Official Minutes of the February 1, 2018 Council Meeting

Approved by City Council at the February 15, 2018 Meeting

 

The Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Former Councilman John Myrick giving the Invocation. Councilmembers Griffin, Grizzard, Harley, Kerby, Otakie, Attorney Dickey, City Administrator Akridge and City Clerk Diane Proudfoot were present. Councilwoman Key was sick.

 

Mayor Rozier recognized and presented plaques to former Councilmembers Johnny Myrick recognizing his sixteen years of service and Paul Otto recognizing his four years of service to the City.

 

Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the draft copy of the minutes of the January 11, 2018 council meeting. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the agenda of the February 1, 2018 council meeting with the addition of Item #7 Executive Session for Potential Litigation, Personnel and Attorney Client Privilege. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

Councilwoman Griffin and Recreation Director Foley presented awards to the U-12 Bears Football players and Cheerleaders for taking the CAA Championship.

 

Councilman Grizzard reminded everyone of the Quarterly Senior Citizen Luncheon on February 13 at noon at the Community Building.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1. Consider a Recombination Plat submitted by J.L Harden for 1410 West Highway 80. Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the recombination plat for J.L. Harden at 1410 W. Highway 80. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed.

2. Consider increasing the SPLOST monthly allocation for the Gym/Multi-Purpose Facility from 10% to 15%. Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to approve increasing the SPLOST monthly allocation for the Gym/Multi-Purpose Facility from 10% to 15%. Councilman Harley seconded the motion and it passed.

3. Consider entering into a Contract with Falcon Fireworks in the amount of $3,685 for the June 30, 2018 Patriotic Celebration. (General Fund - Special Events) Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the contract with Falcon Fireworks in the amount of $3,685 for the June 30th Patriotic Celebration. Councilman Otakie seconded the motion and it passed.

4. Consider authorization of a Loan Payment in the amount of $114,681.92 to BB&T for #5 Adams Road. ($65,000 from Sewer Impact Fees and $49,681.92 from Wildcat Dam Road sale proceeds) Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to approve the payoff in the amount of $114,681.92 to BB&T for #5 Adams Road with the expenditure being $65,000 from Sewer Impact Fees and $49,681.92 from Wildcat Dam Road sale proceeds. Councilman Otakie seconded the motion and it passed.

5. Consider a 60 day notice to terminate month to month lease and vacate property to tenants Angel McBride, Michael Crosby and Desiree Crosby for City owned rental property at #8 Pine Street.

Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the 60 day notice to terminate the month to month lease and vacate the property to tenants Angel McBride, Michael Crosby and Desiree Crosby for City owned rental property at #8 Pine Street. Councilman Harley seconded the motion and it passed.

6. Consider a 20x30 Storage Building Permit application (Over 500 Square Feet) submitted by Mr. Jeff Hartenbower at 107 Ash Street. Mr. Hartenbower informed council that he was requesting the building for storage and hobby work on car and motorcycle. Councilman Otakie made a motion to approve the issuance of the permit. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed.

7. Adjourn into Executive Session - Potential Litigation, Personnel and Attorney Client Privilege. Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to adjourn into executive session for potential litigation, personnel and attorney client privilege. Councilman Otakie seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

At the conclusion of the executive session, Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to return to the general session and execute the affidavit as required by the Open Meetings Law.  Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed.   

 

Mayor Rozier reported that this concluded the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, January 24, 2018.

 

Councilman Grizzard made a motion to pay the bills. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed.

 

Official minutes 2-1-18 con't (page2):

 

 

There being no further business, Councilman Kerby made a motion to adjourn at 9:45pm. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Diane Proudfoot, City Clerk

 

Note: Section 50-14-1 of the Official Code of the State of Georgia Annotated requires that the minutes shall, as a minimum, include a description of each motion or other proposal made, and a record of all votes. These minutes meet the minimum requirements. However, in an attempt to provide as much information as possible to the citizens, the recording clerk has included additional background data and discussion on the subjects presented to council. The statements of individuals are not verbatim and may be summary in nature.