AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
April 26, 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.

Recognize Tim Newman with the Electric Department, for 30 years of dedicated service to the City of Griffin. We will also recognize and congratulate Mr. Newman on his retirement as of May 1, 2016. Electric Director, Dan Thompson will address.

 
  2. Consider Proclamation declaring April 2016 to be Confederate History Month and April 26, 2016 to be Confederate Memorial Day.  
  3. Ms. Ann Imes, Griffin resident, would like to address the City Commission with a request to vary from eligibility requirements of the Griffin Veterans' Memorial Cemetery for her uncle, Senior Master Sergeant Jimmy D. Bowen, USAF, Retired. Brant Keller, Director of Public Works and Utilities, will address.I  
         
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 for a special use permit to construct single family homes on seven (7) lots on Lynn Lane submitted by Square Foot Ministries. Toussaint Kirk, Director of Planning and Development, will address.  
         
 
         

CONSENT AGENDA

 
         
  5. Consider approval of the Minutes of April 12, 2016 Workshop and Regular Schedule Meeting.   
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  6. Consider approval of a request for a special use permit to construct single family homes on seven (7) lots on Lynn Lane submitted by Square Foot Ministries. The properties are zoned HDR-A which requires a special use permit for single family construction. Toussaint Kirk, Director of Planning and Development, will address.  
  7. Consider approval for Atlantic Fiber Networks (AFN) Agreement for lease of Fiber Optic Cable between the City of Griffin  and AFN.  Chief Technology Officer Jack Poland will address.  
  8.

Consider renewal of Standard Office Lease between the City of Griffin and The Whalen Law Firm for suites #520 and #524 of One Griffin Center in the amount of $11,170.00 per year. Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Kenwin Hayes will address.

 
  9. Consider purchase of .82 acres located at 310 N. 12th Street, Griffin, GA in the amount of $30,000, and amend the budget accordingly. 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