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Commissioners OK asset forfeiture funds for barcode scanner, printer
by Liz Marin
lmarino@neighbornewspapers.com
March 14, 2013 10:35 AM | 890 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Douglas County Commission last week gave authorization to accept $4,160 from the Sheriff's Office Asset Forfeiture Account to cover the purchase of a barcode scanner, printer and handheld scanner.

Commissioners also voted to give:

•Authorization to amend the Sheriff's Office Budget for funds received from the Organized Fraud Task Force of the United States Secret Service in the amount of $5,000.

•Authorization to accept funds from the Sheriff's Office Asset Forfeiture account in the amount of $7,598 to cover special training conferences for the S.E.R.T. Team and two SID staff.

•Authorization to approve claims for property tax credit as recommended by the Board of Assessors.

•Authorization for the chairman to execute a Lease Agreement with United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta Inc.

•Authorization to approve a Change Order from Benchmark Tuscanny Inc. for the Woodie Fite Senior Center expansion required by the State Fire Marshal to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy.

•Authorization to accept a Settlement Offer from AT&T for 2010 unpaid fees in the amount of $4,329, authorize the chairman to sign all related documents and amend the budget subject to final legal review.

•Authorization to apply for a Family Dependency Drug Court grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

•Approved the Memorandum of Participation for Other Post-Employment Benefits with Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting LLC and authorize chairman to sign all related documents.

•Authorization to contract with Atlanta Regional Commission for assistance with the Comprehensive Plan Update and authorize the chairman to sign all related documents.

•Authorization to approve a one year extension to the existing Municipal Solid Waste Hauling and Disposal contract with Republic Services Inc. effective May 19, 2013, through May 20, 2014, under the same terms and conditions as defined in the original 2004 contract and authorize the chairman to sign all related documents.

•Authorization to advertise for a public hearing to present the revised speed radar permit request to the public as submitted and approved by the Georgia Department of Transportation and to adopt and amend the Douglas County Ordinance on speed detection.

•Authorization to approve a revision to the agreement with Sutton Consulting LLC for Professional Services and authorize the chairman to sign all related documents.

•Authorization to solicit bids for a new sign at Clinton Nature Preserve and amend the budget.

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