Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Monday, March 7, 2011

5:30 PM













A.    Minutes

February 7, 2011

February 16, 2011

Approval of minutes from previous meetings

B.     Tax Collector’s Report

Routine monthly report on current tax collections

C.     Henderson County Public Schools – Quarterly Maintenance Report

Routine quarterly report on school capital and maintenance budget reports

D.    County Financial Report/Cash Balance Report – January 2011

Routine monthly financial report for the County

E.     Public Schools Financial Reports – January 2011

Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools

F.      Letter of Support to NCDOT for Howard Gap Road Widening

Request for Board support for the Howard Gap Road widening project and the additional safety improvements of bike lanes and rumble strips.  No County funds are requested or required.

G.    Recreation Trails Grant Support Letter

Request for support of application for a Recreation Trails Grant to establish a paddle trail along the French Broad River

H.    Recreation Advisory Board Bylaw Amendments

Request to revise current bylaws, as recommended by the Recreation Advisory Board

I.       Right of way Agreement for Transfer Station

Request for Board approval of three right of way agreements with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and authorization for the County Engineer to sign these agreements

J.       Surplus Vehicles

Request to declare 3 vehicles and equipment as surplus for sale at GovDeals

K.    Consolidated Contract Agreement w/ the NC Department of Health and Human Services

Request to approve the Consolidated Contract Agreement with DHHS

L.     Proclamation – April Fuels Day

Request for adoption of proclamation

M.   Proclamation – Transylvania County’s 150th Anniversary

Request for adoption of proclamation

N.    Proclamation – Sexual Violence Awareness Month

Request for adoption of proclamation

O.    Community Child Protection Team Annual Report

Routine annual report from Community Child Protection Team

P.      Replacement Jail Transport SUV

Request to approve budget amendment for vehicle replacement



  1. Notification of Vacancies

 Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.         Community Child Protection Team – 1 vac.

2.         Environmental Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

3.         Equalization and Review, Henderson County Board of – 3 vac.

4.         Fletcher Planning Board – 1 vac.

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

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

7.         Solid Waste Advisory Committee – 3 vac.


  1. Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.         Agri-Business Development Board – 2 vac.

2.         Apple Country Greenway Commission – 4 vac.

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

4.         Downtown Hendersonville, Inc. – 1 vac.

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

6.         Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 9 vac.

7.         Mountain Area Workforce Development Board – 1 vac.

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

9.         Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 3 vac.

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



A.    Governor’s Proposed Budget

Request for adoption of resolution

B.     Agri-Business Development Partnership Update & Proposed Budget

Request for Board approval of Agribusiness development partnership budgets

C.     Resolution – In Support of Legislative Goal for increased County flexibility to organize local human services

Request for adoption of resolution


County Manager’s Report

            Routine Update from the County Manager


Important Dates

Upcoming schedule of meetings and events

A.    Set Public Hearing for Rezoning Application #R-2010-03-C

Request to set a Public Hearing on a rezoning application for April 20, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.


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.


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