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The Troup metropolis council approved use of remaining American Rescue Plan Act funds to proceed supporting native infrastructure tasks and has accredited C.T. Brannon Company to offer engineering providers and implementation of those tasks.

With $68,000 remaining within the unique tranche of ARPA funds, town will renovate and rehabilitate the Tarbutton Avenue Elevate Station, in line with Metropolis Supervisor Gene Cottle. This raise station handles nearly all the sewer circulate west of the railroad tracks. Different comparable tasks will likely be undertaken after bids are obtained on the Tarbutton Avenue Elevate Station and the stability of ARPA funds might be decided.

Parts of those funds have been expended to renovate and rehabilitate the Value Avenue Elevate Station, $157,167.04; for emergency sinkhole restore on West Duval Avenue, $12,864.93; and to exchange the air conditioner at Troup Metropolis Corridor, $9,763.00, in line with Cottle.

Troup has additionally dedicated $20,000 to Smith County to help with psychological well being outreach tasks and $22,000 has been designated for administration and compliance administration help from Traylor and Associates.

The second and remaining tranche of ARPA funds has not but reached metropolis accounts, as of the Sept. 12 council assembly.

A public listening to was carried out concerning the proposed fiscal 12 months 2022-2023 price range. Nobody appeared or spoke at this listening to.

Council elected to current the proposed price range for consideration on the Sept. 19 assembly. The Troup Neighborhood Improvement Company 2022-2023 price range can even be thought-about for approval at the moment.

Motion gadgets accredited by council included:

• Monetary report for July

• An ordinance abandoning a portion of town’s proper of manner situated throughout the metropolis limits;

• A re-plat of property at 105 E. Magnolia

• A decision including an motion merchandise to the Smith County Hazard Mitigation Motion Plan;

• A re-plat for 202 S. Value

• Drilling allow for Northcutt-Burke A (AW) 1H and Northcutt-Burke B (AW) 2H and pipeline allow for Northcutt-Burke (AW) 1H and 2H Pipeline for Sabine Oil and Gasoline, beforehand accredited however the change of effectively names necessitated new approval

• The town supervisor to signal a letter of engagement with Acker & Firm for the audit of metropolis funds for Oct. 1, 2021-Sept. 30, 2022

• Closure of the 100 block of N. Virginia St., the 100 block of S. Virginia St., the 100 block of S. Carolina St. and the 100 block of West Calvert St. for Troup’s Sesquicentennial Celebration set for Saturday, Oct. 8

• A TCDC undertaking to fund $10,000 for the Troup Sesquicentennial

Minutes of the August assembly and the August monetary report will likely be introduced for approval on the Sept. 19 assembly.

Nelson Darden, Place 2 Councilman, was not current at this assembly.

The common month-to-month assembly of the Troup metropolis council is scheduled for six:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, on the Cameron-J. Jarvis Troup Municipal Library.


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