A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MAY 4, 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  April 20, 2009

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of April 20, 2009

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for a Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open a 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 provide for overlapping terms for members of the Architectural Design Review Board

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing and Reconvene Meeting   

 

X.                 Agenda Items  

 

Tabled from April 20, 2009 Meeting

1.      Consider a Resolution on the Spending of Federal Economic

Recovery Grants to the City of Forest Park

 

2.      Consider a New Adult Entertainment  License

      from Top Sales and Service, D/B/A Tops Showbar, 3950   

      Jonesboro Road, exceptions noted

 

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

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor to execute an Intergovernmental License Agreement with Forest Park High School of the Clayton County School District for the use of Kiwanis Stadium and Concession Stand for the dates of May 16, 2009 to conduct Spring Football Game; June 9, 16, 28, 30, 2009 and July 16, 30, 2009 to conduct 7 on 7 Passing League; and August 20, 2009 pre-season scrimmage games at a rate of $100 for use of field per date and $50 for use of Concession Stand per date; for severability; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Forest Park High School is requesting use of Kiwanis Stadium for the 2009-2010 school year.  The dates requested are May 16th, June 9th, 16th, 28th and 30th, July 16th, 30th and August 20th.  The Intergovernmental License Agreement is a revocable License Agreement with specifications for the use of City of Forest Park facilities and vending concessions and includes liability insurance, general release, indemnification and hold harmless provisions.   

 

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

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor to execute a License Agreement with the Southern Football League for the use of Kiwanis Stadium to conduct a Football Game at a rate of two hundred dollars ($200) per game for the stadium and seventy five dollars ($75) 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 25th, August 1st and 8th, 2009.  The License Agreement is a revocable License Agreement and includes liability insurance, general release, indemnification and hold harmless provisions.

 

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

Forest Park declaring certain City property, listed on Exhibit A, to be surplus property and to provide for its proper disposal either by auction or other methods pursuant to the City’s ordinances; and for other purposes

 

6.      Request from the Department of Public Works to transfer

funds:

 

·        $4,000 - from Line Item 100-51-4221-53-1123 (Street Maintenance) to Line Item 100-51-4210-53-1210 (Utilities Water/Sewer)

·        $16,000 – from Line Item 540-72-4530-52-3001 (Roll Off Account) to Line Item 540-72-4520-52-3000 (Waste Man. Payments)

·        $15,000 – from Line Item 540-72-4530-52-3002 (Recycling) to Line Item 540-72-4520-52-3000 (Waste Man. Payments)

·        $8,500 – from Line Item 100-51-4210-52-3901 (State Trustee) to Line Item 100-51-4210-53-1210 (Utilities Water/Sewer)

 

7.      Request from the Finance Department to transfer funds:

 

·        $25,000 – from Line Item 100-22-1510-52-1004 (City Attorney Fees) to Line Item 100-55-7410-52-1200 (Municipal Planning)

 

8.      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 provide for overlapping terms for members of the Architectural Design Review Board; to provide for severability; to re peal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

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

Forest Park, Georgia to appropriate funds in the amount of $312,905.00 to cover the projected amount to fund the Retiree Medical Plan to comply with Government Accounting Standards Board Statement 45; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  An appropriation is needed to fund the Retiree Medical Plan in an additional amount of $312,905.00.  The funding is required to comply with Government Accounting Standards Board Statement 45.  The Statement establishes standards of financial accounting and reporting for governmental employers who offer post-employment benefits to their employees.  The new Statement addresses employer funding requirements based on actuarial computations. 

           

10. Consider a revised 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