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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Mayor's Recap: September 10th BOC Meeting

The Waxhaw Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, September 10th to conduct the business of the town.  An overview of the Board’s actions is provided below. To access the complete agenda, visit the town’s website at

The Board of Commissioners recognized the following: 

  • All the sponsors, volunteers and members of the community that donated their time, treasure, and talent to this year’s Back to School Bash that was held August 17. Special thanks were given to Denise Truesdale and Sharon Miller (pictured) for their hard work as the main organizers of this event.
  • Town Clerk Melody Shuler for being awarded the Dragan Stefanovic Scholarship by the Appalachian State Local Government Alumni Association.
  • Deputy Clerk and Assistant to the Town Manager Kelley Currie for her service to the town. Kelley and her family are moving and her last day of serving the Town of Waxhaw is September 18.

The Town Board conducted three public hearings:

  • Public hearing on a petition to rezone 1.0 acres at 2525 Cuthbertson Road to permit the development of a Valvoline Instant Oil Change.
  • Public hearing on a general rezoning petition to amend 3.9 acres on McCalll Road to single family residential to conform to the surrounding area.
  • Public hearing for voluntary annexation of 91.997 Acres of land known as the Howie family Property.

The Board of Commissioners took the following actions:

  • Approved a Proclamation in support of Domestic Violence Awareness.
  • Approved a Proclamation in support of Constitution Awareness Week, September 17-23.
  • Authorized the awarding of contracts to begin sidewalk construction in the Waxhaw Marvin area.
  • Adopted the ordinance annexing the Howie property into the Town of Waxhaw.
  • Authorized the transfer of $1.2M to the Capital Improvement Reserve fund.

The meeting concluded with an update on Parks and Recreation events and the announcement of two citizen input meetings on Waxhaw’s Growth. Two public forum meetings are being planned for Thursday, September 26, and Thursday, October 24. Be on the lookout for more information on your chance to provide input to town staff as they develop strategies for Waxhaw’s continued growth. More information will be available on the town website and our social media pages.

Thank you to those that attended in person as well as those that watched via our YouTube channel. If you have any additional questions about our recent meetings please contact

Steve Maher

Mayor of Waxhaw

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