A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MARCH 16, 2009

 

                        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.      Special Meeting of Mayor and Council of February 27, 2009

2.      Work Session of Mayor and Council of  March 2, 2009

3.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of March 2, 2009

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed amendments to Title 8, Chapter 8, Section 8-8-88 of the Code of Ordinances so as to add new qualifications for all new appointments to the Architectural Design Review Board, to add certain land uses to the Boards jurisdiction and for other purposes

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting

 

X.                 Agenda Items

 

1.      Request from the Department of Public Works to transfer

funds from Line Item 600-27-4900-53-1270 (Gas all departments) to Line Item 600-27-4900-52-1712 (Equipment Maintenance) in the amount of $80,000 to cover additional costs for the remaining of the budget year, unexpected maintenance on equipment

           

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

Forest Park, Georgia, to amend Title 8, Chapter 8, Section 8-8-88 of the Code of Ordinances of the City, so as to add new Qualifications for all new appointments to the Architectural Design Review Board; to add certain land uses to the Board’s jurisdiction; to provide for severability; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

3.      Consider an Ordinance to appropriate funds in the amount of

$50,000.00 from the Unappropriated balance of the General Fund for the purpose of conducting a Phase I and a Limited Phase II Environmental Assessment on properties located at 751-769, 760-786 and 803-853 Main Street by United Consulting; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes  

 

BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY:  Several properties on Main Street from 751-853 are being considered for purchase by the City for redevelopment purposes.  Prior to consideration, Environmental Phase I and limited Environmental Phase II assessments will need to be completed. The professional services of United Consulting for completing these assessments and other needed environmental services is approximately $50,000.

 

4.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of              Forest Park, Georgia to authorize the acquisition and

purchase of certain real estate in the City for a purchase price of less than appraised value; to provide for temporary funding of said purchase from the General Fund of the city; to provide for reimbursement to the General Fund from funds received from the “SPLOST” tax in 2009; to provide for severability; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes 

 

XI.             Legal Matters

 

XII.          Committee Reports

 

XIII.      Comments by Governing Body

 

XIV.       Adjournment