Regular meeting of the Valdosta City Council
5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 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 Aug. 2008 Employee of the Month Award (Debra Miller and Kelley Thomas, Public Involvement Department)
3. Consideration of the approval of the minutes of the July 24, 2008 regular meeting of the Valdosta City Council
4. Citizens to be Heard
5. Public Hearings
a) Consideration of an ordinance for a Special Exception for the establishment of a manufactured home in a Multi-Family Residential (R-6) zoning district as requested by Patricia Varnadore (File No. VA-2008-27). The property is located at 2545 Lonesome Dove Road. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their regular meeting and recommended approval (6-0) with the condition that the old mobile home be removed within 45 days after the placement of the new home.
b) Consideration of an ordinance to rezone 9.8 acres from Manufacturing (M-1) to Manufacturing (M-2) zoning district as requested by Edwarded Jennings, LLC (File No. VA-2008-28). The property is located at 1950 Cypress Street. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their July regular meeting and recommended denial (4-2).
6. Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures
a) Consideration of bids for Moss Way Circle reconstruction.
b) Consideration of a contract extension with ASA Engineering for utility design services for an annexed island.
7. Local Funding and Requests
a) Consideration of a contract extension with ASA Engineering, EMC Engineering, and LEA Engineering for utility design services for annexed islands.
b) Consideration of a request to approve a concept for widening improvements on Country Club Road at Perimeter Road.
c) Consideration of a request to extend the no on-street parking hours around Valdosta State University.
d) Consideration of a request to establish the 2008 Tax Millage Rate.
e) Consideration of a request to apply for grant funds with the Historic Cemetery Heritage Tourism Grant Program for Sunset Hill Cemetery.
8. Boards, Commissions and Authorities
a) Consideration of a recommended policy for appointments to Boards, Commissions, Authorities and Advisory Committees. Mayor/Council postponed the request at the July 10, 2008 regular meeting until the Aug. 7, 2008 regular meeting.
9. City Manager's Report
10. Council Comments