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					VIRGINIA:      AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOARD OF
               SUPERVISORS HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 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, WELTON TYLER, BOARD OF SUPERVISOR MEMBERS;
         CHARLETTE T. WOOLRIDGE, CLERK; TAMMY W. NEWCOMB,
         DEPUTY CLERK; RUSSELL O. SLAYTON, JR., COUNTY ATTORNEY

*****
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

      1. Discussion of a prospective candidate for employment, to-wit:

                  Buildings & Grounds Worker I Part-time Position.

      2. Resignation of a specific public employee, to-wit:

                  Refuse Collector.

2.2-3711.A.3.

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

                  Regional Jail.
                  Brunswick County Housing Production Project.

2.2.3711.A.5

      Discussion concerning a prospective business or industry where no previous
      announcement has been made of the business’ or industry’s interest in locating
      its facilities in the community.

2.2-3711.A.7

      Consultation with legal counsel pertaining to a specific legal matter requiring the
      provision of advice by legal counsel, to-wit:

                  Contracts re: airport terminal building.
                  Green Acres Community Rehabilitation Project.
                  Use of services of County Attorney by Constitutional Officers
                  Changes to proposed ordinance, after advertising but prior to adopting.

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

                     MOTION TO RECONVENE IN OPEN MEETING

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

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

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

attendance.

*****
Re: Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

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

*****
Re: Approval of Agenda

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

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

       Add under Public Hearing – Conditional Use Permit Case #07-024, Mecklenburg
        Electric Cooperative
       Strike under Planning Director’s Report
        b. Proposed Article 21 – Sign Ordinance
       Add under New Business
        a. Resolution – Hunting with Dogs
        b. Lakeside Commons, LLC – Wastewater Treatment Plant

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

*****
Re: Public Hearing – Conditional Use Permit Case #07-024 submitted by
Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative

        Mrs. Sullivan, Director of Planning, stated that the Planning Commission

deferred action on Conditional Use Permit Case #07-024, submitted by Mecklenburg

Electric Cooperative. Therefore, the public hearing will be postponed. She stated that

the Planning Commission is requesting that an independent licensed engineer review
the application as submitted to determine if the requested tower height of 285’ is

required. The Zoning Ordinance sets a height limitation of 250’ for telecommunications

towers.

       Bids were solicited as follows:

                    Frederick G. Griffin Engineering          $3,500
                    Kreines & Kreines, Inc.                   $5,000
                    Graybill Communications                   $150 per hour

       Mrs. Sullivan stated that the cost of the licensed engineer will be paid by

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative, as required in the Brunswick County Zoning

Ordinance.

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

the Board accepted the bid from Frederick G. Griffin Engineering, in the amount of

$3,500.

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

*****
Re: Virginia Department of Transportation

       Mr. Moody, Assistant 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
   2007-08 Program
      o Route 626 – Robinson Ferry Road from Route 903 to Route 644
      o Route 644 – Robinson Ferry Road from Route 626 to Route 58
   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 Burton P. Short to be completed no later
than 11/30/07
    Route 606 – spot stabilization
    Route 616 – spot stabilization
    Route 634 – spot stabilization
    Route 666 – spot stabilization
    Route 743 – spot stabilization
    Route 750 – spot stabilization
Maintenance Forces
    Completed secondary mowing, currently mowing on primary, replacing pipe,
      patching, and cleaning intersections

Revenue Sharing Program
   Received County check for its contribution to the FY08 Revenue Sharing Fund in
     the amount of $25,000 – working on environmental documents

Turnkey Asset Management for Interstate Maintenance
    Effective July 1, 2007
    24/7 Telephone number – 1-866-378-7743 (smart traffic)

*****
Re: Special Recognition

Brunswick County DMV Select

      Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that in September 2006, Alice Carol

Maitland, Treasurer, and Wanda J. Beville, Commission of the Revenue, came before

the Board of Supervisors and expressed their desire to provide DMV Select services in

their office. They wanted to ensure that DMV services would continue to be offered

locally for the taxpayers of Brunswick County. The Board unanimously endorsed the

establishment of the DMV Select.

      The DMV Select office opened for business on October 23, 2006, and is nearing

its one-year anniversary. Since its inception, they have processed over 7,000

transactions. Mrs. Maitland and Mrs. Beville continue to receive very positive comments

for providing DMV related services to Brunswick County residents.

