Statesboro city council meets Tuesday

Written by  Monday, 01 July 2013 10:28

Statesboro City HallStatesboro City Hall  Statesboro City Council will hold their first of the month meeting Tuesday July 2, at 9:00 am in the council chambers on the second floor City Hall.


  A couple of the items on the agenda are for construction work on the I-16/U.S. Highway 301 project to include: 


  A contract to Complete Sitework Services LLC for $2,249,999.87 for the I-16/U.S. Highway 301 Utility Infrastructure for the City of Statesboro contingent upon the written approval from the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners.


  A contract to CB&I Inc. in the amount of  $2,093,000.00 for the alternate composite One Million Gallon Elevated Storage Tank for the I-16 Highway 301 project contingent upon the written approval from the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners.


  Council will also consider cost proposals totaling $49,000 from Georgia Power and Frontier Communications to relocate existing utilities along Gentilly Road as part of the Gentilly Road Sidewalk Installation Project, funded by 2007 SPLOST


  Other items include:


  A proposal to increase the hotel/motel tax on public lodging by 1 percent;


  Hold a public hearing to authorize the Mayor to execute a contract with the Statesboro Arts Council, Inc. operate and manage the Averitt Center for the Arts, and another with the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority/Main Street using proceeds from the Hotel/Motel Tax;


  An application for a $19,643.00 2013 BJA Justice Assistance Grant;  $10,803.65 to be utilized by the Statesboro Police Department and $8,839.35 to be utilized by the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.


  A $159,790.50 contract to R. Roese Construction for the Gas System Expansion in the area of Hwy 67 & Joe Hodges Hill.


  The first reading of a request by George Terrell Beasley to annex 57.5 acres on Cawana Road and rezone it to Commercial Retail and Planned Unit Development Residential; 39 acres at S and S Railroad bed Road and rezone it to R-15 (Single Family Residential); and another 68 acres at Josh Hagin Road and rezone it to R-10 (Single Family Residential);


  The first reading of a request by Walter Ray Beasley to annex 61 acres at Josh Hagin Road and rezone it R-8 and R-10 (Single Family Residential);


  A Public Hearing on a resolution exempting certain vehicles from marking requirements for one year;


  A license application from Heath Robinson, DBA: NYC Pizzeria DBA Big Shows Burgers on Brampton Avenue to pour beer, wine & liquor;


  “Vehicle for Hire” for Boro D.D. LLC – Robert A. Oellerich and Amanda Korponay as drivers and another from D W Yellow Cab – Michael Clamion Groomers and Isaac Kitching drivers;


  Public Hearing and Consideration of a Motion to convert the section of Seibald St, from Hill Street to Sharpe Street, to a one way street.


  Several other items on the agenda also.  The meeting is open to the public.


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