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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Agenda for Davidson Board of Commissioners’ May 22 Meeting

The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, May 22 in the Davidson Town Hall board room at 6:00 p.m. for their regularly scheduled meeting.

The most recent agenda and associated documents are now available via this link:

The agenda follows:



216 South Main Street

May 22, 2018

I.          CALL TO ORDER      


(a)        Proclamation - Lotta Good Day, June 7, 2018                   


IV.       COMMISSIONER REPORTS - Each board of commissioners member provides an update of the outside board to which they have been appointed. 

(a)        Centralina Council of Governments - Commissioner Autumn Rierson Michael

Lake Norman Chamber - Commissioner Matthew Fort

Visit Lake Norman - Commissioner Jim Fuller

Lake Norman Regional Economic Development Corporation - Commissioner David Sitton

North Mecklenburg Alliance - Commissioner David Sitton

Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization - Commissioner Jane Campbell

Lake Norman Transportation Commission - Commissioner Jane Campbell Metropolitan Transit Commission - Mayor Rusty Knox               

V.         PRESENTATIONS      

(a)        Advisory Board Review - Planning Board - Planning Board Chair Mickey Pettus

Summary: This presentation is part of a biannual update to the Davidson Board of Commissioners to share the Planning Board’s work over the past six months.

VI.       DISCUSSION - Items for discussion are typically when the board of commissioners will engage on a topic and no vote is planned. 

(a)        Public Facilities - Creech & Associates Update - Assistant Town Manager Dawn Blobaum

Summary: Creech & Associates will present findings on the former IB School buildings and information about their re-design process for existing town hall.

(b)        Main/Concord Intersection Update - Public Works Director Doug Wright

Summary: Evaluation of extending a left-turn queue for southbound traffic on Main St. at the intersection with Concord Rd.

(c)        Beaty Street Park - Appoint Task Force - Town Manager Jamie Justice

Summary: On April 10, 2018, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the Town Manager to begin the conceptual plan process for the park at Beaty Street. Mayor Knox, Mayor Pro Tem Fuller, and Commissioner Sitton have reviewed all applications submitted and make their recommendations for the composition of the task force this evening.

(d)        FY2018-2019 Budget Discussion - Finance Director Pieter Swart & Town Manager Jamie Justice

Summary: The FY 2018-2019 proposed budget was presented on April 24 to the Davidson Board of Commissioners. A public hearing was held on May 8. The board of commissioners will take additional public comment at all meetings. The board of commissioners is scheduled to consider approval of the FY 2018-2019 budget on June 12, 2018.

*Board of Commissioners will suspend the rules to allow for Public Comment Period.                      

(e)        House Bill 514 - Town Manager Jamie Justice

Summary: House Bill 514 – Permit Municipal Charter School/Certain Towns


(f)        Economic Development Strategic Plan -- Economic Development Manager Kim Fleming

Summary: Davidson developed its Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP) to provide guiding principles for economic development, demographic analyses, economic assessments, land use strategy, and an Economic Development Strategic Work Plan. The EDSP was updated in 2016 to provide an additional 5-year work plan that focuses on business attraction, business retention, small business & entrepreneurship, and tourism. Historic Preservation activities were added to the work plan matrix in 2018 based on feed-back from the current Town Board.

VII.      SUMMARIZE MEETING ACTION ITEMS - Town Manager will summarize items where the board has requested action items for staff.   


(a)        Closed Session - Consult Attorney NCGS 143-318.11. (a) (3)                     

(b)        Closed Session - Personnel NCGS 143-318.11. (a) (6)                   


Please note that the Davidson Board of Commissioners intend to host a public comment period specific to the proposed budget for FY 2018-2019. Citizens may sign up to speak as they arrive for the meeting.

For more information on all agenda items above, please review the summaries and documents for the May 22 meeting here:

LIVE STREAMING: We will live stream the meetings using NovusAgenda and encourage you to watch via this link, if you are unable to attend:

You will be able to watch the live video of the meetings and view the PowerPoints simultaneously via NovusAgenda. Click the camera icon to the left of the “5/22/18” meeting title to watch and click the “online agenda” icon to the right of the “5/22/18” meeting title to follow along with the presentations. After meetings are live streamed, they are saved on the agenda for future viewing.

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All agendas are listed at this link:

Agendas for meetings held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month are posted the Friday prior.

For more information, please contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores at or 704-940-9614. Citizens requiring reasonable accommodation (such as an interpreter or other auxiliary aids) to access public meetings should contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores prior to the meeting at 704-940-9614 or

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