Commission 12 March 2018
to order at 9 AM by Chairman Byrd.
and Pledge of Allegiance followed.
call showed all members were present.
agenda and previous minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
There were no new hires however there was
one separation from the jail force.
There were 2 hours 5 minutes of overtime for approval. Motion to accept followed by unanimous vote.
Several dates were offered for
instructions on the Alabama Deferred Compensation Pay program. The Commissioners chose 19 March at 10 AM for
Ms. Leigh noted that she was still
receiving some time sheet memo’s late.
Ms. Leigh advised the recommended changes
to the new handbook had been made. When
the commissioners were questioned as to the possibility of approving it, it was
noted that the merit board still has not forwarded their recommendation. It was determined a vote would be taken on
the approval of the handbook at the regular commission meeting of 9 April.
There were five claims over the $500.00
level in the general fund. Four claims
exceeded the $3,000.00 limit with the gasoline fund. Motion to approve the claims was met with
unanimous positive votes.
County Administrator Brown informed the
commission body of the amount owed at this time. She noted that $56,254.87 was the total
amount owed. Commission voted to pay up
to today’s invoice.
Mr. Foshee that a federal aid fund will be
used to repave County Road 26 from Highway 31 to the junction of C. R. 22 in
He also noted that guard rail damage to
two different areas (C. R. 30 and C. R. 22) has been evaluated with an
estimated cost of $9,000.00. A motion
was made to do these repairs and passed unanimously.
Mr. Foshee was highly encouraged to attend
a work session to be held 26 March at 1 PM.
Ms. Stephanie Brown noted that an
appointment to the DHR Board was needed.
Commissioner Millender noted that Ms. January had served on that board
for 30 years and had indicated to him that she did not desire
re-appointment. Mr. Millender did note
that Ms. Ellen Hall had expressed a desire to serve. Board appoint of Ms. Hall was by unanimous vote.
Comments and Announcements:
Commissioner Riley noted that he had
spoken to the merit board members as promised.
Commissioner Millender noted that the
discussion dealing with the probate judge salary will be held during the 26
was a general recognition of the Magnet School students that attended todays
to go into executive session carried by unanimous vote.
session began at 10:35 AM and I left.