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Planning Minutes December 13, 2018

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Village Hall Council Chambers

10050 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores

 

December 13, 2018

THURSDAY, 6:30 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER

Chairman Busta called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.

  1. Roll Call

Village Attorney, Richard Sarafan

Planning and Zoning Director, Travis Kendall

Board member, Harrison Bergman

Board member, Daniel Brady

Board member, Irene Hegedus

Vice Chair Snow

Chairman, John Busta

BOARD MEMBER DISCLOSURES

There were no Board members disclosures.

SWEARING IN OF WITNESSES

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 administered the Oath of Truthful Testimony to individuals testifying or speaking in favor or opposition to agenda Items #2 through 3.

ACTION ITEMS: PUBLIC HEARINGS;

  1. MINUTES

    1. November 8, 2018

Motion made by Mr. Daniel Brady/seconded by Ms. Irene Hegedus 5-0- To Approve the November 8, 2018 minutes.

  1. TABLED ITEMS

    1. PZ-11-8-18-82 11-3206-005-0020, Casa Del Sol (Owner), (Agent) Harry Sanchez; 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, for a 2800 square foot home.

Chairman Busta introduced the item

Mr. Kendall requested the board table the item due to incomplete application.

Motion made by Mr. Daniel Brady/seconded Mr. David Snow 5/0-To table the item to the next meeting on January 24.

    1. PZ-11-8-18-84 89 NE 102 Street, Paloma Teppa (Owner), (Agent) Harry Sanchez; 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, for an exterior renovation.

Mr. Kendall requested for the board to table the item due to incomplete application.

Motion made by Mr. Daniel Brady/seconded by Mr. David Snow 5/0-To table the item to the next meeting on January 24.

  1. NEW ITEMS

    1. STPL-12-13-18-86 909 NE 99th Street, (Applicant) Vasco Lopez Da Silva (Agent) Camilo Tamayo; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations, Sec. 504. (f), (g) (2) and Sec. 600. Site plan review for a garage conversion.

Chairman Busta introduced the item.

Mr. Kendall provided a brief overview of the item.

Chairman Busta opened the Public Hearing.

Mr. Camilo Tamayo (agent) introduced himself, spoke on behalf of the applicant, and answered questions posed by the board.

Mr. Sarafan inquired into the difference between the PZ and STPL nomenclature.

Seeing no speakers, Chairman Busta closed the Public Hearing.

  • Motion to approve subject to staff recommendations made by Ms. Irene Hegedus /seconded by Mr. David Snow - Approved 5-0

    1. STPL-12-13-18-87 9333 NE 9th Place 909, (Applicant) Sean Brady (Agent) Victor Bruce; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations, Sec. 504. (f), (g) (2) and Sec. 600. Site plan review for a garage conversion.

Chairman Busta introduced the item.

Board member Brady recused himself from discussing and voting on the item due to conflict of interest.

Chairman Busta opened the Public Hearing.

Mr. Bruce, on behalf of the applicant, answered questions posed by the board.

Seeing no speakers, Chairman Busta closed the Public Hearing.

  • Motion to approve subject to staff’s recommendations made by Ms. Irene Hegedus/seconded by Mr. Harrison Bergman – approved 4-0 with Mr. Daniel Brady abstaining.

    1. STPL-12-13-18-88 1569 NE 104th Street, (Applicant) Alain Gonzalez (Agent) None; Pursuant to Articles IV, V and VI of Appendix A Zoning, Sec. 400 Schedule of Regulations, Sec. 534. (f), (g) (2) and Sec. 600. Site plan review for a new dock.

Chairman Busta introduced the item.

Mr. Kendall provided a brief overview of the item and recommended approval subject to staff recommentions.

Chairman Busta opened the Public Hearing.

Mr. Alain Gonzalez (agent) introduced himself, spoke on behalf of the applicant, and answered questions posed by the board.

Seeing no speakers, Chairman Busta closed the Public Hearing.

