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File #: 18-4764    Version: 1 Name: Naming Application - Clark's Creek Greenway Trail to Barry Gullet Trail on Clark's Creek Greenway
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 6/4/2018 In control: Park and Recreation
On agenda: 8/8/2018 Final action:
Title: : Naming Application - Clark's Creek Greenway Trail to Barry Gullet Trail on Clark's Creek Greenway
Attachments: 1. 18-4764 - Barry Gullet Trail MAP.pdf, 2. 18-4764 - Naming Application - Barry Gullet Trail.pdf, 3. 18-4764 - Barry Gullet Trail Support Letter - Kim Eagle.pdf, 4. 18-4764 - Barry Gullet Trail Support Letter Vi Lyles.pdf, 5. 18-4764 - Barry Gullet Background Check.pdf, 6. Notice of Public Hearing Barry Gullet Trail on Clark's Creek GW.pdf
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Title:
Naming Application - Clark's Creek Greenway Trail to Barry Gullet Trail on Clark's Creek Greenway

Summary
ACTION:
1. Acknowledge receipt of an application, submitted by Ron Weathers on behalf of Charlotte Water, to approve renaming a section of Clark's Creek Greenway from Saxonbury Way to Mallard Creek Greenway to "Barry Gullet Trail on Clark's Creek Greenway"

2. Schedule a public hearing on September 18, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. to receive public comment on the proposed naming of this section of Clark's Creek Greenway to "Barry Gullet Trail on Clark's Creek Greenway" and direct the Clerk to the Board to publish the notice of hearing as required

Staff Contact: Gwen Cook, Park and Recreation


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
Barry Gullet retired from the City of Charlotte on January 1, 2018 after a 39-year career at Charlotte Water (formally Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility Department). After serving several roles, he became the Director of the Department in 2010. He was involved in many projects which later became routes for greenways. Barry has collaborated with Mecklenburg County and Charlotte Water staff to route greenway trails through the complexities of large wastewater treatment plant sites and along sewer easements for several years resulting in several miles of greenway. He and his family are frequent users of Clark’s Creek and other greenways.
Barry served many scouts as a merit badge counselor and introduced many scouts to cycling on greenways. He led scouts on projects such as Big Sweep to clean shore lines and planting trees to improve the City watershed for drinking water.
He helped build a strong relationship between the City and Mecklenburg County. He has been a leader in numerous environmental initiatives serving as liaison for government programs, including development of the SWIM (Storm Water Management and Improvement buffers) and several professional organizations (see application).
Barry is the recipient of local, st...

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