Two Regular Sessions back, they started with a moment of silence for Mike Everett, recently deceased employee of the Public Works department. The obituary in the VDT, 14 July 2014,
Michael Thomas Everett, a senior heavy equipment operator with Lowndes county and long time resident of Berrien County, GA, died unexpectedly on July 9, 2017 at the age of 58 at his home. Mike was born in Miami, Florida on December 29, 1958 to Hermon J. Everett and Mary C. Everett both deceased and is survived by his loving Step-Mother Nora N. Everett. Mike also known as Mr. Mike to many of his close friends and co-workers was an avid race car fan, loved cooking, enjoyed tending to his many gardens. He also loved music and often played guitar with family and friends. He was a magnet for all dogs taking great care of any that showed up on his doorstep. Mike was a very kind and generous man who will be deeply missed by his family, close neighbors, friends, co-workers and all who knew him. There is no service scheduled at this time.
Below are links to each LAKE video, with a few notes, followed by a LAKE video playlist. See also the agenda. There are no LAKE videos of the previous morning’s Work Session, because, they moved it half an hour early and didn’t send a notification. But there is a blog post about one Commissioner’s response to that. The county apparently does video its work sessions, but not that one, and not this Regular Session, either.
- 1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge
- 4. MInutes for Approval
5 a. Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County
Video. Commissioner Clay Griner moved to appoint Dr. Brian Griner (I don’t know whether any relation) to replace Cameron Hickman, who did not wish to be reappointed, and to reappoint Dr. John Roan to the Hospital Authority. They did that unanimously.
5 b. Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority
Video. Turns out Ashley Paulk as Sheriff cannot also serve on this board. They appointed Dan Deaver to replace him in a full term, and they reappointed Suzan Prince.
6 a. Spring Creek Pump and Motor
Video. $27,750 approved unanimously.
- 6 b. Service Contract for the Logisys CAD System
6 c. Motorola Subscriber Maintenance Agreement-911
Video. Commissioner Demarcus Marshall asked about radios going end of life. Danny Weeks said yes there are some, ending 2018, but they have a cache of parts and have advised their users to start shifting.
- 6d. Service Contract with Motorola for Public Safety Radio System-911
- 6g. Beer & Wine License- Big Dummy Pub- 4991 US Hwy 41 S., Lake Park
6 h. Right of Entry Agreement with Georgia Power
Video. Makes space available at the civic center for Georgia Power in emergencies for housing and feeding of Georgia Power employees as well as the area outside for storage of equipment.
7 a. Bid for Custom Cab Fire Pumper
Video. They went for option 2, which is the prepayment.
- 8. Reports (none) 9. CWTBH (none) 10. Adjournment
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: Appointments to Hospital Authority and Parks and Rec + well pump
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, July 11, 2017.
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