Town Board Meeting Recap

The Town Board meets on the first Monday and the Tuesday following the 3rd Monday of each month. 

The meeting agenda is available the Friday before the scheduled meeting.  Meeting minutes are posted after the Town Board reviews and approves them which is generally at the next meeting.  Find agendas and minutes

Here’s a recap of what happened at the Town Board meeting on Mon., Feb. 5. Approved minutes should be available after Feb. 20:

Presentations

  • The American Legion Post 116 gave an annual update on the state of veteran’s in our community. American Legion Post 116 continues to demonstrate a pattern of increased growth over the last decade, most recently taking the lead in the state of North Carolina as the largest post in the state.
  • The Fuquay Springs Questers were recognized at tonight’s for their service to the community over the past 30 years. The Questers have been instrumental in preserving the Town’s history and preserving historic buildings such as the Squire Ballentine House and the First Post Office.
  • Captain Bob Adams was recognized for completing the Leading for Results Fellowship Program through the UNC School of Government and sponsored by the Local Government Federal Credit Union.

Items Tabled from Previous Meeting

The town board approved a requested zoning map amendment for a total of 20.05 acres, located at 5202 Spence Farm Road, from the Residential Agricultural (RA) Zoning District to the Office & Institutional Conditional Zoning District (O&I-CZD).

Public Hearings

The Town Board took the following actions:

  • Approved REZ-2017-35, a zoning map amendment at 1501 Angier Road and 8816 Purfoy Road, from the Wake County R-30 Zoning District to the Residential Medium Density Conditional Zoning District (RMD-CZD). The proposed zoning map amendment is consistent with the 2035 Community Vision Land Use Plan and is reasonable and in the best interest of the public for the reasons identified by management and staff.
  • Approved REZ-2017-36, a zoning map amendment at 7005 Kennebec Road, from the Wake County R-30 Zoning District to the Residential Agricultural Conditional Zoning District (RA-CZD). Although, the proposed zoning map amendment is not consistent with the 2035 Community Vision Land Use Plan, it is reasonable and in the best interest of the public for the reasons identified by management and staff. This motion includes approval of the requested amendment to the 2035 Land Use Plan to Large Lot Residential.

Administrative Reports

The Town Board took the following actions:

  • Approved a temporary street closure for the Band on the Run 5K sponsored by the Band Boosters of Fuquay-Varina scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018.
  • Approved the selection of and will enter into scope and fee negotiations with Cline Design & Bass Nixon Kennedy for the design and engineering of the Governmental Facilities Project.  A conceptual layout of the Town Hall as presented and recommended.
  • Approved a mural design for the Art Center from three designs reviewed by a committee comprised of members of the DBC Art Committee, a representative from FV Revitalization, a representative from the Arts Council, and a local artist. The chosen mural is intended to have a link to Fuquay-Varina’s history.
  • Approved a contract with SEPI Engineering & Construction for engineering services for the N. Judd Parkway NE widening improvements.

Other Business

The Town Manager provided a quarterly financial report, manager’s report and project status reports for various project.

The Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy is accepting applications for the first academy, a 9-week course, begins Feb. 22.

The Town is hosting a blood drive on Feb. 14 from 9 am – 1 pm. Sign-ups are still available.

The fire and police explorers will attend competition in Gatlinburg, TN this upcoming weekend. 

Installation of the town’s gateway signs have been delayed in previous weeks due to weather.  Installation is expected within the next 2 weeks.

The Public Works department has a new knuckle boom truck.



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