COMMISSION MEETING

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010

 

PRESENT:                W. SCOTT BIAS, PRESIDENT

                                    ROBERT L. BAILEY, COMMISSIONER

                                    NANCY CARTMILL, COMMISSIONER

                                    WILLIAM WATSON, COUNTY ATTORNEY

                                    STEPHEN ZOELLER, COUNTY MANAGER

                                    SHARON ROSS, ASSISTANT COUNTY MANAGER

                                    FOR BILLABLES AND PAYABLES

                                    CHRIS TATUM, ASSISTANT COUNTY MANAGER

                                    FOR PERSONNEL AND PURCHASING

 

W. Scott Bias, President, called the regular meeting of the Cabell County Commission to order at 10:00 a.m.

 

APPROVE:  

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve purchase orders #10-20677 through #10-21101 and pay jackets.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the minutes from the December 22, 2009 and the January 7, 2010 regular Commission meetings, erroneous assessments, land consolidations, split tickets and probate documentation.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve handwritten checks to Mountain State Blue Cross and Blue Shield Company, not to exceed $100,000.00, from the Cabell County Medical Insurance Fund.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

“OPEN BIDS”          TO PROVIDE MICROFILMING SERVICES FOR THE

                                    CABELL COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE

 

Stephen Zoeller stated that two bids were received for microfilming services and they were as follows:

                                    Tri-Data, Inc.                                      .30˘ per copy              Bid Bond

                                    Huntington, WV

 

                                    Courthouse Computer Systems          15.5˘ per copy           

                                    Chapel Hill, NC                       

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to take the bids under advisement.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

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“OPEN BIDS”          TO PROVIDE THREE (3) 2010 OR NEWER FORD E350 TYPE

                                    III TWO REAR WHEEL DRIVEN (4X2) AND ONE (1) 2010 OR

                                    NEWER FORD TYPE II REAR WHEEL DRIVEN (4X2)    

                                    VEHICLES FOR CABELL COUNTY EMERGENCY

                                    MEDICAL SERVICES

 

Mr. Zoeller stated that only one bid was received regarding the ambulances and that bid was from Northwestern Emergency Vehicles, Jefferson, NC for $350,151.00 with trade-ins.

 

Gordon Merry, CCEMS Director, stated they would review the bid and come back before the meeting adjourned.

 

#009                            RESOLUTION, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  IN THE MATTER OF PROPOSED PRECINCT

                                             LOCATION CHANGES – PRECINCT NOS. 39,

                                             40, 64, 65 AND 66   

 

Karen Cole, County Clerk, went over the precinct changes with the Commission.

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the proposed precinct changes for precincts 39 and 40 to the Cabell County Career Technology Center from River Cities Community Church, the proposed precinct change of precincts 64 and 65 to Milton Baptist Church from Milton Elementary and the proposed change of precinct 66 to Milton Middle School from Milton Elementary.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (A)

 

#010                            LETTER, KAREN S. COLE, CABELL COUNTY CLERK

 

                                    RE:  EMPLOYMENT  

 

Robert L. Bailey L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the employment of Becky Haddox as a temporary full time employee in the County Clerk’s Office, with a salary of $3,000.00 per month.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

#011                            LETTER, KAREN S. COLE, COUNTY CLERK

 

                                    RE:  APPOINTMENT OF BALLOT COMMISSIONERS

                                             FOR NEXT TWO YEARS 

 

Karen Cole, County Clerk, informed the Commission that she had received nominations for Ballot Commissioners from the Democrat and Republican Chairpersons.  Ms. Cole was requesting the Commission place on record the appointments of Shelia McOwen and Lois Merritt who would serve as Ballot Commissioners for a two year period.

 

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Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to place on record the appointments of Shelia McOwen as the Democrat Ballot Commissioner and Lois Merritt as the Republican Ballot Commission.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

#012                            APPEARING, DERON RUNYON, CITY OF HUNTINGTON

 

                                    RE:  USE OF RECOVERY ZONE ECONOMIC

                                             DEVELOPMENT BONDS 

 

Fred Williams, Attorney, informed the Commission that due to the stimulus act, there was a new type of bonding that would be available for the counties to use.  Mr. Williams went on to say that Cabell County could receive $9,101,000 and the City of Huntington would receive $5,100,000 out of the $9,101,000.  Mr. Williams also informed the Commission they would have no obligation for this project. 

