STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA                             )                    OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                                        )                    STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                                         )                    DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                                        )                    MAY 10, 2004

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, State of North Carolina, met in regular session in the Council Chambers of the Administrative Building, located in Danbury, North Carolina, on Monday, May 10, 2004, at 7:00 pm with the following members present:

 

                                    Chairman Sandy McHugh

                                    Vice-Chairman John Turpin

                                    Commissioner Howard Mabe

                                    Commissioner Leon Inman

                                    Commissioner Joe Turpin

 

                                    County Manager Richard Morris

                                    County Attorney Jonathan Jordan

                                    Darlene Bullins, Clerk to the Board

 

 

Chairman McHugh called the meeting to order.

           

County Attorney Jonathan Jordan delivered the invocation.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Chairman McHugh opened the meeting by inviting the citizens in attendance to join the Board with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT –GOVERNING BODY-APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve or amend the minutes of the April 26th  meeting.

 

Chairman McHugh noted that the Clerk to the Board stated that the date for the Celebrate the Past Festival was stated to be held on June 4th which the minutes reflected, but the actual date should be June 12th (page 5).

 

Commissioner Mabe moved to approve the minutes of the April 26th meeting as amended. 

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

There were no public comments.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-KING VETERANS’ MEMORIAL UPDATE

 

Mr. Bob “Crow” McGee, Chairman-Veterans’ Memorial Committee, presented an update to the Board detailing information about the upcoming Veterans’ Memorial to be located in Central Park, King.  The Veterans’ Memorial will honor area Veterans that served in one of the five branches (WWI – Present) of the armed services.  Mr. McGee described the proposed model in detail.

 

Honorably discharged veterans can be honored by purchasing a tile for $100 which will include the veteran’s name, rank, service, etc.  Donations are also being accepted for the Memorial from individuals and businesses and will be recognized on a plaque for their participation as follows:

 

                        $500 - Bronze

                      $1,000- Silver 

                      $1,500 - Gold

                      $2,500 - Platinum

                      $5,000+ - Diamond

 

 Mr. McGee invited the Board to a World War II Veterans’ Breakfast on Saturday, May 29th  with special recognition to World War II Veterans. Ground breaking ceremonies will be following the Veterans’ Breakfast on the 29th at 11:00 am at Central Park.

 

Mr. McGee concluded that the completion for the Veterans’ Memorial is scheduled for dedication on November 11, 2004.

 

Chairman McHugh noted the Board could discuss a possible donation under New Business.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-PROPOSED JCPC FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Ms. Kathy Ford, Chairman-Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, presented the following grant recommendations from the JCPC for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2004/05 to the Board:  (also in attendance:  Chief Court Counselor Jack Moore, Clyde Stewart-Stokes/Surry Friends of Youth, Sharon Conrad –Stokes Scan)

 

                                                Requested Funds                      JCPC Recommendation

Surry Friends of Youth                   $94,456                                            $82,722

Stokes Scan                                  $49,000                                            $25,000

Step One, Inc                               $50,707                                            $25,000

DJJDP(Juvenile Justice)                $10,466                                             $10,466

 

               Totals                        $204,629                                         $143,188

 

Ms. Ford briefed the Board concerning the programs which is expected to serve an estimated 300 youth in all programs.  Ms. Ford respectfully requested the Board’s approval for the JCPC recommendations for the upcoming fiscal year 2004/05.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve the JCPC recommendation for state funding for Surry Friends of Youth, Stokes Scan, Step One, Inc., and DJJDP-Juvenile Justice.

 

Commissioner Inman moved to approve the JCPC recommendation for state funding for Surry Friends of Youth, Stokes Scan, Step One, Inc., and DJJDP-Juvenile Justice.

 

Commissioner Mabe seconded and the motion carried unanimously.        

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-FIRE/RESCUE SERVICE DISTRICT – PROPOSED FUNDING FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004/05

 

Mr. Tommy Carter – Vice Chairman, Stokes County Fire Commission, (Chairman L.G. Tilley was unable to attend the meeting) presented the Fire Commission’s fiscal year 2004/05 proposed funding for the Stokes County Fire Protection Service District.  Mr. Carter noted that the initial combined requests from twelve agencies totaled $1,426,446.63.  The amount was reduced to $1,239,503.16 after budget presentations, extensive review, and appeals.

