Official Minutes of the April 2, 2015 Council Meeting
Approved by City Council at the April 16, 2015
The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Councilman Myrick giving the invocation. Councilmembers Griffin, Grizzard, Kerby, Key, Myrick, Otto, Attorney Raymond Dickey, City Administrator Charles Akridge and Asst. City Clerk Diane Proudfoot were present.
Councilman Myrick made a motion to approve the draft copy of the minutes of the March 19, 2015 council meeting. Councilman Otto seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Councilman Myrick made a motion to approve the agenda of the April 2, 2015 meeting. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Administrative & Committee reports:
Councilman Grizzard reported that the Easter Egg Hunt was a great success and this year some of the area churches assisted; the overall attendance was approximately 200 with around 100 children.
City Administrator Akridge reported:
The Bloomingdale History Society will sponsor a Spring Market on Saturday, April 18th from 8:00am to 2:00pm in the lot behind the History Museum - vendor spaces for arts, crafts, antiques, food, produce, flea market items will be available and applications are available at City Hall and the space rental fee will be $10.00.
The water meter replacement project has been completed and all meters have been replaced.
Councilman Myrick stated the budget process has begun.
Mayor Rozier reported:
The Circus was a great success
He has heard discussions regarding the Dollar General coming and there has been some mixed emotions regarding the demolition of the old Lucas building but people are excited about the store coming to the City.
Mr. Alton Griffin stated he wishes to replace his existing very old wood garage with an updated metal garage. Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the request. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed with five affirmative votes. Councilwoman Griffin returned to the meeting.
Mayor Rozier reported that this concluded the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
The accounts payables were presented with Councilman Myrick making a motion to pay the bills, Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
There being no further business, Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to adjourn at 7:25pm. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Diane Proudfoot, Asst. 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.