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									                           GCC08122008
                  GREENBRIER COUNTY COMMISSION
                        REGULAR MEETING
                   TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2008 9AM
                             MINUTES

THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE GREENBRIER COUNTY COMMISSION WAS
CALLED TO ORDER ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2008 AT 9AM BY PRESIDENT
LOWELL C. ROSE, WITH THE GROUP RECITING THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

PRESENT: LOWELL C. ROSE, PRESIDENT, BRAD TUCKWILLER AND BETTY D.
CROOKSHANKS, COMMISSIONERS.

MINUTES: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES
OF THE JULY 22, 2008 MEETING AS PRESENTED. MOTION CARRIED.

SETTLEMENTS: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE THE
SETTLEMENTS OF ESTATES AS FOLLOWS: BERTHA JUNE RODGERS BLADEN,
IRA E. BLADEN, JANE B. CALDWELL, BESSIE LOUISE CROWE, EVELYN B. DEAL,
THOMAS H. KEADLE, ARMILDA J. KESTERSON, SONDRA SUE PERSINGER,
WOODROW WILSON VANCE, AND RALPH EDWARD WOODSON. MOTION
CARRIED.

EXONERATIONS: PRESIDENT ROSE MOVED TO APPROVE THE
CONSOLIDATIONS, ETC., AND ENTER THE NAMES INTO THE MINUTES AS
FOLLOWS: SHARI L. BENNETT, ROLANDA BERRY, ROGER W. BOGGS, JOHN
BUCKLAND, JACK W. EBERLE, ROGER FITZGERALD, SELDON FULLER,
HAROLD G. GALLAGHER, HELEN R. HANSON, ELMA JARRELL, KATHY KRAFFT,
MELVIN LANE, CATHERINE MAGGIANO, BETTY G. O’BRIEN, CHARLES T. PERRY,
J. K. ROSE, EDWARD SAMS, DOROTHY SMITH, HOWARD SNEAD, JACKIE G.
WEEKS, LYLE WILLIAMS, JOHN C. WILLIAMSON, GEORGE F. ADAM, JR.,
DRUANN ALEXANDER, SARAH & ORLAND ALLEN, CHARLES W. ARBAUGH,
ROGER W. BOGGS, L. L. BURNS, TRENT CHAVIS, WANDA CLUTTER, MARY
ELLEN COBB, ELMER COLLINS, HOMER COPENHAVER, CLARENCE & NANCY
DANIELS, CHRYSTAL GOWINGS, GREY ROCK DEV. CORP., ZELDA HARRIS,
ROBERT & NELLIE MCCLINTIC, LOTTIE MCCORMICK, MEADOW RIVER MTN
VIEW LLC, MELVIN-SOMERVILLE, PLUM CREEK TIMBERLANDS, EDWIN L.
RADER, BENJAMIN E. RENICK, STUART E. RICHARDS, JOHN SCULLY, BERTHA
ELLEN TRAINER, RONALD S. VANBUREN, WESTERN GREENBRIER BUS DEV
CORP., KIMBERLY WICKLINE, BARBARA C. WILLEY, ROGER L. OR PEGGY
WILLIAMS, AND WV SCHOOL OF OSTEO MED. MOTION CARRIED.

FINANCIALS:
RESOLUTION: COMMISSIONER CROOKSHANKS MOVED TO APPROVE A
RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION FOR SANDY STEEP, WHO RETIRED OUT OF
THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE, EFFECTIVE 08/01/2008. MOTION CARRIED.

BILLS: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE BILLS, WITH THE
EXCEPTION OF THE TOWN OF RAINELLE ARTS/REC PAYMENT. MOTION
CARRIED.
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ARTS/REC: BASED UPON PRESIDENT ROSE’S RECOMMENDATION,
COMMISSIONER CROOKSHANKS MOVED TO TRANSFER $5,000 TO THE TOWN
OF RAINELLE FOR FAYETTE STREET PARK OUT OF ARTS/REC FUNDS. MOTION
CARRIED.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS: NONE

E911 BUDGET PROPOSAL: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE
THE PROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FOR THE E911 CENTER AS PRESENTED
BY DIRECTOR DAN EDWARDS. MOTION CARRIED.

