The members of the Cherokee County Commission during their Monday meeting appointed Probate Judge and Commission Chairman Tim Burgess to serve as county representative on the 2018/2019 Association of County Commissions of Alabama Legislative Committee.
Approval was granted for the Sheriff’s Office to declare as surplus three Dodge Chargers – a 2009, a 2010 and a 2011 model – and sell them at public auction.
The Facilities Use Agreement with Gadsden State Community College was approved, as well as a Section 5311 Non-Urbanized Area Public Transportation agreement with East Alabama Regional Planning & Development Commission with a local match of $17,198. Commission members also agreed to approve a “letter of commitment”, to offer support for the SAMHSA grant funding application for the Right Place, Inc.
It was also approved to donate a total of $2,000 to the Cherokee County Sports Hall of Fame for any expenses associated with their upcoming Banquet and to help with the Hall of Fame display.
Next on the agenda was a well-deserved honor for a group of people who do their jobs day-in and day-out and you don’t hear nearly enough about them and the hard work they do:
And finally, there are two agreements between the Alabama Department of Transportation and Cherokee County for road resurfacing and re-striping. In Commissioner Marcie Foster’s District, County Road 13 from County Road 31 to County Road 22, a length of 2.6 miles; and in Commissioner Carlton “Bubba” Teague’s District – County Road 41 from State Road 35 to County Road 794, which is a length of 2.3 miles.
The next meeting of the Cherokee County Commission is set for Tuesday, May 29th, starting at 5:00pm, taking place in the County Administration Building in Centre.