November 2020

Board Meeting:  November 30, 2020 @ 9:00 AM

Agenda Items:

  • Invocation
  • Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America
  • Recognition of Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • Dwayne Fowler
    RE:  Request by David Hatabian of the City of Canton for CCWSA to Accept Relinquishment of Water Service Area by City of Canton into CCWSA Service Area for Property Located at 2514 Fate Conn Road (Tax Map 14N21 Parcel 020).  CCWSA to provide water service, City of Canton to provide sewer service.
  • Corey Ghorley
    1)  Request Approval of Increase to the Engineering Budget for the Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection System Master Plan by Freese & Nichols in the amount of $45,010.00 (Increase is to cover additional services for Water & Sewer Model Development and Demand Forecasts.  Original Contract Amount $202,540.00.  New Contract Amount $247,550.00)
    2)  Request Approval of Construction Budget for the Fitzgerald Creek WWTP Build-Out to 11.75 MGD in the amount of $42,600,000.00.  (Item #6 under Construction Expansion/Upgrade on Current CIP; Total Original Estimated Cost of $35,000,000.00)
    3)  CIP Update
  • Approval of the 10/26/20 Board Meeting Minutes
  • Finance Report – Beth Jones
  • Treatment Reports – Clint Blackwell, Mike Venters
  • Environmental ReportJennifer Arp
  • Construction ReportDwayne Fowler
  • * There will be no General Manager’s Report presented this month.

October 2020

Board Meeting:  October 26, 2020 @ 4:00 PM

Agenda Items:

  • Invocation
  • Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America
  • Corey Ghorley
    1)  Request Approval of CCWSA-2020-001 -Atkins North America General Services Contract in an amount not-t0-exceed $200,000.00
    2)  Request Approval of CCWSA-2020-002-Brown & Caldwell General Services Contract in an amount not-to-exceed $200,000.00
    3)  Request Approval of CCWSA-2020-003-Hazen and Sawyer General Services Contract in an amount not-to-exceed-$200,000.00
    4)  Request Approval of CCWSA 2020-004-Engeineering Strategies, Inc. General Services Contract in an amount not-to-exceed $200,000.00
    5)  Request Approval of CCWSA-2020-005-Infratec Consulting General Service Contract in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00
    6)  Request Approval of CCWSA-2020-006-Freese and Nichols, Inc. General Services Contract in an amount not-to-exceed $200,000.00
  • Ryan Sarks
    RE:  Amended GMEBS Adoption Agreement and General Addendum for Retirement Modifications for New Hires
  • Approval of the 9/28/20 Board Meeting Minutes
  • There will be no Finance Report given this month due to the audit in-progress
  • Treatment Reports – Clint Blackwell, Mike Venters
  • Environmental ReportJennifer Arp
  • Construction ReportDwayne Fowler
  • General Manager’s Report Tom Heard

September 2020

Board Meeting:  September 28, 2020 @ 9:00 AM

Agenda Items:

  • Invocation
  • Corey Ghorley
    1)  Request Approval of Proposal from GeoHydro Engineers in the amount of $4,200.00 for Subsurface Exploration and Geotechnical Preparation for the CCWSA IT/Lab Office Building (This project is listed as Item #10 (in blue) under Construction Expansion/Upgrade on Current CIP.  This project is listed as Replacement of 320 West Main Building (Old White House).
    2)  Request Approval to “Sole Source” Process Equipment for the Fitzgerald Creek WWTP Expansion to 11.75 MGD (New Equipment will match existing equipment structures built in last plant upgrade).

