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NOTICE: McIntyre is under a Level 1 Drought Response: In order to conserve water outside watering is allowed only between 4:00pm and 10:00 am. This applies to both commercial and residential water use, also keep in mind to regularly check for and repair leaks inside and outside. Don't leave tap running when shaving, brushing teeth and face washing. Only water your landscape when necessary and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk or street.

NOTICE: 2015 CCR Annual Water Quality Report are available at City Hall located at 102 Railroad Street.

Water bills are due on the 15th of each month, a late penalty of $5.00 applies after the 15th, Termination date is the 28th of the current month, bills will need to be paid prior to the 28th, Reconnect fee is $35.00 and is applied to terminated accounts for non-payment. Bill will have to be paid in full to have water restored.

The city of McIntyre strives to offer its citizens the highest quality of service and a safe water system.

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Council meetings are the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, beginning at 5:00PM, If you would like to be placed on the Agenda for topics, you must call City Hall at 478-946-2037 prior to the meeting date.

Municipal Court is held the 1st Tuesday of each month at 5:00pm. Ralph Jackson is the honorable Judge, and any discussions pertaining to the court date will need to be discussed either with the Clerk of Court Pamela Roberts at 478-946-2037, or Chief Wayne Amerson at 478-946-3483.

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June 18, 2012

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Mayor Horne called meeting to order, led in prayer by Council member Eugene Moore.

 

Present were: Mayor Vicki Horne, Council members, Eugene Moore, Katherine Scott, Vickie Mixon, Rico Myrick, and John Carswell.

 

Motion to approve the June 4th, 2012 council minutes was made by Mixon, seconded by Mryick, no opposition, motion carried.

 

Motion to approve June 4th, 2012 executive session minutes was made by Mixon, seconded by Carswell, no opposition, motion carried.

 

Reports:

 

Moore said that the Mayor had asked him to look at some prices for a building that we could park the pickup under that had the sprayer on the back. Moore said that he had gotten two. One from Theo’s in Milledgeville, three sides inclosed, size 20X21 and could park both vehicles in for $1,745.00 and the other from R&B Metals Structures out of Jackson Ga, $2,155, same size.  Moore asked about paying for it out of SPLOST funds, and Clerk stated that she had spoken with Judy at the Commissioners office who said that she didn’t believe that we could but would check into it and get back with the Clerk. Moore suggested putting down some crush and run first. Motion to purchase building from Theo’s in Milledgeville for $1,745.00, a 20X21 with three sides enclosed was made by Moore, seconded by Myrick, no opposition, motion carried.

 

Moore said that he had spoken with Gregory concerning the bridge repair and that he wasn’t able to begin when stated because of the rain but would be here on Thursday to begin repairs.

 

Moore said that Mid-state had called him wanting to delay the striping until after July 4th. Moore said that they had some problems that needed to be addressed. Moore said that when they scrapped the sides it exposed the problem that John had mentioned, about the road not draining. Moore said that they had some areas that needed cut down and some sloped for drainage. Carswell asked about the dirt left up there, would it be pulled back down or moved out. Moore said that some of it can be rolled off to the side, but some would be moved. Mayor said that they had some drainage problems; that some people had water running under their houses. Carswell said that they would need to dig out the ditches and clear the pipes. Myrick said that at times the fire department had done that for us. Moore asked where these drainage problems were, and Mayor said that it was on Riley Circle. John said that some of the problem with Riley Circle is that there were no ditches, that some would need to be put in place. Moore said that there were some other

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places that needed work on Vinson Road, Macon, Road and a spot or two on Railroad Street.

 

Moore said that the tool room had been completed, and that the city workers needed to keep it locked. Horne suggested that when the workers had down time, they needed to clean up, and tear down some sections. Moore said that the best place to put the parking building would be where the old sheriffs car is now. Mixon asked who owned the car, Moore said that Willie said that it belong to the sheriffs department. Mixon commented that they needed to come get it.

 

Scott said that the safety and first aid classes had been scheduled for July 11th and 12th beginning at 8:00am. Scott explained that the first 6 would be for CPR and the other for OSHA.

 

Carswell reported that the restrooms at the park had been vandalized. Carswell said that both the male and female bathroom doors had been kicked in. Carswell said that Hagins would begin putting the screen around the pavilions beginning next weekend. Carswell said that the outlets needed to be staked higher than they were, because drivers were hitting them. Carswell reported on equipment that needed to be replaced at the park, and that there were no items suitable for 3-5 year olds, but had gotten pricing for 2 infant seats that would fit the swing sets for $308.36 and that the had gotten a quote to replace some of the other equipment for $7,286.19. Carswell said that none of it was plastic, but made from galvanized steel. He said that there would be little maintenance other than paint. Motion was made by Myrick to purchase the equipment using SPLOST funds for $7,594.55, seconding the motion was Scott, no opposition, motion carried.

 

Carwell said that he had been trying to contact someone about inspections for the park.

 

Myrick asked the clerk if the city had received any bids for the water building. Clerk said that she had not received any. Attorney McRee advised to re-run ad and contact contractors. Horne advised Moore and Myrick to work together. Myrick made motion to re-run advertisement for water building, seconded by Carswell, no opposition, motion carried.

 

Mixon asked if council could go into executive session to discuss personnel issues. McRee said that he also had a legal issue to discuss once council entered into executive session.

 

McRee reported that he was still working on the bond issue for USDA, for the sewage project. McRee reported that it would be an agreement that the Mayor would sign, that the USDA requires stating that McRee would be the local attorney and doing the local

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legal work for that and also the bond attorney, McRee said that he did have that to the bond attorney but explained that the Attorney spent a lot of time in New York meeting with bond underwriters and people like that, and has not returned it to him yet. McRee suggested that when he gets that back, he would send it to Kathy Ross to review to make sure that it is in compliance with what they are use to. McRee explained the Bond attorney handled bond issues all over the state. McRee said then he would get it to the Mayor and if council wanted to authorize for her to sign it tonight since I’ve looked at it and Kathy Ross has reviewed, then give it to the Mayor for signing. Scott made motion to give authorization for the Mayor to sign the bond, seconded by Myrick, no opposition, motion carried. Horne asked McRee if he would be the one to talk to people about the right a ways. McRee said that it would be handled locally and work in conjunction.

 

Chief Amerson advised council that Ivey was interested in purchasing the old police car that Joe had been driving and that an officer had gotten hurt today while investigating a burglary report. Amerson reported that Steele had slipped on a plastic bag and had fallen onto a vase, breaking the vase and cutting his arm. Amerson said that he was at the emergency room now. 

 

Mayor Horned asked what could be done about getting people to clean their property. Could the city clean the property then bill the customer. David said that he was not real sure of what could be done legally, since the city did not have an ordinance good enough to support the issue. It was decided that the clerk would issues letters with the signature of Mayor Horne and Police Chief, giving them a time for clean up or be cited and report to municipal court. Letters are to be given out by the police department.

 

Wayne questioned council about selling the police car to Ivey. Myrick advised Amerson to get a value from Kelly Blue Book, then estimate the cost of the equipment and go from there.

 

Clerk advised council that there would be a flagging class on July the 9th, 2012 and said that she had give all five city water and street personnel’s name to George Wynn over in Gordon.

 

Clerk asked council about closing city hall on July 11th, 2012 for the CPR class since all employees were required to attend.  It was agreed that city hall be closed on July 11th, 2012.

 

Chief Amerson notified council about receiving the defibrillator, and questioned council about purchasing medical bags for the city. Moore stated that he knew you could get them from Southern Safety Supply, and Horne asked how soon could we get them. Amerson said that he could order them tomorrow. It was agreed that the city purchases

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the medical bags using SPLOST funds. Amerson was to purchase 5 medical kits for the police cars and first aid bags for the city workers vehicles.

 

Horne questioned Amerson about the fire extinguishers. Amerson said that Hughes was working on getting them.

 

Mixon made motion to enter into executive session, seconded by Myrick, no opposition, motion carried.

 

Mayor Horne called meeting back to order at 6:18pm, no motion nor vote was taken while in executive session.

 

Motion for adjournment was made by Myrick, seconded by Mixon, no opposition, motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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