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REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF JANUARY 22, 2008

 

                   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 7, 2008

2.     Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of January 7, 2008

3.     Work Session of Mayor and Council of January 9, 2008

 

VI.              Comment Period by Public

 

VII.           Recess for a Public Hearing

 

VIII.         Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the request of Julian Wyatt, owner/petitioner of 880 White Oak Drive for a Conditional Use Permit to operate a “Personal Care Home” 

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Julian Wyatt, owner/petitioner of 880 White Oak Drive is seeking a Conditional Use Permit to establish and operate a “Personal Care Home” within the single family residential home.  The personal care home is proposed to provide personal care services to two (2) or more non-family adults.  The personal care home is geared toward housing and providing services to disabled military veterans.  The Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously to recommend approval at the January 9th 2008 Public Hearing.

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing

 

X.                Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the request filed by Franklin P. Peal, Jr. and Gail V. Coffey to rezone 4222 Thurman Road and 4206 Thurman Road from R-80 Single Family Residential to C-1 General Commercial

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Petitions have been filed by Franklin P. Peal, Jr. and Gail V. Coffey to rezone two (2) tracts of land in the northeast quadrant of Forest Park (1) 2.0 acre tract; 4206 Thurman Road and (2) 0.87 acre tract; 4222 Thurman Road from their current designation as R-80 Single Family Residential to C-1 General Commercial.  The Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously to recommend the rezoning at the January 9, 2008 Public Hearing. This rezoning will make the two (2) parcels consistent with the zoning classification of the surrounding area.

 

XI.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting

 

XII.           Agenda Items  

Appointments for 2008

 

1.     Appointment of City Attorney – Joe Harris & Robert Mack

 

2.     Appointment of City Solicitor – Jerry Patrick

 

3.     Appointment of City Clerk/Treasurer – Mike Blandenburg

 

4.     Appointment of Deputy City Clerk – Joyce Whitfield

 

5.     Appointment of Assistant Judge of Municipal Court – Herbert Adams, Jr.

 

6.     Appointment of Judge of Environmental Court – Bobby Simmons

 

7.     Appointment of Mayor Pro-tem – Sparkle Adams

 

8.     Appointment of a member to the Retirement Committee – Debbie Youmans

 

9.     Appointment of a member to the Central Safety Committee – Maudie McCord

 

10.            Appointment of a member to N.O.I.S.E. – Linda Lord

 

11.            Appointment of N.O.I.S.E. Delegate Co-chair representatives – Mayor Corine Deyton and Donald Judson

 

12.            Appointment of Board of Directors of Clayton County Municipal Association – Linda Lord

 

13.            Appointment of members to Death Benefit Committee – Mayor Corine Deyton, Donald Judson, Debbie Youmans  

 

Renewal of retail alcohol license for beer and wine

 

14. Lioness Aliza’s Den, Inc. La Morentia, 4060 Jonesboro Road,  

                         no exceptions noted

 

15.            Nobel Business Enterprises, Inc. Happy Stop Texaco, 5604

Old Dixie Highway, no exceptions noted           

 

16.            Patriots, Inc. 132 Forest Parkway, no exceptions noted

 

Renewal of retail alcohol license for liquor, beer and wine

 

17.            NAGDEV, LLC D/B/A Parkway Bottle Shop. 11 Forest

Parkway, no exceptions noted

 

                             Renewal On-Premises Consumption (Beer only)

 

18.            Forest Wing and Fish, 4430 Jonesboro Road, no exceptions

noted

 

                             Renewal On-Premises Consumption (Beer & Wine)

 

19.            Golden Gate Restaurant, Inc. 4353 Jonesboro Road, no

exceptions noted

 

20.            Rio Grande Restaurant, LLC Rio Grande Restaurant, 4609

Jonesboro Road, no exceptions noted

 

 

 

 

                             Renewal On-Premises Consumption (liquor, beer & wine)

         

21.            Restaurant Forest, 5025 Jonesboro Road, no exceptions

noted

 

22.            Consider a request by owner/petitioner  Julian Wyatt, 880

White Oak Drive, for a Conditional Use Permit to establish and operate a “Personal Care Home”

 

23.            Consider a request by  Franklin P. Peal, Jr. and Gail V.

Coffey to rezone two (2) tracts of land in the northeast quadrant of Forest Park from R-80 (Single Family Residential) to C-1 General Commercial

 

24. Consider an Ordinance by the City Council of the City of

Forest Park, Georgia to transfer funds in the amount of $200,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund for additional costs associated with our roll-off container expense; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  The roll off business under Sanitation was estimated from the 2006-2007 budget to be approximately $150,000.  Current increased business figures suggest this years total will be approximately $350,000.  An increase of $200,000 is needed to offset the increased payments. The needed funds will be offset by additional revenues of approximately $250,000.

 

The ordinance appropriates an additional $200,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to Line Item 540-72-4530-52-3001 to cover expenditures.             

 

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

Forest Park, Georgia, to appropriate funds in the amount of $125,000.00 to cover estimated Centennial Celebration costs; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; an for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Funds are requested to be appropriated for estimated costs associated with holding a Centennial Celebration for the City of Forest Park in August of this year.  The estimated costs consist of amounts requested by the various sub-committees to the Centennial Committee.   

 

26. Consider a Resolution by the Mayor and Council of the City        

of Forest Park, Georgia to apply for HUD funding through the CDBG Program for renovations to the existing indoor pool, indoor pool dehumidifier, renovations to the outdoor pool and construction of a new indoor pool adjacent to the outdoor pool, equipment and ground cover for both the large and small playground areas in Starr Park, replacement of Community Buildings 3 & 4 with one large facility, replacement of Community Building #1, replacement of Starr Park Entertainment Barn, expansion of the Senior Center and Commercial Dishwasher for the senior Center and to accept the HUD funding through the CDBG program once it becomes available and for other lawful purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  The City of Forest Park is applying for HUD funding through the community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for renovation to the existing pool, indoor pool dehumidifier, renovations to the outdoor pool and construction of a new indoor pool adjacent to the outdoor pool, equipment and ground cover for both the large and small playground areas in Starr Park, replacement of community buildings 3 & 4 with one large facility, replacement of community building #1, replacement of Starr Park entertainment barn, expansion of the Senior Center and commercial dishwasher for the Senior Center.  One of the requirements in applying for HUD funding through the CDBG program is a Resolution by Mayor and Council to accept the HUD funding once it is presented to the City.  In addition, this Resolution also requests authorization for the Mayor to execute the Sub recipient Agreements for these purposes once said funding is presented to the City.  The City is not required to match the HUD funding requested through the CDBG program.  

 

XIII.        Legal Matters

 

XIV.        Committee Reports

 

XV.          Comments by Governing Body

 

XVI.        Adjournment