Supervisors WILSON and ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A PLASMA CUTTER FOR USE IN THE SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT AND DELETING PURCHASE OF A PORTABLE FUME EXHAUSTER

WHEREAS, the 2018 Budget includes the scheduled purchase of a Portable Fume Exhauster for use in the Solid Waste Department; and 

WHEREAS, the Director of Solid Waste has proposed to delay purchase of said Portable Fume Exhauster ($7,800.00) and to purchase a Plasma Cutter ($2,895.00) instead because it is a more pressing operational need at this time; and 

WHEREAS, the Committees on Economic Development and Environment, and Finance recommend proceeding with the Plasma Cutter Purchase; now, therefore be it 

RESOLVED, That the Director of Solid Waste be and hereby is authorized to purchase a Plasma Cutter for use in the Solid Waste Department as follows: (1) Plasma Cutter $2,895.00 and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Solid Waste Director, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BLACKMON and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Groff and Waldron)