Crisp County Commissioners discuss business

Published 12:06 pm Wednesday, July 20, 2016


CORDELE — Crisp County Commissioners held their monthly meeting Tuesday morning instead of their regular second Tuesday of the month.

Following the approval of minutes from the previous meeting Crisp County Fire Chief Jonathan Windham gave his report to commissioners. He informed the board the department had received a donation of materials to fix a leaking roof in the tower. Local businessman Harold Payne of Payne’s Roofing donated those materials to the Crisp County Fire and Rescue. Chief Windham said they performed the work on their own but they were grateful for the donated materials. Following his report, Commission Chairman Clark Henderson informed Chief Windham the board is appreciative of all the department’s hard work. Commissioner James Nance suggested sending a thank you card to Mr. Payne for his donation to the department.

Commissioners approved a revision of existing speed limits on routes in Crisp County. According to Public Works Director Carl Gamble the Department of Transportation goes through the speed limits every few years. He informed commissioners there were some topographical errors and roads misnamed to be corrected but suggested the commissioners approve and sign documentation to prevent any lapse in time on radars. The board motioned and approved the request.

Gamble informed commissoners that the landfill underwent a surprise inspection on June 30 and passed with a perfect score of 100.

Commissioner Sam Farrow asked about the possibility of paving Dockweiler Road due to Fritz Farm having events and heavy traffic in that area.

Commissioners tabled the consideration of adopting an ordinance that regulates golf carts on county streets and subdivisions.