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ROWAN COUNTY COMMISSION AGENDA

ROWAN COUNTY COMMISSION AGENDA January 6, 2020 - 3:00 PM

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J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Rowan County Administration Building

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130 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

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Call to Order

Invocation

Provided By: Chaplain Michael Taylor

Pledge of Allegiance

Consider Additions to the Agenda

Consider Deletions From the Agenda

Consider Approval of the Agenda

Board members are asked to voluntarily inform the Board if any matter on the agenda might present a conflict of interest or might require the member

to be excused from

voting.

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Consider Approval of the December 16, 2019 Minutes

1 Consider Approval of Consent Agenda

A. FY20 ROAP Grant Application B. Purchase of Tables and Chairs From Classroom Essentials

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2 Public Comment Period

3 Public Hearing for Z 09-19 4 Public Hearing for Z 10-19 5 Consider Request From Emerald Bay Home Owners Association for No Wake Zone 6 Consider

Approval of Board Appointments
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7 Closed Session

Closed Session for Attorney-Client Privileged Communication Regarding a Personnel Matter

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8 Adjournment

Citizens with disabilities requiring special needs to access the services or public meetings of Rowan County Government should contact the County

Manager's Office
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three days prior to the meeting by calling (704) 216-8180.

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: DATE: SUBJECT: Provided By: Chaplain Michael Taylor

ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type No Attachments Available

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Carolyn Barger, Clerk to the Board DATE: December 19, 2019 SUBJECT: Consider Approval of the December 16, 2019 Minutes

ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type December 16, 2019 Minutes 12/23/2019 Cover Memo

Greg Edds, Chairman Aaron Church, County Manager

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Jim Greene, Vice- Chairman Carolyn Barger, Clerk to the Board Mike Caskey John W. Dees, II, County Attorney

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Judy Klusman

Craig Pierce

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Rowan County Board of Commissioners 130 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144 Telephone 704-216-8180 Fax 704-216-8195

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Equal Opportunity Employer

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE ROWAN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

December 16, 2019 5:00 PM J. NEWTON COHEN, SR. ROOM

J. NEWTON COHEN, SR. ROWAN COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

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Present: Greg Edds, Chairman

Jim Greene, Vice-Chairman Mike Caskey, Member Judy Klusman, Member Craig Pierce, Member

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County Manager Aaron Church, Clerk to the Board Carolyn Barger, County Attorney Jay Dees and Assistant County Manager/Finance Director Leslie

Heidrick were present.
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Chairman Edds convened the meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Chaplain Michael Taylor provided the Invocation.

Chairman Edds led the Pledge of Allegiance.

CONSIDER ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA There were no additions to the agenda.

CONSIDER DELETIONS FROM THE AGENDA Chairman Edds deleted Item J from the Consent Agenda (Agreement for Services for Sheriff s Department Chaplain).

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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA Commissioner Klusman moved, Commissioner Greene seconded and the vote to approve the agenda passed unanimously.

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES Commissioner Klusman moved, Commissioner Greene seconded and the vote to approve the minutes of the December 2, 2019

Commission Meeting passed unanimously.
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1. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA Commissioner Greene moved approval of the Consent Agenda (as amended). The motion was seconded by Commissioner

Klusman and passed unanimously.

The Consent Agenda consisted of the following:

A. Permission for RCSO to Apply for NC Transportation Bicycle Helmet Initiative Grant

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B. Technical Change to Policy 5.8 Guidelines for Pay Adjustments C. Schedule Public Hearing for Z 10-19 for January 6, 2020 D. Schedule Public

Hearing for Z 09-19 for January 6, 2020 E. 2019 Salisbury-Rowan Community Foundation Grant Acceptance F. Tax Refunds for Approval G. Rowan Public Library West Branch Change Order H. HDR Engineering Task Order Landfill Gas Monitoring and Reporting I. Purchase of Vehicle Equipment and Body Armor for Sheriff s Office J. Agreement for Services for Sheriff s Department Chaplain (deleted from the
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Consent Agenda) K. Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Funding Plan 2019-20

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2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Chairman Edds opened the Public Comment Period to entertain comments from any citizens wishing to address the Board. The

following individuals came forward:

Connie Byrne of Kannapolis said she had been attending the Commission Meetings for approximately six (6) years and she expressed appreciation for the

dedication of the Board.
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With no one else coming forward, Chairman Edds closed the Public Comment Period.

