Monday, May 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Monday, May 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Union County Government Center
500 North Main Street , Human Resources Training Room, Room 131 | Monroe, NC
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Union County Board of Commissioners will hold the following public hearings on Monday, May 4, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Human Resources Training Room, Room 131, first floor of the Union County Government Center, 500 North Main Street, Monroe, North Carolina 28112, in accordance with Part 1 of Article 16 of Chapter 153A of the North Carolina General Statutes, for the purpose of receiving public comments related to the proposed establishment, effective July 1, 2020, of the following fourteen fire protection and rescue service districts for the provision of fire protection and rescue services pursuant to the County Service District Act of 1973 (“Proposed Service Districts”):
A map showing the Proposed Service Districts and their proposed areas is set forth below. A report containing certain information regarding each Proposed Service District noted above, as required by N.C.G.S. § 153A-302(b), is available for public inspection in the office of the clerk to the board. You may contact the clerk to the board at 704-283-3853 regarding such public inspection of the reports, which reports include maps for each specific Proposed Service District. Such reports and maps may also be found at the following website. Pursuant to the County Service District Act of 1973 and a resolution of the Board of Commissioners dated March 16, 2020, the property taxes within each Proposed Service District noted above may not be levied in excess of a rate of fifteen cents (15¢) on each one hundred dollars ($100.00) of property subject to taxation.
Due to the current states of emergency related to COVID-19, the Governor’s Executive Order No. 121 placing limits on certain gatherings and requiring certain social distancing methods, and the importance of ensuring the safety of County residents, staff, and the Board of Commissioners, the meeting at which this hearing will occur will have limited physical public attendance. The meeting and public hearing may be streamed live via the Union County, NC YouTube channel, and will also be available for on-demand viewing after the meeting has concluded on the County’s YouTube channel and website.
Comments at this public hearing may be made in the four ways listed below:
Additional information for providing comments via these methods may be found by using the following link or by typing the web address into your internet browser: https://www.unioncountync.gov/may8-bocc. You may also obtain additional information regarding providing these methods of comment by calling the following telephone number: 704-283-3853.
Please note that, in light of the states of emergency related to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Executive Order No. 121, all persons desiring to provide comment at the public hearing are asked to register in advance via email, the above link, or telephone to the Clerk by no later than noon on the date of the hearing (advanced registration is not required, but is strongly encouraged).
Any person requesting a sign language interpreter, please call 704-225-8554 and make a request at least 96 hours in advance. Any other special assistance needed by an individual due to a disability under the American Disability Act should call 704-283-3810 and make a request at least 96 hours in advance.
Union County Government Center
500 North Main Street, Monroe, NC 28112
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