Good evening, COGS E-News Reader.
Council meeting was very lengthy this
evening with approval of a new 4 story
office/residential building in Civic
Center next to AZ 88, increases in
city fees, 2016/17 budget discussions
and tightening of allowed marijuana
business locations. But, because there
are so many important public
meeting on proposed new projects
in or near neighborhoods, this
newsletter will concentrate on
alerting you so you don’t miss getting
your voice heard.
COMMUNITY MEETINGS, HEARINGS and
Reata Wash Flood Control Study
is tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18th at
5:30 pm in Copper Ridge School
cafeteria 10101 N. Thompson Peak
Thursday, May 19 at 9 am
Purple Heart Run for Veterans
begins in front of the Chaplain Statue
on the eastern side of city hall.
Via Linda Senior Center
Sock Hop begins at 6 pm
at 10440 E. Via Linda. At
7 pm in the Granite Reef Senior
Center in room 8, The
Community Council of Scottsdale
will host Rob Millar of the
Economic Development Department. Get
your questions answered on the
McDowell Corridor business growth and
other southern Scottsdale issues.
Expect a lively discussion.
May 25th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm
residents in the area of Granite
Reef/McDonald Drive will receive
detailed information on the proposed
rezoning and building of 36
residential units and 2200 sq.ft. of
commercial floor area at 8340
E. McDonald Drive. The public
meeting will be in the John XXIII Hall
at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
6261 N. Granite Reef Rd. Case #
is the POSA Shred-it-Event
beginning at 7 am in the Wal-mart
parking lot at 15355 N. Northsight
Saturday, June 11th
is the Mighty Mud Mania
in Chaparral Park on Hayden Road
between McDonald Drive and Chaparral
Road. Children are organized into age
groups and assigned specific times to
flop, drop and muddy-up. Go to the
city website for
search-“Mighty Mud Mania”.
Farms Appeal 2 UP-2015 located
11250-East Arabian Park Drive.
The Board of Adjustment appeal
5-BA-2016 and 6 BA-2016 scheduled for
June 1st have received a request from
both parties to have the appeal
continued and heard on Wednesday,
June 22nd, 6 pm in the Kiva (city
VARIOUS COMMISSION FUTURE AGENDA
ITEMS OF IMPORTANCE:
May 19th: 1 pm Development
3 agenda items: Skye on
McDowell 58 lot residential
subdivision on SW corner of McDowell
Rd and 68th St. , SHED
commercial east of Civic Center at
3723 N. 75th Street and One
Scottsdale 576,000 sq ft
office in 4 and 3 story buildings plus
2 multiple level parking structures
and 4 future commercial pads on 21.6
acres north of the 101 freeway at
20001 N. Scottsdale Rd. 6 pm
Transportation Commission agenda
items: Speaker 2016
Transportation, Neighborhood Traffic
Management, Citywide Traffic Volume
and the Transportation Master Plan.
May 20th 2 PM Joint Meeting
of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve
Commission and the McDowell Sonoran
action—just discussion) held at Pima
Rd/Pinnacle Peak Rd. in the Florence
Ely Nelson Park building at 8950 E.
Pinnacle Peak Rd—behind the shopping
New Proposed Cases—Are any near
your neighborhood or business?
Ironwood Drive and 120th Street.
The owner is requesting a variance to
Zoning Ordinance pertaining to the
required side yard setback with
Single-Family Residential (R1-43)
zoning, located at 12062 E.
Scottsdale Road and Acoma Drive.
The owner is requesting a Zoning
District Map Amendment from Industrial
Park (I-1) zoning to Highway
Commercial (C-3) zoning on an
approximate 2.46-acre site, located at
14601 N. Scottsdale Road.
Hayden Road and Royal Palm Road.
The owner is requesting exterior
renovations, a new building addition,
the demo of an existing building, and
pedestrian connections with Planned
Neighborhood Center (PNC) and Planned
Community Development (PCD) zoning,
located at 8300 N. Hayden Road.
Indian School Road and 5th Avenue.
The owner is requesting approval of a
site plan, landscape plan, and
building elevations for a remodel and
addition to an existing commercial
building on an approximately 0.24-acre
site with Central Business, Downtown
Overlay (C-2/DO) zoning, located at
6824 E. 5th Ave.
Stetson Drive and 75th Street.
The owner is requesting a Conditional
Use Permit for Live Entertainment for
an existing 9,609-square-foot
establishment with Downtown/Office
Residential Type 2 Downtown Overlay
(D/OR-2 DO) zoning, located at 4341
N. 75th St.
Contractors of the new patient
7575 E. Earll Drive
have filed a noise mitigation plan.
Their notice warns of construction
noise from January 2016 to March 2017
as they build for Banner Health
Hospital. Several years ago, COGS
worked closely with the city to
originate and write a Construction
Noise Ordinance to protect residential
areas from excessive noise. It
requires neighborhood notices when
summer nights are used to pour
concrete, sets morning start and
evening stop times for summer and
winter months and restricts Saturday
and Sunday hours. They
recently notified that on May 10th
hours are modified because of adverse
temperatures and work will begin at 4
am and will conclude no later than 7
pm. Details on the city
“Construction Noise Ordinance”.
For the Coalition of Greater
Scottsdale (COGS) Board of Directors,
Kirtley, Chair e-mail
Coalition of Greater Scottsdale
8924 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Suite G5, PMB 518
Scottsdale, AZ 85250