REVISED

 

A G E N D A

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MARCH 21, 2011

 

 

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 March 7, 2011

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of March 7, 2011

 

VI.             Comment Period by Residents

 

VII.         Comment Period by Non-Residents

Leroy McSmith

 

VIII.      Agenda Items

 

1. Proclamation - American Red Cross Month - presented to

Charles Fabiola, Community Relations Officer for the

American Red Cross

 

2.      Update on Archway Partnership Gail Webb

 

3.      Request from the Finance Department to transfer funds:

 

        $4,000 from Line Item 100-25-1540-52-3709 (Employee Safety Training) to Line Item 100-25-1540-52-3917 (Personnel Services)

 

4.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia to appropriate additional funds in the amount of $100,000.00 to cover costs to hire, equip and train six firefighters and a Fire Training Officer; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: The Department of

Fire and Emergency Services is requesting $100,000 to be allocated from General Fund to hire, equip and train six firefighters and a Fire Training Officer. This allocation is contingent on final approval from the Department of Army concerning provision of services on a contract basis for Ft. Gillem in advance of previously expected acquisition on September 15, 2011. This will allow operations to be started on or around May 1, 2011.

 

5. Request authorization for the Mayor to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with Ecosphere Energy, LLC for the development of a Renewal Energy Plant

IX.             Legal Matters

 

X.                 Ward Comments by Governing Body

 

XI.             Adjournment