The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners met in special
session on Friday, December 30, 2005, at in the Conference Room of the CountyOfficeBuilding, 90 South Main Street, Sparta, North Carolina. The purpose of this meeting is to
formally approve the sale of real property located at 308 Memorial Park Drive, Sparta, North Carolina to Charleston Forge, Inc. in
accordance with an incentive agreement approved on June 22,
Present:Chair Eldon Edwards, Vice-Chair Warren
Taylor, Commissioner Graylen Blevins, Commissioner Sandy Carter Herndon, Commissioner Ken Richardson, CountyAttorneyDonna Shumate and CountyManagerDon Adams.Clerk to the Board Karen Evans was absent.
Eldon Edwards called the meeting to order.
that the purpose of this meeting is to give the staff permission to sign the
paperwork necessary in order to transfer the property located at 308 Memorial Park Drive industrial facility currently occupied by Charleston
Forge.He stated that the transfer of
the property is in accordance with the incentive agreement that the Board
passed on June 22, 2005.He reviewed the
terms of the incentive agreement.
Ken Richardson asked if this will get this property back on the tax books as of
January 1 and satisfy EDA requirements.
Manager Don Adams talked about this action will place the property back on
the taxes for January 1, and the County has received a release from EDA in
September stating that the County has been released from EDA restrictions.
Ken Richardson and County Manager Don Adams discussed the job creation section of the incentive
Carter Herndon and County Manager Don Adams discussed Charleston Forge moving their woodworking jobs to
AlleghanyCounty and meeting the deadline.
Carter Herndon made a motion to authorize the CountyManager to sign all documentation necessary to transfer the property
located at 308
Memorial Park Drive
in Sparta, North Carolina to Charleston Forge (Barber Investments, LLC) in accordance
with the Incentive Agreement dated June 22, 2005.Commissioner Warren
Taylor seconded the motion.Vote 5:0.
Board wishes everyone a Happy New Year.
Eldon Edwards reminded the Board of the meeting Monday night at regarding the schools.
Being no further business, Chair
Eldon Edwards adjourned the meeting at .