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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Macon County Commissioners
April 14, 2015 Meeting Coverage

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The Macon County Commissioners met on April 14, 2015. The meeting lasted over three hours, so I am presenting it as both a full full and as segments.

The entire meeting is not contained in the segments, so if you wish to see all that took place, you'll have to watch the complete video.


APRIL 14, 2015

1. Call to order and welcome by Chairman Corbin


3.Moment of Silence

4.Pledge of Allegiance

5.Public Hearing(s) - 6:00 p.m. - Proposed names for new roads and assigning a range of road numbers in connection with the same - Angie Kinsland/911

Addressing Coordinator

NOTE: The board will consider an amendment to the county's ordinance regarding approval of the new road names and the range of road numbers

immediately following the hearing.

6.Following the public hearing, the board will sit as a Board of Equalization and Review to hear an appeal from Shawnee Meadow Holdings, LLLP, et. al./Richard Boger

7.Public Comment Period

8.Adjustments to and approval of the agenda

•Nantahala Hiking Club - Olga Pader
•Macon County Heritage Center at the Historic Cowee School - Bobby Kuppers
•April Is Public Health Month Proclamation - Dawn Wilde Burgess, Community Health Promotion Supervisor/Public Health

10.Old Business
•Second reading on the Macon County Nuisance Ordinance
•Update on status of QZAB funding - County Manager
•Discussion of Memorandum of Understanding with Southwestern Community College
•Discussion regarding Highlands track and softball field renovations
•Consideration of lease agreement with the Division of Workforce Solutions

11.New Business
•Highlands Chamber of Commerce agreement with BCF Agency
•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 March 10 regular meeting and the March 31 continued session
•Budget Amendments -- #163, #164
•Tax Releases
•Monthly ad valorem tax collection report

•Highlands Area Tourism Development Commission (2 seats)

13.Closed session (if needed)


Here is the full agenda packet that is used by members of the board and shared with members of the local press. Currently, Macon Media is the only one

who makes this public document available to the public without first making them jump through hoops.


Some of the segments from the meeting are posted below.

Part 1 -- Prayer (Moment of Silence)
Pledge of Allegience
Public Hearing on Road Names
Nantahala Hiking Club

Part 2 -- Memorandum of Understanding with Southwestern Community College

Part 3 -- Board of Equalization and Review

The board sits as a Board of Equalization and Review to hear an appeal from Shawnee Meadow Holdings, LLLP, et. al./Richard Boger

Part 4 -- Public Comment Adjustments and Approval of the Agenda

Part 5 -- Macon County Heritage Center

Part 6 -- Proclamation for Public Health Month

Part 7 -- Parker Meadows Update

Part 8 -- CDC Grant to Macon County Health Department

Part 9 -- Second reading of the Macon County Nuisance Ordinance

Part 10 -- QZAB Funding Discussion and Vote

Part 11 -- Lease Agreement with Division of Workforce Solutions

Part 12 -- Hospice House Foundation of WNC

Part 13 -- Parker Meadows Change Order

Part 14 -- Highlands Chamber of Commerce Agreement with BCF Agency

Part 15 -- Macon Transit Competing with Private Businesses?

Part 16 -- Consent Agenda Highlands Area Tourism Development Commission Appointments