Commission Mtg. 23 Oct. 2018
Call to order by Chairman Andrews at 9 AM
followed by the invocation offered by County Engineer Foshee and the pledge of
Roll call showed District 4 Commissioner
Byrd as not being on hand. All other
members were present.
The agenda was approved by unanimous vote.
of the previous minutes:
The minutes of the 9 Oct. 2018 meeting
were approved as read.
There is one new hire at the jail in the
position of cook. There are no
separations to report and no overtime to report. A motion to accept the payroll/personnel
report is approved by unanimous vote.
Ms. Leigh announced that AFLAC was on hand
today to answer any questions plus they are offering 1 year of free $8,000.00
accidental death policy for county employees.
There was a glitch in the July smart
fusion update that increased the amount of earned leave annual hours. This affected 8 people. Ms. Leigh is going to explain to them that
this time must be given back.
Mr. Aubury Padgett submitted a letter of
resignation from the merit board.
Resignation to be effective 15 Oct. 2018. The commission body voted to accept Mr.
Brief discussion on replacing Mr. Padgett
showed that he had been nominated by Commissioner Campbell. Mr. Campbell did not have a replacement name
at this time but said he would by next meeting.
There were no over the limit claims to
bring before the commission. It was
noted that Coastal Gateway has been budgeted to get $5,000.00 this year. It was determined to make this $5,000.00
payment in two increments with one being paid now and the other in 6
months. Approved by unanimous vote.
Ms. Brown asked for directions on paying a
$3,000.00 bill for the Economic Development website. Based on the input of the Economic Developers
the commission body opted to pay that bill now.
Mr. Foshee announced his desire to
commence the federal aid funded resurfacing of C. R. 43 for a distance of 4.9
miles. Motion to approve received
The Bull Slough Bridge project will be
addressed at the next meeting.
Bush hogging for this year has ended.
District One is having problems with their
motor grader. They will be given a
loaner while this one undergoes repairs.
Ms. Brown requested approval of the
proposal dealing with mail and addressed at the work session. It was approved for the administrator to send
a memo to all department heads updating them on the procedures to be followed
Ms. Brown requested the commissioners to
make a determination about the next commission meeting considering that Monday,
12 November will be an observed holiday in honor of Veterans Day. The determination was, work session will be
held Tuesday, 13 November and the regular meeting will be 14 November.
Attorney Bishop had nothing to report.
Session for Commerce and Trade was called for and unanimously approved at 9:13
AM. It continued somewhere past 10 AM
when I left.