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					JANUARY 7, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.

                                                     COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                                       GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                                KELLY CARTER
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                                   NANCY ARNOLD
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON                                JAMES KELLY
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                               BINGO MCTYRE
                                                           MIKE CASON

5:00 WORK SESSION

NO ONE ADDRESSED COUNCIL MEMBERS AT WORK SESSION.

COUNCIMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING PAULDING COUNTY PROBATE JUDGE, DEBORAH
ANDERSEN, ADMINISTERED THE OATH OF OFFICE TO THE NEWLY RE-ELECTED
COUNCILMEMBERS AND MAYOR.


PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING, A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON REZONING
REQUEST FROM AARON AND BEN BLACK FOR 10 ACRES +/- AT SEABOARD DR (AT
EXISTING LOG YARD) FROM G-GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TO G- GENERAL INDUSTRIAL WITH
SPECIAL PROVISIONS TO ALLOW A METAL RECOVERY, RECYCLING, AND SHIPPING OF
JUNK METALS.

BEN BLACK AND ARRON BLACK ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON BEHALF OF THEIR
APPLICATION.

MARSHA POWELL SPOKE IN OPPOSITION OF THIS APPLICATION AND PRESENTED A
PETITION FROM RESIDENTS OF BARTLETT SQUARE TO THE COUNCIL.

TANISHA BATES, CHARLENE DAVIS, BILLY RICE, SANDY SMITH AND WILLIS JONES ALSO
SPOKE IN OPPOSITION TO THIS APPLICATION STATING CONCERNS OF NOISE, TRAFFIC
AND JUNK.

BEN BLACK AND ARRON BLACK ANSWERED QUESTIONS DIRECTED AT THEM FROM THE
RESIDENTS ON THEIR CONCERNS.

1.MAYOR AUSTIN THEN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO
THE FLAG.
2. COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE
DECEMBER 3, 2007 MINUTES AS MAILED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.

THE DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESENTED A PLAQUE TO THE COUNCIL AND MAYOR
FOR ALL THE SUPPORT THEY HAVE GIVEN THE DEPARTMENT.

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN COMMENDED THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ON THE OUTSTANDING
JOB THEY HAVE PERFORMED.

GARY PATE THEN ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON HIS CONCERNS FOR HIS CAR WASH.
HE STATED THAT TWO DAYS A WEEK WAS NOT ENOUGH TO KEEP HIM IN BUSINESS.
HE ASKED THE COUNCIL TO RECONSIDER THE NUMBER OF OPERATING DAYS.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY THEN MADE A MOTION TO ALLOW MR. PATE TO OPEN ON
WEDNESDAY, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM 8 A.M. UNTIL 6 P.M.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED 5-0-1 WITH COUNCILMEMBER WHITE ABSTAINING.




4. MAYOR AUSTIN THEN MOVED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO THE CONSENT AGENDA:

A. ADOPTION OF MEETING SCHEDULES IN 2008 FOR CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING
COMMISSION.

B. ARBOR DAY PROCLAMATION-- FEBRUARY 15, 2008.

7. METHOD OF DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED RIGHT-OF- WAY AT END OF HERMAN AVENUE
TO BE CONSISTENT WITH STATE LAW

16.APPOINTMENTS OF CITY OFFICERS:
MAYOR PRO-TERM- COUNCILMEMBER NANCY ARNOLD.
FINANCE CHAIR - COUNCILMEMBER JAMES KELLY
RECREATION COMMITTEE CHAIR - COUNCILMEMBER NANCY ARNOLD.

COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.



6. CASE 08-01 REZONING REQUEST FROM AARON AND BEN BLACK FOR 10 ACRES (+/-)
AT SEABOARD DRIVE ( AT EXISTING LOG YARD) FROM G-GENERAL INDUSTERIAL TO G-
GENERAL INSUSTRIAL WITY SPECIAL PROVISIONS.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO DENY.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED 5-1 WITH COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE OPPOSING.

ITEM # 11. REPEAL EXISTING CODE SECTION 5-430 AND SECOND READING AND ADOPTION
OF NEW HOTEL/MOTEL TAX ORDINANCE (PER DCA INSTRUCTIONS). TABLED UNTIL
FEBRUARY 4, 2008 MEETING.

ITEM # 12. CONSIDER AN AGREEMENT WITH PAULDING CHAMBER OF COMMMERCE FOR
TOURISM SERVICES AND PROMOTION FOR THE CITY. TABLED UNTIL FEBRUARY 4, 2008
MEETING.

ITEM #13. CONSIDER ADOPTION OF REVISED ETHICS ORDINANCE (PER GMA STANDARDS)
TABLED UNTIL FEBRUARY 4, 2008 MEETING.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS
ORDINANCE AMENDMENT # 2008-01 “STATEWIDE CABLE FRANCHISE FEE” WHICH ADDS
SECTION 5-414.1 TO THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CARTER.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

15. DISCUSSION OF POSSIBLE AMENDMENTS TO SUBDIVISON REGULATION.

D. APPROVAL OF SOFTWARE PURCHASE FOR CONSTRUCTION CODE ENFORCEMENT
(PERMITTING) AND PLANNING AND ZONING COMPLIANCE. POSTPONED UNTIL FEBRUARY
4, 2008 MEETING.

MAYOR AUSTIN STATED THAT CHANNEL 15 WILL BE UP AND RUNNING TUESDAY
JANUARY 8.

DUE TO ERROR THE CONSIDERATION OF ANNEXATION AND REZONING FROM THE
ENCLAVE AT CITY SQUARE LLC, FOR 6.186 ACRES ON MERCHANTS DRIVE FROM
PAULDING COUNTY ZONING TO R-3 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL FOR APARTMENTS
HAD BEEN OMITTED FROM THE AGENDA. THIS ITEM WAS TABLED AT THE DECEMBER
MEETING.

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO REMOVE THIS APPLICATION FROM TABLE.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
VOTE OF 2-4. THE APPLICATION WILL REMAIN TABLED. COUNCILMEMBERS WHITE AND
KELLY FOR THE MOTION.
COUNCILMEMBERS ARNOLD, CARTER, WHITE AND CASON AGAINST.


AT THIS TIME COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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            MAYOR                                DATE




_______________________________          ____________________
        CITY CLERK                                DATE
FEBRUARY 11, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.

                                       COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                      GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                KELLY CARTER
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                   NANCY ARNOLD
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON              JAMES KELLY
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER               BINGO MCTYRE
                                        MIKE CASON

5.00 WORK SESSION

MIKE JONES FROM EDISON ENGINEERING DISCUSSED WITH THE COUNCIL A DRAFT
REPORT ON A MASTER WATER STUDY AND PLAN.
CHUCK RANN OF EDISON ENGINEERING ALSO PRESENTED A CHART AND ANSWERED
QUESTIONS FROM THE COUNCIL.

KENDALL SMITH GAVE THE COUNCIL AN UPDATE ON THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPT AND
ASKED THEM TO CONSIDER TAKING BIDS ON REMOVING PINES AT SARA BABB PARK.

JIMMY UPCHURCH REPRESENTED TONY OLIVER WITH “GA. CLASSIC RIDES”.
THEY ARE REQUESTING APPROVAL FROM THE CITY TO HAVE BLOCKPARTIES ON THE
SQUARE AGAIN THIS YEAR ON THE FOURTH SAT. OF EACH MONTH, MARCH THROUGH
SEPTEMBER, 2008.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

1.MAYOR AUSTIN THEN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO
THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE
JANUARY 7, 2008 MINUTES AS MAILED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.

BECKY AIKEN SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THE MERCY INTERCESSION CENTER, INC.
SHE WAS REQUESTING THE CITY OF DALLAS TO CONTINUE FUNDING HER
ORGANIZATION.

LESLIE PITTMAN ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL WITH CONCERNS OF SPEEDING ON
N. JOHNSTON ST. MAYOR AUSTIN STATED HE WOULD GET WITH THE STREET
SUPERINTENDENT TO REPAIR THE STOP SIGN AND GET WITH CHIEF HALTER ON THIS
ISSUE.


4. MAYOR AUSTIN THEN MOVED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO THE CONSENT AGENDA.

3 C. APPROVAL TO ACCEPT CONTRACT FOR TREE REMOVAL AT SARA BABB PARK.

3D. APPROVAL FOR GA. CLASSIC RIDES TO CONTINUE WITH MONTHLY BLOCKPARTYS ON
THE FOURTH SATURDAY, MARCH THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2008.

4.A APPROVAL OF CONSENT ORDER FOR NON-COMPLIANCE FOR SEWER SPILLS ON 11-19-
07 AND 12-06-07 (WEAVER CREEK) AND 12-13-07 (MILL CREEK).

13. RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ADOPT THE MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL SOLID WASTE
MANAGEMENT PLAN. (CVRDC).

15 A. AUTHORIZE CITY MANAGER TO PROCEED WITH REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR
ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES ON PROPOSED 3MGD DALLAS WASTE WATER
TREATMENT PLANT.

15B. RESOLUTION AND SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR GEORGIA CITIES WEEK. APRIL 20-26,
2008.

15 D. AUTHORIZATION TO PURCHASE KELLY SOFTWARE PERMIT PROGRAM FOR
BUILDING INSPECTIONS.


MOTION TO APPROVEEXTENTION OF THE CURRENT CONTRACT WITH AVERY
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES FOR ANOTHER YEAR FOR GARBABE COLLECTION.

MOTION TO GRANT DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION TO HOST CITY WIDE YARD
SALE AND FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE NIGHTS.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

ITEM # 7. ADOPTION OF JUNK CAR ORDINANCE POSTPONED TILL MARCH 3, 2008 MEETING.

