MINUTES
COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MAY 27, 2014

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia was called to order at 5:37 P.M., Tuesday, May 27, 2014, on the 2nd Floor of the Citizens Service Center, located at 3111 Citizens Way, Columbus, Georgia. Honorable Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor, presiding.

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PRESENT: Present other than Mayor Tomlinson and Mayor Pro Tem Evelyn Turner Pugh were Councilors R. Gary Allen, Mike Baker, Jerry Barnes, Berry Henderson, Bruce Huff, Charles E. McDaniel, Jr., Judy W. Thomas and Evelyn Woodson. City Manager Isaiah Hugley, City Attorney Clifton Fay, Deputy Clerk of Council Sandra T. Davis and Administrative Secretary Lindsey Glisson were also present.
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ABSENT: Councilor Glenn Davis was absent. Clerk of Council Tiny B. Washington was also absent.
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INVOCATION: Reverend Conitras Houston Moore, Greater Ward Chapel AME Church.
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PLEDGE: Led by Mayor Teresa Tomlinson.
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MAYOR'S AGENDA:

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD:

Mayor Tomlinson presented a special Environmental Award from the Woodmen of the World to the City of Columbus and Public Works Director Ms. Pat Biegler for the Recycling Center Project. At this time, Public Works Director Ms. Pat Biegler shared some brief comments on the award with this being the First Annual Award for the Woodmen of the World. She determined that the basic concept of the Recycling Center came from Deputy City Manager David Arrington and was the efforts of a lot of people long before she came onboard.

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER UPDATE:

Internal Auditor Mr. John Redmond came forward to provide an update on the Health and Wellness Center by offering a power point presentation that includes an analysis. (A copy of the power point presentation was filed for the record.)

He then provided some statistical information that reflects the results of the comment cards submitted by the employees with 95% showing a high satisfaction rating. He also reviewed the number of employees who are enrolled in the Health and Wellness Center, as well as, a chronology of the proposal process and how Transform HealthRx was selected.

In conclusion, Internal Auditor Redmond outlined the cost analysis that does not include the value of TOP (Team One Program) future savings, challenges ahead and final comments. He recognized that the plan takes several years and significant employee participation before the Columbus Consolidated Government can reap the full benefits of the Health and Wellness Center.

Human Resources Director Reather Hollowell approached the rostrum to recall a request made by the Council to have an update with cost analysis on the Health and Wellness Center at the one-year mark of operation. She also asked that Northwestern Benefits conduct an independent analysis of the Health and Wellness Center and Transform HealthRx representatives to discuss the work being done with the participants. She introduced those who were seated in the audience representing Northwestern Benefits with Mr. Phil Goldstein providing the update and are as follows: Mr. Phil Goldstein, Mr. Josh Anderson and Ms. April Hadstat.

Mr. Phil Goldstein- Northwestern Benefits, approached the rostrum to provide a power point presentation that went into more details with regards to the analysis period and data compared. (A copy of the power point presentation was not filed for the record.) He explained that the total clinic operating costs in comparison to Blue Cross/Blue Shield is $974,790; the annualized average of the most recent eleven months of operating cost is $996,799. He included a summary of results that highlighted the total estimated plan cost under Blue Cross/Blue Shield of $766,975 and after comparing this amount to the operating cost of the Health and Wellness Center, this is where the $230,000 indifference comes into the equation as presented by Internal Auditor Redmond.

In conclusion, he recommended the continuation of the Health and Wellness Center to allow for a two-year time frame for analysis comparison.

Human Resources Director Hollowell responded to questions from Councilor Thomas as it relates to the efforts being made to encourage city employees to participate in the Health and Wellness Center by explaining the marketing and educational efforts.

Mr. Goldstein responded to questions from Councilor Allen regarding the cost savings to the city; since, it has been mentioned the savings to the city employees. Human Resources Director Hollowell explained that Transform HealthRx would be better served in addressing the specifics related to employee health. She then introduced the following individuals representing Transform HealthRx seated in the audience: Ms. Allison Judd- Co-Owner of Transform HealthRx, Mr. Larry Steele and Ms. Shannon Melton.

Ms. Allison Judd- Transform HealthRx, came forward to offer a power point presentation on the Health and Wellness Center. (A copy of the power point presentation was filed for the record.) She briefly outlined the topics not discussed during earlier presentations and a summarization is provided as follows:

With there being no other presentations or discussion on this matter, the Health and Wellness Center update was concluded.

