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					VIRGINIA:      AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOARD OF
               SUPERVISORS HELD ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2007, IN
               THE AUDITORIUM OF THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT BUILDING

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

ABSENT:         ROBERT H. CONNER, BOARD OF SUPERVISOR MEMBER

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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

      1. Discussion of prospective candidates for employment in the position of
         Refuse Collector.

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.

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, bids received for grass cutting
      services at County Park at Great Creek.

Ayes: 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: 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:

       Strike under Department/Agency Presentations (c). Brunswick Litter Control
        Council
       Add under County Administrator’s Report (c). County Park at Great Creek Bids
       Add under County Attorney’s Report (b). Vacation of Public Right Of Way.

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

*****
Re: 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 Stage 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 to be known as Great Oak Subdivision.

        The Planning Commission conducted their public hearing and recommends

approval subject to the following proffered conditions:

              No single wide manufactured homes shall be permitted on any lot.
              All manufactured homes (i.e. double wide, triple wide) shall be new at the
               time of placement on the property.
              All homes shall have a masonry foundation.
              Junk or inoperative vehicles shall not be stored or kept on any lot, either
               temporarily or permanently.
              All homes to be constructed or located on any lot in the proposed
               subdivision shall be a minimum of 1500 square feet.
              All wells to be constructed on any lot in the proposed subdivision shall be
               drilled wells.

        The Chairman opened the public hearing. No citizens spoke in favor of or in

opposition to the application.

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

closed the public hearing.

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

the Board approved Conditional Rezoning Case #07-023 subject to the proffered

conditions as recommended by the Planning Commission.

Ayes: 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 at its October 9, 2007, meeting

the Planning Commission deferred action on Conditional Use Permit Case #07-024,

submitted by Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative in order to receive a report from an

independent licensed engineer. The report is to determine if the requested tower height

of 285’ is required. The Zoning Ordinance sets a height limitation of 250’ for

telecommunications towers.

        The engineering firm of Frederick G. Griffin determined that there is a need for at

least a 275’ tower.

        Further, after reviewing the report from Frederick G. Griffin Engineering, the

Planning Commission recommends approval of Conditional Use Permit Case #07-024

subject to the following fourteen (14) conditions:

