DRAFT MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 17, 2019

COUNCIL MEETING

 

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Rozier with Councilman Grizzard giving the Invocation.

Councilmembers Grizzard, Key, Griffin, Kerby, and Otakie, Mayor Rozier, City Attorney Raymond Dickey, City Administrator Charles Akridge, and Assistant City Clerk Diamond Mixon were present.

 

Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the Draft copy of the Minutes of the September 19, 2019 City Council Meeting. Councilman Otakie seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

Councilwoman Key made a motion to approve the Agenda of the October 17, 2019 meeting with the addition of #7- Consider a Resolution for Georgia Department of Transportation to use LIDAR on list of roadways near Bloomingdale School Zones. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Administrative and Committee Reports:

 

Councilwoman Griffin announced Bloomingdale Recreation Department's Homecoming Events- The Bonfire will be Friday, October 18th, at 6:15pm and the Homecoming Parade will be Saturday, October 19th, at 8:30am. She also reported the U10 and U14 soccer teams are both undefeated. There is also eleven soccer teams, two football teams, and two cheer teams.

 

Councilman Grizzard reported there is a Fall Vendor Market at the History Museum is scheduled for November 9, 2019. He also reported the Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Luncheon will be at the Community Building on November 12, 2019 at Noon.

 

Councilman Kerby mentioned the passing of Judge Tom A. Edenfield and discussion followed about honoring Judge Edenfield by the dedication of the Courtroom in his honor.

 

City Administrator Charles Akridge recognized Luka, an exchange student from the Republic of Georgia. Luka met with Mr. Akridge and the Department Heads to discuss the differences in government in the United States and the Republic of Georgia.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.      Proclamation- Red Ribbon Week- Parris Island Young Marines. Mayor Rozier read aloud the Proclamation and presented it to Private Sheehan and adult volunteers from the Parris Island Young Marines.

 

2.      Consider Bid Award for the Highway 80 Waterline Project. The apparent lowest bidder was Potter Construction, LLC with an estimate of $273,596.50. This would be changing the waterline from a 2" line to an 8" line to help with fire flow on new development in the area. The project would be paid by Water/Sewer SPLOST and Impact Fees for Water. Councilman Otakie made a motion to approve the Bid Award to Potter Construction, LLC for the cost of $273,596.50. Councilman Grizzard seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

3.      Consider appointment of the Planning Commission Chairman. Mr. Akridge recommended the appointment of Dexter Shearouse as the Planning Commission Chairman and Robert Wellmaker as the Vice Chair. Councilwoman Key made a motion to approve the appointment. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

4.      Consider a Well Permit application submitted by Mobley's Well and Pump Service, INC for a well at 2751 Little Neck Road. Councilman Otakie made a motion to approve the well permit at 2751 Little Neck Road for the Balfour Beatty concrete plant. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

5.      Consider a Home Occupation License application submitted by Elizabeth Elston at 404 E Cregor Street doing business as The Ohana Dive Company and waive Public Hearing. (Office Only) Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the Home Occupation License submitted by Elizabeth Elston for The Ohana Dive Company. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

6.      Consider a Home Occupation License application submitted by Alex Sikes at 164 Wallace Drive doing business as A Plus Warehousing and Logistics, LLC and waive Public Hearing. (Office Only) Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to approve the Home Occupation License submitted by Alex Sikes for A Plus Warehousing and Logistics, LLC. Councilman Otakie seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

7.      Consider a Resolution for Georgia Department of Transportation to use LIDAR on list of roadways near Bloomingdale school zones. Councilman Grizzard made a motion to approve the list of roadways. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Mayor Rozier reported that this concluded the items presented for consideration for the inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of October 9, 2019.

 

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

 

There being no further business, Councilman Grizzard made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition at 7:23pm.

 

 

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.