Board of Commissioners Letterhead

HAYWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA FOR
AUGUST 17, 2020

The Board will meet in the HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTROOM

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

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 www.haywoodcountync.gov, 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: tracy.wells@haywoodcountync.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday before each regularly scheduled Monday meeting.



I.

Call to Order - Chairman L. Kevin Ensley

II.

Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation - BOCC Chaplain - Pastor Josh Frazier
III.

Public Hearings/Call to Public Hearings

None
IV.

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.
V.

Constituent Concerns

VI.

Administrative/Agency Reports/Presentations

1.

Santek Environmental Update for White Oak Landfill - Santek Vice President of Corporate Business Development Ben Johnston and Santek Vice President of Engineering Ron Vail

2.

VAYA Health Fiscal Monitoring report for the year ended June 30,2020 - Finance Director Julie Davis

Documents:
  1. attach-1-VAYA.pdf
3.

COVID-19 Update - Public Health Director Patrick Johnson and Medical Director Dr. Mark Jaben

4.

Tax Collections - Tax Collector Greg West

VII.

Discussion/Adjustment to Agenda

VIII.

Consent Agenda

1.

Request approval of August 3, 2020 regular meeting minutes.

2.

Request approval of July 2020 Refunds, Releases, Amendments and Discoveries

3.

Request approval of July 2020 Tax Collections Update and Refunds

4.

Request approval for public fireworks display at Chestnut Ridge Event Center on August 29, 2020, September 3, 2020 and September 19, 2020

5.

Request approval of refund of excise tax overpayment in the amount of $110 to be paid from the Register of Deeds Excise Stamp Tax Account

6.

Request approval of revised Memorandum of Agreement between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Division of Soil and Water Conservation and the Haywood County Soil and Water Conservation District and Haywood County

7.

Request approval of Resolution of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners authorizing the negotiation of an installment financing contract and providing for certain other related matters 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 (2) refinance of an Installment Financing Contract with Bank of America, N.A. dated October 1, 2010

8.

Request approval of budget amendments for Fiscal Year 2020-2021:

a.

General Fund - Emergency Management - $82,624 - appropriate federal PILT funds from fund balance received after the beginning of the fiscal year to pay for responses on federal land

b.

General Fund - Library - $3,630 - accept and appropriate State Library funds for the purchase of wireless hotspots to be loaned out through Waynesville and Canton Libraries

c.

General Fund - Public Safety - Sheriff's Office - $119,487 - to re-appropriate the cost of the vehicles ordered by the Sheriff's Office that did not arrive by the end of the fiscal year

d.

General Fund - HHSA - Health - $32,057 - federal CARES funding from the Division of Public Epidemiology for prevention and preparedness for Coronavirus response

e.

General Fund - HHSA - Health - Dental - $20,000 - local funding from the Haywood Healthcare Foundation to provide critical dental care to indigent patients at minimal cost to citizens in need

IX.

Regular Agenda

1.

Request approval of Order of Collections - Tax Collector Greg West

2.

Request approval of contract with the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition which is responsible for assisting Haywood County in meeting Community Linkages to Care Grant requirements in the amount of $77,360 to be paid from grant funds and approval for County Manager to sign said contract - Health and Human Services Director Ira Dove and Health Education Supervisor Megan Hauser

X.

Appointments - County Manager Bryant Morehead

Request approval of appointment of Stuart Bass to the Town of Waynesville Planning Board
XI.

Closed Session

Personnel 143-318.11(a)(6)



XII.

Adjournment

Reminder of different meeting date for the first September meeting to be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 due to the Monday, September 7th Labor Day holiday - Chairman Ensley