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Special City Council Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3 p.m.

Virtual Meeting

 

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Call to Order

 

Roll Call

 

Announcements by Council

 

General Business Agenda - Public Hearings

 

44. Consolidated Annexation - South Mineral Springs and Pleasant

 

To conduct a public hearing to receive comments and consider the following motions:

 

Motion #1: To adopt an ordinance annexing South Mineral Springs & Pleasant into the City of Durham effective September 30, 2020;

 

Motion #2: To authorize the City Manager to enter into a utility extension agreement with Engquist Development, LLC;

 

Motion #3: To adopt a Consistency Statement as required by NCGS 160A-383; and

 

Motion #4: To adopt an Ordinance Amending the Durham Unified Development Ordinance By Taking Property out of Residential Rural Zoning District (RR), Residential Suburban-20 (RS-20), Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District-B (F/J-B), County Jurisdiction and establishing the same as Planned Development Residential 4.001 (PDR 4.001), Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District-B (F/J-B) City Jurisdiction.

 

(Resource Person: Jamie Sunyak - 919-560-4137 ext. 28235) (PR# 13814)

 

45. Consolidated Annexation - 1432 Ellis Road

 

To conduct a public hearing to receive comments and consider the following motions:

 

Motion #1: To adopt an ordinance annexing Ellis Road Assemblage into the City of Durham effective September 30, 2020; and to authorize the City Manager to enter into a utility extension agreement with Sally Humble and Martin Rigsbee;

Motion #2: To adopt a Resolution amending the Future Land Use to Low-Medium Density Residential and Open Space and Recreation;

 

Motion #3: To adopt a Consistency Statement as required by NCGS 160A-383; and

 

Motion #4: To adopt an ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance by taking property out of the Residential Rural (RR), Residential Suburban-20 (RS-20), County Jurisdiction and establishing the same as Planned Development Residential 5.706 (PDR 5.706), City Jurisdiction.

 

(Resource Person: Jamie Sunyak - 919-560-4137 ext. 28235) (PR# 14017)

 

46. Committed Element Modification - 1900 Hillandale

 

To conduct a public hearing to receive comments and consider the following motions:

 

Motion #1: To adopt a Consistency Statement as required by NCGS 160A-383; and

 

Motion #2: To adopt an ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance by taking property out of the Residential Urban Multi-Family with a development plan (RU-M(D)) Zoning District and establishing the same as the Residential Urban Multi-Family with a development plan (RU-M(D)).

 

(Resource Person: Jamie Sunyak - 919-560-4137 ext. 28235) (PR# 14018)

 

Supplemental Items

 

54. Bylaws for the Affordable Housing Implementation Committee

 

To adopt bylaws for the Affordable Housing Implementation Committee.

 

(Resource Person: Mayor Steve Schewel - 919-560-4333) (PR# 14038)

 

55. Temporary Outdoor Seating Ordinance

 

To adopt a temporary ordinance amending certain provisions regarding Outdoor Dining Permits in the City Code of Ordinances to promote the City’s economic and social recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

 

(Resource Person: Patrick Young - 919-560-4137 ext. 28273) (PR# 14040)

 

Adjournment

 

 

Rules of Decorum for Citizen Participation

 

In support of and respect for an open, fair and informed decision-making process, the City Council and the Administration recognize that:

  • civil, respectful and courteous discourse and behavior are conducive to the democratic and harmonious airing of concerns and decision making; and
  • un-civil discourse and/or discourteous and inappropriate behavior have a negative impact on the character and productivity of the decision-making process.

In an effort to preserve the intent of open government and maintain a positive environment for citizen input and Council decision-making, the following Rules of Decorum have been established.
 

Compliance with these rules is expected and appreciated. The Rules of Decorum will be included in the agenda and will be referenced at the beginning of each Council meeting and Council Work Session by the presiding officer. A written list of the Rules of Decorum will also be printed and mounted upon the walls of the Council Chambers and the Committee Room.

1.     All citizens may participate in the public process.

2.     The Mayor serves as the presiding officer of the Council; the Mayor Pro Tem serves in the Mayor's absence.

3.     Citizens must sign up to address Council using procedures outlined for Council meetings and Council Work Sessions (above).

4.     Citizens may speak only to the matter for which they signed up and, in the case of public hearings, those matters which have been advertised and placed on the Council meeting agenda.

5.     Citizens are encouraged to prepare remarks in advance for submission to the public record. Prepared remarks should be submitted to the Clerk prior to the start of the meeting or at the end of their comments. Additional material may be submitted to supplement remarks.

6.     In an effort to accommodate all who wish to address Council at a Council meeting while preserving a reasonable and efficient meeting schedule, each speaker will have a specified amount of time to deliver comments. Comments will be timed by the City Clerk or designee; signals will be provided at the one-minute and 30-second measures. Speakers are expected to cease comments immediately upon end-time.

Council Work Sessions: Citizens who sign up in advance will be allowed to speak for up to 5 minutes.

City Council Meetings: Citizens who sign up in advance will be allowed to speak for up to 5 minutes.

7.     Speakers will conduct themselves in a civil and respectful manner at all times.

8.     Speakers will address the presiding officer.

9.     Questions to Council members or City staff will be facilitated by the presiding officer.

10. Speakers will state their name and address.

11. Speakers will make an effort to speak clearly into the microphone provided.

12. Speakers will make an effort to speak succinctly.

13. Speakers will refrain from the use of individual City staff names. It is appropriate to refer to staff by title and/or department.

14. Speakers will refrain from the use of obscene language, “fighting words” likely to incite violence from the individual(s) to whom the words are addressed, or other language which is disruptive to the orderly and fair progress of discussion at the meeting.

15. Speakers will refrain from making comments of a personal nature regarding others.

16. Name-calling and/or obscenity is forbidden.

17. Shouting, yelling or screaming is forbidden.

18. Council Work Session or Public Hearing attendees (audience) will refrain from commenting, shouting, booing, clapping, stomping feet or other inappropriate and/or disruptive behavior. Brief clapping is permissible at the end of a speaker's comments.

19. Council Work Session or Public Hearing attendees (audience) should refrain from private conversation during meetings.

20. Council Work Session or Public Hearing attendees (audience) should come and go as necessary from meeting space in the least disruptive manner as possible.

21. No campaign placards, banners, or signs will be permitted in the City Council Chambers or Committee Room. Other signage is permitted except signs which violate the Rules of Decorum or that block the view of other attendees.

22. Exhibits, displays, and visual aids used in connection with presentations to the City Council are permitted. Video presentations requested by citizens as visual aids may not be broadcast over cable television due to technological challenges.

 

 

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

 

A person with a disability may receive an auxiliary aid or service to effectively participate in city government activities by contacting the ADA Coordinator, voice 919-560-4197, fax 560-4196 or ADA@durhamnc.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event or deadline date.

 

 

Notice under the Language Access Plan (LAP)

 

For persons requiring language assistance to effectively participate in City Council Meetings and Work Sessions, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 919-560-4166,send a fax to 919-560-4835 or email City.Clerk@durhamnc.gov to request interpretation and/or translation services as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event or deadline date.

 

 

Plan de Acceso al Idioma

 

Las personas que requieran asistencia lingüística para participar efectivamente en las reuniones del consejo municipal y las sesiones de trabajo, comuníquense con la Oficina del Secretario de la Ciudad al 919-560-4166 envíenos un fax al 919-560-4835 o email al City.Clerk@durhamnc.gov.

 

Para solicitar para los servicios de interpretación y / o traducción tan pronto como sea posible pero a más tardar 48 horas antes del evento o fecha límite.