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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 


   
 

9:00 a.m., Workshop and Public Hearing

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, 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.

9:00 A.M.      PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING A FINAL DECISION ON EACH OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSED ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR AREA “A” OF THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT LOCATED ON THE FORMER MYRTLE BEACH AIR FORCE BASE.

 

11:30 A.M.     AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE WORKSHOP, CITY COUNCIL WILL TOUR THE NEW MYRTLE BEACH INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX.

 

CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor John Rhodes

 

INVOCATION

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  November 11, 2014

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  November 11, 2014

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

 

  1. Urban Land Institute Presentation – Charles Martino (ws)

  2. Presentation MBSC update – John McDonald (ws)

  3. Recognize Citizen’s Police Academy Graduates – Class #28  (mtg)

  4. Presentation/Motion:  Savannah’s Playground (mtg)

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-92  An ordinance to amend the zoning map for the City of Myrtle Beach by rezoning 3.7 acres located on Blocks 72-C and 70-C, East Chester Section from A (Amusement) to C-8 (Downtown).

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-100  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Article A to amend sidewalk and buffer width requirements.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-101  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Articles A, AP, BP,C6, C7, C8, CG, E, HC, IN, IR, LM, MP, MU-H, MU-M, PRC, R5, R7, R8, R10, R15, RMH, RMH-MH, RMM, RMV and WM to amend requirements for curbs and wheel stops in parking areas.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-102  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Articles A, C7,C8, CG, E, IN, IR, MP, MU-H, MU-M, R5, R7, R8, R10, R15, RMH, RMH-MH, RMM, and RMV to remove provisions for temporary models.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-103  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Articles R5, R7, R8, R10, and R15 to amend requirements for habitable height of accessory structures.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-104  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Articles A, AP, BP, C6, C7, C8, CG, E, HC, IN, IR, LM, MP, MU-H, MU-M, PRC, R5, R7, R8, R10, R15, RMH, RMH-MH, RMM, RMV and WM to reference handicapped parking stall standards in the accessible and usable buildings and facilities code.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-105  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Article MP to increase height limits for non-hospital buildings to 120 feet.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-106  An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Articles MU-H and MU-M to change minimum off-street parking requirements for permitted uses.

 

Resolution R2014-50 supporting the plans of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Planning Committee for commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to affirm the city’s co-sponsorship of that event.

 

Resolution R2014-51 designating Patrick’s Mobile Home Park as the “Myrtle Manor Film District” and to approve the “Myrtle Manor” Special Event in that district from January 1, 2015 – March 31, 2015.

 

Resolution R2014-52 designating the 2015 South Atlantic Shrine Association Annual Conference as a Legislative Festival from September 17-19, 2015, and affirming the city’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2014-53  to confirm the proposed Assessment Roll for Area “A” of the Municipal Improvement District located on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base and to direct that Assessment Roll to be filed with the County Clerk’s Office.

 

Resolution R2014-54 declaring the 2014 USA Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships to be a significant sports tourism event to be held December 12 and 13, 2014 and to declare the week of December 7-13 as “Youth Cross Country Championships Week” in the City of Myrtle Beach.

 

Resolution R2014-55  granting a Special Event Permit to Stacey Hathaway and Kevin Rabon allowing a limited and reasonable exception to the standards of the city’s noise ordinance during their wedding ceremony and reception at 5809 Canterbury Lane on Saturday, March 7, 2015.

 

Motion M2014-194 to amend Ordinance No. 2013-31, the 2013-14 Budget Ordinance by recognizing $991,081 additional revenue to the Convention Center Fund and authorizing $28,093 additional expenditures; and by recognizing $139,791 additional revenue to the Solid Waste Fund and authorizing $166,894 additional expenditures, with the net difference to come from fund net assets.

 

Motion M2014-196 to accept grant numbers 14SHSP23, and 14SHSP34 from the SC Law Enforcement Division, Office of Homeland Security, in the total amount of $90,181.75 on behalf of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department for the purchase of equipment to aid the Pee Dee Regional WMD/HazMat Team ($39,631.75), and the Pee Dee Regional Collapse Search & Rescue Team ($50,550).

 

Motion M2014-197 to accept a grant from the SC Department of Public Safety in the amount of $275,000 on behalf of the Myrtle Beach Police Department to help defray increased costs with law enforcement efforts and to help the local department work towards the statewide goal of protecting citizens within the community.

 

Motion M2014-198 to accept a grant from the SC Office of Adjutant General, Emergency Management Division in the amount of $37,500 on behalf of the City of Myrtle Beach for the State-Local Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program in the total amount of $50,000.  A 25 percent local match ($12,500) has been provided.

 

Motion M2014-199 to accept a donation from Marc, Frank and David Smith in the amount of $5,000 for the purpose of upgrading the landscaping at the 38th Avenue North Street End and to designate the improved area as a memorial to their parents, Marcus and Frankie Smith.

 

Motion M2014-200 to approve a Mutual Aid Agreement with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

2ND Reading Ordinance 2014-85   An ordinance to amend Appendix A, Zoning Section LM.7.6.4 minimum off-street parking requirements for permitted uses to amend the parking required for warehouse uses to be a relationship between the gross floor space and parking areas.  ORIGINAL VERSION/STAFF AMENDED VERSION

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-87   An ordinance to rezone 0.21 acres located at 404 17th Ave N from MU-H (Mixed Use High Density) to Planned Unit Development (17th Ave N PUD).

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-88  An ordinance to close and abandon three (3) rights-of-way between Lots 132-138 Even, Eastern Section and two (2) rights-of-way between Lots 131-139, Eastern Section.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-89   An ordinance to amend and restate a Planned Unit Development known as the 17th Avenue North Planned Unit Development.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-90  An ordinance to permit the encroachment of a skywalk/overhead crosswalk into the public air space over North Ocean Blvd right-of-way abutting Tax Map No. 181-07-37-008 for the purpose of connecting an oceanfront hotel with its 2nd row parking garage.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-91   An ordinance to adopt a Small Business Incentives Program by amending Chapter 2, Division 2, Purchasing by enacting 2-256 Myrtle Beach Small Business Incentives Program.

 

Motion M2014-192 to request City Council to issue an amended Rule to Show Cause ordering the owners and parties in interest to repair, close or demolish the premises known as 2609 South Ocean Boulevard.

 

Motion M2014-195  to issue a Rule to Show Cause to require the owner(s) or parties in interest of property known as 601 9th 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.

 

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. RIDE III Project:  Multi-modal Corridor – Oceanfront to Broadway (ws)

  2. Spivey Project PowerPoint presentation 17th S and Yaupon (ws)

  3. Dunes/Calais Traffic Rework Project (ws)

  4. Review October Financial Report (ws)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

ADJOURNMENT

   
         
             
 

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