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Public Notice: 2018 Millage Rate To Be Set

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Public Notice:  2018 Millage Rate To Be Set

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners does hereby announce that the 2018 millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held in the Gordon County Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32 does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year’s tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years. Current 2018 Tax Digest and 5-Year History of...

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Road Closed: Flat Woods Road

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Road Closed: Flat Woods Road

UPDATE:  The road is open as of Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Flat Woods Road in the Rock Creek / Everett Springs Community has been closed as of 4:00 p.m. on 8/3/2018 due to a culvert washing out.  We will post an update as soon as the road is reopened.

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8/21/2018 BOC Regular Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION AGENDA August 21, 2018, at Conference Room of the Administration Building CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION AND PLEDGE APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Work Session and Regular Meeting August 7, 2018 ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING A.  Appl. #Z18-19 Sandra D. Ledford’s Request to Rezone from R-1 to A-1 CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS None CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS A.  Re-Appointment to the Calhoun/Gordon County Airport Authority for Tommy Palmer for a Three-Year term Ending June 30, 2021 B.  Appointment to the Highland Rivers Community Service Board for Lane Bennett for a Three-Year Term ending June 30, 2021 C.  Malt Beverage & Wine License Application for #189 Shope Lake D.  Declaration of Surplus Property for Public Works Department for a 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport VIN#1J4FJ28S1WL243326 ADJOURN...

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8/7/2018 BOC Work Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION AGENDA August 7, 2018, at 5:30 pm Conference Room of the Administration Building DISCUSSION OF REGULAR MEETING AGENDA ITEMS DISCUSSION OF APPOINTMENTS TO GORDON/FLOYD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NAMING OF NEW ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR LEGAL MATTERS   REMINDERS AND INFORMATION Next Commissioners Meeting – AUGUST 21, 2018 Voluntary Boards – Current Vacancies and Expired Appointments General Admin. Committee Meeting – Sept. 6 @ 12:00 noon Public Works Committee Meeting – Sept. 11 @ 9:00 am Public Safety Committee Meeting – Sept. 27 @4:00...

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8/7/2018 BOC Regular Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION AGENDA August 7, 2018, at 6:00 pm Conference Room of the Administration Building CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION AND PLEDGE SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Ms. Savannah Stanley – Georgia Distinguished Young Woman EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in August APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Work Session and Regular Meeting July 17, 2018 ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS None CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS A.  Declaration of Surplus Property for Fire Department for Expired Equipment to be Donated to Boy Scouts Fire Explorer Program or Neighboring Fire Department B.  Consulting Service Agreement with Taylor English Decision, LLC for Economic Development C.  Budget Amendment for Paving Equipment, Deputy Coroner Expense, Economic Development Consulting, and Outside Legal Fees D.  Notice of Intent to Abandon Portion of Pearl Johnson Road E.  Approval of Request from Historic Preservation Commission to Allow City of Adairsville Police to Conduct Training at Resaca Battlefield ADJOURN MEETING  ...

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July 24th General Primary Runoff Election Results

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July 24th General Primary Runoff Election Results

Election Night Results Click here for the latest results for the July 24th General Primary Runoff Election.     July 24, 2018 General Primary Runoff Election for the Democratic Party and Republican Party Runoff ​Who is eligible to vote in the General Primary Runoff Election: If you did not cast a ballot in the General Primary Election you are still​ eligible​ to vote in the Primary Runoff Election, you ​can choose to receive a Democratic Primary Runoff Ballot or a Republican Primary Runoff Ballot. If you ​cast ​a ​Republican​ ballot​ in the General Primary Election you will​ be eligible to cast a Republican Ballot for the General Primary Runoff Election. If you ​cast​ ​a ​Democratic ​ballot ​in the General Primary Election you will ​be eligible​ to cast a Democratic Ballot for the General Primary Runoff Election. If you ​cast​ a Nonpartisan Ballot on May 22, 2018 you will be​ eligible​ to cast a ballot in either the Republican Party Primary Runoff Election or the Democratic Party Primary Runoff Election. Where do I vote on election day, July 24th? On election day, Tuesday, July 24th, you must vote at your local precinct.  Click here to see a list of precincts.  Please call 706-629-7781 if you are not sure of which precinct you should go to. SAMPLE BALLOTS Democratic Sample Ballot Republican Sample Ballot...

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2019-PW101 Asphalt Roller

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2019-PW101 Asphalt Roller

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners will be accepting sealed written bids from qualified vendors to procure a new Tandem steel wheel asphalt roller as outlined in the specifications. Bid Tab below: Bid Tab Bid Document Below: 2019-PW101 Asphalt Roller

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7/10/2018 BOC Regular Session Minutes

