STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA    )                    OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                            )                    STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                     )                    DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                            )                    JUNE 25, 2007

 

 

 

           

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

 

for regular session in the Commissioners’ Chambers of the Ronald Wilson Reagan

 

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

 

Monday, June 25, 2007 at 6:00 pm with the following members present:

 

                                                Vice-Chairman Jimmy Walker

Commissioner Ron Carroll                                           

Commissioner Ernest Lankford

                                                Commissioner Stanley Smith                                        

                                                Chairman Leon Inman - absent                                    

                                                County Personnel in Attendance:

                                                County Manager K. Bryan Steen

                                                Finance Director Julia Edwards

                                    Economic Development Director Ron Morgan

Interim Tax Administrator Jake Oakley                                                    

                                    Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins - absent

 

Vice Chairman Jimmy Walker called the meeting to order.

 

Commissioner Ron Carroll delivered the invocation.

           

GENERAL GOVERNMENT-GOVERNING BODY-PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

            Vice Chairman Walker opened the meeting by inviting the citizens in attendance to

 

join the Board with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

PUBLIC HEARING – PROPOSED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE GRANT- KOBEWIELAND COPPER PRODUCTS, LLC

 

            Vice Chairman Walker called the Public Hearing for the Proposed Economic

 

Development Incentive Grant for KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC to order.

 

            The following spoke regarding the proposed Incentive Grant to KobeWieland Copper

 

Products:

 

Lonnie Bowman

Walnut Cove, NC  27052

Re: Economic Incentive

 

Mr. Bowman expressed concerns regarding the proposed Economic Development Incentive Grant for KobeWieland Copper Products.  Mr. Bowman stated that this incentive was wrong and very bad policy. Mr. Bowman stated he could think of at least 50 things better to do with $1.6 million than to give it to this company, it is not the company that Robert Halstead brought to this county – it is not an American owned company any longer.  Mr. Bowman urged the

Board to not approve the Incentive Grant for KobeWieland Copper Products.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker closed the Public Hearing.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion to approve or amend the agenda for the

 

June 25, 2007 meeting.

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen requested to move Item C- (Discussion Agenda)

 

Proposed Interlocal Agreement Regarding Fire Protection and Rescue Services with the

 

City of King- King Fire Department to the Action Agenda in order to execute the contract

 

by the end of this fiscal year.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion to move Item C- (Discussion Agenda)

 

Proposed Interlocal Agreement Regarding Fire Protection and Rescue Services with the

 

City of King- King Fire Department to the Action Agenda.

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to amend the agenda as recommended by the County

 

Manager.  Commissioner Smith seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman absent.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion to approve the June 25th agenda as amended.

 

            Commissioner Smith moved to approve the June 25th agenda as amended. 

 

Commissioner Lankford seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman absent.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

            There were no public comments.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion to approve or amend the Consent Agenda:

 

·        Minutes of June 11, 2007

 

Commissioner Carroll noted the following corrections:

June 11, 2007

Page #3 – insert the word “meeting” after – at the May 29th meeting

Page #6 -  Refunds - $216.02 should be $211.75

Page #18 – General Fund should be Fund Balance

Page #28 – Walker entertained… should be Walker moved

 

 

Finance - Budget Ordinance Amendment # 85

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards submitted Budget Ordinance Amendment #85.

 

To amend the General Fund, the expenditures are to be changed as follows:

 

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Per attachment

 

 

 

 

General Fund

$14,396,071.50

$323,890.00

$14,719,961.50

 

E911 Fund

$15,779.00

 

$15,779.00

 

Capital Reserve Fund

$5,000.00

$62,750.00

$67,750.00

 

Revaluation Fund

$3,000.00

 

$3,000.00

 

Grant Fund

$22,066.00

$67,600.00

$89,666.00

 

Regional Sewer Fund

$2,500.00

 

$2,500.00

 

 

$14,444,416.50

$454,240.00

$14,898,656.50

This budget amendment is justified as follows:

To appropriate and transfer funds for fuel, part time salaries, Medicaid estimates, Day Care, and other line item adjustments for the remainder of the fiscal year.

 

This will result in a net increase of $454,240.00 in the expenditures and other financial use to the County’s annual budget.  To provide additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will increase.  These revenues have already been received or are verified they will be received in this fiscal year.

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Per attachment

 

 

 

 

General Fund

$4,375,360.00

$323,890.00

$4,699,250.00

 

Capital Reserve Fund

$100,032.00

$62,750.00

$162,782.00

 

Grant Fund

$53,500.00

  $67,600.00

$121,100.00

 

 

$4,528,892.00

$454,240.00

$4,983,132.00

 

 

 

 

 CURRENT 

 

 

Account

ACCOUNT

 BUDGETED

 INCREASE

 AS

Number

DESCRIPTION

 AMOUNT

 (DECREASE)

 AMENDED

 

GENERAL FUND

 

 

 

 

Governing Body

 

 

 

100.4110.000

Salaries & Wages

 $            46,331.00

 $          11,000.00

 $         57,331.00

100.4110.040

Special Achievement Awards

 $              8,790.00

 $          (8,790.00)

 $                        -  

100.4110.100

Retirement

 $                 492.00

 $             (490.00)

 $                  2.00

100.4110.110

Group Insurance

 $              9,915.00

 $          (2,800.00)

 $           7,115.00

100.4110.111

Dental Insurance

 $                 754.00

 $             (200.00)

 $              554.00

100.4110.260

Departmental Supplies

 $                 900.00

 $               200.00

 $           1,100.00

 

Administration

 

 

 

100.4120.000

Salaries & Wages

 $            113,254.00

 $        (35,000.00)

 $         78,254.00

100.4120.090

Social Security

 $                7,022.00

 $          (2,400.00)

 $           4,622.00

100.4120.091

Medicare Tax

 $                1,643.00

 $             (500.00)

 $           1,143.00

100.4120.100

Retirement

 $                5,573.00

 $           (2,000.00)

 $           3,573.00

100.4120.101

401K & Deferred Comp Employer

 $                1,132.00

 $                500.00

 $           1,632.00

100.4120.110

Group Insurance

 $                4,819.00

 $           (1,000.00)

 $           3,819.00

100.4120.310

Travel

 $                   350.00

 $                200.00

 $              550.00

100.4120.370

Advertising

 $                7,500.00

 $             1,000.00

 $           8,500.00

 

Finance

 

 

 

100.4130.310

Travel

 $                100.00

 $              (100.00)

 $                       -  

100.4130.320

Telephone

 $             3,050.00

 $           (1,000.00)

 $           2,050.00

100.4130.321

Postage

 $             4,650.00

 $              (700.00)