3. PUBLIC HEARING BOND ORDER AND RESOLUTION FOR THE ADOPTION OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS Chairman Edds said before the Board opened the public

hearing for the Bond Order he would like to restate the rules the Commissioners had previously adopted. Chairman Edds said during the public hearing, the length of comment for each speaker would be limited to three (3) minutes to address the Board and comments would be restricted to the subject of the hearing as advertised.
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Chairman Edds then opened the floor to conduct a public hearing concerning the Bond Order and Referendum on 45,000,000 General Obligation Community

College Bonds. The following individuals came forward to address the Board:
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Dr. Carol Spalding, President of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC), spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Carl Short, Chair of the RCCC Board of Trustees, spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Fire Chief Robert Parnell spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Grace Peters, a resident of China Grove and student at RCCC spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Jeanne Dixon, a Rowan resident from Kannapolis and a member of the RCCC Board of Trustees, spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Isaac Mayle, a student of RCCC, spoke in support of the Bond Order. Mr. Mayle asked other students in the audience who were in support of the Bond

Order to please stand and approximately twelve (12) students responded.
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Elaine Spalding, President of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, provided the Board with a handout, which was a Resolution from the Chamber s

Board of Directors in support of the Bond Order.
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Denise Hallet, who works for Vulcan Materials and also serves on the RCCC Foundation Board, spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Mark Hill spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Brad Bost, a resident of Rowan County and also a business owner, spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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Craig Lamb, Vice President for Corporate and Continuing Education at RCCC, spoke in support of the Bond Order.

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With no one else wishing to speak on the matter, Chairman Edds closed the public hearing.

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Chairman Edds opened the floor for comments from the Commissioners.

Commissioner Klusman referenced the comments in support of the Bond Order from RCCC student speaker Grace Peters. Commissioner Klusman expressed hope

Ms. Peters would consider speaking to middle and high school students regarding her choice of a non-traditional career (welding) for women and the fact that it was a well- paying career choice.
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Commissioner Greene noted the County had not built any new buildings at RCCC s north campus for 42 years, yet RCCC was one of the largest community

colleges in the State. Commissioner Greene discussed the importance of having a qualified workforce for businesses who considered locating in Rowan County. Commissioner Greene also mentioned the importance of funding for the Early College Program that was included in the proposed bond. Commissioner Greene felt the matter before the Board would be one of the most important votes he would make in his six (6) years as a County Commissioner.
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Commissioner Caskey said he had been a student at RCCC for various courses and he felt that community colleges were very important. Commissioner

Caskey mentioned the national student debt from other colleges and universities and said he thought future generations would look at more economical ways to continue their education. Commissioner Caskey talked about the importance of the course offerings that would
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become available at RCCC if the bond were approved. Commissioner Caskey supported putting the bond referendum on the ballot for the citizens to

consider.
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Chairman Edds discussed the education collaborative that had occurred over the past eight (8) months, which had also included the Rowan County

Economic Development Commission. Chairman Edds reiterated the significance of the proposed complex at RCCC and the aspirations of everyone involved to raise the ceiling for education in Rowan County. Chairman Edds said companies would not consider locating in Rowan County if there were no workers to fill the jobs. Chairman Edds stressed the importance to provide educational opportunities for much-needed trade jobs to keep students in Rowan County.
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Chairman Edds introduced the following Resolution, the title and full Resolution of which he read in its entirety as follows:

RESOLUTION ADOPTING BOND ORDER AND CALLING FOR REFERENDUM ON 45,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION COMMUNITY COLLEGE BONDS, PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF SUCH

