Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

9:00 A.M.








A.    Public Hearing Regarding Close Out for the 2011 Scattered Site Housing Grant (11-C-2316)

Public Hearing to Close Out the Scattered Site Housing Grant







A.    Minutes - June 1, 2015 - 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 & Refunds

Routine monthly request for approval of tax releases and tax refunds

D.    Budget Amendment – Special Needs Sports

Requests the Board approve a budget amendment to use $4,500 in Recreation for the Special Needs Sports Paving project

E.     Energy Management Update

Routine quarterly report on fuel and energy usage

F.      Bid Award for Security Upgrades at Detention Center

Requests the Board award the contract for the Henderson County Detention Center upgrades to the low bidder, Simplex Grinnell for $405,275 authorize staff to proceed with said upgrades, and authorize the County Manager to execute any required documents

G.    Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

Consideration of date and venue for Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

H.    Walk of Fame Steering Committee – Revised Charter

Requests the Board approve the Revised Charter for the Committee

I.       Approval  of contract for Municipal Fire and Building Inspection Services

Requests the Board approves the draft contract to be presented to the County’s municipalities

J.       Approval of Enhanced Law Enforcement Services contract with Town of Mills River

Request the Board approve the proposed agreement with the Sheriff and the Town of Mills River

K.    Autoagent Contract

Requests the Board approves contracting with Autoagent

L.     Amendment of Chapter 78 (Fire Prevention) of Henderson County Code

Requests the Board approve the proposed amendments to Chapter 78 of the Henderson County Code.





A.     Notification of Vacancies

Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.      Asheville Regional Housing Consortium – 1 vac.

2.      EMS Peer Review Committee – 1 vac.

3.      Henderson Tourism Development Authority – 2 vac.

4.      Library Board of Trustees – 2 vac.

5.      Recreation Advisory Board – 1 vac.


B.     Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

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

2.      East Flat Rock Community Plan Advisory Committee – 2 vac.

3.      EMS Peer Review Committee – 1 vac.

4.      Environmental Advisory Committee – 3 vac.

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

6.      Henderson County Board of Health – 1 vac.

7.      Henderson Tourism Development Authority – Chair Appointment

8.      Historic Resources Commission – 1 vac.

9.      Hospital Corporation Board of Directors/UNCH – 1 vac.

10.  Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 9 vac.

11.  Land-of-Sky Regional Council – 1 vac.

12.  Mountain Area Workforce Development Board – 5 vac.

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

14.  Nursing/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – 5 vac.

15.  Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 3 vac.



A.     New Health Sciences Center Financing

Requests the Board approve the financing resolution contained in the proposed minute extract attached to this agenda item, which authorizes the negotiation of an installment financing contract and provides for certain other related matters for the financing, and that the wording in the minutes reflect that shown in the minute extract.

B.     Proposed Contract Agreement for Electronic Health Records – Public Health

Requests the Board approves the electronic health record software contract as proposed and that contract and related project expenditures will be paid from the designated fund for this initiative.

C.     Etowah Scoreboards

Requests the Board accepts the grants and direct staff to purchase the scoreboards

D.     Pardee Parking Request

Request from Pardee Hospital for use of parking spaces at the former Boyd property and Sixth Avenue Clubhouse



Routine Update from the County Manager



Upcoming schedule of meetings and events



A.     Minutes – March 2, 2015

Approval of minutes from previous meeting(s)

B.     Construction Contract Award – School House Road Pump Station

Requests the Board the Board award the construction contract for the School House Pump Station Project to Cooper Construction Company, Inc for $258,193.95, approve the proposed project budget and funding, and authorize the County Engineer to execute the required documents

C.     Award Construction Contract – Snowball Pump Station Project

Requests the Board award the construction contract for the Snowball Pump Station Project to Buchanan and Sons, Incorporated for $652,040, approve the proposed project budget and authorize the County Engineer to execute the required documents


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

  1. 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.   



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