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MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL - REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2019, 6:30 PM

MINUTES


Approved Minutes

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City Council

Rusty Paul, Mayor
John Paulson, District 1
Steve Soteres, District 2
Chris Burnett, District 3
Jody Reichel, District 4
Tibby DeJulio, District 5
Andy Bauman, District 6


Call to Order

   Mayor Rusty Paul

Roll Call and General Announcements

   City Clerk

Pledge of Allegiance

   Mayor Rusty Paul

Public Comment

Approval of Meeting Agenda

1.19-254

Add or remove agenda items

  • A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio, seconded by Council Member Reichel, to approve the meeting agenda for August 6, 2019. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Consent Agenda

2.19-255

Meeting Minutes

1. July 16, 2019 Work Session

2. July 16, 2019 Regular Meeting

(Coty Thigpen, City Clerk)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Bauman, seconded by Council Member Paulson, to approve the Consent Agenda for the August 6, 2019 Council Meeting. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Presentations

3.19-256

1. Purple Heart Proclamation

(Council Member John Paulson)


Public Hearings

4.19-257

Ad Valorem Tax Rate Public Hearing and Set Millage Rate for Fiscal Year 2020

(Presented by Karen Ellis, Finance Director)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member Reichel, to approve Agenda Item 19-257 to set the Millage Rate for Fiscal Year 2020. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
5.19-258

Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Koharu, LLC DBA Koharu Japenese Restaurant, 6115 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #K120, Sandy Springs, GA. Applicant is Bora Hong for Consumption on Premises, Wine, Malt Beverages, and Distilled Spirits

(Presented by Karen Ellis, Finance Director)

 (Invitation for Public Comment)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Iem 19-258 Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Koharu, LLC, DBA Koharu Japanese Restaurant, 6115 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd #K120, Sandy Springs, GA. Applicant is Bora Hong for Consumption on Premises, Wine, Malt Beverage and Distilled Spirits. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
6.19-259

Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Vickynarak Foods, Inc. DBA Bangkok Thyme Restaurant, 4969 Roswell Rd Ste 235, Sandy Springs, GA 30342. Applicant is Vickynarak Foods, Inc. Adidsara Weerasin for Consumption on the Premises Wine, Malt Beverage, and Distilled Spirits

(Presented by Karen Ellis, Finance Director)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Bauman, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-259 Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Vickynarak Foods, Inc DBA Bangkok Thyme Restaurant, 4969 Roswell Rd, Ste 235, Sandy Springs, GA 30342. Applicant is Vickynarak Foods, Inc. Adidsara Weerasin for Consumption on the Premises, Wine, Malt Beverage and Distilled Spirits. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

New Business

7.19-260

Consideration of Approval of a Settlement and Purchase of Right-of-Way and Easements Related to 5320 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia - T-0033-7 Roswell Road Sidewalks Project

(Presented by City Attorney, Dan Lee)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Bauman, seconded by Council Member Reichel, to approve Agenda Item 19-260 Approval of a Settlement and Purchase of Right-of-way and easements related to 5320 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia – T-0033-7 Roswell Road Sidewalk Projects. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
8.19-261

City of Sandy Springs, Georgia vs. The hereinafter described lands and rights in lands of 135 Mount Vernon Hwy, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, Parcel ID 17-0089-0005-018-5; Richard R. Beavers; Randy Beavers Insurance Agency, Inc.; Hon. Arthur Ferdinand, Tax Commissioner for Fulton County, Georgia; Hon. Pinkie Toomer, Probate Court Judge, Fulton County, Georgia; And Any And All Others Claiming An Interest In The Described Lands. (CC-10 Sandy Springs Circle Streetscape Project)

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member Paulson, to approve Agenda Item 19-261 City of Sandy Springs, Georgia vs. The hereinafter described lands and rights in lands of 135 Mount Vernon Hwy, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, Parcel ID 17-0089-0005-018-5; Richard R. Beavers; Randy Beavers Insurance Agency, Inc.; Hon. Arthur Ferdinand, Tax Commissioner for Fulton County, Georgia; Hon. Pinkie Toomer, Probate Court Judge, Fulton County, Georgia; And Any And All Others Claiming An Interest In The Described Lands. (CC-10 Sandy Springs Circle Streetscape Project). The motion carried by unanimous vote.
9.19-262

Consideration of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for Property Located at 660 Hammond Drive (Tax Parcel # 17-0036-0002-010-9

(Presented by Marty Martin, Director of Public Works)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-262 Consideration of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for Property Located at 660 Hammond Drive (Tax Parcel # 17-0036-0002-010-9). The motion carried by unanimous vote.
10.19-263

Consideration of Approval of a Contract to Construct Project T0062-3, Sandy Springs Circle Streetscape, from Johnson Ferry Road to Mt. Vernon Hwy

(Presented by Marty Martin, Director of Public Works)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Item 19-263 Consideration of Approval of a contract to construct project T0062-3, Sandy Springs Circle Streetscape, from Johnson Ferry Road to Mt. Vernon Hwy. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
11.19-264

Consideration of Approval of Change Order 1 Scope of Work and Fee, WSP USA, Inc. for ATMS 4 SCOOT Implementation in the Perimeter Area (TS 107) and authorization for the Interim City Manager to execute revised contract documents

(Presented by Marty Martin, Director of Public Works)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Reichel, seconded by Council Member Paulson, to approve Agenda Item 19-264 Approval of Change Order 1 Scope of Work and Fee, WSP USA, Inc. for ATMS 4 SCOOT Implementation in the Perimeter Area (TS 107) and authorization for the Interim City Manager to execute revised contract documents. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
12.19-265

Consideration of Approval of Change Order 2 Scope of Work and Fee, Gresham Smith and Partners for the Hammond Drive Corridor Design Project (TS 193) and authorization for the Interim City Manager to execute revised contract documents

(Presented by Marty Martin, Director of Public Works)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-265 Approval of Change Order 2 Scope of Work and Fee, Gresham Smith and Partners for the Hammond Drive Corridor Design Project (TS 193) and authorization for the Interim City Manager to execute revised contract documents. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
13.19-266

Resolution to Amend the City of Sandy Springs Purchasing Policy

(Presented by Mayor Rusty Paul)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-266 Resolution to Amend the City of Sandy Springs Purchasing Policy to a maximum of $99,000 as the upper limit for the City Manager position to approve. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
14.19-267

Resolution to Update Bank Signatories

(Presented by Karen Ellis, Finance Director)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Reichel, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Item 19-267 Resolution to Update Bank Signatures. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
15.19-268

Resolution to Approve Facility Use Agreement ("2019 Agreement") between the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia ("City"), and the Sandy Springs Youth Sports, Inc. ("SSYS"), Morgan Falls Park the City of Sandy Springs for Morgan Falls Park ("Park")

(Presented by Mike Perry, Director of Recreation and Parks)

  • A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio, seconded by Council Member Bauman, to approve Agenda Item 19-268 Resolution to Approve Facility Use Agreement between the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia and the Sandy Springs Youth Sports, Inc. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Reports

16.19-269

Staff Reports

1. Public Works Project Update

(Marty Martin, Director of Public Works)


Executive Session

17.19-270

Litigation and Real Estate

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve entering into Executive Session for purposes of discussing Real Estate and Litigation.. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Adjournment

A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio and Seconded by Council Member Burnett to adjourn Executive Session. The motion was approved unanimously. 

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18.19-271

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 9:03 p.m.

  • A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve adjournment. The motion carried by unanimous vote.