Ramsey Creek Park Beach
Community meeting: A community meeting is being held 6 p.m. June 9 to discuss Ramsey Creek Park Beach operations and the installation of a traffic signal at Nantz Road and Catawba Avenue in Cornelius.
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, the Town of Cornelius and the Cornelius Police Department are holding the meeting at Cornelius Town Hall Community Room, 21445 Catawba Ave., Cornelius.
Bailey Middle School
Champions: The National STEM League team earned the title of national champions at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida where the national championships were held May 20-21. Team members took first place in Community Outreach and Team Presentation, second place in Graphic Design and Race Events and third place in Data Driven Design.
Team coach Stephanie Coggins said, “After taking home the third-place trophy two years in a row, we are so excited to be national champions!”
Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville: The museum welcomed its 1,000,000th visitor. Yolanda Zheng, age 3, and her parents Jiangxia Sun and Yuan Qin Zheng, of Charlotte, were the visitors who arrived at 10:30 a.m. May 31. They received a one-year family membership and other prizes.
Belle Isle Salon proposal: Oakbrooke Inc. requests to construct a 3,610-square-foot building at 20627 N. Main St. for a salon, retail and office use. The existing single-family home on a half-acre will be demolished. The applicant is also requesting a Major Architectural Variation to use a secondary material (lap siding) as a primary material and to use less than 70 percent glass on the street level elevation. The property is owned by Kimberly and Charles Driver of Iron Station.
The Planning Board will review the request 6:30 p.m. June 13 at Town Hall. The Board of Commissioners will consider the matter 7 p.m. July 18.
Recreation: The town recently completed renovations of the tennis and basketball courts, which had large cracks, at Bailey Road Park. The town contracted with Carolina Courtworks to remove the existing courts down to the dirt, then rebuild new surfaces. The tennis court renovations were done, in large part, to $13,000 in national and local United States Tennis Association grants.
Master plan: The town’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Master Plan is complete after a year gathering of public comments, reviewing data analytics and analyzing Mooresville's inventory of recreation and leisure offerings. the plan is available for public viewing at http://ci.mooresville.nc.us/DocumentCenter/View/2163. Questions, concerns, comments: Daniel Stines 704-663-2801.
Compiled by Tracy Yochum