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May 21, 2018 (Regular Meeting) Page 3537 <br />The Board of Commissioners for the County of Cabarrus met in regular <br />session in the Commissioners' Meeting Room at the Cabarrus County Governmental <br />Center in Concord, North Carolina at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018. <br />Present - Chairman: Stephen M. Morris <br />Vice Chairman: Diane R. Honeycutt <br />Commissioners: F. Blake Kiger <br />Lynn W. Shue <br />Absent - Commissioner: Elizabeth F. Poole <br />Also present were Mike Downs, County Manager; Richard Koch, County <br />Attorney; Pam Dubois, Senior Deputy County Manager; Jonathan Marshall, Deputy <br />County Manager; Kyle Bilafer, Area Manager of Operations; and Angela Poplin, <br />Interim Clerk to the Board. <br />Chairman Morris called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. <br />Girl Scout Troop 2377 from Center United Methodist Church conducted the <br />Flag Ceremony. Scouts participating were: Hailey Badger, Jamie Badger, Malia <br />Coleman, Zizi Briggs, Addison Campbell and Kylie Charlton, <br />Reverend Sheldon Davis from Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church delivered <br />the invocation. <br />(A) APPROVAL OR CORRECTION OF MINUTES <br />UPON MOTION of Vice Chairman Honeycutt, seconded by Commissioner Shue and <br />unanimously carried, the Board approved the minutes of January 20, 2018 (Board <br />Retreat), February 5, 2018 (Work Session), February 19, 2018 (Regular Meeting), <br />March 12, 2018 (Work Session), March 19, 2018 (Regular Meeting), March 29, 2018 <br />(Legislative Meeting) and March 29, 2018 (Cabarrus Summit) as presented. <br />(B) APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA <br />Chairman Morris reviewed the following changes to the agenda <br />Supplemental Information: <br />Reports <br />I-6 Finance - Monthly Financial Update <br />• Report <br />UPON MOTION of Commissioner Kiger, seconded by Commissioner Shue and <br />unanimously carried, the Board approved the agenda as amended. <br />(C) RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS <br />(C-1) Cooperative Extension - Youth Commissioner End of Year Recognition <br />Tracy LeCompte, Cabarrus County Youth Commission Advisor, 4-H Extension <br />Agent, spoke briefly regarding the 4-H program and thanked the Board of <br />Commissioners for their support. <br />Noopur Parikh, Youth Commission President, commented on the <br />accomplishments of the Youth Commission during the year and thanked all those <br />involved. She also expressed appreciation for the opportunities the Commission <br />has afforded each member. <br />The following graduating seniors were recognized and announced their <br />future plans: Lauren Martin, Hickory Ridge High School; Devin Mullins, Concord <br />High School; and Noopur Parikh, Early College High School. Jasmine Lewter, A.L. <br />Brown High School was unable to attend. <br />Chairman Morris thanked the youth commissioners and wished them well in <br />their endeavors. <br />(C-2) Planning and Development - Cabarrus Soil and Water Conservation District <br />Contest Recognitions <br />Tammi Remsburg, Soil and Water Conservation District, Resource <br />Conservation Coordinator, reported every year the Cabarrus Soil and Water <br />Conservation District holds several student contests for public and private <br />schools across the county. This contest involves the students learning about a <br />conservation topic and then presenting it in an informative way through essays, <br />public speaking, computer slide shows, and posters. She stated this year over <br />900 students from Cabarrus County participated in the contest. Out of these, 21 <br />