AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
March 24, 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. Recognize Yolanda Walker, Court Clerk with the Police Department, for 25 years of dedicated service to the City of Griffin.  Public Safety Director Frank Strickland.    
         
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

 
         
  2. Consider approval of the Minutes of the March 10, 2015 Regular Schedule Meeting.   
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  3. Consider approval to amend the City of Griffin's Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Operating and Capital Budget by appropriating  $121,644.00 to Communications costs for payment to Spalding County for 800 MHz charges, and approve the transfer of $7,830.00 to Solid Waste Operating cash account from Landfill Capital Surcharge cash account. Chief Financial Officer Markus Schwab will address.  
  4. Consider execution and delivery of an Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement, entered January 1, 2015, between the City and Airport Authority, which, among other provisions, transferred Operating Assets at the Airport to the Authority. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.  
  5. Consider purchase of 2015 Dodge Journey for state contract price in the amount of $24,379. from Don Jackson Dodge Chrysler Jeep.  Installation of equipment  by TransComm in the amount of $600.  Chief Steven Heaton will address  
  6. Consider approval to purchase an F150 pickup truck from low bidder, Speedway Ford in the amount of $20,530.00 and surplus unit #430 for the Street Department of the Public Works and Utilities Department.Director of Public Works and Utilities Department Brant D. Keller will address.  
  7. Consider approval of Agreement to Purchase Real Estate for N. 6th Street Realignment Project. Property is entire parcel at 722 N. Hill Street, owned by Hani Zaidieh d/b/a "Fast Break Grocery". City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.  
  8. Consider a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Griffin, the Griffin-Spalding County Land Bank Authority, and the Griffin-Spalding Historical Society in order to stabilize and maintain the appearance of the Land Bank owned property located at 522 Meriwether Street and commonly referred to as the Haisten's Building. 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