirement of 42” for pipe installation within 12 feet of the

pavement area. Please change all depth s from the 3’ shown to a 42” minimum where applicable.

19.        Provide water, reclaimed water and sanitary sewer services to the clubhouse on sheet 13.

20.        Identify the size of the reclaimed water main and reduced pressure backflow assembly at the

connection point to the potable water main on sheet numbers 18 & 22.

21.        Provide an in-line gate valve on the reclaimed water main @ STA 194+30 on sheet 21.

22.        Provide the City’s assigned numbers to the lift station and sanitary sewer manhole structures. Please

use no. 88 for the lift station and begin with 88-01 on the manholes. Start the numbering in numerical

sequence beginning at the 1st manhole out of the lift station and continue within each phase

23.        Remove the sanitary sewer manhole from the round-a bout area.

24.        Provide a minimum 15’ utility easement centered over the force main within Tract “H”.

25.        Provide an in-line gate valve on the sanitary sewer force main every 1000’.

26.        Remove the jog in the force main @ STA 13+00 on all sheets. It will be best to keep within the R-O-W

as long as a 6’ separation can be maintained.

27.        Change the size of all 10” water mains to 12”

28.        A minimum size of an 8” force main is required.

29.        Provide water and reclaimed stub-outs to the adjacent property to the east by the roadway connections.

30.        Provide water, sewer and reclaimed water stub-outs to the adjacent property to the west.

31.        Provide a Tee and 3 gate valves on the 16” water main along the north side of Highway #192.

32.        Provide a 12” reclaimed water main along the entire highway frontage of property.

33.        All proposed mains need to be relocated to the right of way line and/or within an easement along the

highway frontage to avoid any relocation for the road widening project.

34.        The proposed tie-in connection point to the existing gravity system is at capacity. A coordination

meeting will be required with the proposed Lancaster Park Developers to discuss their status on the

proposed Nora Tyson Road lift station.

35.        The elevations on the lead and lag float controls are shown backwards. Please allow for 12” min.

between the lead & lag and 6” min. between the lag & high level alarm

36.        Additional comments may be addressed at time of resubmission.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

37.        The City is now accepting above grade lift station piping. The plans can be modified to this configuration

if desired.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         The cul-de-sac in this project does not meet the specifications of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

2.         The hydrant locations and spacing do not meet the specifications of St. Cloud’s Land Development

Code.

3.         Contact David Ennis 407-957-8484 for hydrant locations.

4.         A site inspection shall be conducted by the Fire Rescue Department prior to any wood frame

construction. This inspection can be done in conjunction with Public Works for conformation of stability

and water availability.

5.         All hydrants installed that have not been flow tested shall be covered during construction.

INFORMATION:

1.         Cul-de sacs with no street parking shall be provided with a turnaround having an outside roadway

diameter of at least one hundred feet (100’) and a street right of way diameter of one hundred twenty

feet (120’). Cul-de-sacs shall have a maximum length of eight hundred feet (800’) including the turn

around. (LDC 6.2.1L)

2.         Distance from or spacing for hydrants located within single family residential subdivisions shall not

exceed five hundred (500) feet and shall be connected to water mains no less than eight (8) inches in

diameter. The required distance between all hydrants shall be 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. No

individual hydrant shall be designed to deliver more than 1000 GPM of required fire flow. (L.D.C.

7.9.2.b.1)

3.         Fire hydrants in commercial, industrial, and high-density residential areas shall be spaced no greater

than three hundred fifty (350) feet apart and shall be connected to mains no less than eight (8) inches in

diameter. In addition, hydrants shall be located so that the radius of one hundred seventy five (175) feet

from the hydrant shall strike a portion of the structure, as well as strike the same radius of the next

hydrant on the property. The required distance between all hydrants shall be 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. No individual hydrant shall be designed to deliver more than 1000 GPM of required fire flow.

(L.D.C. 7.9.2.b.1)

4.         Fire Hydrants and Fire Protection Appliances shall have clearances of 7.5 feet front and sides and 4

foot to the rear for hydrants. (NFPA1 18.3.4.1) This includes driveways, mailboxes, trees and utilities.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

CONDITIONS:

1.         The only shall install all the electric conduit, primary manholes or pullboxes, concrete switchgear pads,

concrete transformer pads, secondary pullboxes and what is required to install the electric within the

project. Please have all the conduit and pads installed and passed inspection by OUC four weeks

before you need electric power.

2.         The two entrances along US-192 relocation of Power Poles all costs will be paid by the owner.

3.         A 10 foot wide utility easement will be required on all property line abutting a right-of-way. Other

easements may be required.

INFORMATION:

4.         Please review the attached ADVISORY NOTICE as it pertains to Electric Equipment shortages.

5.         OUC can provide street lights and parking lot lights for this project, please contact Development

Services.

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

 

OUC Development Services

44 W. Jefferson Street

P.O. Box 3193

Orlando, FL 32802

407-236-9652 Fax 407-236-9628

Email: developmentservices@ouc.com

10.        Once all the information is obtained by Development Services an Engineer will be assigned to the

project.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No Comments

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

CONDITIONS:

1.         A South Florida Water Management District permit/modification is required for the following.

 

Mr. Higgins noted that he would contact Mr. Askey to see if they were going to resubmit.

 

Mr. Mauro indicated that they already have set up a meeting.

 

Mr. Luthie wanted to discuss guidelines from the County versus the City guidelines for Cul-de-sacs.

 

Discussion over code with Cul-de-sacs.

 

DRC recommended continuance and then Mr. James Askey arrived.

 

Mr. Askey noted that they agree with all of the comments from the Lines Division.  They do have questions for Public Works regarding the Cul-de-sac.  The county has a set of standards and wanted to know if they have to follow the City’s if it was done in the county.

 

Mr. Luthie noted that if it gets annexed then they would have a problem.

 

Mr. Askey indicated that the owners are not interested in annexing at this time and they don’t know if they ever will be interested.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that at this time they are not annexable but if the properties to the west were annexed then they could be annexed. 

 

Mr. Askey indicated that the owners are not planning on annexing but they do have some plans to improve Hwy. 192 and Narcoossee Road.  This is being done per the County’s recommendation.  They have already reserved the concurrency and transportation.

 

There was discussion on the concurrency and transportation fees.

 

Mr. Askey noted to Mr. Luthie that he will then make sure they use the County’s guidelines for lines and development.

 

Mr. Nearing suggested that he go ahead and move the project forward.

 

Mr. Askey wanted to know what their suggestions were with the cul-de-sac.

 

It was discussed and suggested that they currently go through the Osceola County designing.  He wanted to know if they need to resubmit or if they could just show Mr. Mauro the new plans.

 

Mr. Mauro indicated that they could just bring them to him.

 

Mr. Higgins noted that he will wait for them to contact him prior to taking them on City Council and then he let them know what the fees prior to that meeting.

 

Discussion over 192 with the intersection and Entrances from Live Oak and Lancaster Park.

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

Consent Agenda

            1.         Approval of DRC Minutes

                                    October 19, 2006

                                    November 2, 2006

                                    November 16, 2006

 

            FINDING:

                        DRC approved the Consent Agenda

 

Adjourned:  2:27 pm

 

 

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