STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA ) OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

) STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES ) DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

) DECEMBER 6, 2004

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, State of North Carolina, met in scheduled session (organizational meeting) in the Council Chambers of the Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building (Administrative Building), located in Danbury, North Carolina, on Monday, December 6, 2004, at 5:00 pm with the following members present:

 

Commissioner Sandy McHugh

Commissioner John Turpin

Commissioner Leon Inman

Commissioner Joe Turpin

Commissioner Jimmy Walker

 

County Manager Richard Morris

County Attorney Jonathan Jordan

Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins

 

 

Clerk to Board Darlene Bullins called the organizational meeting to order.

County Manager Rick Morris delivered the invocation.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins opened the meeting by inviting the citizens in attendance to join the Board with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

GOVERNING BODY INTRODUCTION OF NEWLY SWORN COMMISSIONERS

 

Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins introduced the newly sworn Commissioners-Commissioner Leon Inman and Commissioner Jimmy Walker.

 

GOVERNING BODY ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

Chairman Stokes County Board of Commissioners

 

Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins opened the floor for nominations for Chairman of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Inman nominated Commissioner John Turpin to serve as Chairman of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

The appointment of Commissioner John Turpin to serve as Chairman of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners was unanimous.

 

Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins turned the meeting over to Chairman John Turpin

 

Vice Chairman Stokes County Board of Commissioners

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Vice Chairman of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin nominated Commissioner Leon Inman to serve as Vice Chairman of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker moved to close the nominations.

 

Chairman John Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

The appointment of Commissioner Leon Inman to serve as Vice Chairman of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners was unanimous.

 

Clerk to the Board Stokes County Board of Commissioners

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Clerk to the Board for the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated Darlene Bullins to serve as Clerk of the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Vice Chairman Inman moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Darlene Bullins as Clerk to the Board.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to appoint Darlene Bullins as Clerk to the Board.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

County Attorney Stokes County Board of Commissioners

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for County Attorney for the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated Attorney Jonathan Jordan to serve as County Attorney for the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Attorney Jonathan Jordan to serve as County Attorney to the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to appoint Attorney Jonathan Jordan to serve as County Attorney to the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

Budget Officer Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Budget Officer of Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated County Manager Rick Morris to serve as Budget Officer for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner McHugh moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint County Manager Rick Morris as Budget Officer for Stokes County.

 

Vice Chairman Inman moved to appoint County Manager Rick Morris as Budget Officer for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Finance Officer Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Finance Officer of Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated Julia Edwards to serve as Finance Officer for Stokes County.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Julia Edwards as Finance Officer for Stokes County.

 

Vice Chairman Inman moved to appoint Julia Edwards as Finance Officer for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Fire Marshal Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Budget Officer of Stokes County.

 

Vice Chairman Inman nominated Brad Cheek to serve as Fire Marshal for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Brad Cheek as Fire Marshal for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh moved to appoint Brad Cheek as Fire Marshal for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Emergency Management Director Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Emergency Management Director of Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated Monty Stevens to serve as Emergency Management Director for Stokes County.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Vice Chairman Inman moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Monty Stevens as

 

Emergency Management Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh moved to appoint Monty Stevens as Emergency Management Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Assistant Emergency Management Director Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Assistant Emergency Management Director of Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated Brad Cheek to serve as Assistant Emergency Management Director for Stokes County.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Vice Chairman Inman moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Brad Cheek as Assistant Emergency Management Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin moved to appoint Brad Cheek as Assistant Emergency Management Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Planning Director Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Planning Director of Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh nominated David Sudderth to serve as Planning Director for Stokes County.

 

Vice Chairman Inman seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Vice Chairman Inman moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint David Sudderth as Planning Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Walker moved to appoint David Sudderth as Planning Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Economic Development Director Stokes County

 

Chairman John Turpin opened the floor for nominations for Economic Development Director of Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Joe Turpin nominated Ron Morgan to serve as Economic Development Director for Stokes County.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Commissioner McHugh moved to close the nominations.

 

Commissioner Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to appoint Ron Morgan as Economic Development Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner Walker moved to appoint Ron Morgan as Economic Development Director for Stokes County.

 

Commissioner McHugh seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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

 

Vice Chairman Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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Darlene Bullins John Turpin

Clerk to the Board Chairman