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Department Of Administration November Public Meeting Notices PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 05:49

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Five state commissions tht operate under the auspices of the Department of Administration will hold meetings in November. On Monday the agency released the following schedule.

November 6, 2014

Human Relations Commission – The MLK Commission will meet from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Room 2109L of the Administration Building, 116 West Jones Street, Raleigh. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the program for the MLK Bell Ringing event, catering the reception of the State Employees MLK Holiday Observance Program and the FY 2015 MLK grant program. For more information, please contact Emily Williams at 919-807-4424.


November 10, 2014

NC License to Give Trust Fund Commission – The Commission will meet from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Miracle In Sight, Inc., 3900 Westpoint Blvd., Suite F, Winston-Salem, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to review, discuss and vote on grant applications.  These applications were received for consideration to further the mission of the License to Give Trust Fund Commission as it relates to organ, eye and tissue donation education, and awareness and Advance Care Planning. Also, Progress/Expense Reports of current grantees will be reviewed and discussed. For more information, please contact Vanda Wilson-Wormack at 919-715-3837.


November 14, 2014

State Ethics Commission – The Commission will meet from 9:00 a.m. until business is completed at 424 N. Blount Street, Raleigh, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to consider requests for advice and advisory opinions, complaints and inquiries and any such other business as may come before the Commission. For more information, please contact Beth Carpenter at 919-715-2580.

Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office – The State Youth Council will meet from 6:00 p.m. on November 14 until 1:00 p.m. on November 16 at the Country Inn and Suites, 572 English Road, Rocky Mount, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to review, discuss and make recommendations for funding to be awarded to organizations that applied for small grants. Please contact Cynthia Giles at 919-807-4400 for more information.


November 17, 2014

Academic Standards Review Commission – The Commission will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Commission Room, 5th Floor, Administration Building, 116 W. Jones St., Raleigh. The purpose of the meeting is to continue the Commission's comprehensive review of all English Language and Mathematics standards that were adopted by the State Board of Education under G.S. 115C-12(9c), and propose modifications to ensure that those standards meet all of the criteria listed in Section 2(c) of Senate Bill 812. Please contact Co-Chairs Andre Peek at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Jeannie Metcalf at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.


November 18, 2014

NC Commission of Indian Affairs – The Recognition Committee will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room 3032 West, Administration Building, 116 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to continue the Committee’s review of petition materials submitted by the petitioning group: “Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina.” For more information, please contact Elk Richardson, 919-807-4444.


November 21-23, 2014

Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office – The NC SADD Annual Leadership Conference will be held from 3:00 p.m. on November 21 until 1:00 p.m. on November 23 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC. The purpose of the meeting is for students to take part in a retreat to learn new peer prevention strategies to implement in their schools and communities. Please contact Harriett Southerland at 919-807-4400 for more information.

 
Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Tuesday, November 4, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 05:46

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Tuesday, November 4, 2014, as released by his office.

9 a.m.
Council of State
Department of Administration
116 W. Jones Street     
Raleigh

Open to Press

 
Coal Ash Management Commission To Hold First Meeting, Swear In Members PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Rick Martinez   
Monday, 03 November 2014 06:33

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The committee responsible for reviewing coal combustion residuals surface impoundment classifications and closure plans and making recommendations on rules related to managing coal combustion residuals has scheduled its first meeting for November 14.

The nine-member commission's initial gathering will be an orientation session focusing on the legal requirements, business logistics and coal ash subject matter for the new commission and staff.

The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in the Friday Center in Chapel Hill.
 

AGENDA:

9:00 a.m.               Swearing In of Commissioners                                                     

9:15 a.m.               Welcome and Introductions of Commissioners & Staff           

9:30 a.m.               Ethics Requirements, Open Meeting Law & Public Records       

9:50 a.m.               Update on Office Operations                                                      

10:00 a.m.             Communications & Media                                                            

10:15 a.m.             Overview of Coal Ash Legislation Requirements &  Responsibilities of the Commission                                              

11:15 a.m.             Break

11:30 a.m.             Overview of Coal Ash Production & Storage;  Coal Ash Storage Facilities – location and status Water & Natural Resources,
                                                                                                     

12:30 p.m.             Working Lunch

                                                                        
12:45 p.m.             State and Federal Roles & Regulation regarding Coal Ash        


1:30 p.m.               Dam Safety and Risks                                                              

2:00 p.m.               Risks to groundwater near sites                                                 

2:30 p.m.               Unauthorized Surface Water Discharges                                     

3:00 p.m.               Disposal options                                                                            

3:30 p.m.               Adjourn

 
Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office To Hold NC SADD Leadership Conference PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 31 October 2014 04:39

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Peer prevention is the theme for a new Students Against Destructive Decisions conference to be held next month in Research Triangle Park, sponsred by the Department of Administration's Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office.

The registration deadline for the conference is Friday.

The 2014 conference theme is “Avengers: Saving the World SADD Style.” Speakers include David Daggett of Safe and Sober Prom, Annette Carrington-Johnson of the Durham County Health Department, NC Highway Patrol Trooper Richard West of Onslow County, VIP for a VIP (Vehicle Injury Protection for a Very Important Person), and for the first time in North Carolina, the Ford Driving Skills for Life program.

The conference will begin at 3:00 p.m. Friday and continue through 12:00 p.m. Sunday. It will feature a variety of workshops for students and advisors and group activities related to SADD’s mission: assisting young people in their schools and communities to promote highway safety and reduce teen involvement with alcohol, other drugs, violence, teen pregnancy and other challenges. Members of the 2014-15 SADD Student Advisory Board will present workshops and lead many of the sessions.

 
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