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June 6, 2014

Hahira approves bond refinancing, purchases

HAHIRA — Hahira City Council voted Thursday night to refinance city bonds with Ameris Bank and to enter a contract with website building company Easysite for a new city website.

The contract with Easysite totaled $6,900, with the website to be completed and ready to go by the end of October.

An annexation and rezoning request from Fred Wetherington and Lawrence Nelson for changing land along Ga. 122 East from agriculture to residential was tabled to the July 10 council meeting.

Council approved purchase of an MS4 Permit for storm-water monitoring at a cost of $37,000.

The council also:

• Voted to purchase a software upgrade for water and wastewater computers, moving them from Windows XP to Windows 7 at a cost of $2,000.

• Voted to spend $2,000 upgrading the exterior of the Courthouse, specifically the doors and trim.

• Voted to repair and replace rotten wood in the exterior of the Community Center for $4,000.

• Approved the purchase of two mowers at $5,000 apiece.

• Approved the donation of 10 surplus computers to local families in need after the computers have been wiped.

• Extended the GEFA resolution for the Deep Well to the end of June.

• Approved the purchase of 10 tasers, for a total cost of $20,000.

• Approved the purchase of a new copier for $4,900.

• Renewed a tech-support contract with Rico for technical services from July 2014 through June 2015 for $5,000.

• Approved the audit for fiscal year 2013.

• Approved the attendance for the Georgia Municipal Attendance Training in Valdosta.

The July meeting of the Hahira City Council will be 7:30 p.m., July 10, Hahira Courthouse.

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