REGULARMEETING

COMMISSIONCHAMBER DECEMBER21 2010

AugustaRichmondCountyCommissionconvenedat500pm December21 2010 the Hon DekeCopenhaver Mayor presiding PRESENT Hons Lockett Smith Mason Grantham Hatney Aitken Johnson Jackson BowlesandBrigham membersofAugustaRichmondCountyCommission TheMayor tocallonRev Lowry Pastor BelleTerracePresbyterianChurchforthe invocation Pleasestand TheClerk Itappearshesnotinthechamber Mr Mayor Mr Mayor HowaboutCommissionerAitken Wouldyouliketodoit TheinvocationwasgivenbyCommissionerAitken ThePledgeofAllegiancetotheFlagoftheUnitedStatesofAmericawasrecited Mr Mayor CommissionerAitken verywelldone Mr Aiken Thankyou Mr Mayor Mr Hatney Youdonteversaythattome Mr Mayor Yeah Ihave Youreaprofessional MadamClerk ontothepresentations PRESENTATIONS A Presentationstooutgoingmembersofthe AugustaCommission CommissionersDon Grantham JimmySmith TheClerk AtthistimewedlikefortheMayorandCommissionerDonGranthamand JimmySmithifyoucouldcomedownandjointheMayorhereforapresentation Mr Mayor Well Ijusttosaytobothofyallthankyousomuchforyourservicetothis city Youknownoneofusalleveragreeallthetimebutyallhavedoneatremendousjobin servingthecitizensofAugusta ImnotgoingtospeaktoolongbecauseIknowDon sgotalot tosay SoIdliketoreadoutwhattheplaquesays AugustaGeorgiasalutesandsincerely thanksJimmySmith CommissionerDistrict8forhisoutstandingdedicationandserviceonthe AugustaCommission January1 2004throughDecember31 2010 PresentedbytheAugusta CommissionDecember21 2010 Mr Smith Thankyou APPLAUSE

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Mr Mayor AndaswellAugusta GeorgiasalutesandsincerelythanksDonGrantham CommissionerSuperDistrict10forhisoutstandingdedicationandserviceon theAugusta CommissionJanuary1 2004throughDecember31 2010 PresentedbytheAugusta CommissionDecember21 2010 APPLAUSE Mr Smith Thankyou Mr Mayorandallofmycolleaguesbehindme AndIdjustlike tosayitsbeenveryeducationalformethelastsevenyears Ihavelearnedalot beeninvolved inalotofthingsthatyoudontgetinvolvedinwhenyouworkingoncars ButIhaveenjoyedit thoroughly Imetsuchfinepeople Wevegotsomeofthebestpeople employeesofAugusta RichmondCountyandwevegotsomethat snotsogood Butmostofthemareandthe departmentdirectorsthatIvedealthavereallybeengood AndIappreciatethecooperationthat theyvegivenandhelpedusinSouthAugustatremendously AndIappreciatethatsomuch Thankyouverymuch APPLAUSE Mr Grantham Thankyou Mr Mayor AndImdelightedthatmyfellowCommissioner JimmySmithwentbeforemebecauseIalwayswanttorespectmyelders Andindoingso JimmytheOldGuardisreadytoleaveandasweleaveitswithsomewhatmixedemotions AnditswithawarmheartandonethatImveryproudtohavebeenapartofthisCommission Wevehadsometoughtimesandwevehadsomeverygoodtimes Thetoughtimessometimes outweighedthegoodtimesbutsevenyearsIthinkwehavecomealongwayfromwhenIfirst tookinthesechambers AndfromthattimeIfeellikewehavemadegiantstepsintryingtohelp Augustabecomewhatitreallycouldandwhatitshould SowiththatIllleavethesegroupof Commissionersbehindmeplustwotocomeonboardthefirstoftheyear withanopportunityto dogood todowhatisfairandhonestandrespectful Notonlyforyourcitybutforyourposition andyourself AndIlookforwardtothenextfouryearsparticularlytoseetheaccomplishments thatyouremakinganthatourcityisdoing forIfeellikethatsomegroundworkhasbeenlaid forJimmyandmyselfandpreferablywehavelaidsomegroundworkaswell SoIlookforward toAugustabeingrecognized Mr Mayor astheCityoftheStateofGeorgia Andthankyoufor yourleadership thankstomycolleaguesforyouralwaysinvolvement Grantedwedidn tagree butweagreednottodisagreeallthetime AndImgoingtoleaveyouwithonelastthingand itstotheseCommissionersandtothepeoplewhohavetakenanoathofoffice Iswhenyou giveacommitmenttosomeonethanhonorit liveuptoit Berespectfulofyourselfandthose thatyoumakethatcommitmentto Ithankyou IwishallofyouaMerryChristmasandGod BlessyouandGodBlessAugustaandtheUnitedStates APPLAUSE Mr Russell Mr Mayor asapointofpersonalprivilegewedliketostartsomewhatofa newtraditionhere InthepastweneverreallyrecognizedtheMayorProTematthelastmeeting thathewouldbeMayorProTembecauseImnotsureifweactuallyeverknewthatwouldbe thelastmeetingoftheMayorProTemaswemoveforwardhere Butifyoucouldcomedown

