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File #: O-1920-28    Version: 1 Name: Ruby Grant Park Rezoning to PL
Type: Zoning Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE O-1920-28 UPON SECOND AND FINAL READING: AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, AMENDING SECTION 460 OF CHAPTER 22 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF NORMAN SO AS TO REMOVE THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW/4) OF SECTION ELEVEN (11), TOWNSHIP NINE (9) NORTH, RANGE THREE (3) WEST OF THE INDIAN MERIDIAN, TO NORMAN, CLEVELAND COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FROM THE A-2, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT AND PLACE THE SAME IN THE PL, PARK LAND DISTRICT, OF SAID CITY; AND PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY THEREOF. (SOUTHEAST CORNER OF 36TH AVENUE N.W. AND FRANKLIN ROAD)
Attachments: 1. Ruby Grant Park Rezone Prelim Slides, 2. City Council Staff Report, 3. O-1920-28, 4. Location Map, 5. Staff Report - Ruby Grant Park, 6. Ruby Grant Site Plans, 7. Pre-Development Summary, 8. 12-12-19 PC Minutes - Item 3 - Ruby Grant Park
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CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE O-1920-28 UPON SECOND AND FINAL READING: AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, AMENDING SECTION 460 OF CHAPTER 22 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF NORMAN SO AS TO REMOVE THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW/4) OF SECTION ELEVEN (11), TOWNSHIP NINE (9) NORTH, RANGE THREE (3) WEST OF THE INDIAN MERIDIAN, TO NORMAN, CLEVELAND COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FROM THE A-2, RURAL AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT AND PLACE THE SAME IN THE PL, PARK LAND DISTRICT, OF SAID CITY; AND PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY THEREOF. (SOUTHEAST CORNER OF 36TH AVENUE N.W. AND FRANKLIN ROAD)

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SYNOPSIS The City of Norman is requesting to rezone from A-2, Rural Agricultural District to PL, Park Land to develop Ruby Grant Park.

ANALYSIS: This site has been planned for a large regional Norman Park in northwest Norman for many years. The land was purchased from the OU Foundation in 2006 and the Master Plan for the park was completed and adopted by City Council in 2008. Funds are now available to develop the park as part of Norman Forward; platting and rezoning is required to bring the parcel into compliance.

ALTERNATIVES/ISSUES:

IMPACTS This interactive park will be an amenity to Norman; there are no other large regional parks located in northwest Norman. There are three separate access sites into the park with amenities; access off of Interstate Drive on the east side of the park will have a parking lot with a dog park, access off 36th Avenue N.W. will have a small pavilion and playground area and access off Franklin Road will have a pavilion and athletic practice fields. Each of these parking areas will have trail heads that will guide visitors throughout the park trails. There is a Water Quality Protection Zone (WQPZ) that protects the riparian buffer throughout the park and trails will be incorporated with this natural amenity. There will be a variety of trail types that will be integrated into the parks natural topography as well as cross county...

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