We will present the final IGA and Resolution and request to call a referendum to the BOC on August 1. Notice of the referendum will run once per week for four weeks in the month of October. We will hold a county wide referendum on November 2 asking the voters to continue the 1% sales tax collection.
SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITY
1960s Courthouse: We hope to have an open house and move in at the end of August.
Administration Building: Roof replacement started today.
Public Works: A construction meeting will take place August 3.
Michael Lackey has joined Jim Bradford in the Ordinance Enforcement Office. Officer Lackey comes to us from the Magistrate Court where he has served as a constable for several years. He is a POST certified officer and has been attending Ordinance Enforcement training and is a level two code enforcement officer. He is continuing his training and should receive his level three certification in March 2024. Level three is the highest level of Code Enforcement Certification.
The Gordon Floyd JDA met last week and voted to enter a contract to sell 10 acres to an industrial conveyor belt company. There is another 10 acre tract under a previous contract to sell to a firm that converts food waste to fuel.
Assisted Tax Assessor with an appeal of an assessment on apartments. Appeared in Magistrate Court in defense of a county department and case was dismissed. Assisted another county entity in a deposition. Sent a final decision letter in a zoning matter and met with outside special purpose counsel.