January 5, 2015


The Board will meet in the HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTROOM
 of the HISTORIC COURTHOUSE at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville
 beginning at 9:00 a.m.


Citizens must sign up for public comment prior to 8:50 a.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 Comment Session       

IV.       Constituent Concerns

V.        Administrative/Agency Reports

Senior Resource Center Year-end Review Presentation – John Chicoine, Manager, Senior Resource Center – ATTACHMENT 1        

VI.       Discussion /Adjustment to Agenda               

VII.     Consent Agenda

1. Approve December 15, 2014 regular meeting minutes

2. Budget Amendments – Julie Davis, Finance Director

a. General Fund – Library - $4,189 – federal funding for Bi-Lingual Literacy Station for children – ATTACHMENT 2

b. General Fund – Health & Human Services - $27,700 – state funding from the NC Coalition Initiative program for reducing substance abuse – ATTACHMENT 3

c. Capital Project fund – School building projects - $174,500 – state ADM funding at 75%, County match at 25% - ATTACHMENT 4

3. Request approval of resolution executing Blue Ridge National Heritage Area’s Trail Signs grant (E-4975) contract with low bidder, Pannier Graphics – Melinda Massey, Signage Coordinator; Jill Jones, Marketing Director, Blue Ridge National Heritage Area – ATTACHMENT 5

4.   Presentation of updated Haywood County organizational chart of departments – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 6                                  

VIII.    New Business

1.   Introduction of the new Haywood Regional Medical Center CEO, Phillip Wright – Richard Grogan, Interim CEO, HRMC

2.   Request approval of the one year maintenance agreement with Century Link for the 911 Telephone System in the amount of $18,607.54 – Chief Jeff Haynes – ATTACHMENT 7

3.   Request approval of Resolution to declare service side arm surplus for Member (Larry Golden) of Retiring County Law Enforcement Agency – Sheriff Greg Christopher - ATTACHMENT 8

4.   Request approval of transfer of funds from the Unauthorized Substances Tax Account for the purchase of (3) handguns to be utilized in drug law enforcement –Sheriff Christopher - ATTACHMENT 9

5.   Budget Amendment – General Fund – for Sheriff’s Unauthorized Substance Tax - $1,710 from current year state funding – Julie Davis, Finance Director – ATTACHMENT 10

6.   Request approval of addition of a time limited full time employee for Health & Human Services Agency for Medicaid activities – Stoney Blevins, HHSA Director – ATTACHMENT 11

7.   Request approval of resolution to surplus items for conveyance to Haywood County Schools – Tracy Hargrove, Maintenance Director, Haywood County Schools – ATTACHMENT 12

8.   Request Commissioners’ decision regarding whether they wish to perform the duties of the Board of Equalization and Review – David Francis, Interim Tax Administrator

9.   Request approval of annual donation to Commission for a Clean County in the amount of $1,000 for support of litter pick-up in Haywood County – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 13

10. Request re-appointment of one (1) member to the Adult Care Home Advisory Committee – Ira Dove, County Manager – ATTACHMENT 14

IX.     Adjournment