Davie County Government ‘Re-Structured’ – Board Doesn’t Give Reasons After Closed Session Monday

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 17, 2013

By Mike Barnhardt
Enterprise Record

After a session closed to the public Monday night, county commissioners adopted a motion stating that the county manager will be in charge of all departments.
“We’ve gotten away from that,” said Board Chair Robert Wisecarver. After the meeting, he would not elaborate on what he meant.
Wisecarver asked those at the meeting to step out so it could go into closed session. He was told a motion was needed to do that.
New board member Terry Renegar made the motion to go into the closed session without giving a reason, which is required by law, although there was a written motion printed before the meeting that was part of the adopted agenda. That cited “personnel”  as one of the reasons to go into closed session.
The personnel section of the …