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MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MINUTES

SPECIAL SESSION

MAY 10, 2010

NORTH CAROLINA

MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in special session on May 10, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. at Mayland Community College, and at approximately 11:30 a.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 Mavis Parsley, Finance Officer.

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

2. BUDGET WORKSHOP - County Manager Vines reviewed the 2010-2011 Proposed Budget Highlights.

Revenues

§ Tax Rate decrease from .44 to .42 per 100 valuation

§ Bradshaw Fire District fire tax change back to the same rate as other districts; 6/3

§ No increase/decease in Sales Tax Revenues from 2009-2010

§ Register of Deeds is requesting an increase in user fees; ie copy fee pricing

§ All other sales/service revenues are either flat or declining; such as Inspection Fees and Interest Revenue

§ Current grant carryover’s have not been projected as of yet

§ Additional Fund Balance Appropriations of $308,101 (Tax Rate Reduction)

Expenses:

§ State Health Insurance Increase from $377.22 a month per employee to $410.80

§ Community Eye Care Vision Plan for full-time employees

§ State Retirement match increase from 4.86% to 6.50%

§ 3% Pay Plan Adjustment

§ Additional GIS Tech position in Mapping

§ Part-time position in Recreation

§ Board of Commissioner’s pay increase back to 2000-2001 levels

§ 3% increase funding for all outside agencies

§ Forest Service additional funding for vehicle replacement as required by state

§ EMS Contract Increase

§ GIS Contract Cost

§ Sheriff Department increase to cover retirement, payouts and separation agreements for retiring staff; as well as replacement of 2 vehicles

§ Increase for Dare Program

§ Register of Deeds Office replacement of computers and software

§ Historic Courthouse – Maintenance/Utilities

§ Water expense at Senior Citizen Center, Inspections Office and Health Department

§ Child Support Officer

3. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Resolution for Municipal, County, State or other Governmental Entity

B. Certification of Resolution for Deposit Accounts

C. Inter-local Agreement for A Group Self Insurance Fund for Risk Sharing or Group Purchase of Coverage

D. Minutes for the Board of Equalization and Review for April 6-9, 2010

Commissioner Phillips 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 Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

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

Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 12:40 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