Posts From August, 2002

August 26, 2002 

Planning Board

Action Agenda
Town of Emerald Isle 
Planning Board 
Monday, August 26, 2002 
7:00 P.M. – Town Hall

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of June 24, 2002
  4. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 22, 2002
  5. Report from Town Manager – Frank Rush
  6. Report from Building Inspector – James Taylor, Director
  7. Commercial Review of Sea Oats Village – 2 Commercial Structures 8002 Emerald Dr. and 202 Bogue Inlet Dr., Blk 35 – Larry Watson 
    (Referred commercial site plan for Sea Oats Village to Map Review Committee on Wednesday. The Chairman noted that the level of detail in the architectural drawings was not sufficient for adequate review pursuant to Section 19-71 of the zoning ordinance, and the review on Wednesday will be an informal review to discuss issues highlighted in the staff's review of the project, and also to clarify Section 19-74.5 of the ordinance regarding building faces and building offsets.)
  8. Discussion Amendments to Zoning Ordinance Regarding Accessory Uses 
    (A discussion about amending the ordinance relative to accessory uses was tabled until the next Planning Board meeting.)
  9. Discussion and possible recommendation to amend Section 19-101, 102, 103, and 106 regarding the number of stories permitted; add definition of attic story; to delete the additional setback requirement for 3-story buildings - Frank Rush, Town Manager; James Taylor, Building Inspector; Michael Harvey, Planner 
    (An ordinance amending the zoning ordinance regarding building heights was tabled and referred back to a Planning Board subcommittee for further review.)
  10. Discussion of the proposal concerning development of new submission Requirements for Planning Board review of major projects – Frank Rush 
    (The Planning Board consented to the staff's planned revisions to the development review process and we informed them we'd implement that for the October Planning Board meeting (instead of the September meeting as originally anticipated.)
  11. Comments by Members 
    (The Dunes and Vegetation subcommittee will meet during the first week of September to consider additional amendments to the draft.)
  12. Adjourn
Posted by The Town of Emerald Isle 08/26/2002

August 21, 2002 

Board of Adjustment

Action Agenda
Town of Emerald Isle 
Regular Meeting of Board of Adjustment 
Wednesday, August 21, 2002 
9:00 AM - Town Hall

Call to Order 
Roll Call 
Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of  July 10, 2002


Variance request, # 02-12  Robert Clemmer requests a variance from section 19-103 to rebuild the existing front deck which currently encroaches 10’4” into the required 30’ front setback.  The deck is to be built with the same dimensions and to comply with current building code requirements.  The property is located at 118 W. Seaview Drive, Block 36, Lot 27, Emerald Isle, North Carolina. 
(Variance as amended granted by 4-1 vote)


Posted by The Town of Emerald Isle 08/21/2002

August 19, 2002 

Special Meeting - Board of Commissioners - Dunes & Vegetation
Posted by The Town of Emerald Isle 08/19/2002

August 13, 2002 

Board of Commissioners


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Presentation to Outgoing Planning Board Member George McLaughlin
  5. Adoption of Agenda
    (Approved 5-0)
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Minutes of Regular Meeting – July 9, 2002
    2. Minutes of Special Meeting – May 20, 2002
    3. Minutes of Special Meeting Reconvened -- May 21, 2002
    4. Minutes of Special Meeting – July 29, 2002
    5. Minutes of Special Meeting -- Budget -- July 29, 2002
    6. Resolution Authorizing Governor’s Highway Safety Grant
    7. Approval of Contract with NCDENR for Administration of CAMA Program in Emerald Isle
    8. Approval of Resolution Authorizing Execution of CAMA Planning Grant Contract
    9. Budget Amendment - Return FEMA Funds Remitted To Town of Emerald Isle in Error
    (Approved 5-0)
  7. Public Comment
  8. Consideration of Bell Cove Village Preliminary Plat
    (5-0 vote to approved with notation on plat to eliminate right turning lane)
  9. Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 – Subdivisions -- Regarding Sketch Design Plans and Other Miscellaneous Amendments
    1. Public Hearing
    2. Consideration of Ordinance
    (Split vote 3-2 - Marks, Eckhardt, Farmer For, McElraft, Messer Opposed - Did not receive 3/4 vote - will appear in September for 2nd Reading)
  10. Ordinance Amending Chapter 19 – Zoning – To Allow Dog Grooming as a Special Use in the B-2 and B-3 Zones
    1. Public Hearing
    2. Consideration of Ordinance
    (Approved 5-0)
  11. Discussion – Eastern Phase Beach Nourishment
    (Vote 5-0 to authorize Town Manager to solicit bids)
  12. Discussion – Public Beach Access / Parking
    1. USACE Public Access / Parking Requirements
    2. Potential Strategies for Additional Public Parking
    (Plan is to come up with a more comprehensive access plan)
  13. Air Installations Compatible Use Zone (AICUZ) Plan
    1. Presentation on AICUZ
    2. Resolution Supporting AICUZ Plan
    (Vote 5-0 to approve resolution supporting AICUZ Plan)
  14. Petition Calling for Referendum on Staggered Terms For Board of Commissioners
    1. Presentation of Petition
    2. Resolution Scheduling Referendum
    (Vote 5-0 to adopt resolution)
  15. Proclamation – 2002 Emerald Isle Big Sweep/Litter Sweep Day
    (Approved 5-0)
  16. Comments from Town Clerk, Town Attorney, and Town Manager
  17. Comments from Board of Commissioners and Mayor
  18. Adjourn
Posted by The Town of Emerald Isle 08/13/2002