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Mr MayorProTemwedliketopresentasmalltokenofourappreciationtoyoutoo Justa smalltokenforyourdistinguishedserviceMr MayorProTemJanuary6 2009throughJanuary the4th 2010presentedbytheAugustaCommission Thankyou APPLAUSE Mr Mason Letmejustsayverybriefly Firstofalltobothmycolleaguesthatare leaving AndIvehadthisconversation IvecertainlyhaditwithMr Grantham Ithinkhes withoutquestiononeofthemost oneofthebestbusinessmenandoneofthemostsavviest politiciansIveeverseenorbeenaround AndItoldhimthismyselfandsoImsayingitnowin frontofGodandcountry IvelearnedagreatdealsinceIvebeenuphere AndMr Smithas well And no wedidntalwaysagreebutthatsokay Ithinkwhatthecommunityseesouthere isagovernmentthateventhoughwecandisagreewecanstillmoveforwardandgetthings down AndwehaventalwaysagreedonthedecisionsthathavebeenmadebutIneedyouto understandthatwhatanawesomeexperiencetobeuphereontheCommissionandlearnfrom myeldersIwouldsaybutmorematureguysthatareuphereandtolearnasafirsttime politician AndIthankGodforthat Toallofmycolleagueswhoforthelasttwoyearshave givenmetheirsupportastheMayorProTem Thefirstyearfellintomylap Idontevenknow howthathappened Andthenthenextyearonceagainwewentthroughitwithoutanyparticular issuesoranythinglikethat Andthatwashuge AndforthelasttwoyearsIvebeendoinga verybusyscheduleastheMayorhasanextremelybusyschedulewhenhecantmakeallthe events AndIvemadequiteanumberofthoseaswelltryingtorepresentthebestthatIpossibly can AndsotothisCommissionwhosawsomethinginmeandgavemethevoteofconfidence theonlythingthatIcansaytoyouisthankyou Imveryhumbledbyyoursupportandmoving forwardin2011and2012ImlookingforwardforgreaterthingsforAugustaRichmondCounty AndIjustbelievethatwerejustnowknockingonthedoorofgreatnessandImgladtobeapart ofit Thankyousomuch APPLAUSE Mr Mayor Andbeforewegoforward Mr MayorProTem Ididwanttosayitsbeen anhonorandapleasureservingwithyouinthatroleforthepasttwoyears Mr Mason Thankyou Mr Mayor Mr Mayor MadamClerk ontotheconsentagenda TheClerk Yes sir Ourconsentagendaconsistsofitem132 items132 Forthe benefitofanyobjectorstoourPlanningpetitions oncethosepetitionsarereadwouldyouplease signalyourobjectionsbyraisingyourhand Icallyouattentionto Item4 IstoapproveapetitionrequestingaSpecial Exceptiontoestablishpublic parkingonpropertyat1126FlorenceStreet Item5 ASpecialExceptionwithconditionsaffectingpropertyat1285McCoyRoad Item6 IsrequestingaSpecialExceptionaffectingpropertyat3032WillisForeman Roadand3206 3218BirdwellRoad

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Item7 IschangeofzoningrequestfromandR1C One familyResidential toazone R1E OnefamilyResidential affectingat402 408 412GreensLaneand1560St LukeStreet Item8 IsarequestforachangeofzoningfromaZoneA Agriculture toaZoneR 1A OnefamilyResidential affectingpropertyat2993and3031WillisForemanRoad TheClerk ArethereanyobjectorstothosePlanningpetitions Mr Russell Nonenoted MadamClerk TheClerk IcallyourattentionthePublicServicesportionofouragenda Ifthereare anyobjectorstoanyofthealcoholpetitionswouldyoupleasesignalyourobjectionbyraising yourhandwhenthepetitionisread Item9 IsforanonpremiseconsumptionLiquor Beer Winelicensetobeusedin connectionwiththeBollWeevilCafé Sweeterylocatedat 10NinthStreet Item10 AbeerandwinelicensetobeusedinconnectionwiththeOneStop Conveniencelocated2382BartonChapelRoad TheClerk Arethereanyobjectorstothosepetitions Mr Hatney MadamClerk youmentionedyousaidnonpremise Ithinkyoumeanton TheClerk Onpremise Mr Hatney Butyousaidnon TheClerk Thankyou Onpremiseconsumption Mr Hatney Noproblem IjustthoughtIdmentionthat Mr Russell Nonenoted MadamClerk TheClerk Okay Ourconsentagendaconsistsofitems132 items1 32 Mr Mayor Iknowwehavetwoadditionstotheagenda CanIgetamotiontoadd thoseordowehaveunanimousconsent Mr Johnson Somoved Mr Jackson Second Mr Mayor Dowewanttoaddthosetotheconsentagenda Mr Lockett Mr Chairman Ihaveaquestion Mr Mayor CommissionerLockett

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Mr Lockett Whatexactlyistheaddendumagendathatwejustadded Idliketosortof readthingsthatIgetbeforeIvoteonit WejustpassedthatandIdonthavetheslightestidea whatitis Iwouldlikesomeonetoexplainittomeplease Mr Mayor Okay Mr MacKenzie Mr MacKenzie Yes sir CommissionerLockett whatyouhavebeforeyouisactually twoitems Thefirstitem andthereasonwewerentabletodistributethisinadvancewaswe recentlyfoundoutthatweneededtoalterthedateontheordinancethatsalreadybeenapproved bytheCommissionandgonethroughtworeadings Butwedidnoticewhenweweredraftinga MemorandumofUnderstandingrelatingtothisdistributionoffundsforthehotelmoteltaxthat theeffectivedatewouldbeJanuary Andweneedtheeffectivedatetobebeforetheendofthe year Itsactuallyaninvertederrorthatwasdonebyoutsidecounsel Butwedoneedto distributethosefundsandmakeapaymentonthatbeforetheendoftheyear Sothiswouldbe justamotion tochangethedateandmakenootheralterationswithregardtothecode amendmentthatyouhavebeforeyouandalsotowaivethesecondreading Theseconditemthat youhavebeforeyouwereceivedarequestfromtheDowntownDevelopmentAuthority Thisis withregardtoanagreementthatwasactuallyapprovedinFebruaryofthisyeartoallowforthe downtown Iguessbeautificationinitiativetohavesomefinancingwiththebanktobeabletoget fundingupfronttousethemoneyearlyintheyearratherthanwaitforthecollectionstocome through PreviouslyIbelieveAugustaprovidedsomeofthemoneyandfrontedthatbutthis wouldbeabeneficialagreementtoAugustaandthatwouldrequireAugustatoupfrontanyof thefunds Itwouldcontinuethearrangementthatwevealreadyapprovedandrenewit Andthe reasonthatwedidn tgetthisbeforeyou asIdidn tevenknowitwasgoingtoexpireuntilthe endoftheyearuntilnotifiedbytheDowntownDevelopmentAuthority Butifdoesntexpire it willexpirebytheendoftheyearsoweneedtorenewitbeforeitexpires Sothatswhythat wasaddedon Mr Lockett Thankyou Mr MacKenzieandMr Chairman Mr Mayor Wehaveamotionandasecond Commissioners willnowvotebytheusual sign Motioncarries100 Mr Mayor Thankyou maam Okay dowehaveanyfurtheritemstobeaddedtothe consentagenda Mr Johnson Yeah Mr Mayor Mr Mayor CommissionerJohnson Mr Johnson Thankyou Ifitsokayitemnumberthirty seven Ifnobodyhasany problemstogoonandaddthattotheconsent

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Mr Mayor Okay CommissionerHatney Mr Hatney Ifitsokaywithmycolleagueswevebeenrasslin with33and34fora goodwhile Andthedifficultyhereisthattheyneedtodisapprovebeforetheycangoforward withtherestofit Soitsactually inaudible therestof Mr Mayor Soyoudliketo Mr Hatney procurementdepartment

Mr Mayor add33and34totheconsent Okay CommissionerJackson Mr Jackson ThankyouMr Mayor Item 35ifChiefWilliscouldtouchonacoupleof things Mr Mayor Chieforarepresentative Mr Jackson Hescoming Mr Grantham Mr Mayor Mr Mayor LetshearfromtheChiefsincewecalledhimupandthenIllcomebackto you Mr Jackson Chief thedonationofsurplusfireequipment Thereweresomeconcerns aboutyouknowputtingitongovernmentbidsorwhateveritscalled Andbasicallythe gentlemanthatsfromthisdepartment sbeencomingupandtrainingourfirefighters Imean canyougiveusjustarealquick ChiefWillis Yes overtheyearshehassetuptrainingforusandallwithoutany compensation Anditwasduetothefactthatheisanoldfirefightertoofromthisarea And mostlyhelpedthedepartmentoutinanywayhecan Hehasbeenandwillbebackinthefuture hesaid Itssomethingthatsinstilledinfirefighters Wetrytohelpeachotherovertheyearsin everythingandanywaywecan Mr Mayor Okay soCommissionerJackson didyouwanttoaddthattotheconsentor Mr Jackson AslongasIdont inaudible Mr Mayor Okay CommissionerGrantham Mr Grantham Imgoingtowaitforyoutoaskforthepulledconsentitems Mr Mayor Okay CommissionerSmith

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Mr Smith Ijustwantedtocommentonthefiretruck Anditsinsurplusandtheselittle townsmanytimesdonthavethemoneytobuythesethings Theyresoexpensive Justafew yearsagoIwasdowninMatthewsandtheyhavealittlesmallfireengineandtryingtoputout that someofthefirestheyhadwhentheyhadthetornadodownandtoreupsomuch SoIfeel verystronglythatwedbegoodstewardsifwepassthisontosomebodythatreallyneededit Mr Mayor Thankyou CommissionerSmith Okay iftherearenofurtheritemstobe addedtotheconsentagenda arethereanyitemstobepulledfordiscussion Commissioner Grantham Mr Grantham Idliketopullitems 33and34 Mr Mayor Okay dowehaveanyfurtheritemstobepulledfordiscussion Mr Mayor ProTem Mr Mason Thankyou Mr Mayor Imaynotnecessarilyhavetopullitbutonitem29 whenwetalkaboutthisparkingdeck Idohaveaquestioninrelationtothat Ithinkitsthree andahalfmilliondollarsorsomethinglikethat Iknowwedonthavethreeandahalfmillion dollarssoImwonderingwhereisthatadditional wherearethoseadditionalfundscoming from Mr Mayor Mr Russell Mr Russell Mr Mayor ifImay Wevegotthatontherebecauseaswemoveforward thepotentialforsavingsisgreaterthanifwewaitforseveralyears Thatmoneyisavailable throughthesavingsfromtheJudicialCenterandthecollectionoverandabovethedollarsthat wehadplannedtocollectinSPLOSTV Asyouknowwecollectthroughtheendofthequarter Whatwestart weactuallystartedthosecollectionsearlythisquarterandhavecollectedforthe fullthreemonthsofthat Sotherearesomeother someadditionalfundsavailablethatwethink wouldbeprudentasarecommendationtogoaheadandgetthatdone Asyounoticeparkingin thedowntownareaisbecomemoreofacontingentissuethatwasithasbeeninthepastand thoseadditionalspacesIthinkwouldbehelpfulforthat Mr Mason Yes butIjustwanttoclearupsomethinghere Ithoughtthesavingsfrom theJudicialCenterwasgoingtogototheSheriffs thenewSheriffsoffice Arewetalkingthe samething applesandapplesorarewe Mr Russell WeretalkingsufficientsavingsfromtheJudicialCentertodobothwiththe additionalcollections Mr Mason Okay haveyouhadanydiscussionwithIknowwerenotwhereweneedto beonthehotelandIknowthatwasgoingtobelookedat atleastbysomeassomepotential parkingforthehotelaswell Youreconfidentnowsthebesttimetodothatwhenwereally donthaveatruecommitmentyetfromtheeventhehotelfolks Mr Russell Yeah Ithinkifyou

