AGENDA 
REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
TUESDAY, JULY 10, 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 Philip Beckham of the Water Department as the June 2012 
“Strongest Link” Award recipient.  Director of Public Works and Utilities 
Dr. Brant Keller will address.
2. Review Financials for May 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 
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 
3. Consider approval of Minutes of the Workshop on June 12, 2012 and 
Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on June 12, 2012.    
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4. Consider Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code 
of the City of Griffin, Georgia at Chapter 6, Alcoholic Beverages, to 
change the age of employees licensed to sell or distribute alcoholic 
beverages from 21 years to 18 years of age.   
REGULAR AGENDA 
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and 
possibly take action. 
5. Consider a one-year lease between the City of Griffin and Christopher 
Blalock for Suite 523 in One Griffin Center for $1,776.00 per year 
($148.00 per month).  Director of DDA Adam Causey will address. 
6. Consider a lease between the City of Griffin and Griffin-Spalding County 
Schools (G-SCS) for property described as room D-101 at the Taylor 
Street Campus of the G-SCS in the amount of $12 per year, through 
December 31, 2013 with four (4) – two-year auto renewals.  Director of 
Planning and Development Services Taurus Freemen will address. 
7. Consider the purchase of four (4) 23.5 x 25 solid tire and wheel assemblies 
from SETCO, Inc. for the Solid Waste Division for a total amount of 
$31,992.00.  Director of Central Services Phill Francis will address. 
8. Consider approval of engagement letters for audit services with Mauldin 
& Jenkins, Certified Public Accountants.  Director of Administrative 
Services Markus Schwab will address. 
9. Consider a professional services agreement with Florence & Hutcheson, 
Inc. for dam and bridge design and construction at  the Heads Creek 
Reservoir.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will 
address. 
10. Consider a Task Order in accordance with the Master Services Agreement 
with Florence & Hutcheson for civil engineering design, surveying and 
bid documents for the wing wall repair at Heads Creek Reservoir for an 
amount not to exceed $12,300.00.  Director of Public Works and Utilities 
Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
11. Consider a Task Order in accordance with the Master Services Agreement 
with Paragon Consulting Group for civil engineering design, surveying, 
bid documents and construction management for the Lyndon/Melrose 
Bridge replacement for an amount not to exceed $31,400.00.  Director of 
Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
12. Consider the purchase of an ArcGIS Server from Environmental Systems 
Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) for the Stormwater Division in the amount 
of $20,000.00.  Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Keller will 
address.   
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13. Consider submission of the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG).  The grant has 
been applied for and all requirements have been met with the exception of 
the final requirement of Commission approval.  The grant is in the amount 
of $14,204.00 and there is no match required.  Chief Frank Strickland will 
address. 
14. Consider retirement from service of K-9 Deuce due to medical disability.  
Chief Frank Strickland will address. 
15. Consider approval to declare vehicles surplus and advertise for sale on 
GovDeals.com.  Chief Frank Strickland will address. 
16. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin at 
Chapter 58, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article 1 at Section 
58-9, False Alarms.  Chief Frank Strickland will address. 
17. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin at 
Chapter 38, Courts, by repealing the present Chapter in its entirety and 
enacting a new Chapter 38, Courts.  City Attorney Drew Whalen will 
address. 
18. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin at 
Chapter 63, Pawnshops and Dealers, Section 63-6 Exemptions, by deleting 
the present section in its entirety and enacting a new Section 63-6.  City 
Attorney Drew Whalen will address. 
19. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin at 
Chapter 10, Amusement and Entertainment, by enacting a new Article III, 
Bona Fide Coin Operated Amusement Machines, to enforce, by ordinance, 
within the City those certain prohibitions, restrictions and regulations 
allowed by the 2012 Session of the General Assembly of Georgia.  City 
Attorney Drew Whalen will address. 
20. Consider approval to purchase one 2013 Ford Explorer from Speedway 
Ford in the amount of $22,515.86, for the City Manager’s Office.  City 
Manager Kenny Smith will address. 
21. Consider the reinstatement of the Golf Course Escrow Fee of $1 per round 
and $1 per cart rental, effective August 1, 2012.  City Manager Kenny 
Smith will address. 
22. Consider an Intergovernmental Contract between the City of Griffin and 
Spalding County for the conducting of Municipal Elections.  City 
Manager Kenny Smith will address. 
23. Consider a Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Griffin and 
the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia for the 
University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government to develop a   
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New Position Classification System and Compensation Plan for the City.  
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