Board of Supervisors - February 16, 2018 Recessed Meeting

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The Board of Supervisors met in a Recessed meeting on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the conference room of the County Administrator’s Office located in the Wise County Courthouse.  The following members were present:

Honorable Dana G. Kilgore – Chair
Honorable Robert E. Robbins, Jr. Vice-Chair
Honorable Robert R. Adkins
Honorable Steve Bates
Honorable J. H. Rivers
Honorable John Schoolcraft
Honorable Fred Luntsford
Honorable Bobby Cassell –members of said Board and
Shannon C. Scott – County Administrator
David Cox – Finance Administrator
Karen Mullins – County Attorney
Annette Underwood – Executive Secretary

AGENDA ADDITIONS

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bobby Cassell, to approve the additions to the agenda as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  APPOINTMENT- EQUALIZATION BOARD

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Steve Bates, to table any action on the Equalization Board until the March meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION  STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY (Flooding)

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Robby Robbins, to approve the resolution ratifying the declaration of a local emergency in response to the heavy rain, which has caused substantial bridge and road washouts, property flooding and some public building flooding throughout the County.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION #             2018

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

IN RE:  RESOLUTION  DISASTER RELIEF FUNDS

A motion was made by J. H. Rivers, seconded by Fred Luntsford, to approve the resolution requesting access to Virginia Disaster Relief funds for costs incurred during the recent flooding event including debris removal, repairs for roads and bridges, and facilities.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION #         2018

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

IN RE:  END DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY

Attorney Mullins noted that the weather forecast for the next two (2) days is calling for heavy rain, and she felt that It would not be advisable to end the declaration of local emergency at this time.  

IN RE:  CLOSE SESSION

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by John Schoolcraft, to go into close session as permitted by the Code of Virginia per the following Code section:
                Section 2.2-3711(A)(1)  Personnel

The motion was unanimously approved.

After close session, a motion was made by Bobby Cassell, seconded by John Schoolcraft, to reconvene the regular meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

RESOLUTION – CLOSE SESSION CERTIFICATION


A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by J. H. Rivers, to approve the resolution certifying that only public business lawfully exempted  from open meeting requirements as were identified in the motion convening the close meeting were discussed or heard by the Board of Supervisors.  The motion was unanimously approved by roll call vote. 

RESOLUTION #             2018

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

IN RE:  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR’S CONTRACT

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford that after much deliberation, the Board decided to dissolve the Triad method of administration with the first step being to exercise the terms and conditions of the contract of Mr. Shannon Scott with regard to termination of duties to be effective today, February 16, 2018 at close of business day.  Bobby Cassell seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  INTERIM  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Steve Bates, to name David Cox as Interim County Administrator.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Bobby Cassell, to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 a.m.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                                                                   ISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

_____________________________________                             ______________________________________
David L. Cox, Interim Clerk                                                           Dana G. Kilgore, Chair

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