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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, September 27, 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:  September 13, 2016

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  September 13, 2016

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

  1. Beach Recycling – Richard Kirby (ws)

  2. USDOT Mayor’s Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets (ws)

  3. Myrtle Beach High School 2015-2016 Achievements – Principal John Washburn (mtg)

  4. Proclamation recognizing the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s “Out of the Darkness Community Walk for Suicide Prevention” – Valerie White/Julie Todd (mtg)

  5. Presentation of Italian American Heritage Law – Fred Nesta (mtg)

CONSENT AGENDA

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2016-72  An ordinance amending the Stormwater Management Ordinance to provide for a design standard for waiving the retention/detention requirements for an overlay zone in the 24th Avenue North drainage basin.

 

Resolution R2016-59 granting a Special Event Permit for the Oceanfront Merchants Association’s “2016 Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Fright Nights” from October 7 – 31, 2016, and affirming the City’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2016-60 declaring the 2017 Myrtle Beach Marathon and related events as a significant sports tourism event to be held on March 3-5, 2017, and to confirm the City’s co-sponsorship of the event.

 

Resolution R2016-61 designating Patrick’s Mobile Home Park as the “Myrtle Manor Film District” and to approve the “Myrtle Manor” Special Event in that District from October 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016.

 

Motion M2016-142 to accept a Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, in the amount of $36,800 for the purchase of a Howler Low Frequency Siren/Speaker System for forty-four (44) police vehicles.  No local match required. 

 

Motion M2016-143 to accept a Law Enforcement Network (LN) Grant from the South Carolina Department of Public Safety in the amount of $10,000 to fund highway safety activities, training, equipment and incentives related to traffic safety programs.  No local match required.

 

Motion M2016-144 to accept a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) – Hiring Program in the total amount of $1,053,522, with the sum of $385,500 to be appropriated for the current fiscal year.  At the end of the 24 month grant period, these costs will become the City’s responsibility. 

 

Motion M2016-145 to accept a grant in the amount of $65,000 from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Office of Homeland Security on behalf of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department for the purchase of equipment to aid the Pee Dee Regional WMD/HazMat Team.  No local match required.

 

Motion M2016-146 to accept a grant in the amount of $67,000 from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, Office of Homeland Security on behalf of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department for the purchase of equipment to aid the Pee Dee Regional Collapse Search & Rescue Team.  No local match required.

 

Motion M2016-147 to accept a grant from the Alliance for Community Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, in the amount of $5,000 on behalf of the CSX Transportation Tree Giveaway award program for the purchase of 400 trees and educational materials to be given away as part of the City’s annual Arbor Day celebration and the 20th anniversary as Tree City USA.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-73  An ordinance to enact in Chapter 20, Subdivision Regulations, Article 3, Design Standards, a new Section 20-46 Design Modifications.

 

Motion M2016-140  to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 302 1st Avenue 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 M2016-141 to approve the list of 13 agencies attached to enter into a Mutual Aid Agreement with the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

Motion M2016-148 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 September 21, 2016 shows 17 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

  1. Review of the Walkability Study (ws)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

 

ADJOURNMENT

   
         
             
 

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