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HomeMy Public PortalAbout20110428 SynopsisSYNOPSIS REGULAR MEETING OF THE TYBEE ISLAND CITY COUNCIL 04/28/2011 7:00PM Consideration of Items for Consent Agenda 6:30PM Mayor Jason Buelterman called the consent agenda meeting to order at 6:30pm on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Council members present were Mayor pro tem Shirley Sessions, Wanda Doyle, Bill Garbett, Frank Schuman, Sr., Kathryn Williams and Paul Wolff. Also present were City Manager Diane Schleicher, Dana Braun, Callaway, Braun, Riddle & Hughes, P.C, Zoning Specialist Dianne Otto and Clerk of Council Vivian Woods. Mayor Buelterman listed the following items on the consent agenda: 4/14/2011 City Council Minutes Request for out of state travel for Finance Director, Mary Hogan to attend accounting conference in Charleston, S.C., Line item# 100-15-52-3500 Special Event Application: Lights on for Tybee-Tybee Island Better Hometown; December 2, 6:30pm along Tybrisa and at Tybrisa/Strand Roundabout. Grants-In-Aid Services Agreement: Rape Crisis Center of the Coast Empire, Inc.; $500/year, Line item# 100-3210-57-2005 Community Service Agreement: Georgia Department of Corrections Municipal Code Corporation Agreement: Muniscan-Conversion of Documents consisting of approximately 50 minute books/11,000 images 1925-1992-Image Output: 2 DVD sets of media, Laser fiche plus CD, $3,800 Line item# 1130-52-3930. Pending Bubba Hughes approval. Executive Session Opening Ceremonies Call to Order Everyone present at the consent agenda was still in attendance. Invocation: Julia Pearce Pledge of Allegiance Recognitions and Proclamations Consideration of the approval of the minutes of the regular meetings of the Tybee Island City Council. 04/14/2011 City Council Minutes (Approved during consent agenda). Consideration of Boards, Commissions and Committee Appointments Ethics Commission Reports of Staff, Boards, Standing Committees and/or Invited Guest Limit reports to 10 minutes. Chief Sasser – Fire, TEMA and Ocean Rescue Jason Buelterman asked Chief to request a representative from GA Power attend the next council meeting to address our issues concerning safety. Kathryn Williams asked Dana Braun to check with Bubba Hughes about regulations with the Public Service Commission on response time for utilities. Chief Bryson – Police Department Chief Bryson thanked the Citizens Police Academy members for their participation. 1st Annual Tybee Sensory Day and Autism Awareness were held in the YMCA gym and was a success. Paul Wolff commended Chief Bryson for his positive leadership since his appointment as Chief of Police. Woody Hemphill – River’s End Jet Pay contract is almost completed. Seasonal rates are in place as opposed to “add on” amenities Revenue for March 2011 is higher than previous years *Citizens to Be Heard: Please limit comments to 3 minutes. Maximum Allowable time is 5 minutes. Rene Derosset, President, Tybee Arts Association Summer Production, The Wizard of Oz. Is coordinating use of the YMCA gym for the production in July and asked council for a waiver of the rental fee. Diane Schleicher stated that the city would require a deposit which would be refunded after the production as long as there were no damages to the gym. Debbie Kearney – Marine Science Center Announcement: 13th Annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races, A-J’s Dockside to Benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center More information is available at tybeekayakrace.org Rosemary Lacey complimented Chief Sasser and the Tybee Island Fire Department on a job well done with the fire on 18th Street. Consideration Local Requests & Applications-Funding, Special Events, Alcohol License Request for out of state travel for Finance Director Mary Hogan to attend accounting conference in Charleston, S.C. Line Item # 100-1510-52-3500. (Approved during the consent agenda). Special Event Application: Lights on for Tybee-Tybee Island Better Hometown; December 2, 6:30pm along Tybrisa and at Tybrisa/Strand Roundabout. (Approved during the consent agenda). Consideration of Bids, Contracts, Agreements and Expenditures Grants-In-Aid Services Agreement: Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire, Inc.; $500/year, Line Item #100-3210-57-2005. (Approved during the consent agenda). Community Service Agreement: Georgia Department of Corrections. (Approved during the consent agenda). Municipal Code Corporation, Agreement: Muniscan-Conversion of Documents consisting of approximately 50 minute books/11,000 images 1925-1992-Image Output: 2 DVD sets of media, Laser fiche plus CD. $3,800 Line Item #1130-52-3930. (Approved during the consent agenda pending Bubba Hughes approval). Consideration of Approval of Consent Agenda Paul Wolff moved to approve Consent Agenda, Shirley Sessions seconded. The vote was unanimous. Public Hearings –Zoning Packet Separate Private Parking Lot Application: Marianne Bramble – 215 Lovell Avenue, Zone R-2. Paul Wolff moved to approve subject to zoning staff recommendations. Frank Schuman seconded. The vote was five (5) for and one (1) opposed being Bill Garbett. Private Parking Lot Application: Joyce Prescott – 214 Second Avenue, Zone R-2. Wanda Doyle moved to approve, Bill Garbett seconded. The vote was unanimous. Consideration of Ordinances, Resolutions Article 3 – General Provisions: First Reading – Sections 3-110, 3-160, 3-165, 3-170, 3-230, 3-240. No action taken. Council, Officials and City Attorney Considerations & Comments City Managers Report Items to be removed as they are completed Item #4 – Cremation Wall has been installed. Item #23 – Mobi-mat has been installed Item #24 – Beach signs are faded and need to be replaced. Suggestion to make sings a different color and possibly pictures. Item #25 – Change responsibility to Jason Buelterman and Shirley Sessions Add disputing results of the census to the Action Item List. Jason Buelterman feels they missed residents when doing census. Proposed Office Space Arrangement. Wanda Doyle feels more time is needed to make a determination. Minutes of Boards and Committees Executive Session Paul Wolff moved to go into executive session to discuss personnel, litigation and real estate acquisition, Frank Schuman seconded. The vote was unanimous. Jason Buelterman reconvened the regular meeting. Return to Open Meeting Kathryn Williams made a motion to terminate Vivian Woods, the Clerk of Council, due to performance issues. The motion was seconded by Bill Garbett. Voting in favor of the motion were Shirley Sessions, Bill Garbett, Paul Wolff, Kathryn Williams and Frank Schuman. Wanda Doyle was not present for the vote as she had left the meeting during the executive session. Adjournment Paul Wolff made a motion to adjourn which passed unanimously and meeting immediately adjourned at 10:30 p.m.    THE VISION OF THE CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND        “is to make Tybee Island the premier beach community in which to live, work, and play.”       THE MISSION OF THE CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND        “is to provide a safe, secure and sustainable environment by delivering superior services through responsible planning, preservation of our natural and historic resources, and partnership with our community to ensure economic opportunity, a vibrant quality of life, and a thriving future.”