"The Grady County Board of Commissioners met in Regular"
The Grady County Board of Commissioners met for a Regular Meeting, Tuesday, August 18, 2009 with Chairman Robert Burns, Vice-Chairman Albert Ball and Commissioner Charles Norton present. Commissioners Elwyn Childs and Charles Renaud were absent. Also present were County Administrator Rusty Moye, County Attorney Kevin Cauley and County Clerk Carrie Kines. Mr. Burns called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. and asked Mr. Ball to offer the invocation. Mr. Norton made a motion to adopt the Agenda with Mr. Ball making the second. The Board approved unanimously. Mr. Ball made a motion to approve minutes from the August 4, 2009 Regular Meeting with Mr. Norton making the second. The Board approved unanimously. Mr. Burns called for Public Comments. None were offered. County Attorney Cauley reported that Eco-South will visit the Mitigation Sites on Wednesday, the 19th with the Corps of Engineers and DNR. Mr. Moye asked the Board to include in Formal Actions a Code Red Invoice for services August 31, 2009 through August 31, 2010. Chairman Burns read a Proclamation Honoring the 2009 7 & 8 Year Old Allstar Baseball Team for winning the District Championship. Mr. Larry Ivy, Code Enforcement Officer, asked the Board for affirmation on an existing Private Subdivision being grandfathered into the regulations. Ms. Sandi Williams, Ms. Michelle Blanchap and Ms. Nancy Yarbrough spoke to the Commissioners on behalf of the Grady County Saddle Club. They are asking for assistance in obtaining grants to build a new arena for Grady County and land to put the new arena. They shared success stories with the Board. The Board advised that The Saddle Club needed to get their grant application in order first and then the Board would consider. Mr. Bob Jones, Georgia Pines, spoke with the Board regarding the closing of the Outpatient Clinic in Grady County and other changes to services, mainly no longer providing services for the inmates. Some programs will remain at the Grady County location. The following items of correspondence were reviewed: a. Calendar of Events b. An invitation from Congressman Sanford Bishop to a Town Hall Meeting c. An invitation from SWGTC for a luncheon on August 26, 2009 d. SWGRC Important Resource Nomination Form e. A letter from Sally Bloom, MediaCom Mr. Norton made a motion to approve invoice #934 from Archbold Employee Assistance Programs in the amount of $1,996.50. Mr. Ball seconded the motion with the Board approving unanimously payment of invoice. Mr. Ball made a motion to approve the Resolution with the SWGRC Council. Mr. Norton seconded the motion with the Board approving unanimously to approve the resolution. Mr. Norton made a motion to approve the Family Subdivision Plat for Scott Cassels. Mr. Ball made the second with the Board approving unanimously. Mr. Norton made a motion to approve the Family Subdivision Plat for Kevin Keve. Mr. Ball made the second with the Board approving unanimously. Mr. Norton made a motion to approve the Family Subdivision Plat for the Delories P. Carlton Estate. Mr. Ball made the second with the Board approving unanimously. Mr. Ball made a motion to approve invoice #7993 from Emergency Communications Network, Inc. for Code Red Services in the amount of $6,250.00. Mr. Norton made the second and the Board approved unanimously payment of invoice. The Board scheduled a Public Hearing on September 15, 2009 for the Proposed Amendment to Specific Land Use Regulations. Mr. Norton gave the Board an update on the Crowder Sand Mine Site clean-up. The following reports were reviewed: A. Fuel Usage Report – Jan through Jul 2009 B. Budget Reports by Department – Jan through Jul 2009 Mr. Norton made a motion to adjourn with Mr. Ball making the second. The Board approved unanimously to adjourn at 7:20 p.m.