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Commission Meeting 22 January 2018
     Call to order at 9 AM by Chairman Byrd.  Invocation offered by Commissioner Campbell followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
     The agenda and previous minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
Payroll/Personnel Report:
     There was one new hire for Equipment Operator 2 in the Engineering Department.  One separation from the jail, the cook.
     There was no overtime to report.
     Commissioner Millender suggested that regular straight time pay be given to the employees for the days the courthouse was closed due to inclement weather.  Motion made and seconded followed by unanimous vote to approve.
Claims Approval:
     There were no over the limit claims to be approved.
Conecuh Safe Room:
     The safe room is awaiting final approval on 4 change orders completed.  They are the addition of FEMA louvers,(cost to us $2,600.00), residential appliances, ($8,888.55), electrical and plumbing changes to accommodate appliances, ($1,497.74) and a fire suppression system ($2,538.00).
     It was also noted there were outstanding invoices in need of payment.  Motion to pay followed by unanimous vote in favor.
Lyeffion Water Authority:
     Ms. Covin was nominated to complete the term of Mr. Covin on the Lyeffion Water Board.  Approved by unanimous vote.
Extension Service:
     Ms. Cindy Knowlton spoke briefly on things happening with the extension service.  They have a lot going on.  I suggest you stop by the David Burt Building and check with her as to what is happening and the dates.
Coastal Gateway:
     Mr. Ruzic was on hand to discuss an impending business coming to Conecuh.  The company representatives were to be on hand but because of transportation scheduling problems they could not make it in time for the meeting.  Perhaps next meeting.
County Engineer:
     Mr. Foshee had nothing to bring before the commission however andrews made mention of a “Double Bridges” fire that has left the bridges unsafe for use.
County Administrator:
     Ms. Brown advised that ProAir had completed the installation of new thermostats in the upstairs portion of the courthouse and were ready to proceed on the downstairs portion.  Cost factor will be $2,400.00.  Motion to allow them to move forward made, seconded and passed by unanimous vote.
     It was announced the state had changed the travel pay mileage.  A motion was made and seconded to follow the state’s recommended travel pay.  Passed by unanimous vote.
     Ms. Brown is in receipt of an email from ACPA dealing with “Don’t Drop It On Alabama” movement dealing with trash pickup.  The Commission voted to follow the same procedures we have followed in the past years.
County Attorney:
     Mr. Bishop noted a follow up on the voting center for the impending election cycle be posted.  A notice will be published this week.
Commissioner Comments:
News Media:
     I asked for an update on the Cooperative District and their actions:  Things move on.

Adjourn:  9:25 AM  

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