The Taylor County Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2023. Supervisor Fitzgerald called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Supervisor roll call: Fitzgerald, Watson, Beggs, all present. Also present: Holly Cavin, and Justin Savage.
Watson motioned to approve the minutes from August 10,2023, as well as approve the agenda for the meeting. Beggs seconded. MC 30.
Diane Lang spoke during public comments to discuss concerns about the wind farms and wanted to know if any changes were being made.
There were no committee reports.
Savage presented a funding agreement and a compensation estimate for project STP-S
C087( 60)-5E-87. Watson made a motion to approve. Beggs seconded. MC 3-0.
Savage also presented reappointment of Belinda Ogle as Taylor County Title VI/ADA Coordinator. Watson made a motion to approve. Beggs seconded. MC 3-0
Nick Fehring discussed a Conservation Board member (Dray Walter) resignation. Beggs made a motion to approve. Watson seconded. MC 3-0
Fehring proposed appointing Dean Rowe to the Conservation Board. Beggs made a motion to approve. Watson seconded. MC 3-0
Fehring also presented Conservation grant funding and purchases. The Board decided to table the discussion.
The Board met with County Attorney Clinton Spurrier on appointing a new Auditor.
Josh Weed presented hiring Chance Strough as a new deputy. Watson made a motion to approve. Beggs seconded. MC 3-0
The Board reviewed and approved a claims to be paid.
The Board reviewed topics for discussion in future meetings. Watson motioned to adjourn the meeting. Beggs seconded. MC 3-0.