Here’s what you missed at the Sept. 19 Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meeting

09.20.2022

Here’s what you missed at the Sept. 19 Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meeting

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for its regular meeting this Monday, Sept. 19 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, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m.

Meeting Recap

VI. Presentation
  1. Governing Board – Constitution Week Resolution: The Board unanimously approved the resolution honoring Constitution Week as Sept. 17-23, 2022.
  2. Health Services – Brunswick County Substance Use and Addiction Commission: Members of the Brunswick County Substance Use and Addiction Commission presented the latest local and state data and trends of substance misuse to the Board of Commissioners. The data report is available online. No action was taken. The commission members also provided an update on ongoing initiatives in the community to educate younger individuals and families about substance misuse.
  3. Tax Administration – Presentation of Schedule of Values for 2023 and Schedule a Public Hearing: The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the schedule of values as outlined in North Carolina General Statute 105-317, with a public hearing for the schedule of values to be advertised for Oct. 3, 2022, at 3 p.m. The schedule is available to the public and a link is posted on the county webpage.
VII. Public Hearing
  1. Economic Development: The Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing to receive comments regarding a proposed economic development incentive from Brunswick County in the amount of $270,000 to Precision Swiss Products, Inc. There were no requests to comment during the public hearing. Following the public hearing, the Board unanimously approved the incentive agreement.
VIII. Administrative Report
  1. Utilities – Distribution Crew Request: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved additional staff, materials, and equipment, as well as explore the use of contractors, for valve operation and water quality testing to facilitate the construction of current and upcoming new sub-division projects, water line relocation, and new construction projects; hydrant testing; tap installation; and the installation of an increased number of residential and irrigation meters.

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, Sept. 19

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 Tuesday, Sept. 19 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).

View an online and PDF version of the full agendas and accompanying reports at brunswickcountync.gov/agendas.

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.

VI. Presentation
  1. Governing Board – Constitution Week Resolution: Request the Board approve the resolution honoring Constitution Week as Sept. 17-23, 2022.
  2. Health Services – Brunswick County Substance Use and Addiction Commission: Request that members of the Brunswick County Substance Use and Addiction Commission present the latest local and state data and trends of substance misuse to the Board of Commissioners.
  3. Tax Administration – Presentation of Schedule of Values for 2023 and Schedule a Public Hearing: Following the process for adoption of the schedule of values as outlined in North Carolina General Statute 105-317, a public hearing for the schedule of values will be advertised for Oct. 17, 2022, at 6 p.m. The schedule is available to the public and a link is posted on the county webpage.
VII. Public Hearing
  1. Economic Development: Request the Board of Commissioners conduct a public hearing to receive comments regarding a proposed economic development incentive from Brunswick County in the amount of $270,000 to Precision Swiss Products, Inc., and following the public hearing, consider approving the incentive agreement.
VIII. Administrative Report
  1. Utilities – Distribution Crew Request: Request the Board of Commissioners approve additional staff, materials, and equipment, as well as explore the use of contractors, for valve operation and water quality testing to facilitate the construction of current and upcoming new sub-division projects, water line relocation, and new construction projects; hydrant testing; tap installation; and the installation of an increased number of residential and irrigation meters.

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