2. CITIZEN COMMENTS If citizens wish to speak on a matter concerning the Glendale Planning Commission that is not on the printed agenda, please complete a Citizen Comments Card and provide it to the designated staff person prior to the beginning of the meeting. Once your name is called by the Chairperson, please proceed to the podium and state your name and address for the record. Please limit your comments to a period of three minutes or less.
1. STRUCTURED SOBER LIVING HOMES ZTA19-03: A request by City of Glendale Planning Commission to amend various sections of the Zoning Code related to the definition of sober living homes and place controls on the number and location of such facilities in a manner consistent with Federal and State laws. Sober living homes will be regulated similarly to other Group Homes in the Zoning Code. The intent is to provide reasonable protections for neighboring residential properties while allowing such group homes as required by Federal Law. City-wide. Staff Contact: Thomas Ritz, AICP, Senior Planner, 623-930-2588. STAFF REQUESTS TABLING THIS ITEM.
a. This report allows the Staff of the Planning Division to update the Commission and the public. The Commission is prohibited from discussing or acting on any of the items presented by the Staff since they are not itemized on the Planning Commission Agenda.
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS For special accommodations, please contact Diana Figueroa at (623) 930-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting. Hearing impaired persons may use the Arizona Relay Service by dialing 711. Pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431(4), one or more members of the Planning Commission may be unable to attend the meeting in person and may participate telephonically. In accordance with Title 38 of the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.), upon a public majority vote of a quorum of the Planning Commission, the Commission may hold an executive session, which will not be open to the public, regarding any item listed on the agenda but only for the following purposes: (i) discussion or consideration of records exempt by law from public inspection (A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(2)) (ii) discussion or consultation for legal advice with the city's attorneys (A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(3)) (iii) discussion or consultation with the city's attorneys regarding the city's position regarding contracts that are the subject of negotiations, in pending or contemplated litigation, or in settlement discussions conducted in order to avoid or resolved litigation (A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(4)) Confidentiality requirements pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.03(C)(D): Any person receiving executive session information pursuant to A.R.S. 38-431.02 shall not disclose that information except to the Attorney General or County Attorney by agreement of the Planning Commission, or as otherwise ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction.