It was a packed house for the Cherokee County Commission meeting this week as Commissioners recognized the Sand Rock Lady Wildcats for finishing the season as Class 2A State Runner-Up, the Spring Garden Lady Panthers for capturing the Class 1A State Championship and the Gaylesville Elementary School Robotics Team on earning a spot in the VEX Robotics World Championships.
Commissioner Randy Jones read the proclamation honoring Spring Garden, Commissioner Kimball Parker presented the resolution in recognition of Sand Rock and Commissioner Carlton Teague read aloud the proclamation recognizing the Gaylesville Robotics Team. You can hear those presentations below.
SAND ROCK PROCLAMATION
SPRING GARDEN PROCLAMATION
GAYLESVILLE ROBOTICS PROCLAMATION
Also during the meeting the Commission adopted a Resolution recognizing the Vietnam War Day Proclamation, Commissioner Marcie Foster read that proclamation aloud and then made a presentation to Cherokee County resident and Vietnam Veteran David Hartline.
In other business, the commission approved the appointment of Mickie Kerr to a four year term on the Cherokee County Public Building authority and approved the hire of Eric Tucker as Deputy Administrator, Tucker will be transferring from the Cherokee County Revenue Commissioners Office.
Also approved was a motion to make necessary repairs to the roof at the Cherokee County Administration Building in the amount of $19,947, this will come from Capital Improvement Funds and the work will be done by Jerry’s Roofing.
A resolution was also adopted recognizing County Clean-Up Week for April 22-28th, 2018.
Approval was granted to the posting of an Animal Care Worker at the Cherokee County Animal Shelter, this vacancy is due to a recent resignation.
During the planning session, the Commission and County Attorney Bill Hawkins heard a brief update from Jess Nix (via conference call) who updated the commission on the ongoing water litigation. You can hear that update below.
The commission then adjourned into Execuitive Session to discuss possible/pending litigation with attorney Emily Mills regarding the current Opioid Lawsuit. The next regular meeting of the Cherokee County Commission will be Monday, March 26th at 5:00 p.m. in the county administration building.