) WATER/SEWER AUTHORITY
The Stokes County
Water and Sewer Authority met in the Commissioners Chambers of the
John Hawkins, Chairman
Worth Hampton, Vice Chairman
Arzelle Montgomery, Member
Also present were:
Alan Wood, Economic Development Director, Ex-Officio Member
Darlene Dill, Secretary
Rex Baker, Citizen
W. Scott Snow, Member
Wayne Smart, Member
CALL OF MEETING TO ORDER
called the meeting to order. Chairman
Hawkins stated that Rex Baker had some issues to discuss with the Board and
called Mr. Baker to speak. Mr. Baker
spoke on the issue of connecting a Regional Water System for safety including
King, Rural Hall, Winston Salem, Germanton, Walnut Cove and
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hawkins asked if there were any corrections to the minutes of the September 8, 2011 meeting. No corrections or additions were noted. Mr. Hampton made the motion to approve the minutes, Mr. Montgomery seconded and the motion was unanimously approved.
DISCUSSION OF OLD BUSINESS
Chairman Hawkins began the meeting with the discussion of old business. The first item of concern was to replace the position on the SCWSA Board vacated by Mr. Wayne Smart. At this time, no official letter of resignation has been submitted to the Board but there has been no contact with Mr. Smart since the June 17th, 2010 meeting. Also, per a phone conversation with Mr. Smart and Secretary Dill, Mr. Smart expressed his intentions to resign from the board. Secretary Dill requested that Mr. Smart send a written letter of resignation to state his intentions. This letter has not been received. The Board stated plans to come up with a replacement by the next meeting, so that the person could be approved by the Stokes County Board of Commissioners.
Chairman Hawkins inquired about the status of the delinquent accounts and their status. Secretary Dill informed the board that all delinquent accounts were turned over to Interstate Credit Collection and Data Max Corporation. (Attachment #1). The company will begin January 2012 filing with debt set-off. Secretary Dill also mentioned the letter sent to Ms. Lankford and Ms. Shelton regarding their request for connection to the system. (Attachment #2). The board was informed of the offer to Ms. Lankford and Ms. Shelton to appear before the board on this date to discuss their situation. Neither appeared before the board.
LOCAL WATER SUPPLY PLAN
Mr. Delehant requested approval of
the Local Water Supply Plan; he explained that this is just formality as
required by G.S. 143-355 (1). Attachment #3.
Mr. Hampton questioned the cross connection program listed on page 1 of
the plan pertaining to the City of
presented the Board with proposed contract between the SCWSA and the Town of
ITEMS OF GENERAL CONCERN
inquired with Mr. Wood the current status of Economic Development within the
County. Mr. Wood elaborated on the Piedmont Local Food Project, the tourism
growth, refurbishing and reopening the Art Market as a
NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING
meeting will be June 14, 2012 at 3:00, in the 3rd floor conference
room. With no further business to discuss Mr.
Darlene Dill, Secretary John Hawkins, Chairman