Agenda April 12, 2018 City Council Meeting

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council
City of Ball Ground, Georgia
Ball Ground City Hall ~ 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA
April 12, 2018


1. Call Meeting to Order – Mayor Roberts

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Appearances

4. Announcements – City Manager Eric Wilmarth

5. Consider Approval of March 8, 2018 Meeting Minutes

6. Old Business
a) Consider 2nd Reading Sign Ordinance
b) Consider 2nd Reading of Solid Waste Ordinance

7. New Business
a) Consider Professional Services Agreement between Brown Pelican Consulting, LLC and City of Ball Ground for the purpose to prepare, agree upon and submit to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) a Service Delivery Agreement
b) Consider 1st Reading of FY 2018/2019 Budget
c) Consider 1st Reading of Annexation Petition
Applicant: Josh Briggs/Cedar Ridge Services, LLC
Applicant is requesting annexation of 2.27 acres at 674 Old Dawsonville Rd.
Current zoning is AG
d) Consider Appointment to Sequoyah Regional Library Board of Trustees
e) Consider Rezone Request Applicant: Stefanie Joyner
Applicant is requesting to rezone 1,54 acres at 153 Commerce Lane and 995 Old Canton Road from R-40 to R-40 and R-20. If rezoned, the property will continue to be used as single family residential.
f) Consider request by Diamond Head Development for Special User Permit to allow for a solid waste transfer station in Light Industrial (LI) Zoning

8. City Managers Report

9. Mayor Roberts Comments

10. Council Members Comments

11. Public Comments

12. Executive Session (If Needed)

13. Adjourn

Revised:  April 10, 2018

March Agenda – City Council Meeting

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council
City of Ball Ground, Georgia
Ball Ground City Hall ~ 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA
March 8, 2018

1. Call Meeting to Order – Mayor Roberts

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Appearances

4. Announcements – City Manager Eric Wilmarth

5. Consider Approval of January 11, 2018 Meeting Minutes

6. Old Business
a) Consider 2nd Reading of Ordinance to Prohibit Use of ATV’s within the City

7. New Business
a) Consider Resolution Recognizing Diversity in Needs With Respect to local control of fireworks
b) Consider Adoption of Cherokee County Water and Sewer Authority Sewer Use Rules and Regulations
c) Consider 1st Reading of Sign Ordinance
d) Consider Committee Appointments Study Historic Preservation Ordinance
e) Consider Appointments to Ad Hoc Committee To Study Property Maintenance Ordinance
f) Consider 1st Reading of Solid Waste Ordinance
g) Consider Proposal to Resurface Outdoor Basketball Court

8. City Managers Report

9. Mayor Roberts Comments

10. Council Members Comments

11. Public Comments
Brandon Roberts, President/CEO of Branches of Faith, Inc.

12. Executive Session (If Needed)

13. Adjourn



 

Agenda – March 8, 2018

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council
City of Ball Ground, Georgia
Ball Ground City Hall ~ 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA
March 8, 2018

1. Call Meeting to Order – Mayor Roberts

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Appearances

4. Announcements – City Manager Eric Wilmarth

5. Consider Approval of January 11, 2018 Meeting Minutes

6. Old Business
a) Consider 2nd Reading of Ordinance to Prohibit Use of ATV’s within the City

7. New Business
a) Consider Resolution Recognizing Diversity in Needs With Respect to local control of fireworks
b) Consider Adoption of Cherokee County Water and Sewer Authority Sewer Use Rules and Regulations
c) Consider 1st Reading of Sign Ordinance
d) Consider Committee Appointments Study Historic Preservation Ordinance
e) Consider Appointments to Ad Hock Committee To Study Property Maintenance Ordinance
f) Consider 1st Reading of Solid Waste Ordinance
g) Consider Proposal to Resurface Outdoor Basketball Court