   1.      The tower and facility shall be constructed, operated, and maintained in
           accordance with all rules and regulations of the Brunswick County Zoning
           Ordinance and with any all terms and conditions of this conditional use
           permit, and in compliance with all federal, state and other local laws and
           regulations for this use. Failure of the permittee to operate in compliance with
           all federal, state, and local laws will result in enforcement action by the
           County which may include revocation of this permit by the Board of
           Supervisors.
   2.      The County shall have the right of first refusal to co-locate on the tower, at
           any elevation which is not occupied by another user. In the event, the County
           affixes its communication facilities to the tower, the County shall thereafter be
           entitled to the continuous and uninterrupted use of such tower space, with no
           obligation to pay rent to applicant. Whenever applicant receives a bona fide
           proposal for the right of co-location from any third party entity, applicant shall
           afford written notice to the Brunswick County Director of Planning disclosing
           the tower elevation, and other pertinent information, concerning the proposed
           co-location. Within thirty (30) days from receipt of such notice. County shall
           have the right to notify the applicant that it intends to utilize such space. If
            County has failed to afford written notice of its intended co-location within
            said thirty (30) days from such receipt from the applicant, then County’s
            preemptive first refusal right shall automatically terminate. If County affords
            application written notice of its intent to utilize the subject tower space, then
            County shall have sixty (60) says from the date of such notice from County to
            applicant by which to co-locate. If County fails to commence construction of
            its facilities within said sixty (60) day period, then effective on the sixty-first
            day, County’s preemptive right of co-location shall automatically terminate. In
            the event of co-location by any third party entity upon removal by such entity
            of its antenna facilities, the “tower vacancy” created by such removal shall
            automatically afford to County a first refusal right to utilize the space to
            vacated, upon the same terms and conditions hereinabove set forth. The
            duties and responsibilities hereby imposed upon applicant shall follow title to
            the tower, and therefore be binding upon any successor in title of applicant.
   3.       The applicant must obtain County approval for additional antenna co-location.
            No administrative approval shall constitute or imply support for, or approval
            of, the location of additional towers, antenna, etc., even if they may be part of
            the same network or system as any antenna administratively approved under
            this section.
   4.       Prior to the issuance of a zoning permit for the proposed tower or any
            accessory structures and/or equipment, the applicant shall submit a site plan
            for County approval in accordance with the provisions of Article 27 of the
            Brunswick County zoning Ordinance.
   5.       Prior to commencing any land disturbing activities on the subject property, the
            applicant shall submit the County for review and approval an Erosion and
            Sediment Control Plan in accordance with the provisions of the Brunswick
            County Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance and the Virginia Erosion
            and Sediment Control Handbook.
   6.       A copy of any and all FAA, FCC and any other governmental agency
            approval must be on file with the County prior to site plan approval.
   7.       Permittee shall secure and maintain all federal, state and local licenses and
            certificates required to do business in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the
            County of Brunswick.
   8.       The applicant shall be responsible for correcting any frequency problems
            which affect the Brunswick County Public Safety Communications System
            caused by this use. Such corrections shall be made immediately upon
            notification by the Brunswick County Administration.
   9.       All tower lighting shall be shielded as to minimize visibility from the ground.
            Details of this shielding shall be provided in the site plan for County approval.
   10.      Written verification shall be provided by a licensed engineer to certify that the
            accessory equipment for the tower shall not exceed the minimum decibel
            level at the lease area boundaries. This written verification shall be provided
            along with the site plan for County approval.
   11.      In the event Permittee is notified of any violation of applicable federal, state
            or local laws, regulations or permit conditions, or of any investigation or
            inspection by any federal or state agency with jurisdiction over the facility,
            Permittee shall promptly notify the County thereof and shall provide the
            County with all information pertinent thereto.
   12.      All complaints received by the County will be referred directly to Permittee
            which shall give them prompt and courteous attention and shall advise the
            County of the deposition of such complaints within thirty (30) days of the
            complaint referral.
   13.      In the event Permittee is notified of any violations of applicable laws,
            regulations, or permit conditions at the facility, Permittee shall notify the
            County and shall promptly and diligently cooperate with the applicable
            regulatory agency and take other reasonable actions in an attempt to cure the
            violation.
   14.      The conditions hereof are not severable. Should one or more be deemed
            unenforceable, this permit shall be void.

         The Chairman opened the public hearing. No citizens spoke in favor of or in

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

the Board approved Conditional Use Permit Case #07-024 subject to the conditions as

recommended by the Planning Commission.

Ayes: 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
      o Route 634 – Liberty Road from Route 630 to Route 712
   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 and primary mowing, placing stone on various secondary
      routes around mailboxes and low shoulders, replacing pipe, patching and
      cleaning intersections.

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

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

*****
Re: Approval of Minutes – October 17, 2007, Regular Meeting, October 24, 2007,
Adjourned Meeting and October 26, 2007, Special Meeting

       Upon motion of Ms. Drummond, seconded by Mr. Tyler, and carried, the Board
approved the minutes of the October 17, 2007, October 24, 2007, and October 26,

2007, meetings with the addition of Marc L. Finney’s name being added as present in

the October 24, 2007, minutes.

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

*****
Re: Department/Agency Requests

Fort Christanna Update – Nathaniel Neblett

       Mr. Nathaniel Neblett stated that the consultant, Carlton Abbott, will present

drawings to the Fort Christanna Planning Committee this week regarding the parking

lot. He added that they will begin transporting fill dirt to the site for the parking lot this

winter and will build upon it in the spring.

       Mr. Neblett further stated that the entrance gates are still closed and locked.

However, this does not preclude someone from entering the site. The intent is to

prevent vehicular traffic on site.

       He also added that the evening prayer service to recognize African American,

Europe American and Native American heritage held on October 21, 2007, at the Fort

Christanna site was a successful event. There were over 50 people in attendance.

       Mr. Neblett concluded his report by stating that no other work is planned for the

Fort Christanna site at this time.

