Madison County BOC Minutes...

JANUARY 14, 2002


OF ROADS AND REVENUE
MINUTES
SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
JANUARY 14, 2002
6:00 P.M.


MEMBERS PRESENT:
Commission Chairman Wesley J. Nash
District 1 Commissioner William ìBillî Taylor
District 2 Commissioner Johnny W. Fitzpatrick
District 3 Commissioner Mike Youngblood
District 4 Commissioner Melvin Drake
District 5 Commissioner Bruce Scogin


MEMBERS ABSENT:
None

MEDIA PRESENT:
Marilyn Bridges and Jere Ayers, The Madison County Newspapers
Zach Mitcham, The Madison County Journal


STAFF PRESENT
C Morris Fortson, County Clerk
Michael C. Pruett, County Attorney


Chairman Nash called the Special Called Meeting to order and asked Reverend Mike Hudmon to give the invocation. Chairman Nash presented copies of the proposed 2002 County Policy to the Board and read the proposed changes. Commissioner Scogin said that Section 1.4 regarding a unanimous vote to suspend the rules and add non agenda items should be a two-thirds vote as according to Robert Rules of Order. Commissioner Scogin made a motion to change unanimous vote to a two-thirds vote in Section 1.4. Commissioner Youngblood seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded as follows: Commissioner Taylor, NO; Commissioner Fitzpatrick, NO; Commissioner Youngblood, YES; Commissioner Drake, YES and Commissioner Scogin, YES. The motion was approved three (3) YES votes to two (2) NO votes.

Chairman Nash asked for a motion to appoint a Vice Chairman for 2002. Commissioner Scogin made a motion to appoint Commissioner Johnny Fitzpatrick as Vice Chairman for the year of 2002. Commissioner Taylor seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded as follows: Commissioner Taylor, YES; Commissioner Fitzpatrick, NO; Commissioner Youngblood, YES; Commissioner Drake, YES and Commissioner Scogin, YES. The motion was approved four (4) YES votes to one (1) NO vote.

Chairman Nash said that County Attorney Mike Pruett recommends that Section 6.D and 6.E be deleted as these are already covered in the Zoning Ordinance and the Sub-Division Regulations. Commissioner Scogin made a motion to delete Section 6.D and 6.E. Commissioner Fitzpatrick seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded as follows: Commissioner Taylor, YES; Commissioner Fitzpatrick, YES; Commissioner Youngblood, YES; Commissioner Drake, YES and Commissioner Scogin, YES. The motion was approved five (5) YES votes to zero (0) NO votes.

Chairman Nash recessed the meeting at 6:35 P. M. and said that we would continue after the Regular Business Meeting. Chairman Nash called the Special Called Meeting back to order 9:14 P. M. Chairman Nash recognized County Clerk Morris Fortson. Mr. Fortson distributed copies of phone charges for directory assistance tabulated for the past year and explained that the county had no policy to govern this activity. Chairman Nash said he would recommend that each phone line pay for such usage. Commissioner Youngblood made a motion to make employees responsible for their phone and responsible for directory assistance (411) calls. Commissioner Scogin seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded as follows: Commissioner Taylor, YES; Commissioner Fitzpatrick, YES; Commissioner Youngblood, YES; Commissioner Drake, YES and Commissioner Scogin, YES. The motion was approved five (5) YES votes to zero (0) NO votes.

Commissioner Youngblood made a motion that we add a policy that any Board or Committee appointed by the Board of Commissioners forward a copy of the minutes of their meetings to each member of the Board of Commissioners within three (3) working days of each meeting. Commissioner Fitzpatrick seconded the motion. A roll call vote was recorded as follows: Commissioner Taylor, YES; Commissioner Fitzpatrick, YES; Commissioner Youngblood, YES; Commissioner Drake, YES and Commissioner Scogin, YES. The motion was approved five (5) YES votes to zero (0) NO votes.

Chairman Nash said there is no more business to discuss and asked for a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Scogin made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Fitzpatrick seconded the motion. All in favor say aye. All aye, the motion was approved. The meeting adjourned at 9:36 P. M.





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