CAMBRIA PLANNING GROUP: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO
APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH CAMBRIA PLANNING GROUP, REGARDING
CONSULTANT FOR THE PLANNING COMMISSION. MOTION CARRIED.

HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION: TABLED

BOARD OF EDUCATION AGREEMENT: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED
TO APPROVE AND SIGN AN AGREEMENT WITH THE GREENBRIER COUNTY
BOARD OF EDUCATION REGARDING THE BOARD’S PROPOSED PURCHASE
FROM THE COUNTY COMMISSION OF 19.6 ACRES TO CONSTRUCT A NEW
LEWISBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. THE PROPERTY IS CURRENTLY KNOWN
AS “THE STABLES” PROPERTY AND THE PURCHASE IS CONTINGENT UPON
PASSAGE OF A SCHOOL BOND ISSUE. IT’S THE BOARD’S INTENTION TO
CONSTRUCT A NEW LEWISBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. MOTION CARRIED.

PRO GRANT: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO DECLINE A GRANT FOR
PLACING AN OFFICER AT THE GREENBRIER WEST HIGH SCHOOL, AND
REQUEST THE SHERIFF PLACE A DEPUTY SECURITY OFFICER IN THAT
POSITION. COMMISSIONER CROOKSHANKS AMENDED TUCKWILLER’S MOTION
TO ALLOW THE SHERIFF TO HIRE ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL TO FILL THE
POSITION. COMMISSIONER CROOKSHANKS’ AMENDMENT FAILED BY A VOTE
OF 1-2, WITH PRESIDENT ROSE AND COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER CASTING
THE DISSENTING VOTES. COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER’S MOTION PASSED BY
A VOTE OF 2-1 WITH COMMISSIONER CROOKSHANKS CASTING THE
DISSENTING VOTE.

PROPOSAL FOR RECREATIONAL SWIMMING FACILITY: KEVIN WORKMAN,
BIMBO COLES AND DANA MOYERS OFFERED A PROPOSAL FOR A
PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO CONSTRUCT A COUNTY OWNED SWIMMING
POOL FACILITY IN FAIRLEA TO BE MANAGED BY GREENBRIER VALLEY
PHYSICAL THERAPY, INC. THE COMMISSION INDICATED INTEREST IN
DISCUSSING THE MATTER FURTHER AT A WORKING SESSION TO BE
SCHEDULED LATER.

CEDS LETTER: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE A REPORT
LETTER FOR FY 2008 COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOMENT STRATEGY.
MOTION CARRIED.
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FAYE DOWDY PROPERTY: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE
THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE DILAPIDATED BUILDING BOARD REGARDING
THE FAYE DOWDY PROPERTY. MOTION CARRIED.

NEW HIRE: COMMISSIONER TUCKWILLER MOVED TO APPROVE THE HIRING OF
BETH VANCE AS A PART-TIME EMPLOYEE IN THE GBR. CO. OES OFFICE.
MOTION CARRIED.

EMERGENCY ABSENTEE VOTING POLICY: COMMISSIONER CROOKSHANKS
MOVED TO ADOPT THE EMERGENCY ABSENTEE VOTING POLICY FOR THE
NOVEMBER, 2008 GENERAL ELECTION, AS PRESENTED BY THE COUNTY
CLERK. MOTION CARRIED.

REQUEST FOR FUNDING BY THE COUNTY CLERK: TABLED

GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT: BRITT LUDWIG

MEETING ADJOURNED -------------------------


GREENBRIER COUNTY COMMISSION:



LOWELL C. ROSE, PRESIDENT

								
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