8. City Managers Report

9. Mayor Roberts Comments

10. Council Members Comments

11. Public Comments
Brandon Roberts, President/CEO of Branches of Faith, Inc.

12. Executive Session (If Needed)

13. Adjourn

2018 Council Retreat Agenda

AGENDA
CITY OF BALL GROUND
PLANNING RETREAT
FEBRUARY 17, 2018

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM – Discussion of Following Items:

Code Enforcement to include
(a) Property Maintenance
(b) Sign Ordinance
(c) Staffing

Parks and Recreation to include:
(a) Land Acquisition (Roberts Lake)
(b) Long Swamp / Etowah Trail System

Historic Preservation to include: (Stefanie Joyner)
(a) District Boundaries
(b) Benefits
(c) Expansion
(d) Steps to a solid Ordinance

Branding/Logo/Mission Statement (Jeff Corbin + 1)

Infill Development to include:
(a)Valley Overlay District Expansion
(b) Business Development/Recruiting/Incentives
(c) Maintaining Momentum
(d) Key areas for infill development
(e) Obstacles / Challenges (Joined by Josh Briggs)
(f) Growth Projections

SR 372 Off System (Conversation with Commissioner West)

Report from Dan Reuter on LCI Process and Progress

Impact Fees

Development of Action Plan for any identified projects/tasks

Agenda – January 11, 2018 City Council Meeting

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council
City of Ball Ground, Georgia
Ball Ground City Hall ~ 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA
January 11, 2018


1. Meeting Called to Order and Swearing in of Mayor Rick Roberts and Council Members John Byrd and Mickey O’Malley

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Appearances
• James Bence, Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC – Presentation of Financial Audit for Period Ended June 30, 2017

4. Announcements/Informational Items/Project Updates – City Manager

5. Consider Approval of December 14, 2017 Minutes

6 Old Business
a) Consider Second Reading of an Ordinance Prohibiting the Retail Sale of Dogs & Cats

7. New Business
a) Consider Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem
b) Consider Appointment of 2018 Department Heads, Committees and Board Members
c) Reaffirm Check Signers for any/all banking/checking accounts
d) Consider Adoption of Fee Schedule
e) Consider Establishing and Fixing Qualifying Fees for Municipal Elections per
O.C.G.A. §21-2-131(1)(a) and election qualifying dates.
f) Consider Adoption of City of Ball Ground Zoning Map
g) Consider Arbor Day Proclamation
h) Consider “Opt In” to District Regional Program for Commercial Indoor Water Use Assessments
i) Discussion of Public Parking Time Limits in Downtown
j) Consider 1st Reading of Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Ordinance
k) Consider Zoning Request by Feroz Ali for 5.45 acres located at 8049 and 8051 Ball Ground Hwy.
l) Consider Ordinance To Prohibit the Use of ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES (ATV’s) within the incorporated limits of the city

8. City Manager’s Report

9. Mayor’s Report

I0. Council Members’s Reports

11. Public Comments

12. Executive Session (If Needed)

13. Adjourn

Agenda – December 14, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council

City of Ball Ground, Georgia

Ball Ground City Hall ~ 7:00 P.M.

 AGENDA

December 14, 2017

Item 1: Meeting Called to Order to order by Mayor Rick Roberts.

Item 2: Pledge of Allegiance

Item 3: Appearances

Item 4: Announcements/Informational Items/Project Updates – City Manager

Item 5: Consider Approval of October 12, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

Item 6: Old Business

Item 7: New Business
a) Consider Ordinance Prohibiting the Retail Sale of Dogs & Cats
b) Consider Resolution Affirming City of Ball Ground a Certified City of Ethics
c) Consider Resolution To Authorize and Direct City Official to Execute GMA Lease Document to Purchase Police Vehicle

Item 8: City Manager Comments

Item 9: Mayor Roberts & City Council Comments

Item 10: Public Comments

Item 11: Executive Session (If Needed)

Item 12: Adjourn


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