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Agendas for Davidson Board of Commissioners’
February 27 Work Session and Regular Meeting Now Available

The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, February 27 in the Davidson Town Hall board room at 4:00 p.m. for their work session and at 6:00 p.m. for their regularly scheduled meeting.
 
The most recent agenda and associated documents are now available via this link:
https://davidson.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=699&MinutesMeetingID=-1&doctype=Agenda


The agendas follow:
TOWN OF DAVIDSON
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
216 South Main Street
February 27, 2018

 
WORK SESSION - 4:00 p.m.         
(Held in the Town Hall Meeting Room)  
     
I.          DISCUSSION ITEMS - Items for discussion are typically when the board will engage on a topic and no vote is planned      
(a)        Review Park at Bailey Springs Project - Parks & Rec Director Kathryn Spatz
SUMMARY: Overview of the park at Bailey Springs plan, process, and timeline to date.
 
(b)       Nonprofit Grant Funding Allocation Process Discussion - Parks & Rec Director Kathryn Spatz
 
SUMMARY:  The BOC has historically appropriated $50,000 to be distributed among qualified, registered, town-based non-profits that apply for funding.  We would like to accept applications for the 2018 funding cycle March 1 - April 6. The Livability Board would make initial recommendations at its April 17 meeting and finalize at its May 15 meeting so that the BOC could allocate funding at its June 12 meeting.
 
(c)        Review Draft Town of Davidson 2018-2019 Strategic Plan - Town Manager Jamie Justice
 
SUMMARY:   At their January retreat, the mayor and board of commissioners set their vision and goals for the Town of Davidson. The main action item from the retreat was to create a strategic plan, including tactical steps, for 2018-2019 so town staff can help achieve the board’s goals. Town Manager Jamie Justice will present the draft strategic plan (see attachment) to the mayor and commissioners at the February 27 meeting, engage in a discussion, make edits, and request more direction from the board. Staff will finalize the strategic plan, and members of the community will have the opportunity to review it and comment before the board of commissioners consider it for adoption at a future meeting.
 
II.        CLOSED SESSION 
(a)        Closed Session - § 143.318.11 (a) (3) to consult with attorney
 
REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING - 6:00 p.m.
(Held in the Town Hall Meeting Room)       
 
I.          CALL TO ORDER 
 
II.        COMMISSIONER REPORTS
- Each board member provides an update of the outside Board to which they have been appointed       
(a) Centralina Council of Governments - Commissioner Autumn Rierson Michael
 
Lake Norman Chamber - Commissioner Matthew Fort
 
Visit Lake Norman - Commissioner Jim Fuller
 
Lake Norman Regional Economic Development Organization - Commissioner David Sitton
 
North Mecklenburg Alliance - Commissioner David Sitton
 
Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization - Commissioner Jane Campbell
 
Lake Norman Transportation Commission - Commissioner Jane Campbell
 
Metropolitan Transportation Commission - Mayor Rusty Knox
 
III.       ANNOUNCEMENTS
           
IV.       CHANGE/ADOPT AGENDA
           
V.        ADVISORY BOARD REPORT
- Each Town of Davidson Advisory Board provides a bi-annual update
(a) Design Review Board Bi-Annual Update - Design Review Board Chair Bob Lauer - Senior Planner Chad Hall
 
SUMMARY: The Design Review Board will provide an update on recent activities and projects that have come before the advisory board.
 
VI.       OLD BUSINESS - Items for old business have been previously presented and are for discussion and possible action
 
(a) Consider Approval of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) - Town Attorney Cindy Reid
 
SUMMARY:  Community Development Block Grants are federal funds for projects that fit specific criteria.  These funds are administered through a consortium of which the Town of Davidson is a part of. Staff recommends the town apply for grant funding for sidewalk projects and improvements to Roosevelt Wilson Park. The Town Board is asked to approve these applications.
 
VII.     DISCUSSION - Items for discussion are typically when the board will engage on a topic and no vote is planned       
 
(a)        Discuss Proposed Watershed Ordinance Changes - Planning Director Jason Burdette
 
SUMMARY: Per Mecklenburg County's recommendation, planning staff proposes changes to Section 17 (Watershed) of the planning ordinance. Staff will provide an update to these changes, including recent citizen concerns.
 
(b)       Discuss Public Facilities Alternatives for 90-day period - Assistant Town Manager Dawn Blobaum
 
SUMMARY:   As a follow-up to the February 13 public facilities discussion, the board will discuss alternatives to the original project. Staff is looking for direction on which options to pursue over the 90-day due diligence period.
 
(c)        Review General Obligation (GO) Bonds Potential Mobility and Greenway Projects -
Finance Director Piet Swart and Public Works Director Doug Wright
 
SUMMARY:  Discussion of the potential projects for the Mobility and Greenway GO Bonds. This is part one, the Parks & Rec potential projects will be reviewed at the Mar 27 board meeting.
 
(d)       Discuss the Comprehensive Plan Update - Planning Director Jason Burdette
 
SUMMARY: Staff will provide options to begin the Comprehensive Plan update process.
 
(e)  Discuss Potential change to the Town's Vision Statement and Core Value #5 - Public Information Officer Cristina Shaul
 
SUMMARY: At their January 2018 retreat, the Davidson Mayor and Board of Commissioners discussed the Town of Davidson’s vision and core value #5. Since time did not allow for the amendments to the vision and core value to be completed during the retreat, the task was delegated to the Public Information Officer to continue wordsmithing. During this time at the February 27th meeting, the mayor and commissioners will be able to offer up their suggestions for further wordsmithing and next steps.
 
(f)        Discussion of Board Meeting Schedule - Town Manager Jamie Justice
 
SUMMARY:  Discuss options for the Board meeting schedule
 
VIII.    SUMMARIZE MEETING ACTION ITEMS - Town Manager will summarize items where the board has requested action items for staff
           
IX.       ADJOURN
 
 
For more information on all agenda items above, please review the summaries and documents for the February 27 meetings here: https://davidson.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=699&MinutesMeetingID=-1&doctype=Agenda

LIVE STREAMING: We will live stream the meetings using NovusAgenda and encourage you to watch via this link, if you are unable to attend: https://davidson.novusagenda.com/agendapublic/
 
You will be able to watch the live video of the meetings and view the PowerPoints simultaneously via NovusAgenda. Click the camera icon to the left of the “2/27/18” meeting title to watch and click the “online agenda” icon to the right of the “2/27/18” meeting title to follow along with the presentations. After meetings are live streamed, they are saved on the agenda for future viewing.
 
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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 Carmen Clemsic at cclemsic@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 Carmen Clemsic prior to the meeting at 704-940-9614 or cclemsic@townofdavidson.org

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