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County Commission Minutes for July 16 and August 4

Commission Regular Session July 16

BE IT REMEMBERED that a Regular Session of the County Board of Commissioners of Johnson County was begun and held in the Town of Mountain City, Tennessee, this the 16th day of July, 2015 at 7:00 P.M., presiding the Honorable Mike Taylor, Chairman of the County Commission, Mike Reece, Sheriff, Tammie C. Fenner, County Clerk and a quorum of County Commissioners to wit:  Bill Adams, Eugene Campbell, Jerry Grindstaff, Evelyn Hill, Huey L. Long, George Lowe, Jimmy Lowe, Steve Marshall,  Gina Meade, Christopher B. Pierce, Tommy Poore, Bill Roark, Rick Snyder and Mike Taylor.  Absent – Scott Mast

DANNY RAY WILSON ADDRESSED COMMISSION CONCERNING GETTING POTTER CEMETERY ROAD OPEN.  HE WAS ADVISED TO GET A CEMETERY BOARD.

APPROVE JUNE 2014 MINUTES

Motion was made by Tommy Poore, seconded by Eugene Campbell to approve the Minutes from June, 2014.  Upon Show of Hands Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE ALL QUARTERLY AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

Accounts & Budgets Report – Filed           

Airport Commission – Filed

Emergency Management – Filed

Health Department – Filed

Highway Department – Filed

Library – Filed

Planning Commission – No report

School System – Filed

Sheriff’s Department – Filed

Solid Waste – Filed

Trustee – Filed

Veteran’s Affairs – Filed

Motion was made by Chris Pierce, seconded by Bill Adams to approve these reports as presented.  Upon Show of Hands Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE NOTARIES ( TERRI JO CHURCH, MARY FRANCES JORDAN, CHRISTINA DAWN WARD & BETTY JEAN WARREN)

Motion was made by Bill Adams, seconded by Evelyn Hill to approve the presented applications for Notary.  Upon Show of Hands Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE 3 YEAR INTERFUND CAPITAL OUTLAY NOTE BETWEEN COUNTY GENERAL FUND AND DEBT SERVICE FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $250,000.

Motion was made by Eugene Campbell, seconded by Steve Marshall to approve this Capital Outlay Note as presented.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE UPDATED EOC RESOLUTION (COPIES TO BE GIVEN TO SHERIFF, E911 AND COUNTY MAYOR).

Motion was made by George Lowe, seconded by Huey Long to approve this Resolution.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

COUNTY ATTORNEY TO CHECK ORIGINAL PLACEMENT LOCATION OF GEO THERMAL UNIT FOR  JAIL FROM 2002 AND REPORT BACK TO COMMISSION

Motion was made by Jimmy Lowe, seconded by Huey Long to have County Attorney to check on this.  Upon Show of Hands Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried.)

2015-2016 BUDGET PRESENTED TO COMMISSION BY RUSSELL ROBINSON, DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTS AND BUDGETS (TAX RATE TO BE $1.81)

APPROVE TO ALLOW A LETTER TO BE SENT TO CITY COUNCIL TO RELEASE WORKOUT EQUIPMENT

Motion was made by Rick Snyder, seconded by Chris Pierce to send this letter.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE NACO U.S. COMMUNITIES AND NJPA COOPERATIVE PURCHASING MASTER AGREEMENTS

Motion was made by Evelyn Hill, seconded by Huey Long to approve this Resolution.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE RESOLUTION TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD OVER WHICH PUBLIC ADVERTISEMENT AND SEALED COMPETITIVE BIDS OR PROPOSALS ARE REQUIRED

Motion was made by Tommy Poore, seconded by Rick Snyder to approve this Resolution.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE CORRECTED PILOT LEASE AUTHORIZATION FOR PARKDALE

Motion was made by Chris Pierce, seconded by Jimmy Lowe to approve this corrected Pilot Lease Authorization with Parkdale.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE RESOLUTION TO OPT OUT OF STATE’S BUILDING INSPECTION

Motion was made by Huey Long, seconded by Jerry Grindstaff to approve this Resolution.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE COMMISSIONER ROLL CALL ON PERFORMING MARRIGE CEREMONIES

Upon Roll Call Vote, all Commissioners present voted “No” to performing Marriage Ceremonies.

DAVID MCLEMORE ADDRESSED THE COMMISSION CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH NUISANCE – 532 RAINBOW ROAD.

RECESS

Motion was made by Huey Long, seconded by Chris Pierce to recess this session until 6:00 PM on August 4, 2015 for the Public Hearing followed by the reconvening of the Commission Meeting at 7:00 PM.

Mike Taylor, Chairman

Johnson County Commission

Tammie C. Fenner, County Clerk

Commission August 4 Recessed Session

BE IT REMEMBERED that a Recessed Session of the County Board of Commissioners of Johnson County was begun and held in the Town of Mountain City, Tennessee, this the 4th day of August, 2015 at 7:00 P.M., presiding the Honorable Mike Taylor, Chairman of the County Commission, Mike Reece, Sheriff, Tammie C. Fenner, County Clerk and a quorum of County Commissioners to wit:  Bill Adams, Eugene Campbell, Jerry Grindstaff, Evelyn Hill, Huey L. Long, George Lowe, Jimmy Lowe, Scott Mast, Steve Marshall,  Gina Meade, Christopher B. Pierce, Tommy Poore, Rick Snyder and Mike Taylor.  Absent – Bill Roark

APPROVE 2015-2016 ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET AND END BALANCES FOR ALL ACCOUNTS

Motion was made by Huey Long, seconded by Scott Mast to approve the 2015-2016 Operating Budget and end balances for all accounts.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE 2015-2016 BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION

Motion was made by Eugene Campbell, seconded by Chris Pierce to approve the 2015-2016 Budget Appropriations Resolution.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

APPROVE 2015-2016 TAX LEVY RESOLUTION ($0.61 – GENERAL, $0.02 SOLID WASTE, $0.86 GENERAL PURPOSE SCHOOLS, $0.23 – GENERAL DEBT SERVICE, $0.09 GENERAL CAPITAL PROJECTS – TOTAL $1.81)

Motion was made by George Lowe, seconded by Jimmy Lowe.  Upon Roll Call Vote, all yes, (Motion Carried).

Mike Taylor, Chairman

Johnson County Commission

Tammie C. Fenner, County Clerk

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