Agenda Special Called 12.13.2022

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH, 2022, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS

4. CONSIDER BONUS FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES. -LEO STEPHENS

5. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

6. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 12.13.22

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Prayer
2. Pledge To Flag
3. Discuss surplus items. -EMA Director
4. Discuss 2023 Holiday’s for County Employees. -County Executive
5. Public comments
6. County Official comments
7. Commissioner comments
8. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 11.29.2022

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2022, 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS

4. Consider Violent Crime Intervention Fund Grant. -Sheriff’s Department

5. Consider Boat Ramp Bid. -Jim Vincent

6. Consider Renovation Bid. -Jim Vincent

7. Consider CDBG Food Insecurity Grant Application. -Nick Welch

8. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

9. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 11.15.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Consider Resolution To Forgive Delinquent Taxes And Remove From Delinquent Tax Suit. -Jim Reed
D. Consider VA Hiring Committee Report. -Phillip Dunn
E. Consider Resolution To Allocate The Sum Of $10,000 From The Hotel Motel Tax Fund To The Cumberland Trails Conference For The Costs Associated With Completing The Cumberland Trail In Rhea County. -Jim Vincent
F. Consider Resolution To Approve Lease Agreement Between Rhea County And The State Of Tennessee District Attorney General Conference, Criminal Division. -Jim Vincent
G. Consider Resolution To Approve Lease Agreement Between Rhea County And The State Of Tennessee District Attorney General Conference, Child Support Division. -Jim Vincent
H. Consider Training Equipment Grant. -Sheriff Department
I. Consider Resolution To Appoint Fire Cause and Origin Investigative Team To Assist Rhea County Arson Investigator. -EMA Director
J. Consider Evidence Based Programming Project Grant Budget Continuation $311,661.00. -Sheriff Department
K. Consider Evidence Based Programming Project Grant Budget Continuation $200,800.00. -Sheriff Department
L. Consider Evidence Based Programming Grant Budget Continuation $207,400.00. -Sheriff Department
M. Consider new Holiday Schedule for the School Maintenance Garage. -Finance Director
N. Consider Resolution To Allocate The Sum Of $40,000.00 From The Hotel motel Tax Fund TO The Rhea Economic And Tourism Council For Costs Associated With The Ice Rink Lease Agreement. -Jim Vincent
O. Consider Contract Agreement with Nokian Tyres. -Jim Vincent
P. Consider option to purchase Able Farm. -Jim Vincent

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

***Special Called County Commission Meeting November 29, 2022***

Agenda 11.08.2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Prayer
2. Pledge To Flag
3. Discuss Delinquent Taxes Summons. -Jim Reed
4. Discuss VA Officer Hiring Committee Report. -Phillip Dunn
5. Discuss Cumberland Trails. -Jim Vincent
6. Discuss DA Office Lease. -Jim Vincent
7. Discuss Child Support Office Lease. -Jim Vincent
8. Discuss Pine Grove Fire Department Lease Update. -EMA Director
9. Discuss Training Equipment Grant. -Sheriff Department
10. Discuss appointment of Fire Investigators to the Rhea County Fire Department. -EMA Director
11. Public comments
12. County Official comments
13. Commissioner comments
14. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 10.18.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Consider Resolution To Allocate The Sum Of $220,220.00 From TVA Impact Monies For Improvements To Certain County Roads. -Jim Vincent
D. Consider Resolution To Approve Allocations Of TDEC Non-Competitive ARPA Funds To The Various Water/Wastewater Utility Providers in Rhea County. -Jim Vincent
E. Consider Resolution Approving The Fourth Amendment To Lease Agreement With Regions Bank. -Jim Vincent
F. Consider Resolution Establishing The Rhea County Fair Board. -Jim Vincent
G. Consider Resolution To Appoint Members To The Rhea County Fair Board. -Jim Vincent
H. Consider Resolution Approving The Lease Agreement With Southeast Tennessee Resource Agency (SETHRA) For Office Space Located On The Justice Center Campus. -Jim Vincent
I. Consider Resolution Accepting The Bid And Awarding The Project to Replace The Roof At The Medical Building To J.D. Helaton For The Sum Of $77,385.64. -Jim Vincent
J. Consider Network Coordinator Grant. -Jim Reed
K. Consider Alcohol Impaired Driving Enforcement Grant. -Jim Reed
L. Consider Safe Journey Child Passenger Safety Grant. -Jim Reed

