Board of Commissioners To Meet Monday Evening

The Elbert County Board of Commissioners will meet tonight at 5:15 for a Public Hearing to be held regarding the proposed road closing on a portion of Teasley Road at Coldwater Road. Any interested persons who wish to make their voice heard on this matter should attend this hearing at 5:15.

The Commissioners will then move into their regular November meeting at 5;30 pm. Items on the agenda include, Adoption of Agenda for this meeting, adoption of the minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 9, 2017, request from residents and land owners of Craft Ferry Subdivision to address the Board regarding the road conditions in the subdivision, discussion and a votel to close a portion of Teasley Road beginning at the intersection of Coldwater Road and running approximately six tenths of a mile, review and approval of bids for the Volunteer Firefighters Cancer Insurance as required by House Bill 146 that was passed by the 2017 Georgia General Assembly. discussion and approval of the FY 2017 Budget Amendment, discussion and a vote of the reappointment of Mr. Horace Baker to the Elbert County Board of Tax Assessors for a three-year term as The current term expires December 31, 2017, discussion and approval of bids for a new ambulance for the EMS Department.
The Board will also discuss and possibly approve bids received for a new fire truck for the Fire Department, discussion and approval of the 2019 Transit Contract for the State for Elbert County Transpo.
A major discussion in this meeting will be discussion regarding an amendment to the Joint Economic Development budget since the City of Elberton has not funded their portion of the 2018 budget. Elberton Mayor Larry Guest has requested more information sharing from the Development Authority for the City of Elberton and in Thursday night’s work session county administrator Bob Thomas suggested a meeting should be set up with the City to discuss the matter.
The Board will also discuss and vote on an agreement with Davis Systems to provide recycling for electronic devices on a daily basis. This process will include KECB as part of the agreement. The recycling will take place in the warehouse located at the transfer site.
In other business the board will hear a financial report by county CFO Phil Pitts and then hear any Public Comments.

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