A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2008

 

 

 

                        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  September 2, 2008

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of September 2, 2008

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the tax increase due to reassessment of property (ALL THOSE WISHING TO SPEAK, PLEASE COME TO THE PODIUM AND GIVE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD)

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  This is the final public hearing required since there is an increase in taxes due to property being reassessed.

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing

 

X.                 Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed amendment to Title 9, Chapter 12 of the Code of Ordinances, so as to make the method of measuring distances pertaining to the sale of alcoholic beverages and pertaining to sexually oriented businesses internally consistent and consistent with each other; to provide for a maximum number of licenses to be issued for adult cabarets in the City; and to provide for a maximum number of licenses to be issued for all other sexually oriented businesses in the City   (ALL THOSE WISHING TO SPEAK, PLEASE COME TO THE PODIUM AND GIVE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD)

 

XI.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting

 

XII.          Agenda Items  

 

1.      Presentation by Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police –  Re-certification of Forest Park Police Department

 

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

Forest Park to establish the final ad valorem tax millage rate for the City of Forest Park, Georgia to provide for severability; and for other purposes

 

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

of Forest Park authorizing the Mayor to sign the Special Project Local Assistance Grant Agreement from the Department of Community Affairs to provide Emergency Food for the Clayton County Community Services Authority Food Pantry

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  This Resolution requests authorization for the Mayor to sign the Special Project Local Assistance Grant agreement from the Department of Community Affairs to provide emergency food for the Clayton County Community Services Authority Food Pantry.  Clayton County Community Services Authority is not setup to directly receive this grant from the Department of Community Affairs.  The auditing firm of Mauldin & Jenkins has determined that it is allowable for the City of Forest Park to receive the Local Assistance Grant funds as a pass-through grant to Clayton County Community Services Authority Food Pantry.  The City of Forest Park will be responsible for completing the grant certification form and ensuring that Clayton County Community Services Authority Food Pantry expends funds in accordance with the Department of Community Affairs grant agreement.

     

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

Forest Park, Georgia to amend Title 9, Chapter 2 and Title 9, Chapter 12 of the Code of Ordinances of the City, so as to make the method of measuring distances pertaining to the sale of alcoholic beverages and pertaining to sexually oriented businesses internally consistent and consistent with each other; to provide for a maximum number of licenses to be issued for Adult Cabarets in the City; to provide for a maximum number of licenses to be issued for all other sexually oriented businesses in the City; to provide for severability; to repeal all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

5.      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 180 days on the acceptance of applications for the permitting of, and on the permitting of “Sexually Oriented Businesses” 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 one hundred eighty (180) days; to provide for the consideration of permit applications already filed as of the effective date of this Moratorium; 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    

 

6.      Request by Councilwoman Maudie McCord – Consider a

Resolution by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia, to rename a Municipal Street in the City currently known as “Hale Road” to “Youmans Way” in honor and remembrance of Robert “Bob” Edward Youmans, Jr; to repeal all Resolutions and parts of Resolutions in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

7.      Request to move the regularly scheduled Council Meeting of

December 1, 2008 to Tuesday, December 2, 2008 due to the Annual Christmas Parade being held on Monday, December 1st.

 

XIII.      Legal Matters

 

XIV.       Committee Reports

 

XV.           Comments by Governing Body

 

XVI.       Adjournment