Board of Supervisors - June 17, 2010 Recessed Meeting

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The Board of Supervisors met in a Recessed meeting on June 17, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County Courthouse.  The following were present:

Honorable J. H. Rivers – Chairman
Honorable Dana Kilgore – Vice-Chair
Honorable Virginia Meador
Honorable Ronald L. Shortt
Honorable Robert E. Robbins, Jr.
Honorable Fred Luntsford
Honorable Robert R. Adkins – members of said Board and
David L. Cox – Financial Administrator
Karen T. Mullins – Legal Administrator
Annette Underwood – Executive Secretary

ABSENT

Honorable Steve Bates
Shannon C. Scott – County Administrator

IN RE:  APPOINTMENT – WISE COUNTY TOURISM COMMITTEE

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Dana Kilgore, to appoint Tammy Dotson to fill the unexpired term of Wayne Mefford on the Wise County Tourism Committee.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – VRS EMPLOYEE’S CONTRIBUTION

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bob Adkins, to approve the resolution authorizing the Board of Supervisors to pick-up member’s contribution of its Plan 2 Employees to VRS as an additional benefit not paid as salary in an amount equal to 5% of creditable compensation subject to the terms and conditions described in said resolution.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION #            2010

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

IN RE:  CONTRACT – VERIZON LAW SUIT

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Ronnie Shortt, to approve the contract of employment with Sands Anderson to represents Wise County in the Verizon law suit.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – WISE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FY 2010/11 BUDGET

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Dana Kilgore, to approve the resolution approving the Wise County Public School FY 2010/11 as presented.

Chairman Rivers made a substitute motion to approve the School Budget for FY 2010/11 with the exception of moving $1.2M from capital outlay/ facilities to contingencies which would make no change in their budget. 

He explained that within the School Budget, under Expenditures, there is a line item for future capital projects at $1.2M.  He said he wanted to know more about how that money is to be spent before it is committed. 

Robby Robbins seconded the motion.

It was noted that these funds would be made available to them upon their request. 

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

Motion carried.

IN RE:  COUNTY BUDGET FY 2010/11

A public hearing was held on June 10 to receive citizens’ comments regarding the proposed County budget for FY 2010/11.  There was no public comment regarding the proposed budget

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Virginia Meador, to approve the County Budget for FY 2010/11 as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  JULY BOARD MEETING DATES

The Board discussed the possibility of changing the July Board meetings since some members were going to be absent on the regular meeting dates.

There was also some discussion on having funds available for the County and School Board to make payroll and to pay invoices if the July meetings were set for a later date.

It was concluded that it would be best to add appropriations to this agenda for consideration by the Board and to approve the 1st quarter appropriations to allow the County and School Board to pay invoices and to meet payroll.

IN RE:  AGENDA ADDITION

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bob Adkins, to add appropriations for FY 2010/11 to the agenda for consideration by the Board.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  APPROPRIATIONS – 1ST QUARTER

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to approve the 1st quarter appropriations for both the School Board and the Board of Supervisors of the budget that was just approved by the Board.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  JULY BOARD MEETING DATES

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Bob Adkins, to move the July Workshop meeting to Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. and the Regular July meeting to Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors meeting room.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Bob Adkins, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                                         WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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Shannon C. Scott, Clerk                                               J. H. Rivers, Chairman

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