3/21/2017 BOC Work Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
WORK SESSION MINUTES
MARCH 21, 2017
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Commissioner Owens called Mrs. Genia Hurley to come forward and Commissioner Owens congratulated her on her recent retirement and presented her with a gift from the Board of Commissioners. He thanked Mrs. Hurley for her years of service to Gordon County and wished her much enjoyment in her retirement.
Sheriff Mitch Ralston came before the Board and called Mr. Kenny Black to come forward. Sheriff Ralston congratulated Mr. Black on his retirement and presented him with a gift from the Board of Commissioners. He thanked Mr. Black for his years of service to Gordon County.
Commissioner Chad Steward read a proclamation for April as National Donate Life Month.
Chairman Hood advised that the Board would go ahead in the Work Session and hear the item on the Regular Meeting Agenda for a Proclamation for National Telecommunicators Week April 9-15, 2017. Commissioner Sexton called up representatives from the Gordon County E-911 Department. Mrs. Debbie Vance and Mrs. Amy Ivey from E-911 came forward. Commissioiner Sexton read a proclamation for National Telecommunicators Week of April 9-15, 2017 and presented it to Mrs. Vance and Mrs. Ivey.
County Administrator King advised the Board that Gordon County has received a letter from the Georgia Department of Transportation advising that they have identified a bridge in Gordon County for replacement through the Office of Bridge Design. That bridge is Battle Road (CR 214) over Rocky Creek , bridge serial number 129-5095-0, and has been selected for a potential replacement project in that program. The letter is to solicit input concerning the potential replacement of this bridge and to ensure Gordon County’s agreement to participate with the financial terms of sharing half of the right-of-way costs. Mr. Blake Nicholson, Public Works Director came forward and spoke to the Board and showed pictures of the bridge. Following discussion between the Board and Mr. Nicholson, there was a consensus of the Board to proceed and approve sharing half of the cost of right-of-way for this project.
The Board discussed each item on the agenda for the Regular Meeting and made no changes.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to go into Executive Session for personnel. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Owens, Cunningham, and Steward voted aye. Executive Session began at 5:55 p.m.
The Board came back into the Work Session and Commissioner Sexton made a motion to close the Executive Session. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Owens, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Executive Session adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to adjourn the Work Session. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye.
There being no further business, the Work Session adjourned at 6:10 p.m.