8/2/2016 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 2, 2016
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.
Vice Chairman Steward called the meeting to order.
Vice Chairman Steward read and presented proclamations to two new Eagle Scouts Jacob Murphy and Will Rowell.
EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION – Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in August
Commissioner Gazaway read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in August. Commissioner Cunningham drew the name of Barry Hice with the Public Works Department as the Employee of the Month.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Vice Chairman Steward asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session July 19, 2016, and the Regular Meeting July 19, 2016. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Gazaway and Steward voted aye. Motion approved.
Commissioner Gazaway reported that he attended the Community and Government Affairs joint meeting with Existing Industries and the Library Reception for Reading Appalachia; Commissioner Sexton commented that he attended the Labor Laws at the Depot, the Council of Chief Elected Officials meeting and the Chamber Breakfast; Commissioner Cunningham attended the Chamber Breakfast, the construction meeting and met with the Tax Commissioner; Commissioner Steward attended the Chamber Development Board, the Chamber Breakfast, meeting with the College and Career Academy, and today had the bio-metric screening offered by Gordon County.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
Before the Board considered the first item under New Business, County Attorney Ledbetter advised that he would like to request that the Board not add the item to the Agenda discussed in the Work Session for the Quitclaim deeds for the platted road that was never opened until he had a chance to look into the matter further. Board members agreed and thanked Attorney Ledbetter for looking out for Gordon County.
AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION FOR THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE SECTION 5311 VAN PROGRAM
The County Attorney had advised the Board in the Work Session that this is an authorizing resolution requested by the Georgia Department of Transportation authorizing Chairman of the Commissioners to execute the contract document required by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Georgia Department of Transportation approving the funding of the Section 5311 Van Program. Vice Chairman Steward asked for a motion to approve the resolution for the 5311 Van Program.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve authorizing the Chairman to sign the resolution for the Section 5311 Van Program. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Gazaway, Cunningham, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.
PROPOSAL AND SALES CONTRACT WITH SMEAL FIRE APPARATUS COMPANY
County Administrator King advised that a bid from Smeal was previously approved and a contract has been prepared. County Attorney Ledbetter advised that he has reviewed the contract and it has the right number and amount for three apparatus.
Vice Chairman Steward advised that this is a proposal and sales contract with Smeal Fire Apparatus Company for three Fire Pumper Apparatus in the amount of $457,507.00 each for a total of $1,372,521. Vice Chairman Steward asked for a motion to authorize the Chairman to execute the contract.
Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to approve the proposal and authorize the Chairman to execute the contract with Smeal Fire Apparatus Company. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Sexton, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.
DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR THE MISCELLANEOUS METAL SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FROM THE RENOVATION OF THE GORDON COUNTY GOVERNMENT PLAZA BUILDING
County Administrator King had advised the Board in the Work Session that this is for miscellaneous metal safe deposit boxes that have been removed and discarded from the building next door and this metal scrap needs to be declared surplus so that we can have it removed and disposed of. The intent is to send it for recycling unless the Board has concerns and wishes for a different action.
Vice Chairman Steward asked for a motion on the declaration of surplus property.
Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the Declaration of Surplus Property. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioner Gazaway, Sexton, Cunningham, and Steward 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.