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<br />Sponsored by Staff <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION <br />RESOLUTION NO. 93-14 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD PLANNING AND ZONING <br />COMMISSION, GRANTING A SIGN VARIANCE TO THE SEWARD SENIOR <br />CITIZENS FOR A SIGN ON THE ALLEY SIDE OF THE SENIOR/COMMUNITY <br />CENTER/MUSEUM BUILDING <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Senior Citizens have requested permission to erect additional signs <br />on the side and back of the Senior/Community Center/Museum Building to aid the <br />visiting public to locate the senior center and museum from other than the front of the <br />building; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City Code allows the Planning and Zoning Commission to grant <br />a variance in harmony with the general purpose and intent of the code which includes: <br />community aesthetics; commercial communication to the public; protection and <br />enhancement of the historic charm, natural beauty, visual character and identity of the <br />community; and flexibility for creative and innovative sign designs; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the variance request is within the spirit of the code to provide <br />directions and identify public buildings. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Seward Planning and Zoning <br />Commission that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Clerk is authorized to issued a sign permit variance to the <br />Seward Senior Citizens to erect a wall sign on the east/back wall of the Seward <br />Senior/Community Center/Museum Building with said sign consisting of a backing board <br />measuring no more than 17 feet by 3 feet, painted the same color as the building, and <br />upon which raised cut out black letters, measuring no more than 2 feet in height, spelling <br />out the words SENIOR CENTER, are attached. <br /> <br />Section 2. A sign permit must be applied for through the city building official to <br />ensure that the terms of the variance are followed and that the sign is erected in a safe <br />manner. <br /> <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />