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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, November  20, 2012, 5:30 PM
Public Safety Complex (Gainesville Justice Center)
Municipal Court Room
701 Queen City Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501

                                                 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

INVOCATION:
 
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
 
 
PRESENTATION:
 
  • Salvation Army Kettle Days
 
 
PROCLAMATION:
 
  • National Family Month
 
 
CITIZEN’S ISSUES:
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA:
 
Minutes
  1. August 7, 2012 Council Meeting
  2. August 13, 2012 LOST Meeting
  3. August 21, 2012 Council Meeting
  4. August 28, 2012 LOST Meeting
  5. August 28, 2012 Energy Excise Tax Meeting
  6. August 30, 2012 Called Council Meeting
  7. September 4, 2012 Council Meeting
  8. September 13, 2012 Called Council Meeting
  9. September 18, 2012 Council Meeting Minutes
 
Resolutions:
  1. PR-2012-___        U. S. Department of Justice Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Acceptance
2012
  1. PR-2012-___  Grelove, LLC., Sanitary Sewer Extension Request        
 
 
APPOINTMENTS:
 
  1. Friends of the Parks
  2. Position currently held by Glenn Austin
  3. Position currently held by Sally Meadors
  4. Position currently held by Ben Hawkins
  5. Position currently held by Dennis Ingle
  6. Planning and Appeals Board
  7. At-Large position currently held by George Hokayem
  8. Ward 2 position currently held by Dexter Stanley
  9. Ward 4 position currently held by Jane Fleming
  10. Ward 5 position currently held by John Snyder
 
 
GENERAL LEGISLATION:
 
Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2012-27         
Amendment to Chapter 6-4 Entitled Alcoholic Beverages
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 6 ENTITLED “LICENSES, PERMITS AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF SCHOOL AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 6-4-26; TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-28(a) TO REMOVE THE DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR DISPENSING MALT BEVERAGES AND/OR WINE NEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-28(c) TO REMOVE THE DISTANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR DISPENSING DISTILLED SPIRITS NEAR A COLLEGE BUILDING OR COLLEGE CAMPUS; TO AMEND THE HEADING OF SECTION 6-4-38 TO DELETE REFERENCE TO THE GEORGIA MOUNTAINS CENTER; TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-38(a), (c), (e), (f) AND (g) TO DELETE REFERENCE TO THE GEORGIA MOUNTAINS CENTER; TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-38(a),(c(1)), (c(4)), (e), (f), AND (g) TO DELETE REFERENCES TO THE GEORGIA MOUNTAIN CENTER; TO AMEND SECTION 6-4-50 TO DELETE REFERENCE TO THE GEORGIA MOUNTAIN CENTER.
TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR CODIFICATION; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
First Reading:        11/06/2012
Published:        11/09/2012
Passed:  
 
Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2012-28         
Amendment to Title 6 to Provide Chapter 6-16 Entitled  Licenses, Permits and Business Requirements (Pawn Shop Ordinance)
AN ORDINANCE BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA TO AMEND TITLE 6 TO PROVIDE CHAPTER 16 ENTITLED “LICENSES, PERMITS AND BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA; TO PROVIDE CHAPTER 6-16 ENTITLED “PAWNBROKERS AND SECONDHAND DEALERS”; TO PROVIDE FOR DEFINITIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR ENFORCEMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR PERMITTING; TO PROVIDE FOR APPLICATION PROCEDURES; TO PROVIDE FOR A RECORD OF TRANSACTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR DISPOSAL OF ARTICLES; TO PROVIDE FOR AGE REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR DISPOSITION OF LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS; TO PROVIDE FOR APPEALS; TO PROVIDE FOR VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; TO REPEAL ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
First Reading:        11/06/2012
Published:        11/09/2012
Passed:  
 
Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2012-29         
Annex 2.36± acres at 1800 Athens Highway
AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING A 2.36± ACRES TRACT LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF THE INTERSECTION OF ATHENS HIGHWAY AND OLD COUNTY DUMP ROAD, ACROSS FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH ATHENS STREET (A/K/A 1800 ATHENS HIGHWAY); ADJACENT TO BUT NOT NOW WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA; REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
First Reading:        11/06/2012
Published:        11/09/2012
Passed:  
 
Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2012-30         
Zone 2.36± acres at 1800 Athens Highway
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA BY ESTABLISHING THE ZONING ON A 2.36± ACRES TRACT LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF THE INTERSECTION OF ATHENS HIGHWAY AND OLD COUNTY DUMP ROAD, ACROSS FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH ATHENS STREET (A/K/A 1800 ATHENS HIGHWAY) AT THE TIME OF ANNEXATION AS GENERAL BUSINESS, WITH CONDITIONS (G-B-c); REPEALING CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
First Reading:        11/06/2012
Published:        11/09/2012
Passed:  
 
Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2012-31         
Abandon 0.115± acres unopened portion of Longstreet Circle
AN ORDINANCE OFFICIALLY DISCONTINUING, CLOSING AND ABANDONING, WITH CONDITION, A 0.115± ACRE (5,027 SQUARE FEET) UNOPENED CUL-DE-SAC PORTION OF LONGSTREET CIRCLE; WITH ALL ACREAGE BEING LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA; TO RESERVE A 30-FOOT WIDE PERPETUAL SANITARY SEWER EASEMENT FOR THE OPERATION OF MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING MAIN; TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
First Reading:        11/06/2012
Published:        11/09/2012
Passed:  
 
Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2012-32         
Amendment to Title 10, Chapter 10-1-61 Entitled Schedule of Fees as it pertains to Pawnbrokers
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 10, CHAPTER 10-1-61 ENTITLED “SCHEDULE OF FEES” OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA TO AMEND SECTION 10-1-61(1) TO ADD A REGULATORY FEE FOR A PAWNBROKER AND A FEE FOR THE CHANGE OF LOCATION, MANAGING AGENT AND/OR REGISTERED AGENT; TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR SEVERABILITY; TO PROVIDE FOR CODIFICATION; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 
First Reading:        11/06/2012
Published:        11/09/2012
Passed:  
 
 
CITY MANAGER’S ISSUES:
 
 
CITY ATTORNEY ISSUES:
 
 
CITY CLERK ISSUES:
 
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION:
 
 
ADJOURNMENT: