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Chatham Board of Commissioners meeting agenda - 1/16/07

Posted Friday, January 12, 2007

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Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at the Superior Courtroom, in Pittsboro, NC at 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Agenda

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA

 

The Board of Commissioners uses a Consent Agenda to act on non-controversial and routine items quickly. The Consent Agenda is acted upon by one motion and vote of the Board. Items may be removed from the Consent Agenda and placed on the Regular Agenda at the request of a Board member or citizen. The Consent Agenda contains the following items:

1. Minutes: Consideration of a request for approval of Board Minutes for regular meeting held January 02, 2007

2. Road Names: Consideration of a request from citizens for the naming of private roads in Chatham County as follows:

A. N R Goldston Road

B. This L Do Lane

3. Subdivision Preliminary Plat Approval of “The Woods at Wilkinson Creek”: Consideration of a request by Samir W. Bahho on behalf of Wilkinson Creek, LLC for subdivision preliminary plat approval of “The Woods at Wilkinson Creek”, consisting of twenty-three (23) lot on 47 acres, located off SR #1537, Tobacco Road, Baldwin Township (Attachments)

4. Subdivision Final Plat Approval of “Windfall Creek – Phase III”: Consideration of a request by Contentnea Creek Development Company for subdivision final plat approval of “Windfall Creek – Phase III”, consisting of seven (7) subdivision lots, 1 exempt lot, and revision of Lot #49 on 50 acres, located off SR #1716, Big Woods Road, New Hope Township (Attachments)

5. Electronic Monitoring Initiative Grant: Consideration of a request to apply for the Electronic Monitoring Initiative Grant

END OF CONSENT AGENDA

PUBLIC INPUT SESSION

6. The Public Input Session is held to give citizens an opportunity to speak on any item, which does not appear on the day’s Agenda. The session is no more than thirty minutes long and speakers are limited to no more than five minutes each. Speakers are required to sign up in advance. Individuals who wish to speak but cannot because of time constraints will be carried to the next meeting and given priority. We apologize for the tight time restrictions. They are necessary to ensure that we complete our business. If you have insufficient time to finish your presentation, we welcome your comments in writing.

PLANNING AND ZONING

7. Subdivision Sketch Design Approval of “Parker Springs Subdivision”: Consideration of a request by RLA Development Company, LLC on behalf of Chatham Land & Timber for subdivision sketch design approval of “Parker Springs Subdivision”, consisting of fifty (50) lots on 87 acres, located off SR #1700, Mt. Gilead Church Road, New Hope and Williams Townships (Attachments)

8. Subdivision Sketch Design Approval of “Lystra Road Subdivision”: Consideration of a request by Dornoch Group for subdivision sketch design approval of “Lystra Road Subdivision”, consisting of ninety (90) lots on 144 acres, located off SR #1721, Lystra Road, Williams Township (Attachments)

Zoning and Ordinance Amendments:

9. Revision to the Moratorium Ordinance: Consideration of a request by the Chatham County Board of Commissioners for a revision to the Chatham County Moratorium Ordinance to amend Section 7, Exemptions of Ordinance, to remove sketch design from the list of exemptions (Attachments)

Public Hearings:

10. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to Communications Tower Ordinance: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Communications Tower Ordinance, Section 6-5, Remedies. The purpose of the amendment is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale. (Attachments)

11. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to Junkyard Ordinance: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Junkyard Ordinance, Section 9, Enforcement Provisions. The purpose of the amendment is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale. (Attachments)

12. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to Mobile Home Ordinance: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Mobile Home Ordinance, Section 19, Penalty for Violations and Section 6.2(A), Mobile Home Lot Size. The purpose of the amendments is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale and increase the minimum lot size requirements. (Attachments)

13. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to Off-Premise Sign Ordinance: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Off-Premise Sign Ordinance, Section 107.00, Enforcement. The purpose of the amendment is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale. (Attachments)

14. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to Subdivision Regulations: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Subdivision Regulations to Section 1.14, Prohibited Acts, Enforcement, and Penalties. The purpose of the amendment is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale. (Attachments)

15. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to Watershed Protection Ordinance: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Watershed Protection Ordinance, Section 106, Remedies. The purpose of the amendment is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale. (Attachments)

16. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance: Public hearing to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Zoning Ordinance, Section 19, Penalty for Violations. The purpose of the amendment is to change the civil penalty from a flat fee to a graduated scale. (Attachments)

17. Public Hearing on Proposed Text Amendments to the Watershed Protection Ordinance: Public hearing request by the Chatham County Board of Commissioners to receive citizen input on proposed text amendments to the Chatham County Watershed Protection Ordinance. The amendments include the following: amend Section 304, Buffer Areas Required, to increase stream buffer widths along perennial streams, intermittent streams, and unclassified streams countywide and to prohibit additional uses within those buffers; amend Section 501 (C) & (F), Watershed Administrator and Duties Thereof and Section 503 (C), Changes and Amendments to the Watershed Protection Ordinance to correct references to state agencies. (Attachments)

18. Public Hearing on Revision to Ordinance Establishing the Planning Board: Public hearing request by the Chatham County Board of Commissioners for a revision to the following sections of the Chatham County Ordinance Establishing the Planning Board: Section 1, Appointment and Compensation, to increase the number of Planning Board members; Section 2, Organizations, Rules, Meetings and Records, to allow the Board of Commissioners to remove Planning Board members without cause; Section 2(I) to make a technical correction; and Section 4, Annual Report of Activities, to revise reporting procedures. (Attachments)

MANAGER’ S REPORTS

19. Manager’s Reports: The County Manager shall report on miscellaneous County business at this time.

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

20. Commissioners’ Reports: Any Commissioner wishing to report on any County business may do so at this time.

ADJOURNMENT
 

 

Work Session


(Begins at 2:00 PM)

1. Water System Update – Presentation by Hobbs, Upchurch & Associates

2. Major Corridor Ordinance Presentation by Larry Hicks

3. Appointments:

Major Corridor Ordinance Task Force

Green Building Task Force

Chatham Trades Inc.

Economic Development Commission4. Closed Session - Murdock

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