The Hart County Water & Sewer
Utility Authority met
Chairman Fort Oglesby presided with Members Jerry Cleveland, Pat Goran, Larry Haley and Executive Director Jere Johnson in attendance. Member James Oliver was absent.
Call to Order and Approval of Minutes
Chairman Oglesby called the
meeting to order. Pat Goran entered a motion to approve the minutes of the
Director Johnson reported the
rate study performed by Precision Planning would cost $5,955. He said the City
Pat Goran entered a motion to allow Chairman Oglesby to execute the contract with Precision Planning. Jerry Cleveland provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Johnson also reported the proposed FY2001 budget has been submitted to the Board of Commissioners for their consideration.
Jerry Cleveland entered a motion to adopt the Intergovernmental Water Agreement. Pat Goran provided a second to the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
Attorney Gordon reported the City
Pat Goran asked when will the short term agreement with the City of
Chairman Oglesby said he hopes the City Council will revisit the possibility of increasing the short-term agreement and increase the number of metering points.
Jerry Cleveland voiced his
concern that the City of
Pat Goran asked if the City of
Jere Johnson remarked he has extremely high hopes that everyone will begin to work together to provide water to the unincorporated areas.
Attorney Gordon said they have a number of option to explore. Jerry Cleveland responded that they need to be planning in advance to provide water to the county residents.
Jerry Hood representing Precision
Planning reported there was a sixteen day delay in acquiring all the necessary
permits and the DOT has approved the linement on the 29N water line. He
reported the bid date should be scheduled for
Larry Haley voiced his concern
about the specs for joints for the fire hydrants. Jerry Hood explained that
it's probably a transition point. Mr. Haley also inquired about the tree line
Larry Haley said he wants to make sure the project is bid apples to apples.
Pat Goran inquired about the tap valve sleeve. Jerry Hood said they place stone behind the tap sleeve and Precision Planning uses the current engineering standards.
Jerry Hood said they would receive bids for the water tank at the Gateway Industrial Project at the same time they bid out the 29N project.
Chairman Oglesby reported the
Chairman Oglesby said the water tank at the Dunlop Plant is too small to move. He also stated he is going to recommend to the county to help with the expenses to get the water tank at the Center of the World at least cleaned up if not used.
It was agreed to schedule the bid
opening for the 29N project
With no further business the meeting was adjourned.