City of Lincoln's administration

The city of Lincoln's new administration was sworn in Nov. 7, 2016. The group includes Mayor Lew Watson and council members Billy Pearson, Sadie Britt, Shelly L. Barnhart, Jennie Massey Jones and Joey Callahan

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LINCOLN -- Members of the Lincoln City Council tackled multiple items during a  lengthy meeting Tuesday.

The council:

  • Approved an annual municipal water pollution prevention report;

  • Awarded a bid to Southern Civil Contracting Inc. in the amount of $292,252.01 for the Magnolia Street utility relocation;

  • Awarded a bid to Triple Construction LLC in the amount of $479,208 for drain improvements to Mitchell Circle;

  • Approved a resolution opposing Alabama House Bill 110 and Senate Bill 130, relating to sales tax distribution, unless additional provisions are added to both bills;

  • Authorized the city to borrow $152,537.09 from First Bank of Alabama for the purchase of a 2017 Excellance Type IIIL Ambulance for the Fire & Rescue Department;

  • Approved an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation for the relocation of utilities for the bridge replacement project over Blue Eye Creek;

  • Approved nuisance abatement assessments for the properties of 7 College Ave. and 155 Woodrow St.;

  • Approved a lounge retail liquor Class I license for Ramoun Inc. at 47525 Highway 78;

  • Approved a retail beer (off premises only) and a retail table wine (off premises only) for HKL Enterprises Inc. at 75639 AL Highway 77;

  • Approved an agreement with InCare for the purchase and installation of new firewall hardware in the amount of $5,105.50;

  • Approved an agreement with InCare for switch infrastructure renewal in the amount of $20,307.36;

  • Approved an agreement with InCare for the management of security of the computer network at a one-time cost of $1,000;

  • Approved an agreement with InCare for email solutions in the amount of $3,660 per month;

  • Approved a proposal with Gonzalez-Strength & Associates Inc. for engineering services for a waterline extension on Embry Bend Road;

  • Approved a contract with ERA King Realty for land purchase on Choccolocco Creek Road. Mayor Lew Watson said the council did not want to discuss the property it is looking at because nothing is final at this time;

  • Approved listing the 268 Magnolia St. property with ERA King Realty;

  • Recognized Toney Green and Matt Hill for their awards from the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association;

  • Presented Lincoln police officer Zack Tutten with a resolution from the Alabama House of Representatives and state Senate for his bravery during a 2016 officer-involved shooting;

  • Deemed February as Career and Technical Education Month;

  • Deemed Feb. 17-24 as Future Farmers of America Week; and

  • Deemed Feb. 12-16 as Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Week.

The next City Council meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m., at City Hall.