April 2022


April 19, 2022 

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 E911 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, Barry Slatton, Keith Creel, Dana W. Phillips, Samuel Tucker, and Terry Bentley. Also present were Gordon L. Sandlin, Administrative Director; Roger C. Humphrey, Administrative Advisor; Jackie Burnham, Administrative Assistant; Kayla Smith, GIS Technician; Amber Smith, CCCSO; and Danny Cain, City of Cullman Communication Center. Chairman Dewayne Goodwin welcomed everyone to the meeting. 

Review and Approval of the Minutes and Expenses: Creel made motion to approve the March 15, 2022, minutes with corrections. Bentley seconded; motion passed unanimously. There were no unbudgeted expenses since the last meeting. 

Public Petitions: 

  • Sandlin reported a subpoena and court order from the Circuit Court of Cullman County, in the case of Jessica M. Scharz versus Michael Jonathan Williams, for 911 calls on January 2, 2019. Copy of the calls was made and forwarded to Board Attorney Williams for distribution. 

Legislative Review: 

  • Sandlin briefed the Board on the recent 911 activities, including HB414 and SB240. 

Wireless Update: 97% of all 9-1-1 calls made in Cullman County in March 2022 were made using a cellular telephone. 

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

Executive Director Report: 

  • Sandlin reported that the letters were sent to each agency authorizing road sign allocations. The cut-off dat