J. Leon Inman, Chairman

Jimmy Walker, Vice Chairman

Ron Carroll, Commissioner

Ernest Lankford, Commissioner

Stanley Smith, Commissioner


                                                                REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

                                   November 26, 2007

                   Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building

                                            Danbury, NC  27016

                                                      6:00  pm





Pledge of Allegiance 


Public Hearing – Proposed Regional Sewer Rate Increase                         6:05 pm

Chairman J. Leon Inman


  I.   Approval of Agenda                                                                               6:10 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman


 II.  Public Comments                                                                                         6:15 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman


III. Consent Agenda                                                                                               6:45 pm       

          Chairman J. Leon Inman

a.       Minutes of June 19, 2007

      Minutes of June 20, 2007

      Minutes of June 21, 2007

      Minutes of November 14, 2007

             (Attachments A)

        b.  Budget Amendment #36,#37

             (Attachment B)

        c.  Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2006-07 Stokes County Audit

             (Attachment C)

d.  Tax Administration Report – October 2007

             (Attachment D)


IV.  Information Agenda                                                                                        6:55 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman

         a.  Golder Associates Inc.– Feasibility Study Update

              Project Hydro Geologist Charles “Chuck” Pippin

         b.  Presentation of the NC State Fair 2007 “Sweet Potato Award”

              Mr. Russ Slate

         c.   Stokes Recreation Advisory Committee – Recreation Survey Results

              Executive Director Jude Dooley – Stokes Family YMCA

         d.  Comments – Manager and Commissioners

              County Manager Bryan Steen

              Chairman J. Leon Inman


  V.  Discussion Agenda                                                                                          7:30 pm

         Chairman J. Leon Inman

         a.   Jail Inspection Report

               Jail Captain Al Tuttle

               (Attachment E)

b.   Service District Policy Committee

Chairman J. Leon Inman       

 c.    Christmas Luncheon – Request for Funding

      Personnel Officer Darlene Bullins

      (Attachment F)

         d.    Regional Tourism Initiative – Proposed Resolution-Grant Application to EDA

               County Manager Bryan Steen

               (Attachment G)

 e.    Support of 2008 Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation Preservation Fund

               Walnut Cove Colored School, Inc.

               Chairman J. Leon Inman

                (Attachment H)

f.         Proposed Resolution– Support of Grant Applications for Danbury Water System

County Manager Bryan Steen

Mayor Jane Priddy-Charleville – Town of Danbury

(Attachment I)

g.       Proposed Regional Sewer Rate Increase Request

County Manager Bryan Steen

 (Attachment J)


VI.  Action Agenda                                                                                                   8:00 pm

            Chairman J. Leon Inman

         a.  Proposed CenterPoint Agreement – Fiscal Year 2007-08

              (Attachment K)

b.   Proposed Revised Salary Pay Schedule and Proposed Salary Computation Plan

               (Attachment L)

         c.   Appointments

1.       Stokes County Water and Sewer Authority

2.       King Planning Board – ETJ Positions

3.       Region I Aging Advisory Council

               (Attachments M)

d.       Danbury Vol. Fire Department, Inc. – Tax Exempt Certification

               (Attachment N)

e.       Technical Correction for Revised Fire Agreements

a.       Westfield Vol. Fire Department, Inc.

b.       Pilot Knob Rescue Squad and EMS, Inc.

  (Attachments O)


VII.    Closed Session                                                                                             8:30 pm     

           Chairman J. Leon Inman                                             





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q       Times may vary due to times preset for agenda items