Henderson County Board of Commissioners

Budget Work Session

1 Historic Courthouse Square

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

9:00 AM



Pledge of Allegiance


Public Hearings

A.      Closing of a Portion of Cloverdale Drive

Public Hearing on Abandonment of state maintenance and closure of a portion of Cloverdale Drive

B.      FY 2016-2017 Budget Public Hearing

Public Hearing on the FY16-17 Henderson County Budget


Discussion/Adjustment of Consent Agenda



A.      May 2, 2016 Minutes

Approval of minutes from previous meetings

B.      Transit Service Operating Contract (Apple Country Transit)

Requests the Board authorize the County Manager to execute a contract with WCCA for Apple Country Transit System

C.      Pardee Financing

Requests the Board approve a Resolution for a hospital revenue bond financing

D.     Budget Amendment - Patrol Vehicles

Requests the Board approve the replacement of two patrol vehicles and the associated budget amendment


BUDGET OVERVIEW- County Manager Steve Wyatt


Henderson County Board of Education Request


REVIEW OF BUDGET PROPOSALS – Assistant County Manager Amy Brantley

  1. Blue Ridge Community College (pg. 7)
  2. Non-Profit Agencies (pg. 10)
  3. Henderson County Sheriff’s Department (pg. 13)

      Sheriff, Detention, E911

  1. Department of Social Services (pg. 22)             
  2. Health Department (pg. 29)

        General Health, Environmental Health


BREAK: As needed



  1. General Government

Governing Body (pg. 35), County Administration (pg. 37), Human Resources (pg. 40), Elections (pg. 42), Legal (pg. 44), Register of Deeds (pg. 46), Facility Services (pg. 48), Court Facilities (pg. 53), Information Technology (pg. 55), Wellness (pg. 58), Debt Service (pg. 60), Non-Departmental Accounts (pg. 62), Transfers from the General Fund (pg. 64)

7.      Taxation and Finance

      Finance (pg. 66), Tax Department (pg. 68), Reappraisal Reserve (pg. 73)

8.      Public Safety

        Emergency Management (pg. 76), EMS (pg. 81), Building Services (pg. 85), Animal Services (pg. 88), Rescue Squad (pg. 91), Code Enforcement (pg. 93)

9.      Planning and Economic Development

        Soil & Water Conservation (pg. 95), Planning (pg. 98), Public Transit (pg. 102), Economic Development (pg. 105), Heritage Museum (pg. 107), Agribusiness Henderson County (pg. 109)

10.    Environmental Protection

      Forestry Services (pg. 111), Cooperative Extension (pg. 113)

11.    Human Services

        Home and Community Care Block Grant (pg. 115), Medical Services (pg. 117), Mental Health (pg. 119), ROAP (pg. 121), Juvenile Justice Grant (pg. 123), Veteran’s Services (pg. 125)

12.    Cultural and Recreation

      Library (pg. 127), Recreation (pg. 130)

13.    Fire District Funds (pg. 133)

14.    Special Revenue Funds

        Capital Reserve Fund (pg. 160), Dodd Meadows (pg. 162), Solid Waste (pg. 164), Cane Creek Water and Sewer (pg. 168), Justice Academy Sewer Fund (pg. 172)