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Mr Russell lookattheamountofspacesthatwehavecurrentlyavailabletheones werereplacingandtheincreaseddemandthatwevealreadynoticedfromdowntown Such thingsasthe Y movingdowntownandvariousotherassortedthings Ithinkitwouldbe prudenttogoaheadandmoveforwardwiththis Iwedontwewaittwo three fouryearsto makethatdecision Wedenduphavingtoclosedownthespaceswehaveavailabletousinthe decktodothat Wecouldntjustbuilditontopwithoutclosingthespaceswehaveavailable SoIthinkwedcreateaworseproblematthatpoint Soitwouldbemyrecommendationtogo aheadandmoveforwardwithitnow Mr Mason Andyourecomfortablewiththatdollaramountperparkingspace Mr Russell Yes sir Mr Mason Itsanincredibleamount Mr Russell Yes sir Mr Mason Idontneedtopullit Mr Mayor butIdowanttoregisterasanovoteonit Mr Mayor Okay CommissionerLockett Mr Lockett Thankyou Mr Chairman ThisisforMr Russell Mr Russell howmuch moneyyousayisgoingtobeneededfortheadditionaltwolevelsattheparkingdeck Mr Russell Its holdonjustasecond Justasecond letmegetyoutheexactfigure Its2169plustheadditional12currentsavingsforatotal3369 Mr Lockett ThereasonIaskedthequestion Mr Russell isinmypackettherewasa December2 2010letterR J GriffinandCompanythatsaid 297462600wasneeded Isthat correctoristhatanerror Mr Russell Imnotfamiliarwiththatletter Imlookingatthenumberswevegotin frontofustoday Mr Lockett Well ifyoudonthave 297462600eitherImisreadorthereisadefinite error AndIthinkIreaditproperlybecauseIreaditmorethanonce Mr Russell Thelettersinhere Its29andthatsthecostfortheconstruction Theres probablysomeadditionalengineeringanddollarsthatwouldbeavailablethroughthearchitectto coverthebalance Mr Lockett Thankyou

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Mr Mayor Okay iftheresnofurtherdiscussionifIcouldgetamotionto Mr Jackson Somoved Mr Mason Ineedtopulleleven Mr Mayor Okay Arethereanyotheritemstobepulledfromtheconsentagenda HearingnoneifIcouldgetamotiontoapprovetheconsentagenda TheClerk Weneedasecond Wehaveamotion Mr Mayor Okay wehaveamotion Dowehaveasecond Mr Hatney Second CONSENTAGENDA PLANNING 1 FINALPLAT BRECKENRIDGE SECTION4 PHASE2 S817 Arequestfor concurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanningCommissiontapprovea petitionbySouthernPartnersInc onbehalfofCrowell Co requestingfinalplat approvalforBreckenridge Section4 Phase2whichwasdevelopedunderGraniteHill Section3developmentplan ThisresidentialsubdivisionislocatedonHarperFranklin Blvd atthecurrentterminusandcontains3lots 2 ZA R200 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning CommissiontoapproveapetitiontoamendtheComprehensiveZoningOrdinanceof AugustaRichmondCountybymodifyingSection241 d permittedusesinanHI Heavy Industry zone ApprovedbyAugustaCommissionNovember16 2010 secondreading 3 ZA R199 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning CommissiontoapproveapetitiontoamendtheComprehensiveZoningOrdinanceof AugustaRichmondCountybydeletingSection28 A 5B2 definingtelecommunication towersinthesinglefamilyzones ApprovedbyAugustaCommissionNovember16 2010 secondreading 4 Z1066 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning CommissiontoapproveapetitionbyAPDUrbanPlanning onbehalfofAugustaHousing CommunityDevelopment requestingaSpecialExceptiontoestablishpublicparkingper Section112 b oftheComprehensiveZoningOrdinanceforAugusta RichmondCounty affectingpropertycontaining 14acresandisknownas1126FlorenceStreet TaxMap 0592172000 DISTRICT1 5 Z1067 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning Commissiontoapprovewiththefollowingconditions1 noexpansionofactivityuntilan approvedMinedLandUsePlanhasbeenpresented 2 noimpactonareawetlands3 miningisfortheuseoftheownerapplicantonly nooutsidesaleofmaterialsisallowedand 4 a100footnoactivitybuffershallbemaintainedalongthenorthwestpropertyline adjacenttoparcels280 0009000and280 0010000 apetitionbyWK Dickson on behalftoJ ScottRowe requestingaSpecialExceptiontoexpandasandminingoperation thatwasapprovedin2006 Z 06123 perSection261 q oftheComprehensiveZoning

