Edgecombe to weigh rabies law changes


Staff Writer

Saturday, March 3, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners is set to discuss state rabies laws among other topics Monday evening.

Karen Lachapelle and Mandy Tolson will present information to the board on changes to state law relative to rabies. The board will also consider approval of a structure for an Animal Welfare Advisory Council.

The board will also conduct a public hearing to receive comments and questions relative to the naming or renaming of state-maintained roads and private lanes as required in the Ordinance Establishing Policies and Procedures for Addressing all Public and Private Roads in Edgecombe County. The board will consider approval of the road name “Family Lane.”

The Edgecombe County Planning Board recommends approval of the request.

Kim Hickerson with the Twin Counties Long Term Recovery Group will provide an update on the committee.

The board is expected to finalize times and dates for three upcoming meetings: The board's annual retreat March 20, a joint meeting with Edgecombe County Public Schools on April 23 and a joint meeting with Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools on May 14.

The board will enter a closed session at the end of the regular meeting to discuss economic development

The board is scheduled the meet at 7 p.m. in the Commissioners Room on the second floor of the County Administrative Building at 201 St. Andrew St. in downtown Tarboro.