STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA            )                    OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                            )                    STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                     )                    DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                            )                    APRIL 5, 2007

 

 

 

           

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

 

for an emergency session in the Commissioners’ Chambers of the Ronald Wilson Reagan

 

Memorial Building (Administrative Building) located in Danbury, North Carolina on

 

Thursday, April 5, 2007 at 9:00 am with the following members present:

 

                                                Chairman Leon Inman

                                                Vice-Chairman Jimmy Walker

Commissioner Ron Carroll                                               

Commissioner Ernest Lankford

                                                Commissioner Stanley Smith

 

                                                County Personnel in Attendance:

                                                Clerk to the Board/Interim County Manager Darlene Bullins

                                                County Attorney Edward Powell                        

                                             

Chairman Leon Inman called the meeting to order.

 

Vice Chairman Walker delivered the invocation.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

            Chairman Inman opened the meeting by inviting the citizens in attendance to

 

join the Board with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

Closed Session

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion to enter 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, performance, 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 Walker 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, performance, 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 Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

The Board returned to the emergency session of April 5th meeting.

 

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion.

 

            Commissioner Carroll moved pursuant to General Statue 105-294, that the Tax

 

Administrator Wren Carmichael be temporarily suspended immediately with pay from

 

his duties which includes his duties as Tax Assessor and Tax Collector, and Jake Oakley be

 

appointed as Interim Tax Administrator until the investigation is completed.   Vice Chairman

 

Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

 

Commissioner Lankford moved to adjourn the emergency session.  Commissioner

 

Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Darlene M. Bullins                                                    J. Leon Inman

Clerk to the Board                                                  Chairman