Look Forward At Annual Retreat
The board looked forward to future issues during
their annual planning session held last Friday and Saturday.
Establishes Adopt-A-Stream Program
The town of Boones public works department
is getting its feet wet in a new Adopt-A-Stream program.
Discuss County Water, Sewer System
The county commissioners may form a steering
committee to look at water and sewer issues.
Continues Steep Slope Studies
At their regular meeting Thursday, council members
received updates on the progress of the steep slope development
study and multi-family housing moratorium.
Board Recognizes Spelling Bee Winners
At their meeting Watauga County Board of Education
members recognized the school systems top spellers
and heard a variety of other information items.
Buyout Program Begins
The local Farm Service Agency office has been
busy after registration began Monday for the tobacco quota
Considers Occupancy Tax Hike
With the support of the Boone-Blowing Rock Lodging
Association, the Town Council adopted a resolution requesting
the introduction of a local bill authorizing an additional
three percent room occupancy tax.
Task Force Restructures
A local affordable housing task force has made
several changes in structure in an effort to become more
efficient and pursue outside technical assistance.
At Extension On Statewide Beef Checkoff Referendum
Board Chair, Staff Meet with Federal Legislators