A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MAY 18, 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.      Work Session of Mayor and Council of May 4, 2009

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of May 4, 2009

3.      Special Meeting of Mayor and Council of May 11, 2009

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for a Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open a Public Hearing to receive comments regarding the proposed use of funds from the JAG Grant , Award Year 2009

 

                        SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  As part of the special                                    conditions of this JAG grant the City of Forest Park will hold a                          Public Hearing  prior to the obligation of funds.  The                                        hearing will be held regarding the proposed use of funds from                            this grant to local law enforcement in relation to the agency’s                                 entire budget.

 

                        Persons attending the hearings shall be given the opportunity to              provide written and oral views of the Forest Park Police                                                Department in relation to both the entire budget and the                                            relationship to the grant to the entire budget.

 

                        The grant amount is $110,688 with no matching funds required by the City of Forest Park.

 

                        The Forest Park Police Department intends to utilize the funding for the primary purpose of upgrading the operations division.  The addition of equipment purchased through this grant will improve the Forest Park Police Departments ability to deter criminal activity.

 

                        The proposed expenditure is allowable under the CFDA 16.804 –              Recovery Act – Justice Assistance Grants    

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing

 

X.                 Open Public Hearing to receive comments with regard to a proposed Conditional use Permit filed by owner/Petitioner Tammy Johnson Copeland to operate a child care business located at 5816 Ash Street, Forest Park.

 

                        SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Tammy Copeland                                         owner/petitioner whose property is located at 5816 Ash Street is                            seeking a Conditional Use Permit to operate a Child Care                                             Center. This center would accommodate eighteen (18) children,                             between the ages of 6 weeks and 14 years old.  Hours of                                             operation will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

                        David Rashmir made a motion to approve the petition.  The                                   motion died for lack of a second at the Planning and Zoning                                     Board meeting held on May 6th, 2009.

 

XI.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting

 

XII.          Agenda Items  

 

1.      Proclamation to the Forest Park High School Soccer Team

                              Recognition of “If I Were Mayor I Would” essay participants

                              Proclamation to the Forest Park Ministers Association

                             Proclamation to the Valedictorian of the Forest Park Street School    

                                    New Retail Alcohol License for Beer and Wine

2.      Clipper Petroleum, Inc. D/B/A Circle M Food Shop #57, 4950

      Jonesboro Road, no exceptions noted

 

 

3.      Consider request from Tammy Copeland owner/petitioner        

     whose property is located at 5816 Ash Street, to obtain a

     Conditional Use Permit to operate a Child Care Center.

 

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

      Forest Park, Georgia, to amend Ordinance No. 05-24, as                        amended, establishing the “Forest Park/Fort Gillem Planning Local Redevelopment Authority” (“The LRA”) so as to designate and appoint the Clayton Commissioners from District One and for District Two as members of the Board of Directors for the LRA; to provide for severability; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purpose

 

5.      Consider an Ordinance by the City of Forest Park                            authorizing the Mayor to sign and accept a Community           Economic Adjustment Planning Assistance Grant for                     Calendar Years 1008 and 2009 from the Department of Defense Office of  Economic Adjustment for the purpose of        preparing an Outreach and Comprehensive Reuse Plan for         Fort Gillem and to appropriate the Matching Funds from the transfer to LRA Fund Line Item #100-22-1510-61-1006; to provide for severability; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

6.      Consider request from the Department of Fire/EMS Services

       to transfer $4,000 from Line Item 100-61-3610-52-1009 (EMS Medical Director) to Line Item 100-60-3610-53-1703 (First Aid/Medical Supplies) to cover needed consumable medical supplies 

 

7.      Consider request from the Department of Fire/EMS Services

      to transfer $500 from Line Item 100-62-3920-52-3201  

      (Postage) and $200 from Line Item 100-62-392052-3203

      (Radios/Pagers Maintenance) to Line Item 100-61-3510-52-

      3202 (Telephones) for a total of $700

 

8.      Consider request from the Department of Public Works to transfer:

·        $5,000 from Line Item 100-51-4221-53-1123 (Street Maintenance) to Line Item 100-54-6220-53-1129 (Park Maintenance)

·        $1,000 from Line Item 100-51-4221-53-1123 (Street Maintenance) to Line Item 100-51-4210-53-1106 (Facilities Repair and Maint.)

 

9.      Consider request from the Department of Finance to transfer

      $7,000 from Line Item 100-22-1510-54-2502 (Capital Outlay) to 100-22-1510-52-3201 (Postage) in the amount of $4,500 and to Line Item 100-22-1510-52-3401 (Printing) in the amount of $2,500

 

10. Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia to appropriate funds in the amount of $35,000.00 to cover additional costs in the Sanitation Fund; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

                              SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: The Roll Off Container Business under sanitation is better than originally estimated.  Additional revenues estimating around $55,000 is expected through June.  Additional funds are needed in an amount of $35,000 for payments to Waste Management to cover the additional business expenses. These funds would come from the Sanitation Fund.

 

11. Appointment of Voting Delegate to the Georgia Municipal   

     Association Annual Conference in June

 

12. 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 purchase price of the appraised value; to provide for temporary funding of said purchase from the General Fund; 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

 

13. Consider an Ordinance by the Mayor and City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia to impose a temporary moratorium within the City for up to forty six days on the acceptance of applications for the permitting of, and on the permitting of, “Adult Entertainment Establishments”, as defined herein and in the City Code of Ordinances; to provide for the purposes of the Moratorium, to provide for findings of fact, to provide for the Imposition of the Moratorium and for the duration of the moratorium for up to forty six (46) days; to provide for severability; to provide an effective date; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict; and for other purposes   

 

XIII.      Legal Matters

 

XIV.       Committee Reports

 

XV.           Comments by Governing Body

 

XVI.       Adjournment