LUMBERTON — Horace Stacey, a member of the Robeson County library board, will make a presentation on Monday to the county commissioners about use of the county’s public libraries.
There are seven branches of the public libraries in Robeson County, the main branch in Lumberton, and others in Red Springs, Pembroke, Maxton, Fairmont, Rowland and St. Pauls.
Other items on the agenda include:
— A state legislative update presented by Rep. Charles Graham.
— A presentation about the Robeson Humane Society by Bill Cerase, a volunteer and member with the society. The presentation will include a discussion of changes to Animal cControl regulations, as well as a possible request for funding for the organization’s no-kill shelter.
— A presentation by Gayle Fernandez, the executive director of Robeson County Community Development Corporation. She will discuss the statewide foreclosure prevention program and work that her agency has been doing to assist families facing foreclosures.
— Consideration of a county resolution requesting funding assistance from the N.C. Rural Center’s Building Reuse and Restoration Program. The county intends to assist in the renovation of a vacant building as part of a project described as the “Project Mule Building Restoration Project.”
— A presentation by Mitszi Whitaker on the 2012 Relay for Life.
— A presentation by a Progress Energy Employee on Progress Energy’s Neighborhood Energy Saver Program. The program, which is designed to help the company’s customers better control and reduce their energy costs, will be conducted in Fairmont, Maxton and Rowland beginning in the middle of November.
The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the commissioners room of the county administration building on North Elm Street.