Official minutes of the March 17, 2016 Council Meeting
Approved by City Council on April 7, 2016
The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Reverend Jason Rowe, Pastor of First Baptist Church 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 3rd council meeting. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition. Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the agenda of the March 17, 2016 meeting with the removal of item #3 History of the City Seal; the addition of Item #5 Declaration of 11.3 acre property on Wild Cat Dam Road as surplus; item #6 Executive Session to discuss attorney/client privilege, real estate and personnel. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Councilman Grizzard reported:
The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 26 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Pavilion;
There will be a Spring Market on April 2nd from 8:00am to 2:00pm; space is available for vendors.
Councilwoman Griffin reported on the following:
Last Saturday the Recreation Department operated the concessions for the Sandhill Elementary Color Run and raised $400
The Gulfstream softball tournament will begin tomorrow and should generate approximately $1400
A raffle will begin soon for a 43” HD Flatscreen Smart TV and the tickets will be $2
All the proceeds from these events will go to the Gym Fund
There have been 211 children sign up for soccer, baseball and softball; the games will begin the first of April
Councilman Myrick stated as a matter of information that some of the scenes for the movie “Baywatch” is being filmed
at the lake off Pine Barren Road
Mayor Rozier stated that a ribbon cutting will be held on Friday morning at 10:00am for the new Donut Shop at Hwy 80 and
berm would be about 12’ with a 2 to 1 ratio which would be 4’ across the top and 52’-54’ of total width with natural growth and further stated it would be similar to the berm at Southbridge. Councilman Kerby stated he would like the hours of operation to be between 7:00am to 5:00pm. Councilman Myrick made a motion to approve the site plan with a 100’ apron along Jimmy DeLoach and the described berm along the residential properties. The motion was seconded by Councilman Otto and passed with affirmative votes from Councilmembers Griffin, Grizzard, Key, Myrick and Otto. Councilman Kerby opposed the motion.
Councilman Grizzard made a motion to adjourn into Executive Session to discuss attorney/client privilege, real estate and personnel. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
At the conclusion of the executive session, Councilman Myrick made a motion to return to the general session and execute the affidavit as required by the Open Meetings Law. Councilman Kerby seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to appoint Diane Proudfoot as City Clerk of the City of Bloomingdale. Councilman Otto 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 9, 2016.
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, Councilman Kerby made a motion to adjourn at 8:47pm. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.
Diane Proudfoot, 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.