11/4/2014 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR SESSION MINUTES
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
PROCLAMATION FOR VETERANS DAY
Commissioner Cunningham read the proclamation recognizing November 11, 2014 as Veterans Day in Gordon County and presented it to American Legion Commander Bruce Henderson and American Legion Executive Committee and member of the VFW Walter Printup.
Commissioner Cunningham read the list of names of employees with anniversary hire dates in November. Commissioner Steward drew the name of Michael Lackey with the Sheriff’s Department as Employee of the Month.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there were any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session October 21, 2014, the Regular Meeting October 21, 2014, and the Special Meeting October 24, 2014. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and all voted aye. Minutes approved.
Commissioner Gazaway commented that he attended the Cub Scout Troop 47 meeting in Plainville, and the Dancing with the Stars kick-off meeting. Chairman Hood commented that she attended the Development Authority meeting and also met with Cathy at the Chamber of Commerce.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
PILOT AGREEMENT WITH MOHAWK/ALADDIN
Chairman Hood advised that this is a Pilot Agreement from the Development Authority for Mohawk/Aladdin for a project involving equipment only.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the Pilot Agreement. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Steward, Sexton, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
BUDGET AMENDMENTS FOR FY2014/2015 GENERAL FUND AND 2005 AND 2012 SPLOST ACCOUNTS
Chairman Hood advised that this is a budget amendment for revisions to the 2014/2015 General Fund and to the 2005 SPLOST Projects Fund and the 2012 SPLOST Projects Fund. The Amendment to the General Fund contains an amendment to the County Attorney service fees account covered in a letter agreement to be approved and executed by the Chairman.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the budget amendments and the letter agreement for attorney service fees. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Sexton, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
BOARD APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION PRICING FOR FIRE STATION #6 AND RECOMMENDATION TO PREPARE A DESIGN/BUILD AGREEMENT FOR BOARD CONSIDERATION
Purchasing Director, Martin Vaughn, advised the Board that he is recommending that the Board approve the pricing structure (attached) submitted by Calhoun Commercial Construction to the Board concerning the new fire station; and that the county attorney begin working with Calhoun Commercial Construction to get a contract that reflects the pricing summary and the normal terms and conditions for a design/build agreement. This recommendation is contingent upon Calhoun Commercial Construction obtaining a construction permit from the Gordon County Building Inspection department, insurance certifications, and performance and material bonds.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the recommendations. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Sexton, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:20 p.m.