Havelock BOC Public Hearings: June 1, 2020


Havelock Board of Commissioners
Monday, June 1, 2020
7:05 p.m. or as soon as the matter can be reached
Havelock Tourist & Event Center

Notice is hereby given that the Havelock Board of Commissioners will hold three (3) Public Hearings at the Havelock Tourist & Event Center, located at 201 Tourist Center Drive, Havelock, NC on Monday, June 1, 2020, with the first beginning at 7:05 p.m., or as soon as the matter can be reached, and the remaining following immediately thereafter. The purpose of the hearings is to discuss and consider the following:

(1) Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for the City of Havelock: The proposed budget has been provided to the Board of Commissioners and is available for public inspection by clicking on the following link: Budget Book FY2021 or by request through the City Clerk’s Office by calling (252) 444-6400 during normal office hours.

(2) Proposed Text Amendment – To Add “Tree Service” (with outdoor raw material/tree storage) to the Table of Permitted Uses (155-8), with the use as a Special Use Permit in Highway Commercial, Permitted Use in Light Industrial and Heavy Industrial, along with the associated development standards (155.0709) within the City of Havelock Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).

(3) Proposed Text Amendment – To the City of Havelock’s Flood Ordinance contained within the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The proposal reflects updated flood map panels and regulations from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These updates to the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance are required by FEMA in order to remain eligible in the National Flood Insurance Program.

In order to comply with COVID-19 mass gatherings and social distancing provisions contained within NC Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Orders, all interested attendees will be required to follow specific guidelines put in place. The meeting will be recorded and posted to the website. Due to these protocols and possible restrictions, additional options will be provided to permit public participation as noted below:

• Reserve your in-person attendance by contacting City Hall at (252) 444-6400. Adequate social distancing accommodations will need to be made to safeguard your attendance and/or participation. Appropriate protective face coverings/masks will be required of all attendees.
• Call or Email general or public hearing related questions/comments:
o Call in comments or questions prior to 5:00 p.m. on June 1, 2020 at (252) 463-7175. Please leave your name, address and comments/questions on the recorded line.
o Email questions or comments by 5:00 p.m. on June 1, 2020 to: comments@havelocknc.us. Please provide your name and address.

These efforts are being made to ensure that the public has an opportunity to participate and/or submit their input and questions, while still maintaining statutory requirements and keeping the public safe. Comments and questions will be provided to the Board during the meeting. Derogatory or inappropriate comments will not be included as part of the meeting content. For additional information, please call (252) 444-6400 during regular business hours.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. The City of Havelock does not discriminate on the basis of a disability. If you need special accommodations to attend this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.