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Columbia City Council Special Called Meeting 24 Jul 2017 Report

By Ed Waggener

The Columbia City Council took action on city street paving and accepted the low bid for a new 2018 Freightliner garbage truck at its special called meeting, Monday, July 24, 2017.

Gaddie Shamrock awarded street paving contract

On a motion by Council Member Ron Rogers, with a second by Mark Harris, the City approved the $72,432 bid of Gaddie-Shamrock for paving on eight city streets. On a voice vote, Rogers and Harris were joined by Council Members Craig Dean, Linda Waggener, Craig Lasley and Pam Hoots for a 6-0 unanimous vote.

Council selects new $140,547.92 2018 Freightliner Garbage Truck

The council approved the low bid on the new garbage packer totaling $140,547.92, from Municipal Equipment 6305 Shepherdsville Road, Louisville, KY, for a 2018 Freightline M2-06 Cab and Chasis, with Cummins L9 300 HP Cummins Allison 3500 RDS Automatic, with a New Way 20RL Cobra Rear Loader loaded with required equipment including a mandated 7" Flat Screen with audio. A unanimous voice vote followed a motion by Council Member Ron Rogers, with a second by Pam Hoots.

The meeting adjourned after just over 4 minutes of deliberation, at 5:04pmCT.

Mayor Curtis D. Hardwick presided. Others present were all City Council members, City Clerk Rhonda Loy, City Police Chief Jason D. Cross, City Sanitation Director O.D. Frazier, and members of the press.

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Pre - Four minute Council Session council colleague consult

2017-07-25 - City Hall, 110 S Columbia Avenue, Campbellsville, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener,
As the clock bore down on the 5pmCT Special Called Meeting of City Council Monday evening, July 24, 2017, Council Member Ron Rogers, left, did some last minute cramming for the session as former mayors and current city council members Pam Hoots and Mark Harris consulted. In just over four minutes after Mayor Curtis D. Hardwick called the meeting to order, he conducted the Pledge of Allegiance and the Council Approved two major spending measures, a $140,547.92 purchase of a 2018 Freightliner Garbage Truck with state mandated back up television, and a accepted Gaddie-Shamrock's bid of $72,432 for the 2018 eight street paving program. - EW

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