Official minutes of the January 21, 2016 Council Meeting
Approved at the February 4, 2016 Council meeting
The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Reverend Julie Stanley-Mack giving the invocation. Councilmembers Griffin, Kerby, Myrick, Otto, Attorney Raymond Dickey, City Administrator Charles Akridge and Asst. City Clerk Diane Proudfoot were present. Councilmember Grizzard and Key were out of town.
Councilman Myrick made a motion to approve the draft copy of the minutes of the January 7th council meeting. Councilman Otto seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Councilman Myrick made a motion to approve the agenda of the January 21, 2016 meeting with the addition of New Business item #7 Consider an agreement with Lewis & Clark Circus for April 20 & 21, 2016. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Administrative & Committee reports:
Councilman Kerby reported that the sidewalks have been re-poured and all is good.
Councilwoman Griffin reported that softball, baseball, soccer signups are underway and can be done at the Recreation Department from 6:00 to 7:30 or at City Hall.
Mayor Rozier introduced Sheriff Roy Harris who stated he is running for Sheriff in the Special Election on March 1st and would appreciate the support of the City of Bloomingdale.
Mayor Rozier opened the Public Hearing for the discussion of a Rezoning request submitted by Lifespring Worship Center from R-1 to C-1 for a Broadcast Tower at 1105 E. Hwy 80. Pastor Julie Stanley-Mack stated that the church has been approved by the FCC to broadcast from the church facility for Community Gospel Radio. Councilman Myrick questioned if they have been in touch with the Airport Commission regarding any regulations since it is in a flight path of which Pastor Mack stated they had not but would follow up on that issue. Councilwoman Griffin questioned if there would have to be a permit issued by the City and was advised that they would have to follow the permitting process prior to constructing the tower. Kathy McIntosh, who attends Lifespring Church, ask if the Airport Commission approves the tower will council also approve it and Ms. McIntosh was advised that the only issue tonight is the request to rezone the property and all requirements for permitting would be
With there being no other comments Mayor Rozier closed the Public Hearing.
Kerby made a motion to approve the site plan for Bloomingdale Sewtech at #4 West Hwy 80. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Mayor Rozier reported that this concluded the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, January 13, 2016.
The accounts payables were presented with Councilman Myrick making a motion to pay the bills, Councilman Kerby seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
There being no further business, Councilman Otto made a motion to adjourn at 7:23pm. Councilwoman Griffin 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.