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CITY ATTORNEY'S AGENDA:

THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY WITH AN INCONCLUSIVE VOTE FOR ACTION BY THE COUNCIL ON SECOND READING:__ ___

An Ordinance - Amending Chapter 2 of the Columbus Code so as to increase the number of directors of the Development Authority of Columbus, Georgia from seven to nine; and for other purposes. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilor Woodson that resulted in an inconclusive vote for action. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and Councilors Allen, Barnes, Huff and Woodson voted yes; Councilors Baker, Henderson, McDaniel and Thomas voted no with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

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THE FOLLOWING SIX ORDINANCES WERE SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL ON SECOND READING:_____ _______________________


An Ordinance (14-16) - Property located at 1532 and 1544 Benning Drive; 3551 Victory Drive; 3512 Levy Drive is proposed for rezoning from RMF2 (Residential Multifamily 2) to GC (General Commercial) Zoning District. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilor Woodson.

Councilor Thomas relayed concerns from the Muscogee County School Board members; particularly, Ms. Athavia Senior with regards to the safety of the children, noise and the alcoholic beverage license permit as it relates to this rezoning and the vicinity of the new Dorothy Hyatt Elementary School. At this time, Deputy City Manager David Arrington came forward to address questions regarding the alcoholic beverage license permit. He recalled that the measurements, based on the site plan, would meet the requirements under the State Law. He also made brief comments relating to the delivery noise and safety of the children.

Mayor Tomlinson then called attention to the motion on the floor to approve, which carried unanimously by those eight members present with Councilor McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.
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An Ordinance (14-17) - Property located at the northeast portion of 6087 Technology Parkway is proposed for rezoning from HMI (Heavy Manufacturing Industrial) to RO (Residential Office) Zoning District. Councilor Woodson moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilor Huff and carried unanimously by those nine members present with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

An Ordinance (14-18) - Property located at 304 and 3701 South Lumpkin Road and two other unknown addresses, are proposed for rezoning from LMI (Light Manufacturing Industrial/ HMI (Heavy Manufacturing Industrial/ GC (General Commercial) to GC (General Commercial) Zoning District. Councilor Woodson moved its adoption. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and carried unanimously by those nine members present with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

An Ordinance (14-19) - Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to correct typographical errors and making minor revisions in various chapters. Councilor Allen moved its adoption. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and carried unanimously by those nine members present with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

An Ordinance (14-20) - Text amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) so as to revise provisions dealing with access to secondary uses for retail sales and personal services. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilor Allen and carried unanimously by those nine members present with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

An Ordinance (14-21) - Amending Chapter 2 so as to provide that former mayors, former councilors, or any former elected official whose district or jurisdiction included Columbus, Georgia may serve on the Board of Honor; and for other purposes. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those nine members present with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.
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THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY AND DEFEATED BY THE COUNCIL ON SECOND READING:_____ _______________________

An Ordinance - Amending Chapter 2 so as to provide that segments of the Columbus Riverwalk may be named in honor of living individuals; and for other purposes. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved it be defeated. Seconded by Councilor Henderson and was defeated by a vote of six to three with Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and Councilors Allen, Baker, Henderson, McDaniel and Woodson voting in favor of the motion to defeat and Councilors Barnes, Huff and Thomas voting against the motion to defeat with Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.
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PUBLIC HEARING:

THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE AMENDING THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY AND INTRODUCED ON FIRST READING:

An Ordinance - Text amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) providing for the Manchester Expressway Overlay District. The Planning Advisory Commission and the Planning Department recommend approval.

Planning Department Director Mr. Rick Jones came forward to explain that with the overlay district, there would be requirements for putting in esthetic qualities along Manchester Expressway from Beaver Run/ J R Allen Parkway, 1000 feet on either side, all the way to the county line going all the way up Manchester Expressway. He recalled that our community already has overlay districts. He further explained the factors built into an overlay district and the reasons staff is moving forward with this.

Councilor Barnes expressed the reasons he is not in support of overlay districts to include the impact and financial constraints on small “mom and pop” businesses.

Councilor Allen commented on the number of emails he has received with it being over 100 emails representing roughly 200 family members in support of the overlay district, and only two that were in opposition.

PROPONENTS:

Mr. Tom Flournoy- 8000 Midland Road, provided some historical information on overlay districts to include the establishment of the Panhandle Planning Group.

