MINUTES
COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA
REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 12, 2016

The regular weekly meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia was called to order at 9:02 A.M., Tuesday, January 12, 2016, on the 2nd Floor of the Citizens Service Center, located at 3111 Citizens Way, Columbus, Georgia Honorable Teresa Tomlinson, Mayor and Honorable Evelyn Turner Pugh, Mayor Pro Tem presiding.
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PRESENT: Present other than Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and Mayor Pro Tem Evelyn Turner Pugh were Councilors R. Gary Allen, Mike Baker, Jerry Barnes, Tom B. Buck III, Glenn Davis, Berry H. Henderson, Bruce Huff Judy W. Thomas and Evelyn Woodson. City Manager Isaiah Hugley, City Attorney Clifton Fay, Assistant City Attorney Lucy Sheftall, Clerk of Council Tiny B. Washington and Deputy Clerk of Council Lindsey Glisson were also present.
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ABSENT: No one was absent.

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INVOCATION: Offered by Chaplain Roy Isasi of the Columbus Police Department.
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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Led by the students of Rigdon Road
Elementary School
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ALABAMA:

Mayor Tomlinson said she would like to commend our neighbors, the University of Alabama for their big win on last night. She pointed out that City Manager Hugley is one of their number one fans.

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PRESENTATION:

Ms. Adriane Wood, Planning Outreach Coordinator with the Georgia
Department of Community Affairs came forward and presented information
to the Mayor and Council. She stated the Plans First Program was started a
few years ago to recognize those communities that not only prepare a good
Comprehensive plan, but actually uses it. She said oddly enough, that is not
necessarily very common. She said we have seventeen (17) communities in
this State that are now designated as Plans First Communities; which
Columbus, Georgia was just recently named. She said out of 688 local
Governments, you are in a pretty exclusive group. She also pointed out that
a few years ago, Columbus’ Planning Department won a Georgia Planning
Association Award.

She said you are recognized as doing a good job so we wanted to
award you with this designation. She said it comes with several incentives to
continue to plan well, including reduction points on loans, certain loans from
DCA, as well as GEFFA.

Ms. Woods said this is a 3-year designation, which started on January 1st
and ends December 31, 2018. She said we invite you to come to the Capitol
on January 28th for the official plaque giving presentation. She said there
will also be a photograph taken with the Governor, which will take place at
10:00 a.m.

She then presented to Planning Director, Rick Jones a certificate for
framing of this designation.

Director of the Planning Department, Mr. Rick Jones then came forward and stated that this is a great honor for them as planners, but said it is also a great honor for the citizens of Columbus, Georgia. He said it establishes us as one of the planning mechanisms in this State, in the region, as well as in the Southeast itself; in terms of letting our citizens know that we are really looking out for their future. He said we try to make sure that we utilize the taxes that we receive, and put them to good use. He said we also promote quality of life in this community, as well as ensure ourselves that there is a brighter future, and that things will work better for all of us by doing this.

Mr. Jones said it is a lot of hard work, and said this is a great honor, which compliments and supports the fact of what we have been trying to do for the last few years, in planning out the needs of this community.
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REQUEST FOR A TRANSITION AUDIT:

Mr. John Redmond, Internal Auditor came forward and pointed out that he has received a request from Deputy City Manager Pam Hodge to do a Transition Audit of the Inspections & Codes Department. He said this department has had several different leaders over the past few years and she believes it would be an appropriate time to have another review of this department, as it has been at least five years since we have looked at this department.

Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh made a motion to approve Mr. Redmond’s request for a Transition Audit of the Inspections & Codes Department. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.

Mr. Redmond also pointed out that we received a request on yesterday from Superior Court Chief Judge Gil McBride, who has an office called, The Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution; which is attached to the court system, and has really been instrumental in helping them to resolve a lot of the caseloads that has been back logged. He said it is one of the things that the State judiciary has encouraged to do, to find alternative ways of resolving disputes before you take it to the courtroom, at all possible.

