Recap of June 1, 2021 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting

by | Jun 4, 2021 | Community News, Mayor, News

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners held its regularly-scheduled Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. The following items were approved. Click each one for more information and to see the full resolution. 

Alcohol Licenses:

Appointments:

  • George Greer to the Central Georgia Joint Development Authority

Other items:

$85,500 to purchase an annual Harris FX Software Maintenance Agreement. 

Auditing services with Mauldin and Jenkins, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, LLC were approved for $120,000. 

Commissioners approved a contract with Sheridan Construction for services related to the City Auditorium plan. The cost of these services is $518,167.24. 

The Board approved spending $8,558,773 to settle debts. 

Commissioners agreed to a budget transfer within the District Attorney’s Office. The $31,000 will pay for additional staffing costs. 

• Commissioners introduced a scrap tire management ordinance to try and cut down on the number of illegal dump sites. Read more about it here. 

• The Board agreed to amend sections of the County Code to clarify language relating to the Redevelopment Tax Incentive Program in an effort to cut back on commercial blight. 

Commissioners approved the Economic and Community Development Department’s budgets for Fiscal Year 2022. This includes the departmental budget, the Emergency Solutions Grant Budget, and the Community Development Block Grant budget. 

The Board also approved funding from the CARES Act to provide financial relief to people due to COVID-19 issues. 

• The Commission also approved a new fee schedule for the Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area. 

The Board of Commissioners meets for a full meeting at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Committee Meetings, where the items are discussed in depth, are at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month. You can watch all these meetings live on our Facebook page and at MaconBibb.us. 

Click here to watch the most recent meeting. 

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