Board of Supervisors - October 5, 2006 Workshop Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a Workshop meeting on Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 6:00 PM at the Town Hall in St. Paul.  The following were present:

Honorable Fred A. Luntsford – Chairman
Honorable Ronnie Shortt – Vice-Chairman
Honorable Robert R. Adkins
Honorable John W. Peace II
Honorable Virginia Meador
Honorable Leland Branham
Honorable Steve Bates
Honorable Robert Robbins – members of said Board and
Glen A. Skinner – County Administrator
Shannon C. Scott – Assistant County Administrator
Karen T. Mullins – County Attorney
Annette Underwood – Executive Secretary

PRAYER

T. G. Branson led in prayer.

PLEDGE

All led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

AGENDA (Additions / deletions)

The following item was deleted from the agenda:

  1. Resolution “Veterans’ Memorial Highway” signs

 

The following item was added to the agenda:

  1. Authorize the County Administrator to move forward on engineering design for Esserville sewer

 

PUBLIC EXPRESSION

There was no one to speak during public expression.

IN RE:  ROADS & HIGHWAYS

Highway Resident Engineer T. G. Branson reported that the Brown Street Wall Project has been completed.

He reviewed with the Board the following resolutions:

  1. Resolution “Watch For Children” signs on Franklin Road
  2. Resolution–Amendment to the Annual Plan for Roads & Bridges 7-1-06 thru     6-30-07
  3. Resolution regarding Primary Road Projects in Six Year Improvement Plan for FY 2008-2013

 

Board members provided needs in their districts for VDOT review.

IN RE:  CONSENT AGENDA

The following items were reviewed under the consent agenda:

  1. Appropriations – Second quarter
  2. Budget amendments #14 thru #24

 

IN RE:  RESOLUTION - COMPREHENSIVE UTILITY SERVICE

This proposed resolution relates to the transfer of all wastewater systems, treatment plants, customers, billing, debt and operations to the PSA as the lead local agency for sewer development in Wise County.

IN RE:  WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT FUND – GRANT AGREEMENT

Chairman Luntsford stated that Maxim Engineering is in the process of securing User Agreements from the residents of the Lower Exeter area and the PSA is waiting for a response as to the percentage of households that are willing to participate in this sewer initiative.  He noted that the grant funds will not be forthcoming if the Lower Exeter community does not embrace this project.  This project will open the door for other areas with sewer problems and also enhance the cleaning of our streams that are presently polluted with straight piping and malfunctioning septic systems.

IN RE:  OTHER ITEMS REVIEWED

  1. Appointments
  2. County Administrator’s Report
  3. Board comments

 

ADJOURN

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

ATTEST:                                             WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

____________________________            ______________________________________
Glen A. Skinner, Clerk              Fred A. Luntsford, Chairman

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