STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA                   )                   OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                                        )                   STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                                  )                   DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                                        )                   FEBRUARY 7, 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, State of North Carolina, met in special session in the Council Chambers of the Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building (Administrative Building), located in Danbury, North Carolina, on Monday, February 7, 2005 at 9:00 am with the following members present:

 

                                    Chairman John Turpin

                                                Vice-Chairman Leon Inman

Commissioner Sandy McHugh

Commissioner Joe Turpin (entered meeting at 9:09 am)

                                                Commissioner Jimmy Walker

 

                                                County Manager Richard Morris

                                                County Attorney Jonathan Jordan

                                                Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins

 

 

Chairman John Turpin called the special meeting to discuss and vote on a Resolution to provide matching funds for a North Carolina Rural Center Grant for a proposed waterline to the Sauratown Fire Department to order.

               

Chairman John Turpin presented a copy of the proposed Resolution to each Board member.

 

The Board discussed the following issues pertaining to the Rural Center Grant:

 

Extends adequate water supply along Highway #66 to Sauratown

Fire Department

Potential for future job creations

Matching funds of $20,643 for project

Possible funds from other sources for match

 

Six month extension of grant will enable County

and City of King to accomplish infrastructure improvements

Involve Water and Sewer Authority with Grant

Need for adequate water supply for Sauratown Fire Department

Benefits to citizens of Stokes County

               

Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to approve the proposed Resolution Authorizing the Governing Body of Stokes County Economic Infrastructure Grants Program.

 

Commissioner McHugh moved to approve the Resolution Authorizing the Governing Body of Stokes County Economic Infrastructure Grants Program.

 

Vice Chairman Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business to come before the Board, Chairman John Turpin entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting.

 

Commissioner McHugh moved to adjourn the meeting. 

 

Vice Chairman Inman seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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Darlene Bullins                                                         John M. Turpin

Clerk to the Board                                                   Chairman