Daily Beat: Dec. 8, 2014

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Today:

• Gov. Pat McCrory shows up for the NC Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in the Guilford ABC Ballroom at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro at 10 a.m.

• The city of High Point honors outgoing High Point City Council members, including former Councilwoman Becky Smothers, Councilman Britt Moore, Councilman Foster Douglas, Councilwoman Judy Mendenhall and former Mayor Bernita Sims, at High Point Theatre at 4 p.m.

• The finance committee of Winston-Salem City Council considers a request for a $2.5 million loan from Winston-Salem Business Inc. for construction of a building on in the Union Cross Business Park when it meets in Room 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 4:30 p.m.

Tonight:

• The outgoing city council meets for its final meeting in council chambers at the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 5:30. The outgoing council has a couple items of business, including appropriating $55,600 in funding for the demolition of the Meredith Street Apartments, approving minutes from previous meetings and making some final remarks on the way out the door. Then, at 6 p.m., the new city council led by Mayor Bill Bencini, takes the oath of office. The new council’s agenda includes electing a mayor pro tem, approving appointments to committees and establishing the calendar for the next term.

• The public safety committee of Winston-Salem City Council receives an update on police body cameras when it meets in Room 239 of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. Look for our story about debate over who controls when the cameras are turned on and off when our new issue hits the streets on Wednesday.

• The Guilford County School Board interviews for District 1 candidates at the Administrative Office, located at 712 N. Eugene St. in Greensboro, at 6 p.m. Carlvena Foster, who formerly held the seat, was elected to represent District 1 on the Guilford County Commission.