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 10.4.2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Prayer
2. Pledge To Flag
3. Discuss live streaming Rhea County Commission meetings. -Mark Cashman
4. Discuss Rhea County Highway Department Funding. -Jim Vincent
5. Discuss TDEC Infrastructure Grants. -Jim Vincent
6. Public comments
7. County Official comments
8. Commissioner comments
9. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 9.20.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Consider Proclamation. -County Executive
D. Consider salary increase for part time Sheriff’s Department Court Operations employee. -County Executive
E. Read into the minutes Veteran Affairs Officer Vetting Committee. -Jim Reed
F. Consider Resolution for Surplus Fire Equipment. -EMA Director
G. Consider authorization to redeem portion of Series 2019B Bond. -Finance Director
H. Consider moving the October Rhea County Commission Workshop meeting from October 11th to October 4th due to commission training. -Jim Reed

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 9.13.2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Prayer
2. Pledge To Flag
3. Public comments
4. County Official comments
5. Commissioner comments
6. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 9.1.2022

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2022, AT 10:30 A.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. NEW BUSINESS

A. Elect Chairman Of The Commission

B. Elect Vice Chairman Of The Commission

C. Election Finance Committee

D. Election Budget Committee

E. Adopt Commission Rules Of Operation

6. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 08.16.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 16TH, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Consider deletions, changes, and pickups made to the 2020 tax roll to be read into the minutes. -Trustee
D. Consider part time driver for the Rhea County Solid Waste Department $26,193.96 annually with no benefits. -Jim Vincent
E. Consider Rhea County Rescue Squad Lease to be entered into the minutes signed. -County Clerk
F. Consider Spring City Building Department Agreement to be entered into the minutes signed. County Clerk

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 08.09.2022 Special Called

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2022, AT 6:30 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. CONSIDER RESOLUTION MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE VARIOUS FUNDS, DEPARTMENTS, INSTITUTIONS, OFFICES AND AGENCIES OF RHEA COUNTY, TENNESSEE FOR THE YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2022, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2023

4. CONSIDER RESOLUTION FIXING THE TAX LEVY IN RHEA COUNTY, TENNESSEE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGININGJULY 1, 2022

5. CONSIDER RESOLUTION MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO NON-PROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OF RHEA COUNTY, TENNESSEE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2022 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2023

6. CONSIDER BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE AGREEMENT WITH SPRING CITY CABLE

7. CONSIDER BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE AGREEMENT WITH BLEDSOE TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE CORPORATION

8. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

9. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 08.09.2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 9TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Prayer
2. Pledge To Flag
3. Discuss deletions, changes, and pickups made to the 2020 tax roll. -Trustee
4. Discuss part time driver for the Rhea County Solid Waste Department $26,193.96 annually with no benefits. -Jim Vincent
5. Discuss Rhea County Rescue Squad Lease to be entered into the minutes signed. -County Clerk
6. Discuss Spring City Building Department Agreement to be entered into the minutes signed. -County Clerk
7. Public comments
8. County Official comments
9. Commissioner comments
10. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 07.19.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, JULY 19TH, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Consider Rhea County Highway Department Personnel Policy FY23. -Finance Director
D. Consider A Resolution To Adopt The Updated Rhea County Hazard Mitigation Plan. -EMA Director
E. Consider Resolution To Appoint Members To The Rhea County Library Board. -Jim Vincent
F. Consider Administrative Services Agreement TDEC Non-Competitive ARP Infrastructure Grant Program. -Jim Vincent
G. Consider Resolution To Re-Appoint members To The Rhea County Planning Commission. -Jim Reed
H. Consider Resolution To Re-Appoint Members To The Rhea County Beer Board. -Jim Reed

