1/20/2015 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 20, 2015
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Ms. Savannah Cronnon, candidate for Junior Mayor of Gordon County, spoke to the Board and advised that the platform for Junior Mayor is Prevent Child Abuse. Savannah told her story and how she was personally involved with child abuse. Savannah was a victim of child abuse and after many years of abuse was rescued and put in foster care and eventually adopted by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Cronnon. She was a victim and runaway, but was always given back to her birth parents who were abusing her, until an observant Gordon County sheriff’s officer was called in at a local truck stop and began to question why three children were travelling with their parents. Savannah and her sister were adopted two years ago and Savannah is now in junior high at a local county school.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session January 6, 2015, and the Regular Meeting January 6, 2015. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Cunningham, Sexton, and Hood voted aye. Minutes approved.
Commissioner Sexton commented that he had attended the Public Works Committee meeting and the New Foundations meeting. Commissioner Sexton advised that he attended the Public Safety Committee meeting. Chairman Hood advised that she had met with Judge David Smith.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
GEORGIA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT/HOMELAND SECURITY PERFORMANCE GRANT BUDGET CHANGES ADJUSTMENT OF $10,000
County Administrator King advised that this is for Board acceptance of the $10,000 from the Georgia Emergency Management/Homeland Security Performance grant.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve and to accept the grant. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, and Hood voted aye. Motion passed.
BOARD APPROVAL OF NEW FEE SCHEDULE AND HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE ANIMAL CONTROL DEPARTMENT
County Administrator King advised that this is the new fee schedule and hours of operation for the Animal Control Department. Staff is requesting that the Board approve the new schedule as presented to the Board in the Work Session.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the new fees and hours for the Animal Control Department. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Cunningham, and Hood voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:25 p.m.