WATAUGA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SPECIAL MEETING, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1999
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Thursday, December 2, 1999 at 2:00 P.M. to discuss Personnel Matters, G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6) in the Administrative Conference Room, Watauga County Courthouse.
PRESENT: Sue Sweeting, Vice-Chairman
James Coffey, Commissioner
Art Kohles, Commissioner
Jack Lawrence, Sr., Commissioner
Libby Link, Clerk to the Board (present at commencement and adjournment)
Chairman Hodges was hospitalized in Charlotte, N.C. and was unable to attend the meeting. Vice-Chairman Sweeting called the meeting to order at 2:00 P.M.
Commissioner Lawrence seconded by Commissioner Kohles, moved to enter closed session at 2:00 P.M. to discuss Personnel Matters, to conduct a second interview with one of the applicants for the County Manager position – G.S. 143-318.11(a)(6).
Commissioner Kohles seconded by Commissioner Coffey, moved to resume the special meeting at 3:22 P.M.
Commissioner Kohles seconded by Commissioner Coffey, moved to offer the position of County Manager to Rocky Nelson to begin his employment on December 21, 1999 at a starting salary of $57,500 with all County employee benefits and a 6-month severance package if the Board terminated his employment within 5 years of his begin date.
Mr. Nelson accepted the offer.
Commissioner Kohles seconded by Commissioner Lawrence, moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:24 P.M.
Elizabeth H. Link
Clerk to the Board