 $           3,950.00

100.4130.340

Printing

 $             1,550.00

 $              (300.00)

 $           1,250.00

100.4130.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                800.00

 $              (800.00)

 $                          -  

100.4130.390

Bank Charges

 $           30,000.00

 $          (28,000.00)

 $           2,000.00

 

Purchasing

 

 

 

100.4131.311

Training

 $                1,450.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $                 450.00

100.4131.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                   250.00

 $                (250.00)

 $                          -  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT 

 

 

Account

ACCOUNT

 BUDGETED

 INCREASE

 AS

Number

DESCRIPTION

 AMOUNT

 (DECREASE)

 AMENDED

 

Tax Administration

 

 

 

100.4140.020

Salaries & Wages Part Time

 $                8,500.00

 $             (1,500.00)

 $              7,000.00

100.4140.090

Social Security

 $             15,441.00

 $                  200.00

 $           15,641.00

100.4140.091

Medicare Tax

 $                3,621.00

 $                    50.00

 $              3,671.00

100.4140.100

Retirement

 $             12,450.00

 $                    50.00

 $           12,500.00

100.4140.310

Travel

 $                   500.00

 $                (500.00)

 $                          -  

100.4140.321

Postage

 $             55,000.00

 $             (5,000.00)

 $           50,000.00

100.4140.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                   500.00

 $                (500.00)

 $                          -  

 

GIS/Mapping

 

 

 

100.4141.110

Group Insurance

 $             16,715.00

 $                (250.00)

 $           16,465.00

100.4141.310

Travel

 $                     60.00

 $                  (60.00)

 $                          -  

100.4141.320

Telephone

 $                2,100.00

 $                  100.00

 $              2,200.00

100.4141.340

Printing

 $                            -  

 $                    50.00

 $                   50.00

 

Legal

 

 

 

100.4150.180

Professional Services

 $             60,622.00

 $              2,000.00

 $           62,622.00

100.4150.321

Postage

 $                   100.00

 $                    50.00

 $                 150.00

100.4150.340

Printing

 $                            -   

 $                    50.00

 $                   50.00

100.4150.490

Dues & Subscription

 $                2,400.00

 $                (600.00)

 $              1,800.00

 

Superior Court

 

 

 

100.4160.330

Utilities

 $                7,000.00

 $             (1,750.00)

 $              5,250.00

100.4160.450

Misc. Contractual Services

 $                1,395.00

 $                  (95.00)

 $              1,300.00

100.4160.441

Juvenile Detention

 $             20,000.00

 $            20,000.00

 $             40,000.00

 

Elections

 

 

 

100.4170.260

Departmental Supplies

 $                6,500.00

 $                  100.00

 $              6,600.00

100.4170.320

Telephone

 $                1,500.00

 $                  400.00

 $              1,900.00

100.4170.321

Postage

 $                2,500.00

 $                  200.00

 $              2,700.00

 

Register of Deeds

 

 

 

100.4180.020

Salaries & Wages Part Time

 $                9,713.00

 $                    50.00

 $              9,763.00

100.4180.170

Other Fringe Supplemental Pension

 $             10,000.00

 $                  700.00

 $            10,700.00

100.4180.321

Postage

 $                2,200.00

 $                (300.00)

 $              1,900.00

100.4180.340

Printing

 $                1,500.00

 $                (450.00)

 $              1,050.00

100.4180.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                   800.00

 $                (800.00)

 $                          -  

 

Public Buildings

 

 

 

100.4190.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           281,952.00

 $             (5,000.00)

 $         276,952.00

100.4190.090

Social Security

 $             16,725.00

 $                (500.00)

 $           16,225.00

100.4190.091

Medicare Tax

 $                3,921.00

 $                (100.00)

 $              3,821.00

100.4190.100

Retirement

 $             14,168.00

 $                (400.00)

 $           13,768.00

100.4190.101

401K

 $                1,860.00

 $                    50.00

 $              1,910.00

100.4190.110

Group Insurance

 $             36,548.00

 $                (800.00)

 $           35,748.00

100.4190.111

Dental Insurance

 $                2,784.00

 $                  (50.00)

 $              2,734.00

100.4190.250

Auto Supplies

 $                5,560.00

 $                  700.00

 $              6,260.00

100.4190.290

Misc. Expense

 $                   240.00

 $                  100.00

 $                 340.00

100.4190.310

Travel

 $                   100.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                          -  

100.4190.311

Training

 $                1,000.00

 $                (800.00)

 $                 200.00

100.4190.330

Utilities

 $           230,000.00

 $            40,000.00

 $         270,000.00

 

Information Systems

 

 

 

100.4210.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           130,176.00

 $                    25.00

 $         130,201.00

100.4210.090

Social Security

 $                7,761.00

 $                    50.00

 $              7,811.00

100.4210.091

Medicare Tax

 $                1,888.00

 $                  (50.00)

 $              1,838.00

100.4210.310

Travel

 $                   200.00

 $                (200.00)

 $                          -  

100.4210.180

Professional Services

 $                3,600.00

 $             (1,500.00)

 $              2,100.00

100.4210.320

Telephone

 $                1,000.00

 $                  300.00

 $              1,300.00

100.4210.321

Postage

 $                   200.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                 100.00

 

Vehicle Maintenance

 

 

 

100.4250.101

401K

 $                   414.00

 $                    70.00

 $                 484.00

100.4250.250

Auto Supplies

 $                1,800.00

 $                (500.00)

 $              1,300.00

100.4250.310

Travel

 $                   188.00

 $                (188.00)

 $                          -  

100.4250.320

Telephone

 $                1,780.00

 $                  300.00

 $              2,080.00

100.4250.330

Utilities

 $                5,000.00

 $              1,750.00

 $              6,750.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT 

 

 

Account

ACCOUNT

 BUDGETED

 INCREASE

 AS

Number

DESCRIPTION

 AMOUNT

 (DECREASE)

 AMENDED

 

Sheriff's Department

 

 

 

100.4310.000

Salaries & Wages

 $        1,554,845.00

 $          (10,000.00)

 $      1,544,845.00

100.4310.010

Salaries & Wages-Overtime

 $                   500.00

 $                (500.00)

 $                          -  

100.4310.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $             98,343.00

 $            14,000.00

 $         112,343.00

100.4310.040

Separation Allowance

 $             24,199.00

 $              1,000.00

 $           25,199.00

100.4310.090

Social Security

 $           101,531.00

 $              1,500.00

 $         103,031.00

100.4310.091

Medicare Tax

 $             23,991.00

 $                  100.00

 $           24,091.00

100.4310.100

Retirement

 $             74,515.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $           73,515.00

