2015 BOARD ACTIONS

TOWN BOARD
PLANNING BOARD
  1. Administered Oaths of Office to Mayor Mike Allen (2-year term), Commissioner Joseph Breault (4-year term) and Commissioner Patrick O'Bryant ( 4-year term).
  2. Appointed Commissioner Noreen Slattery as Mayor Pro Tem.
  3. Tasked the town's architect to provide two additional drafts of construction plans for the proposed Town Hall Facility.
  4. Hired James Bucher as a full-time Recreation/Maintenance Technician at wage grade 10 and a salary of $31,200.
  5. Approved the 2016 Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Calendar and the 2016 Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, and Brunswick Riverwalk Board Regular Meeting Calendars.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Approved a separation agreement and severance package between the Town and Mr. Jonathan Price, Public Works Technician.
  2. Added position of Recreation/Maintenance Technician to the wage classification schedule at wage grade 10.
  3. Hired Jim Bucher as a temporary employee (Recreation/Maintenance Technician) at wage grade 10 ($15/hr).
  1. Adopted Proclamation P2015-01 and to adopt November as National Hospice Month.
  2. Adopted Ordinance 2015- 08- Ordinance Amending Articles 3,5,6 and 11 Of The Zoning Ordinance.
  3. Accepted a warranty presented by TJ's Marine Construction for the Riverwalk project.
  1. Adopted R15-08- Resolution Exempting A Design Services Agreement With Lisle Architecture & Design, Inc. From The Procurement Requirements Of N.C.G.S. 143-64.31.
  1. Appointed Brenda Williams as Deputy Town Clerk.
  2. Authorized a change order for the Riverwalk construction contract.
  1. Adopted R15-06 - Resolution Adopting The Cape Fear 2040 Transportation Plan.
  2. Adopted R15-07 - Resolution Accepting A Donation Of A Golden Compass Wheelchair, Poe Butler, Donor.
  3. Authorized the staff to conduct a flu clinic at Town Hall on October 1, 2015.
  4. Voted to begin charging a refuse disposal fee of $50 for special events applications that involve 100 or more guests are in attendance.
  5. Tabled a decision on participation in the Brunswick County Blueway and Greenway Plan, pending additional information.
  6. Voted to donate $1,250 to the NC Rice Festival for advertising.
  1. Accepted a donation of a wheelchair for use at the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville from Donor Judith Streetman.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Voted to schedule a joint meeting with the Town of Leland and the North Carolina Secretary of Commerce's Office in early July, which will exclude any discussion regarding deannexation or a merger.
  2. Voted to go forward with investigating the town's participation in the Brunswick County Blueway and Greenway Plan.
  3. Adopted Ordinance 2015-06 - Ordinance To Appropriate Funds And Raise Revenues For The Fiscal Year Beginning July 1, 2015 and Ending June 30, 2016; thereby adopting the Fiscal Year 2015/2016 Budget.
  4. Adopted Ordinance 2015-07 - Ordinance Amending Article 13 of the Zoning Ordinance; thereby providing better clarity, increased flexibility, and more efficient regulation of nonconforming structures and property uses which were otherwise lawful prior to the effective date of the Zoning Ordinance.
  5. Adopted Budget Amendment #2015 - BA1 for the 2014/2015 Fiscal Year Budget.
  1. No action taken.
  1. No action taken.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Reappointed Mr. Eddie Riggins, Mr. Joe Boyd and Mrs. Kimberly Ganey-Phillips to serve a three-year term on the Belville Planning Board.
  2. Adopted Ordinance 2015-15 - Ordinance Amending The Official Zoning Map of the Town of Belville; thereby rezoning Parcel ID No. 0470003601, located at 51 Gregory Road, Belville, North Carolina from Industrial (I) to Business Highway (BH); and adopted a consistency statement.
  3. Adopted R15-04 - Resolution By The Belville Board of Commissioners Opposing HB 516.
  1. No action taken.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Adopted Ordinance 2015-04 - Ordinance Amending The Official Zoning Map of the Town of Belville; thereby rezoning parcel nos. 0470003619 and 0470003620 from Industrial to Business Highway; and adopted a consistency statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Future Land Use Plan and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.
  2. Authorized the staff to work with Lamar Advertising to promote local transportation projects.
  3. Adopted R15-03 - Resolution Responding To the Town Of Leland's Resolution 15-24 And HB 311.
  4. Tasked the staff to advertise three planning Board Vacancies and one Brunswick Riverwalk Board vacancy, with applications to be reviewed at the April Board of Commissioners Meeting.
  5. Rescheduled the budget workshop for Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 9am.
  1. Hired Brenda Williams as Administrative Assistant/Tax Collector at wage grade 11 and salary of $34,000.
  2. Appointed Stephen Windham and Richard Trexler to serve three-year terms on the Belville ABC Board.
  1. Advertised two vacancies on the Belville ABC Board.
  2. Adopted R15-01 - Resolution By The Belville Board Of Commissioners Supporting The Display Of The National Motto "In God We Trust" In The Commissioners' Chambers In A Prominent Location At Town Hall
  3. Appointed Mayor Pro Tem Donna Schardien As Liason To The Belville ABC Board
  4. Appointed Mr. Bill Smith and Mrs. Doris Johnson To The Brunswick Riverwalk Board

