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19850225SCMeeting1 1 00121 Tybee Island, Georgia February 25, 1985 A special meeting of the Tybee Island City Council was held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 1985 at City Hall for the following purposes: 1) Bid Awards (Fire Engine /Water Tank Repairs) 2) Alcohol Beverage Sales Licensing (3 Cases) 3) Friends of Tybee (Approval of Legal Fees) 4) Personnel Actions 5) Other business, if deemed urgent and necessary. Mayor Charles J. Hosti presided and the following members of Council were present: Chris Solomon, David McCutchen, S. J. Orsini, Jeanne Hutton, John Wylly and Paul Jackson. The City Attorney, Thomas J. Mahoney, Jr., was also present. The first item of business was the award, to the lowest bidder, of a contract for a fire engine. Mayor Hosti explained that the bid the Fire & Finance Committees have decided to accept is the one that the Fire Chief prefers, was the low bid of three, and the total cost will be approximately $90,000.00. The total may vary slightly due to options requested by the Fire Department, $1,500.00 was allowed in the quoted price to take care of these optional equipment items. The low bidder was Harold Sales & Service, Inc. through their representative, Mr. Julian Lovern. Councilmember McCutchen moved that the bid be accepted, Councilmember Wylly seconded and the motion passed without dissent. The next item was the award of a bid for painting and repair of the city's elevated water tank. The low bid of three was $31,000.00 and Councilmember Jackson moved that this bid be accepted, with Council - member Orsini seconding. The motion passed unanimously; the successful bidder was R.E. McLean, Inc. There was some discussion regarding a logo for the tank. Councilmember Solomon stated that the suggestion to use "Leave Only Your Footprints ", though a very good slogan, bothered him when used on the tank. Councilmember Wylly suggested that only the city's name be used. Councilmember Jackson moved that thename only be approved, Councilmember Solomon seconded and the motion passed without dissenting vote. 1 1 1 00122 Tybee Island, Georgia February 25, 1985 Page Two Police Commissioner Orsini stated that several requests for alcoholic beverage licensing need to be considered. After discussion it was decided to vote on each one separately. Police Committee, and police check, action had already been taken and it was reported that no reason was found to deny any one of these licenses, and that the committee had voted two to one to grant them. Councilmember Orsini then moved that Tom Vaughn, for Jiffy Mart, be granted a beer license and Councilmember McCutchen seconded. Councilmember Hutton asked if this is a new or transfer license. She was informed that it is a new license; that the business will be located in the building once occupied by a service station at the corner of Butler Avenue and 14th Street. The vote was four (4) in favor and two (2) against: Hutton and Jackson. The license will therefore be granted. Councilmember Orsini moved that the license for Subs & Suds, a transfer, be granted; Councilmember McCutchen seconded and the vote was unanimously in favor. A one -day permit for beer sales by the Chamber of Commerce for St. Patrick's Day was dropped at the request of the Chamber's President, Earl Anderson. Due to lack of information a request for use of the city's buildings by a group from Jonesboro, Georgia was postponed. Legal fees that have been incurred by the city due to the "Friends of Tybee" suit were discussed and Councilmember Orsini moved that this latest bill, in the amount of $1,853.38, be paid to the firm of Ranitz, Mahoney, Forbes & Coolidge. Councilmember Solomon seconded and the vote was unanimously in favor. The City Attorney then read a Resolution prepared to assure FEMA's Region IV office in Atlanta that the city intends to enforce the flood damage control ordinance. The Resolution requires reports at every regular Council meeting from both the Zoning Administrator and the Building Inspector; it is hoped that this monitoring will be acceptable to FEMA and that the city's probationary status will soon end. A copy of the Resolution, which was unanimously adopted, is attached to, and becomes a part of, these minutes. Mayor Hosti informed the Council of an earlier meeting with Mr. Frank Mills and his committee who are hard at work on 1 1 1 00123 Tybee Island, Georgia February 25, 1985 Page Three a revision of the existing ordinance. The Mayor voiced his concern about the flood control ordinance problems and his hope that the city can remain in the National Flood Insurance Program. Mayor Hosti then adjourned the meeting to reconvene in executive session for a discussion of personnel matters. Afterwards, the Mayor and Council returned to the Council Chambers and it was announced that David McCutchen, by unanimous vote, had been chosen as Chief of Police. Councilmember McCutchen then presented the Mayor with a letter of resignation from his seat on the City Council. He was then formally appointed to the position of Chief of Police and Mr. Tom Mahoney administered the Oath of Office. The appointment is immediate, although Chief McCutchen may not assume regular duty for a week as he settles other business affairs. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned. 1 00124 R E S O L U T I O N WHEREAS the City of Tybee Island is located in its entirety upon a a coastal barrier island of the Atlantic shoreline; and WHEREAS the maintenance of human habitations upon any barrier island entails special care to protect lives and property and the environment against flood damage; and WHEREAS such protection must include measures to insure that all construction meets standards and specifications agreed upon by structural engineers and codified by them into building codes for such zones; and WHEREAS it is a duty of this City's government to seek to protect all citizens by the enforcement of such agreed -upon standards; BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that this government shall, by policy and procedure, place the highest priority upon the enforcement of such standards; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in furtherance of this obligation, from this time forward, all regular meetings of the City Council shall include as an agenda item a report by the Building Inspector and the Zoning Administrator on any and all matters relating to Flood Damage Control on which they have acted since the last Council meeting. Negative reports shall be required. The purpose of such reports shall be to provide a practical means for monitoring of program actions by the City's elected government. CLERK OF COUNCIL ADOPTED THIS C.`% 1 DAY OF 42,! 19g5 BY: THE CITY OF TYBEE ISLAND, GEORGIA 1 1 STATE OF GEORGIA ) COUNTY OF CHATHAM ) I, David A. McCutchen, so solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties devolved on me as Chief of Police 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. DAVID A. MCCUTCHEN Sworn to and subscribed before me this d‹, 1 day of —Yee/fa/MY , 1985. THOMAS J. ONEY, JR., RECO 00125