STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA                     OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                 STOKES COUNTY GOVERNMENT

COUNTY OF STOKES                                       DANBURY, NORTH CAROLINA

                                                                                 DECEMBER 27, 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

 

Thursday, December 27, 2007 at 6:00 pm with the following members present:

 

                                                Chairman J. Leon Inman

                                                Vice-Chairman Jimmy Walker

Commissioner Ron Carroll                                         

Commissioner Ernest Lankford

                                                Commissioner Stanley Smith

                                                                                                                       

                                                County Personnel in Attendance:

                                                County Manager K. Bryan Steen

                                                Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins

                                                County Attorney Edward Powell                                          

Finance Director Julia Edwards

Tax Administrator Jake Oakley

Support Services Supervisor Danny Stovall

Sheriff Mike Joyce

 

 

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. 

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion to approve or amend the December 27, 2007

 

agenda.           

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to approve the December 27th agenda.  Commissioner

 

Carroll seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

           

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

The following spoke during public comments:

 

Mr. Gary Alley

1069 Pack Road

Walnut Cove, NC  27052

Re:  Landfill

 

Mr. Alley presented Board members with information regarding the history of the ownership of the land purchased by the City of Winston Salem (a copy of the documentation will be retained by the Clerk to the Board .  Mr. Alley spoke briefly regarding the ownership of the property.  Mr. Alley stated that the contract between the Utilities Commission and the property owners was scheduled to expire on 09-18-2006 and the sale of the property was on 09-15-2006 (300+ acres in Forsyth and 119+ acres in Stokes .  Mr. Alley concluded that the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners still must vote on the issue.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion to approve or amend the following items on the

 

Consent Agenda:

 

Minutes

·         Minutes of December 4, 2007

·         Minutes of December 10, 2007

 

Commissioner Carroll noted the following corrections:

 

Minutes of December 10, 2007

Page 7 – change the following-  for with expansion… to for expansion…

Page 24 – correction in spelling - Mayor Priddy-Charleville

 

Tax Administration - Releases

 

Tax Administrator Jake Oakley presented the following releases at the December 10th

 

meeting that were more than $100 (real/personal property  that must be approved by the Board

 

of Commissioners:

Property Tax

Account

Total

Reasons

Release Request

 

 

 

Andrew Mitchell

9509

 $    233.63

Per NCGS105-378(a

 

 

 

(Bill is 16 years old

Wheels & Deals Inc.

155914273

 $    120.51

Per NCGS105-375(34

 

 

 

(SWMH Inventory

Dennie Lynn Armstrong

35861

 $    127.83

Per NCGS105-366(4 Estate Closed

Dennie Lynn Armstrong

35861

 $    115.50

Per NCGS 105-366(4 Estate Closed

Dennie Lynn Armstrong

5861

 $    128.76

Per NCGS 105-366(4 Estate Closed

Dennie Lynn Armstrong

35861

 $    124.28

Per NCGS 105-366(4 Estate Closed

 

Joyce Elliott

59189

 $    124.61

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Joyce Elliott

59189

 $    115.69

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Joyce Elliott

59189

 $    108.11

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Joyce Elliott

59189

 $    104.55

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Janice Hulse Lunsford

34319

 $    215.90

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Larry James Bledsoe

26285

 $    334.11

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Jerry Wayne Heath

32663

 $    110.25

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Henry Webster Johnson

61918

 $    155.10

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Henry Webster Johnson

61918

 $    155.67

Per NCGS 105-366(4

Total

 

 $ 2,274.50

 

 

Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board - Appointment

 

            The Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development Board recently notified the County

 

that the Board of Commissioners needed to appoint a replacement for Economic Development

 

Director Ron Morgan on the Workforce Development Board.  Director Morgan retired on

 

October 31, 2007.  The appointee had to be someone from Economic Development with the

 

same status as Director Morgan.  Per approval of the Chair of Governance and Membership

 

Committee (WDB , the appointee can be the Interim Economic Development Director Bryan

 

Steen.

