They approved everything they discussed at the previous morning’s Work Session. See also the LAKE video of the Zika and mosquito control report from that Work Session.
Below are links to the LAKE videos plus a few notes for the Regular Session, August 9th 2016, of the Lowndes County Commission. They vote again tonight.
- 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge
- Special Retirement Recognition – Jerry Wallace
- 4. MInutes for Approval
- 5.a. Appointment – Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)
5.a. Appointment – Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) – part 2
Video. They reappointed Mac McCall.
6.a. TWR-2016-01 Verizon Wireless, 4278 Lakeland Highway
Video. Even the Moody AFB engineer spoke for.
6. Abandonment of Strong Road (CR 250)
Video. County Engineer Mike Fletcher noted this would not landlock anybody. He also pointed out this was not the public hearing. This was the determination of why to abandon (serves no public purpose), which will lead to a public hearing in a later meeting.
- 7.a. Accept Infrastructure for Grammercy Subdivision Phase II
7.b. Execution of the Resolution for the Hazardous Waste Trust Fund
Video. Yes, the same closed landfill they gave an easement to Sabal Trail for its 36-inch fracked methane pipeline.
7.c. Speed Zone Ordinance
Video. County Engineer Mike Fletcher said the only change was at Kinderlou from 55 to 65 MPH.
7.d. Declaration of Surplus Items for Fire Department
Video. Ashley Tye said items that had no additional useful life and no salvage value. He clarified that they had exceeded safety deadlines, so they couldn’t even give it to some other fire department.
- 7.e. Firehouse Software Upgrade
- 7.f. Moody AFB Water/Wastewater Treatment Systems Contract
7.f. Moody AFB Water/Wastewater Treatment Systems Contract (part 2)
Video. Chairman Bill Slaughter said the process to reach this agreement had received national recognition.
- 7.g. Contract with Condrey and Associates, Inc
7.h. Bulk Computer Purchase
Video. Aaron Kostyu said bulk purchase would get additional discounts. They’re buying from Dell.
8.a. Bid for Equipment for Fire Apparatus
Video. Finance Director Stephanie Black said this equipment is for the new pumper that was recently purchased for the fire department.
8.b. Bid for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Equipment
Video. Commissioner Demarcus Marshall wanted to know if that was enough equipment. Answer from Ashley Tye: yes, because this is only for the new truck; fire dept. already has enough for others.
9. Reports (none) 10. CWTBH (none) 11. Adjournment
Video. See the LAKE video of the Zika and mosquito control report from the previous morning’s Work Session.
Here’s a video playlist:
Videos: Jerry Wallace reitrement, ZBOA, Verizon, abandonment, landfill
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, August 9, 2016.
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