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OrdinanceforAugusta RichmondCountyaffectingpropertycontainingapproximately55 acresandisknownas1285McCoyRoad TaxMap280 0022000 280 001100 0 DISTRICT8 6 Z1068 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning CommissiontoapproveapetitionbyKinsmenRedeemed onbehalfofDarnellTynerand JamesHilliard requestingaSpecialExceptiontoestablishachurchwithdaycareactivities perSection261AoftheComprehensiveZoningOrdinanceforAugusta RichmondCounty affectingpropertycontainingapproximately106acresandisknownas3032Willis ForemanRoadand3206 3218BirdwellRoad TaxMap150 0 012090 150 0 01003 0 1500 010040 DISTRICT8 7 Z1069 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning CommissiontoapproveapetitionbyDennisHoyt onbehalfofTheAugustaCSRA HabitatforHumanity requestingachangeofzoningfromZoneR1C Onefamily Residential toZoneR1E OnefamilyResidential affectingpropertycontaining approximately 5acresandcontainsfourtaxparcelsknownas402 408and412Greens Laneand1560St LukeStreet TaxMap036 3042010 0363042000 036 115300 0 0361 154000 DISTRICT1 8 Z1070 ArequestforconcurrencewiththeAugustaRichmondCountyPlanning CommissiontoapproveapetitionbyStanPerhonish onbehalfofPhilippeErramuzpe requestingachangeofzoningfromZoneA Agriculture TOZoneR1A One family Residential affectingpropertycontainingapproximately28acresandiscurrentlyknown as2993and3031WillisForemanRoad TaxMap150012080 151002104 0 DISTRICT8 PUBLICSERVICES 9 MotiontoapproveNewOwnershipApplication AN 1057 ArequestbyWilliamM HarrisonforanonpremiseconsumptionLiquor Beerlicensetobeusedinconnection withTheBollWeevilCafé Sweeterylocatedat 10NinthSt District1 SuperDistrict9 ApprovedbyPublicServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 10 MotiontoapproveaNew OwnershipApplication AN 1058 requestbyPradeep KumarforaretailpackageBeer WinelicensetobeusedinconnectionwithOneStop Conveniencelocatedat2382BartonChapelRd District5 SuperDistrict9 Approvedby PublicServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 12 MotiontoapproveamendmentstoAugustaRichmondCountyCode Section7 1 90 PERMITFEES soastoincreasecertainfeesrequiredinconnection withtheissuanceof permits ApprovedbyPublicServicesCommitteeDecember132010 13 Motiontoapproveprovidingfreebusservicetotransitcustomersduringtheweek betweenChristmasandNewYearsDay ApprovedbyPublicServicesCommittee December13 2010 14 MotiontoapproveA EFeesof 15000toVirgoGambillArchitectsforimprovements totheHH BrighamSwimCenter ApprovedbyPublicServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 15 MotiontoapproveamendmentstoAugustaRichmondCountyCode Section2 1 BusinessTaxCertificate soastoincreasetheadministrativefeeandregulatoryfees to increasethebusinesstax andtoincreasethebusinesstaxforprofessionals Approvedby AugustaCommissionDecember7 2010 secondreading

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PUBLICSAFETY 16 MotiontoapprovetheleaserenewalbetweentheUnitarianUniversalistChurchof AugustaandAugusta Georgia ApprovedbyPublicSafetyCommitteeDecember13 2010 17 MotiontoapprovetheuseofFireDepartmentReserveFundtopurchasetwonewfire pumpers ApprovedbyPublicSafetyCommitteeDecember13 2010 FINANCE 18 MotiontoapprovearequestfromtheAugustaMiniTheatreforawaiverof2010 propertytaxesforthefacilityat2548DeansBridgeRoad ApprovedbyFinance CommitteeDecember13 2010 19 MotiontoapprovearequestfromNewLifeCommunityFellowshipBaptistChurchfor theabatementof2010taxesthatwereappliedtothechurchaftertheprorationfrom JanuarytoMarch ApprovedbyFinanceCommitteeDecember13 2010 ENGINEERINGSERVICES 20 MotiontoapprovetheGuaranteedMaximumPrice GMP submittedbythe ConstructionManager RWAllen forTEECenterConstructionintheamountof 27900000 ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 21 MotiontoapprovetherecommendationtoconstructanInmateIntakeFacilityasthe PhaseIIexpansiontotheCharlesB WebsterDetentionCenter ApprovedbyEngineering ServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 22 MotiontoapproveandauthorizeAEDtoprepareandsubmitaprojectproposalto GAEPD GeorgiaEnvironmentalProtectionDivision toreceivefinancialassistance throughtheSection319WaterQualitygrantprogram ApprovedbyEngineeringServices CommitteeDecember13 2010 23 MotiontoapproveCapitalProjectBudgetChangeNumberSixandChangeOrder NumberTwointheamountof 16845070withMabusBrothersConstruction Inc forthe MorganRoadImprovementsProjectCPB323041110 296823665 ThisChangeOrderis forservicesassociatedwithadditionalworktocompletetheexistingwatersystemupgrades aswellasselectbackfillusedduringconstructionofthenewsewermainontheMorgan RoadprojectasrequestedbyAED FundingisavailableinSPLOSTPhaseIVUtilities Projectsrecaptureaccount ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 24 MotiontoapproveOutdoorLandscapeWateringOrdinanceandtowaivesecond reading ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 25 MotiontoapproveSolidWasteContractExtensionstoSolidWasteCollectionContract No 06001fortheyear2011 ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesDecember13 2010 26 Motiontoauthorizecondemnationtoacquiretitleofaportionofpropertyfor permanenteasementandtemporaryconstructioneasementfor60106ButlerCreek InterceptorUpgrade West PIN 0940376000 Address 3232AmandaCircle ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 27 Motiontoauthorizecondemnationtoacquiretitleofaportionofpropertyforrightof way permanenteasementandtemporaryeasementfortheMarvinGriffinRoad

