Monday’s regular meeting of the Cherokee County Commission was for the most part a fairly short affair.
Commissioners approved three requests for special funding which included a $2,500 request from the Board of Education to be used for Farm City Days, a $5,173 request from the Mt. Weisner Fire Department to be used to construct a small building to house a new fire truck recently acquired by the department and a $1,558 request from the Sheriff’s Department – these fund will come from discretionary funds split between each of the four commissioners.
Excess Land Redemptions were approved for Timothy Chapple in the amount of $229.73 and Randall Clifton in the amount of $23.88.
The commission also adopted a proclamation declaring the month of October as Pro Bono Month – and approve an agreement with East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission for Elderly Transit Services.
In other business an agreement for Worker’s Compensation was renewed with the Meadowbrook Insurance Group for the period of October 1, 2014 through October 1, 2015.
There were two resurfacing projects approved – County Road 99 from County Road 41 to the Georgia State Line covering 5.99 miles and County Road 41 from County Road 46 to the Georgia State Line covering 3.199 miles.
A Digital Information Cooperative agreement was also adopted with the Alabama Department of Transportation which gives the county permission to share GIS Data with the state which will generate $20,000 in revenue for the county per year.
The Long Term Detention Subsidy agreement with the Alabama Department of Youth Services was also passed as well as the annual bids for the County Highway Department.
The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Commission will be Tuesday, October 14 at 10:00am in the County Administration Building – with a Special Session to approve the budget scheduled for Tuesday, September 30 at 4:00pm.