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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


   
 

9:00 a.m., Workshop

First Floor Conference Room, City Hall

937 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach, SC  29577

 

2:00 p.m., Council Meeting

Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center

1101 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC  29577

 

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

John Rhodes, Mayor

Michael Chestnut

W. Wayne Gray

Mike Lowder, Mayor Pro Tem

Dr. Philip Render

Randal Wallace

Mary Jeffcoat

CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE.  THOSE WHO WISH TO ADDRESS COUNCIL ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN BEFORE THE MEETING AND STATE THEIR NAMES PRIOR TO SPEAKING.  A TOTAL OF 30 MINUTES WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MEETING FOR NON-AGENDA PUBLIC ISSUES.  ADDITIONAL TIME WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE END OF THE MEETING AS NEEDED.

ANYONE WHO REQUIRES AN AUXILIARY AID OR SERVICE FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION OR PARTICIPATION SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 843-918-1004 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT NO LATER THAN 48 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED EVENT.

CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor John Rhodes

 

INVOCATION

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  August 9, 2016

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  August 9, 2016

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

 

1.   Proclamation recognizing Fire Dept. Lt. Al Nord for 20 years participation with Camp Can Do and his service as a member of the Board of Directors of MUSC Children’s Burn Fund. (mtg)

2.   Whispering Pines Golf Course update – Chip Smith (ws)

3.   Proclamation recognizing Curt Fredericks for his years of service to the City and County.  (mtg)

4.   Proclamation in Support of Military and Veteran Caregivers. (mtg)

5.   Myrtle Beach Lifeguards – Stephen Goldfinch, Attorney (ws & mtg)

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-66  An ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of not exceeding $50,000,000 Tax Increment Revenue Refunding Bonds (Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment Project Area), Series 2016, of the City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for the purpose of refunding certain outstanding tax increment bonds; fixing the form and details of the bonds; limiting the payment of the bonds from the sources provided herein; providing for the disposition of the proceeds thereof; providing for the terms and conditions under which additional bonds may be issued; and other matters relating thereto. 

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-67  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Section 1311D Wireless Communications Facilities Review and Special Exceptions to correct the zoning classifications listed from TA (Transient Accommodations), AC (Accommodations/Commercial), M (Medical), and MTA (Mobile Transient Accommodations) to MU-H (Mixed Use High Density), MU-M (Mixed Use Medium Density), MP (Medical Professional), and CG (Campground).

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-69  An ordinance to amend Chapter 14, Offences and Miscellaneous Provision, Article 4, Offences Against the Public Peace, Section 14-62 Noise to conform zoning classifications to 2014 Zoning Code for measurement classifications.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-70  An ordinance to amend Chapter 21, Utilities, Article 1 in General, Section 21-7 (A) Water Construction Fees and Deposits.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-71  An ordinance to amend Chapter 5, Beach and Boating Regulations, Section 5-11, Launching Jet Skis and Motor Boats Restricted.

 

Motion M2016-74 to appoint one member to the Chapin Memorial Library Board to replace James K. Bingham, who has resigned.  This term will expire March 23, 2018.  NOTE:  APPLICATIONS FROM CAROLINE CAHILL, JULIA BRINKLEY AND DANA PATRICK PAINTER.

 

Motion M2016-114 to appoint/reappoint two members to the Human Rights Commission.  The term of Veronica Walters terminates September 28, 2016; Mark Tagtmeyer, whose term will expire February 22, 2017, has become a city employee and no longer eligible to continue to serve on this committee.  NOTE:  VERONICA WALTERS WISHES TO CONTINUE.  JULIA BRINKLEY, APPLICANT TO SERVE ON THE LIBRARY BOARD, IS ALSO WILLING TO SERVE ON HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISION.  WE HAVE ALSO RECEIVED A RESUME FROM RICHARD PATELUNAS.

 

Motion M2016-119 granting a Special Event Permit to Eric Tatro for the “Tatro Backyard BBQ” to be held on Doolittle Lane on September 4, 2016 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.  The event includes the closing of Doolittle Lane between Wellington Way and Beaumont Way in Emmens Preserve.  The City Manager is authorized to make changes to these plans as he deems necessary in keeping with the nature of the event and as circumstances dictate.

 

Motion M2016-120 to approve an Agreement between Law Enforcement and DEU

 

Motion M2016-121  to approve a Proclamation declaring November 1, 2016 Extra Mile Day.

 

Motion M2016-122 granting a Special Event Permit to Grand Strand British Car Club for “BRITFEST Antique British Car Show” to be held on the vacant lot at the corner of Johnson Avenue and Hackler Street at The Market Common on October 1, 2016, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Event set up will begin on Friday, September 30, 2016.  This permit will allow a limited and reasonable exception to the standards of the city’s noise ordinance.  The City Manager is authorized to make changes to these plans as he deems necessary in keeping with the nature of the event and as circumstances dictate.

 

Motion M2016-123 to approve the Ground Zero Block Party, 2016-17 school year kick-off event to be held on Chester Street between 9th Ave N and 10th Ave N on September 24th 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  This event includes road closures of Chester Street between 9th Ave N and 10th Ave N leaving one lane open on 10th Ave N for emergency personnel, from September 24th at 6:00 a.m. to Saturday night September 24th 12:00 midnight.  The City Manager is authorized to make changes to these plans as he deems necessary in keeping with the nature of the event and as circumstances dictate.

 

Motion M2016-124 to appoint/reappoint two members to the Convention Center Hotel Board of Directors. The terms of Judy Rodman and G. Yvette Jefferson expired July 25, 2016.  NOTE:  MS. JEFFERSON WISHES TO CONTINUE.  NO RESPONSE YET FROM MS. RODMAN.

 

Motion M2016-125 to accept a donation from the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce to the Recreation Department in the amount of $10,000 to defray the cost of promotional items for distribution to potential visitors and event planners.

 

Motion M2016-126 to accept a grant from the Myrtle Beach Air Base Redevelopment Authority in the amount of $275,000 for the purpose of creating a design plan, purchasing landscaping materials and other amenities to be used in the Grand Park, Linear Park extension off of Air Park Drive.

 

Motion M2016-129 to accept a donation of $3,748 from the MBAFB Redevelopment Authority for reimbursement of cost associated with the Wing Commander Sign Project at Whispering Pines Golf Course and to appropriate this funding in fiscal year 2016.

 

Motion M2016-130 granting a Special Event Permit to Paul Bishop and Crystal Rautzhan from the Marriott Oceanwatch Villas for the “Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Torch Relay” to be held on the beach between 82nd Ave North (Resort) to 74th Ave North on Monday, October 10, 2016, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  The City Manager is authorized to make changes to these plans as he deems necessary in keeping with the nature of the event and as circumstances dictate.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2016-64  An ordinance to create a planned unit development known as Ocean Village Planned Unit Development.

 

Motion M2016-127 to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 503 32nd Avenue North to appear before City Council and show cause why they should not be ordered to bring the property into compliance with Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

Motion M2016-128 to declare certain vehicles abandoned or derelict pursuant to the authority of Article 41 of Title 56 South Carolina Code of Laws 2001.  Memo dated August 17, 2016 shows 31 vehicles.

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY BOARDS/COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER

  1. Council Communications

  2. CFO Update

  3. CM/ACM Update

REPORTS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS FROM CITY STAFF

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

City Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

 

ADJOURNMENT

   
         
             
 

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