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MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MINUTES

REGULAR SESSION

FEBRUARY 1, 2010

NORTH CAROLINA

MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on February 1, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, NC. Those present for the meeting were Lisa Sparks, Chair; Kevin Street, Vice-Chairman; Lee Roy Ledford, Member; Marvin Miller, Member; Patrick Phillips, Member; Charles Vines, County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board. Also present were Hal Harrison, County Attorney, Mavis Parsley, Finance Officer and Joel , Reporter with the Mitchell-News Journal.

1. CALL TO ORDER - Chair Sparks called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Ledford gave the invocation.

3. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA - None .

4. ADOPTION OF AGENDA – Commissioner Phillips moved to adopt the agenda.

Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

5. PUBLIC COMMENTS – Doug Harrell approached the Board concerning the

current tax rate.

6. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

A. Governor’s Volunteer Award – Jeff Vance informed the Board of Fran Harrell being awarded the Governor’s Volunteer Award for Mitchell County.

B. WAMY Community Action Weatherization Program – Andy Bryant provided the Board with an update on WAMY Community Action Weatherization Program (a copy of this information is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). 0.

7. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

A. Bid Opening on Advertised Property – County Attorney Harrison opened the bids on Tax Parcel 0836-00-48-5370. The first bid was from Robert Wolf in the amount of $1,736.24. The second bid was from Dr. Edwards in the amount of $2,200.00. No bids were received on Tax Parcel 1800-01-27-6620. Commissioner Miller moved to sell parcel 0836-00-48-5370 to Dr. Edwards for $2,200.00 and re-advertise Tax Parcel 1800-01-27-6620. Commissioner Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

B. Mitchell County’s 150th Birthday Committee – Daniel Barron met with the Board to discuss Mitchell County’s 150th Birthday. He discussed the possibility of the Board appointing a small pilot group to develop goals, objectives and procedures for the planning of the celebration. By consensus the Board agreed for Daniel Barron to head this group up.

8. APPOINTMENTS

A. Mitchell County Recreation Advisory Committee – Commissioner Ledford moved to appoint the following people to the Mitchell County Parks & Recreation Advisory Board. Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

. Danny Hall

. Larry Fortner

. Bill Burleson

. Ken Sedberry

. Dale Dellinger

. Cody McKinney

. Marianne Jones

. Wesley Brewer

. Marvin Miller

B. Mitchell County Long Term Care Community Advisory Committee – Commissioner Ledford moved to appoint Bill Wilson to the Mitchell County Long Term Care Community Advisory Committee. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Delegation of Authority – Barbara Buchanan

B. Delegation of Authority – Sheila Grindstaff

C. AARA Grant 10-AR-010 Agreement

D. Boy Scout Resolution

E. EDC Resolution

F. Releases/Refunds

Commissioner Ledford moved to approve the Consent Agenda items (a copy

of the items on the consent agenda are hereby attached and becomes a part

of the minutes). Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried

unanimously.

10. COUNTY MANAGER’S REPORT – County Manager Vines informed the Board

that the Recreation Director’s position had been advertised, basketball was back

on schedule and the tax collection rate was 84.36 versus 83.48 for last year at

the same time.

11. BOARD COMMENTS – Commissioner Street stated he wanted to move ahead

with the GIS project.

12. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Ledford moved to adjourn the meeting.

Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Lisa Sparks, Chair

Kevin Street, Vice-Chairman

Lee Roy Ledford, Member

Marvin Miller, Member

Patrick Phillips, Member

ATTEST:

Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board