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April 4, 2016

The Board will meet in the HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTROOM

of the HISTORIC COURTHOUSE at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville

beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Citizens must sign up for public comment prior to 8:50 a.m. and are limited

to three (3) minutes.  Audience members may not address the Board at any time

during deliberations unless recognized by the Chairman.


            I.    Call to Order – Chairman Mark S. Swanger


            II.   Pledge of Allegiance


           III.  Call to Public Hearings -  

                  1.  Request for public hearing to be held on April 18, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., in the Courtroom of

                       the Haywood County Historic Courthouse for the consideration of the close out of the

                       Community Development Block Grant (CDBG project 11-C-315) received by the County

                       from North Carolina Division of Community Assistance – Ira Dove, County Manager


                  2.  Request for public hearing to be held on April 18, 2016 at 5:30 p.m., in the Courtroom

                       of the Haywood County Historic Courthouse for the consideration of two ordinances:

-    Reimbursement Agreements Ordinance

   (for economic development and affordable housing)

-    Emergency Management Ordinance - Ira Dove, County Manager


            IV.  Administrative/Agency Reports

                    Report from the Public Policy Institute at Western Carolina University with the results from

                    a telephone survey gathering public opinion about land use planning within Haywood County –

                    Todd Collins, JD, PhD, Director, Public Policy Institute, Western Carolina University


            V.   Public Comment Session


          VI.   Constituent Concerns


         VII.   Discussion /Adjustment to Agenda


        VIII.  Consent Agenda

1.  Approve March 21, 2016 regular meeting minutes


 2.  Budget amendments – Julie Davis, Finance Director

            General Fund – $ 23,000 - increased ABC revenues and donations to departments to cover

            departmental costs - ATTACHMENT 1




                    3.  Request approval of appointment of David Francis as the Interim Tax Assessor –

                         Ira Dove, County Manager


             IX.  Old Business


             X.   New Business  

                    1.  Request approval to change the Register of Deeds hours of operation to the public from

                         8:00a.m. – 4:45p.m. to 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. in order to better serve the citizens –

                         Sherri Rogers – Register of Deeds


                    2.   Request approval of Resolution Requesting The Haywood County Board Of Elections To

                          Hold An Alcoholic Beverage Election – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 2


                    3.  Request approval of the appointment of Christine Faulkner Gibson to the Adult Care

                         Home Community Advisory Committee for Long Term Care – Ira Dove,

                         County Manager – ATTACHMENT 3


             4.   Request approval of the re-appointments of Maurice Phillips, Norm Yearick, Charles

                   Thomas, MD., Bennie Sharpton, MD., Neil Budde, Henry Nathan, MD., and

                   Al Mina, MD to the Haywood Health Authority Board – Ira Dove, County Manager –

                   ATTACHMENT 4


                    5.  Announcement of Board of Commissioners Work Session with Haywood Community

                         College and the Haywood County Schools to be held on April 14th from 1:30 p.m. to

                         4:00 p.m. at the Health & Human Services Agency – Chairman Mark Swanger


               XI.  Closed Session

                      Attorney/Client Privilege §143-318.11(a)(3)

                      Economic Development §143-318.11(a)(4)  


              XII.  Adjournment