Agenda Item # 6

Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

September 8, 2015

Agenda Report # 25


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Lease Agreement – 450 Brennan Road

INITIATED BY: Laura McCool, Community Reinvestment Division Manager


Recommendation: Approve the attached Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter a lease agreement with Reggie Automotive to lease the building at 450 Brennan Road for $308 per month for a period of one (1) year. (See Lease and Attachments).

Background: The City owns the property located at 450 Brennan Road which was acquired in 2009. It has been leased for many years by E-Man Trucking, but the business vacated the building in May 2015. On July 25, 2015, we received an application from Reginald Worrell, owner of Reggie Automotive, asking to lease the building for a mechanic shop.

The City Inspections and Codes Department conducted an inspection of the building and found it to be in compliance since it has only been vacant for four months.

Analysis: The building currently sits vacant and having a tenant will reduce liability on the City. The rent will be $308 per month and all maintenance will be completed by the tenant. The tenant will also be responsible for maintaining insurance.

Financial Considerations: The City will collect $308 per month in rental revenues and the costs for maintaining the property will be reduced since the tenant will be responsible for all maintenance.

Legal Considerations: Any lease agreement involving City property requires Council approval.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approve the Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter a Lease agreement with Reggie Automotive to lease the building at 450 Brennan Road for $308 per month for a period of one (1) year.


A RESOLUTION
NO.


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH REGGIE AUTOMOTIVE TO LEASE THE BUILDING AT 450 BRENNAN ROAD FOR $308 PER MONTH.

WHEREAS, the Reggie Automotive is in need a building to lease for a mechanic shop; and,

WHEREAS, the City owns the building located at 450 Brennan Road which is currently vacant and in need of a tenant; and,

WHEREAS, the City will charge the tenant $308 per month for a period of one (1) year and the tenant will be responsible for all maintenance costs and maintain required insurance on the premises.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a lease agreement with the Reggie Automotive to lease the building located at 450 Brennan Road for $308 per month for a period of one (1) year.
_____________

Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________ 2015, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ____________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Buck voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



_______________________________ ___________________________
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor