NORTH CAROLINA MINING AND ENERGY COMMISSION
April 15, 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Archdale Building – Ground Floor Hearing Room, Raleigh, NC
I. Preliminary Matters
1. Call to Order and Notice of NCGS 138A-15 Chairwoman Amy Pickle
In accordance with the State Government Ethics Act, it is the duty of every member of the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission to avoid conflicts of interest and potential conflicts. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or potential conflict with respect to matters coming before the Committee today, please identify the conflict or potential conflict at this time.
2. Approval of Minutes from April 3 and 4, 2014 Chairwoman Amy Pickle
3. Revisions or Additions to Agenda Chairwoman Amy Pickle
II. Action Items Chairwoman Amy Pickle
1. Preparation of Civil Penalty Rule for Transmittal to the MEC
2. Preparation of Hearing Rules for Transmittal to the MEC
3. Preparation of Declaratory Ruling Rule for Transmittal to the MEC
4. Preparation of Variance Rule for Transmittal to the MEC
5. Preparation of Administrative Rules for Transmittal to the MEC
6. Preparation of Enforcement Rule for Transmittal to the MEC
7. Preparation of the Petition for Rule Making Rule for Transmittal to the MEC
III. Public Comment
IV. Concluding Remarks
Reminder to All MEC Members: Members having a question about a conflict of interest or potential conflict should consult with the Chairman or with legal counsel.
Reminder to MEC Members Appointed by the Governor: Executive Order 34 mandates that in transacting Commission business each person appointed by the Governor shall act always in the best interest of the public without regard for his or her financial interests. To this end, each appointee must recuse himself or herself from voting on any matter on which the appointee has a financial interest.