STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA            )                    OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                            )                    STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                     )                    DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                            )                    APRIL 16, 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

 

Monday, April 16, 2007 at 2:00 pm 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:

                                                County Manager Bryan Steen

                                                Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins

                                                County Attorney Edward Powell                        

                                             

Chairman Leon Inman called the meeting to order.

 

Commissioner Smith 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)

Commissioner Lankford 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).

 

 

Vice Chairman Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

The Board returned to the emergency session of April 16th meeting.

 

 

 

            Vice Chairman Walker moved to adopt a letter to be served by the Stokes County

 

Sheriff’s Department on Mr. Wren Carmichael as follows:  Pursuant to General Statute

 

105-294, the Board of Commissioners has determined that good cause exists for your

 

removal and termination from your position as Tax Administrator, Tax Assessor, and

 

Tax Collector of Stokes County, and you are hereby given notice and the opportunity to

 

appear and be heard at Public Session of the Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting

 

to be held on Monday, April 23, 2007 beginning at 6:00 pm in the Commissioners Chambers.

 

Commissioner Lankford 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 meeting.  Commissioner Smith

 

seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Darlene M. Bullins                                                    J. Leon Inman

Clerk to the Board                                                  Chairman