Hart County Board of Commissioners

May 9th, 2000

5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

The Hart County Board of Commissioners met May 9th, 2000 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hart County Administrative & Emergency Services Center.

 

Vice-Chairman R. C. Oglesby presided with Commissioners Ken Brown, Don Burdick and Harry Hannah in attendance. Chairman Joel Moore was delayed.

 

Vice-Chairman Oglesby called the meeting to order and welcomed those in attendance. Commissioner Hannah asked that everyone remember the family of Annie Hudgens in their time of grief.

 

Vice-Chairman Oglesby turned the meeting over to Chairman Moore.

 

 

Approve Agenda

 

Commissioner Hannah entered a motion to approve the meeting agenda. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The agenda is recorded in the "1999-2000" minutes book.

 

 

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

04/24, 04/25/2000

 

Commissioner Burdick entered a motion to approve the minutes of the meetings held April 24th and April 25th , 2000. Commissioner Hannah provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Remarks by Invited Guests, Committees, Authorities, Etc.

None

 

 

Reports By Constitutional Officers & Department Heads

None

 

 

County Administrator's Report

 

County Administrator Gary Cobb reported there are twelve candidates for the Fire Training Officer and the deadline for the twelve to submit additional personnel information is May 12th, 2000.

 

He also reported the renovations at the Courthouse/Annex are going well. He said the contractors should have the project completed within two weeks.

 

 

Chairman's Report

 

Chairman Moore reported the representatives from the Department of Transportation would present their long-range road improvements May 12th, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in the Administrative building.

 

 

Commissioners' Reports

None

 

 

Consent Agenda

 

a.                  Intergovernmental Agreement/Gateway Park

b.                  Recreation Maintenance & Management Resolution

c.                  Rick McCurry's request for a 1 yr. delay in paving subdivision

d.                  Temporary DFACS Lease

 

Commissioner Oglesby entered a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The Consent Agenda is recorded in the "1999-2000" minutes book.

 

 

Old Business

a.                  Bids/grading, base & paving 8.71 miles of county roads

 

The following bids were submitted for grading, base & paving:

        Teasley Grading $365,370.50

        Ethridge Backhoe 198,992.21

        Martin Grading 279,635.76

        Maxey Brothers 439,673.98

 

Commissioner Oglesby entered a motion to refer the bids to the County Administrator and Public Works Director to review and make a recommendation to the board following the Executive Session. Commissioner Burdick provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

New Business

None

 

 

Public Comment - Executive Session As Required - Adjournment

 

County resident George Beasley requested the board close Midnight Rider Road in the Shoal Creek Community. Chairman Moore said the Public Works office along with the County Administrator and County Attorney will review the county records and make a recommendation.

 

Commissioner Oglesby entered a motion to table Mr. Beasley's request until the next meeting. Commissioner Burdick provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

County resident David Hughes of 26 Early Drive reported he is having erosion problems caused by a culvert installed on Early Drive.

 

Commissioner Burdick said he has talked with the Public Works Director and requested he review the situation.

 

Commissioner Oglesby entered a motion to exit into executive session to discuss potential real estate acquisition. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The resolution and affidavit as required under O.C.G.A. 50-14-4(b) is recorded in the "1999-2000" minutes book.

 

Commissioner Oglesby entered a motion to exit executive session and reconvene the regular meeting. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

After analyzing the grading bids County Administrator Gary Cobb and Public Works Director Rick Haney recommended the low bidder, Ethridge Backhoe.

 

Commissioner Oglesby entered a motion to accept Ethridge Backhoe bid of $198,992.21 contingent upon meeting contract terms. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Commissioner Hannah entered a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Oglesby provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

 

--------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------Joel Moore, Chairman Lawana Kahn, County Clerk