100.4310.102

401K 5%

 $             72,502.00

 $              1,000.00

 $           73,502.00

100.4310.110

Group Insurance

 $           143,673.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $         142,673.00

100.4310.111

Dental Insurance

 $             10,965.00

 $                (100.00)

 $           10,865.00

100.4310.291

Uniforms

 $             18,351.00

 $              4,000.00

 $           22,351.00

100.4310.310

Travel

 $                     10.00

 $                    25.00

 $                  35.00

100.4310.311

Training

 $                7,586.00

 $             (4,000.00)

 $              3,586.00

100.4310.320

Telephone

 $             15,000.00

 $              1,200.00

 $           16,200.00

100.4310.321

Postage

 $                4,000.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $              3,000.00

100.4310.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $             65,000.00

 $              3,463.00

 $           68,463.00

 

Jail

 

 

 

100.4320.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           533,514.00

 $          (10,000.00)

 $         523,514.00

100.4320.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $             91,000.00

 $            10,000.00

 $         101,000.00

100.4320.100

Retirement

 $             25,955.00

 $                (300.00)

 $           25,655.00

100.4320.102

401K 5%

 $                2,432.00

 $                    25.00

 $             2,457.00

100.4320.110

Group Insurance

 $             60,988.00

 $                (400.00)

 $           60,588.00

100.4320.220

Food & Provisions

 $           188,600.00

 $              5,000.00

 $         193,600.00

100.4320.250

Auto Supplies

 $                   200.00

 $                  300.00

 $                500.00

100.4320.310

Travel

 $                   100.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                          -  

100.4320.320

Telephone

 $                5,000.00

 $                  200.00

 $              5,200.00

100.4320.390

Misc. Expense Board of Prisoners

 $             29,760.00

 $            20,000.00

 $           49,760.00

100.4320.440

Misc. Contractual Services-Prisoners

 $             40,000.00

 $                (100.00)

 $           39,900.00

100.4320.441

Misc. Contractual Services-SRMH

 $             83,966.00

 $              1,000.00

 $           84,966.00

 

District Resource Center

 

 

 

100.4321.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             75,422.00

 $                  100.00

 $           75,522.00

100.4321.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $                8,529.00

 $             (4,500.00)

 $             4,029.00

100.4321.100

Retirement

 $                3,675.00

 $                    25.00

 $             3,700.00

100.4321.110

Group Insurance

 $                8,784.00

 $                  575.00

 $             9,359.00

100.4321.111

Dental Insurance

 $                   672.00

 $                    50.00

 $                722.00

 

Emergency Communications

 

 

 

100.4325.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           347,828.00

 $                  950.00

 $         348,778.00

100.4325.010

Salaries & Wages-Overtime

 $             12,000.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $           11,000.00

100.4325.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $             27,000.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $           26,000.00

100.4325.090

Social Security

 $             23,328.00

 $                (500.00)

 $           22,828.00

100.4325.091

Medicare Tax

 $                5,490.00

 $                (100.00)

 $             5,390.00

100.4325.101

401K

 $                2,355.00

 $                (200.00)

 $             2,155.00

100.4325.110

Group Insurance

 $             40,793.00

 $                (250.00)

 $           40,543.00

100.4325.111

Dental Insurance

 $                3,102.00

 $                (250.00)

 $             2,852.00

100.4325.340

Printing

 $                   350.00

 $                  500.00

 $                850.00

100.4325.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $                   100.00

 $                    50.00

 $                150.00

 

Emergency Management

 

 

 

100.4330.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           103,007.00

 $                    50.00

 $         103,057.00

100.4330.100

Retirement

 $                5,068.00

 $                    50.00

 $             5,118.00

100.4330.340

Printing

 $                   350.00

 $                  (55.00)

 $                295.00

 

Fire Marshal

 

 

 

100.4340.090

Social Security

 $                9,894.00

 $                  (80.00)

 $             9,814.00

100.4340.110

Group Insurance

 $             15,226.00

 $                  575.00

 $           15,801.00

100.4340.111

Dental Insurance

 $                   901.00

 $                    50.00

 $                951.00

100.4340.250

Auto Supplies

 $                7,450.00

 $              1,000.00

 $             8,450.00

100.4340.320

Telephone

 $                2,291.00

 $                  100.00

 $             2,391.00

100.4340.321

Postage

 $                   300.00

 $                    60.00

 $                360.00

100.4340.340

Printing

 $                     90.00

 $                    50.00

 $                140.00

100.4340.430

Rental of Equipment

 $                   350.00

 $                    10.00

 $                360.00

 

Medical Examiner

 

 

 

100.4360.000

Medical Examiner

 $             20,000.00

 $              3,000.00

 $           23,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT 

 

 

Account

ACCOUNT

 BUDGETED

 INCREASE

 AS

Number

DESCRIPTION

 AMOUNT

 (DECREASE)

 AMENDED

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

 

 

100.4370.000

Salaries & Wages

 $        1,070,640.00

 $             (8,000.00)

 $      1,062,640.00

100.4370.010

Salaries & Wages-Overtime

 $           165,000.00

 $              5,000.00

 $         170,000.00

100.4370.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $           135,000.00

 $            20,000.00

 $         155,000.00

100.4370.090

Social Security

 $             83,290.00

 $                (800.00)

 $           82,490.00

100.4370.091

Medicare Tax

 $             19,696.00

 $                (400.00)

 $           19,296.00

100.4370.100

Retirement

 $             61,762.00

 $             (2,500.00)

 $           59,262.00

100.4370.101

401K

 $                7,906.00

 $                (500.00)

 $             7,406.00

100.4370.110

Group Insurance

 $           114,233.00

 $             (2,200.00)

 $         112,033.00

100.4370.111

Dental Insurance

 $                8,517.00

 $                (250.00)

 $             8,267.00

100.4370.310

Travel

 $                   100.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                          -  

100.4370.321

Postage

 $             14,500.00

 $             (4,000.00)

 $           10,500.00

100.4370.330

Utilities

 $             15,500.00

 $              3,000.00

 $           18,500.00

100.4370.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                4,000.00

 $             (1,500.00)

 $              2,500.00

100.4370.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $             25,000.00

 $            20,000.00

 $           45,000.00

 

Animal Control

 

 

 

100.4380.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             99,136.00

 $                    25.00

 $           99,161.00

100.4380.260

Departmental Supplies

 $             10,000.00

 $                  500.00

 $           10,500.00

100.4380.310

Travel

 $                   200.00

 $                (150.00)

 $                  50.00

100.4380.311

Training

 $                1,950.00

 $                (500.00)

