The first item of business is expected to be the recognition of the newly installed Bladen County Seal that includes “In God We Trust.”
The proposed Consent Agenda includes a list of items, mostly vehicles, that are being declared surplus county property and will be offered for sale at a Public Auction on Saturday, April 15.
A Public Hearing is scheduled to receive comments regarding the FY 2015-16 budget.
John Elliott, Duke Energy Progress, is on the agenda to provide a presentation regarding an ongoing solar power project at DuPont.
Bladen County Tax Administrator, was re-appointed at a recent commissioners meeting and he will be administered the oath of office by Niki Dennis, Bladen County Clerk of Court. Ellis will also discuss with the board the process for collecting delinquent taxes and other matters of interest related to his department.
Cris Harrelson, Director of Bladen County Health & Human Services, will ask commissioners to consider approving a Consolidated Agreement with the county and the State of North Carolina. The agreement outlines the duties and responsibilities of both the county and the state for providing services to the citizens of Bladen County.
The board is expected to consider approving an Amendment to a 2014 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) Memorandum of Amendment.
Commissioners are expected to consider an appointment to the Southeastern Economic Development Commission (SEDC). One of the requirements is that the position must be a seated County Commissioner or an Elected Official. The current office-holder is Mark Gillespie who was defeated in the 2014 election in his bid for re-election as a commissioner..
County Manager Greg Martin will provide an update regarding the Construction Manager at Risk (CMaR) and Architect Services Agreements. Both items are related to the proposed new jail project.
The meeting will be held in the commissioners meeting room on the first floor of the Bladen County Courthouse beginning at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public.Share: