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Fayetteville, NC 28301
|NOVEMBER 4, 2009 - APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE||11/4/2009|
FAYETTEVILLE CITY COUNCIL
APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE MINUTES
ST. AVOLD CONFERENCE ROOM
NOVEMBER 4, 2009
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.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 4:05 p.m.