 $             1,450.00

100.4380.320

Telephone

 $                2,325.00

 $                  175.00

 $             2,500.00

100.4380.321

Postage

 $                3,000.00

 $                (200.00)

 $             2,800.00

100.4380.330

Utilities

 $                2,500.00

 $                  300.00

 $             2,800.00

100.4380.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                   500.00

 $                (500.00)

 $                          -  

100.4380.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $                1,750.00

 $                  500.00

 $             2,250.00

 

Solid Waste

 

 

 

100.4720.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           161,055.00

 $                (200.00)

 $         160,855.00

100.4720.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $           158,870.00

 $             (3,000.00)

 $         155,870.00

100.4720.090

Social Security

 $             19,171.00

 $                  150.00

 $           19,321.00

100.4720.091

Medicare Tax

 $                4,496.00

 $                    25.00

 $             4,521.00

100.4720.100

Retirement

 $                8,215.00

 $                    25.00

 $             8,240.00

100.4720.101

401K

 $                   970.00

 $                  (65.00)

 $                905.00

100.4720.250

Auto Supplies

 $             78,350.00

 $              7,000.00

 $           85,350.00

100.4720.260

Departmental Supplies

 $                5,500.00

 $                  200.00

 $             5,700.00

100.4720.290`

Miscellaneous Expense

 $                1,325.00

 $                  500.00

 $             1,825.00

100.4720.311

Training

 $                   200.00

 $                (200.00)

 $                         -  

100.4720.320

Telephone

 $                6,500.00

 $                  600.00

 $             7,100.00

100.4720.330

Utilities

 $             10,000.00

 $                  200.00

 $           10,200.00

100.4720.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $             47,500.00

 $            10,000.00

 $           57,500.00

100.4720.352

Maint. & Repairs Buildings

 $                1,500.00

 $                (500.00)

 $             1,000.00

100.4720.370

Advertising

 $                   250.00

 $                (150.00)

 $                100.00

 

Planning

 

 

 

100.4910.250

Auto Supplies

 $                9,000.00

 $                  700.00

 $             9,700.00

100.4910.310

Travel

 $                2,370.00

 $                (800.00)

 $             1,570.00

100.4910.311

Training

 $                3,950.00

 $                (500.00)

 $             3,450.00

 

Special Appropriations

 

 

 

100.4931.001

Ag. Advisory Committee

 $                5,000.00

 $             (5,000.00)

 $                          -  

100.4931.003

Town of Danbury

 $             25,000.00

 $          (25,000.00)

 $                          -  

 

Cooperative Extension

 

 

 

100.4950.250

Auto Supplies

 $                   490.00

 $                  100.00

 $                 590.00

100.4950.320

Telephone

 $                5,000.00

 $                (200.00)

 $              4,800.00

100.4950.321

Postage

 $                   500.00

 $                (200.00)

 $                 300.00

100.4950.350

Maint. & Repairs Equipment

 $                   500.00

 $                (500.00)

 $                          -  

100.4950.440

Misc. Contractual Services

 $           150,570.00

 $          (10,000.00)

 $         140,570.00

 

Natural Resources

 

 

 

100.4960.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             59,387.00

 $                  100.00

 $           59,487.00

100.4960.180

Professional Services

 $                5,850.00

 $                (200.00)

 $             5,650.00

100.4960.250

Auto Supplies

 $                   500.00

 $                  500.00

 $             1,000.00

100.4960.320

Telephone

 $                   700.00

 $                (500.00)

 $                200.00

100.4960.321

Postage

 $                   600.00

 $                  100.00

 $                700.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 CURRENT 

 

 

Account

ACCOUNT

 BUDGETED

 INCREASE

 AS

Number

DESCRIPTION

 AMOUNT

 (DECREASE)

 AMENDED

 

Health Department

 

 

 

100.5100.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           677,468.00

 $             (7,500.00)

 $         669,968.00

100.5100.081

On Call Pay

 $                1,300.00

 $                  500.00

 $             1,800.00

100.5100.320

Telephone

 $             26,000.00

 $              4,000.00

 $           30,000.00

100.5100.321

Postage

 $                5,650.00

 $              1,000.00

 $             6,650.00

100.5100.330

Utilities

 $             10,000.00

 $                  500.00

 $           10,500.00

100.5100.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $                   550.00

 $              1,000.00

 $             1,550.00

100.5100.490

Dues & Subscriptions

 $                2,500.00

 $                  500.00

 $             3,000.00

 

Home Health

 

 

 

100.5190.081

On Call Pay

 $             14,150.00

 $                  500.00

 $           14,650.00

100.5190.090

Social Security

 $             21,875.00

 $                (300.00)

 $           21,575.00

100.5190.091

Medicare Tax

 $                5,519.00

 $                (200.00)

 $             5,319.00

100.5190.180

Professional Services

 $           115,000.00

 $              6,000.00

 $         121,000.00

100.5190.250

Auto Supplies

 $             10,600.00

 $                  500.00

 $           11,100.00

 

King Clinic

 

 

 

100.5191.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             73,631.00

 $          (25,000.00)

 $           48,631.00

100.5191.030

Salaries & Wages-Permanent P/T

 $                2,374.00

 $                  600.00

 $             2,974.00

100.5191.090

Social Security

 $                4,694.00

 $             (2,000.00)

 $             2,694.00

100.5191.091

Medicare Tax

 $                1,098.00

 $                (400.00)

 $                698.00

100.5191.100

Retirement

 $                3,725.00

 $             (1,500.00)

 $             2,225.00

100.5191.101

401K

 $                   733.00

 $                (450.00)

 $                283.00

100.5191.110

Group Insurance

 $                5,524.00

 $             (2,300.00)

 $             3,224.00

100.5191.111

Dental Insurance

 $                   352.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                252.00

 

Environmental Health

 

 

 

100.5192.000

Salaries & Wages

 $           198,452.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $         197,452.00

100.5192.101

401K

 $                   965.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                865.00

100.5192.110

Group Insurance

 $             17,457.00

 $                  600.00

 $           18,057.00

100.5192.111

Dental Insurance

 $                1,326.00

 $                    50.00

 $             1,376.00

100.5192.250

Auto Supplies

 $                2,750.00

 $                  200.00

 $             2,950.00

100.5192.321

Postage

 $                   700.00

 $                  200.00

 $                900.00

100.5192.340

Printing

 $                   285.00

 $                  200.00

 $                485.00

100.5192.510

Equipment

 $             18,600.00

 $             (1,990.00)

 $           16,610.00

100.5192.511

Equipment-Non Capitalized

 $              (2,610.00)

 $              2,610.00

 $                          -  

 

Social Services

 

 

 

