Mayor & Commissioners Meeting Nov. 15, 2014

The Mayor and Commissioners met on Friday, November 15, 2013. All commissioners were present. Among other actions and discussions: The commissioners adopted a resolution setting a public hearing at 7:00pm on January 17, 2014 to consider a proposed ordinance that would increase the side yard setbacks for lots with street frontage greater than 52.5 feet and a lot area of 5250 square feet in the R-1 District and for R-1 uses in the R-2 District. The commissioners confirmed the appointment of Robert A. Wilson to the Board of Adjustment. Police Department Report Chief Banks gave a reminder to lock cars when not occupied. Break-ins generally occur when cars are left unlocked. The Chief passed out an excellent review of safety procedures to minimize robberies in the holiday season. These are attached. Planning Commission Report - Meeting of Friday, November 8 Paull Hubbard has been appointed as a new Commissioner. The Commission continues work on revisions to the tree ordinance and hopes to present a report and draft revisions to the existing ordinance to the Mayor and Commissioners early next year. City Manager's Report City Manager Greg Ferrese gave an emotional review of his 31 years as City Manager and all the projects that have been accomplished in the City over his term. He was recognized with an extended standing ovation.