TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013 
6:00 P.M.
Call to order by Chairperson Todd 
Pledge of Allegiance 
1. Recognize the City’s Water and Wastewater Plants for the Gold and 
Platinum Awards from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals. 
Director of Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address.
At this time, the Chairperson opens the floor to comments from the audience. 
Comments should relate to a specific agenda item, not listed on the agenda for a Public 
Hearing, or to a concern within the jurisdiction of the City. Commission meetings 
serve the purpose of conducting city business and are not a forum for the unlimited 
expression of opinion. The Chairperson reserves the right to limit comments to matters 
germane to city business and may refer speakers to the City Manager or other staff for 
Public Hearings are conducted to allow public comment on specific advertised issues 
such as rezoning, ordinances, policy development, operating budgets and other 
legislative actions to be considered by the City Commission. 
2. Receive comments regarding a request to amend the Unified Development 
Code of the City of Griffin (published as Article XII Signs, Sec. 1214) 
with respect to Regulation of Signs by Land Use: Emerging Corridor. 
Director of Planning & Development Services Taurus Freeman will 
address. 2
3. Consider approval of Minutes of the Joint Workshop on April 9, 2013 and 
Minutes of Regular Scheduled Meeting on April 9, 2013. 
4. Consider Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance to amend the Code of Griffin 
at Chapter 90, Traffic & Vehicles, Article IV, Parking, and Article VII, Junked or 
Inoperable Motor Vehicles, to impose restrictions on parking on public and 
private property, storage, and keeping of junked or inoperable motor vehicles. 
5. Consider Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code 
of Griffin at Chapter 18, Aviation, Article I at Sec. 18-17, Article II at 18-
69, and Article III at Sec. 18-96 and 18-100. 
The Regular Agenda includes items on which the Commission will individually 
consider and possibly take action. 
6. Remove from the Table, and Consider First Reading of an amendment to 
the Unified Development Code of the City of Griffin (published as Article 
XII Signs Sec. 1214) with respect to Regulation of Signs by Land Use: 
Emerging Corridor. Director of Planning & Development Services 
Taurus Freeman will address.
7. Consider proposal with Steadfast Facility Maintenance, Inc. to include 
janitorial services and setup of the Welcome Center’s Banquet Room. 
Director of Planning & Development Services Taurus Freeman will 
8. Consider a new fee schedule for the Welcome Center’s Banquet Room, to 
be effective on June 1, 2013. Director of Planning & Development 
Services Taurus Freeman will address. 
9. Consider approval to declare twenty-two (22) vehicles surplus and 
advertise for sale on GovDeals. Director of Central Services Phill Francis 
will address. 
10. Consider a Resolution authorizing the acquisition of a Caterpillar Model 
826HQ Wheel Dozer and Compactor for the Shoal Creek C&D Landfill 
from Yancey Brothers in the amount of $623,716.00, to be financed by a 
multi-year lease, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 36-60-13, with Caterpillar 
Financial Services Corp., at a rate not to exceed 3.2%. Said lease is being 
designated as a “qualified tax-exempt obligation” of the City for calendar 
year 2013. The resolution also authorizes the Chairperson and other city 
officers to execute and deliver documents to accomplish the foregoing: 3
declare surplus unit # 965 (1993 Rex Compactor model 370); and amend 
the budget accordingly. Director of Central Services Phill Francis will 
11. Consider a letter of Agreement from Manley Acquisition Services, LLC to 
negotiate acquisition of easements and Rights of Way for the 2008 
SPLOST Project CSSTP-008-00(237) & (238) Intersection and Signal 
Improvement parcels. Director of Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant 
Keller will address. 
12. Consider the purchase of and start-up for two Flygt NP 3171.095 35hp 
pumps for Shoal Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Lift Station #14 in the 
amount of $61,045.81 from Xylem Water Solutions USA, Inc., and amend 
the budget accordingly. Director of Public Works and Utilities Dr. Brant 
Keller will address. 
13. Consider approval to award best bid and construction contract to Shepco 
Paving, Inc. in the amount of $240,906.75 for resurfacing City streets as 
part of the Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) FY 2013 
LMIG Program approved by Georgia Department of Transportation 
(GDOT) 12/31/2012, and amend the budget accordingly. Director of 
Public Works & Utilities Dr. Brant Keller will address. 
14. Consider a Resolution determining the necessity to acquire land for sewer 
improvements to be constructed under the 2012 Community Development 
Block Grant, Phase IV, consisting of three (3) permanent and temporary 
construction easements on Realty Street. City Attorney Drew Whalen will 
15. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance amending the Code of Griffin at 
Chapter 94, Utilities, Article IX, Easement Acquisition Policy, Section 94-
376, by deleting the present code in its entirety and enacting a new Section 
94-376, eliminating the 20% multiplier in paragraph b. City Attorney 
Drew Whalen will address. 
16. Consider a one-year lease between the City of Griffin and Whalen Law 
Firm, LLP for Suites 520 and 524 in One Griffin Center for $11,170.00 
per year. City Manager Kenny Smith will address. 
17. Consider a revised Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of 
Griffin, Spalding County and the Griffin-Spalding County Airport 
Authority for the Joint Funding of General Aviation Operations at the 
Griffin-Spalding County Airport. City Manager Kenny Smith will 
The City Manager will update the Commission on pending items, upcoming 
workshops, meetings, conferences and other pertinent issues. 
Commissioners will provide updates regarding issues of interest from their respective 
districts and/or committee reports.