10/5/2021 BOC Regular Session Minutes
GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
OCTOBER 5, 2021
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on October 5, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Gem Theater.
Becky Hood, Chairman
Chad Steward, Vice Chairman
M. L. Bud Owens, Commissioner
Kevin Cunningham, Commissioner
Bruce Potts, Commissioner
Jim Ledbetter, County Administrator
Annette Berry, County Clerk
Approximately 60 Guests
Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.
Commissioner Steward read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates in October. Commissioner Owens drew the name of Donna Holcomb as Employee of the Month for October.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session and Regular Meeting of September 21, 2021. Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the Minutes. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Owens, Potts, Steward, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.
Administrator Ledbetter read the report. (copy attached).
Commissioner Owens commented that he attended the Gordon County Development Authority meeting, also spoke to two citizens a new family recently moved to Gordon County. Commissioner Potts advised that he attended the Gordon County Farm Bureau meeting, went with Ron Dobbs on a helicopter flight over Gordon County, met with Republic Services about the landfill, he also gave a report on each of his committee departments.
CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS
EXTEND THE MORATORIUM ON APPLICATIONS FOR NEW COMMERCIAL POULTRY OPERATIONS OR EXPANSION OF EXISTING COMMERCIAL POULTRY OPERATIONS
Commissioner Potts made a motion to add an item to the agenda to extend the moratorium to November 16, 2021, on applications for new commercial poultry operation or expansion of existing commercial poultry operations. Also made this the motion. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion to add this item to the agenda and to also approve the motion.
Commissioners Potts, Steward, Cunningham, and Owens voted aye. Motion passed.
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
PURCHASE OF TWO X-RAY MACHINES FROM AUTO CLEAR FOR COURTS SYSTEM IN NEW JUDICIAL BUILDING
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this item is the purchase of two x-ray machines from Auto Clear for the courts system in the new Judicial Building. These are on State contract and are being purchased directly from Auto Clear. The County can use these currently in the existing courtrooms since those are breaking. They are mobile and can be taken to the new Judicial Building when needed.
Commissioner Owens made a motion to approve the purchase for two x-ray machines from Auto Clear. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Cunningham, Potts and Owens voted aye. Motion passed.
PURCHASE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FF&E FOR OFFICES AND COURTROOMS IN NEW JUDICIAL BUILDING
Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is for Board approval for the purchase of Information Technology FF&E for the offices and courtrooms in the new Judicial Building. Total cost for IT equipment for the new Judicial Building will be $38,604.48. These are on State contract.
Commissioner Potts made a motion to approve the purchase of the IT equipment for the Judicial Building in the amount of $38,604.48. Commissioner Owens seconded the motion and Commissioners Owens, Steward, Cunningham, and Potts voted aye. Motion passed.
PURCHASE OF DESKS AND FURNITURE FROM ERNIE MORRIS FOR NEW JUDICIAL BUILDING
County Administrator Ledbetter advised this is for Board approval for the purchase of desks and furniture from Ernie Morris for the new Judicial Building. This is through State contract in the amount of $164,177.45.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the purchase of desks and furniture from Ernie Morris for the new Judicial Building. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Potts, Owens, Cunningham, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed.
GORDON COUNTY’S 2021 VOTING DELEGATE AND POLICY PROCESS FOR ACCG POLICY COUNCIL
County Administrator Ledbetter advised that this is for the Board to appoint their Voting Delegate for the ACCG Policy Council. Commissioner Owens and Potts will be attending the ACCG Conference in November where the Policy Council will be meeting.
Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to appoint Commissioner Owens to be the Voting Delegate for the ACCG Policy Council. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Potts, Cunningham, and Owens voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Steward made a motion to adjourn the Regular Meeting. Commissioner Potts seconded the motion and all voted aye.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:27 p.m.