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


Agenda – October 12, 2017

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


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

Item 2: Pledge of Allegiance

Item 3: Appearances
Recognizing and Presenting a Proclamation for Red Ribbon Week

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

Item 5: Consider Approval of August 10, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

Item 6: Old Business
a) Consider Second Reading of New Ordinance to The Code of The City of Ball Ground Chapter 28 Titled Utilities; Division 3. Sewers: Prohibiting private wastewater systems within the City of Ball Ground service delivery area.
b) Consider Second Reading of Special Events Policy and Procedure

Item 7: New Business
a) Ratify Decision to Award Bid to Construct Senior Center
b) Consider Purchase of New 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


Agenda – September 14, 2017

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

AGENDA
September 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 July 13, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

Item 6: Old Business
a) Consider Second Reading of Application for New Alcohol License
Applicant: Locally Yours, LLC located at 245 Gilmer Ferry Rd.
b) Consider Second Reading of Annexation Petition
Applicant: Randall C. Carter & Cynthia S. Carter
475 Old Howell Bridge Rd.
Presently Zoned: Light Industrial Applicant is not seeking to rezone
c) Consider Second Reading An Ordinance As Related to Code Section 103.3 (Rain Sensor Shut Off)
d) Consider Second Reading of An Ordinance – Water Meters
e) Consider Second Reading of An Ordinance – Water Waste Management

Item 7: New Business
a) Consider Amendment to Valley Overlay District
b) Consider RESOLUTION 2017 – R03 – Removal of Portions of State Route 372 From the State Highway System
c) Consider Special Events Policy and Procedure
d) Consider First Reading of New Ordinance to The Code of The City of Ball Ground Chapter 28 Titled Utilities; Division 3. Sewers: Prohibiting private wastewater systems within the City of Ball Ground service delivery area.
e) Consider First Reading of New Ordinance to The Code of the City of Ball Ground Chapter 22 Titled Solid Waste; Article II. Collection and Disposal
f) Consider the Following Items as Surplus Property
• One Acre Tract on Church Street
• One John Deere Zero Turn Mower (not economically feasible to repair)
• One Utility Trailer (Bent Axle – Not feasible to repair – Scrap Metal)

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

Agenda – August 10, 2017

AGENDA
August 10, 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 July 13, 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

Item 6: Old Business
a) Consider Second Reading of Changes to Ancillary Tasting Room Ordinance
b) Consider Second Reading of 2016/2017 Budget Amendments

Item 7: New Business
a) Consider First Reading of Application for New Alcohol License
Applicant: Locally Yours, LLC located at 245 Gilmer Ferry Rd.

b) Consider First Reading of Annexation Petition
Applicant: Randall C. Carter & Cynthia S. Carter
475 Old Howell Bridge Rd.
Presently Zoned: Light Industrial Applicant is not seeing rezoning

c) Consider Changes to Code Section 103.3 (Rain Sensor Shut Off)

d) Consider Ordinance Change – Water Meters

e) Consider Ordinance change – Water Waste Management

f) Consider Implementing Toilet Rebate Program

g) Consider Resolution to Terminate 457 Employee Retirement Plan

h) Consideration of Storm Water Management Policy/Covenant

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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