AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
February 23, 2016
W. Elmer George Municipal Hall

6:00 PM

 

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

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

 
         
  1. Consider Proclamation honoring First Baptist Church's 175th Anniversary.  Rev. Brian McCartney will be present to receive.     
  2. Consider Proclamation declaring February 2016 Black History Month. Rufus Taylor will be present to receive the Proclamation.       
  3. Consider Proclamation honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Georgia City-County Management Association. City Manager Kenny Smith will accept the Proclamation of behalf of the Association.  
         
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.
 
         
  4. Receive comments regarding a request to rezone the property located at 1453 Meriwether Street consisting of 0.73 +/- acres from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial Development (PCD), submitted by Landrum Family Limited Partnership. Toussaint Kirk, Director of Planning and Development, will address.  
  5. Receive comments regarding a request for a special use permit to allow for a Places of Assembly (PAO) to utilize a structure located at 814 Experiment Street as a multi-use activity center. Toussaint Kirk, Director of Planning and Development, will address.  
         
 
         

CONSENT AGENDA

 
         
  6. Consider approval of Minutes of the February 9, 2016 City Commission Regular Schedule Meeting.  
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  7. Consider a request to rezone the property located at 1453 Meriwether Street consisting of 0.73 +/- acres from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial Development (PCD), submitted by Landrum Family Limited Partnership. Toussaint Kirk, Director of Planning and Development, will address.  
  8. Consider approval of a request for a special use permit to allow for a Places of Assembly (PAO) to utilize a structure located at 814 Experiment Street as a multi-use activity center. Toussaint Kirk, Director of Planning and Development, will address.  
  9. Consider approval of a work contract and lowest bid to Georgia Asphalt Inc. for the milling and resurfacing of the LMIG 2015 project in the amount of $261,081.00 for the Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.  
  10. Consider approval of Bid Award and Work Contract from Steele and Associates, LLC., for the Thomaston Mill Village (CDBG) Phase VII CDBG#15-x-126-2-5742 Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $581,485.00 for the Water and Wastewater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department and approve Budget Amendment accordingly. Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.  
  11. Consider approval of a work contract and lowest bid to McLeRoy Equipment, LLC for the demolition and construction of SPLOST Intersection #1 at North Hill Street and North 6th Street in the amount of $796,718.50 for the Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.  
  12. Consider approval of a work contract  and lowest bid to P.F. Moon and Company for the upgrade and expansion of the Potato Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (PCWWTP) in the amount of $16,849,000.00 for the Water and Wastewater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department. Director of Public Works and Utilities Department will address.  
  13. Consider approval of bid for a Sodium Chlorite Tank for Harry Simmons Water Treatment Plant to EVOQUA Water Technologies in the amount of $49,040.00 for the Water and Wastewater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department.  Public Works and Utilities Director Brant D. Keller will address.  
  14. Consider approval lowest and best bid to construct offices at the Stormwater Maintenance Facility to Absolute Construction & Remodeling, LLC in the amount of $27,157.40 for the Stormwater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department. Public Works and Utilities Director Brant D. Keller will address.  
  15. Consider approval of lowest and best bid for the insulation of the City's stormwater maintenance facility to GCS Spray Foam Insulation in the amount of $16,845.00 for the Stormwater Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department. Public Works and Utilities Director Brant D. Keller will address.  
  16. Consider denial of an ante litem notice, dated February 5, 2016, from attorney Todd Harding on behalf of Carrie M. Watson, who alleges she suffered mental anguish from  her photograph appearing in a Griffin Police Department Press Release. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.  
  17.

Consider Executive Session, pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 50-14-3(4), for discussion and acting upon the acquisition of real estate.

 
         
 
         

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