Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Monday, January 7, 2013

5:30 PM








A.     Public Hearing for Rezoning Application #R-2012-04  

Public Hearing for rezoning the Grimesdale neighborhood from a Residential One (R1) district to a Residential Two (R2) district

B.     Public Hearing for Rezoning Application #R-2012-05

Public Hearing for rezoning from a Residential Two district to an Office and Institutional district







A.     Minutes

December 3, 2012

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 – November 2012

Routine monthly financial report for the County

D.     Public Schools Financial Reports – November 2012

 Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools

E.      Designation of Voting Delegate to NCACC Legislative Goals Conference

Requests the Board designative Chairman Messer as Henderson County’s voting delegate to the NCACC Annual Conference and Vice-Chairman Thompson as an alternate

F.      Western Highlands Area Authority – Quarterly Fiscal Monitoring Report (FMR) for the quarter ended September 30, 2012

Requests the Board approve the Western Highlands Area Authority FMR for the quarter ended 9/30/12

G.     Home and Community Block Grant Allocations

Requests the Board approve proposed allocation of additional funds

H.     Approval and/or unsealing of closed session general accounts

Requests the Board approve and unseal a list of general accounts of closed sessions

I.        NC Governor’s Highway Safety Law Enforcement Liaison Grant

Requests the Board allow for the Sheriff’s Office to enter into a one year agreement to allow their officers to act as Law Enforcement Liaison for Region 10

J.       Pest control on Bent Creek Property

Request the Board approve removal of coyotes on Bent Creek Property

K.     Resolutions for the Henderson County’s CDBG Grant for 2011 Scattered Site Housing and CDBG/NCRC Grants for Sierra Nevada/Ferncliff Industrial Park

Requests Board approve Planning Director sign all documents pertaining to Grants

L.      Surplus Vehicles and A/C Equipment

Requests to surplus vehicles and equipment, and to authorize the sale of such on GovDeals

M.    Sidearm Requests – Deborah Ward and Samuel Seelig

Requests the Board approve sidearm requests for Sergeant Ward and Deputy Seelig

N.     Petition for addition to State Road system

Requests the Board approve the petitions and direct staff to forward them to NCDOT

O.     Water & Sewer Line Extension – Carriage Park Section 16, Phase 2A

Requests the Board approve the Carriage Park Section 16, Phase 2A water and sewer line extension

P.      Approval to surplus one Sheriff’s Office Vehicle

Requests the Board surplus a vehicle for donation to BRCC

Q.     Request for Approval of Western Carolina Community Action CSBG 2013-2014 Grant Application for Funding

Requests the Board approve the application, and authorize the Clerk to execute the Documentation of Submission

R.     Pending Releases & Refunds

Routine monthly request for approval of tax releases and tax refunds

S.      Water Resources Development Project Grant Program - Resolution

Requests the Board approve a resolution sponsoring the Water Resources Development Project Grant for the French Broad River Greenway Initiative



A.     Notification of Vacancies

Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.      Environmental Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

2.      Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

3.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 1 vac.

4.      Nursing/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – 2 vac.


B.     Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.      Environmental Advisory Committee – Chair Appointment

2.      Henderson County Historic Courthouse dba/Heritage Museum – Chair Appointment

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

4.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 6 vac.

5.      Laurel Park Planning Board – 1 vac.

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

7.      Nursing/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – 6 vac.

8.      Recreation Advisory Board – 1 vac.

9.      Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 2 vac.

10.  Smartstart – 1 vac.


C.     Appointment of Commissioner Representative for Boards and Committees



A.    Flat Rock Playhouse Funding

B.     Blue Ridge Community College Update

C.     Courthouse Security



Routine Update from the County Manager



Upcoming schedule of meetings and events


CLOSED SESSION as allowed pursuant to NCGS 143-318.11 for the following reason(s):

A.     (a)(3) to consult with an attorney employed or retained by the Board to preserve attorney-client privilege


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