NC - Newton: Regular Meeting

Issues discussed this meeting include:

Regular Meeting

AGENDA CITY OF NEWTON

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NEWTON CITY COUNCIL - REGULAR MEETING March 17, 2020

7:00 p.m. 1. Call to Order Mayor Eddie Haupt 2. Opening Council Member Anne Wepner

Tagged Interests: council

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Approval of Minutes from the March 3, 2020, Regular Meeting

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Consideration of Consent Agenda Items

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Tax Releases

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Tagged Interests: taxes and Taxes

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Sewer Adjustments

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Tagged Interests: sewer, utility, and Utility

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Consideration of Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Tagged Interests: boards and commissions and appointments

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Consideration of Revisions to the Public Art Commission Bylaws

5. Comments from the Public: (PERSONS WANTING TO MAKE A PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO THE MEETING):

Tagged Interests: boards and commissions and arts

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Public Hearing

Tagged Interests: hearing

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Consideration of Rezoning - 2020-01 Filed by Kevin McMillan

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Tagged Interests: zoning

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Presentations

A. Drone Video of Greenway

Tagged Interests: parks and drone

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Retail Strategies

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Old Business

A. Consideration of Amendment to the Fee Schedule for Splash Pad

Tagged Interests: business

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New Business

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Tagged Interests: business

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Consideration of Budget Ordinance Amendment to Recognize Revenue and Authorize Expenditure for Capital Purchase in FY 2019-2020 Budget

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Tagged Interests: ordinance, recognition, budget, and purchasing

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Introduction of Proposed Sidewalk Dining Ordinance

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Tagged Interests: ordinance, streets, and Pedestrian

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Introduction of Proposed Food Trucks Ordinance

10. City Manager s Report

Tagged Interests: ordinance, transportation, food trucks, administrator, and manager

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Questions and Comments From Mayor and Council

A. Reports from Appointed Representatives on Outside Boards Council Member Ed Sain

Tagged Interests: council and appointments

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Closed Session - Per North Carolina General Statutes 143-318.11(a)(3), 143-318.11(a)(6)

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Adjournment

PERSONS WANTING TO SPEAK ON AN AGENDA ITEM MUST SIGN IN WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO THE MEETING. PERSONS WANTING TO BE PLACED ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NEXT MEETING MUST CONTACT THE CITY MANAGER AT LEAST SEVEN WORKING DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. The City of Newton does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the provision of its services as charged by the City Council of the City of Newton. All meetings are held in accessible facilities. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations should contact Sean Hovis, ADA Coordinator, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. Page

Tagged Interests: council, disability, services, administrator, and manager

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NEWTON CITY COUNCIL - REGULAR MEETING March 17, 2020

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Call to Order Mayor Eddie Haupt

Opening Council Member Anne Wepner

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Approval of Minutes from the March 3, 2020, Regular Meeting

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Tax Releases Sewer Adjustments

Tagged Interests: sewer, taxes, Taxes, utility, and Utility

Consideration of Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Consideration of Revisions to the Public Art Commission Bylaws
Tagged Interests: boards and commissions, appointments, and arts

Comments from the Public: (PERSONS WANTING TO MAKE A PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO THE MEETING): Public Hearing

Tagged Interests: hearing

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Consideration of Rezoning - 2020-01 Filed by Kevin McMillan

Presentations B Drone Video of Greenway Retail Strategies Old Business Consideration of Amendment to the Fee Schedule for Splash Pad New Business B

Tagged Interests: business, zoning, parks, and drone

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Consideration of Budget Ordinance Amendment to Recognize Revenue and Authorize Expenditure for Capital Purchase in FY 2019-2020 Budget

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Tagged Interests: ordinance, recognition, budget, and purchasing

Introduction of Proposed Sidewalk Dining Ordinance

Tagged Interests: ordinance, streets, and Pedestrian

Introduction of Proposed Food Trucks Ordinance

City Manager's Report Questions and Comments From Mayor and Council A. Reports from Appointed Representatives on Outside Boards Council Member Ed Sain Closed Session - Per North Carolina General Statutes 143-318.11(a)(3), 143-318.11(a)(6) Adiournment PERSONS WANTING TO SPEAK ON AN AGENDA ITEM MUST SIGN IN WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO THE MEETING. PERSONS WANTING TO BE PLACED ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NEXT MEETING MUST CONTACT THE CITY MANAGER AT LEAST SEVEN WORKING DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. The City ofNewton does not discriminate on the basis ofdisability in the provision ofits services as charged by the City Council of the City of All meetings are held in accessible facilities. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations should contact Sean Hovis, ADA Coordinator, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting
Tagged Interests: ordinance, council, appointments, disability, transportation, services, food trucks, administrator, and manager

MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEWTON CITY COUNCIL

The regular meeting of the Newton City Council was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Newton City Hall.
Tagged Interests: council

PRESENT: Mayor Eddie Haupt, Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver and Council Members Jerry Hodge, Anne Wepner,

Jody Dixon, Beverly Danner and Ed Sain STAFF: City Manager Todd Clark, Assistant City Manager Sean Hovis, City Clerk Amy S. Falowski, City
Tagged Interests: council, administrator, and manager

Attorney John Cilley, City Department Heads and members of the management team

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Tagged Interests: legal

ITEM 1: CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Eddie Haupt welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. ITEM 2: OPENING Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

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Tax Releases

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Tagged Interests: taxes and Taxes

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Sewer Adjustments

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Tagged Interests: sewer, utility, and Utility

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Consideration to Donate Surplus of Rescue Equipment to Catawba Valley Community College

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Tagged Interests: equipment, surplus, and university

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Consideration to Apply for a Grant for 800 mhz Radio Equipment Fire Dept.

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Tagged Interests: grant, equipment, and radio

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Consideration of a Financial Contribution to Fund a Scholarship in the Name of Mark

Story

Tagged Interests: finance

(Ordinances, Resolutions and Proclamations are hereby referenced and on file in the Office of the City Clerk)

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Tagged Interests: ordinance and recognition

ITEM 5: COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC: PEOPLE WHO WISH TO COMMENT ON NON-

AGENDA ITEMS ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO THE MEETING. Mayor Eddie Haupt asked if anyone present would like to make comment concerning non-agenda items. Sherry Sigmon, owner of Big Sig s thanked first responders for recently helping a friend at her store that had an A- fib episode.
Tagged Interests: commercial

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MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEWTON CITY COUNCIL

The regular meeting of the Newton City Council was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Newton City Hall. PRESENT: STAFF ITEM 1: Mayor Eddie Haupt, Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver and Council Members Jerry Hodge, Anne Wepner, Jody Dixon, Beverly Danner and Ed Sain
Tagged Interests: council

City Manager Todd Clark, Assistant City Manager Sean Hovis, City Clerk Amy S. Falowski, City Attorney John Cilley, City Department Heads and members of the management team

Tagged Interests: legal, administrator, and manager

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Eddie Haupt welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. ITEM 2: OPENING Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance ITEM 4: That the Minutes from the February 18, 2020 Regular Meeting be APPROVED

CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

Upon motion duly made by Council Member Jody Dixon, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver, it was unanimously RESOLVED That the Consent Agenda be - APPROVED
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Tax Releases

Sewer Adjustments

Tagged Interests: sewer, taxes, Taxes, utility, and Utility

Consideration to Donate Surplus of Rescue Equipment to Catawba Valley Community College

Tagged Interests: equipment, surplus, and university

Consideration to Apply for a Grant for 800 mhz Radio Equipment Fire Dept.

Consideration of a Financial Contribution to Fund a Scholarship in the Name of Mark Story

Tagged Interests: grant, equipment, finance, and radio

(Ordinances, Resolutions and Proclamations are hereby referenced and on file in the Office of the City Clerk)

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Tagged Interests: ordinance and recognition

ITEM 5: COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC: PEOPLE WHO WISH TO COMMENT ON NON- AGENDA ITEMS ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO THE MEETING.

Mayor Eddie Haupt asked if anyone present would like to make comment concerning non-agenda items. Sherry Sigmon, owner of Big Sig's thanked first responders for recently helping a friend at her store that had an A- fib episode.
Tagged Interests: commercial

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Ms. Sigmon also stated that she missed a recent council meeting, but she said that questions were asked concerning the DNDA that she felt like should have been asked within closed doors. She stated that the DNDA is a volunteer group that works hard and that she would like city council to come to them if they have any questions. She also asked that they come to events and meetings to see the planning that is going on or if there is something that council needs from them.

ITEM 6: Presentations
Tagged Interests: planning, events, and volunteer

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Kiwanis Club Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year Awards

Ed Sain presented awards from the Kiwanis Club for Police Officer of the Year to Master Police Officer Tou Ber Yang and Firefighter Andrew Gottry. Mayor Haupt and City Council thanked Officers Yang and Gottry for doing such a great job for the city.

Tagged Interests: council, public safety, and fire departments and districts

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Chamber of Commerce Lindsey Keisler

Lindsey Keisler, President and CEO, gave a brief presentation to City Council about the Chamber of Commerce, and handed out information.

Tagged Interests: council

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Economic Development Website Update Alex Frick

Public Information Officer Alex Frick presented the Economic Development Website to City Council and showed them all the new and easily navigated features.

Tagged Interests: council, economic development, development, and Development

ITEM 7: New Business

Tagged Interests: business

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Consideration of Resolution to Adopt the Unifour Multi-Jurisdicitional Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Tagged Interests: disaster management

Planner Alex Fulbright stated that in conjunction with the Cities and Counties within the Unifour, the City has completed the process drafting the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires that the City has a Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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Tagged Interests: emergency, disaster management, and FEMA

Mr. Fulbright stated that originally completed in November 2019 and approved by North Carolina Emergency Management on January 21, 2020, the Unifour Hazard Mitigation Plan assesses the vulnerability and risks posed to the area by natural hazards such as floods, tornadoes, high winds and winter storms, and includes recommended actions to help eliminate or reduce those risks. Mr. Fulbright stated that having a current FEMA-approved plan in place assures that Newton remains eligible for a range of state and federal disaster assistance, as well as pre-disaster hazard mitigation grant funds made available each year by FEMA on a nationally competitive basis.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: funding, grant, risk, emergency, flooding, disaster management, and FEMA

Mr. Fulbright stated that the 2020 Mitigation Action items describes proactive steps the City is committed to take towards reducing risks posed by identified natural hazards. A description of each action item, hazard addressed, estimated cost and item priority, are detailed on these sheets. The action items also provide a status on efforts made by the City over the past five years.

Mr. Fulbight noted that this Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan is different than the City s Multi-Hazard Plan. This Hazard Mitigation Plan is intended to assess risks posed by natural hazards and makes recommendations to help eliminate those risks, while the Multi-Hazard Plan identifies essential emergency management response procedures during disaster events.

Tagged Interests: risk, procedure, events, emergency, and disaster management

Mr. Fulbright stated that the Hazard Mitigation Plan update was paid for through a FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant. The grant funds were used to contract with a private consulting firm, AECOM, to assist in the process of ensuring the plan s compliance with new state and federal guidelines. FEMA has already reviewed the update and found all required revisions are adequate for preliminary approval.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: funding, grant, contract, services, compliance, disaster management, and FEMA

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Ms. Sigmon also stated that she missed a recent council meeting, but she said that questions were asked concerning the DNDA that she felt like should have been asked within closed doors. She stated that the DNDA is a volunteer group that works hard and that she would like city council to come to them if they have any questions. She also asked that they come to events and meetings to see the planning that is going on or if there is something that council needs from them.

ITEM 6: Presentations

Tagged Interests: planning, events, and volunteer

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Kiwanis Club Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year Awards

Ed Sain presented awards from the Kiwanis Club for Police Officer of the Year to Master Police Officer Tou Ber Yang and Firefighter Andrew Gottry. Mayor Haupt and City Council thanked Officers Yang and Gottry for doing such a great job for the city.

Tagged Interests: council, public safety, and fire departments and districts

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Chamber of Commerce Lindsey Keisler

Lindsey Keisler, President and CEO, gave a brief presentation to City Council about the Chamber of Commerce, and handed out information.

Tagged Interests: council

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Economic Development Website Update Alex Frick

Public Information Officer Alex Frick presented the Economic Development Website to City Council and showed them all the new and easily navigated features.

Tagged Interests: council, economic development, development, and Development

ITEM 7: New Business

Tagged Interests: business

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Consideration of Resolution to Adopt the Unifour Multi-Jurisdicitional Hazard Mitigation Plan

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: disaster management

Planner Alex Fulbright stated that in conjunction with the Cities and Counties within the Unifour, the City has completed the process drafting the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires that the City has a Hazard Mitigation Plan.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: emergency, disaster management, and FEMA

Mr. Fulbright stated that originally completed in November 2019 and approved by North Carolina Emergency Management on January 21, 2020, the Unifour Hazard Mitigation Plan assesses the vulnerability and risks posed to the area by natural hazards such as floods, tornadoes, high winds and winter storms, and includes recommended actions to help eliminate or reduce those risks. Mr. Fulbright stated that having a current FEMA-approved plan in place assures that Newton remains eligible for a range of state and federal disaster assistance, as well as pre-disaster hazard mitigation grant funds made available each year by FEMA on a nationally competitive basis.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: funding, grant, risk, emergency, flooding, disaster management, and FEMA

Mr. Fulbright stated that the 2020 Mitigation Action items describes proactive steps the City is committed to take towards reducing risks posed by identified natural hazards. A description of each action item, hazard addressed, estimated cost and item priority, are detailed on these sheets. The action items also provide a status on efforts made by the City over the past five years.

Mr. Fulbight noted that this Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan is different than the City's Multi-Hazard Plan. This Hazard Mitigation Plan is intended to assess risks posed by natural hazards and makes recommendations to help eliminate those risks, while the Multi-Hazard Plan identifies essential emergency management response procedures during disaster events.

Tagged Interests: risk, procedure, events, emergency, and disaster management

Mr. Fulbright stated that the Hazard Mitigation Plan update was paid for through a FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant. The grant funds were used to contract with a private consulting firm, AECOM, to assist in the process of ensuring the plan's compliance with new state and federal guidelines. FEMA has already reviewed the update and found all required revisions are adequate for preliminary approval.

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: funding, grant, contract, services, compliance, disaster management, and FEMA

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Mr. Fulbright stated that staff recommends that City Council adopts the Unifour Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan and the sections of the plan that are specific to the City of Newton.

Upon motion duly made by Council Member Jody Dixon, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver, it was unanimously RESOLVED: That the Unifour Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan be ADOPTED.

Tagged Interests: council and disaster management

(Ordinances, Resolutions and Proclamations are hereby referenced and on file in the Office of the City Clerk)

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Tagged Interests: ordinance and recognition

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Consideration of Downtown Economic Development Incentives

Main Street Manager Shannon Johnson stated that in accordance with the adopted work plan of 2019, the Downtown Newton Development Association developed additional economic development incentives to encourage investment in the Downtown Newton District. Below is the recommendation of the DNDA: Building Up Fit Grant This grant will assist investors with up fitting a building for an allowable business within the Downtown District. The approved funds will only be reimbursable for real property improvements to ensure that the grant investment remains with the building in perpetuity.

