Mayor Williams called the meeting to order and Commissioner Weaver offered invocation. Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk called the roll.
Commissioner Humphrey, Commissioner Gibson, Commissioner Jenkins, Commissioner Weaver and Commissioner Hamm. Town Administrator, Robert Masters and Town Attorney, David Orcutt were also present.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Commissioner Jenkins made the motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on August 5, 2008 and August 19, 2008. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Humphrey. The motion carried.
Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk reported the Bank Balances.
CITIZENS PETITIONS AND COMPLAINTS
Moses Hayes – Mr. Hayes was concerned about the junk cars located on Holly Drive.
The Mayor informed Mr. Hayes to call the Town Administrator with the addresses of the junk cars and the Town would send a letter to the owners.
a. Commissioner Gibson made the motion to adopt the Ordinance for four year staggered terms
for the Mayor and Board of Commissioners. The motion was seconded by Commissioner
Weaver. The motion carried.
a. Robert Masters, Town Administrator informed the Board and Town citizens that appointments
to the Land Use Steering Committee would need to be made to help create a Land Use Plan
for the Town of Sharpsburg. He also informed citizens that if interested in serving on the
Committee to please pick up a application from the Town Office.
Robert Smith read the Streets and Sanitation report. (attached)
Otis Ray read the Parks and Recreation report.
Chief Bissette read the police report.
Robert Smith read the Water and Sewer report. (attached)
Otis Ray read the Electric report. (attached)
Robert Masters reminded the Board of the upcoming Rural Center Forum. He informed them that the heating and air condition unit needed to be replaced at the Town Work Center and the estimated cost was $4000.00. He also stated that the Work Center needed to be remodeled to utilize the space for the employees and provide office space for the Department Heads.
Mayor Williams announced the upcoming meeting dates:
Regular Meeting on September 16, 2008 at 6:30PM
Commissioner Gibson made the motion to go into closed session pursuant to N.C.G.S. 143-318-11(a) (5) to instruct the staff or negotiating agents concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the public body 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. Commissioner Humphrey seconded the motion. The motion carried.
Commissioner Humphrey made the motion to return to open session. Commissioner Weaver seconded the motion. The motion carried.
Commissioner Hamm made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Weaver seconded the motion. The motion carried.