Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners’ Sept. 16 meeting

09.18.2019

Here’s what you missed at the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners’ Sept. 16 meeting

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BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting this past Monday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. Here’s a quick recap of actions taken on a few selected items from the agenda.

The Board of Commissioners will review and make a motion to accept the minutes from the Sept. 16 at a later meeting. Once approved, the county clerk will post them online at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/clerk/agendas/

VII. Administrative Report

1. Administration – Bond Order for 2019 Enterprise Revenue Bonds
Following the presentation, the Board of Commissioners approved the bond order authorizing the issuance, directing the application to the Local Government Commission, and requesting Local Government Commission approval of enterprise systems revenue and revenue refunding bonds of the County of Brunswick, North Carolina, series 2019; and requesting approval of Parker Poe as bond counsel and Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated to serve as managing underwriter with a 5-0 vote. The 2019 Enterprise Revenue Bonds will fund the expansion of the sewer treatment system at the Northeast Brunswick Regional Waste Water Treatment Plant and the parallel raw water line. The County is planning to issue a revenue bond not to exceed $123 million for the 2019 series for enterprise revenue bonds, which includes potential refundings.

2. Administration – Initial Resolution 2020 Revenue Bonds
Following the presentation, the Board of Commissioners approved an initial resolution requesting the Local Government Commission approval, withdrawal of the County’s application for WIFIA financing, declaring the intent of the County to reimburse itself for capital expenditures from proceeds of the Water Revenue Bond planned for 2020 to fund the Northwest Water Plant expansion with low-pressure reverse osmosis treatment with a 5-0 vote. The initial resolution for the revenue bonds will fund the planned expansion and integration of a low-pressure reverse osmosis advanced water treatment system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant. The County is seeking a water revenue bond not to exceed $137 million for the 2020 series.

5. Utilities – Receive CFPUA McKim & Creed Engineering Agreement Amendment Information and Consent to CFPUA Raw Water Main Project Award of Bid
The Board of Commissioners approved an amendment to Cape Fear Public Utility Authority’s (CFPUA) engineering agreement with McKim & Creed for services associated with the design and construction of the Lower Cape Fear Water and Sewer Authority (LCFWSA) 54-inch parallel raw water main, consented to CFPUA awarding the 54-inch raw water main project to the lowest, responsive bidder contingent on funding approval, and directed the County Manager to notify LCFWSA of Brunswick County’s concurrence with proceeding with the project with a 5-0 vote.

The next regular Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m.

To view the full agenda items and accompanying reports, go to https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/clerk/agendas/

More information about the Board of Commissioners meetings is at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/board-commissioners/faq/

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