Busy month for Greenville Council

Published 8:30 am Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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July has been a busy month for the Greenville City Council.

In addition to approving a tax abatement for Ozark Logistics for a $7 million capital investment, a sales tax incentive for Roses Express, which will move into the soon-to-be vacant Fred’s building and purchasing 75 acres and large building next to Sherling Lake Park & Campground, several expenditures were approved.

During the  first meeting of the month, the council OK’d the following expenditures:

  • $3,960 to Physio Control for a budgeted, annual preventative maintenance contract.
  • $4,061.01 to Southern Petroleum Systems for a fuel system upgrade at the Mac Crenshaw Memorial Airport.
  • $1,106.94 to Southern Petroleum Systems to repair an inlet leak on a fuel tank.
  • $1,291.52 to Southland for repairs to limb truck No. 69, a 2006 International 4300.
  • $3,205 to Atlantic Signal for five ultimate protection helmets for the Greenville Police Department’s Special Response Team. The funds will be paid out of the city’s Capital Improvement Fund.

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Last week, the council also approved the city’s third quarter financial reports – dated April 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019, for fiscal year 2018-19 as well as the following:

  • $1,788.56 to Fatboys Towing & Repair for labor and repairs to limb truck No. 69.
  • $2,606.86 to Greenville Tire Company for transmission parts and labor for truck No. 84, which is a 2006 Ford F-250.
  • $9,599 to Greenville Equipment Center for an Exmark Lazer 60-inch cut, zero turn lawn mower. The budgeted item will be paid out of the Capital Improvement Fund.
  • $4,500 to Plantation Tree Company for 30 bald cypress trees. It’s a budgeted expense.