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City Council Agenda/Synopsis

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AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF THE TYBEE ISLAND CITY COUNCIL
JULY 9, 2015 7:00pm
Please silence all cell phones during Council Meetings

I. Consideration of Items for Consent Agenda 6:30PM

II. Executive Session

III. Opening Ceremonies

      Call to Order
      Posting of the Colors
      Pledge of Allegiance
      Invocation – Rev. Susan Hill, All Saints Episcopal Church

IV. Recognitions and Proclamations
      1 Clayton Scott, CEMA
      2 Employee of the Quarter, CPT Tiffany Hayes
      3 Recognition of Promotion
            a) CPT Tiffany Hayes
            b) SGT Erica Coreno
      4 Certificate of Appreciation
            a) Tybee Island Police Department
            b) Tybee Island Fire Department
            c) Tybee Island Ocean Rescue
            d) Marine Rescue Squadron

V. Consideration of the approval of the minutes of the regular meetings of the Tybee Island City Council
      1 June 11, 2015 – City Council Meeting
      2 June 18, 2015 – First and Second Reading of 2015 Millage
      3 June 23, 2015 – Second Reading of FY 2016 Budget
      4 June 25, 2015 – Adoption of 2015 Millage Rate
      5 June 30, 2015 – Adoption/Ratification of FY 2016 Budget

VI. Consideration of Boards, Commissions and Committee Appointments
      1 Mary Ann Miller, Task Force, Enforcement of Beach Rules

VII. Reports of Staff, Boards, Standing Committees and/or Invited Guest Limit reports to 10 minutes.
      1 Recommended actions from CRC regarding beach recycling

VIII. Citizens to Be Heard: Please limit comments to 3 minutes. Maximum Allowable time is 5 minutes.
      1 Henry Morgan, Kinder Morgan Pipeline Appeal

IX. Consideration Local Requests & Applications-Funding, Special Events, Alcohol License
      1 Alcohol License Request - Beer and Wine/Sunday Sales: Toppin’ Hotdogs Café – Food and Beer and Wine Service; 401 First Street (TYB Grill location)
      2 Alcohol License Request – Special Event – Beer, Wine – Critz Tybee Run Fest 2016: Critz Tybee Run Fest 2016; February 5 and 6, 2016
      3 Special Event Consideration – Critz Tybee Run Fest 2016: February 5 – 6, 2016; North Beach (Meddin) parking lot, 16th Street parking lot, race routes detailed in application
      4 Special Event Consideration – Tybee MLK Parade and Human Rights Celebration: January 9, 2016 at 2:00PM from the 14th Street beachside parking lot to the cafeteria; Tybee MLK Committee
      5 Special Event Consideration – Tybee Salutes Heroes Celebration: November 14th at 1:00PM (14th Street beachside parking lot to 5th Street for ceremony at the Veterans Memorial)
      6 Special Event Consideration – Coastal Arts Fair (2016): April 8, 2016 (6-9PM); April 9, 2016 (10:00 AM – 6:00PM); April 10, 2016 (10:00AM – 6:00PM) at Memorial Park
     7 Special Event Consideration – DOP Productions: August 14 (rain dates are August 3 – 19) – City property locations include Old Highway 80 and near Battery Drive for parking while filming on          private property

X. Consideration of Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures
      1 Fourth Amendment to Ground Lease Agreement; The City of Tybee Island and Spectrasite Communications, LLC
      2 Tybee Island Fire Chief Confirmation – Ashley Fields
     3 Consultant Agreement for City Wide Historic Resources Survey Project. Recommended based on review of the RFPs that were received to conduct a Citywide Historic Resources Survey for the          awarded (GDNR-HPD) Historic Preservation Fund Grant Program FY 2015 for Certified Local Governments.
     4 Consideration of a Water, Sewer, Garbage and Recycling Charges due to change in definition in city code as it relates to kitchens to Michael Elliott, 1210 5th Avenue for $444.61 for water and          sewer charges and $378.79 for garbage/recycling from 7-1-13 to 6-15-2015 for a total of $832.40
      5 DPW Transfer Station Fee: 10 cents/pound for all items brought to the DPW transfer station for disposal to recoup city’s cost of disposal. Only exception would be appliances and scrap metal 
         which we receive payment for scrap metal.

