At Tuesday’s meeting, #NHCgov Commissioners discussed the highlighted agenda items below:
✔️ Adopted 2021 state & federal legislative priorities, supporting beach nourishment, standards & enforcement of water quality, disaster aid reform, film incentives, school capital improvements, Medicaid expansion, & state-funded drug treatment courts.
✔️ Approved a $43k budget amendment & $15k in grant funding for the Senior Resource Center, expanding the Home Delivered Meals program & eliminating the 75-person waiting list. The expansion allows the SRC to provide 540 meals daily to local homebound seniors.
✔️ Approved the revised development agreement of the Government Center & $53.5 million capital project ordinance to finance project costs. Learn more: NHCgov.com/government-center
The meeting was held in a remote setting, requiring public comments be received for 24 hours following any public hearing item. Email public comments to email@example.com by 6 pm on Wed, Jan 20. Those comments will be made available to the board during a reconvened meeting on Thurs, Jan 21 at 11 am. All votes will be ratified at that time.
This meeting was streamed live on NHCTV.com & on our cable stations, and will be available for the public at News.NHCgov.com/nhctv/meeting-video
"The NHC Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco & e-cigarettes in public places starting February 1... the most progressive smoking & vaping rule in NC that we are aware of." Read more: bit.ly/3e1NY3C
Today’s #NHCgov Commissioners meeting was held in a remote setting, which requires that public comments be received for 24 hours following any public hearing item. Public comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received by 6 pm on Wed., Jan. 20, 2021.
Those comments will be made available to the board during a reconvened meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 11 am in the Andre’ Mallette Training Rooms at the NHC Government Center (230 Government Center Drive). At that time, the board will consider any public comments received during the 24-hour period and will vote on whether to ratify the votes taken on each public hearing held today.
In today’s meeting, #NHCgov Commissioners approved a budget amendment and grant funding that will expand the Senior Resource Center’s Home Delivered Meals program & eliminate the 75-person waiting list. Commissioners emphasized the need for this program and that the expansion allows the SRC to provide 540 meals daily to local homebound seniors, which is an incredible service to our community! Learn more about the program: https://bit.ly/35RnjEO