Mtg. 12 Feb 2019
to order at 10:02 by Chairman Andrews, prayer offered by newly elected Probate
Judge Fleming followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
members present for the meeting. The
agenda and previous minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
No new hires, one separation. There were 2 hours of overtime. Motion to approve met with unanimous vote.
There were 5 claims over the $500.00 limit
in the general fund and 2 claims over the $3,000.00 limit in the gasoline
fund. A motion to approve all claims
with the exception of City of Evergreen utility funds was approved by unanimous
vote. The City’s claims will be
addressed after further discussion.
Mr. Foshee was unavailable.
Ms. Brown addressed the situation about putting
a maintenance contractor in place to solve the variety of problems that seem to
plague the court house maintenance wise.
Riley will take this for action and report back.
state approved travel rate increase to $.58 was approved by a vote of 4-1 with
Commissioner Riley voting in the negative.
county pledge from the grocery store and the Shrimp Basket was received in the
amount of $11,440.56.
Juvenile Detention invoice in the amount of $1,365.00 was approved. Again, this is the county tax dollars paying
for the lack of proper upbringing on our youth.
Get with it parents, if you can’t raise them right don’t push them on
Commissioner Riley made a motion that
Revenue Commissioner Bell and all the districts with less than 3 employees be
allowed to hire and build themselves up to speed. Motion failed on a 2 Ayes-3 Nays vote.
Brown recommended the board pass a motion to allow the chairman to sign
required Liberty Insurance paperwork.
motion to allow the cleaning and repair to the water tower was approved.
pest control Termite contact was renewed at a cost of $175.00
are no new ABC licenses applied for, it was recommended and approved the
chairman be allowed to sign those in existence.
Restaurant Sweet Pea’s was reissued a restaurant retail license.
was approved to pay $40,540.00 for a new Tahoe for the Sheriff’s department.
new Copier renewal lease was approved at an amount of $175.00 per month for 4
gas tax increase strongly recommended by ACCA met with approval. A copy of this will be posted with this
Contracts for polling places will be
addressed at the next meeting.
Commissioner Riley made a motion that all
recommendation from the Animal Shelter Director be adopted. This motion died due to a lack of a second
with a promise it will be addressed at the next meeting.
It was recommended the engineer and grant
writer meet and plan on applying for grants.
The engineer is to select which grants he believes will do the county
the most good.