Council Minutes August 3, 2015

CITY OF POOLER

COUNCIL MINUTES

AUGUST 3, 2015

            The regular meeting of the Pooler City Council was held on August 3, 2015. Mayor Mike Lamb called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.  Present were Councilman Bruce Allen, Councilwoman Rebecca Benton, Councilwoman Shannon Black, Councilman Mike Royal and Councilman Stevie Wall.  City Manager Robbie Byrd, Finance Officer Michelle Warner and City Attorney Steve Scheer were also present. 

            The invocation was given by Councilman Allen and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilwoman Black.

            The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as printed upon a motion by Councilman Allen, seconded by Councilwoman Benton, with no opposition.      

Report from the Standing Committees:

FINANCE

            Councilman Wall presented bills in excess of $1500.00 and made a motion to pay, subject to funds.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benton and passed without opposition.

PUBLIC SAFETY

            Councilman Wall reported that the police department responded to 1378 calls since the last meeting, totaling 18,633 for the year and that the fire department responded to 299 calls in July, totaling 1978 for the year.   

STREET/DRAINAGE

            Councilwoman Benton reported that the street and drainage departments performed routine maintenance.

WATER/SEWER

            Councilman Wall reported that the water and sewer departments performed routine maintenance and that all parameters are being met at the wastewater treatment plant. 

RECREATION         

            Councilwoman Black reported that football practice has begun and that registration for men’s basketball is ongoing.  Mr. Byrd reported that the stadium project is near completion.

BUILDING/ZONING

            Councilman Allen reported that 11 new single family residential and eight (8)  commercial permits were issued since the last meeting, totaling 108 single family and 331 commercial permits for the year, with 3747inspections performed.

There was no OLD BUSINESS to discuss.

Under NEW BUSINESS the following was discussed:

1.  Recombination plat for Berkeley Walk, Phase I, Lots 88 - 93

            The developer submitted a request to recombine Lots 88-93 in Phase I of Berkeley Walk to adjust the former property lines to match the new product, with no change in the number of townhomes.  Councilman Allen made a motion to approve the plat. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benton and passed without opposition.

2.  Final plat for Towne Park Pooler, Phase I, Block E

            TP Pooler, LLC submitted a final plat for Block E, Lots 87-90, 96-104, 153-161 and 203-212 in Phase I of Towne Park Pooler located at the end of Governor Treutlen Road.  Councilman Allen made a motion, seconded by Councilwoman Benton, to approve the plat.  Motion passed without opposition.

3.  Proposal from Jake Patrick & Son Plumbing, Inc. for installation of fixtures at stadium

            Mr. Byrd presented a proposal from Jake Patrick & Son Plumbing for the installation of the fixtures at the stadium.  Councilwoman Black made a motion to approve the proposal in the amount of $63,000.00.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benton and passed without opposition.

4.  Proposal from Elite Structures for red iron building at stadium

            Mr. Byrd presented a proposal from Elite Structures for the red iron building at the stadium.  Councilwoman Black made a motion, seconded by Councilman Wall, to approve the proposal in the amount of $52,950.00.  Motion passed without opposition.

5.  Proposal from ARC Industries, LLC for installation of red iron building at stadium

            Mr. Byrd presented a proposal from ARC Industries, LLC for the installation of the red iron building at the stadium.  Councilwoman Black made a motion to approve the proposal in the amount of $21,500.00.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benton and passed without opposition.

6.  Change Order #1 from ARC Industries, LLC for installation of breezeway at stadium

            Mr. Byrd presented Change Order #1 from ARC Industries, LLC for the installation of the breezeway at the stadium.  Councilwoman Black made a motion, seconded by Councilwoman Benton,  to approve the change order in the amount of $19,940.00.  Motion passed without opposition.

7.  Resolution regarding  Master Lease-Purchase Agreements with PNC Equipment Finance, LLC for five (5) fire trucks

            Ms. Warner presented a resolution to authorize the city manager or finance officer to enter into one or more master lease-purchase agreements with PNC Equipment Finance, LLC for five (5) fire trucks.  Councilwoman Benton made a motion to approve the resolution.  Motion was seconded by Councilman Wall and passed without opposition. 

8.  Resolution to adopt the Chatham County Hazard Mitigation Plan

            Mr. Byrd presented a resolution to adopt the Chatham County Hazard Mitigation Plan as required for the City to fulfill its obligation to remain eligible to receive state and federal assistance in the event of a declared disaster affecting Chatham County.  Councilman Wall made a motion, seconded by Councilman Allen, to approve the resolution.  Motion passed without opposition.

            Councilman Allen made a motion to adjourn to Executive Session at approximately 6:18 p.m. to discuss personnel, legal and real estate matters.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benton and passed without opposition.

            Mayor Lamb called the meeting back to order at 6:40 p.m.

            There being no further business to discuss, Councilman Allen made a motion to adjourn at approximately 6:40 p.m.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benton and passed without opposition.

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