SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Sylacauga’s multi-million dollar paving project is coming to a close.

Sylacauga Mayor Jim Heigl announced finishing touches will begin this week. Permanent striping along roadways will begin Wednesday starting with white striping depending on weather conditions.

“This is a moving operation. It should take one or two days to complete the long white striping and an additional two-to-three days to complete the yellow striping,” said Heigl.

Roads to be affected are:

  • Fort Williams St.
  • N. Norton Ave.
  • W. 4th St.
  • Oldfield Rd.
  • Coaling Rd.
  • Old Birmingham Hwy.
  • Main Ave.

Also in the meeting, the council took the following action:

  • Approved resolution authorizing deductive Change Order #2 in the amount of $30,000.00, for the return of unused allowances thereby reducing the construction cost of the City of Sylacauga Comer Ball Field Lighting and Electrical Upgrade Project (Lathan & Associates, PC Job #18-07) with S & G Waldrop Electric, Inc.–Bid awarded 6/19/2018, Resolution 48-2018
  • Authorized payment in the amount of $2,842 from Municipal Judicial Admin Funds to Mindshift Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of a replacement computer and hardware for the Municipal Court Office—Purchase & funding source recommended/authorized by Municipal Court Clerk Amber Johns & Municipal Judge Barry Vaughn
  • Accepted the recommendation of the Sylacauga Planning Commission to accept the proposal from the KPS Group for services relative to updating the City of Sylacauga Zoning Ordinance/Map—Proposed base contract amount for zoning update is $30,000.
  • Approved travel/expenses for Police Chief Kelley Johnson to attend the AACOP Winter Conference and CLEEP Training to be held in Montgomery, Feb. 18-21, 2019—Registration fee is $200; Additional costs for meals and *use of a department vehicle will be incurred (*Johnson & Muse will be carpooling)–Estimated total cost of travel/training for Johnson is $250
  • Approved travel/expenses for Police Captain Rondell Muse to attend the AACOP Winter Conference and CLEEP Training to be held in Montgomery, Feb. 18-21, 2019—Registration fee is $200; Additional costs for meals and *use of a department vehicle will be incurred (*Muse & Johnson will be carpooling)–Estimated total cost of travel/training for Muse is $250
  • Approved travel/expenses for City Clerk-Treasurer Patricia Carden to attend the Alabama City/County Management Association Certificate Program: Human Resource Management and Staff Effectiveness segment of the Local Government Professional Management Certificate Program to be held in Prattville, March 7-8, 2019—Registration fee is $195; Additional costs for lodging, mileage, and meals will be incurred (Carden & Morris will be carpooling–Estimated total cost of travel/training for Carden is $421.69
  • Approved travel/expenses for CCT Administrative Assistant Kim Morris to attend the Alabama City/County Management Association Certificate Program: Human Resource Management and Staff Effectiveness segment of the Local Government Professional Management Certificate Program to be held in Prattville, March 7-8, 2019–Registration fee is $195.00; Additional costs for lodging and meals will be incurred (Morris & Carden will be carpooling)–Estimated total cost of travel/training for Morris is $341.69:
  • Approved travel/expenses for City Clerk-Treasurer Patricia Carden, Accounting Specialist Yourlanda Burns, and CCT Administrative Assistant Kim Morris to attend the Alabama Department of Revenue Local Government Outreach Update Training to be held in Montgomery, February 27, 2019—No registration fee; Additional costs for mileage and meals will be incurred (Carden, Burns & Morris will be carpooling)–Estimated total cost of travel/training for employees is $100
  • Approved travel/expenses for HR Specialist Jayne McGee to attend the Alabama City/County Management Association Certificate Program: Human Resource Management and Staff Effectiveness segment of the Local Government Professional Management Certificate Program to be held in Prattville, March 7-8, 2019–Registration fee is $195.00; Additional costs for mileage and meals will be incurred–Estimated total cost of travel/training for McGee is $351.22
  • Approved travel/expenses for PD Officer Blake McGhee to attend the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy: Emergency Narcotics Operations course to be held in Meridian, MS, February 11-15, 2019—No registration fee; Meals and lodging are provided during training; Additional costs for travel meals, use of a department vehicle, and fuel will be incurred–Estimated total cost of travel/training for McGhee is $100
  • Authorized payments totaling $926,146.22 for accounts payable invoices received to date for Jan. 2019

 

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