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Macon County Commissioners

Coverage of the meetings of the Macon County Board of County Commissioners.

Franklin Town Board of Aldermen

Coverage of the meetings of the Franklin Town Board of Aldermen.

Macon County School Board

Coverage of the meetings of the Macon County School Board.


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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Macon County Planning Board Continues Work on Noise Nuisance Ordinance

The Macon County Planning Board met on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 to continue work on the proposed noise ordinance. It has morphed into a nuisance ordinance that is concerned with noise.

MEDIA ROLL CALL (Reporters from local media organizations at the meeting)

Macon Media
The Franklin Press
Macon County News and Shopping Guide

A video of the full meeting is above, and copy a copy of a draft copy of the Nuisance Ordinance the planning board members amended is is below.

The next meeting of the planning board will be Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 4 pm in the Environmental Resource Center, then on the 17th, they will be holding a joint meeting with the Macon County Commissioners at the Macon Bank Corporate center at 6 pm..

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Mid Year Budget Review and Work Session Scheduled for January 20, 2015
Updated with Video

**update** Here is the video of the work session. It is 4 hours and 27 minutes long, so pack a lunch.

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The Macon County Commissioners will be holding their annual mid-year budget review and work session on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 20th. It is scheduled to last a little over 4 hours. The agenda for the meeting has been posted below and you can check out what went on at last year's meeting by clicking this link.

Macon County Board of Commissioners
January 20, 2015 – 12:30 P.M.
Work Session Agenda

12:30 – 12:40 Welcome – Chairman (Kevin Corbin, Chairman)

12:40 – 1:00 2014 Year in Review (County Manager, Tommy Jenkins, Economic Development Director)

1:00 – 1:30 Mid – Year Financial Review (Lori Hall, Director of Finance)

1:30 – 1:40 Proposed Budget Calendar for FY 2015/2016 (County Manager)
•Budget Challenges and Goals for FY 2016

1:40 – 2:00 NCACC legislative goals (Ronnie Beale, Kevin Corbin)

2:00 – 2:20 Health Department  (Jim Bruckner, Health Director)
•Medicaid Cost Settlement Revenue Adjustment

2:20 – 2:50 Public Safety (Sheriff Robbie Holland, EM Director Warren Cabe)
•Future projects and needs

2:50 – 3:20 Public Schools (Dr. Chris Baldwin, Superintendent of Macon County School System)
•Macon County School Needs Assessment

3:20 – 3:30 Macon County DSS (Jane Kimsey, Director of Social Services)
•Successful  Implementation of NCFAST in FY 15

3:30 – 3:50 IT (Andy Muncey, Director of Information Technology)
•Phone System/Security System upgrade and  Implementation of SAN Data Storage

3:50 – 4:10 Tax Office  (Richard Lightner, Tax Administrator)
•Update on Revaluation

4:10 – 4:30 Recreation Department (Seth Adams, Recreation Director)
•Operating costs associated with Parker Meadows

4:30 – 5:00 Goals and expectations for FY 2015/2016 (Board of Commissioners, County Manager)

5:00 – 5:15 Wrap-up and closing comments (Kevin Corbin, Chairman)