REGULAR MEETING OF THE VALDOSTA CITY COUNCIL
5:30 P.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2008
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL
1. Opening Ceremonies
a) Call to Order
c) Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag
2. Awards and Presentations
a) Consideration of the June, 2008 Employee of the Month Award (Ean Oliveto, Police Department).
3. Consideration of the approval of the minutes of the May 22, 2008 regular meeting of the Valdosta City Council.
4. Citizens to be Heard
5. Public Hearings
a) Consideration of a request to close a section of Hampton Lane.
b) Consideration of an ordinance to rezone 1.2 acres from Residential-Professional (R-P) to Office-Professional (O-P) and for a Special Exception to establish a Daycare Center as requested by Brenda Findley (File No. VA-2008-21). The subject property is located at 512 North Forrest Street. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their May regular meeting and recommended approval (8-0).
c) Consideration of an ordinance to rezone .29 acres from Office-Professional (O-P) to Highway-Commercial (C-H) as requested by Ben Broomberg (File No. VA-2008-22). The subject property is located at 3175 Inner Perimeter Road. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their May regular meeting and recommended approval (8-0).
6. Bids, Contracts, Agreements, and Expenditures
a) Consideration of a Request for Proposal for a new play structure at Scott Park.
b) Consideration of bids for picnic shelters at Scott Park.
c) Consideration of a request from the Valdosta-Lowndes County Airport Authority to accept and execute the Federal Aviation Administration’s Grant Agreement and resolution for Taxiway A rehabilitation, grooving of Runway 35, and associated work (Airport Project #AIP-24).
7. Local Funding and Requests
a) Consideration of a request to apply for grant funds for the 2008 Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program-National Initiatives.
b) Consideration of a request to authorize a feasibility study and preliminary design for an office facility for the Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority.
c) Consideration of a request to create a joint Capital Projects Coordinating Committee with the Valdosta Board of Education
8. Boards, Commissions, and Authorities
a) Consideration of an appointment to the Greater Lowndes Planning Commission.
9. City Manager’s Report
10. Council Comments