Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Monday, January 6, 2014

5:30 P.M.




PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – by Katherine Grady, of the Homesteaders 4-H Club



A.     Rezoning Application #R-2013-05

Rezoning request from a Residential One (R1) to a Local Commercial (LC) zoning district

B.     To Consider Economic Development Incentives – Project Percept

Public Hearing to Consider Economic Development Incentives

C.     To Consider Economic Development Incentives – Project Hot and Cold

Public Hearing to Consider Economic Development Incentives







A.    Minutes

December 2, 2013, December 31, 2013

Approval of minutes from previous meeting(s)

B.     Tax Collector’s Report

Routine monthly report on current tax collections

C.     County Financial Report/Cash Balance Report – November 2013

            Routine monthly financial report for the County

D.    Public Schools Financial Reports – November 2013

Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools 

E.     Budget Amendment – Capital Project Fund

Requests the Board approve a budget amendment to provide funding for planning services

F.      Budget Amendment – Sheriff’s Office Request to Use Drug Seizure Funds to Pay for Printing and Postage for a Citizen Survey

Requests the Board approve the services of Western Carolina University in printing and mailing a citizen survey of the Sheriff’s Office, and the use of drug seizure funds to pay for the expenses

G.    Service Badge and Sidearm Request – Rodney Raines & Ned Whitmire

            Requests the Board allow the Sheriff to present service badges and sidearms to Chief Deputy Rodney Raines and Sergeant Ned Whitmire in recognition of their retirement

H.    Approval of 2013-2014 Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Grant

            Requests the Board approve the PARTF 2013-14 Basic Facts and Assurances certificate, and authorize Staff to submit the 2014 PARTF Grant application for the Tuxedo Park project

I.       Parkway Behavioral Health – Performance Agreement Amendment

            Requests the Board approve amendments to Performance Agreements reflecting the sale of Parkway Behavioral Health to Family Preservation Services

J.       Petition for addition to State Road system

      Requests that the Board direct staff to forward a petition for Sunoake Court to NCDOT

K.    Resolution – Local Fire Tax Bill

      Requests the Board adopt a Resolution in support of the Ceiling on Fire Taxes Bill in the NC General Assembly



A.    Notification of Vacancies

Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.      Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee – 3 vac.

B.     Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 5 vac.     

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

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

4.      Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 2 vac.

5.      Smartstart – 1 vac.

6.      WCCA Board of Directors (Western Carolina Community Action) – 1 vac.

C.     Appointment of Commissioner Representatives for Board and Committees



A.     Request for Approval of Western Carolina Community Action 2013-2014 CDBG Grant Application for funding

Requests the Board approve a WCCA Community Services Block Grant Application

B.     Rules of Procedure

Requests the Board adopt proposed Rules of Procedure

C.     Smoking Ordinance Amendments

Requests the Board discuss how it wishes to deal with smoking at any facility owned and/or operated by the County

D.     NCACC Legislative Goals

            Requests the Board direct Staff regarding any proposed legislative goals it wishes to submit



Routine Update from the County Manager



Upcoming schedule of meetings and events

A.     Set Public Hearing for Rezoning Application #R-2013-06

Requests the Board schedule a public hearing for Monday, February 3, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.










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