ITEM # 10 METHOD OF DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED RIGHT-OF-WAY AT END OF HERMAN
AVENUE. POSTPONED TILL MARCH 3, 2008 MEETING.

ITEM # 11. ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO ETHICS ORDINANCE POSTPONED TILL MARCH
3, 2008 MEETING.


6. CONSIDER ANNEXATION AND AMENDMENT TO ZONING APPLICATION REQUEST FROM
THE ENCLAVE AT CITY SQUARE, LLC, FOR 6.186 ACRES ON MERCHANTS DRIVE ORIGINAL
REQUEST WAS FOR R3 (MULTI-FAMILY); AMENDING APPLICATION FOR 0-I (OFFICES/AND
INSTITUTIONAL). (THIS ITEM WAS ORGINALLY HEARD DECEMBER 3, 2007 AND WAS
TABLED BY CITY COUNCIL).

JERRY JOHNSON ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON THIS AMENDED APPLICATION.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO REMOVE THIS ITEM FROM THE TABLE.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO GRANT THIS ANNEXATION APPLICATION
REQUEST FOR 6.186 ACRES ON MERCHANTS DRIVE FROM THE ELCLAVE AT CITY SQUARE,
LLC.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE TO AMENDED
APPLICATION TO 0-I ZONING(OFFICES/INSTITUTIONAL.)
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZEDTHE CITY ATTORNEY TO START CONDEMNATION PROCESS
ON PROPERTY # 30 ON EAST MEMORIAL DRIVE FOR A DRAINAGE EASEMENT FROM THE
SIDEWALK PROJECT.



14. POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT.
(SEE ATTACHED.)


15 C. MID-YEAR BUDGET AMENDMENT POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 3, 2008 MEETING
PENDING REPORT FROM CITY AUDITOR , LLOYD WILLIAMSON.



COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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           MAYOR                        DATE




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         CITY CLERK                      DATE
MARCH 3, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.


                                      COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                   GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO               KELLY CARTER
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                NANCY ARNOLD
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON             JAMES KELLY
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER             BINGO MCTYRE
                             MIKE CASON

5:00 P.M. WORK SESSION

LLOYD WILLIAMSON FROM “WILLIAMSON & CO. CPA’S” ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON
THE PROPOSED MID-YEAR BUDGET AMENDMENTS. HE ANSWERED SEVERAL QUESTIONS
FROM THE COUNCIL AND ASSURED THE COUNCIL THE CURRENT BUDGET WAS IN FINE
SHAPE.

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR, KENDALL SMITH UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE PUBLIC
WORKS DEPARTMENT. HE WANTED TO PUBLICLY THANK MIKE FRITZ FOR ALL THE
WORK HE HAS DONE AT THE THEATER.

COUNCILMEMBER CARTER MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY


PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON AN APPLICATION
FOR A BUSINESS PERMIT BY LALLY JAWO, UNITED TAXI, FOR BUSINESS LICENSE TO
OPERATE TAXI SERVICE.

LALLY JAWO ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL CONCERNING THIS APPLICATION.

FELICIA TATUM, DENNIS COOK AND JAY ROBERT SMITH SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THIS
APPLICATION.

1. MAYOR AUSTIN THEN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.

COUNCILMEMBER CASON THEN CALLED FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE ON BEHALF OF THE
PASSING OF MR. LACY WEBSTER, FORMER COUNCILMEMBER AND MEMBER OF THE
DALLAS PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND ON THE PASSING OF MS. PATTY
WATSON A WELL LOVED TEACHER IN PAULDING COUNTY. COUNCILMEMBER CASON
THEN GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE
FEBRUARY 11.2008 MINUTES AS MAILED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.
COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE RECOMMENDED MID-YEAR
BUDGET AMENDMENTS AS PRESENTED BY LLOYD WILLIAMSON AND TO AMEND THE
CONTINGUENCY FUND CREATED FOR $80,000.00 TO BE SPENT AT DISCRETION OF THE
FINANCE COMMITTEE WITH THE APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL OR UP TO $10,000.00 WITH
THE APPROVAL OF THE CITY MANAGER.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNAMIOUSLY.


MAYOR AUSTIN THEN THANKED MIKE FRITZ AT THE RECOMENDATION OF PUBLIC
WORKS DIRECTOR , KENDALL SMITH, FOR ALL THE HARD WORK HE HAS DONE TO HELP
THE CITY AT THE THEATER.


FELICA TATUM THEN ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON HER WATER BILL. SHE WAS
CONCERNED BECAUSE IT WAS OVER $600.00 AND FELT THERE WAS A MISTAKE.
SHE ASKED THE COUNCIL TO FORGIVE PAYMENT OF THIS BILL.

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN ASKED THE PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISOR, KENDALL SMITH
TO RESEARCH THIS WITH THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE AND TO HAVE AN ANSWER
BY THE APRIL 7, 2008 MEETING.

4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF EPD CONSENT ORDER FOR EXCEEDING PERMIT LIMITATION ON AUGUST
2007, SEPTEMBER 2007 AND OCTOBER 2007.

B. APPROVAL OF “CROSSWALK” BY LOCAL CHURCHES ON FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2008.

C. APPROVAL OF “5K ROAD RACE” BY UMC ON SATURDAY JUNE 21, 2008.

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MAYOR AUSTIN NOTED THAT IN CLOSED SESSION SOME PERSONAL EVALUATIONS WERE
DISCUSSED AND THAT THE EMPLOYEES WILL BE NOTIFIED AT A LATER DATE ABOUT
THEIR EVALUATION.

6. CONSIDER ANNEXATION AND REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-02) FROM CHERRY
WESTBROOK, TO ANNEX 1.07 ACRES AT 341 MACLAND ROAD AND REZONE SAME
PROPERTY FROM R-2 (PAULDING COUNTY) TO C-N NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT.
POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 7, 2008 MEETING, SINCE THE PLANNING COMMISSION DID NOT
MEET.

7. CONSIDER REZONING REQUEST(Z-2008-03) FROM JACOB STEPHENS, TO REZONE 34.065
ACRES ON WINNDALE RD. FROM R-2 TO R-3 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL FOR A DUPLEX
DEVELOPMENT. POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 7, 2008 MEETING, SINCE THE PLANNING
COMMISSION DID NOT MEET.



8. COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE BUSINESS PERMIT
APPLICATION BY LALLY JAWO OF UNITED TAXI, TO OPERATE TAXI BUSINESS.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

9. FIRST READING OF JUNK CAR ORDINANCE.

11.FIRST READING OF ADOPTION OF REVISED ETHICS ORDINANCE.

13. REPORT ON REQUESTED CROSSWALK NEAR UMC ACROSS EAST MEMORIAL DRIVE.
UP FOR REVIEW.

14. POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT ( SEE ATTACHED.)

CHIEF HALTER ASKED THE COUNCIL TO APPROVE AN UNDATED STREET LISTINGS
IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE PERMITS TO RUN THE RADAR SYSTEM.

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE STREET LISTINGS.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

CHIEF HALTER ALSO REQUESTED THE COUNCIL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A 2007
CHEVY IMPALA. IT’S A DEMO VEHICLE AND FULLY EQUIPPED FOR THE POLICE
DEPARTMENT. IT WOULD BE A GREAT COST SAVINGS.

COUNCILMEMBER CARTER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF THE 2007
CHEVY IMPALA POLICE CRUSIER AT THE PRICE OF $20,500.00.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

CHIEF HALTER ALSO ASKED THE COUNCIL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A NEW
RECORDER AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE RECORDER HAS BEEN OUT OF ORDER FOR
ALMOST TWO YEARS. THE RECORDER WOULD COST AROUND $25,000.00.

COUNCILMEMBER CARTER MADE A MOTION TO REPAIR OR PURCHASE WITH THE
CONSENT OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, WITH UNDERSTANDING THAT THE
RECORDER COULD BE MOVED AND WOULD BE COMPATIABLE AT THIS NEW BUILDING
AND TO REPORT BACK AT OUR APRIL 7, 2008 MEETING.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MAYOR AUSTIN ALSO ASKED THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE TO LOOK INTO THE
PROPOSAL FOR RENOVATION AND EXPANSION OF POLICE DEPARTMENT AND CONSIDER
AS A FY-2009 ITEM AND WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE CHIEF AND THE CITY MANAGER.
ALSO DETERMINE WHAT THE DIFFERENTIAL WOULD BE FROM MOTOROLA AND THE
CHANGE OVER AND THE SYSTEM THAT THEY ARE SUPPLYING FOR REBANDING AND THE
TOTAL COST OF THE RELOCATION OF THE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT TO THE
POLICE DEPARTMENT BUILDING.

15. CITY MANAGERS REPORT.
A. DOWNTOWN DALLAS MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION AGREED TO MOVE THEIR
CONCERT/MOVIE NIGHTS TO THE 4TH FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH TO COINCIDE WITH GA
CLASSIC RIDES NIGHT OF 4TH SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH. THEY ALSO AGREED TO HOLD
ANNUAL YARD SALE THE SATURDAY , APRIL 20, 2008 FOR ACTIVITY WITH GEORGIA
CITIES WEEK.

