District 3 Commissioner Bill Latimer did not attend the meeting because he was attending a Liability Fund board meeting for the Association of County Commissioners. In other business, the commission approved 3-0 the following items:
• a resolution to adopt updated purchasing and code of ethics policies;
• a $25,879 wireless alarm system from International Fire Protection for the Emergency Management Agency;
• employment of corrections officers Zebediah Heath Roberson, Paul David Inman and Jeffery Alan Sides, pending drug and alcohol screenings;
• merit increases for Jeffery Cantrell, Jason Carter, Elizabeth Clark, Jennifer Easter, Judith Harvey, Jacob Lamar, Theresa Martin, Jacquelin McNatt, Carey Miles, Dannie Miller, Larry Pierce, Felicia Powers, Jacob Rupp, Pat Ryan, Alicia Sanders, Emily Sandlin, Paula Thompson and Wendy Tucker-Brito;
• three lots in The Pointe subdivision on Marina Drive in District 3;
• a 20 mph speed limit on Nye Road in District 1;
• a prompt notfication easement for a warning siren on Clyde Mabry Drive; and
• First National Bank as the county depository.
Menefee was to deliver his State of the County address at 11:45 a.m. today in the Sandridge Student Center at Athens State University. Lunch will be served and admission is $20, with proceeds going toward the ASU Foundation.
The commission will hold a work session at 10 a.m. Nov. 27, at the Washington Street annex.
The daily garbage schedule will be followed the week of Thanksgiving, including Nov. 28. Residents are being asked to put out their garbage an hour earlier.