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File #: 20-257    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Study Session Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 6/11/2020 Final action: 6/11/2020
Title: Major Special Use Permit Amendment (SUP-18-05) Smoke Tree Resort 7101 E Lincoln Drive - Work Study Session
Indexes: Smoketree Resort
Code sections: Article XI - Special Uses and Additional Use Regs
Attachments: 1. A - Application, 2. B - Vicinity Map & Related Maps, 3. C.1 - Narrative and Plans Compressed, 4. C.2 - Parking Study and Associated Documents, 5. C.3 - Traffic Impact Analysis, 6. C.4 - Preliminary Drainage Report, 7. C.5 - Wastewater Capacity Study, 8. C.6 - Water Service Impact Study, 9. D - SUP Guidelines, 10. E - General Plan Policies, 11. F - SUP History, 12. G - Statement of Direction, 13. H - Public Notification Materials, 14. I - Public Comments, 15. J - Planning Commission Meeting Minutes, 16. K - PowerPoint Presentation
TO: Mayor Bien-Willner and Town Council Members

FROM: Jill Keimach, Town Manager
Jeremy Knapp, Community Development Director

DATE: June 11, 2020

DEPARTMENT: Community Development

Staff Contact Jeremy Knapp, Community Development Director, 480-348-3522

Major Special Use Permit Amendment (SUP-18-05)
Smoke Tree Resort 7101 E Lincoln Drive - Work Study Session

Gentree LLC, the property owner of the Smoke Tree Resort is seeking redevelopment of the property located at 7101 East Lincoln Drive (APN 174-64-003A) via a major amendment to the site's existing Special Use Permit - Resort zoning. The application is attached as Attachment A, below. The proposed redevelopment of this property will be a complete demolition of all existing structures and construction of a resort.

Receive current information on the status of the application and provide feedback to the applicant and town staff to determine the preferred process moving forward.

Town Council Consideration
After the application was recommended for denial by the Planning Commission in March 2019, the applicant updated their submittal to address some of the concerns identified by the Commission. In March 2019 Town Staff presented to Town Council the revised request in work study session. Council had concerns specifically regarding the for-sale product among other items. In May 2019 the applicant made a presentation to Town Council where generally the Council indicated support to redevelop the property. Specific Council opposition was unanimously expressed with regard to the project's density and its for-sale condo element. It was the expectation of Council the applicant would respond to the Council's concerns and present a revised plan to staff for review prior to placing the item on a future agenda item. The applicant submitted revised plans for staff review in September, October, and November, 2019. At that time...

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