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MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL - REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2019, 7:00 PM

MINUTES


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 (6:01 pm)

   Mayor Rusty Paul

  • Bauman, Burnett, DeJulio, Paul, Paulson, Reichel and Soteres

Roll Call and General Announcements

   City Clerk

Pledge of Allegiance

   Mayor Rusty Paul

Public Comment


Approval of Meeting Agenda

1.19-343

Add or remove items from agenda

  • A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio, seconded by Council Member Paulson, to approve amending the meeting agenda to include the deletion of Agenda Item 19-347.

Consent Agenda

2.19-344

Meeting Minutes

1. October 1, 2019 Work Session

2. October 1, 2019 Regular Meeting

(Coty Thigpen, City Clerk)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Bauman, seconded by Council Member Reichel, to approve the Consent Agenda for October 15, 2019. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Public Hearings

3.19-345

ABL_ 65336 - Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Atlanta Fantastical OpCp, LLC DBA Santa's Fantastical, 1155 Mt. Vernon Hwy, Suite 300, Sandy Springs, GA 30338. Applicant is Atlanta Fantastical OpCo, LLC: Walter Geer for Consumption on the Premises, Wine, Malt Beverage, and Distilled Spirits

(Presented by Karen Ellis, Finance Director)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Reichel, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Item 19-345 ABL_ 65336 - Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Atlanta Fantastical OpCp, LLC DBA Santa's Fantastical, 1155 Mt. Vernon Hwy, Suite 300, Sandy Springs, GA 30338. Applicant is Atlanta Fantastical OpCo, LLC: Walter Geer for Consumption on the Premises, Wine, Malt Beverage, and Distilled Spirits. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
4.19-346

Consideration to Adopt the Capital Improvements Element (CIE) Update

(Presented by Ginger Sottile, Director or Community Development)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-346 Consideration to Adopt the Capital Improvements Element (CIE) Update. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
5.19-347

CA19-0001 – 230 Windsor Parkway- Request for a Comprehensive Plan Character Area Map Amendment from Neighborhood Village to Commercial/Mixed Use
(NOTE: This item was removed from the agenda and neither heard nor considered)

(Presented by Madalyn Smith, Planner)

6.19-348

TA19-0002 – Text Amendment to Amend Sections of the Development Code Relating to Connectivity; and Violations

(Presented by Matthew Anspach, Planner)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member Paulson, to approve Agenda Item 19-348 TA19-0002 – Text Amendment to Amend Sections of the Development Code Relating to Connectivity; and Violations. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Unfinished Business

7.19-349

Approval of acquisition of property at 800 Johnson Ferry Road through the use of eminent domain for the Johnson Ferry Road Glenridge Connector Sidewalk Project, TS-137

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio, seconded by Council Member Bauman, to deny Agenda Item 19-349 Approval of acquisition of property at 800 Johnson Ferry Road through the use of eminent domain for the Johnson Ferry Road Glenridge Connector Sidewalk Project, TS-137. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

New Business

8.19-350

Approval of acquisition of property at 6010 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Item 19-350 Approval of acquisition of property at 6010 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166. The motion carried by the following vote:
    • 5 - Bauman, Burnett, Paulson, Reichel and Soteres
    • 1 - DeJulio
9.19-351

Approval of acquisition of property at 6020 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Item 19-351 Approval of acquisition of property at 6020 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
10.19-352

Approval of acquisition of property at 7300 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-352 Approval of acquisition of property at 7300 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
11.19-353

Approval of acquisition of property at 7700 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-353 Approval of acquisition of property at 7700 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
12.19-354

Approval of acquisition of property at 7780 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166

(Presented by Dan Lee, City Attorney)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-354 Approval of acquisition of property at 7780 Spalding Drive through the use of eminent domain for the Spalding Drive Sidewalk Project, TS-166. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
13.19-355

Approval for the Mayor to sign the List of Roadways for submittal to the Georgia Department of Transportation for funding under the Fiscal Year 2020 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant

(Presented by Donald Kahn, FIeld Services Unit Manager)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member Reichel, to approve Agenda Item 19-355 Approval for the Mayor to sign the List of Roadways for submittal to the Georgia Department of Transportation for funding under the Fiscal Year 2020 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
14.19-356

Trowbridge Warehouse Field Service EOC Renovation Project

(Presented by Dave Wells, Facilities Director)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Reichel, seconded by Council Member Bauman, to approve Agenda Item 19-356 Trowbridge Warehouse Field Service EOC Renovation Project. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
15.19-357

Approval of the City of Sandy Springs Trail Master Plan

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

  • A motion was made by Council Member Bauman, seconded by Council Member Soteres, to approve Agenda Item 19-357 Approval of the City of Sandy Springs Trail Master Plan. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
16.19-358

Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program Grant Pre-Application

(Presented by Catherine Mercier-Baggett, Sustainability Manager)

  • A motion was made by Council Member Reichel, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve Agenda Item 19-358 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program Grant Pre-Application. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
17.19-359

Consideration of Approval to Award a Contract for ITB 20-005 - Allen Road Park Drainage Improvements

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

  • A motion was made by Council Member Burnett, seconded by Council Member Reichel, to approve Agenda Item 19-359 Consideration of Approval to Award a Contract for ITB 20-005 - Allen Road Park Drainage Improvements. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Reports

18.19-360

July & August 2019 Financials

Executive Session

19.19-361

Executive Session

1. Litigation

  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve entering into Executive Session for the purposes of discussing litigation. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
  • A motion was made by Council Member Paulson, seconded by Council Member DeJulio, to approve adjourning Executive Session. The motion carried by unanimous vote.

Adjournment

A motion was made by Council Member DeJulio to approve final adjournment. The motion was seconded by Council Member Paulson. The motion was approved unanimously. 

Meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

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