AGENDA 

REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 

CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012 

W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL 

100 SOUTH HILL STREET 

6:00 P.M.

Present: 

Call to order by Chairperson Ward 

Invocation   

Pledge of Allegiance 

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS 

1. Recognize Carol Morales of the Cemetery Department  for 25 years of 

service to the City of Griffin.    Director of Public works and Utilities Dr. 

Brant Keller 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 regarding a request to rezone approximately .21 +/- acres 

located at 935 South Hill Street from Institutional (INST) to Planned Commercial 

District (PCD).     Director of Planning and Development Services Frederick 

Gardiner will address.  

 

3. Receive comments regarding First Reading of an Ordinance creating the new 

Unified Development Code (UDC).   Director of Planning and Development 

Services Frederick Gardiner will address.

CONSENT AGENDA 

4. Consider approval of Minutes of the Workshop on February 14, 2012, 

Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on February 14, 2012 and 

Minutes of the Joint Work Session with Griffin – Spalding Board of 

Education, Spalding County Board of Commissioners and the City of 

Griffin Board of Commissioners on February 14, 2012.  

REGULAR AGENDA 

The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 

consider and possibly take action. 

5. Consider a request to rezone approximately .21 +/-  acres located at 935 

South Hill Street from Institutional (INST) to Planned Commercial 

District (PCD).  Director of Planning and Development Services 

Frederick Gardiner will address. 

6. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance creating the new Unified 

Development Code (UDC).  Director of Planning and Development 

Services Frederick Gardiner will address. 

7. Consider a Task Order Form from HDR Engineering for an Aerial Survey 

and Modification of D&O (Design and Operation) Drawings for the Shoal 

Creek Landfill Phase 3 in the amount of $18,680.00.  Director of Central 

Services Phill Francis will address. 

8. Consider a Short Form Master Agreement for Environmental Services 

between the City of Griffin and URS Corporation to provide engineering 

services at the Shoal Creek Landfill.  Director of Central Services Phill 

Francis will address. 

9. Consider a Resolution authorizing the adjustment of certain utility rates 

pursuant to the Municipal Code Index.  City Manager Kenny Smith will 

address. 

10. Consider a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the Proposed New 

Airport.  City Manager Kenny Smith 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