Odum, Georgia City Council Wrap-Up (Posted 12/9/2017)
The Odum City Council met and discussed or voted on the following items on Tuesday, December 5.
(Source: The Press-Sentinel - Saturday - December 9, 2017)
After a SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) funds report, the council approved Willie McLaughlin's motion to amend the recreation budget from $110,000 to $107,500 and the water and sewer budget from $29,100 to $31,700.
City clerk Robbin Manners presented a quote from Michael Long Insurance Agency for mandatory cancer insurance for volunteer firefighters. The council approved McLaughlin's motion to purchase insurance with an optional survivor benefit at the rate of $18.13 per firefighter per month. This will be paid annually from the fire department budget.
Council member Jim Westberry reported that the city will begin work on drainage in January 2018.
The Council approved Westberry's motion to table the discussion on termite inspections until the next meeting to allow time to get quotes from multiple companies.
The council tabled the discussion on recreation center roof repairs until the next meeting.