Board of Supervisors - January 10, 2013 Organizational Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in an Organizational meeting on Thursday, January 10, 2013 @ 5:50 PM in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County Courthouse.  The following members were present:

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

PRAYER

Randy Carter, Pastor Pyles Memorial Freewill Baptist Church, led in prayer

PLEDGE

All led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

IN RE:  TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Ronnie Shortt, to appoint County Administrator Shannon Scott as temporary chairman.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

Dana Kilgore nominated Robert Adkins as chairman.
J. H. Rivers made a motion that nominations cease and Robert Adkins be elected chairman by acclamation.  Ronnie Shortt seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN

J. H. Rivers nominated Virginia Meador as Vice-Chairman.

Robby Robbins made a motion that nominations cease and Virginia Meador be elected as Vice-Chairman by acclamation.  J. H. Rivers seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TERM OF OFFICE

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Robby Robbins, to set the term of office for the Chairman and Vice-Chairman for one (1) year.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER & RULES OF PROCEDURE

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Virginia Meador, to adopt the Roberts Rules of Order and the Rules of Procedure as presented. 

Supervisor Bates, regarding the Rules of Procedure; Section 3-1 Order of Business, asked that Presentations be placed before Public Expression on the agenda.

Supervisor Rivers and Supervisor Meador accepted the amendment to the motion per Supervisor Bates request.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TIME & DATE OF MEETINGS

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Ronnie Shortt, that the Board meetings be held the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Board of Supervisors meeting room.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  SELECTION OF TIE BREAKER

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by J. H. Rivers, that a tie vote is a “no” vote.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ADJOURN

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

ATTEST:                                                                       WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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Shannon C. Scott, Clerk                                                                 Robert R. Adkins, Chairman                                                                       

 

 

 

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