B. GEORGIA CITIES WEEK. APRIL 20-26, 2008.

C. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO PURCHASE A FORD ESCAPE FOR THE
INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT AT A COST OF $15,444.00.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

D. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO REMOVE THE PRELIMINARY DESIGN
REPORT (PDR) STAGE FROM THE CURRENT REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS(RFQ) ON A
SINGLE SOURCE BASIS, IF THE FUNDS ARE MADE AVAILABLE BY STATE GRANTS
THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS. THIS IS FOR ENGINEERING
SERVICES FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT DESIGN, BIDDING AND CONSTRUCTION
INSPECTIONS .
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN ASKED EVERYONE TO PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO GMA SESSION
NOTES. STATED WERE “ HR1246” (CONSTITUTIONAL ADMENDMENT) AND “HB979”
(ENABLING LEGISLATIONS). WITH SPECIAL IMPORTANCE TO “SR796” AND “HB938.”
AFTER EXPLANATIONS OF ALL BILLS, THE MAYOR ENCOURAGED EVERYONE TO GET
INVOLVED AND CALL THEIR LEGISLATORS.




WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO BRING BEFORE THE COUNCIL, COUNCILMEMBER KELLY
MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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  MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                               DATE




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CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                              DATE
APRIL 7, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.



                                        COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                      KELLY CARTER
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                  GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                   NANCY ARNOLD
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                JAMES KELLY
                                MIKE CASON


ABSENT: BINGO MCTYRE
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON



5:P.M. WORK SESSION

SCOTT GREEN, PE, DIRECTOR PAULDING COUNTY DOT. ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL
REGARDING THE COUNTY’S COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN (CTP).

KENDALL SMITH, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS, UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON SARA BABB
PARK. HE ADVISED THE COUNCIL THAT A SALT WATER SYSTEM WOULD BE THE MOST
COST EFFECTIVE FOR THE POOL. HE ALSO STATED THAT HE AND TINA CLARK WERE
CERTIFIED POOL OPERATORS AND WOULD BE HIRING LIFEGUARDS TO RUN THE POOL
THIS SUMMER.

MAYOR AUSTIN ASKED EVERYONE TO KEEP CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON IN THEIR
PRAYERS DUE TO HEALTH ISSUES.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING PUBLIC HEARINGS WERE HELD ON (1) ANNEXATION
AND REZONING REQUEST ( Z-2008-02) FROM CHERRY WESTBROOK, TO ANNEX 1.07 ACRES
AT 341 MACLAND ROAD AND REZONE SAME PROPERTY FROM R-2 (COUNTY) TO C-N
NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT; (2) REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-03) FROM JACOB
STEPHENS, TO REZONE 34.065 ACRES ON WINNDALE RD. FROM R-2 TO R-3 MULTI-FAMILY
RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT FOR DUPLEXES.

CHERRY WESTBOOK ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL AND ANSWERED QUESTIONS ON BEHALF
OF HER ANNEXATION REQUEST.

NO OPPOSITION FROM THE FLOOR.

JACOB STEPHENS THEN ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON BEHALF OF HIS REZONING
APPLICATION. AFTER ANSWERING QUESTIONS FROM THE COUNCIL HIS FATHER,
STAN STEPHENS, ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL AS WELL.

TIM CAMP SPOKE IN OPPOSITION OF THIS REZONING REQUEST. HE VOICED MANY
CONCERNS TO THE COUNCIL.

CONNIE HAWKINS, SAM RAGSDALE, ALAN RAGSDALE AND ADAM CAMP ALSO
ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL WITH THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT THIS APPLICATION.

1.AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN CLOSED THE PUBLIC HEARING AND CALLED THE
REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.


SAM RAGSDALE THEN GAVE THE INVOCATION AND MAYOR AUSTIN LED THE PLEDGE OF
ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MARCH,
3, 2008 MINUTES AS READ.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS. NONE.

3. A. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE COMPREHENSIVE
TRANSPORTATION PLAN ( CTP) . SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THIS IS THE PAULDING COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE
TRANSPORTATION PLAN, DATED MARCH 2008 , FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING ITS
RECOMMENDATIONS AND STRATEGIES IN LOCAL, ATLANTA REGION AND STATE
TRANSPORTATION DECISIONS. THE (CTP) INCLUDES A FINANCIALLY- CONSTRAINED
SHORT RANGE ACTION OF PLAN OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS FOR YEARS 2008- 2013,
AND UNCONSTRAINED TRANSPORTATION PROJECT LIST THROUGH YEAR 2030.

4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

4. A. APPROVAL OF DATES FOR DALLAS FARMERS MARKET.

8. ADOPTION OF REVISED ETHICS ORDINANCE (PER GMA STANDARDS)

9. ADOPTION OF JUNKED VEHICLE ORDINANCE (IN SUPPORT OF ILLICIT DISCHARGE
ORDINANCE)

10. ADOPTION OF HOTEL-MOTEL TAX ORDINANCE.

14. APPROVAL OF M.N.G.W.P.D. REBATE PROGRAM. ( METROPOLITAN NORTH GEORGIA
WATER PLANNING DISTRICT)
1.6 GALLON LOW FLOW - $50.00
1.2 GALLON LOW FLOW- $100.00

$5,500. 00 YEARLY ALLOTMENT.


JOINT CONTRACT WITH PAULDING COUNTY DOT TO PAVE E.MEMORIAL DR. AND LEGIONS
RD. THIS INCLUDES PAVING, PATCHING, STRIPING AND INSTALLATION OF REFLECTIVE
MARKERS FOR THE COST OF $164,338.00

16 A. APPROVAL OF PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH- APRIL 2008
PURCHASE OF SIGNS FOR ELIZABETH MCKOON PARK AND SARA BABB PARK.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

6. ANNEXATION AND REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-02) FROM CHERRY WESTBOOK, TO
ANNEX 1.07 ACRES AT 341 MACLAND ROAD AND REZONE SAME PROPERTY FROM R-2 TO
C-N NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT.

COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE ANNEXATION
APPLICATION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CARTER.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO REZONE FROM R-2(PAULDING COUNTY) TO
C-N.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




7. REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-03) FROM JACOB STEPHENS, TO REZONE 34.065 ACRES ON
WINNDALE RD. FROM R-2 TO R-3 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL FOR A DUPLEX, SENIORS
DEVELOPMENT.
COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO DENY.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED 4-0-1 COUNCILMEMBER WHITE ABSTAINING.

11. METHOD OF DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED RIGHT-OF-WAY AT END OF HERMAN AVENUE.
COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION FOR CITY MANAGER TO SELL TO ADJACENT
PROPERTY OWENER FOR FAIR MARKET VALUE. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
CASON. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

13. COUNCILMEMBER CASON PRESENTED THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
COMMITTEE’S REPORT ON SARA BABB PARK LEASE AGREEMENT. PAPERWORK WILL BE
COMPLETED BY JUNE 1, 2008. SUBJECT TO CITY ATTORNEY’S REVIEW.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

15. POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT ( SEE ATTACHED)
CHIEF HALTER ADDRESSED CONCERNS ON TOWER CONSTRUCTED NEXT TO DISPATCH
BUILDING. MAYOR AUSTIN RECOMMENDED THE CITY MANAGER AND FINANCE
COMMITTEE TO MEET AND GET PRICES TO REPLACE OR REPAIR SIRENS.

16. CITY MANAGERS REPORT.

B. CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO SUGGESTED THAT THE COUNCIL SUBMIT THEIR FORMS
TO GMA WITH THEIR NONIMATIONS TO THE GOVERNMENT HALL OF FAME.

C. REPORT ON HOUSE BILL 1216 (REFERENCE RDC BOUNDARIES)

D. POPULATION GROWTH REPORT (RECENT INFORMATION FROM NEWSPAPER).

E. HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANT.
THE CITY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF RECEIVING A $6,000.00 GRANT FROM THE STATE
HISTORIC PRESERVATION DEPT. TO DEVELOP PRESERVATION GUIDELINES.


COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A MEMORANDUM OF
UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN DALLAS, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AND DEPT. OF
HOMELAND SECURITY. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


MAYOR AUSTIN ASKED ANYONE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE GMA DISTRICT ONE
MEETING ON APRIL 30 AT 12:00 IN CALHOUN TO SIGN THE FORM AND LET SARAH KNOW
BY APRIL 23 DEADLINE.


JUNEAU CONSTRUCTION HAS REQUESTED THEIR RETAINAGE FOR THE THEATER
RECONSTRUCTION. THE RETAINAGE AMOUNT IS $91,750.00. HAS BEEN RELEASED BY THE
ARCHITECT.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO REMIT PER THE CITY ATTORNEY’S
CONCURRENCE THAT LIENS ARE SATISFIED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY



CROY ENGINEERING HAS REQUESTED AN ADDITIONAL $6,000.00 FOR THE CONNECTING
SIDEWALKS PROJECT FOR SUBSTANTIAL REVISIONS TO RIGHT-OF-WAY DRAWINGS.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


JACK BURNSIDE MADE A PROPOSAL FOR AN APPRAISAL FOR THE TRAILHEAD SITE AT
HARDEE AND MAIN ST AT A COST OF $1,500.00.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE APPRAISAL AMOUNT OF
$1,500.00. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO ASKED FOR APPROVAL OF PAVING AROUND THE CIVIC
CENTER, CHURCH ST, AND GRIFFIN ST AND THE BACK OF THE THEATER. KENDALL SMITH
ASKED THAT THEY INCLUDE THE CITY PARKING LOT AND THE WELCH PARKING LOT.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
THESE VARIOUS PAVING PROJECTS.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO MADE AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT APRIL IS “CHILD ABUSE
PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH” AND CASA WILL BE HOLDING A CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL
ON APRIL 10 AT THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE AT 6:00 P.M.


MAYOR AUSTIN ASKED THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE TO WORK WITH
THE CITY MANAGER AND CONSULTANT ON OUR “ LCI” STUDY ABOUT STANDARDS TO
PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE AREA KNOWN EARLIER AS “NEW TOWN”.


