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ROWAN COUNTY COMMISSION AGENDA

ROWAN COUNTY COMMISSION AGENDA May 6, 2019 - 3:00 PM

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J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Rowan County Administration Building

130 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144

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Call to Order

Invocation

Provided By: Chaplain Michael Taylor

Pledge of Allegiance

Consider Additions to the Agenda

Consider Deletions From the Agenda

Consider Approval of the Agenda

Board members are asked to voluntarily inform the Board if any matter on the agenda might present a conflict of interest or might require the member

to be excused from

voting.

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Consider Approval of the Minutes: April 15, 2019

1 Consider Approval of Consent Agenda

A. Request To Accept Grant Award From The Blanche Julian Robertson Family Foundation

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B. Ambulance Franchise Application C. Proclamation for Hurricane Preparedness Week D. Cooperative Extension / Robertson Foundation Grant E. Secondary

Road Abandonment Request F. Request to Set a Public Hearing to Consider CDBG application G. WIC Program Applying for Grant to Open Second Location H. Revised Interlocal Agreement With City of Kannapolis I. Contract for Tax Foreclosures
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2 Public Comment Period

3 Consider Permit to Exceed Noise Ordinance requests (PE 01-19); David Shelly Velazquez

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4 Rural Broadband Task Force Update 5 Budget Amendments 6 Board Appointments

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7 Adjournment

Citizens with disabilities requiring special needs to access the services or public meetings of Rowan County Government should contact the County

Manager's Office
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three days prior to the meeting by calling (704) 216-8180.

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Carolyn Barger, Clerk to the Board DATE: April 18, 2019 SUBJECT: Consider Approval of the Minutes: April 15, 2019

ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type April 15, 2019 Minutes 4/18/2019 Cover Memo

Greg Edds, Chairman Aaron Church, County Manager

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Jim Greene, Vice- Chairman Carolyn Barger, Clerk to the Board Mike Caskey John W. Dees, II, County Attorney

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Judy Klusman

Craig Pierce

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Rowan County Board of Commissioners 130 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144 Telephone 704-216-8180 Fax 704-216-8195

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Equal Opportunity Employer

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE ROWAN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

April 15, 2019 6:00 PM J. NEWTON COHEN, SR. ROOM

J. NEWTON COHEN, SR. ROWAN COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

Present: Greg Edds, Chairman

Jim Greene, Vice-Chairman Mike Caskey, Member Craig Pierce, Member

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Absent: Judy Klusman, Member

County Manager Aaron Church, Clerk to the Board Carolyn Barger, County Attorney Jay Dees and Assistant County Manager/Finance Director Leslie

Heidrick were present.
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Chairman Edds convened the meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Chaplain Michael Taylor provided the Invocation.

Chairman Edds led the Pledge of Allegiance.

CONSIDER ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA Chairman Edds added the appointment of three (3) applicants to the Board of Equalization and Review to the Consent

Agenda as item G. The applicants were David Roueche, Jerry Spry and Walter Wall.
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CONSIDER DELETIONS FROM THE AGENDA There were no deletions from the agenda.

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA Commissioner Pierce moved, Commissioner Greene seconded and the vote to approve the agenda passed unanimously (4-0).

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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES Commissioner Greene moved, Commissioner Pierce seconded and the vote to approve the minutes of the April 1, 2019

Commission Meeting passed unanimously (4-0).
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1. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA Commissioner Pierce moved approval of the Consent Agenda as amended. The motion was seconded by Commissioner

Greene and passed unanimously (4-0).
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The Consent Agenda consisted of the following:

A. Tax Refunds for Approval B. Emergency Management Preparedness Grants Applications C. SWRCC Site Selection Study Southern Rowan D. Library Chiller

Replacement E. Permission To Accept The Blanche and Julian Robertson Family Foundation
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Grant Funds F. Proclamation for Relay for Life G. Appointment of David Roueche, Jerry Spry and Walter Wall to the Board of

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Equalization and Review (addition to the agenda).

2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Chairman Edds opened the Public Comment Period to receive comments from any citizens wishing to address the Board. With no

one coming forward, Chairman Edds closed the Public Comment Period.

3. PUBLIC HEARING EXECUTIVE SUMMARY PRESENTATION PROJECT SPECIAL Scott Shelton, Vice President of Operations for the Economic Development Commission,

provided a power point as he presented the Economic Impact Analysis for the potential expansion of Project Special (Project) in Rowan County.
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Ms. Shelton said the company behind the Project was an advanced manufacturer that had been a valued employer in the County for years. The company had

an international presence and currently employed a large number of people in the community.

The parent company was considering an expansion and investment in new equipment that would allow it to bring new and improved products to market and

increase their competitiveness worldwide.
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The Project s facility in Rowan was under consideration for the new investment, along with other company facilities in Texas and in Europe. If Rowan

was chosen, the company would add 35 new jobs by the end of 2020 and would pay an average annual salary of 41,000 with benefits.
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The company would invest approximately 18 million into the chosen location through new construction, improvements to the existing facility and major

equipment upgrades. The majority of these improvements would be completed by the end of 2020.
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Mr. Shelton discussed the requested assistance through the County s adopted Investment Grant Program. Mr. Shelton said the Company was requesting a

Level 1 Grant. During the five (5) incentivized years, it was projected the County would collect 516,750 in revenue and provide incentive grants totaling 387,563. The County would retain 129,187 of revenue during the incentive term.
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With regards to termination in Article IV of the Agreement, County Attorney Jay Dees clarified that if the Company ceased operations or eliminated

the majority of its workforce (51 reduction in a twelve (12) month span) the Agreement would be terminated and the Company would be required to repay all grant proceeds provided during the thirty-six (36) months prior to the cessation or reduction.
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Chairman Edds opened the public hearing to receive citizen input regarding Project Special. With no one coming forward, Chairman Edds closed the

public hearing.
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Commissioner Pierce moved, Commissioner Greene seconded and the vote to approve the incentive for Project Special as requested passed unanimously

(4-0).
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4. PROCLAMATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT WEEK Commissioner Caskey read the Proclamation for Law Enforcement Week as submitted by Chaplain Michael Taylor

as follows:
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WHEREAS, in 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a Presidential Proclamation that set aside May 15

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th as National Peace

Officers Memorial Day and the week of May 13-19 as National Police Week; and

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WHEREAS, the members of all the law enforcements agencies in Rowan County play an essential role in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of all our

citizens; and

WHEREAS, it is important that all citizens know and understand the duties, responsibilities, hazards and sacrifices of their law enforcement

agencies; and
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WHEREAS, members of our law enforcement agencies recognize their duty to serve the people by safeguarding life and property, by protecting them

against violence and disorder, and by protecting the innocent against deception and the weak against oppression; and
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WHEREAS, law enforcement officers, past and present, have faithfully and loyally rendered a dedicated service to this County and have established for

themselves an enviable and enduring reputation to preserving the rights and security of all citizens.
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THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAIMED that the Rowan County Board of Commissioners does hereby proclaim May 12-18, 2019 as LAW ENFORCEMENT WEEK.

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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER PROCLAIMED that the Rowan County Board of Commissioners calls upon all citizens of Rowan County to observe May 15, 2019

as PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY in honor of those law enforcement officers who, through their courageous deeds, have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their community or have become disabled in the performance of duty, and let us recognize and pay respect to the survivors of our fallen heroes.
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Commissioner Caskey moved, Commissioner Pierce seconded and the vote to approve the Proclamation as read passed unanimously (4-0).

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5. PROCLAMATION TO ESTABLISH MAY AS SHIELD-A-BADGE WITH PRAYER AWARENESS MONTH Chairman Edds read a Proclamation submitted by Chaplain Michael Taylor

to Establish May As Shield-A-Badge With Prayer Awareness Month as follows:
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WHEREAS, the Shield-A-Badge With Prayer program works to affirm the commitment of Rowan County Law Enforcement Officers and encourages citizen

awareness and appreciation for these officers; and
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WHEREAS, the program invites citizens to commit to pray for an officer every day for one year and to send birthday cards and notes of thanks to these

officers; and
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WHEREAS, through the generosity of individuals, businesses and churches that have donated services and fundraisers, 10,000 Bibles, 3,700

