July 15, 2014

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Regular Meeting

City Council


Rusty Paul Mayor

John Paulson District 1

Ken Dishman District 2

Graham McDonald District 3

Gabriel Sterling District 4

Tibby DeJulio District 5

Andy Bauman District 6

A) INVOCATION – Rabbi Megan Brudney, Temple Sinai

B) CALL TO ORDER – Mayor Rusty Paul

C) ROLL CALL AND GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

D) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Mayor Rusty Paul

E) APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (add or remove items from agenda)

F) CONSENT AGENDA

Meeting Minutes
(Agenda Item No. 14-146)
1. Meeting Minutes:
a) June 17, 2014 Regular Meeting
b) June 17, 2014 Work Session
(Michael Casey, City Clerk)

(Agenda Item No. 14-147 )
2. Consideration of Approval of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Lighting
Agreement for CDBG Sidewalks, Phase 2, Project CIP T-0033-2, Roswell Road – Northridge
to Roberts
(Garrin Coleman, Director of Public Works)

(Agenda Item No. 14-148 )
3. Consideration of Approval of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Transportation Enhancement Activities Agreement for SR9/Roswell Road Streetscape
Enhancement, P.I. No. 0002310 (Sandy Springs Project CIP T-0008, Roswell Road
Streetscape – Cliftwood to Hammond)
(Garrin Coleman, Director of Public Works)

G) PRESENTATIONS

1. Recognition of the Citizens on Patrol Volunteers – Mayor Paul and Police Chief DeSimone

2. Recognition of the Police Department for receiving the Phyllis Goodwin Agency of the Year
Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy
Associates (FBINAA) – City Manager John McDonough

3. Presentation of Rebate Check from GA Power to City – City Manager John McDonough

4. Presentation on I-285 / Riverside Drive Interchange Scope of Work - Marlo Clowers from
GDOT

5. Presentation on I-285 / GA400 Interchange Reconstruction - Marlo Clowers from GDOT

6. Presentation on Tree Canopy Study Results – Community Development Director Angela
Parker

H) PUBLIC HEARINGS

Ad Valorem Tax

(Agenda Item No. 14-149 )
1. An Ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia, to Fix the Ad
Valorem Tax Rate of the City of Sandy Springs for Fiscal Year 2015; and for Other Purposes
(FIRST PUBLIC HEARING)
(Presented by City Manager, John McDonough)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Alcoholic Beverage License

(Agenda Item No. 14-150 )
2. Approval of Alcoholic Beverage License Application for Krazy Buffalos 4920 Roswell Road
Suite 46B, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30342. Applicant is Anthony Cuccia Jr for Consumption
Wine, and Malt Beverage
(Presented by Finance Director, Karen Ellis)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Rezonings

(Agenda Item No. 14-151 )
3. 201300687 (DRI)** - Tax Parcel 17-0019- LL-059 (Abernathy Road, Peachtree Dunwoody
Road, Mount Vernon Highway, GA 400), Applicant: Hines, to rezone the subject property
from O-I (Office and Institutional District) conditional to MIX (Mixed Used District), with a
use permit to exceed the maximum district height and concurrent variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-152 )
4. 201401164 - 8730 Roswell Road, Applicant: Centric Development, LLC, to rezone the
subject property from AG-1 (Agricultural District) conditional and O-I (Office and
Institutional District) conditional to A-L (Apartment Limited District) to allow for a 99-unit
residential building, with concurrent variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-153 )
5. 201401170 - 400 Carpenter Drive, Applicant: Holt Persinger, to rezone the subject property
from C-1 (Community Business District) conditional to A-L (Apartment Limited District) to
allow for a 45-unit residential building, with concurrent variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-154 )
6. 201401173 - 5188 & 5208 Roswell Road, Applicant: Halpern Enterprises, Inc., to rezone the
subject property from O-I (Office and Institutional District) conditional and R-3 (Single
Family Dwelling District) to MIX (Mixed Use District) to allow for a mixed use office and
residential development, with concurrent variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Zoning Modification

(Agenda Item No. 14-155 )
7. 201401133 - 305 Carpenter Drive, Applicant: Masoud Zahedi, to delete all conditions related
to senior living in Sandy Springs zoning case RZ08-012
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Text Amendment

(Agenda Item No. 14-156 )
8. TA14-002 - An Ordinance to Amend Article 12B, Sandy Springs Overlay District, of the
Sandy Springs Zoning Ordinance Related to Streetscape Standards
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

I) UNFINISHED BUSINESS (none at this time)

J) NEW BUSINESS

(Agenda Item No. 14-157 )
1. Consideration of a Resolution Appointing a Member to the Board of Ethics of the City of
Sandy Springs (Reed Haggard)
(Presented by Mayor, Rusty Paul)

(Agenda Item No. 14-158 )
2. Consideration of a Resolution Appointing a Member to the Board of Ethics of the City of
Sandy Springs (Darlene Trigg) - First Alternate
(Presented by Mayor, Rusty Paul)


(Agenda Item No. 14-159 )
3. Consideration of a Resolution Appointing a Member to the Board of Ethics of the City of
Sandy Springs (Jonathan Levine) - Second Alternate
(Presented by Mayor, Rusty Paul)

(Agenda Item No. 14-160 )
4. Consideration of a Resolution Designating Signatories for the City of Sandy Springs, Georgia
(Presented by Finance Director, Karen Ellis)

(Agenda Item No. 14-161 )
5. Approval of Purchase and Closing of 146 Hilderbrand Avenue, Sandy Springs, Georgia
(Presented by City Attorney, Wendell Willard)

(Agenda Item No. 14-162 )
6. Consideration of Approval of Public Art – Mural at Morgan Falls Park
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Agenda Item No. 14-163 )
7. Consideration of Approval of Purchase of Police Vehicles
(Presented by Chief of Police, Ken DeSimone)

(Agenda Item No. 14-164 )
8. Authorization to Acquire Property under Grant PDMC-PJ-04-GA-2012-002
(Presented by City Manager, John McDonough)

(Agenda Item No. 14-165 )
9. A Resolution to Amend the City of Sandy Springs' Authorization for the use of Eminent
Domain to Acquire Property Located at 80 Johnson Ferry Road, Sandy Springs, Georgia,
PARCEL ID: 17-008800020098, for Public Use
(Presented by City Attorney, Wendell Willard)

(Agenda Item No. 14-166 )
10. A Resolution to Rescind the City of Sandy Springs' Resolution No: 2014-06-43 Adopted June
3, 2014 Authorizing the use of Eminent Domain to Aquire Property Located at 6332 North
Hampton Drive, Sandy Springs, Georgia, PARCEL ID: 17-008800020395, for Public Use
(Presented by City Attorney, Wendell Willard)

(Agenda Item No. 14-167 )
11. A Resolution to Authorize the use of Eminent Domain to Acquire a Portion of the Property
Located at 6332 North Hampton Drive, Sandy Springs, Georgia, PARCEL ID: 17-
008800020395, for Public Use
(Presented by City Attorney, Wendell Willard)

K) REPORTS

1. Mayor and Council Reports

2. Staff Reports


a) May 2014 Financial Report – Finance Director Karen Ellis

L) PUBLIC COMMENT

M) EXECUTIVE SESSION – Litigation and Real Estate

N) ADDITIONAL BUSINESS

(Agenda Item No. 14-168)
1. Consideration by City Council of the Acquisition of Property for the Carpenter Drive
Realignment
(Presented by City Attorney, Wendell Willard)

O) ADJOURNMENT

Summary Minutes

Approved Minutes

Work Session

 STAFF DISCUSSION ITEMS

Public Works

1. Consideration of Preliminary Approval of a Petition for Road and Stormwater
Abandonment and Privatization Filed by Highland Valley Court Homeowner’s
Association

2. Consideration of Preliminary Approval of an Application and Affidavit to Obtain
Abandonment of the Right of Way of Lake Allen Lane; filed by JW Homes, LLC,
Applicant on behalf of the residents of Lake Allen Lane

3. Consideration of Preliminary Approval of an Application and Affidavit to Obtain
Abandonment of a portion of the Right of Way of Sandy Springs Circle (a/k/a Allen
Court); filed by JW Homes, LLC

4. Street Functional Classification changes for Georgia Department of Transportation
(GDOT) Consideration

Approved Minutes

 

 

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