SNELLVILLE — Mayor and Council voted to accept up to $2.13 million in Coronavirus relief funds from Gwinnett County Monday
Gwinnett County made available the Coronavirus Relief Funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Treasury, through the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act to Gwinnett cities. The county’s amount to distribute between the cities, based on population, totaled $25 million.
The city can use the funds to reimburse Coronavirus expenses including personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies, vehicle modifications, employee hazard pay, software, small business assistance, etc.
Also on Monday, Mayor and Council, approved a $215,064 contract with CHA for design plans for the intersection of Highway 124 and Wisteria Drive as part of The Grove at Towne Center development project.
The intersection reconfiguration is a key part of the city’s Towne Center infrastructure improvements and calls for a three-way intersection with right-in, right-out access to Harbor Oak Drive.
The contract calls for the development of concept layout, preliminary plans, right of way plans and final plans. After taking over project management from Gwinnett County, the city received Georgia Department of Transportation approval to move forward with the work.
The contract amount is to be paid from city/county joint Special Local Option Special Sales Tax funds. The city/county percentage split is 81-19.