BSL Council agenda: P&Z, golf cart rules & an offer to buy 111 Court St.

Here’s the packed agenda for today’s Bay St. Louis City Council meeting. Starting time: 5:30 p.m.

1. Guests:
a) Kevin Jordan – Offer for Purchase of 111 Court Street
b) Mickey Renfroe – Special Event Application
c) Jason Chiniche, BM&A – Work Authorization #1
d) Gary Knoblock – Planning & Zoning
e) John Chillimigras – Extension to Variance granted for Steller Lindmark Sign at Market Town Shopping

2. Public Forum

3. P&Z Applications
a) DON ESTAPA – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant is asking for a variance to the fence regulation to allow a 9’ fence to the rear of the property where the maximum fence height is 6’. The applicant is asking to install a 7’ estate fence on top of a 2’ retaining wall. Therefore the fence will be a total of 9’ in height. The fence will surround a pool and be used for privacy. The property is located at 324 Carroll Ave., Parcel #149F-0-29-120.000, described as Part 40, Carroll Subdivision, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property in question is zoned R-2, Two-Family District. DENIED 2-1

b) RONNIE & LINDA FULTON – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intentions are to build a single family residence. The applicant will need the following variances to the side yard. The applicant is asking for a 2’ variance to the West side yard, therefore the applicant is asking for a 6’ setback to the west side yard setback. The applicant is also asking for a 5.42 foot variance to the East side yard, therefore the applicant is asking for a 2.58 foot to the east side yard setback. The property is located at 1531 North Beach Blvd., Parcel #136H-2-37-004.001, described as Lot 2, Rear of 1st Ward, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property in question is zoned R-1, Single-Family District. APPROVED 3-0

c) ROBERT & MARY ELLEN WARNER – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intentions are to construct a 6’ wood privacy fence to the rear of the property which will be fronting on St. George Street. Where a lot is a corner lot fronting on two existing streets that intersect, the lot shall have two front yards. The applicant is asking for a 2’ variance to the fence height to allow a 6’ fence to the front of the property where the maximum fence height is 4’. The property is located at 214 North Second Street and intersects St. George St., Parcel #149F-0-29-205.000, described as 1st Ward, Lot 396, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property in question is zoned R-3, Multi-Family District which requires a minimum 25 foot front yard setback. APPROVED 3-0

d) BRANDON RHODES – the application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance. The applicant’s intention is to construct a single family residence. The residence will front on Third Street. Where a lot is a corner lot fronting on two existing streets that intersect, the lot shall have two front yards. The applicant is asking for a 10’ variance to the front yard fronting on Bay Oaks Dr. for a 15’ setback to the front yard. The property is located at the corner of Third Street and Bay Oaks Dr., Parcel #161A-1-01-019.000, described as Lot 1 & 3, Block 3, Bay Oaks Subdivision, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property in question is zoned R-1, Single-Family District. APPROVED 3-0

e) LARRY R. MAHAN – application for Variance to the Zoning Ordinance The applicant’s intention is to construct a carport to the side of the residence. The applicant is asking for a 7’ variance to the west side yard for a 1’ setback to the west side yard. The property is located at 415 Thomas St., Parcel #144M-0-19-247.000, described as Part 101, 1st Ward, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, Mississippi. The property in question is zoned R-1, Single-Family District. APPROVED 3-0

f) ALVIN J. LaPORTE – WITH DRAWN

 4. New Business
a) Golf Cart Ordinance
b) Harbor Commission Re-Appointments
c) Report on all lift stations, motors and repairs
d) Historic City Hall
e) Harbor Report

5. Old Business
a) Social Media Policy
b) Utility Partners
c) Water Company of America Contract
d) E&O Insurance

6. Mayor’s Report
a) Consent Agenda
1. Approve Street closures
Oct. 30, 2014 4:30pm-5:30pm
N. Beach Blvd., Main St., Blue Meadow Rd.,
Pine St., Beyer Dr., Ranch St.To allow for homecoming parade Sponsored by Bay High School

2. Travel
Department: Administration
Employee: Dana Feuerstein and Pat Tice
Date: Oct. 29-31, 2014
Location: Hattiesburg, MS
Reason: Municipal Clerks Certification Training
Sponsoring Organization: MSU Extension Service
Registration: $400.00
Meals: Reimbursed
Transportation: City Vehicle
Lodging: $170.00

For Discussion
Abandonment of 12’ platted alley between lot #149L-0-29-102.0 And lot #149L-0-29-103.000

7. City Clerk’s Report
a) No docket

8. Attorney’s Report

9.Public Forum

10.Minutes
a) July 22, 2015
b) August 22, 2015
c) September 2, 2015
d) September 15, 2015
e) September 16, 2015
f) September 23, 2015

11. Adjourn

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