Boone Town Council

Council Votes to Amend Towing Ordinance; Companies Must Stay Open Six Hours after Towing Vehicle

Published Friday, September 21, 2012 at 3:33 pm
Sept. 21, 2012. The Boone Town Council made short work of an issue at the Thursday, Sept. 20 meeting, acting quickly to decide on changes to the towing ordinance following a Sept. 8 dispute over a towed vehicle. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Boone Town Council Goes Against Planning Commission Recommendation; Denies Student Housing Complex

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 12:04 pm
Aug. 22, 2012. Despite a 5-3 recommendation from the Planning Commission to approve a rezoning request for the proposed Clawson and Greene Multi-Family Development, the Boone Town Council voted unanimously to deny the request at the regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Re-zoning Request for Clawson/Green Complex Presented at Quarterly Public Hearing; Public Voices Concerns

Published Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 4:30 pm
Aug. 7, 2012. Representatives for the proposed 546-bedroom Clawson/Green Multi-Family Development presented their request for re-zoning at the Aug. 6 quarterly public hearing in front of the Town Council and Planning Commission. Some residents opposed the new development. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Possible ‘European-design’ Feature for Scaled-Down Version of Howard Street Improvement Concept Plan

Published Friday, July 20, 2012 at 2:53 pm
July 20, 2012. After years of attempting to acquire right of ways for an elaborate Howard Street transformation, the Boone Town Council decided to back up and punt, approving a concept design by the Virginia-based Glave and Holmes Architecture, that is, as Council Member Jamie Leigh called the plan, a “scaled-down version.” Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Boone Town Council Retracts 33 Percent Parking Increase for Merchants, Adopts 10 Percent Increase Instead

Published Friday, July 20, 2012 at 8:50 am
July 20, 2012. After hearing multiple complaints from downtown merchants regarding parking increases in Town of Boone-owned lots, the Boone Town Council retracted its original 33 percent monthly increase and adopted a 10 percent increase instead. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Ball: ‘All Options Open’ Regarding ETJ Bill; Council Discusses Possible Judicial Action in Closed Session

Published Friday, June 22, 2012 at 9:51 am
June 22, 2012. UPDATE: Bill passes first reading in N.C. House. Last night after the Boone Town Council meeting, council members consulted with the Town Attorney Sam Furgiuele regarding the House Bill 949, the bill sponsored by Senator Dan Soucek that would strip Boone's ETJ powers. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Boone’s ETJ Powers in Jeopardy

Published Friday, June 1, 2012 at 3:39 pm
June 1, 2012. On Monday, June 4, the Boone Town Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. to consult with town attorney Sam Furgiuele about the ramification of a recently introduced bill that could potentially strip Boone of extra-territorial jurisdiction powers. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Greene Construction to Renovate Post Office; Asheville Global Environmental Removing Hazardous Materials

Published Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 3:03 pm
https://www.hcpress.com/?p=24759May 17, 2012. On Wednesday, May 16, renovation on the Downtown Boone Post Office began. Asheville Global Environmental is now working on removing asbestos and lead-based paint, and in the coming weeks Boone-based Greene Construction will begin work on the building. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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SAHA Request for Kiwanis Club’s Horn in the West Concerts Tabled Until Thursday Due to Zoning Issues

Published Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 11:45 am
May 16, 2012. The Southern Appalachian Historic Association requested permission to allow the Kiwanis Club of Watauga County to hold Monday evening concerts from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., free to the community, during the 2012 Summer season at Horn in the West June 18 through Sept. 1. Read more...
BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Boone Town Council Strong-Arms for Cultural Resources Board’s Involvement in $10M Proposed DB Park Concept

Published Friday, April 20, 2012 at 1:20 am
April 20, 2012. After four hours discussing other matters, the Boone Town Council listened to a presentation from organizers of the Daniel Boone Park. And after another hour of rehashing thoughts regarding the proposed $10 million development project, the council members endorsed the proposed conceptual master plan. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Boone Town Council Renews SAHA Lease; Farmers’ Market Returns to the Horn; Some Tension Still Lingers

Published Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:23 am
April 20, 2012. The Boone Town Council agreed to the sublease agreement between Southern Appalachian Historical Association (SAHA) and the Watauga County Farmers’ Market (WCFM) from May 1 to October 31, 2012. SAHA will charge the WCFM $5,000 per year. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Boone Town Council Offers Arts Council 3-Month Jones House Extension; Council Member Calls it “Draconian”

Published Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:17 am
April 20, 2012. Two weeks after creating a Cultural Resources Board, which would absorb duties presently conducted by the Watauga Arts Council, and after essentially kicking the Arts Council out of the Jones House effective July 1, the Boone Town Council approved a motion to... Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Steering Committee for Daniel Boone Park to Request Boone’s Endorsement of Master Concept Plan Tonight

Published Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 1:02 pm
April 19, 2012. Tonight at a regular Boone Town Council meeting, the steering committee for the Daniel Boone Park project will recommend that the Boone Town Council endorse a proposed concept plan that features a new road curving over the lower portion of Strawberry Hill. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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From 20-Minute Babble over Copier in Jones House to Wat. Arts Council Finding New Home After 20+ Years

Published Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 12:48 pm
April 14, 2012. This development isn’t surprising to anyone who has followed the rocky relationship between the Boone Town and the Watauga Arts councils that flared up last spring and has soured to the point that the Arts Council will lose its downtown home in July. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Council Votes to Annex Additional Properties, Tables New Lease with SAHA

Published Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 4:35 pm
Mar. 22, 2012. The Boone Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, March 20 for the first of two scheduled meetings for the week and made swift work of agenda items including property annexation. Read more...
BY RON FITZWATER
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Boone Town Council Votes 3 to 2 to Approve Changes to Town Noise Ordinance on Feb. 21 Based on Decibel Levels

Published Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 4:02 pm
Feb. 23, 2012. BOONE -- The Boone Town Council voted 3 to 2, to approve amendments to the town’s noise ordinance at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Read more...
BY RON FITZWATER
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