CHAPEL HILL, NC TOWN COUNCIL BUSINESS MEETING
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TOWN OF CHAPEL HILL
Town Council Business Meeting
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
7:00 P.M., OCTOBER 28, 2013
 
   

 
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Opening
 
1.  Approve Agenda. (no attachment)  

 
2.  Financial Update and Budget Follow up. (no attachment)  

PRESENTER: Kenneth C. Pennoyer, Business Management Director

 
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.)
 
3.  Petitions from the Public.
  1. Judy Panitch Petition Regarding NC Gun Laws.
  2. Orange County Justice United (JU) Requests Endorsement of the Declaration of Tenants’ Rights and Responsibilities as a Housing Guide for residential renters and landlords.
 

 
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.
 
4.  Approve all Consent Agenda Items.  (R-1)

 
5.  Approve Miscellaneous Budget Amendments to Adjust Various Fund Budgets.  (O-1)(O-2)

 
6.  Reduce the Minimum Lot Size Standard for Planned Housing-Development Proposals From 5 to 2 Acres.  (R-2)(O-3)

 
7.  Approve Changes to On-Street Parking Regulations on Cotton Street and Lindsay Street in Northside Neighborhood.  (O-4)

 
8.  Approve the 2013 Annual Traffic Calming Report and Recommendations.  (R-3)

 
9.  Extend the Completion Date of the Special Use Permit Modification for the Campus at Vilcom Center, 66 Vilcom Center Drive.  (R-4)(R-5)

 
10.  Adopt Minutes for the May 13, May 20, and June 17, 2013 Meetings.  (R-6)

 
Discussion
 
11.  Presentation: 2013 Carolina North Compliance Report.  

PRESENTER: Roger Stancil, Town Manager

RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council receive the report.

 
12.  Presentation: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Main Campus Development Report.  

PRESENTER: Anna Wu, University of North Carolina Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facilities Operations, Planning and Design

RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council receive the Main Campus Development Report.

 
13.  Consider Application for Master Land Use Plan Modification - Southern Village.  (R-7)(R-8)

PRESENTER: Judy Johnson, Senior Planner

Swearing of all persons wishing to present evidence.
  1. Without objection, the Manager revised report and any other materials submitted at the hearing for consideration by the Council will be entered into the record
  2. Introduction and revised recommendation by the Manager
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Applicant statement regarding proposed conditions
  5. Motion to adjourn the Public Hearing
  6. Motion to adopt Resolution A to Modify the Southern Village Master Land Use Plan.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council continue the public hearing from September 16, 2013 and approve the Master Land Use Plan Modification with the adoption of Resolution A, approving the proposed modification to the boundary of the Master Land Use Plan.

 
14.  Consider Application for Special Use Permit Modification - Southern Village Apartments.  (R-9)(R-10)

PRESENTER: Judy Johnson, Senior Planner

Swearing of all persons wishing to present evidence
  1. Without objection, the Manager’s revised report and any other materials submitted at the hearing for consideration by the Council will be entered into the record
  2. Introduction and revised recommendation by the Manager
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Applicant’s statement regarding proposed conditions
  5. Motion to adjourn the Public Hearing
  6. Motion to adopt Revised Resolution C approving the Special Use Permit.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council continue the Public Hearing to consider additional information and receive public comment.  We recommend approval of Resolution C, with conditions, for Special Use Permit Modification for the Southern Village Apartments.

 
15.  Consider Application for Zoning Atlas Amendment - Southern Village Hotel and Apartments, 1020-1100 US 15-501 South.  (R-11O-5R-12R-13O-6R-14)

PRESENTER: Judy Johnson, Senior Planner

  1. Without objection, the Manager’s revised report and any other materials submitted at the hearing for consideration by the Council will be entered into the record
  2. Introduction and revised recommendation by the Manager
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Motion to adjourn the Public Hearing
  5. Motion to adopt the Resolutions (E and G) of Consistency with the Comprehensive Plan
  6. Motion to enact the ordinances (A and B) to approve the rezoning.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council enact the Zoning Atlas Amendment Ordinances to: Rezone the 4.1-acre site located at 1020-1100 US 15-501 South from the existing Residential-2 (R-2) and Residential-5-Conditional (R-5-C) zoning districts to Mixed Use-Village (MU-V) zoning district. The attached ordinances would enact zoning atlas amendments and rezone the site and associated rights-of-way to Mixed Use-Village (MU-V).

 
16.  Consider Application for Special Use Permit - Southern Village Hotel and Apartments, 1020-1100 US 15-501 South.  (R-15)(R-16)

PRESENTER: Judy Johnson, Senior Planner

Swearing of all persons wishing to present evidence
  1. Without objection, the Manager’s revised report and any other materials submitted at the hearing for consideration by the Council will be entered into the record
  2. Introduction and revised recommendation by the Manager
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Applicant’s statement regarding proposed conditions
  5. Motion to adjourn the Public Hearing
  6. Motion to adopt Revised Resolution I approving the Special Use Permit.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council adopt Revised Resolution I for the Southern Village Hotel and Apartments Special Use Permit and enact the accompanying Zoning Atlas Amendment Ordinance.

 
17.  Consider Application for Special Use Permit Modification - Southern Village, Village Core.  (R-17)(R-18)

PRESENTER: Judy Johnson, Senior Planner

Swearing of all persons wishing to present evidence
  1. Without objection, the Manager’s revised report and any other materials submitted at the hearing for consideration by the Council will be entered into the record
  2. Introduction and revised recommendation by the Manager
  3. Comments and questions from the Mayor and Town Council
  4. Applicant’s statement regarding proposed conditions
  5. Motion to adjourn the Public Hearing
  6. Motion to adopt Revised Resolution A approving the Special Use Permit.


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council continue the September 16, 2013 public hearing and approve the Special Use Permit Modification with the adoption of Resolution A modifying the floor area thresholds.

 
18.  Public Hearing and Consider Creating an Accidental Alarm Management Program.  (O-7)

PRESENTER: Dan Jones, Fire Chief
Christopher C. Blue, Chief of Police


RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council open the public hearing to receive comment on and enact the attached ordinance to create an accidental alarm management program.

 
19.  Ephesus Church-Fordham District Improvements and Financing.  (R-19)

PRESENTER: Dwight Bassett, Economic Development Officer

RECOMMENDATIONS: That the Council consider the presented information for Ephesus Church-Fordham District improvements and authorize the Town Manager to initiate the required processes for establishment of the following: 1) Two finance districts; both a Project Development Finance and Municipal Service District, to finance the public improvements needed for the District. 2)Stormwater Overlay District to manage the District according to the rules and guidelines as presented.

 
Reserved for Discussion of Consent Agenda Items if Necessary
 
REQUEST FOR CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS PROPERTY ACQUISITION, PERSONNEL, AND LITIGATION MATTERS