Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 3, 2016
REVISED March 3, 2016 - Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #6

PA-15-02/Ordinance 16-15 fka 15-32 - Manasara Corp./Tennessee Street Property, LLC - DTS20150243 - Legislative - Margaret Tusing

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information


   Margaret Tusing, Principal Planner, 941-748-4501 ext. 6828


   Bobbi Roy, Planning Coordinator, 941-748-4501 ext. 6878

Action Requested


Based upon the evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, the technical support documents, the action of the Planning Commission, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with 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 ADOPT Plan Amendment PA-15-02, as recommended by the Planning Commission.


Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Background Discussion

• Mr. Stephen Novacki with Picerne Development Corporation of Florida, agent for the property owner, is requesting approval of a Large Scale Map Amendment from the existing future land use category of MU (Mixed Use) to RES-16 (Residential – 16 dwelling units per gross acre).

• The Plan Amendment site is approximately 25.6 acres of land located on the north side of University Parkway between Florida Street on the east and the S.C.L. railroad on the west, and south of Broadway Avenue.

• Soleil West, a single family detached subdivision, and Soleil Condominium, a single family attached project, are located to the north of the site.  Various non-residential uses are located south of the site.  To the east is vacant property with MU future land use category and LM zoning.  To the west is the S.C.L. Railroad, a concrete batch plant, and SRQ Park of Commerce.

• The development trend along University Parkway is for a mixture of development types consisting of residential, commercial, and industrial. 

• The area is served by utilities, county schools, roadway network, libraries, fire and public safety.  

• There are no jurisdictional wetlands, native habitat nor endangered species on the project site. 

• Staff recommends approval.

• On December 10, 2015, by a vote of 7 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval.

• A summary of the public comment at the December 10, 2015 Planning Commission public hearing are in the staff report attached to this memo.

• On January 7, 2016, by a vote of 6 – 1, the Board of County Commissioners transmitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

• A summary of the public comment at the January 7, 2016 Board of County Commissioners public hearing are in the staff report attached to this memo.

• The following agencies responded to the transmittal packages: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, The Office of Intergovernmental Programs of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, The Florida Department of Transportation, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and Southwest Florida Water Management District.


County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other

Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded by email on November 20, 2015.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the Ordinance when signed to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org for timely distribution to Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Maps - Future Land Use, Zoning and Aerials - Oasis at University - PA-15-02 - 1-7-16 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Staff Report -Oasis at University PA-15-02 -3-3-16 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - Manasara Corp Oasis at University - PA-15-02 Ord. 16-15 - Bradenton Herald - 3-3-16BC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - Manasara Corp Oasis at University - PA-15-02-Ord. 16-15 fka 15-32 - Sarasota Herald Tribune - 3-3-16BCC.pdf
Attachment:  Backup Data and Analysis - Oasis Comprehensive Plan Amendment - PA-15-02.pdf
Attachment:  School Report - Oasis at University - PA-15-02 - Ord. 15-32 - DTS20150243.pdf
Attachment:  Traffic Impact Statement with Approval Letter.pdf
Attachment:  Agency Comments - Oasis at University - PA-15-02 - Ord. 16-15 fka 15-32.pdf
Attachment:  Ordinance 16-15 fka 15-32 - PA-15-02 - Manasara Corp - Tennessee Street Property - 3-3-16BCC.pdf
Attachment:  Public Comments - Oasis at University - PA-15-02.pdf