BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
Thursday, April 15, 2021
LOCAL DIAL-IN NUMBER:
TOLL-FREE DIAL-IN NUMBER:
891 0290 8076
James P. Avioli
REGULAR SESSION - 7:00 P.M.
NOTICE OF TELEPHONIC MEETING
Pursuant to Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, on March 16, 2020, the Governor of the State of Texas granted the Office of the Attorney General's request for the temporary suspension of certain provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act to allow for telephonic or videoconference meetings of governmental bodies that are accessible to the public in an effort to reduce in-person meetings that assemble large groups of people, as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19.
Accordingly, this Regular Session of the Board of Adjustment of the City of Bellaire, Texas, will be conducted telephonically in furtherance of this important and necessary objective to protect the public health and welfare in our community.
Members of the public will be entitled to participate and address the Board of Adjustment in the telephonic meeting, at the time for general comments and public hearing audience comments. Any person desiring to address the Board must submit their request via e-mail to [email protected]
The request must be received prior to the start of the meeting and include the speaker's full name and the phone number from which they will be calling in to participate in the meeting. The request must also indicate whether the speaker wishes to participate during the general public comment period, the public hearing comment period, or both. Speakers will be recognized during the comment period in the order their requests are received.
Members of the public may view a live broadcast of the meeting by visiting the City's website: https://bellairetx.new.swagit.com/views/21, U-Verse Channel 99, Comcast Channel 16, and the City's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bellairetx.gov.
The toll-free dial-in number to participate remotely in the telephonic meeting is 1-888-475-4499, and the local line is 346-248-7799. The Meeting ID is 891 0290 8076. An electronic copy of the agenda packet for this Regular Session is posted online at /Portal/MeetingInformation.aspx?type=27.
A recording of the telephonic meeting will be made and will be posted online at /Portal/MeetingInformation.aspx?type=27.
Call to Order
Pledge to the Flag (US and Texas)
US Pledge: I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Texas Pledge: (Honor the Texas Flag: I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas one state under God, one and indivisible)
Certification of a Quorum
Approval of Minutes
Reports from Officers, Committees, Sub-Committees and Communications Board Members Have Outside the Meeting
Reading of the Standards from Section 24-704, Bellaire Code of Ordinances
Docket # BOA-2021-03: A public hearing on an application filed by Brian Haley, on behalf of Bellaire Church of Christ, on a request for a variance to allow for a maximum lot coverage of 80% on the property located at 8001 South Rice Ave., Bellaire, Texas 77401 (including the lot formerly 7911 South Rice Ave.), which would exceed the 50% maximum lot coverage for the property that is currently allowed by Chapter 24, Article V, Division 1, Section 24-525 B. (1) g. of the City of Bellaire Code of Ordinances. The property is located within the R-3 Residential Zoning District.
Presentation by the Application
Presentation by the City
Rebuttal by the Applicant
Questions by the Board
Consideration of, deliberation by and action on Docket Item by the Board
General Comments from the Public
Any person desiring to address the Board must sign up, prior to the posted start time of the meeting, by e-mail to Administrative Assistant Marleny Campos, [email protected] When signing up, all speakers shall provide their full name and the phone number from which they will be calling (for the call moderator to be able to identify them).
(Limitations: Six (6) minutes per speaker with extensions in two (2) minute increments as approved by a majority vote of the Board Members present).
General Comments from Board Members
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