2012-08-01 / News

Pleasanton city council approves Lone Oak Subdivision plat


The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-2 to approve the plat presented for the Lone Oak Subdivision, at the July 19 council meeting. Voting against were Councilmen Roger G. Garza (Dist. 5) and Jimmy Magel (Dist. 1).

City Engineer John Metting said the engineer added culverts to the road and the plat was revised to include drainage easements where they needed to have them. So Metting recommended that the plat be approved.

Councilman Magel said he was under the impression that all of the drainage was going to go under Oakhaven and come through. He learned part of the drainage is going to go down the master drainway.

Despite the study done, Magel said, he was still concerned about possible flooding and drainage problems down the road.

“I really have a problem with this,” said Magel. “It’s been a problem in years past.”

In other business:

•Council heard a presentation from Rene Sierra of the Siltek Group Inc. on the multi-use development planned for the northside of Pleasanton, off of Highway 281. It will be a major residential and commercial complex called Oak Pointe Estates, featuring apartments, garden homes, a hotel and stores. Express Oil and Gas Editor Leon Zabava wrote extensively about the project in the July 18 edition. Siltek representatives said they anticipate the project starting this year or early next year.

•The council voted unanimously to enter into an agreement with Mark R. Paulson, RPLS to provide surveying and GIS services to the City of Pleasanton.

•The Alamo Area Council of Governments Regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update was adopted unanimously.

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