2011 BOARD ACTIONS

TOWN BOARD
PLANNING BOARD
  1. Adopted 2012 Board of Commissioners Calendar.
  2. Appointed Commissioner Charles Bost as Cape Fear Council of Governments Representative.
  1. Approved the 2012 Planning Board Meeting Calendar.
  2. Approved a request to install a streetlight on Opal Stone Court in the Stoney Creek subdivision.
  3. Approved the use of Powell Bill funds to repair Southampton Place.
  4. Tasked Mayor to contact Brunswick County regarding the condition of the swale near the Olde Towne Community Park.
  5. Scheduled a special meeting for January 9, 2012 at 7pm to discuss options for the Town Hall facility and the development agreement with Urban Smart Growth - Belville, LLC.
  1. Adopted R11-12 - Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Expressing Appreciation And Thanks To Cub Scout Pack #705 From Roger Bacon Academy
  2. Adopted R11-13 - Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Expressing Appreciation And Thanks To Karen Baker, 2010-2011 Teacher Of The Year At Belville Elementary School
  3. Adopted R11-14 - Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Supporting The Recconstruction Of The Railroad Tracks Between Castle Hayne and Wallace
  4. Remanded Proposed Text Amendments To Articles 3 (Definition of Terms) and 10 (Landscaping and Tree Protection) Of The Zoning Ordinance and Sections 304.1 and 308 Of The Subdivision And Commercial Regulations Back To The Planning Board For Further Review and Discussed Establishing A Committee To Review Said Amendments.
  5. Adopted R11-15 - Resolution By The Belville Board of Commissioners Adopting A Town Hall Facility Use Policy
  1. Resolution By The Belville Board of Commissioners Authorizing Employees To Contribute Into The NC 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  2. Tabled vote on proposed text amendments to Articles 3 and 10 of the Zoning Ordinance and Sections 304.1 and 308 of the Subdivision Ordinance.
  3. Tabled vote on Draft Town Hall Facility Use Policy.
  4. Tabled update on proposed Belville Wellness Committee.
  1. Adopted R11-10 - Resolution By The Belville Board of Commissioners To Censure Mayor Jack Batson
  1. Authorized Staff To Open A Storm Debris Collection Site On September 6-7, 2011 For Belville Residents And Dispose The Debris At The County Landfill On September 8, 2011
  1. Adopted R11-09 - Proclamation Lifting State Of Emergency
  2. Tasked Staff To Research Options For Removal Of Storm Debris
  1. Adopted R11-08 - Proclamation Declaring A State Of Emergency
  1. Adopted R11-07 - Resolution In Support Of Proclamation By Governor Beverly Perdue For Fall Litter Sweep 2011
  2. Tasked Mayor Pro Tem Mike Allen And The Staff To Research The Establishment Of A Belville Wellness Committee
  3. Authorized Staff To Apply For Powell Bill Funds Exemption
  4. Tasked Staff To Advertise The Administrative Assistant/Tax Collector Position With A Closing Date Of September 6, 2011
  5. Voted To Increase The Speed Limit On NC Hwy 133 To 45 Mph With The Exception Of The School Zone Located In Front Of Belville Elementary School
  6. Tasked Staff To Research The Attainment Of A Real Estate Appraiser To Investigate Property Located At 72 Gregory Road NE
  1. Dismissed April Willetts from employment, effective August 12, 2011.
  1. Adopted R11-06 - Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Supporting A Petition To Add The Privately-Owned Section Of Winding Branches Drive To The State System Of Streets.
  2. Enacted P2011-01 - Town of Belville Lyme Disease Awareness Month Proclamation; thereby proclaiming August 2011 as Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the Town of Belville.
  3. Tasked staff to work with the Brunswick County Health Department to conduct a flu clinic at Town Hall.
  4. Tasked staff to draft a policy for Town Hall Facility Use.
  1. Open Forum Meeting - No Action Taken
  1. Adopted Ordinance 2011-04 - An Ordinance To Appropriate Funds And Raise Revenues For The Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2011 and Ending June 30, 2012; thereby adopting the 2011/2012 Fiscal Year Budget.
  2. Adopted Ordinance 2011-05 - Ordinance Amending Article 7 Of the Town of Belville Zoning Ordinance; thereby amending the portion of the ordinance that sets forth regulations for the Blackwell Road Overlay District; and adopted a consistency statement outlining that the proposed text amendments are in line with the Town of Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Comprehensive Plan, the Future Land Use Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.
  3. Adopted a budget amendment to the 2010/2011 Fiscal Year Budget.
  1. Adopted Ordinance 2011-03-Ordinance Amending Articles 3, 5 and 6 Of The Town of Belville Zoning Ordinance; thereby updating definitions and regulations regarding the use of transmission towers; and adopted a consistency statement outlining that the proposed text amendments are in line with the Town of Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Comprehensive Plan, the Future Land Use Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.
  1. Entered into a contract with Cavanaugh & Associates for planning services.
  2. Entered into an inter-local agreement with WAVE Transit to fund the Brunswick Connector.
  3. Modified the contract for legal services with Eldridge Law Firm.
  1. Meeting Cancelled
  1. Adopted R11-04-Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners To Adopt The Brunswick County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
  2. Adopted Ordinance 2011-02-Ordinance Amending Article 3 Of The Town Of Belville Zoning Ordinance, thereby adopting proposed text amendments to provide enhanced definitions of key terms, delete definitions of terms not used in the Ordinance, and add definitions for terms which are used in the Ordinance but are not currently defined.
  3. Adopted R11-05 Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Commemorating The Town's 34th Birthday (1977-2011)
  4. Entered into a contract with Toshiba Business Solutions for copier equipment and maintenance.
  5. Tasked staff to revise the draft tree ordinance and explore the option of utilizing social media outlets for public notification.
  1. Postponed the Board Retreat tentatively until March 24, 2011 at 6 pm.
  1. Adopted R11-01-Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Adopting The Cape Fear Commutes 2035 Transportation Plan.
  2. Adopted R11-02 - Resolution Encouraging The North Carolina Department Of Transportation To Explore Funding Options To Accelerate Construction Of The Wilmington Bypass (R-2633B)
  3. Adopted R11-03 - Resolution Supporting Brunswick County's Efforts To Provide Countywide Recycling.
  4. Appointed Lee Taylor to serve a three-year term on the Belville Planning Board beginning in May of 2011.
  5. Approved an amendment to the contract for engineering services for Fiscal Year 2010-2011 in the amount of $4,500.
  1. Tabled the presentation by Mike Kozlosky, Executive Director of the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization and the review of Resolutions R11-01 and R11-02 until the February 28, 2011 Regular Meeting.
  2. Adopted proposed text amendments to Sections 305 (Sketch Plan for Major Subdivisions (Optional)), 306 (Preliminary Plan Submission and Review), 307 (Final Plat Submission and Review) and 409 (Other Requirements) of the Subdivision and Commercial Regulations for the Town of Belville; and adopted a statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Town of Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Comprehensive Plan, the Future Land Use Plan and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public; and adopted Ordinance 2011-01-Ordinance Amending The Subdivision And Commercial Regulations Of The Town Of Belville.
  3. Voted to begin accepting applications for a vacancy on the Planning Board until February 15, 2011 at 4pm.
  4. Agreed to donate $1500 to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department from the current fiscal year's budget (2010/2011).
  5. Adopted the 2011/2012 Budget Calendar.
  1. Scheduled a public hearing for January 3, 2011 at 7 pm at Town Hall to review proposed text amendments to Articles 3, 20 and 22 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  2. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve the 2012 Draft Planning and Zoning Submittal Deadline Calendar.
  1. Tasked staff to draft text amendments which will delete Article 20 (Noise) in its entirety and include noise regulations as a part of Article 22 (Miscellaneous).
  2. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt the draft 2012 Planning Board meeting calendar which changes the regular meetings to the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.
  1. Tasked staff to research proposed text amendments to Article 20 (Noise).
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt revised text amendments to Articles 3 and 7 of the Zoning Ordinance and Sections 304.1 and 308 of the Subdivision Ordinance thereby revising the current tree protection regulations; and adopted a consistency statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Belville Vision 2020 Plan, comprehensive plan and is in the best interest of the public.
  1. Tasked staff to continue revising the draft tree ordinance for review at the September meeting.
  1. Meeting Cancelled.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt proposed text amendments to Article 7 (Overlay Districts) of the Town of Belville Zoning Ordinance and adopted a statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Town of Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Comprehensive Plan, the Future Land Use Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.
  1. Appointed Lee Taylor as Planning Board Chairman until May 2012.
  2. Appointed Joe Boyd as Planning Board Vice Chairman until May 2012.
  3. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the Zoning Ordinance which would make definitions and regulations regarding transmission towers more consistent with those of Brunswick County.
  4. Scheduled a public hearing for June 6, 2011 at 6om at Town Hall to review proposed text amendments to Article 7 (Overlay Districts) of the Zoning Ordinance.
  1. Scheduled a public hearing for May 2, 2011 at 6 pm to review proposed text amendments to Articles 3, 5 and 6 of the Zoning Ordinance to revise definitions, permitted uses, dimensional requirements and regulations for transmission towers.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt proposed text amendments to Article 3 (Definition of Terms) of the Zoning Ordinance, and adopted a consistency statement outlining that the proposed text amendments are in line with the Town of Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Comprehensive Plan, the Future Land Use Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.
  2. Agreed to conduct a training session at the April meeting and reschedule the meeting date and time to Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 5:30 pm at Town Hall.
  1. Scheduled a public hearing for March 7, 2011 at 6pm at Town Hall to review proposed text amendments to Article 3 (Definition of Terms) of the Zoning Ordinance.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to Sections 305 (Sketch Plan for Major Subdivisions (Optional)), 306 (Preliminary Plan Submission and Review), 307 (Final Plat Submission and Review) and 409 (Other Requirements) of the Subdivision and Commercial Regulations for the Town of Belville; and adopted a statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Town of Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Comprehensive Plan, the Future Land Use Plan and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.