Mayor
  John Aneralla

Mayor Pro-Tem
Danny Phillips

Commissioners
Melinda Bales

Dan Boone

Mark Gibbons

Charles Guignard

Rob Kidwell



AGENDA
Regular Town Board Meeting
February 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM
TOWN HALL
(Huntersville Town Hall)

 Department Heads

Vickie Brock, HR Director

Max Buchanan, Public Works

Jackie Huffman, Finance
Michael Jaycocks, Parks&Rec
Jack Simoneau, Planning
Cleveland Spruill, Police Chief

Assistant Town Manager
Gerry Vincent

Town Clerk
Janet Pierson

Town Attorney
Bob Blythe

     
I.Pre-meeting
A.Closed Session - Economic Development.  (5:00 p.m.)
B.

Financial Policy Discussion.  (5:15 p.m.)

C.

Gilead Road Widening Discussion.  (5:45 p.m.)

II.Call to Order
III.Invocation - Moment of Silence
IV.Pledge of Allegiance
V.Mayor and Commissioner Reports-Staff Questions
A.Mayor Aneralla (Metropolitan Transit Commission, Commerce Station Management Team, North Meck Alliance)
B.Commissioner Bales (Lake Norman EDC, Lake Norman Education Collaborative)
C.Commissioner Boone (Public Safety Liaison, Land Development Ordinances Advisory Board)
D.Commissioner Gibbons (NC 73 Council of Planning, Veterans Liaison)
E.Commissioner Guignard (Centralina Council of Governments, Planning Coordinating Committee)
F. Commissioner Kidwell (Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization, Olde Huntersville Historic Society)
G. Commissioner Phillips (Lake Norman Chamber Board, Visit Lake Norman Board)
VI.Public Comments, Requests, or Presentations
VII.Agenda Changes
A.Agenda changes, if any.
B.Adoption of Agenda.
VIII.Public Hearings
IX.Other Business
A.

Consider decision on Petition #R16-05, a request by Crescent Communities to rezone approximately 224 acres located northeast of Ervin Cook Road and Gilead Road from Transitional Residential to Neighborhood Residential-Conditional District.  Applicant has requested deferral.  (David Peete)

B.

Consider decision on Ervin Cook Road Subdivision Sketch Plan.  Applicant has requested deferral.  (David Peete)

C.

Consider decision on Petition #R16-09, a request by Daniel Phillips, Madeline Phillips, and Helga Haddix to rezone 9.25 acres (portion of parcel #00902202, known as 14936 Brown Mill Road) from Rural to Special Purpose Conditional District to allow the construction of a 123,225 sq. ft. mini warehouse facility.  (Brad Priest)

D.

Consider authorizing Interim Town Manager to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $100,000 with Gresham Smith and Partners to conduct the Northwest Huntersville Transportation Study.  (Bill Coxe)

E.

Consider authorizing the use of funds from the Police Capital Outlay account to purchase and train one additional canine.  (Chief Spruill)

F.

Consider appointments/re-appointments to three expiring terms on the Huntersville Ordinances Advisory Board.  (Jack Simoneau)

X.Consent Agenda
A.

Approve the minutes of the January 9, 2017 Special Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

B.

Approve the minutes of the February 6, 2017 Regular Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

C.

Approve budget amendment recognizing insurance revenue in the amount of $2,340.99 and appropriate to the Police Department's insurance account.  (Jackie Huffman/Chief Spruill) 

D.

Approve budget amendment appropriating Signage revenue in the amount of $1,000 to the Printing account for five ball field signs and also appropriate Sponsorship revenue of $16,000 to Downtown Festival expense.  (Jackie Huffman/Michael Jaycocks)

E.

Approve budget amendment recognizing $22,956.06 in revenue and expense so that funds are available to pay taxes from property closings and additional removal of substandard housing.  (Jackie Huffman)

F.

Approve tax refunds.  (Jackie Huffman)

G.

Call a public hearing for Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall to consider an economic development incentive grant to Oerlikon Metro.  (Gerry Vincent)

H.

Approve budget amendment recognizing Ocular Melanoma grant revenue in the amount of $100,000 and appropriate to the Contract Services - Ocular Melanoma expense account.  (Jackie Huffman/Gerry Vincent) 

I.

