Davidson Board of Commissioners Virtual Meeting Tuesday, July 28
The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm through the Zoom virtual platform and streamed live on YouTube. The meeting is agenda online - http://townofdavidson.org/73/Meeting-Agendas-Minutes
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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
6:00 p.m.I. CALL TO ORDER
a. Roll Call - Mayor Knox will confirm each member of the board is present.
II. CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
III. TOWN OF DAVIDSON COVID-19 RESPONSE
Summary: Town staff and the board of commissioners will continue to discuss the Town of Davidson COVID-19 response and how to protect the public health in Davidson.
Staff will review the CARES Act funding allocated to the Town of Davidson by Mecklenburg County. The board of commissioners will consider approval of an interlocal agreement related to the distribution and use of the CARES Act funding with Mecklenburg County and related budget amendment 2021-01.
IV. NCDOT PROJECT U-5873 - POTTS/NC 115 ROUNDABOUT
Discuss Project U-5873 with NCDOT and Town of Cornelius
Jamie Justice, Town Manager
Summary: The Davidson Board of Commissioners will have a discussion with representatives from NCDOT and the Town of Cornelius regarding project U-5873, Potts/NC 115 Roundabout.
V. PUBLIC COMMENTS - The Board shall provide at least one period for public comment per month at a regular meeting.
Providing ample opportunity for the public to engage and participate in the decision-making process by the town board during the pandemic is a top priority. In order to ensure public participation, the following options prior to town board meetings will be available for public comment. These options were developed to allow different technologies to be used ensuring equitable and robust comment opportunities:
- Email: The public will be allowed to comment by sending written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org of no more than 400 words via email that will then be read aloud at the meeting. In keeping with the board’s current procedures, only one (1) three-minute of verbal reading will be allowed per email. The deadline to submit by email is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 28.
- Phone: The public will be able to call (704)940-9614 and leave a voicemail message in order to provide public comment. These messages will be played during public comment periods, but will be limited to three minutes. The deadline to submit by phone is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 28.
- Speak Up Online Platform: Prior to each meeting, the town will post a question online via Speak Up (https://townofdavidson.granicusideas.com/discussions/) that will allow the public to comment via this method. The comments will be read aloud at the meeting, but limited to three minutes. The deadline to submit by Speak Up is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 28.
- Social Media: Prior to each meeting, a social media post will solicit any public comment for the upcoming meeting. These comments will be read aloud at the meeting, but limited to three minutes. The deadline to submit by social media is 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 28.
Note: If the same comment is made via multiple methods, only one will be used in the meeting with the voicemail taking first priority. Public comment must be submitted by
5:00 p.m. the day of the virtual meeting.
VI. CONSENT - Consent items are typically non-controversial and routine items. Prior to the board's adoption of the meeting agenda the request of any member to have an item moved from the consent agenda to old business must be honored by the board. All items on the consent agenda must be voted on and adopted by a single motion.
a. Consider Approval of Draft May Meeting Minutes
Summary: Draft Meeting Minutes from the June 9 virtual work session and June 23
virtual regular meeting.
b. Consider Approval of Amendment to Livability Board bylaws
Summary: The Livability Board has revised the bylaws that were originally drafted when the board was established in 2011. There are three important proposals for substantive change. The first one is the Livability Board themes were removed and condensed to a paragraph that better reflects the charge of the Livability Board. Secondly, the terms of service were changed to only allow members to be re-appointed to only one subsequent term. The third change included updating the number of members who currently serve on the Livability Board to 13 from 10, which was increased by the Davidson Board of Commissioners in 2016. The rest of the changes reflected in the markup document are minor and are in regards to wording and not content change.
c. Consider Approval of Budget Amendments for Affordable Housing
Summary: BA2021-02 will recognize down payment assistance funding available to the Town of Davidson from the Mecklenburg County HOMES program. BA2021-03 will recognize down payment assistance funding previously approved from the Affordable Housing Payment-In-Lieu funds.
VII. OLD BUSINESS
a. Affordable Housing Update
Cindy Reid, Affordable Housing Manager/Town Attorney
Summary: Staff will discuss with the board how to proceed with the four homes owned by the Town of Davidson - 145 Mock Road, 202 Mock Road, 211 Lakeside Drive and 144 Mock Road. Staff would like direction as to whether to continue discussions with the Ada Jenkins Center for two of the homes as well feedback on the future of the other two homes. This item is for discussion only.
b. Consider Approval of 335 Sloan Street Agreement with Habitat for Humanity of
the Charlotte Region
Doug Wright, Project Manager
Summary: A planned roundabout at the intersection of Griffith Street / Beaty Street / Sloan Street will have an adverse impact on a historic house located at 335 Sloan Street. The roundabout project receives state funding, subject to approval by the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). The board discussed this item at the May 12 work session.
The board is asked to consider approval of an agreement between the Town of Davidson
and Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region. The agreement states that the town is responsible for moving the house. When it is moved, the town would convey it to Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region. Habitat would renovate the house according to SHPO guidelines, and find a buyer to occupy the house.
c. Public Facilities Update – Chamber Location and Updated Floor Plan
Karen Whichard, Assistant Town Manager
Summary: Over the past several months, town staff has worked with the design team for 251 South Street to move the architectural design of the project forward. During this presentation, staff will update the board on the feedback from the Historic Landmarks Commission, share updated floor plans, and make a recommendation for how to locate the board meeting chamber in the building.
d. Consider Approval of Resolution 2020-13 Annexation: Davidson Farms to
Set the Public Hearing Date
Betsy Shores, Town Clerk
Summary: Requesting the board to consider approval of Resolution 2020-13 to set the date of the public hearing of the proposed annexation of Davidson Farms for Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
e. Consider Approval of Resolution 2020-14 Annexation: Mayes Hall to
Set the Public Hearing Date
Betsy Shores, Town Clerk
Summary: Requesting the board to consider approval of Resolution 2020-13 to set the date of the public hearing of the proposed annexation of Mayes Hall for Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
a. Review Upcoming Agenda Items
Jamie Justice, Town Manager
Summary: The Town Manager will review upcoming agenda items.IX. SUMMARIZE MEETING ACTION ITEMS - Town Manager will summarize items where the board has requested action items for staff.
X. ADJOURN For more information, please contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores at email@example.com or 704-940-9614.Community members requiring reasonable accommodation (such as an interpreter or other auxiliary aids) to access public meetings should contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores prior to the meeting at 704-940-9614 or firstname.lastname@example.org.