Jasper City Council

Location:Meeting held via Zoom
Start Date:9/14/2020
Start Time:6:00 PM
Description:Moved from first Monday due to Labor Day Holiday


I. Call meeting to order
II. Invocation
III. Pledge of Allegiance
IV. Adopt agenda
V. Approve minutes of August 3, 2020 Regular Council Meeting & August 19, 2020 Budget Planning Meeting
VI. Old Business
A. Final Consideration and Approval of Ordinance No. 2020-22 for the amending of the City of Jasper Alcohol Ordinance to permit open containers within the central business district.
1. Brandon Douglas
2. David Syfan
VII. New Business
A. Consideration and approval of Advertising Millage Rate
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Beverly Ragland
B. Consideration and approval of schedule of public hearings associated with millage rate and 2021 Budget
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Beverly Ragland
C. Consideration and approval of alcohol license for Pendley Creek Brewing Company, LLC at 57 North Main Street
1. Brandon Douglas
D. Consideration of licensing agreement with 57 North Main Street for allowing the Pendley Creek Brewing Company, LLC to utilize a ramp to access the side entrance from the sidewalk
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Lonnie Waters
E. Consideration of options relative to the sidewalks along Stegall Drive
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Lonnie Waters
F. Consideration of purchasing playground equipment for City Park and associated work to finalize the improvements utilizing SPLOST funds.
1. Council member Ann Sneve
2. Council member John Foust
3. Brandon Douglas
G. Consideration and approval of the renewal from the Georgia Municipal Association for the City of Jasper health, dental, vision, etc. insurance
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Beverly Ragland
H. Consideration of Resolution No. 2020-09 for requiring the use of masks or face coverings in property owned or leased by the City of Jasper during the COVID-19 Outbreak.
1. Brandon Douglas
2. David Syfan
I. Consideration and approval of additional work from Match Point for leak detection of $9,800 and to authorize the additional use of up to $25,000.00 for Match Point to install zoned meters in targeted areas
1. Brandon Douglas
J. Consideration of utilizing the unused office space at the Jasper Police Department for Municipal Court and authorize the expenditure of monies from fund balance for the expected build out costs
1. Brandon Douglas
K. Discussion and update of the City of Jasper Zoning Ordinance review
1. Council member Dr. Sonny Proctor
2. Council member Kirk Raffield
L. Consideration and approval of pursuing the purchase of raw water intake pump to replace existing one at Long Swamp Creek through the competitive bid process in accordance with our purchasing policy
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Beverly Ragland
M. Consideration and approval of water supply agreement between the City of Jasper and Pickens County
1. Council Member Dr. Proctor
2. Brandon Douglas
N. Consideration and approval of amended organizational chart
1. Brandon Douglas
O. Consideration and approval of job descriptions for the following positions: Assistant Police Chief; Building Inspector; Fire Marshal; Planner; Public Works Crew Leader; Public Works Equipment Operator; Public Works Technician; Sanitation Collector; Sanitation Driver/Collector; Sanitation Supervisor; Water Distribution Crew Leader; Water Distribution Equipment Operator; Water Distribution Technician; Water Plant Operator; Water Supply Crew Leader; Water Supply Equipment Operator; Water Supply Technician; Water/Waste Water Plant Operator
1. Council Member Jim Looney
2. Council Member Ann Sneve
P. Consideration and approval of City of Jasper pay scale to reflect the existing positions and unfilled positions
1. Brandon Douglas
2. Council Member Jim Looney
3. Council Member Ann Sneve
Q. Consideration and approval of Resolution 2020-10 for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Pre-Application for the Land Water Conservation Fund Grant for the 2021 funding cycle
1. Brandon Douglas
R. Consideration of request for reduced Water / Sewer Rates
1. Brandon Douglas
VIII. Executive Session
A. Real Estate
1. Brandon Douglas
2. David Syfan
IX. Committee Reports
A. Development Committee
1. Councilmembers Dr. Sonny Proctor & Kirk Raffield
B. Street/Parks Committee
1. Councilmembers Ann Sneve & John Foust
C. Administration Committee
1. Councilmembers Jim Looney & Ann Sneve
D. Water/Waste Water Committee
1. Councilmembers John Foust & Dr. Sonny Proctor
E. Police/Fire Committee
1. Councilmembers Kirk Raffield & Jim Looney
F. Financial Report
1. Brandon Douglas
G. Development Report
1. Lonnie Waters
H. Police Report
1. Chief Greg Lovell
I. Fire Report
1. Chief Steve Roper
X. Adjourn

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