The City of Dacula received nine bids for phase two construction of the Dacula maintenance building. The lowest bid -- at $563,900 -- came from Hamby Construction.
Hamby Construction built the current city hall building and the company has experience constructing similar buildings. According to city officials, Precision Planning, the architects for the project, foresee no problems with awarding the project to Hamby Construction. A vote on awarding the bid will take place at next week’s meeting. Once the bid is awarded the project should be completed within 160 days.
Other items discussed during the work session included:
- The possibility of holding a 2012 election if a for the city to hold a referendum on the matter. If an election is held, Dacula City Administrator Jim Osborn will serve as the election superintendent and absentee ballot clerk. Customer service representative Charlyne Fuller and Dacula City Clerk Kay Partain will serve as assistant election superintendents as well as assistant absentee ballot clerks if the referendum is held.
- The possibility of issuing bench warrants for residents who do not report to court when issued a citation for unpaid sanitation fees.
- The designation of Osborn as the open records custodian in response to a law change that requires the creation of this position.
- A . This item will be put before the board in September for further consideration.
The city council will meet in regular session on Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. The council meets at , 442 Harbins Road.
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