Mooresville commissioners on Monday awarded a contract to K. West Group LLC for the construction of the Dye Creek Greenway.

The maximum price for the project is $6,231,222.47.

The project involves constructing approximately two miles of greenway along Dye Creek from Bellingham Park to Johnson Dairy Road. There will be trailheads at Johnson Dairy Road and at Bellingham Park, providing direct neighborhood access to 1,300 residences. The plan includes three pedestrian bridges across Dye Creek.

According to the contract, the project should be finished by June 30, 2026.


In other business:

♦ Mayor Miles Atkins swore in three new Mooresville Police Department officers: Renee Sanders, John Brown and Tyler Crawley.
♦ Participants in the 2023 Citizens Academy were recognized.

♦ Commissioner Gary West read a Proclamation Supporting Operation Green Light for Veterans in November 2023. The proclamation, signed by the mayor and all commissioners, encourages town residents in patriotic tradition to recognize the importance of honoring all those who made immeasurable sacrifices to preserve freedom by displaying a green light in a window of their place of business or residence. 

♦ Commissioners approved a request from Engineering to approve a Developer’s Agreement with D.R. Horton, Inc. in the amount of $250,000 for the expedition of mitigation measures and transportation improvements associated with the Traffic Impact Analysis for Shepherd’s Farm Subdivision. The specific improvements will be located at the intersection of Highway 21 and Highway 115 and have been determined and agreed upon by the Town of Mooresville, NCDOT and D.R. Horton, Inc.

♦ The board approved a request from Fire-Rescue to purchase of a Paratech US&R Rescue Strut System from Safe Industries to replace an old set that are out of date and cannot be repaired. The quote is for $184,245.16 and funds were approved and are available in the FY 24 budget.

♦ Commissioners approved a request from the IT Department to award a three-year contract to Corvid in the amount of $695,999.70 to provide enterprise class security controls by Corvid’s Security Operations Center Team along with 24/7/365 detection and response. Funds were approved in FY 24 for year 1 funds.

♦ The board approved a request from Parks & Recreation to accept sponsorship payments from the following businesses to assist the Town of Mooresville in celebrating and promoting the Town’s 150th anniversary and amend budget accordingly: Hotchkis Performance $5,000 (full payment), Iredell Health $4,500 (final payment), Mooresville Hospital Management Associates, LLC $3,000 (full payment), Randy Marion $75,000 (final payment), Piedmont Healthcare $4,500 (full payment), deBotech, Inc $10,000 (final payment) and Novant Health $2,000.

♦ Commissioners approved a request from the Police Department to enter into a Interlocal Agreement by and between the City of Statesville, the Town of Troutman, and the Town of Mooresville for shared use of an incinerator for destroying seized or confiscated narcotics and other disposable evidence.

♦ The board approved a request from Parks & Recreation to approve the Public Art Master Plan and the Resolution For Public Art Fund.

♦ Commissioners approved a request from Planning & Community Development to award a contract to City Explained, Inc. for the development of a comprehensive plan.

♦ The board approved a request from the Police Department to purchase 19 mobile radios for new vehicles in the amount of $124,449.72. Funds were approved in the FY23-24 budget.