PUBLIC FACILITES AUTHORITY
August 17, 2011 Meeting
I. Call Meeting to Order
The County Attorney, Ken Jarrard, called the meeting to order and recognized a quorum of the PFA.
The following were in attendance: Ed Kroell, Richard Ward, Jerry Bowman, Michael Gravitt, Paul Kreager and Alyssa LaRenzie from the Forsyth County News.
II. Introduction of Forsyth County Public Facilities Authority
Materials packets were handed out. County Attorney Ken Jarrard discussed the enabling legislation that created the Public Facilities Authority, to include their composition, duties, powers, and revenue bonds. Questions were asked by the PFA with respect to whether any financing by the PFA would pledge the full faith and credit of Forysth County government as well as various discussions involving the Animal Shelter and potential financing of it.
III. Election of Officers
Jerry Bowman was nominated to be Chairman. Motion was made and seconded to appoint Jerry Bowman as Chairman. Motion passed unanimously. Motion made for Michael Gravitt to be Vice-Chairman. Motion passed unanimously. Motion made for Richard Ward to be Secretary/Treasurer. Motion passed unanimously.
IV. Election of Counsel
Motion made to appoint Ken Jarrard as Public Facilities Authority attorney. Motion passed unanimously.
V. Discussion of Powers and Duties
County Attorney walked the Board through the powers and duties of the Public Facilities Authority.
VI. Discussion of Rules and Procedures
The PFA discussed the future adoption of by-laws, the Open Meetings Act compliance, and also discussed the next meeting date of September 21, at 2:00 p.m. in the Board of Commissioners large conference room.
Minutes/Agenda Summary Page Two
Motion made to hold the next meeting on September 21, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Motion adopted unanimously.
Motion and second made to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed unanimously.