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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Live Video of the November 2020 Regular Meeting of the Macon County Board of Commissioners

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting tonight at 6pm. Copies of the Public Agenda and the Agenda Packet are posted below. Macon Media will stream the meeting live on Facebook and will embed a player here when the stream goes live. A higher-quality video and segments will be published late in other articles.


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Live Video

Roll Call
(Elected and News Media Critters who are present at the meeting will be added here once the meeting starts)
Macon Media (Bobby)
The Franklin Press (Jake)
The Macon County News and Shopping Guide (Brittney)

Public Agenda

1. Call to order and welcome by Chairman Tate

2. Announcements and introduction of interim county attorney Kim Carpenter

3. Moment of Silence

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Public Hearing(s) - 6:00 p.m. - Macon County Transit/Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307 and applicable state funding, or combination thereof. NOTE: Immediately following the close of the public hearing, the board may take action on the Public Transportation Program Resolution.

6. Public Comment Period

7. Additions to agenda

8. Adjustments to and approval of the agenda

9. Reports/Presentations

A. Update on request to use the Robert C. Carpenter Community Building to host a gun show - Emergency Services Director Warren Cabe and Public Health Director Kathy McGaha
B. Update on the Nikwasi Initiative - Executive Director Elaine Eisenbraun
C. Formation of a county natural resources committee - Jim Gray
D. Women's History Trail Sculpture Project update - Mary Polanski

10.Old Business

11 New Business

(A) Discussion/approval of a "3-1" form regarding the burn building at Southwestern Community College - Dr. Don Tomas, Curtis Dowdle and William Brothers
(B) Lease agreement with AG1, LLC - Economic Development Director Tommy Jenkins
(C) Lease agreement with TECO SSL, Inc. - Mr. Jenkins
(D) Resolution authorizing upset bid process for panoramic X-ray machine - County Manager Derek Roland
(E) Hazard Pay - Mr. Roland

12.Consent Agenda - Attachment #12 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.

(A) Minutes of the September 8, 2020 regular meeting and the September 29, 2020 special meeting.
(B) Budget Amendments #103-104
(C) Tax Releases in the amount of $4,314.59 for July 2020
(D) Monthly ad valorem tax collection report - no action necessary


(A) Economic Development Commission (four seats)
(B) Community Funding Pool Task Force (all seats)

14.Closed session as allowed under North Carolina General Statute regarding property acquisition and to preserve the attorney/client privilege


Agenda Packet [View PDF


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Published at 4:40pm Tuesday, November 10, 2020