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City Council Agenda/Synopsis

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City Council Synopsis 20150423 

Consideration of Items for Consent Agenda

Mayor Buelterman called the consent agenda to order at 6:30PM on April 23, 2015.  Those present were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Rob Callahan, Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Also attending were Diane Schleicher, City Manager; Bubba Hughes, City Attorney; Tommy Branch, Callaway, Braun, Riddle and Hughes, PC; and Janet LeViner, Clerk of Council. 

 Mayor Buelterman listed the following items on the consent agenda:

·       City Council Minutes, April 9, 2015

·       Special City Council Meeting, April 16, 2015

·       Add Liquor Sale by the drink for consumption on premises only.  Current license #01989 Retain Beer/Wine-Sale by drink for Consumption on Premises and Sunday Sales and Entertainment, Gerald’s

·       Special Event Consideration, Christine:  April 27 – May 1:  2nd Avenue area (May 4 is the rain date if necessary); Yes But Film Corp

·       Special Event Consideration, Tybee Floatilla:  June 14 at 12:30PM, July12 at 11:30AM, August 9 at 10:00AM and September 13 at 3:00PM; Alley III, Stafford Promotions

·       Request City Council’s approval by resolution to amend both the FY16 Capital Grant Project Fund 340 from $6,800,000 to $5,800,000.  The purpose of this agenda item is to request the City Council’s approval by resolution to amend and decrease the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Capital Grant Project Fund 340 by $1,000,000 from $6,800,000 to $5,800,000. The original budget for the fund was $6,800,000 comprising of $1,000,000 transfers in from the General Fund and $5,800,000 from State of Georgia Bond proceeds.

·       Request for City of Tybee Island to execute the Coastal Regional Metropolitan Planning Organization (CORE) Memorandum of Understanding including CORE By-laws, Reapportionment and FY 16 Dues Table – Tybee’s annual dues $3,189

·       Jones Avenue Paving and Cross-walks; Consideration of amending project cost (change order) for R. B. Baker Construction ($156,153.35 for paving and three stamped pedestrian cross-walks and appropriate signage at 4th, 8th and 15th Street intersections) to upgrade the paving mix to a higher grade and to add a tack coat(s).  Staff recommends Alternative B.  Cost of either alternative is within budget cost for project of $178,000

·       Draft Letter for City Council Approval to the GDNR to authorize Burke’s Beach Rental to use their company vehicle to transport beach rental equipment onto the beach one time during the spring and to remove said beach rental equipment one time in the fall.  Also, authorization would be granted with advance notice to drive on the beach with a company vehicle to remove beach equipment during a declared storm emergency.  The vehicle driving authorization would be limited to driving only in the wet portion of the beach from the nearest vehicle access point to approved rental locations and contingent on Burke’s Beach Rental obtaining authorization through a GDNR Letter of Permission/Authorization

·       Disclosure – City Manager’s Waiver of Nepotism Prohibition – Ocean Rescue Division

·       Resolution declaring “Livin on Tybee Time” by Roy Swindell the Tybee official song.

 Mayor Buelterman called the regular meeting to order at 7:00PM.  All those present for the consent agenda were present.

 Georgia Cities Week

·       Mayor pro tem Doyle

Call to Order

·       Tybee Island Youth Council

a)   Opening Ceremonies

1.    Call to Order – President David Rimes

2.    Posting of the Colors

3.    Pledge of Allegiance

4.    Invocation – Vice President Azure Duree

b)   Announcements – Zarna Pratul Desai

c)    Progress Report – Secretary Ava McNally

d)   Presentation of Project

1.    Mayor Jason Buelterman

2.    Karen Jenkins, Savannah Tree Foundation

3.    Joe Wilson, DPW

e)   Questions

1.    Kurt Clark

2.    Kylie Kline

3.    Janiya Bowers

4.    MiKaree Stafford

5.    Joe Webster

f)    Vote on project – President Rimes

g)   Georgia Cities “If I Were Mayor” Essay Contest – Presenter Jessica Turberville

h)   Georgia Cities Art Contest – Presenter Drake Hughes

 Call to Order -       Mayor Buelterman

 Recognitions and Proclamations

Swearing-in Tybee Island Youth Council, Zarna Pratul Desai

Proclamation, Bike to Work Week, May 11 – 15, 2015.  Paul Wolff made a motion to approve.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Vote was unanimous 6-0.

Proclamation, National Bike Month, May 2015.  Paul Wolff made a motion to approve.  Wanda Doyle seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Tybee Island Volunteer Recognition, Councilman Monty Parks

Paul Wolff made a motion to approve the consent agenda.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0. 

Consideration of Ordinances, Resolutions

Second Reading, 7A-2015, Sec. 3-080.  Off-street parking requirements.  Wand Doyle made a motion to approve.  Bill Garbett seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Second Reading, 9-2015, 6-080, Commercial signs.  Wanda Doyle made a motion to approve.  Bill Garbett  seconded.  Voting in favor were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Voting against was Rob Callahan.  Motion carried 5-1.

