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.

Agenda 4.19.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, APRIL 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 Proclamation for Roy Panky. -Rusty Rogers
D. Consider Potter’s Field. -Jim Vincent
E. Consider refunding bond Resolution for school refinancing. -Finance Director
F. Consider request for up to $50,000 for tanker truck for the Rhea County Fire Department from the old Hotel/Motel Tax fund. -Rusty Rogers

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 4.12.2022

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

1. Discuss Potter’s Field. -County Executive
2. Discuss refunding bond Resolution for school refinancing. -Finance Director
3. Discuss Broadband Infrastructure Agreement. -County Executive
4. Discuss sewer needs for future housing developments. -County Executive
5. Public comments
6. County Official comments.
7. Commissioner comments.
8. Adjourn

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

Agenda 3.15.2022

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, MARCH 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 Honor Steven McMillan. – Emergency Management Director
D. Consider request for $10,000 for the Scopes Festival from Hotel/Motel Tax fund. -Rhea Heritage Foundation
E. Consider request for $23,500 for the Fair Board from Hotel/Motel Tax Fund. -Rhea County Fair Board

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 3.8.22

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

1. Consider letter from the Rhea Heritage Preservation Foundation.
2. Public comments
3. County Official comments.
4. Commissioner comments.
5. Adjourn

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

Planning Commission Agenda 2.22.2022

RHEA COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
AGENDA
FOR THE REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
5:30 P.M.
Rhea County Courthouse Annex – 375 Church Street, 2nd Floor Commission Room
տ Jim Reed, Chairman
տ Billy Thedford, Vice-Chairman
տ Teresa Congioloso, Secretary
տ Tommy Ballard տ Shane Clark տ Jeff McDaniel տ Tommy Snyder
A. CALL TO ORDER AND ESTABLISHMENT OF A QUORUM
B. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES – January 25, 2022
C. NEW BUSINESS
1. Ferlon Daniel S/D – Final Plat (Boynton Surveying)
2. Yancy Galyon S/D – Final Plat (Medders Surveying)
3. Camp Hill S/D, Duane Carleo – Final Plat (ASA Engineering)
4. James Calbaugh S/D – Final Plat (Dock Smith Surveying)
5. Gail Winds, Unit 4 S/D – Final Plat (Dock Smith Surveying)
6. Gail Winds, Unit 5 Lots 2-8 S/D – Final Plat (Dock Smith Surveying)
7. Any Properly Presented New Business
D. OLD BUSINESS
1. Any Properly Presented Old Business
E. HEARING OF PERSONS HAVING BUSINESS BEFORE THE COMMISSION
F. ADJOURNMENT
NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Plats will be due by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Agenda 2.15.20

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 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. Boys and Girls Club to address the Commission.
D. Consider Resolution Accepting A Fire Fighter And Training Grant for $______ Under Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program For The Purchase of Equipment For The Rhea County Volunteer Fire Department. -Emergency Management
E. Consider Resolution To Appoint A member To Serve on The Board Of Directors Of The Rhea Medical Center. -Bill Hollin
F. Consider Resolution Granting The Sum Of $2,500 To The Child Advocacy Center For The Start Up Costs At Landon’s Place In Rhea County, Tennessee. -Jim Vincent
G. Consider ARPA revenue loss. -Finance Director
H. Consider YSOGR Grant possibility of county match. -Finance Director

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 2.8.2022

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

1. Consider Volunteer Firefighter Equipment and Training Grant. -Emergency Management
2. Public comments
3. County Official comments.
4. Commissioner comments.
5. Adjourn

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

Planning Commission Agenda 1.25.22

RHEA COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
AGENDA
FOR THE REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
5:30 P.M.
Rhea County Courthouse Annex – 375 Church Street, 2nd Floor Commission Room
☐ Jim Reed, Chairman
☐ Billy Thedford, Vice-Chairman
☐ Teresa Congioloso, Secretary
☐ Tommy Ballard ☐ Shane Clark ☐ Jeff McDaniel ☐ Tommy Snyder
Public Hearing for 2022 CDBG – Call for Projects – Chad Reese, SETD
A. CALL TO ORDER AND ESTABLISHMENT OF A QUORUM
B. READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES –December 28, 2021
C. NEW BUSINESS
1. Carleen McCloud 3 Lot S/D – Final Plat (Medders Surveying)

2. Camp Hill Patio Homes – Site Plan (Thomas Johnson Architecture)
3. Any Properly Presented New Business
D. OLD BUSINESS
1. Ewing Harbor, Lots 6 & 7, Elizabeth & Michael McCoy – Final Plat (Roane Land Surveying)
2. Faye Weaver S/D, Lots 1-4 – Final Plat (Medders Surveying)
3. Howard Moore S/D – Final Plat (Medders Surveying)
4. Junior Ray & Beulah Sneed S/D – Final Plat (Medders Surveying)
5. Any Properly Presented Old Business
E. HEARING OF PERSONS HAVING BUSINESS BEFORE THE COMMISSION
F. ADJOURNMENT
NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Plats will be due by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Agenda 1.18.22

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, JANUARY 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. Kathy Swafford to address the commission concerning the Children’s Advocacy Center. -Jim Vincent
D. Consider request for $15,000 for MPFL fishing tournament from Hotel/Motel Tax fund. -John Bamber
E. Consider request for $40,000 for Bass Master fishing tournament from Hotel/Motel Tax fund. -John Bamber
F. Consider request for AV support for $1,000 for two concerts in the Rhea County Courthouse. -John Bamber
G. Consider sending out RFQ for Master Growth Plan. -John Bamber
H. Consider updated Purchasing Policy. -Finance Director
I. County Executive George Thacker to address the commission concerning broadband internet. -George Thacker

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT

Agenda 1. 11. 2022

AGENDA
RHEA COUNTY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, JANUARY 11TH, 2022 6:00 P.M.

1. John Bamber to address the Commission.
2. County Executive George Thacker to address the Commission concerning broadband internet.
3. Public comments
4. County Official comments.
5. Commissioner comments.
6. Adjourn

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

Agenda 12. 21. 2021

AGENDA
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
CONFERENCE ROOM, PHIL SWAFFORD BUILDING
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21ST, 2021 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. Introduction of new Rhea County Medical Center CEO.
B. Public Comments
C. Consider budget amendments and appropriations.
D. Consider A Resolution Authorizing Rhea County To Join The State Of Tennessee And Other Local Governments As Participants In The Tennessee State Subdivision Opioid Abatement Agreement And Approving The Related Settlement Agreements. -Jim Vincent
E. Consider Election Machine Bid -Harp. -Jim Reed
F. Consider E-Rate Bid -Central Technologies. -Jim Reed
G. Consider Convenience Center employee step raise policy. -Jim Vincent
H. Consider Accrued Vacation/Sick Days Leave Transfer Policy.
I. Consider Resolution Re-Appointing A Member To The Rhea County Civil Service Board. -Jim Vincent

9. ELECTION OF NOTARY

10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S REPORT

11. COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT

12. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

13. ADJOURNMENT