                       

Department Name

 

2004/05 Proposed Recommendation

 

 

 

 

South Stokes Fire-Rescue

 

 $        118,372.00

 

Danbury Fire-Rescue

 

 $        127,833.63

 

Sauratown Fire-Rescue

 

 $        157,144.00

 

Stokes-Rockingham Fire-Rescue

 

 $        139,053.00

 

Northeast Stokes Fire-Rescue

 

 $        144,558.73

 

Francisco Fire-Rescue

 

 $        124,734.00

 

Lawsonville Fire-Rescue

 

 $        110,520.00

 

Pinnacle Fire-Rescue

 

 $        121,012.00

 

Westfield Fire Department

 

 $          45,114.00

 

Pilot Mountain Rescue Squad

 

 $          14,000.00

 

Pilot Knob Fire Department

 

 $          15,918.00

 

Double Creek Fire-Rescue

 

 $        121,243.80

 

 

 

 

 

Total Recommendations

 

 $      1,239,503.16

 

 

Mr. Carter concluded that funding for the proposed recommendation would be provided from the Tax and Finance Department projected revenue of $1,021,000 and $218,503.16  from the Service District Fund Balance leaving a fund balance of $79,131.95 for any emergencies.  Mr. Carter respectfully requested the Board’s approval for the

upcoming 2004/05 fiscal year for the Stokes County Service District Budget.

 

Chairman McHugh noted that the agreement between the Stokes County Board of Commissioners and the Stokes County Service District Fire Commission allows the Board to either accept or reject the recommendations.  Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve the proposed Fire Service District Fiscal Year 2004/05 Budget.

 

Commissioner Mabe moved to approve the proposed Fire Service District Fiscal Year 2004/05 Budget.  Commissioner Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-ANIMAL CONTROL- ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATOR - APPOINTMENT

 

Chief Animal Control Officer Sarah Shumate presented information concerning the appointment of an Animal Cruelty  Investigator  (NC Laws-Animal Control-Animal Protection-Public Health-19A-45) to serve for a one-year term subject to removal for cause by the Board of County Commissioners.  Ms. Shumate noted the advantages of having an

Animal Cruelty Investigator other than the Animal Control Officers who all currently are Animal Cruelty Investigators.

 

Chief Animal Control Officer Shumate recommended Mona Singleton who has developed a successful program with Stokes County (Animal Rescue of Stokes County) that deals with the issues of Humane Education, Low Cost Spay/Neuter and Rescue/Adoption.

           

Vice Chairman John Turpin nominated Mona Singleton to serve as Animal Cruelty Officer for Stokes County.  (Ms. Singleton can be considered at the May 24th Meeting)

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-SENIOR SERVICES – MEALS PROPOSED BIDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2004/05

 

Support Services Supervisor Danny Stovall and Senior Services Program Manager Lynn Martens presented the following bids that were publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing meals to Senior Citizens:

 

            ABL Management                                   No Bid

 

            Bluedog Associates Inc                           $2.80 Per Shelf Stable Meal

 

            Compass Group USA                               $2.70 Per Congregate Meal*

            Dba “Bateman Senior Meals”                  $2.70 Per Home Delivered Meal*

            (current provider)                                  $2.70 Per Shelf Stable Meal*

                                                                        $2.70 Per Frozen Meal

 

            *The $2.70 rate is only good if Yadkin Valley and Stokes County sign

              contracts with Bateman Senior Meals.  If only Stokes County signs

  a contract, the rate will be $3.06 per meal.(Mr. Stovall confirmed that

  Yadkin Valley had signed a contract with Batemen Senior Meals)

 

Mr. Stovall noted that the RFP was for a possible three-year contract with renewal options after the first 12 months if services were satisfactory.  At that time, price per meal could be negotiated between Bateman and Stokes County.    Ms. Martens discussed issues concerning the present meal service provider who is similar with the County’s program, who has been dealing with elderly nutrition for over 22 years, and who has not had food borne illness during 22 years of service, etc.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to submit a recommendation for approval to delivery meals for Senior Services.

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to approve Compass Group USA with a bid of $2.70 for congregate meals, home delivered meals, shelf stable meals, and frozen meals.  Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY – PROPOSED ROAD RESOLUTION – OLD LYNCH ROAD AND PREACHER SCALES ROAD

 

Old Lynch Road (SR#1197)

 

Chairman McHugh presented the following Resolution for Support of Secondary Road Pavement for Old Lynch Road (SR #1197):

 

 

RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

FOR THE SUPPORT OF SECONDARY ROAD PAVEMENT

OF OLD LYNCH  ROAD (SR #1197)

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners for the County of Stokes is aware of the urgent need for the improvement and pavement of Old Lynch Road, State Road  #1197; and

 

WHEREAS, Old Lynch Road, State Road #1197 is heavily traveled by commercial trucks, which creates a constant maintenance problem for NCDOT along with a public safety issue; and

 

WHEREAS, Old Lynch Road, State Road #1197 is included in the Stokes County School’s Transportation Route; and

 

WHEREAS, the pavement and improvements to Old Lynch Road, State Road #1197  would increase the prospective development in this area of the County.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Stokes County Board of Commissioners supports utilization of Statewide Contingency Funds for the pavement of  Old Lynch Road, State Road #1197.

 

Adopted this the 10th day of May 2004.

 

                                                                                    _____________________________

                                                                                     Sandy McHugh

                                                                                      Chairman

 

________________________________

Darlene Bullins

Clerk to the Board

 

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to approve the Resolution by The Board of Commissioners for the Support of Secondary Road Pavement of Old Lynch Road (SR#1197). 

 

Commissioner Mabe seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Preacher Scales Road (SR#1743)

 

Chairman McHugh presented the following Resolution for Support of Secondary Road Pavement for Preacher Scales Road(SR #1743):

 

 

 

RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

FOR THE SUPPORT OF SECONDARY ROAD PAVEMENT

OF PREACHER SCALES ROAD (SR #1743)

 

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners for the County of Stokes is aware of the urgent need for the improvement and pavement of Preacher Scales Road, State Road  #1743; and

 

WHEREAS, Preacher Scales Road, State Road #1743 is heavily traveled which creates a constant maintenance problem for NCDOT along with a public safety issue; and

 

WHEREAS, Preacher Scales Road, State Road #1743 is included in the Stokes County School’s Transportation Route; and

 

WHEREAS, the pavement and improvements to Preacher Scales Road, State Road  #1743 would increase the prospective development in this area of the County.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Stokes County Board of Commissioners supports utilization of Statewide Contingency Funds for the pavement of Preacher Scales Road, State Road #1743.

 

Adopted this the 10th day of May 2004.

 

 

                                                                                    _____________________________

                                                                                     Sandy McHugh

                                                                                      Chairman

 

________________________________

Darlene Bullins

Clerk to the Board

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to approve the Resolution by The Board of Commissioners for the Support of Secondary Road Pavement of Preacher Scales Road (SR#1743).  Commissioner Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-FINANCE DEPT.-BUDGET ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #131

           

Finance Director Julia Edwards requested the approval of Budget Ordinance Amendment #131, which is necessary to amend the General Fund and Capital Reserve Fund to transfer and appropriate funds to Departments for expenditures for the remainder of the fiscal year.  The appropriations are to be changed as followed:

 

Account Number

 

EXPENDITURES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

 

 

General Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

(see below)

 

$120,985.00

 

$235,515.00

 

 

 

 

$120,985.00

 

$235,515.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

(see below)

 

 

 

$21,785.00

 

 

 

 

  

 

$21,785.00

 

 

EXPENDITURES

 

 

 

Account

 

 

 

 

Number

 

 Decrease

 

 Increase

 

 Governing Body

 

 

 

100.4110.000

 Salaries & Wages

 

 

 $          4,000.00

100.4110.290

Miscellaneous Expense

 

 

 $          2,000.00

100.4110.310

Travel

 $          2,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance

 

 

 

100.4130.180

Professional Services

 $          1,500.00

 

 

100.4130.260

Departmental Supplies

 

 

 $            500.00

100.4130.370

Advertising

 

 

 $          1,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tax Administration

 

 

 

100.4140.000

Salaries & Wages

 $          3,500.00

 

 

100.4140.101

401K

 $              75.00

 

 

100.4140.260

Departmental Supplies

 

 

 $            500.00

100.4140.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $          8,700.00

100.4140.440

Misc. Contractual Services

 

 

 $          1,000.00

100.4140.511

Equipment Non Capitalized

 

 

 $            690.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superior Court

 

 

 

100.4160.330

Utilities

 

 