Tagged Interests: Homebuilder, funding, grant, business, economic development, streets, development, downtown, Development, property, investment, manager, and incentive

Ms. Johnson stated that if approved by City Council, the Downtown Newton Development Association will administer this grant beginning March 1st. Ms. Johnson recommended approval of the Downtown Newton Development Association s proposed Building Up Fit Grant for the encouragement of investment in real property within the Downtown District.

Upon motion duly made by Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver, seconded by Council Member Jerry Hodge, it was unanimously RESOLVED: That the Building Up Fit Grant for Real Property Improvements, as Proposed by the Newton Development Association, be APPROVED.

Tagged Interests: Homebuilder, grant, council, development, downtown, Development, property, and investment

(Ordinances, Resolutions and Proclamations are hereby referenced and on file in the Office of the City Clerk)

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Tagged Interests: ordinance and recognition

ITEM 8: City Manager s Report

Meetings Events

Tagged Interests: events, administrator, and manager

March 6th, 2020 Breakfast with the Stars, 7:00 a.m. Western Steer April 2nd National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training, 8:30 11:30 a.m.

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Tagged Interests: training

Catawba County Emergency Services Building Emergency Operations Center April 7th Catawba County Chamber of Commerce Future of Catawba County Summit,

Tagged Interests: Homebuilder, services, and emergency

7:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Hickory Metro Convention Center

Projects
Tagged Interests: Public Transit and conventions

Update on Streetscape Randy Williams Update on Census Randy Williams Wastewater Treatment Plant Bids on Young Dr. Culvert Fire Dept. Ladder Truck

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Tagged Interests: rfp, RFP, sewer, streets, transportation, streetscape, plant, and stormwater

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Mr. Fulbright stated that staff recommends that City Council adopts the Unifour Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan and the sections of the plan that are specific to the City of Nevyton.

Upon motion duly made by Council Member Jody Dixon, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver, it was unanimously RESOLVED That the Unifour Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan be ADOPTED.
Tagged Interests: council and disaster management

(Ordinances, Resolutions and Proclamations are hereby referenced and on file in the Office of the City Clerk)

No additional detail provided

Tagged Interests: ordinance and recognition

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Consideration of Downtown Economic Development Incentives

Main Street Manager Shannon Johnson stated that in accordance with the adopted work plan of 2019, the Downtown Newton Development Association developed additional economic development incentives to encourage investment in the Downtown Newton District. Below is the recommendation of the DNDA: Building Up Fit Grant This grant will assist investors with up fitting a building for an allowable business within the Downtown District. The approved funds will only be reimbursable for real property improvements to ensure that the grant investment remains with the building in perpetuity.

Tagged Interests: Homebuilder, funding, grant, business, economic development, streets, development, downtown, Development, property, investment, manager, and incentive

Ms. Johnson stated that if approved by City Council, the Downtown Newton Development Association will administer this grant beginning March ISt Ms. Johnson recommended approval of the Downtown Newton Development Association's proposed Building Up Fit Grant for the encouragement of investment in real property within the Downtown District.

Upon motion duly made by Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver, seconded by Council Member Jerry Hodge, it was unanimously RESOLVED That the Building Up Fit Grant for Real Property Improvements, as Proposed by the Newton Development Association, be APPROVED.

Tagged Interests: Homebuilder, grant, council, development, downtown, Development, property, and investment

(Ordinances, Resolutions and Proclamations are hereby referenced and on file in the Office of the City Clerk)

ITEM 8: City Manager's Report Meetings Events March 6th, 2020 Breakfast with the Stars, 7:00 a.m. Western Steer April 2nd National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training, 8:30 I I a.m. Catawba County Emergency Services Building Emergency Operations Center

Tagged Interests: Homebuilder, ordinance, recognition, services, events, emergency, training, administrator, and manager

April 7th Catawba County Chamber of Commerce Future of Catawba County Summit, 7:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Hickory Metro Convention Center

Projects
Tagged Interests: Public Transit and conventions

Update on Streetscape Randy Williams Update on Census Randy Williams Wastewater Treatment Plant

Bids on Young Dr. Culvert Fire Dept. Ladder Truck

Tagged Interests: rfp, RFP, sewer, streets, transportation, streetscape, plant, and stormwater

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ITEM 9: Questions and Comments from Mayor and Council

Tagged Interests: council

Mayor Haupt asked if there were any questions or comments from City Council.

ITEM 10: Adjournment Upon motion duly made by Council Member Jody Dixon, seconded by Council Member Ed Sain, it was unanimously RESOLVED: That the Meeting be ADJOURNED
Tagged Interests: council

________________________________ Eddie Haupt, Mayor

_________________________________ Amy S. Falowski, City Clerk

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ITEM 9: Ouestions and Comments from Mayor and Council

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Mayor Haupt asked if there were any questions or comments from City Council.

ITEM 10: Adjournment Upon motion duly made by Council Member Jody Dixon, seconded by Council Member Ed Sain, it was unanimously RESOLVED
Tagged Interests: council

That the Meeting be - ADJOURNED

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CITY OF NEWTON

Inter-office Correspondence

TO: E. Todd Clark, City Manager DATE: March 6, 2020

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Tagged Interests: administrator and manager

RE: Tax Releases February 2020

Tagged Interests: taxes and Taxes

FROM: Vickie Thomas, Finance Director

The following tax releases have been received from the Catawba County Tax Collector. The reason for each release is annotated beside the name. Tax Year Tax Release Number Name Reason Amount of Release 2019 101 Arrowood, Gerald T. Property qualified for elderly exemption status 262.98 2019 102 Coulter, Jonathan D. Situs change 31.19 2019 103 Danner, Phillip D. Small underpayment 0.46 2019 104 Ikon Property 001 LLC Small underpayment 0.21 2019 105 Ikon Property 002 LLC Small underpayment 0.22 2019 106 Lutz, Franklin W. Small underpayment 0.16 2019 107 Miles, Curtis J. Small underpayment 0.03
Tagged Interests: finance, taxes, Taxes, and property

2018 108 Reinhardt, Darryl K.

Small underpayment 0.02

2018 109 Reinhardt, Darryl K.

Small underpayment 0.09

2019 110 Smith, Rebecca P.

Small underpayment 0.04

Should you have any questions or need clarification, please notify. Releases are submitted as required by NCGS 105-381(b).

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CITY OF NEWTON Inter-office Correspondence

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TO: E. Todd Clark, City Manager

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Tagged Interests: administrator and manager

RE: Tax Releases February 2020

Tagged Interests: taxes and Taxes

FROM: Vickie Thomas Finance Director

Tagged Interests: finance

DATE: March 6 2020

The following tax releases have been received from the Catawba County Tax Collector. The reason for each release is annotated beside the name. Tax Year 2019 2019 2019 2019 2019 2019 2019 2018 2018 2019 Tax Release Number 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 Name Arrowood, Gerald T. Coulter, Jonathan D Danner, Phillip Ikon Property 001 LLC Ikon Property 002 LLC Lutz, Franklin w. Miles, Curtis J. Reinhardt, Darryl K. Reinhardt, Darryl K. Smith, Rebecca Reason Property qualified for elderly exemption status Situs change Small underpayment Small underpayment Small unde a ment Small underpayment Small underpayment Small underpayment Small underpayment Small underpayment
Tagged Interests: taxes, Taxes, and property

Amount of Release

262.98 31.19 0.46 0.21 0.22 0.16 0.03 0.02 0.09 0.04

Should you have any questions or need clarification, please notify. Releases are submitted as required by NCGS S 105-381 (b).

