City of McIntyre
June 4, 2012
Mayor Pro-tem Myrick, called meeting to order, led in prayer by Council member Eugene Moore.
Present are Mayor Pro-tem Rico Myrick, Council members, Vickie Mixon, Katherine Scott and Eugene Moore, arriving late are Mayor Horne and Council member John Carswell.
Motion to approve May 21, 2012 minutes as presented was made by Mixon, seconded by Scott, Moore noted a correction of name change from Allen to Martin, and Scott made note of correction from Savannah to Sandersville, Clerk noted corrections on minutes. Motion to approve minutes with corrections to page 6 and 9, was made by Mixon, seconded by Moore, no opposition, motion carried.
Clerk presented application from Charlie Billue for the sale by the drink license. Clerk stated that she had the application, the background check, the publisher’s affidavit and notices from the two weeks of running in the newspaper. Mixon asked if it was up for discussion, Myrick stated that it was. Mixon, said that at one time Billue stated that he was not selling, that they were bringing their own, Mixon asked if they would continue to be able to do this. Chief Amerson said that they would not be able to do that. Mixon asked if they had a private party then they could not bring their own. Amerson said not if it was open to the public, but that if he leases the building out for a private party and that the bar was closed, then they could bring their own. Mixon asked if Billue was aware that he had to buy alcohol and beer from a distributor. Clerk said that she had informed Billue of this and had given him a copy of the sale by the drink ordinance. Amerson said that he had seen the beer truck at his location today.
Myrick suggested re-addressing the issue when all council was present.
Moore stated that he had received a quote for the re-striping of Asbell, Macon, Vinson, Julian Roberts By-pass, Railroad to 441, and Main Street from Mid-state Paving in the amount of $7,600.00. Moore made motion to pay Mid-State Striping out of Eatonton Ga, $7,600.00, paid for out of SPLOST funds to re-stripe these roads. Seconded by Scott, no opposition, motion carried.
Moore said that the county would be in the city on Wednesday to start cleaning the sides of the roads for re-striping, and that he had spoken with David Franks, and then he rode around with Jeff Smith to show him what roads.
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Moore said that another thing they had talked about was a tool room, to lock the tools up in over at the shop area. Moore said that he had James Shinholster to look at it. Shinholster presented a quote for $550.00 labor and $662.37 for materials for a total of $1,212.37, Moore said that the material would come from Michael Brewer. Motionwas made by Moore to build tool room in the shop area using James Shinholster, seconded by Scott, no opposition, motion carried.
Scott said that she would like to make a motion to use Oconee Fall-line Technical College for the CPR classes. Mayor Horne asked how much, and Scott said $45.00 per person for CPR and $125.00 for the OSHA classes, Scott said that they would be 2 8-hour classes, seconded by Myrick, no opposition, motion carried.
Moore said that bridge repair would begin on June 11th, and informed Wayne that there would be single lane traffic, while he was working on the bridge.
Moore said that a new blower for the mosquito sprayer would be arriving on Wednesday, for $1,438.00. Myrick said that it was locked due to the lacking of oiling. Moore said that sprayer had been turned on and that the machine was full of the pesticide. Scott asked how we could prevent that, Moore said by not riding it around in the back of the truck for five years, Mayor Horne said that now there would be a designated truck for the sprayer. Myrick said that the workers needed to start using the maintenance forms again. Mayor Horne asked about parking the truck in the building or under the car shelter. Moore said that the sprayer needed to be protected within something with sides. Myrick asked about the roll-up doors. Moore said that one of the doors was in good shape but that the other one needed to be replaced. Horne asked about using SPLOST funds to build the building to house the sprayer. Clerk said that she would check into it. Mayor asked Clerk Roberts the balance of the SPLOST, Clerk stated that she believed it to be around $180,000.00.
Myrick informed Mayor Horne that they had tabled the discussion of the application for sale by the drink. Horne said that they would come back to it and asked Moore if he had anything else. Moore said that he did not.
Myrick asked the clerk if she had been given any information about the flagging class. Clerk stated that she had spoken with Rhea Brown and informed her that the City would have five attending and Roberts said that she believed the class would be sometime in June. Roberts said that Brown would be speaking with the City of Gordon and see how many they had and would give more information at a later time.
Mixon said that she wanted every police car equipped with a first response bag for those that were first responders, so that if they are the first one there they can supply medical attention. Mixon also said that if anybody is a first responder and responds without the
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bag, then they should not get paid for the call. Horne said that she didn’t know anything about that but that it has been discussed and it need to determined which one was the best and advised on getting with EMT members to see what the best bag was to get. Horne said that she was also interested in getting a defibrillator. Mixon said that we needed someone that was trained to operate it. Horne said that she didn’t know if we could use SPLOST or not. Clerk suggested speaking to someone with the Fire Department. Mayor Horne asked Wayne to get with Ricky from the fire department concerning the equipment needed for the first responders bag and the defibrillator. Moore said that these medical supply companies sell first responders kits. Mixon reiterated that if a first responder responds to a call, then they must have their bag, or not get paid for a call. Mayor Horne said that they should have their bag in their car.
McRee said that he had a couple of things, one was that he has narrowed down getting things for USDA, and one of those things we had to do is get bond council for the bond issues. McRee said that he had it narrowed down to one firm out of Savannah that seemed to be on everybody’s recommendation list, and that he trying to get in touch with them and find out what we need to do to engage them to assist us with the bond issue. McRee said that the other issue would need to be discussed in executive session. Horne asked McRee if he was able to sign off on them, McRee said not until he gets this bond issues satisfied.
Carswell said that they had started cleaning up the back corner. Carswell said that he, Antion and Willie had discussed the possibility of city employees working some on Saturdays for clean up at the park. Carswell said that Zim had also discussed using community services workers also. Carswell asked about inspections on equipment at the park. Clerk said that she did not know of any inspections done at the park.
Amerson said that the new police car was in and fully equipped and on the road, and that the trucks were in. Amerson said that he would be on vacation next week.
Clerk Roberts presented the sale by the drink application to council again, stating that she had the application, the publisher’s affidavit, and the criminal history from the Wilkinson County Sheriffs office and also the tear sheets from the newspaper. Horne asked about the $1,500.00. Clerks said that he has already paid the $300.00 for the beer and wine license, and the $50.00 occupation license. Mayor Horne asked about the guidelines that goes with it. Clerk said that she had given Mr. Billue a copy of the ordinance. Myrick said that the question asked earlier was about private parties, and that Amerson had said that he could have private parties but the club had to be closed.
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Myrick made the motion to accept the application for sale by the drink, seconded by Scott, voting for the motion was Myrick, Scott and Carswell, opposing the motion was Mixon and Moore, motion carried.
Motion to enter into executive session to discuss legal issues was made by Mixon seconded by Scott, no opposition motion carried.
Mayor Horne called meeting back to order at 5:43pm, neither motion nor vote was taken while in executive session.
Mayor Horne said that there was a dire need to repair or remove equipment at the park and that there were many repairs that needed to be done around the park and that they needed to be done as soon as possible. Mixon said that if there were things that were broken then they needed to be taken down. Carswell suggested that items that needed to be repaired be taken down until repairs were made. McRee concurred that items that needed to be repaired be taken down or disabled until necessary repairs were made. Mayor Horne asked if council would have a problem with city workers doing the repairs and making overtime while doing so. Myrick said to do what needed to be done, and Moore concurred.
Moore asked about the air condition for the park. Carswell said that it was on the way, and that the last he had heard was that it was on a dock in Savannah and should be here this week.
Clerk Roberts questioned about the City’s sponsor ship of the Softball/baseball program going on at the park. McRee said that if they were using the park for the program then it could be sponsored by the City of McIntyre.
Carswell informed council that they had used the backhoe at the park on Saturday and busted a hose and that they reconnected the hose, but that some hydraulic fluid needed to be added.
With no other business to discuss, motion for adjournment was made by Mixon, seconded by Myrick, no opposition, motion carried.