 $          2,500.00

100.4160.441

Juvenile Detention

 

 

 $          1,500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elections

 

 

 

100.4170.010

Salaries & Wages-Overtime

 $            275.00

 

 

100.4170.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $          1,400.00

 

 

100.4170.090

Social Security

 $            100.00

 

 

100.4170.101

401K

 $              60.00

 

 

100.4170.260

Departmental Supplies

 $          1,000.00

 

 

100.4170.390

Precinct Officials

 $        17,500.00

 

 

100.4170.440

Misc. Contractual Services

 $            500.00

 

 

100.4170.430

Rental of Buildings

 $            950.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100.9820.960

Transfer to Capital Reserve

 

 

 $        21,785.00

 

EXPENDITURES

 

 

 

Account

 

 

 

 

Number

 

 Decrease

 

 Increase

 

Public Buildings

 

 

 

100.4190.260

Departmental Supplies

 

 

 $          3,000.00

100.4190.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $            100.00

100.4190.330

Utilities

 

 

 $          9,600.00

100.4190.331

Cost of Space

 

 

 $        11,800.00

100.4190.352

Maint. & Repairs Buildings

 

 

 $          2,000.00

100.4190.430

Rental of Equipment

 

 

 $          1,100.00

100.4190.491

Uniform Rental

 

 

 $          1,700.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Maintenance

 

 

 

100.4250.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $            400.00

100.4250.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $            150.00

100.4250.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 

 

 $            400.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheriff's Department

 

 

 

100.4310.000

Salaries & Wages

 

 

 $          8,000.00

100.4310.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 

 

 $          9,700.00

100.4310.090

Social Security

 

 

 $          1,000.00

100.4310.091

Medicare Tax

 

 

 $            200.00

100.4310.100

Retirement

 

 

 $            400.00

100.4310.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $        25,000.00

100.4310.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $          1,600.00

100.4310.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 

 

 $        10,000.00

100.4310.510

Equipment

 $          1,993.00

 

 

100.4310.511

Equipment Non Capitalized

 $          2,187.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jail

 

 

 

100.4320.000

Salaries & Wages

 

 

 $          2,000.00

100.4320.010

Salaries & Wages-Overtime

 $            500.00

 

 

100.4320.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 

 

 $          2,000.00

100.4320.030

Salaries & Wages-Contract

 

 

 $          1,500.00

100.4320.100

Retirement

 

 

 $            300.00

100.4320.220

Food & Provisions

 

 

 $          5,000.00

100.4320.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $          1,200.00

100.4330.390

Misc. Expense-Board of Prisoners

 

 

 $          7,000.00

100.4330.440

Misc. Contractual Services-Prisoner

 

 

 $          5,000.00

 

Emergency Communications

 

 

 

100.4325.000

Salaries & Wages

 

 

 $        17,600.00

100.4325.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 

 

 $          2,500.00

100.4325.090

Social Security

 

 

 $          2,000.00

100.4325.091

Medicare Tax

 

 

 $            500.00

100.4325.100

Retirement

 

 

 $          1,000.00

100.4325.101

401K

 

 

 $            200.00

100.4325.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $              50.00

100.4325.330

Utilities

 

 

 $          1,000.00

 

EXPENDITURES

 

 

 

Account

 

 

 

 

Number

 

 Decrease

 

 Increase

 

Emergency Management

 

 

 

100.4330.000

Salaries & Wages

 

 

 $          7,500.00

100.4330.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $            500.00

 

 

100.4330.090

Social Security

 

 

 $            300.00

100.4330.091

Medicare Tax

 

 

 $            100.00

100.4330.100

Retirement

 

 

 $            300.00

100.4330.101

401K

 

 

 $              50.00

100.4330.340

Printing

 

 

 $            100.00

100.4330.370

Advertising

 $            100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Examiner

 

 

 

100.4360.000

Medical Examiner

 

 

 $          5,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

 

 

100.4370.000

Salaries & Wages

 $        20,000.00

 

 

100.4370.010

Salaries & Wages-Overtime

 

 

 $        10,000.00

100.4370.230

Medical Supplies

 

 

 $          5,000.00

100.4370.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $          6,000.00

100.4370.330

Utilities

 

 

 $          4,600.00

100.4370.340

Printing

 

 

 $            500.00

100.4370.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 

 

 $          2,500.00

100.4370.392

Laundry

 

 