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CITY OF NEWTON

Sewer Adjustments

Tagged Interests: sewer, utility, and Utility

TO: E. Todd Clark, City Manager DATE: 3/10/2020 RE: Sewer Adjustments 03/17/2020 FROM: Vickie Thomas, Finance Director

The following sewer adjustment is recommended for approval. The adjustment is recommended as a result of a water leak at the service address or a pool fill up. Account Number Name Service Address Adjustment Period

Tagged Interests: finance, sewer, utility, Utility, water, administrator, and manager

Amount of Adjustment

21000800-008 Mark Selph 229 Oak Ct Jan- Feb 56.55

Backup documentation to support each adjustment is on file in the Finance Department. Should you have questions or require further clarification, please notify.

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Tagged Interests: finance

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CITY OF NEWTON

TO: FROM: Sewer Adjustments
Tagged Interests: sewer, utility, and Utility

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Todd Clark, City Manager Sewer Adjustments 03/17/2020 Vickie Thomas, Finance Director

DATE: 3/10/2020 The following sewer adjustment is recommended for approval. The adjustment is recommended as a result of a water leak at the service address or a pool fill up. Account Number Name Service Address 229 Oak Ct Adjustment Amount of 21000800-008 Mark selph Period Jan- Feb Adjustment 56.55

Tagged Interests: finance, sewer, utility, Utility, water, administrator, and manager

Backup documentation to support each adjustment is on file in the Finance Department. Should you have questions or require further clarification, please notify.

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Tagged Interests: finance

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CITY OF NEWTON REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION

Tagged Interests: council

DATE: March 11, 2020

TO: City Council

Tagged Interests: council

FROM: Eddie Haupt, Mayor

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CONSIDERATION OF: Appointments

Tagged Interests: appointments

Members of City Council, I would like to recommend the following appointments:

Joseph Pendergrass Tree Board Jim Gargis Recreation Commission Addie Shuford Appearance Commission Teresa Keimig Appearance Commission
Tagged Interests: council, boards and commissions, appointments, trees, and recreation

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CITY OF NEWTON REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION

Tagged Interests: council

DATE: March 11, 2020

TO: City Council

Tagged Interests: council

FROM: Eddie Haupt, Mayor

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CONSIDERATION OF: Appointments

Tagged Interests: appointments

Members of City Council, I would like to recommend the following appointments:

Joseph Pendergrass Tree Board Jim Gargis Recreation Commission Addie Shuford Appearance Commission Teresa Keimig Appearance Commission
Tagged Interests: council, boards and commissions, appointments, trees, and recreation

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Falowski,Am From: Sent: To: cc: Subject:

pio@newtonnc.gov Monday, February 3, 2020 7:08 PM Falowski,Amy Frick,Alex

Board/Committee application This email originated from outside of the organization. Do not click links or open attachments unless you recognize theCAUTION: sender and know the content is safe. Name = Joseph Pendergrass Address = 1669 sigmon dairy rd City _ Town = Newton Stat Prov = North Carolina Zip Postal_C0de = 28658 Phone = 8284641873 Email = millardjmp@yahoo.com Which board or committee? = Tree board Why are you interested? Want to give to the community. Professional/educational background = Tree trimming ,farmer.nd outdoors person Special skills, experience and background = Worked as a tree trimmer for Tom's tree service for a few year. Gardengrove Ca. How did you hear about vacancy? = Online Client IP =47.135.110.13

Tagged Interests: recognition, agriculture, and trees

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Board and/or Committee Application

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City of Newton PO Box 550

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Tagged Interests: education

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H w did ou hear about this Board/Committee vacancy?

Si nature Date Thank you for your interest in the City of Newton and specifically your interest in being considered for a city board or committee. You along with other applicants will be considered for any current vacancies. Upon submittal to the city this application and the information provided herein will be kept on file with the city and be considered public information

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Board and/or Committee Application

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Why are you interested in serving on the What is your professional and educational background?

Do you have special skills, experience or background which would assist you in working on this Board/Committee?

How did you hear about this Board/Committee vacancy? Signature acj-zo Date Thank you for your interest in the City of Newton and specifically your interest in being considered for a city board or committee. You along with other applicants will be considered for any current vacancies. Upon submittal to the city this application and the information provided herein will be kept on file with the city and be considered public information

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Why are you interested in serving on the Board/Committee?

I love playing a role in my community. I feel as though I could bring new ideas to the table, as far as our community is concerned. Our minority community often feels they are overlooked in many ways. My children are beside me 100 , and I love that. Which is why ran for Newton City Council; no, I did not win, but that did not stop me from doing my part to better my community. For example, serving as a Sports Mom for a total of 26 years; 12 years as a Teacher Assistant and In-School Suspension Teacher, a Coach, a Mentor, and Leader. While at Newton- Conover I

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served on the Project Graduation Board with Mrs. Alice Averitt-Sanzone,

and Mrs. Beth Bock. This is my 12th year at Bandy's High School as the Sports-Mom for Football and Basketball. I am also in my 12th year as our Community Voice person. I aid the Police in Catawba County and Burke
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County in the fight to keep our youth off drugs and out of gangs, and in

turn brought up 16 children (5 biological, 11 foster) of my own to be functioning responsible adults in society.
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What is your professional and educational background?

I currently serve as a manager at the local Burger King (6 years and counting) overseeing inventory, waste, truck order, birthdays, etc., a Funeral Director for Burke Mortuary for the last 5 years, have a

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Teacher's Aide Certificate, a Healthcare Activity Director's Certification,

and I am currently enrolled at CVCC where I am taking Criminal Justice courses.
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you in working on this Board/Committee?

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have extended knowledge on and of the law, from my experiences working alongside our Police Force, been a citizen of Newton for 43 years

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and thus have a familiarity with our community that has in turn afforded me the trust of many citizens, worked in Customer Service for 28 years so I know how to communicate with people effectively, and I have a burning passion to improve our city.

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How did you hear about this Board/ Committee vacancy?

I was encouraged to apply for this committee at the Council Meeting, by

Mr. Ed Sain, Ms. Patty Cook, and Ms. Sandra Waters; after the election I

was in need of a task that would greatly benefit my community and was suggested to apply.

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CITY OF NEWTON REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION

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DATE: March 11, 2020

TO: Todd Clark, City Manager FROM: Alex Frick, Public Information Officer CONSIDERATION OF: Approval of Public Art Commission Bylaws Approved for Council Consideration

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________________________ Background:

The Newton Public Art Commission adopted bylaws shortly after it was founded in 2017. Modifications of such bylaws have been made over the past three years.
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The original bylaws stated the commission shall consist of eleven qualified members and included provisions that a minimum of one member and a maximum of three members may reside outside the corporate limits of the City. Qualified members were left undefined except for the residency requirement.

The attached proposed modifications, which were unanimously approved by the Public Art Commission at their Feb. 19 meeting, state the commission shall consist of eleven qualified members and includes provisions that City Council shall appoint ten at-large members and one elected City Council official as the eleventh member. The City Manager shall also appoint one member of the City staff as an ex-officio member who shall not be counted toward the maximum membership provision of eleven members and shall not be a voting member. Qualified applicants are defined. A minimum of six at-large members shall be residents of the City. The commission proposes the attached bylaws for the transaction of business to allow qualified applicants to join the commission subject to the approval of City Council. Requested Action: Approve the attached proposed Newton Public Art Commission bylaws.

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CITY OF NEWTON REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION

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DATE: March 11, 2020

TO: Todd Clark, City Manager FROM: Alex Frick, Public Information Officer CONSIDERATION OF: Approval of Public Art Commission Bylaws Approved for Council Consideration Background: The Newton Public Art Commission adopted bylaws shortly after it was founded in 2017. Modifications of such bylaws have been made over the past three years.

