AGENDA 
REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING 
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 
TUESDAY, MAY 28, 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 graduates from the first Citizen Police Academy. Chief Frank 
Strickland will address.
2. Recognize Griffin Radiation Oncology Services, located at 725 S. Eighth 
Street, and Johnny Wilkerson, located at 924 Anne Street, as the Gorgeous 
Griffin’s Commercial and Residential beautification award recipients for 
the month of May. Director of Planning and Development Services 
Taurus Freeman 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. 2
3. Receive comments regarding the proposed budgets for fiscal year beginning July 
1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014. Director of Administrative Services Markus 
Schwab will address. 
4. Receive comments regarding First Reading of an Ordinance revising and updating 
the City’s Floodplain Management regulations. Director of Public Works and 
Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
CONSENT AGENDA 
5. Consider approval of Minutes of the Workshop on May 14, 2013 and 
Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting on May 14, 2013. 
6. Consider Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance establishing an 
Environmental Council and amending the Code of Griffin, Georgia, at 
Chapter 98, Vegetation, Article II Trees, to allow the Environmental 
Council to function in Lieu of the Tree Board. 
REGULAR AGENDA 
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 
consider and possibly take action. 
7. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance revising and updating the City’s 
Floodplain Management regulations. Director of Public Works and 
Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.
8. Consider a Resolution amending the City of Griffin’s Fiscal year 2012-
2013 Capital and Operating budget; and approve the cash transfer of 
$31,550.00 to Solid Waste from General Fund operating account in order 
to cover repairs and maintenance on unit #973 track loader. Director of 
Central Services Phill Francis will address. 
9. Consider the FY 2014 Subscription for Services provided through Electric 
Cities of Georgia in the amount of $332,034.00. Director of Electric Bill 
Bosch will address. 
10. Consider a Resolution authorizing the entry and execution of two (2) 
contracts with the Georgia Department of Transportation for Right of Way 
acquisition for Federal or State Aid Projects CSSTP-0008-00(237) and 
(238), in relation to the Spalding County Intersection Improvement 
Program – Phase I (intersections of Broad Street at Experiment Street, and 
Meriwether Street at S. 12th Street). Director of Public Works and 
Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
11. Consider Work Authorization No. 14 between the City of Griffin and 
Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. Consulting Firm (formerly LPA Consulting) to 3
provide administrative services during execution of AIP Grant, Airport 
Improvement Project AP013-9019-29(255) hereafter referred to as AIP-
29, for the purposes of improving the Griffin – Spalding County 
Infrastructure. Airport Manager Robert Mohl will address. 
12. Consider the purchase of property located at 801 East College Street 
(parcel #028 01016) in the amount of $25,000.00 plus closing cost, 
approve the transfer funds from Land Sale Cash Account to General Fund 
Operating account, and amend the budget accordingly. City Manager 
Kenny Smith will address. 
13. Consider approval for Chairperson Joanne Todd to attend the 2013 MEAG 
Power Annual Meeting on July 15-17, 2013, at the Ritz Carlton Resort in 
Amelia Island, Florida. 
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