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March 6, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers

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CITY OF SANDERSVILLE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

March 6, 2017 - 5:00 P.M.

City Council Chambers

 

1.Call to order by Mayor Andrews.

2.Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag.

3.Approval of Minutes: February 20, 2017 regular meeting and February 22, 2017 called meeting. (Attachment A)

4.Recognitions: None

5.Public Hearing:

A Public Hearing on Zone Variance Application #2017-01: A Zone Variance at 111 East Second Avenue for a proposed carport to be built closer to the property line than the current development standard side yard setback requirement of 10 feet. (Attachment B)

6.Motion to approve or deny Zone Variance Application #2017-01: A Zone Variance at 111 E. Second Avenue for a proposed carport to be built closer to the property line than the current development standard side yard setback requirement of 10 feet. (Attachment B)

7.Motion to adopt Resolution #2017-03: A Resolution to adopt the second amendment for the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for each fund of the City of Sandersville, Georgia, appropriating the amounts shown in each budget as expenditures/expenses, adopting the several items of revenue anticipations, and prohibiting expenditures or expenses from exceeding the actual funding appropriated. (Attachment C)

8.Motion to adopt Resolution #2017-04: A Resolution of the City of Sandersville, Georgia authorizing the Community Development Block Grant Application. (Attachment D)

9.Motion to adopt Resolution #2017-05: A Resolution amending the Electric Service Tariff for large industrial rate customers of the City of Sandersville, Georgia. (Attachment E)

10.Motion to approve an exception to the Sandersville Police Department Vehicle Take Home Policy to provide for a take home vehicle for an employee at the recommendation of Police Chief Victor Cuyler. (Attachment F)

11.Motion to approve a request from the Washington County Elderite Association, Inc. to allow Five Points Berries Winery to provide samples and sell wine at the Elderite Multipurpose Building located at 316 Hall Street during their Elderite Expo fundraising event on April 30, 2017. (Attachment G)

12.Other Business.

13.Motion to enter into an executive session to discuss personnel, legal or property matters.

14.Motion to Adjourn.

 

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Sandersville City Council

Meeting Minutes

March 6, 2017 – 5:00 P.M.

 

Council Members and City Employees present:

Mayor Jimmy Andrews                                              Judy McCorkle, City Administrator

Mayor Pro Tem Jeffery Smith                                    Victor Cuyler, Chief SPD

Council Member Mayme Dennis                             Wayne Poole, Electric Department Director

Council Member Henry Watts                                   Russell Riner, Chief SFD

Council Member Danny Brown                                Robert Eubanks, Public Works Director

Council Member Jason Davis                                  Dave Larson, Building Official

Bob Wynne, City Attorney                                         Karrie Brown, City Clerk

 

Mayor Andrews called the March 6, 2017 meeting of the Sandersville City Council to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

Council Member Watts gave the invocation and City Attorney Wynne led the pledge to the American flag.

 

APPROVAL OF COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Council Member Watts made a motion to approve the minutes of the February 20, 2017 regular meeting and February 22, 2017 called meeting of the City Council as presented. Council Member Brown seconded the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment A)

 

Public Hearing:

Mayor Andrews opened a Public Hearing on Zone Variance Application #2017-01: A Zone Variance at 111 East Second Avenue for a proposed carport to be built closer to the property line than the current development standard side yard setback requirement of 10 feet. (Attachment B)

 

The owner of the property, Don Jones, spoke in favor of the variance. No one spoke against the variance. Mayor Andrews closed the public hearing at 5:05 p.m.

 

MOTION TO APPROVE ZONE VARIANCE APPLICATION #2017-01: A ZONE VARIANCE AT 111 EAST SECOND AVENUE

Council Member Davis made a motion to approve Zone Variance Application #2017-01: A Zone Variance at 111 E. Second Avenue for a proposed carport to be built closer to the property line than the current development standard side yard setback requirement of 10 feet. Council Member Dennis seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment B)

 

City Administrator McCorkle then went over the items on the 2nd budget amendment to the FY 2016 budget.

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #2017-03: A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE 2ND AMENDMENT TO THE FY 2016 BUDGET

Mayor Pro Tem Smith made a motion to adopt Resolution #2017-03: A Resolution to adopt the second amendment for the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for each fund of the City of Sandersville, Georgia, appropriating the amounts shown in each budget as expenditures/expenses, adopting the several items of revenue anticipations, and prohibiting expenditures or expenses from exceeding the actual funding appropriated. Council Member Dennis seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment C)

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #2017-04: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CDBG APPLICATION

Council Member Davis made a motion to adopt Resolution #2017-04: A Resolution of the City of Sandersville, Georgia authorizing the Community Development Block Grant Application. Council Member Brown seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment D)

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #2017-05: A RESOLUTION AMENDING ELECTRIC SERVICE TARIFF

Mayor Pro Tem Smith made a motion to adopt Resolution #2017-05: A Resolution amending the Electric Service Tariff for large industrial rate customers of the City of Sandersville, Georgia. Council Member Dennis seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment E)

 

Police Chief Cuyler stated that Police Officer Tampa Lewis has successfully completed his probation, field training, and is a great officer. He would like for the Council Members to approve an exception for Officer Lewis to drive his patrol car home, which is 7 miles over the policy limit. The Council Members then discussed this request.

 

MOTION TO APPROVE AN EXCEPTION TO THE TAKE HOME VEHICLE POLICY

Mayor Pro Tem Smith made a motion to approve an exception to the Sandersville Police Department Vehicle Take Home Policy to provide for a take home vehicle for an employee at the recommendation of Police Chief Victor Cuyler. Council Member Brown seconded and the motion passed 3-2 with favorable votes from Mayor Pro Tem Smith, Council Member Brown, and Council Member Davis. Council Member Dennis and Council Member Watts voted against the motion. (Attachment F)

 

MOTION TO ALLOW SALE OF WINE AT WASH CO ELDERITES FUNDRAISER

Council Member Davis made a motion to approve a request from the Washington County Elderite Association, Inc. to allow Five Points Berries Winery to provide samples and sell wine at the Elderite Multipurpose Building located at 316 Hall Street during their Elderite Expo fundraising event on April 30, 2017. Mayor Pro Tem Smith seconded and the motion passed 4-1 with favorable votes from Mayor Pro Tem Smith, Council Member Watts, Council Member Brown, and Council Member Davis. Council Member Dennis voted against the motion. (Attachment G)

 

Other Business: None

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mayor Pro Tem Smith made a motion to enter into an Executive Session to discuss a legal matter. Council Member Watts seconded and the motion passed unanimously with favorable votes from Mayor Pro Tem Smith, Council Member Dennis, Council Member Watts, Council Member Brown, and Council Member Davis.

 

The regular meeting of the Sandersville City Council reconvened at 5:45 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

With no further business, Mayor Pro Tem Smith made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Council Member Davis seconded and the meeting was unanimously adjourned.

 


Posted by: Karrie Brown on Mar 6, 2017
Last Modified by: Karrie Brown on Apr 14, 2017

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