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The original bylaws stated the commission shall consist of eleven qualified members and included provisions that a minimum of one member and a maximum of three members may reside outside the corporate limits of the City. Qualified members were left undefined except for the residency requirement.

The attached proposed modifications, which were unanimously approved by the Public Art Commission at their Feb. 19 meeting, state the commission shall consist of eleven qualified members and includes provisions that City Council shall appoint ten at-large members and one elected City Council official as the eleventh member. The City Manager shall also appoint one member of the City staff as an ex-officio member who shall not be counted toward the maximum membership provision of eleven members and shall not be a voting member. Qualified applicants are defined. A minimum of six at-large members shall be residents of the City. The commission proposes the attached bylaws for the transaction of business to allow qualified applicants to join the commission subject to the approval of City Council. Requested Action: Approve the attached proposed Newton Public Art Commission bylaws.

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NEWTON PUBLIC ART COMMISSION BYLAWS

ARTICLE I. - IN GENERAL Purpose and intent. The City of Newton recognizes the importance of facilitating the creation and installation of art for public spaces that evokes social and aesthetic interaction. It is intended that works of public art will enliven public space, promote community identity and sense of place, and contribute to a vibrant and engaging city. The goal for the public art program is a transparent and directed public process for commissioning and acquiring art for public spaces that will contribute to the city's cultural and economic vitality.

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Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except where the context indicates a different meaning: Annual public art plan. An annual plan that prioritizes new public art projects and reports on the status of all works in planning, development, design, and installation. Commission. The term commission is the City of Newton Public Art Commission. Public art. The term public art means any work of art acquired by the city and integrated into the design of, or placed or performed in, on or about a place generally accessible or visible to the general public. Staff. The term staff shall refer to that employee of the city designated by the city manager to administer the day-to-day operations of the public art program. This position resides within city government, where it can facilitate planning, communications, and projects across municipal departments to achieve design coherence. City. The term city shall mean the City of Newton unless otherwise stated. Work of art. The term work of art means any application of skill and taste to the production of tangible objects according to aesthetic principles, including but not limited to paintings, sculptures, engravings, carvings, frescoes, mobiles, murals, collages, mosaics, statues, bas-reliefs, tapestries, photographs, drawings and ceramics, but excluding purely structural or supportive elements, advertising, or those required by applicable law, code, rule or regulation.

ARTICLE II. - PUBLIC ART COMMISSION Membership; terms of office; ex-officio members; compensation. The commission shall consist of eleven members. The city council shall appoint members from a list of qualified applicants who have submitted an advisory board application. Members shall be residents of the city with the exception of a minimum of one member and a maximum of three members residing outside the corporate limits. Members shall serve three-year staggered terms with three members to be appointed or reappointed each year. No member shall serve more than two full three-year consecutive terms. Once a member has served two full consecutive terms, the member must be off the public arts commission for a minimum of one year before being eligible to serve again. If any member shall fail to attend three consecutive meetings or more than half of the meetings in one calendar year without just cause, then that member shall be replaced by the city council. Any vacancy that occurs during a term shall be filled for the unexpired term by the city council. An unexpired term or term of less than three years shall not count towards the term limit provision. Notwithstanding any provision of this section, all members shall serve at the pleasure of the city council. The city council shall appoint one elected official as a member. The city manager shall appoint one member of the city staff as an ex-officio member. Members shall receive no compensation for their services. The commission shall consist of eleven members. The city council shall appoint ten at-large members from a list of qualified applicants who have submitted an advisory board application and shall appoint one elected city council official as the eleventh member. The City Manager shall also appoint one member of the city staff as an ex-officio member who shall not be counted toward the maximum membership provision of eleven members and shall not be a voting member. Qualified applicants shall be members of the community defined as: (a) a person working for or associated with a Newton business; (b) a Newton property owner; (c) a professional or business person operating in Newton, or within Newton s Extra- Territorial Planning Jurisdiction, and with an express interest in public art in Newton; (d) a resident of Newton, or a resident of Newton s Extra-Territorial Planning Jurisdiction, with an express interest in public art in Newton; or (e) a member of a local civic organization or historical society with an express interest in public art in Newton. A minimum of six at-large members of the commission shall be residents of the city. At-large members shall serve three-year staggered terms with three to be appointed or reappointed in
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NEWTON PUBLIC ART COMMISSION BYLAWS

ARTICLE l. - IN GENERAL Purpose and intent. The City of Newton recognizes the importance of facilitating the creation and installation of art for public spaces that evokes social and aesthetic interaction. It is intended that works of public art will enliven public space, promote community identity and sense of place, and contribute to a vibrant and engaging city. The goal for the public art program is a transparent and directed public process for commissioning and acquiring art for public spaces that will contribute to the city's cultural and economic vitality.

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Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except where the context indicates a different meaning: Annual public art plan. An annual plan that prioritizes new public art projects and reports on the status of all works in planning, development, design, and installation. Commission. The term commission is the City of Newton Public Art Commission. Public art. The term public art means any work of art acquired by the city and integrated into the design of, or placed or performed in, on or about a place generally accessible or visible to the general public. Staff. The term staff' shall refer to that employee of the city designated by the city manager to administer the day-to-day operations of the public art program. This position resides within city government, where it can facilitate planning, communications, and projects across municipal departments to achieve design coherence. City. The term city shall mean the City of Newton unless otherwise stated. Work of art. The term work of art means any application of skill and taste to the production of tangible objects according to aesthetic principles, including but not limited to paintings, sculptures, engravings, carvings, frescoes, mobiles, murals, collages, mosaics, statues, bas-reliefs, tapestries, photographs, drawings and ceramics, but excluding purely structural or supportive elements, advertising, or those required by applicable law, code, rule or regulation.

ARTICLE II. - PUBLIC ART COMMISSION Membership; terms of office; ex-officio members; compensation. The commission shall consist of eleven members. The city council shall appoint ten at-large members from a list of qualified applicants who have submitted an advisory board application and shall appoint one elected city council official as the eleventh member. The City Manager shall also appoint one member of the city staff as an ex-officio member who shall not be counted toward the maximum membership provision of eleven members and shall not be a voting member. Qualified applicants shall be members of the community defined as: (a) a person working for or associated with a Newton business; (b) a Newton property owner; (c) a professional or business person operating in Newton, or within Nev.non's Extra- Territorial Planning Jurisdiction, and with an express interest in public art in Newton; (d) a resident of Nev.non, or a resident of Newton's Extra-Territorial Planning Jurisdiction, with an express interest in public art in Newton; or (e) a member of a local civic organization or historical society with an express interest in public art in Nev.non. A minimum of six at-large members of the commission shall be residents of the city. At-large members shall serve three-year staggered terms with three to be appointed or reappointed in
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years one and two and four members to be appointed or reappointed in year three. No at-large member shall serve more than two full three-year consecutive terms. Once a member has served two full consecutive terms, the member must rotate off the commission for a minimum of one year before being eligible to serve again. If any member shall fail to attend three consecutive meetings or more than half of the meetings in one calendar year without just cause, then that member shall be replaced by city council. Any vacancy that occurs during a term shall be filled for the unexpired term by the city council. An unexpired term or terms of less than three years shall not count toward the term limit provision. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, all members shall serve at the pleasure of the city council. Members shall not receive any compensation for their services on the public art commission.

Organization; meetings; quorum; votes. (a) The public art commission shall meet for the purpose of organization as soon as reasonably possible after January 1 of each year. The public art commission shall elect its own officers who shall include a chairman and vice-chairman. The role of secretary shall be filled by the city staff member appointed as ex-officio. The members shall propose bylaws for the transaction of business subject to the approval of such bylaws by the city council. A copy of the bylaws shall be filed with the city clerk and shall constitute a public record.

