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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Special Session
August 29, 2011

NORTH CAROLINA
MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in Special Session on August 29, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, NC. Those present for the meeting were: Lee Roy Ledford, Acting Chairman; Ken Hollifield, Bill Slagle, Member; Joe Street, Member; Charles Vines, County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board. Also present were Andy Ashurst Editor of the Mitchell-News Journal.

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

  2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Slagle gave the invocation.

  3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – County Manager Vines led the Pledge of Allegiance.

  4. APPOINTMENT OF VACANT COUNTY COMMISSIONER SEAT – Acting Chairman Ledford stated he had received the following statement from GOP Chairman Shane Biddix, “Be it resolved that the Mitchell County Republican Executive Committee recommends for the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners that they fill the vacant position on the Board of Commissioners, with a citizen of Mitchell County who is a registered Republican; and who is willing to serve in that capacity and would in their opinion best serve the interest of the citizens of Mitchell County.”

    Commissioner Slagle moved to appoint Keith Holtsclaw to the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Hollifield seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    1. Oath of Office – Janet Cook, Clerk of Court gave Mr. Holtsclaw his Oath ofOffice (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).

  5. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN – Vice-Chairman Ledford nominated Bill Slagle as Chairman. Commissioner Hollfield seconded the nomination and it carried unanimously.

  6. CONSENT AGENDA

    1. Bank Signature Card

    2. Resolution For Municipal, County, State or Other Governmental Entity and Certification of Resolution (For Deposit Accounts)

    3. Bank Signature Card

    4. Resolution For Municipal, County State or Other Governmental Entity and Certification of Resolution (For Deposit Accounts)

      Commissioner Street moved to approve the Consent Agenda (a copy of the consent agenda items are hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). Vice-Chairman Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  7. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Hollifield moved to adjourn the meeting. Vice-Chairman Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 6:07 p.m.

MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Bill Slagle, Chairman

Lee Roy Ledford, Vice-Chairman

Ken Hollifield, Member

Keith Holtsclaw, Member

Joe Street, Member

ATTEST:

Kathy Young, NCCCC Clerk to the Board