The Hart County Board of
Chairman R. C. Oglesby presided
Chairman Oglesby called the meeting to order, welcomed those in attendance and called for a moment of silence.
Commissioner Dorsey entered a motion to remove items 13 a), h), & f) from the agenda and approve the agenda. Commissioner Banister provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The agenda is recorded in the ď2001-2002Ē minutes book.
Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)
Commissioner Dorsey entered a
motion to approve the minutes of the meetings held January 22nd, 23rd,
29th, June 11th,
Remarks by Invited Guests, Committees, Authorities, etc.
Attorney Gordon reported that he has reviewed the proposed Waste Management contract and has compared cost with other counties for the same type service. He remarked that based on his examination the Waste Managementís proposal for hauling solid waste products outside the county is reasonable.
County Administrator Gary Cobb reported that the City of Hartwell and the county will host the annual RDC meeting at the Arts Center June 28th, 2001 at 6:30 p.m. and needed to know how many commissioners were planning to attend. Chairman Oglesby, Commissioners Banister, Brown and Dorsey all stated they would be attending.
Administrator Cobb advised the board that they need to appoint someone to serve on the Regional Advisory Committee.
He reported that he attended a
luncheon with the Sequential Committee, which is planning the
Administrator Cobb asked the time
for a called meeting to be held on
Chairman Oglesby reported that he
and the county administrator would be attending a meeting at Hartwell Sports
Commissioner Dorsey voiced his
concern that with the recent human waste-dumping site in
Commissioner Dorsey asked for the
boardís support to install guardrails on a bridge on
Commissioner Dorsey entered a motion to remove Gaines Court Subdivision from the table for discussion. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
Commissioner Dorsey entered a motion to approve the subdivision as per the variance. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
b. Second Reading-Tourist Accommodations-Chapter 290-5-18
c. Second Reading-On Site Sewerage Management Systems-Chapter 290-6-26
d. Second Reading-Rules & Regulations Food Services-Chapter 290-5-14
e. Second Reading-Rules Swimming Pools, Spas & Recreational Water Parks-Chapter 290-5-57
Al Olsen remarked that since the Health Department enforces the rules and regulations that the county will have to provide funding for any violators.
Commissioner Brown replied that the county would collect the fines from violators of the ordinances.
Attorney Gordon replied that currently cases are heard through the Superior Court.
Dr. Charles Lattuada remarked
that the Health Department receives funds from the County, City, State and
Federal governments. He said that
Commissioner Brown entered a
motion to direct the
b. Sgt. Detention Officer Position
Sheriff Cleveland submitted a proposal to re-organize Detention personnel. He said that he has a high turnover as a result of a difficult job and low pay. He requested that the board consider reducing the number of Lieutenant positions to two and to create four Sergeant positions. He said reclassifying the positions would save money and retain employees. There would be no increase in the number of employees.
Commissioner Banister entered a motion to authorize four Sergeant positions, reduce Lieutenant positions to two and four fulltime detention officers. Commissioner Dorsey provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
c. Road Side Spraying Experiment
Administrator Cobb reported that
a chemical application to kill bermuda
grass of a one-mile section of
Commissioner Brown entered a motion to proceed with the roadside spraying experiment and approve funding of $7,000 for one hundred miles of spraying. Commissioner Dorsey provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
d. Citizen Appointment to RDC
Commissioner Brown entered a motion to re-appoint Dr. Charles Lattuada to the RDC for a one-year term. Commissioner Dorsey provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
e. State Local Assistance Grant
Chairman Oglesby entered a motion to turn the $600,000 grant funds over to the Water & Sewer Utility Authority. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
f. Employment Agreement-County Administrator
Item removed from the agenda and
will be discussed
g. Public Works Directorís Salary & Residency Requirement
Commissioner Brown entered a motion to approve the Public Works Directorís Salary at $54,309 and waive the residency requirement. Commissioner Dorsey provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
h. Beer & Wine License-Eloise Curry Application
Item removed from the agenda.
Al Olsen voiced his concern that taxpayers will be paying the Public Works Director $54,000 a year and the individual will not be a taxpayer in the county.
Chairman Oglesby stated that the board interviewed several applicants and did not have anyone in the county that was as qualified for the position.
Administrator Cobb stated that
the county advertised for the position for seven months and interviewed a
number of candidates and he felt that
Commissioner Banister said that he felt that the candidate chosen has the capability to do a lot of different things and has the most potential to save the county money.
Brad Owensby of B&B Snack & Video said he thought his arcade license was going to be discussed at the meeting. Chairman Oglesby remarked that it would be on the next meeting agenda.
Commissioner Dorsey entered a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Brown provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
R. C. Oglesby, Chairman†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lawana Kahn,