McDowell Commissioners to meet Monday

A public hearing about an economic development project will be held Monday during the regular meeting of the McDowell County Commissioners.

The commissioners will hold their regular February meeting at 5 p.m. Monday in the boardroom of the County Administration Building.

The first appointment is the recognition of the livestock judging team. County officials will next be presented the delinquent property tax list.

At 5:30 p.m., DSS Director Lisa Sprouse will talk to the commissioners about a foster parent request. At 5:30 p.m., Emergency Services Director William Kehler will talk about a firefighter relief fund appointment and ambulance bidding. He will also give a report about the Puerto Rico assistance effort.

At 6 p.m., the public hearing will take place regarding the economic development project.

Under old business, county officials will get an update on the transit department and the proposed shooting range. They will get updated information about the courthouse renovation and the Stacy Hill Road water line.

Under new business, the commissioners will consider a contract for the next property revaluation and an offer to purchase county property. They will look at changing the watershed ordinance and some administrative items. They will consider making appointments to boards and committees.

The public comment period will follow. This is the time when the public can speak to council about any issue or item not on the agenda.

County Manager Ashley Wooten will give his report to the board.

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