Board of Supervisors - January 9, 2020 Organizational Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in an Organizational Meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 5:50 p.m. in the School Board Education Center located at 628 Lake Street in Wise.  The following members were present:
Honorable John Schoolcraft
Honorable Steve Bates
Honorable Fred Luntsford
Honorable Bobby Cassell
Honorable J. H. Rivers
Honorable Robert R. Adkins
Honorable James Lawson
Honorable Robert E. Robbins, Jr. – members of said Board and
Michael W. Hatfield – County Administrator
Karen T. Mullins – County Attorney
Annette Underwood – Executive Secretary

IN RE:  TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN

Robby Robbins nominated Michael Hatfield for temporary Chairman. 
J. H. Rivers made a motion that nominations cease, and Michael Hatfield be appointed as temporary Chairman.  Fred Luntsford seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE: ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

Steve Bates nominated John Schoolcraft as Chairman.

Bob Adkins made a motion that nominations cease, and John Schoolcraft be appointed as Chairman.  J. H. Rivers seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIRMAN

Bobby Cassell nominated Steve Bates as Vice-Chairman.

Fred Luntsford made a motion that nominations cease, and Steve Bates be appointed as Vice-Chairman.  James Lawson seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TERM OF OFFICE

Robby Robbins made a motion that the term of office for the Chairman and Vice-Chairman be for one (1) year.  Steve Bates seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  ADOPTION OF ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER AND RULES OF PROCEDURES

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Robby Robbins, to adopt the Roberts Rules of Order and adopt the Rules of Procedures with the removal of Roads and Highways from the agenda.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  TIME/DATE/PLACE OF BOARD MEETINGS

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by James Lawson, to hold the Board meetings on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p. m. at the School Board Education Center.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE: TIE VOTE METHOD

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

IN RE:  ADJOURN

A motion was made by Steve Bates, seconded by James Lawson, to adjourn the meeting at 6:16 p.m.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                                                        WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

___________________________________                        _________________________________
Michael W. Hatfield, Clerk                                                         John Schoolcraft, Chairman

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