MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE GILCHRIST COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HELD MARCH 03, 2003.

 

The Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners, in and for Gilchrist County Florida, convened in a regular meeting on Monday, March 3, 2003 at 1:15 p.m. in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida, with the following members present to-wit:

 

Commissioner Randy Durden, Chair                                   

Commissioner Wilbur Bush

Commissioner Mitchell Gentry

Commissioner Tommy Langford

Commissioner Suggs, Vice-Chair

 

Others in attendance were:   Joseph W. Gilliam, Clerk of Court, John McPherson, County Attorney, Karen Heaton, Deputy Clerk, Sam Ferguson, Director of Finance, Lee Mills, Lannie Cardona, Lois Fletcher, Dennis Radice, Jedidiah Reeser, Beth Latner, Ben Chumley John Ayers, Hugh Thomas, Jerry Bowden, Joe Flanagan, Jason Roberts, Donna Hopewood. 

 

 

Call to Order: 

 

Chairman Durden called the meeting to order at 1:15 pm.  Commissioner Gentry delivered the Invocation and Commissioner Suggs led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Agenda Changes:

 

Additions:         1) Lee Mills, SE 70th Avenue

2) Budget Recap for period ending 02/28/03 (Clerk’s Report)

3) SHIP Loan Recommendations

4) VAB Procedures (Clerk’s Report)

 

Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Bush, to accept the agenda with the changes noted.  The motion carried unanimously. 

                                               

 

Consent Agenda: 

 

1) Approval of Bills

2) Approval of Budget Entry #BE3-020

3) Approval of Purchase Orders #300942, Tallahassee Ford and #300948, Mack Concrete

4) Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting on January 6, 2003               

 

 


Commissioner Suggs mentioned a correction on page 9 of the minutes.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Gentry, to approve the Consent Agenda with the change noted.  The motion carried unanimously. 

 

Lee Mills: 

 

Mr. Mills advised that his crew has flagged the West proposed right-of-way of SE 70th Avenue with the exception of the radius returns.  He told the Board they are working on identifying the low areas at this time in order to determine any retention areas needed. 

 

Mr. Mills also reported his crew is currently surveying Santa Fe Avenue and Whitehurst Construction is scheduled to begin work on the CR 337 project within a week. 

 

Mr. Mills advised, he has rebid the CR 341 project as strictly a resurfacing project.  He explained the first time this project was bid out, the bids came in over budget because the project included widening of the road. 

 

Chairman Durden told the Board, at a recent Code Enforcement Committee meeting, discussion was held concerning the extending the City sewer to the Jail.  At this meeting, Mr. Mills provided an estimate in the amount of $23,700 for the costs of the materials and the boring  under HWY 129.  Chairman Durden recommended the County pay for this portion of the project.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Bush, to pursue the project for the sewer to the jail and to pay the estimated cost of $23,700 out of General Fund Reserve.  The motion carried unanimously.  (1/095)                                   

 

 

Attorney’s Report:

 

Closure of NE 62nd Place – Mr. McPherson stated he has prepared a revised description of the road and the resolution is set for a time certain this meeting.  (1/444)

 

Closure of NE 2nd Court – Mr. McPherson advised this resolution has been prepared and a public hearing scheduled for March 17.  (1/455)

 

Kincaid Property – Mr. McPherson advised the closing on this property was held earlier on this date.   (1/476)

 

Poitevint v. Gilchrist County – Mr. McPherson reported a hearing on the motions to dismiss has been scheduled for March 11th.  (1/483)

 

Brooks and Strickland v. Aderholts and Gilchrist County – Mr. McPherson stated the hearing for closing and relocating NE 2nd Court is scheduled for the March 17 meeting. 

 

Bond Validation: Judicial Complex – Mr. McPherson reported the Bond Validation Hearing was held on February 18th at 3:45 at which time Judge Cates approved the bonds.  (1/493)


 

Commissioner Suggs asked Mr. McPherson to provide an opinion on whether or not the County may prohibit Mr. Mac Johnson from bidding on County projects or from operating in the County considering the code violations against him.  Mr. McPherson stated that he would research the issue and bring back an opinion.  (1/500)  

 

 

Clerk’s Report:

 

Smallpox Vaccinations – Mr. Gilliam referred to a letter from Preferred Governmental Insurance Trust (PGIT), the County’s Worker’s Comp carrier, regarding Smallpox vaccinations.   PGIT advises that potential side effects, disabilities or death that may occur when an employee that voluntarily participates in this inoculation program will not be covered as a compensable claim under workers compensation.   (1/582)

 

Suwannee River Resource Conservation & Development Council Inc. – Mr. Gilliam advised a copy of the fourth quarter/annual report for 2002 of the Mobile Agricultural Production Services/Mobile Irrigation Lab project has been received and filed in the Clerk’s Office.  (1/626)

 

Sheriff’s Request – Mr. Gilliam presented a request from Sheriff Turner for the requisition of $1,000 from the State Law Enforcement Trust Fund for the Prom Promise campaign. He wishes to provide $500 each to Bell High School and Trenton High School.  Motion by Commissioner Bush, seconded by Commissioner Suggs, to approve the requisition of $1,000 from the State Law Enforcement Trust Fund for the Prom Promise campaign.  The motion carried unanimously.  (1/645)

 

SHIP Audit – Mr. Gilliam reported the annual audit for the SHIP Program was conducted the past week.  Ms. Martha Stein, Fist Housing’s SHIP auditor, has indicated that the County’s program is in compliance with all of the terms and conditions of the grant.  (1/692)

 

Tax Collector, Vehicle Repair – Mr. Gilliam presented a request from the Tax Collector’s Office for assistance to purchase and install a new motor for Mr. Langford’s vehicle.  Mr. Gilliam stated the truck is a 1995 Chevrolet S-10 with approximately 80,000 miles.  He provided quotes received from Scoggins Chevrolet in the amounts of $2,700 for a new motor and $1,700 for a used motor with a 90 day warranty.  Mr. Welch has requested the Board pay the balance over the budgeted amount.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Bush, to assist the Tax Collector’s Office with the purchase of the new motor paying the balance of the cost out of Reserve.  The motion carried unanimously. (1/727)

 


Florida West Coast Railroad – Mr. Gilliam referred to an invoice received from Florida West Coast Railroad for maintenance of the railroad crossing at CR 337.  The invoice included maintenance fees for the years ‘99, ‘00,’01, ‘02 and ‘03 at $818.50 per year  (Total, $4,092.50).  Mr. Gilliam advised he had researched the records and found Gilchrist County had paid the same fee for the years ‘97 and ‘98 but there is no record of an increase from the original agreement with CSX which was $650 per year.  Mr. Ferguson stated the original agreement was signed in 1981 and there is no record of another agreement or an increase.  He asked the Board to table the item until the next meeting in order to give him an opportunity to contact the State for additional information.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, second by Commissioner Langford, to table the invoice to the March 17 meeting in the Clerk’s Report.  The motion carried unanimously.  (1/790)

 

Value Adjustment Board – Mr. Gilliam advised the Board of recent amendments to the statutes regarding the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) hearings and procedures.  Among the new requirements, the VAB must hold an annual organizational meeting and adopt uniform policies and procedures.   Mr. Gilliam stated Mr. McPherson will draft the uniform procedures for the VAB’s consideration.  In order to proceed, Mr. Gilliam asked Chairman Durden to appoint three Board members to the VAB.  Chairman Durden stated he would serve on the VAB along with Commissioner Gentry and Commissioner Langford.  Mrs. Lois Fletcher was present and advised the School Board has appointed Mr. Buddy Vickers and Mr. Ronnie Smith to the VAB.  The Board agreed to schedule the organizational meeting on March 17th at 4:00 p.m.  (1/959)

 

Budget Recap – Mr. Gilliam presented the budget recap for the period ending February 28, 2003.

 

 

 

Fund

 

Budget

YTD

Expenditures

% Expended

Revenue Received

% of Budget

General Revenue

$                  6,729,911

$          2,637,327

39%

$            3,237,861

48%

Law Enforcement

$                       19,780

$                 1,450

7%

$                        82

0%

MSTU - Fire

$                     358,824

$             129,026

36%

$               214,979

60%

Court Facility

$                       26,795

0%

$                   1,755

7%

Law Library

$                         9,000

$                 4,558

51%

$                   5,016

56%

FEMA

$                  1,056,203

$             127,441

12%

$                 47,068

4%

Transportation

$                  1,087,434

$             577,910

53%

$               354,392

33%

Transp. Impact

$                  5,437,350

$               26,328

0%

$                 53,710

1%

Fine & Forfeiture

$                     214,992

$               88,005

41%

$               199,185

93%

St Atty & PD

$                     116,000

$               15,502

13%

$               102,656

88%

SHIP

$                     751,900

$             110,214

15%

$                   6,595

1%

Current Capital

$                     147,037

$               20,003

14%

$                 26,256

18%

Capital 301

$                  1,740,712

$               71,526

4%

$                   1,048

0%

Capital 306/Impact

$                     247,200

0%

$                 14,707

6%

EMS

$                     929,764

$             332,816

36%

$               398,752

43%

Solid Waste

$                  1,560,759

$             347,966

22%

$               324,367

21%

Law Enforcement

$                         4,355

$                 1,045

24%

$                   1,352

31%

 

 

Suwannee River RC&D: 

 


Mr. Doug Ulmer, Coordinator, Suwannee River Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc., addressed the Board regarding the projects and services the RC&D  provides.  Currently, the Suwannee River RC&D serves eight (8) counties in North Central Florida.  Each of the counties in the district are represented by three (3) members; one from its Soil & Water Conservation District Board, a County Commissioner and one (1) at-large member.  The RC&D is affiliated with the USDA National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) which provides a Coordinator, office space and vehicles.  Each RC&D defines it’s own goals and selects it’s projects to meet the local needs.  Currently, the Suwannee River RC&D is focusing on four priorities; 1) sustainable agriculture, 2) economic and human resource development, 3) water quality and 4) recreation.  Mr. Ulmer reviewed three (3) current projects offered in the area, the Mobile Irrigation Lab, the Mobile Agricultural Production Service and the Conservation Equipment Rental Program. 

 

Mr. Ulmer invited the Commission to include Gilchrist County in the membership of the Suwannee River RC&D.  Commissioner Durden mentioned that he was familiar with the equipment rental program in Suwannee County and  recommended approval to include Gilchrist County in the Council membership.  Mr. Ulmer stated the County Commission, in its request to the Council, would technically become a sponsor of the program in the area.  He explained there is no fee to become a member but most of the counties contribute between $500 and $1,000 annually as a sponsorship.

 

Mr. Hugh Thomas, Coordinator, Suwannee River Partnership, also addressed the Board regarding the Partnership’s work with the Suwannee River RC&D.  He stated the Partnership would also like to invite the Board to become a signatory member of its Board.  This year the Partnership, in cooperation with NRCS, will be working on an “Equip Funding” project which will allow producers to apply for assistance to purchase irrigation systems.  NRCS will fund a 50% match, the Partnership 25% and the producer 25%.  Mr. Thomas stated the Partnership will also be working with the Department of Health to address septic issues in the area..  Mr. Thomas discussed some of the programs offered by the Partnership and stated he intends to bring back a presentation in the near future. 

 

Mr. Jason Roberts, Soil & Water Conservation District, also discussed the programs offered by the RC&D and the Partnership and stated that he highly recommends the County’s involvement.  Motion by Commissioner Bush, seconded by commissioner Suggs, to go on record as supporting the Suwannee River Partnership and the Suwannee River RC&D Program and to become a participating member.  The motion carried unanimously.  Chairman Durden appointed Commissioner Suggs to serve as representative from the County Commission.  (1/1000)

 

Hart Springs Update: 

 

Mr. Jerry Bowden and Mr. Joe Flanagan, Suwannee River Water Management District, appeared before the Board to discuss the status up the Hart Springs projects.  Mr. Bowden reviewed a site map of the park and discussed funding of the projects.  (1/2777)

 

                                                Funding and Planning for Hart Springs

Item

Fund Source

Amount ($)

Pumping

CIAP Grant

$32,000

Pumping

SRWMD Funds

$10,000

Irrigation

SRWMD Funds

$20,000

Board Walk or Side Walks

SRWMD Funds

$35,000

Improve Children’s Area

SRWMD Funds

$5,000

Floating Dock

SRWMD Funds

$20,000

Contingency

SRWMD Funds

$10,000

Total

 

