City of Porterdale

Minutes and Agenda

CITY OF PORTERDALE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MINUTES

February 5, 2018

6:30PM

 

Presiding over the meeting was Mayor Arline Chapman. In attendance were Council Members, Linda Finger – Post 2, , Mike Harper - Post 4, and Lowell Chambers – Post 5. Also in attendance were Bob Thomson- City Manager, Megan Reid – City Clerk, and Tim Chambers- City Attorney. Terry Gray- Post 1 and Tim Savage – Post 3 were absent.

Agenda Item 1. Call to order
Mayor Arline Chapman called the meeting to order

Agenda Item 2. Invocation
The invocation was led by Mayor Chapman


Agenda Item 3. Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Chapman led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

Agenda Item 4. Awards, Recognitions, & Donations

 

Agenda Item 5. Additional Agenda Items

None

 

Agenda Item 6. Approval of the Agenda Items


Motion 1
- was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the agenda with changes and was seconded by Council Member Mike Harper.


Motion passed unanimously

 

Agenda Item 7. Budget Adjustments

 

None.

 

Agenda Item 9. Approval of Minutes

 

Motion 2 - was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the minutes of the December 12, 2017 Called Meeting and was seconded by Council Member Lowell Chambers.


Motion passed unanimously.

 

Motion 3 - was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the minutes of the January 8, 2018 Meeting with a correction to Agenda Item 16 and was seconded by Council Member Lowell Chambers.


Motion passed unanimously.

 

Motion 4 - was made by Council Member Linda Finger to approve the minutes of the January 25, 2018 Called Meeting and was seconded by Council Member Mike Harper.


Motion passed unanimously.

 

Agenda Item 9. Staff and Committee: Reports


City Clerk Update- Megan Reid

  • None

 

Downtown Director-

  • Submitted a report


Police Chief- Jason Cripps

  • Submitted a report

 

City Manager- Bob Thomson

  • None.

 

Planning and Zoning Commission

  • No updates

 

Historic Preservation Commission

  • No Certificate of Appropriateness issued
  • No updates

 

Agenda Item 10. Elected Officials’ Comments

 

Mayor Arline Chapman

  • Georgia Trend Magazine is featuring Porterdale

 

Post 1- Terry Gray

  • Absent

 

Post 2- Linda Finger

  • Water concerns on Elm St and would like the Public Works Director Robert Witcher to have her water tested
  • CARE is hosting a Fish Fry on 4/7/2018 and having a Concert to benefit the CARE Scholarship Fund on 5/5/2018 featuring Don Dimsdale
  • CARE is still taking scholarship applications

 

Post 3- Tim Savage

  • Absent

 

Post 4- Mike Harper

  • None

 

 

Post 5- Lowell Chambers

  • Pleased with all the work going on in the City.
  • Friends of Porterdale are hosting a concert featuring “Swinging Medallions”
  • Would like for someone to check on the back alley of South Broad Street. There is a tow truck that is tearing up the asphalt by parking back there.
  • Mayor Chapman- Would like for the barricade to be removed from the side of Mary Johnson’s house.

 

Agenda Item 11. Public Comments not on the Agenda
None.

 

Agenda Item 12. Executive Session

 

Motion 5- was made by Council Member Mike Harper to go into Executive Session for Pending Litigation and was seconded by Council Member Lowell Chambers.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

Motion 6- was made by Council Member Mike Harper to go back into regular session and was seconded by Council Member Lowell Chambers.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

Motion 7- was made by Council Member Mike Harper to approve the settlement agreement between City of Porterdale vs Curtis Jackson.

 

Motion passed unanimously.

 

Agenda Item 14. Adjournment

 

Motion 10 - was made by Council Mike Harper to adjourn and was seconded by Council Member Lowell Chambers.

 

Motion passed unanimously.