Official Minutes of the December 19, 2019 Council Meeting

Approved by City Council at the January 16, 2020 Council Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Johnny Myrick giving the Invocation. Councilmember's Griffin, Grizzard, Key, Mayor Rozier, Attorney Dickey, City Administrator Akridge, Assistant City Clerk Danielle Bucher were present. Councilman Harley, Kerby and Otakie were absent.

 

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to approve the draft copy of the minutes of the December 19, 2019 City Council Meeting. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to approve the agenda of the January 16, 2020 meeting with the addition for item #7 Executive Session for Personnel and Litigations. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to open the Public Hearing for the Rezoning request of 92.81 acres submitted by William Grainger at 1201 Bloomingdale Road from RA-1 to I-1 and Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. William Granger was not in attendance and no one spoke for or against. Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to close the Public Hearing and Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to open the Public Hearing for the Conditional Use request submitted by Ronald and Donald Vickery at Conaway Road and Highway 80 for a Roofing Company Administrative Office in a C-1 zoning district and Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Realtor Holly Young and Donald Boyd approached Council. Ms. Young presented a sketch of where the fence would be on the property. Mr. Boyd answered questions concerning noise and what would be located on the property. Mr. Boyd claimed there would be no noise from the business and that there would be only three empty dump trailers at a time located on the property. Mr. Boyd agreed to put up a three-sided eight foot high privacy fence on the perimeter of his property. John Myrick from 121 Michael Street approached Council and asked where the Gate was to be located. Council answered Hwy 80. Terry Jones of 114 Conaway Road approached Council with whether the trailers would be empty and his answer was yes they will be empty when on-premises. Without any other comments or concerns from the attendees Councilman Grizzard made a motion to close the Public Hearing and Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE & COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Councilwoman Griffin reported that the Recreation Department at Taylor Park was gearing up to enter into their busy Spring Season. Registration begins January 21, 2020 and flyers were now available online. Last year's Spring Season brought record number of registrants.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

1. Consider Rezoning request of 92.81 acres from RA-1 to I-1 submitted by William Grainger at 1201 Bloomingdale Road.

City Attorney Raymond Dickey explained that this I-1 was only for an Assembling Warehouse and other uses not zoned for manufacturing. Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the rezoning request of 92.81 acres from RA-1 to I-1 submitted by William Grainger at 1201 Bloomingdale Road. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

2. Consider Conditional Use request submitted by Ronald and Donald Vickery at Conaway Road and Highway 80 for a Roofing Company Administrative Office.

Councilwoman Key made a motion to approve the Conditional Use Request submitted by Ronald and Donald Vickery at Conaway Road and Highway 80 for a Roofing Company Administrative Office on the condition that an 8ft fence be installed on three sides of the property and all parking would be located in the back. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

3. Consider Low Bid for 3 Heat Pump Systems for the Police Department in the amount of $9,647.52 (CIP/SPLOST)

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to accept the low bid from J.S HVAC Services for a 3 Heat Pump Systems for the Police Department in the amount of $9,647.52 to be paid for from CIP/SPLOST.

Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - PERSONNEL AND LITIGATION :

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to adjourn to Executive Session at 7:16 PM to discuss Personnel and Litigations. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to end the executive session at 7:28 PM and Councilwoman Key seconded 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 8, 2020.

 

The Accounts Payables were presented with Councilman Grizzard making a motion to pay the bills. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

There being no further business, Councilman Grizzard made a motion to adjourn at 7:30 pm. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Charles D. Akridge

 

 

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.