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NOVEMBER 4, 2009 - APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE
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NOVEMBER 4, 2009 - APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE 11/4/2009
 

 

FAYETTEVILLE CITY COUNCIL

APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES

ST. AVOLD CONFERENCE ROOM

NOVEMBER 4, 2009

3:30 P.M.

 

Present:            Mayor Anthony G. Chavonne

 

Council Members Bobby Hurst, Chair (District 5); Valencia A. Applewhite (District 7 via conference phone); Wesley A. Meredith (District 9)

 

Others Present:             Doug Hewett, Assistant City Manager

                                    Karen McDonald, Assistant City Attorney

                                    Greg Caison, Stormwater Manager

                                    Ron McElrath, Human Relations Specialist

                                    Rita Perry, City Clerk

 

            Council Member Hurst called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m.

 

1.                   Approval of Agenda

 

MOTION:          Mayor Pro Tem Meredith moved to approve the agenda with the addition of Item 4. Ethics Commission Discussion.

SECOND:          Mayor Chavonne

VOTE:              UNANIMOUS (4-0)

 

2.                   Recommendations for Appointment to City of Fayetteville Boards and Commissions

 

A.                  Board of Appeals on Dwellings and Buildings

 

Council Member Hurst led a review of applications to fill one vacancy due to resignation.  By consensus, recommendation was for Edward Kenneth Wells to serve a fill-in term to expire September 2012.

 

B.                  Storm Water Advisory Board

 

Council Member Hurst led a review of applications to fill one vacancy due to resignation.  By consensus, recommendation was for Patricia L. Vaughn to serve a fill-in term to expire September 2010.

 

C.                  Fayetteville Redevelopment Commission

 

Council Member Hurst led a review of applications to fill one vacancy due to ineligibility.  By consensus, recommendation was for Lynn R. Vick to serve a fill-in term to expire March 2010.

 

D.                  Fayetteville Cumberland Human Relations Commission

 

Council Member Hurst led a review of applications to fill one vacancy due to resignation.  By consensus, recommendation was for Crystal Moore-McNair to serve a fill-in term to expire September 2010.

 

3.         Review revised Boards and Commissions application and format

 

            After review of the application and discussion, consensus was to accept the revised application with the addition of the Community Leadership Training list and to add supplementary questions for Public Works Commission Board.  Additional instructions were to format the application as a fill-form and have board and commission members, in addition to present applicants, resubmit a new application to ensure application consistency.

 

4.         Ethics Commission Discussion

 

Mrs. Karen M. McDonald requested the Committee’s recommendations regarding the process to utilize for the Ethics Commission formation. She reviewed the commission’s categories and terms, which consist of one Cumberland County Bar Association member (three-year term), one Certified Public Accountant – Sandhill’s Chapter (three-year term), one University/College President member (three-year term) and two at-large members (two-year term).

 

            Following discussion, consensus was for staff to follow the standard procedures to procure candidates to serve on the commission and for Mrs. McDonald to contact Mrs. Lila Washington, Personnel Review Board attorney, regarding serving on the commission. Should Mrs. Washington decline Mrs. McDonald would readdress this issue with the Committee.

 

The Committee will hold a special meeting prior to the official formation of the Ethics Commission.  

 

5.         Adjournment

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 4:05 p.m.