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									VIRGINIA:      AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOARD OF
               SUPERVISORS HELD ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2007, IN
               THE AUDITORIUM OF THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT BUILDING

PRESENT: BERNARD L. JONES, CHAIRMAN; WELTON TYLER, VICE-CHAIRMAN;
         ROBERT H. CONNER, BARBARA JARRETT DRUMMOND, MARC
         FINNEY, BOARD OF SUPERVISOR MEMBERS; CHARLETTE T.
         WOOLRIDGE, CLERK; TAMMY W. NEWCOMB, DEPUTY CLERK;
         RUSSELL O. SLAYTON, JR., COUNTY ATTORNEY

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Re: Closed Meeting

       Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and unanimously

carried, the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia, convened in Closed

Meeting to discuss the following matters:

2.2-3711.A.1

      Discussion of prospective candidates for employment in the position of
      Building & Grounds Worker I.

2.2-3711.A.3.

      Discussion or consideration of the acquisition of real property for a public
      purpose (Brunswick-Dinwiddie-Mecklenburg Regional Jail), where discussion in
      an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining position or negotiating
      strategy of the public body, to-wit:

              Brunswick-Dinwiddie-Mecklenburg Regional Jail
              Brunswick County Housing Production Project

      Discussion or consideration of the disposition of publicly held real property,
      where discussion in an open meeting would adversely affect the bargaining
      position or negotiating strategy of the public body, to-wit, County property in
      Gasburg.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

                    MOTION TO RECONVENE IN OPEN MEETING

      Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Mr. Conner, and unanimously

carried, the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia, reconvened in Open

Meeting.

                CERTIFICATION OF CLOSED MEETING DISCUSSION

      WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia (“Board”),
convened a Closed Meeting on this date pursuant to an affirmative recorded vote in
accordance with the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act; and,

       WHEREAS, Section 2.2-3712 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended,
requires a certification by the Board that such Closed Meeting was conducted in
conformity with Virginia law.

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby certifies that, to
the best of each member’s knowledge, (i) only public business matters lawfully
exempted from Open Meeting requirements by Virginia law were discussed in the
Closed Meeting to which this certification resolution applies, and (ii) only such public
business matters as were identified in the motion convening the Closed Meeting were
heard, discussed or considered by the Board.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

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Re:     Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

        The Chairman called the meeting to order and welcomed all citizens in

attendance.

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Re: Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

        Supervisor Finney gave the Invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Re: Approval of Agenda

        Upon motion of Mr. Tyler, seconded by Mr. Conner, and unanimously

carried, the Board approved the agenda with the following changes:

       Add under New Business – MBI Trucks on Christanna Highway.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Re: Virginia Department of Transportation

        Mr. Goodman, Resident Engineer, presented his monthly report as follows:

Construction Report
   Rural Rustic Program 2007-08
      o Route 719 – Walkers Run Road from Route 685 to end state maintenance –
          Environmental process started
      o Route 672 – Durham Road from Route 611 to 670 North – Environmental
          process started
   Rural Rustic Program 2008-09
      o Route 747 – Dillard Road from Route 611 to end state maintenance
      o Route 755 – Wilson Creek Lane from Route 712 to end state maintenance
      o Route 648 – Great Creek Road from Route 46 to Route 644

Spot Stabilization
   2008-09 Program
      o Route 606 – Brooks Crossing from Route 670 to Route 612
      o Route 673 – Reavis Gin Road from Route 611 to Route 715

Maintenance Contracts (SAAP) under contract with B. P. Short Paving, Inc. to be
completed no later than 11/30/07
    Route 606 – spot restoration - completed
    Route 616 – spot restoration - completed
    Route 634 – spot restoration - completed
    Route 666 – spot restoration - completed
    Route 743 – spot restoration - completed
    Route 750 – spot restoration - completed

Maintenance Forces
    Placing stone on various secondary routes around mailboxes and low shoulders
      and on non-hard surfaced secondary roads, machining non-hard surfaced
      secondary roads, replacing pipe, patching and cleaning intersections.

Bridge Work
     Repair of bridge on Route 1 over Waqua Creek – Contractor is Corman
      Construction Company, Inc. Work is planned to be complete by the end of June
      2008. Repair of bridge on Route 613 (Gills Bridge) over the Nottoway River on
      the Dinwiddie –Brunswick County line. The bridge was closed on December 17,
      2007 and is expected to reopen in March 2008.

Revenue Sharing Program
   Working on environmental documents and preparing straight line sketch.

*****
Re: Approval of Minutes – November 28, 2007, Regular Meeting

      Upon motion of Mr. Tyler, seconded by Mr. Conner, and carried, the Board

approved the minutes of the November 28, 2007, meeting as presented.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None

*****
Re: Special Presentation

INGENCO/Allied Waste Management – Jeff Burrier

      Mr. Jeff Burrier, Allied Waste Management, stated that Allied Waste

Management, along with INGENCO, held an open house on December 6, 2007, to

celebrate the opening of the gas-to-energy plant and the ten-year anniversary of the

Brunswick Waste Management Facility. The landfill facility created seventy-one (71)

full time positions and the new gas-to-energy plant created eight (8) new positions. All

eight (8) positions are held by Brunswick County residents. Additionally, eighty percent

(80%) of all landfill employees are Brunswick County residents.

      Mr. Burrier presented a plaque to the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors in

appreciation of the partnership between Brunswick County and Allied Waste

Management.

      The Board thanked Mr. Burrier for Allied Waste Management’s partnership and

commended them for their dedication and commitment to improving the quality of life

for citizens of Brunswick County.

*****
Re: Department/Agency Requests

Fort Christanna Update – Nathaniel Neblett

      Mr. Nathaniel Neblett stated that the Fort Christanna Planning Committee has

received the design for the visitors entrance platform and kiosk from the consultant. As

a result, he stated that the Committee has discovered the need for an
additional gate for use by emergency vehicles. Mr. Neblett stated that he will be

soliciting proposals for the installation of the additional gate.

         Further, the Committee approved the design for the entrance sign and proposals

will be solicited for this project. He stated that the sign will be erected in the spring

2008 and that he will keep the Board informed.

*****
Brunswick County Litter Control Council – Jinx Baney

         Jinx Baney, Brunswick County Litter Control Council, stated that in the upcoming

year the Litter Control Council plans to focus on education and enforcement. As a

result, the Council plans to request a Litter Enforcement Officer as part of their FY09

Budget request.

         The Board thanked Mrs. Baney and the Brunswick County Litter Control Council

for their litter eradication efforts and commitment to the citizens of Brunswick County.

*****
Re: Citizen Comments

         The Chairman opened the citizen comment period and advised that each citizen

will be allotted three (3) minutes to speak. The following citizens spoke:

        Harvey Penn stated that there are citizens that have hardship with paying taxes.
         He stated that there are services that are funded by the county that can
         potentially be downsized or discontinued. Mr. Penn requested that a committee
         be formed to research the various departments and agencies and make a
         recommendation to the Board regarding possible budget cuts.
        Michael O’Neill stated that he has concerns with the amount of trash along the
         roads in Brunswick County possibly from trash trucks that have not been
         properly emptied and cleaned.

         After giving all citizens an opportunity to express their views, the Chairman

closed the citizen comment period. Chairman Jones thanked all citizens for their

input.

