2/16/2016 BOC Work Session Minutes

FEBRUARY 16, 2016

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building

Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.

The Board discussed each item on the agenda for the Regular Meeting and made no changes.

County Attorney Ledbetter explained the rezoning applications for Justin Clements and Mary Ann Haley.

The Board discussed the request from ACCG for an appointment of a liaison to ACCG’s insurance attorneys O’Quinn & Cronin. There was a consensus of the Board to approve County Attorney Jim Ledbetter as the liaison.

Ms. Pamela Daisey, Chief Operating Officer for Fellowship Health Resources, came before the Board to give an update on the progress being for providing mental health care in Gordon County. Ms. Daisey informed the Board that employees have been put in place and most programs have been operating for quite some time, the only problem she mentioned was getting the Medicaid license application from the State of Georgia approved. She is working with Gordon Hospital and Floyd Hospital getting acceptance for referring patients to FHR. Administrator King advised that he would contact some State official to ask for assistance in getting Fellowship Health Resources approved for a Medicaid license in order to treat Medicaid patients.

Board members discussed the list of names that had been submitted by employees for the recently purchased old bank building. No name was chosen from the names submitted at this time. The Board members decided to each submit a list of their top three choices and use these to come up with a name for the building. This choice would then be announced at the next Board meeting.

Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to close the Work Session. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and all voted aye.

There being no further business the Work Session adjourned at 5:50 p.m.

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