12/3/2013 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 3, 2013
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Invocation was led by Rev. John Allen. The pledge of allegiance was led by Chairman Hood.
Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in December
Commissioner Gazaway read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in December. Commissioner Cunningham drew the name of Charmon Vandyke with 16 years at 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 November 19, 2013, and the Regular Meeting November 19, 2013. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye. Minutes approved.
County Attorney Smith advised that she had spoken to Judge Bearden and he advised her that the ADJUST program has to be up and operational by January 1, 2014. They have been working and everything is on go. Judge Bearden also asked Attorney Smith to tell the Board that he is very much appreciates the Board’s letting him use the building and it is going to be perfect for his program.
Commissioner Gazaway reported that he attended the Farm City Week kickoff at the Ag Center and that his company, Evco, also hosted a tour. Also, he and Commissioner Steward were involved in a review of the applications for county administrator. Commissioner Sexton reported that he attended the Home Builders luncheon, and he attended in Becky’s place, the Council of Chief Elected Officials meeting and workforce luncheon. Commissioner Cunningham reported he attended the Farm City Week kickoff and an awards ceremony for 4-H.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
RE-APPOINTMENT TO NORTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMISSION FOR A ONE-YEAR TERM ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015 FOR SAM PAYNE
County Attorney Smith advised that this is the re-appointment to the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission for a one-year term ending December 31, 2014 for Sam Payne.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the re-appointment of Sam Payne. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Steward, Gazaway, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.
APPROVAL OF PIPER O’BRIEN PROCEEDING WITH THE PARKING DECK PROJECT AND A MASTER PLAN FOR THE PARKING DECK AND COURTHOUSE RENOVATION
County Attorney Smith advised that this item is for the Board to authorize Piper O’Brien to proceed with their preparation of the parking deck replacement project and their initial Master Plan project.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to authorize Piper O’Brien to proceed with the parking deck project and the Master Plan project. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Sexton, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:15 p.m.