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Planning Board Minutes - May 28, 2015

 

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE PLANNING BOARD MEETING

 

Village Hall Council Chambers

10050 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores

 

MAY 28, 2015

THURSDAY, 7:00 P.M.

 

In Attendance:

David Dacquisto, Planning & Zoning Director

Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

Mariana Gracia, Recording Secretary

 

 

I)      ROLL CALL Richard Fernandez, Robert Abramitis, Sid Reese

II)     BOARD MEMBER DISCLOSURES

 

Individual Board Members disclosed properties they had visited with respect to applicants appearing before the Board. 

 

III)    ACTION ITEMS: PUBLIC HEARING

1)     Recommendation to the Village Council on transmittal of an Evaluation and Appraisal Notification Letter to the state recommending that the Miami Shores Comprehensive Plan be updated to be consistent with changes to state statutes since 2008.

Mr. Dacquisto read into the record the comprehensive plan required by the State every seven years.  The State requires that we send an evaluation appraisal notification letter noting whether or not our comprehensive plan requires changes due to changes in state law since we adopted our plan. Therefore Staff has written a letter indicating that we would be updating our comprehensive plan.  Mr. Dacquisto proceeded to read the letter in detail into the record.  The Board asked questions. There was no public comment.  Public hearing is now closed.  No discussion by the Board. 

Motion to recommend to Village Council sending the Evaluation and Appraisal Notification Letter to the state, Motion made by Mr. Abramitis.  Seconded by Mr. Fernandez and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

IV)   MINUTES

1)     April 16, 2015

 

Mr. Reese moved approval of the April 16, 2015 minutes as presented.  Mr. Abramitis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)     April 28, 2015

 

Mr. Abramitis moved approval of the April 28, 2015 minutes as presented.  Mr. Reese seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

V)    SWEARING IN OF WITNESSES

1)     SWEARING IN OF WITNESSES BY VILLAGE ATTORNEY:

“Do you solemnly swear or affirm that the testimony you are about to give will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.”

Mr. Sarafan explains the voting process in this case where we only have three Board members. 

 

VI)   TABLED ITEMS TO A TIME CERTAIN

1)     None.

VII)  NEW ITEMS: PZ-04-15-2015187 withdrawn.

1)     PZ-03-15-2015185: 9701 NE 2nd Avenue, (Owner) Cochran Miami Shores LLC, (Applicant) Greater Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce / Jesse Walters, (Agent) Jonathan Meltz; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations, Sec. 504.4 Master sign agreement and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. Signs.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for a sign indicating that Staff is recommending approval with conditions as noted.  The Board asked questions. Mr. Jonathan Meltz was present and did not wish to present.  Mr. Abramatis moved to approve the application subject to Staff recommendations.  Mr. Reese seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

2)     PZ-04-15-2015186: 960 NE 97th Street, (Owner) Uchenna Ukazim, (Applicant) Same, (Agent) None; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. Façade improvement. Front and rear enclosures.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for an enclosure of the front porch and rear covered terrace to include a slop roof.  Staff is recommending approval with 9 conditions.  The Board asked questions.  Ms. Evelyn Barrazi was present at 17100 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles.  Ms. Barrazi proceeded to present her proposal.  The Board asked questions.  Mr. Abramitis moved to approve subject to Staff recommendations.  Mr. Reese seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

3)     PZ-04-15-2015188: 280 NE 107th Street, (Owner) Martin Prego, (Applicant) Same, (Agent) Mark Campbell; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. Façade improvement. First floor additions. Garage conversion.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for a first floor addition.  Mr. Dacquisto stated that the house was situated on a reverse corner lot and as a result the side yard was 15’ as opposed to 10’.  He provided more information regarding the two additions.  There is also a garage conversion.  Staff is recommending approval with 12 conditions as written on the Staff report.  Mr. Mark Campbell was present and proceeded to give a brief presentation of the project.  The Board asked questions.  Mr. Sarafan asked questions.  There was a discussion about the trees that were going to be removed.  Mr. Dacquisto states for the record that public works may choose to place the replacement trees in alternative locations.  Motion to approve subject to Staff recommendations with two additional requirements, one that it be clearly stated that the pool is not part of this approval and second that the applicant remove the gravel area in the swale and replace it with natural grass by Mr. Abramitis.  Seconded by Mr. Reese and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. 