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION MINUTES JULY 10, 2018 The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on July 10, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. MEMBERS PRESENT BECKY HOOD, CHAIRMAN CHAD STEWARD, VICE CHAIRMAN NORRIS SEXTON, COMMISSIONER KEVIN CUNNINGHAM, COMMISSIONER BUD OWENS, COMMISSIONER OTHERS PRESENT JIM LEDBETTER, CTY. ADMINISTRATOR ANNETTE BERRY, COUNTY CLERK MEDIA 11 GUESTS Chairman Hood called the meeting to order. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in July Commissioner Steward read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in July and Commissioner Sexton drew the name of James Shaw with the Sheriff’s Department as Employee of the Month for July. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session June 19, 2018, and the Regular Meeting June 19, 2018. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Owens, and Steward voted aye. Motion approved. ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT Administrator Ledbetter read the report into the record. COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT Commissioner Owens advised that he had attended a Development Authority meeting in addition to a called Development Authority meeting. Also the July Fourth Star Spangled Celebration at the Fairgrounds. Commissioner Cunningham attended the Public Safety Committee Meeting and all departments are really working well together. Chairman Hood commented that she, along with several people and Casey Cagle went to LG and toured the facility with their President Kim. PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING Commissioner Owens made a motion to go into the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and all voted aye. APPLICATION #Z18-10 MICHAEL COLBURN’S REQUEST TO REZONE FROM A-1 TO C-H Administrator Ledbetter advised that this application for rezoning was tabled at the last meeting and the Board should make a motion to remove the application from the table for Board consideration. Commissioner Owens made a motion to remove the application from the table. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Owens, Sexton, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Administrator Ledbetter read application #Z18-10. This comes to the Board of Commissioners from the Planning Commission with their recommendations for approval, with the stipulations that an opaque or privacy fence of neutral color shall be installed, the current owner shall remove fifty percent (50%) of the vehicles and the remaining shall be kept within the boundaries of the fenced area, and shall not operate a salvage yard from this location. Mrs. Carol Cagle came before the Board to voice her concerns with the ditch on the property that is causing flooding on her land. No one else signed to speak for or against the rezoning. Administrator Ledbetter advised that he and Mr. Colburn have spoken several times since the last meeting concerning the property. Aerial photos in 2011 show about 40-50 cars on the property, Google Earth shows that the number of cars has increased to at least 150 cars. Mr. Franklin, the previous owner, has confirmed that it was a service and repair shop and there have always been some cars there. Under our ULDC, adopted in 2009, if a property is non-conforming at the time the ULDC is adopted or there is an amendment that affects that issue, and if...

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7/10/2018 BOC Work Session Minutes

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION MINUTES JULY 10, 2018 The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. MEMBERS PRESENT BECKY HOOD, CHAIRMAN CHAD STEWARD, VICE CHAIRMAN NORRIS SEXTON, COMMISSIONER KEVIN CUNNINGHAM, COMMISSIONER BUD OWENS, COMMISSIONER OTHERS PRESENT JIM LEDBETTER, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR ANNETTE BERRY, COUNTY CLERK MEDIA 4 GUESTS Chairman Hood called the meeting to order. County Administrator Ledbetter spoke to the Board regarding the Agenda for the Regular Meeting and explained the stipulations for the rezoning that was tabled at the last meeting, also discussed with the Board each item on the agenda for the Regular Meeting. There were no changes or additions made to the Agenda. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to go into Executive Session for legal matters. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Owens, and Sexton voted aye. Executive Session began at 5:34 p.m. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to adjourn the Executive Session and go back into the Work Session. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Owens, and Sexton voted aye. Executive Session adjourned at 6:02 p.m. Commissioner Sexton made a motion to adjourn the Work Session. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the Work Session adjourned at 6:00 p.m. and the Board adjourned to the Regular...

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6/19/2018 BOC Regular Session Minutes

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION MINUTES JUNE 19, 2018 The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on June19, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. MEMBERS PRESENT BECKY HOOD, CHAIRMAN CHAD STEWARD, VICE CHAIRMAN NORRIS SEXTON, COMMISSIONER KEVIN CUNNINGHAM, COMMISSIONER OTHERS PRESENT JIM LEDBETTER, CTY. ADMINISTRATOR ANNETTE BERRY, COUNTY CLERK MEDIA 16 GUESTS Chairman Hood called the meeting to order. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session June 5, 2018, and the Regular Meeting June 5, 2018. Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, and Steward voted aye. Motion approved. ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT Administrator Ledbetter read the report into the record. COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT Commissioner Cunningham advised that he had made several trips to the construction site of the Animal Control facility. Chairman Hood commented that she has attended a couple of HB489 meetings. PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to go into the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and all voted aye. APPLICATION #Z18-10 MICHAEL COLBURN’S REQUEST TO REZONE FROM A-1 TO C-H Administrator Ledbetter read application #Z18-10. This comes to the Board of Commissioners from the Planning Commission with their recommendations for approval, with the stipulations that an opaque or privacy fence of neutral color shall be installed, the current owner shall remove fifty percent (50%) of the vehicles and the remaining shall be kept within the boundaries of fenced area, and shall not operate a salvage yard from this location. Mrs. Carol Cagle came before the Board to voice her concerns with the state of the property and asked the Board to require a fence around the property, if approved for commercial. Mrs. Cagle also complained about a ditch on the property that is full of trees coming up in it and stopping the flow of water causing flooding on her yard. Mr. Johnny Edgeworth commented about the view of the property he described as a junkyard out his window and also the ditch that causes floods on his yard. Mr. Phillip Cagle signed up to speak but declined and said his wife covered everything already. Mr. Colburn came before the Board and advised that he would get the ditch bed cleaned up and the fence put up. Administrator Ledbetter advised the Board that he did not feel that the stipulations from the Planning Commission were strong enough. Following discussion, the Board asked the Administrator to look into the state of the property to determine what stipulations should be imposed. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to table this application until further information could be given to the Board from the Administrator. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Sexton, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed. APPLICATION #Z18-14 BRENDA PASS’ REQUEST TO REZONE FROM A-1 TO R-1 Administrator Ledbetter read application #Z18-14. This comes to the Board of Commissioners from the Planning Commission with their recommendations for approval. Ms. Pass came before the Board to explained the re-rezoning request. No one signed to speak for or against the request. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve Application #Z18-14 for Brenda Pass. Commissioner Steward seconded the...

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