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Bank Signature Card

EDC Contract

County Personnel Policy

Forest Service Agreement

Revaluation RFP

Sub-Division Ordinance

Establishment of Mitchell County EDC

Spruce Pine Wall

Historic Courthouse Committee

 

 

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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Regular Session
August 7, 2006

NORTH CAROLINA
MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on August 7, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. on in the Commissioners’ Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, N.C.  Those present for the session were Keith Masters, Chairman; Phil Byrd, Member; Mike Hensley, Member; Jim Saylor, Member;    Ryan Whitson, County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board.  Commissioner Hollifield was absent. Also present were Lloyd Hise, County Attorney; Mavis Parsley, Finance Officer; Donny Wisor, Reporter with the Mitchell News-Journal; Steve Murphy, reporter with WKYK Radio Station; Hazel Yelton, Elena Street, Mike Young, Carol Masters, Kathleen Byrd, Millie Hudson, Bill Hudson, Jason Hudson, Dale Graham, Jack Goodwin, Terry Hoilman, Roger Whitson, Nadine Whitson, Lisa Sparks, Carl Braswell, Bill Wygard, Don Baucom and Jack Lord.

  1. CALL TO ORDER – Chairman Masters called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Hensley gave the invocation.

  3. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA - None

  4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - None

  5. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION/DECISION

    • Bank Signature Card – Commissioner Byrd moved to approve the Bank Signature Card (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    • EDC Contract – Commissioner Hensley moved to approve the EDC contact (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Byrd seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    • Changes to Personnel Policy – Commissioner Hensley moved to adopt the amendments to the County Personnel Policy (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Saylor seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    • Forest Service Agreement – Commissioner Byrd moved to approve the Forest Service Agreement (a copy is herby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    • Revaluation RFP – County Attorney Hise informed the Board he had received several RFP form the Department of Revenue.  Discussion was held.  No action was taken.

  6. PUBLIC HEARINGS/MEETINGS - None

  7. RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS/ORDINANCES

    • Resolution for Municipal, County, State or other Governmental Entity and Certification of Resolution – Commissioner Hensley moved to adopt the Resolution for Municipal, County, State or other Governmental Entity and Certification of Resolution (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Saylor seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    • Sub-Division Ordinance – Discussion was held on a proposed sub-division Ordinance.  There were numerous public comments given both pro and con for developing a sub-division ordinance.

    • Resolution Establishing Mitchell County EDC and Appointing Initial Members – Commissioner Saylor moved to adopt the Resolution Establishing Mitchell County EDC and Appointing Initial Members (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  8. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

  9. APPOINTMENTS

    1. EDC Appointments – Commissioner Saylor moved to appoint the following members to the EDC with their term ending June 30, 2009.

      • Tom Ellis - Utility Provider
      • Bill Johnson - Manufacturing
      • Jerry Griffith - Agriculture
      • Jerry Prosser - Mining & Mineral Processing
      • Suzanne Owens - Mayland Community College
      • Richard Canipe - Town of Spruce Pine
      • Chuck Vines - Town of Bakersville
      • Mike Hensley - County Commissioner
      • Jim Saylor - County Commissioner
      • Lloyd Hise - Commissioner Appointee


      Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  10. RELEASES/REFUNDS

    • Releases/Refunds for Board Approval – Commissioner Hensley moved to approve the Releases/Refunds for Board Approval (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Byrd seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    • Releases/Refunds for County Manager Approval – A copy of the Releases/Refunds for County Manager Approval are hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes.

  11. COUNTY MANAGER’S REPORT

    • Wall in Spruce Pine – County Manager Whitson informed the Board there were some issues with the wall in Spruce Pine.   He stated he had two propane tanks removed due to the condition of the wall.

    • Historic Courthouse Committee – County Manager Whitson told the
      Board that the Historic Courthouse Committee had met last week and he had requested Maintenance Director Stamey to prepare a list of repairs the Courthouse needs.

  12. BOARD COMMENTS

  13. CLOSED SESSION – Commissioner Byrd moved to enter into Closed Session.  Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    Commissioner Hensley moved to go out of Closed Session.   Commissioner Byrd seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    Closed Session was held from 7:50 p.m. until 8:26 p.m.

  14. CITIZEN & AUDIENCE COMMENTS

    • Matters on the Printed Agenda

    • Matters not on the Printed Agenda

  15. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Hensley moved to adjourn the meeting.  Commissioner Byrd seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 8:26 p.m.