City Council Meeting 08/17/2015

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Agenda, Clemson City Council
Monday, August 17, 2015
Public Hearing at 6:30 p.m. – Bees and Chickens
Regular Council Meeting to follow
Council Chamber, Clemson City Hall

1. Call to Order
2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance – Council Member Fowler
3. Public Session
4. Approval of Minutes – August 10, 2015
5. Reports/Discussion Agenda:

a. Item Request – Consider setting a date for a joint work session with the Planning Commission & Board of Architectural Review to discuss proposed changes to the Article XI. Architectural Review of the City Zoning Ordinance – Ms. Sharon Richardson, Planning & Codes Director.

b. Receive a report regarding the expansion of on-line payment options for City services, registration fees, and municipal court fines – Mr. Lowell Arwood, Information Technology Director.

c. Item Request – Discuss the Proposal from Collegiate Development Group, developers of the Earle Street Apartments redevelopment project, for the possible acquisition of public parking spaces within the facility parking garage through an Infrastructure Reimbursement Agreement – Mr. Rick Cotton, City Administrator.

d. Staff and Council Reports.

6. Policy/Action Agenda:

a. Item Request – Consider 2nd Reading of an Ordinance to amend Article 3, Section 12-44 and Article 5, Section 12-83 and 12-87 of the City of Clemson Municipal Code regarding local option accommodations tax, hospitality tax and hospitality fee remittance by defining when a payment must be postmarked to be considered for on time payment – Mr. Andy Blondeau, Assistant City Administrator.

b. Item Request – Consider 2nd Reading of proposed Zoning Ordinance text amendments to Section 19-107 Definitions to add a definition of Short-term Rentals, Section 19-303 Table 19-303 to add Short-term rentals as a conditional accessory use in residential districts, and to amend Section 19-305 to add conditional use standards for short-term rentals in residential districts and to update Section 19-107 Definitions – Ms. Sharon Richardson, Planning & Codes Director.

c. Item Request – Consider 2nd Reading of a proposed Zoning Ordinance text amendment to Section 19-603 Exceptions to maximum Structure Height to include non-habitable architectural features – Ms. Sharon Richardson, Planning & Codes Director.

d. Item Request – Consider 2nd Reading of a proposed Zoning Ordinance text to amend Section 19-804 Shared Parking to amend standards for shared parking in commercial districts and Section 19-802. Off-Street Parking Space Requirements for Medical Uses – Ms. Sharon Richardson, Planning & Codes Director.

e. Item Request – Consider a Recommendation from the Arts and Cultural Commission to provide $10,000 to the Clemson Arts Center to support the Clemson Festival of Arts and assure its long-term sustainability.  This item was tabled at last meeting. – Mr. Andy Blondeau, Assistant City Administrator.

f. Item Request – Consider the request from Ms. Dixie Waldrop for financial assistance from the City of Clemson for the start-up of a new Miss Clemson and Miss Teen Clemson scholarship pageant in 2016 – Mayor J.C. Cook, III.

g. Item Request – Consider a Development Agreement between the City of Clemson, South Carolina, and the independent development firms of The University House Clemson, L.L.C, Developer of University House Clemson;  PHU HWY 76 Clemson, L.L.C., Developer of Grandmarc of Clemson; CCSHP Clemson, L.L.C., Developer of Earle Street Apartments; and 412 College Avenue, L.L.C., Developer of 412 College Avenue, for the financing and construction of sanitary sewer line capacity improvements that will provide utility services for the benefit of said development projects hereto – Mr. Rick Cotton, City Administrator.

h. Item Request – Consider a Proposal from Seamon, Whiteside & Associates for engineering fees for the construction design and bid documents, bidding services and construction inspection/administration services for the Old Calhoun District Streetscape Project – Mr. Andy Blondeau, Assistant City Administrator.

i. Item Request – Consider a Proposal from the engineering firm of Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, for architectural and engineering design services for the replacement of the office and laboratory facility at the Cochran Road Wastewater Treatment Plant, and authorize the City Administrator to execute a contract for services related to this project – Mr. Rick Cotton, City Administrator.

7. Executive Session:

a. Item Request - Consider reappointment for Accommodation Tax Committee members.

Adjourn