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Zoning Board of Adjustments /

building and standards commission

Special Session Agenda

March 31, 2011

5:00 PM

City Council Chambers

200 West Walker Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     March 3, 2011

III.             The Swearing in of Speakers and Witnesses

IV.              New Business

 

A.     Consider and take action on Zoning Board of Adjustments Application ZBA11-09 (League City Boat Show), a variance request to Section 90-11 of the Sign Ordinance regarding temporary signs [Banners] over right-of-ways.

V.                 Adjournment

CERTIFICATE

 

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF MEETING WAS POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD AT CITY HALL OF THE CITY OF LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS, BY THE 28TH DAY OF MARCH, 2011 BY 5 PM, AND WAS POSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE (THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT).  ITEMS POSTED IN THE OPEN SESSION PORTIONS OF THIS AGENDA MAY ALSO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED OR EXECUTIVE SESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT. THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO HEAR ANY OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED AGENDA ITEMS THAT QUALIFY FOR AN EXECUTIVE SESSION, IN AN EXECUTIVE SESSION BY PUBLICLY ANNOUNCING THE APPLICABLE SECTION NUMBER OF THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, (CHAPTER 551 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE, SPECIFICALLY INCLUDING CHAPTER 551.071 “CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY”), THAT JUSTIFIES EXECUTIVE SESSION TREATMENT.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PRESENCE OF A QUORUM OF THE MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL AT ANY TIME DURING THE COURSE OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED PROCEEDING MAY CONSTITUTE A MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL PURSUANT TO THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT, CHAPTER 551 OF THE TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE.  BY THIS NOTICE, THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY ADVISED OF SAID MEETING NOT LESS THAN 72 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE DATE, TIME AND LOCATION NOTED ABOVE.

 

 

 

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MARK LINENSCHMIDT, AICP                                                                   OSCAR AREVALO,

SENIOR PLANNER                                                                                          BUILDING OFFICIAL

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS/

BUILDING AND STANDARDS COMMISSION

SPECIAL MEETING

THURSDAY March 31, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.

City Council Chambers

200 WEST WALKER

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I.       Call to order and Roll call of members

 

Mr. Christiansen called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

Members present:                                                 *Members absent:

James R. Christiansen, Chair                                 Richard Stephenson

Amy Beasley                                                                     

Melvin Bogus

Elaine Kosty

Janet Alleman                                                       

Vaness Hamilton                         

 

City Representatives:

Tony Allender, Director of Planning and Research

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner

Susan Wologo, Recording Secretary

 

II.    Approval of Minutes

 

 

A.  March 03, 2011

 

Mr. Bogus made a motion to approve the minutes of March 03, 2011.

Ms. Beasley seconded the motion.

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0.

III. Swearing in of Witnesses

 

Mr. Christiansen swore in the witnesses, stating this is a quasi-judicial board, which is being recorded and therefore anybody that speaks should be aware it is considered testimony.  Any appeal of the decision by the Board of Adjustment must be filed with the Court of Competent Jurisdiction within 10 days of the date of the decision rendered by this board. 

 

 

IV. New Business

 

A.     Consider and take action on Zoning Board of Adjustments Application ZBA11-09 (League City Boat Show), a variance request to Section 90-11 of the Sign Ordinance regarding temporary signs [Banners] over right-of-ways.

Tony Allender, Director of Planning and Research, restated the staff memo for this item and explained on March 22, 2011, City Council approved the first reading of an amendment to Section 90-11 of the sign ordinance to include special events which would permit the request.  However, due to time constraints for the item, for the International Boat Show, the City Council is unable to approve the second reading until several days prior to the beginning of the event.

Mr. Bogus made a motion to approve ZBA11-09 (League City Boat show).

Ms. Kosty seconded the motion.

No discussion was held.

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0.

V.    Adjournment

 

 

Mr. Christiansen made a motion to adjourn the meeting.

 

Ms. Beasley seconded the motion.

 

                        Mr. Christiansen adjourned the meeting at 5:09 p.m.

 

 

___________________________________              ______________________________

Mark Linenschmidt                                                    James Christiansen,

Senior Planner                                                           Chair, Zoning Board of Adjustment                         

Date minutes approved: ___________________