Jasper County Board of Commissioners
June 28, 2018
Called Meeting Minutes
Comm. Pennamon called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
Commissioners Present: Chairman, Carl Pennamon, Bruce Henry, Don Jernigan. Vic-Chair, Craig Salmon arrived at 6:02 p.m., and Doug Luke arrived at 6:16 p.m.
Staff Present: Mike Benton, County Manager, Clerk, Sharon Robinson, Finance Director, Dennis Pate, and County Attorney, David Ozburn.
Pledge of Allegiance:
District 1, Carl Pennamon
Comm. Jernigan made motion approve the agenda as presented, Henry seconded; passed unanimously.
Salmon – received a text thanking for the work done on Barr Bridge Road.
Henry – ditto the Barr Bridge work as noted by Comm. Salmon.
Jernigan – None
Pennamon – Shire/Stanton Springs got FDA approval which means their value will go on tax book this year and hopefully we will get funds in 2020.
Adopt Solid Waste Curbside Fee for 2018 Tax Billing:
Comm. Henry questioned the results of the can count.
Mr. Benton noted it stayed about the same.
Comm. Henry made motion to maintain the price for Solid Waste Curbside Fee at $150 per livable household per cart, per year, Comm. Salmon seconded; passed 4-0.
Adopt Fire Protection Special District Fee for 2018 Tax Billing:
Comm. Salmon made motion to adopt the Fire Protection Special District Fee of $28.63 for the 2018 Tax Billing for all parcels located within the Fire Protection Special District, Comm. Henry seconded; passed 4-0.
Comm. Henry noted the money comes in as a pass-thru, has there been an increase in the number of people in that district where it will fluctuate the amount of money that comes in.
Mr. Benton noted a small increase; it is a pass thru amount of $42,900 there has been a little change but not much.
Adopt Tax Levy for 2018 Tax Billing:
Comm. Jernigan made motion to adopt Resolution # 2018.06.28 authorizing the Jasper County Tax Commissioner to levy a Jasper County Wide M&O Millage Rate at the roll back rate of 15.904, Comm. Salmon seconded; passed 4-0.
Comm. Henry made motion to adopt Resolution # 2018.06.28 authorizing the Jasper County Tax Commissioner to levy a Jasper County Wide Jasper Memorial Hospital Millage Rate at the roll back rate of .884, Comm. Salmon seconded; passed 4-0.
Adopt FY 2019 Budget:
Comm. Pennamon noted Jasper County BOC has tentatively approved the FY 2019 Budget with Total Expenditures in the amount of $10,429,900 and need to officially adopt the FY 2019 Budget as presented.
(A copy of the budget will be attached and made a part of the official minutes).
Comm. Salmon made motion to adopt Resolution # 2018.06.28A calling for a FY 2019 Budget with Expenditures of $10,429,900, Comm. Jernigan seconded; passed 4-0.
County Attorney Items:
County Manager Items:
Comm. Jernigan made motion to adjourn at 6:18 p.m., Comm. Salmon seconded; passed unanimously.
Carl Pennamon, Chairman
Sharon S. Robinson, Clerk