Approve budget amendment recognizing $1,215,220 revenue and authorize its expenditure to Commerce Station.  (Jackie Huffman/Gerry Vincent)

XI.Closing Comments
XII.Adjourn



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Mayor
John Aneralla

Mayor Pro-Tem
Danny Phillips

Commissioners
Melinda Bales

Dan Boone

Mark Gibbons

Charles Guignard

Rob Kidwell



ACTION AGENDA
Regular Town Board Meeting
February 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM
TOWN HALL
(Huntersville Town Hall)

 Department Heads

Vickie Brock, HR Director

Max Buchanan, Public Works

Jackie Huffman, Finance
Michael Jaycocks, Parks&Rec
Jack Simoneau, Planning
Cleveland Spruill, Police Chief

Assistant Town Manager
Gerry Vincent

Town Clerk
Janet Pierson

Town Attorney
Bob Blythe

     
I.Pre-meeting
A.Closed Session - Economic Development.  (5:00 p.m.)
B.

Financial Policy Discussion.  (5:15 p.m.)

C.

Gilead Road Widening Discussion.  (5:45 p.m.)

II.Call to Order
III.Invocation-Moment of Silence
IV.Pledge of Allegiance
V.Mayor and Commissioner Reports and Staff Questions
VI.Public Comments, Requests, or Presentations
VII.Agenda Changes

Item C under the Consent Agenda was moved to Item G under Other Business.

VIII.Public Hearings
IX.Other Business
A.

Consider decision on Petition #R16-05, a request by Crescent Communities to rezone approximately 224 acres located northeast of Ervin Cook Road and Gilead Road from Transitional Residential to Neighborhood Residential-Conditional District.  Applicant has requested deferral.  (David Peete)

Withdrawal accepted by unanimous vote.

B.

Consider decision on Ervin Cook Road Subdivision Sketch Plan.  Applicant has requested deferral.  (David Peete)

Withdrawal accepted by unanimous vote.

C.

Consider decision on Petition #R16-09, a request by Daniel Phillips, Madeline Phillips, and Helga Haddix to rezone 9.25 acres (portion of parcel #00902202, known as 14936 Brown Mill Road) from Rural to Special Purpose Conditional District to allow the construction of a 123,225 sq. ft. mini warehouse facility.  (Brad Priest)

Deferred back to Planning Board by 3 to 2 vote (Commissioners Kidwell and Gibbons opposed; Commissioner Phillips was recused).  It will come back to the Town Board on March 6, 2017.

D.

Consider authorizing Interim Town Manager to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $100,000 with Gresham Smith and Partners to conduct the Northwest Huntersville Transportation Study.  (Bill Coxe)

Approved by 5-1 vote (Commissioner Phillips opposed).

E.

Consider authorizing the use of funds from the Police Capital Outlay account to purchase and train one additional canine.  (Chief Spruill)

Approved by 4-2 vote (Commissioners Phillips and Guignard opposed).

F.

Consider appointments/re-appointments to three expiring terms on the Huntersville Ordinances Advisory Board.  (Jack Simoneau)

Brian Hines, Nick Walsh and Jay Henson were reappointed to the Huntersville Ordinances Advisory Board for 2-year terms.

G.

Approve budget amendment recognizing insurance revenue in the amount of $2,340.99 and appropriate to the Police Department's insurance account.  (Jackie Huffman/Chief Spruill) 

Approved by unanimous vote.

X.Consent Agenda
A.

Approve the minutes of the January 9, 2017 Special Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

Approved by unanimous vote.

B.

Approve the minutes of the February 6, 2017 Regular Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

Approved by unanimous vote.

C.

Approve budget amendment appropriating Signage revenue in the amount of $1,000 to the Printing account for five ball field signs and also appropriate Sponsorship revenue of $16,000 to Downtown Festival expense.  (Jackie Huffman/Michael Jaycocks)

Approved by unanimous vote.

D.

Approve budget amendment recognizing $22,956.06 in revenue and expense so that funds are available to pay taxes from property closings and additional removal of substandard housing.  (Jackie Huffman)

Approved by unanimous vote.

E.

Approve tax refunds.  (Jackie Huffman)

Approved by unanimous vote.

F.

Call a public hearing for Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall to consider an economic development incentive grant to Oerlikon Metro.  (Gerry Vincent)

Approved by unanimous vote.

G.

Approve budget amendment recognizing Ocular Melanoma grant revenue in the amount of $100,000 and appropriate to the Contract Services - Ocular Melanoma expense account.  (Jackie Huffman/Gerry Vincent) 

Approved by unanimous vote.

H.

Approve budget amendment recognizing $1,215,220 revenue and authorize its expenditure to Commerce Station.  (Jackie Huffman/Gerry Vincent)

Approved by unanimous vote.

XI.Closing Comments
XII.Adjourn