Douglas A. Stallard - Chairman
Betty Cornett - Vice-Chair
Robert Robbins- members of said Board and
L. Sealover - County Administrator
C. Scott- Assistant County Administrator
Mullins - County Attorney
Underwood - Executive Secretary
Sergent, Pastor Glamorgan Chapel Church, Wise, VA
ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
led in the pledge allegiance to the flag.
RE: PUBLIC HEARING-PROPOSED USE VALUE ORDINANCE(AGRICULTURAL PROPERTIES
public hearing was duly advertised for this date to received
citizens comments regarding a proposed Use Value Ordinance
Crouse, Charles Dale and Bruce S. Riggs, voiced their support
of this proposed ordinance.
They stressed the need to keep the farmland at a
lower rate to insure continued farming in our region.
was some discussion on the method used for determining the
land to be exempt.
Mullins advised that the land must meet criteria according
to Code and will be processed through the Commissioner of
being no further comments, the public hearing was closed.
IN RE: PUBLIC EXPRESSION
Crouse thanked all those citizens who helped in the Saturday
clean up. He
asked for more volunteers on these days set aside for trash
pick up to help beautify our county.
IN RE: ROADS AND HIGHWAYS
G. Branson, Highway Resident Engineer, gave Board members
responses to their requests from last month's meeting.
Branson gave an update on bridges that are under construction.
Salyers entered the meeting at this time.
members gave Mr. Branson requests from their districts for
his review and comment.
was some discussion on the possibility of creating an overlook
on Coeburn Mountain.
Chairman Stallard said he understood that the portion
of land that would be needed for this site has been given
back to the owner by the State.
He asked Mr. Branson if he would locate the owner
of the property and ascertain whether or not they would
be willing to donate the property for that purpose.
Robinson advised that if the County purses this project,
VDOT is taking T21 applications until June1 and this would
be the best way to fund that project.
IN RE: CONSENT AGENDA
consent agenda was reviewed as follows: