Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

9:00 A.M.













A.    Minutes

January 25, 2011

Approval of minutes from previous meetings

B.     Tax Collector’s Report

  Routine monthly report on current tax collections

C.     Tax Refunds

  Routine monthly request for approval of tax refunds

D.    Tax Releases

   Routine monthly request for approval of tax releases

E.     2011 Main Street and Government Building Recycling Program

   Request for Board approval to apply for a recycling grant

F.      Modification Agreements on CDBG Scattered Site Grant

   Request to modify three grant agreements due to changes in repair cost

G.    Town of Fletcher Proposal to Build a Dog Park at Westfeldt Park

Agreement allowing Town of Fletcher to fund and construct Dog Park at County’s Westfeldt Park

H.    Solar Hot Water Grant for 1995 Courthouse and Detention Center

Request for Board approval to accept the grant to fund a Solar Thermal Energy Project for the 1995 Courthouse and Detention Center

I.       Construction Management Update

  Routine monthly status report on current construction projects

J.       Capital Facilities Status Reports

             Routine monthly status report on current capital/facility projects

K.    Sublease of a medical office leased by Henderson County Hospital Corporation

  Request from Hospital Corporation to sublease a medical office

L.     Memorandum of Agreement with the Town of Laurel Park

 Request for MOA with Laurel Park for Communications Site



  1. Notification of Vacancies

  Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.         Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 1 vac.

2.         WCCA (Western Carolina Community Action – 1 vac.


  1. Nominations

  Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.         Agri-Business Development Board – 11 vac.

2.         Animal Services Committee – 4 vac.

3.         Apple Country Greenway Commission – 4 vac.

4.         CJPP (Criminal Justice Partnership Program) – 2 vac.       

5.         Downtown Hendersonville, Inc. – 1 vac.

6.         Henderson County Historic Courthouse Corp. dba/Heritage Museum Board - 3 vac.

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

8.         Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 9 vac.

9.         Mountain Area Workforce Development Board – 1 vac.

10.     Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Program – 1 vac.

11.     Recreation Advisory Board – 1 vac.

12.     Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 3 vac.



A.    Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO) VWIN

  ECO will provide an update on the Volunteer Water Information Network

B.     Follow-up:  Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) Private Partnership Request for Proposals

Update to the Board on proposals received for Materials Recovery Facility

C.     Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue Tax Exempt Loan Agreement

Request for approval of a letter with regard to a loan agreement between First Citizens Bank Inc., and Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue Inc.

D.    Real property agreements


County Manager’s Report

              Routine Update from the County Manager


Public Hearing

A.     Public Hearing on Economic Development Incentives - “Project Blue Ridge”

Public Hearing on Economic Development


Important Dates

Upcoming schedule of meetings and events


Closed Session

A.     Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(4), To discuss matters relating to the location or expansion of industries or other businesses in the area served by the public body.












Henderson County believes it is the right of all citizens to participate. All persons with disabilities that need auxiliary aid should contact the Clerk to the Board at 828-697-4808, TDD number 697-4580, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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