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April 23, 2018 (Joint Meeting) Page 3528 <br />The Board of Commissioners for the County of Cabarrus met for a Joint <br />Meeting with the Cabarrus County Schools Board of Education in the Multipurpose <br />Room at the Cabarrus County Covernmental Center in Concord, North Carolina at <br />6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018. <br />Present - Chairman: Stephen M. Morris <br />Vice Chairman: Diane R. Honeycutt <br />Commissioners: F. Blake Kiger <br />Elizabeth F. Poole <br />Lynn W. Shue <br />Also present were Mike Downs, County Manager; Pam Dubois, Senior Deputy <br />County Manager; Jonathan Marshall, Deputy County Manager; Kyle Bilafer, Area <br />Manager of Operations; Terri Lea Hugie, Clerk to the Board; Susan Fearrington, <br />Finance Director; Kristin Bunton, Communications and Outreach Coordinator; <br />Kristin Jones, Budget and Performance Manager; and Lauren Tayara, Budget <br />Analyst. <br />The following persons representing Cabarrus County Schools were also <br />present: <br />Dr. Chip Lowder, Superintendent; Kelly Kluttz, Chief Finance Officer; <br />Lynn Rhymer, Deputy Superintendent; Tim Lowder, Executive Director of <br />Operations; Ailene Monroe, Board Clerk; Cindy Fertenbaugh, Board of Education <br />Chair; Carolyn Carpenter, Board of Education Vice Chair; and Board of Education <br />Members David Harrison, Dr. Robert Kirk, Barry Shoemaker and Rob Walter. <br />Call to Order <br />Chairman Morris called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. <br />Approval of Agenda <br />UPON MDTION of Vice Chairman Honeycutt, seconded by Commissioner Kiger <br />and unanimously carried, the Board approved the agenda as presented. <br />Welcome and Introductions <br />Chairman Morris welcomed Cabarrus County Schools (CCS) representatives <br />and other guests to the joint meeting. <br />Purpose and Goals <br />Mike Downs, County Manager, advised many items of interest are on <br />tonight's agenda. He stated Cabarrus County Schools have action items which <br />will be addressed later in the meeting. He then presented an overview of the <br />budget process which included the needs of both the school systems and the <br />County. <br />Brief Summary of Current Five and Ten Year Capital Plan <br />Dr. Chip Lowder, CCS Superintendent, provided brief comments regarding <br />the budget process and the schools' needs. <br />Tim Lowder, CCS Director of Operations, reviewed the following information <br />related to on-going projects, recommended timelines and the 6- to 10 -year <br />capital projects forecast. There was discussion throughout the presentation. <br />n. t 4 <br />First five years <br />Budget (2015) <br />Timeline <br />Royal Oaks com letion <br />$23 Million <br />May 2018 <br />PLC construction <br />$4 Million <br />January 2019 <br />West Cabarrus High School construction <br />$74 77 Million <br />August 2019 <br />New Southwest area Elementary School for growth <br />$24 36 Million <br />August 2019 <br />loral: aieu mrriron. <br />RccnmmenrheH Timeline - <br />1 to 5 years <br />Budget <br />Timeline <br />PLC <br />$9 Million <br />Opening 2018 <br />West Cabarrus High School for 2rowth <br />$48 ]] Million <br />Opening 2019 <br />New Southwest areaelementax school for <br />growth <br />$25 32 Million <br />Opening 2019 <br />Purchase land for new middle school and 2 <br />new high schools <br />$10 Million <br />Purchase 2018 <br />Purchase land for new downtown elementary <br />school <br />$2 Million <br />Purchase 2016 <br />Renovate and convert existing facilities <br />$91 Million <br />2019-2020 <br />Downtown elementary school #1 <br />524 26 Million <br />Opening 2020 <br />Downtown elementary school #2 <br />524 27 Million <br />Opening 2022 <br />New high school for rowth/NCHS <br />$75 Million <br />Opening 2022 <br />