He said the office was ran by Mr. Larry Love, for a number of years, and said that Mr. Love recently retired at the end of the year, and said it will be a new leader and said Judge McBride would like to have an Transition Audit performed of that function as well.

Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh so moved. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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MINUTES: Minutes of the October 13 & 27, November 10 & 17, and the December 8 & 15, 2015 Council Meetings of the Consolidated Government were submitted and approved upon the adoption of a motion made by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh. Seconded by Councilor Allen and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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CITY ATTORNEY’S AGENDA:

THE FOLLOWING TWO ORDINANCES WERE SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY ON FIRST READING: _

An Ordinance – Rezoning property located at 7350 Blackmon Road from RE1 (Residential Estate 1) zoning district to GC (General Commercial) zoning district.

PROPONENTS & OPPONENTS:

Mr. Ben Billings, the petitioner was present, but he did not make a presentation as there was no one present to speak for or against this proposed rezoning ordinance.

City Attorney Fay pointed out that this ordinance will be voted on in two weeks at the Council’s next regular scheduled meeting.
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An Ordinance – Amending the Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016 so as to appropriate and account for the payment of legal fees and expenses provided to the Muscogee County Sheriff in the case of Darr v. Columbus; and for other purposes.

City Attorney Fay pointed out that $72,000 in legal fees have been ordered for the past month by Judge Fuller.

Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh said she doesn’t have a question, but said she did want the City Attorney to point out that these are fees that we have to pay and said we can’t question the fees right now.

City Attorney Fay said that is correct. He said these fees are ordered by Judge Fuller to pay the legal expenses of Sheriff Darr in the litigation. He said these fees are at issue, and said they have objected to the payment of the fees from funds other than the Sheriff’s budget, and said that issue has been preserved for an appeal, but have been ordered by the court and must be paid at this time.

Councilor Thomas said this is the second or third ordinance that we have had to vote and then asked if we can expect these every month until this case is settled. City Attorney Fay said he thinks so. He said he can image that we will get one at least every month or every other month.

City Attorney Fay said this ordinance will come back in two weeks for the Council’s action.
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THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY ATTORNEY FAY AND ADOPTED BY THE
COUNCIL: _

A Resolution (1-16) Establishing qualifying fees for county offices of the Consolidated Government to be filled in the 2016 elections.

Councilor Woodson moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Allen and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.

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EXECUTIVE SESSION:

City Attorney Fay requested an executive session at the adjournment of today’s meeting to discussion a litigation matter.
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PUBLIC AGENDA
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CITY MANAGER’S AGENDA:

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL AFTER SOME DISCUSSION:____________________

A Resolution (2-16) – Authorizing the construction and demolition (C&D) siting decision for the expansion of the existing C&D Landfill at Pine Grove municipal solid waste landfill.

Councilor Woodson moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.

Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh said she just wanted to reiterate that this is an expansion of the current landfill. She said this is not any additional land that we are going out and purchasing, and she doesn’t want anyone to think that we are expanding the landfill outside of the perimeter that we have already set.

City Manager Hugley said that is absolutely correct. He said we have the
& D landfill on one side and the Pine Grove on the other side; it’s the 7.6 acres between those two landfills, which have already been authorized by
EPD, but said we have to send a resolution, getting the permit to proceed forward with using that. He said we already own that, and said we have 2.83 years remaining in the current C & D landfill and said it is important that we move forward at this time with that 7.6 acres because after 2.83 years, we would have to transport C & D out of the County, which would cost us and citizens because it would be an increased cost to the City, and said it would cost those contractors doing business in Columbus, Georgia because they would have to haul it further, and that is why we are bringing this forward to you at this time.

Councilor Henderson said he knows this is dealing with construction demolition debris, but said that has gotten him thanking about our recycling efforts and said he thinks it would be good within the next several months, to have another update from Director of Public Services Pat Biegler, and highlight what it costs to close a cell, the costs to maintain and monitor those cells; and the expected positive impact on increasing our recycling usage and what kind of life expectancy it adds exponentially to our existing landfill.

He said we do talk about it doing the budget session, but said we never really have time to drill down; and said it is very remarkable as to increasing our recycling can do to postponing the major cost in operating our waste management program.

City Manager Hugley said he has the Public Works Director scheduled to make a presentation at the January 26th Council meeting, related to garbage trucks and part of what she will be talking about is how recycling has increased in this community and how it has diverted from the use of the landfill, and as a result of that, has increased the life of the landfill. He said they will tie all of that in with that presentation that’s coming on that date.

Councilor Henderson said he know that we are out of the large containers and we haven’t appropriated any funding yet, to go and purchase any additional containers; therefore, it might be helpful, to point out, this is an investment.

Councilor Woodson said we need to revisit the issue of composting and said she would like to get a report on where we are with that.

Councilor Davis said he has recently received within the last month or so some questions about the landfill off of River Road, which is an inert landfill and then asked, that Ms. Biegler touch on that aspect as well; dealing with inert waste. He said also in the presentation, you may want to ask the Director, if she could look at the other side of the equation because he knows that the Recycling industry is changing, as well. He said there are a lot of impacts in that area that ultimately could affect cities and states from a budgetary standpoint. He said if we could look at the other side of that as well, he don’t know where that sector of the economy is going in the future, but said with oil prices going down every day and with them no longer recycling glass, we also need to know the risk or liability associated in the event that one day we need to make a change. He said he would like to know where that plays in this update.
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THE FOLLOWING TWO RESOLUTIONS WERE ALSO SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL: ___________________________
A Resolution (3-16) – Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to maintain Columbus' local main street designation by the National Main Street Center and appoint uptown Columbus to serve as the Local Main Street Program Board of Directors.

Councilor Henderson moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Allen and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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A Resolution (4-16) – Authorizing the disposition of a portion of the property located at 5646 Rockhurst Drive, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia.

Councilor Barnes moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Baker and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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HOLIDAY GARBAGE PICKUP:

Councilor Buck said he knows that next Monday is a holiday and we will not be picking up garbage, and then asked City Manager Hugley when will the garbage be picked up for the Monday holiday? City Manager Hugley said the Mondays’ pickups will fall on Wednesday. He said as you know we don’t typically pickup on garbage will be picked up on Wednesday. He said all other pickups will remain on their current schedule.

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THE FOLLOWING FIVE PURCHASING RESOLUTIONS WERE SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL: ____ _____________

A Resolution (5-16) – Authorizing the purchase of two (2) 2016 Ford F150, V8 trucks, for the Columbus Police Department, at a unit cost of $29,006.00, for the total amount of $58,012.00, from Allan Vigil Ford (Morrow, GA), via Georgia State Contract #99999-SPD-ES40199373-002.

Councilor Buck moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Huff and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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A Resolution (6-16) – Authorizing the purchase of two (2) HVAC gas package units. for the Carver Park Recreation Center Gym, at a unit cost of $13,500.00, for the total amount of $27,000.00, including labor and installation, from Energy Savers (Columbus, GA).

Councilor Huff moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Allen and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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A Resolution (7-16) – Amending Resolution #257-12 (approved August 28, 2012) to change the name of the awarded vendor from Credit Financial Services (Durham, NC) to Professional Recovery Consultants, Inc. (Durham, NC), to continue providing debt collection services.

Councilor Huff moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Buck and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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A Resolution (8-16) – Authorizing the purchase of flooring, for the hospitality suites at the Civic Center, at a total cost of $25,753.00, including labor and installation, from Huckaby Brothers Floor Covering, Inc. (Columbus, GA).

Councilor Davis moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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A Resolution (9-16) – Authorizing the purchase and installation of air walls and single pass doors, for the hospitality suites at the Civic Center, for the total cost of $41,560.00, from George F. Richardson, Inc. (Lawrenceville, GA).
Councilor Davis moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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A Resolution (10-16) – Authorizing the execution of a construction contract with Graddy Construction, Inc. (Columbus, GA), in the amount of $67,599.00, for renovations to the office of Public Defenders.
Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Allen and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.
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THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL PURCHASING RESOLUTION WAS SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CITY MANAGER
HUGLEY AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL AFTER MUCH DISCUSSION: ____ _____________

A Resolution (11-16) – Authorizing the execution of Change Order 3 with Pond Constructors, Inc. (Norcross, GA) in the amount of $620,727.00 for Fire Station No. 9.

Councilor Davis said he has expressed his concerns and everyone knows how he feels. He said not a lot was said at the last meeting, and he would hope that the City Manager and the Mayor has concerns. He said what it looks like is the funds to support this request have changed since the presentation. He said he thought he heard the Fire Chief say that he had enough room in his budget that he could cover the additional cost; and now he is seeing it coming from other funds.

City Manager Hugley said it hasn’t changed from the last meeting, but from the original presentation, there has been two change orders. He said this is the third change order.

Deputy City Manager Hodge said these funds are coming from OLOST, which they explained at the last meeting that these were funds that were originally budgeted for the Lease program for the fire trucks and the ambulances. She said the first payment is not due until FY-17; therefore, the $510,000.00 is available. She said we accumulate project costs in Fund 508 so there will be a transfer from the OLOST fund into Fund 508 to accumulate the cost for the Burn building. She said it is a capital project fund; therefore, the funds are coming from the OLOST, as we discussed at the last meeting.

Discussion continued on this matter, with members of the Council expressing their views, and Deputy City Manager Hodge and City Manager Hugley responding to questions of members of the Council, after which some referrals were made by members of the Council, which are outlined below.

Councilor Davis said he would like for the Administration to look into some backup resources to help in maybe consulting; whether it’s on contracts, or the pre-planning that’s going into it. He said a lot of the things, the way he reads it, in these contract, of what’s being presented, said a lot of this work can be done upfront. He said his concern is that it wasn’t presented that way. He said the Council needs to understand these requests and the numbers and the numbers, as close as you can get them, because there is no room right now with the budgetary constraints, to deal with some of these things.

Mayor Tomlinson said she would like to hear from John Hudgison to know what the process was, and was the soil considered. She said she knows that Mr. Hudgison was not the Project Manager on this particular project, as she believes it was first started under former Deputy City Manager Arrington. She said she also want to know why the concrete slab is different and why is a change order warranted.

Mr. John Hudgison then came forward and went into more details in explaining the design build process and then responded to questions of Mayor Tomlinson with regards to the additional concrete, as well as the bad soil. He also responded to members of the Council, after which additional referrals were made, as outlined.

In response to further concerns expressed by Councilor Davis, City Manager Hugley said he will have a discussion with the appropriate staff about how we can do this in a different and better way so that we don’t end up with a similar result on future projects.

Councilor Henderson said he would feel more comfortable just understanding the procedures that we use; therefore, he would like to see a standard operating procedure of how we do utilize the people that we employ. He said maybe there are some tweaks that we can do in our processes.

After more than twenty minutes of discussion on this matter, Councilor Thomas then moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Huff and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.

City Manager Hugley said he would like to thank John Hudgison for stepping in on this project and moving it forward. He said that is a tough spot to stand in for a person who has not had an opportunity to stand in that position before.
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NORTHSIDE BASEBALL FIELD:

Councilor Allen said at Northside Baseball Field, which is City property, but said the baseball teams utilizes it, said there is a hole there that is prohibiting the use of the field. He said several calls have been made to the City for help, but said it has not been responded to. He said he also attached two pictures to show the nature of the hole and asked City Manager to get someone to take a look at that. He said their season starts on the 19th; so, if we can get something before that time.

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UDO REQUIREMENTS:

Councilor Allen said a few weeks ago, we brought an issue regarding notices that the City sent out to several business regarding the drainage system that they are going to have to bring up to Code. He said one business owner said that they have not heard anything else form the City since that meeting. He said he wanted to know if there was anything that was planning in this regard.

City Manager Hugley said he had conversation with the Deputy City Manager and the Engineering Department and he knows that meetings are being scheduled.