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Re:      Consent Calendar of Reports

         Upon motion of Mr. Conner, seconded by Ms. Drummond, and unanimously

carried, the Board approved the Consent Calendar of Reports as presented for the

following organizations:

         A.   Lawrenceville-Brunswick Airport Monthly Report – November 2007
         B.   Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department Monthly Report – November 2007
         C.   Roanoke River Regional Service Authority Minutes – October 23, 2007
         D.   Southside Community Services Board Minutes – October 16, 2007
         E.   Lake Gaston Weed Control Council Minutes – November 8, 2007
Ayes: Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Re: Finance Director’s Report

Approval of Disbursements

        Upon motion of Mr. Conner, seconded by Mr. Finney, and carried, the Board

approved the disbursement in the total amount of $647,251.62 as follows:

     system checks dated November 27, 2007, in the amount of $5,460.00
     system checks dated December 11, 2007, in the amount of $111,963.41
     system checks dated December 19, 2007, in the amount of $529,828.21

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Re: Brunswick County Public Schools - Monthly Report

        There was no report this month.

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Re: Planning Director’s Report

Final Subdivision Review – Warfield Acres

        Mrs. Sullivan, Director of Planning, stated that the subject property is located at

the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. Route 1) and Flat Rock Road (State

Route 643), in the Red Oak Magisterial District.

        The applicant is requesting final subdivision plat approval for Warfield Acres

Subdivision. The applicant has provided a final plat for the eight (8) lot residential

subdivision in accordance with the Brunswick County Subdivision Ordinance. All lots

are to be served by an individual well and septic system, which has been approved by

the Environmental Health Specialist. All of the lots will have entrances at the

intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. route 1) and Flat Rock Road (State Route

643), existing state maintained roads.

        The preliminary plat for Warfield Acres Subdivision was approved by the

Planning Commission at their February 2007, meeting

        Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and unanimously

carried, the Board approved the final plat for Warfield Acres Subdivision as

recommended by the Planning Commission.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Re: County Administrator’s Report

County Administrator’s Monthly Report – November 2007

       Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, presented the County Administrator’s

monthly report for November 2007. However, she highlighted the following:

      Twenty-four (24) persons utilized the NACo Prescription Drug Discount Card
       Program filling fifty-four (54) prescriptions resulting in a savings of $470.60.

       Upon motion of Ms. Drummond, seconded by Mr. Finney, and unanimously

carried, the Board approved the County Administrator’s monthly report as submitted.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
FY09 Budget Schedule

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, presented the Tentative FY09 Budget

Schedule for the Board’s review. She stated that this is a working document and will

be modified as needed throughout the budget development process. This was

presented for the Board’s information.

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Schedule 2008 Organizational Meeting

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that each year in January the Board of

Supervisors conducts its Organizational Meeting to establish the time, date and place of

its regular Board meetings for the upcoming calendar year, adopt its Rules of Order,

make its various committee appointments and elect its Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

As a result, she requested that the Board identify a date and time to conduct the

Organizational Meeting.

   Staff was directed to poll the Board to determine a date and time convenient for all

Board members to conduct the 2008 Organizational Meeting during the second week in

January.

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Virginia Department of Fire Programs – Virginia Incident Reporting System
Hardware Grant Award Acceptance

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that Brunswick County received

notification of an award from the Virginia Department of Fire Programs in the amount of

$1,000 for a Virginia Fire Incident Reporting System (VFIRS) Hardware Grant. Funding

is being provided from FY08 funds and is to be used by the Triplet Volunteer Fire

Department. The Emergency Services Advisory Board supports this grant award.
   Upon motion of Mr. Tyler, seconded by Ms. Drummond, and unanimously carried,

the Board accepted the funds, in the amount of $1,000, from the Virginia Department

of Fire Programs and approved disbursement to Triplet Fire Department.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Building and Grounds Worker Position – Albertis S. Harrison, Jr. Courthouse

   Ms. Woolridge stated that the Personnel Committee recommends Raleigh B. Jones

as the candidate to fill the part-time Building and Grounds Worker position for the

Albertis S. Harrison, Jr. Courthouse effective January 2, 2008.

   Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Ms. Drummond, and unanimously carried,

the Board accepted the recommendation from the Personnel Committee.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Re: County Attorney’s Report

Brunswick County Housing Production Project – Land Option

       Brunswick County and SCORE, Inc. are partnering to address housing needs in

Brunswick County. Stith Land and Development is the owner of 17 acres alongside U.S.

