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April 24, 2008 (Recessed Meeting) Page 810 <br />The Board of Commissioners for the County of Cabarrus met in recessed <br />session in the Multipurpose Room at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center <br />in Concord, North Carolina on Thursday, April 29, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. <br />Present - Chairman: H. Jay White, Sr. <br />Vice Chairman: Joni D. Juba <br />Commissioners: Robert W. Carruth <br />Grace M. Mynatt <br />Coy C. Privette <br />Also present were John D. Day, County Manager; Mike Downs, Deputy <br />County Manager; Pam Dubois, Deputy County Manager; Loretta Lee, Budget and <br />Performance Manager; Becky Crabtree, Budget Analyst; and Lori Hinson, Deputy <br />Clerk to the Board. <br />Representatives from Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City school systems <br />were also present. <br />Call to Order <br />Chairman White called the meeting to order at 10:34 a.m. <br />FY 2008-09 Preliminary Budget Information <br />Loretta Lee, Budget and Performance Manager, reported the Board <br />requested a preview of the FY 08-09 budget. She said the information <br />presented at this meeting is still in draft format and is subject to change <br />before the presentation is given to the Board in May. She briefly reviewed <br />the following information: the budget calendar; revenue considerations; <br />revaluation; tax rate; the revenue neutral tax rate; growth in tax revenue; <br />drivers for increase (reval growth vs. normal growth); new positions; and <br />capital improvements. <br />Projected School Budget Funding for FY 2009 <br />Pam Dubois, Deputy County Manager, reviewed the following information: <br />Requested by <br />Cabarrus Co. <br />Schools <br />Current Exp. <br />Operations <br />Current Exp. <br />Bldq. Main. <br />Current Exp. <br />Ground Main. <br />Total Current <br />Exp. Fund. <br />ADM Funding <br />Cap. Outlay <br />Grand Total <br />Manager's <br />Recommendation <br />Cabarrus Co. <br />Schools <br />$37,141,691.00 $36,732,891.00 <br />$5,667,087.00 <br />$1,365,672.00 <br />$5,667,087.00 <br />$1,365,672.00 <br />Requested by <br />Kannapolis <br />City Schools <br />$9,590,919.00 <br />$862,913.00 <br />$205,328.00 <br />Manager's <br />Recommendation <br />Kannapolis <br />City Schools <br />$5,033,115.00 <br />$862,913.00 <br />$205,328.00 <br />$99,379,650.00 $93,965,650.00 $ 5,659,160.00 $ 6,101,356.00 <br />$1,555.98 $1,541.14 $ 1,929.44 $ 1,591.19 <br />$5,721,250.00 $3,500,000.00 $ 1,212,000.00 $ 590,000.00 <br />$50,095,900.00 $97,465,650.00 $6,871,160.00 $6,691,356.00 <br />Number of Students <br />Cabarrus County Schools 28,528 <br />Kannapolis City Schools 3,959 <br />In response to questions from the Board, Jim Amendum, with Cabarrus <br />County Schools, spoke on the need for school and activity buses. <br />Hlue Ribbon Committee Recommendations <br />Pam Dubois, Deputy County Manager, reviewed the following information <br />adopted by the Blue Ribbon Committee: <br />Project Name <br />Issue of Debt <br />ATA Replacement <br />Middle - Southwest <br />Lower Rocky River Elem. <br />Northwest Elementary (Odell Area) <br />Mt. Pleasant Middle Replacement <br />Furr Elem. Addition <br />Boger Addition <br />Financing Financing <br />September 2008 January 2009 <br />$15,611,890 <br />515,584,800 <br />530,579,408 <br />$16,860,840 <br />$27,894,030 <br />$2,092,971 <br />$2,260,409 <br />