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August 9, 2019

Notice of Upcoming Public Meetings and Planning Events

Please note: Agenda items are current at time of posting, but may not be available for review at this time. Items may be changed, updated, or added after the initial posting.


Announcements



ENGAGEDurham

link to Engage Durham website

Check out ENGAGEDurham, the new website for a pilot of coordinated community engagement for the City and County!
 
Based on the City’s Equitable Community Engagement Blueprint, ENGAGEDurham is a pilot initiative to coordinate engagement efforts between City/County Planning, City Transportation, City Neighborhood Improvement Services, and City General Services Departments. This pilot will be a multi-year engagement process to influence outcomes for a variety of projects, including our new Comprehensive Plan, new County Transit Plan, the Belt Line trail, the Move Durham study, the Third Fork Creek Trail extension, and the R. Kelly Bryant Bridge Trail.
 
Check out the site, with links to information on each of the projects, and sign up to receive email or text updates as these projects progress!


Upcoming Public Meetings


Durham Planning Commission

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, 1st Floor
City Hall,101 City Hall Plaza
Link to the Durham Planning Commission Agenda

The Durham City-County Planning Commission will hold public hearings on August 13, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, 1st Floor, Durham, NC  27701, to consider the following:

Zoning Map Changes

    • Leesville Road Boat and RV Storage (Z1900020) 4615 Leesville Road is request to change the zoning from Rural Residential (RR), Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay B (F/J-B) to Commercial General with a text-only development plan (CG(D)), Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay B (F/J-B)

    Informational Items (does not require public hearing)

    • New Comprehensive Plan Update
    • Stormwater Management Presentation 

    Public Review:  The staff report is available in the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Email or call 919-560-4137 Jamie.Sunyak@DurhamNC.gov x28235.

    Public Participation: Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 5:30 p.m. and should sign up on the sheets to be provided. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.


    Durham City Council

    Monday, August 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
    Council Chambers, 1st Floor
    City Hall,101 City Hall Plaza

    Link to the Durham City Council Agendas
     
    The Durham City Council will hold a public hearing on August 19, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to hear the following requests:

    Special Use Permit

    • Towerview Business Center (M1800002/D1800246) Requests for a major special use permit (MSUP) (M1800002) to allow a reduction of the required width of the Major Transportation Corridor I-40 buffer and a major site plan (D1800246) have been received from the Morningstar Law Group for the construction of a two-story office building totaling 12,452 square feet on a 1.61-acre lot.

    Street Closings

    • Oregon Street Closing (SC1800001) (Continued from March 18, 2019, April 15, 2019, and June 3, 2019): A request to permanently close 1,794.18 linear feet of Oregon Street.

    Public Reviews: The application, staff report, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. For cases M1800002/D1800246, contact Eliza Monroe by email at BOA@DurhamNC.gov or call 919-560-4137, ext. 28245. For case SC1800001, contact Emily Struthers by email at Emily.Struthers@durhamnc.gov or call 919-560-4137, ext. 28263.

    Public Participation:  Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7:00 p.m. and sign up on the sheet provided. The mayor will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.


    Durham Board of County Commissioners 

    Monday, August 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
    Commissioners Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
    200 E. Main Street
    Link to the Durham Board of County Commissioners Agendas

    The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing, August 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., 2nd floor, Commissioners' Meeting Room, 200 E. Main Street, to consider the following:

    • Patterson Place Compact Suburban Design District (TC1800009). Amendments to Article 16, Design Districts, and other associated sections, to establish new standards for the proposed Compact Suburban Design (CSD) zoning district, and other technical amendments to current Design District zoning standards. 

    Public Reviews: The application, staff reports, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Contact Lisa.Miller@DurhamNC.gov or call 919-560-4137, ext: 28270.

    Public Participation: Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7:00 p.m. and should sign up on the sheets provided. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.


    Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act 

    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, or ADA@DurhamNC.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event or deadline date.


    How to Find More Information about Board and Commission Agendas:

    The City's Agenda Center web page has the latest agenda materials and minutes for all City-County Boards and Commissions. See also the Public Hearings and Notices page on the City Clerk's web site.



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