AGENDA

REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING

CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011

W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL

100 SOUTH HILL STREET

6:00 P.M.

Present:

Call to order by Chairperson Todd

Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

1. Recognize Will Stevens of the Griffin-Spalding Airport as the July 2011

“Strongest Link” award recipient. Airport Director Robert Mohl 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 5.16 +/- acres located

along Mt. Zion Road from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to

Planned Commercial District (PCD). Director of Planning and

Development Services Frederick Gardiner will address.

CONSENT AGENDA

3. Consider approval of Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on

August 9, 2011.

4. Consider approval of the Second and Final Reading of an ordinance

amending the Code of Griffin to authorize Sunday sales of packaged

alcoholic beverages and to provide for the call of a special election to

ratify Sunday sales.

REGULAR AGENDA

The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and

possibly take action.

5. Consider a request to rezone 5.16 +/- acres located along Mt. Zion Road

from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial District

(PCD). Director of Planning and Development Services Frederick

Gardiner will address.

6. Consider a budget amendment in the amount of $17,200.00 for the Griffin

Fire Department. Director of Administrative Services Markus Schwab will

address.

7. Consider awarding bid and construction contract to Kemi Construction

Company, Inc. for the relocation of water and sewer utilities for the

Project NH000-0001-04(47) Spalding GDOT P.I. #342661 Sixth Street

Bridge in the amount of $318,322.00. Director of Public Works and

Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.

8. Consider renewal of Meter Reading Services Agreement between the City

of Griffin and Tru-Check, Inc. for one year, retroactive to July 1, 2011.

Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address.

9. Consider approval of Lease Agreement between the City of Griffin and

Tru-Check, Inc. for twelve (12) month lease of Suite 114 in One Griffin

Center effective October 1, 2011, in the amount of $9,116.64 per year.

City Manager Kenny Smith will address.

10. Remove from the table and consider request of Spalding County

Collaborative for Families and Children, Inc. for $10,000 matching

funding for the Strengthening Communities Fund-Non-Profit Capacity

Building Program grant. 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