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Commissioner Meetings

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting on Monday, March 06, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Location: Justice & Administration Building, 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Room A201, Sylva, North Caroliina.

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Location: Justice & Administration Building, 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Room A227, Sylva, North Carolina.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: Jackson County proposes to convey land in Dillsboro Township, owned by the county, for an economic development project pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 158-7.1. The Board of County Commissioners intends, subject to public comment at the public hearing for which notice is herby given, to approve conveyance of a fee simple interest in a tract of land, with 7.0 acres of usable land and any interest the County has in the 6.33 unusable acreage under the river. This tract is as shown on a plat that is available at the offices of the county Department of Economic Development, Room 240, Justice & Administration Building, 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Sylva, North Carolina. The conveyance will be made to WNC Outdoor Development, LLC, which will construct an outdoor river-based recreation park on the tract. The Board of County Commissioners has determined that the value of the tract is $113,000.00 per usable acre, for a total value of $791,000.00. The purchaser of the tract intends to pay the county $50,000.00 at closing with the remainder of the value being returned to the County through multiple tax revenues. The Board of County Commissioners believes this project will stimulate and stabilize the local economy and result in the creation of a substantial number of new, permanent jobs in the county. The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the county's proposed conveyance of this tract of land at 5:30 P.M. on Monday, March 20, 2017, Justice & Administration Building, 401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Room A201, Sylva, North Carolina. The commissioners invite all interested persons to attend and present their views.