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11-18-2008WS I PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 2 WORK SESSION 3 FOR THE CITY OF LAS CRUCES 4 November 18, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. 5 6 BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: 7 Charles Scholz, Chairman 8 Ray Shipley, Member 9 Godfrey Crane, Member 10 Shawn Evans, Vice Chair 11 Donald Bustos, Secretary 12 Charles Beard, Member 13 Clayton Iserman, Member 14 15 STAFF PRESENT: 16 David Dollahon, Neighborhood Development Administrator 17 Gary Hembree, Senior Planner 18 Lora Dunlap, Recording Secretary 19 20 OTHERS PRESENT: 21 Merced Jasso, Fair Housing Specialist, Border Fair Housing & Economic Justice Center 22 Olga Torres, Outreach Specialist, Border Fair Housing & Economic Justice Center 23 24 il. CALL TO ORDER— 6:00 p.m. 25 26 Scholz: Good evening and welcome to the Planning and Zoning Commission 27 Worksession for Tuesday, November 18, 2008. It is 6:00; I'm calling this session 28 to order. 29 30 1. APPROVAL OF WORK SESSION MINUTES — September 16, 2008 31 32 :3cholz: The first item on the agenda is approval of the worksession minutes of September 33 16, 2008. 1 trust you've all read your minutes, I downloaded mine and scanned 34 them very carefully and found a couple of corrections. Are there any additions or 35 corrections? No? Okay, I found two, page 11 line 45; it should be cleaver not 36 clever. We were talking about clever disguises for the viewing of the University 37 Avenue improvements which is Wednesday; yes the nose and all that sort of 38 thing. And then page 19 line 18; 1 think it should be forget and it was f-o-r-g-e, 39 forge instead of forget. Anyway, you can check that. Okay? Any other additions 40 or corrections? Alright, I'll entertain a motion to... 41 42 3)hipley: I move to approve the minutes. 43 44 )cholz: Okay, is there a second? 45 46 vans: I second. 47 48 >cholz: All those in favor say aye. 49 1 I ALL COMMISSIONERS MEMBERS -AYE. 2 3 Scholz: Those opposed same sign. And abstentions? It's passed, we have approved the 4 Worksession minutes of September 16, 2008. 5 6 III. FAIR HOUSING AWARENESS TRAINING 7 8 Scholz: Next on the agenda is Fair Housing Awareness training. I trust you've all signed 9 the sign-in roster and we have our packets and we're going to hear from... 10 11 Dollahon: Good evening Mr. Chairman, Members of the Commission. My name is David 12 Dollahon, I'm the City... 13 14 Scholz: You'll have to get the microphone a little closer to, there we go. 15 16 Dollahon: I'm the City's Neighborhood Services Administrator which means we will do this 17 every two years because most of your Board appointments are tied to City 18 elections and so when new City elections occur we will be re-training all of the 19 Boards. We thank you for your time, we will probably see you in 2010, so those 20 of you who are still on the Commission and still desire to serve, we'll see you 21 then. If not, thank you for your time and please understand you're not the only 22 ones. We've done the Planning and Zoning Commission, Parks and Rec 23 Advisory Board, Capital Improvement Advisory Committee, Transit Advisory 24 Board, Health and Human Services because you all play a role in decision making 25 that could affect housing and fair housing in the future, so we thank you for you 26 time. 27 28 'Training on Fair Housing Awareness conducted by Merced Jasso, Fair Housing Specialist with 29 Border Fair Housing & Economic Justice Center from 6:02 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. 30 31 V. DISCUSSION OF OTHER ITEMS 32 33 ` cholz: Thank you. Okay, Gary you have anything else for us tonight from Community 34 Development? 35 36 -iembree: Chairman, Commissioners, the only thing I have is the packets will be delivered to 37 you tomorrow. We had some problems getting them out today, so that's the item 38 that I have. 39 40 ,)cholz; Okay. I was hoping you were going to remind us of that, let's see, it's the 41 University Avenue, oh, what's it called? 42 43 :)hipley: The University Avenue Corridor Plan. 44 45 "-cholz: Thank you, University Avenue Corridor Plan which will be on view tomorrow from 46 9:00 until 5:00 at 901 E. University, I believe? 47 48 1 embree: That's correct, yes, sorry about that. 49 2 AWN 0 1 Shipley: It's in the evenings too, isn't it? 2 3 Hembree: I believe it is, yes. We can probably get you guys, there's a series of the 4 meetings. We could get you the schedule. 5 6 Shipley: Yeah, but Wednesday, Thursday, I think it was Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7 evening. 8 9 Scholz: I believe it was, yeah, oh evening? I thought it was during the day. 10 11 Shipley: I think on Monday it was from 9:00 — 5:00 and Tuesday and Wednesday and 12 Thursday it's the evenings. 13 14 Crane: Which particular building is that? 15 16 Hembree: It's Starbucks. Starbucks on University, there. 17 18 Crane: Okay, thank you. 19 20 Scholz: Okay, gentlemen, we are... 21 22 Bustos: Can we get the answers to this thing? 23 24 Scholz: You mean you don't know the answers at this point? 25 26 Dollahon: You can adjourn and we'll give the answers if that's the will of the Commission. 27 28 Scholz: Sure, that's fine, yeah. 29 30 Crane: It can't become part of the records? 31 32 V. ADJOURNMENT - 7:31 p.m. 33 34 Scholz: Okay, we are adjourned at 7:31. 35 36 37 38 39 p ! 7 f 40 30hairperson 3