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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Macon County Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting for February 2021

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be having their regular meeting for February 2021 tonight. Macon Media will stream the meeting live on Facebook. A video player will be added here shortly before 6pm.

Copies of the public agenda and agenda packet have been added below in the public interest.


Roll Call
(A record of elected critters not serving on this board and members of the 4th and 5th Estates physically present at the meeting) 

Macon Sheriff (Robert Hozsalland)

Macon Media (Bobby)
Macon County News and Shopping Guide/Highlands Paper (Brittney)
The Franklin Press (Jake)
Dinah Mashburn (Franklin Town Council- present on an unrelated matter)

Public Agenda

1. Call to order and welcome by Chairman Tate

2. Announcements

3. Moment of Silence

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Public Hearing(s)

- 6:00 p.m. - Financing for Macon Middle School Improvements and Loan Refinancings

6. Public Comment Period (via telephone)

7. Additions to agenda

8. Adjustments to and approval of the agenda

9. Reports/Presentations

(A) Information Technology Strategic Plan Study Proposal -Tommy Jenkins, Macon County Economic Development Director
(B) Update on Nikwasi Initiative - Elaine Eisenbraun, Executive Director

10.01d Business

11.New Business

(A) Resolution providing final approval of financing terms and documents - Macon Middle School Improvements and Loan Refinancings - Finance Director Lori Carpenter
(B) Consideration of award for Macon Middle School Renovations -Lori Carpenter
(C) Consideration of contract agreements for Macon County Transit to become a transportation provider under managed care - Transit Director Kim Angel and Interim County Attorney Kim Carpenter
(D) Consideration of new Social Work Supervisor position at Department of Social Services (DSS) - Patrick Betancourt, DSS Director
(E) Consideration of audit contract with Martin-Starnes 8s Associates - Lori Carpenter
(F) Renewal of lease agreement with Hudson Library - County Manager Derek Roland and Kim Carpenter
(G) Voluntary Shared Leave Program policy amendment - Derek Roland
(H) Macon County COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Derek Roland

12.Consent Agenda
- Attachment #12 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) Minutes of the December 15, 2020 special meeting and the January 12, 2021 regular meeting
(B) Budget Amendments #150-159
(C) Tax Releases
(D)Excise tax refund stemming from Register of Deeds recording
(E) Additions to Macon County Public Health fee schedule
(F) Monthly ad valorem tax collection report - no action necessary


(A) Library Board - one seat

14.Closed session if needed


Agenda Packet


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Published at 4:20pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2021