  • Motion to approve subject to staff’s recommendations made by Mr. Daniel Brady/seconded by Mr. David Snow - Approved (5-0)

  1. CONTINUED ITEMS:

  1. None

  1. PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

    1. Approval of the calander for 2019

There being no discussion, Chaiman Busta called for the vote to approve the 2019 calendar.

Mr. Kendall provided an overview of item, noting he changed that application deadline to fall on Wednesdays instead of Fridays to allow additional time for site plan review.

  • Motion made by Mr. Daniel Brady/seconded by Ms. Irene Hegedus 5-0 To approve the calendar 2019

  1. DISCUSSION

      1. Application Package

Mr. Brady spoke about eliminiating superfluos documentation for applications concerning garage conversion applications and the like.

Mr. Kendall requested the board consider requiring a flash drive containing electronic records to be included along with the hardcopy application for efficiency purposes.

Mr. Sarafan raised the importance of requiring a survey, instead of a boundary survey, to be included with certain applications, such as new construction projects.

Individual boardmembers offered their respective position on how much leniency to permit with respect to establishing a documentation threshold depending on the type of work.

Mr. Snow proposed for context photos relative to the adjacent area, specifically photos of properties across, diagonally, and adjacent, to be included with the application.

Mr. Snow further requested for a tree disposition plan to be included with the application.

The board requested bringing forth a discussion item for the next meeting regarding the inclusion of a lanscaping plan as part of the application checklist.

Consensus- Staff to bring forth a proposed checklist based on the comments offered by the boardmembers for future board consideration.

No further action was taken on this item.

      1. RFP for Park Master Plan

Mr. Kendall read the motion of the Village Council to refer the Parks and Opens Space Master Plan to the Planning board into the record. He further noted the intent of the item which is for the board to consider and provide input on whether it’s worthwhile for the Village to pursue and expend funds on such plan and to, furthermore, provide specifications to be included in the scope of a potential competitive solicitation.

Individual board members offered their interpretation of what they believe the Village Council expects from the board with respect to this item.

There being no further discussion, there was consensus to:

  • invite a representative of the Village Council, preferably Mayor Glinn who is the item’s sponsor, to elucidate the Village Council’s expectation of the board with respect to the motion.

  • ask the Recreation Committee to provide input on its desirability for a Village-wide Parks and Open Space Master Plan

  • invite the Recreation Director to provide her professional expertise

  • direct staff to reach out to other municipalities with a Parks and Open Space Plan and determine the associated costs and outcome.

  • determine whether the Village Council would like for the golfcourse to be included in the consideration of an open space.

  • post notice of this prospective item in the community center, Village website, and social media to engage resident input for the next board meeting.

Should the Village Council wish to proceed with a Parks and Open Space Master Plan, by way of consensus, the board also requested for such draft to be brought before the Planning Board for recommendations and for a Planning board member to form part on the selection committee for the RFP.

No further action was taken on this item.

      1. Artificial Grass in the back yard

Ms. Hegedus spoke about the research she conducted on the pros and cons of artificial grass relative to the requirements of other municipalities that allow such membrane.

Responding to questions posed by the board, Mr. Kendall confirmed the Village Code does not allow for artificial grass.

Mr. Busta spoke about the maintenance of artificial grass relative to pet litter.

Mr. Bergman spoke about the high costs associated with the installation of artificial grass.

Ms. Hegedus mentioned the City of Miami Beach allows artificial grass.

Mr. Snow mentioned the importance of requiring the issuance of a permit for the installation of artificial grass and for it to be limited to a certain percentage of area.

Mr. Sarafan recommended inviting the Building Official and other subject matter experts to provide their professional expertise at a future meeting. He further proposed for staff to reach out to the City of Miami Beach to gage their input.

Mr. Busta polled fellow boardmembers on their desirability for the Village to allow artificial grass in the backyard. All of the board members spoke in favor of allowing artificial grass subject to various restrictions.

No further action was taken on this item.

  1. NEXT REGULAR BOARD HEARING – January 24, 2018.

ADJOURNMENT 8:05PM

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