Posted on 02 September 2013.
The Cornelius Planning Board will meet Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Town Hall to consider the proposed Barnhardt subdivision east of W.A. Hough High School, and to review and offer a recommendation on a proposed Land Development Code amendment defining large breweries, microbreweries and restaurant/brewpubs. The board also will continue its review of town’s planned update to the Land Use Plan.
The meeting begins at 6:30pm in the Assembly Room of Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave.
The board will continued discussion of the Cornelius Land Use Plan Update. Staff and consultants are preparing maps and materials to be used in the discussions.
The Barnhardt subdivision involves a request by Blue Stream Partners LLC to rezone about 64 acres on Bailey Road Extension from Rural Preservation to General Residential. The developers also are seeking approval of a 26-lot subdivision, with a single-family home on each lot. The planning board reviewed this application July 15, but tabled the discussion until the Sept. 4 meeting.
Meanwhile, the board is scheduled to review and make a recommendation to the Town Baord on a proposed text amendment to the Cornelius Land Development Code that would define and classify large breweries, microbreweries and restaurant/brewpubs. At its Aug. 21 meeting, the Land Development Code Advisory Board recommendeded the proposal to the Planning Board.
See the full agenda on the town website.”
Posted in Bailey Road, Cornelius, Davidson, Planning & Development, Statesville Road/US 21, Town Hall
Posted on 28 August 2013.
Publix submitted a site plan that included this proposed sign for Magnolia Plaza, off West Catawba Ave. Click for documents on the town website.
By DAVID BORAKS
Cornelius officials have approved a site plan for renovations at Magnolia Plaza off West Catawba Avenue that will include a Publix supermarket, the Florida company’s seventh in North Carolina. A Publix spokeswoman said this week said the company hopes to open the new store in late 2014 or early 2015.
Lakeland, FL, based Publix Super Markets has now announced plans for seven stores in North Carolina as it charges onto the turf of Harris Teeter, Food Lion and other locally-owned chains. The first of those stores will open in 2014 in Charlotte’s Ballantyne area. Besides the Cornelius location, Publix also announced plans last week for a store in Winston-Salem. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson, food, Huntersville, West Catawba Avenue
Posted on 16 August 2013.
Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker and Town Manager Anthony Roberts at the Lake Norman Chamber’s Focus Friday on the town bond referendum. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Mayor Lynette Rinker and Commissioner John Bradford told Lake Norman Chamber members Friday the town’s proposed $20.4 million bond package up for a vote this fall would boost economic development, improve the quality of life in Cornelius, and help unify the two sides of town. Officials said those benefits outweigh a potential 1-cent tax increase.
Their appearance at the chamber’s monthly Focus Friday issues forum marked the start of a campaign for voter support for three separate bonds. Cornelius will ask voters this November to approve three bond issues totaling $20.4 million for streets, parks & rec and downtown redevelopment. Read the full story
Posted in Antiquity, Cornelius, Cornelius neighborhoods, Election 2013, Planning & Development, Politics, Town Hall, Transportation
Posted on 13 August 2013.
The house is at NC 115/North Main Street and Davidson Street. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
The owner of The Children’s House on Monday withdrew her request for a rezoning to move her Montessori preschool to a house on North Main Street, expressing concern about traffic safety at the Davidson Street intersection, which leads to the Lake Norman YMCA.
Owner Debbie Richardson currently runs the preschool inside Community School of Davidson High School, on Armour Street in Davidson. The center is licensed by the state for up to 29 students. She had asked to change the zoning for the 1.4 acre property at 21001 N. Main St. from Neighborhood Residential to Neighborhood Mixed Use. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius, Planning & Development, Public safety, Schools, Traffic alerts