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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Special Session
July 12, 2007

NORTH CAROLINA
MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in special session on July 12, 2007 at 8:30 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, NC. Those present for the meeting were Phil Byrd, Chairman; Lisa Sparks, Vice-Chairman; Mike Hensley, Member; Patrick Phillips, Member; Jim Saylor, Member; Phil Castro, Interim County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board. Also present were Hal Harrison, County Attorney and Donny Wisor, Reporter with the Mitchell News-Journal.

  1. CALL TO ORDER – Chairman Byrd called the meeting to order at 8:30 p.m.

  2. INVOCATION – Chairman Byrd gave the Invocation.

  3. CLOSED SESSION – Commissioner Sparks moved to enter into Closed Session in accordance with NC GS 143-318.11(6) which reads as follows: to consider the qualifications, competence, performance, character, fitness, conditions of appointment, or conditions of initial employment of an individual public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee; or to hear or investigate a complaint, charge, or grievance by or against an individual public officer or employee. General personnel policy issues may not be considered in a closed session. A public body may not consider the qualifications, competence, performance, character, fitness, appointment, or removal of a member of the public body or another body and may not consider or fill a vacancy among its own membership except in an open meeting. Final action making an appointment or discharge or removal by a public body having final authority for the appointment or discharge or removal shall be taken in an open meeting. Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

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

    Closed Session was held from 8:35 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.

    Commissioner Hensley moved to hire Charles Vines as County Manager effective August 1, 2008. The terms of employment will be a salary of $54,000 and will be maintaining his position as the Mayor of Bakersville temporarily due to some grants. Commissioner Sparks seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  4. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Saylor moved to adjourn the meeting.

    Commissioner Sparks seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.

MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Phil Byrd, Chairman

Lisa Sparks, Vice-Chairman

Mike Hensley, Member

Patrick Phillips, Member

Jim Saylor, Member

ATTEST:

Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board