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

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Meeting Minutes from Tuesday, January 9, 2007

CITY OF NEDERLAND
TRAILER PARK BOARD OF APPEALS MINUTES

5:21 p.m. January 9, 2007
  1. MEETING

    The meeting was held January 9, 2007, at the City of Nederland D. Bob Henson Office Building, 1903 Atlanta, Nederland, Texas and was called to order at 5:21 p.m. by Chairman Guy Barlow.

    MEMBERS PRESENT: Guy Barlow, Barney Green, Bill Cummins, Kenneth Whigham, and Mickey Fenn
    CITY STAFF PRESENT: Rod Hatch, Chief Building Official and Beth Merren, Inspections Department Secretary
  2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    A motion was made by Bill Cummins and seconded by Kenneth Whigham to approve the minutes of the November 28, 2006 meeting. All voted aye.

  3. VARIANCES

    On September 4, 2006, the Chief Building Official issued a letter to property owners living in travel trailers as a result of property damage caused by Hurricane Rita. Property owners were advised that the temporary time extension allowing citizens to live in a trailer on their property during the reconstruction of their damaged residence would expire on September 30, 2006. After this date, an extension of time for a hardship variance would require application and review by the Trailer Board of Appeals.

    Mr. Antonio Ramirez Jr., owner of the property located at 176 Hilldale Drive, described as Lot 41, Block 1, Hillcrest Terrace Addition, requested an extension until November 30, 2006, to live in a travel trailer on his property. Upon the expiration of this extension, Mr. Ramirez did not request additional time in order to complete the reconstruction process. After a full discussion a motion was made by Kenneth Whigham and seconded by Bill Cummins to deny the variance. All voted aye.

    Mr. Dallas Higgins, owner of the property located at 1609 N. 27th Street, described as Lot 1, Block 18I, Tract 1, Port Arthur Land Company, requested an extension until February 28, 2007, to live in a travel trailer while he rebuilds his house. After a full discussion a motion was made by Bill Cummins and seconded by Barney Green to grant an extension until February 28, 2007. All voted aye.

    Mr. Jason Simon, owner of the property located at 210 Hill Terrace, described as Lot 47, Block 2, Hillcrest Terrace Addition, requested an extension until April 30, 2007, to live in his travel trailer while he completes reconstruction of his home. After a full discussion a motion was made by Kenneth Whigham and seconded by Bill Cummins to grant an extension until April 30, 2007. All voted aye.

    Mrs. Diana Caldera, owner of the property located at 705 S. 11th Street, described as Lot 8, Block 2, Midway Addition, requested a one year extension of her variance to live in a travel trailer, on the described property, while she completes reconstruction of her home. After a full discussion a motion was made by Barney Green and seconded by Mickey Fenn to grant a one year extension. All voted aye.

    Mrs. Tammy Dugas, owner of the property located at 900 Helena Avenue, described as Lot 1, Tract A, Rienstra Acreage Addition, requested a two week extension of her variance to live in a travel trailer, on the described property, while she completes reconstruction of her home. After a full discussion a motion was made by Mickey Fenn and seconded by Kenneth Whigham to grant an extension until January 31, 2007. All voted aye.

    Mrs. Maria Molina, owner of the property located at 507 S. 1 1/2 Street, described as Lot 4, Block 7, Block Estates 2 Addition, requested an extension until December 31, 2006, to live in a travel trailer on her property. Upon the expiration of this extension, Mrs. Molina did not request additional time in order to complete the reconstruction process. After a full discussion a motion was made by Mickey Fenn and seconded by Kenneth Whigham to deny the variance. All voted aye.

  4. COMMUNICATIONS

    None.

  5. ADJOURN

    There being no other business a motion was made by Kenneth Whigham and seconded by Mickey Fenn to adjourn the meeting at 5:37 p.m. All voted aye.

END Meeting Minutes from Tuesday, January 9, 2007


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