Planning Department Director Jones briefly explained that overlays just lay on top of the existing zoning classification; it does not change the zoning underneath it. The overlay also requires additional esthetic qualities.



The following individuals also came forward to offer their support for the ordinance and are listed as follows: Mrs. Lucille Flournoy- 8000 Midland Road, Mr. Milton Jones- 3438 Sue Mack Drive, Mr. Robert Bollinger- 1055 Cross Winds and Ms. Francis Malone- 12296 Randalwoods Drive.

OPPONENTS:

Mr. Andrew Roney-3323 Hilton Woods Drive and Mr. Jeff Hudson- 2725 Lookout Drive, representing CBS Outdoor, came forward to express their opposition due to the overlay district’s prohibition of any billboards in that corridor. He pointed out that there is no option to go before the Board of Zoning Appeals; no outdoor billboard company is allowed to appeal before the Board of Zoning Appeals. Mr. Roney explained that this would be the first overlay district that does not already have billboards.

The individuals that appeared before the Council in opposition are continued below: Mr. Todd Ammerman- 6922 Jamison Way, Mr. Marty Flournoy.

Planning Department Director Jones explained to Mr. Ammerman that his business is currently in Highway US80 Overlay District. He further added that rather the area lies wholly or partially, the overlay district guidelines must be in compliance.
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NOTE: Councilor McDaniel left the meeting during this portion of the proceedings at approximately 8:05 p.m. Councilor Allen left the meeting at approximately 8:27 p.m.
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The following individuals also came forward to express their opposition: Mr. Ted Morgan- 665 Double Churches Road, representing Mr. Marty Flournoy and other business owners in the area, Mr. John McLemore- representing Masterbuilt- #1 Masterbuilt Court and Mr. David Erickson- 2301 Airport Thruway.

At this time, Councilor Thomas made a motion to delay first reading. Seconded by Councilor Woodson.

Councilor Henderson requested that a meeting be arranged with some of the individuals that are opposed to the ordinance, as well as, those individuals that are proponents of the ordinance. Councilor Thomas requested that Councilor Allen also be a part of that meeting.

Mayor Tomlinson then called attention to the motion to delay, which carried unanimously by those six members present with Councilors Allen, Baker and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

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THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE WAS ALSO SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY AND INTRODUCED ON FIRST READING :

An Ordinance - Amending Chapter 13 so as to amend regulations pertaining to solid waste; prohibiting plastic bags for disposal of yard waste; providing container specifications; and for other purposes.

Councilor Thomas made comments regarding the short time of compliance and concerns of this matter being in ordinance form. Councilor Huff requested that the businesses are made aware of what may occur to allow them to make the necessary provisions.

Councilor Huff then made a motion to delay this ordinance again on first reading. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh.

Public Works Director Pat Biegler spoke of the notification process to businesses that may have a vested interest if this ordinance is adopted. She also explained the warning process that would occur for those people not in compliance before Special Enforcement is sent out to write citations.

In conclusion of the discussion, Mayor Tomlinson called attention to the motion to delay, which carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

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PUBLIC AGENDA:

MS. DOROTHY HARRIS AND MS. BETTY SHAW, REPRESENTING AARP, RE: A PRESENTATION:

When Ms. Dorothy Harris and Ms. Betty Shaw did not approach the rostrum when called upon, Mayor Tomlinson recognized that Ms. Dorothy Harris and Ms. Betty Shaw were present in the audience; however, as the business of the Council went late into the evening, they left the meeting.

She then asked that the staff contact the two ladies to be invited to another meeting to appear before the members of Council.
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CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA:

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND DELAYED AT THE REQUEST OF CITY MANAGER HUGLEY:___________________________

A Resolution - Authorizing an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation to accept a High Priority Project (HPP) grant for $195,088.80 with a 20% local match of $48,772.80 for total grant amount of $243,861.60 for construction of restrooms on the River Walk under the Martin Memorial Bridge.
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THE FOLLOWING FIVE RESOLUTIONS WERE SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL UPON A SINGLE MOTION MADE BY MAYOR PRO TEM TURNER PUGH AND SECONDED BY COUNCILOR WOODSON, WHICH CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY BY THOSE SEVEN MEMBERS PRESENT WITH COUNCILORS ALLEN AND MCDANIEL BEING ABSENT FOR THE VOTE AND COUNCILOR DAVIS BEING ABSENT FROM THE MEETING:____________________

A Resolution (170-14) - Authorizing the filing of the FY 2015 Annual Action Plan and applications requesting Entitlement Funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) $1,341,715 and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) $691,389.

