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MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

. MINUTES

REGULAR SESSION

MARCH 1, 2010

NORTH CAROLINA

MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on March 1, 2010 at 500 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 Corey Hoilman, Reporter with the Mitchell-News Journal.

1. CALL TO ORDER – Chairman Sparks called the meeting to order at 5:03 p.m.

2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Miller gave the invocation.

3. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – None

4. ADOPTION OF AGENDA – Commissioner Ledford moved to approve the agenda.

Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Commissioner Street moved to approve the minutes for November 2, 2010. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

6. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

A. Highland Mapping GIS Pilot Project - Ken Rothrock informed the Board that Highland Mapping had delivered the GIS Pilot Project to the Mapping Department on February 16, 2010. Highland Mapping presented the Pilot Project data to the Board.

B. Highland Mapping Proposal – Kent Rothrock presented Highland Mapping’s Proposal to the Board (a copy of their proposal is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).

C. Presentation to Retiring Employees – County Manager Vines presented Clocks to Jim Stamey and Barbara Buchanan for their years of service to the citizens of Mitchell County.

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS

A. FY 2010-2011 Community Transportation Program Application – Chair

Sparks opened the public hearing on the FY 2010-2011 Community Transportation Program Application at 6:10.

No oral or written comments were received on the FY 2010-2011 Community Transportation Program Application.

Commissioner Phillips moved to close the public hearing. Commissioner Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

The public hearing closed at 6:11 p.m.

8. PUBLIC COMMENTS - None

9. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

A. Dates for Board of Equalization and Review – Commissioner Street moved to set April 6 – 9 as the dates for the Board of Equalization and Review. Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

B. Scholarship for Wade Tipton – Discussion was held on creating a Scholarship for Wade Tipton. Commissioner Miller moved to approve two $1,000 scholarships. One scholarship for a girl and one for a boy. Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

Commissioner Ledford moved for the scholarships to be based on academics and financial need. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

Commissioner Ledford left the meeting at 6:33 p.m.

10. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Community Transportation Grant Application FY 2011 Adm.

B. Community Transportation Grant Application FY 2011 Capital

C. Community Transportation Program Resolution

D. FTA and NCDOT Certifications and Assurances for Community Transportation Programs State Fiscal Year 2011

E. SFY 2011 Community Transportation Grant Application – Special Section 5333(b) Warranty

F. Title VI Program Report

G. DBE Good Faith Efforts Certification

H. DBE/MBE/WBE/HUB Anticipated Vendor Awards in FY 2011

I. Local Share Certification for Funding

J. Budget Amendment #2 for FY 2009-2010

K. Designation of Applicant’s Agent Resolution

L. 2010-2011 Annual Support Agreement for Southern Software

M. Western Highlands Fiscal Monitoring Report

N. DSS Board Appointment

O. Releases Refunds

Commissioner Miller moved to approve the consent agenda items (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.

11. COUNTY MANAGER’S REPORT – County Manager Vines invited the Board

to attend a meeting at the Barkhouse on March 10th from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. He informed the Board that the tax collection rate for February was 89.16.

12. BOARD COMMENTS – Commissioner Phillips suggested doing something to

recognize Bill Burleson for serving as a County Commissioner, DSS Board Member and as a member of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Commissioner Street asked where the Board what the next step would be on the GIS. Chair Sparks stated the Board would hold a special meeting to discuss this issue.

13. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Street moved to adjourn the meeting.

Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 6:45 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