Author: Michael Brewer

Library Clerk (Part Time) Wanted-Apply by March 31

The Jackson-Butts County Library Board is seeking applications for a part time Library Clerk through March 31, 2017. To apply for this position, click the link below. To obtain more information, contact the Branch Manager at the JBC Library at 770-775-7524 Application: Click Here...

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Public Hearing Notices

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Butts County Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a series of Public Hearings for the purpose of considering the matters listed below. The Public Hearings will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the C. Wayne King Auditorium at the Butts County Administration Building located at 625 West Third Street, Jackson, Georgia. Case # 04(01)-2017 GHM Real Estate & ARE Properties, LLC of St, Johns, FL is requesting a rezoning from C-2 – Commercial – General/Highway to M-2 – Manufacturing – General for property located on Truck Stop Way(Map 14 – Parcel 12), Jackson, GA 30233 in the Third Land District, Land Lot 235. Case # 04(02)-2017 GHM Real Estate & ARE Properties, LLC of St. Johns, FL is requesting a special use for property located on Truck Stop Way(Map 14 – Parcel 12), Jackson, GA 30233 in the Third Land District, Land Lot 235. The purpose of the request is for a proposed salvage yard. Recommendations by the Planning and Zoning Commission on each of these matters will go before the Butts County Board of Commissioners, which, prior to voting, will also conduct public hearings on each of the matters, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:00PM in the C. Wayne King Auditorium at the Butts County Administration Building located at 625 West Third Street, Jackson, Georgia. In accordance with...

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Resolution Proposal on Open Records

The Board of Commissioners of Butts County will take action on the following proposed resolution at the meeting of the Board scheduled for April 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the C. Wayne King Auditorium: RESOLUTION OF THE BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ESTABLISHING POLICIES FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE GEORGIA OPEN RECORDS ACT   WHEREAS, Butts County, Georgia is subject to the provisions of the Georgia Open Records Act, codified at O.C.G.A. §§50-18-70 et seq., and   WHEREAS, the Butts County Board of Commissioners, as the governing authority of Butts County, strongly adheres to the principle of open government, encourages public access to public records, and fully supports the public policy expressed by the General Assembly at O.C.G.A. §50-18-70 (a); and   WHEREAS, the Butts County Board of Commissioners finds that policies for compliance with the Open Records Act will enhance Butts County’s ability to comply fully and in all respects with the Open Records Act, while at the same time providing for orderly and efficient responses that will minimize, to the extent possible, disruption in the delivery of other public services that can result from the absence of clear policies addressing responses to Open Records Act requests;   NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby RESOLVED by the Butts County Board of Commissioners that the following shall constitute Butts County’s Policies for Compliance with the Georgia Open Records Act:  ...

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Commission Meeting Scheduled For March 13

WORKSHOP 4:00 PM NUMBER ITEM OR PRESENTMENT PRESENTER WS 2017-007 Honeywell Update and Presentation-Keith Moffett/Mike O’Quinn WS 2017-008 Update on 16 & 75 Interchange Development Plans-Bill Jones WS 2017-009 Update on Grant Process for CDBG-Keith Moffett WS 2017-010 FY 2016 Annual Audit Report-Rae Johnston, CPA REGULAR MEETING-6:00 PM Preliminaries Welcome, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance-Chairman Henderson 2017-03-035 Approval of the March Docket-Chairman Henderson 2017-03-036 Approval of February 2017 Minutes-Chairman Henderson 2017-03-037 Public Comment-Chairman Henderson OLD BUSINESS 2017-02-027 Report from County Attorney on Truck Ordinance and Related Action-Mike O’Quinn NEW BUSINESS 2017-02-038 Approval of the FY 2016 Annual Audit-Rae Johnston 2017-03-039 Presentation of Bids for Leisure Service Maintenance Building-Discussion-Keith Moffett 2017-03-040 Request from Butts County Health Department on Redundant Radio Systems-BCHD Staff 2017-03-041 Approval of Community Development Block Grant Application-Keith Moffett 2017-03-042 Approval of Alcohol License-Royal BP Corporation-2679 Highway 16 West-Staff 2017-03-043 Resolution Establishing Policies for Compliance with Open Records Act-Mike O’Quinn CONSENT AGENDA 2017-03-044 Consent Agenda-Keith Moffett • Approval of Updates to Animal Control Ordinance (Post 30 Day Review) • Approval of 4th Edition of Personnel Ordinance (Post 30 Day Review) • Preliminary authorization to expend impact fees for LMIG Supplement Program • Approval to Release RFP for Paving of Riley Road for Contractor Bids CLOSING 2017-03-045 Executive Session (Personnel, Real Estate)-Chairman Henderson 2017-03-046 Summary of Executive Session-Mike O’Quinn 2017-03-047...

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Tax Preparation Service Cancelled

Due to not receiving enough sign-ups for the free VITA Program Tax Preparation Services, the event scheduled for Thursday, March 9th has been cancelled. Everyone that signed up for the event has been notified. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have...

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Formal Bid Opening-Leisure Services Maintenance Building

Date: March 3, 2017, 3:20 PM Location: C. Wayne King Auditorium A formal bid opening was held on March 3, 2017 in the C. Wayne King Auditorium of the County Administration Building. The purpose of the bid opening was tabulate submitted requests for bids from qualified contractors for the purpose of constructing new maintenance buildings for the Leisure Services Departments. The bids were received within the timeframes specified by the Interim County Clerk and recorded in the presence of the County Administrator and the Project Architect with representatives of all submitting contractors present. The bids received were as follows: Renfroe Construction Company LLC of Macon, Georgia Contract Amount: $699,142.00 Alt 1: Deduct $57,000.00 for gabled roof system in lieu of hipped roof Alt 2: Add $6.00 per cubic yard for installation of additional fill provided by County (if required) Alt 3: Deduct $3,953.00 if R-13 insulation is accepted in the roof and walls of both buildings Bid Bond received and verified Commercial Metal Builders, Inc of Zebulon, Georgia Contract Amount: $587,405.00 Alt 1: Deduct $26,205.00 for gabled roof system in lieu of hipped roof Bid Bond received and verified Bids received and verified by: J. Michael Brewer Government Relations Director Interim County Clerk Witnessed by: Keith Moffett County Administrator Ronnie Daniel,...

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