I am working on the template of this blog today in order to chase down some problems that have developed with my template and widgets.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Macon County Commissioners
Regular February 2017 Meeting

Commissioners Boardroom

The Macon County Commissioners will be meeting tonight, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 for their regular monthly meeting for February 2017. The public agenda and agenda packet are posted below for your convenience and in the interest of promoting transparency.

A video of the meeting will be posted here tomorrow morning.

Here is a segment from the meeting as a member of the community shares their personal story of the Opioid Epidemic that is currently having a major impact on Macon County.


(media outlets with reporters present at the meeting)

Macon Media
The Franklin Press
Macon County News and Shopping Guide


FEBRUARY 14, 2017

1. Call to order and welcome by Chairman Tate

2. Announcements

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/Precautions
A. Remarks regarding opiate epidemic - Jan Stanfield

10. Old Business

A. Agreement with Cullasaja Community Association - County Attorney 

B. Agreement with Otto Community Development Organization County Attorney
C. Discussion regarding funding of teacher supplements
D. Discussion regarding funding for Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center

11.New Business

A. 2017 audit contract — Finance Director

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 January 10, 2017 regular meeting and the February 3. 2017 continued session
B. Budget Amendments #113-118
C. Tax Releases
D. Monthly ad valorem tax collection report (no action necessary)


l4.Closed session (if necessary)

15.Recess until Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 5 pm. at the
Environmental Resource Center at 1624 Lakeside Drive, Franklin, NC for the purpose of holding a joint meeting with the Macon County Planning Board.