By Morgan Murphy
For the Opelika
The Opelika City Council held a brief meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. Highlights of the 26-minute meeting included an authorized agreement with Springbuk Inc. for software for the CareHere Clinic to help address even more medical needs.
The Council also authorized an estimate of $18,824 purchase order to Jim House & Associates Inc. for repairs to a Flyght pump at the Westside treatment facility.
A project agreement between the city of Opelika and FA Corp. and Nuri LLC to renovate and create an auto parts manufacturing company generating about 35 new jobs with an estimated initial capital investment of $2,665,000.
A resolution to amend the Opelika Power Services organization chart to allow for the creation of new job descriptions and a pay increase in regards to Senior Customer Service Representative position.
Also approved was a resolution for a $1,500 special appropriation to Southern Union College Foundation. This will assist with the promoting of the programs and activities at the college.
In other business, the council:
-awarded a bid of $34,017 for Christmas Decorations
-approved expense reports for various departments
-approved disposal of a ford tractor as City Personal Property Surplus
-approved purchase of five two-way radios for the Opelika Fire Department at $15,450.60
-approved purchase of 2018 Ford Explorer for Opelika Power Services at $26,383
-approved purchase of new cameras for the Opelika Fire Department not to exceed $30,260.93
-approved weed abatement assessment for 308 Brannon Ave. at $93.87
-approved weed abatement assessment s properties located at 1441 and 1451Gateway Dr.
-entered into a tax abatement agreement with renovation FA Corp. and Nuri LLC.
-entered into a tax abatement agreement with Mando Corp. with an initial captial investment of $5,390,907 which is forecasted to generate 24 full-time jobs.