Upcoming Bradley County Commission Agenda

Friday, August 15, 2014

Here is the agenda for the upcoming Bradley County Commission on Monday:

1.  Call to order

2.  Pledge to the Flag

3.  Invocation – Toni Miles, The Caring Place

4.  Roll 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 2014-33 authorizing the building inspection office to publish in the newspaper     Bradley County’s intent to adopt the 2009 International Building Codes by Reference (see
    attached) -  Commissioner Peak..    
    
    B.  Resolution 2014-34 appointing Dan Howell as the interim successor of Eric Watson for state
    of Tennessee House of Representatives District 22 beginning on September 1, 2014 (see
    attached) - Commissioner Winters

    C.  Motion to reappoint Ed Elkins to the Fire Board for a two year term expiring July 2016 –     Commissioner Caywood

    D.  Motion to refer Fire pay proposal to the Fire Board for further review – Commissioner Yarber

    E.  Motion to appoint William “Buster” Stuart to Fire Board for a two year term expiring July 2016     (see attached) –Commissioner Smith

    F.  Resolution requesting the state pay for the assistant cost to provide reasonable turnaround     times on permits (see attached) – Commissioner Elkins
    
12.  Communication from the audience

13.  Announcements

14.  Adjournment  

Next meeting – Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.

Upcoming events  -

SPCA Board meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. in the Commission Room

Finance Committee, Wednesday, Aug. 20 at noon in the Mayor’s conference room

Swearing in ceremony, Friday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m. at the Courthouse Plaza



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