What happened: The board approved the sale of four land parcels for $800 total. Director of Community Development Alyssa Hernandez said a community garden in the Woodland Hills neighborhood would be created on some of the parcels. “I love a good community garden,” said Mayor Justin Bibb.
Camera health: New software will soon monitor the health of city cameras, including surveillance cameras. Larry Jones III, assistant commissioner of IT, presented. He said camera health is currently monitored manually. The software would help the city be more efficient in camera repair. The board approved a contract with Ai-RGUS for the service. The first-year setup and subscription is not to exceed $63,441.85.
And also: City vehicles are set to be equipped with automated vehicle location software. The board approved a contract with PreCise MRM not to exceed $239,733. Jones said it will cover 327 vehicles. Bibb asked about tracking all city vehicles. That is a goal for next year, Jones said.
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