AGENDA
PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 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.

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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.

ABANDONMENT

1.

21P-022 (1728 Seawall) Request for an Abandonment of approximately 860 square-feet of mid-block alley. Adjacent properties are legally described as: M. B. Menard Survey, North Part of Lot 14 (3014-1) Southeast Block 70, Galveston Outlots; and M. B. Mendard Survey, Lot 1, Fred E Wyant Subdivision Replat; in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Alex Montemayor

Documents:
  1. 21P-022 STF PKT.pdf
B.

LICENSE TO USE

1.

21P-023 (Adjacent to 1608 Church / Avenue F) Request for a Permanent License to Use for an accessory dwelling structure that encroaches a City alley right-of-way. Adjacent property is legally described as the East 40 feet of Lot 10, Block 436, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Michael Cordray Adjacent Property Owner: Save 1900 Realty, LLC Easement Holder: City of Galveston

Documents:
  1. 21P-023 STF PKT.pdf
C.

TEXT AMENDMENT

1.

21ZA-001 Request for a text amendment to the Galveston Land Development Regulations, Article 3, Urban Neighborhood (UN) Addendum to modify the list of “Corner Stores – Permitted Structures” in Kempner Park. Applicant: Alyssa Rutty

9.

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 27, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Prepared by:  Catherine Gorman, Assistant Director

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