BY KARISSA MILLER

The Iredell County Board of Commissioners will conduct three public hearings during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.

Commissioners will hold the public hearings at 7 p.m. inside the commissioners’ meeting room of Iredell County Government Center, 200 S. Center Street, Statesville.

The first public hearing is for consideration to rezone approximately 2.28 acres at the corner of Hickory Highway and Gilbert Road.

The applicant Kandice Corza is requesting to rezone the property from single-family residential (R-20) to General Business Conditional Districts (GBCD). According to county documents, the Corza’s registered their company JK Corza Landscaping in March of 2010.

Their client base has increased. To accommodate the need for more equipment and additional employees, the applicant/landowner is requesting GBCD for the business portion of their residential property, in order to bring the site into zoning compliance.

The property is in close proximity to existing commercial uses along this section of Hickory Highway. Additionally, the planning board voted 7-0 in support of this request.

The second public hearing is to consider an economic development incentive up to $7.9 million for Sherwin-Williams.

The economic development incentive is based on the company’s investment of up to $324 million in Iredell County and the creation of up to 183 new jobs. The incentive is contingent upon a contract being signed within 180 days.

The last public hearing is to consider a $3.9 economic development incentive for BestCo.

The incentive is based upon the company’s investment of up to $177 million and the creation of up to 399 new jobs in Iredell County. The incentive is contingent upon a contract being signed within 180 days.

OTHER BUSINESS

Also, during the meeting, the board will:

♦ Consider a request from Mooresville Graded School District for approval to apply for a Public-School Capital Fund Grant. The amount of the request is $3,232,500 with a match of $808,125, which will be paid from their capital outlay funds.

♦ Consider a request from Planning & Development for approval to abandon N.C. Department of Transportation maintenance for a portion of SR 1208 (Gudger Road).

♦ Consider a request from the library for approval to charge a meeting room reservation fee of $20 for up to four hours.

♦ Consider a request from the library for approval of a budget amendment and to accept a State Library of North Carolina Adapting Technology Grant in the amount of $10,250.

♦ Consider a request from the Health Department for approval to reclassify the part-time Processing Assistant IV position in the Environmental Health Division to a full-time Processing Assistant IV position.

♦ Consider a request from the Health Department for the approval of the NC Department of Health & Human Services (NC DHHS)-Division of Public Health (DPH) FY 2023 Consolidated Agreement and the FY 22-23 Program Agreement Addendums.

♦ Consider a request from the Finance Department for approval of Budget Amendment in the amount of $226,000 to move forward with all Facility Improvement Requests this budget year.

♦ Consider a request from the Finance Department for approval to amend American Rescue Plan Grant Ordinance to include replacing EMS radios, upgrading Fire/Emergency Management radios, and cybersecurity upgrades.

♦ Consider a request from Administration for approval of a budget amendment in the amount of $237,500 to appropriate Fund Balance to implement GovQA software to assist with public records requests.

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