Chairman Williams asked for any adjustments to the agenda. Commissioner Cooke moved to remove Item VI-2, Governing Body - Resolution in Opposition of Seismic Surveying and Oil and Gas Offshore Exploration and Drilling on the Continental Shelf off the Coast of North Carolina. Following discussion, Chairman Williams called the question. The motion carried 4 to 1. (Ayes: Williams, Cooke, Sykes, Forte. Nays: Thompson) Commissioner Cooke moved to approve the agenda as amended. The motion carried 4 to 1. (Ayes: Williams, Cooke, Sykes, Forte. Nays: Thompson)
WHEREAS, the Opioid Task Force produced a report and recommendations that were presented to the Brunswick County Commissioners for consideration; and WHEREAS, on December 4, 2017 the Brunswick County Commissioners adopted a resolution to declare and abate a public nuisance regarding the manufacture and distribution of opioids. The resolution states that the opioid crisis is having an extended and far reaching impact on the public, health and safety of residents and citizens of Brunswick County and must be abated. WHEREAS, regional faith based communities are coming together to provide education and awareness to combat this public health crisis by encouraging others in prevention, treatment and support of all those whose lives are affected by this epidemic. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED, that the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners supports the observance of Opioid Addiction Awareness during the weekend of April 27-29, 2018 by faith communities, individuals, families, groups and organizations within Brunswick County and the region to declare solidarity and encouragement through the common observance of constructive programs of prayer, providing resources and forgiveness to those afflicted with opioid substance abuse disorder, and seeking the development of adequate treatment within our society. This the 19th day of March, 2018. Frank Williams, Chairman Brunswick County Commissioners Attest: Andrea White Clerk to the Board
Approved the FY 2017 Supplemental Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) grant award and cost report for Brunswick County and authorized the Finance Director and Director of Emergency Services to sign the cost report associated with this grant.
DRAFT work, unsuitable soils, grade adjustment, water pressure and gym/stage enlargement. Note that the 2,840,000 is not advanced funding and will not be reimbursed from Phase 1 GO Bond issue.
RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AGREEMENT DEFERRING UP TO 150,000 IN COUNTY FEES RELATED TO WATER AND SEWER SERVICE FOR THE PROPOSED COASTAL COMMONS PROJECT In consideration of the proposed Coastal Commons senior living housing development located on Beach Drive (NC 179) on the mainland portion of the Ocean Isle Beach and within the Ocean Isle Beach Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). WHEREAS, the proposed Coastal Commons senior living housing development project is submitting a full application under the 2018 Housing Tax Credit competition cycle; and
the southern portion of the county, especially senior aged population, is a major driver of the growth; and WHEREAS, the need for affordable senior housing in Brunswick County, especially in the southern portion of the County, have historically been greatly under supplied; and DRAFT WHEREAS, the NC Office of Budget Management population projections indicates
WHEREAS, the location of the proposed project is very suitable, with convenient access to shopping and other services. The Sunset Beach Town Council approved rezoning of the site to accommodate the project; and WHEREAS, the project as proposed will assist in meeting the County s affordable housing goal; and WHEREAS, on March 19, 2018 the Board of Commissioners approved a letter expressing unqualified support for the tax credit application for the project. RESOLVED, the Commissioners of Brunswick County do hereby approve an agreement deferring County fees related to water and sewer service up to 150,000 to be repaid over a twenty- year period with an interest rate of two (2) percent.