First Reading, 14-2015, Sec 42-4, Bag Ordinance.  Paul Wolff made a motion to approve.  Bill Garbett seconded.  Voting in favor were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Rob Callahan, and Bill Garbett.  Voting against were Wanda Doyle and Barry Brown.  Motion carried 4-2.

Council, Officials and City Attorney Considerations and Comments

Wanda Doyle, Plastic Recycling.  No action taken

Paul Wolff made a motion to adjourn.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.  made a motion to adjourn.  

Meeting adjourned at 8:15PM


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Special City Council Synopsis 20150415

Mayor Buelterman called the special city council meeting to order at 3:30PM, April 16, 2015.  Those present were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Rob Callahan, Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Also attending were Diane Schleicher, City Manager; Bubba Hughes, City Attorney; and Janet LeViner, Clerk of Council. 

 

Consideration of Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures

Expanding the position of Tybee Island Fire Chief from part-time to full-time.  There was a discussion regarding the full-time position to include response time, use of the command vehicle and possible paid Assistant Chief.  Mr. Wolff recommended if the Chief were to live off-Island, he be provided lights to put on the top of his vehicle.  Captain James Moore, Tybee Island Fire Department, explained that red lights could not be added to a private vehicle therefore if the fire chief were to live off-Island he would need a command vehicle to ensure a speedy response time.  Ms. Schleicher recommended the fire chief live on-Island.  Mr. Parks thanked the Command Staff, Tybee Island Fire Department, for all their hard work and asked they prepare a Vision Statement going forward.  Mayor pro tem Doyle stated she is in full support of the position of Chief be full time.  Mayor Buelterman also thanked the Command Staff for ensuring leadership coverage during this time.  Barry Brown made a motion to approve.  Paul Wolff seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

 

Paul Wolff made a motion to adjourn.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:40PM


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City Council Synopsis 20150409

Consideration of Items for Consent Agenda

Mayor Buelterman called the consent agenda to order at 6:30PM on April 9, 2015.  Those present were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Rob Callahan, Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Also attending were Diane Schleicher, City Manager; Bubba Hughes, City Attorney; Courtney Reich and Ed DiTommaso, Ecological Planning Group; and Janet LeViner, Clerk of Council. 

Mayor Buelterman listed the following items on the consent agenda:

·        Special City Council Meeting, March 20, 2015

·        City Council Minutes, March 26, 2015

·        Special Event Consideration, TV Series Rectify:  April 23:  7:00AM – 7:00PM and April 24:  7:00AM – 8:00PM:  19th Street beach/parking lots and (County) Pier.  Stalwart Films, LLC

·        Derelict Structures on the Beach Task Order 2014-01 (Rev. 1):  Revised Task Order is to address not only permitting but also tasks necessary to Solicit Cost Proposals and facilitate that process.  Due to the unknowns regarding the extent and location of all structures, normal design documents cannot be formulated.  Hence Olsen and Associates propose an RFP process similar to that attempted in 2008.  Account Number:  340-00-11-2701

·        North Beach Plaza Conceptual Plan – Infrastructure Committee recommended approval 3-0.  Account Number:  100-00-11-1903.

·        Requested Draft Proposed Scope for a potential RFP for Community Development Services including Planning, Zoning, Building Services and Planning related engineering tasks.  The City of Tybee Island is seeking to contract with a professional firm to provide Planning and Zoning Department Services

·        City Hall Needs and Security Assessment with layout – Infrastructure Committee recommended approval 3-0.  Account Number:  100-00-11-1903

 

Mayor Buelterman called the regular meeting to order at 7:00PM.  All those present for the consent agenda were present.

Opening Ceremonies

·        Call to Order

·        Posting of Colors

·        Pledge of Allegiance

·        Invocation

Paul Wolff made a motion to approve the consent agenda.   Wanda Doyle seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Public Hearings

Variance – 166 S. Campbell:  Consideration of Marsh Buffer Encroachment Variance for proposed outdoor shower.  Kim and Kevin Locovozzi.  Zone R-2:  PIN 4-0016-02-015.  Paul Wolff made a motion to approve.  Monty Parks seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0. 

Text Amendment:  Consideration of Revisions to Off Street Parking:  Section 3-080(C).  Paul Wolff made a motion to approve.  Bill Garbett seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Text Amendment:  Consideration of revisions to Commercial Signage:  Section 6-080(E).  Bill Garbett made a motion to approve as written.  Wanda Doyle seconded.  Voting in favor were Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Voting against were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks and Rob Callahan.  Mayor Buelterman voting in favor.  Motion passed 4-3. 

Consideration of Ordinances, Resolutions

Second Reading, 12-2015; Sec 12-1(c), Enforcement of rules and regulations.  Paul Wolff made a motion to approve.  Wanda Doyle seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0. 

Paul Wolff made a motion to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss personnel.  Monty Parks seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

 Paul Wolff made a motion to return to regular session.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Paul Wolff made a motion to adjourn.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Meeting adjourned at 8:10PM


 

 



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