 

            Commissioner Carroll moved to approve the Consent Agenda as amended. 

 

Commissioner Lankford seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – INFORMATION AGENDA

 

Comments – Manager and Board of Commissioners

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen had no comments.

 

            Commissioner Smith noted the RTI cancelled the Steering Committee meeting

 

scheduled for December and should be rescheduled for January 08.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker requested that an agenda item regarding the Water and

 

Sewer Authority along with the Germanton Water Line be placed on a future agenda.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker expressed concerns regarding the recently approved salary

 

computation plan.  Chairman Inman directed Vice Chairman Walker to contact County

 

Manager Bryan Steen and Personnel Officer Darlene Bullins.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – DISCUSSION AGENDA

 

Appointments

 

King Planning Board/Board of Adjustments – ETJ

 

            Clerk to the Board Darlene Bullins noted that Mr. Dee Mabe who was nominated at the

 

December 10th meeting did not reside in the ETJ.  Clerk Bullins requested direction from the

 

Board whether a public hearing would need to be held per NCGS 160A-362.

 

            Commissioner Carroll noted according to NCGS 160A-362, that a public hearing was

 

necessary only if there was an extension of the extraterritorial jurisdiction.  County Attorney

 

Powell confirmed after reviewing the statute that Commissioner Carroll was correct, no public

 

hearing would be needed for this appointment.

 

            Commissioner Carroll nominated Todd Martin.

           

            The appointment will be placed on the January 14th - Action Agenda.

 

Local Firefighter’s Relief Fund Board

 

            Chairman Inman noted that the following individuals were temporarily appointed at the

 

September 24th meeting to serve on the Local Firefighter’s Relief Fund Board through

 

December 31, 2007:

 

 

LOCAL FIREMEN'S RELIEF FUND TRUSTEES

COUNTY COMMISSIONER APPOINTED

FIRE DEPARTMENT

TRUSTEE NAME

TRUSTEE NAME

PINNACLE VFD

Mr. Travis Sink

Mr. Jeremy Bowman

LAWSONVILLE VFD

Mr. Ronnie Mabe

Mr. Arthur Glidewell

FRANCISCO VFD

Mr. Atherton Jessup

Ms. Ashley Pack

WALNUT COVE VFD

Mr. James Teague

Mr. Dwight Ball

NORTHEAST STOKES VFD

Mr. Jonathan Wall

Mr. Bobby Dunlap

STOKES ROCKINGHAM VFD

Ms. Kay Morris

Mr. Devin Rhodes 

SAURATOWN VFD

Mr. Jim Walton

Mr. Randall Patterson

DANBURY VFD

Mr. John Booth

Mr. Elmer Manuel

SOUTH STOKES VFD

Mr. Bobby Boles

Ms. Jean Young

DOUBLE CREEK VFD

Mr. Tom Tilley

Mr. Donald Durham

 

            Chairman Inman noted that one member would need to be appointed for a one-year

 

term and one member appointed for a two-year term.

 

            The Board discussed the appointments which would expire on December 31, 2007.

 

            Commissioner Lankford requested to wait until the January 14th meeting for

 

nominations.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker moved to keep the current members in place until the Board

 

approved new appointments.  Commissioner Smith seconded and the motion carried (4-1  with

 

Commissioner Lankford voting against the motion.

 

            The item will be placed on the January 14th - Discussion Agenda.

 

Stokes County Planning Board – Yadkin Township

 

            Chairman Inman noted the vacancy for the Stokes County Planning Board-Yadkin

 

Township.

 

            Commissioner Lankford nominated Larry Snyder.

 

            Commissioner Smith nominated Scott Barr.

 

            The item will be placed on the January 14th - Action Agenda.

