AGENDA
PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2021
City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall
823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas

In order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will be held by videoconference and there will be no public access to the location described above.

Public Comment can be submitted on-line: https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment or by calling 409-797-3660.


1.

Call Meeting to Order

2.

Attendance

3.

Conflict of Interest

4.

Meeting Format (Staff)

5.

Approval of Minutes

A.
6.

Public Comment

Members of the public may submit a public comment using the web link below. All comments submitted prior to the meeting will be provided to the Planning Commission.

https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment

  1. Agenda Items
  2. Non-Agenda Items

7.

Public Hearing

A.

20BF-111 (Open Space Reserve 5 and TR 37-1, Sandhill Shores Subdivision) Request for a Beachfront Construction Certificate/Dune Protection Permit in order to construct a pedestrian pathway for public access to the beach. Property is legally described as Sandhill Shores Addn (2000), ABST 121, OSR 5 (0-5) Acres 0.171 and ABST 121 Page 18, 19 & 22 Hall & Jones Sur TR 37-1 41.982 Acres, a subdivision located in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owner: Sandhill Shores POA c/o Bob Dolgin

8.

New Business and Associated Public Hearings

A.

CHANGE OF ZONING

1.

21P-017 (1101, 1111, 1113, and 1115 Avenue M ½, and 1410 12th Street and Adjacent Vacant Lot) Request for a change of zoning from Urban Neighborhood, Neighborhood Conservation District (UN-NCD-1) to Commercial, Height and Density Development Zone 3 (C-HDDZ-3). Properties are legally described as: M. B. Menard Survey, Lot 7; M. B. Menard Survey, Lot 6 and East 1/2 of Lot 5; M. B. Menard Survey, West 1/2 of Lot 5 (3005-1); M. B. Menard Survey, East 1/2 of Lot 4 (3004-2); M. B. Menard Survey, West 1/2 of Lot 4 (3004-1); and M. B. Menard Survey, Lots 1, 2, and 3; Southeast Block 23; Galveston Outlots; in the City of County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Mary Villareal, The Interfield Group Property Owner: Robert T. Eramian, Executor of the Estates of Reena Candis (Deceased)

Documents:
  1. 21P-017 STF PKT.pdf
B.

LICENSE TO USE

1.

21P-018 (3324 Avenue O) Request for a License to Use agreement to construct a stair in the City of Galveston alley right-of-way. Property is legally described as Lot 13, Southeast Block 37, Galveston Outlots, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Michael Gaertner, AIA Adjacent Property Owners: William Weiss Easement Holder: City of Galveston

C.

PLATS

1.

21P-020 (22204 Cantina Drive) Request for a replat in order to divide one lot into two. Property is legally described as Sea Isle Section 24 Replat (2015), Abstract 121, Block 1, Lot 5A, Acres 0.23, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Lindsey Polk, Tricon Land Surveying, LLC Property Owners: Steve and Stacy Sapio

9.

Discussion Items

A.

Update on revisions to the Beach Access and Erosion response Plans (Hill)

B.

Update on revisions to the Comprehensive Plan (Hill)

10.

Adjournment

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on April 14, 2021 at 9:45 a.m.

Prepared by:  Catherine Gorman, Assistant Director

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE, SUITE 201, 823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TX 77550 (409-797-3510)

MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL MAY BE ATTENDING AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS MEETING