Warren County Board of Supervisors agenda

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 9, 2008

On Monday, the Warren County Board of Supervisors:

* Ratified the Warren County Port Commission’s $500,000 purchase of 3.1 additional acres at 97 Waring Road.

The acreage will transfer from M&M Property to the port for industrial expansion and includes a 32,000 square-foot metal warehouse. Funds used to purchase the property will come from the port’s cash reserves. 

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* Took under review eight bids for stabilization work along LeTourneau Road.

Offers submitted were by Greenville-based 4H Construction for $1,169,224.90, Arrowhead Enterprises for $999,602.50, Yazoo City-based CAMO Construction Inc. for $1,066,324.75, Vicksburg-based DirtWorks Inc. for $976,086.25, Dozier for $1,214,785, Jackson-based Malouf Construction for $1,293,158.65, Madison-based Mideast Construction for $1,239,814 and Pearl-based Unicon for $1,069,135.

Supervisors approved a $603,004 bid by Unicon for eight additional anti-erosion projects in northeast Warren County.

* Approved purchasing right-of-way permits for the planned bridge replacement at the entrance to the Port of Vicksburg. Also, the board OK’d a request for $238,136.37 from Gouras Urban Planning Consultants Inc. to cover engineering services associated with the project, to be financed with federal disaster grant money.

* Awarded administrative services to Rayburn & Associates in the 2008 HOME program, for first-time homebuyers.

* Approved invoices of $7,500 each to Government Consultants Inc., Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada PLLC and Winfield Consulting Group, for work on the county’s $3.3 million tax anticipation note.

* Following a closed session regarding a personnel matter in the Road Department, approved an amendment in the county personnel policy to allow for 16 weeks of health insurance benefits and paid leave time upon request of the employee.