Mayor Shiela Williams called the meeting to order and James Walker offered invocation. Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk called the roll.
Commissioner Humphrey, Commissioner Gibson, Commissioner Jenkins, and Commissioner Weaver. Town Administrator, Robert Masters and Town Attorney, David Orcutt were also present.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Commissioner Humphrey made the motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 2, 2008 and September 16, 2008. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Jenkins. The motion carried.
Tracy Sullivan, Town Clerk reported the Bank Balances.
CITIZENS PETITIONS AND COMPLAINTS
James Walker – Mr. Walker made a complaint that there were holes in the ground were the Town installed drainage line behind Olive Chapel Church.
Robert Smith replied that he was aware of the situation and he would take care of it. He also stated that the job was scheduled for close to the end of the year after peak season.
Moses Hayes – Mr. Hayes stated that he had a balance on his utility bill after he paid it in full.
Mayor Williams informed him that someone would contact him the next day in reference to his complaint.
Tassie Langley – Ms. Langley made several comments on various issues and Town employees.
Mayor Williams thanked Ms. Langley for her comments.
Julie Bollinger of the NCDOT-Transportation Planning Branch made a presentation pertaining to the Edgecombe County Comprehensive Transportation Plan.
a. Commissioner Gibson made the motion to appoint David Pride to the Land Use Steering Committee. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Jenkins. The motion carried.
b. Commissioner Jenkins made the motion to approve the Identity Theft Protection Policy and Response Plan. Commissioner Humphrey seconded the motion. The motion carried.
c. Commissioner Gibson made the motion to table the Water Shortage Plan. Commissioner Jenkins seconded the motion. The motion carried.
d. Commissioner Weaver made the motion to remove the list of sold fixed assets. Commissioner Humphrey seconded the motion. The motion carried.
e. Commissioner Jenkins made the motion to allow Eagle Scout, Bennett Satterwhite, to build park benches for the Town Parks. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Humphrey. The motion carried.
Robert Smith read the Streets and Sanitation report. (attached)
Timothy Balkcum read the Fire Department report.
Commissioner Jenkins 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)
Mayor Williams announced the upcoming meeting dates:
Regular Meeting on October 21, 2008 at 6:30PM
Commissioner Humphrey made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Weaver seconded the motion. The motion carried.