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City of Nederland R. A. "Dick" Nugent, Mayor
Billy Neal, Mayor Pro Tem
Talmadge Austin, Councilmember
Craig J. Belaire, Councilmember
Vacant, Councilmember
Christopher Duque, City Manager

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Meeting Minutes from Tuesday, September 26, 2006

CITY OF NEDERLAND
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MINUTES

The meeting was held September 26, 2006 at the City of Nederland D. Bob Henson Office Building, 1903 Atlanta Avenue, Nederland, Texas and was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Vice Chairman Bill Cummins.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Bill Cummins, Barney Green, Kenneth Whigham, and Mickey Fenn
MEMBERS ABSENT: Guy Barlow
CITY STAFF PRESENT: Rod Hatch, Chief Building Official and Beth Merren, Inspections Department Secretary
OTHERS PRESENT: Mr. Tommy Romero, Ms. Dana Bellanger, Mr. Thomas Hicklin, and Mr. James Newberry
  1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    A motion was made by Barney Green and seconded by Mickey Fenn to approve the minutes of the August 22, 2006 meeting. All voted aye.

  2. VARIANCES

    Tommy Romero, owner of the property located at 1306 Ithaca, described as Lots 2 and 3, Block 2, North Side Addition, requested a variance to move a residential structure from 1306 Ithaca to Lot 1, Block 2, Tract 1, Replat N 90', North Side Addition. Mr. Romero asked to amend his request because in the alternative he would replat Lot 3, Block 2 , North Side into two lots and move the residential structure to the rear of the replatted lot facing 13th Street. After a full discussion a motion was made by Mickey Fenn and seconded by Kenneth Whigham to approve the variance. All voted aye.

    Dana Bellanger, owner of the property located at 219 6th Street, described as Lot 1, Block 16F, 50 x 140, Tract 3, Port Arthur Land Company, requested a 10' variance to the 20' front building setback requirement; a 10' variance to the 20' rear building setback requirement; and a 10' variance to the 20' corner side building setback requirement to build a 4 or 8-plex unit. After a full discussion a motion was made by Kenneth Whigham and seconded by Mickey Fenn to table action on the variances until a plot plan is submitted. All voted aye.

    John and Kim Nguyen, owners of the property located at the corner of Avenue K and S. 13th Street, described as Lots 11 and 12, Block 11, Wagner 2 Addition, requested a 5' variance to the 10' corner side building setback requirement to build a tri-plex. No action taken as agenda item, Mr. nor Mrs. Nguyen appeared for the meeting.

    Thomas Hicklin, owner of the property located at 1004 Helena, described as Lot 6, Rienstra Acreage Addition, requested a 10' variance to the 30' front building setback requirement and a 5' variance to the 20' rear yard requirement in order to build two duplexes. After a full discussion a motion was made by Barney Green and seconded by Kenneth Whigham to approve the variance. All voted aye.

    Newberry Properties Ltd., owner of the property located at 923 N. 14th Street, described as Frt. 100E of Lot 3, Block 3, North Side Addition, requested a 5' variance to the rear setback requirement to rebuild a carport damaged by Hurricane Rita. After a full discussion a motion was made by Barney Green and seconded by Mickey Fenn to approve the variance. All voted aye.

  3. COMMUNICATIONS

    No report.

  4. ADJOURN

    There being no other business a motion was made by Barney Green and seconded by Kenneth Whigham to adjourn the meeting at 5:34 p.m. All voted aye.

END Meeting Minutes from Tuesday, September 26, 2006


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