COGS AND THE
POLITICAL SEASON: The Coalition of
Greater Scottsdale is a 501 c (3)
nonprofit all-volunteer organization.
We sponsor a totally separate
entity, the COGS Political Committee
who interviewed the city council
candidates in August, are attending
available public forums, and will make
candidate endorsement(s) October 6th.
All of the Scottsdale
candidates have responded to the COGS
PC questionnaire and it is available
for your review on their website
Please compare their positions
and experiences to your city vision.
As a public service, COGS and the
Community Council of Scottsdale
PUBLIC FORUMS for you to meet the
six city council candidates. These are
scheduled September 7, 15 and October
5. Details are available on our
Meet the candidates
face-to-face and make an informed
decision on your November ballot.
Doesn’t look as important a
link as it is.
that guide your city government
decisions for planning, ordinances,
zoning changes, development/building
standards, open space protection and
all those issues that affect YOUR
quality of life and your home
INVESTMENT are captured in that
When you open it you will have
the opportunity to review and comment
on the proposed General Plan 2035
draft. It has many elements beside
just Land Issues that will affect you
personally in your home and in the
important Scottsdale businesses.
Public Hearings will be held in
the southern area Sept 6th
then far northern Sept 7th
and Sept 8 all 5:30 to 7:30
pm. The Planning Commissioners will
hear speakers Oct 5th at
Copper Ridge School 5 pm and October
26th 5 pm in city hall.
The city council will vote
December 1st and 2nd
to accept, modify or reject the draft
parts. They will also decide whether
to put it on a ballot in 2017. The
previous GP draft was voter rejected.
Plan Amendment Cases, Process, &
State Statute requires that all
major General Plan amendments be
presented at one City Council hearing
per calendar year – the same calendar
year in which they are initiated.
There are two major General Plan
amendment requests this year. The
first, Desert Mountain Parcel 19 (5-GP-2016), has been initiated by a
private applicant. The second major,
City of Scottsdale General
Plan 2035 (Case 6-GP-2016), has
been initiated by the City of
Neighborhood Find real-time
information about construction
activity, development requests,
building permits, code enforcement
notices and crime activity. Visit our
online map and simply enter an
address or intersection and see all
activity submitted to the city for the
last six months.
Cases—Are any near you? Open the case
link for details.
Near Paradise Drive and 68th
Place. The owner is requesting
approval of the site plan, landscape
plan and building elevations for an
existing ranch house, two new horse
barns, a new tack barn and a new hay
barn, all totaling approximately
25,800 square feet of building area,
for a boarding, training and
rehabilitation facility for horses on
a 6.25-acre site, located at
12011 N. 68th St.
SE Corner of Scottsdale Road and
Chauncey Lane. The owner is
requesting approval of the site plan,
landscape plan and building elevations
for a new mixed-use development on a
12.26 acre site with Planned Regional (PRC) zoning.
Chauncey Lane Market Place
Near 60th Street and Dove
Valley. The owner is requesting
approval for the modification of an
existing wireless communication
facility, including the removal
of three existing antennas and
installation of six new long term
evolution (LTE) antennas, on a
football field light pole at
Cactus Shadows High School,
33016 N. 60th St.
Near McDonald Drive and 86th
Street. The applicant is
requesting approval of a repaint of
the existing buildings on the site,
8620 E. McDonald Drive.
Near Camelback Road and Parkway
Avenue. The owner is requesting
approval to modify the building
elevation on the west side of the
Cortesian apartment building
located adjacent to E. Camelback Road
(Units 7751 through 7757 E. Camelback
Road) to add a new 12 foot tall by 24
foot wide painted mural, located at
7749 E. Camelback Road.
Near 69th Street and Main
Street. The owner is requesting
approval of a Zoning District Map
Amendment from Central Business,
Downtown Overlay and Parking P-2;
Passenger Vehicle Parking, Downtown
Overlay (C-2/DO and P-2/DO) zoning to
Downtown, Downtown Multiple Use,
Downtown Overlay (D/DMU/DO) zoning on
a 1.93 acre site, located on the
southeast corner of 69th Street and Main Street.
Near McDowell Road and 68th St.
The owner is requesting approval of
the building elevations, gate details
and theme wall design for a plat that
was previously approved by the
Development Review Board, located at
6801 E. McDowell Road.
Near 73rd Street and Butherus
Drive. The owner is requesting
approval of a Zoning District Map
an amendment of stipulation from the previously approved rezoning
case for Phase III Blocks L & M of
Scottsdale Quarter (18-ZN-2013) as
well as minor modifications to the
Development Plan to Block L, at
15125 N. Scottsdale Road.
Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
…..3830 N. Marshall Way just south of
Sept 16, Friday 6 to 8 pm Member’s
preview of Coleman Exhibit.
Saturday 9:30 am the
exhibit will be opened to the public.
Sept 27, Tuesday 10 am to 2 pm
Homeschool Day. Parents/guardians
are invited to bring their
home-schooled student to appreciate
and experience the western culture and
artwork. Organize your fellow
home-school families and make a day of
it in Old Town. Details at this link
For the Coalition of Greater
Scottsdale (COGS) Board of Directors,
Kirtley, Chair e-mail
Coalition of Greater Scottsdale
7904 E. Chaparral Rd., Suite 110, PMB 127
Scottsdale, AZ 85250