AGENDAS TO BE POSTED
We will begin posting agendas for upcoming Town Board and Planning Board meetings the Town Board page
and the Planning page.
NEW TOWN BOARD APPOINTS MAYOR PRO TEM, FINANCE OFFICER AND COMMISSIONER
On December 5, 2005, the newly elected and sworn in Board of Commissioners appointed Dennis Taylor of Mariners Cove Court in Belville to the
commissioner seat vacated by the resignation of Michael King, Sr. Mr. King won the seat of mayor in the November election.
The Town Board also appointed Commissioner Jean Rhodes as Mayor Pro Tem and Commissioner David Long as Finance Officer.
New Town Board members are:
Mayor: Michael King, Sr., Commissioner/Mayor Pro Tem: Jean Rhodes, Commissioner/Finance Officer: David Long,
Commissioner: Chuck Thurlow, Commissioner: Dennis Taylor.
Incumbent Mayor Pro Tem, Michael King, Sr was elected mayor of Belville.
Incumbent Commissioner Jean Rhodes was re-elected as Commissioner.
Charles (Chuck) Thurlow was elected as Commissioner. This is Mr. Thurlow's first time serving on the Belville Board.
All of the above positions will be sworn in and begin service on 12/5/05.
CHANGE IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER MEETING DATES FOR TOWN BOARD
The Belville town board will not hold a second meeting in the months of November or December due to the holidays. Schedule
will be as follows:
November 28 - regularly scheduled meeting is cancelled
December 12 - regularly scheduled meeting will be held
December 26 - regularly scheduled meeting is cancelled
December 5 - a special meeting has been scheduled for the purpose
inauguration of newly elected mayor and commissioner positions
CHANGE IN DECEMBER MEETING DATE FOR PLANNING BOARD
The planning board will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 rather than December 28th.
This change is due to the holidays. In January, the normal meeting date of the fourth Wednesday in the month will resume.
TOWN HIRES PLANNER
Chris Rogers was hired as a planner for the town effective November 3, 2005.
TOWN BOARD ACTIONS 11/14/05 MEETING
Amendments to zoning ordinance approved.
The town board voted unanimously 11/14/05 to approve two text amendments to the zoning ordinance as follows:
These changes can be viewed on the Town Codes page in each respective article.
- create a new section 12.11.1 entitled "Second Row Business along state highway"
- change the definition of a PUD in article 19, section 2 to include "attached dwelling units, town homes or condominiums"
TAX BILLS INCORRECT
When tax bills were printed, the due date was incorrectly listed as 9/22/05. The correct due date is January 5, 2006. Interest will begin to accrue
on January 6, 2006. The town staff apologizes for the error and any inconvenience.
LELAND/NBSD MERGER PROPOSAL
Did you know that there is a proposal to merge the
Town of Leland and the North Brunswick Sanitary District (NBSD)?
The Wilmington Star-News has reported that the proposal is slated
to be considered for public referendum by the General Assembly next
year. If the proposed merger were to be approved, it would mean
that Town of Leland/NBSD entity would have the power to determine
the water/sewer rates that the residents of Belville, Navassa, and
the unincorporated areas serviced by NBSD must pay. Why not contact
your elected officials and let them know your thoughts on the proposed
Bonner Stiller, Representative
NC House District 17
Stiller's web site
R.C. Soles, Senator
NC Senate District 8
Soles' web site