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HAYWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA FOR

January 23, 2012

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 Hearing for the purpose of receiving public input on proposed revisions to Haywood County’s Flood Hazard Development Ordinance, adoption of new flood maps and flood insurance study as required by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – Kris Boyd, Planning Director – ATTACHMENT 1

IV.       Call to Public Hearing to consider changes to the Slope Ordinance – Marc Pruett, Erosion Control Director – ATTACHMENT 2

V.        Public Comment Session          

VI.       Constituent Concerns

VII.      Discussion / Adjustment / Approval of Consent Agenda

VIII.     Consent Agenda

1. Approve January 9, 2012 regular meeting minutes

2. Approve December 2011 Refunds, Releases, Amendments and Discoveries - David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 3
3. Budget Amendments:

a. Capital Project Fund 43 – Solid Waste/Landfill - $45,750 from project contingency to cover the amount approved on December 19, 2011 for the additional work on the power generator project – ATTACHMENT 4

b. General Fund – Non-departmental - $436,082 – to allocate the 1% merit increase to the General Fund departments and to spread the budgeted amount for the unemployment claims to the specific departments - ATTACHMENT 5

IX. Administrative/Agency Report

Update on Haywood County Chamber Community and Economic Impact – Cece Hipps, President Haywood County Chamber of Commerce and Ron Leatherwood, Chairman of the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce Board – PowerPoint Presentation – ATTACHMENT 6

X.   New Business

1. Board of Equalization and Review for 2012 – David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 7

2. Approval of a Property Tax Commission Appeal– David Francis – ATTACHMENT 8

3. Register of Deeds scanning project of deed books dating back to the year 1808

a. Request approval in the amount of $14,250 to complete scanning project – Sherri Rogers, Register of Deeds – ATTACHMENT 9

b. Budget Amendment – $14,250 from general fund contingency – Julie Davis – ATTACHMENT 10

4. Request approval to accept $30,000 grant and contract from NC Department of Agriculture for Cook Local program

a. Farm to Kitchen Project, continuation of Buy Haywood Program – Mark Clasby, Executive Director of Economic Development Commission – ATTACHMENT 11

b. Budget amendment for current year portion - $17,141-grant proceeds – ATTACHMENT 12

5. Appointment of Health Board Members – Marty Stamey, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 13

6. Kubalak Pond Release and Settlement Agreement

a. Agreement– Marty Stamey and Chip Killian, County Attorney – ATTACHMENT 14

b. Budget amendment - $150,000 – from Solid Waste Management Fund balance - ATTACHMENT 15

XI.       Closed Session

Attorney/Client Privilege – G.S.§143-318.11(a)(3)

XII.      Adjournment