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December 12, 2018 (Cabarrus Summit) Page 3767 <br />The Board of Commissioners for the County of Cabarrus met for the 4th <br />Quarter Cabarrus Summit 2018 at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, <br />North Carolina at 6:00 p.m, on Wednesday, December 12, 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 M. Koch, County <br />Attorney; Pam Dubois, Senior Deputy County Manager; Jonathan Marshall, Deputy <br />County Manager; Kyle Bilafer, Area Manager of Operations; Lauren Linker, Clerk <br />to the Board; Kasia Thompson, Communications and Outreach Manager; Jonathan <br />Weaver, Multimedia Journalist; Van Shaw, Cabarrus County Sheriff and Karen <br />Calhoun, Human Services Director. <br />The following municipal representatives were also present: <br />City of Concord: Bill Dusch, Mayor; Lloyd Payne, City Manager; and Council <br />Members Terry Crawford, JC McKenzie and Ella Mae Small. <br />City of Kannapolis: Darrell Hinnant, Mayor. <br />Town of Harrisburg: Steve Sciascia, Mayor; Haynes Brigman, Town Manager; <br />and Council Members Troy Selberg and Benita Conrad. <br />Town of Midland: Doug Paris, Town Manager; and Council Member Rich Wise. <br />Town of Mount Pleasant: Crystal Smith, Assistant Town Administrator; <br />Council Member Steve Ashby. <br />Also present were: Ann Benfield, Cabarrus Partnership for Children; and <br />Ed Hosack, Cooperative Christian Ministry. <br />Chairman Morris called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. <br />Introductions and Updates on Current Events and Impacts <br />Chairman Morris welcomed municipal elected officials, city managers and <br />other guests. Representatives from the cities and the towns provided an update <br />on current, and ongoing projects in their jurisdictions and recognized members <br />of their staff in attendance. <br />Dinner Break <br />The Board took a dinner break at 6:29 p.m. The meeting resumed at 7:01 <br />p.m. <br />Presentation - Cabarrus BUBB: Helping the Underserved Be -Loved and Belong <br />Karen Calhoun, Human Services Director, presented the Cabarrus HUBS <br />(Helping the Underserved Be -Loved and Belong) program that she and other non- <br />profit entities in the community are working hard to bring to life. She explained <br />the purpose of the program is to reach citizens throughout the county. She noted <br />the different types of organizations that would be housed in a common location <br />allowing for ease of access and a more rounded care program for the entire <br />family. She presented information for the first location being planned in <br />Concord. She then presented an overview of future plans to expand locations <br />throughout the county. <br />Wrap-up <br />Chairman Morris thanked attendees for participating, reminded them of the <br />upcoming 2019 summit dates and wished them all a happy holiday season. <br />Adjourn <br />UPON NOTION of Vice Chairman Honeycutt, seconded by Commissioner Shue and <br />unanimously carried, the meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m. <br />Wren'Linker, Clkpk to the Board <br />