Mayor
Jill Swain

Mayor Pro-Tem
Melinda Bales

Commissioners
Ron Julian
Rob Kidwell
Sarah McAulay
Jeff Neely
Danny Phillips


Town Manager
Gregory H. Ferguson

AGENDA
Regular Town Board Meeting
June 1, 2015 - 6:30 PM
TOWN HALL
(101 Huntersville-Concord Road)
 Department Heads
Max Buchanan, Public Works
Bill Coxe, Transportation
Michael Jaycocks, Parks&Rec
Jack Simoneau, Planning
Cleveland Spruill, Police Chief
Janet Stoner, Finance

Assistant Town Manager
Gerry Vincent

Town Clerk
Janet Pierson

Town Attorney
Bob Blythe
I.Pre-meeting
A.
Budget Work Session.  (5:15 p.m.)
B.
Meet and greet with Parks & Recreation Commission Applicants.  (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 Jill Swain (MTC, Commerce Station Management Team)
B.Commissioner Melinda Bales (LNTC)
C.Commissioner Ron Julian (LNREDC Board, Planning Coordinating Committee)
D.Commissioner Rob Kidwell (Olde Huntersville Historic Society)
E.Commissioner Sarah McAulay (CRTPO, COG, NC 73 Council of Planning)
F.Commissioner Jeff Neely (Lake Norman Chamber Board, Visit Lake Norman Board)
G.Commissioner Danny Phillips (Arts and Science Council)
VI.Public Comments, Requests, or Presentations
VII.Agenda Changes (through Item X)
A.Agenda changes if any.
B.Adoption of Agenda.
VIII.Public Hearings
A.
Conduct public hearing on Petition #TA15-01, a request by LStar Management LLC to amend Article 7.10 of the Zoning Ordinance to permit Plazas adjacent to residential uses as an urban open space in the TOD-R Zoning District.  (David Peete)
B.
Conduct public hearing on Petition #TA15-02, a request by LStar Management LLC to amend Article 4 of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce rear yard setback for Attached House Building Types in the TOD-R Zoning District.  (David Peete)
IX.Other Business
A.
Consider adopting budget for fiscal year 2015-2016.  (Greg Ferguson)
B.
Consider authorizing the Town Manager to execute Second Amended and Restated Huntersville/ElectriCities Operations Center Lease Agreement.  (Greg Ferguson/Kathy Moyer)
C.
Consider authorizing Town Manager to Execute Cooperative Agreement for Mecklenburg County "Urban County" Community Development Block Grant program for Federal Fiscal Years 2016/2017/ 2018.  (Greg Ferguson)
D.
Consider appointments to the Planning Board.  (Jack Simoneau)
E.
Consider appointments to the Board of Adjustment.  (Jack Simoneau)
X.Consent Agenda
A.
Approve minutes of the May 18, 2015 Town Board Pre-meeting.  (Janet Pierson)
B.
Approve minutes of the May 18, 2015 Regular Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)
C.
Approve SL362 Property Tax Refund Report No. 38.  (Janet Stoner)
D.
Approve budget amendment appropriating funds received in the amount of $4,635.93 from Lake Norman Charter School for the month of January 2015 to the Police Department's budget for overtime, benefits and vehicle costs.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)
E.
Approve budget amendment recognizing revenue in the amount of $9,315.52 and appropriate to the Police Department's insurance account.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)
F.
Approve budget amendment appropriating Police Department revenue in the amount of $25,957.28 received from Immigration and Customs Enforcement for reimbursement of certain overtime expense.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)
G.
Approve budget amendment recognizing insurance revenue in the amount of $699.64 and appropriate to the Police Department's insurance account.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)
H.
Approve Electric Rate Rider REPS.  (Kathy Moyer)
I.
Approve Electric Rate Rider RECR-1.  (Kathy Moyer)
J.
Call a public hearing for Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R15-01, a request by Ernie and Roberta Lee to rezone 1.16 acres at 15412 Old Statesville Road from Highway Commercial to Special Purpose - Conditional District.  (Jack Simoneau)
K.
Call a public hearing for July 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R15-02, a request by Chick-fil-A, LLC to rezone their property at 16915 Statesville Road to Highway Commercial - Conditional District.  (Brad Priest) 
L.
Call a public hearing for Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #TA15-04, a request by the Huntersville Planning Board to amend Article 7.4 of the Zoning Ordinance in regard to calculating specimen tree save mitigation requirements.  (Brad Priest)
XI.Closing Comments
XII.Adjourn



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 Mayor
Jill Swain

Mayor Pro-Tem
Melinda Bales

Commissioners
Ron Julian
Rob Kidwell
Sarah McAulay
Jeff Neely
Danny Phillips


Town Manager
Gregory H. Ferguson

ACTION AGENDA
Regular Town Board Meeting
June 1, 2015 - 6:30 PM
TOWN HALL
(101 Huntersville-Concord Road)
 Department Heads
Max Buchanan, Public Works
Bill Coxe, Transportation
Michael Jaycocks, Parks&Rec
Jack Simoneau, Planning
Cleveland Spruill, Police Chief
Janet Stoner, Finance

Assistant Town Manager
Gerry Vincent

Town Clerk
Janet Pierson

Town Attorney
Bob Blythe
I.Pre-meeting
A.
Budget Work Session.  (5:15 p.m.)
B.
Meet and greet with Parks & Recreation Commission Applicants.  (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

Closed Session for Property Acquisition added to end of agenda by unanimous vote.

VIII.Public Hearings
A.
Conduct public hearing on Petition #TA15-01, a request by LStar Management LLC to amend Article 7.10 of the Zoning Ordinance to permit Plazas adjacent to residential uses as an urban open space in the TOD-R Zoning District.  (David Peete)

Public Hearing Closed.

B.
Conduct public hearing on Petition #TA15-02, a request by LStar Management LLC to amend Article 4 of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce rear yard setback for Attached House Building Types in the TOD-R Zoning District.  (David Peete)

Public Hearing Closed.

IX.Other Business
A.
Consider adopting budget for fiscal year 2015-2016.  (Greg Ferguson)

Adopted by 4-3 vote (Commissioners Julian, McAulay and Neely in favor; Commissioners Bales, Kidwell and Phillips opposed; Mayor Swain broke tie by voting in favor).

B.
Consider authorizing the Town Manager to execute Second Amended and Restated Huntersville/ElectriCities Operations Center Lease Agreement.  (Greg Ferguson/Kathy Moyer)

Approved by unanimous vote.

C.
Consider authorizing Town Manager to Execute Cooperative Agreement for Mecklenburg County "Urban County" Community Development Block Grant program for Federal Fiscal Years 2016/2017/ 2018.  (Greg Ferguson)

Approved by unanimous vote.

D.
Consider appointments to the Planning Board.  (Jack Simoneau)

Dan Boone appointed to Town Seat for 3-year term, Stephen Swanick appointed to Town Seat for 2-year term and Joanne Miller appointed to ETJ seat for 3-year term by unanimous vote.

E.
Consider appointments to the Board of Adjustment.  (Jack Simoneau)

Dennis Brewer and Joseph Kluttz appointed to Town Seats and Bethany Welch appointed to Alternate Seat by unanimous vote.

X.Consent Agenda
A.
Approve minutes of the May 18, 2015 Town Board Pre-meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

Approved by unanimous vote.

B.
Approve minutes of the May 18, 2015 Regular Town Board Meeting.  (Janet Pierson)

Approved by unanimous vote.

C.
Approve SL362 Property Tax Refund Report No. 38.  (Janet Stoner)

Approved by unanimous vote.

D.
Approve budget amendment appropriating funds received in the amount of $4,635.93 from Lake Norman Charter School for the month of January 2015 to the Police Department's budget for overtime, benefits and vehicle costs.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)

Approved by unanimous vote.

E.
Approve budget amendment recognizing revenue in the amount of $9,315.52 and appropriate to the Police Department's insurance account.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)

Approved by unanimous vote.

F.
Approve budget amendment appropriating Police Department revenue in the amount of $25,957.28 received from Immigration and Customs Enforcement for reimbursement of certain overtime expense.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)

Approved by unanimous vote.

G.
Approve budget amendment recognizing insurance revenue in the amount of $699.64 and appropriate to the Police Department's insurance account.  (Janet Stoner/Chief Spruill)

Approved by unanimous vote.

H.
Approve Electric Rate Rider REPS.  (Kathy Moyer)

Approved by unanimous vote.

I.
Approve Electric Rate Rider RECR-1.  (Kathy Moyer)

Approved by unanimous vote.

J.
Call a public hearing for Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R15-01, a request by Ernie and Roberta Lee to rezone 1.16 acres at 15412 Old Statesville Road from Highway Commercial to Special Purpose - Conditional District.  (Jack Simoneau)

Approved by unanimous vote.

K.
Call a public hearing for July 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #R15-02, a request by Chick-fil-A, LLC to rezone their property at 16915 Statesville Road to Highway Commercial - Conditional District.  (Brad Priest) 

Approved by unanimous vote.

L.
Call a public hearing for Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntersville Town Hall on Petition #TA15-04, a request by the Huntersville Planning Board to amend Article 7.4 of the Zoning Ordinance in regard to calculating specimen tree save mitigation requirements.  (Brad Priest)

Approved by unanimous vote.

XI.Closing Comments

Closed session - Property Acquisition.

XII.Adjourn