Mayor
  John Aneralla

Mayor Pro-Tem
Danny Phillips

Commissioners
Melinda Bales

Dan Boone

Mark Gibbons

Charles Guignard

Rob Kidwell



AGENDA
Regular Town Board Meeting
July 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM
TOWN HALL
(101 Huntersville-Concord Road)

 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.Parks & Recreation Sponsorships Discussion.  (5:45 p.m.)
B.Huntersville Fire Department Contract Discussion.  (6:00 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, Huntersville 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
A.Dr. Michael Brennan
B.Fire Chief Jim Dotoli
VII.Agenda Changes
A.Agenda changes, if any.
B.Adoption of Agenda.
VIII.Public Hearings
A.

Conduct public hearing on Petition #R17-03, a request by Donald and Vicki Shew to rezone 12.66 acres from Corporate Business to Special Purpose at 15746 Old Statesville Road (Parcel #01101235).  (Brad Priest)

IX.Other Business
A.

Consider appointing Gerald D. Vincent as Town Manager.  (Mayor Aneralla)

B.

Consider decision on Petition #R17-01, a request by Nate Bowman to rezone parcel numbers  01920320, 01920313, and 01937101 from Neighborhood Residential and Transitional Residential to Neighborhood Residential Conditional District.  (Alison Adams)

C.

Conduct evidentiary hearing and consider decision on Sherrill Subdivision Sketch Plan.  (Alison Adams)

D.

Conduct evidentiary hearing and consider decision on Bryton - Lot 2 Outparcels Sketch Plan.  (David Peete)

E.

Conduct Special Use Permit Hearing and consider decision on Petition #SUP17-02, a request by Godley Group of Charlotte, LLC for the issuance of a special use permit for Frankie’s Fun Park to allow lighting that exceeds some standards of Article 8.26 of the Zoning Ordinance per Article 8.26.1(M).  (Brad Priest)

F.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-03, Section 1, a request by the Town of Huntersville Planning Board to amend Article 11.4.2(b).1 to modify the term limits for members from within the Town Limits.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

G.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-03, Section 2, a request by the Town of Huntersville Planning Board to amend Article 11.4.7(b) to modify the number of times the Planning Board may defer action on a request.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

H.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-03, Section 3, a request by the Town of Huntersville to amend Article 4: Lot and Building Type for Detached House to modify a reference to Transitional Residential sideyard setback, which was changed on February 6, 2017.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

I.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-04, a request by the Town of Huntersville to amend Article 3.3.2.2(b) and ARTICLE 3.3.3.2(b) of the Huntersville Zoning Ordinance to modify the exceptions to applicability section of the Mountain Island Lake and Lake Norman Watershed regulations.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

J.

Call a public hearing for Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R17-07, a request by Charles Guignard to rezone 0.33 acres located at 503 S. Old Statesville Rd (south of Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road) from Neighborhood Residential Conditional District to Neighborhood Residential to remove an existing multi-family overlay.  (Brian Richards)

K.Consider appointing a new member to the Planning Board to fill a vacant seat.  (Jack Simoneau)
X.Consent Agenda
A.

Approve the minutes of the June 19, 2017 Regular Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

B.

Authorize Town Manager to execute contracts based on material bid recommendations for Commerce Station Duct Bank Materials.  (Gerry Vincent/Tim Kopacz)

C.

Approve budget amendment recognizing future revenue and expenses associated with hosting the USA Zone Diving Championships.  (Jackie Huffman/Dee Jetton)

D.

Call a public hearing for Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R17-04, a request by Nickel Development Group, LLC to rezone 2.024 acres located along Sam Furr Rd. west of Birkdale Village from Highway Commercial Conditional District to Highway Commercial Conditional District  to create a 78 unit age restricted apartment building. (Brian Richards)

E.

Call a public hearing for Monday, August 21, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #TA17-06, a request by the Town of Huntersville to amend Article 3.2.1 Rural, Article 3.2.2 Transitional Residential, Article 3.2.4 Neighborhood Residential, Article 3.2.5 Neighborhood Center,  Article 3.2.6 Town Center, Article 3.2.7 Highway Commercial, Article 3.2.8 Campus Institutional, Article 3.2.9 Corporate Business, Article 3.2.11 Transitional Neighborhood Development Districts, Article 3.2.12 Passenger Vehicle Sales, Article 3.2.13 Transit Oriented Development – Residential, Article 3.2.14 Transit Oriented Development – Employment, Article 7 Part B Open Space, Article 8.1.4, and Article 12.2.1 General Definitions of the Huntersville Zoning Ordinance to modify Open Space criteria and associated definitions.  (Alison Adams) 

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
July 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM
TOWN HALL
(101 Huntersville-Concord Road)

 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.Parks & Recreation Sponsorships Discussion.  (5:45 p.m.)
B.Huntersville Fire Department Contract Discussion.  (6:00 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
A.Dr. Michael Brennan
B.Fire Chief Jim Dotoli
VII.Agenda Changes
VIII.Public Hearings
A.

Conduct public hearing on Petition #R17-03, a request by Donald and Vicki Shew to rezone 12.66 acres from Corporate Business to Special Purpose at 15746 Old Statesville Road (Parcel #01101235).  (Brad Priest)

Public Hearing Closed.

