MINUTES OF THE CRISP COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
CALLED MEETING HELD ON JUNE 27, 2014
Chairman Authur James Nance called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. with Commissioners Wallace Mathis, Clark Henderson, and Larry Felton in attendance, and Sam Farrow absent. Others present were County Administrator Tom Patton, County Attorney Rick Lawson, Finance Director Sherrie Leverett, and Clerk Linda Finch in attendance. Chairman Nance welcomed all in attendance.
ADOPT FY 2015 BUDGET
Mrs. Leverett reported that we have been working on the FY 2015 Budget and now have a resolution to adopt and finalize. She read the Resolution with estimated revenues and expenditures are as follows: General Fund $12,645,872; Law Library $50,000; Jail Maintenance Fund $214,000; D.A.T.E. Fund $30,000; E911 Fund $793,595; Special Service District $1,519,394; Hotel/Motel Tax Fund $13,000; 2000 SPLOST $530,000; 2005 SPLOST $455,000; 2011 SPLOST $3,804,000; TSPLOST Fund $716,955; Water Fund $575,559; Landfill Fund $1,252,510; GDBG RLF $18,200; DARE Fund $25,000; Asset Forfeiture Fund $53,000 making total Crisp County FY 2015 Budget at $22,696,085. Motion was made by Mr. Henderson to adopt the Crisp County Board of Commissioners Resolution to Adopt Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Budget, seconded by Mr. Felton, motion carried unanimously.
ADOPT CHECK SIGNING RESOLUTION FOR CRISP COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ACCOUNTS
Mrs. Leverett reported that the Sheriff’s Department is moving a bank account from Planters First to Colony Bank and as part of that process they need a resolution to do that. She read the resolution. Motion was made by Mr. Mathis to adopt the Check Signing Resolution for the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Accounts, seconded by Mr. Felton, motion carried unanimously.
APPROVE CONTRACT FOR JAIL SERVICES
Administrator Patton reported that they have a new Contract for Jail Services with the City of Cordele, the language is the same but the per diem rate has been changed to $28 a day to adequately cover the cost of housing those inmates. The city has already signed off on the contract. Motion was made by Mr. Mathis to Adopt the Contract for Jail Services, seconded by Mr. Henderson, motion carried unanimously.
GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION
Motion was made by Mr. Felton to go into Executive Session to discuss personnel and property, seconded by Mr. Henderson to go into Executive Session, motion carried unanimously.
COME OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION
Motion was made by Mr. Felton to come out of Executive Session, seconded by Mr. Mathis, motion carried unanimously.
APPOINT NOEL WILLIAMS, JR. TO THE CRISP REGIONAL HOPSITAL AUTHORITY
Administrator Patton reported that the county has received a letter from Crisp Regional Hospital advising that at their annual meeting the authority took action to recommend to the County Commissioners to appoint a seventh Authority member. They recommended Noel Williams, Jr. and also gave alternate names of Jimmy Miller and Mike Miller. Commissioner Mathis nominated Jimmy Miller to the Crisp Regional Hospital Authority Board. Commissioner Henderson nominated Noel Williams, Jr. to the Crisp Regional Hospital Board. Commissioner Mathis moved that the nominations be closed with a unanimous vote. With a three to one vote, Noel Williams, Jr. was nominated to the Crisp Regional Hospital Authority.
Motion was made by Mr. Felton to adjourn the meeting at 12:07 p.m., seconded by Mr. Mathis, motion carried unanimously.
Tom Patton, Administrator
Authur James Nance, Chairman
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