2016 BOARD ACTIONS

TOWN BOARD
PLANNING BOARD
  1. Adopted R16-15-Resolution Accepting A Financing Agreement With First Bank.
  2. Adopted R16-16-Resolution Exempting A Construction Administration Agreement With Lisle Architecture & Design, Inc. From The Procurement Requirements Of NCGS 143-64.31..
  3. Adopted R16-17 - Resolution Dissolving The Brunswick Riverwalk Board And Creating The Belville Parks And Recreation Board.
  4. Adopted 2017 Regular Meeting Calendars for the Planning Board and the Board of Adjustment.
  1. Removed the closing date from the Town Planner advertisement and decided to keep the position open until filled.
  2. Adopted R16-14-Resolution Of Local Support For The Brunswick County Division Needs Project In North Carolina Department Of Transportation Prioritization 4.0.
  3. Adopted P2016-03-National Hospice Care Month - November 2016.
  4. Adopted the 2017 Regular Meeting Calendars for the Board of Commissioners, Board of Adjustment and Planning Board as well as the 2017/2018 Budget Calendar.
  5. Adopted a budget amendment for the 2016/2017 budget year.
  6. Adopted R16-15-Resolution By The Town Of Belville In Support Of Brunswick Regional Water And Sewer H2GO's Application For A NPDES Permit.
  1. Adopted R16-13 - Resolution Authorizing The Filing Of An Application For Approval Of An Installment Financing Contract Authorized Under North Carolina General Statute 160A-20
  1. Adopted R16-10 - Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Accepting A Donation From Kent Goodman And Classic Landscapes.
  2. Adopted Ordinance 2016-05 - Ordinance Amending Article 12 Of The Zoning Ordinance.
  3. Adopted Ordinance 2016-06 - Ordinance Amending Article 9 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  4. Adopt Ordinance 2016-07- Ordinance Amending Articles 6 and 22 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  5. Reduced the performance and surety bond required from A & J Contractors for debris removal to $10,000.
  1. Adopted R16-09 - Resolution Adopting A Participation Goal For Historically Underutilized Businesses In Certain Building Projects.
  1. Donated $1,250 to the NC Rice Festival for advertising.
  2. Adopted R16-08-Resolution In Support Of All Law Enforcement Officers.
  3. Authorized an expenditure of $3,700 to repair the drainage system along S. Olde Towne Wynd.
  4. Advertised the position of Town Planner with a closing date of September 16, 2016 and a wage grade range of 20-21.
  1. Adopted R16-07- Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Supporting Adam Rodriguez's Eagle Scout Project.
  2. Approved a contract with Norris Enterprises, Inc. and Perimeter Access Solutions for the installation of the electronic gate at the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville.
  3. Adopted a listing agreement with Maus, Warwick, Matthews & Co. to market amenities at the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville.
  4. Tasked the staff to advertise the position of Town Planner with a closing date of August 12, 2016.
  5. Authorized State Utility Contractors to investigate the drainage issue at 10053 S. Olde Towne Wynd and report their findings to the Board of Commissioners.
  6. Authorized the acceptance of the quitclaim deed for the drainage swale along N. Olde Towne Wynd.
  1. Reappointed Mr. Graham Swift, Mr. Jonas Williams and Mr. Scott Milligan to serve three-year terms on the Belville Planning Board.
  2. Adopted Ordinance 2016-02 - An Ordinance To Appropriate Funds And Raise Revenues For The Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2016 And Ending June 30, 2017; thereby approving the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year Budget.
  3. Adopted Ordinance 2016-03 - Ordinance Amending Articles 3,6 and 9 Of The Zoning Ordinance.
  4. Adopted Ordinance 2016-04 - Ordinance Amending The Subdivision And Commercial Regulations.
  5. Adopted a budget amendment (2016-BA#1) for the 2015/2016 Fiscal Year.
  1. Approved an expenditure of $1,480 for survey work on the future site of the town hall facility.
  2. Appointed Laura Copley to fill a vacancy and serve a two-year term on the Brunswick Riverwalk Board.
  3. Approved contracts with A&J Transport (primary contractor) and Four Points Recycling (secondary contractor) for Phase II Debris Removal for the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year.
  4. Adopted R16-06-Resolution Adopting A Memorandum Of Understanding For The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.
  5. Increased the salaries for the Deputy Town Clerk and Town Administrator by 2.93% and to increase the salary for the Recreation/Maintenance Technician from $15/hr. to $17/hr.
  6. Increased the salary for the Mayor to $250/month and the salaries for the Commissioners to $225/month.
  7. Approved an expenditure for an electronic gate for the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville in the amount of $15,000.
  8. Reduced the donation to Leland Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department from $22,500 to $17,500.
  1. Adopted R16-04 - Resolution Authorizing An Application For Approval Of A Financing Agreement Appointment Of An Authorized Representative, And Directing Staff To Request Financing Proposals.
  2. Adopted R16-05 - Resolution Adopting The Southeastern NC Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
  3. pted the resignation of Cheryl Moody, effective May 13, 2016 and tasked staff to advertise the vacancy.
  1. Adopted R16-02- Resolution In Opposition To Oil & Gas Exploration Off The North Carolina Coast.
  2. Reappointed Mr. Joe Henson to serve a three-year term on the Belville ABC Board.
  3. Appointed John Clark as Chairman of the Belville ABC Board.
  4. Appropriated expenditures of $1,500 to accommodate expenses for the Grand Opening Ceremony for the Boardwalk at the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville.
  5. Adopted R16-03-Resolution By The Belville Board of Commissioners Commemorating The Town's 39th Birthday (1977-2016).
  1. No action taken.
  1. Adopted Ordinance 2016-01 - Ordinance Amending Articles 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 and 13 Of The Zoning Ordinance; thereby providing more efficient regulations for the location and use of apartments, townhouses, condominiums, and other similar structures and adopted a consistency statement.
  1. Instructed the Town Attorney to solicit a contract from Charles Baldwin, Attorney with Brooks Pierce, for legal services as co-counsel concerning the litigation with Urban Smart Growth, LLC and Michael White.
  2. Voted to conduct an open forum for the citizens of Belville to review and comment on the proposed elevations for the Town Hall Facility on January 22nd, 23rd and 25th, 2016.

RIVERWALK ADVISORY

  1. Agreed to manage a booth at the 2016 Cape Fear Wildlife Expo.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt the 2017 Regular Meeting Calendar.
  2. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt proposed text amendments to Articles 5 and 11 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  3. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners rezone parcels 039FA01301 and 038FA01302 from R10 to PI.
  1. Tasked staff to continue working on amendments to Articles 6,9,11,12 and 22 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to Article 12 of the Zoning Ordinance; thereby allowing secondary freestanding signs, of various Sign Face Area sizes and not exceeding five (5) feet in height, for non-residential and mixed-uses within BH and I districts and adopted a consistency statement.
  2. Scheduled a public hearing to review proposed text amendments to Articles 5 and 11 of the Zoning Ordinance on November 1, 2016 at 6:30pm at Town Hall.
  1. Remanded an application for proposed text amendments to the sign ordinance back to the applicant (State Employees' Credit Union) for revisions and continued the public hearing until Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:30pm at Town Hall.
  2. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to Article 9 of the Zoning Ordinance and adopted a consistency statement; thereby conforming the Zoning Ordinance to the enactment of Session Law 2015-160 by eliminating the use of protest petitions for zoning map amendments and providing for the submission of written citizen comments regarding a proposed amendment to or a repeal of any provision of the Zoning Ordinance.
  3. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to Articles 6 and 22 of the Zoning Ordinance and adopted a consistency statement; thereby reducing the setback and minimum building separation requirements for prior lots of record with less than seventy (70) feet of lot frontage and eliminating the building separation requirement for residential Accessory Structures while maintaining current separation requirements for non-residential Accessory Structures and Accessory Dwellings and reducing the setback requirements for swimming pools.
  1. Scheduled a public hearing on September 13, 2016 at 6:30 pm to review proposed text amendments to Articles 5, 6, 9 and 22 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  1. Accepted the resignation of Eddie Riggins, effective August 2, 2016 and tasked staff to recommend advertising the vacancy.
  2. Tasked staff to continue working on revisions to setbacks/lot width requirements.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to the Subdivision and Commercial Regulations and to Articles 3, 6 and 9 of the Zoning Ordinance and adopted a consistency statement.
  1. Scheduled a public hearing on revised text amendments to the Subdivision Ordinance and Articles 3 and 9 of the Zoning Ordinance on June 7, 2016 at 6:30pm at Town Hall.
  2. Tasked staff to revise the zoning ordinance work plan and present the final draft to the Board of Commissioners for approval.
  3. Elected Lee Taylor as Chairman and Joe Boyd as Vice Chairman for a one-year term.
  1. Tasked staff to continue working on amendments to Subdivision Ordinance.
  1. Authorized the staff to advertise the upcoming vacancies for 2016.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approved revised text amendments to Articles 3,5,6,7,10,11 and 13 of the Zoning Ordinance.
  2. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approved revised text amendments to Article 12 of the Zoning Ordinance.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

  1. Adopted the 2016 Regular Meeting Calendar.
  2. Elected Mr. Lee Taylor as Chairman and Mr. Joe Boyd as Vice Chairman.