Fort Lauderdale Planning & Zoning Board October 17, 2007 Page 2
Call to Order Chair Curtis called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. All present recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of September 19, 2007 meeting minutes.
Motion made by Ms. Maus, and seconded by Ms. Adams, to approve the September 19, 2007 minutes. In a voice vote, all voted in favor.
Ms. Miller explained the rules and procedures for the quasi-judicial agenda items.
DeMartini Right of Way Vacation
Vacate a Portion of NE 5 Street Right-of-Way / RS-8 / Medium-Low Land Use
A portion of NE 5 Street, lying between Blocks 13 and 24, RE-AMENDED PLAT OF A PORTION OF VICTORIA PARK, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in P.B.15, P. 52 of the Public Records of Broward County, Florida.
500 North Victoria Terrace
Eastern Terminus of NE 5 Street
Mr. Robert Lochrie, attorney on behalf of the applicant, Don DeMartini, gave a presentation and explained this is a request to vacate a portion of right-of-way previously dedicated to be NE 5 Street in Victoria Park. He stated that currently this right-of-way is not being used by the City and does not meet the City’s engineering criteria for a right-of-way. Currently, the right-of-way serves more as a landscape yard area and driveway into an adjoining home.
Mr. Lochrie stated that staff has asked the applicant to resolve certain issues. One is that FPL has no objection to the vacation request so long as a 10 foot utility easement is dedicated to FPL for underground utilities. Additionally, the City’s PROW Committee has requested a 15’ pedestrian access easement from the Terrace to the water. Mr. Lochrie stated the applicant agrees to dedicate and maintain this area.