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MEETING NOTES: Limestone County Commission

Limestone County Commission

ATHENS — The Limestone County Commission took the following action Monday:

  • Approved passing on a 7 cents a month increase for solid waste disposal by BFI to customers, which will raise monthly rates to $11.03.

  • Approved spending $55,000 to put plant mix on Old School House Road south of Bethel Road, $110,000 to chip-seal Hays Mill Road and Pettusville Road, and $47,000 to chip-seal Wooley Springs Road.

  • Approved increasing the county’s contribution rate from 7.83 percent to 8.31 percent to cover the cost of a $300 lump-sum increase approved by the state Legislature. Limestone has 36 retirees.

  • Contracted with Information Engineering through Aug. 31, 2008, for computer and phone services for SISCO System at $125 per hour for the first 30 hours of support, then $135 an hour thereafter.

  • Approved paying $21,000 for additional costs related to Phase 3 of the Rails-to-Trails project.

  • Reappointed Don Mansell to the Pryor Field Airport Authority Board.

  • Accepted bids of $2.4005 a gallon for gas and $2.5447 a gallon for diesel from Campbell and Sons; and $154 per Sheriff’s Department uniform from McCain Uniforms.

  • Hired Leslie Ramsey as deputy.

  • Gave preliminary subdivision approval to Jerry McGlocklin Subdivision, York Lane; and final approval to Tim Pepper Subdivision, New Garden Road and Norman Lane.

    - Holly Hollman

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