Closed session consumes much of Adairsville meeting
by Matt Shinall
Aug 10, 2011 | 1500 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Adairsville City Council made short work of a brief agenda at Tuesday’s work session, followed by an hour in executive session.

The council adjourned to closed session for the purpose of discussing personnel matters and attorney client privilege. No action was taken upon their return.

Thursday’s agenda will address four items, including a bid award for the phase 5 streetscape project to Lewallen Construction Company for the amount of $141,800.09 contingent on concurrence from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

This phase of the streetscape project will focus on Wood Street in the downtown area. Work will not commence before the Great Locomotive Chase Festival in October, at the earliest, depending on GDOT cooperation.

The city council also will vote Thursday on an intergovernmental agreement contracting Bartow County for services during the November election at a cost of approximately $4,500. The agreement is expected to save the city in labor costs for early voting and Election Day polls as opposed to conducting election operations in-house.

A repair for a generator at the water treatment plant costing $8,200 was discussed Tuesday and added to the agenda.

Lastly, the sale of surplus items from the police department will be voted on at the regular meeting. Items deemed surplus include seized vehicles, old police cruisers, outdated radar systems, light bars and other equipment.

The Adairsville City Council will hold its regular meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at city hall.