Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Monday, February 7, 2011

5:30 PM













A.    Minutes

January 18, 2011

Approval of minutes from previous meetings

B.     Tax Collector’s Report

  Routine monthly report on current tax collections

C.     County Financial Report/Cash Balance Report – December 2010

   Routine monthly financial report for the County

D.    Public Schools Financial Reports – December 2010

   Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools

E.     2011 HOME Applications

Request to approve HOME Fund applications to be submitted on behalf of Henderson   County

F.      Audit Services Proposal

Request to accept proposal from Martin, Starnes & Associates to conduct the County’s annual audit for FY11 through FY15



  1. Notification of Vacancies

  Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.         Animal Services Committee – 1 vac.

2.         Historic Courthouse Corporation dba/ Heritage Museum Board – 1 vac.


  1. Nominations

  Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.         Agriculture Advisory Board – 3 vac.

2.         Animal Services Committee – 3 vac.

3.         Apple Country Greenway Commission – 4 vac.

4.         CJPP (Criminal Justice Partnership Program) – 3 vac.      

5.         Downtown Hendersonville, Inc. – 1 vac.

6.         Henderson County Historic Courthouse Corp. dba/Heritage Museum Board - 2 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 – 3 vac.

12.     Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 3 vac



A.    United Way 211 information and referral line presentation

  Presentation to the Board on the United Way 211 Program

B.     Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Board Presentation

Presentation to the Board on the Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation and      Development Board

C.     Register of Deeds – Request to Use ROD Restricted Funds for Automation, Enhancement and Document Preservation

Request to use restricted AEPF funds for equipment and contracted services

D.    Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

Update to the Board on proposals received for Materials Recovery Facility

E.     Tactical Rescue Vehicle

Request to use federal forfeiture, state drug excise and ICE revenues for purchase of a Tactical Rescue Vehicle

F.      Articles of Incorporation for agriculture economic development organization

Presentation of draft Articles of Incorporation, including proposed member categories for the Board of Directors

G.    Network Cabling and Equipment for Law Enforcement Center and Old Health Building Renovations

Request for approval of technology phase for network cabling and equipment for the           Law Enforcement Center and old Health Department Renovation

H.    FY 2011-2012 Budget Discussions

 Request for Board direction to Staff on FY12 budget preparation


County Manager’s Report

              Routine Update from the County Manager


Important Dates

Upcoming schedule of meetings and events

A.    Set public hearing on economic incentives grant “Project Blue Ridge”


Closed Session

A.     Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(3), to consult with an Attorney employed or retained by the public body in order to preserve the attorney-client privilege between the attorney and the public body.

B.     Pursuant to N.C. Gen Stat. §143-319.11(a)(5), to establish, or to instruct the public body’s staff of negotiating agents concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the public body 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.










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