2/03/09 Work Session Minutes
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. in the Administration Building Conference Room.
Chairman Long called the meeting to order.
The Board discussed each item on the Agenda for the Regular Meeting and made no changes; several additional items were added to the Agenda later in the Work Session.
Chairman Long advised that he’d received a letter from Jeff Putnam, Gordon County’s representative to the Region I EMS Advisory Council, resigning his position with that Board. The Board discussed a replacement for that position. There was a consensus of the Board to add that item to the Agenda.
The Board discussed two appointments to the Limestone Valley RC&D. Mr. Ted Collins wishes to be renamed to that Board and Chairman Long asked to name Rickey L. Smith to replace the other slot that has expired. There was a consensus of the Board to add those two items to the Agenda.
Administrator Dowling advised that the City of Plainville has requested a distribution of their balance in the SPLOST recreation funds for repair to lights at their ball field. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the Agenda.
Administrator Dowling advised the Board that Gordon County has received the paperwork from the Department of Transportation to apply for the Section 5311 Grant for 2010 and there is a resolution to be approved by the Board. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the Agenda.
Mr. Jack Pyburn and Mr. David Steele, with Lord Aeck & Sargent Architects, came before the Board with a presentation and review of the preservation plan for the old jail building and the Courthouse renovation plan.
Sheriff Mitch Ralston, along with County Attorney Hutchinson, explained the request from the Sheriff’s Department to declare four vehicles surplus County property and offer for sale through the sealed bid process. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the 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 6:10 p.m.