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ImprovementProject Parcel134 0007000 1616MarvinGriffinRoad Approvedby EngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 28 Motiontoauthorizecondemnationtoacquiretitleofaportionofpropertyforrightof way permanenteasementandtemporaryeasementfortheMarvinGriffinRoad ImprovementProject Parcel134 0005000 3464MikePadgettHighway Approvedby EngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 29 Motiontoapproveadditionto2levelstotheexistingdesignfortheReynoldsStreet ParkingDeck ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 30 Motiontoapprove 230372900inadditionalfundingfortheAugusta Georgia Sheriff sOfficeBuildingfromcostsavingsrealizedontheAugustaJudicialCenter ApprovedbyEngineeringServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 PETITIONSANDCOMMUNICATIONS 31 MotiontoapprovetheminutesoftheregularmeetingoftheCommissionheld December7 2010 andSpecialCalled legal meetingheldDecember13 2010 SUBCOMMITTEE PensionandAuditCommittee 32 Motiontoapprovetherestatementofthe1945and1949pensionplanstobesubmitted totheIRSforfavorabledeterminationletter ApprovedbyPension AuditCommittee December13 2010 PUBLICSAFETY 35 MotiontoapprovethedonationofsurplusfireapparatustotheNorthJenkinsCounty VolunteerFireDepartment NorecommendationfromPublicSafetyCommittee December13 2010 APPOINTMENTS 37 MotiontoconsiderforapprovaltherecommendationsfromtheDirectoroftheCSRA EOAtoreappointthefollowingtotheCSRAEconomicOpportunityAuthorityforafour yearterm MarionE Barnes ImogeneP Ford MargaretHuskey LindaLaMarrand AugustusThurmond ADDENDUM 38 MotiontoapproveanOrdinancetoamendtheAugusta Ga CodeTitleTwoSection2 232relatingtotheeffectivedateoftheOrdinance torepealallCodeSectionsand OrdinancesandpartsofCodeSectionsandOrdinancesinconflictherewith andforother purposes RequestedbytheLawDepartment 39 MotiontoapprovetherenewalAgreementbetweenAugusta Ga andCleanAugusta DowntownInitiative Inc andGeorgiaBank TrustCompanyofAugusta Requestedby theLawDepartmentonbehalfofDowntownDevelopmentAuthority Mr Mayor Wehaveamotionandasecond Commissioners willnowvotebytheusual sign Mr Hatneyabstains

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Motioncarries91 Items9 10 Mr MasonvotesNo Motioncarries91 Item29 Motioncarries100 Items18 1032 35 37 38 39 Mr Mayor Okay MadamClerk letsgotoagendaitemeleven thefirstpulledagenda item please ma am TheClerk PUBLICSERVICES 11 MotiontoapproveRenaissanceMarketingastheBusandShelterAdvertiserfor AugustaPublicTransit Thecontractisforthree 3 yearswithtwooneyearoption renewal ApprovedbyPublicServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 Mr Mayor Mr MayorProTem Mr Mason Yes sir dowehave Mr Russell Mr Johnsonshouldbeavailabletospeaktothat Mr Mayor Mr Johnson Mr Mason Mr Johnson ontheum RenaissanceMarketingCompany Firstofall wherearetheyfrom Mr Johnson Savannah Georgia Mr Mason Savannah Dowenothaveanybodylocallywhocoulddothatorwasthat not wasthisabiddeditemorsomethinglikethator andtheycameinasthe asthevendorof choice Mr Johnson Well welookedateachproposalandthatweratedeachproposalbasedon theguidelinesthatweresetoutinthespecsandRenaissanceMarketingwasdeterminedtobethe mostqualifiedfirm Mr Mason Whoswe Mr Johnson Thatwasourboardofthreeindividualsthat lookedatthespecs Imean thatlookedatthequalifications Mr Mason Canyoubealittlebitmorespecificintermsofexactlywhothatwas

