††††††††††† The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners and Sparta Town Council held a special joint session on Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at 10:00am in the Conference Room of the County Office Building, 90 South Main Street, Sparta, NC.

 

††††††††††† Present:Chair Eldon Edwards, Vice-Chair Warren Taylor, Commissioner Graylen Blevins, Commissioner Patrick Woodie, Mayor John Miller, Town Council Members Robert Andrews and John Brady, County Manager Don Adams and Town Manager Tom Douglas.

 

††††††††††† Ernie Pearson, The Sanford Holshouser Law Firm; Dick Fender, High County Council of Government; Brian Crutchfield, Blue Ridge Electric; Michael Lewis & Sandy Bowers, Skyline Telephone Company joined the Boards for this meeting.

 

††††††††††† Chair Eldon Edwards called the meeting to order for the County at 10:00am.

 

††††††††††† Mayor John Miller called the meeting to order for the Town at 10:00am.

 

Commissioner Warren Taylor made a motion to enter into closed session at 10:01am under NCGS 143-318.11 (a) (3)ólegal.Commissioner Patrick Woodie seconded the motion.Vote 4:0.

 

John Brady made a motion to enter into closed session at 10:01am under NCGS 143-318.11 (a) (3)ólegal.Robert Andrews seconded the motion.†† Vote 2:0.

 

Commissioner Patrick Woodie made a motion to adjourn the closed session and reconvene the regular meeting at 11:50am.Commissioner Warren Taylor seconded the motion.Vote 4:0.

 

Robert Andrews made a motion to adjourn the closed session and reconvene the regular meeting at 11:50am.John Brady seconded the motion. Vote 2:0.

 

Chair Eldon Edwards stated that the County took action during closed session.He further stated that the action taken was in regards to giving legal direction to our attorney, Ernie Pearson.

 

Mayor John Miller stated that the Town took action during closed session.He further stated that the action taken was in regards to giving legal direction to our attorney, Ernie Pearson.

 

Commissioner Patrick Woodie made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 11:55am.Commissioner Graylen Blevins seconded the motion.Vote 4:0.

 

Robert Andrews made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 11:55am.John Brady seconded the motion.Vote 2:0.

 

Respectfully submitted,†††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

 

 

Karen Evans††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Clerk to the Board††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

Eldon Edwards

Chairman