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FY 2008-2009 Budget

Mitchell County Board of Education Transfer Request

Quarter Cent Sales Tax - Land Transfer Tax

 

 

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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Special Session
May 19, 2008

NORTH CAROLINA
MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in special session on May 19, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, NC.  Those present for the meeting were Lisa Sparks, Chair; Phil Byrd, Vice-Chairman; Mike Hensley, Member; Patrick Phillips, Member; Jim Saylor, Member; Charles Vines, County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board.  Also present were Hal Harrison, County Attorney; Mavis Parsley, Finance Officer and Jonathan Robbins, Reporter with the Mitchell News-Journal.

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

  2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Hensley gave the invocation.

  3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Commissioner Byrd led the pledge.

  4. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA - None

  5. ADOPTION OF AGENDA – Commissioner  Hensley  moved to adopt the
    agenda.  Commissioner Saylor seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  6. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

    1. Mitchell County Board of Education transfer requestCommissioner Saylor moved to approve the transfer of $150,000 from the Public School Building Capital Fund to the Mitchell County Schools Department of Public Instruction State Schools Technology Fund for the 2008-2009 school year. 

      Commissioner Hensley seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    2. Quarter Cent Sales Tax - Land Transfer Tax – Discussion was held.  By consensus of the Board this item will be placed on the July Agenda.

  7. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

    1. Presentation of FY 2008-2009 Budget – County Manager Vines read his Budget Message to the Board (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).

  8. CONSENT AGENDA

    1. Annual Participation Agreement for Workers Compensation
    2. Annual Participation Agreement for Property & Liability
    3. Renewal Estimate for Workers Compensation
    4. Renewal Estimate for Property & Liability
    5. Public Safety Interoperable Communications Program Grant
    6. Rural Center Application for an Infrastructure Grant
    7. Resolution Supporting Grant
    8. Motorola Printer Proposal
    9. QZAB Resolution
    10. Application to the Local Government Commission

    Commissioner Hensley moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented (a copy of the Consent Agenda Items are hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

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

    The meeting adjourned at 8:50 a.m.