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Jefferson County
Beaumont City Council
by Garrett Bryce
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to approve a change order, accept maintenance, and authorize final payment for the Sewer Plant Clarifiers Rehabilitation Project.

The change order, the fourth and final change order to the contract, reduces the contract by $19,411 to adjust estimated quantities in the contract to reflect the actual quantities used in completion of the project.

The contract had been awarded to Placo, LTD. The final payment will total $168,552, resulting in a total revised contract amount of $3,254,843.

The city council voted to approve several appointments and re-appointments to various boards and commissions, including:

  • Appointment of Jonathan Owens to the Police Department Advisory Committee
  • Reappointment of Jeff Beaver to the Zoning Board of Adjustments
  • Reappointment of Greg Wall, Gene VanMeter and Tom Neild to the Building Board of Appeals
  • Appointment of Ava Graves as chair and Steve McGaha as vice chair of the Convention and Tourism Advisory Board
  • Appointment of Dora Nisby as chair and Charles Taylor as vice chair of the Community Development Advisory Committee
  • Appointment of Dora Nisby as chair and Ben Woodhead as vice chair of the Library Commission
  • Appointment of Barbara White as chair and MacArthur English as vice chair of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee
  • Appointment of Jon Reaud as chair and Sandra Womack as vice chair of the Police Department Community Advisory Committee
  • Appointment of Dave Mulcahy as chair and John Johnson as vice chair of the Small Business Revolving Loan Fund Board

The city council voted to renew an annual service agreement for potable water with Lucite International, Inc.

Lucite, formerly DuPont, is authorized to use a maximum of 504,000 gallons per day of the city's potable drinking water.

The city council voted to approve the transition of the city's 458 FICA alternative retirement plant from Public Agency Retirement Services to ICMA-RC.

The city council voted to authorize the city manager to apply for a grant from American Kennel Club Reunite.

The city will seek a grant for a 16-foot by 7-foot two-axle trailer and associated supplies to use at community events and to provide shelter and disaster relief to pets and service animals during natural and man-made disasters.

All items were approved. All votes were unanimous with all members present. Agenda

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