Shield-A-Badge Bible Promise Books and 11,000 New Testaments have been purchased to be given away; and
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WHEREAS, the Shield-A-Badge With Prayer program began in 1995 in Rowan County, by Chaplain Michael Taylor and has begun to expand statewide, reaching

out to other counties, municipalities, colleges, hospitals, correctional facilities, 911 communicators, probations officers, animal control officers, state highway patrol troopers, fire departments, Clerk of Court employees, magistrates, judges, District Attorney s Office, County Commissioners, sheriffs, and attorneys; and
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WHEREAS, through the dedication and travels of Chaplain Taylor, counties from across the state are receiving encouragement and training for

chaplains.
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NOW, THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAIMED that the Rowan County Board of Commissioners does hereby establish the month of May as Shield-A-Badge With Prayer

Awareness Month.
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Chairman Edds expressed appreciation for Chaplain Taylor and his representation of the community. Commissioner Edds then moved approval of the

Proclamation to establish May as Shield a Badge With Prayer Month. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Pierce and passed unanimously (4-0).
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Chaplain Taylor announced there would be a Law Enforcement Memorial Service held on May 15, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church. The service was to

remember those in law enforcement who had lost their lives in North Carolina over the past year. Chaplain Taylor said it was also a time to lift up the families of those who had given the ultimate sacrifice.
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In closing, Chaplain Taylor said he had special place in his heart for law enforcement officers and he thanked God for answered prayers in protecting

the officers.
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6. INMATE HEALTHCARE SERVICES PROVIDER Purchasing Agent David Sifford reported that after due advertisement, proposals to administer inmate

healthcare services at the Rowan County Detention Center were received and opened. Greg Hannold, Captain of the Rowan County Detention Center, also came forward to discuss the healthcare providers and services for inmates.
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According to the memorandum in the agenda packet, six (6) proposals were received from: VialCore Health Strategies, Southern Health Partners, Mediko,

Wellpath, Reserve Health and Correctional Medical Care. VitalCore Health Strategies submitted the lowest bid but was considered non-responsive because it did not meet the minimum experience requirement. The second lowest bid of 693,544 was submitted by Souther Health Partners, our current provider. The Sheriff s Office has requested the company not be selected due to dissatisfaction with the current service provided. Mediko, Wellpath, Reserve Health and Correctional Medical Care submitted bids with first year costs of 727,895, 950,662, 1,230,000 and 1,701,715 respectively.
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It was the recommendation of the Sheriff s Office and the Finance Department that a three-year contract be awarded to Mediko to provide inmate

healthcare services at the
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Rowan County Detention Center beginning July 1, 2019 at an estimated first year cost of 727,895.

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Captain Hannold said the owner of Mediko, Dr. Ofogh, along with a company representative, were present to answer any questions the Board might have.

Captain Hannold continued by discussing the jail s population and reporting as to how current healthcare was provided to the inmates. Captain Hannold said staff was dissatisfied with the current healthcare provider.
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Mr. Church noted last year s medical services were approximately 490,000 and a 46 increase was anticipated for the upcoming year.

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In response to an inquiry from Chairman Edds, Mr. Church confirmed the County was required to provide medical care for each inmate in the jail.

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Captain Hannold mentioned the savings provided by the Pretrial Release Program and the cooperation of the District Attorney, Judges, etc. concerning

the early release of those who qualified for Pretrial Release.
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Captain Hannold reported the Detention Center did not provide narcotics or mental health coverage. Captain Hannold discussed how inmates with mental

health issues were treated and added that the County provided a mobile crisis service for inmates with suicide indicators.
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Dr. Ofogh came forward and provided the background history of Mediko. Dr. Ofogh continued by reviewing the proposed inmate medical services for the

County.
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A lengthy discussion with questions from the Board followed the presentation.

Chairman Edds thanked Dr. Ofogh and Captain Hannold for their time.