*****
Brunswick County/Lake Gaston Tourism Association – Bobby Conner

2007 Virginia Outdoors Plan

       Mr. Bobby Conner stated that last year the Virginia Department of Conservation

and Recreation has been gathering information to update the Virginia Outdoors Plan.

He stated that this plan is what the state uses as a guide when localities apply for grant

funding. He highlighted several items in the plan for Brunswick County as follows:

              Trail connector from Lawrenceville to Fort Christanna site.
              Public access, boating and recreational opportunities at Lake Gaston.
              State park in Brunswick County.

       This was provided for the Board’s information.

*****
Brunswick Stew – State Fair and 17th Street Marketplace

       Mr. Bobby Conner stated that on September 29, 2007, the Brunswick County
Lake Gaston Tourism Association participated in the Virginia State Fair by operating a

booth. He stated that they talked with various individuals at the event who will work with

them to help promote Brunswick County.

        Additionally, on September 3, 2007, Brunswick County Lake Gaston Tourism

Association had a booth at the Ukrops Brunswick Stew Festival. As a result, Ukrops is

exploring the possibility of working with the Brunswick County Lake Gaston Tourism

Association to promote Brunswick County and Brunswick Stew. However, the

partnership agreement has not been finalized. Mr. Conner stated that he will report

back to the Board as information becomes available.

*****
Jamestown 2007 Update

        Mr. Bobby Conner stated that the last regional meeting has been held regarding

the Jamestown 2007 Celebration. The final activity scheduled in Brunswick County will

be the Lawrenceville Christmas Parade. The theme of the parade is “An All American

Colonial Christmas” in keeping with the 400th Anniversary of America.

He also stated that Brunswick County Lake Gaston Tourism Association is in the

process of selecting items to submit in the time capsule.

        Mr. Finney indicated that St. Paul’s College held an event in 2007 with a

Jamestown theme and a DVD was made. He offered the DVD to be included in the

time capsule.

*****
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:

       Linwood Johnson, adjoining landowner to the Rails to Trails project, spoke in
        opposition to the Rails to Trails project. He asked how much money will
        Brunswick County be asked to contribute to this project and what is the return?
        He stated that the trail will cause Brunswick County to provide additional police,
        fire and rescue squad services. He stated that he felt that Tobacco Commission
        funds would be better spent on the construction of a bowling alley or movie
        theater in Brunswick County instead of development of a trail. He asked the
        Board of Supervisors to oppose the Rails to Trails project.
       Brenda Mallory, spoke in opposition to the Rails to Trails project and presented
        petitions signed by citizens who are also opposed to the project.
       Bill Buisset, 9787 Liberty Road, stated that he is opposed to the Rails to Trails
        project. He read a letter sent to Linwood Johnson by Deborah Holland (who
        could not attend the meeting), advising that her property adjoins the Rails to
        Trails project and she is opposed to the project.
       Albert Mallory, Sr., adjoining landowner to the Rails to Trails project, stated that
        he is opposed to the project. He added that he felt a better use of the land that
      adjoins the old Virginia railway would be development for an industry. He felt
      that an industry may not be interested in locating on that property if it knew that
      a horse trail was there. He also stated that the Rails to Trails project will be an
      on-going expense to Brunswick County to maintain. He concluded by stating
      that he is in favor of progress but not at the expense of a potential decrease in
      property values.
     Michael J. O’Neil, 197 Rocky Noll Place, stated that he is opposed to the Rails
      to Trails project. He questioned the availability of restroom facilities, electricity,
      and liability to citizens leaving the trail and entering adjoining landowner’s
      property.
     A.W. Hyde, Sr. stated that he lives less than 1,000 from the old Seaboard
      railroad in Totaro district. He stated that if Seaboard ever relinquishes its right of
      way for development of a trail he will be opposed to it.

