Board of Supervisors - January 4, 2001 Organizational Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in an Organizational meeting on Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room located in the Wise County courthouse.  The following were present:

Honorable Robert R. Adkins-Chairman

Honorable Virginia Meador - Vice-Chair

Honorable Douglas Mullins

Honorable Edgar Mullins

Honorable Betty Cornett

Honorable Douglas Stallard

Honorable Jeffrey Salyers

Honorable Donnie Dowell- members of said Board and

Shannon C. Scott-Acting County Administrator

Karen Mullins - County Attorney

Annette Underwood-Executive Secretary

 

PRAYER

Rev. Ben Murphy, Pastor First Church of God in Wise, led the Board in prayer.

 

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

IN RE:  TEMPORARY  CHAIRMAN

A motion was made by Doug Stallard, seconded by Doug Mullins, to appoint Shannon Scott as temporary chairman.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON

A motion was made by Betty Cornett to elect Doug Stallard as chairman.  Jeff Salyers seconded the motion.

Virginia Meador nominated Bob Adkins for chairman.  Doug Mullins seconded the nomination.

Donnie Dowell made a motion that nominations cease.

The following votes were taken on the main motion to elect Doug Stallard as chairman:

Aye- Edgar Mullins          Nay-Doug Mullins                

         Betty Cornett                Virginia Meador

         Bob Adkins

         Donnie Dowell

         Jeffrey Salyers

         Doug Stallard

 

IN RE:  ELECTION VICE-CHAIRPERSON 

A motion was made by Bob Adkins to elect Virginia Meador as Vice-Chairperson.  Doug Mullins seconded the motion.

Jeffrey Salyers nominated Betty Cornett as Vice-Chairperson.  Doug Stallard seconded the nomination.

Donnie Dowell made a motion that nominations cease.

The following votes were taken on the motion to elect Virginia Meador as Vice-Chairperson:

Aye-Bob Adkins        Nay-Doug Stallard       Abstain- Virginia Meador

        Doug Mullins             Edgar Mullins

                                       Donnie Dowell

                                      Jeffrey Salyers

                                      Betty Cornett

Motion failed.

A vote was taken on the nomination to elect Betty Cornett as Vice-Chairperson.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  TERM OF OFFICE

Chairman Stallard advised that the term of office for the chairman and vice-chairman will be for a term of one year.

 

IN RE:  ROBERT'S RULES OF ORDER/RULES OF PROCEDURE

A motion was made by Donnie Dowell, seconded by Virginia Meador, to adopt the Robert's Rules of  Order and the Rules of procedure as adopted on January 3, 1980.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  TIME/DATE OF BOARD MEETINGS

Donnie Dowell made a motion to hold the Board of Supervisors Workshop Meeting the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. and the regular Board meeting at 6:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  TIE BREAKER

A motion was made by Donnie Dowell that all tie votes die. Betty Cornett seconded the motion.  The motion was unanimously approved.

There being no further business, the Organizational Meeting closed at 4:10 p.m.

Chairman Stallard advised that the Board would take a five minute break before going into the Workshop Meeting.

ATTEST:                    WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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Clerk                                                      Chairman 

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