March 6, 2008
6:00 PM

Board Meetings are held at the County Courthouse (206 E. Main Street in Wise, Virginia)
in Room 141 (Board Meeting / J&DR Court Room).  Meetings beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Public Comment is taken during the designated "Public Expression" period as indicated below.
(Please Note:  Citizens' comments are limited to 5 minutes per person.)


Call To Order  

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Roll Call  

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Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag  

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Discussion / Adjustment / Approval of Minutes  

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Approval of Agenda  
  • Proposed Changes:
    • Under Presentations
      • Delete:  Improvements to the Dotson Recreational Park on Airport Rd (Town of Wise Representatives)
      • Move:  Recycling Plan Update to March 13 @ 6:00 p.m. (Greg Cross)
      • Add:  March 6 @ 6:00 p.m.:  Wise County School Board - School Financing (Ron Vicars & Dr. Killough)
      • Add:  March 13 @ 6:00 p.m.:  Wise County Firefighters Association - Funds Request (Bill Chandler)
      • Add:  March 13 @ 6:00 p.m.:  Update on Big Stone Gap Tornado Event (Bill Chandler & Jane Bennett)

    • Under New Business
      • Add:  Resolution Ratifying Declaration of State of Local Emergency for Wise County

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  • March 6:  Improvements to the Dotson Recreational Park on Airport Rd (Town of Wise Representatives)
  • March 6:  Wise County Food Bank Update (Bill Cole & Lann Malesky)
  • March 6:  MEOC Walk-a-thon (Margaret Sturgill)
  • March 6:  Junction for Independent Living (Cindy Mefford)
  • March 6:  Courthouse Interior "Needs Assessment" (Bill Thompson)
  • March 6:  Recycling Plan Update (Greg Cross)

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Public Hearing(s)  
  • March 6 (6:00 p .m.) on a request for a Conditional Change of Zoning in Big Stone Gap

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Public Expression  

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Roads and Highways  
  • VDOT Remarks
  • Revenue Sharing Program FY 2009
  • Resolution -Support of Projects Identified for Revenue Sharing

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Consent Agenda  
  • Administrative Agreement for Bold Camp Sewer Project
  • Resolution authorize the Treasurer to open a new checking account
  • Set public hearing (April 3 @6:00 p. m.) on the proposed bond issuance by Wise County

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Old Business  
  • Fire Department and Rescue Squad Funding
  • Authorization to proceed with architectural services (Needs Assessment and Structural) & Construction services for courtroom needs
  • Architectural services - courthouse interior (Karen Mullins & Shannon Scott)
  • Ratification for procurement of architectural services - exterior courthouse repair (Karen Mullins & Shannon Scott)

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New Business  
  • Amendment to Board of Supervisors Rule of Procedure Section 3-1 Order of Business
  • Resolution Setting the Property Tax Rates for FY 2008-2009
  • Budget Amendments #67 thru #71
  • Good Friday, March 21st (Day off for County employees)
  • Appointments
  • County Attorney's Report
  • County Administrator's Report
  • Board Comments
  • Adjournment

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