A G E N D A

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MARCH 5, 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 February 19, 2007

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of February 19, 2007

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open Public Hearing to receive comments with the regard to the proposed amendments to City code Title 8 Chapter 8, Sections 8-8-56 C-1 General Commercial District , 8-8-57 C-2 Central Commercial District and Section 8-8-58 C-3 Institutional Commercial District classifications. The amendments are to clarify certain terms and make all three of the commercial districts consistent.

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting

 

X.                 Agenda Items

 

Renewal of on-premises consumption alcohol license for beer and wine

1.      S & M Bowling, Inc. D/B/A Forest Park Fun Bowl, 4839

Jonesboro Road, no exceptions noted

 

2.      Golden Gate Restaurant, 4353 Jonesboro Road, no exceptions

noted

 

Renewal of on-premises consumption alcohol license for liquor, beer and wine

 

3.      Red Eyed, Inc. D/B/A Crazy Horse Saloon, 3950 Jonesboro

Road, no exceptions noted

 

New retail alcohol license for beer and wine

4. Ekta Agencies International, Inc. D/B/A Shell Food Mart,

4209 Jonesboro Road, no exceptions noted

 

5. Renewal of Adult Entertainment License Red Eyed, Inc.

D/B/A Crazy Horse Saloon, 3950 Jonesboro Road, no exceptions noted

 

6. Tabled from February 19, 2007 agenda

Consider a Resolution by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, to accept the dedication and donation of certain real estate in the City from Dr. Alvin A. Shure; to authorize the City Attorney to record the deed to the property in the Clayton County Public Records; and to authorize the City Manager to pay ad valorem taxes past due on the property in an amount not to exceed $1500; to repeal all resolutions and parts of resolutions in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

7.      Consider a Resolution by the City Council of the City of

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor execute a License Agreement with Forest Park Youth Football for the use of Kiwanis Stadium, Lopez Field, Burke Field, Stanford Field and Baker Field from May 2007 to December 2007 to conduct football and cheerleading practices and games in their Georgia Youth Football program; to provide for severability; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: Forest Park Youth Football has requested the use of Kiwanis Stadium May 2007 through December 2007 to conduct football and cheerleading practices and games. The License Agreement is a revocable License Agreement and specifications for the use of City of Forest Park facilities and vending, concessions and includes liability insurance, general release, indemnification and hold harmless provisions.

 

8.      Consider a Resolution by the City Council of the City of

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor execute a License Agreement with Rock of Ages Broadcasting Youth Outreach Ministries for the use of Kiwanis Stadium to conduct a music festival on August 4, 2007 3 pm 8 pm at a rate of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for the stadium and fifty dollars ($50) for use of Concession Stand; to provide for severability; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: Rock of Ages Broadcasting Youth Outreach Ministries has requested use of Kiwanis Stadium on Saturday, August 4, 2007. This would be a Youth Gospel Extravaganza (Music Festival). The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. They would also have an hour before to set up and an hour after the event to have everything out. Admission to the event would be $10 before and $15 at the door. Dr. Lawanda Folami is the contact person. Funds raised after operational cost would stay in the community of Forest Park. The facility cost would be $150 for Stadium, $50 for Concession Stand, $100 clean up fee, $30 per hour for two staff (one from the Recreation Dept. and one from Public Works). Also they must get with Police Services to provide security.

 

9.      Consider a Resolution by the City Council of the City of

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor execute a License Agreement with the Southern Football League for the use of Kiwanis Stadium to conduct a football game at a rate of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) per game for the Stadium and fifty dollars ($50) per game for use of Concession Stand; to provide for severability; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: The Southern Football League has requested use of Kiwanis Stadium and concession stand to conduct semi-pro football games on the following dates: July 21, 2007, October 27, 2007 and November 17, 2007. The License Agreement is a revocable License Agreement and specifications for the use of City of Forest Park facilities and vending concessions and includes liability insurance, general release, indemnification and hold harmless provisions.

 

10. Consider a Resolution by the City Council of the City of

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor execute a License Agreement with Forest Park Braves for the use of Lockhart Field from March 2007 to November 2007 to conduct Semi-Pro Baseball Games; to provide for severability; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: The Forest Park Braves are requesting use of Lockhart Field and concession stand from March 2007 through November 2007 to conduct Semi-Pro Baseball Games. The License Agreement is a revocable License Agreement and specifications for the use of City of Forest Park facilities and vending concessions and includes liability insurance, general release, indemnification and hold harmless provisions.

 

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

Forest to amend the Code of Ordinances, specifically Title 8, Chapter 2, Article K, Section 8-2-108, so as to eliminate certain residency requirements for members of the Board of Appeals for the International Property Maintenance Code; 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 Ordinance amends City Code Section 8-2-108 creating the Board of Appeals for the International Property Maintenance Code so as to eliminate certain residency requirements for board membership. The existing ordinance requires residency in the City of Riverdale and Morrow and Clayton County. Board membership also requires experience and training in property maintenance.

 

12. Consider an Ordinance to amend Title 8, Article E, Section

8-8-58 of the Forest Park Code of Ordinances, specifying the permitted uses in the C-3 Institutional Commercial District, so as to clarify certain definitions of permitted uses allowed in Section 8-8-58 (c) to incorporate all permitted uses from the C-2 Central Commercial District as permitted uses in the C-3 Institutional Commercial District; to delete subsections (11), (12) and (13) from Section 8-8-58 (c); to repeal conflicting ordinances; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: These ordinances (Item 12 & 13) are proposed by the City Attorney in order to clarify certain terms in the C-1, C-2 and C-3 Zoning Districts and to make all three of the commercial zoning districts consistent. There were some conflicts in them which have been eliminated, the uses permitted in each of the commercial districts have not been changed.

 

13. Consider an Ordinance to amend Title 8, Chapter 8, Article

E, Section 8-8-56 of the Forest Park Code of Ordinances, specifying the permitted uses in the C-1 General Commercial District, so as to clarify certain definitions of permitted uses allowed in Section 8-8-56 (c); to incorporate all permitted uses from the C-2 Central Commercial District, and the C-3, Institutional Commercial District, as permitted uses in the C-1 General Commercial District; to delete subsection (33) of Section 8-8-56 (c); to repeal conflicting ordinances; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

XI.             Legal Matters

 

XII.          Committee Reports Overview of Administration and Finance Department Mike Blandenburg

 

XIII.      Comments by Governing Body

 

XIV.       Adjournment