Deputy City Manager Hodge said that they are going to be scheduling meetings related to the detention pond that was sent out. He said they haven’t set those dates yet, but they will be scheduling different meetings for people to attend and ask questions regarding this matter.
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DOUBLE CHURCHES PARK:

Councilor Davis said he wanted to thank City Manager Hugley and the staff for working on that matter of safety out at Double Churches Park with American Little League. He said the one concern that he had, and the concern of the groups out there working with American Little League is the handicapped access matter. He said he don’t know where we are with that, but said some people expressed that to him again. He said he know that all of this is in progress and ask him to check on that to make sure that it is addressed.
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WALMART ON VICTORY DRIVE:

Councilor Woodson said she would like to get an update on the Walmart on Victory Drive, as she has had several people calling to ask her about the estimated time it will be opened. She said the street committee has it that once we open the Walmart Super Center on Victory Drive that the one on Buena Vista Road will be closing and said that is not part of the discussion that we had. .

She said she would like to have an update on that as well so that we can stop the street committee from passing information, if it is not correct.

City Manager Hugley said he will check with the Walmart officials to see if they will give us an update that we can share.
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WORK BEING DONE ON VICTORY DRIVE:

Councilor Huff said he inquired about the work that is being done on Victory Drive and how long it’s going to take.

Director of Engineering Donna Newman came forward and went into details in explaining the work that is being done on Victory Drive, as well as outline the estimated time it might take to complete it.
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MONTHLY FINANCE UPDATE:

Deputy City Manager Pam Hodge came forward and gave an update on the Monthly Finances.
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COLUMBUS AQUATIC CENTER TASK FORCE UPDATE:

Dr. James Worsley, Director of Parks and Recreation came forward and gave an update on the Aquatic Center.
Columbus Aquatic Center Task Force

Karen Waters Columbus High School Swim Coach
Rad Mitchell
Jay Sparks
Dr. Janet Bussey
Brian Abeyta, Co-Chair
Merri Sherman
Peter Bowden
Steven Swinehart
Tom Queen
Rebecca Langford, Co-Chair
Rachel Marsh, Secretary
Irene Pate
Genia Webb
Jason Ball
James Albright, Treasure


EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Mayor Tomlinson entertained a motion to go into executive session to discuss a Litigation/Legal matter. Councilor Barnes made a motion to go into executive session to discuss a Litigation/Legal matter. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those ten members of Council present.

At 10:52 p.m., the Council adjourned its meeting to go into executive session. At 11:41 p.m., the meeting was reconvened and Mayor Tomlinson pointed out that the Council did meet in an executive session, but there were no votes taken.
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THE FOLL0WING ADDITIONAL UPDATES WERE PROVIDED ON THE CITY MANAGER’S AGENDA:_________ ____

Deputy City Manager Lisa Goodwin came forward and gave an update on the Flood Damage Assessment.

Deputy City Manager Pam Hodge came forward and gave an update on the RFP Process/Local Preference.

Deputy City Manager Pam Hodge also came forward and gave an update on Travel, Schools and Conferences.
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CLERK OF COUNCIL’S AGENDA:

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE SUBMITTED BY CLERK OF COUNCIL WASHINGTON AS INFORMATION TO THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL:___ ____ ______

(1) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Building Authority of Columbus.

(2) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Civic Center Advisory Board.

(3) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Columbus Board of Zoning Appeals.

(4) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Commission on International Relations and Cultural Liaison Encounters (C.I.R.C.L.E.).

(5) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Community Development Advisory Council.

(6) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Crime Prevention Advisory Council.

(7) Memorandum from the Clerk of Council, Re: Planning Advisory Commission.

(8) Biographical sketch of Mr. Gary O. Bruce, Councilor Davis’ nominee for the Recreation Advisory Board.

(9) Biographical sketch of Mr. Torrance Goodwin, Councilor Huff’s nominee for the Personnel Review Board.

(10) Letter correspondence from the Muscogee County Democratic Party, submitting their request for Ms. Linda Parker to serve another term of office on the Board of Elections and Registration.

