Admin Report for September 18, 2018


  • SPLOST/LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated August 31, 2018 reflect collections reported for July 2018. For that period, SPLOST collections were $744,549.03 which is a $35,686.02 (5.03%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $516,533.00 which is a $24,932.57 (5.07%) increase over the same period last year.
  • Santek and Red Bone Ridges Host Fee:  Gordon County received a check for $91,381.66 and an increase in Host fee from $1.49/ton to $1.63/ton after an audit of the contract terms.


  • Animal Shelter:  The Animal Control building project is nearing completion. Cabinet installation, Kennels, Air Conditioners, Plumbing Fixtures, Parking Lot Preparation and other work is well underway.
  • County and City Attorney’s Seminar:  The County Administrator attended continuing legal education classes last Thursday and Friday.
  • Committee attendance by Administrator:
    • Finance Committee on September 7, 2018.
    • Public Works Committee on September 11.
    • Development Authority on August 28.
    • Government and Community Affairs Committee of Chamber of Commerce on September 11.
  • Emergency Notification:  The Hyper Reach Emergency Notification system is now active. The Public is encouraged to sign up to receive important Public safety and Emergency notifications.
  • Health Department:  Geologic Engineers have determined the proposed site behind the current facility is suitable for construction and the Architects, Carter and Watkins are proceeding with the schematic design.
  • Unity Run:  Kick off ceremony to be held on September 25.
  • H/B 489:  Mediation is set for October 2.
  • Economic Development:  We are working on a list of stakeholders and people to be interviewed for input in the county-wide economic development plan being developed by Taylor English Decisions.

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