Additional funding requested for Statesville splash pad

  
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FROM PRESS RELEASE

Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, February 16, at 7 p.m. This is a public comment meeting for any matters not on the agenda. Persons desiring to speak should sign up upon arrival. The public comment period is held at the beginning of the meeting. Speakers are given three minutes to talk.

The Statesville Appearance Commission will present the Mayor’s Cup to Mike and Melissa Neader for their improvements made to their McDonald’s restaurant at 3201 Taylorsville Highway. The Mayor’s Cup was started to recognize a person or organization that has made a significant contribution to improving the appearance of Statesville.

Two voluntary annexation requests are on the agenda. The first is for property located at 1633 N. Barkley Rd. The second is for 12 pieces of property adjacent to the Statesville Regional Airport. These properties are owned by the City of Statesville. Both requests require a public hearing and second reading.

Following the approval of the splash pad at Bentley Community Center, a request was made for staff to consider upgrading the fencing and adding an additional shelter and picnic tables to the project. Staff will present the proposal with the additional costs totally $25,400.

Police Chief Joe Barone is on the agenda to provide an update on recent police activity. Fire Chief Spencer Lee is scheduled to present an update on the City’s ISO rating. The Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) inspected the department recently, looking for proper staffing levels, sufficient equipment, proper maintenance of equipment, communications capabilities and availability of a water source.

City Council will meet in the Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 227 S. Center St. The meeting is open to the public. The Pre-Agenda meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the third floor conference room.

The entire agenda can be viewed on the City’s homepage at www.statesvillenc.net or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofStatesville/. Statesville City Council will meet Monday night, February 16, at 7 p.m. This is a public comment meeting for any matters not on the agenda. Persons desiring to speak should sign up upon arrival. The public comment period is held at the beginning of the meeting. Speakers are given three minutes to talk.

The Statesville Appearance Commission will present the Mayor’s Cup to Mike and Melissa Neader for their improvements made to their McDonald’s restaurant at 3201 Taylorsville Highway. The Mayor’s Cup was started to recognize a person or organization that has made a significant contribution to improving the appearance of Statesville.

Two voluntary annexation requests are on the agenda. The first is for property located at 1633 N. Barkley Rd. The second is for 12 pieces of property adjacent to the Statesville Regional Airport. These properties are owned by the City of Statesville. Both requests require a public hearing and second reading.

Following the approval of the splash pad at Bentley Community Center, a request was made for staff to consider upgrading the fencing and adding an additional shelter and picnic tables to the project. Staff will present the proposal with the additional costs totally $25,400.

Police Chief Joe Barone is on the agenda to provide an update on recent police activity. Fire Chief Spencer Lee is scheduled to present an update on the City’s ISO rating. The Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) inspected the department recently, looking for proper staffing levels, sufficient equipment, proper maintenance of equipment, communications capabilities and availability of a water source.

City Council will meet in the Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 227 S. Center St. The meeting is open to the public. The Pre-Agenda meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the third floor conference room.

The entire agenda can be viewed on the City’s homepage at www.statesvillenc.net or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofStatesville/.

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