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City Council Agenda (amended)

   
 

Tuesday, November 8, 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.

PUBLIC HEARING:  CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT 9:00 A.M. AT CITY HALL, 937 BROADWAY, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEWING THE ASSESSMENT ROLE FOR AREA “A” OF THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT LOCATED ON THE FORMER MYRTLE BEACH AIR FORCE BASE.

 

APPEAL:  THE FOLLOWING APPEAL WILL BE HEARD AT 9:00 A.M. DURING CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP AT CITY HALL, 937 BROADWAY STREET.  APPEAL FROM DENIAL OF BUSINESS LICENSE FOR MR OF MB LLC D/B/A SCOOTER TIME BASED ON NON-CONFORMANCE WITH CITY CODE REQUIRING 5 ACRES OF LAND FOR THIS USE.

 

PUBLIC HEARING:  CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT 2:00 P.M. AT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER COURT ROOM, 1101 OAK STREET, TO DISCUSS THE UPDATE OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ELEMENT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN. 

 

CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor John Rhodes

 

INVOCATION

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  October 25, 2016

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  October 25, 2016

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS: 

  1. Retail Strategies Presentation (ws)

  2. Two year review Master Plan – L-Star (ws)

  3. Recognize Myrtle Beach High School students, Olivia McGonigal, State Champion in the 100 yard backstroke, and Isiah Ivey, State Champion in the 50 yard and 100 yard freestyle  (mtg)

CONSENT AGENDA

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2016-77  An ordinance to amend Ordinance 2016-64, 52nd Ave N/Ocean Village Planned Unit Development, to allow decks to be constructed to the rear property line on Lakefront Properties.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-78  An ordinance to amend Division 5 of Article V of Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances to redefine the mission of the Library Advisory Board.

 

1ST Reading Ordinance 2016-79  An ordinance to amend the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Myrtle Beach by adopting an Economic Development Element.

 

Resolution R2016-68 granting a Special Event Permit to the B.E.I. Beach LLC/The Market Common for “A Southern Times Square” on December 31, 2016, and affirming the City’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2016-69 granting a Special Event Permit to the Oceanfront Merchants Association for “Holidays on the Boardwalk” from November 25 2016 – January 1, 2017, and affirming the City’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2016-70 granting a Special Event Permit for the Five Points Business Association for “Marker 26 Flood Relief Concert” November 19, 2016 and affirming the City’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2016-71 granting a Special Event Permit to the Five Points Business Association for “The Plaza City Market – Holiday Edition” and affirming the city’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2016-72 granting a Special Event Permit for the Myrtle Beach Regional Pipe Band’s “2017 Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival” on March 24-25, 2017, and affirming the city’s co-sponsorship. 

 

Motion M2016-160 granting a Special Event Permit to Victor Shamah/The Bowery Bar for “Christmas in Dixie” to be held at The Bowery on December 10, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.  The event includes allowing a tent to extend out in the public right of way for additional seating, and to leave 15ft for an emergency lane.  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 M2016-164 to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the US Department of Justice–Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Myrtle Beach Police Department to participate in the Joint Terrorism Task Force established out of the Myrtle Beach FBI office.  The purpose of the MOU is to outline the mission of the JTTF, and to formalize the relationship between the FBI and the participating agencies in order to maximize cooperation and to create a cohesive unit capable of addressing the most complex terrorism investigations.

 

Motion M2016-165 to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Myrtle Beach Police Department and the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) for the purposes of accessing the Criminal Facial Recognition system. 

 

Motion M2016-166  to extend or end the Executive Order waiving building permit fees relating to repair of structures damaged during Hurricane Matthew. 

 

Motion M2016-167  to appoint/reappoint one member to the Housing Authority.  The term of Anne Futrell will expire December 9, 2016.

(Ms. Futrell wishes to be reappointed)

 

Motion M2016-168  to appoint/reappoint three members to the Community Appearance Board.  The terms of Darlene Jennings, Jackie Vereen and Susan White will expire December 31, 2016.

(All wish to be reappointed)

 

Motion M2016-169   to adopt the Assessment Role for Area “A” of the Municipal Improvement District located on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base.

 

Motion M2016-171 to re-appropriate from the Unassigned Balance of the General Fund the total of $75,000 to be paid to the Downtown Redevelopment Corporation for management and marketing of events in the DRC area in FY 2016-17 consistent with Motion M2016-62 adopted March 22, 2016.

 

Motion M2016-172 to amend the 2015-16 budget by appropriating from revenues of the respective funds a total of $7,213 for bond administration fees in the Hospitality Fee Fund ($6,734) and the Ocean Front Tax Increment Revenue Fund ($479).

 

Motion M2016-173 to amend the 2015-16 Water and Sewer Fund budget to appropriate $341,747 from fund equity for wholesale charges resulting from greater than expected water and wastewater flows.

 

Motion M2016-174 to amend the 2015-16 budget in the Solid Waste Management Fund by appropriating from fund equity a total of $298,844 to cover landfill tipping fees related to increases in volume sent to the landfill ($102,328) and maintenance costs for vehicles, primarily at the transfer station ($196,516).

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

1ST Reading Ordinance 2016-76  An ordinance to create a Planned Unit Development known as Arbor Glen Village Planned Unit Development.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-80  An ordinance to rezone 2.34 acres located on North Ocean Boulevard from MU-H (Multi-Use, High Density) to a (Amusement) to allow for future development.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2016-81 An ordinance to enact an Emergency Ordinance upon the authority of the South Carolina Code of Laws, Section 5-7-205 (D), so that the life, health, safety and property of the public may be preserved by ordering that existing defined businesses within the designated district described here are prohibited from operation after 2:00 a.m., and shall, upon First Reading, cease and desist business operations after 2:00 a.m. as set forth herein. 

 

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; Pension Fund

  3. CM/ACM Update; Strategic Objectives

REPORTS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS FROM CITY STAFF

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

 

ADJOURNMENT

   
         
             
 

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