A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF BUTTS COUNTY TO APPOINT MEMBERS TO VARIOUS ATHORITIES, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF THE 122ND SESSION TO ATTEST ALL DOCUMENTS; TO SET FORTH THE TERMS OF APPOINTMENTS; AND FOR OTHER RELATED AND LAWFUL PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, Butts County is a duly created and validly existing political subdivision of the State of Georgia under the Constitution and laws of the state of Georgia and governed by the Butts County Board of Commissioners, and;

WHEREAS, the Butts County Board of Commissioners, the governing body of the county is charged with making appointments to various boards and committees whenever a seat on said board(s) shall become vacant, to either finish an existing term, serve and additional term or to serve as a new appointee to fulfil a term, and;

WHEREAS, the Sessional Clerk of Butts County Georgia has received a proper application(s) for appointments or requests to be reappointed and has made a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners for appointment(s) in the manner contained herein, now therefore be it:

RESOLVED, that the Commission hereby declares that the foregoing preamble and whereas provisions set forth hereinabove constitute, and shall be considered to be, substantive provisions of this Resolution and are hereby incorporated by reference into this provision, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the Commission hereby does make the following appointments, to be effective on 1 January 2021, staff having determined that the individuals meet all legal requirements to serve on such Authorities, Boards and Commissioners, and therefore appoints them as outlined below:

-To the Butts County Library Board of Directors, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint PEGGY SMITH to a five-year term of office, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2025;

-To the Butts County Library Board of Directors, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint GLENDA GRANT to a five-year term of office, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2025;

-To the Butts County Library Board of Directors, the Board of Commissioners does hereby appoint CARLOS DUFFEY to a five-year term of office, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2025, to fill the seat previously held by Bruce Bartholomew;

-To the Three Rivers Regional Commission, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint TERRY NOLAN to a one-year term of office, beginning 1 January 2021 and evening 31 December 2021;

– To the Butts County Development Authority, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint ALICIA WASHINGTON to a four-year term, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2024;

– To the Butts County Development Authority, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint FREDERICK J. HEAD to a four-year term, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2024;

– To the Butts County Development Authority, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint JOHN T. HARKNESS, JR. to a four-year term, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2024;

-To the Butts County Board of Assessors, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint JIMMY HOBGOOD to a six-year term, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2026;

-To the Butts County Transportation Board, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint JOHN FISHER to a two-year term, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2022;

– To the West Georgia EMS Council, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint MIKE WILSON to a one-year term of office, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2021;

– To the West Georgia EMS Council, the Board of Commissioners does hereby reappoint RANDY PRINCE to a one-year term of office, beginning 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2021;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in the event an appointee so designated in this resolution should become unable or ineligible to continue to serve their term of appointment, that the Board of Commissioners shall cause to be appointed a replacement that shall serve only until the term of the original appointment has been completed, subject to reappointment if the Board so chooses, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board reserves its right in any appointments now or in the future to not reappoint a sitting member to any Authority, Board or Committee or related, for which it has appointment powers, for any reason that it should choose or for no reason, and;

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Board authorizes the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners to sign this Resolution on their behalf and authorizes the Clerk of the 122nd Session to attest all signatures and transmit this document to the appropriate entities of Butts County.

Adopted in open session this 14th day of December, 2020 in Butts County, Georgia.

/S/ Ken Rivers, Chairman
Board of Commissioners

/S/ J. Michael Brewer, Deputy County Manager
Clerk of the 122nd Session