4)     PZ-05-15-2015189: 1491 NE 102nd Street, (Owner) Joaquin Amador, (Applicant) Same, (Agent) Robert Rossi; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations, Sec. 534 and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. Waterfront development. Dock.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for a 16,000 pound boat lift in the canal.  Mr. Dacquisto states he would like to see reflectors in the plans.  He read into the record the dimensions of the canal.  The Boat lift would extend approximately 15’ into the canal.  Staff is recommending approval with the conditions as noted.  The Board asked questions. Mr. Dacquisto lets the Board know that this project would require DERM and the Core of Engineers approval.  The Board asked questions.  Mr. Joaquin Amador was present and stated address is 1491 NE 102nd Street, Miami Shores, FL 33138.  Mr. Amador proceeded to give his presentation.  Mr. Reese Motion to approve subject to Staff recommendations, seconded by Mr. Abramitis and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. 

5)     PZ-05-15-2015190: 9999 NE 13th Avenue, (Owner) Michelle Pappas, (Applicant) Same, (Agent) Shore Marine Construction, Jose Calvo; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations, Sec. 534 and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. Waterfront development. Dock.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for a dock.  The location will be in the bay rather than the canal. The proposal is to replace an existing dock. Expanding approximately 34’ which includes two boats lifts.  Neighbors have agreed to the plans.  Staff is recommending approval with the conditions as noted.  The Applicant did not wish to ask any questions.  The Boards asked questions.  Mr. Dacquisto states that he is looking for compliance with code and the Applicant has complied. The Board asked questions. Jose Miguel Calvo, president of Shore Marine Construction was present 601 NE. 36th Street, Apt. 2010, Miami, FL 33137. Mr. Calvo states that the County regulates how many boats you have and you may not have more than 2 docked.  Mr. Calvo approaches the Board and shows a picture of the water depth.  The Board asked questions.  Public comment from Nancy Cigna Margolis, 1301 NE 100th Street she wanted clarification regarding piling.  Mr. Dacquisto explains.  Mr. Abramitis Motion to approve subject to Staff recommendations Mr. Reese seconded and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

6)     PZ-05-15-2015191: 1208 NE 95th Street, (Owner) Pedro Mello, (Applicant) Same, (Agent) Manuel Jara; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. Façade improvements. Garage conversion.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for a partial garage conversion. The Applicant is proposing a covered entry which includes a shed roof over the front steps in the entry an existing roof is located approximately 15’ above grade.  The proposed shed roof entry raises approximately 17’5” above grade.  Higher than the roof the addition seems to not naturally intergrade into the house.  The Applicant may want to consider lowering the shed roof to blend more naturally into the architectural existing residence.  Staff does have problems with the shed roof being as high as it is above the existing roof of the residence.  Staff is recommending approval but emphasizing condition 2 which is the shed roof is not permitted. Staff is recommending approval excluding the shed roof.   The Board asked questions.  Pedro Mello, 1208 NE 95th Street.  The Board asked questions.  Mr. Mello asked if he had to go back to DERM.  The Board discussed the shed roof and asked the Applicant to bring his contractor with him next time.  Motion to table to next meeting by Mr. Reese seconded by Mr. Abramitis and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

7)     PZ-05-15-2015192: 285 NE 95th Street, (Owner) Santiago Martinez, (Applicant) Same, (Agent) None; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations and Sec. 600. Site plan review and approval required. First floor addition.

Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the application for a first floor addition.  The Applicant is proposing a master bedroom suite. This is going to be subject to review by the Building Official.  The Architect has changed the easterly 30’ wall and added an extra window.  Staff is recommending approval with 11 conditions as indicated in the Staff Report.  Mr. Lou Kallinosis  of 17494 SW 83 Ct., Palmetto Bay, FL present and wished to present.  Mr. Kallinosis talked about his approval last meeting. The reason he is back this time is for a 5’ expansion of his project.  Motion to approve by Mr. Abramitis subject o Staff recommendations seconded by Mr. Reese and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.  Discussion by the Board.

VIII) DISCUSSION

1)     None

IX)   NEXT WORKSHOP – TBA

X)    NEXT REGULAR HEARING – June 25, 2015.

XI)   ADJOURNMENT

Pursuant to Chapter 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if person decides to appeal any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

 

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