$132,000

 


 

Mr. Bowden discussed each phase of the project and stated that in the pumping phase, they intend to bring the springs back to a depth of eight (8) or nine (9) feet.  He pointed out, in the irrigation phase, it may be necessary to replace the existing pump.  (1/2777)

 

 

National Observance / Moment of Silence:

 

At 3:00 p.m., Mr. Jedidiah Reeser, presented video in memory of the Columbia space shuttle crew who lost their lives on February 1, 2003.  At 3:03 p.m., the Board of County Commissioners also observed a minute of silence in their memory.  (1/3500)

 

                                                          Space Shuttle Columbia

                                                                  STS-107 Crew

                                                                             

                                                         Rick Husband, commander

                                                              Willie McCool, pilot                                     

                                                     David Brown, mission specialist

                                                  Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist

                                              Michael Anderson, payload commander

                                                     Laurel Clark, mission specialist

                                                      Ilan Ramon, payload specialist

 

 

Hart Springs Update (cont.):

 

Mr. Bowen discussed the Hart Springs projects with the Commission.  He mentioned that they hope to begin construction of the board walks and work on the irrigation within the next month.  Discussion was also held concerning the design of the sidewalks and erosion control.  Mr. Bowden told the Board that he would provide the design changes at a future date.  (2/059)

 

 

Discussion / Interim Financing for Hart Springs Projects:

 

Mr. Gilliam recalled the Commission had originally put out a call for bids for the manager’s residence with a deadline of January 31st.  He explained that since no bids were received at that time, County staff contacted several contractors, requesting bids be submitted by March 3.

 

Mr. Ferguson presented the following bids for the Board’s consideration:                      

 

1)                  Gray Construction Services, Inc.  — $115,880

2)                  Custom County Homes, Inc. (bid #1) — Cost plus 20%

3)                  Custom County Homes, Inc. (bid #2) — $125,200

4)                  Robert W. Sullivan Construction — $146,000             

 


Mr. Ferguson advised the budgeted amount for the managers residence is $89,000. 

 

Mr. Gilliam discussed the funding for the Hart Springs projects and explained that though the projects are funded through various sources, they are paid by reimbursement.  He advised the budgeted amount is not available in cash at this time and asked the Board to direct him regarding interim financing.  Commissioner Suggs suggested Mr. Ferguson inquire with the local banks to obtain a credit line for the projects.  Chairman Durden recommended the Board finance the manager’s residence for a 10-year term.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Bush, to accept the low bid in the amount of $115,880 from Gray Construction and to go out to the local lending institutions for a 10-year pay back.  The motion carried unanimously.  Mr. Gilliam advised he would bring back a financing proposal from the local banks for the manager’s residence and a proposal for a line of credit for the interim financing of the remaining projects.  (2/528)

 

(Commissioner Suggs left the meeting at left the meeting at 3:50 p.m.)

 

 

EMA / County Coordinator:

 

(In Mr. McQueen’s absence, Ms. Beth Latner presented the County Coordinator’s report)

 

Licencing Board Recommendation – Mrs. Latner referred to a letter from the Gilchrist County Licensing Board regarding appropriate passing scores for block tests.  The Licensing Board recommends maintaining a passing score of 75% which is the current score used and which is also enforced by the surrounding counties.  (2/1050)

 

Contract Extension, Hart Springs – Mrs. Latner presented a modification agreement for the Hart Springs Park Bathroom Elevation FEMA Project.  The modification reinstates and extends to the project to November 26, 2002.  Motion by Commissioner Langford, seconded by Commissioner Gentry, to accept the Modification Agreement.  The motion carried unanimously with Commissioner Suggs absent.  (2/1063)

 

SCRAP Program Budget Cuts  – For the Board’s information, Mrs. Latner provided a copy of the SCRAP Program budget cuts.  (2/1063)

 

Toxic Round-Up & Amnesty Days – Mrs. Latner presented a memorandum from Diane Avery, Solid Waste Department, requesting approval to hold Amnesty Days for tires and appliances March 15 – 29, 2003.  She also requests the limit be set at 25 tires per day.  The Toxic Round-Up has been scheduled for March 22, 2003.  Motion by Commissioner Gentry, seconded by Commissioner Langford, to approve the Toxic Round-Up to be held on March 22, 2003 and the Amnesty Days to be held March 15 – 29, 2003.  The motion carried unanimously.  (2/1092)

 

(Commissioner Suggs returned to the meeting at 3:55 p.m.)

 

 

 


Public Hearing / Petition for Road Closure of NE 62nd Place: 

 

(This public hearing is a continuation of the public hearing held on February 17, 2003.)

 

Mr. McPherson recalled at the February 17 meeting, the Board had continued the public hearing in order to obtain a detailed map or description of the portion of the road to be closed.  He provided an amended copy of Resolution 03-03 which included a legal description of the portion of road to be closed.  He pointed out that Exhibit A, the proof of publication, will be attached when received from the Gilchrist County Journal. 

 

Chairman Durden read the short title of Resolution 03-03.  Motion by Commissioner Langford, seconded by Commissioner Gentry, to approve Resolution 03-03.  Commissioner Langford suggested that Mrs. Barbara Suggs be billed for the cost of advertising for the road closure considering the property will revert back to her.  The Board agreed to have the Planning Department send the invoice.  The motion carried unanimously.  (2/1249)

 

                                             RESOLUTION NO. 2003-03

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA; MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS WITH REGARD TO THE CLOSING OF A PORTION OF NE 62ND PLACE, A PUBLIC ROAD IN UNINCORPORATED GILCHRIST COUNTY; CLOSING A PORTION OF NE 62ND PLACE; DISPOSING OF THE ASSOCIATED COUNTY-OWNED ROAD SPACE AND/OR RIGHT OF WAY; DIRECTING THAT NOTICE OF THIS RESOLUTION BE PUBLISHED IN THE GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL; DIRECTING THAT DOCUMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ROAD CLOSING BE RECORDED IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

County Extension Office, Purchase of Van:

 

Mr. Ferguson recalled, at the meeting of February 17, the Board approved the purchase of a new van for the County Extension Office.  He presented resolution 03-09 accepting a loan in the amount of $15,470  from Capital City Bank for the purchase.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Langford to approve Resolution 03-09.  The motion carried unanimously.  (2/1535)

 

                                                         RESOLUTION NO. 2003-09

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA; ACCEPTING A LOAN FROM CAPITAL CITY BANK AND AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO EXECUTE A PROMISSORY NOTE FOR $15,470 TO CAPITAL CITY BANK IN ORDER TO PURCHASE A FIFTEEN-PASSENGER VAN.

 

 

 

 


Road Department: 

 

Mr. Martin requested the Board allow the Department to sell the limber and purchase a bucket truck.  He explained that the limber can be used on the highways but not on limbs over 4".   Mr. Martin stated he has found a 1997 bucket truck with approximately 10,215 miles for a cost of $22,000.  He has had a request from Ring Power to purchase the limber.  The Board discussed the request and the bid procedures.

 

Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Langford, to declare the limber surplus and to put out a request for bids.  The motion carried unanimously. 

 

Motion by Commissioner Gentry, seconded by Commissioner Suggs, to go out for bid on a bucket truck.  The motion carried unanimously.  (2/1567)

 

Mr. Martin presented a quote in the amount of $1,610 to stripe the center line and sides of County Road 339.  He stated the cost for the center line is $560 and the sides $1,050.  The Board discussed the need for the centerline only.  Motion by Commissioner Gentry, seconded by Commissioner Bush, to stripe the center line of CR 339 at a cost of $560.  The motion carried unanimously.  (2/2296)

 

Mr. Martin reported the Department has provided 135 loads of rock to Hart Springs.  Commissioner Suggs asked Mr. Martin about sealing SE 70th Avenue.  Mr. Martin stated that it would cost approximately $20,000 to seal the whole road.  He suggested only sealing the first portion of the road and the last portion that needed it the most.  He also suggested that the Board hire Whitehurst Construction while they are in the area.  Mr. Martin stated he would contact Whitehurst to obtain a quote.  (2/2400)

 

 

SHIIP Program:

 

Mr. Dennis Radice presented the following SHIP Loan applications recommended by the Loan Review Committee for approval.

