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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Macon County Commissioners March 2015

The Macon County Board of Commissioners met last night in a meeting that lasted, minus a break and a closed session, just over two hours and 36 minutes. You can read the text play by play I posted on Facebook [LINK] for the general gist of the meeting if you're unwilling or unable to watch the video posted above.

The public agenda is posted immediately below and the agenda that is shared with members of the press can be read blow that. A copy of the proposed Nuisance Ordinance, aka Noise Ordinance is posted below the agenda that is shared with the press.

The board recessed the meeting until 6 pm on March 31st.

MEDIA ROLL CALL (members of the local press who were present)

Macon Media
Macon County News and Shopping Guide
The Franklin Press
The Smoky Mountain News

MARCH 10, 2015

  • Call to order and welcome by Chairman Corbin
  • Announcements
    • NCACC Update Video
  • Moment of Silence
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Public Hearing(s) - None
  • Public Comment Period
  • Adjustments to and approval of the agenda
  • Reports/Presentations
    • Flag Presentation to Paul Carlson of the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee
    • Request for update on relocation of buoy and no wake zone at Nantahala Lake- Daniel Lopp
    • Proclamation for Colon Cancer Awareness Month - Michelle Brooks
    • Program Impact Report - County Extension Director Alan Durden
    • Presentation of proposed Noise Ordinance- County Planner Matt Mason, Planning Board Chairman Chris Haners
    • Highlands track and softball field renovation presentation- TBD
  • Old Business
    • Approval of recommended site for landfill expansion - Solid Waste Director Chris Stahl
    • Presentation of due diligence findings - Chris Stahl
  • New Business
    • Resolution regarding Designation of Applicant's Agent - County Attorney and Emergency Services Director Warren Cabe
    • Resolution and renewal of lease with Drawbridge Secure Network Solutions - County Attorney and Economic Development Director Tommy Jenkins
    • Audit contract for Fiscal Year 2014-15 - Finance Director
    • Request from Macon County Schools regarding use of supplement funds - Finance Director
    • Consideration of Courthouse 4th floor "Attorney Access Procedure" - County Attorney
    • Consideration of Mutual Aid Agreement between Macon County Sheriff's Department and WNC Counties- County Attorney
  • Consent Agenda - Attachment #11
      All items below are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion. No separate discussion will be held except on request of a member of the Board of Commissioners.
    • Minutes of the February 10, 2015 regular meeting
    • Budget Amendments #127-128
    • Tax Releases
    • Monthly ad valorem tax collection report
  • Appointments
    • Macon County Heritage Center
  • Closed session (if necessary)
  • Adjourn/Recess