Xpress Files: Mike Fryar’s complaint to Board of Elections over Buncombe tax referendum

Here’s a copy of Mike Fryar’s letter of complaint to the Board of Elections in regards to the manner in which the Nov. 8, 2011 sales-tax referendum was conducted in Buncombe County. Also, a scanned copy of the check used to pay the costs of holding the referendum as promised by the J.O.B.S. committee that waged the campaign in support of it.

Scenic NC’s 2012 lawsuit RE: tree-cutting for billboards

Opponents of the state’s new billboard law prepared a complaint and temporary restraining order request Feb. 29, 2012, in Wake County Superior Court. The legal action by Scenic NC, Inc., is aimed at keeping the N.C. Department of Transportation from permitting vegetation removal – primarily trees – in front of billboards and other outdoor advertising under new temporary rules set to take effect March 1.

http://www.mountainx.com/files/Scenic_NC:Legal.pdf

An Economic Analysis of the COPA agreement between N.C. and MIssion Health

On Feb. 10, 2011, Gregory S. Vistnes completed a report commissioned by MIssion Health System and submitted to state legislators: An Economic Analysis of the Certificate of Public Advantage Agreement Between the State of North Carolina and Mission Health. Vistnes examines the local and regional impacts of the 1995 agreement, which set guidelines for the merger of Mission and St. Joseph hospitals. In April, Franklin, N.C., orthodontist Sen. Jim Davis, Republican, proposed SB 698, a bill calling for further review of the COPA.

Buncombe County Attorney Michael Frue: Legal memo RE: URTV and distribution of funds

This legal memo was written by Buncombe County Attorney Michael Frue at the instruction of Buncombe County Board of Commissioners Chair David Gantt. It outlines the county’s legal position as it relates to PEG channel funding and URTV and was released to interested parties on April 25. Click the hyper link below to download the […]

Restated and Amended Supplemental Water Agreement, 1996

In 1981, Buncombe County, the city of Asheville and individual water districts in the county came together and created the Asheville/Buncombe Water Authority. In 1995, Henderson County joined in, creating a historic regional group. Here’s the 1996 “Restated and Amended Supplemental Agreement” to the previous year’s “Regional Water Supply and Water Service Agreement” adopted by Asheville, Buncombe and Henderson officials.

Asheville-Buncombe-Henderson Water Agreements: 1995

In 1981, Buncombe County, the city of Asheville and individual water districts in the county came together and created the Asheville/Buncombe Water Authority. In 1995, Henderson County joined in, creating a historic regional group: Here’s the Regional Water Supply and Water Service Agreement adopted by Asheville, Buncombe and Henderson officials in 1995.