Local business requests to extend liquor store into a full-service bar

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 05:33 PM.

receiving from being a member of Opportunity Florida. Board approved to table the matter until the next meeting.

·         Lease Purchase Agreement/Resolution 14-05 Hancock Bank. Goodman explained that the resolution was passed at the last meeting and the Board is now approving of which bank bid they will go with for purchasing a grader.

·         Borrow Pit Subsurface Exploration and Geotechnical Engineering Evaluation. Merchant explained that the county was interested in a piece of property for another dirt pit and presented the Board with a quote of $5,000 for dirt samples to be tested for quality. He said the land was 40 acres of clear-cut land to help with the county's steady dirt shortage, "especially with FEMA work coming up." The vote was approved 4 to 1, with Parish voting "no."

·         LAP Sidewalk Bid FPID Bonifay Elementary School, Sandpath Road and State Road 90. County Engineer Cliff Knauer explained that he put these projects out for bid and had a large response at the Pre-bid conference. He also explained that the lowest bidder did not send in an addendum when requested, which caused them to become unqualified to be awarded the bid. Knauer then recommended that the Board approve to go with the next lowest bidders. Board

approved Knauer's recommendation to award the Bonifay Elementary School sidewalks to Marshall Brothers in the amount of $330,683.78; Sandpath Road from Holmes County High School to State Road 10/U.S. 90 to GCUC in the amount of $104,668.10; and State Road 90 from the entrance of HCHS to State Road 79 to Marshall Brothers for $143,575.71.

·         District 2 Road Foreman Position. The former District 2 Road Foreman retired and Board approved of hiring Jeremy Benton.

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