100.5310.083

CAP-C & CAP-DA

 $             30,500.00

 $              2,000.00

 $           32,500.00

100.5310.090

Social Security

 $             94,536.00

 $             (4,500.00)

 $           90,036.00

100.5310.091

Medicare Tax

 $             22,062.00

 $             (1,000.00)

 $           21,062.00

100.5310.100

Retirement

 $             76,651.00

 $                (800.00)

 $           75,851.00

100.5310.101

401K

 $             13,162.00

 $             (3,000.00)

 $           10,162.00

100.5310.110

Group Insurance

 $           177,167.00

 $             (4,000.00)

 $         173,167.00

100.5310.111

Dental Insurance

 $             13,500.00

 $                (350.00)

 $           13,150.00

100.5310.188

Professional Services-Attorney

 $             60,000.00

 $              6,000.00

 $           66,000.00

100.5310.315

Title XIX Travel

 $           295,000.00

 $              4,000.00

 $         299,000.00

100.5310.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $                3,500.00

 $              1,000.00

 $             4,500.00

100.5310.430

Rental of Equipment

 $                   750.00

 $                  100.00

 $                850.00

 

Public Assistance

 

 

 

100.5420.000

State/County Special Assistance

 $           320,673.00

 $            50,000.00

 $         370,673.00

100.5450.000

Medicaid Program Cost

 $        2,266,230.00

 $          125,000.00

 $      2,391,230.00

100.5470.000

Title IV-E Adoption Assistance

 $             39,262.00

 $            10,300.00

 $           49,562.00

 

Veteran Services

 

 

 

100.5820.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             16,836.00

 $              3,200.00

 $           20,036.00

100.5820.090

Social Security

 $                1,050.00

 $                  250.00

 $             1,300.00

100.5820.091

Medicare Tax

 $                   245.00

 $                    60.00

 $                305.00

100.5820.100

Retirement

 $                   747.00

 $                  425.00

 $             1,172.00

 

Day Care

 

 

 

100.5850.000

Adult Day Care

 $                4,830.00

 $              2,800.00

 $             7,630.00

100.5850.002

Regular Day Care

 $        1,199,388.00

 $          150,000.00

 $      1,349,388.00

 

Senior Services

 

 

 

100.5860.030

Salaries & Wages-P/Time

 $             21,828.00

 $              1,500.00

 $           23,328.00

100.5860.090

Social Security

 $                8,243.00

 $                  180.00

 $             8,423.00

100.5860.091

Medicare Tax

 $                1,928.00

 $                    60.00

 $             1,988.00

100.5860.100

Retirement

 $                5,526.00

 $                  125.00

 $             5,651.00

100.5860.101

401K

 $                   510.00

 $                    50.00

 $                560.00

100.5860.220

Food & Provision

 $           160,015.00

 $             (1,440.00)

 $         158,575.00

 

 

CURRENT 

 

 

Account

ACCOUNT

 BUDGETED

 INCREASE

 AS

Number

DESCRIPTION

 AMOUNT

 (DECREASE)

 AMENDED

 

Senior Services (continued)

 

 

 

100.5860.250

Auto Supplies

 $                2,963.00

 $                (500.00)

 $             2,463.00

100.5860.290

Miscellaneous Expense

 $                2,989.00

 $             (1,700.00)

 $             1,289.00

100.5860.311

Training

 $                   400.00

 $                    25.00

 $                425.00

100.5860.312

Transportation

 $             47,500.00

 $             (5,000.00)

 $           42,500.00

100.5860.440

Misc. Contractual Services

 $             68,900.00

 $              5,000.00

 $           73,900.00

100.5860.511

Equipment Non Capitalized

 $                            -  

 $              1,700.00

 $             1,700.00

 

Forsyth Tech

 

 

 

100.592.250

Auto Supplies

 $                1,000.00

 $                  500.00

 $              1,500.00

100.5920.320

Telephone

 $                3,000.00

 $                  100.00

 $              3,100.00

100.5920.351

Maint. & Repairs Auto

 $                   300.00

 $                (100.00)

 $                 200.00

 

Parks

 

 

 

100.6121.090

Social Security

 $                   255.00

 $                  150.00

 $                405.00

100.6121.091

Medicare Tax

 $                     60.00

 $                    50.00

 $                110.00

100.6121.250

Auto Supplies

 $                   700.00

 $                  200.00

 $                900.00

100.6121.330

Utilities

 $                1,700.00

 $                  250.00

 $             1,950.00

100.6121.353

Maint. & Repairs Grounds

 $                2,600.00

 $                (650.00)

 $             1,950.00

 

Arts Council

 

 

 

100.6150.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             64,100.00

 $                (300.00)

 $           63,800.00

100.6150.020

Salaries & Wages-Part Time

 $                   500.00

 $                    30.00

 $                530.00

 

Debt Services

 

 

 

100.9100.730

Install. Loan Jail & Dss Principle

 $           188,130.50

 $                      0.50

 $         188,131.00

100.9100.740

Install. Loan Jail & Dss Interest

 $             30,980.00

 $                     (0.50)

 $           30,979.50

 

Contingency

 

 

 

100.9910.000

Contingency

 $             29,175.00

 $          (29,175.00)

 $                          -  

100.9910.500

Fuel Contingency

 $             22,250.00

 $          (22,250.00)

 $                          -  

100.9910.700

Economic Development Contingency

 $             12,750.00

 $          (12,750.00)

 $                          -  

 

 

 

 

 

100.9820.960

Transfer to Capital Reserve

 $                            -  

 $            62,750.00

$           62,750.00

 

TOTAL GENERAL FUND

 $     14,396,071.50

 $          323,890.00

 $   14,719,961.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

E911 FUND

 

 

 

200.4325.000

Salaries & Wages

 $             14,779.00

 $                    25.00

 $           14,804.00

200.4325.260

Departmental Supplies

 $                1,000.00

 $                  (25.00)

 $                975.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL E911 FUND

 $             15,779.00

 $                           -  

 $           15,779.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

 

 

 

201.4950.009

Ag Advisory Committee

 $                5,000.00

 $              5,000.00

 $           10,000.00

201.4920.027

Town of Danbury

 $                            -  

 $            25,000.00

 $           25,000.00

201.4310.001

Sheriff's Department

 $                            -  

 $            20,000.00

 $           20,000.00

 

Economic Development

 

 $            12,750.00

 $           12,750.00

 

TOTAL CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

 $                5,000.00

 $            62,750.00

 $           67,750.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVALUATION FUND

 

 

 

202.4140.250

Auto Supplies

 $                1,000.00

 $                  500.00

 $              1,500.00

202.4140.340

Printing

 $                1,000.00

 $                (900.00)

