A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF JANUARY 16, 2007

 

                        6:00  Work Session

                                    Discussion of Agenda Items

 

           

I.                   Call to Order – 7:00 p.m. – Mayor Corine Deyton

 

II.               Invocation

 

III.            Pledge of Allegiance

 

IV.             Roll Call

 

V.                Approval of Minutes  

 

1.      Work Session of Mayor and Council of January 2, 2007

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of  January 2, 2007

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for a Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open Public Hearing to receive comments with regard to the proposed amendments to  City Code Title 8, Chapter 8, Article D, Section 8-8-31, Continuance of Non-Conforming Uses; so as to provide a clear definition of the term “Nonconforming Use”

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing

 

X.                 Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the rezoning request filed by Ms. Juanita R. Ridenhour, owner of a 2.101 acre tract of land currently zoned R-80 Single Family Residential to Planned Unit Development (PUD) (Industrial).

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  A petition has been filed by Ms. Juanita R. Ridenhour, owner of a 2.101 acre tract of land currently zoned R-80 Single Family Residential to rezone the 2.101 acre parcel to Planned Unit Development (PUD) (Industrial). 

 

This tract is located adjacent to the rear property line of O’Reilly Ozark Automotive Distributors, Inc. 4000 South Corporate Parkway, located in the Southpoint Industrial Park.   Upon rezoning of the 2.101 acre tract it will be sold to IDI/O’Reilly’s to expand the parking lot of O’Reilly’s. The Planning and Zoning Board (Planning Commission) considered the petition at a public hearing held on January 3, 2007.  The Planning and Zoning Board unanimously voted to recommend approval of the petition.    

 

XI.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting  

 

XII.          Agenda Items  

 

1.      Consider a Resolution requesting authorization for the City

Manager to sign a Final Plat as an approval of the City Council of Forest Park for the subdivision of one (1) 9.63 acre tract, which is currently zoned R-80 Single Family Residential into three (3) parcels

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  A petition has been submitted by Ms. Juanita Ridenhour, owner of a 9.63 acre tract of land located in Land Lot 46 of the 13th District of Clayton County, in the northwest quadrant of Forest Park.  A subdivision Final Plat has been prepared by George E. Ingram, Patterson and Dewar Engineers, Inc. to subdivide the 9.63 acre tract into three (3) tracts.

 

                  Tract 1 containing              0.950 acres

                  Tract 2 containing              6.579 acres

                  Tract 3 containing              2.101 acres

 

The Planning and Zoning Board met January 3, 2007 and voted unanimously to approve the subdivision.

 

2.      Consider a petition filed by Ms. Juanita R. Ridenhour to

rezone a 2.101 acre tract of land currently Zoned R-80 Single Family Residential  to Planned Unit Development (PUD) (Industrial).

 

 

 

3.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of

Forest Park, to amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Forest Park, specifically Title 8, Chapter 8, Article D, Section 8-8-31, so as to provide a clear definition of the term “Nonconforming Use”; to provide for severability; to repeal all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  This is an amendment to CFPCO Title 8, Chapter 8, Article D, Section 31, so as to provide a clear definition of the term “Non Conforming Use”.

 

4.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of

Forest Park , to amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Forest Park, Georgia, specifically Title 9, Chapter 8, Article A, Section 9-8-45, so as to clarify said Section and to prohibit the obstruction of City sidewalks by the Display of Goods and Merchandise in any areas extending more than four (4) feet from the outside wall of the adjacent licensed premises; to state the legislative intent that such uses of City Sidewalks shall not constitute a “Nonconforming Use” of property within the meaning of the City’s Zoning Ordinance; to provide for severability; to repeal all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  This is an amendment to CFPCO Title 9, Chapter 8, Article A, Section 9-8-45, Outdoor Display of Merchandise, so as to clarify the section and to prohibit the obstruction of city sidewalks by the display of merchandise. 

 

5.      Consider a Resolution to set qualifying Fees for the General 

Election for the Offices of Council Ward 3, Ward 4 and Ward  5 

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Pursuant to OCGA 21-2-131(a)(1), the Governing Authority, not later than February 1 of any year in which a general election is to be held, shall fix and publish a qualifying fee for each municipal office to be filled in the upcoming election.  Such fee shall be 3 percent of the total gross salary of the office paid in the preceding calendar year including all supplements authorized by law if a salaried office.        

 

XIII.      Legal Matters

 

XIV.       Committee Reports – Department Overview – Chief Dwayne Hobbs

 

XV.           Comments by Governing Body

 

XVI.       Adjournment