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(b) The public art commission is a public body and shall meet on a regular basis but not less than quarterly. A special meeting may be called by the chairman, vice-chairman or three members of the public art commission. Minutes shall be kept by the secretary and filed with the city clerk.

(c) A quorum shall consist of a majority of the members currently appointed. No proxies shall be allowed.
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Duties (a) The commission advises city residents and its elected officials about public art projects, planning, and program management. Commission members are expected to provide leadership to enhance the experience of public space, be an effective decision-making body to recommend and implement approved public art policy and procedures, and to maintain thoughtful public participation, outreach, and communications concerning public art.

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(b) The commission is charged with creating public art guidelines and annually submitting the annual public art plan to the city council. Additionally, the commission may prepare a proposed public art plan for review and consideration by the city council during the city council s annual budget review and deliberations.

(c) Specifications, procedures, standard forms and guidelines for implementation of the public art program may hereafter be developed and adopted by the commission, taking into consideration the advice and recommendations of the city manager and finance director. The Public art program will follow national standards of best practice for all artist selection processes for projects under consideration, if such practices are permitted by applicable law.
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(d) The commission shall have the authority to solicit gifts of art on behalf of the city and to encourage public-spirited citizens to contribute funds, as well as permanent works of art, to the city and thereby help to beautify the city and the public buildings and grounds situated therein.

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(e) The commission may designate liaisons from the commission to relevant city advisory boards, including but not limited to Recreation, Tree Board, DNDA and Appearance Commission.

(f) At a regularly scheduled meeting of the city council, staff or a commission designated representative will present a report outlining the commission's accomplishments after the close of each fiscal year.
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Conflicts of interests. Any conduct that creates an appearance of impropriety or may otherwise impair a commission member's or artist selection committee member's judgment in the selection of a project site, finalist, or artist is prohibited. It is understood that the city council requires anyone in a position to receive financial gain from the selection of works of arts or artists to be ineligible to serve on the artist selection committee. Furthermore, artist selection committee members and participating panelists must declare any conflict of interest and recuse themselves if a conflict of interest arises.

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years one and two and four members to be appointed or reappointed in year three. No at-large member shall serve more than two full three-year consecutive terms. Once a member has served two full consecutive terms, the member must rotate off the commission for a minimum of one year before being eligible to serve again. If any member shall fail to attend three consecutive meetings or more than half of the meetings in one calendar year without just cause, then that member shall be replaced by city council. Any vacancy that occurs during a term shall be filled for the unexpired term by the city council. An unexpired term or terms of less than three years shall not count toward the term limit provision. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, all members shall serve at the pleasure of the city council. Members shall not receive any compensation for their services on the public art commission.

Organization; meetings; quorum; votes. The public art commission shall meet for the purpose of organization as soon as reasonably(a)

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possible after January 1 of each year. The public art commission shall elect its own officers who shall include a chairman and vice-chairman. The role of secretary shall be filled by the city staff member appointed as ex-officio. The members shall propose bylaws for the transaction of business subject to the approval of such bylaws by the city council. A copy of the bylaws shall be filed with the city clerk and shall constitute a public record.

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(b) The public art commission is a public body and shall meet on a regular basis but not less than quarterly. A special meeting may be called by the chairman, vice-chairman or three members of the public art commission. Minutes shall be kept by the secretary and filed with the city clerk.

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quorum shall consist of a majority of the members currently appointed. No proxies shall be(c) allowed.

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Duties The commission advises city residents and its elected officials about public art projects, planning,(a)

and program management. Commission members are expected to provide leadership to enhance the experience of public space, be an effective decision-making body to recommend and implement approved public art policy and procedures, and to maintain thoughtful public participation, outreach, and communications concerning public art.
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(b) The commission is charged with creating public art guidelines and annually submitting the annual public art plan to the city council. Additionally, the commission may prepare a proposed public art plan for review and consideration by the city council during the city council's annual budget review and deliberations.

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Specifications, procedures, standard forms and guidelines for implementation of the public art(c) program may hereafter be developed and adopted by the commission, taking into consideration the advice and recommendations of the city manager and finance director. The Public art program will follow national standards of best practice for all artist selection processes for projects under consideration, if such practices are permitted by applicable law.

The commission shall have the authority to solicit gifts of art on behalf of the city and to(d) encourage public-spirited citizens to contribute funds, as well as permanent works of art, to the city and thereby help to beautify the city and the public buildings and grounds situated therein. The commission may designate liaisons from the commission to relevant city advisory boards, including but not limited to Recreation, Tree Board, DNDA and Appearance Commission. At a regularly scheduled meeting of the city council, staff or a commission designated representative will present a report outlining the commission's accomplishments after the close of each fiscal year.

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Conflicts of interests. Any conduct that creates an appearance of impropriety or may otherwise impair a commission member's or artist selection committee member's judgment in the selection of a project site, finalist, or artist is prohibited. It is understood that the city council requires anyone in a position to receive financial gain from the selection of works of arts or artists to be ineligible to serve on the artist selection committee. Furthermore, artist selection committee members and participating panelists must declare any conflict of interest and recuse themselves if a conflict of interest arises.

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ARTICLE III. - ACQUISITION OF PUBLIC ART

Artist selection committee. (a) With respect to any proposed public art project, the commission may designate an artist selection committee to evaluate potential artists or acquisitions. Arts professionals who have knowledge of the visual arts and/or design (public art administrators, artists, architects, landscape architects, art historians, museum and exhibition curators, art critics, educators) should be considered by the commission for service on the artist selection committee. (b) The commission may invite, or instruct the artist selection committee to invite, arts professionals to provide input with respect to each phase of public art project identification, artist selection, design reviews, and interim approvals of project deliverables from conceptual design through fabrication and installation. (c) The artist selection committee, utilizing professional consultants when necessary, will review materials submitted by the artist to determine the technical feasibility and needs of the work. The artist selection committee will prepare and submit to the commission a written report to include at a minimum: technical feasibility, projected budget, maintenance needs, durability and anticipated life span of the work of art, safety hazards and potential for vandalism, artistic quality, proposed site, context within the town's collection, professional credentials of the artist, and the impact on collection diversity.

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Siting public art. (a) Proposals for the siting of public art are reviewed and considered by the commission.

(b) Site selection for public art will be reviewed with the following criteria, which may include, but are not limited to: the safety and security of the proposed site; ease of access for routine maintenance using standard city equipment; visibility and accessibility by a broad public audience; the context of the proposed work of art at the proposed site (taking into account social, cultural, historical, ecological, physical and functional context); the support of the city agencies and departments responsible for operating and maintaining the site; the support of officially recognized advisory bodies that are responsible for making recommendations concerning the use of city-owned property; and community support for the proposed site. (c) The commission may elect to site works of art in public space on public easements should the commission determine that the site is of significant public benefit and visibility. Commission review of capital projects incorporating public art. The city s approval of site and building plans for capital projects incorporating public art shall be conditioned upon the commission's prior approval of the artistic and aesthetic components of the public art to be incorporated. Ownership; documentation of public art. (a) All works of art commissioned or purchased by the city shall be owned by and vested in the name of the city, and title therein shall be and remain vested in the city. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all copyrights to the work of art shall be retained by the artist of the work of art unless specifically acquired by the city. (b) Staff will provide complete records of accession, deaccession, loan, or donation including, but not limited to, a signed bill of sale, deed of gift, acknowledgment of receipt, registration information, location card, exhibition record, photographs or slides, and independent appraisal; verification that the work of art is unique and an edition of one (unless stated to the contrary in the contract and accepted by the city); and whether there is an endowment fund for the work of art's maintenance.

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Deaccession of public art. (a) The commission shall review all proposals for deaccession, which should be a seldom-used action that operates with a presumption against removing works from the collection. Adverse public reaction should be carefully weighed and, in general, not be the cause for deaccession of public art. Review for deaccessioning purposes shall include consideration of the following: condition or security of the work of art, need for excessive and cost-prohibitive maintenance or repair, flaws in design or construction making repair unfeasible, or whether the work of art's physical or structural condition endangers public safety.

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ARTICLE Ill. - ACQUISITION OF PUBLIC ART

Artist selection committee. (a) With respect to any proposed public art project, the commission may designate an artist selection committee to evaluate potential artists or acquisitions. Arts professionals who have knowledge of the visual arts and/or design (public art administrators, artists, architects, landscape architects, art historians, museum and exhibition curators, art critics, educators) should be considered by the commission for service on the artist selection committee. The commission may invite, or instruct the artist selection committee to invite, arts professionals(b) to provide input with respect to each phase of public art project identification, artist selection, design reviews, and interim approvals of project deliverables from conceptual design through fabrication and installation. The artist selection committee, utilizing professional consultants when necessary, will review(c) materials submitted by the artist to determine the technical feasibility and needs of the work. The artist selection committee will prepare and submit to the commission a written report to include at a minimum: technical feasibility, projected budget, maintenance needs, durability and anticipated life span of the work of art, safety hazards and potential for vandalism, artistic quality, proposed site, context within the town's collection, professional credentials of the artist, and the impact on collection diversity.

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Siting public art. Proposals for the siting of public art are reviewed and considered by the commission.(a)

Site selection for public art will be reviewed with the following criteria, which may include, but are(b) not limited to: the safety and security of the proposed site; ease of access for routine maintenance using standard city equipment; visibility and accessibility by a broad public audience; the context of the proposed work of art at the proposed site (taking into account social, cultural, historical, ecological, physical and functional context); the support of the city agencies and departments responsible for operating and maintaining the site; the support of officially recognized advisory bodies that are responsible for making recommendations concerning the use of city-owned property; and community support for the proposed site. The commission may elect to site works of art in public space on public easements should the(c) commission determine that the site is of significant public benefit and visibility. Commission review of capital projects incorporating public art. The city's approval of site and building plans for capital projects incorporating public art shall be conditioned upon the commission's prior approval of the artistic and aesthetic components of the public art to be incorporated. Ownership; documentation of public art. (a) All works of art commissioned or purchased by the city shall be owned by and vested in the name of the city, and title therein shall be and remain vested in the city. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all copyrights to the work of art shall be retained by the artist of the work of art unless specifically acquired by the city. Staff will provide complete records of accession, deaccession, loan, or donation including, but not(b) limited to, a signed bill of sale, deed of gift, acknowledgment of receipt, registration information, location card, exhibition record, photographs or slides, and independent appraisal; verification that the work of art is unique and an edition of one (unless stated to the contrary in the contract and accepted by the city); and whether there is an endowment fund for the work of art's maintenance.
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Deaccession of public art. The commission shall review all proposals for deaccession, which should be a seldom-used(a)

action that operates with a presumption against removing works from the collection. Adverse public reaction should be carefully weighed and, in general, not be the cause for deaccession of public art. Review for deaccessioning purposes shall include consideration of the following: condition or security of the work of art, need for excessive and cost-prohibitive maintenance or repair, flaws in design or construction making repair unfeasible, or whether the work of art's physical or structural condition endangers public safety.
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(b) If deaccession of a work of art is recommended by the commission, options for its disposition must be considered, including: sale, trade, transfer to another suitable institution, or destruction. Destruction should be recommended only when the work of art is so compromised as to no longer represent its original state. The commission shall include its recommendation for disposition (and the basis therefor) when it recommends deaccession to the city council. The commission may adopt additional procedures regarding deaccession and disposition. Any disposition of public art will be conducted in compliance with applicable law, including the provisions of Chapter 160A, Article 12 of the North Carolina General Statutes.

ARTICLE IV. - PUBLIC ART AND PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS; ART ON LOAN

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Public art and private property owners. Private development projects requiring city approval and/or planning review will be encouraged to include either an artist on the design team or works of art with public access within the development. The commission will be available to assist private interests with such projects.

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Art on loan. Works of art loaned to the town will be covered by the town's fine arts insurance for the duration of the loan. Each donor of a work of art (by loan or by gift) should be encouraged to provide funding for the ongoing maintenance costs of their gift and be encouraged to make their gift without restrictions or stipulations.

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If deaccession of a work of art is recommended by the commission, options for its disposition(b) must be considered, including: sale, trade, transfer to another suitable institution, or destruction. Destruction should be recommended only when the work of art is so compromised as to no longer represent its original state. The commission shall include its recommendation for disposition (and the basis therefor) when it recommends deaccession to the city council. The commission may adopt additional procedures regarding deaccession and disposition. Any disposition of public art will be conducted in compliance with applicable law, including the provisions of Chapter 160A, Article 12 of the North Carolina General Statutes.

ARTICLE W. - PUBLIC ART AND PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS; ART ON LOAN

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Public art and private property owners. Private development projects requiring city approval and/or planning review will be encouraged to include either an artist on the design team or works of art with public access within the development. The commission will be available to assist private interests with such projects.

Art on loan. Works of art loaned to the town will be covered by the town's fine arts insurance for the duration of the loan. Each donor of a work of art (by loan or by gift) should be encouraged to provide funding for the ongoing maintenance costs of their gift and be encouraged to make their gift without restrictions or stipulations.

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CITY OF NEWTON REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION

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DATE: March 11, 2020

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TO: E. Todd Clark, City Manager

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FROM: Alex Fulbright, Assistant Planning Director

CONSIDERATION OF: Rezoning Application 2020-01 as requested by Kevin McMillan. Approved for Council Consideration ______________________________ Background: Kevin McMillan has submitted an application to rezone two (2) parcels. The request is to rezone property located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Northwest Blvd and West 1st Street from R-20 Single Family Residential to P-1 Office and Intuitional. The subject site consists of a 0.84 acres tract identified as Catawba County Pins 3730-11-75-3168 and 3730-11- 75-3360. Review: Zoning History: The subject site was zoned R-15 on both the 1958 and 1966 zoning maps. R-15 is the predecessor to the R-20 Single Family Residential zoning district, which is what the property was zoned on the 1983 zoning map and currently. There have been no prior attempts to change the zoning of the subject site. There has been several changes to the zoning in the proximity of the subject site over the years, which are as follows:

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1987 Property just south of the subject site, where Willis Reynolds, CVS, and Newton Vision Center is located was rezoned from R-20 to P-1 Office and intuitional.

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1997 Property south of Willis Reynolds, where CVS and Newton Vision Center was rezoned from P-1 to B-4 General Business. This property was included in the 1987 request above.

1998 Property southwest of the subject site, also known as Court Street Commons, which contains Newton Family Physicians and Azalea Glen was rezoned from R-20 to PD-MX Planned Development Mixed Use.

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CITY OF NEWTON REQUEST FOR COUNCIL ACTION

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DATE: March 11, 2020

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TO: E. Todd Clark, City Manager

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FROM: Alex Fulbright, Assistant Planning Director

CONSIDERATION OF: Rezoning Application 2020-01 as requested by Kevin McMillan. Approved for Council Consideration Background: Kevin McMillan has submitted an application to rezone two (2) parcels. The request is to rezone property located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Northwest Blvd and West I

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Street from R-20 Single Family Residential to P-l Office and Intuitional. The subject site consists of a 0.84 acres tract identified as Catawba County Pins 3730-11-75-3168 and 3730-11- 75-3360.

