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File #: 18-2633    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/7/2018 In control: Fire Marshal
On agenda: 5/21/2018 Final action: 5/21/2018
Title: Vote on a request to approve a Pyrotechnics Display at Governor's Club Clubhouse; June 16, 2018
Attachments: 1. Attachment A- N.C.G.S. 14-410 -14-413, 2. Attachment B-Letter of Request, 3. Attachment C- NC Pyrotechnic Operators License, 4. Attachment D- Certificate of Insurance, 5. Attachment E- ATF License-Permit, 6. Attachment F- Pyrotechnic Dispay Site Drawing
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Vote on a request to approve a Pyrotechnics Display at Governor's Club Clubhouse; June 16, 2018

ABSTRACT

Action Requested:
Vote on a request to approve a Pyrotechnics Display at Governor's Club Clubhouse on June 16, 2018.

Introduction & Background:
North Carolina General Statute 14-410 and 14-413 (Attachment #A) requires that Pyrotechnic Displays be pre-approved by the County Board of Commissioners that the display is to be conducted in. Mr. Dennis Williams, Skylights Fireworks Displays, has submitted a letter of request (Attachment #B) to conduct a Pyrotechnics display at the Governor's Club Clubhouse to be held on June 16, 2018. The actual display operator conducting the display will be Mr. Randy Williams, Skylights Fireworks Displays, who is a NC Licensed Pyrotechnics Display Operator.

Discussion & Analysis:
Due to the dangerous nature and tragedy at Ocracoke, NC involving Pyrotechnics, the State of North Carolina enacted strict requirements including the licensing of Pyrotechnic Display Operators. Mr. Dennis Williams, Skylights Fireworks Displays, has provided the required documentation for review which includes a copy of Mr. Randy Williams, Skylights Fireworks Displays, NC Pyrotechnic Display Operators License (Attachment #C), Certificate of Insurance (Attachment #D), and an ATF License/Permit (Attachment #E). Mr. Dennis Williams also submitted a drawing of the area denoting the required distances from the spectators and structures (Attachment #F). The sizes and types of pyrotechnics to be used were reviewed. Mr. Dennis Williams has met the applicable requirements of the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1123 Fireworks and Explosives. Once notice is received that the County Board of Commissioners has approved the event, the pyrotechnics company representative will be contacted to advise them of the approval and request that they please stay abreast of the conditions at the disp...

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