 

Deron Runyon, City of Huntington, and AJ Boleski, Big Sandy Superstore Arena Director, explained to the Commission that the City of Huntington would use the funds for the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.  Mr. Boleski stated the renovation would include the seats being replaced, replacing the heating boiler, some outside work, lights down the aisle, ADA seating and flooring for Ice Hockey, which would bring in thirty-two more events a year. 

 

Mr. Williams stated a correction would be needed in Exhibit A, Issuing Entity, Mr. Williams said it should read City of Huntington/HMDA instead of Cabell County.

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds for the City of Huntington, approve for the President to sign a letter to the Governor regarding the Development Bonds, approve consideration for future use of unallocated Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds for the Tri-State Airport, should the airport choose to utilize these funds and to make the correction by changing issuing entity to City of Huntington/HMDA from Cabell County.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (B)

 

#013                            PROCLAMATION, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  STALKER AWARENESS MONTH

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to adopt the proclamation in support of National Stalking Awareness Month.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (C) 

 

 

 

 

 

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#014                            APPEARING, A. GORDON MERRY, DIRECTOR,

                                    CABELL COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

 

                                    RE:  UPDATE ON SECURITY FOR COMMUNICATION

                                             TOWERS IN CABELL COUNTY 

 

Gordon Merry, CCEMS Director, gave the Commission a brief update on the repair of the towers and the progress regarding security for the towers.  Mr. Merry stated that individuals were  captured in Fayette County that may have been involved in the stealing of cooper in Cabell County.

 

#015                            RESOLUTIONS, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION 

 

                                    RE:  RECLASSIFICATIONS - CCEMS 

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the reclassification of Matthew Kohler as a full time Paramedic, effective January 22, 2010, with a rate of pay of $10.35 per hour and the reclassification of Jennifer Marie Adkins as a full time Paramedic, effective January 22, 2010, with a rate of pay of $10.55 per hour.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

#016                            RESOLUTIONS, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    EMPLOYMENT – CCEMS   

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the employments of James Brown, Joshua Cottrell, Rebecca Day, Nicole Hazelett, Patsy Robinson and William Sawyers as Per Diem EMT’s, effective January 22, 2010, with a rate of pay of $7.59 per hour.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

#017                            PERSONNEL, MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE

                                    AGREEMENT BETWEEN CABELL HUNTINGTON

                                    HOSPITAL, INC., THE CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

                                    AND CABELL COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

 

Gordon Merry, CCEMS Director, explained that this agreement had been in effect since 1990 and this was just an update on the agreement.

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the agreement between Cabell Huntington Hospital, Cabell County Commission and Cabell County Emergency Medical Services.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

 

 

 

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#018                            RESOLUTION, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  AN ORDER PROVIDING FOR SUBMISSION OF

                                             ADDITIONAL LEVY FOR CERTAIN SPECIFIED

                                             PURPOSES BY THE COUNTY COMMISSION

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the submission of an additional levy for certain specified purposes.  Motion died for lack of second.    

 

After a lengthy discussion on the matter of adding Autism Services to the levy with Green Acres Regional Center and as there were no answers as to what the percentages for each agency would be, Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to have a special meeting to discuss the issue of Autism Services being placed on the levy with Green Acres Regional Center.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

#019                            AGREEMENT AND AGREEMENT OF INDEMNIFICATION

                                    CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION AND CABELL COUNTY

                                    FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE, LODGE 122

                                   

                                    RE:  OPERATION OF A PISTOL RANGE AT 4-H CAMP

 

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 122, for operation of a pistol range at the 4-H Camp.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

#020                            LETTER, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  FY 2006 WATERLINE EXTENSIONS PROJECT

                                             DRAWDOWN REQUEST #4 - $20,385.18

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the Waterline Extension Project Drawdown Request #4, in the amount of $20,385.18.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

