AGENDA 
REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013 
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 
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 Minutes of the Annual Goals Workshop on February 
6 & 7, 2013 and Regular Scheduled Meeting on February 12, 2013. 

REGULAR AGENDA

The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 
consider and possibly take action. 
2. Consider a Jail Services Agreement between the City of Griffin, Lamar 
County Sheriff Brad White and the Lamar County Board of 
Commissioners to house convicted and pre-trial detainees for the City of 
Griffin Police Department. Chief Frank Strickland will address.

3. Consider approval to amend the City’s Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Operating 
and Capital budget in order to complete the purchase and installation of 
thirty Harris Data Modems at a cost of $37,500.00 from Loudoun 
Communications, Inc., a sole source provider for this equipment. Chief 
Frank Strickland will address. 

4. Remove from the table, and consider an agreement with Utility Service 
Partners Private Label, Inc. d/b/a Service Line Warranties of America to 
provide utility service line warranties to customers. Director of Public 
Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 

5. Consider the purchase of a 13-016 T4.75 New Holland 4WD Tractor in 
the amount of $42,312.04 from Wade Tractor and Equipment, the lowest 
and best bid, for use in the Stormwater Division. Director of Public 
Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 

6. Consider the purchase of 304C Mini Hydraulic Excavator from Yancey 
Brothers in the amount of $39,999.00 for use in the Stormwater Division. 
Director of Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
7. Consider approval to award bid to Southern Playgrounds, the lowest and 
best bid, for playground equipment in City Park in the amount of 
$31,288.00. Director of Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will 
address. 

8. Consider approval to award bid to Sunbelt Asphalt, the lowest and best 
bid, for tennis court reconstruction at City Park in the amount of 
$42,800.00, and amend the budget accordingly. Director of Public Works 
& Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 

9. Consider the purchase of five (5) thirty-yard roll off containers at a cost of 
$3,587.00 each, a total of $17,935.00, and three (3) twenty-yard roll off 
containers at a cost of $3,095.00 each, a total of $9,285.00 from 
Wastequip Manufacturing, the lowest and most responsive bidder, for use 
in the Solid Waste Division. Director of Central Services Phill Francis 
will address. 

10. Revise the City’s voluntary deposits to the MEAG Municipal Competitive 
Trust as follows: Starting in February, 2013: Deposit $89,129.00 in the 
Flexible Operating Account/Short Term Portfolio and deposit $165,520.00 3
in the New Generation and Capacity Funding Account/Intermediate 
Extended Maturity Portfolio. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 

11. Approve participation in the proposed MEAG Power Excess Power Pool 
and designate 10 MW of Project 1 resources to be allocated to the Power 
Pool. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 

12. Direct MEAG to transfer the funds in the City’s New Generation and 
Capacity Funding Account – Short Term Portfolio and New Generation 
and Capacity Funding Account – Intermediate Portfolio to the New 
Generation and Capacity Funding Account – Intermediate Extended 
Maturity Portfolio. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 

13. Consider approval of an agreement with TruCheck for the provision of 
meter reading services for the period of January 1, 2013 through June 30, 
2013. Director of Electric Bill Bosch will address. 

14. Consider for approval an agreement with Precision Planning, Inc. for 
design and construction administration services for the development of the 
Thomas Property for the Electric Department Line Construction and 
Technical Services Divisions in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00; 
approve the transfer of $80,000.00 in Scrap Metal Funds cash to Electric 
Operating Cash account, and amend the budget accordingly. Director of 
Electric Bill Bosch 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