         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 Mr. Tyler, 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 – October 2007
         B.   Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department Monthly Report – October 2007
         C.   Roanoke River Regional Service Authority Minutes – September 25, 2007
         D.   Southside Community Services Board Minutes – September 18, 2007
         E.   Brunswick County Planning Commission Minutes – October 9, 2007
         F.   Brunswick County Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes – October 24, 2007

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

*****
Re: Finance Director’s Report

Approval of Disbursements

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

approved the disbursement in the total amount of $503,342.63 as follows:

        system checks dated October 31, 2007, in the amount of $6,750.93
        system checks dated November 15, 2007, in the amount of $38,826.97
        system checks dated November 21, 2007, in the amount of $447,378.91
        system checks dated November 28, 2007, in the amount of $10,385.82

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

*****
Quarterly Review of FY08 County Consolidated Budget

         In a memorandum dated November 8, 2007, Marilyn Brammer, Director of

Finance, reported that even though all county departments are operating within budget,

she highlighted the following for the Board’s information:
 General Fund
1. Circuit Court:
       Juror Duty-State – the County is reimbursed by the State for these expenses.
       Juror-Witness Duty – the majority of these expenses are travel expenses for
       witnesses to attend Court to testify. The expenses are reimbursed by the state.

2. Fringe Benefits Suspense Account:
       Worker’s Compensation – this is a zero account where all worker’s

       compensation premiums are charged during the fiscal year, then the balance will
       be charged out by journal entry to the individual departments once the last
       quarterly payment is made and the WC audit adjustment for FY07 is made.

 Capital Project Fund
Airport Terminal Building Project - Design/Construction and Site Preparation – once the
County’s end of year FY07 audit is completed, unspent funds received in FY07 will be
reappropriated to FY08 to cover the expenses.

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

Board accepted the Quarterly Review of FY08 budget expenses as presented.

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

       There was no report this month.

*****
Re: Planning Director’s Report

Final Subdivision Review – Marion Oaks Subdivision

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

the intersection of Tower Road (State Route 762) and Boydton Plank Road (U.S.

Highway 1), in the Red Oak Magisterial District.

       The applicant is requesting final subdivision plat approval for Marion Oaks

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

subdivision for the Boards consideration 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 coming off of Tower Road, an existing state maintained road.

       Mrs. Sullivan reported that no single wide manufactured homes are allowed in

this subdivision, all foundations are to be solid masonry only, and stick built/modular

homes must be a minimum of 1,500 square feet.

       The preliminary plat for Marion Oaks Subdivision was approved by the Planning

Commission at their June 12, 2007, meeting

       Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Ms. Drummond, and unanimously
carried, the Board approved the final plat for Marion Oaks Subdivision as

recommended by the Planning Commission.

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

*****
Re: Proposed Article 21: Sign Regulations

        Mrs. Sullivan, Director of Planning, stated that Proposed Zoning Ordinance

Amendment Article 21: Sign Regulations is to be considered for adoption to the

Brunswick County Zoning Ordinance.

        The purpose of Article 21: Sign Regulations is to establish general guidelines for

the location of signs in Brunswick County. The proposed Article promotes and protects

the public health, welfare and safety by regulating existing and proposed outdoor

advertising signs of all types. It is intended to protect property values, create a more

attractive economic business climate and enhance and protect the scenic and natural

beauty of Brunswick County. It is further intended to reduce signs or advertising

distraction and obstructions that may be caused by signs overhanging or projecting

over public right-of-ways, to provide more open space and to curb the deterioration of

the natural environment and enhance community development.

        The Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing on the proposed sign

ordinance amendment at its meeting on September 19, 2007. Several citizens spoke

regarding changes to the proposed sign ordinance amendment. At the conclusion of

the public hearing the Board voted to send the proposed sign ordinance back to the

Planning Commission for further review regarding the comments received at the public

hearing and in writing.

        At its meeting on Tuesday, October 9, 2007, the Planning Commission reviewed

the comments, oral and written, received at the Board’s public hearing regarding the

proposed sign ordinance. At the conclusion of their discussion, the Planning

Commission voted to send the proposed sign ordinance to the Board as they

recommended at their August 14, 2007, meeting, with no changes.

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

Board adopted proposed Article 21 as recommended by the Planning Commission.

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

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

County Administrator’s Monthly Report – October 2007

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

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

       Ingenco will hold its Grand Opening Ceremony on Thursday, December 6, 2007,
        from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 107 Mallard Crossing Road, Lawrenceville, VA.
       Twenty-six (26) citizens utilized the NACo Prescription Drug Discount Card
        Program filling sixty-four (64) prescriptions, resulting in a savings of $323.22.

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

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

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

*****
Resolution to Support Legislation to Ban Plastic Bags

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that the County of Isle of Wight has

adopted a resolution requesting the General Assembly adopt legislation that would

grant localities the authority to ban or discourage the use of plastic bags.

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

the Board continued this item.

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

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

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, stated that staff reviewed the Invitation to Bid

for grass cutting services at County Park at Great Creek. She stated that it was

determined that the Invitation to Bid did not include the detail needed to insure that the

successful bidder will provide the level of equipment and manpower to insure that the

services are provided in a manner satisfactory to Brunswick County. As a result, she

recommended that the bids are rejected and authorize the County Administrator to

issue a Request for Proposal for grass cutting services at County Park at Great Creek.

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

Board rejected all bids and authorized the County Administrator to issue a Request for

Proposal for grass cutting services at County Park at Great Creek.

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

*****
Re: County Attorney’s Report

Piedmont Regional Jail – Contract Renewal for Inmate Bed Space

   The County Attorney stated that the contract for inmate bed space with Piedmont

Regional Jail is due for renewal prior to December 1, 2007. The new contract

beginning February 1, 2008, offers a per-bed/per-day rate increasing from $40.00 to

$40.80, which amount shall remain in force throughout the one-year renewal

term.

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

Board approved the renewal of the one year term contract with Piedmont Regional Jail

for inmate bed space at a per-bed/per-day rate of $40.80 through January 31, 2009.

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

*****
Vacation of Right of Way – Holly Street and 7th Street

   The County Attorney stated that Board adopted an ordinance at its September 19,

2007, meeting regarding the vacation of public rights-of-way for a portion of Holly Street

and 7th Street. He added upon review of the ordinance, the petitioner is requesting that

language be added to state that vacation of said portions of these two streets shall not

have any effect on utility easement rights held by the Town of Lawrenceville to enable

repair and maintenance of utility lines within the vacated areas.

   He recommended that the Board rescind the ordinance adopted September 19,

2007, and adopt the amended ordinance as presented.

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

the Board rescinded the ordinance adopted on September 19, 2007, and adopted the

amended ordinance as presented.

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

*****
Re: New Business

Cellular Telephone

   Ms. Woolridge, County Administrator, presented the matter on behalf of

Supervisor Conner requesting a county issued cellular telephone to address constituent

concerns.

   Supervisor Tyler stated that he cannot support approval of a county issued cellular

telephone because the Board members have fax machines which include a county paid
telephone line that can be used for calling constituents. Additionally, he suggested

that if a Board member uses his/her cellular phone or home phone to call long distance

they may submit a request for reimbursement.

   Supervisors Drummond and Jones stated that they do not have a county paid phone

line on their fax machines. They stated that they absorb all costs relative to telephone

calls made to their constituents. Supervisor Drummond further stated that she

was told that she could either have a county paid fax machine or the county paid

telephone line and she chose the fax machine.

   Ms. Woolridge stated that she would research the options provided to Board

members relative to telephone/fax machine plans.

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

Board voted not to authorize county issued cellular phones for Board of Supervisor

members.

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

*****
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 Ms. Drummond, seconded by Mr. Finney, and unanimously carried,

the Board continued this matter until December.

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

*****
Southside Disability Services Board

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

Board continued this matter until December.

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

*****
Local Board of Public Welfare

   Upon motion of Mr. Finney, seconded by Ms. Drummond, and unanimously carried,
the Board appointed Tracie Seward to serve a four (4) year term on the Local Board of

Public Welfare representing Sturgeon District.

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

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Board of Zoning Appeals

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

the Board recommended G. Vincent Powell for consideration by the Circuit Court for

reappointment to the Board of Zoning Appeals representing Totaro District.

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

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

the Board recommended Harrison Land for consideration by the Circuit Court for

appointment to the Board of Zoning Appeals representing Totaro District.

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

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

the Board recommended Theodore Boothe for consideration by the Circuit Court for

reappointment to the Board of Zoning Appeals representing Red Oak District.

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

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E911 Communications Board

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

Board continued this matter.

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

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Re: Adjourn

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

the Board adjourned.

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




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