City council approves more than $60K in expenditures

Published 7:42 pm Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Greenville City Council approved more than $60,000 in expenditures at its regularly-scheduled Monday meeting at city hall.

Council members approved 12 items, which included maintenance and new parts for various factions around the city.

The most expensive expenditure came from Ozark Striping at $14,000, to apply thermoplastic safety striping of Willow Lane from Manningham to Cahaba Roads.

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Other expenditures included:

• $5,783.888 to Thompson Tractor Company for general maintenance, including parts and labor for one of the landfill’s track loaders;

• $1,800 to Philen Construction for labor to install ventilation louvers for the YMCA gym;

• $2,266.65 to Alabama Steel for six ventilation louvers and materials to install the same at the YMCA gym;

• $1,425 to Branum and Company, P.C., for the audit of 2013-14 financials for the YmCA Public Parks and Recreation Board, which is classified as a municipal board;

• $3,753.60 to Good Sam Media and Events for advertising in Campground directory, Good Sam directory and annual membership for Sherling Lake Park and Campground;

• $12,335 to 4 Wall Entertainment and Lighting for a lighting console replacement at the Ritz Theatre and replacing lighting with LED fixtures with a two-year warranty; and an additional $6,975 for a dimmer rack upgrade for lighting at the theatre with a five-year warranty;

• $2,050 to SWS Environmental Services for removal of oil-stained soil from a leaking transformer. This includes environment analysis and the transportation, removal and disposal of the oil;

• $1,249.16 to Master Technology Solutions for six surge protectors, 24 CAT 6-patch cables and installation of the same for the police department computer system;

• $7,974 to Greenville Equipment Center for a Lazer Z mower for the recreation department; and,

• $1,174.40 to Middleton Oil for 400 gallons of diesel fuel for the landfill.

Greenville city clerk Sue Arnold said all of the expenditures are included in the budget.

In other business, the council:

• approved to authorize the Alabama Power Company to add more street lights at 128 Interstate Drive, near Wintzell’s; and,

• included 310 South Park St. and 913 E. Commerce Street as addresses with weed and debris violations.

The council’s next meeting will be held on Nov. 24, at 5:30 p.m.