      On September 20, 2007, the DMV Select Annual Meeting was held at the DMV

Headquarters in Richmond. Awards were presented to several localities in categories

such as “most transactions”, the “best error rate” and the “most customer service

surveys” in the past fiscal year. The Brunswick DMV Select received the award for “Best

Error Rate”.

      The Board of Supervisors congratulated the Treasurer and Commissioner of

Revenue employees for their hard work and commitment to the citizens of Brunswick

County.

*****
Re: Approval of Minutes – September 19, 2007, Regular Meeting

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

approved the minutes of the September 19, 2007, meeting as recorded.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None
*****
Re: Department/Agency Requests

Fort Christanna Update – Nathaniel Neblett

        Mr. Nathaniel Neblett stated that the Fort Christanna Planning Committee

continues to make progress at the site. He stated that the gate has been repaired.

The Committee has chosen to keep the gate in a closed and unlocked position at the

current time to prevent vehicular traffic.

        Mr. Neblett stated that a service is scheduled for Sunday, October 21, 2007, at

5:00 p.m. at the Fort Christanna site to commemorate “The Book of Common Prayer”.

The service will be conducted exactly as it was held at Fort Christanna in 1714 when

the Fort was in operation. Reverend Kerner of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and

Reverend Nettles of St. Paul’s Chapel will officiate. This service is under the auspices

of the Jamestown 2007 Celebration coordinated by the Brunswick County Host

Committee. The final function of the Jamestown 2007 Celebration in Brunswick County

will be the Lawrenceville Chamber of Commerce parade in December.

*****
Brunswick Litter Control Council – Vicki Nixon

        Mrs. Vicki Nixon, provided an update on the activities of the Brunswick County

Litter Control Council. She stated that the Litter Control Council has recently been

awarded its grant for FY08. She added that these funds will be used for education

projects.

        Mrs. Nixon stated that it was unfortunate that funds were not available in FY08 to

fund the Assign-A-Highway program. She urged the Board of Supervisors to review the

matter again and to designate a deputy to operate the program before the County is no

longer eligible to participate in the program.

        Mrs. Nixon also reported that the Litter Control Council is partnering with St.

Paul’s College and Southside Virginia Community College to obtain volunteers to visit

the Brunswick County Public Schools with the Litter Control Council and help with the

education programs.

        Supervisor Tyler thanked the Brunswick Litter Control Council for all of its hard

work keeping the county clean.

*****
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:

        John Cataldo, Lake Gaston Association, stated that at last month’s meeting he
         presented suggestions to improve the sign ordinance and the Board of
         Supervisors referred the ordinance back to the Planning Commission for review.
         He stated that it was his understanding that the Planning Commission sent the
         document back to the Board of Supervisors without recommending any
         changes. He asked the Board to send the document back to the Planning
         Commission for them to consider.

         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.

*****
Re:      Consent Calendar of Reports

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

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

following organizations:

         A.   Lawrenceville-Brunswick Airport Monthly Report – September 2007
         B.   Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department Monthly Report
         C.   Roanoke River Regional Service Authority Minutes – August 28, 2007
         D.   Southside Community Services Board Minutes – June 19, 2007

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

*****
Re: Finance Director’s Report

Approval of Disbursements

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

approved the disbursement in the total amount of $920,556.02 as follows:

        system checks dated September 21, 2007, in the amount of $9,996.00
        system checks dated October 4, 2007, in the amount of $2,980.81
        system checks dated October 9, 2007, in the amount of $46,473.31
        system checks dated October 17, 2007, in the amount of $776,052.72
        system checks dated October 18, 2007, in the amount of $85,053.18

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

         Mrs. Brammer, Director of Finance, stated that the during the week of November

5, 2007, the auditors will be here to conduct field work necessary to complete the FY07

Financial Audit.

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

       There was no report this month.

*****
Re: Planning Director’s Report

Schedule Public Hearing Conditional Rezoning Case #07-023 submitted by
American Timberland Company

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

the north side of Great Oak Road (State Route 632), approximately 0.2 of a mile west

of the intersection of Great Oak Road with Old State Road (State Route 712), in the

Sturgeon Magisterial District, and is identified as Tax Map 25 Parcel 13A. The applicant

is requesting to conditionally rezone the subject property from Agricultural (A-1) to

Rural Residential Manufactured Housing (RRMH), to develop a three (3) lot residential

subdivision known as Great Oak Subdivision.

       The Planning Commission recommends approval of the application as submitted

and requests that the Board of Supervisors schedule a public hearing at its November

meeting.

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

carried, the Board authorized the advertisement of a public hearing on Case #07-023

for its November meeting as recommended by the Planning Commission.

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

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

County Administrator’s Monthly Report – September 2007

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

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

      During the month of September twenty-four (24) citizens utilized the NACo
       Prescription Drug Discount Card Program filling fifty-three (53) prescriptions,
       resulting in a savings of $323.22.

      The IDA Executive Director and the County Administrator met with
       representatives from the state on October 2, 2007, to discuss Farmshoring.
       Farmshoring is the exploration of business expansion opportunities to low-cost
       locations of Virginia while enhancing business retention in the Commonwealth’s
       higher cost regions. The state is focusing on three regions as receiving regions:
       Harrisonburg, Southside Virginia, and Southwest Virginia. There are several
       characteristics a locality must have to be considered. They are as follows:

                 Land use/Housing policy
                 Skilled labor force
                 Infrastructure
      Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and unanimously

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

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

*****
Resolution to Request that the General Assembly and Governor Take Action to
Prevent Exploitative Payday Lending Practices in the Commonwealth

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that the Staunton City Council is

requesting that the Board of Supervisors consider adoption of a resolution requesting

that the Virginia General Assembly and the Governor of Virginia take action to prevent

exploitative payday lending practices in the Commonwealth.

   The Staunton City Council adopted the attached Resolution on September 13,

2007, asking the Virginia General Assembly to cap interest rates of 36% APR on

consumer loans such as payday lenders and auto title loans and forward to the

Governor and state legislators for consideration in the next regular session of the

General Assembly.

   Supervisor Conner stated that he cannot support this resolution requesting a cap of

36% because he feels that the interest rates for these institutions should mirror what

the banks offer.

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

the Board adopted the Resolution as follows:

     WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia represents the
citizens of the County of Brunswick, Virginia;

     WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia senses from the
citizens of Brunswick County significant concern over what are perceived to be some
exploitative payday lending practices in Brunswick County and elsewhere in the
Commonwealth, including practices which may exploit dedicated, brave women and
men who are called for deployment as part of the armed forces of our Nation both in the
United States and various parts of the world in the cause of freedom and security of our
Nation;

    WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia, shares these
same significant concerns and wishes to express the collective sentiments of the
people of Brunswick County, Virginia, that the General Assembly and Governor of
Virginia, ought to take action to prevent further exploitative payday lending practices;
and,

   WHEREAS, it is vital that the General Assembly and the Governor of Virginia give
their earnest attention to these matters at the next regular session of the General
Assembly and enact laws that will prevent further exploitative payday lending practices.

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Brunswick County Board of
Supervisors that the General Assembly and the Governor of the Commonwealth of
Virginia are requested to take action in connection with the next regular session of the
General Assembly of Virginia to enact laws that will prevent further exploitative payday
lending practices, including but not limited to:

    1. Enactment of an annual interest rate cap of 36% for any consumer loans made
       in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
    2. Prohibition of the use of a personal check or other method by a creditor to gain
       access to a consumer’s bank account or method to gain title to a consumer’s
       motor vehicle as collateral for a payday loan; and
    3. Enactment of supplementary and complementary provisions which mirror the
       provisions of what is commonly referred to as the Talent-Nelson Amendment
       (Senate Amendment 4331), entitled “Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to
       Servicemember or Servicemember’s Dependent” and referenced on page S6352
       of the June 22, 2006, Congressional Record – Senate, a copy of which is
       annexed to and incorporated by reference in this Resolution.

Ayes: Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: Conner

*****
Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

        Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that The Virginia

Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission was created during the 2006

Session of the General Assembly for the purpose of planning for and commemorating

the 150th anniversary of Virginia’s participation in the American Civil War, the duration

of which will be 2011 through 2015.

