8/21/2018 BOC Regular Session Minutes

GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 21, 2018


The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on August 21, 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, COUNTY. ADMINISTRATOR
ANNETTE BERRY, COUNTY CLERK
MEDIA
12 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 August 7, 2018, and the Regular Meeting August 7, 2018. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Owens, Sexton, and Steward voted aye. Motion approved.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Administrator Ledbetter read the report.

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT

Commissioner Owens commented that he appreciated all the support and prayers from everyone during his recent absence.

PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to go into the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and all voted aye. Motion passed.

APPLICATION #Z18-19 SANDRA D. LEDFORD’S REQUEST TO REZONE FROM R-1 TO A-1

Administrator Ledbetter read application #Z18-19 Sandra D. Ledford’s request to rezone from
R-1 to A-1. The applicant wishes to place a mobile home on the property. No one signed to speak for or against the rezoning request.

Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the rezoning from R-1 to A-1. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Owens, Sexton, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.

Commissioner Sexton made a motion to close the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and all voted aye.

CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS

RE-APPOINTMENT TO THE CALHOUN/GORDON COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY FOR TOMMY PALMER FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021

Administrator Ledbetter advised this is a request from the Airport Authority to re-appoint Tommy Palmer to the Authority for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the re-appointment to the Airport Authority for Tommy Palmer. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioner Steward, Owens, Cunningham, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.

APPOINTMENT TO THE HIGHLAND RIVERS COMMUNITY SERVICE BOARD FOR LANE BENNETT FOR A THREE-YEAR TERM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021

Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is request from Highland Rivers Health Governing Board to appoint Lane Bennett to the expired term left by Cindy Cochran who has resigned
the position on that Board. This is for a three-year term ending June 30, 2021.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the appointment of Lane Bennett to the Highland Rivers Service Board. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Owens, Steward, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.

MALT BEVERAGE AND WINE LICENSE APPLICATION FOR #189 SHOPE LAKE

Administrator Ledbetter advised the Board that this is an application for convenience store #189 Shope Lake located at 110 Shope Lake Road for a malt beverage and wine license. This is a change of ownership and all paperwork is in order.

Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the application for a malt beverage and wine license. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioner Steward, Owens and Hood voted aye. Commissioners Cunningham and Sexton voted in opposition to the motion. Motion passed.

DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT FOR A 1998 JEEP CHEROKEE SPORT VIN1J4FJ28S1WL243326

Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is a declaration of surplus property for the Public Works Department for a 1998 Jeep. This will be added to the next county auction to be sold.

Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the declaration of surplus property. Commissioners Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Owens, Cunningham, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Steward 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 6:20 p.m.

Author: County Clerk

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