STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA ) OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS ) STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT COUNTY OF STOKES ) DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA ) JUNE 18, 2004
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA ) OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS
) STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT
COUNTY OF STOKES ) DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA
) JUNE 18, 2004
The Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, State of North Carolina, met for scheduled budget work session for the proposed Fiscal Year 2004/05 County Budget in the Council Chambers of the Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building (Administrative Building), located in Danbury, North Carolina, on Friday, June 18, 2004, at 6:00 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
Darlene Bullins, Clerk to the Board
Others in Attendance:
Finance Director Julia Edwards
Assistant Finance Director Lisa Lankford
Mr. Jack Veit - Stokes Intern
County Attorney Jonathan Jordan (absent)
Chairman McHugh called the meeting to order.
Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins delivered the invocation.
Chairman McHugh opened the meeting by inviting the citizens in attendance to join the Board with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mr. Booth noted the following areas in the proposed Natural Resources Budget:
Reclassification of District Admin/Education Specialist
Reclassification/Justification of District Soil Conservationist not included
in the requested budget
Separation of regular and part time salaries
Cost savings of Watershed Specialist eliminated in 2000 –estimated $122,000
Reorganization of duties since elimination of Watershed Specialist
Chairman McHugh entertained a motion to approve to include the reclassification of the District Soil Conservationist and elimination of the Watershed Specialist for the proposed 2004/05 budget-Natural Resources.
Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to approve to include the reclassification of the District Soil Conservationist and elimination of the Watershed Specialist for the Proposed 2004/05 budget-Natural Resources.
Commissioner Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
Chairman McHugh moved to approve the corrected copies of Senior Center Service Fund, Fire/Rescue, and Revaluation submitted to the Board by the County Manager to be included in the Proposed 2004/05 County Budget.
Vice Chairman John Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
Mr. Ron Morton –Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Morton noted the following areas in the proposed Centerpoint Budget:
Current problems pertaining to the agreement with the County
Single location in County at Stokes Reynolds for initial evaluation
On call number for deputies to call to help expedite services
Other items discussed:
Screening of employees
There being no further business to come before the Board, Vice Chairman John Turpin moved to adjourn the budget work session.
Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
Darlene Bullins Sandy McHugh
Clerk to the Board Chairman