8/16/2016 BOC Regular Session Minutes

GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR SESSION MINUTES
AUGUST 16, 2016


The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.

Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session August 2, 2016, and the Regular Meeting August 2, 2016. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Gazaway and Steward voted aye. Motion approved.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

County Administrator King read the report into the record (copy linked).

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT

Commissioner Sexton reported that he attended the North Georgia Electric Membership meeting. Commissioner Steward commented that he attended the Finance Committee meeting. Commissioner Cunningham attended the Gordon County Historic Society meeting, and the Public Safety Committee meeting. Commissioner Hood met with the Mayor of Calhoun and attended a meeting about the renovation of the Gordon County Government Plaza building.

PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to open the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Steward, and Sexton voted aye.

APPLICATION #Z16-14 CON-ONAULA FARMS, LLLP REQUEST TO REZONE FROM A-1 TO I-2

County Attorney Ledbetter advised that he has received a request from the applicant requesting that the Board table this application.

Commissioner Steward made a motion to table Application #Z16-14. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Gazaway, Sexton, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion approved.

County Attorney Ledbetter advised that in further regard to the request, Mr. Terry Brumlow, the representative for the applicant asked that it be tabled to September 6. County Attorney Ledbetter advised that would now be the September 13 meeting since the Board had moved their September 6 meeting to September 13.

Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to close the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Gazaway, Sexton, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye.

CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS

DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT TO DISPOSE OF MISCELLANEOUS BAR CODE SCANNERS AND GIVE TO THE GEORGIA STATE PATROL

County Administrator King advised that the Sheriff’s Department had sent a request for a declaration of surplus property for miscellaneous bar code scanners that they will send to the Georgia State Patrol for official use. They will be utilized by state troopers assigned to the local GSP Post 43.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the declaration of surplus property for the Sheriff’s Department. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Gazaway, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.

DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR PHONE EQUIPMENT

County Administrator King advised that this is a request for a declaration of surplus phone equipment that the County is no longer in need of. The purchasing department has advised that there are several companies who buy used phone equipment.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the declaration of surplus property for used phone equipment. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Steward, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.

AGREEMENT WITH PROPERTY OWNER WAYNE LONG TO GRANT GORDON COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS PERMISSION TO OBTAIN CHERT, SOILS, AND MATERIAL FROM HIS PROPERTY

County Administrator advised that this is an agreement with property owner Mr. Wayne Long to grant Gordon County Public Works permission to obtain chert, soils and material from his property. These materials will be used to assist Gordon County in making improvements to Brookshire Road.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the agreement with Mr. Wayne Long that permits Gordon County to enter upon his property and remove the chert, soils, and materials. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Steward, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.

RESOLUTION DECLARING GORDON COUNTY HAS NO INTEREST IN PLATTED AND NEVER OPENED SUBDIVISION ROADS IN ROGER’S SUBDIVISION NO. 2

County Administrator advised that this is a resolution declaring that Gordon County has no interest in platted streets, roads, avenues or alleys that were never opened in Roger’s Subdivision No. 2. The roads were never developed.

Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to approve the resolution and quitclaim deeds releasing any interest Gordon County may have in the property. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Gazaway, Steward, Sexton, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.

LEASE-PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH GOVERNMENT CAPITAL CORPORATION FOR THE CAD SYSTEM AT E-911

County Administrator advised that this is a lease purchase agreement with Government Capital Corporation for the purchase of the Computer Aided Dispatch system at E-911.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the lease purchase agreement. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Gazaway, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:15 p.m.

Author: County Clerk

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