Chattooga County Commissioner Mike Dawson announced the awarding of several bids for the upcoming year today. 

Jail Meals for inmates in the Chattooga County Jail were awarded to JOTTEM DOWN located on Highland Avenue in Summerville.   JOTTEM DOWN had a bid of $7.33 per day per inmate.  The two other food service establishments that bid were Jim’s Restauraunt with a bid of $8.00 per day and Pop’s Place with a bid of $7.50 per day.

No bids were received by the county for the Cold Mix Patch Material, however the bid for other road materials was awarded to Vulcan Materials Company.  However, Vulcan Materials has sold their Walker County Quarry to the State of Georgia; so the bid is only good as long as they have materials on the ground.  There is no new production going on at the site which is located on Highway 193 outside of LaFayette near Pigeon Mountain.

Two different companies were awarded bids on tiles used by the county.  They were Contech and Cherokee Culvert.

The Fuel bid for the county was awarded to Bagley Distributors in Summerville.  Bagley submitted a bid of $2.469 per gallon for on road diesel, $2.339 per gallon for off road diesel and $1.708 per gallon for Unleaded Gasoline.  The bid for tires was awarded to Summerville Tire.

United Community Bank in Summerville was awarded the bid for the county’s Tax Anticipation Note and the checking account for the SPLOST Fund.

The bids were opened in the Commissioner’s Office on Friday at 10 AM.  Those in attendence were Commissioner Mike Dawson, County Clerk Martha Tucker, Public Works Superintendent Lamar Canada, Commissioner Elect Jason Winters, United Community Bank President Scott Tucker and Danny Cooper from Pop’s Place.