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Attendance: Present: Mayor Ritch Wheeler, Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Bradt, Mike McLeod, Dean Gristy and Ron Raymaker Absent: Ted Fletcher
ITEM 7: Holiday Schedule 2021 -Each year staff submits a list of the city-recognized holidays for approval. Council voted 4-0 to approve the 2021 holiday schedule.
ITEMS 8-10: Special Use Permit for a Garage Apartment - Final report, public hearing and action on a zoning amendment for a SUP for a garage apartment at 411 Twisted Oak Court. The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the application. The public hearing opened at 7:14 pm and closed at 7:15 pm with no comments. Council voted 3-0-1 to approve the special use permit. Raymaker abstained.
ITEM 11: Appointment to Shenandoah Municipal Development District(MDD) Board of Directors- Terms for Directors Byron Bevers and Mike Sorich are up for renewal. Both Directors have stated they would serve another term. Council voted 4-0 to approve the reappointment of Directors Bevers and Sorich to another term on the MDD.
ITEM 12: Resolution Establishing Minimum Standards for Hotels - At an earlier meeting, Council asked staff to look into an ordinance that would regulate hotels to maintain a minimum level of service. The City Attorney has drafted an Ordinance for Council’s consideration that would require the following: interior room access, a covered entry, and no exterior balconies within two hundred feet of any residentially zoned property unless they are located in an interior courtyard. Council voted 4-0 to approve the Ordinance.
ITEM 13: Water Projects with Possible MDD Funding- Byron Bevers, President of the MDD Board, asked that Council consider whether they anticipate requesting funding from MDD for future water projects. Council recently adopted a water/sewer rate increase with the goal of allowing the water/sewer fund to be self-sustaining in order to fund capital projects and also to build reserves over a five year period, without being fully dependent on MDD. Council voted 4-0 to table for a future agenda.
ITEM 14: Approval of Minutes- Council approved the minutes of the September 23 meeting by a 4-0 vote.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:35 pm.
November 20: Shenandoah Stadium Night
November 26-27: Thanksgiving Holidays, City Offices Closed
December 1: Lighting of the Angels, 6 -8 pm
December 9: City Council, 7 pm
December 12: Luminary Work Day, 9 am-noon
December 14-24: Do-It-Yourself Luminary Supply Station open
December 15: Planning and Zoning, 6 pm
December 24: Lighting of the Luminaries, 6 pm
December 24-25: City Offices Closed for Christmas Holidays
December 28 - January 8: Tree Drop-off, Pool Parking Lot
January 1: New Years Day, City Offices Closed
January 9: Polar Bear Plunge, 10:30 am-noon