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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Regular Session
August 2, 2010

NORTH CAROLINA
MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on August 2, 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 – Vice-Chairman Street 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 Phillips

moved to remove the Building Reuse Grant Application as Item 9.B; to add EDC Bylaws as Item7.C; to add EDC Appointment as Item 8.C; to add Agreement with the NC State Department of Environment & Natural Resources as Item 9.C; and to add the Agreement for the Provision of Family Caregiver Support Services as Item 9. D. Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

4. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA – Commissioner Ledford moved to adopt the

agenda. Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

5. PUBLIC HEARING

A. Proposed Rural Operating Assistance Program Application – Vice-

Chairman Street called the public hearing to order at 6:05 p.m.

Commissioner Miller moved to close the public hearing at 6:06 p.m. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

No written or oral comments were received.

6. PUBLIC COMMENTS – None.

7. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

A. Sons of Confederate Veterans – The Sons of Confederate Veterans meet with the Board to discuss the issue of them not being able to use the Historic Courthouse for their meetings. Daniel Barron is to meet with them to discuss their meeting time.

B. Mitchell County Board of Education – Dr. Womble meet with the Board to discuss the possibility of obtaining Qualified School Construction Bonds for Mitchell County Schools. Discussion was held. No action was made on this matter.

C. EDC Bylaws – Commissioner Ledford moved to approve the EDC Bylaws (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). Commissioner Sparks seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

8. APPOINTMENTS

A. Region D Development Corporation – Commissioner Sparks moved to reappoint Doug Harrell, Dean Duncan, Doug Young and Mike Hensley to the Region D Development Corporation. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

B. DSS Board – Commissioner Sparks moved to appoint Phil Byrd to the DSS Board. Commissioner Miller seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

C. EDC Appointment – Commissioner Ledford moved to appoint Joe Street as the Outdoor Recreation Sector to the Economic Development Commission. Commissioner Phillips seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

A. TRANE Service Agreement

B. Rural Operating Assistance Program Application

C. Releases/Refunds for County Manager and Board Approval

D. NC State Department of Environment and Natural Resources

E. Agreement for the Provision of Family Caregiver Support Services

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

10. COUNTY MANAGER’S REPORT – None.

11. BOARD COMMENTS – None.

12. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Ledford 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

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Lisa Sparks, Chair

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Kevin Street, Vice-Chairman

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Lee Roy Ledford, Member

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Marvin Miller, Member

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Patrick Phillips, Member

ATTEST:

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Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board