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Commissioners Meet Monday
Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday for a regular business session.
Commissioners are expected to review the proposed schedule of values for the ongoing reevaluation of property in the county.  State laws requires counties to go through the process at least every eight years.  It can be done in a less number of years, but many counties, including Bladen continues on an 8 year cycle.  The new values go into effect January of 2015. Tax Administrator Chris Ellis will meet with the Board to answer questions.
The Board will be ask to consider approval of a new system involving GIS/911 and the Sheriff's Department.  Capt. Jeff Singletary and Alisha Evans are expected to provide more info on the project.
Other issues included but not limited to include:
1) Designate Chairman Jimmie Smith as NCACC voting delegate to annual meeting.
2) Schedule Public Hearing for Update Future Land Use Plan 2014-2030.
3) Approve use of Courthouse Lawn for Cry Out America Event
4) Consider request from NCDOT regarding disinterment, removal and reinterment of graves on proposed right of way of the US 701 and NC 87 interchange
5) Consider approval of a Shelter Memorandum of Understanding with the Red Cross and Bladen County Schools.
6) Make appointments to various boards and commissions
Commissioners will be updated on The Southeastern Partnership, Inc., the new public/private economic development partnership involving 14 counties in the southeastern region of North Carolina.  The agency is located in Elizabethtown.
The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Commissioners meeting room in the Bladen County Courthouse.



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