FULTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
June 7, 2010, 9:00 A.M., D.S.T., in Commissioners Room of Fulton County Office Building.
Meeting Called to Order:
Mark Rodriguez called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Present for this meeting were Commissioners Mark Rodriguez, Sherry Fulton, Roger Rose, County Attorney Greg Heller and County Auditor Judy Reed.
Sheriff Walker Conley presented his monthly Sheriff’s report, collections report and the animal control report for May 2010.
Conley reported on the two sheriff’s vehicles involved in car/deer accidents. The 2009 Crown Vic is repairable. The 2007 Ford Explorer was totaled at a value of $15, 575. The cost to replace it with a new 2010 Ford Expedition would be $30,461, making a difference of $14, 886. Conley stated there is $44,000 available in cum cap from which he could fund the vehicle.
Conley said he has checked with other county Sheriff’s departments and about 26 have changed their pension funds around. He said there might be a savings to the county down the road to go back to the ten year vested rights instead of eight years.
Conley reported on some jail maintenance issues. He said to replace the heat pump, windowpanes and cellblock lights the cost would be about $10,000.
Walker asked for permission to cut down and remove some trees that pose a security issue as to access to the roof of the jail.
Tofson presented permit #10-19 from the Richard Farm on 500 North to install a tile involving a road cut. Roger Rose made the motion to approve permit #10-19. Sherry Fulton seconded the motion. Motion carried 3-0.
Tofson reported salt bids for the state are $52.50 per ton compared to the $78.00 per ton bid that was declined in the spring.
Recess for 5 minutes
Highway Bid Letting:
Mark Rodriguez made some opening remarks about the bids as per tape. Dave Tofson opened and read bids for the highway building one at a time.
1. Kolar Konstruction Inc.$ 96,016.00