RIVERWALK ADVISORY

  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve the 2016 Regular Meeting Calendar.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Voted to send a compliance letter with a checklist for Special Events being held at the Brunswick Riverwalk Park.
  2. Voted to relocate the Town of Belville's booth from the front entrance of the Brunswick Riverwalk Park during Non-Town of Belville events.
  3. Voted that the Town of Belville would not set up a booth at the Bikes, Boots & BBQ Event.
  1. Tabled action on the Mission Statement until all other guiding documents for the proposed Parks and Recreation Board are completed.
  1. Voted to submit drafts of the proposed mission statement and the powers and duties documents to the Town Attorney for review and the Board of Commissioners for approval.
  1. No action taken.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Accepted the resignation of Doris Johnson and requested that the Board of Commissioners advertise the vacancy.
  2. Thanked Cub Scout Pack 747 for their commitment to serve their community and presented them with certificates of achievement for their hard work on the Riverwalk project.
  1. Elected Mrs. Cheryl Moody as Chairman and Mrs. Lorraine Beamer as Vice Chairman.
  2. Requested that the town authorize the Cub Scout Pack 747 to conduct a service project at the Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville.
  1. Accepted the resignation of William Chapman and requested that the Board of Commissioners advertise the vacancy.
  1. No action taken.
  1. No action taken.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt proposed text amendments to Articles 3(Definition of Terms) ,5(Zoning Districts, Permitted Uses and Dimensional Requirements), 6(General, Dimensional, Use and Structure Regulations) and 11(Off-Street Parking and Off-Street Loading Requirements) of the Zoning Ordinance, thereby conforming the definitions of various care facilities, including but not being limited to adult and child care facilities, habilitation/rehabilitation treatment facilities, and nursing homes, to current statutory provisions and more efficiently regulate the location and use of such facilities.
  1. Scheduled a public hearing to review the revised text amendments to Articles 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11 of the Zoning Ordinance on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:30pm at Town Hall.
  1. No action taken.
  1. Meeting Cancelled.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners adopt proposed text amendments to Article 13 (Nonconforming Situations) of the Zoning Ordinance.
  2. Elected Lee Taylor as Chairman and Joe Boyd as Vice Chairman for a one-year term.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve the rezoning of Parcel ID No. 0470003601, located at 51 Gregory Road, Belville, North Carolina to be rezoned from Industrial to Business Highway.
  2. Scheduled a public hearing on proposed text amendments to Article 13 of the Zoning Ordinance on May 5, 2015 at 6:30pm at Town Hall.
  3. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve the draft 2015/2016 Zoning Ordinance Work Plan.
  4. Extended the approval of the preliminary plat for Belville Commons for one year.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners advertise three vacancies on the Board.
  1. Approved a request by Magnolia Station, LLC's to rezone, from Industrial (I) to Business Highway (BH), two (2) parcels totaling 3.22 acres, Parcel ID Nos. 0470003619 and 0470003620, located at 151 and 147 Poole Road, Belville, North Carolina and adopted a consistency statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Future Land Use Plan and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.
  1. Recommended that the Board of Commissioners approve proposed text amendments to Articles 3(Definition of Terms) and 22 (Miscellaneous) of the Zoning Ordinance; thereby providing standards for and regulating the keeping of exotic animals and livestock within the Town's jurisdictional limits and adopted a consistency statement outlining that doing so is in line with the Belville Vision 2020 Plan, the Future Land Use Plan and is in the best interest of the citizens and the public.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

  1. Elected Joe Boyd as Chairman and Lee Taylor as Vice Chairman for a one-year term.
  2. Denied a variance request from Trademark Signs, agent for SS Belville, LLC for property located at 22 Waterford Business Center Way, Unit 2, Belville, North Carolina, Brunswick County Parcel ID No. 0470003510; thereby denying a variance from Section 12.12.5(2)A(a) of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to the size of wall signs in the Business Highway (BH) Zoning District.