(11) Application of Rebecca Zajac to temporarily close 14th Street, from Broadway to the Pedestrian Bridge, to include its intersection with TSYS Way, on Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in connection with the YMCA Resolution Fun Run/Walk.
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THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS WERE SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CLERK OF COUNCIL WASHINGTON AND ADOPTED BY A SINGLE MOTION MADE BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON AND SECONDED BY COUNCILOR DAVIS WHICH CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY BY THOSE TEN MEMBERS OF COUNCIL PRESENT:________________________________________

A Resolution (12-16) – Approving a plaque to be placed along the walking trail at Weracoba Park in honor of Mr. Jack B. Key, Jr.
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A Resolution (13-16) – Approving the placement of a memorial bench at Cooper Creek Tennis Center in honor of the former Assistant City Attorney Jaimie Briggs Deloach.

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THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION WAS ALSO SUBMITTED AND EXPLAINED BY CLERK OF COUNCIL WASHINGTON AND ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL: ________________________________

A Resolution (14-16) – Approving the placement of a sign at Heath Park in honor of Mr. Art Osborne.

Mayor Pro Tem Turner Pugh moved the adoption of the resolution. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those nine members of Council present, with Councilor Allen being absent for the vote.
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MINUTES OF THE FOLLOWING BOARDS WERE SUBMITTED BY CLERK OF COUNCIL WASHINGTON AND OFFICIALLY RECEIVED BY THE COUNCIL:________ _____ Tree Board, August 12, 2015.

Councilor Woodson made a motion that these minutes be received. Seconded by Councilor Huff and carried unanimously by those nine members of Council present, with Councilor Allen being absent for the vote.


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BOARD APPOINTMENTS:


NOMINATIONS AND/OR CONFIRMATION OF BOARD MEMBERS WERE MADE TO THE FOLLOWING BOARDS BY THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA:______ __

COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND CULTURAL LIAISON ENCOUNTERS (C.I.R.C.L.E.):_____________


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(Jong Yoon) SD-29
Post 9
Seat declared vacant.
(Council’s Apptmt.)



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(Pedro Diaz-Agosto) SD-15
Post 11
Seat declared vacant.
(Council’s Apptmt.)


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(Mary Renteria) SD-15
Post 12
Seat declared vacant.
(Council’s Apptmt.)
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PERSONNEL REVIEW BOARD:


Torrance Goodwin (Councilor Huff’s nominee)
(Gerald Wyatt) SD-15
Alternate Member
Not eligible to succeed himself
(Council’s Apptmt.)
RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD:


Gary O. Bruce (Councilor Davis’ nominee)
(Dr. Robert S. Johnson) SD-29
District 2
Resigned
(Council’s Apptmt.)



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(Tracy Belt) SD-15
District 7
Resigned
(Council’s Apptmt.)



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(Jennifer Collins) SD-15
District 8
Resigned
(Council’s Apptmt.)



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(Todd Stanfill) SD-29
MCSD Representative
Vacant Seat
(Council’s Apptmt.)

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TAXICAB COMMISSION:



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(Billy Craft) SD-29
Deceased
Taxicab Driver Representative
(Council’s Apptmt.)
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TREE BOARD:



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(William Consoletti) SD-29
At-Large
Eligible to succeed himself
(Council’s Apptmt.)



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(Chris Coakley) SD-15
At-Large
Not eligible to succeed himself
(Council’s Apptmt.)


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(Steve Smith) SD-29
At-Large
Not eligible to succeed himself
(Council’s Apptmt.)
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UPTOWN FAÇADE BOARD:


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(Fred Greene) SD-15
Not eligible to succeed himself
Uptown Columbus
(Council’s Apptmt.)
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With there being no other business to come before the Council, Councilor Henderson made a motion for adjournment. Seconded by Councilor Woodson and carried unanimously by those nine members of Council present, with Councilor Allen being absent for the vote, with the time being 12:47 p.m.



Tiny B. Washington, MMC
Clerk of Council
The Council of Columbus, Georgia