By Faye Gaston

The Bullock County Commission held its regular monthly meeting on September 14, 2020.

County Administrator Patrick D. Smith presented an e-mail from the State of Alabama COVID Task Force regarding the purchase of a mortuary cooler and cots with CARES Act Funds.

Smith stated that there are a series of questions to be answered to see if the mortuary equipment qualifies under the CARES Act.

William Hodge, Chairman of the Bullock County Hospital Board approached the commission stating that an MOU has been put in place allowing the Bullock County Commission to house the mortuary equipment at the Bullock County Hospital contingent upon if the mortuary equipment qualifies under the CARES Act.

On a motion from Commissioner Johnny Adams, seconded by Commissioner Henry Barnett, to allow the county commission to purchase a mortuary cooler and cots if allowable for reimbursement under the CARES Act.

The motion carried. All four commissioners and Chairman Alonza Ellis were present.

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