 

Inventory of County Property and Space Needs – Continuation

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen presented the following relocation proposal:

Department

Current Location

Proposed Location

Fire Marshal

Lower level Gov. Center with EMS

Current Public Works Office Space

 

 

 

Economic Development

2nd Floor -Ronald Reagan Bldg

3rd Floor - Ronald Reagan Building

 

 

 

EMS

Lower level Gov. Center with FM

Current Environmental Health Offices

 

 

 

Elections

Lower level Government Center

Current EMS/FM Office Space

 

 

 

Environmental Health

Lower level Government Center

1st Floor -Ronald Reagan Building

Planning/Building Inspections

 

 

 

 

 

Forsyth Tech.

Lower level Government Center

Additional New Classrooms using

 

 

current large office of Elections and

 

 

current Planning/Zoning Office

 

 

 

GIS Mapping

1st Floor-Ronald Reagan Bldg

3rd Floor - Ronald Reagan Building

 

 

 

Public Works

Lower level Government Center

3rd Floor - Ronald Reagan Building

 

 

            County Manager Steen discussed the proposal.   Manager Steen noted a one-stop permit

 

process would be accessible on the first floor with the relocation of Environmental Health and

 

Planning to the Ronald Reagan Building.  Director Ann Watts –FTCC had indicated that FTCC

 

would prefer to stay at their current location until a new facility is constructed if additional

 

classrooms were made available in the Government Center.  The Board discussed Manager

 

Steen’s proposal.  Manager Steen concluded that the judicial system has a meeting scheduled

 

for Wednesday, January 9th to discuss space needs.

 

            Manager Steen also presented the following information regarding current space

 

which was included in the agenda packet:

 

Government Center – Departments’ Current Space

·         Forsyth Technical Community College – Total square footage = 2,138

·         Board of Elections – Total square footage = 1, 088

·         Planning – Total square footage = 836

·         Fire Marshal – Total square footage = 216

 

Ronald W. Reagan Building

·         3rd Floor – approximately 5600 square feet of unfinished space

§  5600 square feet x $45.00 = $252, 000.00 – estimate

§  Planning Department will require architectural drawings for renovations

§  Per Planning Director Sudderth- restroom facilities will meet code requirements for occupancy rating up to 80, but a water fountain would need to be installed

§  Licensed commercial contractor will be required for all project phases where contract amount exceeds $30,000

 

Community Services Building

·         Vacant Space – Total Square footage = 564

§  Renovations needed – painting, new carpet, telephone/computer wiring

§  Office space is not easily accessible to walk in traffic

 

            The Board noted the need to have the space needs from the judicial system before

 

any option could be considered regarding relocations.

 

            Chairman Inman requested the County Manager present the judicial system’s space

 

needs at the January 14th meeting (following their January 9th meeting .

 

Tax Surplus Property – Upset Bid Process

 

            Support Services Supervisor Danny Stovall presented the following bid information

 

concerning Lots 1-3 Dan River:

 

6947-00-47-4709        Deed Book/Page 539/1548    Lots 1-3 Dan River   

 

 

Michael Morehead      $4,311.82        Upset Date 5:00 pm – December 3, 2007

 

Stanley Whitlow         $4,058.87        Upset Date 5:00 pm – November 30, 2007

 

Michael Morehead      $3,817.97        Upset Date 5:00 pm – November 14, 2007

 

Stanley Whitlow         $3,588.54        Upset Date 5:00 pm – October 30, 2007

 

Michael Morehead      $3,370.04        Upset Date 5:00 pm – October 19, 2007

 

Stanley Whitlow         $3,161.94        Upset Date 5:00 pm – October 17, 2007

 

Michael Morehead      $2,963.75        Upset Date 5:00 pm – October 4, 2007

 

Stanley Whitlow         $2,775.00        Upset Date 5:00 pm – October 2, 2007

 

Waterworx Ltd           $2,500.00        Upset Date 5:00 pm – September 20, 2007

 

Michael Morehead      $1,677.50        Upset Date 5:00 pm – September 17, 2007

 

Waterworx Ltd           $1,550.00        Upset Date 5:00 pm – September 11, 2007

 

Steven Rowe               $1,415.00        Upset Date 5:00 pm – September 10, 2007

 

Michael Morehead      $1,300.00        Upset Date 5:00 pm – August 28, 2007

 

William West              $1,183.23        Upset Date 5:00 pm – August 15, 2007

 

Taxes/Interest              $1,200.57        December 17, 2007

 

This sale was held in accordance with North Carolina General Statute 105-376, 153A-176 and 160A-269.

