Board of Commissioners Letterhead



The Board will meet in the HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTROOM

of the HISTORIC COURTHOUSE at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville

beginning at 5:30 pm.

Citizens are encouraged to view the Board of Commissioners meetings online.  Regular meetings are streamed live on the county website at, scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on the YouTube icon located at the bottom left side corner YouTube.  Public comments can be submitted to the Clerk to the Board via email to: no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday before each regularly scheduled Monday meeting.


Call to Order - Chairman L. Kevin Ensley


Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation - BOCC Chaplain - Pastor Josh Frazier

Call for Public Hearing/Public Hearings:

Request for a Public Hearing on July 20, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. in the Historic Courtroom of the County Historic Courthouse located at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC, concerning an installment financing contract for (1) the purpose of building a Health & Human Services building at Haywood Community College for classrooms and labs for the nursing education program and other human services education purposes and (2) refinance of an Installment Financing Contract with Bank of America, N.A. dated October 1, 2010 - Finance Director Julie Davis


Public Hearings:

a. For the sale of the Historic Haywood County Hospital located at 1230 N. Main St., Waynesville,
    NC in the amount of $225,000 to Landmark Asset Services, Inc. for the purpose of developing
    affordable housing for person of low to moderate income per N.C.G.S. 153A-378 and N.C.G.S.
    160A-267 - Program Administrator David Francis

b. For the request to amend Chapter 19 - Animal Services Ordinance, paragraph "Inherently
     Dangerous Wild Animals" per Petition received requesting "capuchin monkeys" be exempt
     and/or excluded from the ordinance and deleted from the animals regulated by the ordinance -
     County Attorney Frank Queen

Public Comment Session

Citizens must sign up for public comment prior to 5:20 p.m. and are limited to three (3) minutes.  Audience members may not address the Board at any time during deliberations unless recognized by the Chairman.

Constituent Concerns


Administrative/Agency Reports/Presentations


Discussion/Adjustment to Agenda


Consent Agenda


Request approval of June 1, 2020 regular meeting minutes.


Request approval of May 2020 - Refunds, Releases, Amendments and Discoveries


Request approval of May 2020 Tax Collections Updates and Refunds

  1. attach-4-tx-rpt.pdf

Request approval to renew stop-loss insurance plan through VOYA Financial in the amount of $888,875 to be paid from FY 2020-2021 budgeted funds and approval for County Manager to execute required documentation for said renewal

  1. attach-5-VOYA.pdf

Request approval of IT Department's renewal of annual contracts over $20,000 for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 to be paid from budgeted funds:

  • Kronos Timekeeping in the amount of $29,148.06
  • Laserfiche in the amount of $29,595.12
  • Tyler Technologies/Munis in the amount of $78,332.60
  • VMware in the amount of $23,331.00

Request approval of budget amendments:


Special Revenue - Lake Junaluska Sanitary District - $45,000 - to increase the budget to reflect the additional amount of tax revenue collected through June 30th.


Capital Project Fund - School Projects - transfer the $750,000 already approved to go to the school system to cover the cost of the renovations for Annex II from the general fund to a multi-year capital outlay account since the project may not be completed by June 30th.


General Fund - HHSA - Health Department - $79,475 - to recognize the Federal funds from the Division of Public Health Preparedness & Response Branch to support the public health emergency response to COVID-19.


General Fund - HHSA - Health Department - WNC Bridge Grant - $4,000 - to recognize the grant awarded to Public Health for emergency housing for Haywood County residents who need isolation or quarantine.


Regular Agenda


Request approval of Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) Annual Plan and Certification Documents - JCPC Chair Brad Renegar

  1. attach-14-JCPC.pdf

Request approval of Memorandum of Understanding between Haywood County (acting through its Tourism Development Authority "TDA"), all local municipalities and Lake Junaluska Assembly, Inc. pertaining to 23 wayfinding signs within the County - Program Administrator David Francis and TDA Executive Director Lynn Collins


Request approval to purchase 12 refurbished Sigma Spectrum IV Pumps to be used in patient care on our ambulances in the amount of $26,760 to be paid from the Haywood Healthcare Foundation Grant - Emergency Services Deputy Director Travis Donaldson


Request approval of budget amendment - Public Safety - EMS - $26,925 - to appropriate the balance of the Haywood Healthcare Foundation Grant to go toward the purchase of 12 IV pumps and a 5 year service contract for pumps


Request approval of Resolution to purchase a replacement ambulance from a piggyback exception to competitive bidding process from Precision Rescue Vehicles in the amount of $167,916 to be paid by $157,487 from insurance proceeds and $10,429 from FY 2019-2020 budgeted funds - Emergency Services Deputy Director Travis Donaldson


Request approval of Order to close and abandon unnamed, unopened "paper" street located adjacent to 6565 Old Clyde Road, Canton, NC and 87 Lowe Street, Canton, NC as required by N.C.G.S. 153A-241 - County Attorney Frank Queen


Request approval of lease agreement renewal for office space (Soil & Water Conservation District) located at the Haywood County Agriculture Services Center, 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville, NC to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services - County Manager Bryant Morehead


Request approval of Agreement between Haywood County and the Haywood Healthcare Foundation outlining how Haywood Healthcare Foundation will pay to the County the debt payments to be used solely for the construction and equipping of a Health and Human Services related instructional programs building - County Manager Bryant Morehead




Closed Session