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 07.12.2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, JULY 12TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Discuss Rhea County Highway Department Personnel Policy FY23. -Glen Varner
2. Discuss A Resolution To Adopt The Updated Rhea County Hazard Mitigation Plan. -EMA Director
3. Discuss Rhea County Library Board Appointments. -Jim Vincent
4. Discuss Administrative Services Agreement TDEC Non-Competitive ARP Infrastructure Grant Program. -Jim Vincent
5. Public comments
6. County Official comments.
7. Commissioner comments.
8. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 6.30.2022

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED BUDGET
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
5:00 PM THURSDAY, JUNE 30TH, 2022

SPECIAL CALLED
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
5:15 PM THURSDAY, JUNE 30TH, 2022

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. YEAR END AMENDMENTS

4. ANY OTHER BUSINESS

5. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

6. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 6.21.22

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, JUNE 21ST, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Veterans Service Officer Don Smith to address the commission. -Jim Vincent
D. Consider Fiscal Strength and Efficient Government Fiscal Confirmation Letter 2022 Three Star requirements. -John Bamber
E. Consider purchase of new trucks for the Rhea County Solid Waste Department. -Jim Vincent
F. Consider letter concerning Grandview Utility District Board appointment to be read into the minutes. -Jim Vincent
G. Consider Smyrna Rd project. -Jim Vincent
H. Consider Resolution To Re-Appoint Members To The Rhea County Civil Service Board. -Jim Vincent
I. Consider Resolution To Approve Lease Agreement Between The Rhea County Rescue Squad and The Rhea County Fire Department. -EMA Director
J. Consider Resolution To Approve The Interlocal Agreement For The Rhea County Building Department To Preform Building Permit Plan Review And Inspection Services For The Town Of Spring City. -Jim Vincent
K. Consider Resolution To Re-Appoint Members To The Rhea County 911 Emergency Communications District Board of Directors. – Billy Thedford
L. Consider Resolution To Transfer Funds In The Amount of $_________ From the 128 Account To The 116 Account For The Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2022. -Rusty Rogers

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 6.14.22

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, JUNE 14TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Discuss Cumberland Trails request for funding. -Jim Vincent
2. Discuss Fiscal Strength and Efficient Government Fiscal Confirmation Letter 2022 ThreeStar Program requirements. -John Bamber
3. Discuss purchase of new trucks for solid waste. -Jim Vincent
4. Discuss letter concerning Grandview Utility District Board appointment to be read into the minutes. -Jim Vincent
5. Discuss Smyrna Rd project. -Jim Vincent
6. Discuss Civil Service Board Re-Appointments. -Jim Vincent
7. Public comments
8. County Official comments.
9. Commissioner comments.
10. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 5.17.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, MAY 17TH, 2022 AT 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PRAYER

3. PLEDGE TO FLAG

4. ROLL CALL

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6. COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT

7. OLD BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Public Comments
B. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
C. Consider Proclamation for Roy Pankey. -Rusty Rogers
D. Presentation of awards. -EMA Director
E. Consider Resolution To Appoint Members To The Rhea County Board Of Equalization For The Next Two-Year Term. -Debbie Byrd
F. Consider Report On Debt Obligation. -Finance Director
G. Consider Herald News Lease. -Jim Vincent
H. Consider Old Washington Boat Ramp Improvement Committee. -Leo Stephens
I. Consider Audit Committee Report to be read into the minutes. -Jim Reed
J. Consider legal council concerning Interim County Executive position. -Jim Vincent

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 05.10.2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, MAY 10TH, 2022, 6:00 P.M.

1. Discuss Resolution To Honor Roy L. Pankey. -Rusty Rogers
2. Discuss Resolution To Appoint Members To The Rhea County Board Of Equalization For The Next Two-Year Term. -Debbie Byrd
3. Discuss Report On Debt Obligation. -Finance Director
4. Discuss renting offices in the courthouse. -Jim Vincent
5. Public comments
6. County Official comments.
7. Commissioner comments.
8. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 6:00 P.M.