 

            Mr. Stovall noted that no upset bid was received before the December 3rd deadline.

 

Mr. Stovall concluded that the last bid was made by Mr. Michael Morehead for $4,311.82

 

and the taxes and interest owed were $1200.59.  The Board of Commissioners can accept or

 

reject Mr. Morehead’s bid.

 

            The Board discussed the final bid from Mr. Morehead for Lots 1-3 Dan River.

 

            Commissioner Carroll moved to place the item on the Action Agenda.  Vice Chairman

 

Walker seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Surplus Vehicles – Bid Process

 

            Support Services Supervisor Danny Stovall presented for the Board’s review photos of

 

burned/abandoned vehicles along with a few County owned vehicles that have had all usable

 

parts removed.   Mr. Stovall noted that these vehicles need to be disposed of and that the

 

County had received several inquiries regarding the purchase of these vehicles.  Insurance

 

companies have been notified by Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor Elwood Mabe with no

 

response.

 

 

            Mr. Stovall requested the Board’s direction regarding the type of sale for these

 

vehicles – sealed bid, private sale, etc.

 

            The Board discussed the type of sale for these vehicles and possibly recycling the

 

vehicles.

 

            The consensus of the Board directed Mr. Stovall to conduct a private sale.

 

            Chairman Inman directed Mr. Stovall to place the resolution for a private sale on

 

the January 14th – Action Agenda.

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT – GOVERNING BODY – ACTION AGENDA

 

Proposed FTCC –Environmental Study- Meadows Property

 

            Support Services Supervisor Danny Stovall presented the following proposals for a

 

Phase I Environmental Study for the Meadows Property as requested by the Board:

(Discussion Agenda – December 10th

 

·         Progress Environmental = $1500 (written quote

·         ECS Carolinas = $1700 (written quote

·         Pyramid Environmental = $1700 (verbal quote

 

Mr. Stovall noted that the Progress Environmental had performed services for the

 

County with no issues.

 

The Board discussed the proposals.

 

Chairman Inman entertained a motion.

 

Commissioner Lankford moved to approve Progress Environmental to perform a

 

Phase I Environmental Study ($1500  at the Meadows Property.  Vice Chairman Walker

 

seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Proposed GIS Aerial Photo Project 

 

            Tax Administrator Jake Oakley requested approval to enter into negotiations with the

 

following top (4  vendors that were selected through an RFQ Request:

(Discussion Agenda -  December 10th meeting

 

1)      Surdex Corp

2)      Fugro Earthdata, Inc

3)      Sanborn Map Company

4)      Geofiny Technologies

 

Administrator Oakley noted negotiations would be conducted with the top candidate

 

first and progress accordingly to the (second, third, etc . candidate if negotiations failed with

 

the first vendor.

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion.

 

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to allow Tax Administrator Jake Oakley to enter into

 

negotiations with the top (4  vendors regarding the proposed 2008 Digital Orthophoto Project.

 

Commissioner Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Employer Support of National Guard and Reserve

 

            Chairman Inman presented the following proposed Resolution – Employer Statement of

 

Support of for the Guard and Reserve: (Discussion Agenda - December 10th meeting

 

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE GUARD AND RESERVE

 

We recognize the National Guard and Reserve are essential to the strength of our nation and the well-being of our communities.

 

In the highest American tradition, the patriotic men and women of the Guard and Reserve serve voluntarily in an honorable and vital profession.  They train to respond to their community and their country in time of need.  They deserve the support of every segment of our society.

 

If these volunteer forces are to continue to serve our nation, increased public understanding is required of the essential role of the Guard and Reserve in preserving our nation’s security.

