Statesville City Council Meeting 03/6/2023

March 6, 2023
City Hall - 227 S. Center Street, Statesville, NC
Pre-Agenda Meeting – 6:00 p.m. – City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m. - City Hall Council Chambers

I Call to Order

II Invocation

III Pledge of Allegiance

IV Adoption of the Agenda

V Code of Ethics Pg. 3

Presentations & Recognitions Pg. 6
    1. Proclamation - Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary

VII CONSENT AGENDA All items below are considered to be routine by City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council member so requests, in which event, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered with the other items listed in the Regular Agenda.

A. Consider approving the February 20, 2023 Pre-Agenda and City Council meeting minutes. (Fugett) Pgs. 7 & 11

B. Consider approving 2nd reading of rezoning request ZC22-27 LandQuest for the property located at 3511 Cambridge Place; Tax Parcel # 4765-32-2779; from IC R-20 (Single-Family Residential) District to City of Statesville R-15 (Urban Fringe Low Density Residential) District. (Ashley) Pg. 18

C. Consider approving a resolution directing the City Clerk to Investigate a Petition of Annexation of property located at 2104 & 2106 E Greenbriar Road, PIN #’s 4754-21-2727 & 4754-21-2741; Case No. AX23-03, Wintergreen Properties & Investments LLC; Receive the City Clerk’s Certificate of Sufficiency; Consider approving a resolution setting the date of March 20, 2023, for a public hearing for the Petition for Annexation. (Ashley) Pg. 20

D. Consider a request from Mike Holder, VP of Transportation Services with Gannett Fleming, Inc. to approve a resolution in support of naming the I-77/I-40 interchange after Judge Robert A. Collier, Jr. (Smith) Pg. 31

E. Consider approval of an audit contract for fiscal year ending June 30, 2023 with Martin Starnes & Associates, CPA’s, P.A. (Holman) Pg. 33

F. The City of Statesville Fire Department is seeking Council approval to apply for the FY22 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant. (Weatherman) Pg. 44


VIII Continue the debt financing discussion for Fire Station #1 and consider another scenario from the City Manager. (Smith) Pg. 45

IX Consider approving two property lease agreements with The Lamar Companies. In lieu of paying “rent” on the two properties on which Lamar has signs, the City receives design assistance and six months of billboard display within our community. (Pierce) Pg. 47

X City Manager’s Report XI Advisory Boards Meeting Minutes – Pg. 61
    1. 01/24/2023 Planning Board Meeting Minutes
    2. 01/26/2023 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Minutes
    3. 02/09/2023 Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes

XII Other Business

XIII Closed Session

XIV Adjournment

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