City Hall, Council Chambers
William E. Dollar Municipal Building
200 N. Fifth Street
Garland, Texas
September 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

A meeting of the Plan Commission of the City of Garland, Texas will be held at the aforementioned location, date, and time to discuss and consider the following agenda items.

A pre-meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the same location as the regular meeting.  The agenda for the pre-meeting is the same as for the regular meeting, and may include additional items as set forth below.

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  It is the custom and tradition of the members of the Plan Commission to have an invocation and recital of the Pledge of Allegiance prior to the beginning of the meeting.  Members of the audience are invited to participate.  However, members of the audience are not required to participate.  The decision to participate is strictly a matter of personal choice and has no bearing on matters to be considered by the Plan Commission and will not affect the decisions to be made during the meeting.
All items under this section are recommended for approval by a single motion of the Plan Commission, without discussion.  The Plan Commission has had the opportunity to review each of these items during a pre-meeting.  The Chairman will announce the agenda and provide an opportunity for members of the audience and the Plan Commission to request that an item be removed and considered separately.
a.   Consider approval of Minutes for the September 9, 2019 meeting.
a.   P 19-23 Firewheel Lofts Final Plat
Speaker Regulations:

Anyone wishing to speak for, against, or on agenda items must fill out a speaker card and give it to the Plan Commission Secretary before speaking (cards are located at the entrance to the Council Chambers).  The Chairman will recognize speakers; he may impose a time limit and may provide for rebuttal.  All comments and testimony are to be presented from the podium.
a.   Consideration of the application of Brian Cole Henson, requesting approval of 1) a Change in Zoning from Single-Family-7 (SF-7) District to Downtown (DT) District with Uptown (U) Sub-District; 2) a Downtown Development Plan for a Social Service Facility/Agency Use, Medical Clinic Use and Dwelling, Accessory- Guard/Manager/Caretaker; 3) a House Conversion from a Residential Use to a Non-Residential Use; and 4) a Major Waiver to allow a Freestanding Sign; and 5) a Major Waiver to establish the property with existing improvements. This property is located at 920 West Avenue D. (District 2) (File Z 19-26, DD 19-02 and HC 19-01)
b.   Consideration of the application of CDS Development Services, requesting approval of a Specific Use Provision for a Restaurant, Drive Through on a property zoned Community Retail (CR) District. This property is located at 5724 Broadway Blvd. (District 4) (File Z 19-28)
a.   Consideration of the application of Entertainment Properties Group, requesting approval of a Master Sign Plan on a property zoned Planned Development (PD) District 17-35 which allows consideration of deviations to Chapter 4, Article 5 of the Garland Development Code regarding sign size. This property is located at 5902 President George Bush Turnpike. (District 1) (File SV 19-02)
b.   Consider amendments to Chapter 2, Sections 2.51 and 2.52; and Chapter 6, Section 6.03 of the Garland Development Code creating a definition and regulations for “Makerspace (Hackerspace)” uses.

NOTICE: The Plan Commission may recess from the open session and convene in a closed session if the discussion of any of the listed agenda items concerns matters regarding priviledged and unpriviiledged client information deemed confidential by Rule 1.05 of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct.  Sec. 551.071, Tex. Gov't Code.

NOTE: A quorum of the City Council may be in attendance and may or may not participate in the discussions of the Committee or board.