City Council Meeting
- Date: 02/18/2019 7:00 PM
- Location: City Hall
2800 King Street
Smyrna, Georgia 30080
Meeting Agenda ‑ Final
Monday, February 18, 2019
Call to Order
1. Invocation and Pledge: Pastor B. Swanyne Hardin, The Embassy ATL, 2030 Powers Ferry Road
2. Agenda Changes:
3. Mayoral Report:
4. Land Issues/Zonings/Annexations:
Speaking time for the public hearing related to the following land issues/zonings/annexations will be (5) five minutes.
A. V19 002 Public Hearing Appeal the decision of the License and Variance Board for request V19 002 Allow reduction of side setbacks from 35 feet to 10 feet Land Lot 594 0.53 acres 1639 Corn Road The Woodbery Group David Woodbery
B. 2019 56 Public Hearing Only Variance Request V19 007 & 008 Reduction of the front setback from 35' to 15' and reduction of the rear setback from 30' to 15' for the construction of a new home 0.113 Acres Land Lot 519 2475 Adams Drive Ronald Dickinson
C. 2019 37 Approval of Ordinance 2019 01 Annexation request (100% owners requesting annexation) of all tract of land lying and being in Land Lot 519, 17th District, 2nd Section, Cobb County, Georgia, a total of 0.113 acre tract, being known as 2475 Adams Drive, Smyrna GA 30080. The effective date will be March 1, 2019 and reside in Ward 3.
D. 2019 59 Final Vote Variance Request V19 007 & 008 Reduction of the front setback from 35' to 15' and reduction of the rear setback from 30' to 15' for the construction of a new home 0.113 Acres Land Lot 519 2475 Adams Drive Ronald Dickinson
E. ORD2019 03 Public Hearing Code Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to update section 908 in regards to the loading space requirements City of Smyrna
F. ORD2019 04 Public Hearing Code Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to update the building permit requirements City of Smyrna
G. ORD2019 06 Public Hearing Code Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to add guest parking for townhome and condominium communities City of Smyrna
H. ORD2019 07 Public Hearing Code Amendment to the City's Code of Ordinance to repeal Appendices F, G, H, and I City of Smyrna
I. ORD2019 0 8 Public Hearing Code Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to update Section 717 City of Smyrna
5. Privilege Licenses:
6. Formal Business:
A. 2019 53 Authorization to increase sewer rate per thousand gallons from $7.25 to $8.10 effective February 1, 2019, to be billed on the March 2019 bills. To recognize that Cobb County Water approved an 11.6% increase to the wholesale sewer rate charged to the Cities effective January 1, 2019.
B. 2019 55 Approval of Cobb Framework Agreement ("CFA") between Cobb County Georgia and The City of Smyrna, Georgia for Nickajack Road Quiet Zone Railroad Crossing Project funded by SPLOST for $108,750.00 and the County will contribute $326,520.00 for a total cost of $435,000.00.
C. 2019 42 Approval to accept a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Federal Aid Grant funded by the Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (STBG) and awarded through the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) in the amount of $300,000 and authorize the Mayor to execute the Subgrant Agreement and related documents on behalf of the City of Smyrna.
7. Commercial Building Permits:
8. Consent Agenda:
A. 2019 61 Approval of the February 4, 2019 Mayor and Council Meeting Minutes
Sponsors: City Council
B. 2019 62 Approval of the February 4, 2019 Pre Council Meeting Minutes
Sponsors: City Council
C. 2019 46 Approval of the January 31, 2019 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes
D. 2019 40 Approval of the FY18 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $15,329.00 for the purchase of Wanco Message Board Sign and Trailer and have the Mayor sign any related documents.
9. Committee Reports:
10. Show Cause Hearings:
11. Citizen Input: Speaking time for citizen input will be limited to three minutes.
Find Minutes - Meetings Prior to 2013 (archived): Laserfiche
Find Minutes / Agendas and Video (also live broadcast of in-process meetings): Granicus/Legistar
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Council Meetings: The Mayor and Council of Smyrna meet in open session at 7:00 p.m on the 1st and 3rd Monday night of each month unless altered by a holiday.* Meetings are held in the council chambers located in this building (2800 King Street). Agendas will be prepared in advance, posted and available in the City Clerk’s office or online on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.
Pre-Council Meeting Work Sessions will be held before scheduled Council Meetings beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Monday night of each month unless altered by a holiday.* Meetings will be held in the 2nd floor conference room in this building (2800 King Street). The City may discuss but not take action on other items as time permits.
Committee of the Whole / Agenda Meetings are usually held on the Thursday at 6:00 p.m. immediately preceding the regularly scheduled Council meetings unless otherwise indicated. Committee of the Whole agendas are prepared in advance and will be posted along with the Council meeting Preliminary agenda. Meetings are held in the first floor HR conference room.(2800 King Street). The City may discuss but not take action on other items as time permits.
All meetings listed below are subject to change with proper notice.