Subjects
  • FY 2014-2015 Budget Ordinance
  • 1 to 1 Resolution
  • Resolution of County Boundaries Common with the Counties of Mitchell and Yancey County

Amended Ordinance Establishing an Economic Development Incentive Grant Fund for Mitchell County

Budget Amendment #2 for FY 2013-2014

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Mitchell County Commissioners
Minutes, Special Session
June 23, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA

MITCHELL COUNTY

The Mitchell County Board of Commissioners met in Special Session on June 23, 2014, 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; Ken Hollifield, Member;  Keith Holtsclaw, Member; Charles Vines, County Manager  and Kathy Young, Clerk to the Board. Commissioner Rickey McKinney was absent from the meeting.  Also present were: Lloyd Hise, County Attorney, Mavis Parsley and Andy Mendhenk, Reporter with the Mitchell-News Journal.

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

  2. INVOCATION – Commissioner Hollifield gave the invocation.

  3. 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..

  4. PUBLIC HEARINGS

    1. Proposed FY 2014-2015 Budget – Chairman Slagle called the Public Hearing on the Proposed FY 2014-2015 Budget to order at 6:05 p.m.

      No public comments were received.

      Chairman Slagle closed the public hearing at 6: 06 p.m.

    2. Proposed Amendments to the Ordinance Establishing an Economic Development Incentive Grant Fund – Chairman Slagle called the Public Hearing on the Proposed Amendments to the Ordinance Establishing an Economic Development Incentive Grant Fund for Mitchell County to order at 6:06 p.m.

      No public comments were received.

      Chairman Slagle closed the public hearing at 6:07 p.m.

  5. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

    1. FY 2014-2015 Proposed Budget – County Manager Vines and Finance Officer Parsley presented a F 014-2015 Budget PowerPoint presentation to the Board.  A copy of the presentation is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes. Discussion was held on CAP their shortfall for the current year.  Commissioner Holtsclaw stated that DSS Director Holtsclaw is supposed to provide him with some additional information on CAP program.  He stated that Finance Officer Parsley needed to be provided with some type of monthly financial report on CAP. The Board discussed the proposed jail costs and the number of inmates Mitchell County is averaging per month.  Discussion was held on a regional approach to accommodate the upcoming changes in legislation.

      Chairman Slagle discussed the requirement to purchase new voting equipment in FY 16-17 and ADA Compliance at the polling places.  He suggested meeting with the Board of Elections to discuss this matter.

  6. ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

    1. 1 to 1 Resolution – Discussion was on the 1 to 1 Resolution.  Commissioner Street moved to approve the 1 to 1 Resolution.  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it failed with a vote of two to two.  Chairman Slagle and Commissioner Hollifield opposed the motion.  Chairman Slagle ask that this item be included on the Agenda for July 7, 2014.

    2. Resolution of County Boundaries Common with the Counties of Mitchell and Yancey County – Commissioner Street moved to approve the Resolution of County Boundaries Common with the Counties of Mitchell and Yancey County (a copy of the Resolution is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Hollifield seconded the motion and it carried.

    3. Amended Ordinance Establishing an Economic Development Incentive Grant Fund for Mitchell County – County Attorney Hise reviewed the amendments to the Ordinance Establishing an Economic Development Incentive Grant Fund with the Board.  Commissioner Hollifield moved to approve the Amended Ordinance Establishing an Economic Development Incentive Grant Fund for Mitchell County (a copy of the Amended Ordinance is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried.

    4. Budget Amendment #2 for FY 2013-2014 – Finance Officer Parsley review the Budget Amendment # 2 for FY 2013-2014.    Commissioner Street moved to approve the Budget Amendment #2 for FY 2013-2014 (a copy of the Budget Amendment is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    5. Budget Ordinance for FY 2014-2015 – Commissioner Hollifiled stated he had three areas of concern, but was not the time to discuss them.  He stated he would get with the Chairman and County Manager Vines.   Chairman Slagle said that collectively of the next few months the Board would be looking at consolidation or merger of some departments, reduction of services and non-mandated services. Commissioner Street moved to approve the Budget Ordinance for FY 2014-2015 (a copy of the Ordinance is hereby attached and becomes a part of the minutes).  Commissioner Holtsclaw seconded the motion and it carried three to one.  Commissioner Hollifield opposed the motion.

  7. CONSENT AGENDA

    1. JCPC Certification & 2014-2015 Funding Allocation
    2. Surplus Property
    3. MOP “N” Pail Cleaning Contracts

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

  8. ADJOURNMENT – Commissioner Hollifield moved to adjourn the meeting. 

    Commissioner Street seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.

    The meeting adjourned at 6:35 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