Board of Commissioners Meeting Summary
The Hillsborough Board of Commissioners met Monday, Jan. 10. Following is a brief summary of noteworthy actions. It does not include all actions taken at the meeting and should not be viewed as official minutes. The meeting took place virtually with online conferencing software and is available for view on the town’s YouTube channel.
Employee Service Milestone Awards ― Town Manager Eric Peterson presented the service milestone awards. Employees are recognized for every five years of service with a coin and $75.
- 5 years of service — Police Sgt. William Felts, Utility Mechanic I David Labby, Police Officer 1st Class Nicole Senter, Utility Maintenance Technician II Zimberlist Torain and Police Cpl. Chad Wilson
- 10 years of service — Police Sgt. Scott Chestnut, Meter Services Supervisor Tyrone Hodge, Crew Leader and Equipment Operator III Brian Tatum and Customer Service Representative Veronica Wright
- 15 years of service — Public Works Manager Dustin Hill, Town Clerk and Human Resources Technician Sarah Kimrey, Wastewater Plant Superintendent Jeff Mahagan, Utility Mechanic III Scott Smith, Police Lt. Davis Trimmer, Public Space and Sustainability Manager Stephanie Trueblood and Communications Manager Catherine Wright
- 25 years of service — Utility Maintenance Technician II Bryant Bailey
- 30 years of service — Assistant Town Manager and Community Services Director Margaret Hauth and Commissioner Evelyn Lloyd
National Mentoring Month ― Mayor Jenn Weaver read a proclamation declaring January as National Mentoring Month. Attrayus Goode and Samuel Bellamy of MENTOR North Carolina, Charlene and Jeff Campbell of Beyond Expectations, and Victor Glover of Fathers on the Move were in attendance for the reading of the proclamation.
The board reappointed Kim Tesoro to a one-year term on the Tourism Development Authority.
The board acknowledged that the intention is to meet in person when public health experts say it is OK to do so.
Work session topics
The board expects to receive an update on the countywide racial equity plan and the countywide COVID recovery plan at its work session on Jan. 24. The board also plans to talk about market rate compensation challenges for police officers and all other town employees.