Boone Town Council To Meet Thursday Night

Published Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 1:31 pm

By Jesse Wood

With snowfall not expected to return until midnight, the Boone Town Council is still planning on meeting Thursday, Jan. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located on Blowing Rock Road.

You can view the meeting agenda and packet here.

Below is a preview of what the council members will discuss.

  • The Boone Town Council will hold a public hearing and a proposed ordinance as been drafted to designate the Downtown Boone Post Office as a local historic landmark.
  • Representatives of Combs, Tennant and Carpenter, PC will present the Town of Boone’s 2014-15 fiscal year annual audit.
  • Resolution for council’s support of the carbon fee and dividend federal legislation proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Request for adoption of rules of procedures for the Historic Preservation Commission and general design principles and guidelines for historic landmarks and districts designated by the Town of Boone.
  • Approval of Southern Appalachian Historical Association (SAHA) release for 2016.
  • Consideration of cases heard at the Jan. 6 special public hearing: University Outlook Conditional District Zoning Map Amendment and Appendix B Revised Plant List – UDO Text Amendment.
  • Discussion of 2013 Housing Analysis study, which noted that student housing was overbuilt and this oversupply would continue to increase.


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