J. Leon Inman, Chairman

Jimmy Walker, Vice Chairman

Ron Carroll, Commissioner

Ernest Lankford, Commissioner

Stanley Smith, Commissioner






October 22, 2007

    Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building

Danbury, NC  27016

     6:00  pm




Pledge of Allegiance


  I.   Approval of Agenda                                                                               6:05 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman


 II.  Public Comments                                                                                       6:10 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman


III. Consent Agenda                                                                                              6:40 pm

        Chairman J. Leon Inman

a.     Minutes of September 27, 2007

      Minutes of October 2, 2007

      Minutes of October 8, 2007

             (Attachment A)

        b.  Budget Amendments #27, #31

             (Attachments B)

        c.  Walnut Cove Senior Center Advisory Council By-Laws Proposed Amendment

             (Attachment C)

d.     Proposed Resolution – Support of The Shelton Foundation, Inc.

              (Attachment D)

e.     November 12th Board of Commissioners’ Meeting – Request to Reschedule

(Attachment E)


IV.  Information Agenda                                                                                       6:50 pm

         Chairman Leon Inman

         a.  Comments – Manager and Commissioners

              County Manager Bryan Steen

              Chairman J. Leon Inman


  V.  Discussion Agenda                                                                                          7:10 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman

a.     Dan River Grant Application Proposal – Natural Resources

District Supervisor James Booth – Soil & Conservation Board       

       (Attachment F)

b.  Appointments

       Water/ Sewer Authority

      Chairman J. Leon Inman

      (Attachment G)

c.   Economic Development Director – Reinstatement of Position

      County Manager Bryan Steen

      (Attachment H)

d.     Proposed Sick Leave Accrual Accumulation Rate Change

County Manager Bryan Steen

(Attachment I)

e.     Artist Way - Lease Request

County Manager Bryan Steen

(Attachment J)

          f.    Budget Amendment #29

                Finance Director Julia Edwards

                 (Attachment K)


VI.  Action Agenda                                                                                                   7:45 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman

         a.  Danbury Vol. Fire Department

              Request to Purchase Fire Apparatus

              County Manager Bryan Steen

              (Attachment L)

b.     Revised 2007-08 Fire Service District Budget/Budget Amendment #28

County Manager Bryan Steen

              (Attachment M)

         c.   Stokes 2007 CDBG Scattered Site Housing Grant

               Proposed Resolutions/Ordinance/Agreement for Administrative Services

County Manager Bryan Steen

              (Attachment N)

d.   Upset Bid – Surplus Tax Property

County Manager Bryan Steen

              (Attachment O)

         e.   Appointments

1.     Stokes County Economic Development Commission

2.     CenterPoint Human Services – Board of Directors

            Chairman J. Leon Inman

               (Attachment P)


VII.    Closed Session                                                                                                8:15 pm     

           Chairman Leon Inman                                             


q   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.

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

q  Times may vary due to times preset for agenda items