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

The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, August 13  at 6:00 p.m. for their regularly scheduled meeting in the Davidson Town Hall board room.

Please note, the meeting will be called to order at 5:00 p.m. for the board to meet in closed session and then the regular meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room.
The most recent agenda and associated documents are now available via this link:

The agenda follows:
2nd Tuesday Work Session
Town Hall Board Room - 216 S. Main Street
August 13, 2019 6:00 PM 


(a) NCGS §143-318.11. (a) (3) Consult with Attorney




(a) Public Hearing and Consider Approval of the sale of the Continuum Communication System
Town Manager Jamie Justice
Summary: On March 18, 2019, the Davidson Board of Commissioners approved Resolution 2019-10 Approving Solicitation of Offers to Purchase Continuum.  Should the commissioners vote to approve the sale, such approval will be subject to further approval by a majority of the eligible voters of the Town of Davidson who vote thereon at a referendum election expected to be held on November 5, 2019. 

The public hearing was advertised in the Charlotte Observer on August 3, 2019.

(a) Overview
(b) Public Hearing
(c) Consider Approval of Resolution 2019-36 and Resolution 2019-37

(b) Consider Approval of Resolution 2019-35 Park at Beaty Conservation Easement Agreement and Budget Amendment 2020-07
Parks and Recreation Director Kathryn Spatz and Town Attorney Cindy Reid
Summary:  On March 26, 2019, the board of commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the recommendations of the Park at Beaty Street Task Force, including permanently protecting all 6 parcels (20+acres) that make up the Beaty Property with a conservation easement. The Park at Beaty Leadership Committee, primarily Dave Cable, and staff have been working to develop easement language that addresses town, neighbor, and Davidson Land Conservancy (DLC) interests. Dave Cable and Kathryn Spatz presented the draft conservation easement to the board of commissioners on July 9. 

Staff recommends the board approve Resolution 2019-35 to Convey the Conservation Easement as presented and Budget Amendment 2020-07 to appropriate $30,000 to DLC for stewardship of the conservation easement. 

The purpose and terms of the easement will be published in a local publication for 10 days and, after that, the conveyance can be finalized by the Mayor signing the easement agreement. 

(c) Consider Approval of Resolution 2019-33 adopting Public Facilities Bond Order and Resolution 2019-34 Setting G.O. Bond Referendum Date
Town Manager Jamie Justice
Summary: The board of commissioners will consider using General Obiligation (G.O.) Bonds for public facilities.  If approved the G.O. Bond Referendum will be on the November 5, 2019 general election ballot for consideration by the voters of Davidson.

(d) Consider Approval of Davidson Mobility Plan
Senior Planner Travis Johnson
Summary: The Davidson Mobility Plan is a local comprehensive transportation plan that provides a town-wide vision and coordinated recommendations for multi-modal travel and access within and through town. These include specific project and policy recommendations. The Mobility Plan is a culmination of 18 months of public engagement and feedback. 

(e) River Run Phase VI Pre-Conditional Development Consultation 
Planning Director Jason Burdette
Summary: The applicant proposes to re-designate approximately 74.8 acres located east of Shearer Rd and south of E. Rocky River Rd. from a combination of Neighborhood Edge/Conditional Planning Areas to entirely Conditional Planning Area. The applicant is working with Epcon Communities to develop a 130-unit active adult (age-targeted) community. As part of the conditional request, the applicant is asking for a number of exceptions to the Davidson Planning Ordinance. These exceptions are detailed in the staff analysis. 

The purpose of tonight’s discussion is to determine if the board of commissioners would like to see this proposed conditional rezoning move through the formal Conditional Planning Area Map Amendment (rezoning) process. No formal action will be taken. 

(f) CFA Church Pre-Conditional Consultation
Planning Director Jason Burdette
Summary: CFA Church proposes a Conditional Map Amendment (rezoning) for 261 Griffith Street (Sadler Square Shopping Center) from Village Commerce Planning Area to Conditional Planning Area. The purpose of the rezoning would be to permit a religious use in the space formerly occupied by Healthy Home Economist grocery store. 

The purpose of tonight’s discussion is to determine if the Board of Commissioners would like to see this proposed conditional rezoning move through the formal Conditional Planning Area Map Amendment (rezoning) process. No formal action will be taken. 

(g) Consider Approval of Resolution 2019-38 to authorize the purchase of 211 Lakeside Drive, 145 Mock Road, 144 Mock Circle, and 202 Mock Road and approve Budget Amendment 2020-08 for $820,000 plus related expenses
Town Manager Jamie Justice
Summary: The Town of Davidson is purchasing four properties to be included in the town's affordable housing program.

(f) Miscellaneous/Open Discussion
This is an opportunity for Commissioners to present or discuss any topics not previously listed on the agenda.



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Agendas for meetings held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month are posted the Friday prior.

All agendas are listed at this link: https://davidson.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/
Agendas for meetings held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month are posted the Friday prior.

For more information, please contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores at bshores@townofdavidson.org 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 bshores@townofdavidson.org
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