WATAUGA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SPECIAL MEETING, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1999
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Saturday, November 27, 1999 at 10:00 A.M. to discuss Personnel Matters, G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6) in the Administrative Conference Room, Watauga County Courthouse.
PRESENT: Jimmy Hodges, Chairman
Sue Sweeting, Vice-Chairman
James Coffey, Commissioner
Art Kohles, Commissioner
Jack Lawrence, Sr., Commissioner
Libby Link, Clerk to the Board
Chairman Hodges called the meeting to order at 10:00 A.M.
Commissioner Lawrence seconded by Commissioner Coffey, moved to enter Closed Session at 10:00 A.M. to discuss: Personnel Matters, discussion concerning hiring a County Manager – G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6).
Commissioner Coffey seconded by Commissioner Lawrence, moved to resume the special meeting at 11:35 A.M.
It was the consensus of the Board to schedule a special meeting on December 2, 1999 at 2:00 P.M. in the Administrative Conference Room, County Courthouse, to conduct a second interview with one of the applicants.
In addition, just prior to the meeting, the Commissioners had received a memorandum from the County’s Insurance Committee Chairman, Rocky Nelson, regarding the County employees’ medical insurance coverage beginning January 1, 2000. The Insurance Committee had met on November 22, 1999 and unanimously recommended that the current County employees’ insurance coverage be renewed for calendar year 2000.
Commissioner Coffey seconded by Commissioner Kohles, moved to renew the current employee insurance coverage through calendar year 2000.
Following brief discussion, Commissioner Coffey seconded by Commissioner Kohles, moved to appoint J. V. Potter as Interim Operation Services Director retroactive to November 1, 1999 with an annual salary of $41,720 which was Grade 76, Step 2 on the Watauga County Salary Schedule.
Commissioner Kohles seconded by Commissioner Coffey, moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:55 A.M.
Elizabeth H. Link
Clerk to the Board