Subtract out the invocation, pledge, and approval of minutes (which you couldn’t hear anyway because the county’s sound system wasn’t working) and the Chairman’s ending comments on Youth Leadership, and your elected Commissioners spent about six minutes on the business of the county, including spending some unknown amount of money on road services.
Below are links to each LAKE video of each agenda item, with a few notes, followed by a LAKE video playlist. See also the LAKE videos of the previous morning’s Work Session, and the agenda in the previous post with more context.
1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge
Video. No audio: county’s system wasn’t turned on.
4. Minutes for approval
Video. Gretchen switched to ambient sound.
5a. Decorative Street Lighting District – Phase 1 of Kelsee Crossing
Video. Nobody spoke against nor for. Comissioner Scottie Orenstein said something, but we can’t hear what it was.
6a. Surveying and Engineering Services for Lester Road
Video. GDOT LMIG grant. Commissioner Demarcus Marshall wanted to know a timeframe. County Engineer Mike Fletcher said maybe within a year, given that engineering, surveying, and right of way acquisition all still needed to be done.
6 b. Advanced Disposal Services Residential Solid Waste Franchise
Video. County sound is working now.
6 c. Deep South Sanitation Residential Solid Waste Franchise
Video. Also franchise would expire March 31st. Also approved.
- 7. Reports – County Manager (none)
- 8. CWTBH (none) Chairman’s recognition of Youth Leadership 9. Adjournment
Then they exited the room before Gretchen even had the camera packed up, apparently all going to some unannounced event.
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: six minutes on Lighting, Paving, and Trash
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, March 26, 2019.
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