Board of Supervisors - June 24, 2009 Recessed Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a Recessed meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County courthouse.  The following were present:

Honorable Robert E. Robbins, Jr., - Chairman
Honorable J. H. Rivers – Vice-Chairman
Honorable Virginia Meador
Honorable Dana Kilgore
Honorable Ronald L. Shortt
Honorable Fred Luntsford
Honorable Steve Bates
Honorable Robert R. Adkins – members of said Board and
Shannon C. Scott – County Administrator
David L. Cox – Finance Director
Karen T. Mullins – County Attorney
Annette Underwood – Executive Secretary

IN RE:  AGENDA ADDITIONS

Chairman Robbins read the following items to be added to the agenda:

  • Resolution Approving the Coal & Gas Road Improvement Advisory Committee’s Annual Plan for Roads & Bridges for July 1, 2009 Thru June 30, 2010
  • Resolution Opposing Utility Rate Increase (American Electric Power Company)
  • Resolution Opposing Utility Rate Increase (Kentucky Utilities Company)
  • Recess meeting until July 2, 2009 @ 5:00 p.m. for the following:
    • Closed Session – Investing of Public funds per Section 2.2-3711(A)(6)

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Bob Adkins, to approve the additions to the agenda as listed above.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – WISE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FY 2009/10 BUDGET

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Virginia Meador, to adopt the resolution approving the Wise County Public Schools FY 2009/10 budget by Expenditure Classification/Category as presented by the School Board to the Board of Supervisors excluding the $300,000 additional funding that was added.    

Supervisor Bates stated that the $300,000 is not extra money for the School Board.  The School budget was cut $500,000 and the $300,000 was giving back a portion of that which was cut previously.

Aye-    Ronnie Shortt               Nay-    Dana Kilgore
            J. H. Rivers                            Fred Luntsford
            Steve Bates
            Robby Robbins
            Virginia Meador
            Bob Adkins

Motion carried.

RESOLUTION #                         2009

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

IN RE:  RESOLUTION –WISE COUNTY FY 2009/10 BUDGET

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Dana Kilgore, to approve the County’s annual budget for FY 2009/10 as presented minus the $300,000 additional funding that was added for the School Budget which will go into the unreserved fund balance and if the School system has a need later in the year, a request can be made to the Board at that time.  The motion was unanimously approved.

Supervisor Kilgore noted that the School Board can come back to the Board for additional funding if a need arises.

RESOLUTION #                   2009

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

IN RE:  HEALTH DEPARTMENT – HVAC

Administrator Scott stated that he, Attorney Mullins, Finance Administrator, David Cox, and the Committee met today to review the RFP’s that were presented on the design of the HVAC system for the Wise County Health Department.  There were four (4) RFP’s received and reviewed.  He asked the Board to place this item on the agenda for the July 9 meeting to allow the Committee ample time to negotiate with applicants and have a recommendation for the Board to approve a contract for the design of the system at that time.

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bob Adkins, to place the contract for the design of the Health Department HVAC on the July 9, 2009 agenda for consideration by the Board as requested by the County Administrator and County Attorney.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – OPPOSING UTILITY RATE INCREASE- AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Ronnie Shortt, to approve the resolution opposing the utility rate increase as requested by American Electric Power Company.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION #                   2009

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

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – OPPOSING UTILITY RATE INCREASE – KENTUCKY UTILITY COMPANY

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to approve the resolution opposing the utility rate as requested by Kentucky Utility Company.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION #               2009

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

 IN RE:  RESOLUTION – COAL & GAS ROAD ANNUAL PLAN FY 2009/10

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Virginia Meador, to approve the resolution approving the Coal & Gas Road Improvement Advisory Committee’s Annual Plan for Roads & Bridges for July 1, 2009 thru June 30, 2010.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION #                        2009

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

IN RE:  CLOSED SESSION

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Steve Bates, to go into closed session to discuss the investment of public funds as permitted by Section 2.2-3711(A)(6) of the Code of Virginia.  The motion was unanimously approved.

After a lengthy closed session, a motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to reconvene the regular meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – CLOSED SESSION

Secretary Underwood read the certification for closed meeting.

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to approve the resolution verifying matters discussed while in closed session.  The motion was unanimously approved by roll call vote.

RESOLUTION #              2009

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

RECESS

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Bob Adkins, to recess the meeting until July 2, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                                         WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

____________________________________            _______________________________________
Shannon C. Scott, Clerk                                               Robert E. Robbins, Jr., Chairman

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