AGENDA

REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL
100 SOUTH HILL STREET
6:00 P.M.

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Present:

Call to order by Chairperson Ward

Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

1. Recognize Kim Morton of the Electric Department as October 2010 Employee of the Month. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address.

CITIZEN COMMENTS



At this time, the Chairperson opens the floor to comments from the audience. Comments should relate to a specific agenda item, not listed on the agenda for a Public Hearing, or to a concern within the jurisdiction of the City. Commission meetings serve the purpose of conducting city business and are not a forum for the unlimited expression of opinion. The Chairperson reserves the right to limit comments to matters germane to city business and may refer speakers to the City Manager or other staff for resolution.

PUBLIC HEARINGS



Public Hearings are conducted to allow public comment on specific advertised issues such as rezoning, ordinances, policy development, operating budgets and other legislative actions to be considered by the City Commission.

2. Receive comments from interested parties and entities, particularly members of racial or language minority groups, as to the standards and procedures to be followed by the City for reapportioning election districts following publication of the 2010 Decennial Census, pursuant to the authority of O.C.G.A. §36-35-4.1. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.

CONSENT AGENDA



3. Consider approval of Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on November 9, 2010 and Minutes of the Workshop on November 9, 2010. 4. Consider approval of Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance to amend the City’s Water Conservation and Drought Management Plans as required by the SB370 passed by the Georgia State Legislature in 2010.

REGULAR AGENDA



The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.

5. Consider approval to purchase a 2011 Ford Expedition (short-wheel base, two-wheel drive) from Allen Vigil in the amount of $23,600.00 under state contract; approve the transfer of scrap metal sales cash to electric operating cash account in order to pay the purchase in cash; and amend the budget accordingly. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address.

6. Consider approval of a contract between the City of Griffin and Southeastern Wood Pole Inspectors, Inc. for Pole Maintenance and Pad Mount inspection, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address.

7. Consider approval of a professional services agreement with Tatum Tree Care for removal and pruning of city trees for Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

8. Consider approval of an agreement between the City of Griffin and Manley Acquisition Services, LLC to negotiate acquisition of easements for the 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) parcels. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

9. Consider approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Griffin and Spalding County Government for Section 319(h) FY10 Grant – BMP Installation and Stream Restoration to address NPS and Sediment TMDL in the Potato Creek Watershed. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

The City Manager will update the Commission on pending items, upcoming workshops, meetings, conferences and other pertinent issues.

CITY COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

Commissioners will provide updates regarding issues of interest from their respective districts and/or committee reports.

ADJOURN