 $                 100.00

202.4140.490

Dues & Subscriptions

 $                1,000.00

 $                  400.00

 $              1,400.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL REVALUATION FUND

 $                3,000.00

 $                           -  

 $              3,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRANT FUND

 

 

 

203.4330.311

Training

 $                            -  

 $                 600.00

 $                600.00

203.4330.510

Equipment

 $                            -  

 $            51,000.00

 $           51,000.00

203.4330.511

Equipment Non Capitalized

 $             22,066.00

 $            16,000.00

 $           38,066.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL GRANT FUND

 $             22,066.00

 $            67,600.00

 $           89,666.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Sewer Fund

 

 

 

501.7140.310

Training

 $                   500.00

 $                  125.00

 $                 625.00

501.7140.320

Telephone

 $                2,000.00

 $                (125.00)

 $              1,875.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL REGIONAL SEWER FUND

 $                2,500.00

 $                           -  

 $              2,500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVENUES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL FUND

 

 

 

100.3301.217

IV-E Adoption

 $                            -  

 $            10,300.00

 $           10,300.00

100.3301.223

Medicaid Transportation

 $           100,000.00

 $          125,000.00

 $         225,000.00

100.3301.208

Day Care

 $        1,454,118.00

 $          150,000.00

 $      1,604,118.00

100.3431.421

School Resource Officer BOE

 $           214,538.00

 $            20,000.00

 $         234,538.00

100.3472.000

Solid Waste Fees

 $             90,000.00

 $              3,040.00

 $           93,040.00

100.3301.202

DSS Federal

 $        1,824,223.00

 $              1,519.00

 $      1,825,742.00

100.3301.203

DSS State

 $           373,481.00

 $              1,281.00

 $         374,762.00

100.3831.450

Interest on Investment

 $           319,000.00

 $            12,750.00

 $         331,750.00

 

TOTAL GENERAL FUND

 $        4,375,360.00

 $          323,890.00

 $      4,699,250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

 

 

 

201.3981.000

Transfer from General Fund

 $           100,032.00

 $            62,750.00

 $         162,782.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

 $           100,032.00

 $            62,750.00

 $         162,782.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRANT FUND

 

 

 

203.3301.257

Homeland Security Grant

 $             53,500.00

 $            67,600.00

 $         121,100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL GRANT FUND

 $             53,500.00

 $            67,600.00

 $         121,100.00

 

 

            The Board discussed Budget Ordinance Amendment #85 at the June 11, 2007 meeting.

 

Finance Director Edwards noted that the request at the June 11th to transfer $12,750 from

 

Economic Development Contingency to Capital Reserve Fund and the $12,750 increase on

 

Investments were reflected in Budget Amendment Ordinance #85.

 

Walnut Cove Senior Center - Budget Ordinance Amendment # 87

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards submitted Budget Ordinance Amendment #87.

 

To amend the General Fund, the expenditures are to be changed as follows:

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Walnut Cove Senior Center

 

 

 

204.5861.180

Professional Services

$12,000.00

$900.00

$12,900.00

 

 

$12,00000

$900.00

$12,900.00

 

This budget amendment is justified as follows:

To appropriate funds from NC Arts Grass Roots Grant awarded to the Senior Center.  The funds must be expended by June 30, 2007.  Funds will be used a for pottery program on June 8th and 22nd.

 

This will result in a net increase of $900.00 in the expenditures and other financial use to the County’s annual budget.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will increase.  These revenues have already been received or are verified they will be received in this fiscal year.

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

204.3586.453

Walnut Cove Senior Center

$10,500.00

$900.00

$11,400.00

 

 

$10,500.00

$900.00

$11,400.00

 

 

Emergency Medical Services and Social Services -Budget Ordinance Amendment # 88

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards submitted Budget Ordinance Amendment #88.

 

To amend the General Fund, the expenditures are to be changed as follows:

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Emergency Med. Services

 

 

 

100.4370.311

Training

$16,300.00

$1,000.00

$17,300.00

 

Social Services

 

 

 

100.5310.511

Equipment-Non Capitalized

$40,320.00

$3,000.00

$43,320.00

 

 

$56,620.00

$4,000.00

$60,620.00

 

This budget amendment is justified as follows:

To appropriate funds from the Apple Foundation for the purchase of traffic cones, hand truck, table, helmets, and trailer to enhance the Child Passenger Safety and ATV Safety Program in Stokes County.

 

This will result in a net increase of $4,000.00 in the expenditures and other financial use to the County’s annual budget.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will increase.  These revenues have already been received or are verified they will be received in this fiscal year.

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

100.3833.450

EMS-Miscellaneous

 

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

100.3301.205

DSS- Miscellaneous

$2,000.00

   $3,000.00

$5,000.00

 

 

$2,000.00

   $4,000.00

$6,000.00

 

Sheriff’s Department - Budget Ordinance Amendment # 89

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards submitted Budget Ordinance Amendment #89.

 

To amend the General Fund, the expenditures are to be changed as follows:

 

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Sheriff’s Department

 

 

 

100.4310.351

Maintenance & Repairs-Auto

$65,000.00

$11,375.00

$76,375.00

 

 

$65,000.00

$11,375.00

$76,375.00

 

This budget amendment is justified as follows:

To appropriate funds from insurance claim on a wrecked vehicle in the Sheriff’s Department.

 

This will result in a net increase of $11,375.00 in the expenditures and other financial use to the County’s annual budget.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will increase.  These revenues have already been received or are verified they will be received in this fiscal year.

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

100.3839.850

Insurance Claims

$17,119.00

$11,375.00

$28,494.00

 

 

$17,119.00

$11,375.00

$28,494.00

 

Service District Fund – Northeast Stokes Volunteer Fire Department - Budget Ordinance Amendment #90

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards submitted Budget Ordinance Amendment #90.

 

To amend the General Fund, the expenditures are to be changed as follows:

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Service District Fund

 

 

 

209.4340.005

Northeast Stokes Volunteer Fire Department

$172,213.00

$21,000.00

$193,213.00

 

 

$172,213.00

$21,000.00

$193,213.00

 

This budget amendment is justified as follows:

To appropriate funds from NC Department of Transportation to reimburse Northeast Stokes Volunteer Fire Department for driveway connection from the station to the main highway.

 

This will result in a net increase of $21,000.00 in the expenditures and other financial use to the County’s annual budget.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will increase.  These revenues have already been received or are verified they will be received in this fiscal year.

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

209.3839.000

Miscellaneous Revenue

-0-

$21,000.00

$21,000.00

 

 

-0-

$21,000.00

$21,000.00

 

Public Buildings -Budget Ordinance Amendment #91

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards submitted Budget Ordinance Amendment #91.

