BOS – Regular Work Session




March 3, 2011



A monthly Work Session of the Board of Supervisors was held at 4:00pm in the Board Meeting Room, 600 North Main Street, Woodstock, Virginia, on March 3, 2011  The following members of the Board of Supervisors were present: Chairman Conrad Helsley, Vice-Chairman Dennis Morris, Steve Baker,  Sharon Baroncelli and Dick Neese.   Others present included County Administrator Doug Walker, Assistant County Administrator Mary Price, Budget Manager Garland Miller and Deputy Clerk Chris Sherman


Others in attendance included , Building Code Official Geary Showman,   Communications Supervisor Debbie Francis, Extension Agent Karen Poff, Facilities Foreman Duane Williams,  Fire Chief Gary Yew, Fire Marshall Davey Ferguson, GIS Coordinator Chris Way, Library Director Sandy Whitesides,  Director of Parks and Recreation Pam Sheets,  Director of Planning and Zoning Brandon Davis,  Sanitary District Manager Rodney McClain,  Director of Social Services John Ayers,  Solid Waste Operations Manager Brad Dellinger,  Director of Tourism Natalie Wills and Treasurer Cindy George and Commissioner of the Revenue staff JoAnn Orndorff, Melissa Sager, Kismey Webster.


Chairman Helsley called the meeting to order at 4:00pm.


County Administrator Doug Walker presented the FY12 Proposed Budget to the Board of Supervisors.  He provided an outline of Federal, State and Local items that influence the Budget Environment. He spoke about FY12 Budget Priorities and key factors that determine the amount of revenues and expenses in the County Budget.  He explained how the FY12 General Fund Budget has a $354,797 decrease from the FY11 budget for a total of $49,345,109 with no proposed changes in the tax rate.  Mr. Walker summarized the Power Point presentation by stating that the County is in compliance with a multi-year restructuring plan by paying down debts and limiting personnel investments.  He expressed his appreciation to the Budget Committee for their assistance during preparation of the Proposed FY12 Budget.


Original copies of the Power Point were distributed to the Board Members, members of the Media and the Management Team.


Chairman Helsley thanked Mr. Walker and the Budget Committee for their efforts and said this is where we begin the next part.  He asked the Board if they would be willing to adjust the start time of some of the meetings to 6:00pm.  The Board said yes they would.






With no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 5:15pm.   







Conrad A. Helsley, Chairman



Douglas C. Walker, Clerk of the Board