AGENDA 

Regular Scheduled Meeting
CITY OF GRIFFIN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
September 27, 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
         

PRESENTATIONS / DELEGATIONS

 
         
  1. Recognize Firefighter Marvin Clark of Griffin Fire-Rescue on his retirement after 27 years of service.  Fire Chief Tommy Jones will address.  
         
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

 
         
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. Receive comments regarding a request to rezone the property located at 1201 Meriwether Street consisting of 0.35 +/- acres from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial Development (PCD) submitted by Khalid M. Mirza. Planning and Development Director Toussaint Kirk will address.  
  3. Receive comments regarding a request to rezone the property located at 812 & 814 Everee Inn Rd. consisting of 0.58 & 0.29 +/- acres respectively from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial Development (PCD). Planning and Development Director Toussaint Kirk will address.  
         
        Consent Agenda
         

CONSENT AGENDA

 
         
  4. Consider approval of the September 13, 2016 Regular Scheduled Meeting of the City of Griffin Board of Commissioners.  
  5. Consider, on second reading, an ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, GA at Chapter 25, BUSINESSES (Occupation Tax), and Chapter 82, TAXATION (ad valorem taxes and excise tax on lodgings), to conform the Code provisions for collection of delinquent taxes to Ga. Laws 2016, Act 488, effective July 1, 2016. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.  
  6. Consider, on second reading, an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin, Georgia, at Chapter 90, TRAFFIC & VEHICLES, Art. XI, MOTORIZED CARTS, revising said Article in its entirety and replacing with a new Art. XI, PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES. City Attorney Drew Whalen will address.  
  7. Consider approval of Wayfinding Signs to the Oak Hill Cemetery enhancement project. City of Griffin Archivist, Cindy Bartow, will discuss.  
  8. Consider approval of an agreement for streetscape/enhancement lighting assistance for SR 155 @ CS 1020/North Hill Street - P.I. No. 0013295 City of Griffin for the City of Griffin. Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.  
  9. Consider approval of a Streetscape-Enhancement Lighting Agreement for streetscape/enhancement lighting assistance for SR 155/North Hill Street; Solomon Street & 5th Street (LCI) - P.I. No. 0010333; Director of Public Works and Utilities Brant D. Keller will address.  
  10. Consider approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Griffin and Spalding County, as an addendum to the 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant awarded to the Griffin Police Department and Spalding County Sheriffs Department. Police Chief Mike Yates will address.  
  11. Consider approval of the revised Personnel Review Board. Human Resources Director, Miles Neville will address.

 

 
  12. Consider approval for Chairman Dick Morrow to attend the MEAG Power 2016 Mayors Summit in Greensboro, Georgia, November 4-6, 2016. Chairman Morrow to address.  
         
        Regular Agenda
         

REGULAR AGENDA

 
         
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually consider and possibly take action.
 
         
  13. Consider a request to rezone the property located at 1201 Meriwether Street consisting of 0.35 +/- acres from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial Development (PCD) submitted by Khalid M. Mirza. Planning and Development Director Toussaint Kirk will address.  
  14. Consider a request to rezone the property located at 812 & 814 Everee Inn Rd. consisting of 0.58 & 0.29 +/- acres respectively from Low Density Residential-B (LDR-B) to Planned Commercial Development (PCD). Planning and Development Director Toussaint Kirk will address.  
  15.  
  16.

Consider approval for purchase of one 265XP-30-F, Self Contained Compactor for use at Toppan USA Inc. from Wastequip Inc., the NJPA (National Joint Powers Alliance) and State of Georgia approved vendor, for the total price of $19,772.20 and amend the Commercial Division of Solid Waste Dept. FY-17 operating budget accordingly. Central Services Director Phill Francis will address.

 
  17. Consider consulting agreement with Pamela Allen for Municipal Court.  Staff Attorney Jessica O'Connor will address.  
         
        City Manager Report
         

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
         

CITY COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

 
         
Commissioners will provide updates regarding issues of interest from their respective districts and/or committee reports.
 
         
        Adjourn
         

ADJOURN