REFERENDUM, FORM OF BALLOT AND PUBLICATION OF BOND ORDER AS ADOPTED
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WHEREAS, on December 2, 2019, the Board of Commissioners (the Board ) of the County of Rowan, North Carolina (the County ) introduced a bond order

entitled BOND ORDER AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE COUNTY OF ROWAN IN THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 45,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING, IN PART, THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, RENOVATION AND EQUIPPING OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES OF ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (the Bond Order ), and called for a public hearing with respect to the Bond Order; and
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WHEREAS, the Bond Order as introduced and notice of such public hearing was published in the Salisbury Post on December 6, 2019, as required by

N.C.G.S. 159-56 and 159-57; and
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WHEREAS, the Board on December 16, 2019 held a public hearing with respect to the Bond Order and now desires to adopt the Bond Order; and

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WHEREAS, N.C.G.S. 159-58 provides for publication of the Bond Order as adopted;

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NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of the County, meeting in regular session on December 16, 2019, does the following:

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE COUNTY OF ROWAN, NORTH CAROLINA:

1. The Bond Order entitled BOND ORDER AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE COUNTY OF ROWAN IN THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL

AMOUNT OF 45,000,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING, IN PART, THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, RENOVATION AND EQUIPPING OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES OF ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE is hereby adopted.
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2. The Clerk to the County shall cause the Bond Order, with a statement appended in form described by N.C.G.S. 159-58, to be published in the

Salisbury Post.
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3. The Board hereby calls for a referendum with respect to the Bond Order and fixes the date thereof as March 3, 2020.

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4. The form of the question on the ballot shall be as follows:

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Shall the order of the County of Rowan authorizing 45,000,000 general obligation bonds plus interest, for the purpose of financing, in part, the

acquisition, construction, installation, renovation and equipping of educational facilities of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, and providing that additional taxes may be levied in an amount sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds be approved?
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[ ] Yes [ ] No

5. The Clerk to the County shall deliver a copy of this resolution to the Rowan County Board of Elections no later than December 19, 2019.

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6. The Clerk to the County and bond counsel shall provide for publication of notice of the referendum as required by N.C.G.S. 159-61(c) in the

Salisbury Post.
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7. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

Commissioner Pierce moved the passage of the foregoing resolution and Commissioner Klusman seconded the motion, and the Resolution was passed

unanimously (5-0).
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(For the record, let it be noted that Commissioner Caskey, who is a Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Officer, had to leave the meeting to go to work

following the vote on the Bond Order and Resolution).
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4. PRESENTATION OF FISCAL YEAR 2019 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT Assistant County Manager/Finance Director Leslie Heidrick distributed a

handout from Martin Starnes Associates, CPAs, P.A (Martin Starnes).
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Kari Dunlap with Martin, Starnes provided a power point presentation as she discussed the County s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for

the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
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Ms. Dunlap said Martin Starnes Associates had rendered an unmodified opinion and expressed appreciation for the cooperation the firm received from

staff during the audit. Ms. Dunlap said the audit had been submitted on time to the Local Government Commission (LGC) this year and had already been approved.
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Using the power point, Ms. Dunlap discussed the financial position of the County, as well as changes that were relative to information contained in

the CAFR.
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A question and answer period followed the presentation. In closing, Ms. Dunlap encouraged the Board to respond to future audit inquiries with any

concerns or suggestions for next year.
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5. ELLIS PARK KITCHEN RENOVATIONS Don Bringle, Director of Facilities Management and Parks and Recreation said Ellis Park was a community park that

was booked every night of each weekend out of the year. Mr. Bringle said Therapeutic Recreation also utilized the Park s kitchen for its teaching groups.
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Mr. Bringle sought the Commissioners approval to award the Ellis Park kitchen renovations contract to AGS Contracting, LLC. The original bid opening

was November 20, 2019 with one (1) bid received. The project was re-advertised with two (2) bids submitted and opened on December 4, 2019. Mr. Bringle requested that the base amount, plus alternates 1 and 2 be completed. The budgeted amount was 65,000; however, the total needed was 100,471 (shortfall of 35,471). Mr. Bringle said there would be architectural fees added, as well.
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The bid tabulation was submitted as follows:

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Base Bid Alt 1 Alt 2 Alt 3 AGS Contracting LLC 85,000 11,854 (add) 3,617 (add) 1,400 (add) B.A.M. Construction, Inc. 89,765 8,522 4,980 1,980

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In response to an inquiry from Commissioner Pierce, Architect Natalie Morgan said the proposed flooring was a Shaw product that would withstand the

movement of tables and character of the floor .
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Ms. Morgan confirmed to Chairman Edds the price was deemed as fair for the project and that she was glad to have seen the two (2) bids come in close

to one another.
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Commissioner Pierce moved to award the contract including alternates 1 and 2 to AGS Contracting LLC in the amount of 100,471 to AGS Contracting LLC.

The motion was seconded by Commissioner Greene and passed unanimously (4-0).
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6. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF BUDGET AMENDMENTS Finance Director Leslie Heidrick presented the following budget amendments for the Board s consideration:

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Finance To budget FY 2019 Homeland Security Grant, EMW-2019-SS-00057, awarded to Rowan County by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. The

Grant was accepted by the Commissioners on October 21, 2019. 29,217
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Finance To de-obligate Emergency Services grant number EMW-2017-SS- 00065-S01-1743. 9,000

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Finance To budget Carolina Farm Credit Grant awarded to the Cooperative Extension and accepted by the Commissioners on December 2, 2019. 5,000

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Commissioner Pierce moved approval of the budget amendments as presented. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Greene and passed unanimously

(4-0).
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7. CLOSED SESSION Chairman Edds moved at 7:33 p.m. for the Board to enter Closed Session pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 143-318.11(a)(1)

to consider approval of the Closed Session Minutes for September 3, 2019; September 16, 2019; October 21, 2019; October 25, 2019; November 4, 2019; and 143-318.11(a)(3) for attorney-client privileged communication regarding personnel matters. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Pierce and passed unanimously (4-0).
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The Board returned to Open Session at 9:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the Board, Commissioner Pierce moved to adjourn at 9:01 p.m. The motion was seconded by

Commissioner Greene and passed unanimously (4-0).
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Respectfully Submitted,

Carolyn Barger, MMC, NCMCC Clerk to the Board

ROWAN TRANSIT SYSTEM 2726 Old Concord Road, Salisbury North Carolina 28146

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MEMORANDUM

To: Rowan County Board of Commissioners CC: Aaron Church, County Manager From: Franklin Barnes, RTS Director Date: December 11, 2019 Re: FY 20 ROAP

Grant
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The NC Department of Transportation has released the application for the FY 20 Rural Operating Assistance Program [ROAP], which is funded by the NC

General Assembly. This program consolidates three different state transportation programs into a single application making Rowan County eligible to apply for 259,495.78 in transit operating funds. The Board of Commissioners is the only eligible applicant with the decision-making authority on how ROAP funding will be used in Rowan County.
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The RTS Advisory Committee is making the following recommendations:

1. To apply for 121,324.45 in Elderly Disabled Transportation Program [EDTAP; no match] The purpose of EDTAP funding is to provide additional

transportation for Elderly Disabled. The funds cannot replace existing funding for transportation. The RTS Advisory Committee recommends the following sub-allocations:
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Rowan Transit - 78,724.45 Trinity Living Center - 26,600 Therapeutic Recreation - 16,000

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2. To apply for 100,246.78 [90 ] in Rural General Public [RGP] [ 11,138.53 match 10 ; total 111,385.31]

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These funds must be used to provide general public transportation for rural county residents who travel to any public destination. RGP is used for

our RITA service. Passengers are picked up at their home for trips to doctors, pharmacies, grocery shopping, bill paying, post offices, public agency appointments, dialysis, and some recreational locations. Public passengers under 60 years of age pay a 2.00 fare that helps pay the program match. The balance of matching funds from the county is in the approved RTS Operating Budget.
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3. To apply for 37,924.55 in Employment Transportation. [100 grant funding] These funds are used for the general public to travel to work and/or

other employment related destinations. Under new program guidelines only trip based services are considered an eligible expense.
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Authorize the County Manager to execute the NCDOT Grant Certification Statement containing the standard assurances that Rowan County will use the

ROAP funding in a manner consistent with the State Management Plan for the ROAP funding.
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ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Don Bringle, Director of Facilities Management and Parks and Recreation DATE: December 23, 2019 SUBJECT: Purchase of Tables and Chairs From

Classroom Essentials
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West End Plaza is requesting to purchase 36 round tables and 360 chairs to add to our current inventory.

