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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Macon County Commissioners
Regular May 2015 Meeting Updated with Video

**UPDATE 2:40 am 05-13-2015** Here is the video of the full meeting.

MEDIA ROLL CALL (media outlets present at the meeting) 

Macon Media (me)
Macon county News and Shopping Guide
The Franklin Press

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The Macon County Commissioners will be meeting tonight at 6 pm. The public agenda and the agenda that is shared with the local media outlets is below it. The video of the meeting will be added to the top of this post when it is edited and processed.

MAY 12, 2015

  1. Call to order and welcome by Vice-Chairman Tate

  1. Announcements

  1. Moment of Silence

  1. Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Public Hearing(s) – 6 p.m. – Financing of improvements to Union Academy and Highlands School (QZAB)

  1. Public Comment Period

  1. Adjustments to and approval of the agenda

  1. Reports/Presentations
  1. Work First Electing County Plan – Social Services Director Jane Kimsey
  2. Transfer of Construction Authorization Permits – Macon Public Health Center Director Jim Bruckner
  3. Update on Animal Control policies and procedures – Animal Control Director John Hook

  1. Old Business
  1. Change Order to Penland contract for retaining wall extensions at adult and youth fields at Parker Meadows Recreational Complex – County Manager

  1. New Business
  1. Approval of Articles of Association and Agreement for the Southwestern Workforce Development Commission – Todd Douglas, Workforce Development Director
  2. Rescission of Lease Agreement and new Lease Agreement with The Hudson Library of Highlands – County Attorney
  3. Rescission of Lease Agreement with Forex Currency Trade Advisors, LLC – County Attorney

  1. 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.
  1. Minutes of the April 14th regular meeting
  2. Budget Amendment #185-#187
  3. Tax Releases (NONE)
  4. Tax Refunds (2)
  5. Macon County Public Health Fee Schedule Changes
  6. Monthly ad valorem tax collection report

  1. Appointments
  1. Board of Adjustment (3 seats)
  2. Board of Health (Engineer slot)
  3. Community Funding Pool (3 seats)
  4. Franklin/Nantahala Tourism Development Commission (2 seats)
  5. Jury Committee (3 seats)

  1. Closed session (if necessary)

  1. Recess until Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Macon County Heritage Center at the Historic Cowee School, 51 Cowee School Drive, Franklin, NC 28734 for the purpose of holding a joint meeting with the Town of Franklin Board of Aldermen and the Town of Highlands Board of Commissioners.