City of Hendersonville resolution language

Draft text of the proposed resolution from the City of Hendersonville, to be discussed at the January 9 city council meeting (5:45 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 160 Sixth Avenue, East) and to be signed by Mayor Barbara Volk (public comments are allowed at the start of the meeting):

A Resolution in Support for the Highland Lake Road Project

WHEREAS, a portion of Highland Lake Road is located within the corporate limits of the City of Hendersonville; and

WHEREAS, the Hendersonville Comprehensive Plan recommends roadway improvements to meet level of service requirements and prioritize needed pedestrian connections within the community; and

WHEREAS, the North Carolina Department of Transportation and French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization have approved safety and pedestrian enhancements for Highland Lake Road; and

WHEREAS, Highland Lake Road provides an east and west connection for Hendersonville residents in the southern portion of the City; and

WHEREAS, Highland Lake Road provides a direct route for residents and tourists from Hendersonville and the region to the attractions within the Village of Flat Rock, such as the Flat Rock Playhouse and Carl Sandburg National Historic Site; and

WHEREAS, Highland Lake Road is used by large buses and emergency response equipment to access the Village of Flat Rock and southern portion of the City of Hendersonville.

NOW THEREFORE, The City Council of the City of Hendersonville does hereby adopt this Resolution of Support for the Highland Lake Road Project; and

FURTHER RESOLVES, that the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization, Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee and North Carolina Department of Transportation move forward with the approved and funded improvements for Highland Lake Road.

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  1. Agree with Anonymous 1.57pm, this is total B.S..

    Anyone ever stop to think about where ground zero is for support of this project within Flat Rock?

    Mr. Farquhar is surely rolling over in his grave…

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  2. Scary stuff, when a municipality that has no jurisdiction ( Hendersonville), seeks to override the wishes of an a adjacent one (us, the Village of Flat Rock) !

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