Mtg. 9 June 2020
to order by Chairman Millender at 10 AM.
offered by Commissioner Byrd.
of allegiance by all.
call showed all members present.
Agenda: Approved as presented
Minutes: Previous minute’s unanimous approval as read.
2 New hires as Jail CO’s.
2 New separations, one from Jail; one from
27 hours of overtime submitted from
jail. It was noted that several
departments need to check their budgets for overtime. Most are getting rather close.
Ms. Lee made a request of all
commissioners to submit the location of their yard(s) within the districts.
There were 3 claims over the $500.00 limit
No claims over the $3,000.00 limit
Motion to approve the claims approved by
C. R. 6 work is scheduled to be let on the
3 Wednesday of the month.
Both Federal Aid and gasoline funds will be used to complete this work
which should be set for work start in September.
Mr. Foshee stressed the importance of
completing the survey forms and keeping them up to date.
Mr. Foshee noted the need for help on the
pit road. Again the needs are 1 dump
truck, 1 man. To be coordinated through
Ms. Brown noted she had a legal
appointment form and the commission body needed to nominate someone to serve on
this group. Commissioner Riley nominated
Commissioner Byrd. Results, Mr. Byrd was
selected by unanimous vote.
Ms. Brown noted Theresa Windham, Chief
Animal Control Officer, had completed her euthanasia classes and now, to move
forward, needs the commission to approve the fees to have the shelter
registered as an animal euthanasia facility.
Commissioner Millender questioned the cost
effectiveness of continuing her qualifications noting that, at this time, the
cost of doing euthanasia on the animals was not a high dollar expense. Commissioner Andrews said that one of the
prerequisites of her taking that job was she became qualified to perform this
duty and that it was listed in her job qualifications. He stated she had upheld her part of the
bargain and it was only fair and right the commission uphold theirs and made a
motion they pay. Commissioner Riley
agreed with Mr. Andrews and seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Millender directed Ms. Brown
to do a review of all job descriptions in the County Handbook completed by
Auburn. He suspects there may be several
other job descriptions that can be removed, changed or altered that could save
the county money in the future.
request from the County Rescue Squad was next.
They had requested $2,500.00 (a matching fund to the city) be donated to
help purchase a rescue boat.
Commissioner Riley noted he was not averse
to making a donation to the Rescue Squad but, with the current budget situation
and the current drop in oil revenues, wondered if the county could afford the
Commissioner Campbell stated he was not in
favor of the donation noting there were 21 other volunteer rescue stations that
should be just as entitled to additional funding if this were to be approved.
Commissioner Andrews made a motion to
contribute the money to the Rescue Squad and the motion carried by unanimous
Commissioner Andrews was granted
permission to advertise for an operator 3 position to replace one of his
It was pointed out that some courthouse
offices had Plexiglas blockers/diverters in place to protect employees. These items will be needed in the polling
places on voting day. In fact there will
be more needed than are currently ready.
Skipper construction has agreed to manufacture these blockers for a cost
of $5,344.00. This will be only a
portion of what is needed to protect the poll workers. Further negotiations with Mr. Skipper will be
adjourned: 10:34 AM