Among the items on the agenda is a motion to approve a professional engineering services contract to Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. not to exceed $63,562.00 for the design, survey and permitting services for the water main replacement on Savannah Avenue between East Main Street and Gentilly Road. Funding will be from 2013 SPLOST proceeds.
Council will also consider motion to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute an engineering services contract with Hussey, Gay, Bell and DeYoung to complete the design and bidding of sewer line segments in the Cawana, Railroad Bed and Burkhalter Road area Water and Sewer Extension Master Plan with a budget of $450,000.00 which includes Engineering, Construction and Contingencies. Water and Sewer has $1,400,000.00 in CIP for water and sewer extensions in this area.
A motion to authorize the Mayor to sign a Memorandum of Understanding and Resolution in support of an application for a Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Agreement Grant to benefit the news Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau facility to promote Statesboro area history and culture.
A Work Session has been scheduled for August 5, 2014 regarding the proposed changes to Chapter 6 of the city’s Alcohol Ordinance.
Council Notification regarding letter of support given by the City of Statesboro in regards to the One Georgia Authority grant application being submitted by the Development Authority of Bulloch County, Ogeechee Technical College, and Georgia Southern University for the City of Statesboro/ Georgia Southern University Fab Lab and Innovation Center.
Other items also on the agenda for today 5:15 p.m. meeting.