No. 04SV004 - Pioneer Subdivision
A request by Sperlich Consulting, Inc. for 16 Plus, LLP to consider an application for a Variance to the Subdivision Regulations to waive the requirement to construct curb, gutter, sidewalk, street light conduit, water, sewer, pavement and to dedicate right-of-way along a collector street and to waive the requirement to construct curb, gutter, sidewalk, street light conduit, water, sewer and pavement along a Section Line Highway as per Chapter 16.16 of the Rapid City Municipal Code on a portion of Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, located in the NE1/4 of the NE1/4, Section 34, T1N, R7E, BHM, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota; more fully described as follows: Commencing at a point on the section line between to Sections 27 and 34, common to the northeasterly corner of said Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, and the Point of Beginning; Thence, first course: S0000'00"E, along the easterly boundary of said Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, common with the westerly edge of the statutory section line right-of-way, and common with the westerly edge of U.S. Highway 16 right-of-way, a distance of 109.69 feet, to an angle point; Thence, second course: S0720'00"W, along the easterly boundary of said Tract 2, common with the westerly edge of the right-of-way of U.S. Highway 16, a distance of 303.97 feet, to the northeasterly corner of Lot 3 of Moon Ridge Subdivision; Thence, third course: S8953'10"W, along the northerly boundary of said Lot 3 of Moon Ridge Subdivision, a distance of 1247.37 feet, to a point on the westerly boundary of said Tract 2, common with the northwesterly corner of said Lot 3 of Moon Ridge Subdivision; Thence, fourth course: N0011'53"E, along the westerly boundary of said Tract 2, a distance of 411.10 feet, to a point on the section line common to Sections 27 and 34, common to a point the southerly boundary of Lot 5 of Godfrey Addition, and common to the northwesterly corner of said Tract 2; Thence, fifth course: N8952'53"E, along the northerly boundary of said Tract 2, common to the section line between to Sections 27 and 34, and common with the southerly boundary of Lots 4 and 5 of said Godfrey Addition, a distance of 796.18 feet, to an angle point; Thence, sixth course: N8950'57"E, along the northerly boundary of said Tract 2, common to the section line between to Sections 27 and 34, and common with the southerly boundary of Lots 3 and 4 of said Godfrey Addition, a distance of 466.12 feet, to an angle point; Thence, seventh course: S8910'40"E, along the northerly boundary of said Tract 2, common to the section line between to Sections 27 and 34, a distance of 22.45 feet, to the northeasterly corner of said Tract 2, and the Point of Beginning; said parcel contains 12.000 acres more or less; and, a portion of Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, and a portion of the W1/2 of the NE1/4 of Section 34, located in the NE1/4, Section 34, T1N, R7E, BHM, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota; More fully described as follows: Commencing at northwesterly corner of said Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, common to a point on the southerly boundary of Lot 5 of Godfrey Addition, and the Point of Beginning; Thence, first course: N8952'3"E, along the Section Line common to Sections 27 and 34, common with the northerly boundary of said Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, and common with the southerly boundary of Lot 5 of Godfrey Addition, a distance of 48.99 feet; Thence, second course: southwesterly, curving to the left on a curve with a radius of 960.00 feet, a delta angle of 1822'16", an arc length of 307.81 feet, a chord bearing of S0923'33"W, and a chord distance of 306.49 feet, to a point of tangency; Thence, third course: S0012'25"W, a distance of 108.82 feet; Thence, fourth course: S8953'10"W, a distance of 80.00 feet; Thence, fifth course: N0012'25"E, a distance of 109.26 feet; Thence, sixth course: northeasterly, curving to the right on a curve with a radius of 1040.00 feet, a delta angle of 1653'09", an arc length of 306.50 feet, a chord bearing of N0838'59"E, and a chord distance of 305.39 feet, to a point on the Section Line common to Sections 27 and 34, common with the southerly boundary of Lot 5 of Godfrey Addition; Thence, seventh course: N8952'53"E, along the Section Line common to Sections 27 and 34, common with the southerly boundary of Lot 5 of Godfrey Addition, a distance of 35.10 feet to the northwesterly corner of said Tract 2 of Pioneer Subdivision, common to a point on the southerly boundary of Lot 5 of Godfrey Addition, and the Point of Beginning; said parcel 0.764 acres more or less, more generally described as being located northwest of the U.S. Highway 16 and Moon Meadows Road.

Staff recommends that the Variance to the Subdivision Regulations be continued to the May 17, 2004 City Council meeting as the stipulations of approval have not been met.

PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION:
Planning Commission recommended that the Variance to the Subdivision Regulations to waive the requirement to construct curb, gutter, sidewalk, street light conduit, water, sewer, pavement and to dedicate right-of-way along a collector street and to waive the requirement to construct curb, gutter, sidewalk, street light conduit, water, sewer and pavement along a Section Line Highway be approved with the following stipulation:

1. Prior to Preliminary Plat approval by the City Council, the applicant shall sign a waiver of right to protest any future assessments for the improvements.

VOTE: (6 to 2 with Brown, Fast Wolf, Hoffmann, Nash, Schmidt and Wevik voting yes and Henning and Prairie Chicken voting no)