Town Manager Jamie Justice

Manager’s Report: June 25, 2019

All supporting documents for the June 25, 2019 board of commissioners meeting are available here:

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4th of July
On Thursday, July 4th, the Town of Davidson will celebrate Independence Day! Meet us at 251 South Street at 5:15 p.m. to walk down to the town green.  Following the parade, stay for the Concert on the Green, featuring the Da Throwback Band, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Show your patriotic spirit by decorating your bike, scooter, and wagon in red, white and blue! We hope you’ll join us!

Davidson 4th of July Parade

The Town of Davidson offices, including town hall and the Parks and Recreation department, will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. 

Waste Pro will be operating on a normal garbage pick-up schedule on Thursday, July 4.

Dog Walker Watch
The new Dog Walker Watch program with the Davidson Police Department filled up so quickly that we added another session on Thursday, July 11 at 10:00 a.m. 

Dog Walker Watch encourages neighbors to assist local law enforcement by acting as extra eyes and ears while out walking their dogs. Registration is required and limited to 25 Davidson residents so please email Officer Kanita Boone at kboone@townofdavidson.org with your name, contact number, neighborhood, and address.

Chiefs and Mayor with Mooresville Recognition 2019
Fire Chief Bo Fitzgerald, Mayor Rusty Knox, Police Chief Penny Dunn

Mayor Knox recognized the Davidson Police and Fire Departments, on behalf of the Town of Mooresville, for their assistance after the line of duty death involving Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon.   

Mayor Knox shared remarks and appreciation from Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins to the Town of Davidson and other local agencies for quickly stepping in to assist the Mooresville Police and Fire Departments.    

No one spoke during the public comment period.

Bob Cameron, Davidson Representative for the Airport Community Roundtable, provided an update on recent changes to flight patterns at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.  At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) convened the Airport Community Roundtable (ACR) in 2017. The ACR provides input into airport related noise impacts and finds, where possible, practical solutions and recommendations for the FAA to consider when determining aircraft operating procedures at CLT. 

Click here to view the presentation.  Bob Cameron is available to speak to residents or HOA’s to provide additional information about the ACR.  

Proposed Voluntary Annexation of 648 Catawba Ave/Lake Cornelius Residential

A public hearing was held on the question of annexing 648 Catawba Avenue. This public hearing is required by general statute when the governing body is considering an annexation into the town limits. The public hearing was advertised in the Charlotte Observer on June 14, 2019. No one spoke during the public hearing.    

Consent items are non-controversial and routine items. Prior to the board's adoption of the meeting agenda, the request of any member to have an item moved from the consent agenda to old business must be honored by the board. All items on the consent agenda must be voted on and adopted by a single motion. All items were approved including:  

  • Meeting Minutes from May 7 special meeting, May 14 work session, and May 28 regular meeting. 
  • Resolution 2019-30 General Records Retention and Disposition Schedule 
  •  Ordinance 2019-03 to Extend the Corporate Limits of the Town of Davidson to include 648 Catawba Ave 
  • 2019 Paving Contract 
  • Continuum Board of Directors Appointments for 2019-2021
  • Tax Levy Adjustment 
  • Mecklenburg County Emergency Operations Plan 
  • Direct Commissioner Campbell to vote in support of the I-77 Peak Period Shoulder Lanes (PPSL)
  • Plum Creek Greenway Easement Agreement
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Items for old business typically have been previously presented and are for discussion and possible action. 

What's Next Comprehensive Plan Update
Senior Planner Trey Akers provided an update on the What's Next Comprehensive Plan, including a timeline, PAG (Planning Advisory Group) involvement, and next steps. The PAG is comprised of a broad cross-section of residents representing different parts of Davidson and a number of different viewpoints.  Commissioner Rierson-Michael and Commissioner Sitton also serve on the PAG. 

The PAG members serve as ambassadors to the community.  They help make community members aware of What’s Next events and answer questions about the process.  The PAG meets on a consistent basis to help plan events, as well as, provide guidance on different topics related to the Comprehensive Plan.  Next steps include reviewing the Draft Plan Modules and hosting a public open house for members of the community.  Stay up to date at www.whatsnextdavidson.com.

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