Douglas A. Stallard - Chairman
Betty Cornett - Vice-Chair
Ronnie L. Shortt
Robert R. Adkins
Robert Robbins - members of said Board and
L. Sealover - County Administrator
C. Scott - Assistant County Administrator
T. Mullins - County Attorney
Underwood - Executive Secretary
IN RE: APPROVAL
Chairman Stallard asked that the
following appointments be added to the agenda:
Coal & Gas Road Improvement Advisory Committee
- John M. Price (Term expired 11-30-03)
LENOWISCO Disability Services Board - Thom Vorp -
Term to expire (12-31-03)
Wise County PSA - Fred Luntsford - Term to expire
Southwest Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council
-Alex Knox -Term to expire (12-31-03)
Salyers asked that the St. Paul Boundary Adjustment be placed
on the agenda to send out for public hearing in January.
IN RE: MOUNTAIN
EMPIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE UPDATE
Terrance E. Suarez, President of
MECC, addressed the Board with the latest update on the
activities and events at the college.
He thanked the Board for its continued support for
the college and the efforts that are being put forth for
a better education of our citizens.
IN RE: PUBLIC
Cindy Mefford, representing the
Junction Center, informed the board that the Junction Center,
a non-profit organization established by and for people
with disabilities, has recently moved its office to the
Wise County Shopping Center.
She explained that the main goal of the Center is
to increase disabilities awareness to the community and
change the attitudes traditionally associated with persons
Ms. Mefford voiced the Junction Center's appreciation
for the Board's continued support, which helps provide for
the needs of the disabled.
Mike Kennedy, a resident of the
Bull Hill community, asked that a speed study be made on
Bull Run Road.
He said speed signs are needed to control the speed
through that residential area.
There being no further comments,
the public expression period was closed.
ROADS & HIGHWAYS
Highway Resident Engineer T. G.
Branson informed the Board that he has already received
several requests for a speed study on Bull Run Road.
The request is being reviewed.
However, a letter is needed from the Board of Supervisors
requesting the speed study.
Chairman Stallard directed the County
Administrator to prepare the letter as requested.
Board members presented needs in
their districts for Mr. Branson to review.
OTHER ITEMS REVIEWED
Set public hearing-Special Use Permit for family cemetery-Thompson
Appointment of Assistant Animal Control Officer
Budget amendment #12 -Increase general revenues by
$49,815 (DCJS grant)
Set public hearing on proposed ordinance:
Assessment of Fee for Disposal of Solid Waste
Amend Board of Supervisors November 8, 2001 meeting
minutes regarding PSA appointment
There being no further comments
the meeting adjourned.
WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Edward L. Sealover - Clerk