#021                            NOTICE OF AWARD OF BID AND AGREEMENT

 

                                    RE:  SECURITY CAMERA INSTALLATION FOR CABELL 

                                             COUNTY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the notice of bid and agreement with Verizon Business for the installation of security cameras at the Cabell County Emergency Medical Services building, in the amount of $46,066.88.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

 

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#022                            LETTER, RESOLUTION AND GRANT APPLICATION,

                                    CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION GRANT PROGRAM

                                             PROJECT #10LEDA0940 – LEAGUE 3 – SEATING

                                             AND INFRASTRUCTURE - $16,000.00

 

Connie Gray, Administrator for Grants, Planning and Permits, informed the Commission the application would be for seating, purchasing bleachers and benches, installing field fencing, complete the construction of press boxes and completing entryways into the facility. 

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the grant application, in the amount of $16,000.00, for League 3.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (D)

 

#023                            RESOLUTION, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  APPOINTMENT – CULLODEN PUBLIC SERVICE 

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the appointment of Danny Cantrell as a Commissioner to the Culloden Public Service District, for a term beginning immediately and ending October 31, 2015.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (E)

 

#024                            RESOLUTION, CABELL COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  APPOINTMENT AND REAPPOINTMENT 

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve the appointment of Barbara George to the Cabell County Historic Landmarks Commission, for a term beginning immediately and ending January 31, 2013 and the reappointment of Edward Tucker to the Cabell County Historic Commission, for a term beginning February 1, 2010 and ending January 31, 2013.   Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (F) 

 

#025                            AGREEMENT, CABELL COUNTY COMMISSION

 

                                    RE:  CENTRAL FREE BAPTIST CHURCH – EASTER EGG

                                             HUNT – APRIL 3, 2010, 10:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the agreement with the Central Free Baptist Church for use of the Courthouse grounds for an Easter egg hunt, April 3, 2010.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

 

 

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#026                            MEMORANDUM TO KAREN COLE, CABELL

                                    COUNTY CLERK

 

                                    RE:  ESTABLISH ACCOUNT LINE ITEMS FOR COPS

                                             TECHNOLOGY GRANT

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the establishment of account line items for the COPS Technology Grant.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

#027                            SPECIAL FUNDS, BUDGET REVISION,

                                    CCEMS, FY 2009-2010

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve Special Funds Budget Revision for CCEMS.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (G)

 

#028                            RESOLUTION, GENERAL FUND, COUNTY BUDGET

                                    REVISION #7, FY 2009-2010

 

Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, moved to approve General Fund County Budget Revision #7.  Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (H)

 

#029                            RESOLUTION, GENERAL FUND, STATE BUDGET

                                    REVISION #8, FY 2009-2010

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve General Fund State Budget Revision #8.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.  Exhibit (I)

 

PLACE ON RECORD:

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to place on record the minutes from the Pea Ridge Public Service District, Regular Meeting, November 9, 2009, Pea Ridge Public Service District, Regular Meeting, November 30, 2009 and OTHER DOCUMENTATION TO BE RECORDED The Bank of New York Mellon, Various Trust Accounts, December 31, 2009.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous. 

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, stated he and Chris Tatum, Assistant County Manager, were working on a water line to the Girl Scout Camp which would also include twelve other residents on that road.

 

 

 

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Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, stated she had a meeting with other elected officials and they passed on concerns regarding the imaging software system that had been placed out for bid several months ago.  Commissioner Cartmill further stated she would like this matter placed on the agenda. 

 

Gordon Merry, CCEMS Director, stated they had reviewed the bid from Northwestern and would recommend that the Commission accept the bid.

 

Robert L. Bailey, Commissioner, moved to approve the bid from Northwestern Emergency Vehicles for ambulances.  Nancy Cartmill, Commissioner, seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous.

 

W. Scott Bias, President, adjourned the Commission meeting at 11:15 a.m., until the next scheduled meeting on Thursday, February 4, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                                                                          PRESIDENT, COUNTY COMMISSION

 

 

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