 

Therefore, we join other employers in pledging that:

1.  Employment will not be denied because of service in the Guard or Reserve:

2.  Employee job and career opportunities will not be limited or reduced because of service in  

     the Guard and Reserve;

3.  Employees will be granted leaves of absence for military service in the Guard and Reserve,

     consistent with existing laws; and

 

4.  This agreement and its resultant policies will be made known throughout our organization.

 

Approved this 27th day of December, 2007.

 

_____________________________                          ______________________________

J. Leon Inman- Chairman                                           Jimmy Walker – Vice Chairman

 

____________________________                             _____________________________

Ron Carroll - Commissioner                                      Ernest Lankford - Commissioner       

 

____________________________                             

Stanley Smith - Commissioner

 

Attest:

 

_______________________________

Darlene M. Bullins – Clerk to the Board

 

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion.

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to approve the submitted Resolution – Employer

 

Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve.  Commissioner Smith seconded and the

 

motion carried unanimously.

 

            County Manager Bryan Steen presented the following information regarding

 

Differential Pay – National Guard and Reserves as requested by the Board:

 

Ř  Chatham County – allows 10 days with pay – does not have to use accrued leave

Ř  City of King – allows 10 workdays with differential pay

Ř  Davie County – allows employees 10 days – can use accrued leave or take without pay

Ř  Duplin County –allows two weeks –can take accrued leave or take without pay

Ř  Forsyth County –allows employee to use accrued leave or take without pay

Ř  Franklin County –allows 15 days – can take accrued leave if desired

Ř  Guilford County – allows up to 2 calendar weeks for training with pay

Ř  Rockingham County – allows 12 workdays or 96 hours whichever is less with differential pay

Ř  Town of Walnut Cove – allows 10 working days without being forced to use accrued leave

Ř  Surry County – allows 15 scheduled workdays without being forced to use accrued leave

Ř  Current county employees are making less than the amount received from the military during their two week training

 

            Chairman Inman directed the Clerk to place the Differential Pay Information –National

 

Guard/Reserves on the January 14th  Discussion Agenda.

 

Proposed Volunteer Mileage – Reimbursement – Home Delivered Meal Program 

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion regarding the request from Senior Services

 

Program Director Lynn Martens to increase the mileage reimbursement rate for volunteer

 

drivers for the Home Delivered Meals Program from 40 cents per mile to 45 cents per mile.

 

(Discussion Agenda – December 10th meeting

 

            Commissioner Smith moved to approve Director Martens’ request to increase the

 

mileage reimbursement for Home Delivered Meals from 40 cents per mile to 45 cents per mile

 

for the remainder of this fiscal year.  Vice Chairman Walker seconded and the motion carried

 

unanimously.

 

Separation Allowance – Retired Law Enforcement Officers - Resolution

 

            Chairman Inman presented the following proposed Resolution –Changing Eligibility

 

Criteria for Special Separation Allowance for Law Enforcement Officers:

(Discussion Agenda – December 10th meeting

 

RESOLUTION CHANGING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SPECIAL SEPARATION ALLOWANCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

 

WHEREAS, Section 3 of G. S. 143-166.41 provides that, “payment to a retired officer under the provisions of this section shall cease at the first of: (1   The death of the officer;   (2   The last day of the month in which the officer attains 62 years of age; or (3  The first day of reemployment by any State department, agency, or institution, except that this subdivision does not apply to an officer returning to State employment in a position exempt from the State Personnel Act in an agency other than the agency from which that officer retired.”; and

 

WHEREAS, G. S. 143-166.42 places the responsibility upon the governing body for each unit of local government of determining the eligibility and the applicability of G. S. 143- 166.41 to locally employed officers; and

 

WHEREAS, the Attorney General’s Office issued an opinion that a local law enforcement officer’s eligibility for the special separation allowance benefit is in all instances determined by the officer’s local government employer,

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Stokes County Board of Commissioners that the eligibility criteria will be changed to allow such that an officer who retired under the provisions of G. S. 143-166.41 and who becomes reemployed as a law enforcement officer on a part-time, interim or temporary basis in such a manner that does not require membership in or terminate benefits from the Local Government Employees’ Retirement System, shall not be deemed ineligible to receive the special separation allowance solely on the grounds of such reemployment.

