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File #: 19-5489    Version: 1 Name: Land Development Services Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the Town of Huntersville
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 5/30/2019 In control: LUESA
On agenda: 6/18/2019 Final action:
Title: : Land Development Services Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the Town of Huntersville
Attachments: 1. 19-5489 Resolution.pdf, 2. 19-5489 Agreement.pdf
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Title:
Land Development Services Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with the Town of Huntersville

Summary
ACTION:
Adopt the Resolution authorizing Execution of the Amended and Restated Land Development Services Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between Mecklenburg County and the Town of Hundersville

Staff Contact: W. Dave Canaan, LUESA - Storm Water Services


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
LUESA - Storm Water Services provides Land Development services on behalf of the six Towns. These services include enforcement of the Town’s zoning, subdivision, water quality, planning, floodplain and other ordinances.

In March 2018 the Town of Huntersville, Board of Commissioners instructed Town staff to initiate discussions with the County on the potential for the Town to assume the responsibility of providing Land Development services. The County was informed that the Town’s reasons for assuming responsibility for providing these services are to create a one-stop shop; increase the Town’s control and ownership to match the Town’s accountability for roads, sidewalks, street trees, etc.; and enhance the ability for the Town to adjust fees. Since March 2018, Town and Storm Water staff have resolved most of the issues for a successful transition of Land Development services to the Town effective July 1, 2019.

Proposed changes to the Amended and Restated Land Development Services Interlocal Cooperation Agreement codifies the transition of services to the Town and documents other administrative details like the County collecting fees on the Town’s behalf.

LUESA - Code Enforcement will continue to provide services to ensure compliance with the NC Building Code. The Town has requested the County continue to enforce the Town’s Floodplain Ordinance due to the relative infrequency of development in the floodplain in Huntersville and the complexities of managing this regulatory program to the State of North Carolina and FEMA standards. The County will also co...

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