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Approved Nov 20, 2001 - Fire Protection Board of Adjustments Minutes


NOVEMBER 20, 2001

The regular meeting of the Santa Rosa County Fire Safety Administrative Board of Adjustments and Appeals was held November 20, 2001, at 4:00 p. m. in the Conference Room of the Santa Rosa County Building Inspection Department located at 6051 Old Bagdad Highway Room 202, Milton, FL 32583. Board members in attendance were Chairman John Reble, Vice Chairman Paul Hazucha, Warren Morgan, and Dusty Rhodes.

Building Inspection Department Staff in attendance were Tim Tolbert, Fire Official/Chief Plans Examiner; Tambre Weiland, Fire Safety Inspector; and Esna Cluck, Permit Analyst.

Mr. John Reble, Chairman, called the meeting to order at 4:04 p.m.

Agenda approval:
Rhodes made a motion to approve the agenda with a second from Morgan. Motion carried with 3 ayes.

Approval of minutes:
Hazucha made a motion to accept the minutes from the July 23, 2001, meeting with a second by Rhodes. Motion carried with 3 ayes.

Next meeting:
The next scheduled meeting is to be held on Thursday, December 20, 2001, at 4:00 p.m.

Old Business:

New Business:
Variance Request:
Eastern Beach Service Storage - Mr. Pat Lyons - Lyons Construction

Hazucha requested to make a statement. Hazucha let everyone on the Board know that he did the building on this job. Hazucha stated that he did not do the site plan but was aware of the hydrant and he has done other site plans for jobs on Westfield Road. Hazucha asked if anyone wanted to challenge him. He stated that he felt he could be fair and impartial. Hazucha asked Lyons if he objected to him sitting on this variance request. Lyons stated he did not object.

Reble read the application for variance request. Lyons addressed the Board stating the details of where the building is situated on Westfield Road. Lyons stated that this building would be serviced by the upgrades that are pending from Midway Water System. Weiland stated that the new hydrant will be directly in front of this building. Discussion ensued.

Hazucha made a motion to approve the variance. There was a second by Morgan. Rhodes asked about documentation from Midway Water Department stating when construction would start. Weiland stated that we have the letter from Midway Water Department that we received after the Sprague appeal that states the project will be completed by October 2002. Weiland also reminded the Board of the letter previously submitted from Chief David Burnett with Midway Fire Department which states that they are equipped with various apparatus capable of handling a fire situation in this area. Discussion ensued. Reble reviewed the motion and asked for a vote. Motion carried with 3 ayes.

Public Forum:

At 4:15 p.m. Rhodes made a motion to adjourn the meeting with a second by Morgan. Motion carried with 3 ayes.