11/3/2015 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in November
Commissioner Cunningham read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in November. Commissioner Gazaway drew the name of Kenny Black with the Sheriff’s Department as Employee of the Month.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session October 20, 2015, and the Regular Meeting October 20, 2015. 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.
County Administrator King read the report into the record (copy attached).
Commissioner Gazaway reported that he attended the Superior Court Judges’ dinner, the banquet for the 50th anniversary of the fire department, and the Chamber booster breakfast. Commissioner Steward reported that he attended the Judges’ dinner as well as the fire department banquet. Chairman Hood reported that she attended the Judges’ dinner and the fire department banquet also.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
BID AWARD FOR E-911 TELEPHONE SYSTEM, COMPONENTS AND SOFTWARE
Chairman Hood advised that this is a bid award for the E-911 telephone system, including components and software. The staff recommendation is to award the bid to AT&T Solacom in the amount of $151,581.11.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to award the bid to AT&T. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Steward, Sexton, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
CONSIDERATION OF ABATEMENT SCHEDULE FOR PROJECT STOPWATCH
Chairman Hood advised that this is an abatement for a new project from the Development Authority for Project Stopwatch. Attorney Bill Thompson brought this before the Board at the Work Session explaining that is for 5 years, at 100% abatement the first year and declining 20% for each of the next four years.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the Abatement Schedule. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Steward, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.
APPOINTMENT TO THE ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION BOARD TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM
Chairman Hood advised that this is an appointment to the Elections and Voter Registration Board to fill an unexpired term ending 12/31/2016 for Damon Walker.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to appoint Damon Walker to the Elections and Voter Registration Board for a term expiring 12/31/16. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Steward, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Sexton 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.