AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
November 24, 2015
W. Elmer George Municipal Hall

6:00 PM

 

   
               
  Present:    
               
  Call to order by Chairperson Hollberg    
               
  Pledge of Allegiance    
               
  Invocation    
               
  Approval of Agenda    
               
  Citizen Comments    
               
 

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

     
               
    1. Consider approval of the November 10, 2015 Board of Commissioners Meeting.      
               
       
               
 

REGULAR AGENDA

     
               
 
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
     
               
    2. Consider a revised Resolution appointing Bill Bosch as primary and Sabrina Milner as secondary voting delegates to Electric Cities of Georgia.  Electric Director Bill Bosch will address      
    3. Consider approval of the 2015 Electric Cities of Georgia Year End Settlement of $26,004.73 to be placed into Electric revenue and ECG training in the following percentages:  77% (or $20,000) into Electric revenue as budgeted,  and 23% (or $6,004.73) to be left in additional training, education and development fund within ECG.   Electric Director Bill Bosch will address.      
    4. Consider approval of low bidder John Neel & Son Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $39,624 for 1700 feet of directional bore to install new three-phase primary cable along a section of South 6th Street. Electric Director Bill Bosch will address.      
    5. Consider a Reserve Capacity sale to the City of Buford of 941 KW at $2.00 per KW - $1,882 dollars total to be credited within the MEAG bill for calendar year 2016. Electric Director  Bill Bosch will address      
    6. Consider a Reserve Capacity sale to the City of Fairburn of 1,395 KW at $2.00 per KW - $2,790 dollars total to be credited within the MEAG bill for calendar year 2016. Electric Director Bill Bosch will address.      
    7. Consider approval to purchase and install a 25kw generator from lowest bidder, Triple "B" Inc. for lift station #10 in the amount of $20,800.00 for the Water and Wastewater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.      
    8. Consider approval to purchase a Doosan C185 Diesel Portable Air Compressor from lowest bidder, Air Compressor Sales Inc. in the amount of $17,999.00 for the Public Works Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Department Brant D. Keller will address.      
    9. Consider approval of a consolidated (bulk) buy for the purchase of seventy (70) PC's from the Dell Georgia State Contract under the City’s life cycle management program in the amount of $34,930.00. Chief Technology Officer Jack Poland will address.         
    10. Consider approval of a Resolution authorizing execution of a quitclaim deed to Spalding Regional Medical Center, Inc., for a 50' x 50' lot in the northwest intersection of S. Eighth Street and Addavale Street, which was formerly the site of a City Electric sub-station. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.      
    11. Consider a Resolution declaring the results of the General Municipal Election held November 3, 2015 for Commission Districts 2, 4 and At-Large, with terms of 4 years commencing January 1, 2016. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.      
    12. Consider a Resolution declaring the results of the November 3, 2015 special election (referendum) imposing a new SPLOST for Spalding County and approval by a majority of the qualified electors within the City to issue General Obligation debt (SPLOST bonds) in an amount not to exceed $10,570,000, and authorizing the Chairperson or, in his absence the Vice-Chairperson, to notify the District Attorney, who will file a Bond Validation petition on behalf of the State of Georgia. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.      
    13. Consider on first reading an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, Georgia, at Chapter 86, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Art. III, TELECOMMUNICATION ANTENNAS AND TOWER STANDARDS, by deleting the present article and adopting in lieu thereof a new article in conformance with the Spectrum Act of 2012, modifying the Telecommunications Act of 1996. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.      
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Consider payment of $146,581.27 to the Griffin Housing Authority and accept quit claim deed for the acquisition of 1301, 1303, 1305, 1307, 1311, 1313, 1315, 1317, 1319, 1321, 1323 & 1325 Lincoln Road; approve the transfer of cash in the amount of $112,054.39 (balance in Land Sale cash account) to general fund operating cash; the remainder ($34,526.88) to come from Commission Contingency; and amend the budget accordingly. City Manager Kenny Smith will address. 

     
    15. Consider approval to award full-time City employees a one-time compensation in the amount of $1000 and permanent part-time employees in the amount of $500, for their efforts to maintain high service levels and standards despite staffing challenges this year, and to amend the FY 15-16 budget accordingly.   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

     
 
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