AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
September 24, 2013
W. ELMER GEORGE MUNICIPAL HALL
100 SOUTH HILL STREET
6:00 PM

 

         
Present:
         
Call to order by Chairperson Todd
         
Invocation
         
Pledge of Allegiance
         
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.
 
         
  1. Receive comments regarding a request to rezone approximately 0.66 +/- acres located at 669 South Hill Street from Low Density Residential “B” (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial District (PCD), submitted by Dr. Stephen Durham.  Taurus Freeman will address.   
         
  2. Receive comments for a Special Use Permit to allow for a Places of Assembly (POA) to be located on the parcel at 115 N. 6th Street. Taurus Freeman will address.  
         
  3. Receive comments for a Special Use Permit to allow for a Places of Assembly (POA) to be located on the parcel located at 814 S. Hill Street.Taurus Freeman will address.   
         
  4. Receive comments regarding a Variance request to allow for the use of unpaved parking and service area, located at 1121 Anne Street. Taurus Freeman will address.  
         
 
         

CONSENT AGENDA

 
         
  5. Consider approval of Minutes of the Regular Scheduled Meeting on September 10, 2013.  
         
 
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  6. Consider a request to rezone approximately 0.66 +/- acres located at 669 South Hill Streetfrom Low Density Residential “B” (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial District (PCD), submitted by Dr. Stephen Durham. Taurus Freeman will address.   
         
  7. Consider a request for a Special Use Permit to allow for a Places of Assembly (POA) to be located on the parcel  at 115 N. 6th Street. Taurus Freeman will address.  
         
  8. Consider a request for a Special Use Permit to allow for a Place of Assembly (POA) to be located on the parcel at 814 S. Hill Street. Taurus Freeman will address.  
         
  9. Consider a request for a Variance to allow for the use of an unpaved parking and service area, located at 1121 Anne Street. Taurus Freeman will address.  
         
  10. Consider approval of an Agreement between the City of Griffin and Allen-Smith Consulting to perform grant administration services for the FY2013 Community Development Block Grant award. Taurus Freeman will address.  
         
  11. Consider approval of proposed updated Personnel Policy Manual.  Director of Human Resources Miles Neville will address.   
         
  12.

Consider approval for NetPlanner Systems, Inc to install new Single Mode Fiber Optic cabling from One Griffin Center to Police Department in the amount of $80,942.69, and amend the budget accordingly.  Chief Technology Officer Jack Poland will address.

 
         
  13. Consider acceptance of a grant from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation in the amount of $2500.00 for the purchase of a Prism Inflatable Light for the Fire Department.  Chief Tommy Jones will address.  
         
  14. In response to the application for Radar Permit renewal for the City of Griffin, the Department of Transportation has made modifications to the current List of Roads permitted for Radar use.  Chief Frank Strickland will address.  
         
  15. Consider approval for acceptance of the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG).  The Grant has been awarded by the Department of Justice in the amount of $14,139.00    Chief Frank Strickland will address.  
         
  16. Consider approval of an Authorization Agreement with MEAG Power, naming MEAG Power as the City's agent to nominate and acquire any combination of resources to optimize the City's Supplemental Power Supply requirements.  Electric Director Bill Bosch will address.  
         
  17. Consider approval of a Task Order Form with Tetra Tech for Kelsey Avenue Section 319 Grant Submittal in the amount of $4,000.00.   Dr. Brant D. Keller will address.  
         
  18. Consider approval to purchase a Dry Carbon Feeder System from Water Treatment & Controls Co. for use at the Harry Simmons Water Treatment Plant in the amount of $18,210.00.   Dr. Brant D. Keller will address.  
         
  19. Consider the purchase of and accept Quit Claim Deed to Lots 5,6,7,8,9,10,11 and 12 in Block C of Carver Heights Subdivision in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, also known as 1302,1304,1306, 1308, 1314, 1316 and 1320 Lincoln Road, from the Griffin Housing Authority in the amount of $47,851.55, and amend the budget accordingly.  
         
 
         

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