Board of Commissioners Meeting Recap – July 10, 2023

Posted July 12, 2023



The Granville County Board of Commissioners held a regular meeting on Monday, July 10 at the Granville County Convention and Expo Center and kicked off the evening with a recognition of the many years of volunteer service of Vivian Oney to the Oxford-based Area Congregations in Ministry (ACIM). Commissioner Sue Hinman, who also serves as ACIM’s Executive Director, recognized efforts of Oney to help make Granville County a better place to live for all its residents.


“Vivian has volunteered with ACIM for the last thirty-eight years,” said Hinman. “Her dedication to service is truly inspirational; not just to me, but for all the people in Granville County whose lives have been touched by her work.”


The Board also conducted the following business:


  • Approved the committee roster and spending plan for the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC).
  • Approved Parks, Greenways, and Recreation Mini-Grants to the City of Creedmoor for soccer goals and fencing for Creedmoor Memorial Park, the Town of Butner for playground shade structure at Butner Athletic Park, the Town of Stovall for picnic tables and benches for Stovall Community Park, and Treasures of Joy for trail and community garden with street access at 222 Granville and 312 Sycamore streets in Oxford.
  • Approved the purchase and installation of wireless internet infrastructure at the Granville County Courthouse.
  • Appointed Neil Gresham and reappointed Tony Woodlief to the City of Oxford Planning Board Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) seats.
  • Appointed Sabine Stovall to the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees.
  • Authorized the Granville County Opioid Advisory Committee to spend up to $105,000 in settlement funding to create an Opioid Coordinator position and conduct additional public education efforts.
  • Approved the surplus of three county-owned vehicles.
  • Approved Revisions to the county’s Personnel Policy.
  • Invited the public to comment on the proposed NC DEQ Air Quality permit for the expansion of CertainTeed in Oxford. More information about the permit and the public comment process may be found here.
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