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MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MINUTES

REGULAR SESSION

JUNE 7, 2010

NORTH CAROLINA

MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 7, 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 Corey Hoilman, Reporter with the Mitchell-News Journal.

1. CALL TO ORDER – Chairman Sparks called the meeting to order at 6:00

p.m.

2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Miller gave the invocation.

3. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Commissioner Street

moved to add a No Tobacco Ordinance to the agenda as Item 8. C. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

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

with the changes. Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

5. PUBLIC HEARING

A. Closeout Public Hearing on CDBG 07-C-1665 – Chair Sparks opened the public hearing at 6:05 p.m. Clerk to the Board Young stated the purpose of the public hearing was to receive public comments on the closeout of Community Development Block Grant 07-C-1665.

No public comments were received

Commissioner Street moved to close the public hearing. Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

The public hearing closed at 6:07 p.m.

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS – None

7. REPORTS/PRESENTATION

A. Presentation of the Proposed Budget for FY 2010-2011 – County Manager Vines presented the Proposed Budget for FY 2010-2011. Commissioner Street moved to change the two (2) cent tax rate reduction to four (4) cents. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried 3 to 2. Commissioners Ledford and Miller opposed the motion.

8. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

A. An Ordinance to Preserve Local Authority to Regulate Smoking In Or On County Property\b>

– Commissioner Patrick moved to adopt the Ordinance to Preserve Local Authority to Regulate Smoking in or on County Property (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). Commissioner Ledford seconded the motion and it carried 4 to 1. Commissioner Street opposed the motion.

B. An Ordinance/Resolution Establishing a Capital Reserve Fund For a

Law Enforcement Center – Commissioner Miller moved to remove this item due to the four-cent tax rate reduction. Commissioner Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

C. No Tobacco Ordinance – Commissioner Street moved to adopt a No

Tobacco Ordinance. The motion died for a lack of a second.

9. APPOINTMENTS

A. Appointment to the Mayland Board of Trustees – Commissioner Phillips moved to appoint Commissioner Street to the Mayland Board of Trustees. Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried 3 to 2. Commissioners Ledford and Miller opposed the motion.

10. CONSENT AGENDA

A. DSS Contract with Mitchell County Transportation Authority for Child Day Care Transportation

B. DSS Contract with Mitchell County Transportation Authority for Workfirst Transportation

C. DSS Contract with Mitchell County Transportation Authority for Title XIX Transportation

D. DSS Contract with Hal Harrison for Legal Services

E. DSS Contract with Mitchell County Safe Place for Shelters for Domestic Violence

F. DSS Contract with Shirley Lovelace for Pre-Placement Assessments & Home Studies

G. DSS Contract with Shirley Lovelace for MAPP Training

H. DSS Contract with Gabriel Yoder for Interpreting Services

I. DSS Contract with Service Center for Latinos for Interpreting Services

J. DSS Contract with Patsy Griffith for Contract Labor for FNS

K. Agreement between Mitchell County and the Mitchell County Animal Shelter

L. Vulnerable Adult and Elder Abuse Awareness Month Proclamation

M. Maintenance of Efforts Funding

N. Blue Ridge RC&D Funding Request of $15,000

O. Western Highlands Network’s Fiscal Monitoring Report FY 2010 3rd

Quarter

P. B & M Cleaning Contract for the New Courthouse

Q. B & M Cleaning Contract for the Senior Citizen Center

R. B & M Cleaning Contract for the Annex Building

S. Releases/Refunds for Board/County Manager Approval

Commissioner Ledford moved to approve the Consent Agenda Items (a

copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

11. COUNTY MANAGER’S REPORT

12. BOARD COMMENTS

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

Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 7:10 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