 

To amend the General Fund, the expenditures are to be changed as follows:

 

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Public Buildings

 

 

 

100.4190.590

Improvements

$26,382.00

$(8,552.00)

$17,830.00

100.9820.960

Transfer to Capital Reserve

$100,032.00

$8,552.00

$108,584.00

 

Totals

$126,414.00

-0-

$126,414.00

 

Capital Reserve

 

 

 

201.4190.013

Public Buildings

$20,000.00

$8,552.00

$28,552.00

 

 

$20,000.00

$8,552.00

$28,552.00

 

This budget amendment is justified as follows:

To transfer funds from General Fund to Capital Reserve for the relocation of the helipad.

 

This will result in a net increase of $8,552.00 in the expenditures and other financial use to the County’s annual budget.  To provide the additional revenue for the above, the following revenues will increase.  These revenues have already been received or are verified they will be received in this fiscal year.

 

 

Current

 

 

Account

Account

Budgeted

Increase

As

Number

Description

Amount

(Decrease)

Amended

 

Capital Reserve Fund

 

 

 

201.3981.000

Miscellaneous Revenue

$100,032.00

   $8,552.00

$108,584.00

 

 

$100,032.00

$8,552.00

$108,584.00

 

Stokes Adult Care Home Advisory Committee

 

            Ms. Mary Jo Hanes was nominated at the June 11th meeting to serve on the Stokes

 

Adult Care Home Advisory Committee. Ms. Hanes can be considered at the June 25th meeting.

 

Capital Reserve Resolution

 

            Finance Director Julia Edwards presented the proposed Resolution Establishing Capital

 

Reserve Fund for the fiscal year 2007-08:

 

Whereas, The Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, State of North Carolina, has

recognized the need for certain capital projects and improvements to certain capital assets; and

 

Whereas, the Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, deems it necessary to set aside in the budget ordinance for the fiscal year 2007-08 certain sums in order to accumulate sufficient funds to complete these projects.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, by the Board of Commissioners of the County of Stokes, that the following amounts be deposited in a Capital Reserve Fund for the projects as follows:

 

Project Name

2005-06

2006-07

2006-07

2006-07

2006-07

 

 

Reserve Amt

Appropriated

Amendments

Expenditures

Reserve Amount

Administration

 $    3,250.00

 

 

 $     2,000.00

 $            1,250.00

Tax Maps

 $      5,321.00

 

 

 

 $            5,321.00

Register of Deeds

 $    26,459.00

 

 $    10,032.00

 

 $          36,491.00

Public Buildings

 $    20,000.00

 

 $      8,552.00

 

 $          28,552.00

Technology

 $    27,000.00

 

 

 $   20,000.00

 $            7,000.00

Vehicle Maintenance

 $    96,812.00

 

 

 

 $          96,812.00

Sheriff's Department

 $      3,450.00

 

 $    20,000.00

 $     3,450.00

 $          20,000.00

Economic Development

 

 

 $    12,750.00

 

 $          12,750.00

Emergency Communications

 $      7,500.00

 

 

 $   10,300.00

 $            7,500.00

Emergency Medical Services

 $    25,300.00

 $   50,000.00

 

 

 $          65,000.00

Animal Control

 $    16,000.00

 

 

 $   16,000.00

 

Planning

 $      5,000.00

 

 

 

 $            5,000.00

Ag Advisory Committee

 $      5,000.00

 

 $      5,000.00

 

 $          10,000.00

Environmental Health

 $    18,600.00

 

 

 $   18,600.00

 

Schools

 $      2,497.25

 

 

 $     2,497.25

 

Library

 $    40,000.00

 $   40,000.00

 

 

 $          80,000.00

Town of Danbury

 

 

 $    25,000.00

 

 $          25,000.00

E911 Fund

 

$   50,000.00

 

 

 $          50,000.00

Totals

 $  302,189.25

$ 140,000.00

 $    81,334.00

 $   72,847.25

 $        450,676.00

 

An approved copy of the Resolution Establishing Capital Reserve Fund will be retained by the Clerk to the Board.

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to approve the Consent Agenda with changes as noted.

 

Commissioner Carroll seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman absent.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – DISCUSSION AGENDA

 

Proposed Economic Development Incentive Grant- KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC

 

Economic Development Director Ron Morgan presented the following proposed

 

Resolution Authorizing Incentives Contract with KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC:

 

 

 

 

 

Resolution Authorizing Incentives Contract with

 KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC

WHEREAS, North Carolina General Statute 158-7.1 authorizes a county to undertake an economic development project by extending assistance to a company in order to cause the company to locate or expand its operations within the county; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Stokes County has held a public hearing to consider whether to participate in an economic development project with KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC, by reimbursing KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC for the cost of machinery and equipment to be installed at its facility in Stokes County; and

WHEREAS, KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC, will purchase and install machinery and equipment, making an investment of at least $71,000,000.00 and creating at least 65 new, permanent jobs in Stokes County; and

WHEREAS the Board of Commissioners of Stokes County has adopted an amendment to the County's budget ordinance appropriating the funds necessary to the project;

THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF STOKES COUNTY THEREFORE RESOLVES THAT:

1.     The County is authorized to expend up to $1,600,000.00 ($320,000.00 per year for 5 years) of county funds for the KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC project.

2.      The attached contract between the County and KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC is approved.

3.      The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners is authorized to execute the contract and any other documents necessary to the project on behalf of the County.

 

Adopted    2007.

 

            Director Morgan reiterated the following regarding the proposed incentives contract:

 

·        NC General Statute 158-7.1 authorizes a county to undertake an economic development project by extending assistance to a company in order to cause the company to locate or expand its operation within the county

·        KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC will purchase and install machinery and equipment making an investment of at least $71,000,000.00 and creating at least 65 new permanent jobs in Stokes County

·        The County is authorized to expend up to $1,600,00.00 ($320,000.00 per year for 5 years) of county funds for the KobeWieland Copper Products, LLC project

·        Upon adoption of the proposed Resolution, the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners is authorized to execute the contract and any other documents necessary to the project on behalf of the County

 

The Board discussed the proposed KobeWieland Copper proposed incentive project and

 

the importance of retaining companies in the County.

 

            The Item will be placed on the July 9th Action Agenda.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tax Administration Procedures – Fiscal Year 2006-07 and Fiscal Year 2007-08

 

            Interim Tax Administrator Jake Oakley discussed the following information:

 

Proposed Annual Settlement of Tax Administrator/Collector (G.S. 105-373):

 

After July 1 and before he is charged with taxes for the current fiscal year, the Tax Administrator shall make a sworn report to the governing body of the taxing unit showing.

