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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


   
 

9:00 a.m., Workshop

First Floor Conference Room

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, Mayor Pro Tem

W. Wayne Gray

Mike Lowder

Susan Grissom Means

Dr. Philip Render

Randal Wallace

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 Pro Tem Mike Chestnut

 

INVOCATION

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  April 14, 2015

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  April 14, 2015

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

 

  1. PGBA presentation of check for Military Appreciation Days (mtg)

  2. Recognition of Citizens Police Academy Class #29 (mtg)

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-21  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning, Article 8, Sign Regulations, Section 805, On Premise Sign Regulations by Zoning District, Subsection 805(g) Signs Permitted in Mixed Use-High Density (MU-H), Highway Commercial (HC), Airport (AP), Wholesale/Manufacturing (WM) District by enacting a new Subsection (17) to allow MU-H accommodations providers abutting the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk that offer an accessory retail component open to the public may have a pedestrian oriented static sign identifying the retail use, which shall be affixed to the seaward facing wall, and providing the sign may not exceed 32 square feet.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-24  An ordinance to grant a franchise(s) for water safety and related activities along the oceanfront within the City of Myrtle Beach:

 

            Lacks Beach Service Zones 1 through 27 and Zones 84 through 89

            Huggins Beach Service Zones 28 through 38

            Johns Beach Service Zones 39 through 74

            MB Lifeguards (Gene Hudson) Zones 75 through 83.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-31  An ordinance to amend Chapter 19, Streets and Sidewalks in Article VI, to amend the title of Article VI to be Special Events, Parades, Facility Use, Public Performance and Extraordinary Events, and to enact a new Division 5, entitled Extraordinary Events.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-32  An ordinance to amend Chapter 12, Article III, Division 2, Parking Meters in Section 12-136 and 12-140 to provide that the metered parking violation initial assessment is $30.00 and that the first late payment assessment is an additional $30.00 for an unpaid parking ticket.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-33  An ordinance to amend Chapter 10, Article II, Nuisances.  In Chapter 10, Article II, Division 1, Generally, amending Sections 10-21 to define hearing officer as appointed by the manager; in Section 10-22 (B) (5) to define excessive police response to be three officers; to repeal 10-22 (B) (5) (A) & (B) as unnecessary; and Section 10-28 make changes to reflect the hearing officer duties in a nuisance hearing appeal; and in Chapter 10, Article II, Division 3, Unfit Dwellings, in Section 10-46 to provide the public officer’s hearing to be held not less than five days nor more than fifteen days after the date of the complaint, excluding Saturday and Sunday and legal holidays; and the public officer’s order to be rendered within two days of the hearing; and in Section 10-47 to provide that the failure to comply with the order in the time provided results in a Rule to Show Cause hearing before City Council at the second City Council meeting date that occurs after the Notice of Failure.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-36  An ordinance to amend Chapter 14, Article IV, Offences against the Public Peace, Section 14-70, to define riot and unlawful assembly, and declare unlawful the participation in same and the failure to disperse.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2015-37  An ordinance to extend the corporate limits of the City of Myrtle Beach by annexing 0.49 acres located at 9335 Park St (TMS 166-01-06-029), and rezone said property from Horry County SF 10 (Single Family Residential) to City of Myrtle Beach R-15 (Single Family Residential).

 

Resolution R2015-28 to declare the Carolina Country Music Fest and the Motorcycle event associated with Memorial Day weekend to be extraordinary events as defined by Section 19-178 of the City Code and to authorize the City Manager to take action as required and set forth in Section 19-180 of the Code to promote health, safety, welfare, and order during such events..

 

Motion M2015-91 to appoint one member to the Election Commission to replace Allen Jeffcoat who has resigned. 

 

Motion M2015-92 granting a Special Event Permit to BEI-Beach, LLC for “Face Painting, Carriage Rides and Farmers' Market at The Market Common” for the period May 1, 2015 – July 29, 2015, for the purpose of approving farmers’ markets, carriage rides, face painting, and moveable signs on the sidewalks to promote activities. The farmers’ markets will include the closing of Deville Street on Saturdays and the carriage rides will include the closing of three parking spaces on Howard Avenue on Sundays. 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 M2015-93 granting a Special Event Permit to BEI-Beach, LLC for “Face Painting, Carriage Rides and Farmers' Market at The Market Common” for the period July 30, 2015 – October 29, 2015, for the purpose of approving farmers’ markets, carriage rides, face painting, and moveable signs on the sidewalks to promote activities. The farmers’ markets will include the closing of Deville Street on Saturdays and the carriage rides will include the closing of three parking spaces on Howard Avenue on Sundays. 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 M2015-94 granting a Special Event Permit to BEI-Beach, LLC for “Face Painting, and Carriage Rides at The Market Common” for the period October 30, 2015 – January 28, 2016, for the purpose of approving carriage rides, face painting, and moveable signs on the sidewalks to promote activities. The carriage rides will include the closing of three parking spaces on Howard Avenue on Sunday, October 31 and Saturdays from November 28 through December 26.  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 M2015-95 amending Resolution R2015-8 to amend the end time of the operational hours of the Special Event Permit for the “Native Sons Salt Games” at the former Pavilion sites, Ocean Boulevard, and adjacent beach area on May 30-31, 2015 to 8:00 p.m. rather than 6:00 p.m. as previously approved.  This amendment also includes the addition of a 5K race on May 30, 2015, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on the boardwalk and beach.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

Resolution R2015-24 to establish a policy for the sale of alcohol at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.

 

Motion M2015-88 to authorize the city manager to dismiss or enforce the Order to Show Cause requiring the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 1005 5th Ave South, to 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 M2015-89 to authorize the city manager to dismiss or enforce the Order to Show Cause requiring the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 615 37th Ave North, Unit F, to 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 M2015-90 to authorize the city manager to dismiss or enforce the Order to Show Cause requiring the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 509 9th Ave North, to 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 M2015-96 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 April 22, 2015 shows 17 vehicles.

 

Motion M2015-97 to approve a request from New Directions of Horry County, Inc. to manage the use of the City’s parking spaces located between Broadway and Oak Streets, and between 10th Avenue North and Mr. Joe White Avenue to accommodate the expected parking demand related to the Carolina Country Music Festival from 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2015 through Sunday June 7, 2015, at 11:59 p.m., and to allow New Directions to retain the parking revenues collected from this effort subject to a letter of understanding between the City Manager and that agency.

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY BOARDS/COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER

 

REPORTS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS FROM CITY STAFF

 

  1. Review February Financial Statement (ws)

  2. Budget Discussion (ws)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT

   
         
             
 

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