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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Mayor's Recap: March 26th BOC Work Session and Meeting

On Tuesday March 26, 2019, the Waxhaw Board of Commissioners conducted both a work session and a regularly scheduled business meeting.

The work session was focused on three items:

  • Detailed discussion and initial prioritization of small transportation related projects
  • Discussion on the Downtown Façade Grant, with the Board reaching consensus on moving forward with a focus on commercial related buildings in the downtown area
  • Continued discussion on downtown redevelopment process of our town properties, with the Board beginning the discussion of a partnership and what the goals and evaluation criteria may be

The regular meeting saw the following actions by the Board of Commissioners:  

  • Approved a number of administrative items, including the addition of two work sessions for the month of April, April 9 and April 30, beginning at 4:30 pm to facilitate the annual budget process.
  • Received a presentation from Union County Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard B. Helms on the current state of Water and Sewer infrastructure within Waxhaw and across Union County.
  • Approved a Project Ordinance for the Kensington Drive corridor.
  • Continued discussion on state law changes being considered on how ABC Boards operate. This could have significant revenue and services impact on Waxhaw. The Board asked the Mayor to continue to monitor and advise the Board on appropriate communication outlining our concerns to our legislators.     
  • Finally, the Board accepted the resignation of Commissioner Fred Burrell effective March 31, 2019. Commissioner Burrell and his wife Daly are moving out of Waxhaw. The Board recognized Commissioner Burrell for his over 7.5 years of serving Waxhaw with a Resolution of Appreciation.

Thank you to those that attended in person and to those that view via our Town YouTube Channel. If you have any additional questions about our recent meetings, please contact

Steve Maher

Mayor of Waxhaw

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