Bladen Commissioners Meet Monday
Bladen County Commissioners will meet
Monday, a week later than usual in regular
session. Their first meeting of the
month was "pushed back" a week to
accommodate the schedule of a couple of
One of the first
items of business on the agenda is the
election of a Chairman and Vice Chairman.
Jimmie Smith is current Chair and Mark
Gillespie is Vice Chair. Over the past
several years, the Board has voted to allow
Chairman and Vice Chair to serve
two-one year terms. Smith and
Gillespie are completing their first year.
12U All-Star girls soccer team is
expected to be recognized.
Jackson is retiring from her position as an
Environmental Assistant. Ms. Jackson
and the girls soccer team will be honored
with a reception.
Economic Development Director, Chuck
Heustess, is expected to ask the Board to
consider lease agreements related to the
division of the Workforce Solutions Office.
He is also expected to ask for approval to
authorize an EPA Brownsfield Assessment
Program Grant Application.
Kinlaw, Emergency Services Director will
address the Board seeking approval for the
purchase of a Winch Cable for the NC Forest
Service Fire Tractor/Plow unit and the
re-classification of a couple of positions.
Monies for the positions are in the current
The Board is likely to
consider scheduling a Board Planning
The meeting begins at 6:30
p.m in the Commissioner's meeting room in
the Courthouse and is open to the public...