Statesville City Council Meeting 10/16/2023

October 16, 2023

City Hall - 227 S. Center Street, Statesville, NC

6:00 p.m. - Pre-Agenda Meeting – City Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room

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

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Meeting Agenda:

I Call to Order

II Invocation

III Pledge of Allegiance

IV Adoption of the Agenda

V Code of Ethics Pg.3

VI Presentations & Recognitions - None

VII Public Comment

VIII 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 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 September 18th and October 2nd, 2023 Pre-Agenda and City Council meeting minutes. (Fugett) Pg. 6

B. Consider approving the proposed project to wrap nine (9) City owned Downtown electrical boxes in artwork submitted and selected as a part of the FuseArt initiative and approve Budget Amendment #10. (Griggs) Pg. 37

C. Consider approving a resolution to sell a city property, PIN 4744-36-1897.000, approximately 0.3 acres, located on the southern side of E. Broad Street between Salisbury Road and S. Oakwood Drive. (Pierce) Pg. 41


IX Conduct a public hearing and consider approving an economic incentive for Project Craft. (Bosser) Pg. 48

X Conduct a public hearing and consider approving first reading of AX23-14, an ordinance to annex the property located at 504 Whites Mill Road, PIN #4743-27-0142, the Calvary Baptist Church of Statesville property. (Baugess) Pg. 49     

XI Conduct a public hearing and consider approving first reading of AX23-15, an ordinance to annex the property located at 2716 Newton Drive PIN #4724-63-3582, the Margie & Bobby Pope property. (Bauguess) Pg. 57

XII Conduct a public hearing and consider passing first reading of Rezoning Request ZC23-14 for property located at 103 Serene Meadow Trail, Statesville, NC; Iredell County Tax Parcel # 4732-56-5223; from Iredell County RA and Troutman RS to City of Statesville R-A. (Caulder) Pg. 65

XIII Conduct a public hearing and consider approving the Development Agreement for Statesville Gateway Planned Unit Development (PUD; ZC23-01) for properties located on US 21 North (Turnersburg Hwy); Iredell County Tax Parcel #’s 4746-40-6187, 4746-41-5424, 4746-41-6753, 4746-41-4886, 4746-42-5269, 4746-42-5496, 4746-42-6636, 4746-42-6758, 4746-42-6982, and 4746-42-7865. (Ashley) Pg. 80

XIV Conduct a public hearing and consider approving first reading of a 2019 Mobility+ Development Plan Amendment filed by the City of Statesville for the James Farm Road Extension/Flyover I-77 to Peppercorn Lane and Crawford Road. (Ashley) Pg. 98

XV Conduct a public hearing and consider approving first reading of a 2019 Mobility+ Development Plan Amendment filed by Lisa Valdez on behalf of Statesville Select Properties, LLC for Berkshire Drive Extension, between Tax Map #’s 4744-53-2188 and 4744-53-6145. (Ashley) Pg. 110

XVI Conduct a public hearing and consider approving first reading of TA23-08, Text Amendments to the Unified Development Code filed by City of Statesville to amend Article 2. Development Review Process, Section 2.01 Application Process, Table 2-1: Summary of Application Procedure and Section 2.10 Special Use Permits, Article 3. Zoning, Section 3.04 Zoning District Regulations, I. R-8MF-Medium Density Multi-Family Residential District, L. R-5MF-High Density Multi-Family Residential District, M. O-1 – Office Single Lot District, N. O & I-2 – Office and Institutional District, O. B-1 – Neighborhood Service District, P. B-2 – Neighborhood Business District, Article 5. Supplemental Regulations/Performance Standards for Specific Uses, Section 5.04 Primary Uses and Structures, Z. Dwellings, Planned Multi-family Dwellings and Article 6. Development Standards, Section 6.02 Density and Dimensional Standards, B. Residential Density, 2. to clarify regulations for Duplexes, Townhomes and Multi-family in O-1, O & I-2, B-1, and B-2 Zoning Districts and increase the density for townhomes. (Ashley) Pg. 127

XVII Consider approving a Non-Binding Letter of Intent (LOI) between the City of Statesville and the David E. Looper Company (DELCO) to enter into a Master Development Agreement (MDA) to expand the Statesville Police Headquarters, construct a parking deck, and allow for the sale of City-owned property for the construction of an apartment building which would include 126 market rate multi-family housing units. (Smith) Pg. 140

XVIII Council members Lawton and S. Johnson have requested an agenda item to discuss the possibility of changing the water and sewer policy regarding water leaks, irrigation and pool filling. (Smith) Pg. 151

XIX City Manager’s Report

XX Advisory Boards Meeting Minutes

XXI Other Business

XXII Closed Session - Economic Incentive Matter

XXIII Adjournment

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