MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SHARPSBURG BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
AUGUST 8, 2006
Mayor Sheila Williams called the meeting to order and invocation was offered by Pastor Lee.
Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk called the Roll.
Commissioner Cheryl O’Neal, Commissioner David Pride, Commissioner Micheal Jones, Commissioner William Sharpe.Â Town Administrator, Sonya Meeks was also present.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES AND APPROVAL TO PAY THE BILLS
Motion was made by Commissioner Jones to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on July 11, 2006.Â Motion was seconded by Commissioner O’Neal.
Motion was made by Commissioner Pride to approve to pay the bills and the motion was seconded by Commissioner Sharpe.
CITIZENS PETITIONS AND COMPLAINTS
a. Mr. W.C. Weaver wants the Town Board to Remove the age limit on single wideÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â trailers and is concerned about the slow process of the Well Project.
b. Becky Humphrey voiced her concerns on the flooding of ditches in Town and the growingÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â snake problem due to uncut ditches.
c. Johnny Williams thanked the Police Officers for attending community functions.
d. Tassie Langley is concerned with the Town’s Financial situation and the hiring of newÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â employees. She also is concerned with the ditches in Town.
a. Approval to reallocate $3900 from line item 10-530-3400 Fuel & Oil (Fire Dept.) to line item
10-420-6900 Building Maintenance (Admin), $2900 and line item 10-420-5700
Miscellaneous (Admin) $1000. Motion was made by Commissioner Pride and seconded by Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Commissioner O’Neal.
b. Approval for Chief Barry C. Bissette to remain hired with the Town as a regular employeeÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â instead of a contract employee.Â Motion was made by Commissioner O’Neal and seconded by
c. Approval to pass the 5% increase on sewer cost from the City of Rocky Mount to the Town of
Sharpsburg’s customers.Â Motion was made by Commissioner Pride and seconded byÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Commissioner Jones.
a. Approval to begin once a month utility billing effective November 1, 2006.Â Motion made by
Commissioner Jones and seconded by Commissioner Pride.
b. Approval to declare items surplus and schedule a surplus sell to be held on Friday, SeptemberÂ Â Â Â 1, 2006 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.Â Motion was made by Commissioner Jones and secondedÂ Â Â Â Â by Commissioner Pride.
Commissioner Sharpe read the Police Report provided by Chief Bissette.
Commissioner Pride made comment that the Town employees were going to address the ditch issues that are concerning citizens as soon as time permits.
Town Administrator, Sonya Meeks also addressed the ditch issue and announced the Public Works crew would be cleaning the ditch on Creekside Drive.
Motion was made to go into closed session to discuss personnel matters and a pending litigation by Commissioner O’Neal and seconded by Commissioner Jones.
Motion was made to go into open session by Commissioner O’Neal and seconded by Commissioner Pride.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Commissioner Pride and seconded by Commissioner O’Neal.