A. Pursuant to NCGS 153A-29, each person elected by the people shall before entering upon the duties of the office, taken and subscribe the oath of office prescribed in Article VI, Section 7. Oath will be administered to Commissioner Daniels by Mr. Ron Hunt, Assistant County Manager.
WHEREAS, Mrs. Jones demonstrated unwavering support of economic development activities for Wilson County including, Wilson Economic Development Council, Wilson Corporate Park and The Campus at 587 along with numerous business expansion and locations; and actively recognized agriculture as a valuable part of Wilson County s economy with support for 4H programs and the construction of an Open Shell Building/Famers Market at the Wilson County Fairgrounds, and WHEREAS, Mrs. Jones service as a Commissioner included support of public safety services including the Sheriff s Department, the Volunteer Fire Departments and the expansion of Emergency Medical Services including the Station 5, North Station, and supported taking care of Wilson County s environment including the Recycle Transfer Facility construction, convenience site construction and the growth and enhancement of county-wide recycling programs, and WHEREAS, Mrs. Jones served on the Board of Social Services and had a passion for providing opportunities for citizens to improve their lives through job training, self-sufficiency initiatives, and education. She supported initiatives and programs to protect the most vulnerable children and adults, and supported social services facility improvements, expansions and enhances to always offer our citizenry the hope of a better day, and WHEREAS, Mrs. Jones had a vision and appreciation for citizens serving their fellow citizens and having an active voice. She consistently served on the Appointments Committee where she strived to solicit and have appointed dedicated public servants always seeking diversity and opportunities for new leaders to work towards making Wilson County a better place in which to live, work, and raise a family; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners of Wilson County does hereby commend the memory of Bobbie Jones and does congratulate her in memoriam for her valuable service to Wilson County, the State of North Carolina and the United States of America.
WHEREAS, Wilson County s Five Core Values that center our government around Quality of Life, Community Partnerships, Innovative County Workforce, Sound Financial Management and Superior Education Workforce, allow us to serve the underserved while delivering services to all citizens, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, Wilson County Board of Commissioners do hereby proclaim April 2018 as National County Government Month and encourage all county officials, employees, schools and residents to participate in county government celebration activities.
Upgrade to recognize, receive and appropriate funds for the duration of the grant. Ms. Womble presented the information on the grant request and introduced Mr. Jeff Williford, Assistant Director and explained that he has worked on this grant and got 100 financing. The amount that was received was 157,913. ACTION:
the Wilson county Zoning Map from A/R to B-1 for the property located on the south side of US Highway 201, Black Creek Township. Mr. Johnson presented the request for the call for public hearing. The property is a 1.5 acre tract with 606 feet of road frontage. The Wilson County Planning reviewed and have recommended approval.
WHEREAS, in said Resolution, Review Officers were appointed for the purpose of reviewing maps and plats before the same are presented to the Register Deeds of Wilson County for recording; and WHEREAS, it is desirable to amend the Resolution, most recently amended on July 11, 2016; and 4.A.a Packet Pg. 12 A tta ch m en t: A pr
Home Health Agency pursuant to NCGS 131E-13 and to call for a public hearing on the Resolution of Intent for April 18, 2018. Ms. Ellen presented the Resolution and the call for public hearing on April 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm and that bids will be sent out to potential buyers. Commissioner Boyette asked Ms. Ellen to describe the Medicare change.
WHEREAS, Wilson County intends to sell, lease, or convey the Wilson County Home Health Agency after negotiation with interested buyers; and WHEREAS, the County has duly caused a public notice to be published that the County will consider adopting a resolution declaring its intent to sell, lease, or convey the Wilson County Home Health Agency at this meeting; and 4.A.a Packet Pg. 14 A tta ch m en t: A pr
Mr. Cobb reviewed the agency s mission statement and activity summary. EMS has 65 fulltime positions and 17 part time staff. He reviewed supplies and materials, repairs to equipment, and capital outlay. Total budget request is 6,058,304. Commissioner Boyette asked what percent of collections comes from consumers.
Sheriff Woodard reviewed department needs and reviewed vehicle needs. He explained that the current K9 unit dog has aged and there is a need for a dog to assist. He reviewed animal enforcement capital outlay and explained the need for 3 reliable trucks to replace the older vehicles. Some have close to 200,000 miles on them. He expressed his appreciation to commissioners for their support.
Mr. Osborne acknowledged the contributions of Commissioner Bobbie Jones and expressed appreciation for her contributions. He explained the value of partnerships, a quality workforce, and achieving results. Program changes in child care subsidy, child support, Medicaid Transportation, and Child Welfare were reviewed. He reviewed the HB 630 Regional supervision and administration possibilities. A review of the Family First Act was given. The funding focuses on Child Abuse Prevention and behavioral health needs of children and families when they are not eligible for Medicaid. The negative impact is that congress is not viewing congregate care/group home settings positively and will reduce this funding for children that stay in this care. Mr. Osborne discussed the unprecedented auditing being conducted on DSS across the state. He stated the results have been mixed. Audits have been conducted post-NCFAST and the results show.
Mr. Davis reviewed goals and objectives, services, landfill operations, district services, and recycling. Wilson County s reduction and recycling state ranking continues to improve. We have moved from 59th to 36th. A review of tipping fees were given. There are no increases in the fees. Recommended changes for mulch hauling include flat fees instead of charging by the ton. The total budget request is 3,264,056.
Ms. Ellen gave the State of the County Health Report. She reviewed demographics. The leading cause of deaths were reviewed. The top 5 include cancer, diseases of the heart, cerebrovascular, chronic lower respiratory and diabetes. New initiatives were reviewed along with emerging topics. Priority health concerns include: obesity, mental health and substance abuse.
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