1/10/2018 - Board of Supervisors' meeting summary

Here are highlights of the Board of Supervisors' meeting held January 9, 2018*, at the Montgomery County Government Center, 755 Roanoke St., Christiansburg, VA. Meetings are shown on Comcast and Shentel Channels 190 and may be viewed any time at YouTube.com/MontgomeryVa.

Board Members in Attendance: Chris A. Tuck, Todd King, April DeMotts, Steve Fijalkowski, Sara Bohn, and Darrell Sheppard. (Note: Mary Biggs was not present.)

* The meeting was originally scheduled for January 8; however, it was postponed to January 9 due to inclement weather. 

Closed session

  • Discussion concerning a Prospective Business or Industry or the Expansion of an Existing Business or Industry Where No Previous Announcement Has Been Made of the Business or Industry's Interest in Locating or Expanding Its Facilities in the Community.
    • Project # 2017-035 

Election of Chair and Vice Chair 

  • Chair: Chris Tuck (6-0)
  • Vice Chair: April DeMotts (6-0) 

Organizational Matters (6-0, approved) 

  • Selection of regular meeting dates - 2nd and 4th Monday of each month
  • Rules of order and parliamentary procedures 
  • Code of ethics and standards of conduct

Presentations 

  • The two previously scheduled presenters were unable to present at tonight's rescheduled meeting.

Public hearing 

  • Fiscal Year 2018-2019 County Budget - opportunity for citizens to comment on the upcoming fiscal year budget. No one addressed the Board. 

Public address

  • No one addressed Board. 

Consent agenda -- approved (6-0)

  • Mutual Aid Agreement - Montgomery County, County Fire and Rescue Agencies, Virginia Tech Rescue Squad, and the City of Radford
  • Appointments:
  • Economic Development Authority - Steve Baffuto
  • Montgomery Regional Economic Development Commission - James Creekmore, Chamber of Commerce Representative 
  • Montgomery Regional Economic Development Commission - Mark Woolwine, Chamber of Commerce Representative  

New Business

  • Board's 2018 appointments to boards and commissions (6-0, approved) 
    • AFD Advisory Board - Tuck, Biggs-Alternate 
    • Chamber of Commerce Liaison - Tuck, Biggs-Alternate 
    • County/School Liaison - Biggs
    • Economic Development Commission (Montgomery Regional) - Sheppard, Tuck-Alternate 
    • Fairview District Home Board - Fijalkowski
    • Fairview Home, Inc. Board of Directors -Fijalkowski
    • Legislative Liaison - Biggs
    • Library Board - Liaison - Bohn, DeMotts-Alternate 
    • NRV Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) - primary not identified, Tuck-Alternate 
    • Montgomery County Improvement Council (MCIC) - DeMotts
    • Parks & Recreation Commission Liaison - DeMotts, Fijalkowski-Alternate
    • Planning Commission Liaison - Tuck, Fijalkowski-Alternate 
    • Road Viewers Board - All board members
    • School Liaison - Bohn
    • Transportation Safety Commission - Fijalkowski
    • Virginia Tech Liaison - Meadows 
  • Appointments
    • New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Consortium Board - Biggs, Tuck-Alternate (approved 6-0)
    • New River Valley Regional Commission -  Fijalkowski (approved 6-0)
    • Pepper's Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority - King (approved 6-0)
    • Roanoke Valley Area MPO - Fijalkowski (approved 6-0)
    • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Regional Airport Authority - Biggs (approved 6-0)
    • Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authority - Fijalkowski, DeMotts-Alternate (approved 6-0)
    • Western Virginia Regional Jail Authority - Fijalkowski, Biggs-Alternate (approved 6-0)
    • Public Service Authority Board - Sara Bohn and Steve Fijalkowski are appointed, Todd King is reappointed  (approved 6-0)



 
District A
Sara Bohn

Mobile: (540) 632-3303 | email

District B
Chris Tuck, Chair

Home: (540) 633-2354 | email

District C
Steve Fijalkowski
Mobile: (540) 632-3345 | email

District D
Todd King

Mobile: (540) 315-2302 | email

District E
Darrell Sheppard

Mobile: (540) 577-0813 | email

District F
Mary Biggs

Home: (540) 951-2906 | email

District G
April DeMotts, Vice Chair

Mobile: (540) 577-0928 | email
 
 
County Administrator
F. Craig Meadows
Office: (540) 382-6954 | email