Commission Meeting Minutes

Voting Session Minutes - February 16, 2012

DAWSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
VOTING SESSION MINUTES – FEBRUARY 16, 2012
DAWSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER ASSEMBLY ROOM
25 JUSTICE WAY, DAWSONVILLE
6:00PM

ROLL CALL: Those present were Chairman Berg; Commissioner Pichon, District 1; Commissioner Swafford, District 2; Commissioner Hamby, District 3; Commissioner Nix, District 4; County Attorney Homans; County Manager Tanner; County Clerk Yarbrough and interested citizens of Dawson County. 

OPENING PRESENTATION:  Sandy Lipkowitz – Executive Director R.E.A.D. and Pat Story – Lanier Technical College

INVOCATION:  Chairman Berg

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Chairman Berg

ANNOUNCEMENTS: County Manager Tanner presented Chief Financial Officer Cindy Campbell with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the third year in a row.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Motion passed unanimously to approve the minutes from the Voting Session held on February 2, 2012.  Pichon/Nix

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:
Motion passed unanimously to approve the agenda.  Nix/Pichon

PUBLIC COMMENT:
None

ALCOHOL LICENSE HEARINGS:
None

ZONINGS:
None

PUBLIC HEARINGS:
None

OLD BUSINESS:
None

NEW BUSINESS:

Approval of the RFP #167-12 for Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Vehicles
Motion passed unanimously to award the RFP #167-12: Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Vehicles to Akins Ford/Dodge in Winder, Georgia with $130,000.00 to be funded out of the 2012 Capital Projects Fund and the overage of $8,339.76 to be paid out of the 2012 Sheriff’s Confiscated Assets Budget. Swafford/Pichon

Approval of the Application for Parade and Assembly- “Kiwanis Club 5K/10K Races”
Motion passed unanimously to approve the Application for Parade and Assembly for the Kiwanis Club 5K/10K Races. Pichon/Nix

Approval of the Application for Parade and Assembly- “North Georgia Adults Triathlon”
Motion passed unanimously to approve the Application for Parade and Assembly for the North Georgia Adults Triathlon. Nix/Pichon

Approval of the Application for Parade and Assembly- “Dawsonville 5000 & ½ Marathon”
Motion passed unanimously to approve the Application for Parade and Assembly for the Dawsonville 5000 & ½ Marathon.  Swafford/Nix

Approval to Hold Public Hearings for the Annual Zoning Map Adoption 
Motion passed unanimously to hold public hearings for the Annual Zoning Map Adoption. Pichon/Nix

Approval of the 2012-2017 System Wide Recreation Master Plan Update
Discussion- Commissioner Swafford stated it was a good concept plan for the park; however the approval of the individual projects listed in the plan would depend upon future finances. Motion passed unanimously to approve the 2012-2017 System Wide Recreation Master Plan Update. Swafford/Nix

Approval of the 2012 Emergency Services Boot Drive Dates
Motion passed unanimously to approve the 2012 Emergency Services Boot Drive Dates. Nix/Hamby

Approval of the 2012 Senior Center Elevator Project
Motion passed unanimously to approve the 2012 Senior Center Elevator Project. Hamby/Swafford

Approval of the 2012 Arbor Day Proclamation
Motion passed unanimously to approve the 2012 Arbor Day Proclamation. Swafford/Nix

Approval of the 2011 Board of Commissioners Expenses
Motion passed unanimously to approve the 2011 Board of Commissioners Expenses. Nix/Pichon

Approval to Declare Emergency Circumstances on Sweetwater Juno Road Relating to Culvert Failure 
Motion passed unanimously to declare emergency circumstances on Sweetwater Juno Road relating to culvert failure. Pichon/Swafford

Approval to Accept Lowest Bid from Bryant Construction, Inc. for Emergency Pipe Repairs on Sweetwater Juno Rd.
Motion passed unanimously to ratify the acceptance of the contract with Bryant Construction, Inc. in the amount of $33,000.00 for emergency pipe repairs on Sweetwater Juno Road. Pichon/Swafford

ADJOURNMENT:
Motion passed unanimously to adjourn.


APPROVE:                                                 ATTEST:

            
Mike Berg, Chairman                                 Danielle Yarbrough, County Clerk