Cornelius Commissioners on Monday adopted a zoning rule change that could make it easier to build drive-throughs in certain parts of town, and approved plans by Crossfit Cornelius to build a new fitness studio on Catawba Avenue at Smith Circle. The board also agreed to take over ownership and maintenance of Willow Pond. And commissioners endorsed the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s plans to lobby to keep a state funding tool that lets municipalities tax commercial property owners for transportation projects.
The board also voted to extend the multi-town agreement that authorizes the Lake Norman Transportation Commission. And during a discussion, some commissioners expressed concern over the NCDOT’s proposed “superstreet” design for a widened West Catawba Avenue, south of Jetton Road. Read the full story