A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF JUNE 4, 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 May 21, 2007

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of May 21, 2007

 

            VI.  Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Agenda Items  

 

1.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council of the City of

Forest Park authorizing the Mayor execute an agreement with the Clorox Company for a 2007 Clorox Company Foundation Community Grant, Award Year 2007 in the amount of one thousand one hundred and twenty dollars to be added into the budget of the Police Department; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

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

Forest  Park authorizing the Mayor execute an agreement with the Clorox Company  for a 2007 Clorox Foundation Community Grant, Award Year 2007 in the amount of $13,880.00 to be added to the budget of the Fire Department; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:   The purpose of accepting this no-match grant from the Clorox Company is to place Automatic External Defibrillators (AED’s) in the City Recreational Gym and all public schools in the City.  The purpose of the AED’s is to allow bystanders to initiate cardiac care measures prior to the arrival of Paramedic/EMT personnel thus increasing the change of survival of citizenry.

 

3.     Consider a Resolution requesting authorization for the City

of Forest Park to apply to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for Transportation Enhancement Funding for transportation improvements at the State Farmers Market

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND: This Resolution is requesting authorization to apply to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for $1,000,000 in Transportation Enhancement funding with a local match of $250,000 (local matching funds will be provided in the form of bond proceeds generated from activities at the State Farmers Market) for transportation improvements at the State Farmers Market.  The project would implement enhancements identified in the transportation study.  The improvements would improve pedestrian traffic at the State Farmers Market and include sidewalks, signage, landscaping, trees, lighting, improved drainage, pedestrian crossing improvements, parking and handicap access improvements, etc. 

 

4.      Consider a Resolution to regulate and to provide for the

calling of an Election to determine the Exercise or Non-Exercise of Redevelopment Powers by the City of Forest Park under Chapter 44 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the “Georgia Redevelopment Powers Law,” as amended, in accordance with 2007 Georgia House Bill 635; to rescind conflicting resolutions; and for other purposes  

                       

 

VIII.      Legal Matters

 

IX.             Committee Reports

 

X.                 Comments by Governing Body

 

XI.             Adjournment