The Pittsboro Town Board of Commissioners will hold the following Public Hearing on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 7:00 PM via Zoom and at Chatham County Agriculture Center to consider the following item:
- A legislative Public Hearing for the Town of Pittsboro Water and Wastewater System Development Fee Update Report. The Town of Pittsboro is updating the Capital Improvement Plan for public infrastructure needs, prompting a re-evaluation of the current water and wastewater system development fees. NCGS Chapter 162A, Article 8 defines a system development fee as a “charge or assessment for service imposed with respect to new development to fund costs of capital improvements necessitated by and attributable to such new development, to recoup costs of existing facilities which serve such new development, or a combination of those costs.”
The purpose of the public hearing is to provide interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the System Development Fee Update. The complete System Development Fee Update Report is on file at the Town of Pittsboro Engineering Department located at 287 East Street, Suite 221A, and on the Engineering Department webpage under at https://nc-pittsboro.civicplus.com/159/Engineering. Please give reasonable notice to the Pittsboro Engineering Department at (919) 533-5480 if accommodations for individuals with disabilities or impairments are required.
The meeting will be held via Zoom, a teleconference software, and in person. Instructions on how to join the Zoom Meeting can be found on the Town’s website at www.pittsboronc.gov. Please sign up with the Town Clerk, Carrie Bailey by 4:00 p.m. on March 13, 2023 if you wish to participate. If you wish to make written comments, please send them to the Town Clerk, Carrie Bailey, PO Box 759, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 p.m. on March 13, 2023.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
26 January 2023
MEDIA CONTACT: Colby W. Sawyer, MPA, CEM | (919) 548-3328 | email@example.com
Request for Public Review and Comments on Proposed System Development Fee Update Document
The Town of Pittsboro is proposing a System Development Fee Update for new development. The proposed System Development Fee update document can be found by CLICKING HERE, or visiting https://pittsboronc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2639.
The System Development Fee Update Report is open to public comment. The public comment period will last for 45 days.
Please submit comments by March 9, 2023, by completing the form found by CLICKING HERE, or visiting https://nc-pittsboro.civicplus.com/FormCenter/Engineering-7/Water-and-Wastewater-System-Development--50.
SIGN-UP FOR TOWN NEWS ALERTS – Visit THIS WEBPAGE, click on “NOTIFY ME” on the toolbar on the right side of the website, and choose the alert categories you are interested in receiving. If the link does not work, you can access the news page by going to www.pittsboronc.gov and clicking on “VIEW ALL NEWS” at the bottom. Then follow the steps listed above.
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK – CLICK HERE or visit www.facebook.com/pittsboronc.gov to LIKE and FOLLOW our page.
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE – CLICK HERE, or visit www.youtube.com/@townofpittsboronc to subscribe.