Here is a written recap of our April 3, 2018 Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting. You can watch the meeting in its entirety by clicking here.
Commissioners approved almost $20k for the Board of Elections to hold a special election on May 22 to fill the vacant District 1 Commission Seat.
Gwenette Westbrooks was approved to serve on our Health Care and Retirement Benefits Committee.
Commissioners accepted a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Award to update the Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
The commission accepted a $7,500 State of Georgia Accountability Courts Supplementary Grant from the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the Macon Judicial Circuit Veterans Court.
Commissioners accepted a $12,176 State of Georgia Accountability Courts Supplementary Grant from the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the Macon Judicial Circuit Veterans Court.
Commissioners approved applying for & accepting an Airport Engineering Design or Planning Assistance Grant from @GaDeptofTrans fir $149,679 to update the Downtown Airport Mayor Plan.
Professional Services Agreement with RumCreek Enterprises approved for SPLOST Management Oversight Services.
Construction contract with Ogles Construction approved for $140,900 from SPLOST for upgrades at The Douglass Theatre. Commissioners also approved a contract with BTBB, Inc for $15,640 for Professional Architecture Services related to upgrades at The Douglass Theatre.
Commission appointed Commissioners Elaine Lucas & Virgil Watkins to Health Care and Retirement Benefits Committee.
Commission appropriated $350,000 from Blight Remediation Program bond funds (Districts, 3, 6, & 7) for improvements at West Macon Baseball Field.
Commissioner Scotty Shepherd appointed to Macon Fire and Police Retirement System Board of Trustees.
Commissioner Larry Schlesinger appointed to the Macon Water Authority.