Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners’ Feb. 17 meeting
BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting Monday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. Here’s a quick recap of the actions taken on a few selected items from the agenda.
The Board of Commissioners will review and make a motion to accept the official minutes from the Feb. 17 meeting at a later meeting. Once approved, the county clerk will post them online at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/agendas/
III. Adjustments/Approval of Agenda
- With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to place Consent Item No. 2: Administration – Resolution Supporting the Second Amendment under Administrative Report as Item No. 1.
VI. Public Hearing
- Emergency Services – Ambulance Franchise Request for Columbus County EMS, Inc.: The Board of Commissioners held a hearing to consider approval for an ambulance franchise request from Columbus County EMS, Inc. With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board moved to approve the ambulance franchise request.
VII. Administrative Report
- Administration – Resolution Supporting the Second Amendment: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to adopt a resolution supporting the Second Amendment by declaring Brunswick County a Constitutional Protected Rights County.
- Engineering – County Courthouse Addition and Renovation-Recommendation of Award to Monteith Construction Corporation: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, Board of Commissioners moved to approve the Notice of Award and execute the construction contract with Monteith Construction Corporation in the amount of $10,983,000 for the Brunswick County Courthouse Addition and Renovation project after County Legal reviews and approves the construction contract.
- Utilities – 211 Water Treatment Plant Lagoon Conversion Project Burnette Enterprises: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to award the contract for the construction of the Brunswick County 211 Water Treatment Plant Lagoon Conversion Project to Burnette Enterprises in the amount of $87,500. Of the eight bids received at the Jan. 21, 2020, bid opening, Burnette Enterprises was found to be the lowest bid.
- Utilities – Cape Fear River Locks and Dams Resolution: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to approve a resolution regarding disposition of the Cape Fear River Locks and Dams.
- Utilities – Enforcement Response Plan Revision: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to approve a revision to the Enforcement Response Plan (ERP) within the Sewer Use Ordinance.
- Utilities – NC 811 Facilities Use Agreement: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to approve a facilities use agreement with the North Carolina 811 organization allowing the 811 logo to be painted on the Bell Swamp above-ground water storage tank.
- Utilities – Timber Sale Old IP (South) Tracts Forestree, Inc., Canal Wood LLC: With a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Board of Commissioners moved to approve the sale of timber on the Old IP (South) Tracts 20, 21, 22, 23 as identified in the Forest Management Plan to both Forestree, Inc., (Tract 20) and Canal Wood LLC (Tracts 21, 22, 23) in the amount of $527,282.30 and authorize the Chairman and Clerk to the Board to approve contracts.
The next regular Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m.
To view the full agenda items and accompanying reports, go to https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/ agendas/
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