The Catawba County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Monday night (September 20). The board approved all three Consent Agenda items. Those items included a recommendation from the Finance and Personnel Subcommittee to appropriate $2.23 million in the water & sewer fund balance to satisfy a 2013 U.S. Bank loan for the Highway 150 Sewer lines and authorize the County Manager to execute any needed agreements related to the payoff.
Also on the Consent Agenda was a recommendation from the Finance and Personnel Subcommittee to appropriate $711,000 from self-insurance fund balance to pay the North Carolina Health Insurance Pool (NCHIP) for required reserves.
Also at Monday night’s meeting, the Catawba County Tax Office received a Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration from the International Association of Assessing Officers. Catawba County is currently the fourth jurisdiction in North Carolina to hold this distinction. Commissioners also appointed Dale Stiles as the new Catawba County Clerk.