        Brunswick County is requested to form a local sesquicentennial committee to

begin planning for the four-year statewide commemoration period. Also, the County is

requested to designate liaisons to work with the American Civil War Commission, who

would communicate regularly on plans in development and events occurring within the

locality.

        It is recommended that the local sesquicentennial committee should include the

following representatives:

               Office of the Chief Administrative Official
               Governing body
               Tourism industry organizations
               Chamber of Commerce or economic development office
               Education community (e.g. Superintendent, teachers, PTA reps)
               Local battlefields and National Park Service personnel
               Civil War museums and facilities
               Public and private nonprofit organizations and agencies engaged in
                commemorating historical events

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

Board appointed Mr. Bobby Conner and Ms. Charlette Woolridge as the designated

liaisons to work with the American Civil War Commission and facilitate the Local

Sesquicentennial Committee.

Ayes: Conner, Drummond, Finney, Tyler, Jones; Nays: None.
*****
Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Designation of Proxy

        Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator stated that the annual business meeting of

the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13,

2007. As provided in the VACo Constitution, each county is to designate a member of

its Board of Supervisors to cast its vote(s) at the Annual Business Meeting.

        Historically, the Chairman has been designated as the voting representative for

the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors with a Board member serving as the

alternate.

   Upon motion of Mr. Conner, seconded by Ms. Drummond, the Board designated

Bernard L. Jones, Chairman, as the voting representative, with Welton Tyler, Vice-

Chairman, serving as the alternate.

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

*****
County Park at Great Creek – Grass Cutting Contract

        Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that W.E. Simon was

awarded the Grass Cutting Services Contract for County Park at Great Creek, term

April 1, 2007, through April 30, 2009. Simon is paid a sum of $795.00 each time the

park grounds are cut by him and a sum of $525.00 each time the dam structure is cut

by him.

        Mr. Simon’s services have not been performed in a satisfactory or timely manner

in accordance with the terms and specifications of the contract. Specifically, Mr. Simon

has not performed one (1) complete cutting of the dam structure as of September 30 th.

The contract requires three (3) full cuttings between April 1st and September 30th. As a

result, the contract that binds Mr. Simon to cut grass at County Park at Great Creek

must be terminated.

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

carried, the Board terminated the contract with W.E. Simon, effective immediately, and

authorized staff to re-bid the contract to cut the park grounds and the dam to provide

services through April 30, 2009.

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

*****
Resolution for the Adoption of the Rate of Tax Relief for Tax Year 2007 for
Qualifying Vehicles

       Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that in December 2005, the

Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance to implement 2004-05 changes to the

Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 1998.

       Effective March 2006, the Auditor of Public Accounts advised the Treasurer that

Brunswick County’s allocation of the $950 million PPTRA allotment is $1,355,735.87.

The Board of Supervisors is required annually to set the rate of tax relief for distribution

of this dollar amount to qualifying vehicles.

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

carried, the Board adopted the resolution setting the rate of tax relief for tax year 2007

at 61% as follows:

       WHEREAS, the Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 1998, Va. Code § 58.1-3523
et seq. (“PPTRA”), has been substantially modified by the enactment of Chapter 1 of
the Acts of Assembly, 2004 Special Session I (Senate Bill 5005), and the provisions of
Item 503 of Chapter 951 of the 2005 Acts of Assembly (the 2005 revisions to the 2004-
06 Appropriations Act).

       WHEREAS, by its enactment of an ordinance on December 21, 2005,
(“Ordinance”), the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County, Virginia (the Board of
Supervisors”) has previously implemented such modifications of the PPTRA.

       WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors now desires to set the rate of tax relief for
tax year 2007, for purposes of the Ordinance.

    BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF BRUNSWICK
COUNTY, VIRGINIA:

       1.     For purposes of § 3(c) of the Ordinance, the rate of tax relief with respect
              to qualifying vehicles with assessed values of more than $1,000, and
              applied to the first $20,000 in value of each such qualifying vehicle, shall
              be sixty-one percent (61%).

       2.     All other provisions of the Ordinance shall be implemented by the
              Commissioner of the Revenue or the County Treasurer, as applicable,
              including, without limitation, those set forth in § 3 (b) of the Ordinance,
              pertaining to the elimination of personal property taxation of each
              qualifying vehicle with an assessed value of $1,000 or less, and in § 4,
              pertaining to liability of taxpayers whose taxes with respect to a qualifying
              vehicle for tax year 2005 or any prior tax year remain unpaid.

