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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 


   
 

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, 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

 

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  September 23, 2014

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  September 23, 2014

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

 

  1. 50th Anniversary Salute to Vietnam Veterans – Ron Thornton, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 925 (ws)

  2. Honoring Afghanistan/Iraq Veterans – Bill DeVaughn (ws)

  3. Presentation of Proclamation declaring October as “Myrtle Beach Firefighter Appreciation Month” (mtg)

  4. Presentation of Proclamation declaring October as “Dysautonomia Awareness Month” (mtg)

  5. Presentation of Proclamation declaring October 16 as “Feral Cat Day” (mtg)

  6. Presentation of Proclamation declaring October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” (mtg)

  7. Small Business Initiative – John Cowan and Tim McCray (ws)

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

2nd  Reading Ordinance 2014-67  An ordinance to approve a concessionaire agreement with Atlantic Golf Management for the operation and maintenance of Whispering Pines Golf Course.

 

2nd Reading Ordinance 2014-72  An ordinance to approve a concessionaire agreement with Atlantic Golf Management for the operation and maintenance of the driving range adjacent to Whispering Pines Golf Course.

 

2nd  Reading Ordinance 2014-76  An ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 2014-38, the 2014-15 Budget Ordinance, to estimate revenue and establish appropriations for the Tourism Committee’s Area Business Disaster Recovery Symposium.

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-77  An ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 2014-38, the 2014-15 Budget Ordinance, to estimate financing sources and establish appropriations for the addition of a Recreation Leader to provide services for local league play and tourism-related recreation facilities.

 

Resolution R2014-43 to authorize the extension of the temporary obstruction for construction purposes of 14,800 square feet consisting of four (4) alleys located adjacent to 1702, 1704 & 1706 N. Ocean Blvd. to Buchanan Motels, LLC for the demolition of the Palmetto Shores project to run from October 1, 2014 through December 1, 2014.

 

Resolution R2014-44 granting a Special Event Permit for the Oceanfront Merchants Association’s “Holidays on the Boardwalk” from November 15, 2014 – February 14, 2015, and affirming the city’s co-sponsorship.

 

Resolution R2014-45 designating November 28 – 30, 2014 and April 3 - 5, 2015 as “Myrtle Beach Shopping Days” for the purpose of promoting local businesses during the Thanksgiving and Easter Holidays.

 

Motion M2014-160 granting a Special Event Permit to Red Zone Pictures for “Magic Mike XXL Filming” in the downtown area including Ocean Boulevard, Plyler Park and the Boardwalk on November 4 , 2014, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and on November 5, 2014, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.  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 M2014-161 granting a Special Event Permit to Ground Zero for “Ground Zero Opening Night” at 904 Chester Street on October 18, 2014, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and midnight.  The event includes the closing of Chester Street between 9th Avenue N and 10th Avenue N beginning at 1:00 p.m. and lasting until such time the event is over.  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 M2014-162 to accept a grant of South Carolina Library Services and Technology ACT (LSTA) funds in the amount of $1,000 on behalf of the Chapin Library to help defray the cost for the summer reading program.

 

Motion M2014-163 to direct the City Manager to deposit a copy of the proposed assessment roll for Area “A” of the Municipal Improvement District located on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in the offices of the municipality for inspection by interested parties.

 

Motion M2014-164 to direct the City Manager to send, by registered mail, a notice stating the nature of the improvement, the total proposed cost thereof, the proposed amount to be assessed against the particular property, the basis upon which the proposed assessment is made, and the terms and conditions upon which the proposed assessment to the owners of each lot or parcel against which an assessment is to be levied and the period which each owner can object to such assessment.

 

Motion M2014-165 to set a period for hearing objections to this proposed assessment roll from November 3, 2014  through December 3, 2014  by written notification to City Council and set December 9 2014, at 9:00 am as a Public Hearing for the purpose of making a final decision on each objection presented.

 

Motion M2014-166 to direct the City Manager to publish a Notice of Completion of the Assessment Roll in the Myrtle Beach Herald.

 

Motion M2014-167 to appoint two members to the Seniors Advisory Committee replacing Victor Pizzolato and Vivian Lockett.  Their terms will expire March 8, 2015, and March 8, 2017, respectively.

 

Motion M2014-168 to approve the water safety franchise document for advertising.

 

Motion M2014-169 granting a Special Event Permit to Palmetto Event Productions, Inc. on behalf of Full House Productions for “Carolina Country Music Festival” on the former Pavilion sites between 8th and 9th Avenues North on June 5 – 7, 2015.  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 M2014-171 to approve a Proclamation declaring November 1, 2014, Extra Mile Day.

 

Motion M2014-172 to approve Sidewalk Project for FY 2014-2015 Capital Improvements Program.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-78  An ordinance to extend the corporate limits of the City of Myrtle Beach by annexing 80.95 acres located between Highway 17 Bypass, Grissom Parkway and 48th Avenue North (TMS 174-00-01-003, 174-00-01-184, 174-00-01-183), and rezone said property from Horry County HC (Highway Commercial) and OPI (Office Professional Institutional) to City of Myrtle Beach HC (Highway Commercial).

 

1ST Reading Ordinance 2014-79  An ordinance to rezone 34.74 acres located between Myrtle Waves Water Park and 21st Avenue North on the west side of US Highway 17 (Bypass) from E (Entertainment) to HC (Highway Commercial).

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-80  An ordinance to rezone 14.83 acres located on the west side of Kings Highway between the Outback Restaurant at 7025 North Kings Highway and 75th Avenue North from PUD (Planned Unit Development) and MU-M (Mixed Use Medium Density) to HC (Highway Commercial).

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2014-81  An ordinance to rezone 1.55 acres located on the west side of Kings Highway at 7915 North Kings Highway from PUD (Planned Unit Development) to HC (Highway Commercial).

 

Motion M2014-170 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 October 8, 2014 shows 14 vehicles.

 

Motion M2014-173 City Manager search.

 

Motion M2014-174 further action on City Manager search.

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY BOARDS/COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER

 

1.   City Judges

 

REPORTS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS FROM CITY STAFF

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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