Board of Adjustment - September 26, 2017 Minutes
Regular Meeting: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Adjustment of the City of Fargo, North Dakota, was held in the City Commission Room at City Hall at 9:00 o’clock a.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017.
The Members present or absent were as follows:
Present: Deb Wendel-Daub, Matthew Boreen, Russell Ford-Dunker, Michael Love
Absent: Mike Mitchell, Mark Lundberg
Chair Love called the meeting to order.
Item 1a: Approve Order of Agenda
Member Wendel-Daub moved the Order of Agenda be approved as presented. Second by Member Ford-Dunker. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 1b: Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting of August 22, 2017
Member Boreen moved the minutes of the August 22, 2017 Board of Adjustment meeting be approved. Second by Member Wendel-Daub. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 2: New Business
a) Variance Request – 1701 Dakota Drive North: APPROVED
Request for a variance of Section 20-0705 of the Land Development Code. The requested variance is to allow for the construction of a driveway that would encroach into the required street-side paving setback area within the UMU, University Mixed-Use, zoning district.
Assistant Planner Barrett Voigt presented the staff report and an overview of the request. Mr. Voigt reviewed the criteria used during staff’s analysis, and stated all approval criteria have been met and staff is recommending approval.
Member Boreen moved the findings of staff be accepted and the variance to allow paving to encroach 11 feet into the required 15-foot street-side paving setback be approved as requested, on the basis that the review criteria of Section 20-0914.E.1 have been satisfied. Second by Member Wendel-Daub. Upon call of the roll Members Wendel-Daub, Boreen, Ford-Dunker, and Love voted aye. Absent and not voting: Members Lundberg and Mitchell. The motion was declared carried.
Item 3: Adjournment:
Member Ford-Dunker moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:08 a.m. Second by Member Wendel-Daub. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.