Sandy McHugh, Chairman

John Turpin, Vice-Chairman

Howard Mabe, Member

Leon Inman, Member

Joe Turpin, Member



October 25, 2004

Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building (Administrative Building)

Danbury, North Carolina

7:00 pm




Pledge of Allegiance


PUBLIC HEARING                                                                                                        7:05 pm

Bond Order Authorizing the Issuance of Not to Exceed $16,000,000

General Obligation Refunding Bonds of The County of Stokes, North Carolina


   I.  Approval of Minutes/Agenda                                                                               7:15 pm

        Chairman Sandy McHugh 

        October  5, 2004

        October 11, 2004

        (Attachments A)


 II.  Public Comments                                                                                                  7:20 pm

        Chairman Sandy McHugh


III.  Public Comments-Proposed 2005/07 Work First Plan                                            7:50 pm

        Chairman Sandy McHugh


IV.  Recognition –2004 Region 2- Paramedic Competition                                           7:55 pm

        Training Officer Brian Booe- Stokes EMS

       Chairman Sandy McHugh


 V.   Proposed Park Contracts                                                                                       8:05 pm

        East Walnut Cove Park

        County Manager Rick Morris    (Attachments B)


 VI. Tax Administration Report                                                                                    8:15 pm

     Tax Administrator Wren Carmichael   (Attachments C)


VII. Proposed 2005 Cost Index & Depreciation Schedules                                            8:25 pm

      Tax Administrator Wren Carmichael  (Attachments D)


VIII. Presentation of Proposed 2005 Real                                                                    8:40 pm 

        Property Schedules-Revaluation
Tax Administrator Wren Carmichael


 IX.   Proposed Copier Rental/Lease                                                                            8:55 pm

         Support Services Supervisor Danny Stovall  (Attachment E)


  X.  Proposed Bond Order/Resolution                                                                         9:10 pm

        General Obligation Refunding Bonds 

        Chairman Sandy McHugh  (Attachment F)


XI.   Proposed Work First Fiscal Year 2005/2007 Plan                                                   9:20 pm

         Chairman Sandy McHugh


XII.  Proposed State School Building Bond Fund                                                          9:40 pm

         State Building Capital Fund Projects                      

          County Manager Rick Morris     (Attachment G)


XIII.  Old Business                                                                                                       9:50 pm

          Chairman Sandy McHugh

 A.  Budget Ordinance Amendments (Fiscal Year 2004/05)

   Finance Director Julia Edwards (Attachments H)

 B.  Proposed Merit Program-Scoring System - County Manager Rick Morris (Attachment I)

C.         Third Floor Renovations- Update -  County Manager Rick Morris

D.  Communications Tower- Verizon –Booth Mountain -  County Attorney Jonathan Jordan (Attachment J)

         E.   Scattered Site Housing Program –Procedure Issue Update - County Manager Rick Morris


 XIV. New Business                                                                                                      9:55 pm

           Chairman Sandy Chairman             


  XV. Closed Session                                                                                                    10:00 pm


Anyone with disability(ies) who needs an accommodation to participate in this meeting is

requested to inform us 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of the affected group meeting.


Attachments may be delivered before or at the time of the meeting


Times may vary due to times preset for agenda items