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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

September 2019 Macon County Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be meeting tonight at 6pm. A live video player is embedded below and will be replaced with a recorded version later in the week. The Public Agenda and Agenda Packet are also posted below so you can see what the commissioners plan to discuss at the meeting.


Roll Call
(a roll call of media outlets who have representatives present for the meeting. Any elected critters who do not serve on this board who show up will also be added to the roll call)

information will be added when the meeting starts

Public Agenda

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

1....Call to order and welcome by Chairman Tate


A. Update on APce Needs Analysis Project - Derek Roland, Macon County Manager

3....Moment of Silence

4....Pledge of Allegiance

5....Public Hearing(s) - 6:00 pm Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310, 5339, 5307, and applicable State funding, or combination thereof.

NOTE: Immediately following the close of the public hearing, the board may consider taking action.

6....Public Comment Period

7....Additions to the agenda

8....Adjustments to and approval of the agenda


A. Town of Highlands fiber project update. -Town of Highlands
B. Broadband for Scaly Mountain Area presentation. -Little T Broadband Services

10....Old Business

A. Decision regarding telecommunications tower application for 175 ft monopole tower at 575 CR Cabe Road. -Macon County Board of Commissioners.
B. Consideration of Macon County Involuntary Commitment Transportation Agreement. -Chester Jones, County Attorney

11....New Business

A. Detention Center Medical Serives Contract. -Chester Jones, County Attorney
B. COnsideration of VAYA resolution in support of funding to meet the mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and substance use disorder service needs of the citizens of Macon County. -Shelly Foreman, Community Relations Regional Director, VAYA HEalth
C. Rejection of Bid No. 4310-08 due to change in specifications. -Derek Roland, County Manager
D. Community Care Clinic funding request. Cathy Stiles, Executive Director

12...Consent Agenda -Attachment
(All items below are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion. No separate discussion will be held except on request of a member of the Board of Commissioners)

A. August 13, 2019, Board meeting minutes
B. Budget Amendments #60-61
C. Tax Releases for August in the amount of $6,807.7
D. Tax Office Monthly Report
E. Relief of the taxing unit for collection of real estate taxes that are ten years past due.
F. Macon County Public Health billing guide and fee changes FY 19-20


A. Southwestern Community College Board of Trustees (1 seat)
B. Recreation Commission (2 seats)

14...Closed session (if necessary)


Agenda Packet
(this is a copy of the agenda packet the county shares with the local media outlets)


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Published at 4:15pm on Tuesday, September 10, 2019