MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

COUNCIL MEETING

 

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

Councilmembers Harley, Key, Griffin, and Kerby, Mayor Rozier, Assistant City Clerks Danielle Bucher and Diamond Mixon were present.

 

Councilman Harley made a motion to approve the Draft copy of the Minutes of the August 15, 2019 City Council Meeting. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the Agenda of the September 19, 2019 meeting. Councilman Harley seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Administrative and Committee Reports:

 

Councilwoman Griffin reported she has heard good things about the development and growth of the Recreation Department from several citizens. She asked for the community to continue to support the Recreation Department.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.      Citizen to be Heard - Jason Mullenix- Yoga in Bloomingdale. Mr. Mullenix was not present at the meeting.

 

2.      Consider a Minor Subdivision Plat submitted by Ray DeMott at Jimmy DeLoach Parkway and Towles Road. Mr. Michael Fell from Coleman Company was present to represent Mr. DeMott. Mr. Fell made one correction to the original submitted plat from Lot 1 and Lot 2 to be Lot 1A and Lot 1B. Councilman Harley reiterated Lot 1B would be subject to the new ordinances under the Unified Development Code. Mr. Fell agreed and stated Mr. DeMott was aware of the new ordinances. Councilman Harley made a motion to approve the Minor Subdivision. Councilman Kerby seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

3.      Consider the purchase of two (2) In Car Cameras for the Police Department in the amount of $6,018 (CIP/SPLOST). Councilman Kerby asked Chief Jeffcoat if the In Car Cameras were replacing existing cameras. Chief Jeffcoat explained the new cameras allow a search of vehicle and body camera footage in one location rather than searching for the footage separately. Councilman Harley made a motion to approve the purchase of the two (2) In Car Cameras. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

4.      Consider a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Chatham County for the 2020 Census Complete Count Committee. Councilman Kerby made a motion to accept the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Chatham County for the 2020 Census Complete Count Committee. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

5.      Consider a List of Roadways to be approved for the use of Speed Detections Devices in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). Councilman Harley made a motion to approve the List of Roadways for Speed Detection Devices. Councilwoman Griffin seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

6.      Consider an Agreement with the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) for a Franchise Fee Audit in the amount of $1,541.12. Councilman Kerby made a motion to approve the Agreement with the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) for a Franchise Fee Audit. Councilman Harley and Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

7.      Consider a Home Occupation License for a Construction/Carpentry Business doing business as Ray Bishop Framers at 136 Wallace Drive. Mr. Ray Bishop stated he would only have his tool trailer that he drives home every night. There would be no storing or parking of equipment or hazardous materials. Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to approve the Home Occupation License. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Executive Session- Personnel

Councilman Harley made a motion to enter in to Executive Session at 7:19pm. Councilwoman Key seconded the motion and it passed without opposition.

 

Councilwoman Griffin made a motion to return to Regular Session and Executed Affidavit pursuant to Georgia Open Meetings Laws at 7:33pm. Councilwoman Key and Councilman Harley 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 September 11, 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, Mayor Rozier adjourned the meeting at 7:34pm.

 

 

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.