Board of Adjustment
June 6, 2016
The City of Mount Holly Planning Commission met on June 6, 2016 at 6:30pm at the Municipal Complex
located at 400 East Central Avenue, Mount Holly. Those members present were Chairman Bill Gary, Tom
Springs, Barry Rumfelt, Myles Biggerstaff, Carlton Broome, Will Crist and Leroy Thorns. City
Manager Danny Jackson, Planning Director Greg Beal, Planner Jonathan Wilson and Planner Brian
DuPont were also present at the meeting.
Chairman Gary called the meeting to order and moved to the second item on the agenda; the approval
of the minutes. Mr. Crist made the motion that the Planning Commission accept the minutes as
presented and Ms. Rumfelt seconded, all members were in favor.
Chairman Gary moved to the third item on the agenda; Call for a public hearing, regarding a request
by Jesse Fields, to rezone a 2.97-acre tract of land at 804 West Charlotte Avenue, Tax Parcel
#204980 from R-8 Single Family to B-3 General Business. Mr. Rumfelt made the motion that the
Planning Commission recommend to City Council to call for a public hearing to rezone 2.97-acre
tract of land from R-8 Single Family to B-3 General Business. Mr. Thorns seconded the motion and
all members were in favor.
Chairman Gary moved to the forth item on the agenda; Call for a public hearing, regarding a request
by Tim Murphy, for a text amendment to Article 3, 5, 6, and 7 of the Zoning Ordinance to reflect an
outdoor resort use and regulation as a Special Use in the B-3 Zoning District. Mr. Crist made the
motion that the Planning Commission recommends a call for a public hearing for a text amendment.
Mr. Biggerstaff seconded the motion and all members were in favor.
Chairman Gary moved to the fifth item on the agenda; Presentation and Interviews of Planning
Commission/Board of Adjustment applicants. Mr. DuPont approached the Planning Commission and said
there are two applicants and one has withdrawn their application. Mr. DuPont continued and
introduced the remaining applicant Lauren Shoemaker. Ms. Shoemaker introduced herself and she was
interested in this the position because of prior experience in similar areas. She served 7 years on
a Community Development Foundation and two years on an Economical Development Committee. Chairman
Gary opens the discussion for questions. With no questions asked, Mr. Biggerstaff made the motion
to recommend to City Council, Lauren for Planning Commission. Mr. Crist seconded the motion and all
members were in favor.
With there being no other items for discussion Mr. Broome made a motion to adjourn which was
seconded by Mr. Crist and all members in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 7:03pm.
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