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Date:
March 20, 2023
Time:
7:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
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Public Hearing Notice: Durham City Council - March 20, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

Monday, March 20, 2023

A Public Hearing will be held by the Durham City Council to receive citizens’ comments on the Draft HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan. In addition, public hearings will be held to hear the following requests: Annexations - Wesley Downs (BDG2100006), Shady Grove Assemblage (BDG2100008); Zoning Map Changes - Wesley Downs (Z2100012), Shady Grove Assemblage (Z2100016); Development Agreement - Novel University Hill (Z2100048); UDO Text Amendment - Simplifying Codes for Affordable Development (TC2200001)

Budget

Budget and Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

A public hearing will be held by the Durham City Council to receive comments on the development of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-24 Budget and the FY 2024-2029 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).

For additional information, contact John Allore with the City's Budget and Management Services at 919-560-4111 ext. 20292.

Community Development

Draft HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan

A Public Hearing will be held by the Durham City Council to receive citizens’ comments on the Draft HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan. The City is proposing to use $4,346,151 to develop new affordable housing units to be prioritized for households exiting homelessness.
 
The Public Hearing is scheduled on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. during the Durham City Council Meeting. Durham stakeholders interested in providing public comments on the Draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan should follow the City of Durham’s Public Comment Instructions. Written comments concerning the Draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan may be sent to the following link: Draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Comments.
 
The Draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan will be available for public review from February 23, 2023 - March 25, 2023, on the City of Durham website located at the following link: Draft HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Allocation Plan (PDF) and at the City of Durham, Community Development Department located at 516 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC.
 
For additional information, contact Colin Davis, Manager Homeless Services at 919-560-4570 ext. 22272.

FY 2023-24 Annual Action Plan "Needs"

A Public Hearing will be held by the Durham City Council to receive citizen comments on the “Needs” in Durham neighborhoods. It is envisioned that these “Needs” will be addressed through the use of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Consortium, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds, as to be contained in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Annual Action Plan.
 
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has not yet notified the City of final entitlement amounts for FY 2023-2024. For planning purposes, the City expects to receive approximately $2,100,000 in CDBG, $1,300,000 in HOME Consortium, $179,000 in ESG, and $960,000 in HOPWA funds.
 
The Public Hearing is scheduled on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. during the Durham City Council Meeting. Durham stakeholders interested in providing public comments on the “Needs” in Durham neighborhoods for the FY 2023-2024 Annual Action Plan should follow the City of Durham’s Public Comment Instructions. Instructions can be found on the City of Durham website located at the following link: https://durhamnc.gov/3012/Public-Hearings. Written comments concerning the “Needs” in Durham neighborhoods may also be sent to the following link: https://forms.office.com/g/ZP6DBifQLc.
 
For additional information, contact Terri Porter Holmes, Assistant Community Development Director of Fiscal Planning and Performance Administration at (919) 560-4570, ext. 22230.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT

Annexations:

  • Wesley Downs (BDG2100006) is a request for a non-contiguous voluntary annexation of eight parcels of land totaling 61.119 acres located at 312, 325, 344, 401, 409, 415 and 417 Broach Road, and 4420 Holder Road. 
  • Shady Grove Assemblage (BDG2100008) is a request for a non-contiguous voluntary annexation of six parcels of land totaling 78.124 acres located at 2901 and 2704 Shady Grove Road, 4001 and 4031 Carpenter Pond Road, and 2801 Olive Branch Road. 

Zoning Map Changes:

  • Wesley Downs (Z2100012) is a request to change the zoning from Residential Rural (RR), Falls/Jordan District-B (F/J-B), County Jurisdiction to Planned Development Residential 4.166 (PDR 4.166), Falls/Jordan District-B (F/J-B), City Jurisdiction located at 312, 325, 344, 401, 409, 415 and 417 Broach Road, and 4420 Holder Road. 
  • Shady Grove Assemblage (Z2100016) is a request to change the zoning from Residential Rural (RR), Falls/Jordan District-B (F/J-B) and A60 Airport Overlay (A60), County Jurisdiction to Planned Development Residential 5.632 (PDR 5.632), Falls/Jordan District-B (F/J-B) and A60 Airport Overlay (A60), City Jurisdiction; located 2901 and 2704 Shady Grove Road, 4001 and 4031 Carpenter Pond Road, and 2801 Olive Branch Road. 

Development Agreement:

  • Novel University Hill (Z2100048) is a request for the City of Durham to enter into a statutory development agreement with Dan Gualtieri, of Crescent Communities, to allow for an increase in the allowed density in exchange for the financing of 66 affordable units on the Carver Street Assemblage project. The applicant proposes to construct a maximum of 291 additional units above the allowed density of 109 units. The proposed benefits to the City include financing for 66 units of the Carver Street Assemblage project, the donation of parcels to Habitat for Humanity of Durham, LLC, a $50,000 donation to GoDurham/GoTriangle for a new bus shelter, and construction of new sidewalks that link the bus stop to the development.

UDO Text Amendment:

  • Simplifying Codes for Affordable Development (TC2200001) is a privately initiated request to amend various provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to incentivize affordable housing and to allow additional flexibility in siting and design, predominantly targeted at developing infill housing and small-scale commercial opportunities.

Substantial changes to the proposed actions may be made following the public hearing for each case. For information about the cases, contact [email protected] or call 919-560-4137.


PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Regular business meetings will take place in the City Council chambers and virtually via Zoom, unless otherwise noted on the City of Durham website. Virtual participation is encouraged. To participate using the Zoom virtual meeting platform, see the agenda for the Council session. The Zoom link is at the top of the agenda. Agendas are posted the Thursday prior to the public hearing. Registration to speak during the City Council Meeting on an agenda item that is not a public hearing must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on the day of the City Council Meeting. Virtual access will be audio only. Please refer to the following web page for ways to participate: City Council Meetings & Work Sessions - Ways to Watch, Attend, Comment | Durham, NC (durhamnc.gov).


 
Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Persons who require assistance to attend this public hearing should contact 919-560-4197 or [email protected] no later than 48 hours before the event.
 
Aviso bajo el Acto de Americanos Discapacitados
Las personas que requieran asistencia para participar en actividades gubernamentales deben comunicarse al 919-560-4197 o [email protected] a más tardar 48 horas antes del evento.

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