IX.Other Business
A.

Consider appointing Gerald D. Vincent as Town Manager.  (Mayor Aneralla)

Approved by unanimous vote.

B.

Consider decision on Petition #R17-01, a request by Nate Bowman to rezone parcel numbers  01920320, 01920313, and 01937101 from Neighborhood Residential and Transitional Residential to Neighborhood Residential Conditional District.  (Alison Adams)

Approved by unanimous vote.

C.

Conduct evidentiary hearing and consider decision on Sherrill Subdivision Sketch Plan.  (Alison Adams)

Approved by unanimous vote.

D.

Conduct evidentiary hearing and consider decision on Bryton - Lot 2 Outparcels Sketch Plan.  (David Peete)

Approved by unanimous vote (Commissioner Guignard abstained which was recorded as a vote in favor).

E.

Conduct Special Use Permit Hearing and consider decision on Petition #SUP17-02, a request by Godley Group of Charlotte, LLC for the issuance of a special use permit for Frankie’s Fun Park to allow lighting that exceeds some standards of Article 8.26 of the Zoning Ordinance per Article 8.26.1(M).  (Brad Priest)

Approved by unanimous vote.

F.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-03, Section 1, a request by the Town of Huntersville Planning Board to amend Article 11.4.2(b).1 to modify the term limits for members from within the Town Limits.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

Approval denied by 2-4 vote (Commissioners Boone and Phillips in favor of approval; Commissioners Bales, Gibbons, Guignard and Kidwell opposed).

G.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-03, Section 2, a request by the Town of Huntersville Planning Board to amend Article 11.4.7(b) to modify the number of times the Planning Board may defer action on a request.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

Approved by 4-2 vote (Commissioners Kidwell and Bales opposed).

H.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-03, Section 3, a request by the Town of Huntersville to amend Article 4: Lot and Building Type for Detached House to modify a reference to Transitional Residential sideyard setback, which was changed on February 6, 2017.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

Approved by unanimous vote.

I.

Consider decision on Petition #TA17-04, a request by the Town of Huntersville to amend Article 3.3.2.2(b) and ARTICLE 3.3.3.2(b) of the Huntersville Zoning Ordinance to modify the exceptions to applicability section of the Mountain Island Lake and Lake Norman Watershed regulations.  (Meredith Nesbitt)

Approved by unanimous vote.

J.

Call a public hearing for Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R17-07, a request by Charles Guignard to rezone 0.33 acres located at 503 S. Old Statesville Rd (south of Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road) from Neighborhood Residential Conditional District to Neighborhood Residential to remove an existing multi-family overlay.  (Brian Richards)

Approved by 5-0 vote (Commissioner Guignard was recused).

K.Consider appointing a new member to the Planning Board to fill a vacant seat.  (Jack Simoneau)

John McClelland appointed to the Planning Board.

L.Consider decision on terminating the Management Services Agreement dated and entered into as of July 1, 2016, between Health Works, Inc. and the Town, pursuant to Paragraph 8.c of said Agreement, and authorize the Town Manager to provide Notice to Health Works, Inc. pursuant to said Agreement, which shall be effective 90 days, plus two days following the date of notice given as provided in Paragraph 12.

Approved by 4-2 vote (Commissioners Bales and Kidwell opposed).

X.Consent Agenda
A.

Approve the minutes of the June 19, 2017 Regular Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

Approved by unanimous vote.

B.

Authorize Town Manager to execute contracts based on material bid recommendations for Commerce Station Duct Bank Materials.  (Gerry Vincent/Tim Kopacz)

Approved by unanimous vote.

C.

Approve budget amendment recognizing future revenue and expenses associated with hosting the USA Zone Diving Championships.  (Jackie Huffman/Dee Jetton)

Approved by unanimous vote.

D.

Call a public hearing for Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R17-04, a request by Nickel Development Group, LLC to rezone 2.024 acres located along Sam Furr Rd. west of Birkdale Village from Highway Commercial Conditional District to Highway Commercial Conditional District  to create a 78 unit age restricted apartment building. (Brian Richards)

Approved by unanimous vote.

E.

Call a public hearing for Monday, August 21, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #TA17-06, a request by the Town of Huntersville to amend Article 3.2.1 Rural, Article 3.2.2 Transitional Residential, Article 3.2.4 Neighborhood Residential, Article 3.2.5 Neighborhood Center,  Article 3.2.6 Town Center, Article 3.2.7 Highway Commercial, Article 3.2.8 Campus Institutional, Article 3.2.9 Corporate Business, Article 3.2.11 Transitional Neighborhood Development Districts, Article 3.2.12 Passenger Vehicle Sales, Article 3.2.13 Transit Oriented Development – Residential, Article 3.2.14 Transit Oriented Development – Employment, Article 7 Part B Open Space, Article 8.1.4, and Article 12.2.1 General Definitions of the Huntersville Zoning Ordinance to modify Open Space criteria and associated definitions.  (Alison Adams) 

Approved by unanimous vote.

F.Call a public hearing for Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #TA17-05, a request by Piedmont Wrecking and Grading Company, Inc. to amend Article 9.23.9 of the Huntersville Zoning Ordinance to modify the compliance standards for existing LCID landfills.

Approved by unanimous vote.

XI.Closing Comments
XII.Adjourn