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March 20, 2017

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 J.W. “Kirk” Kirkpatrick


II.     PledgeofAllegiance


          III. Public Comment Session


          IV.  Constituent Concerns


          V. Administrative/Agency Reports


VI.  Discussion/Adjustment to Agenda


VII.  Consent Agenda

1.   Request approval of  March 6, 2017 regular meeting minutes


2.   Request approval of February2017– Refunds, Releases, Amendments and

Discoveries– Judy Hickman, Tax Assessor – ATTACHMENT


                    3.  Request approval ofFebruary2017TaxCollections Update – Mike Matthews,

                         TaxCollector– ATTACHMENT


                    4.  Request approval of budget amendment – Julie Davis, Finance Director –

 General Fund - Animal Services- $13,500 – increase in costs due to housing animals

 retrieved from an owner.  Contributions came in to help cover some of these additional



          VIII.  Old Business

                    Request approval of contract with Gould Killian CPA Group, P.A. for annual audit –

                    Julie Davis, Finance Director – ATTACHMENT


             IX.  New Business

 1.  Request approval of consolidation of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the

      Emergency Management Offices to become the Emergency Services with EMS as a

      branch, and approval of reclassification of positions - Ira Dove, County Manager;

      Greg Shuping, Emergency Management Director


               2.  Request resolution ratifying the Mutual Assistance Agreement For Drug Partnership with

                    the Cherokee Indian Police Department as entered into July, 2016 – Sheriff Greg Christopher –



3.  Request approval of lease agreement of office space located at the Haywood County

      Agriculture Services Center, 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville NC to the North Carolina 

      Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services – Ira Dove, County Manager –



4.  Request approval of Resolution in honor and support of the work done in Haywood

                   County by the Lions Clubs, and in support of the April 1, 2017 Lake Junaluska benefit

                   concert by Balsam Range – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT


5.  Request approval of appointment to the Library Board of Trustees – one positon by vote –

      Ira Dove, County Manager - ATTACHMENT


 6.  Announce Board of Commissioners Work Session on April 6, 2017 beginning at

       2:00 p.m. at the Health and Human Services Agency training room for Haywood County

       Schools and Haywood Community College budget requests– Chairman Kirk Kirkpatrick


   X.  Adjournment