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19831130SCMeeting1 1 4)(3P41; Tybee Island, Georgia November 30, 1983 A special called meeting of the Tybee Island City Council was held at City Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 1983 for the purpose of allowing a hearing to Mr..Ha%ryT:E. -Rowe, Jr., whose application for a business license for alcohol sales was denied at the regular meeting of City Council on November 9, 1993. Mr. Rowe was represented by Mr. Don Ramsay, an attorney. Mayor Charles J. Hosti presided and the following members of Council were present: Jeanne M. Hutton, J. L. Fabrikant, Jr., John C. Wylly, Jr., S. J. Orsini and Jerome W. Bettencourt. Councilperson Kilma J. McCutchen was absent. Others attending were: the three newly - elected Councilpersons, David McCutchen, Chris Solomon and Paul Jackson, and the City Attorney, Thomas J Mahoney, Jr. - Mayor Hosti opened the meeting and invited Mr. Ramsay to speak on behalf of his client, Mr. Harry E. Rowe, Jr. Mr. Ramsay explained that he wanted, at this time, only to ask questions concerning the procedures used by the city to investigate and process an application. A court reporter was present and Mr. Ramsay asked that the City Clerk be sworn in. This was done, and he asked questions concerning the handling of the application in the city offices. Then Sgt. James Lee of the Tybee Island Police Department was sworn in and answered questions concerning the investigation of the applicant,• including information contained in a confidential file which had, until this time, been reviewed only by the Police Committee, and not by the entire City Council. The last person to offer testimony was the Police Commissioner, Jim Fabrikant. He explained, after being sworn in, that he chairs the Police Committee for City Council and that Jerome Bettencourt and S. J. Orsini also serve on this committee. He stated that a committee meeting was called 1 1 1 0004` November 30, 1983 Page Two to review and consider the applicant's request for a business license. All three members of the committee were present, all reviewed the confidential police report, and all agreed that the license should be denied. At the next City Council meeting, M'. Fabrikant moved to deny the petition and Council unanimously agreed. Mr. Ramsay asked if any other applications for alcohol beverage licenses had been denied. Mr. Fabrikant replied that this was the first one denied during this administration, but that othersshad been denied in past administrations. Mr. Ramsay then asked if any other criteria was used to form the opinion of the Police Committee. Mr. Fabrikant said, "Yes, the applicant'd moral standing in the community." It was noted that the City Council vote was unanimously in favor of the denial. Mr. Ramsay then indicated that the information he requested had been provided, and that he had no other questions for the Council at this time. Mayor Hosti then reported to the City Council that the contract for paving of South Campbell has been let on a 75/25 State Contract. The city's portion of the funding will be allocated from the Revenue Sharing Funds designated for paving. He then noted thati!he also has two bids forvpaving of a small section of Polk Avenue adjacent to the location for the new public works shops. This paving is not budgeted so he would like permission to accept the low bid and proceed with the paving, using contingency funds in the amount of approximately $17,000.00. Councilperson Orsini moved to accept the low bid, Councilperson Fabrikant seconded and the motion passed without dissent. 1 1 1 00048 November 30, 1983 Page Three Mayor Hosti then reported on a recent meeting with County Commission Chairman Bill Stephenson and the Mayors of neighboring municipalites. Two matters were discussed: charges for use of the county jail, and local option sales tax. No final solution has been agreed upon on either issue, and the Mayor promised to keep the Council informed of the negotiations. Mayor Hosti then recognized the members of Council who will not be serving in the new Administration which will take office on December 5th. He praised their loyal service to the community, and presented each with a parting gift. The meeting was then adjourned. CLERK OF COUNCIL USHERS Paul Jackson, Jr. Danny McCutchen Sam Weatherly John C. Wylly, III CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND INAUGURAL CEREMONY December 5, 1983 CHARLES J. HOSTI, MAYOR Jeanne M. Hutton Paul Jackson David A. McCutchen Sebastian J. Orsini Christopher P. Solomon John C. Wylly, Jr. PROGRAM PROGRAM Processional Entrance of Mayor and Council Remarks Mayor Hosti with Participants Introduction of Speaker Mr. Mahoney Pledge of Allegiance Entire Assembly led by Master of Ceremonies Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr. Speaker Senator J. Tom Coleman, Jr. Invocation Reverend Paul Hoornstra, Pastor All Saints Episcopal Church America The Beautiful Dr. Beck Special Music Benediction Reverend Enoch Hendry, Pastor "Through It All" Dr. John Beck, Associate Pastor Wilmington Island United Methodist Church Oaths of Office Councilmembers Jeanne M. Hutton Paul Jackson David A. McCutchen Sebastian J. Orsini Christopher P. Solomon John C. Wylly, Jr. Oath of Office City Attorney Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr. Oath of Office Mayor Charles J. Hosti Trinity Methodist Church Recessional Participants Exit to Reception * * Oaths Administered by the Honorable George E. Oliver, Chief Judge, Superior Court Mayor Hosti and the City Council are very grateful to all those who worked so hard and diligently to make this night successful. CORRECTION TO CITY COUNCIL MINUTES OF APRIL 13, 1983 REGARDING TYPING ERROR MADE IN SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE ADOPTED ON THAT DATE. AS TYPED, SECTION 8 -3 -5. DEFINITION OF TERMS. "Minor Subdivision ": Any subdivision comprising three (3) lots or more, or any subdivision involving a new street or change in an existing street. THE APPROVED DRAFT READ: Section 8 -3 -5. DEFINITION OF TERMS. "Minor Subdivision ": Any subdivision comprising three (3) lots or less, and not involving a new Street or change in an existing street. Note: "Approved Draft" refers to the study document read before a joint meeting of the City Council and Planning Commission prior to the City Council meeting of 4/13/83. LERK OF COUNCIL 1 Coo la STATE OF GEORGIA ) COUNTY OF CHATHAM ) I, Charles J. Hosti, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties devolved on me as Mayor of the City of Tybee Island, Georgia; that I will faithfully execute and enforce the laws and ordinances of the city to the best of my ability, skill and knowledge; that I will support and uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and the Constitution and laws of the State of Georgia; SO HELP ME, GOD. Sworn to and subscribed before me this day of , 1983. GEORGE','. OLIVER, SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE 1 1 STATE OF GEORGIA ) COUNTY OF CHATHAM ) We do solemnly swear that we will faithfully discharge the duties devolved on us as Councilpersons of the City of Tybee Island, Georgia; that we will faithfully execute and en- force the laws and ordinances of the city to the best of our ability, skill and knowledge; that we will each support and uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and the Constitution and laws of the State of Georgia. SO HELP ME, GOD. Sworn to and subscribed before me this day of , 1983. JUDGE GEORGE L9 OLIVER, SUPERIOR COURT CC031. 1 STATE OF GEORGIA ) COUNTY OF CHATHAM ) I, Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr., do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties devolved on me as City Attorney and Recorder of the City of Tybee Island, Georgia; that I will faithfully execute and enforce the laws and ordinances of the city to the best of my ability, skill and knowledge; that I will support and uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and the Constitution and laws of the State of Georgia. SO HELP ME, GOD. 1 Sworn to and subscribed before me this day of , 1983. JUDGE G •'iE E. OLIVER, SUPERIOR COURT