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Work on six Auburn roads, including repairs and speed table installations among other tasks, was scheduled to be performed this week after City Council gave it the green light last week.

At its work session on Thursday, council approved a $19,652 bid by Tri-State Asphalt, Inc. Hollywood sign griffith park of Loganville to complete the work, which includes:

The bid beat out one of $22,900 by Brown’s Asphalt Maintenance, Inc. Pony rides at griffith park of Winterville. Pony rides griffith park Funding for the work will come from the city’s 2012 Barrow County SPLOST fund, city administrator Ron Griffith said.

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Council on Thursday approved a bid of just under $46,000 by Gainesville-based db Audio & Video over two other companies to install a downtown audio system that would be controlled from a single point and would be expandable as the area grows.

The bid total was slightly higher than the $44,000 one submitted by Westlake, Calif.-based Guitar Center Professional, but city officials recommended db because of its local presence and extensive resume that includes sound system installations at venues such as the Avalan development in Alpharetta and all the 12Stone Church locations.

“They have an impressive track record and the equipment they’re offering is top-notch,” said Dan Pruehs, Auburn’s parks and leisure services director. Griffith park observatory los angeles “This sound system will be used at every festival and every event downtown. Haunted table 29 at griffith park los angeles ca It’s weatherproof and something that will get 365-days-a-year use. Griffith park sunset The sound quality is phenomenal.”

Currently, the city has to set up a portable sound system for festivals and events like “Movie Night,” but the new system will be provide greater flexibility, Pruehs said.

“From a public safety standpoint, if we have an emergency, the chief or mayor or whoever can hit the microphone and it cuts off all the music and becomes a public address system for public service announcements if we need that immediately without jumping through a bunch of hoops,” he said.

“What I really liked about (an earlier demonstration of the equipment the company gave) was that it is all part of the same system,” Mayor Linda Blechinger added. Griffith park parking lot “In the past with the system we have, when we’ve tried to switch it from music to someone talking, sometimes it doesn’t even work.”

Council members were also at ease with the company being local and one of its employees who presented information on the system earlier this year being a city resident.

“It’s good to have them here,” councilwoman Peggy Langley said. Griffith park los angeles california “As far as the money goes, I would rather pay a little more if that means having them here and having a top-notch product.”

The Auburn City Council approved, with hesitation, the project categories and estimates for the proposed 2018 Barrow County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). Griffith park food Barrow County voters will likely vote on the sales tax referendum this fall.

Blechinger said the county is including a Level 2 project on the list, which will allow the county to receive 20 percent of the proposed SPLOST proceeds off the top before the rest of the money is divided up between the county and its municipalities.

She said Winder officials were not in agreement that the county would be able to pay off debt on the jail and renovation projects a third time and questions were raised about the sudden designation of an athletic complex with soccer and lacrosse fields and recreational trails on property at Fort Yargo State Park.

“It’s unfortunate that all of a sudden, there’s a Level 2 project that’s being pulled out for soccer fields and lacrosse and will take off the top,” said Blechinger. Griffith park hike map “And so every city will be affected by that, and that’s unfortunate.”