December 12, 2017

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Blowing Rock Town Council

December 12, 2017

Town Hall 6:00 p.m.

1036 Main Street Blowing Rock, NC 28605


A reception for outgoing Mayor J.B. Lawrence and outgoing Council Member Ray Pickett will be held at Town Hall beginning at 5:30 pm.


  1. Call to Order


  2. Approval of Minutes

    1. November 14, 2017 – Regular Meeting Minutes

    2. November 14, 2017 – Closed Session Minutes


  3. Special Recognitions & Reports

    1. Verbal Report from Kipp Turner (Maymead – NCDOT US321 Project)

    2. Recognition – Kipp Turner – Mayor JB Lawrence

    3. Recognition of Mayor JB Lawrence & Councilman Ray Pickett – Town Manager


  1. Oath of Office

    1. Mayor-Elect Charlie Sellers and Council-Elect Virginia Powell – Judge Tom Lambeth

    2. Council Members Doug Matheson and Sue Sweeting – Town Clerk


  2. Organizational Issues

    1. Selection of Mayor Pro-Tempore

    2. Selection of RTAC member (Rural Transportation Advisory Committee) High Country Council of Government

    3. Selection of Executive Board Member for the High Country Council of Government


  1. Adoption of Agenda


  2. Consent Agenda

    1. High Country Triple Crown Half Marathon

    2. Budget Amendment Ordinance – Account for Various Items

    3. Dogwood Lane – Resolution


  3. Old Business

    1. Memorial Park Plan – Curtis Andrews (BRAAC)


  4. New Business

    1. Draft Ordinance – Beekeeping

    2. CZ 2017-02 Conditional Rezoning from CB to CZ-CB, Inn on Cornish

    3. Town Council Retreat Location


  1. Manager Report   


  2. Departmental Reports

    1. BRAAC Minutes

    2. Financial Report

    3. Fire & Rescue

    4. McGill Associates

    5. Parks & Recreation

    6. Planning & Inspections

    7. Police Department

    8. Public Works

    9. Water Treatment Plant


  1. Speakers from the Floor

Prior to the meeting, anyone wishing to speak shall complete an index card supplied by the Town Clerk, on which they will provide their name, address, telephone number and the topic they wish to address. In deference to all who wish to speak, each speaker will be asked to limit his or her comments to no more than three (3) minutes.


  1. Adjourn