Waxhaw Board Of Commissioners April 25 Regular Meeting Outcomes

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On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, the Board of Commissioners conducted a regularly scheduled business meeting.

The regular meeting began with recognition and the swearing-in of Officer Joshua Rushing, Waxhaw’s newest employee. Mayor Ronald P. Pappas administered the Law Enforcement Oath of Office while his fellow officers reaffirmed their oaths. Also, Town Manager Jeff Wells recognized Moe with Nassiri Development LLC for his assistance in removing a tanker truck off the railroad tracks.

James Kelly, Traffic/Transportation Project Manager, presented the partnership between the Town of Waxhaw and Union County in support of the data collection and public engagement efforts for the Critical Analysis (MetroQuest Survey).

The Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing for annexation petition 18-232 for the Walter Peter Pfister property.

The Board of Commissioners approved the following:

  • Board Retreat minutes from Jan. 26-27 and their regular meeting minutes from April 11, 2023. 
  • Authorized staff to call for a public hearing on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. in the Police Community Room.
  • Proclamation (PRO2023002) in support of National Historic Preservation Month.
  • Resolution of Intent (RES2023005) in support of authorizing NCDOT to abandon W. North Main Street.
  • Authorized the Town Manager to execute the Solid Waste Contract Renewal with Waste Pro of North Carolina.
  • Approved the Façade Improvement Program Grant Application Petition FIP-000001-2023 submitted by John Ghiz of SouthStone Properties.
  • Approved Resolution (RES2023011) endorsing the COPS Hiring Program Grant Application in the amount of $250,000.00 including a 37% local match in the amount of $144,519.62.
  • Approved Resolution (RES2023012) endorsing the Rural Transformation Grant Application in the amount of $660,600.  
  • Approved Resolution (RES2023013) to initiate Comprehensive Transportation Plan Amendment Process for the Waxhaw Parkway.
  • Approved Resolution (RES2023014) requesting the North Carolina General Assembly to create a new Public Utility District to manage the Union County Public Works Service Area.
  • Approved Ordinance (ORD2023013) to establish regulations for sidewalk dining in Downtown Waxhaw.

Town Manager Wells reminded the Board of the rescheduled date for Shred Day that is now Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m. until noon in the Police Department Parking Lot. He also provided an update on the Town Campus project.

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