Commissioner Caskey moved, Commissioner Pierce seconded and the vote to award a three-year contract to Mediko (at the estimated cost of 727,895)

passed unanimously (4-0).
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7. FINANCIAL REPORT Assistant County Manager/Finance Director Leslie Heidrick reviewed several financial graphs depicting the following information:

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Annual Cumulative Revenue Comparisons as of March 2019 - 113,166,173

Annual Cumulative Expenditure Comparisons as of March 2019 - 102,893,757

Annual Cumulative Current Year Property Tax Comparisons as of February 2019 - 75,652,057

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Annual Cumulative Sales Tax Comparisons as of December in FY 2019 - 13,645,515

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Monthly Sales Tax Comparisons as of December in FY 2019 - 2,584,579

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8. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF BUDGET AMENDMENTS Finance Director Leslie Heidrick presented the following budget amendments for the Board s consideration:

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Health Department - To fund budget accounts for Maternal Health per Agreement Addendum - 6,350

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Sheriff Recognize funds received from NCDOJ via SCAAP Grant and budget to proper expense accounts for use - 7,913

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Social Services Expenditure/Revenue revisions based on Funding Authorizations from the State. Funding Authorizations reflect the actual amount

received and may increase or decrease original budget estimate - 20,335
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Finance Budget additional Airport fuel revenue and expense - 40,000

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Commissioner Pierce moved approval of the budget amendments as presented. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Greene and passed unanimously

(4-0).
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9. REPORTS The Community Child Protection Team Annual 2018 Annual Report was provided in the agenda packet for the Board s review and approval.

Commissioner Pierce moved, Commissioner Greene seconded and the vote to accept and approve the report passed unanimously (4-0).

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10. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the Board, Commissioner Greene moved to adjourn at 7:11 p.m. The motion was seconded

by Commissioner Pierce and passed unanimously.
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Respectfully Submitted,

Carolyn Barger, MMC, NCMCC Clerk to the Board

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Cari Price DATE: April 8, 2019 SUBJECT: Request To Accept Grant Award From The Blanche Julian Robertson Family

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Foundation

ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Application 4/8/2019 Cover Memo Award Letter 4/8/2019 Cover Memo

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Chris Soliz, Chief of Emergency Services DATE: April 10, 2019 SUBJECT: Ambulance Franchise Application

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The Emergency Services Department, EMS Division, has received and verified an application for an ambulance franchise to be operated by American Trans

Med Incorporated. All County and State standards have been met by the applicant. Additionally, the applicant has offered ALS EMS back-up, event standbys, disaster response and other EMS System participation.
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The Emergency Services Department respectfully recommends approval of the Franchise Application for American Trans Med Incorporated.

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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type American Trans Med Franchise Application 4/10/2019 Exhibit

2727 Old Concord Rd, Suite E, Salisbury, NC, 28146-8388 [p] 704-216-8900 [f] 704-216-8921

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To: Chirs Soliz, Chief From: Lennie Cooper, EMS Division Chief Subject: Ambulance Franchise Application Date: April 10, 2019

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While attending the NC Association of EMS Administrators Conference in early March I had the opportunity to have a short, introductory conversation

with Greg Kirby from American Trans Med Incorporated. Mr. Kirby is the President and CEO of this regional ambulance service based in Gaffney South Carolina. On March 21, 2019 we had a follow up meeting to discuss their interest in submitting a Franchise Application.
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Mr. Kirby has expressed an interest in expanding American Trans Med into the Rowan County market. I explained the application process and the needs

based approach to franchise approvals. Mr. Kirby in turn described the value that his company could bring to Rowan County its citizens and visitors.
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Novant Health Rowan Medical Center has difficulty in getting discharged patients that require ambulance transportation out of their facility. I have

worked with them for years searching for a long term solution. To date those solutions have not be sustainable. Mr. Kirby believes that his company can provide the sustainable solution for the facility. In addition, he is offering ALS EMS back-up, event standbys, disaster response and other EMS System participation.
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Currently American Trans Med is contracted by Cabarrus County EMS for non- emergency services. Additionally, they are contractors for Med-Center Air,

providing wheelchair services. I am confident that neither of these agencies would maintain these relationships unless their performance was exemplary.
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All feedback that I can find on the company is positive. They exhibit a strong commitment to service and professionalism that mirrors our own. I am

recommending that we grant the franchise as requested. I have attached the Franchise Application for your review and placement on the BOC agenda for May 6, 2019.
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Providing comprehensive services for the common good through effective community preparedness and management of adverse events

