The Banks County Board of Commissioners will vote Tuesday on a proposed $11.7 budget, which is down $687,000 over the current budget. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the county annex.
A budget hearing was held this Tuesday night to receive citizen input on the proposed budget but no one attended.
In other business at the meeting this Tuesday night, the BOC:
•heard a presentation from Bruce Nicholson of KCI Technologies on providing asset management services to the county. This would include studying and making recommendations on road and bridge needs and improvements, including monitoring the changing paving condition and prioritizing when repairs are needed. The company would also recommend long-term maintenance plans and conduct drainage and structure inspections. No action was taken on the proposal.
•approved the group health insurance contract with United Healthcare.
•approved a $340,268 road patching contract with Carnes Construction.
•awarded the audit contract to Duncan and Kitchens, who had the low bid of $40,250.
•gave the chairman approval to sign off on the ACCG contribution adoption agreement resolution.
•lifted the hiring freeze.
•met in closed session five minutes with county attorney Randal Frost to discuss litigation.
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