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Barrow BOC looks at new security system

Barrow BOC looks at new security system

A new security system may be purchased for the courthouse and detention center to help eliminate safety issues.

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BOC could still bring up privatization in the future on individual dept. level

BOC could still bring up privatization in the future on individual dept. level

The chance of widespread privatization in the short-term for Barrow County employees was nixed last week, but county officials may examine departments individually to see if they should be contracted out.

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Barrow BOC turns down privatization bid

Barrow BOC turns down privatization bid

 

The Barrow County Board of Commissioners narrowly voted against a proposal to outsource multiple departments while those in favor of the outsourcing expressed concerns about the county’s financial future.

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Barrow releases more details on privatization contract to be voted on Tuesday

 

The Barrow County Board of Commissioners will vote 7 p.m. Tuesday on contracting out multiple departments to CH2M Hill. As of Monday afternoon only a draft of the contract had been finalized. Here are some of the details with the proposal.  

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BOC to decide Tue. on privatizing services

BOC to decide Tue. on privatizing services

The yearlong debate on mass privatization in Barrow County will come to a culmination Tuesday.

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BOC decision to outsource could come down to a close vote

BOC decision to outsource could come down to a close vote

The decision of whether to outsource 11 Barrow County departments could come down to a close vote.

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Company: Privatizing some services would save Barrow millions

Company: Privatizing some services would save Barrow millions

A company offering to contract out multiple county departments told Barrow officials Tuesday that they could bring $4.65 million in benefit to the county over a five-year period.

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Barrow to spend $3.4 million more on public safety radio

Barrow to spend $3.4 million more on public safety radio

Barrow County will spend an additional $3.4 million to solve problems with its public safety radio system.

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Company to give Barrow commissioners details on going private

Company to give Barrow commissioners details on going private

 

The company offering to privatize multiple Barrow County departments will make a presentation to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday as officials gear up for a decision later this month.

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BOC to listen to proposal to make upgrades to public safety radio system

BOC to listen to proposal to make upgrades to public safety radio system

Barrow Commissioners will be asked this week to make major upgrades to a public safety radio system that’s been plagued by issues.

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Movie might be filmed at Barrow airport if ok'd by authority members

The Barrow County Airport Authority will soon decide if they’ll let a movie be filmed at the airport.

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County officials plan for possible disasters

The likelihood of tornadoes and thunderstorms were among the topics of a meeting on dealing with disasters in Barrow County.

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