Volume 53, Number 21

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, May 26, 2016

Town of Byrdstown approves bid for water tank repairs

The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Tuesday May 27, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Those present were Mayor Chris Thompson, Recorder Johnny Sells, Alderman Glenn Parris, Alderwoman Opal Clayborn, Town Engineers Nathaniel Green and James Garrett, Phillips Smalling Town Attorney, Judy Garrett, James Parris, Shelby Clayborn and Waste Water Plant Supervisor Dennis South.
The Mayor called the meeting to order and the proposed agenda was presented. A motion was made by Johnny Sells to adopt the agenda as presented. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Opal Clayborn to approve the minutes of the April 8, 2014 meeting as written. A second was voiced by Glenn Parris and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
Under Old Business, The Mayor informed the board that the Community Facility Grant is soon to be closed out.
Under New Business, Nathaniel Green with James C. Hailey and Company presented a recommendation and proposal for Contract 113 from Scott 1 Enterprises for painting the interior of the Sells Water Tank, along with additional work to be done on the tank, and to include repairs made to the Keisling Tank. As outlined in the bid for a total cost of the project to be $72,200.00. After discussing the project and looking over the bids submitted which were Preferred Sandblasting, Pittsburg Tanks & Tower, Welding Inc., Southern Corrosion, Utility Services Co. Inc., Caldwell Tanks, Classic Prot. Coat and Worldwide Industries. A motion was made by Johnny Sells to go on the recommendation of the Town Engineers and award the Contract to Scott 1 Enterprises in the amount of $72,200.00. A second was voiced by Glenn Parris and with all members voting the motion carried.
There were three proposals received for Professional Services Leak Detection Project. These proposals were from Match Point, Inc., Wach Water Services, and Rye Engineering. A motion was made by Opal Clayborn to go on the Town Engineers recommendation and to award the Leak Detection Project to Match Point, Inc., in the amount of $37,535.55 which is the price for Executing Leak Detection Services in accordance with the specifications. A second was voiced by Glenn Parris and with all members voting the motion carried.
With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Glenn Parris to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 4:30 at Town Hall. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and with all members voting aye the meeting adjourned at 5:15pm.

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