Resolution: Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline –Colquitt County Board of Commissioners

This is the text of the resolution passed by the Colquitt County Board of Commissioners, and here it is in PDF. -jsq

Resolution Number 2014-R-6.

RESOLUTION
COLQUITT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SABAL TRAIL NATURAL GAS PIPELINE

WHEREAS, Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline proposes to construct a natural gas transmission pipeline that will bisect a large portion of Colquitt County, Georgia; and,

WHEREAS, Colquitt County, Georgia is the largest agricultural production county in the State of Georgia with numerous farms and agricultural infrastructure throughout the county and in the proposed path of the Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline; and,

WHEREAS, there remains many concerns among area agricultural growers regarding the depth of the pipeline in agricultural areas.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Colquitt County Board of Commissioners adamantly urge that Sahal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline should make every effort to ensure that the Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline is buried with a minimum of five (5) feet of top cover when traversing agricultural properties to include pasture land, cultivated lands, surface drains, diversions, waterways, open ditches and streams.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Sabal Trail Natural Gas Pipeline obtain required permits from the Colquitt County Roads and Bridges Department prior to crossing any county roads or public access.

This 4th day of March, 2014.

(Seal)

John B. Alderman, Chairman
Colquitt County Board of Commissioners
Colquitt County, Georgia

Attest:
Deborah Murkerson, County Clerk
Colquitt County, Georgia

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