Here’s what you missed at the Nov. 21 Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meeting

11.22.2022

Here’s what you missed at the Nov. 21 Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meeting

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BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for its regular meeting this Monday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.

Below is a quick recap of the actions taken on selected agenda items during the regular meeting. Residents can view an online and PDF version of the full agenda and accompanying reports at brunswickcountync.gov/agendas.

The next regular Board of Commissioners meeting is Monday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m.

Meeting Recap

V. Approval of Consent Agenda (select items)

The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the consent agenda as presented.

  • Engineering – Ash Waccamaw Multiuse Building Construction: The Board of Commissioners approved moving forward with the process of bidding, awarding, and construction of the Ash Waccamaw Mulituse Building in FY23.
  • Sheriff’s Office – Motorola Solutions Agreement – GHSP Grant Equipment: The Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with Motorola Solutions for the purchase of the radios and in-car systems that are part of the approved North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) grant.
VIII. Administrative Report
  1. Administration – Inclement Weather Pay Policy Revisions: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a revision to the Inclement Weather Policy that combines the County’s current Inclement Weather and State of Emergency pay policies into a simplified and equitable single policy.
  2. Communications – FY24 Commissioners’ Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Workshop: The Board of Commissioners held a workshop to discuss the Fiscal Year 2024 strategic planning and goal setting process and unanimously approved an amendment to the 2023-2027 Strategic Plan to add the following objective:
    1. Excellent Government Objective No. 4: Implement innovative technologies and strategies that support staff’s efforts to deliver high-quality, effective services to residents, customers, and stakeholders.

More information about Board of Commissioners meetings is at brunswickcountync.gov/board-commissioners.

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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Director at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov.

Next Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meeting is Monday, Nov. 21

Media Inquiries: Media are requested to contact Brunswick County Communications by noon the day of the meeting to help facilitate requests for interviews before or directly after board meetings. Brunswick County will post a recap of the meeting with actions taken at brunswickcountync.gov/news.

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners will meet for its regular meeting this Monday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.

The commissioners’ chambers are on the first floor of the David R. Sandifer Administration Building at 30 Government Center Drive in Bolivia (28422).

Brunswick County has recently implemented a new agenda management platform for its Board of Commissioners meetings at brunswickcountync.gov/agendas.

The new portal includes a calendar and a scrolling list of meeting dates where users can download available agendas and minutes. Users can also click on a meeting date to open a new tab to the portal to view meting files and subscribe for email updates when meeting agendas are posted.

If you have any issues with the new portal, send an email to Brunswick County Communications Director Meagan Kascsak with a description of your issue at meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov.

Agenda Preview

Below are a few selected items from the agenda that the Board of Commissioners will discuss and take possible action on during the regular meeting.

V. Approval of Consent Agenda (select items)
  • Engineering – Ash Waccamaw Multiuse Building Construction: Request the Board of Commissioners approve moving forward with the process of bidding, awarding, and construction of the Ash Waccamaw Mulituse Building in FY23.
  • Sheriff’s Office – Motorola Solutions Agreement – GHSP Grant Equipment: Request the Board of Commissioners approve an agreement with Motorola Solutions for the purchase of the radios and in-car systems that are part of the approved North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) grant.
VIII. Administrative Report
  1. Administration – Inclement Weather Pay Policy Revisions: Request the Board of Commissioners consider a revised Inclement Weather Policy that combines our current Inclement Weather and State of Emergency pay policies into a simplified and equitable single policy.
  2. Communications – FY24 Commissioners’ Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Workshop: Request the Board of Commissioners hold a workshop to discuss the Fiscal Year 2024 strategic planning and goal setting process. Staff also recommend the Board approve an amendment to the 2023-2027 Strategic Plan.

Additionally, some meetings have public hearings for specific issues. The public hearings are similar to a public comment period but pertain to one topic. Individuals wishing to speak during a public hearing should sign up before the meeting starts on the form at the door dedicated to public hearings. This form is separate from the form used to sign up for public comments at the beginning of the meeting.

Speakers wishing to distribute any related documents, printed comments or materials to the commissioners should deliver at least eight copies to the county clerk at least fifteen minutes before the meeting starts.

More information about Board of Commissioners meetings and public comment policies is at brunswickcountync.gov/board-commissioners.

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Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Director at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov