5/1/2018 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR SESSION MINUTES
MAY 1, 2018
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on May 1, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
BECKY HOOD, CHAIRMAN
CHAD STEWARD, VICE CHAIRMAN
NORRIS SEXTON, COMMISSIONER
BUD OWENS, COMMISSIONER
KEVIN CUNNINGHAM, COMMISSIONER
JIM LEDBETTER, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
ANNETTE BERRY, COUNTY CLERK
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in May
Commissioner Owens read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in May. Commissioner Cunningham drew the name of James Bradford as Employee of the Month for May.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session April 17, 2018, and the Regular Meeting April 17, 2018. Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Owens, Cunningham, Sexton, and Steward voted aye. Motion approved.
Commissioner Owens reported that he attended the ACCG Conference in Savannah. Commissioner Steward commented that he met with the Sugar Valley school alumni. Commissioner Cunningham attended the Gordon County Historical Board meeting and Commissioner Hood attended Economic Development meeting and the HB489 meeting.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
APPROVAL OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA BENEFITS’ PROPOSAL FOR EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE RENEWAL
Administrator Ledbetter advised the Board that they have heard the proposal from Mr. John Meadows and now we need a motion for renewal of the Signa Health Plan and approval of increasing the Individual Stop Loss to $120,000, and authorize the County Administrator to sign the renewal.
Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve Northwest Georgia Benefits proposal for renewal of employee health insurance with an ISL of $120,000 and authorize the County Administrator to sign. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Owens, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.
BUDGET AMENDMENT TO TRANSFER FROM SHERIFF’S INMATE ACCOUNT TO THE GENERAL FUND
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is a budget amendment transferring funds from the Sheriff Inmate Account to the General Fund for $49,363.90.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the budget amendment. Commission Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Steward, Cunningham, and Owens voted aye. Motion passed.
DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR A YAMAHA TTR225 MOTORCYCLE VIN#06356 AND A KAWASAKI MULE ATV VIN#07102
Chairman Hood advised that this is a request from the Sheriff’s Department to declare surplus property for a Yamaha TTR225 motorcycle VIN#06356 and a Kawasaki Mule ATV VIN#07102.
Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the declaration of surplus property for the Sheriff’s Department. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Owens, Cunningham, Steward, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.
FRANCHISE AGREEMENT RENEWAL WITH COMCAST
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is for Board approval of renewal of the Franchise Agreement between Gordon County and Comcast. Comcast pays the County about $200,000 in franchise fees per year. Ledbetter advised that Chairman Hood recues herself from this item and the Vice-Chairman will proceed with this item.
Vice-Chairman Steward called for a motion on the Franchise Agreement renewal with Comcast. Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, and Owens voted aye. Motion passed.
PROCLAMATION FOR MAY AS MENTAL HEALTH MONTH 2018
Commissioner Sexton read the proclamation for May as Mental Health Month 2018 and presented the proclamation to Roberta Charbonneau, Coordinator with Family Connection.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to adjourn the Regular Meeting. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:20 p.m.