 

Adopted this 27th day December 2007

 

 

____________________________                              _____________________________

J. Leon Inman- Chairman                                              Jimmy Walker – Vice Chairman

 

 

____________________________                              _____________________________

Ron Carroll - Commissioner                                         Ernest Lankford - Commissioner     

 

 

____________________________                             

Stanley Smith - Commissioner

 

 

Attest:

 

 

__________________________________

Darlene M. Bullins – Clerk to the Board

 

            Chairman Inman requested Sheriff Mike Joyce’s thoughts on adopting the Resolution

 

which would allow Retired Law Enforcement Officers to work for the County.

 

            Sheriff Joyce noted that the Department could use the services of the experienced

 

officers, but would suggest the County Attorney prepare a waiver for retirees to sign regarding

 

their responsibility dealing with wages and the retirement system.  Sheriff Joyce also noted that

 

some surrounding counties already allow officers to return to work who are entitled to

 

separation allowance benefits.

 

            The Board discussed the agenda item with Sheriff Joyce.

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion.

 

            Vice Chairman Walker moved to approve the Proposed Resolution - Changing

 

Eligibility Criteria for Special Separation Allowance for Law Enforcement Officers.  

 

Commissioner Smith seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed Resolution – PART – Seamless Mobility Study- Resolution

 

            Chairman Inman presented the following proposed Resolution submitted by Mr. Brent

 

McKinney – PART: (Discussion Agenda – December 10th meeting

 

Resolution Approving a Seamless Mobility Study of the Urban Transit Systems, Complimentary ADA, PART Express and the Human Service Transportation Systems in the Triad Region

 

WHEREAS public transportation services are provided to the general public by the Cities of Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation, and

 

WHEREAS human services transportation systems are provided by the Cities of Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem; the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation and all ten counties in the PART territorial jurisdiction, and

 

WHEREAS the system providers operate on independently planned routes, schedules, fares and policies with limited federal, state and local funding resources, and

 

WHEREAS the PART Board of Trustees and the North Carolina Department of Transportation do propose to jointly and cooperatively undertake a Seamless Mobility Study of the urban fixed route, complimentary ADA, and human services transportation systems in the Triad Region to assess the effectiveness of services and to assess the efficient utilization of limited funds to maximize the services for the residents, visitors and guests of these counties, and

 

WHEREAS, the North Carolina Department of Transportation – Public Transportation Division has agreed to provide technical, administrative and financial support.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Stokes County Board of Commissioners does

hereby approve of a Seamless Mobility Study of all routes, schedules, administrative and

operating policies within its service territory, and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a Steering Committee and a Technical Advisory Committee with appropriate representation be created to oversee and guide the study and the members and staff of Stokes County will cooperate fully and completely by providing all needed information in a timely manner for a successful completion of the study.

 

Motion made by  _____________________   and seconded by ________________________  and approved on this being the ___  day of__________________, 2007.

 

 

            Commissioner Lankford moved to approve the submitted Resolution Approving a

 

Seamless Mobility Study of the Urban Transit Systems, Complimentary ADA, PART Express

 

and the Human Service Transportation Systems in the Triad Region.  Vice Chairman Walker

 

seconded and the motion carried unanimously.

 

Tax Surplus Property – Upset Bid Process

 

            Chairman Inman entertained a motion regarding the Tax Surplus Property – Lots

 

1-3 Dan River. (Discussion Agenda – December 27th meeting

 

 

 

 

            Commissioner Smith moved to accept the bid in the amount of $4,311.82 from

 

Mr. Michael Morehead for Lots 1-3 Dan River.  Vice Chairman Walker seconded and the

 

motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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, 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 open session of the December 27th meeting.

 

 

Adjournment

 

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

 

recessed the meeting to January 3, 2008 at 3:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________                                  _____________________________

Darlene M. Bullins                                                    J. Leon Inman

Clerk to the Board                                                    Chairman