    3)  Request Approval of Low Bid of IHC construction Companies, LLC in the amount of $1,121,430.00 for the Odor Control at Rose Creek Phase 3 Project (This project is listed as Item #5 (in blue) under Construction Expansion/Upgrade on Current CIP.  Board approved Construction Budget in the amount of $1,600,000.00).
    4)  Request Approval of Low Bid of Lakeshore Engineering in the amount of $2,039,000.00 for the Blankets Creek Capacity Expansion Project (This project is listed as Item #4 (in blue) under Construction Expansion/Upgrade on Current CIP.  Board Approved Construction Budget in the amount of $1,900,000.00).
  • Dwayne Fowler
    RE:  Request Approval for CCWSA to Request Relinquishment of Seven Parcels from City of Ball Ground Service Area into CCWSA Service Area
  • Follow-Up Item form the 8/31/20 Board Meeting:
    1)  Request form Brian Taylor of Taylor Morrison of Georgia, LLC for Pump Station and Force Main for Property Located on Bart Manous Road
  • Approval of the 8/31/20 Board Meeting Minutes
  • Finance Report – Beth Jones
  • Treatment Reports – Clint Blackwell, Mike Venters
  • Environmental ReportJennifer Arp
  • Construction ReportDwayne Fowler
  • General Manager’s Report Tom Heard
  • *Instructions for accessing the meeting via teleconference can be found on the Authority’s website ccwsa.com

August 2020

Board Meeting:  August 31, 2020~4:00 P.M.

Agenda Items:

  • Invocation
  • Corey Ghorley
    1)  Request Approval of Proposal from GeoHydro Engineers in the amount of $5,200.00 for Subsurface Exploration and Geotechnical Preparation for the CCWSA Construction Complex (This proposal amount will be added to the existing contract for Special Inspections in the amount of $6,191.60 approved in June 2020.  New contract total in the amount of $11,391.60)
    2)  Request Approval of Final Closeout Change Order for the Fitzgerald Creek Belt Filter Press Addition Project (Item #3 on Current CIP under Construction Expansion/Upgrade.  Change order reflects a credit of $149,602.66 due to drain line redesign, unused allowances, and unused unit price items.  Original Contract Amount of $1,856,787.50; Final Contract Amount of $1,707,184.84)
    3)  Request Approval of Engineering Proposal from Precision Planning, Inc. for the CCWSA Construction Complex Project in the amount of $42,000.00 (Current Contract Amount of $128,000.00 based on an estimated Construction Cost of $1,600,00.00; Increase is based on increased estimated Construction Cost of $2,435,975.69 that was approved by the Board in February 2020)

  • Dwayne Fowler
    1)  Request from Brian Taylor of Taylor Morrison of Georgia, LLC for Pump Station and Force Main for Property Located on Bart Manous Road
    2)  Petition for Extension of Water Main from Residents of Old Jones Road
  • Approval of the 7/27/20 Board Meeting Minutes
  • Finance Report – Beth Jones
    1)  Request Approval of Amendment to FY 2020 Budget
    2)  Presentment of Proposed FY 2021 Budget
  • Treatment Reports – Clint Blackwell, Mike Venters
  • Environmental ReportJennifer Arp
  • Construction ReportDwayne Fowler
  • General Manager’s Report Tom Heard
  • Executive Session
  • Instructions for accessing the meeting via teleconference can be found on the Authority’s website ccwsa.com

July 2020

Board Meeting:  July 27, 2020~9:00 A.M.

Agenda Items:

  • Invocation
  • Annual Election of Officers
  • Corey Ghorley
    1)  Request Approval of “Amendment 1” to the Engineering Services Agreement form Brown & Caldwell in the amount of $22,522.00 for the rose Creek Odor Control Phase 3 Project (Amendment 1 will cover additional bidding services, update of specifications to reflect addendums from previous bid, and estimated Project Management for extended project duration.  Current contract amount of $228,287.00.  New contract amount with addendum is $250,809.00)
    2)  Request Acceptance of Low Bid from Carroll Daniel Construction in the amount of $2,456,292.00 for the CCWSA Construction Complex (Item #9 in blue on Current CIP; Approved Construction Cost Estimate of $2,435,975.69)

  • Dwayne Fowler
    RE:  CCWSA Reforestation Project 2020-2021
  • Follow-Up Item from the 6/29/20 Board Meeting:
    1)  Request from Jeff Smith of Ridge Planning & Engineering for Approval of Pump Station at Sixes Road Development
  • Approval of the 6/29/20 Board Meeting Minutes
  • Finance Report – Beth Jones
  • Treatment Reports – Clint Blackwell, Mike Venters
  • Environmental ReportJennifer Arp
  • Construction ReportDwayne Fowler
  • General Manager’s Report Tom Heard
  • Executive Session
  • Instructions for accessing the meeting via teleconference can be found on the Authority’s website ccwsa.com