5/7/2019 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
MAY 7, 2019
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on May 7, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
BECKY HOOD, CHAIRMAN
CHAD STEWARD, VICE CHAIRMAN
NORRIS SEXTON, COMMISSIONER
M. L. BUD OWENS, COMMISSIONER
KEVIN CUNNINGHAM, COMMISSIONER
JIM LEDBETTER, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
ANNETTE BERRY, COUNTY CLERK
APPROXIMATELY 6 GUESTS
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Commissioner Cunningham read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in May. Commissioner Sexton drew the name of Joey Jordon with the Fire Department as Employee of the Month for May.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session April 16, 2019, and the Regular Meeting April 16, 2019. Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the Minutes. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Steward, and Sexton voted aye. Commissioner Owens did not vote due to not being present at the April 16th meeting. Motion passed.
Commissioner Owens commented that he attended the Emergency Management Association of Georgia Conference, the Gordon County Development Authority meeting, and the Regional Council Meeting, The Taylor English presentation, Leadership Georgia Local Government day, Leadership Gordon Team Building activity day, Local Government Appreciation day in Calhoun, and Local Government Service day. Commissioner Steward attended the ACCG Annual Conference and Training.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
APPROVAL OF THE CITY OF CALHOUN’S RE-APPOINTMENT OF LARRY VICKERY TO THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM ENDING 5/24/2023
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is for Board approval of the City’s re-appointment of Larry Vickery to the Development Authority for a four-year term ending 5/24/2023.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the City’s re-appointment to the Development Authority. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Sexton, and Owens voted aye. Motion passed.
HYPER-REACH SERVICES AGREEMENT RENEWAL FOR ONE YEAR FOR OCTOBER 2019 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2020
Administrator Ledbetter advised that Gordon County has a three-year agreement with Hyper-Reach which calls for a yearly affirmative vote of the Board for renewal. This is the one-year renewal of the Hyper-Reach Service agreement for October 2019 through September 2020.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the one-year renewal agreement for Hyper-Reach Services. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Owens, Sexton, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.
APPOINTMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM ENDING 4/1/2023 AND RE-APPOINTMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF RANDALL FOX FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM ENDING 4/1/2023
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is an appointment to the Gordon County Development Authority for a four-year term ending 4/1/2023 and the re-appointment of Randal Fox for a four-year term ending 4/1/2023.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to appoint Jesse Vaughn to the Development Authority for a four-year term ending 4/1/2023 and approve the re-appointment of Randall Fox for a four-year term ending 4/1/2023. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Owens, Steward and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.
APPOINTMENT OF A DEMOCRATIC PARTY REPRESENTATIVE TO THE GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF MINA LUSK ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2020
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is a request from the Democratic Party asking that a representative from their party be appointed to complete the unexpired term ending December 31, 2020 left by Mina Lusk. The Democratic Party submitted five names for the Board’s consideration.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to appoint LizBeth Alvarez to the Gordon County Board of Elections as the Democratic Party representative for an unexpired term ending December 31, 2020. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Cunningham, Owens, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Owens made a motion to adjourn the Regular Meeting. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and all voted aye.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:23 p.m.