CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA
October 23, 2018
2018 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA - ADD ON:
Approval is requested to introduce legislation to amend OCGA Section 15-11-36 so as to relieve counties, police chiefs and sheriffs form bearing transportation costs and related expenses when juveniles are ordered to be transported to or from a facility outside the jurisdiction of the juvenile court hearing such a matter.
II. SIDEWALK VARIANCE - 4306 15TH AVENUE:
Approval is requested authorizing a variance to City Code Section 7.10.1 delaying the construction of sidewalk along the right of way frontage at 4306 15th Avenue until sidewalks are installed on adjacent properties.
McCown Hall Properties, LLC is developing commercial property at 4306 15th Avenue. The project will include an office building and warehouse. There are currently no sidewalks in the area.
The developer of the project has requested delay in the installation of the sidewalk until such time sidewalk is added to the adjoining properties. In addition, there are existing trees that would have to be removed in order to construct new sidewalk.
III. STREET ACCEPTANCE - THAT PORTION OF CHARLESTON WAY, THAT PORTION OF ORIANA DRIVE AND THAT PORTION OF SULLIVAN'S DRIVE LOCATED IN REPLAT OF SECTION ONE, CHARLESTON PLACE:
Approval is requested for the acceptance of that portion of Charleston Way, that portion of Oriana Drive and that portion of Sullivan's Drive located in replat of Section One, Charleston Place. Said streets have been improved and meet the required specifications for acceptance by the City. The Engineering Department has inspected said streets and recommends acceptance by same.
IV. QUIT CLAIM PROPERTIES - 2362 SOUTH ANDREWS ROAD AND 0 CUSSETA ROAD:
Approval is requested to renounce, disclaim, and quit claim the properties located at 2362 South Andrews Road (Parcel #041 012 008) and 0 Cusseta Road (Parcel #041 006 012) back to the original owner.
The properties were quit claimed to the City without knowledge or consent. These properties do not serve a purpose and is not needed for any future developments. With the City owning the properties, it increases liabilities, maintenance costs, and takes additional properties off of the tax roll.
Clarifying that title to the properties remains in the original owner will save the City potential maintenance costs, liability claims, and allow the property to remain on the tax rolls.
V. PROPERTY ACQUISITION - 2212 1ST AVENUE:
Approval is requested to acquire 2212 1
Avenue (Parcel #006 002 015) in the amount of $15,000, to include closing costs, in an effort to assemble land in the City Village Redevelopment area.
The owners of 2212 1
Avenue contacted the Community Reinvestment Department asking if the City would be interested in purchasing the property located at 2212 1
Avenue. The City currently owns the properties located at 2216 1
Avenue, 2221 and 2213 2
Avenue, and 114 23
Street, which are adjacent to this parcel. 2221 2
Avenue is currently leased by Homeless Resource Network.
This property was recently appraised for $15,000. The owners have agreed to sell the property to the City for fair market value, minus closing costs. The total purchase, to include closing costs, will not exceed $15,000.
VI. TEMPORARY USE OR SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT FOR DIMENSIONS ADVENTURE ZONE:
Approval is requested to approve the request of Dimensions Adventure Zone to have a Haunted House at 201 Brennan Rd for an additional six days to end on November 4, 2018.
Dimensions Adventure received authorization to host a haunted house as a special event from October 5 – October 29. The company would like to extend the special event until November 4, 2018.
FY2020 GRANT APPLICATION FOR PLANNING ASSISTANCE:
Approval is requested to authorize the Department of Transportation/METRA to submit application, and if awarded, accept a Grant in the amount of $119,396 or otherwise awarded from the United States of America, and Georgia Department of Transportation under Title 49 U.S.C., Section 5303. Approval is also requested to authorize the City Manager or Mayor to accept grant funds if approved and execute contracts with GDOT.
Approval is requested of items "A" to "G":
A. Fire Sprinkler Service & Inspections (Annual Contract)
B. Self-Propelled Scissor Lift - Sourcewell Contract
C. Contract Extension for Long Distance Telephone Services (Annual Contract)
D. Payment for Local Phone Service Billing
E. Service/Maintenance Plan for Fire/EMS Burn Building
F. Repairs and Associated Services/Equipment Required Due to the Government Center Flooding
G. Statement of Work No. 3 for CGI Advantage 360 Software as a Service Agreement (SAAS) – HRM Implementation-Annual/Sick Leave Process and Reporting and as Needed Technical/Consulting Services
2018-2019 ADDITIONAL VOCA GRANTS:
Approval is requested to approve an application for additional VOCA Grants for the Solicitor General’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program. There would be four grant applications: one for the salary of a Victim Advocate Investigator (in the amount of $49,260.86), or otherwise awarded, second for a Domestic Violence Assistant Solicitor (in the amount of $67,209.07) or otherwise awarded. Third a salary supplement for a program director (in the amount of $12,000), or otherwise awarded, and fourth for additional operating expenses (in the amount of $6,000), or otherwise awarded. This grant would create new positions in the Office of the Solicitor General Victim-Witness Assistance Program and the salary and benefits of said positions would be fully funded pursuant to said grant. The grants would be budget neutral for the Columbus Consolidated Government.
X. UPDATES AND PRESENTATIONS:
- - Government Center Funding Options - Angelica Alexander, Finance Director
- - Theo McGhee Park - Mary Cain, Fit Kids Fun for Parks and Playground
- - Small Cell Towers - Rick Jones, Planning Director
- - Sports Council Update - Lisa Goodwin, Deputy City Manager
(Schedule opening bid dates)
October 24, 2018
Used Oil & Antifreeze Recycling Services (Annual Contract) – RFB No. 19-0017
Scope of Bid
Vendor will pay a fee for the contractual right to remove and recycle used oil & antifreeze, at the following locations: 1011 Cusseta Road, 3950 Schatulga Road and 814 Linwood Blvd, Columbus, Georgia. The initial term of this contract shall be for three years, with the option to renew for two additional twelve-month periods.
Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles – RFB No. 19-0018
Scope of Bid
The Columbus Consolidated Government (the City) is seeking vendors to provide thirty (30) Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles for the Columbus Police Department.
October 31, 2018
Hydraulic Excavator – RFB No. 19-0015
Scope of Bid
The Columbus Consolidated Government (the City) is seeking vendors to provide one (1) hydraulic excavator.
November 7, 2018
3-Ton Vibratory Asphalt Roller – RFB No. 19-0016
Scope of Bid
The Columbus Consolidated Government (the City) is seeking vendors to provide one (1) 3-ton vibratory asphalt roller.