its most important responsibilities; and WHEREAS, the safe and efficient movement of traffic is a key element to public safety for residents and visitors; and WHEREAS, the NC Department of Transportation has determined that Project WBS 47783 will have a high impact on residents and visitors; and WHEREAS, Project WBS 47783 proposes to install a traffic signal at US 17 and the
its most important responsibilities; and WHEREAS, the safe and efficient movement of traffic is a key element to public safety for residents and visitors; and WHEREAS, the NC Department of Transportation has determined that Project WBS 47879 will have a high impact on residents and visitors; and WHEREAS, Project WBS 47879 proposes to install traffic signals at the intersections on US 17 at the southbound leftover onto SR 1184 (Ocean Isle Beach Road) and at the northbound to southbound U-turn approximately 875 feet northeast of the referenced intersection to improve traffic safety; and WHEREAS, the cost of the improvements, estimated at 345,000, will be funded by the
WHEREAS, the safe and efficient movement of traffic is a key element to public safety for residents and visitors; and WHEREAS, NC 133 is considered an evacuation route for the Brunswick Nuclear Plant; and DRAFT WHEREAS, the NC Department of Transportation has determined that Project WBS 80084 will have a high impact on residents and visitors; and WHEREAS, Project WBS 80084 proposes to repair flooding issues on NC 133 (River Rd) near the intersection of SR 1521 (Funston Road SE), approximately 1-mile in each direction of intersection to improve traffic safety and traffic flow along NC 133; and WHEREAS, the cost of the improvements, estimated at 1,000,000, will be funded by the State of North Carolina. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners hereby supports NCDOT High Impact / Low Cost Project WBS 80084 to repair flooding issues on NC 133 (River Rd) near the intersection of SR 1521 (Funston Road SE), approximately 1-mile in each direction of intersection, at an estimated cost of 1,000,000, to be funded by the State of North Carolina.
Commissioner Sykes moved to accept the proposed revisions to the Animal Control Ordinance. Chairman Williams asked for discussion. DRAFT Following a brief discussion, Chairman Williams called the question. The vote of approval was unanimous.
Chairman Williams called the question on the amended motion to include the resolution, a letter, and a phone call. The vote of approval was unanimous. RESOLUTION REQUESTING NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO REQUIRE TENANTS OF THE FAYETTEVILLE WORKS SITE TO CEASE OPERATIONS THAT RESULT IN THE PRODUCTION OF FLUOROCHEMICAL COMPOUNDS WHEREAS, Brunswick County Public Utilities furnishes water to the citizens of Brunswick County and municipalities; and WHEREAS, tenants of the Fayetteville Works site have released, and continue to release, GenX and other fluorochemical compounds into the Cape Fear River from the manufacturing facility located in Fayetteville, North Carolina; and WHEREAS, the Chemours company claims it trucks wastewater containing fluorochemicals off-site, but fluorochemical compounds continue to be detected at varying levels in the Cape Fear River and in Brunswick County s treated drinking water; and WHEREAS, tenants of the Fayetteville Works site have repeatedly demonstrated that they are not capable of continuing operations at the facility in a manner that does not cause the release of GenX and other fluorochemical compounds into the Cape Fear River; and WHEREAS, Brunswick County Public Utilities uses the Cape Fear River as source water for the majority of over 80,000 customers supplied through retail and wholesale service; and
Mr. Reed Barton and Mr. Bill Dowbiggin presented the draft report to the Board. The report included a recommendation of Low Pressure Reverse Osmosis as the best solution for Brunswick County. Mrs. Hardy reviewed potential water rates for a typical homeowner and for wholesale and industrial customers. She explained that the cost of the RO advance treatment, the plant expansion, and the raw waterline construction to meet the needs through approximately 2062 were taken into consideration, and that the County would still meet the debt service obligations that the County has with the bond trustees. Commissioner Cooke briefly stepped out of the meeting at 7:55 p.m., unexcused, and returned to the meeting at 7:57 p.m. No action was taken. DRAFT
Request that, after the Public Hearing, the Board of Commissioners approve First and Second Readings to amend the Official Unified Development Ordinance Zoning Map from R-6000 (High Density Residential) and C-LD (Commercial Low Density) to C-LD (Commercial Low Density) with an associated CAMA Land Use Plan Map from LDR (Low Density Residential) and MDR (Medium Density Residential) to Commercial (UDO-18-759).
the property and access to the property. Chairman Williams explained the responsibility of the Board with regard to zoning. Ms. Dixon offered the opportunity for Mr. Bloodworth to speak with the applicant following the meeting and noted that information regarding access to the property was included in the Planning Board minutes.