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ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Chris Soliz, Chief of Emergency Services DATE: April 17, 2019 SUBJECT: Proclamation for Hurricane Preparedness Week

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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Proclamation 4/17/2019 Cover Memo

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ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Amy-Lynn Albertson DATE: 4/18/2019 SUBJECT: Cooperative Extension / Robertson Foundation Grant

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The Rowan County 4H Program would like to accept a grant of 1500.00 from the Blanche and Julian Robertson Foundation. The funds will be used to

purchase new incubators, and other supplies for the Embryology program. Embryology includes curriculum for 2nd and 7th grade science objectives. In 2019, forty classes of RSSS, private, charter and homeschool students learned about the life cycle and development of chickens. This program fits 2nd and 7th essential standards. The incubators we have now are 10 years old and need to be replaced, this grant will help us replace them.
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ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Chris Corriher, NCDOT District Engineer DATE: April 24, 2019 SUBJECT: Secondary Road Abandonment Request

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NORTH CAROLINA STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

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REQUEST FOR ABANDONMENT FROM STATE MAINTAINED SECONDARY

ROAD SYSTEM

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North Carolina

County of ROWAN

Road Description: SR 2182 Unnamed I-85 Service Road, located in Salisbury Township, the last 0.218 miles to be abandoned

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WHEREAS, the attached petition has been filed with the Board of County

Commissioners of the County of ROWAN requesting that the above described road, the

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location of which has been indicated on the attached map, be abandoned from the

Secondary Road System; and

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WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners is of the opinion that the above

described road should be abandoned from the Secondary Road System, if the

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abandonment is in the best interest of the public and of the Division of Highways of the

Department of Transportation and Highway Safety.

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NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Board of County Commissioners of the

County of ROWAN that the Division of Highways is hereby requested to review the

above described road, and to abandon the road from the Secondary Road System if it is

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in the best interest of the public and the Division of Highways.

CERTIFICATE

The foregoing resolution was duly adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the

County of ROWAN at a meeting on the 6th day of May 2019 and appears in the

minutes of the said Commission.

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WITNESS my hand and official seal this the 6th day of May 2019.

(SEAL) ____________________________________

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners

County of ROWAN

PLEASE NOTE:

Forward direct with request to the Division Engineer, Division of Highways

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Scott Shelton, Vice-President, Economic Development Commission DATE: April 26, 2019 SUBJECT: Request to Set a Public Hearing to Consider CDBG

application
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On April 18th, the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority approved up to 1.5 million dollars in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

funding for Rowan County to build a sewer line to serve Chewy's new facility at the Trevey Site. Salisbury-Rowan Utilities estimates the total cost of this project not to exceed 1.5 million dollars.
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Although the CDBG funds have been approved to pay for this project, Rowan County will still need to formally apply for the grant. Before the formal

application can be submitted, the County is required to hold a public hearing to receive public input.
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The Rowan EDC requests that the Board of Commissioners schedule a public hearing on May 20th to discuss the formal submittal of a CDBG grant

application to extend sewer to the Trevey Site for the Chewy project.
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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Memo - Request to Set Public Hearing 4/26/2019 Cover Memo Public Hearing Notice 4/26/2019 Cover Memo

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204 E. Innes St., Ste. 220, Salisbury, NC 28144 704.637.5526 info@rowanedc.com www.rowanedc.com

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Date: April 26, 2019 To: Greg Edds, Chairman Cc: Aaron Church, County Manager

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Carolyn Barger, Clerk to the Board From: Scott Shelton, Vice President Re: Request to Set a Public Hearing to Consider CDBG application

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Dear Chairman Edds,

As you will recall, the Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on September 17th regarding the potential submittal of a Community Development

