Commissioners Agenda for Feb. 21 Print




February 21, 2011


The Board will meet in the HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTROOM

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

beginning at 5:30 p.m.



Citizens must sign up for public comment prior to 5:20 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 Mark S. Swanger


II.         Pledge of Allegiance


III.       Public Comment Session


IV.       Constituent Concerns   


V.        Discussion / Adjustment / Approval of Consent Agenda


VI.       Consent Agenda

  1. Approve February 7th, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes
  2. Approve January 2011 Refunds, Releases, Amendments and Discoveries - David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 1
  3. Budget Amendments – Julie Davis, Finance Director
    a. Recreation – $15,024 – amount collected to cover senior trip to Washington D.C. ATTACHMENT 2
    b. CDBG grant Special Revenue Fund – $15,937 – additional funding from prior year amount returned to the program that will cover current projects - ATTACHMENT 3
    c. DSS – Public Assistance – $170,769 total – $168,464 – additional federal funding from Home Energy Assistance and $2,305 additional state funding from Progress Energy – Energy Neighbor for heating assistance Haywood County households - ATTACHMENT 4
    d. Emergency Management – $106,000 – NC Department of Crime Control and Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management – hazardous event drill grant - ATTACHMENT 5
    e. Legal – $35,000 – Additional costs for the Historic Courthouse renovation project legal services – ATTACHMENT 6

VII.      Old Business

Francis Farm Landfill Methane Gas Collection & Combustion project:
a. Grant Capital Project Budget Ordinance – $1,175,410 – Solid Waste Francis Farm- State Energy Office grant – Greenhouse Gas to Energy Projects – Landfill Gas & Municipal Sewage Treatment Plants – Julie Davis, Finance Director - ATTACHMENT 7
b. Engineering proposal for Francis Farm Landfill Methane Gas Collection and Combustion System project – Jeff Bishop, Senior Project Manager, McGill Associates – ATTACHMENT 8


VIII.     New Business

  1. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Peer Review Committee – Jim Pressley, EMS Director – ATTACHMENT 9
  2. Property Tax Commission Appeal Request – David Francis, Tax Administrator - ATTACHMENT 10
  3. Masonry Wall Replacement at the Jail Annex Day Area due to high wind damage and Budget Amendment – Dale Burris, Facilities and Maintenance Director - ATTACHMENT 11
  4. Resolution Supporting the Federal Funding of Southwestern North Carolina Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) – James Ferguson, Southwestern North Carolina RC&D Chairman – ATTACHMENT 12
  5. Board Members – Board of Equalization and Review – Marty Stamey, County Manager - ATTACHMENT 13

IX.       Closed Session

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

X.        Adjournment