The Board of Commissioners further finds that the proposed zoning amendment is reasonable and in the public interest for the following reasons: There were no objections to the zoning change; there are portions of some parcels currently zoned commercial and this will correct a split-zoning issue; and there is like zoning in the immediate area.
PUBLIC COMMENTS Chairman Williams asked for comments from the public. No one wished to speak. ADJOURN Chairman Williams closed the Public Hearing at 8:11 p.m. CONSISTENCY STATEMENT (per N.C.G.S. 153A-341) Description: Temporary Use Permits Text Amendment The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners finds that the proposed text amendment is consistent with the CAMA Land Use Plan (Comprehensive Plan) for the following reasons:
The Board of Commissioners further finds that the proposed text amendment is reasonable and in the public interest for the following reasons: The proposed text amendment addresses public concerns and gives property owners discretion in using their property. The proposed use was also reviewed by the Board of Adjustment.
Mr. Stone presented the following parcels: Parcel Location Size Tax Value Acquired Cost Bid 17900004 Rustic Trail, Longwood 8.6 acres 17,460.00 9/20/2017 2,148.33 1520000107 .6 mi W. Of Animal Srvc. 3.94 acres 15,600.00 9/20/2017 2,902.11 00500015 Northwest 13.58 acres 42,720.00 3/27/2017 2,455.58 7,506.02 7,700.00 Commissioner Sykes moved to accept the bid of 7,700.00 for Parcels 17900004, 1520000107, 00500015 as presented. Chairman Williams asked for discussion. Hearing none, he called the question. The vote of approval was unanimous. Mr. Stone presented the following parcels: Parcel Location Size Tax Value Acquired Cost Bid 218AA132 688 Madeira Islands Dr., SW .46 acre 15,000.00 3/27/2017 5,093.53 5,100.00 18400039 750 Turnpike Rd., SW .95 acre 20,750.00 11/4/2013 12,358.55 8,000.00
Commissioner Cooke moved to approve the Public Access Grant submission as presented. Chairman Williams asked for discussion. Following a brief discussion. Chairman Williams called the question. The motion carried 4 to 1. (Ayes Williams, Cooke, Sykes, Forte. Nays Thompson)
-Sunset Harbor Water Main Budget Amendment Transfer 21,000 from water capital reserve undesignated to the Sunset Harbor Water Main project for payment and recording of two easements associated with the project. -Operation Services Insurance Proceeds Budget Amendment Appropriate insurance proceeds of 32,904 for repair and maintenance equipment for lightning strike damages to elevator. -Schools 2016 Bond Referendum Project Budget Amendments and CPO Adjustment Adjustment is for the advanced funding of 2016 Bond Referendum Projects. For simplification in school project accounting, the budget amendment appropriates the anticipated GO debt proceeds for approved project advancements and returns funds advanced from School Reserves. The finance officer can pre-audit contracts for projects in the Capital Improvement Plan that will be funded with debt proceeds. -Schools 2016 Bond Referendum Project Budget Amendments and CPO Appropriates 1,000,000 of GO Bond advance funding for the Technology Infrastructure Upgrades approved by the Board of Education as part of the Phase 1 GO Bond Projects.
Total Grand Total: 2000000 Bond Referendum Projects Revenues: Proceeds from GO Debt 6,500,000 Transfer from General Fund 2,840,000 Total School Capital Project Fund Revenues 9,340,000 Expenditures: Salary Wages 150,000 Arch/Eng/Legal 2,900,000 Construction 6,290,000 Total School Capital Project Fund Expenditures 9,340,000 Section 2. It is estimated that the following revenues will be available in the Brunswick County General Fund: Current Funds Appropriated 2,840,000 Section 3. The following amounts are hereby appropriated in the Brunswick County General Fund: Contribution to Capital Project Fund 2,840,000 Section 4. This Capital Project Ordinance shall be entered into the minutes of the April 16, 2018
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