Month: February 2023
Hydrant Flushing Notification
Inframark, LLC water personnel will begin flushing water hydrants in Zone 1 for the City of Hawkinsville beginning on Monday, January 30, 2023 until the full system has been flushed, weather permitting. Please reference the accompanied map for Zone locations. Flushing will take place Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The Water Department will do everything possible to minimize any disturbance during flushing periods. Please watch for signs that will be posted, notifying customers of flushing areas. It is recommended that customers set aside clean water for drinking and cooking purposes should you experience any discoloration. Be advised, temporary discoloration of the water and a chlorine taste is to be expected during the flushing period. Please check water for clarify before doing any laundry.
If discoloration is detected, we recommend running the cold water closest to the meter (outside faucet or bath tub) for at least 10 minutes or until the water clears. If sediment is in the water, do not run any water for approximately 30 minutes, giving the water time to settle. If an emergency arises, and water is needed, it is not harmful to consume.
We apologize for any inconvenience and we appreciate the cooperation of our Hawkinsville customers in our effort to maintain the highest quality of potable water possible.
If additional information is needed, please contact Robert Shirley, Water Plant Manager at 478-636-0151 or Chip Anderson, Project Manager at 478-550-0390, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit https://hawkinsville-pulaski.org/maps-2/ to view zone locations.
Pulaski County Request for Qualifications (RFQ) For Architecture Services
Pulaski County is requesting statements of qualifications from architecture firms interested in assisting the county in its effort to undertake design and construction management of improvements to the county senior citizens center to be funded through state and local funds including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Interested parties are invited to secure an RFQ package from Dean Nelson, Middle Georgia Regional Commission, 175 Emery Highway, Suite C, Macon, Georgia 31217 or by calling (478) 751-6160.
To be considered, proposals must be received by 4:00 pm, March 9, 2023, at the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, Attn: Dean Nelson, 175 Emery Highway, Suite C, Macon, Georgia 31217. An electronic copy of the proposal must be included. This may be submitted on a flash drive, CD, or via email by shared link to dn*****@mg***.org. Zip files will be rejected via email. All proposals must be sealed and should be clearly labeled. Proposals received after the specified date and time will not be considered.
This is a Section 3 contract opportunity. This project is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968. This project must ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by CDBG funds shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with federal, state and local laws and regulations, be directed toward low and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government funding for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low and very low-income persons in coordination with the Section 3 provisions of the Housing and Urban Redevelopment Act of 1968 – 24CFR Part 135.
This project must affirmatively further fair housing and steps must be taken to analyze impediments to fair housing choice in Pulaski County, and take steps to overcome any identified impediments in efforts to promote fair housing for Pulaski County residents.
This project must ensure that no qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from the participation in or be denied the benefits of services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination of any such entity as prescribed by law in the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794, as amended.
Pulaski County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Pulaski County is an equal opportunity employer.
Public Hearing Notice
Public Hearing Notice
Pulaski County is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant of up to $1,000,000 for the construction of a new community senior center. The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, public facilities, and economic development that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons.
More specific details regarding eligible activities, disclosure of a possible conflict of interest pertaining to elected officials living in the project’s target area, fair housing laws and Pulaski County’s commitment to further fair housing, the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities to benefit low- and moderate-income persons, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing, which will be held at the Pulaski County Senior Citizens Center, 191 Broad Street, Hawkinsville, GA 31036, on Friday, March 17, 2023, at 10:00 am.
The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application. Pulaski County is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education, and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability, or age. Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Laurie Obert-Thorn, County Clerk at (478) 783-4154 before March 17, 2023, at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex, 45 South Lumpkin Street, Hawkinsville, GA 31036, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact us at our TDD number 1-800-255-0056 or (Voice) 1-800-255-0135.