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Henderson City Council Regular Meeting Monday, January 11

Henderson City Council Regular Meeting scheduled for Monday, January 11.  Click here for AGENDA.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Henderson City Council Scheduled Regular Meeting
Monday, 11 January 2021
6:00 PM
City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave., Henderson, NC 27536

Due to COVID-19 health mandates issued by Governor Cooper, the number of citizens allowed into Council Chambers is limited.  However, members of the community are strongly encouraged to provide questions/comments for Council in writing as follows and to listen via Zoom:

Written Comments:

  1. Email written comments to: emccrackin@ci.henderson.nc.us
  2. Emails received by 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting.  Comments are limited to 3-minutes per person.

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Topic: City Council Meeting

Time: Jan 11, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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City Council to Amend Zoning Ordinances, Reject Beckford Dr. Widening

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

The Henderson City Council will meet on Monday, December 14, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave. in Henderson, NC.

Due to COVID-19 health mandates issued by Governor Cooper, the number of citizens allowed into Council Chambers is limited. However, members of the community are strongly encouraged to provide questions/comments for Council in writing as follows and to listen via Zoom:

Written Comments:

  1. Email written comments to emccrackin@ci.henderson.nc.us
  2. Emails received by 3 p.m. the day of the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting. Comments are limited to three minutes per person.

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Agenda Items Include:

Amending the Zoning Ordinance by Defining and Adding Indoor Farming as a Use.

Amending the Zoning Ordinance by Increasing the Density within the R-6 and R-8 Zoning Districts.

Providing for the Disposition of Jointly Owned Properties by the City and County Identified as Andrews Avenue, Recorded in Vance County Tax Deed Book 1275, Page 988, Further Identified as PIN #0079 03036 and 0 East Avenue, Recorded in Vance County Tax Deed Book 1275, Page 985, Further Identified as PIN #0079 03038.

Directing the Code Compliance Director to Remove or Demolish the following Structures for Failure to Comply with Abandoned Structure Code (Chapter 21A):

  • 413 Brick Street
  • 926 Champion Street
  • 113 Main Street
  • 413 East Rockspring Street
  • 842/846 Vaughan Street

Awarding the CARES Act Improvements Project to Yes Real Estate Construction Group for Division 1 and 2, and H.G. Reynolds for Division 3.

Rejection of the Beckford Drive Widening Project U-4916.

Awarding Department Handgun and Badge to Retiree Captain Steven T. Vaughn.

Authorizing the Acceptance of Grant Funding from the US Department of Justice BJA Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative.

Adopting a Title VI Policy for the City of Henderson, North Carolina to Prohibit Discrimination in Programs and Services and Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance.

Click here to view previous and current Henderson City Council meeting agendas and minutes.

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Henderson Public Safety Committee to Discuss COVID, Homicides

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The Henderson City Council’s Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 3 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss COVID-19 and homicides.

This meeting will be available via Zoom, and the public is welcome to observe.

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City Council to Discuss Montgomery St. Demolition, Transit Grant Match

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

The Henderson City Council will meet on Monday, November 9, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave. in Henderson, NC.

Due to COVID-19 health mandates issued by Governor Cooper, the number of citizens allowed into Council Chambers is limited. However, members of the community are strongly encouraged to provide questions/comments for Council in writing as follows and to listen via Zoom:

Written Comments:

  1. Email written comments to emccrackin@ci.henderson.nc.us
  2. Emails received by 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting. Comments are limited to three minutes per person.

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Agenda Items Include:

Recognizing retiree Police Captain Steven Vaughn.

Directing the Code Compliance Director to remove or demolish the structure at 622 E. Montgomery Street for failure to comply with the Minimum Housing Code (Chapter 21).

Approval of a $30,000 non-federal match for a NCDOT Federal Transit Administration Grant in the amount of $1.25 million for the Connecting Rural and Urban Triangle Communities through an Equitable Transit-Oriented Development Project.

Awarding Change Order #1 to S.T. Wooten in the amount of approximately $50,000 and not to exceed $100,000 for the Henderson 2020 Pavement Overlay Project.

Adoption of the 2021 City Council meeting schedule.

Authorizing the acceptance of a Bureau of Justice Assistance Office Grant for the Bulletproof Vest Program for the Police Department for FY 21.

Click here to view previous and current Henderson City Council meeting agendas and minutes.

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Henderson City Council to Hear Presentation on Urban Redevelopment

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

On November 5, 2020, individuals from the North Carolina School of Government will make a presentation to members of the Henderson City Council and the Henderson Planning Board regarding Urban Redevelopment Areas. This meeting will be a Zoom meeting and will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

The Zoom information will be posted on the City’s web page no later than 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 5.

It is possible a quorum of Council Members will attend this meeting; however, no action will be taken.

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City Council Meeting to Include Boat Storage Hearing, Adoption of Water/Sewer CIP

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

The Henderson City Council will meet on Monday, October 12, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave. in Henderson, NC.

Due to COVID-19 health mandates issued by Governor Cooper, the number of citizens allowed into Council Chambers is limited. However, members of the community are strongly encouraged to provide questions/comments for Council in writing as follows and to listen via Zoom.

Written Comments:

  1. Email written comments to emccrackin@ci.henderson.nc.us
  2. Emails received by 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting. Comments are limited to three minutes per person.