       3.     This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.

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

*****
Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., Courthouse - Sally Port Roofing

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that the Virginia Judicial Security

Initiative-Security Assessment of Brunswick County Court document revealed the sally
port roof area needs to be enclosed. The wall can be easily breeched allowing access

into and out of the sally port area. This presents a significant security risk for deputies

transporting and receiving inmates at the court facility.

   Bids were solicited as follows:

          Daniel’s Certified Welding, Inc.                 $2,200.00
           Freeman, Virginia
          Lawrenceville Machine Shop, Inc.                 $2,352.01
           Lawrenceville, Virginia
          General Iron & Steel Co., Inc.                   $4,999.99
           Alberta, Virginia

   Ms. Woolridge stated that funds are available in the Courthouse Maintenance Fund

to cover costs associated with completion of this project.

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

Board accepted the bid, in the amount of $2,200, from Daniel’s Certified Welding, Inc.

subject to the submittal of a Certificate of Liability insurance, including any

subcontractors, and further appropriated $2,200 from the Courthouse Maintenance

Fund (revenue) to Courthouse Maintenance Fund Expenditure Line Item. Additionally, if

Daniel’s Certified Welding, Inc. does not provide an acceptable Certificate of Insurance,

the County Administrator is authorized to contact the next lowest bidder.

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

*****
Re: County Attorney’s Report

Virginia Local Government Attorneys of Virginia

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

Board voted to join the Virginia Local Government Attorneys of Virginia at a cost of

$270.00 annually.

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

*****
Re: New Business

Lakeside Commons, LLC – Wastewater Treatment Plant

   Supervisor Conner stated that a company has applied for a permit from Virginia

Department of Environmental Quality to operate a wastewater treatment plant near Pea

Hill Creek at Lake Gaston. The wastewater treatment plant will treat municipal

wastewater from the proposed Lakeside Commons Subdivision. The flow from the
proposed subdivision will be based on fifty-nine (59) residential units at 300 gpd/unit

and one 6,000 square foot commercial building.

   Supervisor Conner expressed his concern and urged the Board to stay abreast of

further developments regarding this project.

   This was provided for the Board’s information.

*****
Resolution – Hunting with Dogs

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

Board adopted a Resolution regarding hunting with dogs as follows:

       WHEREAS, Brunswick County has a tradition of hunting with dogs and
specifically with hounds that is as old as the County;

        WHEREAS, the Brunswick County tradition of hunting with dogs provides
significant economic benefit to the county and its people;

       WHEREAS, the Brunswick County tradition of hunting with dogs significantly
contributes to the public safety by controlling excess wildlife populations that would
otherwise increase automotive collisions, crop and other property damage, and disease
control;

      WHEREAS, the Brunswick County tradition of hunting with dogs, especially
hounds, is practiced on the vast majority of land in Brunswick County and is a source of
revenue and a major resource management tool;

       WHEREAS, the Brunswick County tradition of hunting with dogs is a wholesome
family oriented heritage that teaches self-reliance, individual responsibility, and the
values of community and stewardship of our God given natural resources;

       BE IT RESOLVED that the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors supports our
Heritage of Hunting with Dogs, especially hounds, and opposes any studies or actions
on the part of Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University as detrimental to that tradition.

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors
in support of our Heritage of Hunting with Dog, especially hounds, hereby calls on the
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to work to increase communication
with hunters and their hunting organizations and to increase law enforcement of the
existing laws.

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

   The Board directed that the Resolution be forwarded to State Delegates, Senators,

Congressmen, U.S. Senators, the Director of Game and Inland Fisheries and

Mecklenburg and Greensville counties.

*****
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.

   This item was deferred until November.

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

*****
Southside Disability Services Board

   This item was deferred until November.

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

*****
Local Board of Public Welfare

   Mr. Charles P. Lucy’s term on the Local Board of Public Welfare expires on October

31, 2007. He has served two consecutive terms and is not eligible for reappointment.

   This was deferred until November.

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

*****
Re: Adjourn

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

the Board adjourned until October 24, 2007, at 5:30 p.m. in the County Government

Building.

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




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

				
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