SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga City Council will have its first meeting of December, tonight Dec. 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

There are seven items to be discussed under New Business:

  1. Resolution #98-2018 authorizing FY19 special fund revenue/expense budgets for the following accounts:
    1.  011 City Hall Building Maintenance Reserve Fund
    2.  012 Capital Improvements Reserve Fund
    3.  012 Workers Compensation Reserve Fund
    4.  012 Unemployment Compensation Fund
    5.  015 Corrections Fund
    6.  020 Marble City Cemetery Fund
    7.  022 Drug Buy Fund
    8. 024 City Government Improvement Fund
    9.  040 Bond and Interest Fund
    10.  060 School Ad Valorem Fund
    11.  070 Special Gasoline Tax Fund
    12.  080 4 and 5 Cent Gasoline Tax Fund
    13. 100 CDBG Fund
    14.  110 Improvement Projects Fund
    15.  111 Bond Proceeds Fund
    16.  120 Airport Fund
  2. Resolution #99-2018 authorizing the Airport Authority and Barge Design to file a pre-application with the FAA for funding of approximately $2.2 million in capital improvement projects at the Sylacauga Airport, consisting of Runway Rehabilitation at an expected cost of $1,792,847, and Runway Lighting Rehabilitation at an expected cost of $187,200, along with additional costs for design and construction engineering for the projects; FAA/Federal Share is expected to be 90 percent; anticipated State Share is expected to be 5 percent, and local match is expected to be 5 percent of total eligible costs.
  3. Approval of 2019 holidays.
  4. Accept recommendation from City’s Benefit Coordinator, Bart Shaw (Shaw Hankins) and HR Specialist Jayne McGee to authorize change in carrier for the city-paid employee life insurance from One America to Lincoln Financial Group along with an increase in coverage from $15,000 to $20,000 at an additional cost of approximately $7 per year per covered employee.
  5. Approve expenses for PD Sgt. Shane Bland to attend the Active Shooter Threat Instructor Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Ga. Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2019. No registration fee. Meals and lodging are provided. Expenses for two meals and fuel for a city vehicle will be incurred. Estimated expenses for Bland are $100.
  6. Approve expenses for PD Investigator Willis Whatley to attend Leadership in a Crisis Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Ga. Jan. 8 – 10, 2019. Registration fee of $1,139 has been paid by a grant. Meals and lodging are provided. Expenses for two meals and fuel for a city vehicle will be incurred. Estimated expenses for Whatley are $100.
  7. Balance of Accounts Payable for November in the amount of $51,925.49.

A work session will be held at 5:00 p.m. with the Council meeting following at 6:00 p.m. All members of the community are invited to attend.

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