City Council Meeting via Teleconference

Monday, April 6, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Due to the current social distancing guidelines, the City Council meeting will be conducted via teleconference.  You can access the meeting on April 6, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. by going to:

 

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***NO WORK SESSION***

 

AGENDA

CITY OF COVINGTON

COUNCIL MEETING

APRIL 6, 2020

6:30 PM

 

 

Mayor Steve Horton, Mayor Pro-tem Susie Keck, Council members: Hawnethia Williams, Kenneth Morgan, Fleeta Baggett, Anthony Henderson, and Don T. Floyd, City Manager Scott Andrews, City Clerk Audra M. Gutierrez, and City Attorney Frank Turner, Jr.

 

  1. Call to order, invocation, and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

2.         Discussion of the minutes from the Regular Council Meeting held on March 16, 2020.

 

3.         Discussion of the minutes from the Emergency Called Meeting held on March 19, 2020.

 

4.         Discussion of the minutes from the Emergency Called Meeting held on March 20, 2020.

 

5.         Discussion of the minutes from the Emergency Called Meeting held on March 25, 2020.

 

6.         Discussion of the minutes from the Called Meeting held on March 27, 2020.

 

7.         Discussion of the final reading of an ordinance for the City of Covington:

 

“AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF COVINGTON, GEORGIA, TO AMEND THE COVINGTON MUNICIPAL CODE, ENACTED AND ADOPTED ON THE 16TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 2001, AS AMENDED BY PREVIOUS AMENDMENTS, TO ALTER CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF TITLE 10 OF THE SAID CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADOPTING CHAPTER 10.20 (SHAREABLE POWERED MOBILITY DEVICES), TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.”

 

8.            Discussion of the final reading of an ordinance for the City of Covington:

 

“AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF COVINGTON, GEORGIA, TO AMEND THE COVINGTON MUNICIPAL CODE, ENACTED AND ADOPTED ON THE 16TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 2001, AS AMENDED BY PREVIOUS AMENDMENTS, TO ALTER CERTAIN PROVISION OF TITLE 8 OF THE SAID CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE PURPOSE OF AMENDING CHAPTER 8.04 (GARBAGE, YARD TRIMMING AND WEEDS) THEREOF, TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.”

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

9.         Discussion of changes to the agenda.

 

10.       Public comments for any item not on the agenda.

           

            CONSENT AGENDA

 

            There are no items to consider

 

11.       Discussion of bids to conduct a Housing/Land Use Study.

 

12.       Discussion of moratorium.

 

13.       Discussion of Traffic Calming Policy.

 

14.       Discussion of bids for the Glover Street Drainage project.

 

15.       Discussion of bids for three-phase transformer purchase.

           

16.       Discussion of fiber lease fee.

 

17.       Discussion of MEAG Power 2019 CORE Year-end Settlement.

 

18.       Discussion of MEAG Power 2019 Telecom Year-end Settlement.

 

19.         Discussion of the first reading of an ordinance for the City of Covington:

 

"AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF COVINGTON, GEORGIA, TO AMEND THE COVINGTON MUNICIPAL CODE, ENACTED AND ADOPTED ON THE 16TH DAY OF OCTOBER 2001, AS AMENDED BY PREVIOUS AMENDMENTS, TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 3 (SCHEDULES) OF CHAPTER 13.08 (ELECTRIC SYSTEM) OF THE SAID CODE OF ORDINANCES, TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES."

 

20.       Discussion of amending the City’s Sheltering in Place Resolution.

 

21.       Public comments.

 

22.       Comments from the City Manager.

 

23.       Comments from the Mayor and Council.

 

24.       Enter into Executive Session. (If needed)

 

25.       Adjourn.

Arbor Day in Covington

Every year, Georgia celebrates Arbor Day on the third Friday in February and Covington hosts a grand celebration of their own. Complete with guest speakers, refreshments and a proclamation, Arbor Day in Covington is a day to celebrate. Those in attendance even get to leave with a complimentary tree to plant.