The Banks County Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday night to spend $10,633 for repairs to the historic courthouse in Homer.
The BOC approved the contract with Jeffrey Alan Construction Co., Gillsville, to do the work. The repairs will include the columns on the front of the courthouse and the roof edge above the gutter on the main roof of the building.
In other business at the meeting Tuesday night, the BOC:
•approved a contract with Wanda Eubanks to provide probation services for the probate and magistrate courts.
•approved a maintenance contract with Traylor Business Services for the tax assessor’s office.
•appointed Charles Turk as vice chairman.
•set the qualifying fees for the 2012 election.
•approved insurance providers for employee benefits offered by the county, including the following: Lincoln National — life, accidental death and short term disability (a savings of $16,068 annually to the county); United Healthcare — dental (four percent savings to employees on their premium); and Reliance Standard — vision ($6.60 savings to employees).
•met in closed session for 35 minutes to discuss “potential litigation and personnel.” No action was taken when the meeting was opened to the public.
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