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Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:00 AM

Civil Service Board - Regular Meeting






The Forsyth County Civil Service Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Forsyth County Public Safety Complex located at 3520 Settingdown Road, Cumming, Georgia 30028.


The purpose of the meeting will be for discussion and consideration of the items as outlined on the agenda and such other business as may properly come before the Board.


Forsyth County is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language may contact the Title VI Coordinator at 770-781-2101 a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting date/time. The Title VI Coordinator is located at 110 East Main Street, Suite 255, Cumming, Georgia between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact us using the Georgia Relay Service, at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or (Voice) 1-800-255-0135, and asking to connect to 770-781-2101. 



Charity D. Clark


February 1, 2017




THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.



I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Regular Meeting January 12, 2017


IV. Items for consideration and discussion:

(1) Attorney Updates – Richard Neville, General Counsel/Hearing Officer

  1. Sheriff’s Writ of Certiorari – Funkhouser Appeal


(2) Administrative Updates – Charity Clark, Clerk


V. Executive Session (if needed)


VI. Adjourn




Terry Smith – Chairman, Tim Perry – Vice Chairman, Jerry Bowman – Member, Rich Neville - Counsel, and Charity Clark – Clerk. Absent: Lorne Twiner – Alternate Member



I. Call Meeting to Order

   Called to order at 10:01 a.m.

II. Adoption of Agenda
    Adopted agenda unanimously.

III. Adoption of Minutes:

  1. Regular Meeting January 12, 2017

    Adopted unanimously.


IV. Items for consideration and discussion:

(1) Attorney Updates (if any) – Richard Neville, General Counsel/Hearing Officer

Sheriff Piper Writ of Certiorari (Funkhouser) - Discussion.


(2) Administrative Updates (if any) – Charity Clark, Clerk

(a) Update on Hearing Officer and Clerk Appointments by BOC for 2017.

      Agenda request will be submitted for 2/21/17 Work Session.


(b) Informal appeal by Sheriff’s Office Employee in queue.

            No action required by Civil Service Board at this time.


V. Executive Session (if needed)

Entered Executive Session for discussion of personnel and pending litigation at 10:20 a.m.

Resumed Regular Session at 10:51 a.m.


Unanimous approval of Funkhouser Settlement.


VI. Adjourn

Adjourned at 10:52 a.m.

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 Address: 110 East Main Street
Cumming GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2101
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Our Mission

As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

Our Vision

Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.