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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Macon County Commissioners Meeting
November 15, 2016

The Macon County Board of Commissioners

The Macon County Board of Commissioners met last night at 6 pm and at 11:01 pm, after a short closed session, recessed until December 5th at 6:30 pm in order to for the oath of office to be administered to Commissioner Paul Higdon for his second term and Commissioner-elect Karl Gillespie for his first term as a County Commissioner.

The video of the meeting is 4 hours and 39 minutes long. Macon Media will be chopping that video up and posting segments over the next few days for those who are unable to sit through the whole meeting video.


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NOVEMBER 15, 2016

1. Reconvene and welcome by Chairman Corbin
2. Announcements
    (A) NCACC November 2016 county update video
3. Moment of Silence
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Public Hearing(s) – NONE
6. Public Comment Period
7. Additions to agenda
8. Adjustments to and approval of the agenda
9. Reports/Presentations
    A. Proclamation regarding National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week – Lowell Monteith
   B. Cowee Convenience & Deli – Wayne Sheffield
10.Old Business
     A. Community Funding Pool recommendations – Karen Wallace
     B. Letter of Intent for Charters of Freedom
     C. Update on SCC Burn Building Complex – Emergency Services Director Warren Cabe and the County Manager
     D. Update on Robert C. Carpenter Community Building renovation project – County Manager
     E. Update on broadband reseach – Information Technology Director Andy Muncey and GIS Analyst Wes Hall
11.New Business
     A. Consideration of agreement with East Coast Risk Management – County Manager and Human Resources Director
     B. Emergency Services – Director Warren Cabe
      (1) EMS billing contract for 

        (a) consideration of modification extending term to December 31, 2016 and 
        (b) consideration of contract beginning with term effective January 1, 2017
(2) FEMA FY 2016 Assistance to Firefighters Grant
     C. Transit Services – Director Kim Angel
       (1) Resolution for amended 5317 contract
       (2) Resolution adding parties to SoNCVet project
     D. Public Health – Director Jim Bruckner
       (1) Fee changes
       (2) Regional Diabetes Prevention Grant
       (3) Program funding change at state level regarding federal Title X
     E. Roof replacement at Macon County Multi-Purpose Group Home – County Manager
     F. Consideration of community club renovation projects – County Manager
     G. Consideration of 2017 Holiday Schedule – HR Director
     H. Business Development Center Lease – County Attorney
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
     A. Minutes of the October 11, 2016 regular meeting and the November 8, 2016 regular meeting
     B. Budget Amendments #62-73
     C. Tax Releases
     A. Economic Development Commission (EDC) – 2 seats
14.Closed session (if necessary)
15.Recess until Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the commission boardroom on the third floor of the Macon County Courthouse, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC.

The Agenda Packet


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