Block Grant (CDBG) application to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
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This public hearing was required prior to making any application for CDBG funding so that citizens could provide input as to what economic

development grant initiatives should be pursued. The input from the hearing should be incorporated into the County s consideration and possible submission of future CDBG applications.
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On April 18th, one day after Chewy announced plans to build a 700,000 square foot fulfillment center on the Trevey Site and bring 1,200 jobs to our

community, the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved up to 1.5 million dollars in CBDG funding for Rowan County to build a sewer line to serve the new facility. Salisbury-Rowan Utilities has studied the site and recommends running an approximately 16 gravity sewer line under Interstate 85. Salisbury- Rowan Utilities estimates the total cost of this project not to exceed 1.5 million dollars.
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The CDBG program requires a 25 local match, which would be up to 375,000. The RIA has determined that the Level 2 incentive grant and equipment grant

previously approved by the Commissioners for Chewy satisfy the local match requirements and no additional funding will be required by them.
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Although the CDBG funds have been approved to pay for this project, Rowan County will still need to formally apply for the grant. Before the formal

application can be submitted, the County is required to hold a second public hearing. The purpose of this hearing is to identify the CDBG grant for a specific project (Chewy) and receive public input.
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The Rowan EDC requests that the Board of Commissioners schedule a public hearing on May 20th to discuss the formal submittal of a CDBG grant

application for the Chewy project and receive public input. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have, and thank you for considering this request.
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Yours truly,

Scott Shelton Vice President

Run this ad in the NON-LEGAL section of the local newspaper

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between now and May 9, 2019.

Obtain an Affidavit of Publication for both this and the first Public Hearing from

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the newspaper

ROWAN COUNTY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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Rowan County is preparing an application to the North Carolina Department of

Commerce for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Economic

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Development. The application will request 1,500,000 in CDBG funds.

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The County intends to construct a 4,000 linear foot, 16-inch gravity sewer extension to

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serve Chewy, Inc. Chewy plans to construct a 700,000 square foot warehouse and

distribution center at an estimated cost of 40 million with another 15 million for

machinery and equipment. Project costs will include 1,475,000 for sewer and 25,000

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for project administration. The project will result in the creation of approximately 385

full time jobs in the first two years with at least 60 of the jobs being held by persons of

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low and moderate income. The facility will eventually employ 1,200 people.

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Rowan County will conduct a Public Hearing on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM, in

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the J. Newton Cohen, Sr. Room, second floor, Rowan County Administration Building,

130 W. Innes Street, Salisbury NC. The purpose of the Hearing is to obtain citizens input

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into the identification of economic needs and desired economic development activities.

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The input from the Hearing will be incorporated into the County s consideration and submission of a CDBG application to the Department of Commerce.

Written comments
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received prior to the opening of the Public Hearing will be considered and may be sent to

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Aaron Church, County Manager, 130 West Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144.

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This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request. Please

contact Kelly Natoli at 704-216-8105 or Ed Muire at 704-216-8599 for accommodations

for this request.

Esta informaci n est disponible est disponible en espa ol o en cualquier otro idioma

bajo petici n. P ngase en contacto con Kelly Natoli at 704-216-8105 or Ed Muire at 704-

216-8599 de alojamiento para esta solicitud.

ROWAN COUNTY A COUNTY COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

130 West Innes Street - Salisbury, NC 28144 TELEPHONE: 704-216-8180 * FAX: 704-216-8195

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MEMO TO COMMISSIONERS:

FROM: Nina Oliver, Public Health Director DATE: 4-26-2019 SUBJECT: WIC Program Applying for Grant to Open Second Location

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The Rowan County Health Department WIC Program would like to apply to a Novant Health s Social Responsibility Environment Investment Priority Cycle

grant. WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. The grant would help to support opening a second WIC location in Rowan County.
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We respectfully ask the BOC to approve the Rowan County Health Department to apply for the Novant Health s Social Responsibility Environment

Investment Priority Cycle grant for funding to start a second WIC location at the West End Plaza. The total funding being requested from the grant is 24,921.02 and is due Tuesday May 14th 2019.
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ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type Novant Health Grant to Benefit the WIC Program 4/26/2019 Cover Memo

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To: Rowan County Board of Commissioners

From: Nina Oliver, Public Health Director

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Shanelle Wilkey, WIC Director

Date: April 23, 2019

Re: Applying for a Novant Health Grant to Benefit the WIC Program

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Situation:

The Rowan County Health Department WIC Program would like to apply to a Novant Health s

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Social Responsibility Environment Investment Priority Cycle grant. WIC stands for Women, Infants,

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and Children. The grant would help to support opening a second WIC location in Rowan County.

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