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Hartselle Enquirer

Morgan County Commission Meeting Notes

The Morgan County commission took the following actions at their regularly scheduled meeting Tues., Aug. 11.

• Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chairman to advertise for bids for one (1) Emergency Response Portal Monitor that meets FEMA-REP-21 standards, to be payable out of Morgan County EMA fund 152-52303-549.

• Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chairman to execute the Long Term Detention Subsidy Contract with the Alabama Department of Youth Services effective Oct. 1, through Sept. 30, 2016.

• Adopted a resolution approving the following excess proceed claims arising from Revenue Commissioner’s tax sales for Martha Barthold, Gary S. Bogle, Loren Hunter and Vicente Chavez.

• Adopted a resolution authorizing the refund of sales tax to Hubbard & Drake General Mechanical Contractors Inc. and Active Power Inc., due to miscalculation.

• Adopted resolution re-appointing Bill Wood as a member of the County Board of Equalization and certify that in our opinion he is competent to serve under the provisions of the law for the term beginning Oct. 1.

• Adopted resolution authorizing the chairman to execute the service agreement with Election Systems and Software, LLC in the amount of $25,492 per election for providing professional project management and related election services for Morgan County elections for the period of Jan. 1, 2016, through Dec. 31, 2016, as suggested by Probate Judge Greg Cain.

• Adopted resolution authorizing the Chief Administrative Officer to renew contract with Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Corporation for garbage billing effective Oct. 1, 2015, through Sept. 30, 2016.

•Approved checks issued for July totaling $5,696,166.48.

• Approved the following personnel changes for July: deleting sheriff positions of Matt Hokett, Christopher Evans, Austin Berry, Marie Martin, Byron Carrell Jr., Haley Schrimsher and John Hinson and adding sheriff positions of Cheyenne Hale, Cody Amerson, John Hinson and Melody Kuykendall.

• Approved an invoice for $16,111 from Volkert, Inc. representing program management services on Jail Annex.

• Approved an invoice for $2,815.20 from Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts representing audit services performed for 2012/13.

• Approved an invoice for of $39,326.74 from Teklinks representing new Server and Licenses for Morgan County.

• Approved an invoice for $2,000 from Secured Perimeters International representing retainer fee for Inmate Telephone System Consulting / Revenue Assurance.

• Approved an invoice for $805 from Charles Sherrod Consulting representing professional services for EMA Grants.

• Approved an invoice for $283,700.63 from Lee Builders, Inc. for Jail Construction Project.

• Adopted a resolution authorizing Randy Vest to purchase a heat pump unit for Morgan County Extension Office at Farm Services Building from McCutcheon Heating & Air Conditioning for $10,024.16, payable out of Capital Funds.

• Approved an invoice for $2,759.10 from Travelers Insurance representing professional services.

• Approved payment estimate in the amount of $371,641.97 from West Morgan East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority representing relocation of utilities on Kirby Bridge Road, Districts 1 and 2, for bridge replacement project.

• Adopted a resolution approving Certificates to subdivide and consolidate properties located within Morgan County for Kristal Nicole Smith Piney Grove Road and Piney Grove Loop and Eula Key – Nat Key Road.

• Adopted a resolution authorizing the chairman to execute a contract with the Danville Booster Club for the promotion of Morgan County in the football program, payable out of the Tourism, Recreation and Convention Fund.

• Adopted a resolution declaring the repair and installation of traffic light at intersection of Bethel and River Road, a public works project and authorize the chairman to execute contract with Temple, Inc. for $16,500.

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