A Resolution (171-14) - Authorizing a request to retain ownership of the Claflin School property, located on 5th Avenue, for an additional 6-month period to allow the public to pursue development of a viable redevelopment opportunity that is consistent with the deed restrictions on said property.
A Resolution (172-14) - Authorizing permission to submit an application and, if approved, accept an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (JAG) Grant for Federal Fiscal Year 2014 for $91,448 or the amount awarded, with no local match requirement.
A Resolution (173-14) - Authorizing to submit an application and, if approved, accept $2,173 or as otherwise awarded from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia Civic Affairs Foundation for the Planning Department to hire an intern to update forms used in the Records Management System for a 10 week period, fall 2014. There is no match required.

A Resolution (174-14) - Authorizing to execute a Quit Claim Deed to Timothy Potter and Tamitha Moore for abandonment of a 15 foot wide section along the western side of the existing 25 foot storm easement of Lot 37, Block “A” Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision (7108 Spring Walk Drive) to construct a swimming pool and concrete surround.
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THE FOLLOWING TWO RESOLUTIONS WERE SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL:
A Resolution (175-14) - Authorizing adoption of the Columbus Alternative Transportation Plan as the official plan for alternative transportation needs within our community. Councilor Woodson moved its adoption. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

Councilor Huff recalled that citizens have asked the question if it is possible to still beautify Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as a four-lane roadway with the trees and sidewalks that were available in Option One. He clarified that we do want shared bike lanes, but expressed the concerns raised with regards to the Alternative Transportation Plan listing a recommendation for a road diet for Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. City Manager Hugley assured that this is a guide; the Administration would be bringing recommendations to Council at a later date, but we have funding available to only resurface Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. He added that approving this resolution does not approve putting Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard on a road diet.

A Resolution (176-14) - Authorizing to enter into a supplemental agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation to adjust the budget for the Transportation Improvement Act project U.S. 27/Custer Road Interchange reconstruction modification to allow for an adjustment of funds for engineering consulting service for the project. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.
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THE FOLLOWING TWO RESOLUTIONS WERE ALSO SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL UPON A SINGLE MOTION MADE BY COUNCILOR WOODSON AND SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO TEM TURNER PUGH, WHICH CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY BY THOSE SEVEN MEMBERS PRESENT WITH COUNCILORS ALLEN AND MCDANIEL BEING ABSENT FOR THE VOTE AND COUNCILOR DAVIS BEING ABSENT FOR THIS MEETING:_______________________________ _____________

A Resolution (177-14) - Authorizing to enter into a contract with Wolverton & Associates to prepare the final engineering plans for US27/Custer Road Interchange Reconstruction/Modification Transportation Improvement Act project for $770,312 from TIA Funds.

A Resolution (178-14) - Authorizing acceptance of a deed to that portion of Wisteria Lane located in replat of Section One Phase One, North Ivy Park.
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THE FOLLOWING PURCHASING RESOLUTION WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL: _ _

A Resolution (179-14) - Authorizing the execution of a construction contract with Southeast Electrical Contractors, Inc. (Phenix City, Al) in the amount of $57,921.00 for the Double Churches Tennis Court lighting project. Councilor Woodson moved its adoption. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

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DEPARTMENTS – FY14 BUDGET REQUEST FOR SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING – ORDINANCE #13-39:

City Manager Hugley advised that we have three departments listed for supplemental funding.

Clerk of Superior Court:

City Manager Hugley recognized that Ms. Linda Pierce- Clerk of Superior Court is not present in the audience; therefore, we would move to the next department. He advised that Clerk of Superior Court Pierce did submit a handout and made that document available to the Council at this time.
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NOTE: See Below final action on the Clerk of Superior Court .
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Marshal’s Office:

Assistant Chief Deputy Marshal Gary Moore approached the rostrum to request supplemental funding on the motor fuel line item. He explained that the Marshal’s Office is currently in a deficit of approximately $2,300 on the motor fuel line item and that does not include the months of May and June; therefore, with another $13,500, this should get the Marshal’ Office through the remainder of the fiscal year.

