AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
December 10, 2013
W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL
100 SOUTH HILL STREET
6:00 PM

 

         
Present:
         
Call to order by Chairperson Todd
         
Invocation
         
Pledge of Allegiance
         
 
         

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

 
         
  1. Recognize Commissioner Shaheer Beyah for his service to the City of Griffin from 2010 through 2013.  Chairperson Joanne Todd will address.  
         
  2. Recognize Chuck Smith, Supervisor in the Street Department, as the October 2013 "Strongest Link" award recipient.  Dr. Brant Keller will address.   
         
  3. Review Financials for October 2013.  Chief Financial Officer Markus Schwab will address.    
         
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

 
         
  4. Consider approval of Minutes of Workshop on November 26, 2013 and Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting on November 26, 2013.  
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  5. Consider for approval to amend the City of Griffin's Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Operating and Capital Budget to transfer one Yard Waste position to Residential Collection and eliminate three remaining Yard Waste positions.  Director of Solid Waste, Phill Francis will address.  
         
  6. Declare 9 pieces of equipment as surplus and offer for sale to public on Gov Deals.com.  Central Services Director Phill Francis will address.  
         
  7. Consider the use of Commissioner Contingency funds to purchase new seating and furniture for Customer Service lobby in the amount of $18, 210.00 from Impact Office Interiors at state contract pricing, and amend the budget accordingly. Electric Director Bill Bosch will address.  
         
  8. Consider an addendum to the existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Pavilion at the Park at Sixth. The original MOU was approved in March 2011 between the City of Griffin and Spalding County.  Director of Development Services Taurus Freeman will address.

 
 
         
  9. Consider the approval to award the bid and work contract to McLeroy Construction in the amount of $194,184.00 for the construction of sidewalks for the Public Works and Utilities Department.   Dr. Brant D. Keller will address.  
         
  10. Consider the approval to transfer interdepartment funds in the amount of $19,460.00 within the Water and Wastewater budget for the hiring of the new Potato Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent.  Dr. Brant D. Keller will address.  
         
  11. Consider for approval the authorization to repair the City Pool pump station and electrical control panel in the amount not exceed $40,000.00; authorize the use of Commission Contingency funds, and amend the budget accordingly.  Director of Public Works and Utilities, Dr. Brant Keller will address.  
         
  12. Consider Lease Agreement between the Law Offices of G. Alan Dodson, LLC and the City of Griffin, for 1283 rentable square feet of space, refered to as Suite 405, One Griffin Center, 100 South Hill Street. City Manager Kenny Smith will address.  
         
  13. Consider a Resolution approving an administrative reorganization. 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