KLVB appointment, Stafford Wright Road R.I.P., GEFA, pumps, and dollars @ LCC 2017-10-23

To replace Molly Stoltz on KLVB (she moved), they will appoint either Adam Floyd or Kyle Rudrow, discussing Monday morning and voting Tuesday evening.

Between Valdosta at Cherry Creek Road and the Skipper Bridge Road McDonalds, Google Map

Years ago I tried to explain to people on Stafford Wright Road that if the county ever paved that road, it wouldn’t be for the current residents. Now it’s getting a water main with paving. The county only ever runs water to places it plans to have subdivisions. Enjoy your quiet country road while you can, old-time residents. You’re about to be displaced for an expansion of “Central Lowndes County” west of Skipper Bridge Road and north of Cherry Creek.

Lowndes County has been approved for a GEFA Loan Agreement submitted in December 2016, for upgrades at the Land Application Site (LAS) and lift stations. It’s not clear whether that includes the purchase of E-One Low Pressure Sewage Grinder Pumps. Also, why should the County Manager be able to approve such pump purchases exceeding $10,000? Shouldn’t that be less than or up to?

Here is the agenda.

LOWNDES COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PROPOSED AGENDA
WORK SESSION, MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
327 N. Ashley Street – 2nd Floor

  1. Call to Order
  2. Invocation
  3. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
  4. GFOA Financial Reporting Award
  5. Minutes for Approval
    1. Work Session- October 9, 2017
    2. Regular Session- October 10, 2017
  6. Appointment
    1. Keep Lowndes/Valdosta Beautiful
      Appoint menber

      Documents:Keep Lowndes Valdosta Beautiful.pdf

  7. Public Hearing
    1. Abandonment of a Portion of Morning Bird Drive
      Board’s Pleasure

      Documents:Abandonment of A Portion of Morning Bird Drive.pdf

  8. For Consideration
    1. Professional Surveying and Engineering Services for Improvements to Howell Lane
      Accept Proposal from Innovate Engineering Solutions, LLC

      Documents:Professional Surveying and Engineering Services for Improvements to Howell Lane.pdf

    2. Abandonment of Old Valdosta Lakeland Road
      Board’s Pleasure

      Documents:Abandonment of Old Valdosta Lakeland Road.pdf

    3. FY 2017 Performance Partnership Agreement and EMPG Application
      Request authorization for the Chairman and the EMA Director to sign documentation related to the PPA and EMPG application.

      Documents:FY2017 Performance Partnership Agreement and EMPG Application.pdf

    4. E-One Low Pressure Sewage Grinder Pumps
      Staff recommends the purchase of 10 E-One pump units for $26,995.00 from Wascon, Inc.

      Documents:E-One Low Pressure Sewage Grinder Pumps.pdf

    5. Purchase of E-One Low Pressure Sewage Grinder Pumps
      Due to the frequency and quantity of pumps being purchased staff recommends the County Manager be given authority to approve these purchases when they exceed $10,000.00 

      Documents:Purchase of E-One Low Pressure Sewage Grinder Pumps.pdf

    6. GEFA Loan Agreement
      Lowndes County has been approved for the GEFA loan submitted in December of 2016. This loan will be utilized for upgrades at the LAS and lift stations. Staff recommends the Board approve the loan and authorize the Chairman to sign the loan agreement.
    7. Server Load Balancer
      Approval of load balancing servers

      Documents:Server Load Balancer.pdf

  9. Bid
    1. Stafford Wright Road Grading, Drainage, Base, Paving and Water Main Extension

      Accept bid proposal and authorize execution of contract documents

      Documents:Stafford Wright Road Grading, Drainage, Base, Paving and Water Main Extension.pdf

  10. Reports – County Manager
  11. Citizens Wishing to be Heard-Please State Your Name and Address
  12. Adjournment

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