Meeting 22 January 2019
to order at 11 AM by acting Chairman Riley.
offered by Commissioner Byrd followed by the pledge.
Call showed Chairman Andrews absent from the meeting, all others were present.
agenda and previous minutes were approved by unanimous vote.
There were 2 new hires for the county and
one separation. ¾ hour of overtime from
the probate office was reported. Motion
to approve met with unanimous approval.
There were no claims in either the
gasoline or general fund over the limits.
Motion to approve received a unanimous vote.
Mr. Foshee came before the commission
requesting they approve the starting of repairs on the County Road 63 Bridge at
a cost of approximately $400,000.00. It
was determined to take $200,000.00 from the newly established account and pull
$200,000.00 from the rainy day fund to continue forward with the project. Motion made and passed by unanimous vote.
Ms. Brown reminded the commissioners of
the Lyeffion Water Board request for the reelection of Mr.’s Crandall and
Woods. Motion to approve received
The request for new carpet in the Probate
Office was approved.
Ms. Brown asked the commissioners to make
a determination on meetings and times.
It was determined the work session would be scheduled for 1 hour to
begin at 9 AM and the regular commission meeting to follow at 10 AM. Meetings to be held on 2 and 4
Tuesday. Approved by unanimous vote.
Mr. Bishop asked if the commissioners had
received the email he had sent out earlier.
He noted this would be a topic for discussion at the next meeting.
He noted that polling place agreements
needed to be completed.
There are still some questions about what
employees are to be considered merit employees and who is not. Primary area of concern is with the employees
of the sheriff’s department. Mr. Bishop
will address this situation again.
Comments and Announcements:
Commissioner Campbell asked if, during the
swap out of lights in the court house, they could replace the old lights with
LEDs. Motion made and passed by unanimous
Commissioner Riley noted the Robinson Mill
voting house had 2 pieces of tin in need of repair. He will take action.
Commissioner Millender stated the animal
shelter would reopen on 1 February.
County Engineer Foshee announced that the
city of Evergreen was conducting a chainsaw safety course on Monday and Tuesday
in the event anyone wanted to send any of their workers to it. All 5 commissioners expressed a desire to
send some of their workers to the course.
Motion to enter into executive session met
with unanimous approval. 11:20 AM
Return to regular session at 11:35 AM.
to adjourn made at 11:38 AM and approved.