City of Porterdale

Minutes and Agenda

Minutes of the Meeting

CITY OF PORTERDALE

CITY COUNCIL CALLED MEETING

June 14, 2012

Presiding over the meeting was Mayor Arline Chapman.  In attendance were Council Members Anita Rainey - Post 1, Linda Finger - Post 2, Tim Savage - Post 3, and Lowell Chambers- Post 5.  Also in attendance were the City Manager, Bob Thomson, Acting City Clerk, Megan Reid, and City Attorney, Tim Chambers.

Agenda Item 1 - Call to order

Mayor Arline Chapman called the meeting to order.

Agenda Item 2 -Elimination of Prohibition of Elected Officials Holding Alcohol License- - 3rd and Final Reading and Public Hearing

The Ordinance was read aloud by City Attorney, Tim Chambers

Public Hearing Opened and Closed with no comments from the public.

Motion 1 was made by Councilmember Finger to adopt the 3rd and final reading and was seconded by Councilmember Tim Savage.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 3 - Authorization for Mayor to sign letter to DCA Commissioner requesting Opportunity Zone designation to accompany proposed Opportunity Zone -

Motion 2 was made by Council Member Savage to authorize letter and was seconded by Council Member Finger.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 4 - Budget Adjustments   

Motion 3 was made by Council Member Finger to establish a seized funds fund, formally separated from the General and Water Funds and was seconded by Council Member Savage.

Motion carried unanimously.

Motion 4 was made by Council Member Finger to correct an overage in the cultural and recreation budget and was seconded by Council Member Savage.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 5 - Mayor and Council acceptance of letter of commitment from Councilman Tim Savage to recuse himself in all matters pertaining to his property in the proposed Opportunity Zone

Motion 5 was made by Council Member Finger to accept the letter of commitment and seconded by Council Member Chambers. 

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 6 - Formal authorization of the Local Option Sales Tax Agreement with County 

Motion 6 was made by Council Member Chambers to authorize the Local Option Sales Tax agreement with Newton County and seconded by Council Member Savage.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 7- Required modification of adoption plan agreement of GMA deferred compensation plan

Motion 7 was made by Council Member Chambers to make the required changes to the GMA Deferred Compensation Plan and was seconded by Council Member Savage.

Motion carried unanimously.

Agenda Item 8- Adjournment

Motion 8 was made by Council Member Chambers to adjourn the called meeting, and was seconded by Council Member Savage.

Motion carried unanimously.

Read and adopted in the regular meeting of the City Council held on this ___ day of July, 2012.