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Commission meeting notes

The Morgan County Commission took the following action Tues., July 28 at their regularly scheduled meeting.

•Held a public hearing in regards to the Morgan County Area Transportation System applying to the Alabama Department of Transportation for an administrative, operating and capital assistance grant.

•Adopted a resolution for the acceptance of bid from Lynn Layton Chevrolet for $22,695.35 for one new vehicle to be used for Parks and Recreation.

•Adopted a resolution approving the vacation of portions of State Crusher Road and E State Crusher Road and any other road right-of-ways lying within the E1/2 of the NW1/4 and the NE1/4 of Section 19, Township 8 South, Range 4 West in District 3 after a public hearing.

•Adopted a resolution approving the vacation of an unimproved public right-of-way located to the west of the existing Bert Stinson Road right-of-way in the SE1/4 of Section 3, Township 8 South, Range 3 West in District 3 after a public hearing.

•Accept right-of-way for Hopper Road, which is located off Welcome Falls Road in Section 20, Township 8 South, Range 1 West, District 3.

•Adopted a resolution approving certificate to subdivide and consolidate properties for Anthony R. Nappier, Terry L. Hamilton and Jeffery T. Hamilton- US Highway 231; and Thomas P. Lane, Lynn T. Lane and Eugene N. Ball- Mountain Oak Trail.

•Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chairman to execute the FY 2015/2016 Section 5307 Rural Transportation Grant Application to assist in the operation of public transit services from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016, for $468,339 Federal operating assistance and $190,824 Federal capital assistance, with Local assistance for $516,044 to be used as non-federal match.

•Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chairman to execute the FY 2015/2016 Section 5311 Rural Transportation Grant Application to assist in the operation of public transit services from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016, for $37,563 Federal administrative assistance, $200,923 Federal operating assistance and $144,000 Federal capital assistance, with Local assistance for $290,963 to be used as non-federal match.

•Adopted a resolution authorizing the chairman to advertise bids for cleaning the Morgan County Courthouse and janitorial supplies for all county departments

•Adopted a resolution authorizing the chairman to execute an agreement with Delta Computer Systems, Inc. for $1,030 monthly for the Morgan County Commissioner of Licenses office.

•Approved an invoice for $3,000 from Alabama Mountains, Rivers and Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Council representing membership dues for the Morgan County Commission, payable out of the General Fund, Commission office budget.

•Approved an invoice for $25,982.50 from Adams Building Company for the Lacey’s Spring Senior Center Project.

•Approved an invoice for $2,000 from Nelson Engineering Associates, Inc. for professional services on the Lacey’s Spring Senior Center Project.

•Approved an invoice for $4,020 from TTL, Inc. for professional services performed on the Morgan County Jail Annex.

•Approved invoices totaling $209 from Meadowbrook Insurance for insurance coverage for various departments.

•Approved an invoice for $5,000 from Community Consultants, Inc. for professional services for Brindlee Mountain Park Grant.

•Approved an invoice for $50 from S.S. Nesbitt representing Notary Bond for Star Loyd, Payroll/Benefits Officer.

•Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chairman to execute contract with Priceville High School for the promotion of Morgan County in the fall program ($150), payable out of the Tourism, Recreation and Convention Fund.

•Approved an invoice for $3,688.38 from Tyler Technologies for implementation services on new software.

•Adopted a resolution authorizing Revenue Commissioner Amanda Scott to fill the position of assessment clerk.

•Adopted a resolution designating for fiscal year 2015/2016 all Morgan County banks as depositories for Amanda G. Scott, Revenue Commissioner.

•Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chairman to proceed with $3,000,000 bond issue for Jail Annex.

•Discussed the FY2015/16 preliminary budget.

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