XI. Consideration of Approval of Consent Agenda

XII. Public Hearings

      1 Site Plan Approval – consideration of site plan approval for North Beach Bathroom Renovation; Old Fort Screven; Site Plan Approval 5-080
      2 Site Plan Approval – consideration of site plan approval for Tybee Marine Science Platform Tent; Lot 2367 and Lot 4, Fort Screven Ward (North Beach Parking Lot), Site plan approval 5-080
      3 Site Plan Approval – Weekly Farmers Market at the American Legion; 10 Veterans Drive, Site plan approval 5-080
    4 Variance – consideration of height variance to allow for construction of a 60’ flagpole at the Welcome to Tybee Island Sign; 2101 US 80, Zoning Variance 5-090, Schedule of Development          Regulations, Section 3-090
      5 Variance – consideration of setback variance and a marsh buffer variance to allow for construction of a single family structure; 4 Old Highway 80, Zoning Variance 5-090, Schedule of Development          Regulations, Section 3-090
      6 Text Amendment – consideration of revisions to Commercial Signage (Amended) 17A-2015; Section 6-080(J); Tybee Island Marine Science Center Banners
      7 Text Amendment – consideration of revisions to Definitions; 18-2015,Section 2-010(B); Tybee Island Marine Science Center Banners
      8 Banner Plan Approval – Tybee Island Marine Science Center
      9 Planning Commission Minutes, June 15, 2015

XIII. Consideration of Ordinances, Resolutions

XIV. Council, Officials and City Attorney Considerations & Comments
      1 Bubba Hughes
         a) Ante Litem Notice of Claim, Gregory Marshall Chait
      2 Jason Buelterman
         a) Hurricane preparations
      3 Wanda Doyle
         a) Plastic bag/Plastic file recycling update
         b) City Committees
      4 Paul Wolff
         a) Beach recycling

XV. City Managers Report - Goals

XVI. Minutes of Boards and Committees
      1 Tybee Island Ethics Commission Minutes, April 28, 2015

XVII. Executive Session
      1 Discuss litigation, personnel, and real estate acquisition

XVIII. Possible vote on litigation, personnel and real estate acquisition discussed in executive session
XIX. Adjournment

*PLEASE NOTE: Citizens wishing to speak on items listed on the agenda, other than public hearings, should do so during the citizens to be heard section.
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THE VISION OF THE CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND “is to make Tybee Island the premier beach community in which to live, work, and play.”

THE MISSION OF THE CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND “is to provide a safe, secure and sustainable environment by delivering superior services through responsible planning, preservation of our natural and historic resources, and partnership with our community to ensure economic opportunity, a vibrant quality of life, and a thriving future.”

 


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City Council Synopsis 20150630

Mayor pro tem Doyle called the special meeting to order at 9:30AM June 30, 2015.  Those present were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Rob Callahan, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Also attending were Diane Schleicher, City Manager and Janet LeViner, Clerk of Council.  Mayor Buelterman was delayed due to a previously scheduled meeting.

Ratification of FY 2015 – 16 Budget

Barry Brown made a motion to add at total of $34,000 to the proposed budget:  $9,000 allocated for Tybee Island Maritime Academy and $25,000 for the Veteran’s Memorial.  Wanda Doyle seconded.  Discussion:  Voting in favor were Rob Callahan, Wanda Doyle and Barry Brown.  Those voting against were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks and Bill Garbett.  Due to lack of a majority, motion tabled.  Mayor pro tem Doyle called for a short recess.

During the short recess Mayor Buelterman arrived from his meeting in Savannah.

Mayor Buelterman called the meeting to order after the short recess.  Wanda Doyle made a motion to amend the proposed budget by $34,000:  $9,000 allocated for Tybee Island Maritime Academy and $25,000 for the Veteran’s Memorial.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Voting in favor were Wanda Doyle, Rob Callahan and Barry Brown.  Voting against were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks and Bill Garbett.  Mayor Buelterman voting in the affirmative.  Motion passed 4-3.

Bill Garbett made a motion to approve Option B as presented for the proposed FY 15 – 16 Budget.  Paul Wolff seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

Rob Callahan made a motion to ratify the FY 15-16 Budget.  Monty Parks seconded.  Vote was unanimous, 6-0.

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

Meeting adjourned at 10:00AM

 

 

    


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City Council Synopsis 20150625

 

Mayor Buelterman called the third required Public Meeting on the proposed 2015 Millage order at 6:30PM on June 25, 2015.  Those present were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks, Rob Callahan, Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown, and Bill Garbett.  Also attending were Diane Schleicher, City Manager; Angela Hudson, Finance Director; and Janet LeViner, Clerk of Council. 

 

Public Hearings

Third Reading, 2015 Millage.  Mayor Buelterman stated his recommendations regarding the millage rate for 2015.  Paul Wolff made a motion to roll-back the millage rate to the roll-back rate so as not to increase taxes.  Rob Callahan seconded.  Discussion:  Mr. Garbett stated that he does not agree with the current motion as he would like the City to be on a steady keel going forward with the millage.  Mr. Brown agreed with Mr. Garbett.  There was a short discussion regarding the proposed FY 2016 budget regarding additional funds for DPW for the scale, fencing and compactor.  Voting in favor were Paul Wolff, Monty Parks and Rob Callahan.  Voting against were Wanda Doyle, Barry Brown and Bill Garbett.  Mayor Buelterman voting in favor due to the tie.  Motion passes 4-3.

 

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

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:50PM 

 

___________________________

Janet LeViner

Clerk of Council

 

 

 



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