September 23, 2002

Planning Board Minutes

Action Agenda
Town of Emerald Isle 
Regular Planning Board Meeting 
Monday, September 23, 2002
7:00 P.M. - Town Hall

Roll Call
  1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting August 26, 2002
  2. Report from Town Manager – Frank A. Rush, Town Manager
  3. Report from Building Inspector – James W. Taylor, Inspections Director
  4. Overview Regarding the Land Use Plan Update – William Farris, AICP 
    (Received a presentation from Bill Farris about the land use plan. The Planning Board then adopted a resolution asking for greater participation in the Land Use Plan Update)
  5. Sea Oats Village, Commercial Review – Larry Watson/John McLean/John Odom 
    (Recommended approval of the site plan for Sea Oats Village (near NC 58 and Bogue Inlet Drive), contingent upon clarification of fire access/sprinkler issues with the Fire Chief, and the elimination of one sign, as per Town Ordinances)
  6. Discussion regarding 3-story issue and/or delete additional setback requirement – Art Daniel, committee chairman 
    (Recommended approval of an ordinance amending the definition of a story and eliminating additional setbacks for stories greater than 2 or 3 stories. The recommended ordinance would allow an "attic story" in residential districts only. No changes are recommended to the absolute height limits or the number of stories in any zoning district)
  7. Election of Chairman of Planning Board 
    (Elected Art Daniel as Chairman to fill the remainder of Phil Almeida's term, which expires in January 02. An issue arose that highlighted our need to accurately determine the terms of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman)
    (Recommended that Art Daniel serve on the Land Use Plan Steering Committee. Ed Dowling was recommended as an alternate)
  8. Remarks by Chairman Almeida 
    (Phil Almeida made some parting comments)
  9. Comments of Members 
    (Art Daniel outlined his goals for his Chairman-ship)
Posted by The Town of Emerald Isle 09/23/2002