Wellness report on Forest City's agenda

Feb. 17, 2013 @ 07:50 AM

Town Council will receive an update on the Discover Wellness Program with it meets for the regular business session at 6 p.m. Monday at Cool Springs Adminstrative offices.

The town-supported wellness program began on Jan. 26, 2012 and 57 percent of the town's employees are participating. Seven departments have 100 percent participation. The program was initiated by town's wellness committee.

Council will also hear a few success stories from employees.

Also Monday night, Amie Sessoms of Forest City, the Distinguished Young Woman of North Carolina will receive recognition from the town.  She was named DWY of the state last weekend in Greensboro and will participate in the national finals in  Alabama in June.

An update on the Smokey Burgess Statue will be presented. An estimated completion day for the statue honoring baseball's Burgess is May 1.

The statue will be placed at Cool Springs gymnasium.

Council will consider approving a resolution for the town's participation in the Citizens' Institute for Rural Design to be presented by Danielle Withrow.

Council will discuss the Rutherford County/Municipalities Joint Sewer Study to be presented by John Condrey. 

Jeff Dotson will present a Sewer Use Ordinance.

Council will receive a report from Finance Office Julie Scherer regarding interest rate reduction on the BB&T loan for McNair Field.

There will be a request for a budget amendment ordinance, and recommendations from Council member Shawn Moore regarding the library board.

Police officer Sean Matthew Brooks will receive the official swearing-in on Monday night. 

The board will receive departmental reports and will conclude the meeting with a  closed session to discuss client-attorney matters.

Village Council meets Tuesday

CHIMNEY ROCK — Chimney Rock Village Council will conduct its regular business meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chimney Rock Village Community Meeting room. 

Douglas Kelly from The Esmeralda Inn has requested to address Village Council.

Council will also reports its routine reports form the mayor, council and staff.

There is a request to rescheduled the March meeting from March 19 to March 26.