 $            700.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Control

 

 

 

100.4380.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $            950.00

100.4380.320

Telephone & Postage

 $            150.00

 

 

100.4380.330

Utilities

 

 

 $            400.00

100.4380.340

Printing

 

 

 $            200.00

100.4380.430

Rental of Equipment

 

 

 $              50.00

100.4380.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $            500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solid Waste

 

 

 

100.4720.290

Misc. Expense

 

 

 $            165.00

100.4720.310

Travel

 $            120.00

 

 

100.4720.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $          1,700.00

100.4720.330

Utilities

 $            500.00

 

 

100.4720.340

Printing

 

 

 $            100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planning

 

 

 

100.4910.000

Salaries & Wages

 

 

 $          1,250.00

100.4910.090

Social Security

 $            100.00

 

 

100.4910.091

Medicare Tax

 $              50.00

 

 

100.4910.100

Retirement

 

 

 $              25.00

100.4910.101

401K

 $              75.00

 

 

100.4910.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $            400.00

 

EXPENDITURES

 

 

 

Account

 

 

 

 

Number

 

 Decrease

 

 Increase

100.4910.310

Travel

 $            950.00

 

 

100.4910.320

Telephone & Postage

 $            500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Resources

 

 

 

100.4960.310

Travel

 

 

 $            600.00

100.4960.320

Telephone & Postage

 $            100.00

 

 

100.4960.340

Printing

 $            400.00

 

 

100.4960.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 

 

 $            600.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health Department

 

 

 

100.5100.000

Salaries & Wages

 $        10,000.00

 

 

100.5100.090

Social Security

 $          1,000.00

 

 

100.5100.110

Group Insurance

 $          2,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Health

 

 

 

100.5190.000

Salaries & Wages

 $          4,500.00

 

 

100.5190.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $          4,500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

King Clinic

 

 

 

100.5191.000

Salaries & Wages

 $          1,100.00

 

 

100.5191.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $          1,100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Services

 

 

 

100.5310.000

Salaries & Wages

 $        35,000.00

 

 

100.5310.090

Social Security

 $          3,000.00

 

 

100.5310.091

Medicare Tax

 $            500.00

 

 

100.5310.100

Retirement

 $          1,000.00

 

 

100.5310.101

401K

 $            300.00

 

 

100.5310.110

Group Insurance

 $          5,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parks

 

 

 

100.6121.250

Auto Supplies

 

 

 $            700.00

100.6121.330

Utilities

 

 

 $            400.00

100.6121.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 

 

 $            300.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation

 

 

 

100.6130.320

Telephone & Postage

 

 

 $            250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 $      120,985.00

 

 $      235,515.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

201.4170.022

Elections

 

 

 $        21,785.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This will result in a net increase of $144,530.00 in the appropriations of the General Fund and $21, 785.00 in the appropriations of the Capital Reserve Fund.  To provide the additional revenues for the above, the following revenues will be increased.

 

Account Number

 

REVENUES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

100.3100.111

 

Prior Year Taxes

 

 

 

$66,250.00

100.3301.412

 

Inmate Reimbursement

 

 

 

$30,000.00

100.3345.410

 

Inspections Buildings

 

 

 

$10,000.00

100.3425.410

 

Impoundment Fees

 

 

 

$6,000.00

100.3431.421

 

School Resource Officer BOE

 

 

 

$2,280.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$114,530.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

201.3981.000

 

Transfer from General Fund

 

 

 

$21,785.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$21,785.00

 

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #131.

           

Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment  #131. 

 

Commissioner Mabe seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT –SOCIAL SERVICES-BUDGET ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #132

           

Finance Director Julia Edwards requested the approval of Budget Ordinance Amendment #132 which is necessary to amend the General Fund to transfer funds to purchase a laptop computer and printer from the IV-D Incentive Funds for the Child Support Section.  The appropriations are to be changed as followed:

 

Account Number

 

EXPENDITURES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

 

 

Social Services

 

 

 

 

100.5310.261

 

IV-D Incentive Expense

 

  $2,879.00

 

 

100.5310.511

 

Equipment-Non Capitalized

 

 

 

$2,879.00

 

 

 

 

  $2,879.00

 

$2,879.00

 

This will result in a net increase of $0.00 in the appropriations of the General Fund.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will be increased.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #132.

