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					          HARNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

                               Minutes of Regular Meeting
                                     April 2, 2007

The Harnett County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, April 2,
2007, in the County Commissioners Meeting Room, County Administration Building,
102 East Front Street, Lillington, North Carolina.

Members present:    Beatrice B. Hill, Vice Chairman
                    Dan B. Andrews
                    Tim McNeill
                    Gary House
Chairman Byrd was absent due to being in China on an Economic Development mission
for Harnett County.

Staff present:         Neil Emory, County Manager
                       Wm. A. (Tony) Wilder, Assistant County Manager
                       Dwight W. Snow, County Attorney
                       Kay S. Blanchard, Clerk to the Board

Vice Chairman Hill called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and Commissioner McNeill
led the pledge of allegiance and prayer.

Commissioner Andrews moved to approve the agenda as published. Commissioner
McNeill seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

Upon motion by Commissioner McNeill and seconded by Commissioner House, the
Board unanimously approved the following items on the consent agenda:

1. Minutes:      Special Meeting, March 16, 2007
                 Regular Meeting, March 19, 2007

2. Budget amendments:

       338 Emergency Services (Fund 110-General)
       Code 110-5300-420.11-00 Salaries & Wages                       12,298. increase
             110-5300-420.12-00 Salaries & Wages, p.t.                 5,848. increase
             110-5300-420.22-00 FICA Tax Expense                       1,388. increase
             110-5300-420.23-00 Regular Retirement                       603. increase
             110-5300-420.23-01 Supplemental Retirement                  246. increase
             110-5300-420.26-08 Worker’s Compensation                    272. increase
             110-0000-399.00-00 Fund Balance Appropriated             20,655. increase

       339 Library (Fund 110-General)
       Code 110-8100-450.32-78 Special Programs                         4,416. increase
      110-0000-353.81-04 Contribution & Donation –
                          Harnett County Arts Council       4,416. increase

342 Child Care Resource & Referral (Fund 110-General)
Code 110-7301-465.60-33 Materials & Supplies                1,000. increase
      110-0000-334.73-01 Grant-Child Care Resource &
                           Referral                         1,000. increase

346 Cooperative Extension (Fund 110-General)
Code 110-7300-465.60-33 Materials & Supplies                  500. increase
      110-0000-353.73-03 Contributions & Donations-
                            Cooperative Extension             500. increase

347 Cooperative Extension (Fund 110-General)
Code 110-7300-465.32-31 4-H Programs                       11,384. increase
      110-0000-399.00-00 Fund Balance Appropriated         11,384. increase

350 Fort Bragg NTA Housing Project (Fund 561-“PU0601”)
Code 561-9100-431.45-50 Odell Smith Properties              16,861. increase
       561-9100-431.60-57 Miscellaneous Expense            16,861. decrease

353 General Services (Fund 110-General)
Code 110-0000-356.30-00 Insurance Reimbursement              1,983. increase
      110-4600-410.43-21 Maintenance & Repair Auto           1,983. increase

354 Public Utilities (Fund 531-HCDPU)
Code 531-9000-431.32-77 Admin-Credit Card Processing        5,000. increase
      531-9000-431.43-16 Admin- Maint & Repair Equip        2,000. increase
      531-9000-431.60-33 Admin-Materials & Supplies        10,000. increase
      531-9000-431.74-73 Admin-Cap. Outlay Other Improv. 75,000. increase
      531-9015-431.34-02 Water Treatment-Chemicals         20,000. increase
      531-9015-431.60-36 Water Treatment-Uniforms           3,500. increase
      531-9020-431.34-04 WW Treatment-Analysis Fee          4,000. increase
      531-9020-431.34-05 WW Treatment-Operating Fees        4,000. increase
      531-9020-431.41-10 WW Treatment-Utilities            10,000. increase
      531-9020-431.41-11 WW Treatment-Tele & Postage        1,500. increase
      531-9025-431.41-10 Distribution-Utilities            25,000. increase
      531-9025-431.43-16 Distri.-Maint & Repair Equip      10,000. increase
      531-9025-431.43-19 Distri.-Maint & Repair System     35,000. increase
      531-9025-431.60-31 Distri.-Gas, Oil & Auto Supplies   7,000. increase
      531-9030-431.43-16 Collections-Maint & Repair Equip   7,000. increase
      531-9030-431.43-19 Collections-Maint & Repair System 15,000. increase
      531-9030-431.58-01 Collections-Training & Meetings    1,500. increase
      531-9030-431.60-33 Collections-Materials & Supplies   2,000. increase
      531-9000-431.41-10 Administration – Utilities        20,000. decrease
      531-9000-431.74-82 Admin-Wellons Capacity Buyout 167,500. decrease
                531-9015-431.43-19 Water Treatment – Maintenance &
                                    Repair System                  30,000. decrease
                531-9020-431.43-19 WW Treatment-Maintenance &
                                    Repair System                  20,000. decrease

        356 Public Utilities-Distribution (Fund 531-HCDPPU)
        Code 531-9000-431.74-82 Admin – Wellons Capacity Buyout                7,103. decrease
              531-9025-431.12-00 Distribution – Sal. & Wages, p.t.              6,500. increase
              531-9025-431.22-00 Distribution – FICA Tax Expense                  498. increase
              531-9025-431.26-08 Distribution – Worker’s Comp.                    105. increase

        357 EMS (Fund 110-General)
        Code 110-5400-420.74-74 Capital Outlay                                37,800. increase
              110-0000-399.00-00 Fund Balance Appropriated                    37,800. increase

        358 Solid Waste Transfer Station Project (Fund 582-“SW0701”)
        Code 582-6600-461.90-16 Interfund Transfer-Solid Waste       54,000. increase
               582-0000-389.58-00 Interfund Transfer-Solid Waste    100,000. increase
               582-0000-370.82-04 Loan Proceeds-2007 COPS Issue 46,000. decrease

        359 Solid Waste (Fund 580-Solid Waste)
        Code 580-6600-461.90-47 Interfund Transfer Solid Waste
                                    Transfer Station                         100,000. increase
               580-0000-399.00-00 Fund Balance Appropriated                  100,000. increase

3. Tax refunds (Attachment 1)

4. Resolution to add roads to state system – Woodshire Subdivision (Attachment 2)

5. Reclassification of position in the Planning Department:
       from Code Enforcement Officer, grade 74
       to Assistant Building Code Administrator, grade 75
This position will be required to carry a Level III certification in all 4 levels.

6. Authorization for Cooperative Extension to accept a $500 grant from the North
Carolina Corn Growers Association.

7. Writeoff of delinquent Public Utilities accounts for the first quarter of 2007. All these
accounts have been delinquent for more than three years and total $9,511.32.

In the informal comments period of the meeting, Eddie Byrd, Wayne Dean, Billy
Wellons, and Ronald Adams asked the Board to consider calling for an election regarding
sale of alcohol in Upper Little River, Johnsonville, and Anderson Creek Townships.

Commissioner McNeill moved to approve the appointments listed below. Commissioner
Andrews seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
Jerry Blanchard, Jim Burgin, Pat Cameron, Natalie Edwards, Beatrice Hill, Susan
Doyle, Gary McNeill, Avis Smith, Jane Tart, Tony Wilder, and Marsha Woodall
are appointed for a 2-year term to expire 01/31/09. Resson Faircloth, Heather
Williams, and Angie Wood are appointed for a 2-year term to expire 04/30/09.
All members were nominated by Commissioner House.

Anderson Creek Senior Center Advisory Committee
Judy Perleberg and Fred Wise were appointed, and Phyllis Taylor and Ernestine
McLean were re-appointed for 3-year terms to expire 2/l28/2010.
All were nominated by Commissioner Andrews.

Southeastern Economic Development Commission
Abe Elmore was re-appointed for a 4-year term to expire 4/30/2011.
Nominated by Commissioner McNeill

Mid-Carolina Aging Advisory Committee
Teddy Byrd was appointed for a 3-year term to expire 4/30/2010.
Nominated by Commissioner Andrews

Transportation Advisory Board
Jerry Blanchard, Phyllis Clayton, Melanie Collins, Betty Lou Darroch, John
Finger, Connie Greene, Beatrice Bailey Hill, May Marshbanks, Addie McLean,
Suzanne Parker, Gary L. Pope, Alice Powell, John L. Rouse, Jr., Mary Jane Sauls,
Terri Strickland, Eric Truesdale, C. Truett Underhill, Jennifer Walker and Tony
Wilder are appointed for a 1-year term to expire 12/31/07.
All were nominated by Commissioner McNeill

County Manager Neil Emory recognized the Public Buildings Department
employees listed below for their dedication and commitment to the renovation
and rehabilitation of the Harnett County Administration Building. Mr. Emory
noted that these employees’ efforts have resulted in tremendous savings to the
taxpayers while providing for an improved workplace for all who work and meet
there. Vice Chairman Hill presented certificates of appreciation to Danny Brown,
Allie R. Bryant, Lee Vernon Harris, Freeman L. McKoy, James “Chris” Johnson,
Lisa Young and Brenda C. Johnson. Donald Knight and Richard Wigal were not
present and will receive their certificates at a later time.

