The Harnett County Board of Commissioners held a regular meeting yesterday morning in the Harnett County Resource Center and Library.
The meeting kicked off with Commissioners unanimously approving several actions item in their consent agenda. These items included:
Next, Commissioners opened a public comment period for citizens to address the Board. There were 10 people that provided information during the public comment period on various tops.
Following this comment period, Budget Officer Lisa McFadden provided a brief overview of the Recommended FY 23-29 Capital Improvements Program, and Commissioners opened a public hearing. There were 8 people that made comments on the proposed Capital Improvement Plan. The topics of discussion were Detention Center expansion, a new animal shelter, construction of new schools, broadband projects, and dash mounted cameras. The proposed CIP can be found on our website at www.harnett.org/budget/downloads/recommendedtotaldocument.pdf. Commissioners will vote on the approval of the CIP at the February 21 meeting.
Next, the County’s Chief Information Officer Ira Hall recommended the approval of a Conduit Agreement with CloudWyze to allow fiber to be run underneath the railroad crossing on E. McNeil Street in Lillington. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the agreement.
Rebecca Jackson, Consultant with the UNC School of Government, presented the FY 2032 Strategic Plan, which outlines goals and strategic actions for the County. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve this plan. The approved strategic plan can be found on our website at www.harnett.org/publicinfo/strategic-plan.asp.
The next Harnett County Board of Commissioners regular meeting will be on Monday, February 21 at 6:00 PM. You can watch last night’s meeting by visiting Harnett County Government’s youtube channel or www.harnett.org/boc.