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Heard County Water Authority
Board Meeting Minutes
September 24, 2012
The Heard County Water Authority Board met in regular session on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Members present were: James Ray Gosdin Sr., Alvin Ginn, Carrie Rutledge Tommie McKeever and Loy Howard.
Mr. Gosdin called the meeting to order and Alvin Ginn gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Guests in attendance: Mark Bond, Hayes, James & Associates, Lawrence Lipford and Jimmy Hamil, City of Franklin.
Approve/Modify Agenda- On motion and second (Ginn, Rutledge) a unanimous vote was made to approve the agenda as presented.
Approval of Minutes – On motion and second (Ginn, Rutledge) a unanimous vote was made to accept the minutes as presented.
Public Comments: None
1.) Introduction of New Board Member – On behalf of the Heard County Water Authority and Board Mr. Gosdin welcomed board member Ms. Tommie McKeever. She was appointed by the City of Franklin to replace Joel Rogers.
2.) Election of Vice-Chairman – James Ray Gosdin reported that with the appointment of Ms. McKeever to the board to replace Joel Rogers that a new Vice-Chairman would need to be appointed. On motion and second (Howard, Rutledge) a unanimous vote was made to appoint Mr. Alvin Ginn as Vice-Chairman.
1.) Permit Modification – Jimmy reviewed the response from the EPD (Environmental Protection Division) regarding our request for modification of the HCWA permit to withdrawal 500,000 gallons of Chattahoochee River water for industrial purposes. He suggested that the Authority hold off on the pursuit of this matter and allow Hayes, James & Associates to give a closer estimate on the cost to do this. After some discussion, the general consensus was to wait and allow H, J&A to report back next month.