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Canton was originally Cherokee Indian Territory. A post office first opened here in 1837 and the community at the time was named Pigeon River.
County Commissioners Agenda 11-17-08 Print
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November 17, 2008


The Board will meet in the COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING ROOM #3451

of the HAYWOOD COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER at 285 N. Main Street, Waynesville

beginning at 5:00 p.m.


Citizens must sign up for public comment prior to 4:50 p.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 Larry Ammons


II.         Pledge of Allegiance


III.       Call to Public Hearing

                        Telecommunications Tower – Kris Boyd, Planning Director – ATTACHMENT 1


IV.       Haywood Regional Medical Center Report – Mike Poore, Chief Executive Officer


V.        Public Comment Session


VI.       Constituent Concerns                           


VII.      Fire Districts Annexation Resolutions – David Francis and Nolan Palmer, Fire Marshal - ATTACHMENT 2


VIII.     Discussion / Adjustment / Approval of Consent Agenda


IX.       Consent Agenda     

  1. Approve Minutes of November 3rd, 2008 Regular Meeting October 2008 Refunds, Releases, Discoveries and Amendments – Judy Ballard, Tax Assessor ATTACHMENT 3
  2. Budget Amendments – Julie Davis, Finance Director

    Governing Body – Insurance and Deductibles – $86,061 – from balance in insurance budget – ATTACHMENT 4
    Library – $3,931 – contribution from the library foundation for computer purchases – ATTACHMENT 5
    Public Safety – $400,000 Arrest Grant – ATTACHMENT 6
    Environmental Health – $2,500 from contingency – ATTACHMENT 7
    Economic Development – $11,858 – project change order and budget amendment - ATTACHMENT 8
    Solid Waste Management – $175,000 – Repairs and maintenance, etc. from Household tax – ATTACHMENT 9

X.        Administrative Agency Report

            Smoky Mountain Center Quarterly Financial Report – Julie Davis, Finance Director - ATTACHMENT 10


XI.       Old Business   

  1. Haywood Mountain Home Options –Tony Beaman, Department of Social Services (DSS) Director, David Teague, Public Information Officer, Donna Lupton, DSS Program Administrator
  2. Convenience Site Hauling Contract – Stephen King – ATTACHMENT 11
  3. Clean Water Management Trust Fund Grant – Tony Sexton – ATTACHMENT 12
  4. Crabtree Mountain Communications Tower – Addendum to Lease Agreement – Chip Killian, County Attorney – ATTACHMENT 13
  5. Wellness Center Options – David Cotton, County Manager
  6. Fire Department Update – David Cotton
  7. Board Appointments – David Cotton

    Haywood Community College – ATTACHMENT 14
    Hospital Authority Board of Commissioners – ATTACHMENT 15

    XII.      New Business   
  1. Buyout Lease Renewal Recommendations – Claire Stewart, Recreation Director - ATTACHMENT 16
  2. Countywide Farmland Protection Plan – Don Smart, Haywood County Farmland Protection Board Chairman – ATTACHMENT 17
  3. Town of Canton Lake Logan Dredging Request – Al Matthews, Interim Town Manager and Joel Starrow, McGill and Associates Engineer – ATTACHMENT 18
  4. Presentation of June 30th, 2008 Audited Financial Statements – Bryan Starnes, Martin Starnes and Associates – ATTACHMENT 19 and PowerPoint
  5. Junaluska Fire Department – Refurbish Fire Truck Request for Funds – Julie Davis, Finance Director and Charles Wood, Junaluska Fire Department Representative – ATTACHMENT 20
  6. French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Adoption – David Cotton, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 21
  7. 160A Service Authority Letter of Support – David Cotton – ATTACHMENT 22
  8. Solid Waste Update (White Oak Land Fill (WOLF) Cell III Expansion, Materials
  9. Recovery Facility (MRF) Conversion and Other Items) – Jeff Bishop, P.E. and Dave Pasko, P.E. McGill and Associates – ATTACHMENT 23

    XIII.     Closed Session     
  1. Closed Session Minutes – Approval and / or Release Minutes – G.S. §143-318.11(a)(1)
  2. Potential Litigation – G.S. §143-318.11(a)(3)

XIV.    Adjournment