Odum, Georgia City Council Wrap-Up (Posted 11/11/2019)
The Odum City Council met and discussed or voted on the following items on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
(Source: The Press-Sentinel - Saturday - November 9, 2019)
BLUE STAR MARKER
The Council approved a request by the Odum Garden Club to install a Blue Star Memorial Marker at the Odum Recreation Complex next to the current complex sign. The marker will honor all veterans (past, present and future) and the club will pay for the marker and its installation.
The Council agreed to let the mayor run an ad for bids on a proposed dumpster ramp.
The Council also agreed to let the mayor run an ad for bids to replace the pavilion shelter at the recreation complex.
The Council approved the repair of a burst facial on a concreate drain for $3,700.
CITY HALL COMPUTERS
The Council approved the purchase of two new computers for Odum City Hall. The current computers are six and seven years old and will not be supported by Microsoft as of next year.
Upon reviewing three bids for the city's 2018-19 audit, the Council awarded the contract to Harris and Company.
The Council approved a TIA (Transportation Investment Act) resolution. Regional leaders are trying to have the existing T-SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax for transportation) passed under TIA renewed.
COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT
The Council approved a donation of $100 toward the county road department's Christmas party. Council member Jim Westberry poined out the the city depends on help from the department.
The Council rescheduled its December meeting to December 10 so as not to conlict with the city Christmas party on December 3.