CHAPEL HILL, NC TOWN COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING
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TOWN OF CHAPEL HILL
Town Council Business Meeting
Town Hall Council Chamber
7:00 P.M., MAY 14, 2012
 
   

 
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Opening
 
Petitions from the Public
Petitions will not be acted upon at the time they are presented. It shall take a unanimous vote of the Council members present for a petition to be acted upon immediately upon its presentation. After receiving a petition, the Council shall, by simple motion, dispose of it as follows: consideration at a future regular meeting of the Council; or referral to another board or committee for study and report; or referral to the Town Manager for investigation and report; or receive for information. (Receiving does not imply approval, agreement, or consent.)
 
1.  Petitions from the Public.
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Announcements by Council members
 
Consent
Items of a routine nature will be placed on the Consent Agenda to be voted on in a block. Any item may be removed from the Consent Agenda by request of the Mayor or any Council Member.
 
2.  Approve all Consent Agenda Items.  (R-1)
 
3.  Allocate Payment-in-Lieu of Recreation Space Funds for the Community Center Park Play Area.  (O-1)
 
4.  Enact Budget Ordinances for the Bolin Creek Trail Stairs and Morgan Creek Trail, Phase 2 Projects.  (O-2) (O-3)
 
5.  Implement Safety Improvements at Unsignalized Mid-Block Crosswalks on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and East Franklin Street.  (R-2)
 
6.  Continue Public Hearing: Land Use Management Ordinance Text Amendments for the Northside and Pine Knolls Neighborhood Conservation Districts.  (R-3)
 
7.  Adopt Minutes for the May 9, November 9, 14 and 16, 2011 Meetings.  (R-4)
 
Information
These items are reports or information for the Council.
 
8.  Report on Cell Phone Ban Education Campaign.  
 
Discussion
 
9.  Presentation: Recommended Budget for FY 2012-2013.   PRESENTER: Roger Stancil, Town Manager

RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council receive the FY 2012-2013 recommended budget.

 
10.  Consider Financing Agreement for 140 West Franklin Parking Project and Refunding of Existing Installment Financing Obligations; and Adopt a Resolution of Findings for the Proposed Financing Agreement.  (R-5) PRESENTER: Kenneth C. Pennoyer, Director of Business Management

  1. Introduction and recommendation by the Manager
  2. Comments from the public
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Motion to adjourn Public Hearings
  5. Motion to adopt a resolution adopting the bond orders
  6. Motion to adopt a resolution adopting the bond.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council hold a public hearing on Town installment Financing for up to $7,200,000 for the 140 West Franklin Parking Project and refunding of up to $24,000,000 of existing installment financing obligations; and to adopt a resolution, making certain findings in support of an application to the Local Government Commission for approval of the financing agreement and refunding.

 
11.  Consider Issuance of Two-Thirds Bonds; Adopt Two-Thirds Bond Orders; and Adopt a Bond Resolution for the Issuance of $1,700,000 of Two-Thirds Bonds and $5,500,000 of Refunding Bonds.  (R-6) (R-7) (R-8) PRESENTER: Kenneth C. Pennoyer, Director of Business Management

  1. Introduction and recommendation by the Manager
  2. Comments from the public
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Motion to adjourn Public Hearings
  5. Motion to adopt a Resolution adopting the bond orders
  6. Motion to adopt a resolution for a bond sale.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council take the following actions, that represent the final approval steps before the sale of the proposed $1,700,000 of two-thirds and $5,500,000 refunding general obligation bonds.
  1. Hold a public hearing on the bond order authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds in the maximum amount of $1,000,000 for improvements to streets and bridges; Hold a public hearing on the bond order authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds in the maximum amount of $700,000 for parks & recreation facilities.
  2. Adopt the bond order for Streets & bridges in the amount of $1,000,000 and adopt the bond order for parks & recreation facilities in the amount of $700,000
  3. Adopt the Bond Resolution that does the following:
    1. Formally authorizes the sale of up to $5,500,000 in refunding bonds and $1,700,000 in two-thirds bonds
    2. Formally pledges the Town’s taxing power to provide for payment on the bonds
    3. Approves the proposed form of the bonds
    4. Ratifies the LGC’s distribution of the official statement concerning the bonds to prospective investors
    5. States the Town’s agreement to comply with the relevant provisions of federal tax law
    6. States the Town’s agreement to comply with federal rules for continuing disclosure to the securities market; and
    7. Authorizes Town staff to complete the process of issuing the bonds, and approves the steps to that end previously taken.


 
12.  Proposed Revisions to the Town Code Modifying the Towing Ordinance.  (O-4) PRESENTER: Matthew Sullivan, Staff Legal Advisor

  1. Introduction and recommendation by the Town Manager
  2. Comments from the public
  3. Comments from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Motion to enact an ordinance amending the towing regulations.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council enact the attached ordinance.

 
Appointments
 
13.  Appointments to Board of Adjustment.  
 
14.  Appointments to the Cemeteries Advisory Board.  
 
15.  Appointments to Community Policing Advisory Committee.  
 
16.  Appointments to Human Services Advisory Board.  
 
17.  Appointment to the Orange Water and Sewer Authority.  
 
18.  Appointments to the Sustainability Committee.  
 
Reserved for Discussion of Consent Agenda Items if Necessary
 
REQUEST FOR CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS PROPERTY ACQUISITION, PERSONNEL, AND LITIGATION MATTERS
 
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