City Council Regular Meeting
June 12, 2018
I. Call to Order ……………………………………………………..Mayor Bobby Blalock
II. Adoption of Agenda
Motion/Second to adopt agenda was made by Walter/Yarbrough and carried 4-0.
III. Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting 05/8/2018
Workshop Minutes 05/8/2018
Motion/Second to approve the minutes from May 8, 2018 and Workshop May 8, 2018 meeting was made by Thomas/Yarbrough and carried 4-0.
IV. Public Comment
V. Public Presentations
Butch Armistead, Steve Reeves, and Jim Edwards talked about the new VA Center.
Motion/Second to issue a letter confirming the City”s willingness to provide water and sewer access to the property was made by Walter/Yarbrough and carried 4-0.
VI. Departmental Reports
1.Police Department- Jonathan Hemphill, Chief
a. Police Statistics for May 2018
b. Letter of commendation for Corporal Mat Polk.
2. Administrative/Finance – Larry Mitcham, City Administrator
a. Financial Report
Motion/Second to approve the financial report for May 2018 was made by Walter/Yarbrough and carried 4-0.
3. City Attorney Report – Robert L. Morton, Esq.
VII. Mayor Comments
VIII. Council Comments
a. Standing item for Street Scape.
IX. Old Business
X. New Business
1. Robert and Company
a. Authorize Mayor to sign RPA
Motion/Second to approve to authorize the Mayor to sign RPA was made by Walter/Thomas and carried 4-0.
b. Authorize Larry to get prices to compare cost estimates for acquisition.
Motion/Second to approve to authorize Larry Mitcham to get prices to compare cost estimates for acquisition was made by Walter/Yarbrough and carried 4-0.
2. Discussion of creation of a Bluetooth policy.
3. 1st reading of amended ordinance related to liquor by the drink.
Motion/Second to approve 1st reading of amended ordinance related to liquor by the drink was made by Yarbrough/Walter and carried 4-0.
a. Fee for license.
4. Request for reduction of rent from Middle Georgia Community Action Agency ( currently $400.00/ month they pay utilities).
Motion/Second to approve a reduction of rent from Middle Georgia Community Action Agency to $350.00 monthly was made by Yarbrough/Walter and carried 4-0.
5. Sign for City Park- use at own risk.
6. Amendment to fines schedule.
Motion/Second to approve the 1st reading of amendment to the fines schedule was made by Thomas/Yarbrough and carried 4-0.
7. Discussion of Wex Government Fleet Card Program.
Motion/Second to approve the Wex Government Fleet Card Program was made by Yarbrough/Thomas and carried 4-0.
8. Discussion of CJT Court Software.
Motion/Second to approve to find out more information on the CJT Court Software was made by Yarbrough/Walter and carried 4-0.
Motion/Second to adjourn was made by Thomas/Wood and carried 4-0.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm.