9/13/11 Work Session Minutes

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held a Work Session Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.

Chairman Bailey called the meeting to order.

Chairman Bailey presented Finance Director, Al Leonard, his sixth Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

The Board discussed each item on the agenda and made no changes; one item was added to the agenda later in the meeting.

Mrs. Vicky Spence with United Way spoke to the Board regarding this year’s challenge for the Unity Run. Mrs. Spence announced that this year’s challenge will be between the City of Calhoun government employees and the Gordon County government employees. She asked for the support of the Board for this challenge. The Board accepted the challenge on behalf of the County employees.

The Board discussed preparing and submitting a 2012 Community Development Block Grant application for renovation of the building for the Voluntary Action Center (VAC). Representatives from the Voluntary Action Center were in attendance at the meeting and spoke regarding offering training to their clients. They want to renovate the existing facility into a full-fledged community training center. The kitchen especially needs renovation in order to supply a hot meal. There was a consensus of the Board to add authorization for applying for the grant to the Agenda of the Regular Meeting.

Commissioner Hood made a motion to adjourn the Work Session. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye.

There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:00 a.m.

Author: County Clerk

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