January 13, 2009

Board of Commissioners

The Board welcomes any comments that you may have on the following  issues.  Please email them to the Town Manager, and he will pass them on to the Mayor and Commissioners.  To view background information, please click on the appropriate agenda item below.  To insure that the Mayor and Commissioners receive this information, emails must be received no later than 12:00 PM on the day of the scheduled meeting.  Thank you in advance for your comments.

Action Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
    (Board excused absence of Commissioner Wootten 4-0 vote)
  3. Opening Prayer 
    (Madison Pake, Emerald Isle Baptist Church, offered the Opening Prayer)
  4. Pledge of Allegiance
  5. Adoption of Agenda
    (Agenda adopted 4-0 vote)
  6. Proclamations / Public Announcements
  7. Consent Agenda
    1. Tax Refunds / Releases
    2. Minutes – November 12, 2008 Regular Meeting
    3. Minutes – December 9, 2008 Regular Meeting
    4. Revised – Resolution Authorizing Funding Request to NC Division of Water Resources for Land Acquisition for a Public Boat Launching Facility
    5. Resolution Amending Contract for Old EMS Station Renovations
    6. Budget Amendment – General Fund
      (Consent Agenda items approved 4-0 vote)
  8. Public Comment
  9. Discussion - Coastal Insurance Premium Increases 
    (Approved support of appeals of coastal insurance premiums being led by NC coastal local governments including $5,000 toward appeal efforts,  authorization given Town Manager 4-0 vote)
  10. Ordinance Amending Chapter 6 – Development Standards - of the Unified Development Ordinance Regarding Commercial Parking Surfaces
    1. Public Hearing
    2. Consideration of Ordinance
      (Approved 4-0 vote)
  11. Discussion - Terminal Structures Adjacent to Inlets
    (View Erik J. Olsen, P.E. Condensed Version Presentation - Terminal Structures)
    (No action taken)
  12. Public Boat Launching Facility
    1. Resolution Authorizing Funding Request to NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund for Innovative Storm Water Management 
      (Approved 4-0 vote)
    2. Resolution Authorizing Funding Request to the United States Congress for Land Acquisition 
      (Approved 4-0 vote)
    3. The Trust for Public Land
  13. Fee Schedule Amendment - Community Center Fees
    (Board approved amending fee schedule to allow free membership for Emerald Isle residents over age 75 by 4-0 vote)
  14. Appointments – The Aquarium Pier at Emerald Isle Advisory Committee
    1. Town Commissioner   At-Large
      (Jim Woolard)
    2. Avid Pier Fisherman 
      (Richard Ehrenkaufer, PhD - Dr. Bogus)
    3. Nearby Property Owner 
      (Donalt Eglinton)
    4. At-Large
      (Malvern Boyette)

      (Board changed Town Commissioner slot to allow for second at-large slot, all above appointments approved 4-0 vote)
  15. Comments from Town Clerk, Town Attorney, and Town Manager
  16. Comments from Board of Commissioners and Mayor
  17. Adjourn
Posted by The Town of Emerald Isle 01/13/2009