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HAYWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA FOR

November 17, 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. Call to Public Hearing

Request for Call to Public Hearing for creation of East Canton Fire Service District, Ivy Hill Fire Service District, Waterville Fire Service District, and annexation of Territory into Fines Creek Fire Service District on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. – Johnny Glance, Fire Marshal – ATTACHMENT 1

IV. Public Comment Session 

V. Constituent Concerns

VI. Administrative/Agency Reports                         

VII. Discussion /Adjustment to Agenda                  

VIII. Consent Agenda

1. Approve November 3, 2014 regular meeting minutes

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

3. Budget Amendments – Julie Davis, Finance Director

a. General Fund – Public Safety grants - $300,000 – received from the U.S. Department of Justice for continuation of the Arrest Grant – ATTACHMENT 3

b. General Fund – EMS - $5,000 from contingency for CDC recommended hazmat suits due to Ebola – ATTACHMENT 4

4.   Approve one time change of hours of operation for the Register of Deeds and the Tax Collection Office to close on November 26th at 4:00 p.m. and the Tax Collection Office to re-open on December 1st at 11:00 a.m. for transition preparation – Ira Dove, County Manager

IX. New Business

1.   Request approval of resolution declaring surplus van and authorizing the trade of surplus van from the Sheriff’s Office – Sheriff Greg Christopher - ATTACHMENT 5

2.   Budget Amendment – General Fund – Sheriff’s Office - $9,050 additional money received from sale of vehicles to cover new vehicle purchase – Julie Davis, Finance Director – ATTACHMENT 6

3.   Introduction of the new Health & Human Services Agency Director, Talmadge “Stoney” Blevins to the Board – Ira Dove, County Manager

4.   Request approval of the 2015 Personal Property Depreciation Schedules – David Francis, Tax Administrator – ATTACHMENT 7

5.  Request approval of architectural designer, Padgett & Freeman for the Haywood County 911/EOC Facility renovations – Dale Burris, Facilities & Maintenance Director – ATTACHMENT 8

6. Request approval of resolution authorizing staff to submit a grant request up to $600,000 to the EPA for funding a community-wide Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant to identify and address potential Brownfield sites and authorize the Chairman to execute any or all documents pertaining thereto; providing for an effective date – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 9

7. Request approval of contract for professional services between Haywood County, North Carolina and Mission Critical Partners, Inc. – Sheriff Greg Christopher – ATTACHMENT 10

8. Request appointment of one (1) member to the TDA Board – accommodations more than 20 - Ira Dove, County Manager - ATTACHMENT 11

9. Request appointment of one (1) member to the TDA Board – accommodations less than 20 – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 12

10. Request appointment of one (1) member to the Engineering Review Board – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 13

11. Request appointment of two (2) members to Sediment & Erosion Control Board – Ira Dove, County Manager - ATTACHMENT 14

X.   Closed Session

Personnel – G.S. § 143-318.11(a)(6)

Acquisition of Real Property – G.S. § 143-318.11(a)(5)

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

XI. Adjournment