CITY COUNCIL MEETING – September 20, 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 August 16, 2012 Council meeting - Need motion


  1. Approval of Agenda of the September 20, 2012 meeting – Need motion


  1. Administrative & Committee reports


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






  1. Presentation – Police Chief Roy Pike
  2. Consider the award of bids for Solid Waste/Recycling services.
  3. Ratify an Intergovernmental Agreement with Chatham County for the purposes of assessing an Excise Tax on energy used for manufacturing purposes.
  4. Consideration of an Ordinance imposing an Excise Tax on the sale, use, storage, or consumption of energy for manufacturing purposes.
  5. Consideration of a Medical Hardship Permit Renewal for Ho Shim Shaw at 1230 Bloomingdale Road.
  6. Consideration of Change Order #10/Georgia Power for the Phase II Drainage project.
  7. Consideration of Change Order #11/Concrete Pipe for the Phase II Drainage project.
  8. Consideration of Change Order #12/Time Extension for the Phase II Drainage project.
  9. Consideration of Change Order #13/Pine Street for the Phase II Drainage project.
  10. Consider entering into an agreement with the Georgia Forestry Commission for the Firefighter Property Program to request a tanker truck.
  11. Consider authorization to submit an application for the Local Maintenance and Improvement (LMIG) Program to the Department of Transportation.
  12. Consideration of entering into an agreement for engineering services with Kern-Coleman for the Recreational Trails Grant.



This concludes the items presented for consideration for inclusion on the Council agenda prior to the deadline of Wednesday, September 12, 2012.


 VII.        Accounts payable – Need motion


VIII.         Adjourn – Need motion