Finance Director Hodge came forward to advise of how monies from salary savings was moved around to other line items within the Marshal’s budget. She further explained that $52,000 out of personnel salary savings have been transferred to other lines but not to the motor fuel line item. She then provided a breakdown of the amounts transferred and to the line items the money was transferred into.

At this time, Assistant Chief Deputy Marshal Moore responded to various questions relating to the Marshal’s Office budget along with Finance Director Hodge also making some additional comments. Assistant Chief Deputy Marshal Moore also determined that the vehicles would be parked if funding for fuel is not approved.


Councilor Henderson asked if the Marshal’s Office would be amenable to borrowing the money from the fund balance and replenish it out of the Marshal’s FY15 budget, which means that the FY15 would be short by the $13,500 or the amount used for motor fuel.

Councilor Huff made a motion to amend the budget to cover the shortfall for motor fuel. Seconded by Councilor Woodson.

After discussions had concluded, Councilor Woodson then made a substitute motion to continue to allow the Marshal’s Office to get motor fuel until the Council comes back on June 10, 2014; however, if the Administration has not found any other funding source; then, the monies would be taken from the FY15 budget. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and after some additional discussion, the motion carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.


Probate Court:

Finance Director Hodge advised that there are two requests being made by Probate Court Judge D’Antonio. She explained that there has been a change of process in that the attorneys were being paid out of the revenues collected before it is transmitted to the City; however, now the City is receiving the gross revenue and they are paying out the attorney fees causing his budget to go over. She explained that due to the change is process, the request is an increase of revenue of $25,000 and an increase to his departmental budget of $25,000.

Judge Mark D’Antonio- Probate Court approached the rostrum to request that $73.71 be added to his FY14 budget so he would be able to pay his Chief Clerk for work she has already been doing since the middle of March. Using a power point presentation, he then explained his proposed reorganization with the net difference for FY2015 being $426. (A copy of the power point presentation was filed for the record.)He further explained that he wants to pay the Chief Clerk for four and a half pay periods during FY14, which comes to a net of $73.71.

City Attorney Fay advised that the $73.71 could be approved tonight; however, the reclassification would need to be in ordinance form. Councilor Thomas then made a motion to approve the $73.71. Seconded by Councilor Woodson, which carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.

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FINANCE MONTHLY REPORT:

City Manager Hugley advised that the finance monthly report is being delayed until the June 10, 2014 Council Meeting.

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Clerk of Superior Court:

Finance Director Hodge outlined the request of Clerk of Superior Court Pierce to have $30,000 added to her budget. She advised that a summary was provided to the Council on the Clerk’s budget. She then outlined some of the expenditures that have been incurred but have not been paid. She said that Clerk of Superior Court Pierce has an operating budget of $82,000; however, she has spent $91,000 causing her to be over budget in operating expenses by $9,800; she is requesting $30,000 to get through to the end of the fiscal year.

After some additional discussion, Councilor Henderson then made a motion to deduct $10,200 for attorney fees from Clerk of Superior Court Pierce’s request of $30,000 and authorize $19,800 to be withdrawn from the fund balance and if the Clerk cannot replace it from the FY14 budget with cuts; then, the Administration would take that same amount out of the Clerk’s FY15 budget. Seconded by Councilor Baker and carried unanimously by those seven members present with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for the vote and Councilor Davis being absent from the meeting.
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BUDGET REVIEW MEETING:

Councilor Henderson expressed concerns with having a Budget Review Meeting tonight with there being seven members of Council present at this time. He then suggested postponing the vote for the Add/Delete List until just prior to the start of the June 10, 2014 Council Meeting.

Finance Director Hodge said the concern she has is the advertisement schedule that the City is required to keep. She explained that the ads must be in the newspaper on June 3, 2014.

There was some discussion regarding moving forward with the Budget Review Meeting. At this time, Mayor Tomlinson advised that members of Council have suggested going into the Budget Review Meeting and deferring the Clerk of Council’s Agenda.

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CLERK OF COUNCIL’S AGENDA:

Due to the lateness of the hour, the Clerk of Council’s Agenda was deferred until the next regularly scheduled meeting.

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With there being no further business to come before the Council, Mayor Tomlinson then entertained a motion for adjournment. Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh so moved. Seconded by Councilor Barnes and carried unanimously by those seven members of Council present, with Councilors Allen and McDaniel being absent for this vote and Councilor Davis being absent from this meeting, with the time of adjournment being 10:55 p.m.


Sandra T. Davis, CDMC
Clerk of Council
The Council of Columbus, Georgia