           

Commissioner Inman moved to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #132.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT –GOVERNING BODY -BUDGET ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #133

           

Finance Director Julia Edwards requested the approval of Budget Ordinance Amendment #133 which is necessary to amend the General Fund for architectural services for Government Center Study, survey for easement at Booth Mountain, and survey/appraisal for new garage.    The appropriations are to be changed as followed:

 

Account Number

 

EXPENDITURES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

 

 

Governing Body

 

 

 

 

100.4110.180

 

Professional Services

 

 

 

$6,300.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$6,300.00

 

This will result in a net increase of $6,300.00 in the appropriations of the General Fund.

To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will be increased.

 

Account Number

 

REVENUES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

100.3323.000

 

Clerk of Superior Court Fees

 

 

 

$5,000.00

100.3425.410

 

Impoundment Fees

 

 

 

$1,300.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$6,300.00

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #133.

           

Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #133.

 

Commissioner Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT –SOCIAL SERVICES -BUDGET ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #134

           

Finance Director Julia Edwards requested the approval of Budget Ordinance Amendment #134 which is necessary to amend the General Fund to transfer funds from salaries and wages to Day Care as a result of a Day Care Audit.  The appropriations are to be changed as followed:

 

Account Number

 

EXPENDITURES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

 

 

Social Services

 

 

 

 

100.5130.000

 

Salaries & Wages

 

 $2,245.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Care

 

 

 

 

100.5850.002

 

Day Care

 

 

 

$2,245.00

 

 

 

 

  $2,245.00

 

$2,245.00

 

This will result in a net increase of $0.00 in the appropriations of the General Fund.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will be increased.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #134.

           

Commissioner Mabe moved to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #134.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES-BUDGET ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #135

 

Finance Director Julia Edwards requested the approval of Budget Ordinance Amendment #135 which is necessary to amend the General Fund to transfer funds to purchase (2) Broselow Pediatric Bags and (5) Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Ventilation (CPAP) Devices. The appropriations are to be changed as followed:

 

Account Number

 

EXPENDITURES

 

Decrease

 

Increase

 

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

 

 

 

100.4730.291

 

Uniforms

 

   $2,500.00

 

 

100.4730.311

 

Training

 

      $950.00

 

 

100.4730.511

 

Equipment-Non Capitalized

 

 

 

$3,450.00

 

 

 

 

   $3,450.00

 

$3,450.00

 

This will result in a net increase of $0.00 in the appropriations of the General Fund.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will be increased.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #135.

 

Commissioner Mabe moved to approve Budget Ordinance Amendment #135.

           

Commissioner Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-NURSING HOMES COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE – APPOINTMENT

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to accept further nominations or approve the appointment of Ms. Erma Perkins to serve on the Nursing Homes Community Advisory Committee.  (Ms. Perkins was nominated at the April 26th meeting) (There were no further nominations)

 

Commissioner Mabe moved to appointment Ms. Erma Perkins to serve on the Nursing Homes Community Advisory Committee. 

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-ADULT CARE HOMES COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE-APPOINTMENT

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to accept further nominations or approve the appointment of Ms. Dennie Charland to serve on the Adult Care Homes ommunity Advisory Committee.  (Ms. Charland was nominated at the April 26th meeting)

 

(There were no further nominations)

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to appointment Ms. Dennie Charland to serve on the Adult Care Homes Community Advisory Committee. 

Commissioner Mabe seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-STOKES COUNTY PLANNING AGING COMMITTEE-APPOINTMENT

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to accept further nominations or approve the appointment of Ms. Jacque Nuckols to serve on the Stokes County Planning Aging Committee.  (Ms. Nuckols was nominated at the April 26th meeting) (There were no further nominations)

 

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to appointment Ms. Jacque Nuckols to serve on the Stokes County Planning Aging Committee. 

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

           

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-STOKES COUNTY EXOTIC ANIMAL REVIEW COMMITTEE-APPOINTMENT

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to accept further nominations or approve the nominations submitted at the April 26th meeting.

 

                        Chairman Sandy McHugh- Stokes Board of Commissioners

                        County Manager Rick Morris

                        County Attorney Jonathan Jordan

                        Lt. Junior Palmer-Stokes County Sheriff’s Dept.

