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March 5, 2018 @ 5:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers

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CITY OF SANDERSVILLE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

March 5, 2018 - 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. Recognitions: Kathy Jackson – discuss Animal Control

  4. Approval of Minutes: February 19, 2018 regular meeting. (Attachment A)

  5. Motion to approve or deny a Pawn Shop License for Gail Keyser d/b/a Hunting & Fishing Country LLC located at 1151 South Harris Street Suite A. (Attachment B)

  6. Motion to adopt Resolution #2018-02: A Resolution regarding Senate Bill 426, the Broadband Infrastructure Leads to Development Act. (Attachment C)

  7. Motion to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease agreement between the City of Sandersville, Georgia and the Washington County Amateur Radio Club for space on the tower at 112 Jernigan Street. (Attachment D)

  8. Motion to approve sponsorship of the Chamber of Commerce’s Business after Hours on April 26, 2018 in the Thiele Park and to allow open containers in the permitted area.

  9. Motion to approve an event on the square to support the PDGA tournament on May 5, 2018 and to allow open containers in the permitted area.

  10. Motion to authorize all non-essential departments to close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 for the annual employee picnic.

  11. Other Business.

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

  13. Motion to Adjourn.

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Sandersville City Council
Meeting Minutes
March 5, 2018 – 4:40 P.M.

 

Council Members and City Employees present:

Mayor Jimmy Andrews                                               Victor Cuyler, Chief SPD

Council Member Mayme Dennis                                Russell Riner, Chief SFD

Council Member Henry Watts                                    Robert Eubanks, Public Works Director

Council Member Danny Brown                                  Dave Larson, Building Official

Council Member Jason Davis                                    Brianna Wiley, Finance Officer

Robert Wynne, City Attorney                                     Karrie Brown, City Clerk                  

Judy McCorkle, City Administrator

 

Absent: Mayor Pro Tem Smith

 

Mayor Andrews called the March 5, 2018 meeting of the Sandersville City Council to order at 4:40 p.m.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

 

The regular meeting reconvened at 4:55 p.m.

 

Council Member Watts gave the invocation and Council Member Davis led the pledge to the American flag.

 

Recognitions:

Kathy Jackson brought concerns to the Mayor and Council about the Animal Control’s policies. Ms. Jackson stated that a stray dog killed her cat on February 21st, 2018. The Mayor and Council Members further discussed Ms. Jackson’s complaint. Mayor Andrews noted that Police Chief Cuyler and City Administrator McCorkle are currently reviewing a revision to the operating procedures of Animal Control. This revision will be adopted by the Council before it will become effective.

 

Council Member Dennis joined the meeting at 5:01 p.m.

 

APPROVAL OF COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Council Member Watts made a motion to approve the minutes of the February 19, 2018 regular meeting of the City Council as presented. Council Member Brown seconded the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment A)

 

MOTION TO APPROVE PAWN SHOP LICENSE FOR HUNTING & FISHING COUNTRY LLC

Council Member Brown made a motion to approve a Pawn Shop License for Gail Keyser d/b/a Hunting & Fishing Country LLC located at 1151 South Harris Street Suite A. Council Member Davis seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment B)

 

MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #2018-02: A RESOLUTION REGARDING SENATE BILL 426, THE BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE LEADS TO DEVELOPMENT ACT

Council Member Davis made a motion to adopt Resolution #2018-02: A Resolution regarding Senate Bill 426, the Broadband Infrastructure Leads to Development Act. Council Member Dennis seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment C)

 

MOTION TO AUTHORIZE LEASE AGREEMENT FOR TOWER SPACE

Council Member Davis made a motion to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease agreement between the City of Sandersville, Georgia and the Washington County Amateur Radio Club for space on the tower at 112 Jernigan Street with one change: If the City removes the tower, then they will make the best effort to erect another tower or locate another point in the City. Council Member Brown seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (Attachment D)

 

MOTION TO APPROVE SPONSORSHIP OF BUSINESS AFTER HOURS & PERMIT OPEN CONTAINERS

Council Member Davis made a motion to approve sponsorship of the Chamber of Commerce’s Business after Hours on April 26, 2018 in the Thiele Park and to allow open containers in the permitted area. Council Member Brown seconded and the motion passed 3 to 1 with favorable votes from Council Member Watts, Council Member Brown, and Council Member Davis. Council Member Dennis voted against the motion.

 

MOTION TO APPROVE EVENTS ON JUNE 9 & JULY 14, 2018 & PERMIT OPEN CONTAINERS

Council Member Brown made a motion to approve an event on the square on June 9, 2018 and July 14, 2018 and to allow open containers in the permitted area. Council Member Davis seconded and the motion passed 3 to 1 with favorable votes from Council Member Watts, Council Member Brown, and Council Member Davis. Council Member Dennis voted against the motion.

 

MOTION TO AUTHORIZE DEPARTMENTS TO CLOSE FOR FAMILY DAY

Council Member Dennis made a motion to authorize all non-essential departments to close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 for the annual employee picnic. Council Member Davis seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

 

Other Business:

 

MOTION TO APPROVE ON 1ST READING ORDINANCE #2018-01

Council Member Dennis made a motion to approve on 1St Reading Ordinance #2018-01: An Ordinance to repeal and replace Chapter 9 of the Official Code of the City of Sandersville, Georgia to be known as “Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places”, in order to administer and regulate the public right-of-way in the public interest, and to provide for the issuance and regulation of right-of-way permits. Council Member Watts seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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

 


Posted by: Karrie Brown on Mar 1, 2018
Last Modified by: Karrie Brown on Mar 29, 2018

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