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This purchase, if approved, will allow us to have 720 chairs and 72 round tables. This should satisfy most of our needs.

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Classroom Essentials was the low bid at 16,585.16.

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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Bids 12/23/2019 Cover Memo

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ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Aaron Poplin, Planner DATE: 12/19/2019 SUBJECT: Public Hearing for Z 09-19

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Daniel Gomez and Karen Mendieta are requesting a rezoning of their properties off of US 52 HWY to expand their business operations to include Auto

Repair and Used Tire Sales The properties are located at 15185 US 52 HWY further identified as tax parcels 542- 030, 044, 045.
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Conduct public hearing, motion to adopt statements, and motion to approve / deny / table Z 09-19

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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Staff Report 12/19/2019 Cover Memo Site Plan 12/19/2019 Cover Memo GIS Map 12/19/2019 Cover Memo

Application 12/19/2019 Cover Memo
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REZONING PETITION: Z 09-19

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REQUEST: CBI-CUD and RA to CBI-CD for auto sales, auto repair and used tire sales.

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PARCEL ID: 542- 030, 044, 045

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LOCATION: 15185 US 52 HWY Gold Hill NC 28071

ACERAGE: 2.29

CURRENT LAND USE: Used Car Dealership

OWNER: Daniel Gomez and Karen Mendieta

APPLICANT: Daniel Gomez and Karen Mendieta

Background

Relationship with any plans and policies

Consistency with the requested zoning district s purpose and intent

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DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING DEVELOPMENT DATE: 12/06/2019 STAFF CONTACT: AARON POPLIN

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Daniel Gomez and Karen Mendieta are requesting a rezoning of their properties off of US 52 HWY to expand their business operations to include Auto

Repair and Used Tire Sales. Currently, they operate a used car dealership off of parcel 542 045.
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Back in 2013 parcels 542 045 and 542 044 were rezoned from RA to a CBI-CUD with the only allowed use being auto sales. There were no extra conditions

attached to the zoning district, and the parcels still have this zoning classification. Parcel 542 030 is zoned RA and has been vacant since approximately 2013; the last use of the property was for a mobile home, which was removed around 2013.
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These properties are located in the off US 52 HWY in the COM/IND area of the Eastern Area Land Use Plan, and within the US 52 Corridor. The Plan

encourages commercial and industrial uses that have a need for rail and US Highway access in this area.
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Commercial, Business, Industrial, CBI. This zone allows for a wide range of commercial, business and light to medium industrial activities which

support both the local and / or regional economies. The CBI district is generally appropriate in areas identified by an adopted land use plan that recommend highway business along identified NC and US highways; community / regional / potential development nodes -
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Compatibility of all uses within the proposed district classification with other properties

Potential impact on facilities such as roads, utilities and schools

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Planning Board Meeting November 25, 2019

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commercial corridors; and existing commercial areas. Areas served by public water / sewer represent significant public investment to foster tax base

growth and employment opportunities for the citizens, which could be served through CBI designation. The CBI district may also exist or be created in an area other than listed in this subsection if the existing or proposed development is compatible with the surrounding area and the overall public good is served.
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While US 52 is not identified as an area that recommends highway business , the CBI district may be appropriate if the proposed development is

compatible with the surrounding area.
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Compatibility of uses: All three proposed uses (Auto Sales, Auto Repair, Used Tire Sales) are uses that would be allowed in the RA as a Rural Home

occupation. However, the uses can not be permitted on the RA zoned property now because the owners do not live on the property. The existing auto sales business is over 300 from the nearest residence which exceeds the need for screening. The proposed use will come within 200 of a residence, which will require Type A Screening.
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Conditions within the vicinity (see enclosed map): The general area around the properties is mostly forested. There are two homes adjacent to the

property. The next closest structures are a house approximately 1000 further south on US 52 and the Carolina Perlite company approximately 2000 north on US 52.
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Roads: US 52 HWY has a design capacity of 15,100 vehicles per and as of 2018 the average daily traffic was at 7,300 cars per day. Using Trip

estimates found in the Institute of Transportation Engineers manual (7th edition) both new uses together will approximately produce around 64 trips a day.
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Utilities: The properties would use private well and septic.

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Schools: N/A

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The Rowan County Planning Board held a curtesy hearing for the request at their November meeting. The Planning Board had no concerns with the site as

proposed. The Planning Board approved the requested and adopted the following statements.
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Decision making and procedures

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Staff Comments

Decision Making: In addition to the above criteria, sec. 21-362 (c) of the Zoning Ordinance indicates the primary question before the Planning Board

/ Board of Commissioners in a rezoning decision is whether the proposed change advances the public health, safety, or welfare as well as the intent and spirit of the ordinance. Additionally, the boards shall not regard as controlling any advantages or disadvantages to the individual requesting the change but shall consider the impact of the proposed zoning change on the public at large.
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Procedures: The Planning Board must develop a statement of consistency describing whether its action is consistent with any adopted comprehensive

plans and indicate why their action is reasonable and in the public interest [sec. 21-362 (j)]. A statement analyzing the reasonableness of the decision is also necessary. See enclosed checklist as a guide in developing these statements.
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A statement of reasonableness is necessary to substantiate a small-scale zoning decision and ensure the decision is reasonable . While spot zoning in

North Carolina is considered legal, it must be determined as reasonable based on a number of factors including the following established by the courts:
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Size and nature of the tract; Compatibility with existing plans; The impact of the zoning decision on the landowner, the immediate neighbors, and

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the surrounding community; and The relationship between the newly allowed uses in a spot rezoning and the

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previously allowed uses.

Statement of Consistency: Z-09-19 is consistent with the Eastern land use plan based upon the identified use and attached site plan; furthermore the

adoption of Z 09-19 is reasonable and in the public interest based upon the same.

Statement of Reasonableness: In accordance with section 21-362J of the Rowan County Zoning Ordinance and after due consideration, the Planning Board

advises that Z-09-19 request is reasonable and in the public interest based upon the identified usage and compatibility with the Eastern Land use plan and the requested zoning.
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Since this request is a conditional district, the Board may want to suggest mutually agreed upon conditions to the request.

B o a r d o f C o m m i s s i o n e r s M e e t i n g : J a n u a r y , 6 2 0 2 0

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With a conditional district rezoning only the uses and buildings shown on the site plan will be allowed. Changes to the buildings or uses will

require another rezoning process.
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GIS Map Z 09-19 Site Plan

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ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

Tagged Passions:streets and hotel

MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Shane Stewart, Assistant Planning Director DATE: December 20, 2019 SUBJECT: Public Hearing for Z 10-19

Tagged Passions:planning and hearing

Planning Staff met with Bobby Harrison, representative with the museum, in the summer of 2018 regarding the museum s desire to add a 4,800 sq.ft.

building to store additional memorabilia. Staff indicated the property would need to be rezoned to INST since the RA district does not permit the current use. Since this meeting, the museum purchased the property from RSSS.
Tagged Passions:Homebuilder, planning, zoning, purchasing, property, and commercial

The Price of Freedom Museum Inc. and Kenneth Seagle are requesting a rezoning for the following 6.39 acres associated with their tax parcels: 207-007

(Museum) 5.81 AC from Rural Agricultural (RA) to Institutional (INST) and .29 AC from RA to Rural Residential (RR); 207-052 (Seagle) .29 AC from RR to INST. The museum is located at 2420 Weaver Road China Grove.
Tagged Passions:rural, streets, agriculture, taxes, Taxes, zoning, and property

Conduct public hearing, adopt statements of reasonableness / consistency, and approve / deny / table Z 10- 19.

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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Staff Report 12/20/2019 Exhibit GIS Map 12/20/2019 Exhibit Applications 12/20/2019 Exhibit

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Board of Commissioners Meeting: January 6, 2020

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REQUEST: Rezone 6.1 AC

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from RA RR to INST and

.29 AC from RA to RR (see

enclosed map).


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