STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA            )                    OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                            )                    STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                     )                    DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                            )                    JUNE 13, 2006

 

 

 

            The Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, State of North Carolina, met

 

for a recessed meeting (recessed from the June 12th meeting) (following the budget work

 

session) in the Commissioners’ Chambers of the Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Building

 

(Administrative Building) located in Danbury, North Carolina on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at

 

8:15 pm with the following members present:

 

                                                Chairman Leon Inman

                                                Vice-Chairman Joe Turpin

Commissioner Sandy McHugh                                                Commissioner John Turpin

                                                Commissioner Jimmy Walker

 

                                                County Personnel in Attendance:

                                                Clerk to the Board/Interim County Manager Darlene Bullins

                                                           

 

Chairman Leon Inman called the recessed meeting to order.

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion to enter into closed session for the following:

 

·        To consider the initial employment or appointment of an individual to any office or position, other than a vacancy in the Board of County Commissioners or any other public body, or to consider the qualifications, competence, character, and fitness of any public officer or employee, other than a member of the Board of Commissioners or of some other public body pursuant to G.S. 143-318.11(6)

 

Vice Chairman Joe Turpin moved to enter into closed session for the following:

 

·        To consider the initial employment or appointment of an individual to any office or position, other than a vacancy in the Board of County Commissioners or any other public body, or to consider the qualifications, competence, character, and fitness of any public officer or employee, other than a member of the Board of Commissioners or of some other public body pursuant to G.S. 143-318.11(6)

 

Commissioner John Turpin seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

The Board re-entered to the recessed meeting of June 13, 2006.

 

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – LEGAL – COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

            Commissioner John Turpin moved to retain the services of the law offices

 

of Melvin & Powell represented by Edward L. Powell, Esquire as of June 15, 2006 for

 

Stokes County and to retain said law firm as County Attorney as of July 1, 2006 and

 

approve this contact for legal services contingent upon approval of County Attorney

 

Jonathan Jordan.  Vice Chairman Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried

 

unanimously.(copy of contract retained by Clerk to the Board)

 

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR

2006-07 COUNTY BUDGET

 

            Chairman Inman requested Board members to highlight items in the proposed

 

County Budget that each Board member would like to begin discussing in detail at

 

the next budget session (June 14th).

 

            There being no further business to come before the Board, Chairman Inman

 

entertained a motion to adjourn the recessed session.  Commissioner John Turpin moved to

 

adjourn the recessed session.  Vice Chairman Joe Turpin seconded and the motion carried

 

unanimously.

 

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Darlene M. Bullins                                                    J. Leon Inman

Clerk to the Board                                                  Chairman