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Joint Planning Area Public Hearing

Orange County Board of Commissioners, Chapel Hill Town Council and Carrboro Board of Aldermen
Monday, March 29, 2004
7:30 p.m.
Southern Human Services Center
2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill

     Attachment Package

NOTE: BACKGROUND MATERIAL IS AVAILABLE
IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
OR THE CLERK'S OFFICE

NOTICE TO PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED HEARING: Audio amplification equipment is available on request.  If you need this assistance, please call the County Clerk's Office at 732-8181 or 966-4501.

Time Page

7:30

                    A.     OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

7:40

                     B.    PUBLIC CHARGE

The Board of Commissioners pledges to the citizens of Orange County its respect.  The Board asks its citizens to conduct themselves in a respectful, courteous manner, both with the Board and with fellow citizens.  At any time should any member of the Board or any citizen fail to observe this public charge, the Chair will ask the offending member to leave the meeting until that individual regains personal control.   Should decorum fail to be restored, the Chair will recess the meeting until such time that a genuine commitment to this public charge is observed.

                      C.    PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS 

7:45  001

1.      Joint Planning Agreement - Amend Exhibit A (Joint Planning Land Use Map) to change the designation of the Chapel Hill Southern Transition Area to Rural Buffer. 

This amendment requires the approval of the Chapel Hill Town Council, Carrboro Board of Aldermen, and Orange County Commissioners.

8:00  009

2.      Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan and Map

Amend the Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan and Map to remove references to the Chapel Hill Southern Transition Area and Southern Small Area Plan and to change the designation of the Chapel Hill Southern Transition Area to Rural Buffer.

This amendment requires the approval of the Chapel Hill Town Council, Carrboro Board of Aldermen, and Orange County Commissioners.

8:30  025

3.      Orange County Zoning Atlas - Amend the Orange County Zoning Atlas for the area currently designated as Chapel Hill Southern Transition Area and proposed for the Rural Buffer land use category from Chapel Hill R-LD1 zoning to Orange County Rural Buffer (RB) zoning. 

This amendment requires the approval of the Orange County Commissioners.

                          D.  NON-PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

9:00  057

1.      Agricultural Business Options/Rural Enterprises - To receive a brief report on a proposal to allow a greater range of agricultural enterprises in the rural areas.  Although this is a countywide planning jurisdiction initiative, the report will focus on the Rural Buffer portion of the Joint Planning Area.

This item is informational only and no action by the three governing boards is needed.

9:15  059

2.      Twin Creeks (Moniese Nomp) - In December 2003, the Board of County Commissioners received the report of the Chapel Hill Township Park and Educational Campus Master Plan Work Group and renamed the 193 acre site Twin Creeks (Moniese Nomp - Tutelo-Saponi for Twin Creeks).  The boards will review the components of the Master Plan, consider a possible phase I of the park, and discuss issues identified in previous meetings.

This item is informational only and no action by the three governing boards is needed.

9:30

E.     ADJOURNMENT

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