Board of Supervisors - November 6, 2003 Workshop Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a Workshop meeting on Thursday, November 6, 2003 at 6:00 PM in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County courthouse.  The following were present:

Honorable Douglas Stallard - Chairman

Honorable Betty Cornett - Vice-Chair

Honorable Barry Nelson

Honorable Edgar Mullins

Honorable Virginia Meador

Honorable Robert Adkins

Honorable Jeffrey Salyers

Honorable Robert Robbins - members of said Board and

Edward L. Sealover - County Administrator

Shannon C. Scott - Assistant County Administrator

Karen Mullins - County Attorney

Annette Underwood - Executive Secretary

 

PRAYER

Jimmy Stidham led the Board in prayer.

 

PLEDGE  OF ALLEGIANCE

All led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

 

IN RE:  APPROVAL OF AGENDA

The following additions/deletions were made to the agenda:

Add:   1)   Resolution Supporting naming of road within the
               corporate limits of Coeburn

2)   Set public hearing for St. Paul boundary
  adjustment

Delete:    1)   Transfer of $4400 to Treasurer's Office from
                    the contingency/reserve for emergencies line
                    item for professional services

 

IN RE:  PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing was duly advertised for this date to receive citizens' comments regarding a proposed amendment to Wise County Ordinance No. 1-1980 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING MASSAGES OR BATHS ADMINISTERED BY PERSONS OF THE OPPOSITE SEX: PROHIBITING THE SAME WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND PENALITIES FOR VIOLATION, which provides an exemption from the opposite sex ban for a licensed massage therapist.

Shane Tucker, applicant for said amendment, informed the Board that this would allow a licensed massage therapist to work with the hospitals and doctors in meeting physical health problems.  Mr. Tucker presented a copy of regulations from the Virginia Board of Nursing, which governs the certification of a Massage Therapist.  He further explained the many hours of training and programs that must be completed before one can be certified to be a massage therapist.

Betty Cornett entered the meeting at this time.

There being no further comments, the public hearing was closed.

 

IN RE:  PUBLIC HEARING E-911 ROAD NAMES

A public hearing was duly advertised for this date to receive citizens comments on thirty (30) proposed E-911 road names.

There being no public comments, the public hearing was closed.

 

IN RE:  PUBLIC EXPRESSION

There being no public comments, the public hearing was closed.

 

IN RE:  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS

T.G. Branson, Highway Resident Engineer, gave an update on construction throughout the County.

 

IN RE:  RESOLUTION APPROVING SECONDARY ROAD SIX YEAR PLAN

Mr. Branson asked the Board to approve the resolution approving the Six Year Plan with the additions of Priority #11 Thru Priority #14.

Edgar Mullins asked that a letter or resolution be sent to the Highway Commissioner and other appropriate personnel asking their support in getting the street in front of the Municipal Building in the Town of Appalachia widened for safety purposes.

Mr. Branson advised that the Town of Appalachia must first ask VDOT to address this problem before anything can be done.

 

OTHER ITEMS REVIEWED

(1) Proclamation of Wise County Geographic Information 
Science Day

(2) Personal Property Tax Refund

(3) Agreement Between Wise County and Still Productions

(4) Transfer of $4400 from contingency/reserve for emergencies to Treasurer's Office for professional services ( to be deleted from regular agenda)

(5) Special Use Permit for a recycling/junkyard business on Preston Road in BSG

(6) Appointments

 

IN RE:  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

Administrator Sealover presented a power point presentation on two scenarios regarding the proposed Landfill Use Fee Replacement Ordinance: a) flat fee; b) tipping fee.  He recommended to the Board that they set the fee schedule by resolution rather than by ordinance.

He noted that a written opinion is expected from the judges sometime in December regarding the re-hearing requested by the County Attorney on the Landfill Use Fee Ordinance.

 

IN RE:  BOARD COMMENTS

There were brief comments from Board members.

Jeff Salyers asked that the Board consider letting Edgar Mullins be honorary chairman for the month of December.

 

ADJOURN

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

 

ATTEST:                  WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

   

______________________     ______________________

Edward L. Sealover - Clerk     Douglas A. Stallard - Chairman

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