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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 5:30 PM
Public Safety Complex (Gainesville Justice Center)
Municipal Court Room
701 Queen City Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501

INVOCATION:
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
 
CITIZEN’S ISSUES:
 
CONSENT AGENDA:
 
Resolutions:
  • AR-2012-___  Regarding Third Quarter Budget Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2012
  • BR-2012-___  Property and Casualty Insurance Provider
  • BR-2012-___  Adoption of the Community Agenda as Part of the 2030 Comprehensive Plan
  • PR-2012-___  Request to Apply for FY13 VITA Grant
  • PR-2012-___  Riverside Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Project
  • PR-2012-___  Authorization to Accept a $9,000 Historic Preservation Fund Grant
 
APPOINTMENTS:
 
  • Airport Advisory Committee - Hall County Representative
  • Golf Course Advisory Committee – City Council Representative
(To fill the unexpired term of Gary Palmer)
  • Historic Preservation Committee – Ward 5
(Position currently held by Jack Bailey)
 
GENERAL LEGISLATION:
 
Proposed Ordinance
Amend Chapter 1-6 Entitled Personnel
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 1-6 ENTITLED “PERSONNEL” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA; TO AMEND SECTION 1-6-50 TO ESTABLISH A MERIT PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION IN WHICH ALL PERSONNEL MATTERS OF THE CITY SHALL BE DETERMINED SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND QUALIFICATIONS, WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION; TO AMEND SECTION 1-6-51 TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF EMPLOYEE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR CODIFICATION; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
BUDGET HEARING:
 
Presentation of FY2013 Proposed Budget
 
Public Comments regarding proposed budget
 
Proposed Ordinance
FY2013 Ad Valorem Tax Rate for the City of Gainesville
(Exclusive of the Gainesville Board of Education)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA, TO FIX THE AD VALOREM TAX RATE FOR THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA EXCLUSIVE OF ACTIVITIES OF THE GAINESVILLE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2013; AND OTHER PURPOSES.
 
Proposed Ordinance
FY2013 Ad Valorem Tax Rate for the Gainesville Board of Education
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA, TO FIX THE AD VALOREM TAX RATE FOR THE GAINESVILLE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2013; AND OTHER PURPOSES.
 
PUBLIC HEARING:
 
Annexation/Zoning Items
 
  • Request from the City of Gainesville Public Utilities Department to annex a 2.3± acres tract located on the southwestern corner of the intersection of Marler Street and Hancock Avenue (a/k/a 1198 Marler Street) and to establish zoning as Heavy Industrial (H-I).
Ward:                                Three
Tax Parcel Number:         01-031-004-002 (Part)
Request:                            Public Utilities shop/office
 
Council Action:            ___________________________________
                                                                                    (Two Ordinances)
 
  • Request from WAG Properties, Inc. to annex a 0.68± acre tract located on the east side of Thompson Bridge Road, south of its intersection with Sandridge Court (a/k/a 1868 Thompson Bridge Road) and to establish zoning as General Business (G-B).
Ward:                                One          
Tax Parcel Number:         00-097-001-020
Request:                            Transportation logistics brokerage
 
Council Action:            ___________________________________
                                                                                    (Two Ordinances)
 
  • Request from Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, Inc. to annex a 68.223± acres tract located on the north and south side of Jesse Jewell Parkway, between and across from its intersection with Limestone Parkway and White Sulphur Road (a/k/a 601 White Sulphur Road) and to establish zoning as Planned Unit Development (P-U-D).
Ward:                                Two and Three
Tax Parcel Number:         09-123-000-008 (Part)
Request:                            Commercial / office / multi-family development
 
Council Action:            ___________________________________
                                                                                    (Two Ordinances)
 
  • Request from Eddie Martin Sr. to abandon a 0.39± acre (465± linear feet) unopened portion of Walker Street right-of-way located north of its intersection with Virginia Avenue having a zoning classification of Residential-I (R-I). 
Ward Number:                  One
Request:                            Abandonment of right-of-way
 
Council Action:            ___________________________________
                                                                                    (One Ordinance)
 
CITY MANAGER’S ISSUES:
 
CITY ATTORNEY ISSUES:
 
CITY CLERK ISSUES:
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION:
 
ADJOURNMENT: