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File #: 15-19830    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/20/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 3/13/2023 Final action: 3/13/2023
Title: Cherry Park Interlocal Agreement
Attachments: 1. Map - Cherry Park Improvements, 2. Resolution, 3. FY 2023 Budget Ordinance - Cherry Park Interlocal Agreement


Cherry Park Interlocal Agreement




A.                     Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute an interlocal agreement with Mecklenburg County to fund improvements to Cherry Park, and


B.                     Adopt a budget ordinance appropriating $250,000 in private developer funds for infrastructure improvements to the General Capital Projects Fund from Southern Real Estate, Inc.



Staff Resource(s):

Debbie Smith, Transportation

Ed McKinney, Transportation

Matt Magnasco, Transportation



§                     Rezoning petition 2017-177 (approved by City Council on June 18, 2018) included a developer contribution of $250,000 to the City of Charlotte for “either traffic improvements or park improvements to the Cherry neighborhood” located in Council District 1.

§                     The Charlotte Department of Transportation and the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department conducted neighborhood meetings on December 5, 2022, and February 2, 2023, to receive input and identify neighborhood priorities for investments to Cherry Park and traffic calming.

§                     Based on the neighborhood input, the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department has identified and prioritized park improvements to Cherry Park and will implement these improvements funded by, and limited to, the $250,000 developer contribution.

§                     An interlocal agreement is needed for the city to transfer the $250,000 developer contribution to Mecklenburg County to fund and implement the identified improvements to Cherry Park.

§                     The developer funding must be appropriated by a budget ordinance before transferring it to the county under the interlocal agreement.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Private Developer Contributions






Budget Ordinance