City renews contract for cemetery lawn service
Published 11:20 am Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Greenville City Council on Monday approved the renewal the lawn service contract for Magnolia Cemetery to Tony’s Lawn Care Service.
The contact runs through October 31, 2016.
The Greenville-based landscaping company will receive $3,800 each time the cemetery is cut. The contract stipulates that the grass must be cut 15 times and outlines the dates by which the work must be completed.
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Montgomery-based Vinson Landscape and Maintenance also had its contract for grounds maintenance and mowing at a number of locations through the city renewed.
The company will be paid $1,480, $1,800 and $3,325 each time it cuts the three service locations. The contract stipulates that the company will mow the locations a total of 18 times.
In other business:
- The council approved a three-year “memorandum of understanding” with the Butler County Commission for debris removal and monitoring services in the event of a disaster requiring such services.
- The council authorized the purchase of a pickup truck for the Greenville Fire Department at a cost of $27,753.
- The council authorized the purchase of a pickup truck for the Buildings and Grounds Department at a cost of $26,601.
- The council appointed Dr. Gary Harrington to the Special Care Facilities Financing Authority for a term ending Nov. 8, 2021 and Sue Arnold to the Planning Commission for a term ending Dec. 31, 2021.
The council approved the following expenditures:
- $1,196 to Thompson Tractor for repairs to a 1997 loader for the Street Department.
- $1,982.06 to Sunbelt Fire for annual testing and recertification of equipment at the Greenville Fire Department.
- $4,059 to Sunbelt Fire for the installation of a new in-cab intercom system for Fire Engines 42 and 43.
- $1,575 to Hurricane Electronics for six Kenwood handheld radios for the Greenville Fire Department.
- $2,811.99 to Food Service Warehouse for Scotsman ice machine with bin for the YMCA.
- $6,785 to Mean Green Lighting for labor and materials for energy efficient lights installed at the Beeland Park batting cages.
- $8,500 to T&H Contracting for metal siding to seal the existing wall left exposed after the demolition of the Smith Building on West Commerce Street.
- $12,276 to Southern Sand and Gravel for demolition of the old city barn on Bell Street.
- $7,950 to Eclectic Stoneworks by Ray Hall for the Pioneer Cemetery Restoration Project.
- $10,780 to J.J. Jaxon Monument Company for production, delivery and installation of three marble ledges for deteriorated graves in Pioneer Cemetery as part of the Pioneer Cemetery Restoration Project.
- $1,590 to Clark’s Paint and Body Shop for custom painting for two new Greenville Police Department SUVs.
- $1,380 to D&T Emergency Lighting for the installation of lighting equipment on two new Greenville Police Department SUVs.
- $590 to Purvis Signs for graphics and logos for two new Greenville Police Department SUVs.
- $12,061.58 to Haynes Emergency Lighting to outfit two outfit two new Greenville Police Department patrol cars with lighting and police package.
The next Greenville City Council meeting will be held March 28 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.