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December 17, 2018 (Regular Meeting) Page 3768 <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, December 17, 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; Richard M. Koch, County <br />Attorney; Pam Dubois, Senior Deputy County Manager; Jonathan Marshall, Deputy <br />County Manager; Kyle Bilafer, Area Manager of Operations; and Lauren Linker, <br />Clerk to the Board. <br />Chairman Morris called the meeting to order at 6:32 p.m. <br />The Air Force JROTC from Northwest Cabarrus High School conducted the <br />Flag Ceremony. Students participating were: Triston Freeberg, Cadet Captain; <br />Jenna Burger, Cadet 2nd Lieutenant; Isaac Sutherlund, Cadet Staff Sergeant; <br />Hunter Bellina, Cadet Senior Airman; and Nicole Vaughan, Cadet Airman First <br />Class. <br />Pastor Anthony White from The Refuge delivered the invocation. <br />A moment of silence was observed for Warren Chapman. <br />Chairman Morris recognized Youth Commission member, Avery Calkins, from <br />Hickory Ridge High School. <br />(A) APPROVAL OR CORRECTION OF MINUTES <br />UPON NOTION of Commissioner Kiger seconded by Commissioner Shue and <br />unanimously carried, the Board approved the minutes of November 5, 2018 (Work <br />Session), November 19, 2018 (Regular Meeting), and December 3, 2018 <br />(Organizational Meeting) as presented. <br />B) APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA <br />Chairman Morris reviewed the following changes to the agenda. <br />Additions: <br />New Business <br />G-1 Finance - Cabarrus County School Technology Purchase Request - $547,000 <br />Tabled to January <br />New Business <br />G-2 Finance - Presentation for the Fiscal Year 2018 Comprehensive Annual <br />Financial Report <br />UPON MOTION of Vice Chairman Honeycutt seconded by Commissioner Shue and <br />unanimously carried, the Board approved the agenda as amended. <br />(C) RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS <br />(C-1) Proclamation - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day <br />The following proclamation designates January 21, 2019 as Dr. Martin <br />Luther King, Jr. Day in Cabarrus County. <br />Chairman Morris read the proclamation aloud. <br />UPON NOTION of Commissioner Kiger, seconded by Vice Chairman Honeycutt <br />and unanimously carried, the Board adopted the proclamation. <br />Proclamation No. 2018-18 <br />PROCLAMATION <br />WHEREAS, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on January 15, 1929 in <br />Atlanta, Georgia, and devoted his life to fighting poverty, injustice and racism <br />in America; and <br />WHEREAS, Dr. King, through his practice of non-violent protest, promoted <br />the importance of love, peace and freedom for humankind and challenged America <br />to honor its promise of liberty and justice for all citizens; and <br />