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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.

DUMPSTER RAMP

The Council agreed to let the mayor run an ad for bids on a proposed dumpster ramp.

PAVILION SHELTER

The Council also agreed to let the mayor run an ad for bids to replace the pavilion shelter at the recreation complex.

DRAIN REPAIR

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.

CITY AUDIT

Upon reviewing three bids for the city's 2018-19 audit, the Council awarded the contract to Harris and Company.

TIA RESOLUTION

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.

NEXT MEETING

The Council rescheduled its December meeting to December 10 so as not to conlict with the city Christmas party on December 3.



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