Laura McClettie, US Census Bureau, provided an overview of the upcoming
census in 2010, and the 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal in a nine-county region of
the state that includes Harnett County.

John Finger, Chairman, Harnett County Veterans Council, submitted a proposal
outlining improvements to the Harnett County Veterans Memorial Park. The
request was received and funding will be considered during the 2007-2008 budget
process.

Joseph Jeffries, Planning Director, presented a proposed Housing Agency Annual
Plan for 2007. The Public Housing plan of action for the upcoming fiscal year is
required by HUD. Vice Chairman Hill called to order a public hearing on the
proposed plan and opened the meeting for comments from the public. No
comments were offered and Vice Chairman Hill closed the public hearing.
Commissioner McNeill moved to adopt the resolution approving the plan as
presented. Commissioner Andrews seconded the motion and it passed
unanimously. (Attachment 3)

Neil Emory, County Manager, noted that the issuance of revenue bonds for
several Public Utilities projects requires two actions by the Board at this time:
A resolution authorizing the submittal of an application to the Local Government
Commission (LGC) for approval of the bonds, and a partial release and
amendment to an earlier deed of trust and security agreement. The projects
involved in this package are as follows:
        Erwin Acquisition
        Sewer plant (Angier Expansion, Rock Overrun)
        Fort Bragg/Northern Training Area
        LaFayette Sewer Extension
        US 421 Gravity Line to CCCC
        Little River Sewer Plant/Start-Up
Commissioner McNeill moved to adopt the resolution as presented and approve
the partial release and amendment to deed of trust and security agreement as
presented. Commissioner Andrews seconded the motion and it passed
unanimously. (Attachment 4)

Mr. Emory noted that the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s annual
spring roadside clean up, “Litter Sweep, Spring 2007” is scheduled April 14-28,
2007. Landfill fees will be waived for trash collected by volunteers participating
in the program.

A report from the Finance Department was filed with the Board. (Attachment 5)

There being no further business, Commissioner Andrews moved to recess the
meeting until Tuesday, April 3, at 3:00 p.m. at Central Carolina Community
College, Harnett County Campus. Commissioner McNeill seconded the motion
and it passed unanimously. The Harnett County Board of Commissioners regular
meeting, April 2, 2007, recessed at 10:00 a.m.

Reconvened Meeting, April 3, 2007

The Board reconvened at 3:00 p.m. at Central Carolina Community College,
Harnett County Campus, Lillington, with the following members present: Vice
Chairman Beatrice B. Hill, Commissioners Dan B. Andrews, Tim McNeill, and
Gary House. Chairman Byrd was absent due to being in China on an Economic
Development mission for Harnett County. Also present was County Manager
Neil Emory.

The Board met jointly with the Central Carolina Community College Board of
Directors to discuss budget matters. Notice of this special meeting had been
posted.

The item to be considered in the reconvened portion of the meeting related to jail
construction was not yet completed and the Board recessed this meeting until
April 5, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. in the County Commissioners Conference Room,
County Administration Building, Lillington.

Reconvened Meeting, April 5, 2007

The Board reconvened April 5, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in the Commissioners
Conference Room, County Administration Building, 102 East Front Street,
Lillington, NC.

Members present:      Beatrice B. Hill, Vice Chairman
                      Dan B. Andrews
                      Tim McNeill

Staff present:        Neil Emory, County Manager
                      Kay S. Blanchard, Clerk to the Board

Mr. Emory presented for the Board’s consideration a contract with Bordeaux
Construction Company, Inc., Durham, NC to build a new Harnett County
Detention Center at 175 Bain Street, Lillington. The contract amount is
$21,456,440.00. Commissioner Andrews moved to approve the construction
contract as presented and authorize the document to be executed by the
appropriate county officials after review by the County Staff Attorney.
Commissioner McNeill seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.

There being no further business, Commissioner McNeill moved to adjourn.
Commissioner Andrews seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. The
Harnett County Board of Commissioners reconvened meeting, April 5, 2007,
adjourned at 11:10 a.m.

				
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