Agenda for Davidson Board of Commissioners’
November 13 Meeting Now Available

The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, November 13 in the Davidson Town Hall board room at 6:00 p.m. for their regularly scheduled meeting.
The most recent agenda and associated documents are now available via this link:

The agenda follows:
Town Hall Board Room - 216 S. Main Street
November 13, 2018

I.          ANNOUNCEMENTS   
(a)        Blue Lights Memorial Tree - Police Chief Penny Dunn              

II.         CHANGES TO AGENDA        

- Items for discussion are typically when the board will engage on a topic and no vote is planned.    
(a)     Continuum Annual Update, Town Manager Jamie Justice and Continuum Chief Executive Officer David Auger

Summary: Staff will provide an update on the status of Continuum (formerly known as MI-Connection) which is the joint agency owned by the Towns of Mooresville and Davidson through an interlocal agreement.  Continuum provides broadband, phone, and cable services in and around Mooresville, Davidson, and Cornelius.  The board of commissioners requested that Continuum CEO David Auger to make a report as well.

(b)      Affordable Housing Action Plan Update, Town Attorney & Affordable Housing Manager Cindy Reid and Affordable Housing Steering Committee Member Ed Harris
Summary: Following the Davidson Board of Commissioners’s mini-retreat in September, they asked the Affordable Housing Steering Committee to make recommendations for the use of payment-in-lieu funds. The Committee recommendations seek to encourage development of new good homes for lower to moderate income households as well as preservation of existing homes.

(c)        Proposed Tree Ordinance Text Amendments Update, Planning Director Jason Burdette, Senior Planner Trey Akers, Planning Board Ordinance Committee Members Ellen Donaldson, and Shawn Copeland, and Livability Board Member Dave Cable

Summary: The Davidson Board of Commissioners have prioritized updating DPO Section 9: Tree Preservation as a high priority. Working with Livability and Planning Board members, staff will present an update on high level topics and various options and seek direction/feedback from commissioners.

(d)        251 South Street Planning Process Options Update, Assistant Town Manager Dawn Blobaum

Summary: At the November 6 work session, the Davidson Board of Commissioners proposed a citizen-led task force for the 251 South Street Planning Process.  Staff will present recommendations and a timeline for the task force and citizen input for 251 South Street and Public Facilities Master Plan.

(e)        251 South Street Financing Bid Summary Update, Finance Director Pieter Swart

Summary: Resolution 2018-27 directed staff to apply to the Local Government Commission for approval of financing for the purchase of 251 South Street for $2.55 million.  Staff issued a request for proposals to solicit bids to finance this project on both 15-year and 20-year maturities. Based on the Davidson Board of Commissioners’s approval, staff will complete final financing agreement and related documents.  The board of commissioners will consider approval of the final financing contract at the November 27 meeting.  Closing of the loan will be scheduled for on, or about, December 13, 2018.

(f)       Noise Ordinance Final Recommendations, Police Chief Penny Dunn

Summary: The recommended changes for the Town of Davidson noise ordinance are for the ease of understanding for residents and officers, establishment of reasonable and measurable levels of sound, and clearly defining the measuring location for officers responding to a complaint.  If there are no additional changes, the Davidson Board of Commissioners will consider approval at the November 27 meeting. 


V.         CLOSED SESSION     

(a)        Closed Session - Consult Attorney NCGS 143-318.11. (a) (3) - Davidson Acquisition Company, et. al. v. Town of Davidson , et. al.
For more information on all agenda items above, please review the summaries and documents for the November 13 meeting here: https://davidson.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=649&MinutesMeetingID=-1&doctype=Agenda

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For more information, please contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores at bshores@townofdavidson.org or 704-940-9614. Citizens 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 bshores@townofdavidson.org

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