AGENDA

REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL
100 SOUTH HILL STREET
6:00 P.M.

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Present:

Call to order by Chairperson Todd

Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

1. Consider a Proclamation recognizing Confederate History Month in April 2011. Chairperson Todd 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.

CONSENT AGENDA

2. Consider approval of Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on March 22, 2011 and Minutes of the Workshop on March 22, 2011.

REGULAR AGENDA

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

3. Consider agreement with USGS Joint Funding Agreement for seven streamflow and rainfall gauging stations for the period of July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

4. Consider awarding bid to Tom Davidson & Sons, Inc. for the construction of approximately 715 linear feet of 6” water main on Turner Street in the amount of $44,945.00. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

5. Consider agreement with Three Rivers Regional Commission for 50% funding of a Transportation Planner Position effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, in the amount of $65,435.71. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

6. Consider agreement with Three Rivers Regional Commission for the 5311 Public Transportation System for FY 2011-2012 in the amount of $9,688.00. Director of Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

7. Consider the Utility Incentive Program for any new local business entity locating within the Griffin city limits. Downtown Development Authority Director Adam Causey will address.

8. Consider a Resolution to submit the 2011 Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP III) application for $382,045.00 to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to acquire, rehabilitate and reconstruct properties within the City of Griffin. Planning and Development Director Frederick Gardiner will address.

9. Consider the proposed Paychex Service Agreement, and by Resolution, amend the budget accordingly. Director of Administrative Services Markus Schwab will address.

10. Consider purchase of Telephone Call Recording System software and hardware in the amount of $19,430 for the Customer Service Department, and amend the budget accordingly. Director of Administrative Services Markus Schwab will address.

11. Consider approval to declare surplus (10) Central Processing Units, and donate to Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church. Director of Administrative Services Markus Schwab 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