Commission Meeting 24 April 2017
to order by Chairman Millender at 9 AM.
Invocation offered by Commissioner Byrd followed by the Pledge of
members were present for roll call.
agenda and previous minutes were approved as read.
One new hire at the jail to fill the
position of nurse. There were 46.25
hours of overtime.
Motion to approve payroll/personnel report
made, seconded and passed by unanimous vote.
There were no claims over the limit in
either the gasoline or general fund.
Motion to pay the bills made by
Commissioner Riley, seconded by Commissioner Byrd and met with unanimous
Keys were the topic of conversation for
the safe room at today’s meeting. There
will be a total of 17 keys issued, 5 of which will be master keys with access
to all doors. The remaining 12 keys will
fit different spaces with restricted access to those key holders.
Sheriff Brock noted that, as directed, bid
packets have been sent out for the remodeling of lights in the jail. All bids should be in by the 12 June meeting
and are scheduled to be opened at 9:30 AM on that date.
Mr. Foshee had nothing to report. When questioned about bushhogging starting he
informed the commission body it will commence next Monday. Mr. Foshee gave an update on the city garden
noting that, to his knowledge, everything had been completed as to his part.
Ms. Brown advised the commission she had a
labor quote $375.00 from Mr. Willie Johnson as to the cost of repairs to a
wooden fence section at DHR.
Ms. Brown also noted she had quotes for
repair/replacement of the outside wheelchair lift. Repair estimate $7,134.62, replacement with
the lift being inside an enclosure, $26,354.08.
The strongest recommendation was to replace the unit with an enclosed
unit to protect the lift components from the elements. The commission asked Ms. Brown to get the
plans submitted and bid the job out.
Ms. Brown noted there is a backup of
documents needing shredding. She was
directed to start the process to get the shredding company to handle it.
The commission received a check from ACCA
for $13,000.00 for meeting safety goals.
There will be a chamber appreciation
dinner at the Depot.
Ms. Brown issued a thank you to me for
furnishing a replacement U. S. Flag for the Government Center.
There is some confusion on the hospital
loan situation discussed at previous meetings.
A work session style meeting will be held after the next commission
meeting to ensure everyone gets on the same page as to how this is to be
comments and announcements:
Commissioner Riley noted he has been asked
several times if there is any way to utilized some mosquito control action at
the E-911/Engineering Department.
was noted that general area is a swamp and wetlands however Engineer Foshee
will touch base with the city about spraying.
Merit Board nominations were to have been
turned in to Ms. Lee by last Thursday.
She presented this list to the commission body and is as follows:
The commission body will choose 5 of these
people to make up the merit board.