††††††††††† The Alleghany
County Board of Commissioners met in special session on
††††††††††† Present:† Chair Eldon Edwards, Vice-Chair Warren
††††††††††† Chair Eldon Edwards called the meeting to order at and explained the purpose of this meeting to decide if and how to proceed with land-use.
††††††††††† The Board of Commissioners talked about the prior actions of the appointed committee concerning land-use.† They further talked about the makeup of the prior committee and the amount of time spent on the plan originally.†
††††††††††† Commissioner Graylen Blevins arrived at .
††††††††††† Chair Eldon Edwards talked about the amount of valuable information in the document.†
Chair Eldon Edwards talked about the recent event with the lawnmower racing track and how a plan would have affected that.†
Chair Eldon Edwards talked about the Plannerís responsibility in this action.
Commissioner Warren Taylor talked about the Planner being the coordinator of the work with the Commissioners deciding what areas of the community that needs to be represented on the committee.† He talked about the number of the people for the last committee and the number needed to cover all of the areas of the community.
Commissioner Ken Richardson talked about each Commissioner submitting 2 or 3 peopleís names for a 10-15 member committee.† He further talked about the previous plan having 15 articles with 8 applying now.† He talked about the Planner looking at those articles and bringing information back to the Commissioners.† He stated the articles that have already been resolved through other actions by the Board.† He further stated that one of the comments he received last time was that the plan was too detailed and that is something everyone needs to keep in mind.†
Commissioner Graylen Blevins asked if the Board has gone back to the original plan.
Chair Eldon Edwards stated that is what the Board is discussing, and the original plan has a lot of valuable information.
Commissioner Graylen Blevins talked about circulating copies of the original plan in the community.† He stated that he liked the idea of creating a committee where each Commissioner submits names for the committee.
Chair Eldon Edwards summarized the Boardís discussions by stating each Commissioner will provide the Planner with two or three names for the committee and setting up a coordinated effort.
Commissioner Warren Taylor, Chair Eldon
Edwards and Commissioner
Commissioner Warren Taylor asked about a budget for this process in order to compensate people for their time and effort serving on this committee.
Commissioner Ken Richardson talked about the committee volunteers need assurance that this will be looked at and the need for a target completion date.
Chair Eldon Edwards and Commissioner Warren Taylor talked about supplying the committee names to the Planner and the possibility of having problems getting people to serve on the committee.†
Commissioner Graylen Blevins stated that he thinks these discussions should be on the night meeting agendas in order to allow the public more access.† Also, he stated that most people want land use but in moderation.
Chair Eldon Edwards asked the Board to submit their names to the Planner by the first of the month.
Commissioner Warren Taylor talked about the intent of the plan, some uses are exempt and the process for change of use.
Commissioner Graylen Blevins and Commissioner Warren Taylor discussed a timeframe to complete the plan.
Commissioner Warren Taylor asked about money in the budget for supplies.
Commissioner Graylen Blevins asked
The Board of Commissioners, County
Manager Don Adams and
Being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at .
Clerk to the Board††††††††††††††††††