City Council Meeting 08/15/2016
Agenda, Clemson City Council
Monday, August 15, 2016
Regular meeting at 6:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, Clemson City Hall
1. Call to Order
2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance – Council Member Cox
3. Proclamation – “Chiari Malformation Awareness Month”
4. Public Session - Receive public comments on City issues that may or may not be on this agenda.
5. Approval of Minutes – August 1, 2016
6. Reports/Discussion Agenda:
a. Item Request – Receive a presentation from Pat Layton, Clemson University Wood Utilization and Design Institute, and Sam Francis, American Wood Council, regarding wood construction of residential and mixed use buildings in South Carolina – Mr. Ben Collins, Chief Building Official.
b. Item Request – Discuss the recently approved property acquisition of the lot at 497 Berkeley Drive, including the rationale and timeline of this purchase. Also, consider future adoption of a policy related to potential property acquisition that could be utilized for stormwater utility infrastructure improvements – Council Member Jerry Chapman.
c. Receive the Annual Report on maintenance of City-owned lease properties and maintenance reserve fund status for future building repairs/maintenance – Mr. Andy Blondeau, Assistant Administrator.
d. Staff and Council Reports.
7. Policy/Action Agenda:
a. Item Request – Consider accepting a request of “Conquer Chiari” non-profit organization to participate in advertising of events and programs on the City of Clemson’s City Hall message board – Mayor J.C. Cook, III.
b. Item Request – Consider for 2nd Reading an Ordinance to amend Article VII. Signs to correct scriveners errors and to add standards for electronic signs for fuel stations and add a definition for monument signs to Section 19-107 – Mr. Todd Steadman, City Planner.
c. Item Request – Consider for 2nd Reading an Ordinance to amend Article IX Bufferyards, Screening, and Landscaping to clarify some language regarding fences and walls, erosion control, bufferyard distances, screening utilities, and other items – Mr. Todd Steadman, City Planner.
d. Item Request – Consider for 2nd Reading an Ordinance to amend Article VIII Parking to clarify some language, modify parking requirements, add language regarding driveways for single-family, and language related to pervious paving and compact spaces. Add a definition of improved surface to Section 19-107 – Mr. Todd Steadman, City Planner.