Board of Supervisors - January 4, 2007 Special Called Meeting

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The Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a Special Called meeting on Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located in the Wise County courthouse.  The following were present:

Honorable Ronald Shortt – Chairman
Honorable Steve Bates – Vice-Chairman
Honorable Robert R. Adkins
Honorable Virginia Meador
Honorable Robert E. Robbins
Honorable Leland Branham
Honorable Fred Luntsford – 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

ABSENT

Honorable John W. Peace, II

IN RE:  SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

Chairman Shortt stated that a Special Called meeting of the Board of Supervisors has been requested by two (2) Board members for the purpose of discussing office space for the courthouse and to go into closed session as permitted by Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss personnel.

IN RE:  MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE SPACE

After reviewing the proposed renovations at the old jail facility, Administrator Skinner stated that he is requesting up to $17,000.00 to renovate the existing space on the first floor of the old jail facility for the relocation of the Magistrate’s Office.

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bob Adkins, to authorize the County Administrator to spend up to $17,000.00 for remodeling of space in the old jail to be occupied by the Magistrate’s Office.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  CLOSED SESSION

A motion was made by Bob Adkins, seconded by Robby Robbins, to go into closed session as permitted by Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss personnel.  The motion was unanimously approved.

After a lengthy closed session, a motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Leland Branham, to reconvene the regular meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

IN RE:  RESOLUTION – CLOSED SESSION

Supervisor Robbins read the certification for closed session.

A motion was made by Robby Robbins, seconded by Leland Branham, to approve the resolution verifying matters discussed while in closed session.  The motion was unanimously approved by roll call vote.

RESOLUTION #                    2007

(Said resolution is on file in the County Administrator’s Office)

IN RE:  ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

A motion was made by Steve Bates, seconded by Leland Branham, to direct the County Administrator to revisit the position of the Economic and Community Development Director and to provide the Board with appropriate information for said position and further that this item be added to the agenda for Board consideration at its next meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Fred Luntsford, seconded by Bob Adkins, to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was unanimously approved.

ATTEST:                                             WISE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

_______________________________            _______________________________________
Glen A. Skinner, Clerk                          Ronald Shortt, Chairman

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