Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a Workshop Meeting
on Thursday, September 6, 2001, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board
of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County courthouse.
The following were present:
Douglas Stallard - Chairman
Betty Cornett - Vice-Chair
Donnie Dowell - members of said Board and
L. Sealover - County Administrator
Mullins - County Attorney
Underwood - Executive Secretary
C. Scott - Assistant County Administrator
Roger Barker, Pastor Lighthouse Family Worship Center, Wise,
led the Board in prayer.
ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
OF COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS INVOLVED IN RECENT FLOODING
IN WISE COUNTY
of Appreciation were given to County employees in appreciation
for their endeavors in assisting the flood victims in Wise
County during the recent flooding.
Board member voiced their appreciation and praise for the
long hours and hard work that was put forth by the County
Stallard noted that other agencies that made donations and
individuals that gave of their time to assist the flood
victims will also be recognized for their contribution.
Stallard presented a resolution authorizing the County Administrator
as the County's agent in accessing federal disaster relief
funding to be added to the agenda for next week.
was no one to speak during public expression.
RE: ROADS &
Sutherland, representing VDOT, reviewed the following items
with the Board:
For Children at Play Signs (Wythe Rd) (Coeburn, VA)
For Children at Play Signs (Woodrow Hollow Rd)(Pound,
For Children at Play Signs (3918 Upton St)(ESG, VA)
Limit Sign For 3918 Upton St. ESG, VA
Sutherland gave a brief update on construction projects
throughout Wise County.
was some discussion on funding for guardrails.
Sutherland was asked to relay to the contractor working
on the slide located on the road going toward Big Stone
Gap that the County would appreciate having the dirt from
the slide taken to the Blackwood Landfill.
Sutherland advised that he would relay the message.
Adkins gave a brief report on his meetings with FEMA
Stallard advised that the Board would go into closed session
at the regular meeting for contract negotiations on the
RE: OTHER ITEMS
Ratifying Ending Declaration of State of Local Emergency
Amendment #3: Conservation
Grant to Clerk of Circuit Court's Office - $4415
Establishing Work Place Violence Policy
Requiring Pre-employment Physicals for Certain Employee
Setting Policy on Driver's License Checks for Certain
Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance for a Locality Records
to Boards and Commissions
Hewlett Packard Server with Additional Memory Module
Two (2) pick up Trucks for Public Works
Status Report Through August (Next Week)
Session - 2.1-344A.6 /Consultation With Legal Counsel/Potential
Litigation & 2.1-344A.7-Investing of Public Funds
Where Competition or Bargaining is Involved
STREAMS IN WISE COUNTY
Mullins asked the Board to consider adopting a resolution
requesting the Corps of Engineers for assistance in getting
streams cleaned out in Wise County which could possible
avoid another flood.
He further asked that the resolution be forwarded
to our representatives for additional support.
Salyers presented a plaque to Bob Adkins in appreciation
for his term as chairman of the Board for the year 2000.
Edward Sealover stated that one of his high priorities this
fiscal year is to address the Landfill Use Fee.
He asked the Board to consider having a called meeting
specifically for this item regarding expenses, revenues
and other possible solutions for collecting this fee.
RE: BOARD COMMENTS
Stallard asked for comments from the public regarding the
being no further business to come before the Board, the
meeting was adjourned.
WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS