City Council Meeting

Monday, August 15, 2022 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Room
2116 Stallings Street
Covington, Georgia

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CITY OF COVINGTON COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2022

 

 WORK SESSION @ 5:30 PM

 Speed Bumps for Walker’s Bend; Discussion of ARPA Funds;

    Discussion of Washington Street Intersections

 

COUNCIL MEETING - 6:30 PM

 

Mayor Steve Horton, Mayor Pro-tem Fleeta Baggett, Council members: Susie Keck, Kenneth Morgan, Anthony Henderson, Charika Davis, and Don T. Floyd, Interim City Manager Tres Thomas, Assistant City Manager John King, City Clerk Audra M. Gutierrez, Deputy Clerk Amanda Huggins, and City Attorney Frank Turner, Jr.

 

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

- Proclamation recognizing Stephon Castle.

- Mayor Horton to administer the oath of office to new CPD officers Armando Pedroza and Deryck Solina

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

2. Discussion of the minutes from the Regular Council Meeting held on August 1, 2022.

 

3. Re-discussion of “No Parking” signs for Lee Street.

 

4. Discussion of 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 13 OF THE SAID CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADOPTING SECTION 13.16.235 (SEWAGE PUMPING STATIONS) OF CHAPTER 3.16 (SEWER SYSTEMS), TO REPEAL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.”

 

NEW BUSINESS

5. Discussion of changes to the agenda.

 

6. CONSENT AGENDA

There are no items to consider.

 

7. Discussion of a public hearing regarding a SUP request for an operation of a private probation agency (JAG Probation) located at 6195 Floyd Street.

           

8. Discussion of public hearing regarding a SUP request for a homeless shelter (Rainbow Community Center) located at 7153 Turner Lake Circle.

 

9. Discussion of public hearing and first reading of a text amendment regarding build to rent policy.

 

10. Discussion of initiating text amendment for NR1 accessory use buildings.

 

11. Discussion of revisions to the Electric Rate Agreement with Three Ring Studios.

 

12. Discussion of overhead contractors for the Electric Department.

 

13. Discussion of purchase of 8 pad-mounted transformers from Stuart-Irby.

 

14. Discussion of emergency repair of failing stormwater drainage pipe on Westview Drive.

 

15. Discussion of vegetative material removal bids for the Transportation Department.

           

16. Discussion of nominating Bob Dew to the Downtown Development Authority.

 

17. Discussion of request from the Newton County Minister’s Union regarding a Thanksgiving Dinner program.

 

18. Discussion of a resolution of the Mayor and City Council calling for a Special Referendum Election to be held on November 8, 2022 and budget amendment.

 

19. Discussion of ex post facto approval for L.O.S.T consultant.

 

20. Public comments.

 

21. Comments from the City Manager.

 

22. Comments from the Mayor and Council.

 

23. Adjourn.

 

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