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Monday, March 13, 2023

Macon County Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda
March 14, 2023

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, March 14th, for their regularly scheduled March 2023 meeting. A copy of the public agenda and the agenda packet are posted below. A video player with a live video feed is also included. Macon Media is still experiencing transportation issues and likely will not be able to be at the meeting in person, so the county livestream will be embedded if Bobby cannot be at the meeting.


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Live Video (starts at 6pm on March 14th)


1. Call to order and welcome by Chairman Higdon

2. Announcements

3. Moment of Silence

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Public Hearing(s) - None NOTE: Public hearing on proposed change to the Watershed Protection Ordinance will be held on April 11, 2023 at 6 p.m.

6. Public Comment Period

7. Additions to agenda

8. Adjustments to and approval of the agenda

9. Reports/Presentations
(A) Update on Macon County Cooperative Extension activities -Christine Bredenkamp, Director
(B) Progress report on Georgia Road/Scaly Mountain area fiber infrastructure build - Matt Saenger, Director of Sales and Marketing, BalsamWest

10.0Id Business
(A) Skate Park project update - Arnie Owens, Town Manager, Town of Franklin

11.New Business
(A) Discussion/consideration of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) - Jennifer Turner-Lynn, Assistant Director, REACH of Macon County
(B) Resolution in Recognition of Macon County Crawford Senior Center Volunteers - Patrick Betancourt, Department of Social Services Director
(C) Consideration of bid award for Macon County Transit facility expansion, Darlene Asher, Transit Director
(D) Consideration of Resolution adopting a Code of Ethics for the Board of Commissioners - County Attorney Eric Ridenour
(E) Consideration of Budget Amendment regarding boiler/chiller unit at the Human Services Building - County Manager Derek Roland and Finance Director Lori Carpenter

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 February 9, 2023 continued session, the February 14, 2023 regular meeting and the February 21, 2023 continued session
(B) Budget Amendments #189-195
(C) Tax releases for the month of February in the amount of $685.65
(D)Monthly ad valorem tax collection report - no action necessary

(A) Economic Development Commission (2 seats)

14.Closed session as allowed under NCGS (if needed)

Agenda Packet [Download PDF of Agenda Packet]

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Published at 9.51am on Monday, March 13, 2023
Author: Bobby Coggins