Board of Supervisors - January 6, 2005 Organizational Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in an Organizational meeting on Thursday, January 6, 2005 at 5:45 p.m. in the auditorium of the Appalachia High School.  The following were present:

Honorable Fred Luntsford

Honorable Robert R. Adkins

Honorable Steve Bates

Honorable Ronnie Shortt

Honorable John Peace II

Honorable Virginia Meador

Honorable Leland Branham

Honorable Robert Robbins - members of said Board and

Glen A. Skinner - County Administrator

Shannon C. Scott - Assistant County Administrator

Karen T. Mullins - County Attorney

Annette Underwood - Executive Secretary

 

PRAYER

Rev. Randolph "Ronnie" Mutter, Pastor Trinity United Methodist Church, BSG led the Board in prayer.

 

PLEDGE

All led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

 

IN RE:  TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN

Steve Bates nominated Fred Luntsford as Chairman.

Bob Adkins seconded the nomination.

There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed.

 

IN RE:  CHAIRMAN

A motion was made by Steve Bates, seconded by Bob Adkins, to elect Fred Luntsford as Chairman for 2005.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  VICE-CHAIRMAN

Leland Branham nominated Ronnie Shortt as Vice-Chairman.

There being no further nominations, the nominations were closed.

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by John Peace, to elect Ronnie Shortt as Vice-Chairman for 2005.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  TERM OF OFFICE

A motion was made by John Peace, seconded by Virginia Meador, to set the term of office for the chairman and vice-chairman for one year.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Steve Bates, to adopt the Robert's Rules of Order as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  RULES OF PROCEDURE

A motion was made by Virginia Meador, seconded by Bob Adkins, to adopt the Board of Supervisors Rules of Procedure as presented.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  TIME & DATE OF BOARD MEETINGS 

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Leland Branham, to hold the Workshop meeting on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. and the Regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month with the notation that Workshop meetings can be rotated upon request.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  TIE BREAKER

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Virginia Meador, to continue with the present method being used for tie breaker whereby a tie vote means the vote fails.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

IN RE:  SIGNATURE FOR CHECK SIGNING

A motion was made by Ronnie Shortt, seconded by Bob Adkins, to allow the Treasurer to use the former Chairman's signature plate for signing of checks until the plate for the new Chairman is available.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Steve Bates, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

 

ATTEST:                             WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

____________________      _____________________________

Glen A. Skinner, Clerk             Fred Luntsford, Chairman

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