Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Oct. 4 regular meeting

10.05.2021

Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Oct. 4 regular meeting

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BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting this Monday, Oct. 4. 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. 18 at 6 p.m.

Meeting Recap

III. Adjustments/Approval of Agenda
  • The Board of Commissioners moved to remove items No. 7 (Emergency Services – Sole Source Justification for Alternative Support Apparatus LLC Purchase) and No. 9 (Utility – Job Position Adjustment) from the consent agenda. The Board directed staff to revisit the items and add them to a future meeting agenda if further Board review and consideration for approval is necessary. The Board unanimously approved the agenda as amended.
V. Approval of Consent Agenda (selected items)

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

  • Administration – Budget Calendar FY 2022-2023: The Board of Commissioners approved the FY 2022-2023 budget calendar.
VI. Presentation
  1. Cooperative Extension – 4H Week Proclamation: The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the National 4-H Week Proclamation provided by North Carolina State University.
  2. Engineering – Courthouse Exterior Sealing and Cleaning Presentation: The Board of Commissioners received a presentation on the courthouse exterior construction and need for preventative maintenance. The Board directed staff to develop a change order with Monteith Construction Corporation for exterior sealant replacement and cleaning for the courthouse building.
VII. Administrative Report
  1. Administration – Fiscal Year-End June 30, 2021, County Manager’s Report and Capital Project Funding: The Board of Commissioners received information for Fiscal Year End June 30, 2021, and unanimously approved an appropriation of $20 million from the fund balance for pay-go future projects planned in the five-year capital improvement plan.
  2. Administration – Additional Funding Request for BID Marketing Program: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an appropriation of additional funding in the amount of $100,000 to support the expansion of the Brunswick BID marketing program.
  3. Human Resources – Classification and Total Compensation Study Consultant Recommendation: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved for the Cape Fear Council of Governments (CFCOG) in partnership with the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) to conduct the classification and total compensation study and authorized the county manager to execute applicable documents subject to county attorney’s review.
  4. Utilities – Oak Island Wholesale Bulk Water Service Agreement: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved to renew the wholesale bulk water service agreement between Brunswick County and the Town of Oak Island and authorized the chairman to execute the agreement upon review by the county attorney. The new agreement has a 40-year term.
  5. Utilities – PFAS Funding: The Board of Commissioners received information regarding efforts to obtain additional funding for PFAS-related utility infrastructure expenses, unanimously authorized the Utilities director to represent Brunswick County with efforts to inform elected officials regarding PFAS legislative issues, and unanimously authorized the chairman to sign letters to various regulatory agencies and federal and state officials requesting their support of ongoing efforts to properly fund utilities dealing with PFAS infrastructure needs.

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

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