Severe Weather for Wednesday; Office Closings

Please be prepared for today’s severe weather. We are taking this threat very seriously and currently have closed all county business offices today to ensure our employees remain home and safe. Essential services and personnel are on duty and will be available to respond to any storm related matters that might occur. Severe threat remains at moderate risk for most of the area. “Moderate” in weather terminology is the second highest risk factor so don’t let the word mislead you. The main impact will be from the development of tornadoes but also impacts from hail as large as tennis...

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RFQ for Benefits Consulting & Broker Services

BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 625 West Third Street, Suite 4, Jackson, Georgia 30233 RFQ 2017-03-001 TO: Qualified Prospective Vendors DATE: March 24th, 2017 SUBJECT: Request for Qualifications for Benefits Consulting and Broker Services You are invited to submit Proposals for Benefits Consulting and Broker Services for Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Ancillary/Voluntary Benefits for Butts County, Georgia. Please note that this is NOT a request for insurance coverage. Attached are the general conditions, technical specifications, and submittal format. The written requirements contained in this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) shall not be changed or superseded except by written addendum from the Butts County Administration Department. Failure to comply with the written requirements for this RFQ may result in disqualification of the submittal by Butts County. Submittals are to be sealed, marked with the submitting firm’s name and address and labeled: “Benefits Consulting and Broker Services” and delivered to: Butts County Attention: Dr. Keith Moffett County Administrator/Personnel Administrator 625 West Third Street, Suite 4 Jackson, GA 30233 No later than April 13th, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. Eastern DLST. Butts County reserves the right to reject any and all submittals, to waive any technicalities or irregularities and to award contracts based on the highest and best interest of Butts County. Any inquiries regarding this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) should be directed to Dr. Keith Moffett t (770) 775-8200 or by e-mail...

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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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Proposed Resolution on Open Records

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:   Under the authority of O.C.G.A. §50-18-71(b)(1)(B), the County Clerk of Butts County is hereby designated as the custodian of this agency’s records and shall serve as the “Open Records Officer” for Butts County. One of...

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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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