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Agenda Items Include:

Public Hearing: amending the Zoning Ordinance Table of Uses by adding boat storage in the B-4 District (Neighborhood Commercial) as a permitted use.

Adoption of the City of Henderson’s Water and Sewer Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and financial analysis.

Award a contract to Synagro for sludge removal from the Henderson Water Reclamation Facility via a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) project and approve Budget Amendment #4 to establish the CIP project.

Establish a Use of Funds schedule for the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) funding grant.

Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Henderson and Dominion Energy North Carolina.

Approval of purchase of 204 Mulberry Street for the Urban Redevelopment Area.

Accepting an award for U. S. Department of Justice’s 2020 BJA Justice Assistance Grant to fund the purchase of two Watchguard In-Car Video Camera systems.

Accepting transfer of ownership of K-9 Deli to Sgt. Jonathan Thomas, handler, through a Contractual Hold Harmless Agreement.

Board Appointments.

Click here to view previous and current Henderson City Council meeting agendas and minutes. 

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Henderson City Council to Hold Second CDBG-Coronavirus Public Hearing

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

Henderson Mayor Eddie Ellington has requested a Special Called Meeting of the Henderson City Council for Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 12 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to hold a second Public Hearing regarding the submission of a Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) to the North Carolina Department of Commerce Rural Economic Development Division.

This meeting will be held in Council Chambers, 134 Rose Avenue, Henderson, NC, and will also be available via the Zoom information below.  The public is welcome.

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Ola Thorpe-Cooper Appointed to Henderson City Council’s Vacant Ward 4 Seat

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At Monday evening’s Henderson City Council meeting, Council members voted to appoint Ms. Ola Thorpe-Cooper to fill the unexpired term of Fearldine Simmons. Simmons passed away at the age of 73 on August 9, 2020. Her term was active through 2021.

Thorpe-Cooper was approved by a 5-2 ballot vote and will serve as the representative for the Council’s Ward 4 seat.

Henderson Mayor Eddie Ellington said, “Ms. Ola Thorpe-Cooper is a fine lady that will serve our City well. If you look back on her impressive, noteworthy achievements through the years, that’s what she has done her whole life, help others. We welcome her aboard and look forward to her encouraging personality and many talents.”

Thorpe-Cooper will be sworn in during the October 12, 2020, regularly scheduled Henderson City Council meeting.

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Henderson City Council to Hold Rezoning Hearing, Fill Vacant Ward 4 Seat

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

The Henderson City Council will meet on Monday, September 14, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 134 Rose Ave. in Henderson, NC.

Due to COVID-19 health mandates issued by Governor Cooper, the number of citizens allowed into Council Chambers is limited. Members of the community are strongly encouraged to provide questions/comments for Council in writing as follows and to listen to the meeting online via Zoom.

Written Comments:

  1. Email written comments to emccrackin@ci.henderson.nc.us
  2. Emails received by 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting. Comments are limited to three minutes per person.

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Agenda Items Include:

Public Hearing on rezoning Parkview Drive, Vance County Tax Parcels 0201 06001, 0210 06008, 0210 06009 and 0210 0610 from B-4 (Neighborhood Commercial) District to 0-1 (Office Institutional District).

Authorizing the submission of Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) to the North Carolina Department of Commerce Rural Economic Development Division.

Authorizing an engineering agreement with Little Environments, PLLC in the Amount of $25,160 for the engineering evaluation of Fox Pond and Rowland Pond.

Authorizing the sale of two parcels of City-owned land located at 427-425 South Garnett Street, recorded in Vance County Tax Deed Book 1346, page 1154, further identified as PIN #0002 05008 and 0002-05008-A respectively and to advertise for upset bids per North Carolina General Statute 160A 269.

Ratifying a letter of engagement between the City of Henderson and Nelson Price & Associates, P.A., for audit activity to comply with yellow book requirements for the annual audit for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

Approving financing terms between the City of Henderson and First Citizens Bank and refinancing terms with Benchmark Community Bank.

Authorizing an appointment to fill the vacant unexpired Ward 4 Ward Seat of former City Council Member Fearldine A. Simmons.

Council previously approved the protocol and procedure for filling the unexpired term of Mrs. Fearldine A. Simmons. Notice was made for those interested to submit a Letter of Interest to the City Clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2020. 

Council then met on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, to review the next step in filling the vacant unexpired Ward 4 Ward Seat.

During that meeting, the consensus was to ask each candidate to make a brief presentation to Council during the September 14, 2020, Council Meeting. Following the presentations, Council will appoint an individual to fill the vacant Ward 4 Ward Seat.

The individual selected will be sworn in during the October 12, 2020, regularly scheduled meeting.

Click here to view previous and current Henderson City Council meeting agendas and minutes. 

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Henderson City Council to Hold Special Meeting on Personnel Matter – Sept. 9

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-Information courtesy the City of Henderson

Henderson Mayor Eddie Ellington has requested a Special Called Meeting of the Henderson City Council for Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 6 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to hold a Closed Session Pursuant to G.S. .§143-318.11 (a)(6) regarding a Personnel Matter.

This meeting will be held in Council Chambers, 134 Rose Avenue, Henderson, NC. The public is welcome to observe the taking of the roll and adjournment. Citizens and/or staff are not allowed into the Executive (Closed) Session.