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City Council Agenda for Jan. 8

Long Beach City Hall. (Credit: Joseph Kellard)
Long Beach City Hall. (Credit: Joseph Kellard)

The following is the calendar for the regular meeting of the Long Beach City Council for Jan. 8, 2013. For more details on the meeting's agenda, visit the City of Long Beach’s wesbite.


1. Resolution Electing a Temporary President of the City Council of the City of Long Beach.

From the resolution: RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Long Beach, New York that Fran Adelson be and is hereby elected Temporary President of the City Council of the City of Long Beach.

2. Resolution Electing a President of the City Council of the City of Long Beach

From the resolution: RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Long Beach, New York that Scott Mandel be and is hereby elected President of the City Council of the City of Long Beach.

PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Appendix A – Zoning to Help in the Rebuilding of Houses Throughout the City

3. Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Appendix A – Zoning to Help in the Rebuilding of Houses Throughout the City.

Legislative Memo: This amendment to the code will allow residents to raise the height limit of new residential structures.  These structures will comply with all FEMA and New York State Building Code requirements. The height of a structure is measured from the required finished first floor elevation to the mid-point of a peaked roof and for a flat roof at the highest point of the structure. After feedback from the public, we have amended the requiring of at least two on-site parking spaces created only “where technically feasible”.

4. Resolution Confirming the Appointment of a Member to the Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Long Beach.

From the resolution: WHEREAS, the City Manager desires to reappoint David Bythewood to the Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Long Beach;

5. Resolution Confirming the Appointment of a Member of the Zoning
Board of Appeals of the City of Long Beach. January 8, 2013   

From the resolution: WHEREAS, the City Manager desires to appoint Eileen J. Goggin to the Zoning Board of Appeals of the City of Long Beach

6. Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement for
Engineering Services in Conjunction with the Re-Lining of Potable Water Well No. 15.

Legislative Memo: Well No. 15 is one of the City’s eight active potable wells. A potable water well has a useful life of 30-40 years. Re-lining Well No. 15 will extend its useful life for another 30-40 years, at approximately half the cost of opening a new well. Proposals for this project were received prior to Superstorm Sandy.  This project is part of the City’s Capital Improvement Program.

7. Resolution Authorizing Publication for Hearing of an Ordinance to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Long Beach Re: Appendix A – Zoning to Help in the Rebuilding of Houses Throughout the City.

Legislative Memo: This item is on for publication only. Pursuant to Section 9-115 of the Zoning Code a notice of this amendment shall be published for three successive weeks in the City’s official newspaper. This amendment is for the Residence DD District, known as “The Walks”.

8. Resolution Authorizing Publication of a Notice of Public Hearing of an Application to Waive the Off-Street Parking Requirements for Premises:
156 East Park Avenue (street floor), Long Beach, New York.
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