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File #: 19-242    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/17/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/25/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing on Amendments to the Text of the Land Use Ordinance and the Town Code Relating to Advisory Boards PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider proposed amendments to the Land Use Ordinance regarding the membership and duties of various advisory boards and a proposed amendment to the Town Code to restructure the SRTS Implementation Committee as a subcommittee of the TAB. Draft ordinances have been prepared. Consideration of an amendment to the LUO is a legislative decision and the Board must receive public input before reaching a decision. The Board has also set a public hearing to receive comment on the proposed Town Code amendment.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Consistency Resolution Draft LUO Text Amend, 2. Attachment B - Draft LUO Ordinance, 3. Attachment C - Revised Draft LUO Ordinance with EAB Removed, 4. Attachment D - Comments on LUO Text Amend, 5. Attachment E - Town Code Amendment, 6. Attachment F - TAB Comments on Draft Town Code Amendment
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Public Hearing on Amendments to the Text of the Land Use Ordinance and the Town Code Relating to Advisory Boards
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider proposed amendments to the Land Use Ordinance regarding the membership and duties of various advisory boards and a proposed amendment to the Town Code to restructure the SRTS Implementation Committee as a subcommittee of the TAB. Draft ordinances have been prepared. Consideration of an amendment to the LUO is a legislative decision and the Board must receive public input before reaching a decision. The Board has also set a public hearing to receive comment on the proposed Town Code amendment.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327

INFORMATION: In response to requests to modify the membership, quorum requirements and duties and responsibilities of various advisory boards, two draft ordinances have been prepared.

Land Use Ordinance (Attachment B)
1. The quorum requirements for the Appearance Commission, would be reduced to three members when there are one or more vacancies on the commission.
2. The name of the Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) would be amended to the Environmental and Climate Action Advisory Board (ECAAB) to reflect the board's role in implementing the Town's climate action plans. The ECAAB would also gain two additional members, increasing the size of the board from seven (7) to nine (9) and likewise increasing the quorum requirements from four (4) to five (5).
3. The Affordable Housing Advisory Commission (AHAC) would be added to the provisions in the LUO under permitting and amendments to more clearly include the commission in the various aspects of the development review process such as joint advisory board review meetings, development project walkabouts and concept plan review, land use permit review and amendments.

Town Code (Attachment E)
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