March 8, 2018 Minutes

HWY. 278  CID BOARD MINUTES – 3/8/18

THE CENTER

  1. Call to order-Jimmy Tanner, 
    • Guests: Angela, Serra Hall, Jerry Bouchillon
  2. Chairman’s Report – J. Tanner
  3. Jarel – Small Businessman of the Year (Newton Chamber)
    • “ProQuick Lube”
  4. Sam Hay – Thanks for presentation at Newton Chamber
  5. Financial Report – Anne Laster
    • Motion to Approve – Sam Hay
    • Second – Ken Gaylord
    • Vote – Unanimous Approval (expenditures and payment of current obligations)
  6. Secretary’s report
    • Motion – Anne Laster
    • Second – Jared Rutberg
    • Approval – Unanimous Vote
  7. (Approval for 2/18/18 CID minutes)
  8. Kathy Morgan – Administrator
    • Meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. on 3/19 (Center) with Thomas and Hutton on master plan
    • Exit 90 – West Gateway
      • $95K – Design and Engineering costs
      • $805K – Construction Cost
    • Meeting Plan Update
    • City council update with Mayor and Leigh Anne Knight
    • Newton BOC Meeting (2/20/18)
    • GDOT Grant – Beautification Projects
      • $800K – (amount of grant)  80/20 match
    • Floyd Street
      • $50K – design and engineer cost
      • $100K – Construction costs
    • Highway 278 (Next to Ohco)
      • $50K – design and engineer cost
      • $100K – construction cost
    • Studies:
      • Traffic counts
      • Environmental
    • ARC Grant – 80/20 match for studies (above)
    • City – will do $80K for next year per mayor , but will require county to match city contribution dollar for dollar (no “earmarks”  necessary)
    • County – will be likely to do $50K and will require “earmarks” for project construction not for design or studies
    • “STIP” – State transportation improvement projects (per Kathy)
  9. NOTES:
    • Revenue to CID (Annually):
    • $155k – taxes (CID)
    • City – $50K
    • County – $50K
    • Total approximately $200K (annually)
  10. Kathy Morgan
    • Prepare a “bullet point” outline or steps to (costs and grants)
    • Master Plan (cost to complete)
    • Studies needed (cost)
    • Projects:
      • Options (small – med – large)
      • Costs
  11. Notes and Design/Engineering and Construction
    • Grants (GDOT, ARC, NEGA, Tiger, etc.)
  12. Deadline – May meeting
    • Bylaws
    • Board Members
    • Administrator job
  13. June Meeting
    • Bylaws
    • Board Members and administrator
    • Job descriptions
  14. Motion to adjourn – Jared
    • Second – Jimmy
    • Vote – unanimous

 

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