Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Sept. 7 regular meeting

09.08.2021

Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners Sept. 7 regular meeting

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BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting this Tuesday, Sept. 7. 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, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m.

Meeting Recap

V. Approval of Consent Agenda

The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the consent agenda. Select consent agenda items included:

  • Emergency Services – Stryker LUCAS 3 Purchase: The Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of 10 additional LUCAS 3 compression devices to include on all frontline ambulances and quick response vehicles.
  • Planning Board: The Board of Commissioners appointed Clifton Cheek to the Planning Board for a three-year term expiring June 30, 2024
  • Substance Use and Addiction Commission: The Board of Commissioners appointed William Murphy to the Substance Use and Addiction Commission for a four-year term expiring June 30, 2025.
  • Jury Commission: The Board of Commissioners re-appointed Steve Stone to serve on the Jury Commission for a two year term.
VI. Presentation
  1. Cape Fear Change in Motion 2020 Transportation Demand Management WMPO: The Board of Commissioners received a presentation from Nick Cannon, WMPO regarding the newly adopted Transportation Demand Management Cape Fear in Motion 2020. No action was taken.
  2. Calvary Center for Leadership Development: The Board of Commissioners received a presentation from the Mt. Calvary Center for Leadership Development. No action was taken.
  3. Emergency Preparedness Month: The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution in support of declaring the month of September as Preparedness Month in Brunswick County.
  4. Resolution Honoring Deacon John Henry Sloan: The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution honoring Deacon John Henry Sloan for the commemoration of his 100 years.
VII. Administrative Report
  1. Administration – American Rescue Plan Funding Guideline: The Board of Commissioners approved 4-1 the draft plan in guidance for the American Rescue Plan Act funded projects. Commissioner Marty Cooke dissented.
  2. County Attorney – NC MOA Relating to Allocation of Opioid Litigation Proceeds: The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution approving the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the State of North Carolina and local governments on proceeds relating to the settlement of opioid litigation.
  3. Utilities – Town of St. James ARP Funds: The Board of Commissioners unanimously authorized staff to negotiate an inter-local agreement with the Town of St. James for the transfer of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds in the amount of $1,991,221.16 for use in water system upgrades beneficial to the Town of St. James.

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

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