AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
December 8, 2015
W. Elmer George Municipal Hall

6:00 PM

 

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

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

 
         
  1. Recognition of outgoing City Commissioner for District Four, Joanne Todd by Chairman Hollberg.  
  2.

Recognize Aaron Cook, Assistant Superintendent with the Wastewater Department, as the November 2015 "Strongest Link" award recipient. Dr. Brant Keller, Public Works Director will address.  

 
  3. A representative of the Griffin-Spalding County Hospital Authority desires to make a presentation to the City Commission concerning recent events germane to the Hospital Authority.  
  4. Present annual audit results and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015.  Chief Financial Officer Markus Schwab will address.  David Irwin, CPA will accompany this presentation.  
  5. Review Financials for October 2015.  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

 
         
  6. Consider approval of Minutes of the November 24, 2015 Regular Scheduled Meeting of the Board of Commissioners.  
  7. Consider on second 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.  
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  8. Consider approval of a budget amendment for forklift training from Toyota Forklift of Atlanta in the amount of $1,799.00 for the Water and Wastewater Department and the Electric Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Director Brant D. Keller will address.  
  9. Consider approval of quote for the reconditioning of Pump #2, Lift Station #7 to PMC Company in the amount of $16,496.30 for the Water and Wastewater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.  
  10. Consider approval of General Release and Indemnification agreement between Jessica Owens and the City of Griffin for personal injuries incurred in a motor vehicle accident occurring December 17, 2012 and which forms the subject of Civil Action File No. 14V-1804, Spalding Superior Court. City Attorney Drew Whalen 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