One-Man Pothole Patcher Headlines Lengthy County Commission Agenda

by | Feb 13, 2018 | County News, Cullman

Cullman County Commission Meeting March 14 2017

The following Cullman County Commission business was conducted Tuesday morning (February 13, 2018) at 10:00 am in the commission meeting room of the Cullman County Courthouse.

NOTE: The Cullman County Commission meets every second and fourth Tuesday, except in cases where the meeting date falls on a holiday, in which case the meeting is moved to the following day. Meetings are scheduled for 10 am in the Commission Office Conference Room, first floor, Cullman County Courthouse, Cullman, Alabama, unless otherwise specified.

Cullman County Commission Meeting March 14 2017

Cullman County Commission Meeting – February 13, 2018

Chairman Kenneth Walker and Associate Commissioners Garry Marchman and Kerry Watson.conducted the following Cullman County business:

Call to order.

Call of Roll to Establish Quorum, Invocation, and Pledge of Allegiance.


APPROVED: Minutes of January 23, 2018, meeting, appropriations, expenditures, payroll, requisitions. Approved all journal entries to be posted.

AUTHORIZED: Chairman Kenneth Walker and EMA Director Phyllis Little to sign the State EMPG grant for $2,342.

AUTHORIZED: Repairs to the weather siren at the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center at the cost of $12,238. (The cost of this project will be shared with the City of Cullman).

VOTED DOWN: The renewal of the RAVE message call system with AT&T at an annual cost $9,100. It is considered a duplicative expense unworthy of a $9,000+ expenditure.

AUTHORIZED: The Chairman to sign the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant for the Sheriff’s Office K-9 grant for $24,000.

AWARDED: Professional services contract for consulting and engineering for the RTP grant for the Stony Lonesome Park project.

ADOPTED: Revised Substance Abuse & Drug & Alcohol Policy for C.A.R.T.S.

AUTHORIZED: County Attorney Chad Floyd to dismiss two parties from the pending litigation against Republic Services.

APPROVED: Resolution 2018-14 – Requesting Attorney General Opinion Section 36-15-1 of the Code of Alabama (1975).

AUTHORIZED: Captain Tim McKoy to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Police Chief of the City of Jasper to allow a Jasper police officer to ride along and train with Cullman County Animal Control.


APPROVED: Addendum to the Video Services Agreement with BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC (d/b/a AT&T Alabama).

APPROVED: Changing the pay date for all county employees from Wednesday to Thursday.

APPROVED: Child Advocacy request to use Sportsman Lake Park for the Safe Kids Expo on April 14th.

APPROVED: Surplusing of the old Health Department Building for demolition.

APPROVED: Surplus of an ice machine from the Detention Center to be disposed of as scrap.

APPROVED: Various discarded office furniture, file cabinets, chairs, etc. stored in the basement of the courthouse to be sold as scrap, or for disposal.

APPROVED: Transfer of 2004 Ford Ranger (VIN # 1FTZT45E24TA12728) from Sales Tax Office to the County Commission with a payment of $3,000.

APPROVED: Purchase of a security alert system for the courthouse from Response Technologies at the cost of $21,265.14.

APPROVED: Purchase of a 2018 Ford AWD Utility Vehicle off the State Bid List through Stivers Ford for the Sales Tax Office at the cost of Cost $25,148.

APPROVED: Payment for emergency repairs to the sewer pumps at the Ag Center; Bark-Ley Plumbing Contractors at the cost of Cost $16,863.

APPROVED: Purchase of a truck-mounted one-man pothole patcher from the Alabama County Joint Bidding Program through Coblentz Equipment & Parts Co., Inc. at the cost of CostCost $209,721.

APPROVED: Surplus of the following trucks from the Road Department to be auction by J. M. Wood:

2018 Mack Truck – VIN# 1M2AX07C71M036614
2018 Mack Truck – VIN# 1M2AX07C0JM036616
2018 Mack Truck – VIN# 1M2AX07C3JM036612
2018 Mack Truck – VIN# 1M2AX07C9KM036615
2018 Mack Truck – VIN# 1M2AX07C2JM036617
2018 Mack Truck – VIN#1M2AX07C5JM036613

APPROVED: Bid No. 1228 – Extension – Poly Pipe – Bear Concrete, Inc.

APPROVED: Bid No. 1257 – Extension – Bituminous Plant Mix (product only) – Good Hope Contracting

The next Commission Meeting will be Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 10:00 in the commission meeting room

Time Until Next Cullman County Commission Meeting








Cullman County Commission

Kenneth Walkeer

Kenneth Walkeer


Kerry Watson

Kerry Watson

Associate Commissioner - Place 1

Garry Marchman

Garry Marchman

Associate Commissioner - Place 2

Cullman County Alabama Seal

Cullman County Commission – Helpful Information

Commission Staff

Kenneth Walker – Chairman – (256) 775-4878
Kerry Watson – Commissioner Place 1 – (256) 775-4890
Garry Marchman – Commissioner Place 2 – (256) 775-4930

Gary Teichmiller – County Administrator – (256) 775-4925
Charlotte Slatton – County Clerk – (256) 775-4878
J. Chad Floyd – County Attorney – (256) 775-4893

Judy Bradford – Human Resources – (256) 775-4884
Christa Thompson – Personnel/Payroll – (256) 775-4879

Marie Livingston – AP & Purchasing – (256) 775-4887
Ginger Taylor – AP & Purchasing – (256) 775-4888
Heather Conn – AP Associate – (256) 775-4885

One-Man Pothole Patcher Headlines Lengthy County Commission Agenda

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