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January 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Moved from Thursday 28th

Agenda
I. Call Meeting to Order    (Mayor Massengill)
II. Pledge of Allegience
III. Consent Agenda    (Mayor Massengill)
III.A. Consider Minutes for  January  , 12, 2016
Attachments: (1)
IV. Public Comment    (Mayor Massengill)
IV.A. Individuals wishing to address the Board are asked to provide their name and address for the record. 
IV.B. An update from the Johnston County Board of Elections pertaining to the district 2 Election to be held on March 15, 2016. (Director:Leigh Anne Price)
Attachments: (1)
V. Department Reports
V.A. None
VI. Public Hearings    (Mayor Massengill)
VI.A. A public hearing to discuss/consider the requirement of Load Management devices upon newly constructed residential homes within the Town of Benson electric service territory. 
VII. Old Business     (Mayor Massengill)
VII.A. Consider an ORDINANCE requiring Load Management switches for all New Residential Construction units within the Town of Benson electrical service territory. (Braston Newton, Assistant Town Manager)
VII.B. Consider new appointment to Planning Board. (Connie Sorrell)
VII.B.1. New Appointees Application:
Attachments: (1)
VII.C. Update related to the repair and replacement of the roof at the Benson Parks and Recreation Building located on North Johnson Street.
VII.C.1. Commissioner Chandler, Commissioner Medlin, Matt Smith, Braston Newton and Matt Zapp to research the options and bring forward a recommendation on January 26, 2016 to the Board.
VII.C.1.a. Due to weather related delays, the Committee was unable to meet as scheduled. 
VII.C.1.b. The Committee will report back to the Board during the month of February.
VII.D. Partnership for Children lease update 
VII.D.1. Mayor Massengill, Commissioner Medlin, Erin King and Matt Zapp met with the team from PFC.  
VII.D.2. Multiple lease agreements are being reviewed/discussed- PFC, WIC and the After School Tutoring Program.
VII.E. A discussion/ request related to repair option(s) of the 48" storm drain line that runs beneath the Benson McDonald’s (Jamie Guerrero, Interim Public Utilities Director)
Attachments: (3)
VII.E.1. RECOMMENDATION #1- Proceed with the advertisement, review and selection of a contractor to repair the pipe at a cost not to exceed $90,000 in the current FY 15/16 Budget.
VII.E.1.a. Utilize fund balance to complete this project; would require a Budget Amendment before contract award.
VII.E.2. RECOMMENDATION #2- Proceed with the advertisement, review and selection of a contractor to repair the pipe at a cost not to exceed $90,000 in the upcoming FY 16/17 Budget.
VII.E.2.a. Budget for this project within the upcoming budget; allocate fund balance as needed. 
VIII. New Business    (Mayor Massengill)
VIII.A. An update/ presentation related to the status of the Town of Benson reserve funds (Kim Pickett, Finance Director)
VIII.B. Consider approval of the Financial Report for November 2015. (Kimberly Pickett, Finance Director)
Attachments: (3)
VIII.C. Consider approval of the Financial Report for December 2015. (Kimberly Pickett, Finance Director)
Attachments: (3)
VIII.D. Consider Budget Amendment #7 to provide a mid-year (6 month) fiscal correction to the current FY 15/16 Budget (Kim Pickett, Finance Director)
Attachments: (1)
VIII.E. Consider an option to continue the Benson relationship with Denning, Herring, Sessoms & Company PA (Matt Zapp, Town Manager).
Attachments: (1)
VIII.F. Presentation of the MAPS (The Management and Personnel Services) Group Study. (Becky Veazley, President)
Attachments: (1)
VIII.F.1. A printed copy of the study results will be provided to all elected officials prior to the Board meeting. 
IX. Town Manager Report    (Matt Zapp)
IX.A. Verizon Wireless intent to lease space on the Mann Street Water Tower.
IX.A.1. Proposed site plan for the Verizon antenna 
Attachments: (1)
IX.A.2. Montlhy lease fee of $2,250; a draft lease will be crafted and brought forward
IX.B. Consider the idea to provide/lease temporary substation space to South River EMC.  
Attachments: (1)
IX.C. Town related events and meeting reminders: 
IX.C.1. Benson Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:30p.m.
IX.C.2. Reminder that the Town of Benson Leaf Collection Program ends January 29, 2016.
IX.C.3. Town Board of Commissioners Meeting Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7p.m. 
IX.C.3.a. Voluntary Demolition Program concept presentation is scheduled for the this Board Meeting. 
IX.C.4. Load Management focused Board Budget Retreat at ElectriCities on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 9am-3pm.
IX.C.5. Daddy Daughter Dance at BPRD on February 13, 2016 from 7pm-9pm.
IX.C.6. Black History Month/Open House at the Benson Museum of Local History, Sunday, February 24, 2016 from 2pm-4pm.
X. Town Attorney    (Isaac Parker)
X.A. Proposed closing date for the real property owned by Jerry Lambert is Feb 8, 2016. 
XI. Board of Commissioners Report    (Commissioners)
XII. Mayor Report    (Mayor Massengill)
XIII. Information Only
XIV. Adjourn the Meeting  (Mayor Massengill)

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