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<br />1 <br /> <br />PLANNING COMMISSION CITY MANAGER <br />Demery Bishop, Vice Chair Diane Schleicher <br />Tom Borkowski <br />Marianne Bramble PLANNING & ZONING MANAGER <br />Julie Livingston Dianne Otto, CFM <br />John Major <br />Tyler Marion, Chair CITY ATTORNEY <br />David McNaughton Edward M. Hughes <br /> <br /> <br />MINUTES <br />Planning Commission Meeting <br />February 18, 2014 – 7:00 p.m. <br /> <br /> <br />Mayor Jason Buelterman called the February 18, 2014, Tybee Island Planning Commission meeting to order. <br />Commissioners present were Marianne Bramble, David McNaughton, John Major, Tyler Marion, Demery Bishop, Julie <br />Livingston, and Tom Borkowski. <br /> <br />The Planning Commission Oath was administered by Mayor Jason Buelterman to Demery Bishop, Tom Borkowski, Julie <br />Livingston, and John Major for their two-year term. <br /> <br />Tyler Marion was elected as Chair and Demery Bishop as Vice Chair. Vote was unanimous. <br /> <br />Mr. Marion – The first order of business is the minutes of the January 21, 2014, meeting. Do I have any discussion? <br />[There was none.] Do I have a motion? [Demery Bishop made a motion to approve as written; Tom Borkowski <br />seconded.] All those in favor please signify. [The vote was unanimous.] <br /> <br />Mr. Marion – Do we have any recusals or disclosures? [There were none.] <br /> <br />Text Amendment – Sections 14-030 & 14-050 – Historic Preservation <br />Ms. Otto – This is a Text Amendment to Article 14, Historic Preservation. Proposed are two additions, one to Section 14- <br />030 and the other to 14-050. This item was on your agenda at the last meeting and was continued to this evening when <br />someone from the Historic Preservation Commission could be here to answer your questions. There is someone here <br />tonight to assist you. <br /> <br />Chantel Morton came forward and introduced herself. I am the Main Street Coordinator for the City of Tybee Island. I <br />am also appointed staff person to the Historic Preservation Commission. With the Certified Local Government <br />application that was submitted by the City, I was appointed and approved by City Council to serve as the staff person <br />once the City does become a Certified Local Government. With me I have Sarah Jones who is the new Executive Director <br />of the Historical Society to address your questions. With the changes you have before you, Section 14-030(D) is being <br />added because it is a requirement under federal law with the Certified Local Government program and the same on the <br />additions for Section 5-050(P). <br /> <br />Mr. Major – It says to employ persons, does that mean employees that are hired or to employ their services? Would <br />they be employees of Tybee Island? <br /> <br />Ms. Morton – Yes, the language does say to employ a person and it is mainly to ensure that the Certified Local <br />Government requirements and Historic Preservation needs are met. That is one thing that the City Attorney, when he <br />spoke with Leigh Burns who works for DNR in the Historic Preservation division as the Certified Local Government <br />Coordinator, that is one of their requirements at the federal level. It is also something that when he talked with her he <br />