Nash board to be updated on park


Staff Writer

Saturday, May 18, 2019

The Nash County Board of Commissioners is set to receive information on parks and recreation among other topics Monday morning.

Commissioners will hear an update on Nash County Miracle Park at Coopers from Andrew Stocks of Stocks Engineering; Harold Winstead of Coopers Community Development; and Patsy McGhee, assistant to the county manager and intergovernmental relations.

Jonathan Boone, the county's engineer and director of utilities and facilities, is scheduled to provide commissioners an update on Amendment No. 4 for the Northern Nash Water System and Amendment No. 1 for Middlesex Corporate Center infrastructure improvements.

Each commissioner will update the activities of committees on which they serve.

■ Commissioner Lou Richardson, District 1, serves on the Community Caregiver Advisory Board.

■ Commissioner Fred Belfield, District 2, serves on the Farmers Market Advisory Board; the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council with Richardson; the Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments with Commissioner Mary Wells; Tar River Transit; and Nash Edgecombe Economic Development.

■ Commissioner Dan Cone, District 3, serves on the Human Services Board; the Agricultural Advisory Board; and the Trillium Health Resources Central Regional Board.

■ Commissioner Sue Leggett, District 4, is newly appointed and hasn't been assigned any committees.

■ Vice Chairman Wayne Outlaw, District 5, serves on the Nash Community College Board of Trustees with Wells; the Upper Coastal Plain RPO; the Broadband Committee with Cone; and the Nash UNC Health Care Board of Directors.

■ Commissioner Mary Wells, District 6, serves on the Turning Point Work Force Development Board; and STEP.

■ Chairman Robbie Davis, District 7, serves on the Tourism Development Authority; Rocky Mount MPO; MCC Shell Building with Cone; Gold Rock Improvements with Richardson; the Joint School Board Committee with Outlaw and Richardson.

The commissioners are set to enter closed session to consult with their attorney.

The board is scheduled to meet at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Conference Room on the third floor of the Claude Mayo Jr. Administration Building at 120 West Washington St. in downtown Nashville.