Board of Supervisors - January 9, 2014 Organizational Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in an Organizational Meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2014 @ 5:50 PM in the Board of Supervisors Meeting room located in the Wise County Courthouse.  The following members were present:

Robert R. Adkins
Virginia Meador
Dana Kilgore
Robert E. Robbins, Jr.
J. H. Rivers
Fred Luntsford
Steve Bates
Ronald L. Shortt – 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

Adrian Dale 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 Ronnie Shortt, to appoint Shannon Scott as temporary chairman.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  CHAIRMAN

J. H. Rivers nominated Bob Adkins as Chairman.

Robby Robbins made a motion that nominations cease and Bob Adkins be elected chairman by acclamation.  Ronnie Shortt seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  VICE-CHAIRMAN

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

Robby Robbins made a motion that nominations cease and Virginia Meador be elected as Vice-Chair by acclamation.  Fred Luntsford seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TERM OF OFFICE

Fred Luntsford made a motion that the term of office for the Chairman and Vice-Chair be for one (1) year.  J. H. Rivers seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.
IN RE:  ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER  AND  RULES OF PROCEDURE

Supervisor Rivers noted possible changes to the Rules of Procedures.

  • Under Section 3-1… Order of Business  add to (L) Unfinished Business / Old Business

  • At the end of last paragraph under Order of Business add (of the minutes)

  • Under Section 5-1 … Preparation of agenda… remove (any Workshop meeting and add Regular meeting)

After discussing the proposed changes, a motion was made by Virginia Meador to approve the Roberts Rules of Order and changes to the Rules of Procedure as noted.  Robby Robbins seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TIME / DATE OF MEETING

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Ronnie Shortt, to set the Board of Supervisors meeting time at 6:00 PM on the second Thursday of each month in the Board of Supervisors meeting room.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TIE BREAKER

A motion was made by Virginia Meador, 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 Steve Bates, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                                                             WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

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