Davidson Board of Commissioners Virtual Work Session to be held Tuesday, July 14; Agenda attached


The Town of Davidson Board of Commissioners will hold a virtual works session on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm through the Zoom virtual platform and streamed live on YouTube. The meeting is agenda online – http://townofdavidson.org/73/Meeting-Agendas-Minutes

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The agenda follows:
Virtual Special Meeting on Zoom and YouTube
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
6:00 p.m.


a. Roll Call – Mayor Knox will confirm each member of the board is present.



a. Representatives from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will update the board and community on their tentative reopening plans for the upcoming school year in response to COVID-19.

b. Town staff and the board of commissioners will continue to discuss the Town of Davidson COVID-19 response and how to protect the public health in Davidson.

IV. DISCUSSION – Items for discussion are typically when the board will engage on a topic and no vote is planned.

a. Davidson Cottages Conditional Master Plan Update
Trey Akers, Senior Planner

Summary: The applicant requests a Conditional Master Plan Amendment to develop a residential community of 30 single-family homes and two duplexes (totaling 34 units), along with public open space including a park, seating areas, and walking trails. This is for discussion purposes only.

b. Lake Forest Davidson Conditional Planning Area Update
Lindsay Laird, Planner
Jason Burdette, Planning Director

Summary: The applicant proposes a Conditional Planning Area Map Amendment for +/-4.11 acres currently zoned Village Edge and Village Infill Planning Areas. The proposal seeks the conditional approval of a religious institution and mixed-use building on said parcels. This is for discussion purposes only.

c. Targeted Conditional Zoning Growth Management Tool Discussion
Jason Burdette, Planning Director

Summary: The board of commissioners directed staff to explore strategies to better control the pace of development, specifically targeted conditional zoning. Staff brought information to the board in July 2019 and was directed to explore creative strategies to implement a targeted conditional requirement for residential development. The board provided specific feedback on preferred strategies at their September 2019 work session and gave more specific direction regarding metrics at their November 2019 work session. This is an update to those discussions.

d. Davidson Police Department Policies, Procedures, and Data
Penny Dunn, Chief of Police

Summary: Review of Davidson Police Department policing practices, policies and comparative analysis with 21st Century Policing and 8 Can’t Wait recommendations. This is for discussion purposes only.

e. Consider Approval of 2020 Resurfacing Contract
Doug Wright, Project Manager

Summary: The 2020 resurfacing project will be in the River Run neighborhood. This year is last of 5-year paving plan that identified streets in need of resurfacing and each year was broken down by geographic area for cost- effectiveness. The project was bid out on June 23, 2020. Blythe Construction was the low bidder at $857,627.14.  Because the bids came in under the projected budget, staff asked Blythe to add additional street segments via a change order of $245,000.00, for a total of $1,102,000.

The board is asked to consider approval of the contract with Blythe Construction in the amount of $857,000.00, with an additional change order of $245,000.00, for a total of $1,102,000.00, for resurfacing in the River Run neighborhood and to authorize the Town Manager to sign the contract.

f. Review Upcoming Agenda Items
Jamie Justice, Town Manager

Summary: The Town Manager will review upcoming agenda items.

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


For more information, please contact Town Clerk Betsy Shores at bshores@townofdavidson.org or 704-940-9614.

Community members 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 bshores@townofdavidson.org.

Author: Staff Writer