11/4/2014 BOC Work Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
WORK SESSION MINUTES
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Chairman Hood announced that the Board will change the agenda around a little and make the proclamation presentations to the Eagle Scouts. Commissioner Gazaway read the proclamation and presented it to Andrew Rowell for his achievement of becoming an Eagle Scout. Commissioner Sexton read the proclamation and presented it to Brant Mathis for his achievement of becoming an Eagle Scout. Commissioner Steward read the proclamation and presented it to Patrick Box for his achievement of becoming an Eagle Scout, and Chairman Hood read the proclamation and presented it to Zane Box for his achievement of becoming an Eagle Scout.
Mr. Keith King, with the County’s Information Technology Department, Wellness Committee member, and coordinator of the Wellness Walk that was recently completed by participants of the County Wellness Program, came before the Board and announced the winners of the Wellness Walk. The Wellness Walk was a challenge to employees and their families to walk and keep a record of the number of steps taken each day for a period of about a month. The winners of this challenge were members of Fire Department Shift B consisting of Zevan Gilbert, Jason Meadows, Eddie Fair, Jared Robinson, Adam Dortch, Amberly Dortch, Josh Bagwell, and Hugh Holcomb. Keith King presented each member a gift card as an award for their win.
Mrs. Vicky Spence with United Way came before the Board and spoke about this year’s United Way Campaign and raising funds from County employees, plus Board members.
Mr. Bill Thompson, attorney for the Development Authority, spoke to the Board and explained the request for the Board to approve a Pilot Agreement for Mohawk/Aladdin. This item was on the Regular Meeting agenda for Board consideration of approval.
Mr. Dan Bumgardner, with Calhoun Commercial Construction, came before the Board to give an update of the progress of construction on the replacement fire station in Redbud. Several questions from Board members were answered by Mr. Bumgardner.
The Board discussed the agenda items for the Regular Meeting and made no changes or additions.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to close the Work Session. Commissioner Steward seconded and all voted aye. There being no further business the Work Session adjourned at 5:35 p.m.