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April 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

I. Call Meeting Order    (Mayor Massengill)
II. Consent Agenda    (Mayor Massengill)
II.A. Consider Minutes for:
II.A.1. March 26, 2015
Attachments: (1)
II.B. Consider Proclamation 78-2015 - Municipal Clerks Week May 5-11, 2015
II.C. Consider Proclamation 79-2015 - Peace Officers Memorial Day May 15, 2015 and
        Police Week May 10th- 16th, 2015
Attachments: (1)
II.D. Consider Proclamation 80-2015 -May as Poppy Month
Attachments: (1)
II.E. Consider Proclamation 81-2015 May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Attachments: (1)
III. Public Comment    (Mayor Massengill)
III.A. Individuals wishing to address the Board are asked to provide their name and address for the record. 
III.B. Loretta Byrd, Benson Area Chamber Director will speak about the Prayer Breakfast.
III.C. Town of Benson Smart Grid project update (Mike Settlage, ElectriCities)
IV. Department Reports
IV.A. Introduction Erin King, Permitting Tech. (Braston Newton)
IV.B. Introduction of Chris Vanhalen, Police Officer. (Chief Edwards)
IV.C. Minimum Housing Task Force Update (Braston Newton and Commissioners)
IV.D. Phase II Water Update. (Don Johnson)
IV.E. Asphalt Paving Update. (Don Johnson)
V. Old Business     (Mayor Massengill)
V.A. None
VI. Public Hearings    (Mayor Massengill)
VI.A. Consider  case RZ-2015-01 and case SUP-2015-01 to rezone property located at 809 Ivey Road from RA, Residential Agriculture, to I-2 SUD, Heavy Industry Special Use District, and issuance of a Special Use Permit to allow the sole use of solar energy facility. 
Attachments: (1)
VII. New Business    (Mayor Massengill)
VII.A. Consider Appointment of Rosa M. Stumpt for the Police Advisory Board. (Mayor Massengill)
Attachments: (1)
VII.B. Presentation related to Department of Transportation I-95 Landscape improvements. (Matt Zapp)
VII.B.1. Prior Agreement from 1999
Attachments: (1)
VII.B.2. Presentation of Plans
VII.C. Consider Facade Improvement Grant of $1500 for Medlin Dorman Hardware. (Karissa Bergene)
VII.D. Consider Budget Amendment # 06-2015 (Braston Newton)
Attachments: (1)
VII.E. Planning Department Budget Presentation FY 2015-2016. (Braston Newton)
VII.F. Electric Department Budget Presentation for FY2015-2016 (Don Johnson)
VIII. Town Manager Report    (Matt Zapp)
VIII.A. National Library Week April 13-19, 2015
VIII.B. Benson Elementary School Community Day on Friday April 17, 2015
VIII.B.1. 8:45 AM until 3:00 PM
VIII.C. NCEMP Board Meeting in Wilson, NC at 10a.m. on April 22, 2015
VIII.D. Benson Business Expo at American Legion on April 23, 2015.
VIII.E. Keep Benson Beautiful/Town Wide Clean up 8:30am-Noon on April 25, 2015.
VIII.E.1. Meet at Lee Street Gymnasium at 8:30 AM for breakfast.
VIII.F. Town wide bulk yard waste collection program. 
VIII.F.1. Provided by Waste Industries
VIII.F.2. Bulk materials (Sticks, limbs & yard debris) must be at the curb by Sunday night April 26, 2015.
VIII.F.3. Local ads in the News In Review: April 8, 2015; April 15, 2015; and April 22, 2015
Attachments: (1)
VIII.G. Board of Commissioners Meetings will be at 7pm on Thursday April 30, 2015.
VIII.G.1. Budget Conversation related to Public Works Department
VIII.G.2. Budget Conversation related to Parks & Recreation Department
VIII.H. Electric and water meter installation to occur May - June, 2015. 
VIII.I. National Day of  Prayer event  is scheduled for Thursday May 7, 2015 at 12-Noon in the Singing Grove.  
VIII.J. Municipal Clerks Week May 5-11, 2015
VIII.K. Benson Community Day at PK Vyas Park, Saturday, May 9, 2015/10am-2pm
VIII.L. National Police Week May 10th- 16th, 2015
VIII.L.1. Benson Police Department Recognition Dinner at Town Hall at 5p.m.- 6:30p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
VIII.M. Pajama Story Time at Library 6:30pm, May 11, 2015
VIII.N. Board of Commissioners Meeting at 7p.m. Tuesday May 12, 2015.
VIII.O. Sundown Concert at 5:30pm on May 14, 2015
VIII.P. Memorial Day, Town Hall Closed Monday, May 25, 2015
VIII.Q. Board of Commissioners Meeting at 7p.m. on Thursday May 28, 2015.
VIII.Q.1. Presentation of the Budget Draft for FY2015-2016 (Matt Zapp)
VIII.R. Friday Night Hoops at Vyas Park May 29, 2015/8pm-11pm
IX. Town Attorney    (Isaac Parker)
X. Board of Commissioners Report    (Commissioners)
XI. Mayor Report    (Mayor Massengill)
XII. Information Only
XIII. Closed Sessions:
XIII.A. Closed Session:is in accordance with NC GS 143-318.11(a)(1).     
XIII.A.1. The purpose is to prevent disclosure of information not considered a public record within the meaning of NC GS Chapter 132. Duke Energy Progress (DEP) proposed asset merger with the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA).     
XIII.B. Closed Session:is in accordance with NC GS 143-318.11(a)(1).     
XIII.B.1. To consider the qualifications, competence, performance, character, fitness, conditions of appointment, or conditions of initial employment of an individual public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee.
XIV. Adjourn the Meeting  (Mayor Massengill)

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