WATAUGA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SPECIAL MEETING, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners attended a special meeting on Monday, February 22, 2010, in the Commissioners’ Board Room at the Watauga County Administration Building, Boone, NC. Those present were: Chairman Deal, Vice-Chairman Winkler, Commissioner Cooper, Commissioner Kinsey, County Manager Nelson, Deputy County Manager Geouque, Clerk to the Board Fogle, and Parks and Recreation Director Poulos. Others present were as follows:
- Town of Boone: Mayor Loretta Clawson; Mayor Pro Tem Lynne Mason; Council Members Andy Ball, Jamie Leigh, Rennie Brantz and Stephen Phillips; Town Manager Greg Young; Town Attorney Sam Furgiuele; Director of Development Services Jim Byrne; Public Works Director Blake Brown; and Town Clerk Freida VanAllen
- Watauga County Recreation Commission Members: Gene Swift, Denny Norris, Laura Johnson, and Pat O’Neal
[Clerk’s Note: Commissioner Futrelle was not present due to illness.]
The joint meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M.
Open discussion was held among the Board of Commissioners, Boone Town Council and Watauga County Parks and Recreation Commission regarding recreational issues. Discussion included the Town of Boone’s decision to cut FY 2010 funding for recreation to Watauga County; recreational services provided by both entities; and Greenway Trail expansion.
The Board of Commissioners agreed, by consensus, to direct staff to proceed with necessary steps to assist with the Greenway Trail expansion from Casey Drive to the Hannah Building.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:49 P.M.
Jim Deal, Chairman
Anita J. Fogle, Clerk to the Board