Agenda 4.8.2020

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE CALL
Dial-in number:
1-717-275-8940
Participants access code:
459 2687

1. Discuss Contract For Housing Rehabilitation Coordinator Services Between Rhea County and Southeast Tennessee Development District. -George Thacker
2. Discuss Policy Change for Short- Term Telecommuting. -Finance Director
3. Discuss Short- Term Telecommuting Agreement. -Finance Director
4. Discuss new requested interest rate for school project. -Finance Director
5. Discuss Sheriff Department Bids. -Finance Committee
6. Public comments
7. Commissioner comments.
8. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 3.17.20

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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 proposal requests. -Purchase and Finance Committee
D. Consider Bereavement Policy. -Finance Director
E. Consider Bid approved by Rhea County School Board and Purchase and Finance for Turf: Baseline Construction, $187,000. -Finance Director
F. Consider Bid approved by Rhea County School Board and Purchase and Finance for Athletic Building: Dillard Construction, $539,000. -Finance Director
G. Consider Bid approved by Rhea County School Board and Purchase and Finance for Central Office: Lewis Group Architect, 5.5%. -Finance Director
H. Consider financing quote approved by Rhea County School Board and Purchase and Finance from Regions Bank 2.03%. -Finance Director
I. Read into minutes Rhea County Courthouse Security Committee. -Finance Director
J. Read into minutes Fiscal Strength and Efficient Government Fiscal Confirmation Letter 2020-2021 ThreeStar Program requirements. -George Thacker
K. Read into minutes appointment to the Agricultural Committee. -George Thacker
L. Consider Rhea County School Board Appointment District 5. -Emmaly Fisher
M. Consider Project Afterburner Tax Abatement. -George Thacker
N. Consider Resolution concerning $4,150 for core drilling from Hotel/Motel Tax fund. -Jim Reed
O. Consider Resolution concerning Piney River rip-rap assistance from Hotel/Motel Tax fund. -George Thacker
P. Consider Resolution concerning Shaver Loop Rd. -Glen Varner
Q. Consider Resolution concerning graveyard rds. -Glen Varner
R. Consider Resolution concerning helping other counties in emergency situations. -Glen Varner

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 3.10.20

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss Bereavement Policy. -Finance Director
2. Public comments
3. Commissioner comments.
4. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 2.18.20

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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 proposal requests. -Purchase and Finance Committee
D. Consider Resolution To Appoint A Member To The Rhea County Industrial Development Board. -George Thacker
E. Consider Resolution To Appoint A Member The Rhea County Board Of Equalization. -Debbie Byrd
F. Discuss Securus Contract. -Purchase and Finance Committee

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 2.11.2020

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2020 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss appointment to Industrial Development Board. -George Thacker
2. Public comments
3. Commissioner comments.
4. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 1.21.20

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, JANUARY 21ST, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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 proposal requests. -Jim Reed
D. Consider approval of surplus items. -Jim Reed
E. Consider donation of $10,000 to the Scopes Festival from the Hotel/Motel fund. -Tom Davis
F. Consider Rhea County Water System Improvements Project-2020 CDBG Application Resolution. -Harold Fisher
G. Consider W. J. O’Neil Maintenance Agreement. -Finance Director
H. Consider updated Credit Card Policy. -Finance Director
I. Consider Hospital Board Appointments. – Harold Fisher
J. Consider Funding proposal for the 2020 U.S. Census. -George Thacker

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 1.14.20

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss letter from Scopes Festival Chairman. -Tom Davis
2. Public comments
3. Commissioner comments.
4. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, January 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.

Agenda 12.17.19

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17th, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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 proposal requests. -Jim Reed
D. Consider Rhea County Schools capital projects and the approval to borrow 2.5 million dollars for the projects. -Jerry Levengood
E. Consider Rhea County Sheriff Department/Graysville Police Department agreement. -Jim Reed
F. Consider Resolution Accepting Terms of Master Purchasing Cooperative Agreement with TIPS. -Purchase and Finance Committee
G. Consider bids to be read into the minutes. -Purchase and Finance Committee

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 12.10.19

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2019 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss proposal requests. -Jim Reed
2. Discuss Rhea County Schools capital projects and the approval to borrow 2.5 million dollars for the projects. -Jerry Levengood
3. Mr. Gabe Looney, Property Assessment Consultant, CTAS to address the commission. -Debbie Byrd
4. Public comments
5. Commissioner comments.
6. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 7:00 P.M.

Agenda 12.10.19

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2019 5:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss Rhea County Sheriff Department/Graysville Police Department agreement.
2. Public comments
3. Commissioner comments.
4. Adjourn

Agenda 11.19.19

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19th, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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 vacant seat on county commission.
D. Consider proposal requests. -Jim Reed
E. Consider Spring City Middle School parking lot expansion from Hotel/Motel Fund. -Jim Reed
F. Consider request for $7,000 from Hotel/Motel Fund for Kiuka Fire Dept. -Jim Reed
G. Consider surplus items. -Purchase and Finance

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 11.12.19

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss proposal requests. -Jim Reed
2. Discuss Graysville PD Agreement. -Jim Reed
3. Discuss Spring City Middle School parking lot expansion. -Jim Reed
4. Public comments
5. Commissioner comments.
6. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:00 P.M.

Agenda 10.15.19

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15th, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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 A Resolution Requesting that the Tennessee General Assembly Designate the Bridge Spanning Piney River on State Route 68 as the “Jesse Boyd Hayes Memorial Bridge” to Commemorate His Heroic Dedication to the Preservation of Our Freedoms and Way of Life in America and Rhea County. -Harold Fisher

D. Consider Resolution Adding An Easement To Breedenton Ferry Road. Harold Fisher/Glen Varner

E. Consider proposal requests. -Jim Reed

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 10.8.19

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss Resolution to Name Bridge on Hwy 68 After Jesse B. Hayes. -Harold Fisher
2. Lee Miller to address the commission concerning Spring City Memorial Garden. -Harold Fisher
3. Discuss school bus route on Trentham Rd. -Harold Fisher
4. Public comments
5. Commissioner comments.
6. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:00 P.M.

Agenda 09.17.19

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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. Election of Chairman

C. Election of Vice Chairman

D. Election of Finance Committee

E. Election of Budget Committee

F. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.

G. Consider Forcemain Sewer System agreement with Santek Waste Services. -George Thacker

H. Consider request from the Fish Dayton Committee to sponsor two tournaments from the Hotel/Motel fund for a total of $60,000. -Jim Reed

I. Consider Mental Health Evaluation Contract. -Jim Reed

J. Consider adding Wintergreen Way as a county road. -Road Committee

K. Consider Resolution To Request Members Of The Legislative Delegation to the General Assembly To Co-Sponsor And Support A Joint Resolution To Restore The Emergency Communications Service Charge (911 fee) To The Monthly Rate Of $1.50. -911 Board

L. Consider Resolution concerning implementation of cost sharing program for electronic monitoring devices. -Jim Reed

M. Consider disposal of unsafe fire equipment. -Jacky Reavley

N. Consider Resolution concerning matching funds for the Rhea County Fire Department Grant. -Jacky Reavley

O. Consider RCJC/THP rental proposal. -Mike Neal

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 09.10.19

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Santek to address the commission concerning a forcemain.-George Thacker
2. Public comments
3. Commissioner comments.
4. Adjourn

Commission Meeting
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00 P.M.

Agenda 08.20.19

Public Hearing 6:45
Concerning Levying a Tax Rate in Excess of the Certified Tax Rate

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

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. PUBLIC COMMENTS

8. OLD BUSINESS

9. NEW BUSINESS

A. Consider county and school budget amendments and appropriations.
B. Consider recommendation from Budget Committee  to levy a tax rate in excess of the certified tax rate . -Budget Committee
C. Consider A Resolution To Re-Appoint Two Members To The Rhea County Civil Service Board. -George Thacker
D. Consider requesting Sate Legislators to propose a state law requiring collection of Hotel/Motel Tax from internet-based booking sites. -Jim Reed
E. Consider letter from Trustee Neva Webb concerning deletions, changes, and pickups made to the 2017 tax roll, to be read into the minutes. -Neva Webb
F. Consider Project Management Services for Projects of Indefinite Scope/Indefinite Quality. -Harold Fisher
G. Consider Justice Center PR’s. -Jim Reed

10. ELECTION OF NOTARY

11. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

12. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

13. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

14. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 08.13.19

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss re-appointments to the Rhea County Civil Service Board. -George Thacker
2. Discuss requesting State Legislators to propose a state law requiring collection of Hotel/Motel Tax from internet-based booking sites. -Jim Reed
3. Discuss letter from Trustee Neva Webb concerning deletions, changes, and pickups made to the 2017 tax roll, to be read into the minutes. -Neva Webb
4. Public comments
5. Commissioner comments.
6. Adjourn

Agenda 08.01.19

AGENDA
SPECIAL CALLED COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. CONSIDER BUDGET COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

4. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

5. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 7.25.19

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING

1. Discuss Request from the Graysville Mayor and Board of Commissioners proposal for the Rhea County Sherrif Department to police the City of Graysville on a full time basis.
2. Public comments
3. Commissioner comments.
4. Adjourn