Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

9:00 a.m.









  1. Rezoning Application #R-2014-05 (A, B, C) Edneyville, Dana, and Green River/Tuxedo Zirconia Community Plans

Public Hearing on rezoning application


Recognition of Register of Deeds – Nedra Moles


Recognition of Commissioner – Larry Young







A.    Minutes:  November 3, 2014 – Regularly Scheduled Meeting

Approval of minutes from previous meeting(s)

B.     Tax Collector’s Report

Routine monthly report on current tax collections

C.     Smoky Mountain Center – Quarterly Fiscal Monitoring Report (FMR) for the quarter ended September 30, 2014

Routine quarterly report from Smoky Mountain Center

D.    Bid Award for Purchase of Sheriff’s Patrol Vehicles

Requests the Board accept the low bid from Hendersonville Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM and authorize the Sheriff to proceed with purchasing the approved vehicles

E.     Document approval relating to Henderson County Hospital Corporation Revenue Bond Financing

Requests approval of the Bond Order, and directs the Chair and staff to execute required documents

F.      Inclement Weather/ Emergency Closings Policy

Requests the Board adopt a proposed Inclement Weather and Emergency Closings Policy for the Office of the Register of Deeds




      Notification to the Board of new vacancies on County Boards and Committees

1.      Fire Commission – 2 vac.

2.      Henderson County Historic Courthouse Corporation dba/Heritage Museum– 1 vac.

3.      Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

4.      Henderson County Zoning Board of Adjustment – 4 vac.

5.      Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee – 2 vac.

6.      Laurel Park Planning Board – 1 vac.

7.      Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 2 vac.




      Nominations and appointment of citizens to County Board and Committees

1.      Animal Services Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

2.      EMS Peer Review Committee – 2 vac.         

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

4.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 4 vac.

5.      Library Board of Trustees – 1 vac.

6.      Mountain Area Workforce Development Board – 3 vac.      

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

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

9.      Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 1 vac.



A.     Address to the Board

Fletcher Mayor Pro-Tem has requested to be on the Board’s agenda

  1. 2015 Reappraisal

Requests the Board adopt the 2015 Schedules of Values, Standards, and Rules for Market Value, as amended, and adopt the 2015 Schedules of Values, Standards, and Rules for Present- Use Value and the Wildlife Conservation Land Program as originally presented

  1. Environmental Advisory Committee Discussion

Request by EAC for Board discussion of committee direction

  1. Donation of Land to the County for US 64 French Broad River Access

Requests the Board accept the donation of 1.6 acres of land for proposed French Broad River access

  1. Donation of Right of Way for Paving SR1853 (Huggins Road)

Requests NCDOT contact the County for consideration of donation of right of way after securing approval of 100% of the other property owners

F.      Henderson County Audit Results for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Presentation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report



      Routine Update from the County Manager



                        Upcoming schedule of meetings and events


CLOSED SESSION as allowed pursuant to NCGS 143-318.119(a) for the following reason(s):

The Board is requested to go into closed session pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a), for the following reasons:

1.      Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(1), to prevent disclosure of information that is privileged or confidential pursuant to the law of this State or of the United States, or not considered a public record within the meaning of Chapter 132 of the General Statutes, in accordance with and pursuant to NCGS 143-318.10(e) and Article II of Chapter 11 of the Henderson County Code.

  1. 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.
  2. Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.11(a)(5), to establish, or to instruct the staff or agents, concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the County in negotiating the price and other material terms of a contract or proposed contract for the acquisition of real property by purchase, option, exchange or lease.



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