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File #: ID 15-1222    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item
File created: 11/11/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/1/2015 Final action:
Title: Consider adoption of an ordinance approving an Economic Development Agreement under Chapter 380 of the Local Government Code to promote economic development and to stimulate business activity in the city of Denton between the City of Denton and BUC-EE's LTD, regarding the development of an approximate 38-acre parcel of land generally located on the west side I-35 E, north of Wind River Lane, in south Denton; authorizing the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Preliminary Staff Report, 2. Exhibit 2 - Aerial Map, 3. Exhibit 3 - Zoning Map, 4. Exhibit 4 - Future Land Use Map, 5. Exhibit 5 - Preliminary Concept Site Plan, 6. Exhibit 6 - Elevations, 7. Exhibit 7 - Public Infrastructure Costs, 8. Exhibit 8 - Buc-ee's Presentation
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Agenda Information Sheet

DEPARTMENT: Development Services/Economic Development

CM/ ACM: Jon Fortune

Date: December 1, 2015

SUBJECT
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Consider adoption of an ordinance approving an Economic Development Agreement under Chapter 380 of the Local Government Code to promote economic development and to stimulate business activity in the city of Denton between the City of Denton and BUC-EE's LTD, regarding the development of an approximate 38-acre parcel of land generally located on the west side I-35 E, north of Wind River Lane, in south Denton; authorizing the expenditure of funds therefor; and providing an effective date.
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BACKGROUND

A commercial development anchored by a Buc-ee's Travel Center is proposed for a site in south Denton. The proposal would include an approximately 53,000 square foot retail store, fuel sales, a car wash, and peripheral development along I-35E for future development. The main retail store and the associated fuel sales would be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but the facility would not cater to semi-trucks.

The subject property was rezoned in 2008 from Regional Center Residential 1 (RCR-1) District to Regional Center Commercial Downtown (RCC-D) District with overlay conditions to provide additional buffering between the commercially zoned property and the adjacent residential neighborhoods. The current zoning designation permits all of the proposed uses.

The purpose of Regional Center Commercial Downtown (RCC-D) District is to "create high density centers of activity including shopping, services, recreation, employment and institutional facilities supported by and serving an entire region." The RCC-D district is one of the most intense zoning districts in the Regional Mixed Use future land category and the City of Denton as a whole. It is intended to promote mixed use development with an urban character and businesses with a highly regional customer base to attract visitors to the city. Moderate to...

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