Blowing Rock Town Council
July 11, 2017
Town Hall 6:00 p.m.
1036 Main Street Blowing Rock, NC 28605
I. Call to Order
II. Adoption of Agenda
III. Special Report
a. Report from Kipp Turner (Maymead – NCDOT US321 Project)
IV. Approval of Minutes
V. Consent Agenda
VI. Public Hearing
VII. Old Business – None
VIII. New Business
IX. Manager’s Report
a. Sale of News racks on GovDeals.com
b. Received $500 donation – Blowing Rock Garden Club for Memorial Park
(Front garden area)
c. Monday Night Concert series begins July 10 – August 7
d. Movies in the Park began June 29 and go through August 3
e. Virginia Tech Design Grant for area behind American Legion going well f. Center-line striping is going well with long list of roads complete
g. We continue to receive numerous accolades regarding town landscaping and garden in front of Town Hall. Congratulations Landscape team.
h. We have three new house starts on Ransom Street and have begun permitting at Chestnut Partners (Old Hospital Site)
i. Sharon VanDyke celebrated twenty years of service on June 19.
j. I questioned an invoice that we received from New River Light & Power in March (for an average invoice amount of $500 per month), researched it, and found that it is not our invoice to pay. We will no longer be paying this bill
and it has been taken over by Boone for the Interconnect Pump.
X. Departmental Reports
a. ABC Board
b. BRACC Minutes c. Financial Report d. Fire & Rescue
e. McGill Associates
f. Parks & Recreation
g. Planning & Inspections h. Planning Board Minutes i. Police Department
j. Public Works
k. Water Treatment Plant
XI. 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.
XII. Closed Session – In accordance with NCGS 143-318.11 (a)(6) – Personnel
XIII. Return to Open Session