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Bradley County Commission meeting recap

The Bradley County Commission met yesterday for a voting session.


Mayor Gary Davis declared yesterday as Bradley Bearette’s Day in Bradley County to honor the girl’s basketball program at Bradley Central High School which won the 7th state title in the school’s history last week. 


Mayor Davis also proposed a resolution on a bid to replace 30 HVAC units at the Bradley County Justice Center. The lowest bid was from WJ O’ Neal company for $457,660. The resolution passed 12-0. 


Another resolution proposed by Mayor Davis was a bid to complete roofing work at the Justice Center. Harris United Roof and Sheet Metal was the lowest bid at $654,424. The resolution passed 12-0. 


Both projects are being paid with ARP funds. 


The Commission also voted to authorize the Mayor to proceed to the next phase of the Opioid Settlement litigation that is currently underway. 


The Mayor also gave an update on the Septic Repair Program. As of now, 146 properties are in the process, 44 permits have been issued, 37 contracts have been signed with construction in works, 8 projects are complete, and 50% of funds have been allocated. 


The Commissioners also voted to approve a resolution for a payment-in-lieu of taxes schedule or better known as a PILOT agreement that could mean a development in the County that will create over 500 new jobs. The agreement is worth approximately $1,072,000. 


The next meeting of the County Commission will be on March 27th for a work session at 7 pm.