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November 20, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
City Council Chambers

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November 20, 2017 - 4:00 P.M.

City Council Chambers


1. Call to order by Mayor Andrews


2. Recognitions: Katie Moncus, Chamber of Commerce


3. Department Reports:

            Victor Cuyler, Police Chief

            Russell Riner, Fire Chief

            Wayne Poole, Electric Director

            Robert Eubanks, Public Works Director

            Dave Larson, Building Official
            Karrie Brown, City Clerk


4. City Administrator Report


5. City Attorney Report


6. Council Reports:

Mayor Andrews

Mayor Pro Tem Smith

Council Member Dennis

            Council Member Watts

            Council Member Brown

            Council Member Davis


7. Other Reports

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Sandersville City Council

Working Session Minutes

November 20, 2017 – 4:00 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 Danny Brown                                  Robert Eubanks, Public Works Director

Council Member Jason Davis                                     Dave Larson, Building Official

Robert Wynne, City Attorney                                                Karrie Brown, City Clerk                              


Absent: Council Member Mayme Dennis and Council Member Henry Watts


Mayor Andrews called the working session to order at 4:00 p.m. Mayor Andrews stated the Council will have to go into an executive session immediately to discuss a legal matter.



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


The working session reconvened at 4:40 p.m.



Katie Moncus, President of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, gave a report on the 2017 Kaolin Festival and events. Mrs. Moncus stated the festival is now a two day event and she noted there has been a lot of positive growth including a movie, a Cornhole tournament, and music and entertainment. The committee has already started to meet to plan next year’s festival and the Chamber will be asking each contributing entity to sign a contract to outline their duties. Mrs. Moncus also discussed the economic impact of the festival to the community. The Mayor and Council Members further discussed the Kaolin festival.


Mayor Andrews stated that Police Chief Cuyler, City Administrator McCorkle, and Council Member Dennis all attended a seminar hosted by the Georgia Municipal Association on Community Policing. He will ask them give an update on this seminar at the next meeting.


Council Member Davis, who serves on the Downtown Development Authority, stated that he and other DDA members made a trip to Swainsboro last week to meet with their DDA. They were able to get a lot of good information. Council Member Brown stated that the City of Perry is a growing area and they are doing a lot of innovative things. Council Member Brown noted the Mayor of Perry has offered to come to Sandersville and share some of their ideas.


Mayor Andrews adjourned the Working Session at 5:00 p.m.

Posted by: Kandice Hartley on Nov 16, 2017
Last Modified by: Karrie Brown on Feb 27, 2018

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