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HomeMy Public PortalAbout20180726_PC_MINUTES.pdfPLANNING COMMISSION Demery Bishop Ron Bossick Marianne Bramble Tina Gann Charles Matlock David McNaughton Alan Robertson CITY MANAGER Shawn Gillen COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR George Shaw Planning Commission Special Meeting MINUTES July 26, 2018 CITY ATTORNEY Edward M. Hughes Chair Bishop called the July 26, 2018 Tybee Island Planning Commission meeting to order. Commissioners present were Charles Matlock, Marianne Bramble and David McNaughton. Old Business: Text Amendment to Land Development code: Sec. 4-050 Zoning Districts (0) South End Business Overlay District. Chair Bishop started the planning commission meeting and stated this petition was on the July 16 Planning Commission agenda and was voted to be continued for answers to questions raised at that meeting. Since then questions have been answered and they are in front of the Commission tonight to look over. David McNaughton asked why City Council wants to get to this by August 9. Is there a deadline involved? Chair Bishop stated there is a moratorium that terminates in September and the consulting firm that is involved has a period on which they are under contract and will expire soon. Chair Bishop read Commissioner Ron Bossick's comments aloud. Sarah Ward approached the Planning Commission and stated she is the principle for Ward Architecture and Preservation. Sarah Ward stated they are excited to help Tybee Island with this text amendment. Rebecca Fenwick approached the Planning Commission and stated changes were made to the text amendment based on the comments from the July 16 meeting, and this is what is before them. She also stated they decided to add the definitions into the text as opposed to going into the general definitions list as part of the code. She stated if there are conflicts with variances and setbacks the stricter standard will govern. She also stated there would be a phase after this that will be an illustrated guide with sketches and examples. Sarah Ward stated there could also be some workshops with the public to help make this more user friendly. Vickie Hammons approached the Planning Commission and stated she is the vice Chair of the Tybee Island Main street and Development authority. She stated that this is very crucial to this area and hopes it will be approved. David McNaughton made a motion to approve. Marianne Bramble seconded. Voting in favor were David McNaughton and Marianne Bramble. Voting against was Charles Matlock. Motion to approve carried, 2-1. Marianne Bramble made a motion to Adjourn. Charles Matlock seconded. The vote was unanimous. Meeting adjourned 5:30pm. Lisa L. Schaaf