Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Monday, May 4, 2015

5:30 P.M.




INVOCATION by Rabbi Philip Bentley of Agudas Israel Congregation


PROCLAMATION – In Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of VE Day – Victory in Europe Day  




RESOLUTION – In Recognition of the Week of May 17 – May 23, 2015 as Henderson County EMS Week  



A.    Henderson County Hospital Corporation Deemed Reissuance (Converting 2013 Refunding Bond)

Public Hearing requesting Board adopt the proposed resolution regarding the 2013 Henderson County Hospital Corporation Refunding Bond







A.    Minutes:

April 15, 2015 - Regularly Scheduled Meeting

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 – March 2015

Routine monthly financial report for the County

D.    Public Schools Financial Reports – March 2015

Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools

E.     Meeting Room Security

Requests the Board approve guidelines prohibiting bags, packages, and parcels of any sort within the meeting room, without inspection, or previously approved credentials

F.      Register of Deeds – Request to Use ROD Restricted Funds for Automation, Enhancement and Document Preservation

Requests the Board approve a budget amendment to use $7,000 in ROD Restricted General Fund Balance

G.    Budget Amendment – Valley Hill Fire Station #2

Requests the Board approve a Budget Amendment appropriating funds for purchase of Valley Hill #2

H.    Budget Amendment – Emergency Communications Project

Requests the Board approves a Budget Amendment appropriating funds for the Emergency Communications System modernization and Upgrade Project

I.       FY 2016 Budget Schedule

Requests approval of the FY16 Budget Schedule, and set the Public Hearing for June 1, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

J.       Request for Approval of a Consortium Agreement – Mountain Area Workforce Development Board

Requests Board approval of a Consortium Agreement

K.    Environmental Advisory Committee – Letter of Support

Requests the Board approve a letter of support from the EAC to an application being submitted for the City of Hendersonville to become a certified Bee City affiliate

L.     Special Needs Baseball Jackson Park Improvements

     Requests the Board accept a donation and direct staff to proceed with the project



A.     Notification of Vacancies

Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.      Environmental Advisory Committee – 5 vac.

2.      Equalization and Review, Henderson County Board of – 1 vac.

3.      Fire and Rescue Advisory Committee – 2 vac.

4.      Henderson County Board of Health– 3 vac.

5.      Henderson County Historic Courthouse Corporation dba/ Heritage Museum – 2 vac.

6.      Historic Resources Commission – 3 vac.

7.      Jury Commission – 1 vac.

8.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 12 vac.

9.      Library Board of Trustees – 3 vac.

B.     Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.      Animal Services Advisory Committee – 3 vac.

2.      Blue Ridge Community College Board of Trustees – 1 vac.

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

4.      East Flat Rock Community Plan Advisory Committee – 8 vac.

5.      EMS Peer Review Committee – 1 vac.                         

6.      Equalization and Review Committee, Henderson County Board of – 1 vac.

7.      Henderson County Planning Board – 3 vac.

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

9.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 4 vac.         

10.     Mountain Area Workforce Development Board – 3 vac.

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

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

13.     Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 3 vac.





A.    Flat Rock Playhouse – Mold Abatement Project Update

Update from the Flat Rock Playhouse on the Mold Abatement Project

B.     Pardee Hospital Update

Update from Pardee Hospital on fundraising and naming rights efforts

C.     Mills River Fire and Rescue, Inc. Tax Exempt Loan Agreement

Requests the Board authorize the Chairman to sign the letter to First Citizens Bank on behalf of Mills River Fire & Rescue for purchase of a new ladder truck

D.    Solid Waste Hauling and Disposal Contract

Requests Board approve the proposed agreement with Republic Services of Kentucky, LLC to transport and dispose of the County’s waste from the Stoney Mountain Transfer Station effective July 1, 2015

E.     Harper Cycles Flooding Report

Follow-up of flooding Report



Routine Update from the County Manager



Upcoming schedule of meetings and events



The Board is requested to go into closed session pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(4):

A.      Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(4), to discuss matters relating to the location or expansion of industries or other businesses in Henderson County, including agreement on a tentative list of economic development incentives that may be offered by the Board in negotiations.

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