8/04/09 Regular Session Minutes
The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Administration Building.
Chairman Long called the meeting to order.
INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Invocation was led by Rev. John Allen and the pledge of allegiance was led by Chairman Long.
Chairman Long welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Chairman Long read the list of employees with anniversary hire dates for the month of August. Commissioner Townsend drew the name of Andy Roberts as Employee of the Month.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Chairman Long asked if there were any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session July 21, 2009, and the Regular Meeting July 21, 2009.
Commissioner Gordon made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Bailey seconded the motion and all voted aye. Minutes approved.
COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC – GERMANE TO THE AGENDA
CONSIDERATION OF OLD BUSINESS
CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS
- APPROVAL OF SUBMITTING A REINBURSEMENT REQUEST TO THE GEORGIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION FOR CLEANUP OF A TIRE DUMP ON HONEYSUCKLE CIRCLE IN RANGER
County Attorney Hutchinson advised that this is a request for applying for a grant in a case that was originally brought to Magistrate Court, but that is now in Superior Court on criminal charges. The County has dropped their case on the citation and now would request approval for submitting a request to the Georgia EPD for a scrap tire reimbursement for the cleanup. Gordon County would like to clean up the site and request reimbursement from the EPD. The Code Enforcement Officer, Steve Cagle, has spoken with EPD and they have given their support for granting the funds for cleanup. Commissioner Bailey made a motion to approve submitting a Reimbursement Request to the EPD for clean up of the tire dump. Commissioner Gordon seconded the motion and Commissioners Bailey, Gordon, Hood, and Townsend voted aye. Motion passed.
- RESOLUTION TO DISPOSE OF TWO SURPLUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S VEHICLES
County Administrator Dowling advised that this is a request from the Sheriff’s Department to dispose of two surplus County Sheriff’s vehicles. The Board needs to declare these vehicles surplus property and authorize the Sheriff’s office to dispose of them.
Commissioner Bailey made a motion to approve the request from the Sheriff’s Department. Commissioner Gordon seconded the motion and Commissioners Bailey, Hood, Gordon, and Townsend voted aye. Motion passed.
Commissioner Gordon made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Bailey seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.