AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
March 25, 2014
W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL
100 SOUTH HILL STREET
6:00 PM

 

         
Present:
         
Call to order by Chairperson Mclemore
         
Invocation
         
Pledge of Allegiance
         
 
         

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

 
         
  1. Recognize the retirement of  Mr. Isaac Reid, Solid Waste Division Collection Superintendent for 26 years of service to the City of Griffin.  Central Services Director Phill Francis will address.  
         
  2. Recognized the City's Water and Wastewater Plants for the GOLD and PLATINUM AWARDS from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals in meeting or exceeding operation standards as determined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for 2014 with no violations.  
         
  3. Recognize the Griffin Bike Coalition's Ride to City Hall.  
         
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 first reading of an amendment to the Unified Development Code, of the City of Griffin, Article 12, Section 1211 (C), Regulation of Signs by Land Use. Director of Planning and Development Taurus Freeman will address.   
         
 
         

CONSENT AGENDA

 
         
  5. Consider approval of the Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on March 11, 2013 and Revised Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on February 25, 2013.  
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  6. Consider first reading of a request to amend the Unified Development Code, of the City of Griffin, Article 12, Section 1211 (C), Regulation of Signs by Land Use.  Director of Planning and Development Taurus Freeman will address.   
         
  7. Approve an increase in the Purchased Power Adjustment of $0.004/kwh.  Electric Director Bill Bosch will address.  
         
  8. Consider approval of a Resolution authorizing and directing condemnation of real property at 1134 Uniform Road, owned by MAC Properties of Griffin, LLC for use as "clear-zone" at the Griffin-Spalding County Airport.  City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.  
         
  9. Consider agreement between Charles Abbott Associates, Inc. and the City of Griffin for Building Inspection Services.  Director of Planning and Development Taurus Freeman 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