Agenda For Bradley County Commission Voting Session On Monday

Saturday, December 14, 2013

This is the agenda for the voting session of the Bradley County Commission on Monday at noon at the courthouse:

1.         Call to order

2.         Pledge to the Flag

3.         Invocation

4.         Role call

5.         Approval of Minutes

6.         Report from the County Mayor

7.         Consent Agenda (see attached)

8.         Reports from Committees and/or Districts

9.         Unfinished Business

10.       Approval of Agenda

11.       New Business

            A. Resolution 2013-61 to rescind the occupational safety and health program plan

            for the employees of Bradley County adopted August 20, 2007, and to establish a

            revised occupational safety and health program plan, to devise rules and     regulations, and to provide for a coordinator and the implementation of such      program - Commissioner Yarber


            B.  Resolution 2013-62 authorizing Bradley County Mayor to enter into a lease      agreement with the United States Postal Service for a term of five years for       certain property located at 155 Broad Street in Cleveland, Tennessee and       including approximately 2,116 square feet of net interior space at a rate of twenty             four thousand five hundred dollars ($24,500)per year and to enter into a     commission agreement with CBRE, Inc. for a leasing commission in the amount            of three thousand six hundred seventy five dollars ($3,675) - Commissioner            Yarber


            C.  Resolution 2013-63 authorizing the Bradley County Mayor to enter into a two             year agreement with SPCA of Bradley County to provide comprehensive animal           control to the residents of Bradley County for the amount of eighty thousand dollars ($80,000) per year - Commissioner Peak-Jones


            D.  Resolution 2013-64 to allow hog hunting with dogs with a dedicated season    on all Wildlife Management areas where hogs were historically hunted to prevent migration into our county and further destruction to property owners crops, fields and property and to not allow private property owners to use dogs to manage hog    problems on their property - Commissioner Caywood


            E.  Resolution 2013-59 regarding distribution of previously collected taxes -          Commissioner Wilson


            F.  Resolution 2013-65 HCI funding - Commissioner Lowe


12.       Communication from the audience

13.       Announcements

14.       Adjournment

Next meeting:  Work Session on Monday, December 23 at 7:00 p.m.

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