AGENDA 

REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 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 Jeff Stanley of the Public Works Department as the April 2012 
“Strongest Link” Award recipient.   Director of Public Works and Utilities 
Dr. Brant Keller will address.
2. Recognize the City’s Water & Wastewater Plants for  the Gold and 
Platinum Awards from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals in 
meeting and exceeding operation standards as determined by Ga. EPD for 
2012 with no violations.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant 
Keller will address.
3. Review Financials for March 2012.  Director of Administrative Services 
Markus Schwab 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   
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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.  
4. Receive comments regarding 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.  Interim Director of Planning and 
Development Services Adam Causey will address.
CONSENT AGENDA 
5. Consider approval of Minutes of the Workshop on April 24, 2012 and 
Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on April 24, 2012.  
REGULAR AGENDA 
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 
consider and possibly take action. 
6. 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.  Interim Director of Planning and 
Development Services Adam Causey will address. 
7. Consider a request from the Main Street Program to  enter into an 
agreement with University of West Georgia’s Center for Public History 
for the purpose of assessing the Griffin Regional Welcome Center 
Museum’s collection in the amount of $12,000.  Interim Director of 
Planning and Development Services Adam Causey will address.  
8. Consider the purchase of two (2) 2013 Ford Explorers from Speedway 
Ford in the amount of $44,407.72 using Federal Asset Forfeiture funds, for 
use in the Police Department, and amend the budget accordingly.  Chief 
Frank Strickland will address.
9. Consider a Services Agreement with Garland/DBS Inc. for replacing the 
roof at Fire Station #3 for a maximum amount not to exceed $111,763.00, 
and amend the budget accordingly.  Chief Frank Strickland will address. 
10. Consider equipment from the Fire Department to be declared surplus and 
placed on Gov.Deals for sale to the highest bidder.  Chief Tommy Jones 
will address. 
11. Consider acceptance of a donation from the Southern Rivers Energy Trust, 
Inc. of Rosetta Stone Enterprise software Spanish version with a value of 
$1,403.00 for the City of Griffin Fire Department.  Chief Tommy Jones 
will address.   
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12. Consider the purchase of two Commercial Front End Loader trucks and 
one leaf vacuum truck for a budget amount not to exceed $650,000 
combined purchase price, to be leased through GMA,  and amend the 
budget accordingly.  Director of Central Services Phill Francis will 
address. 
13. Consider approval to award bid and construction contract to the lowest 
bidder, Davidson Hydrant & Utility Services, LLC, for the relocation of 
450 feet of water main to the Coke Tank in the amount of $93,940.00, and 
amend the budget accordingly.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. 
Brant Keller will address. 
14. Consider a Resolution to amend the City of Griffin’s Storm Water Fiscal 
year 2011-2012 Operating Budget to reallocate funds from Purchased 
Contracted Services to Supplies.  Director of Public Works and Utilities 
Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
15. Consider the FY 2012 Subscription for Services provided through Electric 
Cities of Georgia in the amount of $359,710.00.  Director of Electric Bill 
Bosch will address. 
16. Acknowledge the refund of the MEAG Year-End Settlement in the 
amount of $1,164,658.00, and direct the funds to be deposited in the 
Municipal Competitive Trust, Flexible Operating Account – Short Term 
Portfolio.  Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address.  
17. Acknowledge the refund of the MEAG Telecom Year-End Settlement in 
the amount of $3,166.43, and direct this refund to be placed in Municipal 
Competitive Trust, Flexible Operating Account – Short Term Portfolio.  
Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 
18. Consider a Subscriber Service Agreement with ONLINE Information 
Services, Inc. to provide credit scoring, skip tracing and adverse Fair 
Credit Reporting notices.  Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 
19. Consider an Agreement for Utility Collection Services with ONLINE 
Information Services, Inc. in the amount of 35% of  all debt collected.  
Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address.    
20. Consider a Pole Attachment License Agreement with Comcast Cable for 
the use of City utility poles.  Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 
21. Consider approval for Commissioner Joanne Todd to attend the 2012 
MEAG Annual Meeting on July 15-18, 2012, at Amelia Island, Florida.   
22. Consider an agreement with Norred & Associates, Inc. to provide an 
armed Security Guard to be stationed at 100 South Hill Street in Customer   
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Service for an annual cost of $61,097.40.  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