·        A proposed list of persons owing real property taxes and the principal due

·        A proposed list of persons owing personal property, but not owing real property and the principal due

·        A proposal Statement under oath that the Tax collector has made diligent efforts to collect the taxes of persons listed of their personal property. A list of names of these persons owing taxes and the principal tax amount due to be placed in the minutes, (this is personal only).  Also, the governing body may publish this list in any newspaper in the taxing unit at cost to the taxing unit

·        A proposal Settlement of all delinquents (real/personal) that are for prior years.  The settlement of the taxes for the prior years shall be made in whatever form that is satisfactory to the governing body of the taxing unit and the Chief Accounting Officer of Stokes County N.C. G.S. 105-352

·        A proposal Settlement of taxes for the Town of Walnut Cove as per G.S.105-373 and contract for FY 2006-2007 and all delinquents.

·        A proposal Settlement of taxes for the Town of Danbury as per G.S. 105-373 and contract for FY 2006-2007 and all delinquents.

·        A proposal Settlement of taxes for all Fire Districts, (King, Walnut Cove, Rural Hall, and Service Districts).

·         A proposal Settlement of taxes for the Motor Vehicles for the City of King.

 

Proposed Order of Board of Commissioners in Accordance with G.S. 105-321 for the collection of Fiscal Year 2007-08 property taxes:

 

Proposed order to collect County Taxes, (real and personal).               

·        Proposed order to collect all special districts.

·        Proposed order to collect all municipalities.

·        Proposed order to collect motor vehicles (City of King). 

·        N.C.G.S. 105-354, collections for districts and other units of local government. (States as following):

o       Whenever a taxing unit collects taxes for some district or other unit of local government, those taxes, for collection and foreclosure purposes, shall be treated as taxes of the taxing unit making the collection.

o       This statue allows the Stokes County Board of Commissioners to do the settlement of all delinquent taxes for the municipalities and districts and to charge the Tax Office to collect the upcoming fiscal year.

o       Propose to have the Board approve all persons approved by the Tax Administrator to collect taxes.

            Interim Tax Administrator Oakley reiterated the following:

 

·        All data pertaining to the settlement of taxes for the county, district taxes,

and municipalities cannot be furnished until after the fiscal year has ended which is June 30th

·        The information presented lays out the procedure of the settlement and charge to collect fiscal year 2007-08 taxes

·        Tentative date for sending out fiscal year 2007-08 tax bills is July 20th

·        All data will be provided at the July 9th meeting

 

Interim Tax Administrator Oakley requested the following employees be approved to collect taxes:

 

·        Brittany N. Marshall

·        Cheryl C. Hill

·        Joanne M. Fallon

·        Lisa R. Beasley

 

Interim Tax Administrator Oakley requested that all information relating to

 

Proposed Resolution of Settlement, Order of the Chief Accounting Officer and Order

 

Of the Board of Commissioners to Collect Fiscal Year 2007-08 Taxes be placed

 

on the July 9th Action Agenda.

 

            The Board discussed the procedures relating to Tax Administration Procedures

 

For Settlement of Fiscal Year 2006-07 and Collection of Taxes for Fiscal Year 2007-08.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – ACTION AGENDA

 

Invitation – Rock House Ruritan Club

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen submitted the following dates to schedule a

 

regular meeting by invitation of Rock House Ruritan Club located at 2889 NC HWY 268,

 

Pinnacle:

 

·        Monday, July 23, 2007

·        Monday, August 27, 2007

·        Monday, September 24, 2007

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion to schedule a regular meeting at

 

the Rock House Ruritan Club.

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to schedule the regular Monday, September 24th

 

meeting be held at Rock House Ruritan Club located at 2889 NC HWY 268 Pinnacle.

 

            Commissioner Carroll seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman

 

absent.

           

Proposed Purchase of the Robertson/Oakley Property – Stokes County Board of Education

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen reiterated the request at the June 11th meeting by the

 

Stokes County Board of Education to purchase the Robertson/Oakley Property at the

 

purchase price of $180,000.00 and to allocate funding for the purchase from lottery proceeds.

 

            The Board discussed the request from the Stokes County Board of Education at the

 

June 11th meeting.

 

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion regarding the purchase of the

 

Robertson/Oakley property at the price of $180,000.00 from lottery proceeds.

 

            Commissioner Carroll moved to approve the purchase of the Robertson/Oakley

 

property at approximately $180,000.00 to come from lottery proceeds as stipulated in the

 

recent adopted county budget.  Commissioner Lankford seconded and the motion carried 4-0

 

with Chairman Inman absent.

 

Proposed Interlocal Agreement Regarding Fire Protection and Rescue Services with the City of King – King Fire Department

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen presented the proposed Interlocal Agreement Regarding

 

Fire Protection and Rescue Services as presented to the County on June 20th from the City of

 

King.  The current contract with the City of King for services provided by the King Fire

 

Department expires on June 30, 2007.

 

            County Manager Steen noted the County Attorney Edward Powell had reviewed

 

and approved the document and the document is also used by the City of King for similar

 

services with Forsyth County.

 

            The Board discussed the proposed contract.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion regarding the proposed Interlocal

                                                                                                                                

Agreement Regarding Fire Protection and Rescue Services with the City of King – King

 

Fire Department.

 

            Commissioner Smith moved to approve the Interlocal Agreement Regarding Fire

 

Protection and Rescue Services with the City of King – King Fire Department.

 

Commissioner Lankford seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman absent.

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

            Vice Chairman Walker 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, 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 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 Lankford seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman

 

absent.

 

            The Board reconvened to the regular session of the June 25th meeting.

 

Tax Administration – Appointment of Tax Administrator

 

Vice Chairman Walker entertained a motion.

 

Commissioner Carroll moved that the GIS/ Mapping Department be brought under the

 

Tax Administration Department and supervised by the Tax Administrator.  Commissioner

 

Lankford seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman absent.

 

            Commissioner Smith moved to appoint Jake Oakley as the Tax Administrator of Stokes

 

County, to serve as Tax Assessor for a two year period and Tax Collector for a two year period

 

along with his current duties as GIS Administrator at a salary of $55,764 effective

 

July 1, 2007.  Commissioner Lankford seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman

 

Inman absent.

 

 

Adjournment

 

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

 

entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting.

 

Commissioner Lankford moved to adjourn the meeting.   Commissioner Carroll

 

seconded and the motion carried 4-0 with Chairman Inman absent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________                                  _____________________________

Darlene M. Bullins                                                    Jimmy Walker

Clerk to the Board                                                     Vice Chairman