WITH NO MORE BUSINESS TO BRING BEFORE THE COUNCIL, COUNCILMEMBER KELLY
MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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 MAYOR BOYD L. AUSTIN                                DATE




________________________________        _________________________
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                               DATE
MAY 5, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.

                                                COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                             KELLY CARTER
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                         GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                          NANCYARNOLD
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                       JAMES KELLY
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON                       BINGO MCTYRE
                                       MIKE CASON




1. CALL TO ORDER - MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN

MAYOR AUSTIN LED THE INVOCATION AND SCOUT COLT ABERNATHY, WITH BOY SCOTT
TROUP 321, LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE APRIL 7,
2008 MEETING AS MAILED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CARTER.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.
AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN MADE A PRESENTATION TO THE FAMILY OF LACY
WEBSTER. MR. WEBSTER’S FAMILY WAS PRESENTED THE FLAG THAT WAS FLOWN AT
CITY HALL AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH, AS WELL AS HIS NAMEPLATE AND A PLAQUE.
MR. WEBSTER WAS ON THE CITY OF DALLAS PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AS
WELL AS A FORMER CITY COUNCIL MEMBER AND FIRE CHIEF.

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN RECOGNIZED BOY SCOTT TROOP 321 AND PRESENTED ALL THE
SCOUTS WITH CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION AND ATTENDANCE. THE SCOUTS ARE
EARNING THEIR RANK OF 1ST CLASS AND IN ORDER TO DO SO THEY NEEDED TO DISCUSS
A CITIZEN’S CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS AS A U.S. CITIZEN WITH A
LEADER OF THE COMMUNITY AND HAVE CHOSEN MAYOR AUSTIN.

4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

6. APPROVAL OF WATER STUDY.
8. NOMINATION OF “PETER BRIDGES” , MAYOR OF TALLAPOOSA, TO GMA ELECTION OF
DISTRICT ONE OFFICERS FOR 2008-2009.
10. ADOPTION OF NEW WATER RATES IN ACCORDANCE WITH WATER STUDY.(SECTION 6).
TO BE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008.
12. APPOINTMENT TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF DALLAS: KATHERINE
OLIVER, 1 YEAR TERM; KEVIN KIRBY, 5 YEAR TERM.
APPOINTMENT BY MAYOR AUSTIN OF REV. JOHN HINKLE TO THE CITY OF DALLAS
ETHICS BOARD.

APPROVAL OF POOL POLICIES AS SUBMITTED BY STREET SUPERINTENT KENDALL
SMITH WITH THE OMISSION OF THE SWIMMING LESSONS.
ADOPTION OF JOINT RESOLUTION WITH THE CITY OF HIRAM TO WELLSTAR HOSPITAL
BOARD AND FOUNDATION REQUESTING THE HOSPITAL BE BUILT AT THE ORIGINAL SITE
AS STATED TO THE PUBLIC AT THE INTERSECTION OF BILL CARRUTH PARKWAY AND
HWY 278.

COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

7. ESTABLISHMENT OF VALUE OF ABANDONED HERMAN AVE RIGHT OF WAY.

MAYOR AUSTIN STATED THAT A MOTION WAS MADE IN CLOSED SESSION TO SET THE
VALUE OF THE PROPERTY AT $100.00 AND MAKE AVAILABLE TO SURROUNDING
PROPERTY OWNER FIRST AND IF NOT ACCEPTED WILL BE PLACED FOR PUBLIC BID. THE
OWNER WILL BE NOTIFIED BY CITY MANAGER.

MAYOR AUSTIN STATED THAT THE COUNCIL IS LOOKING FOR MEMBERS INTERESTED IN
SERVING ON THE CITY TREE COMMISSION. ANYONE INTERESTED SHOULD NOTIFY CITY
HALL OR THEIR COUNCIL MEMBER.

11. FIRST READING ON ORDINANCE AMEENDMENT INCREASING MINIMUM HOUSE SIZES.

13. POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT. ( SEE ATTACHED). CHIEF HALTER STATED THAT THE CITY OF
DALLAS WILL BE TAKING PART IN “A CHILD IS MISSING” ALERT PROGRAM.


MAYOR AUSTIN COMMENDED THE CITY WORKERS FOR THEIR HARD WORK ON THE OAK
RIDGE BOYS CONCERT.

MAYOR AUSTIN REPORTED THAT GMA PRESIDENT KEN SMITH AND GMA EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR JIM HIGDON ANNOUNCED THAT MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN HAS BEEN APPOINTED
CHAIRMAN OF THE GMA TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE FOR A TWO-YEAR TERM
EXPIRING MAY 2010.

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE ALSO ADDRESSED THE CITY ON THE OAK RIDGE BOYS
CONCERT AND THE PRIDE HE HAS IN THE CITY OF DALLAS.

THERE BEING NO FUTHER BUSINESS, COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO
ADJOURN. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                                       DATE



_________________________________               ______________________
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                                    DATE
JUNE 2, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS

                        COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN             KELLY CARTER
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO         GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF          JAMES KELLY
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER       BINGO MCTYRE
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON       MIKE CASON

ABSENT: NANCY ARNOLD


5:00PM WORK SESSION

LINDA VERSCHAREN , DIRECTOR OF THE METH ALLIANCE OF PAULDING
ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL AND ASKED FOR HELP WITH FUNDING.

ANGELA JACKSON WITH THE PAULDING LIONS CLUB ASKED THE COUNCIL
TO SUPPORT “ A TASTE OF PAULDING”, SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY,
OCTOBER 8, FROM 11A.M. UNTIL 6 P.M.ON THE SQUARE.

DARRELL MAXWELL ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON BEHALF OF KEITH
BUTLER BUILDERS ON THEIR REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL SEWER
ALLOCATION FOR SEABOARD STATION SUBDIVISION.

MARK TAGLIEBER, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON THE PROPOSED MINIMUM SQUARE
FOOTAGE AMENDMENT.

LANEY WALKER, DIRECTOR OF THE THEATER AND CIVIC CENTER,
PRESENTED THE COUNCIL WITH THE PROPOSED CIVIC CENTER RENTAL
FEE SCHEDULE.

KENDALL SMITH, PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR, ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL
ON THE WATER USE REDUCTION-PERMIT MODIFICATION.
KENDALL ALSO REPORTED THAT SARA BABB PARK HAD TAKEN IN
AROUND $5, 500 ITS FIRST WEEK OF OPENING.

COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED
SESSION. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR
SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


7:00P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER- MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN.

COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE
OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES
OF THE MAY 5, 2008 MEETING WITH THE AMENDENT OF ITEM # 10
ADOPTION OF NEW WATER RATES IN ACCORDANCE WITH WATER STUDY.
(SECTION 6) CHANGED TO ( TABLE 6-4).
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CARTER.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

D. DR. W. RAY LUCE, DIRECTOR OF THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION
DIVISION PRESENTED THE CITY OF DALLAS WITH A CERTIFIED LOCAL
GOVERNMENT CERTIFICATE. DR. LUCE RECOGNIZED THE LOCAL
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: JUDY
BARNETTE, MARJORIE WATTS, KEVIN KIRBY, TINA BRADLEY AND JASON
EDWARDS.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISTIORS AND COMMENTS. NONE
4.APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT ITEMS.
4A. PAULDING PREGNANCY SERVICE - FRIENDS WALK FOR LIFE.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 27, 2008, 9AM-1PM.
B. LIONS CLUB “ A TASTE OF PAULDING” SATURDAY, OCT 8 FROM
11AM UNTIL 6PM.
6. APPOINTMENT OF JIM WATTS (PENDING HIS ACCEPTANCE) TO THE CITY
ETHICS BOARD.
9. ADOPTION OF CIVIC CENTER FEE SCHEDULE.
PROPOSAL TO REPLACE PLANT DRAIN AT THE WEST WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT BY WOODARD & CURRAN IN THE AMOUNT OF
$12,000.00.

COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT
AGENDA ITEMS. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3.C. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE REQUEST
FROM KEITH BUTLER FOR INCREASE IN SEWER TAPS TO 14 LOTS.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
MOTION DENIED 2-3. COUNCILMEMBERS WHITE AND MCTYRE VOTED FOR
AND COUNCILMEMBERS CASON, CARTER AND KELLY AGAINST.


4.B. COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE
PROCLAMATION TO HONOR THE 170TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TRAIL OF
TEARS. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

OLD BUSINESS.
7. SECOND READING AND ADOPTON OF RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM SQUARE
FOOTAGE ORDINANCE TO BE POSTPONED UNTIL THE JULY 7, 2008
MEETING.

POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT - SEE ATTACHED.

COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO PURCHASE PROPERTY
MENTIONED IN CLOSED SESSION PERTAINING TO THE TRAILHEAD
PROJECT.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

11. COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ON AN
EMERGENCY BASIS, CONTRACT WITH THE MUNICIPAL CODE
CORPORATION FOR CITY CODE UPDATES, REPRINTING, AND IN
ELECTRONIC FORMAT, NOT TO EXCEED $15,000.00.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MAYOR AUSTIN INFORMED EVERYONE THAT THE CITY OF DALLAS WAS
NOW A CERTIFIED CITY OF ETHICS AND WOULD BE ACTUALLY GIVEN THE
CERTIFICATION AT THE GMA ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN SAVANNAH.


COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




_______________________________    ___________________
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                      DATE

_______________________________    ___________________
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                   DATE
JULY 7, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS

                               COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN               KELLY CARTER
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO           GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF            JAMES KELLY
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER          BINGO MCTYRE
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON          MIKE CASON


5:00 WORK SESSION

DAVE SENECAL, PRESIDENT, PAULDING SOUTHERN OFF ROAD BICYCLE
ASSOCIATION, DISCUSSED ADDING BIKE TRAILS AT SARA BABB PARK.

JESUS SUSTAITO, OWNER OF BANDIDO’S MEXICAN CAFÉ ADDRESSED THE
COUNCIL ON USE OF A SPECIFIED AREA OF COURTHOUSE SQUARE.

PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT KENDALL SMITH, ADDRESSED THE
COUNCIL ABOUT THE PENDING UPKEEP ON SUBDIVISIONS.
KENDALL ALSO ADDRESSED A PROBLEM WITH WORK DETAILS HAVING SO
MUCH YARD DEBRIS TO CLEAN UP.
KENDALL ALSO ASKED THE COUNCIL TO CONSIDER CHARGING YEARLY
FEES TO RESTAURANTS THAT GENERATE GREASE AND OIL TO OFFSET THE
CITY’S COSTS.
POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT: SEE ATTACHED. CHIEF HALTER ADDRESSED
THE COUNCIL ON THE NEED TO RAISE MUNICIPAL COURT FINES . CHIEF
HALTER ALSO EXPLAINED TO THE COUNCIL THAT THE PAULDING
COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD HAS OPENED A COMMAND CENTER AND WOULD
LIKE THE CITY TO DONATE A LCD TV FOR THEIR SECURITY CAMERA AT
COST OF $1,626.00.


COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED
SESSION. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR
SESSION. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CARTER.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING PUBLIC HEARINGS WERE HELD ON (1)
REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-04) FROM BLD TRANSFER STATION TO
REZONE APPROXIMATELY 9.999 ACRES AT 1100 WEST MEMORIAL DRIVE
FROM H-1 HEAVY INDUSTRIAL TO H-1 INDUSTRIAL WITH SPECIAL
PROVISIONS TO ALLOW A MSW TRANSFER STATION; (2) ZONING
ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO ADD A NEW ZONING DISTRICT CALLED NEW
TOWN OVERLAY TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR ARCHITECTURAL,
PARKING, SIGNAGE, LANDSCAPING AND SIDEWALKS FOR NEW
DEVELOPMENT AND REDEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE DESIGNATED AREA.

KEN HARDY ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT THE
ZONING FOR THE NEW TOWN OVERLAY.

NO OPPOSITION FROM THE FLOOR.


FRED BENTLEY, ATTORNEY, SPOKE ON BEHALF OF BLD TRANSFER
STATION.(Z-2008-04).
JONATHAN JONES AND BRIAN STOVER ANSWERED VARIOUS QUESTIONS
FROM THE COUNCIL.

IN OPPOSITION VARIOUS RESIDENTS VOICED CONCERNS ON THIS
REZONING, INCLUDING: ALLEN CARTER, RAY SIMONEAU, WILLIAM
CRAWFORD, GEORGE BAKER, ARVEL MAYE, TONY ELLIOTT, JEREMEY
PENNORK, AND CAROL MCCALLIE.

FRED BENTLEY IN TURN ANSWERED QUESTIONS THAT THESE RESIDENTS
WERE CONCERNED ABOUT.

1. AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN CLOSED THE PUBLIC HEARING AND
CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.
FORMER TAX COMMISSIONER, JAMES WATTS GAVE THE INVOCATION
AND THE MAYOR LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER CARTER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES
FROM THE JUNE 2, 2008 COUNCIL MEETING AS MAILED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.
MAYOR AUSTIN RECOGNIZED FORMER TAX COMMISSIONER JAMES WATTS
AND WELCOMED HIM TO THE MEETING.

NICHOLAS COLE FROM COLE’S PHOTOGRAPHY ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL
AND CONGRATULATED THEM ON THE NEW THEATER MANAGER, LENAY
WALKER. HE ALSO STATED THAT THE AMERICAN WHEELCHAIR
ASSOCIATION WAS COMING BACK TO DALLAS AND ASKED
COUNCILMEMBER CARTER IF HE COULD BE ON HAND TO WELCOME THEM.
4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

3A. BIKE TRAILS AT SARA BABB PARK. ACCEPTANCE UPON APPROVAL OF
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BY CITY ATTORNEY AND
ACCEPTANCE OF MAP WITH TRAILS SHOWN BY PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR.

4A. APRROVE AGREEMENT WITH DNR FOR GRANT FOR HISTORIC
PRESERVATION COMMITTEE DESIGN GUIDELINES.

AB. APPROVAL OF CONSENT ORDER FOR NON-COMPLIANCE FOR
UNPERMITTED DISHCARGE JUNE 18, 2008 ( LAWRENCE CREEK).

6B. APPOINTMENT OF BILLY GRAHAM TO PLANNING COMMISSION TO
COMPLETE THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF LACY WEBSTER.

RESOLUTION TO AFFIRM THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY ACTS AS AN
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR , NOT A CITY EMPLOYEE ,AND SUBJECT TO
RECEIVE A 1099 FORM.

12A APPROVE CITY SOLICITATION OF GA WATER SUPPLY COMPETITIVE
GRANT PROGRAM.

RESOLUTION TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INSTALL A TURN
SIGNAL AT JIMMY LEE CAMPBELL PARKWAY AND BULTER/CADALLIC
PKY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE CONSENT
AGENDA. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

7. RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM SQUARE FOOTAGE ORDINANCE- POSTPONED.

8. JIM WATTS ACCEPTANCE TO ETHICS BOARD.

9. AGREEMENT BETWEEN DALLAS AND THE PAULDING CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE FOR TOURISM SERVICES. POSTPONED.

11. ADOPTION OF ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT TO ADD A NEW
ZONING DISTRICT CALLED NEW TOWN OVERLAY TO ESTABLISH
STANDARDS FOR ARCHITECTURAL, PARKING, SIGNAGE, LANDSCAPING
AND SIDEWALKS FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE DESIGNATED
AREA.
RECOMMENDED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
10. REQUEST FROM BLD TRANSFER STATION (CASE #Z-2008-04) TO REZONE
APPROXIMATELY 9.999 ACRES AT 1100 MEMORIAL DRIVE FROM H-1 HEAVY
INDUSTRIAL TO H-1 HEAVY INDUSTRIAL WITH SPECIAL PROVISIONS TO
ALLOW A MSW TRANSFER STATION.

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE WITH
CONDITIONAL ZONING.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
VOTE 2-2-2. COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD AND COUNCILMEMBER CASON
ABSTAINED DUE TO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST. COUNCILMEMBER CASON’S
SON WORKS FOR BLD AND COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD BEING CLOSE
FRIENDS WITH MR. STOVER. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY AND
COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE AGAINST. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE AND
COUNCILMEMBER KELLY FOR.
MAYOR AUSTIN BROKE THE TIE IN OPPOSITION. MOTION WAS DENIED
2-3-2.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO CONTINUE THE CITY’S
CURRENT BUDGET UNTIL AUGUST MEETING.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

____________________________     ______________________
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN              DATE




___________________________      _______________________
SARAH RUFF, CITY CLERK           DATE
APRIL 7, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.



                                        COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                      KELLY CARTER
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                  GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                   NANCY ARNOLD
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                JAMES KELLY
                                MIKE CASON


ABSENT: BINGO MCTYRE
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON



5:P.M. WORK SESSION

SCOTT GREEN, PE, DIRECTOR PAULDING COUNTY DOT. ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL
REGARDING THE COUNTY’S COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN (CTP).

KENDALL SMITH, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS, UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON SARA BABB
PARK. HE ADVISED THE COUNCIL THAT A SALT WATER SYSTEM WOULD BE THE MOST
COST EFFECTIVE FOR THE POOL. HE ALSO STATED THAT HE AND TINA CLARK WERE
CERTIFIED POOL OPERATORS AND WOULD BE HIRING LIFEGUARDS TO RUN THE POOL
THIS SUMMER.

MAYOR AUSTIN ASKED EVERYONE TO KEEP CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON IN THEIR
PRAYERS DUE TO HEALTH ISSUES.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING PUBLIC HEARINGS WERE HELD ON (1) ANNEXATION
AND REZONING REQUEST ( Z-2008-02) FROM CHERRY WESTBROOK, TO ANNEX 1.07 ACRES
AT 341 MACLAND ROAD AND REZONE SAME PROPERTY FROM R-2 (COUNTY) TO C-N
NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT; (2) REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-03) FROM JACOB
STEPHENS, TO REZONE 34.065 ACRES ON WINNDALE RD. FROM R-2 TO R-3 MULTI-FAMILY
RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT FOR DUPLEXES.

CHERRY WESTBOOK ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL AND ANSWERED QUESTIONS ON BEHALF
OF HER ANNEXATION REQUEST.

NO OPPOSITION FROM THE FLOOR.

JACOB STEPHENS THEN ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON BEHALF OF HIS REZONING
APPLICATION. AFTER ANSWERING QUESTIONS FROM THE COUNCIL HIS FATHER,
STAN STEPHENS, ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL AS WELL.

TIM CAMP SPOKE IN OPPOSITION OF THIS REZONING REQUEST. HE VOICED MANY
CONCERNS TO THE COUNCIL.

CONNIE HAWKINS, SAM RAGSDALE, ALAN RAGSDALE AND ADAM CAMP ALSO
ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL WITH THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT THIS APPLICATION.

1.AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN CLOSED THE PUBLIC HEARING AND CALLED THE
REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.


SAM RAGSDALE THEN GAVE THE INVOCATION AND MAYOR AUSTIN LED THE PLEDGE OF
ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MARCH,
3, 2008 MINUTES AS READ.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS. NONE.

