BOC to hear audit update at today’s work session


DAHLONEGA, Ga. –The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners will hear the annual external audit report presented by the firm of Mauldin and Jenkins when they meet in a work session today (July 9) at 4 p.m. in the Commissioners Board Room.

Counties are required to have an external audit each year. At the conclusion of the audit process, once all statements are reviewed and finalized, the auditor makes a presentation to the Board of Commissioners to provide an overview of the finances and discuss any issues encountered during the county’s annual audit. The auditor will also provide a brief update on any proposed changes to standards.

Other items to be discussed during the work session include:

A Robinson Hauling Transfer Station Fee Increase;

The 2019 Off System Safety Project-Striping and Signage Bid Award;

Consideration of TSPLOST Bond;

Consideration of LCSO Vehicle Purchase

Resolutions to be discussed include:

The appointment of Matthew Henderson to the Water & Sewerage Authority;

The appointment of Brooke Smith to the Park & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board;

The appointment of Donna Whitfield to the Board of Health;

The appoint/reappoint of Ridge Rairigh and Barbara Bosanko to the Planning Commission;

The appointment of a liaison to U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census;

The recommendation of inventory items to be placed on the July Surplus Property list.

Commissioners will also consider several contracts, including:

The Legacy Link FY 2020 Nutrition Program which provides for nutrition and wellness services, nutrition screening and support services for senior adults in Lumpkin County;

The Sharon Paul Tower Donation contract. Staff was contacted by Sharon Paul in 2018 regarding a donation she wished to make to the county in the form of an 80-foot radio tower. After meeting to discuss the donation, staff decided the tower could be used to enhance communication in the area of Station 6.


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