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April 9, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

I. Call Meeting to Order    (Mayor Medlin)
II. Pledge of Allegiance (Mayor Medlin)
III. Approval of the Agenda
IV. Consent Agenda    (Mayor Medlin)
IV.A. March 12, 2019 BOC Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (1)
IV.B. March 28, 2019 BOC Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (1)
V. Public Comment    (Mayor Medlin)
V.A. Individuals wishing to address the Board are asked to provide their name and address for the record. 
V.B. Public Power Award for Workforce Development Presentation (Roy Jones, Electricities)
VI. Department Reports
VI.A. Written Reports
Attachments: (1)
VII. Public Hearing (Mayor Medlin)
VII.A. SD-2019-01: Subdivision preliminary plat consisting of 31.63 acres divided into 44 lots at Tarheel Rd. and Woodall Dairy Rd. located within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the Town of Benson.  Tax ID 01E08019E and 01E08019.  Applicant: RP Wellons Land & Development.  Property Owner: Neta L. Grady
VIII. New Business    (Mayor Medlin)
VIII.A. Consider advisory board appointments. (Mayor Medlin)
VIII.A.1. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (Resident)
VIII.A.1.a. Idesha McDouglad
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.2. Board of Adjustments (Alternate)
VIII.A.2.a. Kelvin Barbour
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.3. Remaining Vacancies
VIII.A.3.a. Museum -- 4
VIII.A.3.b. Adjustments  -- 1 alternate
VIII.A.3.c. Parks and Rec -- 1 non-resident
VIII.A.3.d. Historic Preservation -- 2 resident and 2 ETJ
VIII.A.3.e. Library -- 1 resident
VIII.A.3.f. Planning -- 1 ETJ
VIII.A.3.g. Police -- 2 (District I and District III)
VIII.B. Consider February 2019 Financials (Kim Pickett)
Attachments: (3)
VIII.C. Consider approval of Budget Amendments (Kim Pickett)
VIII.C.1. Budget Amendment #9: To move the funding for the Fire Hydrant project, previously approved at the March 12 BOC meeting
Attachments: (1)
VIII.C.2. Budget Amendment #10:  To account for FEMA reimbursement from Hurricane Florence (100% complete) and Hurricane Matthew
Attachments: (1)
VIII.D. Consider approval of Library Rehab Project Ordinance (Kim Pickett)
Attachments: (1)
VIII.E. Authorize USDA grant application for the Benson Fire Department (Chief Johnson)
VIII.F. Consider contract agreement between the Town of Benson and Andy Goethals to provide Broadband expansion consultation services for the greater Benson area (Matt Zapp)
Attachments: (1)
VIII.G. Consider contract between the Town of Benson and LARC Real Estate to lease former Tastee Freeze lot at the corner of E. Main St. and S. Elm St. (Mayor Medlin)
VIII.G.1. 5 year contract with a 5 year option to extend.
Attachments: (1)
VIII.H. Consider lease renewal for Partnership for Children of Johnston County to utilize space at the Lee Street complex (Ike Parker)
IX. Town Manager Report    (Matt Zapp)
IX.A. Upcoming Town Board Meetings
IX.A.1. April 25 -- Board of Commissioners Budget Focused Meeting 7 PM
IX.A.2. May 14 -- Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting 7 PM
IX.B. Upcoming Transportation Plan Steering Committee Meeetings
IX.B.1. April 8 -- 7 PM
IX.B.2. May 13 -- 7 PM
IX.C. Town related events and meeting reminders: 
IX.C.1. April 7-13 -- National Library Week
IX.C.2. April 13 -- Easter Eggstravaganza 2 PM
IX.C.3. April 19 -- All Non-Emergency Town Facilities Closed for Good Friday
IX.C.4. May 4 -- Community Day 10 AM
IX.C.5. May 10 -- Movie Night in the Grove
IX.C.6. May 12-18 -- National Police Week
IX.C.7. May 13 -- Pajama Story Time 6 PM
IX.C.8. May 27 -- All Non-Emergency Town Facilities Closed for Memorial Day
IX.D. Chamber of Commerce Sponsored Events
IX.D.1. April 12-13 -- Classic Antique Farm Heritage Days
IX.D.2. May 3 -- Benson Chamber Downtown Sip and Shop 
IX.D.3. May 9 -- Sundown in Downtown -- The Embers
X. Town Attorney    (Isaac Parker)
XI. Board of Commissioners Report    (Commissioners)
XII. Mayor Report    (Mayor Medlin)
XII.A. Jimmy Capps Celebration -- May 9-11, 2019
XIII. Closed Session
XIII.A. NCGS 143-318.11 (a) (6): 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 Medlin)

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