3. A. COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE COMPREHENSIVE
TRANSPORTATION PLAN ( CTP) . SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THIS IS THE PAULDING COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE
TRANSPORTATION PLAN, DATED MARCH 2008 , FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING ITS
RECOMMENDATIONS AND STRATEGIES IN LOCAL, ATLANTA REGION AND STATE
TRANSPORTATION DECISIONS. THE (CTP) INCLUDES A FINANCIALLY- CONSTRAINED
SHORT RANGE ACTION OF PLAN OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS FOR YEARS 2008- 2013,
AND UNCONSTRAINED TRANSPORTATION PROJECT LIST THROUGH YEAR 2030.

4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

4. A. APPROVAL OF DATES FOR DALLAS FARMERS MARKET.

8. ADOPTION OF REVISED ETHICS ORDINANCE (PER GMA STANDARDS)

9. ADOPTION OF JUNKED VEHICLE ORDINANCE (IN SUPPORT OF ILLICIT DISCHARGE
ORDINANCE)

10. ADOPTION OF HOTEL-MOTEL TAX ORDINANCE.

14. APPROVAL OF M.N.G.W.P.D. REBATE PROGRAM. ( METROPOLITAN NORTH GEORGIA
WATER PLANNING DISTRICT)
1.6 GALLON LOW FLOW - $50.00
1.2 GALLON LOW FLOW- $100.00

$5,500. 00 YEARLY ALLOTMENT.


JOINT CONTRACT WITH PAULDING COUNTY DOT TO PAVE E.MEMORIAL DR. AND LEGIONS
RD. THIS INCLUDES PAVING, PATCHING, STRIPING AND INSTALLATION OF REFLECTIVE
MARKERS FOR THE COST OF $164,338.00

16 A. APPROVAL OF PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH- APRIL 2008
PURCHASE OF SIGNS FOR ELIZABETH MCKOON PARK AND SARA BABB PARK.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

6. ANNEXATION AND REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-02) FROM CHERRY WESTBOOK, TO
ANNEX 1.07 ACRES AT 341 MACLAND ROAD AND REZONE SAME PROPERTY FROM R-2 TO
C-N NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT.

COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE ANNEXATION
APPLICATION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CARTER.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO REZONE FROM R-2(PAULDING COUNTY) TO
C-N.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




7. REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-03) FROM JACOB STEPHENS, TO REZONE 34.065 ACRES ON
WINNDALE RD. FROM R-2 TO R-3 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL FOR A DUPLEX, SENIORS
DEVELOPMENT.
COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO DENY.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED 4-0-1 COUNCILMEMBER WHITE ABSTAINING.

11. METHOD OF DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED RIGHT-OF-WAY AT END OF HERMAN AVENUE.
COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION FOR CITY MANAGER TO SELL TO ADJACENT
PROPERTY OWENER FOR FAIR MARKET VALUE. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
CASON. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

13. COUNCILMEMBER CASON PRESENTED THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
COMMITTEE’S REPORT ON SARA BABB PARK LEASE AGREEMENT. PAPERWORK WILL BE
COMPLETED BY JUNE 1, 2008. SUBJECT TO CITY ATTORNEY’S REVIEW.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

15. POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT ( SEE ATTACHED)
CHIEF HALTER ADDRESSED CONCERNS ON TOWER CONSTRUCTED NEXT TO DISPATCH
BUILDING. MAYOR AUSTIN RECOMMENDED THE CITY MANAGER AND FINANCE
COMMITTEE TO MEET AND GET PRICES TO REPLACE OR REPAIR SIRENS.

16. CITY MANAGERS REPORT.

B. CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO SUGGESTED THAT THE COUNCIL SUBMIT THEIR FORMS
TO GMA WITH THEIR NONIMATIONS TO THE GOVERNMENT HALL OF FAME.

C. REPORT ON HOUSE BILL 1216 (REFERENCE RDC BOUNDARIES)

D. POPULATION GROWTH REPORT (RECENT INFORMATION FROM NEWSPAPER).

E. HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND GRANT.
THE CITY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF RECEIVING A $6,000.00 GRANT FROM THE STATE
HISTORIC PRESERVATION DEPT. TO DEVELOP PRESERVATION GUIDELINES.


COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A MEMORANDUM OF
UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN DALLAS, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AND DEPT. OF
HOMELAND SECURITY. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


MAYOR AUSTIN ASKED ANYONE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE GMA DISTRICT ONE
MEETING ON APRIL 30 AT 12:00 IN CALHOUN TO SIGN THE FORM AND LET SARAH KNOW
BY APRIL 23 DEADLINE.


JUNEAU CONSTRUCTION HAS REQUESTED THEIR RETAINAGE FOR THE THEATER
RECONSTRUCTION. THE RETAINAGE AMOUNT IS $91,750.00. HAS BEEN RELEASED BY THE
ARCHITECT.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO REMIT PER THE CITY ATTORNEY’S
CONCURRENCE THAT LIENS ARE SATISFIED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY



CROY ENGINEERING HAS REQUESTED AN ADDITIONAL $6,000.00 FOR THE CONNECTING
SIDEWALKS PROJECT FOR SUBSTANTIAL REVISIONS TO RIGHT-OF-WAY DRAWINGS.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


JACK BURNSIDE MADE A PROPOSAL FOR AN APPRAISAL FOR THE TRAILHEAD SITE AT
HARDEE AND MAIN ST AT A COST OF $1,500.00.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE APPRAISAL AMOUNT OF
$1,500.00. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO ASKED FOR APPROVAL OF PAVING AROUND THE CIVIC
CENTER, CHURCH ST, AND GRIFFIN ST AND THE BACK OF THE THEATER. KENDALL SMITH
ASKED THAT THEY INCLUDE THE CITY PARKING LOT AND THE WELCH PARKING LOT.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
THESE VARIOUS PAVING PROJECTS.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO MADE AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT APRIL IS “CHILD ABUSE
PREVENTION AWARENESS MONTH” AND CASA WILL BE HOLDING A CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL
ON APRIL 10 AT THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE AT 6:00 P.M.


MAYOR AUSTIN ASKED THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE TO WORK WITH
THE CITY MANAGER AND CONSULTANT ON OUR “ LCI” STUDY ABOUT STANDARDS TO
PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE AREA KNOWN EARLIER AS “NEW TOWN”.


WITH NO MORE BUSINESS TO BRING BEFORE THE COUNCIL, COUNCILMEMBER KELLY
MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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 MAYOR BOYD L. AUSTIN                                DATE




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CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                               DATE
SEPTEMBER 8, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS

MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                             COUNCILMEMBERS
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                      GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                         NANCY ARNOLD
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                     BINGO MCTYRE
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON                    MIKE CASON
                                              JAMES KELLY
ABSENT: KELLY CARTER

5:00 WORK SESSION

LENAY WALKER, THEATER DIRECTOR, GAVE THE COUNCIL AN UPDATE ON THE UPCOMING ACTIVITIES.
SHE ALSO ADDRESSED A NEED TO HIRE A CLEANING CONTRACTOR TO CLEAN THE THEATER AND THE
CIVIC CENTER. THE COUNCIL SUGGESTED THAT A SEPARATE CLEANING DEPOSIT BE REQUIRED AND
ASKED LENAY TO START LOOKING FOR A CONTRACTOR.

STAN STEPHENS ASKED FOR AN UPDATE ON HIS EARLIER REQUEST TO TRANSFER SEWER TAPS FROM
ONE OF HIS PROPERTIES TO A NEW SUBDIVISION. THIS WAS TURNED OVER TO THE CITY ATTORNEY FOR
REVIEW AND TITLE CHECKS.
PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENT KENDALL SMITH GAVE THE COUNCIL AN UPDATE ON THE PUBLIC WORKS
DEPARTMENT. HE ASKED FOR GUIDANCE ON HANDLING CITATIONS FOR NON-COMPLIANCE.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO OPEN SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

MAYOR AUSTIN THEN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE GAVE THE INVOCATION AND MAYOR AUSTIN LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
TO THE FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 4, 2008
MINUTES AS MAILED.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.
RYAN HALE, OF EDWARD JONES, ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON THE NEW TEIR RATE WATER BILLS. HE
STATED THAT HIS WATER USAGE WAS UNUSUALLY HIGH AS WELL AS OTHER BUSINESSES
SURROUNDING THE SQUARE. PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR KENDALL SMITH TOLD HIM THAT HE WOULD
LOOK INTO IT AND RE- READ THE METERS.

RON COBB OF LOGANS CROSSING ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON HIS MASTER METER AND HOW HIGH
HIS BILL WAS AS WELL.

4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

   A. PAULDING COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL- REQUEST PARADE PERMIT FOR ROAD CLOSING (ANNUAL
       HOMECOMING PARADE) THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 AT 5:30PM.
   B. PAULDING COUNTY ROTARY CLUB AND THE CIVITAN CLUB, -REQUEST PARADE PERMIT FOR
       ROAD CLOSING (ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2008 (1PM-4PM)
   C. APPROVE CONSENT ORDER FOR NON-COMPLIANCE FOR UNPERMITTED DISCHARGE AUGUST 16,
       2008 (KADES COVE SUB) PUMPKINVINE CREEK, $1,500.00
   D. APPROVE CONSENT ORDER FOR NON-COMPLIANCE FOR UNPERMITTED DISCHARGE AUGUST 21,
       2008 (EAST MEMORIAL DRIVE) LAWRENCE CREEK, $1,500.00
   E. TINA HOWELL FOR THE DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION- REQUEST USE OF
       COURTHOUSE SQUARE (FOR LIVE NATIVITY) - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008 5-10 P.M.
   F. PAULDING COUNTY RIGHT TO LIFE – REQUEST USE OF THE COURTHOUSE SQUARE SUNDAY
       OCTOBER 5, 2008- 2:00-3:00 P.M.
ITEM #10 SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF FATS, OILS AND GREASE (FOG) ORDINANCE
(AMENDMENT TO CITY’S CODE, PART 4, CHAPTER 5, ARTICLE B, and SEWER USE ORDINANCE).

ITEM # 13G.GMA 2008 MAYORS’ CHRISTMAS MOTORCADE- TUESDAY DECEMBER 16, 2008.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

ITEMS # 6 & 7 POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 6, 2008 MEETNG.
ITEMS # 8 HOLD UNTIL MEETING WITH DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS.
ITEMS # 11 HOLD UNTIL OCTOBER 6, 2008 MEETING.
ITEMS#12 HOLD UNTIL FURTHER REVIEW BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE.

POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT (SEE ATTACHED) CHIEF HALTER ASKED COUNCILS PERMISSION TO SURPLUS AN
OLDER VEHICLE. COUNCILMEMBER CASON MADE MOTION TO GIVE CHIEF HALTER PERMISSION TO
SURPLUS IN WHATEVER MANNER HE FELT BEST.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
CITY MANAGER REPORT:

CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE GRAND OPENING OF THE SIVER COMET
TRAIL SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 27, 2008. TAX FREE WEEKEND FOR WATER EFFICENT APPLIANCES IS
OCTOBER 2- 5, 2008. HE ALSO NOTED THE FORESTRY GRANT WAS SIGNED AND APPOINTMENT LETTERS
WERE SENT TO JIM WATTS, J.W. RAKESTRAW AND JONATHAN CREW.
HE GAVE THE COUNCIL AND BUILDING ACTIVITY REPORT FROM JANUARY TO AUGUST 2008.

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO BRING BEFORE THE COUNCIL, COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A
MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                                    DATE




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CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                                DATE
OCTOBER 6, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.

                                         COUNCILMEMBERS
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                         GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                  KELLY CARTER
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                     NANCY ARNOLD
CITY ATTORNEY GLEN STINSON                JAMES KELLY
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                 BINGO MCTYRE
                                          MIKE CASON

5:00 WORK SESSION

PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT KENDALL SMITH UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE CITY’S STORM WATER MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM. KENDALL PASSED OUT 2008 STORM WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION REPORTS AS OF
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008. ( SEE ATTACHED).

POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT: CHIEF HALTER GAVE THE COUNCIL HIS MONTHLY REPORT. (SEE ATTACHED).
CHIEF HALTER REPORTED THAT THE DRUG TASK FORCE WAS MAKING PROGRESS ON HOOD ST.

ROY ACKLEY FROM OVERLOOK SUBDIVISION ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON PROBLEMS WITH STREETS, EROSION AND SEWER
LINES IN THE SUBDIVISION. THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL ASSURED HIM THAT SUPERINTENDENT KENDALL SMITH WOULD BE
TAKING A LOOK AT THIS AND TO FIX AND DOCUMENT THE COSTS, ON A PRIORITY BASIS.

CITY MANAGERS REPORT: CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO DISCUSSED WITH THE COUNCIL ABOUT BIODIESEL PROCESSING AND
GREASE REMOVAL PROGRAM.
MR. CLABO INQUIRED ABOUT COUNCIL’S INTEREST IN APPLYING FOR A TRAIL GRANT,
AS WELL AS ANOTHER L.C.I. GRANT FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD THEN MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTRYE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY



COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON (1) REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-05) FROM BARRY BICKERS
TO REZONE APPROXIMATELY 4 ACRES AT 367 PAULDING LANE FROM G-GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TO H-1 HEAVY INDUSTRIAL WITH
SPECIAL PROVISIONS TO ALLOW A HEAVY METAL RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION TO RECEIVE, SHEAR AND LOAD HEAVY
METAL.

BARRY BICKERS ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON THE APPLICATION. MR. BICKERS ANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM THE COUNCIL
AND THE CITY ATTORNEY.

SHIRLEY SMITH, DIRECTOR OF THE DALLAS HOUSING AUTHORITY, SPOKE IN OPPOSITION TO THIS APPLICATION.
RON COBB FROM LOGAN’S CROSSING ALSO SPOKE IN OPPOSITION TO THIS APPLICATION.
BARRY BICKERS AGAIN ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL IN FAVOR OF THIS APPLICATION.

1. AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN THE CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE UNITED STATES FLAG.

2. COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 8, 2008 MEETING AS READ.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE SECONDED.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.
RON COBB OF LOGAN’S CROSSING ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL AGAIN ON THE NEW TIERED SEWER RATES.

4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

    A.   EAST PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL- REQUEST PARADE PERMIT FOR ROAD CLOSING ( ANNUAL HOMECOMING PARADE)
         THURSDAY OCTOBER 23, 2008 AT 6:00 P.M.
   B. SOUTH PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL- REQUEST PARADE PERMIT FOR ROAD CLOSING (ANNUAL HOMECOMING PARADE)
         THURSDAY OCTOBER 30, 2008 AT 6:00 P.M.
   C. 2009 CITY COUNCIL/ PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULE.
   D. APPROVE CONSENT ORDER FOR NON-COMPLIANCE FOR UNPERMITTED DISCHARGE AUGUST 23-24, 2008 (WEST
         PLANT) WEAVER CREEK.
   8. AGREEMENT BETWEEN DALLAS AND THE PAULDING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR TOURISM SERVICES.
   9. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION TO SELECT THE CAROUSEL TREATMENT
        PROCESS FOR THE NEW WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT.
   10. SECOND READING AND ADOPTION OF A SEWER USE ORDINANCE, SUBJECT TO FINAL APPROVAL FROM
        THE CITY ATTORNEY TO INSURE THE INSERTION OF AN APPEAL PROCESS.
   12. ACCEPT RECOMMENDATION FROM THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION OF MACTEC AS THE
       CONSULTANT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL.
   17. CITY OF DALLAS HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:
       THANKSGIVING NOVEMBER 27 & 28
       CHRISTMAS DECEMBER 24, 25 & 26
       NEW YEAR’S JANUARY 1 & 2.
   18. AGREEMENT WITH CASA FOR $3,000.00
   19. EMERGENCY ADOPTION OF AMENDMENT ON THE FATS, OILS, & GREASE (FOG) ORDINANCE TO CLARIFY
        CERTAIN REFERENCES AND TO ESTABLISH A NUMERICAL AND SEQUENCE OF ORDINANCE SECTION.




COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
ITEM # 6 & 7. POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 3, 2008 MEETING.
ITEM #14      POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 3, 2008 MEETING.
ITEM #16      FIRST READING TO CHANGE SICK LEAVE PROVISIONS FOR PERSONNEL.

13. REQUEST FROM BARRY BICKERS (CASE # Z-2008-05) TO REZONE APPROXIMATELY 4 ACRES AT 367 PAULDING LANE FROM G-
1 GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TO H-1 HEAVY INDUSTRIAL WITH SPECIAL PROVISIONS TO ALLOW A HEAVY METAL RECYCLING
TRANSFER STATION.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO TABLE.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
MOTION 3-3 MCTYRE, ARNOLD AND CARTER IN FAVOR.
CASON, WHITE AND KELLY AGAINST.
MAYOR BROKE TIE WITH A VOTE TO TABLE.

11. CONSIDER ADOPTION OF REVISED FEES FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS.
BUILDING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED ADOPTION.
COUNCILMEMBERS KELLY, ARNOLD AND CASON VOTED FOR.
COUNCILMEMBERS WHITE AND CARTER OPPOSED.
COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE ABSTAINED.
CARRIED 3-2-1

COUNCILMEMBER WHITE MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT DONATION OF PROPERTY FROM KEN HARDY AND CITY TO PROVIDE A
LETTER TO RECOGNIZE THE FULL VALUE OF THE GIFT FOR TAX PURPOSES.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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 MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                               DATE

__________________________                ____________________
  CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                          DATE
NOVEMBER 3, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.

                                      COUNCILMEMBERS:



MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                      KELLY CARTER
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO               GRIFFIN WHITE
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                  NANCY ARNOLD
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER              JAMES KELLY
                                       BINGO MCTYRE
ABSENT: CITY ATTORNEY                  MIKE CASON




5:00 WORK SESSION.

COUNCILMEMBER JAMES KELLY GAVE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMITTEE REPORT.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY UPDATED THE COUNCIL ON THE PLANS TO BUILD A NEW SEWER PLANT. HE
STATED THAT THE CITY NEEDS TO PURCHASE AN ADDITIONAL 4 ACRES OF LAND ADJACENT TO THE
NORTH PLANT SITE. THE REVISIONS TO THE APPROVED DDR WILL SOON BE SUBMITTED TO THE
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION (EPD) FOR APPROVAL.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

PRIOR TO THE REGULAR MEETING A PUBLIC HEARING WAS HELD ON (1) REZONING REQUEST (Z-2008-
05) FROM BARRY BICKERS TO REZONE APPROXIMATELY 4 ACRES AT 367 PAULDING LANE FROM G-
GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TO H-1 HEAVY INDUSTRIAL WITH SPECIAL PROVISIONS TO ALLOW A HEAVY
METAL RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION TO RECEIVE, SHEAR AND LOAD METAL.
BARRY BICKERS ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON THE APPLICATION. MR. BICKERS ANSWERED QUESTIONS
FROM THE COUNCIL. HE STATED THAT THE PROPERTY LEGAL DESCRIPTION HAD BEEN REWRITTEN TO
MATCH THE SURVEY, AND HE HAD SUBMITTED A LIST OF WRITTEN CONDITIONS OR STIPULATIONS FOR
THE REZONING.
SHIRLEY SMITH , DIRECTOR OF THE DALLAS HOUSING AUTHORITY, SPOKE IN OPPOSITION TO THIS
APPLICATION. BOB WATSON AND LARRY PROPOLINO ALSO SPOKE IN OPPOSITION TO THIS
APPLICATION.

   1. AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER.
COUNCILMEMBER KELLY GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE UNITED
STATES FLAG.

   2. COUNCILMEMBER CARTER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 6,
      2008 MINUTES AS MAILED. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
      CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

   3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS.
   MR. ELTON HUTTON FROM MT. LAUREL DR. ADDRESSED THE COUNCIL ON BACK TAXES AND
   PENALTIES OWING ON HIS PROPERTY. HE ASKED THE COUNCIL TO FORGIVE THE PENALTIES
   BECAUSE HE WAS NOT THE OWNER AT THE TIME. THE MAYOR ASKED MR. HUTTON TO GET WITH
   COUNCILMEMBER WHITE TO SEE IF THIS CAN BE RESOLVED.

   4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

4A.
NOMINATION OF COUNCILMEMBER JAMES KELLY TO PAULDING COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING
COMMISSION.

10. PERSONNEL ORDINANCE AMENDMENT- AMENDED TO ALLOW AN EMPLOYEE THE OPTION OF BEING
PAID FOR HIS SICK LEAVE AT THE END OF THE YEAR OR CARRY OVER A MAXIMUM OF 40 HOURS INTO
THE NEXT YEAR.
COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER KELLY.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

7. ADOPTION OF RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM SQUARE FOOTAGE ORDINANCE. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED ADOPTION WITH MINIMUM 1,500 SQUARE FOOTAGE.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE SPOKE IN OPPOSITION OF THE AMENDMENT.
BEING RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL BY COMMITTEE , THE MAYOR CALLED FOR A VOTE WHICH
CARRIED 4-2.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE AND MCTYRE OPPOSED.
COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD, KELLY, CASON AND CARTER IN FAVOR.

KEN HARDY ASKED COUNCIL IF THIS APPLIED TO BUILDINGS IN NEW SUBDIVSIONS ONLY. THE MAYOR
AFFIRMED THAT IT DID.
8. REQUEST FROM BARRY BICKERS (CASE # Z-2008-05) TO REZONE APPROXIMATELY 3.95 ACRES OFF OF
PAULDING LANE FROM G-1 GENERAL INDUSTRIAL TO H-1 HEAVY INDUSTRIAL WITH SPECIAL PROVISIONS
TO ALLOW A HEAVY METAL RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO REMOVE THIS REQUEST FROM THE TABLE.
COUNCILMEMBER WHITE SECONDED.
CARRIED 5-1 WITH COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE OPPOSING.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO DENY THIS REZONING REQUEST.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER WHITE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

9. PUBLIC UTILITY COMMITTEE REPORT FROM JAMES KELLY TO CONSIDER A SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM
MODEL PROPOSAL FROM WOODARD AND CURRAN AT A COST OF $68,000. CARRIED WITH A VOTE OF
6-0.

11. MIKE CASON GAVE THE COUNCIL A REPORT FROM THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE.

14. FIRST READING FOR AMENDMENT TO ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE.
15. FIRST READING FOR PROPOSED IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAM- “RED FLAG” ORDINANCE.
16. FIRST READING FOR PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO PART SIX, CHAPTER ONE, SECTION6-115 THEFT BY
SHOPLIFTING.
17. FIRST READING PROPOSED NEW ORDINANCE TO PART SIX, CHAPTER ONE, SECTION 6-117-CRIMINAL
TRESPASS.
 18. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO FACILITATE GMA’S CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS MGMT.
SERVICES PROGRAM ALLOWS CITY TO COLLECT COMPENSATION FROM TELEPHONE COMPANIES.
19. FIRST READING PROPOSED SCRAP METAL RECYCLING FACILITIES ORDINANCE.



PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR’S REPORT. KENDALL SMITH REPORTED THAT ALL IS RUNNING WELL.

POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT: SEE ATTACHED. CHIEF HALTER WOULD LIKE TO KEEP THE CAR THE CITY WAS
GOING TO SURPLUS FOR THE UPCOMING CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER POSITION.



CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO ASKED THEATER DIRECTOR LENAY WALKER TO GIVE THE COUNCIL THE
THEATER/CIVIC CENTER REPORT FOR OCTOBER. MS. WALKER GAVE THE COUNCIL A LIST OF UPCOMING
EVENTS AND REMINDED EVERYONE ABOUT THE UPCOMING DAY AT THE MOVIES “HOME ALONE” ON
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30, WITH PROCEEDS GOING TO THE MAYORS MOTORCADE EVENT.
MAYOR AUSTIN REMINDED EVERYONE ABOUT THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE ON SATURDAY
DECEMBER 6, FROM 1PM-4PM, AND THE PAULDING COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT RIBBON CUTTING
CEREMONY ON NOVEMBER 14, 2008 AT 1:15PM.




THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO
ADJOURN.SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                               DATE



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CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                          DATE
DECEMBER 1, 2008
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY OF DALLAS
7:00 P.M.
                                         COUNCILMEMBERS:
MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                         NANCY ARNOLD
CITY MANAGER DAVID CLABO                  JAMES KELLY
CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                     BINGO MCTYRE
POLICE CHIEF SCOTT HALTER                 MIKE CASON



ABSENT: COUNCILMEMBER WHITE
        COUNCILMEMBER CARTER



5:00 WORK SESSION

BILL STEINER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, COOSA VALLEY REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER ,UPDATED THE
COUNCIL ON CURRENT PROJECTS.

COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO GO INTO REGULAR SESSION.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

   1. AT THIS TIME MAYOR AUSTIN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER. COUNCILMEMBER
      CASON GAVE THE INVOCATION AND LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE UNITED STATES
      FLAG.
   2. COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 3,
      2008 MEETING AS MAILED. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER ARNOLD. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
   3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND COMMENTS. NONE

   4. APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:


4-A AUDIT REPORT APPROVAL
B. AUTHORIZE TRANSFER OF FUNDS FROM 2000 SPLOST FUNDS INTO GENERAL FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT
OF $1,284,000.00.
C. ENDORSEMENT OF COOSA VALLEY REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER’S APPLICATION FOR
NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM FUNDING.
D. NAMING OF STREETS OF THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT COMPLEX FOR ADDRESSING PURPOSES.
MAIN ST- CONSTITUTION BOULEVARD.
SHORT ENTRANCE- JOHN PAULDING PLACE
THIRD ROAD – JUSTICE CENTER DRIVE.

12. CONFIRMATION THAT WATER AND SEWER RATES ARE THE SAME.
13. PLACE A THREE WAY STOP AT INTERSECTION OF SOUTH MAIN AND SEABOARD DRIVE.
14. ACCEPTANCE OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF HERITAGE CLUB UNIT 1 FOR MAINTENANCE.

COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT THE CONSENT AGENDA.
SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT SETTLEMENT FROM MEDIATION ARRIVED BY CITY
ATTORNEY AND MAYOR. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

7. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO PART SIX, CHAPTER ONE, SECTION 6-115- THEFT BY
SHOPLIFTING. MOTION TO ADOPT BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
CASON. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

8. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED SCRAP METAL RECYCLING FACILITIES ORDINANCE. COUNCILMEMBER
ARNOLD MADE A MOTION TO ADOPT. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON. CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY.
COUNCILMEMBER KELLY MADE A MOTION TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE OPERATING HOURS TO
BE MONDAY THRU SATURDAY, 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 5:00 P.M.. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

9. ADOPTION OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE TO FACILITATE GMA’S CABLE AND
TELECOMMUNICATIONS MGMT SERVICES PROGRAM. COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE MADE A MOTION TO
ADOPT. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CASON. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

11. REPORT FROM PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE. CITY ATTORNEY TO WORK WITH STAFF ON ORDINANCE
AMENDMENTS REGARDING THE PROCESSING ,MANUFACTURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF WINE .

18B. DISCUSSION OF CONDITIONS TO INCLUDE IN A “BIG BOX” ORDINANCE.

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR REPORT.
SUPERINTENDENT KENDALL SMITH REPORTED TO THE COUNCIL ON TOURING PUBLIC WORKS
MAINTENANCE CENTER IN HOOVER, ALA. THEY HAVE A BIODIESEL DIESEL PROCESSING PLANT WHICH
TURNS FOOD GRADE OIL (WASTE VEGETABLE OIL ) INTO BIO DIESEL FUEL .
POLICE CHIEF’S REPORT (SEE ATTACHED.)

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT
    A. BUDGET REPORT- DISTRIBUTED SUMMARY EXPENDITURE/REVENUE REPORT.
    B. FIRST READING OF AMENDMENTS TO SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS.
    C. GEORGIA CITIES FOUNDATION HAS ASKED DALLAS TO BE A HOST CITY FOR THE “GEORGIA
       HEART AND SOUL”, BUS TOUR, APRIL 15, 2009.
    D. STATE IS HOLDING FUNDS ON LOCAL ASSISTANCE GRANT APPROVED BY GENERAL ASSEMBLY.




BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO BRING BEFORE THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, COUNCILMEMBER KELLY
MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCTYRE. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




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MAYOR BOYD AUSTIN                                   DATE

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CITY CLERK SARAH RUFF                               DATE

				
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