Friday, May 4, 2012

City Bonds Issuance Public Hearing

$400,000 Public Safety Bonds $1,050,000 Street And Sidewalk Bonds $1,505,000 Recreation And Parks Bonds $16,800,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds

Thursday, May 3, 2012

801 North Liberty Street Zoning Continuation

Continuation Of Consideration Of Zoning Petition Of Jonathan Waterbury From LI TO PB: Property located on the east side of Main Street, south of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive - Containing approximately 0.07 acre located in the EAST WARD (Council Member Montgomery) - Zoning Docket W-3117. [Planning Board recommends approval of petition. Item continued from the December 5, 2011 and January 3, 2012 City Council meetings. The public hearing on this item was held at the March 5, 2012 City Council meeting and it received a motion of No Consideration. The item was continued from the March 26, 2012 and April 2, 2012 City Council meetings.] Petitioner(s) Jonathan Waterbury Owner(s) Same Subject Property PIN #6835-29-2080 Address 801 North Liberty Street Type of Request General Use rezoning from LI to PB Proposal The petitioner is requesting to amend the Official Zoning Maps for the subject property from LI (Limited Industrial District) to PB (Pedestrian Business District). Location East side of Main Street, south of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Jurisdiction City of Winston-Salem Ward(s) East Site Acreage ± .07 acre Current Land Use The existing 8,790 sf commercial building is currently used as an artist studio and single family residence. The request is to rezone a small parcel from LI to PB. Currently located on the site is an 8,790 sf commercial building used as an artist studio and single family residence. Residential uses are not permitted within the LI District. The subject property is a contributing building in the Downtown North Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Constructed in 1947, the two-story brick building was the local State Employment Security Building. The site is located on the northeast fringe of the North Anchor of the Core District of the Downtown. It is immediately west of the Goler Heights mixed-use district. The Downtown Plan’s long term vision is for a pedestrian-oriented retail corridor in the downtown core.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

832 Sprague Street Zoning Petition

Public Hearing On Zoning Petition Of Ignacio And Delia Alvarado From HB-S TO GB-L General Business – Special Use Limited Zoning. (Combined Use) Property located on the south side of Sprague Street, west of Burgandy Street - Containing approximately 0.38 acre located in the SOUTHEAST WARD (Council Member Taylor) - Zoning Docket W-3142. [Planning Board recommends approval of petition.] The request would expand the list of commercial uses that could locate adjacent to single family homes. The GB district provides more flexibility to the site than the existing HB district. Current Land Use Existing multi-tenant commercial building The subject property was originally rezoned in 1976 and the existing structure was built the following year. It appears that renovations to the site have occurred in recent years. Parking areas have been repaved, bufferyards have been installed, and the fa├žade of the building has been updated.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Challenges Of The 21st Century Public Hearing On Zoning Petition

Public Hearing On Zoning Petition Of Challenges Of The 21st Century From GI AND IP-S (School, Public; and School, Private) TO IP (Institutional Public District): Property located on the south side of Goldfloss Street, west of US 52 - Containing approximately 22.86 acres located in the SOUTHEAST WARD (Council Member Taylor) - Zoning Docket W-3141. [Planning Board recommends approval of petition.] This site is also located directly adjacent to the Sunnyside/Central Terrace Historic District, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. A 16,097 square foot school along with a billboard are currently located on the northeastern half of the site. An athletic field associated with said school is under construction on the southwestern half of the site.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Goodwill Industries Zoning Public Hearing

Public Hearing On Zoning Petition Of Goodwill Industries Of Northwest N.C., Inc. And Winston-Salem Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center, Inc. From HB AND LI TO GB: Property located on the southwest side of Waughtown Street and the northeast corner of Vargrave Street and Haled Street - Containing approximately 3.63 acres located in the SOUTHEAST WARD (Council Member Taylor) - Zoning Docket W-3136. [Planning Board recommends approval of petition.]