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Thursday, September 2, 2021 1:30 PM

Finance Committee - Called Meeting

Administration Building 110 E Main Street Cumming, GA 30005
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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Forsyth County Finance Committee will hold a Called Meeting on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Large Conference Room, Suite 210, in the Forsyth County Administration Building located at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040.

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08/27/2021

AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY FINANCE COMMITTEE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 AT 1:30 PM
110 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 210
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Adoption of Agenda

III. Adoption of Minutes

(1) Called Meeting of July 21, 2021

IV. Items for Consideration and Discussion

(1) Discussion and possible direction regarding FY 2022 County Employee Benefits

(2) Discussion and possible direction regarding the County Library System’s FY 2022 Budget Request

(3) Discussion and possible direction regarding a request by the Superior Court of Forsyth County to increase the County Supplements of newly hired Superior Court Judicial Assistants
(At its August 24, 2021 Work Session, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to authorize staff to move this Item to the next meeting of the Finance Committee for discussion and consideration with authorization for staff to perform comparisons with surrounding counties.)

(4) Discussion and possible direction regarding a Social Media Investment for the Department of Communications

V. Adjournment

AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY FINANCE COMMITTEE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2021, AT 1:30 P.M.
110 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 210
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

MEETING SUMMARY

On Thursday September 2, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Large Conference Room of the Forsyth County Administration Building, the Forsyth County Finance Committee held a Called Meeting with the following persons present: Commissioner’s Cindy Jones Mills – Member, Alfred John – Member, Kevin Tanner - County Manager/Member and Marc Turk – CFO/Member, (Non-FC Members) David McKee – Deputy County Manager, Becky Whitmire – Finance Director, Sandra Stevenson – Budget/Grants Manager and Steven Mayfield – Financial Analyst. Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent.


I. Call meeting to order – Kevin Tanner, County Manager recognized a quorum @ 1:32 p.m.

II. Adoption of Agenda
1st: Commissioner John: Motion to adopt Agenda as presented
2nd: Commissioner Mills; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

III. Adoption of Minutes
(1) Called Meeting of July 21, 2021
1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to adopt Minutes as presented
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

I. Items for Consideration and Discussion

(1) Discussion and possible direction regarding FY 2022 County Employee Benefits
1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve and present to full Board Members as presented
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

(2) Discussion and possible direction regarding the County Library System’s FY 2022 Budget Request
1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve as presented (Commissioner Mills voted “Approve”), Commissioner John; Motion to approve as presented (Commissioner John voted to “Oppose”) and (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

(3) Discussion and possible direction regarding a request by the Superior Court of Forsyth County to increase the County Supplements of newly hired Superior Court Judicial Assistants

(At its August 24, 2021, Work Session, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to authorize staff to move this Item to the next meeting of the Finance Committee for discussion and consideration with authorization for staff to perform comparisons with surrounding counties.)

1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve Courts System in working with County Personnel & Finance process regarding hiring above minimum salary and item to be presented to full Board
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

(4) Discussion and possible direction regarding a Social Media Investment for the Department of Communications

1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve as presented and present to full Board
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

IV. Adjournment – 3:00 p.m.

1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to adjourn
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)
AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY FINANCE COMMITTEE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2021, AT 1:30 P.M.
110 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 210
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

MINUTES

On Thursday September 2, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Large Conference Room of the Forsyth County Administration Building, the Forsyth County Finance Committee held a Called Meeting with the following persons present: Commissioner’s Cindy Jones Mills – Member, Alfred John – Member, Kevin Tanner - County Manager/Member and Marc Turk – CFO/Member, (Non-FC Members) David McKee – Deputy County Manager, Becky Whitmire – Finance Director, Sandra Stevenson – Budget/Grants Manager and Steven Mayfield – Financial Analyst. Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent.


I. Call meeting to order – Kevin Tanner, County Manager recognized a quorum @ 1:32 p.m.

II. Adoption of Agenda
1st: Commissioner John: Motion to adopt Agenda as presented
2nd: Commissioner Mills; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

III. Adoption of Minutes
(1) Called Meeting of July 21, 2021
1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to adopt Minutes as presented
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

I. Items for Consideration and Discussion

(1) Discussion and possible direction regarding FY 2022 County Employee Benefits
1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve and present to full Board Members as presented
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

(2) Discussion and possible direction regarding the County Library System’s FY 2022 Budget Request
1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve as presented (Commissioner Mills voted “Approve”), Commissioner John; Motion to approve as presented (Commissioner John voted to “Oppose”) and (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

(3) Discussion and possible direction regarding a request by the Superior Court of Forsyth County to increase the County Supplements of newly hired Superior Court Judicial Assistants

(At its August 24, 2021, Work Session, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to authorize staff to move this Item to the next meeting of the Finance Committee for discussion and consideration with authorization for staff to perform comparisons with surrounding counties.)

1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve Courts System in working with County Personnel & Finance process regarding hiring above minimum salary and item to be presented to full Board
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

(4) Discussion and possible direction regarding a Social Media Investment for the Department of Communications

1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to approve as presented and present to full Board
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)

IV. Adjournment – 3:00 p.m.

1st: Commissioner Mills: Motion to adjourn
2nd: Commissioner John; motion passed 4-0-1 (Commissioner Molly Cooper was absent)