CITY MANAGER'S AGENDA
October 9, 2018



I. 2018 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA ITEMS: Database 'e-CAP ', View 'Pending', Document '2018 Legislative Agenda '

Approval is requested for the resolutions for the 2019 Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly.


II. 2038 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: Database 'e-CAP ', View 'Pending', Document '2038 Comprehensive Plan'

Approval is requested that the 2038 Comprehensive Plan be updated to reflect a new, modern Comprehensive Plan. This plan is largely based upon the input gathered from multiple public meetings, citizen and technical review stakeholder meetings, surveys, websites, and other multiple involvement channels. The goals of this plan are to create local excitement about Columbus's future, engaging community members and encouraging them to help move the Plan forward; and to provide Columbus leaders with a "concise, user-friendly" document that is applicable to the day-to-day decisions of the City.


III. 2018-2019 CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE GRANT: Database 'e-CAP ', View 'Pending', Document '2018-2019 – Crime Victim Assistance Grant'

Approval is requested to accept a Federal VOCA (Victims of Crimes Act) Grant in the amount of $127,855 or as otherwise awarded from the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and approve matching funding of $5,287 from the five percent crime victim surcharge fund for the Solicitor General’s Victim Assistance Program and amend the Multi Governmental Fund (0216) to reflect these revenues and expenses. The funds are requested to finance personnel and budget of the Solicitor-General’s Victim Witness Assistance Program to provide services mandated by Georgia Law.


IV. 2018-2019 VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT (VOCA) CONTINUATION GRANT: Database 'e-CAP ', View 'Pending', Document '2018-19 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Continuation Grant'

Approval is requested to submit and if approved, accept a grant for $349,897 or as otherwise awarded from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council of Georgia along with $70,074 from the 5% Crime Victim Surcharge Fund allocated in the FY19 Budget to provide funding for Crime Victim Assistance in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019. Along with an additional In-Kind Match of $17,400 to be contributed by volunteer hours, it is requested that the multi-governmental fund be amended by the amount awarded plus the local match. The funding will be used to adequately provide services to identified areas such as seven (7) Superior Court Judges, victims of non-arrest cases, victims within the Rapid Resolution Program, victims identified in Juvenile Court, and all other crime victims in need of services.


V. 2018-19 VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT (VOCA) COMPENSATION GRANT: Database 'e-CAP ', View 'Pending', Document '2018-19 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Compensation Grant'

Approval is requested to authorize the District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program to submit and if approved, accept a grant for $48,649 or as otherwise awarded from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council of Georgia allocated in the FY19 Budget to provide funding for Crime Victim Assistance in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019. This Compensation Advocate Grant has a Match Waiver so there is no request for either a cash match or an In-Kind match. It is requested that the multi-governmental fund be amended by the amount awarded. The funding will be used to enhance services as our office provides education and outreach specifically regarding Crime Victims Compensation to those within our Circuit.


VI. PURCHASES: Database 'e-CAP ', View 'Pending', Document 'Purchase Authorizations'

Approval is requested of items "A" to "D":

A. Pine Grove Municipal Solid Waste Landfill: C&D Area 3
B. Refuse Truck Engine Repair
C. Lot Clearing Services (Annual Contract)
D. Replacement Playground Equipment for 29th Street Recreation Center
VII. UPDATE AND PRESENTATION:

- - Government Center Update - City Manager, Isaiah Hugley


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