Official Minutes of Council Meeting – April 19, 2012
Approved by Council May 17, 2012
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Tipton with Councilwoman Griffin giving the invocation. All council members, City Administrator Akridge, City Attorney Dickey, Police Chief Gossett, Fire Chief Tyler and Asst. City Clerk Diane Proudfoot were present.
Myrick made a motion to approve the draft copy of the minutes of the April 5,
2012 meeting with a correction to Item #3 under New Business to read “approval
of a cost estimate submitted by Hussey, Gay, Bell
& DeYoung to pipe a ditch at
Administrative & Committee reports:
Councilwoman Griffin reported that the dedication & opening ceremony of the new ball-field went well and thanked everyone for their participation.
Councilman Kerby reported the drainage project is moving along but it will be a little time consuming at this time with the attention being given to the front yards.
Myrick reported there was an information meeting held at
Crosby reported that members of the Garden Club/History
Society worked really hard to improve the flower beds at the
Tipton reported that Governor Deal signed a bill that would
revise the “Sunshine Law” for the State.
A letter was received from ReaVentures Group,
LLC advising that although buried debris was discovered on the
OLD BUSINESS: None
1. Discussion of Garbage Collection/Recycling Services. Councilman Myrick made a motion to begin the bid process for Garbage/Recycling service and authorize a letter of process be sent to the current service company. Councilman Baxter seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
2. Consider entering into an agreement with
Mayor Tipton reported that this concluded the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, April 11, 2012.
The accounts payables were presented with Councilman Myrick making a motion to pay the bills. Councilman Crosby seconded the motion and it passed with six affirmative votes.
There being no further business, Councilman Kerby made a motion to adjourn at 7:10pm. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed with six votes.
Diane Proudfoot, Asst.
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.