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b. Staff will review the request and publish the appropriate public hearing notices for Planning and Zoning (P&Z) and City Council.
c. Ten days prior to the zoning chnage being sent to P&Z, letter will be sent out to every property owner within 200' of the subject property.
d. The zoning change request is considered first by the Planning and Zoning Commission with a public hearing and a recommendation made to City Council to grant the request, deny the request or grant the request with modifications. If the P&Z feels they do not have enough information to consider the request, they can postpone the item to allow for additional information to be furnished. The City Council cannot take action on the item until they receive a recommendation from P&Z.
e. The Council must then hold a public hearing prior to consideration of the item. If the recommendation from the P&Z Commission was to approve, approval of the item requires a majority of Council voting in favor. If the recommendation from the P&Z Commission was to not approve, the item would require a super-majority vote of Council to approve (6 votes). With approval of two reads of the amending ordinance, the zoning change is in effect.
b. Staff reviews the site plan and provides comments back to the developer for revisions.
c. Once the site plan details are in compliance with City ordinances and agreed upon by staff and the developer, staff will take the site plan to Planning and Zoning for consideration.
d. The Commission may recommend approval as submitted; suggest modifications, or denial prior to forwarding the site plan to Council for consideration.
e. Once a recommendation is reached by P&Z, the site plan is sent to Council for final approval. The Council may suggest modifications as well.
A governmental body that has an internet website is required to post notice of a meeting on the internet website concurrently with the physical posting of the hard copy of the agenda displayed on the bulletin board. The actual agenda must be posted online in municipalities of 48,000 or more. Although Highland Village is less than 48,000, our agendas are posted on the City’s website 72 hours prior to a meeting taking place.
The Denton Record-Chronicle is a publication that meets the above requirements, and per Resolution 2007-1967, was designated as the official newspaper for the City of Highland Village.
In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines, which specify mosquito spraying is most effective when it is targeted and strategic in nature, the City may consider spraying in an area which meets the following criteria:• A cluster of human West Nile Virus cases and, • Positive West Nile Virus mosquito sampling in a targeted area• Concurrent larvacide treatment
For more information on pesticides and health, consult the US Environmental Protection Agency, which oversees the registration of these chemicals. The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) can also provide information through a toll-free number, 1-800-858-7378 or online.