11/16/10 Work Session Minutes
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Administration Building.
Chairman Long called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone.
Ms. Page Hatley with Mactec, spoke to the Board and gave a review of the proposed amendments to the Unified Land Development Code which the Board will be holding a public hearing on at the Regular Meeting.
The Board discussed each item on the Agenda and made no changes; several items were added to the Agenda during the Work Session.
County Attorney Hutchinson discussed with the Board the third amendment to the Sanitary Landfill Operation Agreement that she had work on with Santek. Sheryl Dunson with Santek, spoke to the Board regarding the amendment to the Agreement. The Board was also informed that Santek has agreed that the County can dispose, for free, up to 1,000 tons of debris from the old jail structure if it is torn down in the future. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the Agenda for tonight’s Regular Meeting agenda.
County Attorney Hutchinson discussed with the Board the naming of the SR156 boat ramp and park. Following discussion by the Board, there was a consensus of the Board to consider naming the park and boat ramp, theVernon Brookshire Memorial Park. A resolution by the Board will be presented to the Board for approval naming the park at the next Regular Meeting.
Vice Chairman Bailey requested that the Regular Meeting on December 21st be held in the Courthouse main courtroom in light of the expected visit of 45 students from the Youth Leadership Class. There was a consensus of the Board to schedule the December 21st meeting at the Courthouse.
The Board discussed plans to grant all full time and part time employees a $25 holiday check funded from the annual county auction proceeds. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the Agenda for tonight’s Regular Meeting agenda.
County Attorney Hutchinson advised the Board that a request came from the Sheriff’s Office to add an item to the Agenda. In 2003 a local citizen donated a trailer to the former Calhoun/Gordon County Drug Task Force. That task force has now been disbanded and has no need for the trailer. They are requesting that this item be declared surplus property and returned to the citizen that donated the trailer. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the Agenda.
County Administrator Dowling requested the Board to consider creating a separate bank account for funds from the landfill for closure and post closure, segregating the host fees from the closure fees. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to tonight’s Regular Meeting agenda.
Commissioner Bailey made a motion to adjourn the Work Session. Commissioner Gordon seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.