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                                               HAYWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                   AGENDA FOR

                                                                                  October 16, 2017

                                     The Board will meet in the HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTROOM

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

                                                                            beginning at 5:30 pm.

                             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.  Pledge of Allegiance


          III.  Public Comment Session 


          IV.  Constituent Concerns


           V.  Administrative/Agency Reports


          VI.  Discussion /Adjustment to Agenda


         VII.  Consent Agenda


                  1. Request approval of October 2, 2017 regular meeting minutes


                  2. Request approval of September 2017 - Refunds, Releases, Amendments and  

                      Discoveries – Greg West, Asst. Tax Assessor – ATTACHMENT 1


                  3. Request approval of September 2017 Tax Collections Update - Mike Matthews, Tax

                      Collector – ATTACHMENT 2


                  4. Request approval of budget amendments - Julie Davis, Finance Director

                      General Fund – Public Safety Grants - $450,000 – federal grant for the “Improving Criminal

                      Justice Responses Program” – ATTACHMENT 3


         VIII.  Old Business


            IX.  New Business

                   1. Request approval of Occupancy Tax Penalty Waiver for The Swag Country Inn in the amount

                       of $1,363.98 – Lynn Collins, TDA Executive Director – ATTACHMENT 4


                   2. Request approval of wedding fireworks displays at Chestnut Ridge on November 18, 2017,

                       December 30, 2017 and December 31, 2017, said approval contingent on final approval on that

                       day by the Fire Marshal – Andrew Messer, Fire Marshal – ATTACHMENT 5


                   3. Request approval of fireworks display for November 4, 2017 at New Covenant Church, said

                       approval contingent on final approval on that day by the Fire Marshal – Andrew Messer,

                       Fire Marshal – ATTACHMENT 6


                   4. Request approval of an Investment Manager and to revise the current Haywood County

                       investment policy regarding investment of County funds – Julie Davis, Finance Director –

                       ATTACHMENT 7


                   5. Request approval of a permanent part time Office Assistant position for the Human Resources

                       Department – Kathi McClure, Human Resources Director – ATTACHMENT 8


                   6. Request approval of budget amendment - $4,000 – to appropriate the amount of additional

                       funding to cover the permanent part time position per the request – Julie Davis, Finance

                       Director – ATTACHMENT 9


                   7. Request approval of the appointment of Stephanie Parkins as the Haywood County Tax

                       Administrator – Chairman J.W. “Kirk” Kirkpatrick


                   8. Request approval of Reverend Patrick Womack as Chaplain to the Haywood County Board

                       of County Commissioners – Chairman J.W. “Kirk” Kirkpatrick


                   9. Request approval of Resolution of County Manager Designation and Duties -

                       Chairman J.W. “Kirk” Kirkpatrick – ATTACHMENT 10


             X. Closed Session

                  Personnel §143-318.11(a)(6)

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


           XI. Adjournment