August 19, 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 – Bishop Paul Abamonte, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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. 14-177)
1. Meeting Minutes:
a) July 23, 2014 Special Called Meeting
b) August 5, 2014 Regular Meeting
(Michael Casey, City Clerk)

Right of Way

(Agenda Item No. 14-178 )
2. Acceptance of a Dedication of a Right of Way Deed as Part of the Zoning Requirements
(6024 Roswell Road along Hammond Drive)
(Garrin Coleman, Director of Public Works)

(Agenda Item No. 14-179 )
3. Acceptance of a Dedication of a Right of Way Deed as Part of the Zoning Requirements
(6038 and 6024 Roswell Road)
(Garrin Coleman, Director of Public Works)

(Agenda Item No. 14-180 )
4. Acceptance of a Dedication of a Right of Way Deed as Part of the Zoning Requirements
(6038 Roswell Road along Sandy Springs Place)
(Garrin Coleman, Director of Public Works)

(Agenda Item No. 14-181 )
5. Amendment to Section 38-186 of Litter Control, Article VII, Waste Control at Construction
Sites, of the Code of the City of Sandy Springs
(Garrin Coleman, Director of Public Works)

G) PRESENTATIONS

1. Presentation: Connect 400 - GA 400 Transit Initiative - Mark Eatman, MARTA Project
Manager

(Invitation for Public Comment)

2. Proclamation for the 40th Anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant Program
(CDBG) - Mayor Paul

H) PUBLIC HEARINGS

Rezonings

(Agenda Item No. 14-182 )
1. 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)

(Agenda Item No. 14-183 )
2. 201401601 - 5950 Mitchell Road, Applicant: Rockhaven Homes, to rezone from R-1 (Single
Family Dwelling District) to R-4 (Single Family Dwelling District) for the development of a
16-lot subdivision, with concurrent variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-184 )
3. 201401611 - 5801 Roswell Road, Applicant: Zahedi, Inc., to rezone the subject property from
C-1 (Community Business District) conditional to C-1 (Community Business District) for the
development of an addition to the existing commercial building, with concurrent
variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-185 )
4. 201401682 - 6079 Boylston Road, Applicant: Southtech Homes, LLC, to rezone from R-4
(Single Family Dwelling District) to A (Medium Density Apartment District) for the
development of a 22-lot townhome development, with concurrent variances
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Text Amendments

(Agenda Item No. 14-186 )
5. TA14-003 - An Ordinance to Amend Article 4, General Provisions, of the Sandy Springs
Zoning Ordinance to add Multifamily Dwelling Unit Development Standards
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-187 )
6. TA14-004 - An Ordinance to Amend Article 7, Two Family and Multifamily Dwelling
District Regulations, Article 8, Multiple Use District Regulations, Article 9, Commercial
District Regulations, and Article 11, Planned Unit District Regulations, of the Sandy Springs
Zoning Ordinance to allow Townhouse Dwelling Units
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-188 )
7. TA14-005 - An Ordinance to Amend Article 9, Commercial District Regulations, of the
Sandy Springs Zoning Ordinance to clarify Permitted Uses
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-189 )
8. TA14-006 - An Ordinance to Amend Section 7.2.3, Townhouse Residential District
Development Standards, of the Sandy Springs Zoning Ordinance related to density
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)
(Agenda Item No. 14-190 )
9. TA14-007 - An Ordinance to Amend Article 18, Off Street Parking and Loading, of the
Sandy Springs Zoning Ordinance
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-191 )
10. TA14-008 - An Ordinance to Amend Article 33, Signs, of the Sandy Springs Zoning
Ordinance related to internally illuminated signs
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Resolution

(Agenda Item No. 14-192 )
11. Resolution to Authorize the Transmittal of the Draft Annual Capital Improvements Element
(CIE) Update to the Regional Development Center and State for Review and Comment
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

Abandonment Requests

(Agenda Item No. 14-193 )
12. Public Hearing on Petition for Road and Stormwater Abandonment and Privatization Filed by
Highland Valley Court Homeowner's Association
(Presented by Assistant City Attorney, Cecil McLendon)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-194 )
13. Public Hearing on the Application to Obtain Abandonment of Right of Way of Lake Allen
Lane filed by JW Homes, LLC, Applicant of behalf of the Residents of Lake Allen Lane
(Presented by Assistant City Attorney, Cecil McLendon)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

(Agenda Item No. 14-195 )
14. Public Hearing on the Application to Obtain Abandonment of Right of Way of Sandy Springs
Circle (a/k/a Allen Court) filed by JW Homes, LLC
(Presented by Assistant City Attorney, Cecil McLendon)

(Invitation for Public Comment)

I) UNFINISHED BUSINESS (none at this time)

J) NEW BUSINESS

(Agenda Item No. 14-196 )
1. Consideration of Approval of a Contract to Construct Projects T-7225 & T-7226, Powers
Ferry Road at Northside Drive and Powers Ferry Road at New Northside Drive Intersection
Improvements Subject to Validation and Approval by the Legal and Finance Departments
(Presented by Director of Public Works, Garrin Coleman)

(Agenda Item No. 14-197 )
2. Consideration of the Acceptance of the Agreement to Purchase Right of Way on the T-0039
Capital Improvements Project / Spalding Drive at Mt. Vernon Road Intersection
Improvements
(Presented by Assistant City Attorney, Cecil McLendon)

(Agenda Item No. 14-198 )
3. Proposed Property Exchange between the City and Mrs. Susan Strother
(Presented by Assistant City Manager, Bryant Poole)

(Agenda Item No. 14-199 )
4. Soil Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Code Amendments
(Presented by Community Development Director, Angela Parker)

(Agenda Item No. 14-200 )
5. Amendment to Chapter 22, Article II of the City of Sandy Springs Code of Ordinances
(“Code”) to provide for the inspection and maintenance of private fire hydrants in the City
(Presented by City Attorney, Wendell Willard)

K) REPORTS

1. Mayor and Council Reports

2. Staff Reports


a) June 2014 Financial Report – Finance Director Karen Ellis
b) City Center Project - City Manager John McDonough

L) PUBLIC COMMENT

M) EXECUTIVE SESSION – Litigation and Real Estate

N) ADJOURNMENT

Summary Minutes

Approved Minutes

Work Session

STAFF DISCUSSION ITEMS

Public Works 
 
1. Sandy Springs Pedestrian Infrastructure, Policies, Planning, Programs, and
Implementation Tools

 Approved Minutes

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