Board of Supervisors - November 8, 2007 Regular Meeting

Home ] Up ]

The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a Regular meeting on Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the J. J. Kelly High School.  The following were present:

Honorable Ronald L. Shortt – Chairman
Honorable Steve Bates – Vice-Chairman
Honorable Virginia Meador
Honorable Robert R. Adkins
Honorable John W. Peace, II
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

ABSENT

Honorable Fred A. Luntsford
Annette Underwood – Executive Secretary

PRAYER

T. G. Branson led in prayer.

PLEDGE

All led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

PUBLIC EXPRESSION

There was no one to speak during public expression.

IN RE:  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS

Residency Administrator T. G. Branson gave an update on the status of the Rt. 610 Project.

Board members provided needs in their districts.

IN RE:  CONSENT AGENDA

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Leland Branham, to approve the consent agenda as follows:

IN RE:  PUBLIC HEARINGS

  1. Set public hearing (December 6 @ 6:00 p.m.) on the revision of the Secondary Construction Six-Year Plan
  2. Set public hearing (December 6 @ 6:00 p.m.) on a request for a Conditional Change of Use on property located at 4346 Junction Road, Norton

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY FOR WISE COUNTY

The resolution ratifying the Declaration of State of Local Emergency for Wise County was approved.

RESOLUTION #                  2007

(Said resolution is on file in the County Administrator’s Office)

IN RE:  AGREEMENT – BOLD CAMP SEWER PROJECT

The agreement between the Board of Supervisors and the Wise County PSA regarding the Bold Camp Sewer Project was approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION  - LOWER BIRCHFIELD WATER PROJECT

The resolution authorizing Glen Skinner, Clerk and Rita Holbrook, Treasurer to execute documentation regarding the Lower Birchfield Water Project was approved.

RESOLUTION #                2007

(Said resolution is on file in the County Administrator’s Office)

The motion to approve the consent agenda was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  E-911 ROAD NAME ADDITIONS

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Leland Branham, to approve the ( 76 ) E-911 road name additions as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

(Said names are on file in the County Administrator’s Office)

IN RE:  CONDITIONAL CHANGE OF USE – HARDY MULLINS

Attorney Mullins advised that the Board can only consider the Conditional Change of Use for the 0.60 acre that was advertised for a public hearing on November 1, 2007.  The applicant will need to file another application for the adjoining tracts.  The Board and the Planning Commission will need to have a joint public hearing at its December 6 meeting on the adjoining 2.179 acres and place the Conditional Change of Use on the agenda for consideration at the December 13 meeting. 

A motion was made by Steve Bates, seconded by John Peace, to approve the request from Hardy Mullins for a Conditional Change of Use for the 0.60 acres located at 8906 Necessary Road in Wise for the purpose of constructing a duplex unit.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ORDINANCE OPEN BURN PROHIBITION

A public hearing was held on November 1 to receive citizens’ input regarding a proposed Open Burn Prohibition Ordinance for Wise County.  There was no opposition to the proposed ordinance.

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by John Peace, to approve the Open Burn Prohibition Ordinance for Wise County as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ORDINANCE #  6 -  2007

(Said ordinance is on file in the County Administrator’s Office)

IN RE: ORDINANCE -ANIMAL & FOWL – AMENDMENTS

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Leland Branham, to approve the mandatory amendments and fee adjustments to the Animal & Fowl Ordinance as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS

(Said amendments are on file in the County Administrator’s Office)

IN RE:  CUMBERLAND AIRPORT COMMISSION- ADDITIONAL FUNDING

A motion was made by Steve Bates, seconded by John Peace, to table the request for additional funding for the Cumberland Airport Commission until the December meeting for additional information.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  COMMUNITY POLICY & MANAGEMENT BOARD – ADDITIONAL FUNDING

A motion was made by Virginia Meador, seconded by John Peace, to approve the request from the Community Policy & Management Board for $200,000 in additional funding which is needed to maintain the current caseload, increased caseload, and changes in other funding sources.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  COURTHOUSE TOWER CLOCK

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Steve Bates, to accept the proposal as submitted by Stevenson Services for repairing the courthouse tower clock for a cost of $32,255.00.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  BUDGET AMENDMENTS

