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File #: 17-731    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/28/2018 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action:
Title: Continuation of Public Hearing on a Land Use Ordinance Amendment, and associated Town Code Amendment Establishing Advisory Board Term Limits PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to continue the public hearing to consider a text amendment to the Land Use Ordinance that would establish membership limitations for boards, committees and commissions. A draft ordinance has been prepared. An amendment to the Town Code has also been prepared for the Board's consideration.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Consistency Resolution-advisory board term limits, 2. Attachment B - Draft LUOTextAmend-term limits (11-30-2018), 3. Attachment C - Town Code AME (rev 11-30-2018), 4. Attachment D - Comments Combined, 5. Attachment E - Adopted Rules and Proceedure, 6. Attachment F - Advisory Board Recruitment and Appointment Policy Approved 11-21-17_201811272034388186
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Continuation of Public Hearing on a Land Use Ordinance Amendment, and associated Town Code Amendment Establishing Advisory Board Term Limits
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to continue the public hearing to consider a text amendment to the Land Use Ordinance that would establish membership limitations for boards, committees and commissions. A draft ordinance has been prepared. An amendment to the Town Code has also been prepared for the Board's consideration.
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DEPARTMENT: Town Clerk & Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Cathy Dorando - 919-918-7309; Christina Moon - 919-918-7325; Nick Herman - 919-929-3905

INFORMATION: The mission statements, assigned duties and membership requirements for the Town advisory boards are found in Article III, Administration Mechanism, in the Land Use Ordinance and in Article V, Planning and Regulation of Development, in the Town Code. In November 2017, the Board of Aldermen adopted two documents designed to clarify procedures relating to advisory boards: the "Rules and Procedures for Boards and Commissions" and "The Recruitment and Appointment Policy." Both documents can be found on the Town's website under advisory boards and commissions: http://www.townofcarrboro.org/228/Advisory-Boards-Commissions.
At the September 25, 2018 regular meeting the Board set a public hearing on amendments to the Land Use Ordinance and Town Code that would establish consistent term limitations for all advisory boards, committees, and commissions. The Board opened the public hearing on November 27, 2018 and directed staff to modify the draft ordinances to allow the Board to make exceptions to the two term limit. Those changes have been made. If adopted, advisory board members who have served two full successive terms would be eligible for re-appointment only after an absence from their respective board for a period of at least one year or by exception made by the Board of Aldermen ...

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