M I N U T E S

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF JANUARY 4, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Call to Order:               The regular meeting of Mayor and Council of January 4, 2010 was called to order by Mayor Corine Deyton at 7:00 p.m.

 

Invocation:                    The invocation was given by Councilwoman Maudie McCord followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag.

 

Roll Call:                      Present were Mayor Corine Deyton, Mayor Pro-tem Sparkle Adams, Councilman Donald Judson and Councilwomen Maudie McCord and Linda Lord. 

 

Approval of minutes:     Mr. Judson made a motion to approve the minutes of the Work Session and Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of December 21st, seconded by Ms. Adams.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Adjournment:                Mr. Judson made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Ms. Lord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Swearing in of               Judge Matthew Simmons administered the oath of office to Mayor

Mayor & Council:         Corine C. Deyton.

                                     

                                    Judge Gregory Adams administered the oath of office to Councilwoman Ward 1 Sparkle Adams.

 

                                    Judge Herbert Adams administered the oath of office to Councilwoman-Elect Ward 2 Karen-Brandee Williams.

 

Call to Order:               Mayor Deyton called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.

 

Appointments:              Ms. Adams made a motion to approve the following appointments on an interim basis for a period of 90 days, seconded by Ms. McCord:

 

                                    City Attorney -                                     Joe Harris & Robert Mack

                                    City Solicitor -                          Jerry Patrick

                                    Chief Judge (Municipal Court)  Steve Lister

                                    Asst. Judge (Municipal Court)   Herbert Adams

                                    Judge Environmental Court -                 Bobby Simmons

 

                                    Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

City-Clerk                    Ms. Lord made a motion to appoint Mike Blandenburg as City

Treasurer:                     Clerk Treasurer, seconded by Ms. Adams.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.                   

 

Deputy City Clerk:        Ms. Adams made a motion to appoint Joyce Whitfield as Deputy City Clerk, seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Mayor Pro-tem:            Ms. Lord made a motion to appoint Sparkle Adams as Mayor Pro-tem, seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Retirement                    Ms. Adams made a motion to appoint Karen-Brandee Williams to

Committee                    serve as member of the Retirement Committee, seconded by Ms.

Member:                      McCord. Voting for the motion was unanimous.

     

Central Safety               Ms. Adams made a motion to appoint Maudie McCord to serve as

Committee                    member of the Central Safety Committee, seconded by Ms. Lord.

Member:                      Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

N.O.I.S.E.                   Ms. Adams made a motion to appoint Linda Lord to serve as a

Member:                      member to N.O.I.S.E., seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

N.O.I.S.E. Co-            Ms. McCord made a motion to appoint Mayor Deyton and Donald

Chair representatives:    Judson as N.O.I.S.E. delegate co-chair representatives, seconded by Ms. Lord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

CCMA Board of          Ms. McCord made a motion to appoint Linda Lord to serve as

Directors:                     member on the Clayton County Municipal Association Board of Directors, seconded by Ms. Adams.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Death Benefit                Ms. Lord made a motion to appoint Mayor Deyton, Donald Judson

Committee:                   and Karen-Brandee Williams to serve as members of the Death Benefit Committee, seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Resolution -                  Request was made to consider a Resolution by the Mayor and Council naming the depositories for funds of the City of Forest Park; authorizing withdrawals of said funds by check or draft; and naming the officers of said City authorized to sign checks or drafts.

 

                                    Ms. McCord made a motion to approve the Resolution, seconded by Ms. Lord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

Ordinance -                  Request was made to consider an Ordinance authorizing temporary

Temporary Loans:        loans by the City of Forest Park, under the Constitution of the State of Georgia, Article 9, Section 5, paragraph V; and for other purposes.

 

                                    Ms. Lord made a motion to approve the Ordinance, seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

                                    Ms. Adams made a motion to suspend the rules and add a Resolution to the agenda, seconded by Ms. Lord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

                                    Request was made to consider a Resolution by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia, to extend the moratorium on permits for adult entertainment establishments provided for in Ordinance Number 09-63; to provide for severability; to repeal all Resolutions and parts of Resolutions in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes.

 

                                    Ms. Lord made a motion to approve the Resolution, seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

                                    Mayor Deyton reminded everyone the next regular Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 19th due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

 

                                    Ms. Lord reminded everyone of the Southside Neighborhood Watch Meeting tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. at the Police Department and the Southside Homeowners Meeting Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

 

                                    Ms. Adams stated there will be a Teen Council Meeting on Monday, January 11th at 6:00 p.m.

 

                                    Ms. Williams thanked everyone for their support during her campaign for council.

 

Adjournment:                Ms. Adams made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Ms. McCord.  Voting for the motion was unanimous.

 

                                    The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.