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Steve Bates, to approve budget amendments #28 thru #39 as follows:

#28  Source of Revenue – State Fire Programs Pass Thru Funds - $3,071.00
        Expenditures: (3202) Vol. Fire Dept. (505632) St. Fire Programs Pass Thru Funds-$3,071.00

#29  Source of Revenue – State Rescue 4-for-Life Funds --$1,781.84
        Expenditures: (3203) Ambulance and Rescue Services (505633) State 4-For-Life Pass Thru Funds - $1,781.84

#30  Source of Revenue – Reimbursement Recovery of Funds Court-Ordered restitution for horses $50.00
        Expenditures: (3501) Animal Control (505105) Animal Supplies - $50.00

#31  Source of Revenue – Reimbursement Recovery of Funds – Adoption fee for horses-$400.00
         Expenditures: (3501) Animal Control (505105) Animal supplies - $400.00

#32  Source of Revenue-Loan Proceeds - $50,000.00
        Expenditures: (1213) Treasurer’s Ofc (507007) ADP Equipt & Software - $50,000.00

#33  Source of Revenue – Science & Math Scholarship Fund - $2,000.00
        Expenditures: (9316) Non-Dept (509018) Transfer–Science & Math Special Fund-$2,000.00

#34  Source of Revenue-Prior Year Fund Balance - $5,000.00
        Expenditures: (1210) Assessor (505408) Vehicle & Powered Equip supplies -$5,000.00

#35  Source of Revenue-Recovered funds from earlier over payment - $1,247.52
        Expenditures: (5301) Welfare Admin. (505304) State & Local Hospitalization-$1,247.52

#36  Source of Revenue-Prior Year Fund Balance (62) Landfill Enterprise Fund - $3,618.66
        Expenditures: (4206) Litter Control (505810) Grant Expenses - $3,618.66

#37  Source of Revenue (62) Landfill Enterprise Fund – Budgeted Capital Funds (9302) Capital
        Outlay Projects (507010) Capital Outlay <$22,621.00>
        Expenditures: (4204) Refuse Collection (507010) Capital Outlay - $22,621.00

#38  Source of Revenue – (11) General Fund Budgeted Capital Funds - $80,998.53
        Expenditures: (3102) Sheriff-Law Enforcement (507010) Capital Outlay $65,998.53 (1230)
        Geographic Information Systems (507010) Capital Outlay - $15,000.00

#39  Source of Revenue – Prior Year Fund Balance - $6,741.00
        Expenditures: (1230) Geographic Information Systems (GIS)(507010) Capital Outlay-
        $6,741.00

The motion to approve the budget amendments was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  APPOINTMENT-RECREATIONAL AUTHORITY

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Bob Adkins, to reappoint Tim Bolling to the Recreational Authority for a term of four (4) years.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  APPOINTMENT – SOCIAL SERVICES BOARD

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Bob Adkins, to reappoint Madonna Moore to the Social Services Board for a term of  four (4) years.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  APPOINTMENT – LONESOME PINE YOUTH SERVICES BOARD

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Bob Adkins, to reappoint Tanya Rea McReynolds to the Lonesome Pine Youth Services Board for a term of one (1) year.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  APPOINTMENT – PLANNING COMMISSION

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Bob Adkins, to reappoint Randy Hamilton to the Planning Commission for a term of four (4) years.  The motion was unanimously approved.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Administrator Skinner reported on the $35,000.00 Napoleon Hill Project Enterprise Fund for small business for Wise County and the City of Norton.  The first loan was given out to Perfection Landscaping.

BOARD COMMENTS

Board members voiced their appreciation to the veterans for their service and sacrifice given to our nation to secure the freedoms we enjoy today.

ADJOURN

There being no further business, a motion was made by John Peace, seconded by Robby Robbins, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                              WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

______________________________            _______________________________________
Glen A. Skinner, Clerk                                Ronald L. Shortt, Chairman

Back to Top

 
© 2006 Wise County, Virginia. All Rights Reserved. Try our Guide to Services, County Directory or Search pages. 
206 East Main Street • Wise, Virginia 24293 • Phone: 276-328-2321 • Fax 276-328-9780. Privacy Policy
For suggestions, comments, or questions about this website, please contact our webmaster.
Designed WebWorx, Inc.