 

1) James & Stacy Taylor: Purchase/Rehab, Moderate Income Category ($10,000), Accredited Mortgage.  The SHIP Loan Review Committee recommended approval subject to; applicant’s contribution for closing, verification of completed repairs, insurance binder, closing of first mortgage and an appraisal showing a value of $40,000 or more.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Bush, to approve the SHIP loan to James & Stacy Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

2)   Daniel & Kendra Cathey: Purchase/Rehab, Moderate Income Category ($10,000), Tri-County Bank.  The SHIP Loan Review Committee recommended approval subject to: first mortgage closing, appraisal showing a value of $70,000 or more, verification of completed repairs and an insurance binder.  Commissioner Bush filed a ‘Conflict of Interest’ for this item.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Langford, to approve the SHIP Loan to Daniel and Kendra Cathey.  The motion carried unanimously with Commissioner Bush abstaining.


3) Robert Stickles: Purchase/Rehab, Very Low Income Category ($22,500), private lendor.  The SHIP Loan Review Committee recommended approval subject to: Applicant’s cash to close, verification of seller’s repairs completed, insurance binder, closing of first mortgage and appraisal of $29,900 or more.  Motion by Commissioner Bush, seconded by Commissioner Langford to approve the SHIP Loan to Robert Stickles.  The motion carried with Commissioner Suggs voting ‘no.’  (2/3070)

 

 

Commissioners Reports:

 

Commissioner Suggs mentioned she has approved a blanket purchase order in the amount of $2,000 for Amnesty Days.   

 

Commissioner Suggs advised she received a call from the Small County Coalition regarding the Governor’s proposed budget in relation to the small county budgets. 

 

Commissioner Gentry advised he has obtained a list of the property owners along SE 70th Avenue and intends to contact them regarding the proposed right-of-way. 

 

Commissioner Langford mentioned that he had discussed the ‘adopt a road’ program with Mrs. Avery.  Mrs. Avery intends to contact those who are in the program to encourage them to go ahead and pick up the trash this quarter.  

 

Commissioner Langford asked Mrs. Latner if Bell South has been notified to appear to discuss invoicing for cable cuts.  Mrs. Latner stated that she would check into it. 

 

Commissioner Langford asked for the status of the proposal for time clocks.  Mr. Gilliam advised that staff had met with the vendor.  Mrs. Latner stated that she has received the proposal and is waiting to review it with the Clerk’s Office. 

 

Commissioner Langford asked if the Animal Control program will be picking up dead animals also.  He suggested that if this was included in the program it would take this responsibility off of the Road Department.  Commissioner Durden stated he would address the issue at the next Animal Control Committee meeting. 

 

Commissioner Bush advised the Florida Crown Workforce Board has opened an office in Old Town but at this time there is a possibility the office in Trenton will be closed.  He encouraged the Commission to call Mr. Chastain about keeping the office in Trenton. 

 

Commissioner Durden told the Board 48 applications have been received for the Code Enforcement Officer position and interviews will begin within the week. 

 

Commissioner Durden stated he will be attending the Trenton City Commission meeting to discuss the sewer issue.  The City will also be discussing the Judicial Complex. 

 

 


Old Business:

 

Mr. Ferguson advised the venting problem at the jail has been resolved.

 

New Business:

 

Mr. Gilliam told the Board, the Trenton United Methodist Church will be holding the annual Spaghetti Dinner on March 14th to raise funds for the volunteer fire departments. 

 

Mr. Gilliam referred to a memorandum from Mr. Chumley regarding rescheduling the EAR Amendment Hearing on March 24th to March 31st.  Motion by Commissioner Suggs, seconded by Commissioner Gentry, to reschedule the hearing for the Comp Plan EAR Amendments from March 24th to March 31st.  The motion carried unanimously. 

 

Public Participation:

 

There being no further business to discuss, Commissioner Suggs moved to adjourn at 5:05 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Commissioner Gentry and carried. 

 

 

APPROVED:

 

 

                                                                       

ATTEST:                                                                     Randy Durden, Chairman

 

 

                                                                  

Joseph W. Gilliam, Clerk