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Mr Johnson Oh itwasMs WilliamsfromtheProcurementOffice itwasMs unintelligible frommyofficeandmyself Mr Mayor Okay CommissionerGrantham Mr Grantham Thankyou Mr Mayor Mr Johnson hasRenaissanceMarketingdone workforusinthepast Mr Johnson Yes sir Mr Grantham Andweretheynotgiventhiscontracttwoorthreeyearsagotogenerate advertisingforthebusesaswellastheshelters Mr Johnson No sir AtfirstLamarTransitAdvertisingwasdoingtheshelters which wasanotherfirm AndthenwhentheCommissiondecidedtotrytogetsomeadditionalrevenue thenwewentoutforproposalsandRenaissanceMarketingwasselectedjusttodothetransit advertisingonthebuilding AndasyouknowjustthisyearthatLamarcametothecityand wantedtogetoutoftheshelteradvertising Andsothatwasthereasonwhythatwehadtoputa proposalouttodobothshelterandthebillboardadvertising Mr Grantham Andmynextquestiontofollowuponthat IfRenaissanceMarketing didtheadvertisementonourbuseswhatrevenuedidwegeneratefromthatintheperiodoftime thattheyhadthecontract Mr Johnson Idontknow sir ImaycangetwithFinanceandtrytofindthatoutfor you sir Mr Grantham YouknowthereasonIsaythatandIridearounddifferentareasandIve noticed andIguessIwasonethatwantedtodoadvertisementofbusesforalongtime Andyou andItalkedaboutthatmaybesixyearsago Mr Johnson Yes sir Mr Grantham SomyreasonforaskingthatquestionisifRenaissancehasnotbeena producerofadstogoonourbusesintheperiodoftimethattheyvehadthenwhyarewegoing backtothesamewelltodipoutof Mr Johnson Well whenwedeterminedwhowasmostqualifiedtodotransit advertisingandsincestartingupwithusthatRenaissancehasbeenselectedinothertransitcities todoadvertisingthereandtheyhavetheexperienceofdoingtransitadvertising Mr Grantham Howmanybidsdidwereceiveonthisrequest Mr Johnson Two Mr Grantham Andonewaslocalandonewasoutoftown

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Mr Johnson Yes sir Mr Grantham Andthelocal didtheyqualifyforthe5 varianceofthebidthatthere wasputinplace Mr Johnson Idontrecallthat sir Mr Grantham Ihavenofurtherquestions Mr Mayor Mr Mayor Okay Mr Bowles Mr Mayor Mr Bowles Mr Mayor myconcernisthattherewasrecommendationbythepanelthat saidRenaissanceisthemostqualifiedalthoughduringeveryotherprocurementprocesstheres backupinourbookstoseehowthebestqualifiedwouldseem Theresnobackup youvegota localvendorthatbidonaprojectwhowouldthenevenopentheirbidtoseewhattheywere offeredintermsof inaudible SoIwouldliketodenythisandsenditbacktocommittee Mr Grantham Makeamotion Mr Mason Isthatamotion Mr Mayor Isthatamotion Mr Bowles Thatisamotion Mr Mayor Wehaveamotionandasecond Isthereanyfurtherdiscussion Commissionerswillnowvotebytheusualsign Motioncarries100 Mr Mayor Okay thankyou ma am Thankyou Mr Johnson Movingontoitems33 and34 ADMINISTRATIVESERVICES 33 AnOrdinancetoamendtheAugusta GeorgiaCode ArticleOne ChapterTen relating totheprocurementofgoodsandservicesandtheLocalSmallBusinessOpportunities Programsoastoprovideupdatesandtoestablishpolicies proceduresandguidelines regardingtheprocurementprocessandtheLocalSmallBusinessOpportunitiesProgram torepealallOrdinancesandpartsofOrdinancesinconflictherewith toprovidean effectivedateandforotherpurposes NorecommendationfromAdministrativeServices CommitteeDecember13 2010 34 AndOrdinancetopresentproposaltoamendtheAugusta GeorgiaCharterandLaws ofLocalApplication Section1 40relatingtoequalopportunity toseparatethefunctionof

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EqualEmploymentOpportunityfromMinorityandSmallBusinessOpportunities to providepoliciesandguidelines tocreateaLocalSmallBusinessAdvisoryBoard torepeal allCharter CodeSectionsandOrdinancesandpartsofCharter CodeSectionsand Ordinancesinconflictherewith toprovideaneffectivedateandforotherpurposes No recommendationfromAdministrativeServicesCommitteeDecember13 2010 Mr Grantham Mr Mayor thosearemypicksand Mr Mayor CommissionerGrantham Mr Grantham thankyou sir Imaskingthequestion thatweplaceditonconsent heretodayandintheAdministrativemeetinglastweekwehadnorecommendation Andfor aboutthelastthreeorfourmeetingswevehadnorecommendationfromtheadministrative committeeandIguessImconcernedabouttherestructureofgovernmentastowhenthats takingplace AndIknowwegaveMr Russelltheoptionsandtheopportunitiestopresentthat AndIhadanticipatedthatbeingpresentedpriortotoday asIvenotreceivedit Andthistome isachangeinthestructureofourgovernment ThereforeIfeellikeuntilwegettheentire changeoruntilthisCommissionreceivestheentirechangethatthisbehandedbacktoour AdministratortocomebackwithafullpackageinorderforourCommissiontovoteonit Imgoingtoputthatintheformofamotion Mr Smith Second Mr Mayor Okay CommissionerBrigham Mr Brigham Mr Mayor isitokayifIaskMr MacKenzieaquestion Mr Mayor Yes sir Mr Brigham Mr MacKenzie isthereanydifferencebetweenthisordinanceandthe ordinancethatwaspresentedtouslasttime Mr MacKenzie No thereweresomeminorchangesbutthosewerepresentedtoyou lasttimeintheformofasmallredlinepackagethatshowedsomeoftheminor Mr Brigham Thisisbasicallythesame Theresbeennochanges inthelightofthe votethatwetooklasttime Mr MacKenzie No Mr Brigham Okay Ijustwantedtomakesurewherewewere Mr Mayor Okay well Imjustgoingtosaywedohaveamotionandasecondbut wevegonebackandforthonthisforliterallymonthsnow Itstherecommendationofboththe AttorneyandtheAdministratorthatweapprovethisinordertomovethecityforwardandreally helptoputourhouseinorder SoIwouldjuststronglyencouragethatitjustkeepspingponging

