WATAUGA COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SPECIAL MEETING, THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
The Watauga County Board of Commissioners held a budget work session on Thursday, May 8, 2014, in the Commissioners’ Board Room, Watauga County Administration Building. Those present were: Chairman Miller, Vice-Chairman Blust, Commissioner Kennedy, Commissioner Welch, Commissioner Yates, County Manager Geouque, and Finance Director Pierce. Also in attendance were Watauga County School Board Members: Dr. Lee Warren, Ms. Delora Hodges, Ms. Barbara Kinsey, Dr. David Fonseca, Watauga County Schools Interim Superintendent; Dr. Stephen Martin, Director of Human Resource, Ms. Ly Marze, Board of Education Finance Director; and Dennis Ray, School Maintenance Director.
Chairman Miller called the meeting to order at 4:05 P.M.
[Clerk’s Note: Vice-Chairman Blust arrived at 5:05 P.M.]
The School Board reviewed their request and thanked the Board for contributions and support for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Discussion followed pertaining to the County’s Fun In The Sun Camp held at Hardin Park. The program was only provided six weeks when eight weeks were requested. The County offered a compromise of seven weeks but was denied that request. The School Board stated this was the first that they had heard of the issue and would discuss at their next Board meeting.
County Manager Geouque and Finance Director Pierce reviewed the proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget for Board discussion.
The meeting was recessed at 7:10 P.M. until Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 4:00 P.M.
Nathan Miller, Chairman
Deron T. Geouque