Henderson County Board of Commissioners

1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville, NC

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

5:30 P.M.







PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE by Haley Hargus of the Barnyard Bandits 4-H Club


PROCLAMATION – Constitution Week







A.     Minutes

August 16, 2017 - 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 and Refunds

Routine monthly request for approval of tax releases and tax refunds

D.     County Financial Report/Cash Balance Report – July 2017

Routine monthly financial report for the County

E.      Public Schools Financial Reports – July 2017

Routine monthly financial report for the Henderson County Public Schools

F.      Gerton Fire & Rescue Apparatus Replacement

Requests the Board authorize the Chairman to sign a letter to Home Trust Bank on behalf of Gerton Fire & Rescue

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

Requests the Board adopt a resolution for Mills River Fire & Rescue to purchase a new Engine/Pumper

H.     Community Foundation Grant – Fund Transfer Request

Request Board approval of a Budget Amendment re-appropriating FY grant funding

I.        Set Public Hearing for Rezoning Application #R-2017-04, Donald Jones

Requests the Board set a Public Hearing for Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

J.       FY2018 Rural Operating Assistance Program (ROAP) Application to the North Carolina Department of Transportation

Requests the Board approve a Certified Statement and authorize staff to execute all required documents for the FY2018 ROAP grant application

K.     Edneyville and Dana Fire Tax District Revisions

Requests the Board adopt a resolution for Edneyville Fire & Rescue/Dana Fire and Rescue District Boundary Swap

L.      Request for Pawnshop License

Requests the Board grant a pawnshop license to Teresa Galloway and Robert Dennis Lewis, Jr., as applied for





  1. Notification of Vacancies

Notification of citizen vacancies to County Boards and Committees

1.      Hendersonville City Zoning Board of Adjustment – 1 vac.

2.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 1 vac.

3.      Nursing/Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee – 2 vac.

  1. Nominations

Nominations of citizens to County Boards and Committees

1.      Asheville Regional Housing Consortium – 1 vac.

2.      Cemetery Advisory Committee – 7 vac.

3.      Environmental Advisory Committee – 1 vac.

4.      Henderson Tourism Development Authority – 1 vac.

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

6.      Juvenile Crime Prevention Council – 3 vac.

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

8.      Recreation Advisory Committee – 2 vac.

9.      Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council – 1 vac.



A.     American Red Cross – Hurricane Harvey Update

Alli Trask, Executive Director for the American Red Cross Asheville-Mountain Area, will provide the Board with an update on Red Cross efforts related to Hurricane Harvey

B.     Continuation of Rezoning Application #R-2017-02

Further discussion on rezoning 37.4 acres of land from Residential Two Rural (R2R) and community commercial (CC) zoning districts to an industrial (I) zoning district

C.     Funding Options for Edneyville Elementary Gravity Sewer

Requests Board discussion of the funding options

D.     Offer to Purchase Lake Osceola

Requests the Board hear a proposal to purchase Osceola Lake

E.      Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) Request by NCDOT

Requests Board discussion of a proposed DOT bridge replacement

F.      Resolution – Encouraging Congress to Create a Reliable, Predictable Stream of Resources to     Address Deferred Maintenance Needs in America’s National Park System

Requests from the Tourism Development Authority to adopt a Resolution in Support

G.     Charters of Freedom Monument

Discussion of the location for the Charters of Freedom



Routine Update from the County Manager



Upcoming schedule of meetings and events   









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