Monthly Archives: April 2009

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING April 13, 2009

MINUTES

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners held their REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING April 13, 2009 at 6:00 PM in the Grand Jury Room.

Vice Chairman Jack Foskey had the invocation.

Chairman James L. McAfee, Jr. expressed sympathy to two county employees’ family. John Pullen was a County Commissioner for 24 years. Also a County Road Employee, Jimmy Copeland. A moment of silence was observed.

Chairman McAfee made a motion to approve the minutes of the last meeting March 9, 2009 as written. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Vice Chairman Foskey made a motion to pay the March bills as presented. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

County Administrator Danny Palmer gave the financial report. The General Fund has a balance of $1,422,689.34. Lost Revenue this month $27,554.75 compared to last year at the same time $25,199.40. Splost Revenue this month $43,422.82 compared to last year at the same time $39,815.59. Splost-Roads Street and Bridges has a balance of $463,780.56. Splost-Jail Construction has a balance of $631,949.76.

Chairman McAfee made a motion to approve the policy change as presented to the Commissioners. (This included the application for employment/job descriptions: Dump Truck driver, Motor Grader, Road Maintenance Laborer.) Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Vice Chairman Foskey made a motion to renew the Stantec Contract-Landfill Environmental Monitoring. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

James L. McAfee, Jr., Chairman made a motion to accept the Comprehensive Plan Contract RDC for $8,000. Jack Foskey, Vice Chairman seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Commissioner Smith made a motion to approve $719.00 for a water heater at the Senior Citizens Center. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Commissioner Darrisaw made a motion accept the bid of $2119.00 for repairs at the Health Department. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Henry Armstrong from the US Census Bureau came to Commissioners to discuss the 2010 Census.

The request for a Red Cross donation was tabled until the next meeting. The Commissioners wanted to check to see if we have given a donation in the past.

Administrator gave an update on Swain Creek and 201 Road projects.

The Commissioners agreed to proceed with the application for a Beer and Wine License-Sebrina Cuyler. It will be advertised for 2 weeks and then go back to the Commissioners Meeting in May for the final approval.

Commissioner Smith made a motion to approve the agreement with Shawn Townsend. Commissioner Foskey seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous. A COPY OF THIS AGREEMENT IS FILED WITH THESE MINUTES.

Commissioner Smith made a motion to appoint Adrianae Jordan and Jim Ledford to the Johnson County Development Authority. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous. FOR THE RECORD THE JOHNSON COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NOW HAS A FULL BOARD OF MEMBERS.

CITIZENS WHO COMMENTED:

Richard Deitrich
Ms. Lenla Taylor
Ms. Hawkins

Chairman James L. McAfee, Jr., made a motion to close this Regular Session. Vice Chairman Jack Foskey seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Commissioner Foskey made a motion to go into Executive Session. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Vice Chairman Foskey made a motion to come out of Executive Session. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Commissioner Smith made a motion to go back into Regular Session. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Commissioner Smith made a motion to approve paying Pamela Hightower and Letitia Holland the difference between their regular pay less the amount of their unemployment benefits and to compensate their loss of vacation and sick leave time. Commissioner Darrisaw seconded the motion. The vote was 3 yes and 1 abstained. Chairman McAfee, Jr. abstained.

Chairman James L. McAfee, Jr., made a motion to adjourn this Regular Monthly Meeting. Vice Chairman Jack Foskey seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous.

Commissioners present for the Regular Monthly Meeting: Chairman James L. McAfee, Jr., Vice Chairman Jack Foskey, Donald Smith and Jerronney Darrisaw.

Commissioner John Pullen, deceased, not replaced at this time.

THE JOHNSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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James L. McAfee, Jr., Chairman Jack Foskey, Vice Chairman

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