BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MINUTES OF A CALLED MEETING
JUNE 29, 2017

Present:
Ken Rivers, District 1
Robert Henderson, District 2, Chairman
Joe Brown, District 3, Vice Chairman
Keith Douglas, District 4
Russ Crumbley, District 5

Staff:
Keith Moffett, County Administrator
Chiquita Barkley, Controller/ County Clerk
Michael Brewer, Government Relations Director
MINUTES

The Board convened with all members present and Chairman Henderson then called the June 29, 2017 Called Meeting to order at 5:00 PM. He welcomed all present. He then asked Commissioner Rivers to give the invocation, followed by the pledge of allegiance.

Item 2017-06-106: Approval of Docket
Upon a motion by Commissioner Rivers, seconded by Commissioner Brown, the docket was approved with unanimous consent, 5-0

Item 2017-06-107: Adaption of the FY 2018 Budget. Dr. Moffett read a resolution (attached to these minutes separately) for adaption of the FY 2018 budget. Following questions from Board Members present, Commissioner Brown made a motion to approve the FY 2018 budget, seconded by Commissioner Douglas. The motion passed 4-1, with Commissioner Rivers voting in dissent.

Item 2017-06-108: Adjournment Motion: Upon a motion by Commissioner Brown, seconded by Commissioner Douglas, the Board adjourned the final meeting of Fiscal Year 2017 with unanimous consent, 5-0.

Ratified this 10th Day of July, 2017

County of Butts
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

WHEREAS, Butts County Georgia is required by the laws of the State of Georgia to prepare, adopt, and operate under an annual balance General Fund Budget commencing July 1 of each Fiscal year; and,

WHEREAS, Butts County is required also under GASB 34 and State of Georgia laws to prepare and adopt ALL significant amendments to the annual County General Fund and Special Revenue Funds to continue operating and expending funds through June 30 of each Fiscal year; and,

WHEREAS, Butts County anticipates receiving $982,139.59 in insurance premium tax revenue during Fiscal Year 2017-2018, and as a part of the budget approved herein Butts County will utilize said insurance premium tax revenue to pay the costs of fire protection services for the benefit the inhabitants of the unincorporated portions of the county, as authorized by O.C.G.A §33-8-8.3(a)(1)(B); Butts County has appropriated $1,522,328.00 from other county funds to pay the balance of rural fire protection expenses in Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

WHEREAS, the Butts County Administrator has properly advertised and conducted a Public Hearing on the proposed FY 2017-2018 General Fund and Special Revenue Funds; now, therefore be it resolved:

RESOLVED, the Butts County Board of Commissioners hereby formally adopt the following County Operating Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

1. GENERAL FUND $20,532,372.00
2. SPLOST 1996-2000 $16,529.35
3. SPLOST 2012-2017 $1,292,512.43
4. RECREATION FUND $247,789.27
5. CHAMPS FUND $9,206.64
6. 911 FUND ENTERPRISE $360,063.37
7. COURTHOUSE FUND $32,218.35
8. JAIL CONSTRUCTION FUND $48,057.10
9. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND $787,686.18

SUBTOTAL $23,326,434.69

BY: BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS