April 7 , 2003
Members present: Vance Dalton, Eddie Barringer, Robbie Bennett, Jerry L. McCombs, Nancy Smyre, Nancy Jo Teague, Eric Shook, and Robert Crouch
Members absent: Stanley Stewart, Mike Rutledge, Paul Beatty (Planning Board liaison), Janice Morrow and Michael Isenhour.
Staff present: Mary George, Jacky Eubanks, and Rich Hoffman from the Catawba County Planning Department; John Kenny, consultant from the Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG).
Dalton: Called the meting to order at 6:35PM
at the St. James Lutheran Church. The minutes
from the November 4, 2002 meeting were
approved. The next meeting will be a work
session with the Planning Board on April
28, 2003 at 5:30 at the Government Center.
From there the plan will go before the
Planning Board on May 19, 2003 with any
changes from the work session. Then the
plan will go before the Board of Commissioners
on June 16, 2003 for a public hearing at
The committee felt that the land with existing waterlines on Water Plant Road and E. Maiden Road were mostly developed and didn't see the need to alter the current recommended 2-acre lot size zoning.Other issues raised by commissioners were:
Ms. George: Mentioned that a grant is being discussed to pursue a passive recreation park for an area below Murray's Mill which will serve the Balls Creek, Sherrills Ford and Catawba areas.
The committee voted to recommend the plan to the Planning Board with the above noted changes.
The meeting adjourned at 7:50 PM.