COMMISSION MTG. 27
Call to order at 9 AM by Chairman
Andrews. Invocation offered by
Commissioner Millender followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll call showed all members present. Both the agenda and previous minutes approved
by unanimous vote.
There were no new hires however there were
2 separations, 1 from District 4 and 1 from the jail. There was a total of 8.5 hours of overtime
for approval, 6.5 from the probate office and 2 hours from one stop.
There were no over the limit claims for
approval. There was some discussion
about a $481.81 claim reimbursement from the Economic Director’s office. Motion to approve the regular claims was made
and passed by unanimous vote. The
Economic Directors claim will be discussed in the upcoming executive session.
Engineer: Unavailable for comment.
Ms. Brown reminded the commission body
there was an outstanding invoice of $3,255.00 from Baldwin County for juvenile
detention. Motion to pay was approved by
The body was advised again that the water
tower needed cleaning at a cost of $1,872.20.
It was noted it had been 3 years since the last cleaning. Motion to approve by Commissioner Riley,
seconded by Commissioner Byrd passed by unanimous vote.
DHR building lease of $13,281.00 annually
was approved by unanimous vote.
C. R. 43 and funding for it was
discussed. Ms. Brown informed the
commission body that there was an annual truck payment of $67,477.00 due and
they would also need funding for next week’s payroll. She noted that $100,000.00 could be pulled
from bridge fund and added to the gasoline fund boosting it to $300,000.00 and
everything could be paid. Motion to
approve by Commissioner Campbell seconded by Commissioner Riley and approved by
Ms. Brown reminded the commission that
renovations of the David Burt Building had been discussed at the work
session. Commissioner Riley made a
motion they continue forward with the David Burt renovation. Commissioner Byrd stated that he thought the
next meeting would be a better time to discuss this issue and Commissioner
Riley withdrew his motion. This issue
will be on the next meeting agenda.
More discussion about hiring someone to do
work on the counties several buildings and properties was next in line. It was determined that Commissioner Riley was
going to investigate and see if getting a contractor for this job would be
feasible. Another item for next meeting’s
Attorney: Mr. Anthony Bishop had nothing
comments and announcements:
Commissioner Andrews noted the discussion
of work on the Gerber Building the previous day was still on the burner. He had no input from the city or the IDB as
to whether they would agree to a payment on their part of $7,100.00 would be
forthcoming. This is the amount that has
been determined as the county’s fair share.
motion was made to agree to the payment of the $7,100.00 portion pending a positive
reply from the city and IDB. To Chairman
Andrews for action.
Media Comments: None
to go into executive session to discuss matters of trade and commerce passed by
unanimous voice vote at 9:45.
saw no further need to stay so I left it with them.