October 20, 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 for Rural Operating Assistance Program (ROAP) – Patsy Dowling, Mountain Projects Executive Director; Alex Aumen, Mountain Projects Transit Director – ATTACHMENT 1       

IV.       Public Comment Session       

V.        Constituent Concerns

VI.       Administrative/Agency Reports                  

VII.     Discussion /Adjustment to Agenda

VIII.    Consent Agenda

Approve October 6, 2014 regular meeting minutes

Approve September 2014 – Refunds, Releases, Amendments and Discoveries – David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 2

IX.       New Business

1.   Request approval of Rural Operating Assistance Program (ROAP) Application for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 from NCDOT Public Transit (suspension of rules due to State deadline for submission) – Patsy Dowling, Mountain Projects Executive Director; Alex Aumen, Mountain Projects Transit Director – refer to Attachment 1

2.   Request approval of submitted appointees by the fire departments to the Firefighter Relief Fund Board of Trustees - Julie Davis, Finance Director – ATTACHMENT 3

3.   Request approval of a letter to Evergreen Packaging outlining the proposed tax credits schedule per the JMAC requirements – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 4

4.   Request approval of Haywood County Property Bids and Offers to Purchase initial offering for Parcel 7699-65-7779 on Spellbound Rd., Waynesville – David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 5

5. Request approval of proclamation in recognition of the 211th Military Police Company - Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 6

6.   Request approval of contract not to exceed $31,300 with Bunnell Lammons Engineering for the evaluation of soils being moved to Francis Farm Landfill – Ira Dove, County Manager; Stephen King, Solid Waste Director – ATTACHMENT 7

7.   Request approval to accept and review the contract for grant funding from the NC 911 Board for the updates/consolidation and relocation of the 911/EOC/Sheriff’s Office Communication Center – Sheriff Greg Christopher, Sheriff’s Office; Phillip Penny, Mission Critical Partners – ATTACHMENT 8              

8. Request approval to grant a NCDENR contractor access to County property to conduct assessment activities for possible subsurface contaminates associated with a closed dry-cleaning facility - Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 9

X. Closed Session –

Personnel – G.S. § 143-318.11(a)(6)

XI. Adjournment