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    George Thomas Tax Appeal

    FY 2012-2013 Budget Amendment

    NCACC Voting Delegate

    Jury Commission

    Region D Development Corporation

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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Regular Session
July 8, 2013

NORTH CAROLINA

MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in Regular Session on July 8, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioner's Conference Room, Administration Building, Bakersville, NC.  Those present for the meeting were: Bill Slagle, Chairman; Joe Street, Vice-Chairman; Keith Holtsclaw, Member; Charles Vines, County Manager and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board.  CommissionerÕs Hollifield and McKinney were absent from the meeting.  Also present were: Mavis Parsley, Finance Officer; and Andy Ashurst Editor of the Mitchell-News Journal.

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

  2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Street gave the invocation.

  3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Commissioner Holtsclaw led the Pledge of Allegiance.

  4. ETHICS AWARNESS AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST REMINDER:   
    In accordance with the State Government Ethics Act, it is the duty of every Board   member to avoid both conflicts of interest and appearance of conflict. Does any board member have any known conflicts of interest or appearances of conflict with respect to any matters coming before the Board‌  If so, please identify the conflict or appearance of conflict and refrain from any undue participation in the particular matter involved.

  5. ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE AGENDA – Chairman Slagle stated that Item 12.  Closed Session needed to be removed from the Agenda.

  6. ADOPTION OF AGENDA – Commissioner Street moved to adopt the agenda with the removal of Item 12.  Closed Session.  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  7. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Commissioner Holtsclaw moved to approve the
    Minutes for June 3, 2013.  Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  8. PUBLIC COMMENTS/BOARD COMMENTS – Rita Early informed the Board of the Mountain Small Fruit & Berry Symposium to be held on July 18, 2013 at Mayland Community College and provided them a copy of Mayland's 2012 Annual Report.

  9. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

    1. George Thomas Tax Appeal – Commissioner Street moved to compromise the $216.46 penalty on George Thomas Discovery Bill.  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    2. Budget Amendment #4 for FY 2012-2013 – Commissioner Holtsclaw moved to adopt Budget Amendment #4 for FY 2012-2013 (a copy is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).   Commissioner Street seconded the nomination and it carried unanimously.

    3. Designation of Voting Delegate to the NCACC Annual Conference -
      Commissioner Street moved to designate County Manager Vines as the voting delegate to the Conference.  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  10. APPOINTMENTS

    1. Appointment to the Jury Commission – Commissioner Holtsclaw moved to appoint Bud McKinney to the Jury Commission.  Commissioner Street seconded   the motion and it carried unanimously.

    2. Appointment to the Region D Development Corporation – Commissioner Street moved to appoint Dean Duncan, Doug Harrell, Joe Street and Doug Young to the Region D Development Corporation.  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

  11. CONSENT AGENDA

    1. Revised EDC By-Laws

    2. Home & Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults Agreement for theProvision of County-Based Aging Services

    3. Home & Community Care Block Grant for Older Adults County Funding Plan

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

  12. COUNTY MANAGER'S REPORT – County Manager Vines reminded the Board of the Special Meeting on July 15, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.  He stated that the tipping fee had increased from $45 to $55 per ton.

  13. BOARD COMMENTS

  14. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Street moved to adjourn the meeting.

    Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.
     
    The meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

MITCHELL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Bill Slagle, Chairman

Joe Street, Vice-Chairman

Ken Hollifield, Member

Keith Holtsclaw, Member

Rickey McKinney, Member


ATTEST:

Kathy Young, NCCCC Clerk to the Board