Yearly Archives: 2019

Unanimous vote ushers in new era for Pamlico County Health Department

  BAYBORO – Elected officials will now call the shots at the Pamlico County Health Department. For decades, an appointed board of volunteers has been charged with setting health department policy, hiring a chief administrator, and allocating budgeted financial resources to ensure compliance with a multitude of state statutes. That ended – at least for the foreseeable future – Tuesday night when Commissioners Missy Baskervill, Doug Brinson, Candy Bohmert, Paul Delamar, Ed Riggs Jr., Pat Prescott, and Carl Ollison, all rejected the premise that appointed individuals are t…

Stage set for important Jan. 22 hearing

Peek into background of controversy! BAYBORO – A majority of elected officials appear poised to adopt a drastic change in the governance of the Pamlico County Health Department – but first the seven-member board of County Commissioners must get past a public hearing scheduled for 7pm on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the second floor conference room of the Bayboro Courthouse. Over the last decade, the local health department has seen a revolving door of almost a dozen interim, temporary and/or semi-permanent executive directors. Throughout the turmoil, an appointed and now largely disgruntl…
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