BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MINUTES OF THE BOARD FOR JULY 1, 2019
8:00 AM 3rd Millage Hearing
☐ Ken Rivers, District 1, Chairman
☐ Robert Henderson, District 2
☐ Joe Brown, District 3
☐ Russ Crumbley, District 5
☐ Steve Layson, County Administrator
☐ Michael Brewer, Deputy County Administrator
☐ Ben Vaughn, County Attorney
Section 1: Public Hearing (3rd) on Proposed Millage Rate for 2019
Item 2019-06-142 Instructions on Public Hearing
The Presiding Officer brought the July 1, 2019 meeting to order at 8:00 AM and called on County Administrator Steve Layson to read the instructions for the third public hearing on the proposed 2019 millage rate of 12.209 mils. It was noted that this was the same millage rate as approved in 2018 and 2017. He then recommended that the Chairman open the workshop.
Item 2019-06-143 Public Hearing on 2019 Millage Rate
The Chairman opened the Public Hearing and allowed any who wished to speak in favor of or against the proposed millage rate to speak. Steve Gafford, a member of the Board of Equalization, rose to speak for and against. He then closed the public hearing.
Chairman Rivers noted in his comments that the county millage rate is the lowest that it has been since 1993. He also called attention to the fact that the county millage is lower than all six surrounding counties in 2019.
Item 2019-06-144 Adjournment Motion
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting by Mr. Crumbley, seconded by Mr. Henderson with unanimous consent
Ratified this 1st Day of July, 2019
/S/ Ken Rivers, Chairman of the Board
CERTIFICATION & ATTESTATION
I do hereby attest by my signature and seal below that the aforementioned minutes of the Butts County Board of Commissioners are an accurate representation of the official actions undertaken by the Board during the open meeting designated for the date and times stated herein.
/S/ J. Michael Brewer, Deputy County Administrator
as Clerk of Butts County