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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Macon County Board of Commissioners - January 2022 Regular Meeting

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting tonight at 6pm for their regularly scheduled meeting for January 2022. Copies of the public agenda and agenda packet are posted below in the interest of promoting transparency. A video player will be added below that will carry the meeting live. It will be replaced at a later date with a recorded version.

Live webcast

Roll Call
A record of media outlets with represenativer present at the meeting. Elected critters not serving on the board will also be added here.

Macon Media (me)
The Southern Scoop (one - left at 7pm))
Don Willis, candidate for county commissioner.


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/ Presentations

10.0Id Business (A) Update on Economic Development and Administration Grant Application and request for matching funds - Bob McCollum and Elaine Eisenbraun, Nikwasi Initiative

11.New Business 
(A) Consideration of bond agreement for Gemstone Village development - County Planner Joe Allen
(B) Appointments for planning and inspections positions - County Manager Derek Roland
(C) Schedule public hearings on revisions to the Telecommunications Ordinance and the Airport Hazard Ordinance for the February 8, 2022 regular meeting - County Attorney Eric Ridenour
(D) Schedule date for mid-year budget review session - County Manager Derek 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 December 14, 2021 regular meeting
(B) Budget Amendments #116-128
(C) Tax releases for December 2022
(D)Macon County Public Health fee plan update
(E) Monthly ad valorem tax collection report - no action necessary

(A) Recreation Commission (5 seats)
(B) Board of Health (1 seat)
(C) Library Board (1 seat)
(D)Economic Development Commission (3 seats)
(E) Community Funding Pool (10 scats)
(F) Board of Equalization and Review (5 seats)
(G)Community Advisory Committee (4 seats)

14.Closed session as allowed under North Carolina General Statute (if needed)

15.Recess until Thursday February 3, 2022 at 1 p.m. in the commission boardroom on the third floor of the Macon County Courthouse. (Tentative)

Meeting Agenda

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Published at 2:30pm on Tuesday, January 11, 2021
Author: Bobby Coggins