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Resolution 14-028 Amending Planning Commission Policies and Procedures Manual to Permit Four Instead of Five Commissioners Approval for Conditional Use Permits and Variances

Resolution ID

14-028

Status

Adopted

Effective Date

Mon Feb 24th, 2014

Postponed Until

Mon Feb 24th, 2014

Related Meetings

Mon, Feb 10th, 2014 6:00pm
Mon, Feb 24th, 2014 6:00pm

Related Memorandums

There are no related memorandums for this resolution.

Resolution Summary

A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Amending the Homer Advisory Planning Commission Policies and Procedures Manual Review Policies for Conditional Use Permits “Review Standards” and Policy for Review of Zoning Variances “Determination” to Permit Four Instead of Five Members of the Homer Advisory Planning Commission to Approve a Conditional Use Permit and a Variance. City Manager/Planning.

Resolution Details

CITY OF HOMER

HOMER, ALASKA

City Manager/Planning

RESOLUTION 14­-028

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AMENDING THE HOMER ADVISORY PLANNING COMMISSION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL REVIEW POLICIES FOR CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS “REVIEW STANDARDS” AND POLICY FOR REVIEW OF ZONING VARIANCES “DETERMINATION” TO PERMIT FOUR INSTEAD OF FIVE MEMBERS OF THE HOMER ADVISORY PLANNING COMMISSION TO APPROVE A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT AND A VARIANCE.

 

               WHEREAS, The Homer Advisory Planning Commission is made up of appointed members who despite their best efforts cannot attend every commission meeting; and

 

               WHEREAS, Requiring a supermajority of the commission’s membership to approve a conditional use permit or a variance impedes with their ability to conduct hearings and issue decisions on a timely basis; and

 

               WHEREAS, By expanding the Commission’s authority to approve a conditional use permit or a variance with four members instead of five members is in the City’s best interest to conduct business timely; and

 

               WHEREAS, These amendments were reviewed and discussed by the Homer Advisory Planning Commission at their November 6, 2013 and January 2, 2014 meetings and received unanimous support from the commission.

 

               NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Homer, Alaska, hereby amends the Homer Advisory Planning Commission Policies and Procedures Manual Review Policies for Conditional Use Permits “Review Standards” and Policy for Review of Zoning Variances “Determination” to permit four instead of five members of the Homer Advisory Planning Commission to approve a conditional use permit or a variance.   

 

                    PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council on this ___ day of February, 2014.

                                                                   

                                                                                                         CITY OF HOMER

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            _______________________

                                                                                                         MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

 

 

______________________________

JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK

 

Fiscal Note: N/A