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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 


   
 

9:00 a.m., Workshop

Ground Zero (former Rivoli Theatre)

904 Chester 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 John Rhodes

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

APPROVE OF CORRECTED MINUTES:  June 10, 2014

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  July 8, 2014

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  July 8, 2014

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

  1. New Directions – 1st year Accomplishments and Challenges in Implementing Council’s Homelessness Policy – Kathy Jenkins (Executive Director) and Mary Jo Rogers (Board Chair) (ws)
  2. Update on the MBSC (construction and operations) – John McDonald, General Manager (ws)
  3. “Uber” Issue – Taxi Drivers (ws)

CONSENT AGENDA

2nd  Reading Ordinance 2014-44  An ordinance to amend the Centre Pointe Planned Unit Development to allow for temporary real estate sales signage in the MU-5 tract (Amendment 15).

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-45  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Section 1222.7 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Myrtle Beach to update reference to The Market Common Master Plan (Version 2).

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-47  An ordinance to extend the corporate limits of the City of Myrtle Beach by annexing 0.56 acres located at 4716 Jenn Dr (TMS 173-08-04-023), and rezone said property from Horry County OPI (Office/Professional/Institutional) to City of Myrtle Beach MP (Medical/Professional), formerly AC-1 (Accommodations/Commercial).

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-48  An ordinance creating a Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee.

Resolution R2014-30 granting a Special Event Permit for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s “9th Annual Beach, Boogie & BBQ Festival” on August 29-30, 2014, and affirming the city’s co-sponsorship.

Motion M2014-111 granting a Special Event Permit to the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation for “Bump Up the Boardwalk Volleyball League” at the Oceanfront Pavilion Site each Saturday from July 26, 2014 through August 30, 2014, between the hours of 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.  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 M2014-112 granting a Special Event Permit for “Cirque Italia” at the former Myrtle Square Mall site on August 8 – 10, 2014, with shows at 4:30 pm and 8:30 p.m. on August 8, 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on August 9, and 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on August 10.  Set up will begin on August 4 and take down completed on August 11, 2014.  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 M2014-113 to appoint/reappoint three members to the Recreation Advisory Committee.  The terms of Lawrence Jones, Perry Thomas and K. Wayne Wicker will expire August 25, 2014.

Motion M2014-114 to appoint/reappoint three members to the Tourism Committee.  The terms of Dr. Taylor Damonte, Gary Loftus and Kenneth L. McKelvey will expire August 25, 2014.

Motion M2014-118 to grant a Special Event Permit to RMS Sports for the “8th Annual Myrtle Beach Grand Strand Turkey Trot” on November 27, 2014, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Grand Park and The Market Common to include temporary road closures on Farrow Parkway, Spruce Drive, Hemlock Avenue, Gabreski Lane and Pampas Drive, and to authorize the City Manager to make changes to these plans as he deems necessary in keeping with the nature of the event and as circumstances dictate.

Motion M2014-119 to approve co-sponsorship of the “Annual Back to School Event” with Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church YWA on August 16, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Futrell Park.

Motion M2014-120 to clarify Council’s intention not to adopt any of the Southend rezoning options previously considered by Planning Commission based on the overwhelming sentiment of the neighborhood and the support of the neighborhood’s position by the Planning Commission.

REGULAR AGENDA

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-46  An ordinance to amend The Market Common Master Plan to replace 135 townhome sites in Tract R-13 (between Farrow Pky and Howard Ave) with 82 single family home sites.  

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-49  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Rate Schedules, of Article II Business Licenses, Section 11-39 Classification and Rates, to reduce the business license rate to be paid after the first $2,000 of gross income by automotive, motor vehicle, boat and farm machinery retailers from $1.95 per thousand dollars to $1.40, and to correct an error relating to event promoters.

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-50  An ordinance to amend Section 2.D.II.2 of the Mall of SC Planned Unit Development (PUD) to reduce the minimum lot size.

Motion M2014-109 to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 304 21st Avenue South, 6-C, 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 M2014-110 to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 1201 Ellington Street, 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 M2014-115 to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 6200 Blynn Drive, Apt. C, 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 M2014-116 to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 509 9th Ave. North, Lot 8-A, Block 32, 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 M2014-117 to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 509 9th Ave. North, Lot 9-A, Block 32, 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.

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY BOARDS/COMMISSION MEMBERS

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER

REPORTS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS FROM CITY STAFF

  1. Review May Financial Statement

EXECUTIVE SESSION

ADJOURNMENT

   
         
             
 

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