Board of Supervisors - January 4, 2007 Organizational Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in an Organizational meeting on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 5:50 PM in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County courthouse.  The following were present:

Honorable Fred A. Luntsford
Honorable Ronnie L. Shortt
Honorable Robert R. Adkins
Honorable Steve Bates
Honorable Virginia Meador
Honorable Robert E. Robbins
Honorable Leland Branham – 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

ABSENT

Honorable John W. Peace, II

PRAYER

T. G. Branson led in prayer.

PLEDGE

All led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

IN RE:  TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bob Adkins, to appoint Administrator Skinner as Temporary Chairman.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  CHAIRMAN

Fred Luntsford nominated Ronnie Shortt for Chairman of the Board.

There being no further nominations, Fred Luntsford asked that nominations be closed.

Ronnie Shortt was elected Chairman by acclamation.

IN RE:  VICE-CHAIRMAN

Fred Luntsford nominated Steve Bates as Vice-Chairman.

There being no further nominations, Fred Luntsford asked that nominations be closed.

Steve Bates was elected Vice-Chairman by acclamation.

IN RE:  TERM OF OFFICE

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to set the term of office for the chairman and vice-chairman for one year.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER

A motion was made by Bob Adkins to adopt the Roberts Rules of Order as presented.  Leland Branham seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RULES OF PROCEDURE

Since Supervisor Adkins did not state in his motion to include adopting the Rules of Procedure, Attorney Mullins asked that a separate vote be taken for that item.

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to approve the Rules of Procedures as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TIME/DATE OF BOARD MEETINGS

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Leland Branham, to set the Workshop meeting on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM and the Regular meeting on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County courthouse.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TIE VOTE METHOD

A motion was made by Bob Adkins that a tie vote dies.  Steve Bates seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ADJOURN

There being no further business, a motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Steve Bates, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                              WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

_____________________________            ______________________________________
Glen Skinner, Clerk                            Ronald L. Shortt, Chairman

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