Review: Zoning History: The subject site was zoned R-15 on both the 1958 and 1966 zoning maps. R-15 is the predecessor to the R-20 Single Family Residential zoning district, which is what the property was zoned on the 1983 zoning map and currently. There have been no prior attempts to change the zoning of the subject site. There has been several changes to the zoning in the proximity of the subject site over the years, which are as follows:
Tagged Interests: zoning, property, and history

1987 Property just south of the subject site, where Willis Reynolds, CVS, and Newton Vision Center is located was rezoned from R-20 to P-l Office and intuitional.

Tagged Interests: strategic, zoning, pharmacy, and property

1997 Property south of Willis Reynolds, where CVS and Newton Vision Center was rezoned from P-l to B-4 General Business. This property was included in the 1987 request above.

1998 Property southwest of the subject site, also known as Court Street Commons, which contains Newton Family Physicians and Azalea Glen was rezoned from R-20 to PD-MX Planned Development Mixed Use.

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2005 Property southeast of the subject site was rezoned from R-11 Single family and Two Family Residential to P-1. This property is/was a vacant parcel on Northwest Blvd adjacent to the Insurance and Lawyers offices

Surrounding Land Use and Zoning: North Property to the north of the subject property is a part of Hildebrand Heights Subdivision, a single family home development. The zoning is R-20 Single Family Residential. South Property to the south of the subject property is Willis Reynolds Funeral Home and is zoned P-1. West Property to the west of the subject property is a part of Hildebrand Heights Subdivision, a single family home development. The zoning is R-20 Single Family Residential. East Property to the east is First Baptist Church, Allied Financial Service, and State Farm. The zoning is R-11 Single Family and Two Family Residential and P-1 Office and intuitional. Transportation: The property is located on Northwest Blvd (US Hwy 321 Business), a major arterial for the City of Newton, and West 1st Street, local neighborhood street. The 2017 Average Daily Traffic Count for Northwest Blvd was 22,000. This thoroughfare was widened to five lanes in 1992 and has a capacity of 37,400 cars per day. There are no traffic counts for West 1st Street; however, there are no known problems along the street and it is not included in any plans to be improved. Utilities: Water and Sewer are available to the site. Land Development Plan: The subject site is located outside of the City s Adopted Area Plans so it is subject to the guidance provided in the 1988 Land Development Plan. The 1988 future land use map, which is attached, identifies the subject site as a barricade area located between residential and commercial land uses. Land uses in barricade areas are generally moderately intensive land use which in this context could be a higher density residential district or office and intuitional. One

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2005 Property southeast of the subject site was rezoned from R-l I Single family and Two Family Residential to P-l. This property is/was a vacant parcel on Northwest Blvd adjacent to the Insurance and Lawyers offices

Surrounding Land Use and Zoning: North Property to the north of the subject property is a part of Hildebrand Heights Subdivision, a single family home development. The zoning is R-20 Single Family Residential. South Property to the south of the subject property is Willis Reynolds Funeral Home and is zoned P-l West Property to the west of the subject property is a part of Hildebrand Heights Subdivision, a single family home development. The zoning is R-20 Single Family Residential. East Property to the east is First Baptist Church, Allied Financial Service, and State Farm. The zoning is R-l I Single Family and Two Family Residential and P-l Office and intuitional. Transportation: The property is located on Northwest Blvd (US Hwy 321 Business), a major arterial for the City of Newton, and West ISt Street, local neighborhood street. The 2017 Average Daily Traffic Count for Northwest Blvd was 22,000. This thoroughfare was widened to five lanes in 1992 and has a capacity of 37,400 cars per day. There are no traffic counts for West ISt Street; however, there are no known problems along the street and it is not included in any plans to be improved. Utilities: Water and Sewer are available to the site. Land Development Plan. The subject site is located outside of the City's Adopted Area Plans so it is subject to the guidance provided in the 1988 Land Development Plan. The 1988 future land use map, which is attached, identifies the subject site as a barricade area located between residential and commercial land uses. Land uses in barricade areas are generally moderately intensive land use which in this context could be a higher density residential district or office and intuitional. One

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of the major points in the Land Development Plan for Residential Land is to protect the existing stable neighborhoods from inappropriate types of scale and intensity of land use.

Recommendation action: Staff recommended approval to the Planning Commission at their meeting held on February 25th at the conclusion of the public hearing, the Planning Commission voted to unanimously to recommend approval to the City Council. The request is consistent with the Land Development Plan for the area and the site has appropriate utilities. Any adverse impacts to adjoining properties would be mitigated by development standards contained in the City s Zoning Ordinance, which would apply when the property is developed; standards include but are not limited to buffers, screening, structure placement, density of development, and signage.

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of the major points in the Land Development Plan for Residential Land is to protect the existing stable neighborhoods from inappropriate types of scale and intensity of land use.

Recommendation action: Staff recommended approval to the Planning Commission at their meeting held on February 25th at the conclusion of the public hearing, the Planning Commission voted to unanimously to recommend approval to the City Council. The request is consistent with the Land Development Plan for the area and the site has appropriate utilities. Any adverse impacts to adjoining properties would be mitigated by development standards contained in the City's Zoning Ordinance, which would apply when the property is developed; standards include but are not limited to buffers, screening, structure placement, density of development, and signage.

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Office and Institutional (P-1) Planned Development Mixed Use CVS

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Forestry College/univ./tech. coll. Real estate services Truck farming and crop production Multiple-family Health practitioner BUSINESS OFFICES Single-family HOSPITAL Radio and TV studio Two-family Labs/medical Community centers Professional residential Medical and dental clinics Country clubs Residential maternity homes Nursing/conval./extended care Golf courses (18 holes) Optician and optical supply stores Contractor's office Greenways Automatic bank teller Funeral parlor Park and playground Banks and finance cos. Photography studio Recreation clubs Advertising agency Barber shop Aquarium Arts/graphics service Beauty salon Arboreta Blueprinters/drafting supplies Accounting Art galleries Building cleaning and maintenance service Architects Botanical gardens Computer and data processing service Auditors/bookkeepers Libraries Detective agencies Engineers Museums Employment agencies Interior designers MEMBERSHIPORGANIZATIONS Insurance agencies Legal services Research activities Management consultants Surveyors Cemetery, human News syndicates Business schools PLACES OF ASSEMBLY Personnel services Vocational schools Public utility uses Photocopying services Parking off-street Adult care center Photo finishing labs. Alternative tower structure Child care center Photography services and studio Telecommunications tower alternative Church/synagogue Public relations services

Tagged Interests: contractor, Homebuilder, health, construction, business, finance, legal, radio, hospital, streets, agriculture, vocational education, arts, utility, personnel, Utility, Telecommunications, cell tower, Cell tower, transportation, advertising, services, insurance, employment, church, healthcare, telecommunications, university, Forestry, commercial, audit, education, Child Care, golf, public relations, museums, community center, parking, library, and recreation

Gardening Radio and TV receiving antenna and dish, Swimming pool (in ground, regulated) Private greenhouses Customary access uses Swimming pool (above ground, regulated) Stable, residential Monument sales

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Circus/carnival/fair Public service facilities Bed and breakfast Crematorium Schools Bus shelters Municipal garages Life care tr./facility

Ham radio antenna Tailoring and dress-making shops Health clubs Permitted and permissible special uses by districts in the P-1 district Permitted principal use Permitted accessory use Special use approved by council
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Special use approved by board of adjustment