AGENDA 
REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 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

 
1. Recognize Perry Sollenberger of the Electric Department as the February 
2013 “Strongest Link” Award recipient. Director of Electric Bill Bosch 
will address.


2. Consider a Proclamation in Recognition of PFC Bobby L. Byars, U.S. 
Army, June 6, 1932 – December 12, 1950. Chairperson Todd will present 
the Proclamation to Charles Byars, brother of PFC Bobby Byars. 

3. Review Financials for January 2013. Director of Administrative Services 
Markus Schwab will address.


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 the City of Griffin’s request to the 
Department of Community Affairs for an exception based upon the 
conflict of interest held by Commissioner Douglas S. Hollberg. Director 
of Planning & Development Services Taurus Freeman will address. 


CONSENT AGENDA 


5. Consider approval of Minutes of the Workshop on February 26, 2013 and 
Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting on February 26, 2013. 


REGULAR AGENDA 


The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 
consider and possibly take action. 
6. Consider approval to upgrade City of Griffin Windows Server to 
Microsoft Datacenter Windows Server 2012 in the amount of $26,916.76. 
Chief Information Officer Jack Poland will address.

7. Consider approval to amend the City of Griffin’s General Fund Operating 
and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 in the amount of $8,060.00 
for rock removal, clearing and grading during the closing of the rock mine 
located at N. 2nd. Street. Director of Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant 
Keller will address. 

8. Consider a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the City of 
Griffin supporting bicycle and pedestrian travel as an alternative mode of 
transportation. Griffin-Spalding Transportation Planner Anthony Dukes 
will address. 

9. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, 
Georgia at Chapter 54, HEALTH AND SANITATION, Article I, IN 
GENERAL, Sec. 54-1, ADOPTION OF CERTAIN RULES AND 
REGULATIONS, so as to adopt and enforce SPALDING COUNTY 
BOARD OF HEALTH RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR BODY ART 
STUDIOS AND BODY ARTISTS. City Attorney Drew Whalen will 
address. 

10. Consider approval for Commissioner Dick Morrow to attend the GMA 
Board of Directors Meeting in Eatonton, Georgia, April 18-19, 2013. 

11. Consider cancellation of Regular Scheduled Meeting of the Board of 
Commissioners on June 25, 2013, due to the Georgia Municipal 3
Association Annual Conference to be held in Savannah, Georgia June 22nd
- 25th. 


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