1/7/2014 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 7, 2014
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Commissioner Cunningham read the names of employees with anniversary hire dates in January. Commissioner Steward drew the name of Carolyn Bingiel as employee of the month. For being named Employee of the month, Ms. Bingiel is awarded a day off with pay.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there were any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session December 17, 2013, and the Regular Meeting December 17, 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 heard back from the architectural firm that is working on the parking deck. They advised that they had not had a response on the numbers they had requested from each of the departments they met with when they were here. They hope to come back to the Board to report what they have learned and do an update at the next meeting or the first meeting in February.
Commissioner Cunningham reported that he and Commissioner Steward attended the Fairmount City Council meeting and that they want to extend their city limits. Chairman Hood reported on a meeting she had with the sole commission of Bartow County.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
AGREEMENT WITH PAY TEL COMMUNICATIONS FOR INMATE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES
County Attorney Smith advised that this is an agreement with Pay Tel Communications for inmate telecommunications service for jail inmates. This is the phones that the inmates use in the jail. This is a continuation of the existing agreement.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the agreement for inmate telecommunications. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Steward, Gazaway, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.
APPROVAL OF RENOMINATION AND REAPPOINTMENT OF MS. NANCY NICHOLS TO THE GORDON COUNTY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY BOARD
County Attorney Smith advised that this is a request from the Gordon County Hospital Authority Board for renomination and reappointment approval for Nancy Nichols for a three year term ending December 31, 2016.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the renomination and reappointment of Nancy Nichols. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Sexton, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING YOUTH SPORTS CONCUSSION POLICY FOR GORDON COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
County Attorney Smith advised that this is for Board consideration of adoption of a resolution establishing a Youth Sports Concussion Policy for the Gordon County Parks and Recreation Department.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the resolution establishing a youth sports concussion policy. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Sexton, Cunningham and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.
ESTABLISHING QUALIFYING FEES FOR THE 2014 ELECTIONS
County Attorney Smith advised that this is for Board approval of establishing the qualifying fees for the 2014 election cycle. This comes to the Board at the request of the Gordon County Board of Election and Voter Registration. (see list of qualifying fees attached).
Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to approve the list of qualifying fees for the 2014 elections. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Gazaway, Sexton, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.
DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR A 2002 CADILLAC DEVILLE
County Attorney Smith advised the Board that this comes to the Board at the request of the Gordon County Sheriff’s Department to declare surplus a 2002 Cadillac Deville. This vehicle was acquired through drug forfeiture procedures.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to declare the vehicle surplus property.
Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Steward, 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 6:20 p.m.