CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA
DECEMBER 9, 2014
I. MUSCOGEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY EXCHANGE:
Authorization is requested to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Muscogee County School District for exchange of property for road improvements at the Buena Vista Road railroad crossing, to acquire additional right-of way for road realignments at Buena Vista Road railroad crossing, streetscapes, and for muti-purpose recreational trails in the immediate area as well as for other future development purposes, and the Muscogee County School District has a need for land in South Columbus for future educational purchases. This exchange will reduce the right-of-way cost for the Buena Road Project. An agenda report and resolution are attached.
II. PROPERTY LEASE - OBERLIN DRIVE:
Authorization is requested to execute a lease with Columbus Botanical Gardens, Inc., for property located at 3508 Oberlin Drive for a period of 10 years with an option to renew for an additional 10 year period. An agenda report, map, MOU and resolution are attached.
III. CONDEMNATION ON PARCEL 64, FORREST ROAD WIDENING PROJECT:
Authorization is requested for the acquisition of Parcel 64, 6761 Forrest Road for Forrest Road Widening Project, from Woodruff Farm Road/Floyd Road, Muscogee County totaling 0.01 acres +/- of Right of Way, plus 0.003 acres +/- for Temporary and an easement for the construction of a driveway for County Road and/or Municipal Street purposes, and authorizing the filing of a Declaration of Taking by the City Attorney or his representatives for the acquisition of said land under the authority of the official code of Georgia annotated, Section 32-3-1 et. seq for the referenced project. An agenda report and resolution are attached.
IV. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS HOME GRANT:
Authorization is requested to submit an alternate proposal, at the request of NeighborWorks Columbus to utilize the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Home Investment Partnership Program Grant for $400,000 awarded to the City to provide low income rental housing for veterans in the Beallwood community. An agenda report and resolution are attached.
V. RECORDER'S COURT - TECHNOLOGY FEE:
Approval is requested for the local delegation to the Georgia General Assembly to introduce legislation at the 2015 Session for an amendment to House Bill No. 556 (Act No. 297) for a technology fee of $25.00 to be imposed by Recorder's Court, and to amend said Act No. 297 to repeal the sunset provision contained in Section 2 in said Act. An agenda report and resolution are attached.
VI. ELECTION CALENDAR:
Authorization is requested for the local legislative delegation to the Georgia General Assembly introduce general legislation at the 2015 Session of the Georgia General Assembly to allow a merged general primary election calendar for federal and state elections and a merged runoff election calendar for federal and state elections which will comply with the Order of the U.S. District Court and which will reduce the burden of payment by Muscogee County taxpayers for such runoff elections. An agenda report and resolution are attached.
VII. CORONER FEE - AMENDED:
Authorization is requested for the legislative delegation to the Georgia General Assembly to introduce general legislation at the 2015 Session for an amendment to the coroner's fee to .25 cents instead of "in excess" of .10 cents as stated in the original Resolution # 358-14. An agenda report and resolution are attached.
Approval is requested of purchases "A" thru "C":
A. Breathing Apparatus (Annual Contract)
B. Traffic Citations/Police (Annual Contract)
C. Arts & Craft, Hobby & Recreational Supplies (Annual Contract)
- Finance Update
- Healthcare /Insurance Update
- Muscogee Manor Update
- Claflin School RFP Update
- Forrest Road Project Update
- Piper Program Briefing
CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA
December 9, 2014
(Schedule opening bid dates)
December 10, 2014
Automatic Announcement System (Annual Contract) – RFB No. 15-0014
Scope of RFB
Provide and install automatic announcement system for METRA Transit System buses. Contract term shall be for two years, with the option to renew for three (3) additional twelve-month periods. Contract renewal shall be contingent upon the mutual agreement of the City and the Contractor.
December 12, 2014
Pre-Employment Psychological Evaluation Services (Annual Contract) – RFP No. 15-0016
Scope of RFP
The Columbus Consolidated Government (the City) is soliciting competitive sealed proposals from experienced, qualified individuals or firms to provide pre-employment psychological evaluation services for the Columbus Police Department. The term of this contract will be for two (2) years with the option to renew for three (3) twelve-month periods. The renewal of the contract is contingent upon the mutual agreement of the City and the Contractor.
457 Deferred Compensation Plan (Annual Contract) – RFP No. 15-0004
Scope of RFP
The City of Columbus, Georgia is accepting proposals from qualified firms to provide
administration, recordkeeping, education and investment management services for the City’s Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. The term of this contract shall be for two (2) years with the option to renew for three (3) twelve-month periods. The renewal of the contract is contingent upon the mutual agreement of the City and the Contractor.