CITY COUNCIL MEETING – June 21, 2012 – 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 members an opportunity to become familiar with the agenda and is an open meeting.


  1. Approval of draft copies of Minutes of the May 17, 2012 Council meeting - Need motion


  1. Approval of Agenda of the June 21, 2012 meeting – Need motion


  1. Administrative & Committee reports


NOTE:  Public comments will be limited to 3 minutes per person.




  1. Welcome Rep. Ron Stephens to introduce District Attorney Candidate Meg Daly Heap.
  2. Police Department promotion – Interim Chief Roy Pike
  3. Consider a request submitted by Jerry Swagert to operate an Open Air Market on Highway 80.
  4. Transportation Enhancement (TE) Rails to Trails Public Hearing/Presentation
  5. Consider a Resolution for Transportation Enhancement (TE) Rails to Trails project for equipment purchases.
  6. Consider setting the Millage Rate at 0.00 for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year.
  7. Consider approval of the proposed 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Budget.
  8. Consider approval of the 2012-2017 Five -Year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the CIP Priority Listing.
  9. Consider increase in Water and Sewer Rates ($.50 Cent Base/$1.00 Usage).
  10. Consider increase in Fire Protection Rates.
  11. Consider allocation of $125,134.24 to establish Phase III Drainage Fund from existing 2008-2013 SPLOST funds ($74,213.78) and existing Drainage Money Market Account ($50.920.46).
  12. Consider purchase of two (2) trucks for use in the Water/Sewer Department in the amount of $38,971.44 to be funded from the Water/Sewer Operating Fund.
  13. Consider Change Order #1 in the amount of $4,850 for the Phase II Drainage project – Paula Knox
  14. Consider Change Order #2 in the amount of $5,500 for the Phase II Drainage project – Moore and Chestnut Streets
  15. Discussion of possible Change Order for the Phase II Drainage project – Rails to Trails parking lot
  16. Consider authorization to apply for Assistance to Firefighters Grant.


  1. Execute affidavit pursuant to Georgia Open Meetings Laws.

This concludes the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, June 13, 2012.

 VII.        Accounts payable – Need motion


VIII.         Adjourn – Need motion