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The zoning map is an essential element of the zoning ordinance as it is the record of property rights and limitations. As such, this map should reflect recent zoning decisions as well as proposed changes.
Staff is proposing zoning map amendments to rezone properties within the City limits that are currently zoned C-R, Commercial-Residential to V, Village. The C-R zoning is quite complex and restrictive in terms of allowable uses and dimensional requirements whereas the V, Village zoning offers compatibility in terms of intent to C-R with greater ease. According to the City of Hapeville Future Land Use Map (Figure 2), the properties proposed for rezoning are low to medium intensity mixed use.
The Planning Commission considered this item on January 15, 2019 and February 12, 2019 and recommended the Mayor and Council approve the zoning map amendment. Staff supported their recommendation.
HB 302 would prohibit local governments from adopting design standards for residential homes. This bill takes away the right of citizens to decide the look and feel of their communities. A Senate version of this bill, SB 172 has been filed
GMA is encouraging city officials to continue to voice their opposition to both HB 302 and SB 172 and pass resolutions in opposition to the bills.
Senate Bill would prohibit local governments from adopting design standards for residential homes. This bill takes away the right of citizens to decide the look and feel of their communities. GMA is encouraging city officials to continue to voice their opposition to both HB 302 and SB 172 and pass resolutions in opposition to the bills.
The Hapeville Development Authority and the Development Authority of the City of Hapeville each have a vacant seat available. Both seats were formerly held by Richard Murray. As stated in the aforementioned agenda item, four applicants have expressed interest in serving on the authorities.
The James M.& Erma T. Freemont Foundation is requesting to have the “Represent Yourself Scholarship 5K Walk/Run” again this year in Hapeville. Last year, the event was held on September 15, 2018. The proposed date for this year's event is Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 8-10am. The route directions are the same as last year and are attached for review. The foundation is also requesting to hang a 3’x6’ banner 2-3 weeks prior to the event on the Jess Lucas Park fence facing South Central Avenue to help promote the upcoming event.
The MOM Foundation, Inc. is requesting to use the Jess Lucas Y-Teen Park to hold their 2nd Annual Mothers' Walk-A-Thon. The theme for the walk is "Keep Momma Moving." Last year, the event was held on August 4, 2018. The proposed date for this year's walk-a-thon is August 3rd from 8:00AM-1:30PM. They will have medical assistance on staff. They will also have a Waiver and Release of Liability signed by each participant. All activities will take place within the inside boundaries of the Park. They are requesting to hang a banner on the park gate to promote the event.
Once renovated, APS will use the facility for their day to day operations, including educational outreach, studio facilities, gallery exhibitions, and artists classes and workshops.
On February 28, the TPD Committee voted to recommend to Council to support renovation of the property at 748 Virginia Avenue for Trade and Tourism Centric use - affording the opportunity to fund the project wholly or in part with TPD dollars.