                        EMS Shift Supervisor Greg Collins-Stokes EMS

                        Health Director Steve Smith

                        Emergency Communications Director Del Hall

                        Assistant Fire Marshal Robert Snyder

                        DSS Director Jan Spencer

                        Jimmy Boyles-Representative NC Wildlife Commission

                        Dr. Debbie Cowan- Veterinarian

 

Chairman McHugh noted that Chief Animal Control Officer Sarah Shumate had not included herself.  (Ordinance designates individuals from specific departments or an designee- veterinarian would be appointed by the Board of Commissioners, NC Wildlife Commissioner would appoint a representative)

 

Commissioner Inman moved to approve the submitted nominations along with Chief Animal Control Officer Sarah Shumate to serve on the Stokes County Exotic Animal Review Committee.

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-ADMINISTRATION/GOVERNMENT CENTER RENOVATIONS

 

County Manager Rick Morris presented the Board with update information pertaining to the expansion of the small courtroom and the area being used by Forsyth Tech. Community College that is now considered an assembly category. The architect has evaluated the area and provided construct drawings.  Work has already begun in some areas

with a small portion (extending walls)that will have to be considered for bids.  Estimation of costs will be brought to the Board at a later date.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-ADMINISTRATION-PROPOSED COUNTY GARAGE-YVEDDI

 

County Manager Rick Morris presented an update concerning the proposed County garage. 

 

Land has been purchased

Survey and appraisal of the two-acre area completed,

A draft copy of the Deed for the two-acre area has been prepared

and sent to YVEDDI for Review

 

Manager Morris concluded that after the Deed has been completed, an architect will be secured to lock in the grant for the June 30th deadline.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-LEGAL/SOLID WASTE-SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FEE- WINSTON SALEM/FORSYTH COUNTY-CONTRACT

 

County Attorney Jonathan Jordan informed the Board that the County had received a revised contract from the City of Winston/Forsyth County for the Special Rate Disposal Agreement that the Board recently had approved for a lower tipping fee.

 

Attorney Jordan informed the Board of the following two additions to the already approved contract:

 

Paragraph #7- Regulations –Includes themselves complying with

all federal, state, and local rules and regulations along with Stokes County.

 Any amendments will be thereto after at least 30 days written notice.

Paragraph #12 – Prior Agreement – the previous agreement solely discussed

 the new agreement and did not include the remainder of the 1994 contract

             in effect for twenty years. This agreement contains the 1994 agreement remains

             in full force and effect.

 

 

Attorney Jordan concluded these were the only changes to the contract that the Board had previously approved and recommended the approval of the revised contract.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approved the revised contract for the Special Rate Disposal Fee with the City of Winston Salem/Forsyth County.

 

Commissioner Mabe moved to approve the revised contract for the Special Rate Disposal Fee with the City of Winston Salem/Forsyth County. 

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-HEALTH DEPARTMENT-REALLOCATION OF

PHN I TO LPN I

 

County Manager Rick Morris presented a request from Health Director Steve Smith to reallocate an existing Public Health Nurse I (grade 70) to a License Practical Nurse I (grade 58) to serve as an ACCESS II Case Manager.

 

Health Director Steve Smith explained that the ACCESS II Case Manager which is funded by Medicaid to serve all private practice and Health Department clients is used for cost savings by minimizing crisis care and unnecessary Emergency Department visits by clients.  Director Smith noted that the PHN I position had been advertised for several

months with no success.  There are several counties utilizing LPNs for this position and there is a possibility of several LPN candidates available for this position.

 

Director Smith requested the Board’s approval to replace the current PHN I position by establishing an LPN I Position.

 

Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve the transition existing PHN I position to a LPN I position.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to approve the transition existing PHN I position to a LPN I position. 

 

Commissioner Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-VETERANS’ MEMORIAL

 

The Board discussed options for the proposed Veterans’ Memorial in King.

 

The Board discussed the following options:

 

§         Donations for the purchase of a plaque

§         Donations for the purchase of a bench

 

 

Chairman McHugh requested the item be placed on the agenda for the May 24th meeting for further discussion. The Board requested the County place a link to the proposed Veterans’ Memorial on the County web page.

           

 

There being no further business to come before the Board, Commissioner Mabe moved to adjourn the meeting. 

 

Vice Chairman John Turpin seconded and the motion carried (3-2) with Chairman McHugh and Commissioners Joe Turpin voting against the motion.

 

 

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Darlene Bullins                                                         Sandy McHugh

Clerk to the Board                                                        Chairman