7/27/2015 6:30pm

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7/27/2015 6:30pm

Postby mrmtholly » Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:06 am

July 27, 2015
6:30 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER BY THE MAYOR
INVOCATION
SET THE AGENDA
1. Award of Bid for the 2015 Paving Project Miles Braswell
2. Update on the 2015 Drought Situation Brian Wilson
3. Consideration and Approval of a Main Street Solutions Grant Application Greg Beal
for the Summey Building and Old Gaston Theatre Building as requested by Billy Rick
4. Review of Updates to the City Code Marie Anders
5. Adjourn
  

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Re: 7/27/2015 6:30pm

Postby Scott L » Thu Aug 27, 2015 8:16 pm

Monday, July 27, 2015
Council Chambers
6:30 pm

Call to Order
Mayor Hough called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. The following were present:
Mayor Bryan Hough
Danny Jackson, City Manager
Mayor Pro Tem Perry Toomey
Jamie Guffey, Assistant City Manager
Councilman Jerry Bishop
David Johnson, City Engineer/ Director of Utilities
Councilman Jim Hope
Ryan Baker, Fire Chief
Councilman David Moore
Mark Jusko, Recreation Supervisor
Councilman J. Jason Gowen
Miles Braswell, Director of Streets and Solid Waste
Councilwoman Carolyn Breyare
Don Roper, Police Chief
Attorney Kemp Michael

INVOCATION
Councilwoman Breyare led the Council, staff and attendees in prayer.

SET THE AGENDA
With no changes to the agenda, Councilwoman Breyare made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Councilman Moore seconded the motion. All Council Members present voted in favor. (Motion carried)
1.Award of Bid for the 2015 Paving Project
Mr. Braswell advised that at the April Work Session staff presented the 2015-2016 Powell Bill Paving Projects with an estimated budget of $300,000. The city received 3 bids for the project and Red Clay Industries, Inc. came in with the low bid at $211,370. Mr. Braswell added that a 15% contingency was added to the bid to cover any unforeseen expenses. He also explained that there were some alternates include in the bid packets for additional improvements. With the bids coming in lower than anticipated staff recommends awarding the bid to Red Clay Industries and include alternate 2 (North Willow Court 2" mill and pave) and alternate 6 (Goldenrain Court 2" Mill and pave). Councilman Gowen made motion to award the bid to Red Clay Industries and include alternates 2 and 6 and the 15% contingency for a total amount of $278,370. Councilman Bishop seconded the motion. All Council Members voted in favor. (Motion carried)


2.Update on the 2015 Drought Situation
The Utilities Director, Dave Johnson and the Brian Wilson, the ORC at the Waste Treatment plant came before the Council to give an update on the recent water use restrictions that were put into effect by the City. They explained to the Council that with the hotter than normal during the months of June and July temperatures and the lower than normal precipitation it is in the best interest of the City to move into a Stage 1 drought situation. Mr. Wilson and Mr. Johnson went into further detail regarding the process if the Water Shortage Management Plan. They advised that they anticipate the City moving into a Stage 2 drought situation sometime during the first couple of weeks in August. Stage 2 is mandatory water restrictions with a fee associated with any violations. Mr. Wilson explained to the Council the process the City would have to take if the water table were continues to drop. Mr. Jackson added that the City if currently trying to educate our citizens of the seriousness of the drought.


3.Consideration and Approval of a Main Street Solutions Grant Application
Mr. Beal and Mr. Billy Rick came before Council for consideration of a grant application for the renovation of the Summey Building and Old Gaston Theatre Building. This is a possible $150,000 grant that will pay $2 for every $1 spent and 6 jobs will have to be created with the end result. Mr. Rick is the owner of the buildings but a private individual is prohibited from applying for the grant therefore the City has to be the lead agency in the project. Mr. Gowen commented that from what he was hearing from Mr. Beal and Mr. Rick is that there would be no financial burden to the city just some staff time to help complete the grant application process. Mr. Beal agreed and advised that Mr. Rick would be eligible for a business incentive grant after the renovations are started but no funds as related to the Main Street Solutions Grant. Councilman Bishop made a motion to move forward with the Main Street solutions Grant Application. Councilwoman Breyare seconded the motion. All Council Members voted in favor. (Motion carried)


4.Review of Updates to the City Code
Ms. Anders advised that at the last meeting Council approved changes to Chapter 10 of the City Code regarding privilege license. Since that time staff has decided that it would be more efficient for businesses to submit one consolidated for zoning and business license. The proposed amendment to Chapter 10 reflects those changes. Councilman Gowen made a motion to approve the proposed changes to Chapter 10 of the City Code. (Resolution # 07272015A) Councilwoman Breyare seconded the motion. All Coucnil Members voted in favor. (Motion carried).


5.Adjourn
With no additional items for discussion, Mayor Hough entertained a motion to adjourn. Councilman Gowen made the motion to adjourn the July 27, 2015 Council Work Session Meeting. Mayor Pro Tem Toomey seconded the motion. All Council members present voted in favor. (Motion carried)

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
  


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