Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 6, 2013
June 6, 2013 Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #11

Long Bar Pointe Map Amendment - PA-13-03 - Legislative - Shelley Hamilton

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Shelley Hamilton


941-748-4501 ext. 6863

Action Requested


Based upon the evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, the recommendation to TRANSMIT by the Planning Commission, the technical support documents, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the provisions of the Community Planning Act as codified in applicable portions of Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes and the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan, I move to TRANSMIT Plan Amendment PA-13-03 with a condition that limits development to 1,086 single family units, 2,531 multi family, 300 room hotel, 300 berth marina, 72,000 square feet of office, a 120,000 square feet of commercial; and 84,000 square foot conference center, as recommded by the Planning Commission.

Commissioner Chappie

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Community Planning Act, Chapter 163, Part II, Florida Statutes

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Plan

Background Discussion
  • The applicant seeks approval of an Amendment to the Future Land Use Map from RES-9 (Residential – 9 dwelling units per gross) to MU (Mixed Use).  The subject parcel is located on the El Conquistador Parkway in Southwest Manatee County;
  • The site contains 463.2 + acres; 294.7 + acres of which are within the Coastal High Hazard area;
  • No increase in units beyond what they can get today;
  • The MU FLU designation will permit a unified development plan, utilizing a mixture of unit types that will be supported by commercial and professional uses;
  • No development details have been submitted with the map amendment, and details will be reviewed at later stages in the review process;
  • An existing Local Development Agreement (LDA) grants a limited amount of vested trips to future development (PM Peak Hour trip capacity for 1,658 residential units) OR 9,716 daily transportation trips.  However, the applicant submitted a limited Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) which identified the following uses:  1,086 single family units, 2,531 multi-family units, a 300 room hotel, 300 berth marina, 72,000 sq. ft. of office uses, 120,000 sq. ft. of commercial uses, and an 84,000 sq. ft. conference center.  The applicant will be tied to those uses through a condition in the Section “D” of the Comprehensive Plan;
  • Staff recommends approval.
  • On May 9, 2013, by a vote of 7 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended transmittal.

• A summary of the public comment received at the May 9, 2013 Planning Commission public hearing are in the staff report attached to this memo.

County Attorney Review
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Explanation of Other
Written Comments available from Sarah Schenk.

Reviewing Attorney

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Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Staff Report - Long Bar Pointe - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Maps - Future Land Use, Zoning and Aerial - Long Bar Pointe - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Consistenty to State Comp Plan PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Cultural Resource Assesment Survey - Long Bar Pointe - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  LDA-06-04 as amended - Long Bar Pointe - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Limited Comprehensive Plan Traffic Analysis - Long Bar Pointe - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13.pdf
Attachment:  Public Comment Letters - Long Bar Pointe - PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Slideshow - LOng Bar Pointe PA-13-03 - 6-6-13 BC.pdf