02-03-2017 Special Meeting
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Meeting Details:The Board of Commissioners of Transylvania County met in special session on Friday, February 3, 2017
at 10:00 a.m. in the Arthur C. Wilson, Jr. Conference Room in the County Administration Building,
located at 101 S. Broad Street, Brevard, NC. The meeting was called for the purposes of allowing
Commissioners to discuss a personnel matter in closed session as allowed per North Carolina General
Commissioners present were Jason Chappell, Mike Hawkins, Vice-Chairwoman Page Lemel and Kelvin
Phillips. Chairman Larry Chapman was out of town. Also present were Human Resources Director
Sheila Cozart, Finance Director Gay Poor, Social Services Director Tracy Jones and Clerk to the Board
Trisha Hogan. County Manager Jaime Laughter was out of town.
There were no media or any other members of the public present.
Vice-Chairwoman Page Lemel presiding declared a quorum was present and called the meeting to order
at 10:00 a.m.
Commissioner Lemel moved to enter into closed session per NCGS 143-318.11 (a) (6) to consider
the qualifications, competence, performance, condition of employment of a public officer or
employee or prospective public officer or employee, seconded by Commissioner Chappell and
Commissioners and staff met to discuss candidates for the staff attorney position and directed staff on
how to proceed.
Commissioner Phillips moved to leave closed session, seconded by Commissioner Chappell and