Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Monday, April 3, 2017

5:30 P.M.





INVOCATION by Michelle Skeele - Unaffiliated


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE by Hannah Queen of the Barnyard Bandits 4-H Club


RESOLUTION – Child Abuse Prevention Month



A.    Public Hearing to Consider Final Approval of the Financing Contract for the Emergency Services Headquarters Project

Public Hearing on the proposed resolution for an installment financing contract







A.    Minutes

March 15, 2017 - Regularly Scheduled Meeting

Approval of minutes from previous meeting(s)

B.     Tax Collector’s Report

Routine monthly report on current tax collections

C.     Pending Releases and Refunds

            Routine monthly request for approval of tax releases and tax refunds

D.    County Financial Report/Cash Balance Report – February  2017

Routine monthly financial report for the County           

E.     Public Schools Financial Reports – February 2017

Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools

F.      Annual Audit Contract

Requests the Board approve the annual audit contract as required by N.C.G.S. 159-34(a) with Martin Starnes & Associates, CPAs. P.A. for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017

G.    Refund of excise tax paid on conveyance in error

Requests the Board approve the refund of an excise stamp transfer tax paid in the incorrect county

H.    Use of the BOC meeting room and conference room

Requests the Board approve the use of the meeting room and conference room, as well as the Community Room, on May 3, 2017

I.       Resolution – In Support House Bill 189 & Senate Bill 222

Requests the Board adopt a Resolution in support of HB 189 & SB 222

J.       Modification of Demmel A.G. economic incentives award

Requests the Board modify the land sale component of the incentives offer made to Demmel, A.G.

K.    Mandatory training for Board-appointed advisory boards; limits on number of terms

Requests the Board adopt the policy regarding term limitations on Board of Commissioner Appointees





  1. Notification of Vacancies

Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.      Child Protection and Fatality Prevention Team – 1 vac.

2.      EMS Peer Review Committee – 6 vac.

3.      Governmental Financing Corporation- 1 vac.

4.      Henderson County Planning Board – 3 vac.

5.      Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

6.      Mills River Partnership – 1 vac.

7.      Nursing/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

  1. Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.      Agriculture Advisory Board – 1 vac.

2.      Equalization and Review, Henderson County Board of – 2 vac.

3.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 2 vac.

4.      Nursing/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – 4 vac.

5.      Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 1 vac.



A.    Tax Department Software Update

Update on Farragut Software issues in Tax Administration

B.     Proposal(s) for Artificial Turf Football Fields - East, North, and West High Schools

Presentation of proposals received for artificial turf fields

C.     Public Sewer Service for Edneyville Elementary      

Requests the Board approve an additional allocation to the Edneyville Elementary Project’s budget of $1,000,000 to extend the City’s sewer system with a pump station and force main



A.    Minutes – December 5, 2016

Approval of minutes from previous meetings

B.     Fletcher Academy, Inc. (FAI) Request to Extend System - Mud Creek Interceptor Project, Phase 2

Requests the Board approve the request from Fletcher Academy, Inc. to extend the Cane Creek system to include a portion of their sewer collection system



Routine Update from the County Manager



Upcoming schedule of meetings and events


Closed session

The Board is requested to go into closed session pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a), for the following reason(s):

A.     Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(3), to consult with an attorney employed or retained by the Board to preserve attorney-client privilege. 

B.     Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(5), to establish, or to instruct the staff or agents, concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the County in negotiating the price and other material terms of a contract or proposed contract for the acquisition of real property by purchase, option, exchange or lease.


Agenda items can be viewed on the County’s website at