January 21, 2014

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

Public Hearing concerning the Solicitation of Proposals in accordance with the Resolution of Intent of Haywood County to Convey its Reversionary Interest in the Property of the Haywood Regional Medical Center to Duke LifePoint – Leon M. “Chip” Killian, III, County Attorney

a.        Presentation by Haywood Regional Medical Center, Stroudwater Associates and Duke LifePoint– ATTACHMENT 1  

IV.      Public Comment Session       

V.        Constituent Concerns

VI.       Discussion /Adjustment to Agenda                    

VII.     Consent Agenda

1. Approve January 6, 2014 regular meeting minutes

2. Approve December 2013 – Refunds, Releases, Amendments and Discoveries – David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 2

3. Governmental Unit Banking Resolution – Julie Davis, Finance Director


b. Request Approval of Home Trust Bank as an official depository of funds

4. Budget Amendments – Julie Davis, Finance Director

a. Solid Waste Special Revenue Fund - $762,000 – White Oak Landfill management contract was for 6 months and now may be for the full fiscal year – ATTACHMENT 4

b. General Fund – Sheriff’s Office - $60,000 – increase salaries & benefits line items to cover new deputies paid by Haywood Community College – ATTACHMENT 5

c. General Fund – Extension - $6,500 – additional revenues received to be used in the 4-H program – ATTACHMENT 6

d. General Fund – Medical Examiner - $9,000 - increased activity and increased medical examiner fees, to come from contingency – ATTACHMENT 7

VIII.   Old Business

Request Approval of Resolution to Accept Surplus Property from Haywood County School Board and Subsequent Conveyance of Same Property to Folkmoot USA – old Hazelwood School, buildings A & B – Leon M. “Chip” Killian, III, County Attorney – ATTACHMENT 8

IX.       New Business

1. Request Approval of Resolution for Declaration of Service Side Arm for Member (Jack Ingle) of Retiring County Law Enforcement Agency – Sheriff Greg Christopher – ATTACHMENT 9

2. Sheriff Office contract with Lake Junaluska Assembly for patrol deputy – Sheriff Greg Christopher

a. Approval of contract – ATTACHMENT 10

b. Budget amendment for new position – new deputy – $50,000 – salaries, benefits and expenses for ¾ year – Julie Davis, Finance Director – ATTACHMENT 11

3. Request Approval of Annual Buy-out Lease Renewals – Claire Carleton, Recreation and Parks Director – ATTACHMENT 12

4. Appointment of three (3) members to the Fairgrounds Board – Ira Dove, Interim County Manager – ATTACHMENT 13

5. Appointment of three (3) members to the Agriculture Advisory Board (formerly the Farmland Preservation Board) – Ira Dove, Interim County Manager – ATTACHMENT 14

6. Appointment of members to the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority – Ira Dove, Interim County Manager –

a. Approval of Municipal Seats – Canton and Clyde – ATTACHMENT 15

b. One appointment – Accommodations with 20 units or less – ATTACHMENT 16

Voting Required by Commissioners for:

c. One appointment – Accommodations with more than 20 units – ATTACHMENT 17

d. One appointment – Tourism Related Business – ATTACHMENT 18

7. Discuss Date for Board Budget Retreat – Chairman Mark Swanger

X.        Closed Session

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

XI.       Adjournment