Official Minutes of the March 19, 2015 Council Meeting
Approved by the City Council April 2, 2015
The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Reverend Tom Carruth 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 5, 2015 council meeting. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the agenda of the March 19, 2015 meeting with the addition of an executive session to discuss personnel, litigation and real estate. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Administrative & Committee reports:
Councilwoman Griffin reported:
Softball, soccer, baseball season has begun;
A meeting was held this week with the engineer to stake out the area for the upcoming Multi-Purpose Facility/Gym which will be on the lot adjacent to the park;
Encouraged everyone to come out and support the recreation department!
Councilman Grizzard reported that the annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 28 from 11:00am – 2:00 at the Community Building.
City Administrator Akridge reported:
The Savannah Auction Exchange at #300 W. Hwy 80 will hold a Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting on Saturday, March 21 at 5:00-7:00pm
Lewis/Clarke Circus will be at Taylor Park March 25 & 26 with shows at 5:00pm & 7:00pm
Councilman Kerby made a motion to adjourn into executive session to discuss personnel, litigation and real estate issues. Councilman Otto seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
At the conclusion of the executive session, Councilman Myrick made a motion to return to regular session and execute the affidavit as required by Georgia Open Meetings Laws. Councilman Grizzard 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, March 11, 2015.
The accounts payables were presented with Councilman Myrick making a motion to pay the bills, Councilman Otto seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
There being no further business, Councilman Myrick made a motion to adjourn at 8:13pm. 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.