The City of Nichols Hills
Minutes of the Board of Adjustments Meeting
December 19, 2012
Original Agenda Filed in the Office of the Municipal Clerk at 10 AM on the 13th day of December, 2012.
Robert Slater, Chairman Edward Clements
Tom Flesher John Covington
Julie Hall David Poole, City Manager
John Michael Williams, City Attorney Kristi Hort, City Clerk, Fin Director
1. Call to Order.
Chairman Slater called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
2. Roll Call.
Acknowledgment was made by Chairman Slater that he along with members Clements, Flesher and Hall were all present. Mr. Covington arrived a few minutes into the meeting.
a. October 17, 2012
Motion to APPROVE the minutes was moved by Hall, seconded by Flesher.
AYES: Flesher, Clements, Slater and Hall
4. PUBLIC HEARING – Case No. 2012-08: Discussion, consideration and possible action on Case 2012-08, for which the owners of 1604 Coventry have requested a variance build a new home that will extend 5 feet past the rear yard setback on the first floor and 10 feet past the rear yard setback on the second floor. This property is currently zoned R-1-75.
Following the applicant presentation to the board members, Chairman Slater opened the public hearing. Mr. Danny Coughlin, neighbor to this property addressed the board with questions concerning the proposed building plan for this lot. Chairman Slater closed the public hearing followed by discussion by the board. Discussion included concerns why a variance is necessary due to an empty lot to the odd shape of the lot. Following discussion, Clements made a motion to continue this public hearing to the regular scheduled meeting on January 16, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., and seconded by Covington.
AYES: Covington, Clements and Hall
NAYS: Flesher and Slater
5. Discussion, consideration and possible action possible action regarding term limits for the chairman and vice-chairman of this board.
Following the discussion among board members Hall made a moved, commencing with the June 2013 an election shall be held for the purpose of electing a person to the position of chair and another person to the position of Vice-Chair, each for a one year term with the term to begin at the June meeting of each year, beginning June 2013 continuing through the May 2014 meeting, and for each one year period thereafter. In the event a June meeting is not held the above referenced election shall occur in the first meeting to occur after the June meeting. Clements seconded the motion.
AYES: Covington, Flesher, Clements, Slater and Hall
6. Adjournment. There being no further business, Chairman Slater adjourned the meeting
Robert Slater, Chairman
Kristi Hort David Poole
Kristi Hort, City Clerk David Poole, City Manager