Official minutes of the April 3, 2014 Council Meeting
Approved by City Council April 17, 2014
The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Councilman Myrick giving the invocation. Councilmembers Griffin, Grizzard, Kerby, Key, Myrick, Otto, Attorney Raymond Dickey, City Administrator Charles Akridge and Asst. City Clerk Diane Proudfoot were present.
Councilman Myrick made a motion to approve the draft copy of the minutes of the March 20, 2014 council meeting. Councilman Otto seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes. Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the agenda of the April 3, 2014 meeting. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
Administrative & Committee reports:
Councilwoman Griffin reported the Baseball RAMA will be held Saturday at Taylor Park beginning at 9:00am and encouraged anyone that was available to go out and volunteer.
City Administrator Akridge reported:
The Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 12 from 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Community Building/Pavilion.
OLD BUSINESS: None
1. Consider bid award to Utility Solutions of America and enter into an agreement for the water meter replacement project (SPLOST/CIP). City Administrator Akridge reported that the low bidder for the water meter replacement project was Utility Solutions of America with a bid of $346,885.05 and recommended that council accept the bid from USA; to negotiate with Georgia Municipal Association on a seven year lease purchase at an interest rate of 3.03%. Councilman Myrick made a motion to accept the recommendation as presented by City Administrator Akridge. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
2. Consider approval of a contract for the fireworks for the Patriotic Day Celebration in the amount of $3,680. Councilman Grizzard made a motion to enter into a contract with Falcon Fireworks for the Patriotic Celebration in the amount of $3,680 with the funds being expended from the General Fund. Councilman Kerby seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
Mayor Rozier reported that this concluded the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
The accounts payables were presented with Councilman Myrick making a motion to pay the bills. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
There being no further business, Councilman Myrick made a motion to adjourn at 7:13pm. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
Diane Proudfoot, Asst. City Clerk
Note: Section § 50-14-1 of the Official Code of the State of Georgia Annotated requires that the minutes shall, as a minimum, include a description of each motion or other proposal made, and a record of all votes. These minutes meet the minimum requirements. However, in an attempt to provide as much information as possible to the citizens, the recording clerk has included additional background data and discussion on the subjects presented to council. The statements of individuals are not verbatim and may be summary in nature.