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backandforthbetweencommitteeandthiscommission Weneedtoactonitinmyopinion CommissionerJohnson Mr Johnson Thankyou Mr Mayor IagreeandItalkedtoAndrewtodayaboutthis earlier Ihadsomeissuesaswell AndIdothinkthatwedoneedtogoaheadandmove forward SoIdliketoofferasubstitutemotionandgoaheadandapprovethesetwoitems Mr Mayor Dowehaveasecond Mr Aitken Second Mr Mayor Wehaveasubstitutemotionandasecond Iftheresnofurtherdiscussion Mr Brigham CanwerereadthemotiontomakesureImunderstandinghowIm voting Mr Mayor Thissubstitutemotionistoapprovethatbothagendaitems33and34 Mr Brigham AndtheresnomajorchangesandthisisstillachangetotheCharter Mr MacKenzie Therewouldbe youcanconsidertheseitemsseparatelyorifyoudo themtogetherIwouldactually Mr Brigham Itdontmattertome Myquestionisthisisachangetothecharter Mr MacKenzie Oneoftheitemsthatyou revotingonwouldbetoalterthecharter inaudible Mr Mayor Okay wehaveasubstitutemotionandasecond Iftheresnofurther discussionandIdothinkthisissuesbeendiscussedformonthsnow Commissionerswillvote bythesubstitutesignofvoting TheClerk Thatmotioncarries73 WithMr Brigham ohwell theonethat snota charterchange Mr Mayor Mr MacKenzie couldyou Mr MacKenzie Iwouldrecommendthatyousendboththeseitemsbacktocommittee forfurtherreview Andwellcomeupwitharecommendationsinceoneofthemisacharter amendmentthatrequiresahigheramountofvotesthantheotherone AndIdon twantthe procurementcodetochangewithoutthecharteramendment Mr Mayor CanIgetamotiontosendthesetwoitems agendaitemsbackto committee

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Mr Hatney Somoved Mr Johnson Second Mr Mayor Wehaveamotionandasecond Isthatallyouneed Andrew Mr MacKenzie Ithinkactuallyfirstweneedamotiontoreconsideroneoftheitems TheClerk Well itneedstobereconsidered Mr Mayor Strikethat CanIgetamotiontoreconsiderbothagendaitemsnumbers33 and34 Mr Brigham Mr Mayor IbelievewereinthemiddleofanactivevoteandIalso believethatthiswasonlyavoteonthesubstitute Theoriginalmotionhadn tcomeforward AndIbelievethemotioninthemeantimetosenditbacktocommittee Mr Mayor Goodpoint Wedohaveanoriginalmotiononthefloorthatdoesneedtobe disposedofandthe buttheoriginalmotion MadamClerk ifyoucould TheClerk TheoriginalmotionwastoreferbacktotheAdministratortobeincludedin hisrecommendationsforthereorganizationofAugustaRichmondCountyDepartments Mr Mayor Okay iseverybodyclearonthat Okay iftheresnofurtherdiscussion Commissionerswillnowvotebytheusualsignofvoting Mr Aitken Mr JohnsonandMr MasonvoteNo Motioncarries73 Mr Mayor MadamClerk Ibelievewehaveonefinalagendaitemfortheyearto disposeofifImnotincorrect FINANCE 36 ConsiderarequestfromDr MH Shekastehbandforcreditforfeesandinterest concerningpropertylocatedonHamptonDrive NorecommendationfromFinance CommitteeDecember13 2010 TheClerk Mr Grantham wemadecontactwithDr Shekastehband Mr Grantham Uhhuh TheClerk chamber doctor byemail byphoneandbylettercarrier AndIdontknow areyouinthe

Mr Grantham Allright ThenunderthecircumstancesI mgoingtomakea motionwedenytherequest

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Mr Mason Second Mr Mayor Wehavea motionandasecondonagendaitemnumber36todenythe request IftheresnofurtherdiscussionCommissionerswillnowvotebytheusualsignof voting Motioncarries100 Mr Mayor Well beforeweadjournandjustonceagainIwanttosaythankyouto CommissionerSmithandCommissionerGranthamforyourservicetoourcommunity Yall havedonegreatthingsanditsgreatlyappreciated And MayorProTem thankyouforyour serviceinthatrole AndiftheresnoneedforaLegal correct sir Mr MacKenzie Thatscorrect Mr Mayor Andnofurtherbusinesstocomebeforethebody MerryChristmas everybody Westandadjourned MEETINGADJOURNED LenaBonner ClerkofCommission CERTIFICATION I LenaJ Bonner ClerkofCommission herebycertifythattheaboveisatrueandcorrectcopy oftheminutesoftheRegularMeetingoftheAugustaRichmondCountyCommissionheldon December21 2010

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