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BOOK 7 PA-GE272 <br />E <br />MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF <br />THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR LEE <br />COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA <br />Monday, August 5th, 1968 <br />The regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners for Lee County, <br />convened at 10:00 o'clock a. m., eastern standard time, on Monday, August 5th, <br />1968, in the Commissioners' Room, at the Lee County Courthouse. Those pre- <br />sent were: Vice-Chairman Charles Robert Yow, Max McLeod, Franklin D. Wicker, <br />and A. E. White. Chairman John E. Dotterer was absent. <br />Vice-Chairman Charles Robert Yow presided and the following business <br />was transacted: <br />The meeting was opened by a prayer given by the Reverend Richard F. <br />Rundell, Pastor of the Rocky Fork Christian Church, Route 8, Sanford, N. C. <br />The minutes of the meeting of July 1st and July 17, 1968, were approved <br />and ordered recorded. <br />Commissioner McLeod reported that one request for improvement of a <br />Secondary Road had been received. The petition was to pave Arlington Circle in <br />Longview Acres Subdivision and it appeared that the petition did not conform with <br />the requirements of the State Highway Commission. The Clerk was directed to notify:, <br />the petitioner that their request did not conform to the State policy and to explain the State' <br />policy to them. <br />The Vice-Chairman announced that it was 10:30 and the time to open bids <br />for an ambulance as advertised by the Board. The only bid received was from Holt <br />Truck and Tractor Company to furnish one ambulance in accordance with the <br />advertised specifications in the amount of $7, 854.24. Commissioner Wicker moved <br />that the bid be accepted and that the sum of $1, 854.24 be transferred from the con- <br />tingency and emergency fund to the ambulance department fund for the purpose of <br />purchasing said vehicle. <br />Commissioner White seconded the resolution and it was unanimously <br />adopted on a roll call vote, as follows: <br />Aye: McLeod, White, Wicker and Yow <br />No: None <br />Dr. O. D. Garvin appeared before the Board and invited the Board to meet <br />with him and his professional staff at a time and place of their choosing on August 13, <br />1968. <br />Mr. Tom Howell, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Mr. Forrest <br />Stevens, Director, of the Lee County Hospital, Inc. , appeared before the Board and <br />requested the Board to purchase the site on Carthage Street for use by the Hospital. <br />After discussion between the representatives of the Lee County Hospital, Inc. , and <br />members of the Board of Commissioners, Commissioner McLeod moved the adoption <br />of the following: <br />