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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Special Session
May 3, 2012

NORTH CAROLINA
MITCHELL COUNTY

itchell County Board of Commissioners met in Special Session on May 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in Commissioner’s Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, NC. Those present for the meeting were: Joe Street, Vice-Chairman; Ken Hollifield, Member; Keith Holtsclaw, Member; Lee Roy Ledford, Member; Charles Vines, County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board. Chairman Slagle was absent from the meeting. Also present were: Mitzi Moody from the Mitchell Gazette and Corey Hoilman Reporter with the Mitchell-News Journal.

  1. CALL TO ORDER - Vice-Chairman Street called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

  2. INVOCATION - Commissioner Hollifield gave the invocation.

  3. SECONDARY ROADS PUBLIC HEARING FOR FY 2012-2013 - Vice-Chairman Street called the public hearing to order at 9:01 a.m. Mr. Ed Greene stated this public hearing was being held in compliance with General Statute 136-44.8 and in accordance with directives established by the North Carolina Board of Transportation. Mr. Greene reviewed the Paved Road Improvement Projects (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes) and the Subdivision Roads Paving Alternatives and Rural Roads Paving Alternates (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).

    Several citizens living on McHone were present to discuss McHone Road. Elizabeth Hammond spoke about the issues with McHone Road. A copy of her statements are hereby attached to the minutes. Terry Hammond also spoke about McHone Road. A copy of his statements are hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes. Discussion was held on the issues with McHone.

    NC DOT Officials explained the Condemnation process with them and asked them to send a letter to them so that they could get the process started.

    Commissioner Holtsclaw moved to adopt the Secondary Road Resolution (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). Commissioner Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  4. REVISED JCPC FUNDING ALLOCATION - Commissioner Hollifield moved to approve the Revised JCPC Funding Allocation (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes). Commissioner Ledford seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  5. CLOSED SESSION - Commissioner Ledford moved to go into Closed Session in accordance with 143-318.11(a)(4) which reads as follows: To discuss matters relating to the location or expansion of industries or other businesses in the area served by the public body, including agreement on a tentative list of economic development incentives that may be offered by the public body in negotiations. The action approving the signing of an economic development contract or commitment, or the action authorizing the payment of economic development expenditures. Commissioner Hollifield seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    Commissioner Ledford moved to go out of Closed Session. Commissioner Hollifield seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    Closed Session was held from 9:55 a.m. until 10:05 a.m.

    No action was taken as a result of the Closed Session.

  6. ADJOURNMENT - Commissioner Hollifield moved to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 10:06 a.m.

MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Bill Slagle, Chairman

Joe Street, Vice-Chairman

Ken Hollifield, Member

Keith Holtsclaw, Member

Lee Roy Ledford, Member

ATTEST:

Kathy Young, NCCCC Clerk to the Board