August 2021

August 17, 2021

Call to Order and Welcome: Chairman Dewayne Goodwin called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom/in-person meeting at the Cullman County E9 l l Administration Building located at 604 Seventh Avenue, SW, Cullman, Alabama.

Public Comments From Citizens: None at this time.

Call of Roll to Establish a Quorum: Members present were Dewayne Goodwin, Dana W. Phillips, Samuel Tucker, Bany Slatton, Keith Creel, Dorothy Maddox, and Kem1eth Nail. Also present were Gordon L. Sandlin, Administrative Director; Roger C. Humphrey, Administrative Advisor; Jackie Burnham, Administrative Assistant; Kayla Smith, GIS Technician; and Roy W. Williams, Jr., Board Attorney. Chairman Dewayne Goodwin welcomed eve1yone to the meeting.

Review and Approval of the Minutes and Expenses: Nail made motion to approve the July 20, 2021 minutes as printed. Maddox seconded; motion passed unanimously.

Public Petitions:
Sandlin reported a citizen request and subpoena from the Circuit Court of Cullman County in the case of the State of Alabama versus Randy Twilley for 911 call. Copy was made and forwarded for distribution.

Legislative Review:
Humphrey briefed the Board on the recent legislative activity concerning 911 and the Alabama State 911 Board meeting last month.

Wireless Update: 94% ofall 9-1-1 calls made in Cullman County in July 2021 were made using a cellular telephone.

PSAP Information: Sandlin distributed a summmy of PSAP equipment problems reported since last Board meeting.

Executive Director Report:
Sandlin passed a hand-out concerning the Board’s record keeping policy. After Board discussion, Slatton made motion to adopt a Resolution to Amend the record keeping policy. Creel seconded; motion passed unanimously.
Sandlin reported that the Pictometry/Eagleview Flyover/Imagery is I 00% complete, and we are awaiting delivery.
Sandlin briefed the Board on the progress of the grant for the PSAP’s for purchasing consoles capable of toning departments. Sandlin repo1ied that the console for the City of Hanceville has not been installed as of this date.
Sandlin spoke regarding the term expirations of Board members Keith Creel and Kenneth Nail on September I, 2021. Sandlin received information that both will be reappointed at the next regular meeting of the Cullman County Commission.
Sandlin presented the FY2022 Budget Proposal to the Board for discussion and action, if the Board chooses. After Board discussion, Tucker made motion to approve the FY2022 Budget Proposal as presented. Phillips seconded; motion passed unanimously.

Sandlin requested approval from the Board to retain an accounting firm for the FY202 l audit. Tucker made motion to retain Fricke, Sweatmon & Co., P. C. Slatton seconded; motion passed unanimously.
Sandlin presented the FY2022 Road Sign Allocations calculated from the 2020 census for Board approval. A hand-out of the FY2021 was passed to compare. After Board discussion, Creel made motion to approve the FY2022 Road Sign Allocation as presented. Tucker seconded; motion passed unanimously.
Sandlin introduced newly hired GIS Technician, Kayla Smith. The Board congratulated and welcomed her to the staff.
Sandlin requested approval to increase the credit card limits of Kenneth Nail and Dewayne Goodwin to $5,000.00 for 60 days to cover expenses of attending two conferences scheduled in succession. Tucker made motion to approve the increased credit card limits accordingly. Slatton seconded; motion passed unanimously.
Sandlin requested approval to order a credit card with a limit of $5,000.00 and fuel credit cards for Kayla Smith, GIS Technician. Phillips made motion to order the credit cards for Kayla as requested. Tucker seconded; motion passed unanimously.
Sandlin reported that The Alabama Gulf Coast Conference 2021 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama is scheduled for October 10-13, 2021. Anyone planning to attend, contact Jackie.

Board Attomey Report:
Board Attorney Williams reported that there were no additional legal issues that will affect the E9- l- l- Board of Commissioners.

June 2021 financial reports were reviewed. July 2021 PSAP reports were reviewed.
Adjourn: Tucker made motion to adjourn. Slatton seconded; motion passed unanimously. Chairman Goodwin adjourned the meeting at 3:15 p.m.

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