A G E N D A

 

REGULAR MEETING OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF SEPTEMBER 8, 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 August 17, 2009

2.      Regular Meeting of Mayor and Council of August 17, 2009

 

VI.             Comment Period by Public

 

VII.         Recess for Public Hearing

 

VIII.      Open Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed millage rate

 

                        SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  This is the third public                                hearing required to receive comments on the proposed millage                                  rate.  The current millage rate is 10.343 mills, the proposed                                    millage rate is 12.343 mills.                                 

 

IX.             Close Public Hearing and reconvene meeting

 

X.                 Agenda Items  

 

                                    New retail alcohol license for beer and wine

1.      Shree Gogajikrupa LLC D/B/A Parkway Bottle Shoppe, 11  

      Forest Parkway, no exceptions noted

 

2.      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

 

3.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia, to appropriate funds in the amount of $13,664.00 to cover estimated computer equipment maintenance costs for the Police Department; to repeal all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

                             SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  An oversight was made 

                              in the Finance Department concerning the police computer equipment maintenance. With the acquisition of the new hardware and software, the maintenance costs increased $13,664 for the current fiscal year.  The adjustment was requested, but was inadvertently left off in the final preparation of the budget.       

 

4.      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

 

5.      Consider an Ordinance by the City Council of the City of Forest Park, Georgia, to appropriate funds in an amount of $150,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund in order to provide for the demolition of various structures on City owned properties, Environmental Studies, design services, and other fees and costs related to safety upkeep and development of such properties; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes

 

                              SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND:  Several city properties are in need of demolition for safety reasons as well as redevelopment purposes which will require additional environmental studies, design services and other possible related fees and costs.

 

                              The ordinance is to appropriate $150,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to the Redevelopment Line Item #100-51-7324-54-1100 to cover costs and fees associated with demolitions, environmental studies, design services related to safety, upkeep and development of such properties.

 

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

      Forest Park, Georgia to approve the “First Amendment to       the City’s  Retirement Savings Plan” attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference; to authorize the Mayor to execute said amendment on behalf of the City; to provide for severability; to repeal all Ordinances, Resolutions and parts of Ordinances and Resolutions in conflict herewith; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes

 

7.  Consider an Ordinance by the City Council for the City of Forest Park, Georgia to approve the “First Amendment to the City’s Deferred Compensation Plan” attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference; to authorize the Mayor to execute said amendment on behalf of the city; to provide for severability; to repeal all Ordinances, Resolutions and parts of Ordinances and Resolutions 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