12/16/2014 BOC Work Session Minutes

DECEMBER 16, 2014

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration building.

Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.

The Board discussed the agenda items for the Regular Meeting and made no changes; two items were added to the agenda for the Regular Meeting later in the work session.

Director of the IT Department, Brian McClellan, presented an update on the regional project for an aerial flyover for new digital aerial imagery. Director McClellan requested approval from the Board to proceed with the flyover by Board’s execution of a contract with Sewell and a budget amendment of $7,887.00 to be paid in December 2014, and $15,774.00 to be paid in March 2015, with the remaining $7,887.00 to be included in next fiscal year’s budget. There was a consensus of the Board to add this item to the Regular Meeting agenda for Board consideration of approval.

Ms. Louise McGowan, with R.M. Dobbs, the County’s auditors, presented the audit report for fiscal year 2013/2014 and explained certain highlights reported in the audit.

Williams Company representative James Mathews, project manager for the natural gas pipeline project, made a presentation to the Board explaining the project, and answered questions from Board members.

Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to go into Executive Session for potential litigation, real estate matters, and personnel. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and all voted aye. Motion approved. Executive Session convened at 5:25 p.m.

Commissioner Gazaway made a motion to close the Executive Session and go back into the Work Session. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye. Executive Session adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

Commissioner Sexton made a motion to close the Work Session. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business the Work Session adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

Author: County Clerk

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