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File #: 2019-0025    Version: 1 Name: Rescind Resolution No. 6392 providing supporting authorization to endorse a waiver from the geometric standards regarding lot arrangement
Type: Resolution Status: Postponed (Council Rule 8)
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: Parish Council
On agenda: 2/4/2019 Final action: 3/11/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A resolution to rescind Resolution No. 6392 providing supporting authorization to endorse a waiver from the geometric standards regarding lot arrangement.
Sponsors: Paul J. Hogan
Attachments: 1. 2019- 0025 PACKAGE-rescind Resolution No. 6392 - PDF.pdf, 2. 2019-0025 Postponed Rule 8 proposed Ord
Related files: 2019-0044, 2019-0006, 2018-0237, 2019-0067, 2019-0045
2019-0025
INTRODUCED BY: PAUL J. HOGAN, PE, COUNCILMAN-AT-LARGE, DIVISION B
RESOLUTION NO.
Title
A resolution to rescind Resolution No. 6392 providing supporting authorization to endorse a waiver from the geometric standards regarding lot arrangement.
Body
WHEREAS, on January 22, 2019, the St. Charles Parish Council adopted Resolution No. 6392 providing supporting authorization to endorse a waiver from the geometric standards regarding lot arrangement; and,
WHEREAS, Resolution No. 6392 actually waived the subdivision regulation requirement that a right-of-way be provided for a public street in which it and all utilities are to be located and dedicated to the Parish; and,
WHEREAS, what was advertised on the January 22nd agenda did not give any indication to the public that this waiver would allow for a private street located on private property with lots to be served by public utilities; and,
WHEREAS, the advertisement on the January 22nd agenda was improper in that it did not describe what development the waiver was to be granted to; and,
WHEREAS, Mr. Joey Murray of Murray Architects, representing MHI Investments, LLC, advised the Council at the council meeting that what the developer is planning on doing is dedicating servitudes in full for water, sewerage, and drainage and that the street would remain private; and,
WHEREAS, the subdivision regulations do not provide for street right-of-ways to be waived in order to create a private street served by public utilities at taxpayer's expense for maintenance and repairs; and,
WHEREAS, the Council was incorrectly informed as evidenced by members stating at the meeting that the proposed street was not to have a cul-de-sac, a cul-de-sac of which proof of its existence is provided in the subdivision construction plans that were approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission; and,
WHEREAS, at the Council meeting, Planning Administrator Earl Matherne incorrectly advised the Council that "There's nowhere in there (the...

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