58 east, just outside the town limits of Lawrenceville. Plans are to develop this property

as a housing community. There are multiple phases to ensure that this project is

realized. One of which is the land option agreement.

       During the December 19, 2007, Board of Supervisors Meeting, the County

Attorney stated that there has been a change in the Brunswick County Housing

Production Project land option proposal between Brunswick County and Stith Land and

Development, LLC, and SCORE, Inc.

       Initially, the County was to construct 12 low-to-moderate income (LMI)

properties on 5 of a 17 acre tract, install infrastructure, and convey the property back to

SCORE, Inc. This plan was based on obtaining state funding.

       Upon further review, it was determined that: (1) the entire 17 acre tract would be

developed by Stith Land and Development, (2) the County will get an option to

purchase 12 single-family lots at fair market value for LMI persons. The 12 LMI housing

would be integrated throughout the entire seventeen acre tract rather than concentrated

in one area. The County would not exercise the option unless it is successful in
obtaining grant funds to purchase the lots. If the County does purchase the lots, the

County will then convey the land to SCORE which will administer the LMI housing, and

(3) SCORE will be responsible for infrastructure installation.

       The County Attorney stated that the recommendation is to approve the County

entering into the option contract which does not commit Brunswick County to this

project unless it secures the grant funding necessary to purchase the lots.

       Upon motion of Mrs. Drummond, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and unanimously

carried, the Board approved the land option contract as presented by the County

Attorney.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None

*****
Re: New Business

MBI Trucks on Christanna Highway

   Supervisor Drummond stated that she received calls from citizens regarding the

increase in truck traffic (MBI trash trucks) on Christanna Highway (Route 46).

   Jeff Burrier, Allied Waste Management, stated that the issue of truck traffic on Route

712 was discussed at a meeting with County officials, VDOT, Sheriff’s Department,

local business owners, and Allied Waste Management. As a result, it was decided that

the best alternative was to re-route the traffic onto Christanna Highway (Route 46),

which is the alternate truck route. At the conclusion of the meeting, it was determined

that a future meeting would be scheduled to further discuss alternatives.

   Supervisor Drummond asked that she is included in the upcoming meeting.

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Re: Appointments

Lake Country Development Corporation

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that staff contacted Mr. Woodrow

Packer and he declined the reappointment. Representation shall be comprised of 50%

Governmental officials at least 25% must represent minorities. Membership shall

include: local government, community organization, private lending institution

and a business organization.

   Upon motion of Mr. Conner, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and unanimously carried,

the Board appointed Mr. Ben Spence to serve a two (2) year term on the Lake Country

Development Corporation.
Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Southside Disability Services Board

   This item was continued.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
Brunswick County Planning Commission

   Upon motion of Mr. Conner, seconded by Mr. Finney, and unanimously carried, the

Board reappointed J. Warren Kidd, Albert Morris, Josie Seward, Robert Conner and

Richard Pearson (subject to his acceptance) to a four (4) year term on the Brunswick

County Planning Commission.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.

*****
E911 Communications Board

   Upon motion of Ms. Drummond, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and unanimously carried,

the Board continued this matter until the January meeting.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays:       None

*****
Board of Supervisors Certification Program

   Supervisor Conner stated that he would like to apply to complete the Board of

Supervisors Certification Program offered by Virginia Association of Counties and

Virginia Polytechnic University.

   Supervisors Finney and Jones stated that they would like to participate in the

program also.

   Upon motion of Mr. Tyler, seconded by Mr. Finney, and unanimously carried, the

Board approved for Supervisors Conner, Finney, and Jones to participate in the Board

of Supervisors Certification program.

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Re: Adjourn

   Upon motion of Mr. Tyler, seconded by Mr. Finney, and unanimously carried,
the Board adjourned.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays:   None




_____________________________              ______________________________
Bernard L. Jones, Sr., Chairman            Charlette T. Woolridge, Clerk

								
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