Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 19-2230    Version: 1
Agenda section: Public Hearings Status: Passed
File created: 10/8/2019 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action: 10/15/2019
Agenda item title: Case No. Z-19025 - Retirement Systems of Alabama Property Rezoning
Attachments: 1. Case Z-19025, Retirement Systems of Alabama Property Staff Report, 2019-10-15.pdf, 2. Case Z-19025, County Commission Proof of Publication.pdf, 3. Case Z-19025, Planning Commission Proof of Publication.pdf, 4. Case Z-19025, Request to Withdraw, 2019-10-02.pdf

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  10/15/2019

Item Status:   New

From: Vince Jackson, Planning Director

Submitted by:  Vince Jackson, Planning Director

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ITEM TITLE

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Case No. Z-19025 - Retirement Systems of Alabama Property Rezoning

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STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Accept and acknowledge the WITHDRAWAL of Case Z-19025, Retirement Systems of Alabama Property, as it pertains to the rezoning of approximately 1.27 acres, located in Planning (Zoning) District 26, from TR, Tourist Resort District, to HDR, High Density Residential District.

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Previous Commission action/date:  N/A

 

Background:  The subject property, which consists of approximately 1.27 acres, is currently zoned TR, Tourist Resort District. This property is part of a larger 26.6 acre parcel which is owned by the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA). It is located in Planning District 26 on the west side of Scenic Highway 98, at the north end of the Grand Hotel Marina. The applicant is requesting a rezoning to HDR, High Density Residential District, in order to develop condominium units. As proposed, 12 units would be constructed in a 4-story building. The Planning Commission considered this case, which has generated significant opposition from area residents, on September 5, 2019, and voted to recommend DENIAL to the County Commission.

 

The applicant has now requested to withdraw this rezoning application. Due to the timing of the request, the withdrawal is automatic. However, the scheduled public hearing must still be opened. As a result, staff requests that the WITHDRAWAL of Case Z-19025, Retirement Systems of Alabama Property, be accepted and acknowledged.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  N/A

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  N/A

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A

 

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

N/A

 

Reviewed/approved by:  N/A

 

Additional comments:  N/A

 

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  Yes. Gulf Coast Newspapers. See attached.

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  N/A

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up:  Commission Administration Office

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):  Send Notice of Action to the following:

 

Mr. Tim Lawley

Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

P.O. Box 1127

Daphne, Alabama 36526

 

Additional instructions/notes:  N/A