AGENDA 

REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
TUESDAY, MAY 22, 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 Michael Melton, Superintendent of Still Branch Water 
Treatment Plant, as Operator of the Year 2012, District 4 of the Georgia 
Association of Water Professionals.   Director of Public Works and 
Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.
2. Recognize the Griffin Power Rodeo Team for their outstanding 
performance in the 2012 Georgia Lineman’s Rodeo in Albany, Georgia.  
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.    
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3. Receive comments regarding the proposed budgets for fiscal year beginning July 
1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013.  Director of Administrative Services Markus 
Schwab will address.
CONSENT AGENDA 
4. Consider approval of Minutes of the Workshop on May 8, 2012 and 
Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on May 8, 2012.  
REGULAR AGENDA 
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 
consider and possibly take action. 
5. Remove from the Table, and consider a request for a Special Use Permit to 
allow for the utilization of a vacant warehouse structure as a Places of 
Assembly for property located at 1146 West College  Street Extension.  
Director of Planning and Development Services Taurus Freeman will 
address. 
6. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, 
Georgia at Chapter 22, Buildings and Building Regulations, Article II, 
Construction Standards, Section 22-31, State Minimum Standard Codes.  
Director of Planning and Development Services Taurus Freemen will 
address. 
7. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, 
Georgia at Chapter 44, Emergency Management, to provide emergency 
powers to the City Manager in the event of a disaster.  Chief Frank 
Strickland will address. 
8. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, 
Georgia at Chapter 62, Parks and Recreation, Article II, Municipal Golf 
Course Rules and Regulations, Sec. 63-31, Conduct on Municipal Golf 
Course.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant  Keller will 
address. 
9. Consider approval of the FY 12-13 residual sludge rates with Synagro for 
continuation of the Residuals Management Program for the Wastewater 
Division.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will 
address.  
10. Consider a Task Order Form in accordance with the Master Services 
Agreement with Paragon Consulting Group for Inventory and Assessment 
of City Streets in the amount of $56,500.00.  Director of Public Works and 
Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.   
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11. Consider Proposal/Scope of Work with PSD Software,  LLC., and 
maintenance agreement for 2012-2013 in the amount of $20,000.00 for the 
Public Works and Utilities Department.  Director of Public Works and 
Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
12. Consider awarding to Utility Services Company, Inc. the continuation of a 
professional services agreement for fiscal budget years 2012-2016 for the 
maintenance and cleaning of Griffin’s Water Tanks in the amount of 
$84,482.11 for 2012-2013.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. 
Brant Keller will address. 
13. Consider approval of an Engagement Letter with Raftelis Financial 
Consultants, Inc. for Retail Rate Model Adjustments and Wholesale Rate 
Model and Calculations for 2013 in an amount not to exceed $25,620.00.  
Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
14. Consider an Intergovernmental Agreement with Spalding County for the 
funding of a joint Transportation Planner.  City Manager Kenny Smith will 
address. 
15. Appoint two (2) citizen members and two (2) Commission members to the 
newly created Griffin-Spalding Airport Authority.  Citizen appointments 
are for Post No. 6 to expire on December 31, 2017,  and Post No. 8 to 
expire on December 31, 2015.  Commission appointments, Posts No. 2 
and No. 4, shall coincide with their terms of elective office.  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