CITY COUNCIL MEETING –   May 7, 2015– 7:00 P.M.


  1. Call to Order/Pledge/Prayer

A pre-agenda meeting is held at 6:30pm in the conference room.  This meeting gives elected officials an opportunity to become familiar with the Agenda and is an open meeting.


  1. Approval of draft copies of Minutes of the April 16, 2015  Meeting - Need motion


  1. Approval of Agenda of the May 7, 2015 meeting – Need motion


  1. Administrative & Committee Reports




  1. Consider participation in the CORE MPO Transportation Planning initiative in the amount of $2,945 – Mr. Tom Thomson, Executive Director, Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC).
  2. Consider proposal from Mr. Earle Duncan for Public Defender services at a rate of $8,280 dollars annually.
  3. Consider purchase of a Fuelmaster Gas System from MECO in the amount of $9,980.75      (CIP/SPLOST)
  4. Consider entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System and the City of Bloomingdale to provide the Community Center as an evacuation shelter.
  5. Consider the first reading of an Ordinance to repeal the average adjustment of sewer charges based on water consumption through the months of October-March. (Section 78-352 Basis of User Charges (B)).
  6. Consider entering into a Contract for Professional Services with the Coastal Regional Commission not to exceed $5,000 for the development of the 2016 Comprehensive Plan as required by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to retain Qualified Local Government (QLG) status.
  7. Consider a Impact Fee Study proposal submitted by Hodges, Harbin, Newberry and Tribble, Inc. not to exceed $12,000.
  8. Consider Bid Award for the Phase I Rails to Trails Project. (Transportation Enhancement Fund)
  9. Consider the purchase of Benches and Trash Receptacles from Hasley Recreation for the Phase I Rails to Trails project. (Transportation Enhancement Fund)
  10. Consider the purchase of landscaping services from Bloomingdale Nursery in the amount of $5,790 for the Phase I Rails to Trails Project. (Transportation Enhancement Fund)
  11. Consider scheduling one meeting per month for the months of June, July, August and September on the third Thursday of the month.



These are the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the City Council Agenda prior to the deadline of April 29, 2015.


Accounts Payable – Need motion


Adjourn – Need motion