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Odum, Georgia City Council Wrap-Up (Posted 11/11/2018)


The Odum City Council met and discussed or voted on the following items on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

(Source: The Press-Sentinel - Saturday - November 10, 2018)

SQUIRREL DAMAGE

Mayor Brian Nipper presented a quote for repairing squirrel-inflicted roof-and-stall damage to the Town Square bathrooms. After a brief discussion, the Council accepted an $850 quote given by Leggett Classic Roofing.

RECREATION CENTER REPAIR

Nipper opened sealed bids for repairing the Odum Recreation Complex roofs. The two bids came from Wells Roofing ($13,820) and Quality Roofing and Fencing ($23,152.07). The bid from Wells Roofing was accepted, provided the business confirms that it included all specifications as detailed in the bid package.

RECREATION CENTER RATES

The Council voted to increase the rental on the Odum Recreation Center to $75 per day with a $100 deposit. The new rates will go into effect on January 1, 2019, with the stipulation that anyone who is already booked will get the old rate of $50.

TOWN HOUSE RATES

The Council voted to raise the deposit amount for renting the Odum Town House to $75, beginning in January 2019, with the stipulation that it will remain $50 for anyone who has already booked it.

EXCAVATOR BIDS

Nipper opened sealed bids for purchasing an excavator for the City of Odum. Providing bids were Donald Aspinwall ($6,500), Shaver Rentals ($6,800), Altamaha Equipment ($10,750) and Shon Mullis ($8,650). After a brief discussion, the Council rejected all bids.

TRASH LITIGATION

Nipper informed the Council that letters that had gone out a few months ago to certain residents about cleaning up debris, rubbish and junked vehicles had been sent to a lawyer's office for further litigation.

RESURFACING PROJECT

Jim Westberry reported that preliminary work had begun on the 2018 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant project to pave a portion of Walter Street.

CHRISTMAS PLANS

Nipper reminded the Council about the upcoming Wayne County Christmas Parade, adding that the Odum city Christmas party would be December 6.



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