Columbus County Commissioners Meeting

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COLUMBUS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

127 W. Webster St

Whiteville, NC 28472

 

 

                                   

 AGENDA

Monday, March 4, 2024

5:45 P.M. Closed Session

6:30 P.M. – Regular Session

 

 

  1. Meeting Called to Order: Chairman Ricky Bullard

 

RECESS REGULAR SESSION and enter into CLOSED SESSION in ACCORDANCE with N.C.G.S. § 143-318.11(A)(3) ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE and N.C.G.S. § 143-318.11(A)(4) ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

 

  1. Closed Session: Closed Session in Accordance with N.C.G. N.C.G.S. § 143-318.11(A)(3) Attorney-Client Privilege and N.C.G.S. § 143-318.11(A)(4) Economic Development. 

 

RECESS CLOSED SESSION and enter into REGULAR SESSION

 

 

GENERAL ACCOUNT: 

 

 

Regular Session resumes at 6:30 P.M.

 

  1. Invocation: Commissioner Lavern Coleman

 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance: Commissioner Brent Watts

 

  1. Approval of Agenda, Tax Refunds, and Releases:
    1. 3.04.2024

 

  1. Public Input

 

  1. Board Minutes:

         a. January 16, 2024 Regular Session

         b. February 5, 2024 Regular Session

 

  1. Proclamation – Vietnam Veterans Day: Anita Adams is requesting adoption of the Vietnam Veterans Day Proclamation.

 

  1. Administration - Employee Spotlight: County Manager Eddie Madden will recognize Heather Woody from the Finance Office as the Employee Spotlight.

 

  1. Administration – Approval to Provide Office Space for the Public Defender’s Office: County Manager Eddie Madden is requesting approval for Columbus County to provide office space for the Public Defender’s Office pursuant to NCGS. (Eddie Madden will be available for any questions the commissioners may have.)  

 

  1. Columbus County Schools – Approval of the State North Carolina Needs-Based Capital Grant Funds Agreement: Superintendent Dr. Deanne Meadows is requesting approval of the North Carolina Needs-Based Capital Grant Funds Agreement. (Dr. Meadows and Eddie Beck will be available for any questions the commissioners may have.) 

 

  1. Economic Development – Approval of the Amended Lease Agreement with Provalus regarding A Building Office Space Expansion: Economic Development Director Gary Lanier is requesting approval of the amended lease agreement with Provalus to include more office space in the A Building due to their continuous expansion. (Gary Lanier will be available for any questions the commissioners may have.)

 

  1. Health Services – Approval to Purchase 5 Computers on Wheels for Health Department: Health Services Director Kim Smith is requesting approval to purchase 5 computers on wheels for the Health Department in the amount of $29,284.32 which will come from the COVID Funds. (Kim Smith will be available for any questions the commissioners may have.)

 

  1.  Finance – Approval of the Finance Update for January 2024, Capital Project Ordinances and Budget Amendment: Finance Director Lacie Jacobs is requesting approval of the Administrative Update for January 2024, Capital Project Ordinances and the following budget amendment:

            a. January 2024 Administrative Financial Update

            b. Airport AWOS Relocation - Capital Project Ordinance

            c. Airport Terminal Building AV Grant – Capital Project Ordinance

            d. Golden Leaf – Shell Building – Budget Amendment

               (Lacie Jacobs will be available for any questions the commissioners may have.)

 

 

 

 

  1. Appointments/Re-Appointments/Replacements: Staff is requesting appointments, re-appointments or replacements to the following boards, committees and councils.

 

Legend: EB                            = Entire Board

Listed Zone #                         = Individual Commissioner

 

Zone I:                   Barbara Featherson                              Zone V:                  Brent Watts

Zone II:                  Chris Smith                                           Zone VI:                Ricky Bullard

Zone III:                Giles E. Byrd                                         Zone VII:               Scott Floyd

Zone IV:                Lavern Coleman

COMMITTEEZONE/EBPERSON(S)

EXP.

DATE

BOARD 

ACTION

Board of Adjustments

V

Warren Miller 9/30/2024 

 

 

 

 

RECESS REGULAR SESSION and enter into COLUMBUS COUNTY WATER and SEWER DISTRICTS I, II, III, IV and V BOARD MEETING

 

  1. Water and Sewer District I, II, III, IV, and V – Approval of the Water and Sewer Combination Minutes: 

a. January 16, 2024

b. February 5, 2024

 

ADJOURN COMBINATION MEETING of COLUMBUS COUNTY WATER and SEWER DISTRICTS I, II, III, IV AND V BOARD MEETING

 

  1. Comments: Commissioners and County Manager.

 

  1. Adjournment
Columbus County Commissioner's Chambers