Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The Stone Mountain city council met Tuesday, Aug. 7
The city council of incorporated Stone Mountain met Tueday, Aug.7 and voted on the following: 1. Long term facility use agreement - City of Stone Mountain and Ray of Hope (Church) - Use of Medlock Park for Football - Aug. 8, 2012 - Dec. 1, 2012. Total usage fee: $4,800. Action: approved. 2. Resolution 2012-10- Amend the general fund budget for year ending Dec. 31, 2012. Action: approved.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The city council of Stone Mountain meets tonight, 7:30 p.m., at City Hall.
Here is the agenda for tonight's (Tuesday, Aug. 7) Stone Mountain City Council regular business meeting, 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 875 Main Street: Call to Order Determination of a Quorum Invocation Citizens Comments Reading and Approval of the Journal A. Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting – July 9, 2012 B. Minutes of the City Council Work Session –July 16, 2012 C. Minutes of the City Council Special Called Meeting –July 26, 2012 Reading of Communications Adoption of the agenda of the day Consideration of any legislation vetoed by the mayor Unfinished business New business A. Consent Agenda B. Long Term Facility Use Agreement – City of Stone Mountain and Ray of Hope–Use of Medlock Park for Football – August 8, 2012 through December …
Monday, July 16, 2012
The Stone Mountain city council meets Monday, July 16 at City Hall, 875 Main street.
Monday, July 16, 2012
The Stone Mountain city council meets at 6 p.m. today, Monday, July 16, at City Hall, 875 Main Street. Here is the agenda: COMMITTEE DISCUSSION ITEMS A. Planning and Zoning - Recommendations 1. Conditional Use Permit - In-Home Child Care Business - 798 Sheppard Cove – Parcel #18-073-01-237 - Marsha Dennis, Applicant & Property Owner (Set Public Hearing for August 20, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.) 2. Ordinance 2012-04 - Text Amendment to Zoning Ordinance for Zoning Districts Village Center Mixed Use (VCM), General Commercial (GC), Office, Professional, Institutional (OPI) (Set Public Hearing for August 20, 2012 at 6 p.m.) B. Community Affairs C. Economic Development 1. City of Stone Mountain Community Assessment – Presentation by Georgia Power D. …
Monday, July 9, 2012
According to the city, the tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.8 mills, an increase of 4.086 mills.
The City Council of Stone Mountain meets tonight to vote on the following: Unfinished business: New business: New Ordinances and Resolutions Ordinance 2012-03 – Set the Millage Rate for Ad Valorem Property Taxation (1st Reading – June 18, 2012) (2nd Reading – July 9, 2012) The millage rate would raise property taxes in the city by 27.77 percent. Last month, city manager Barry Amos provided Patch with the following information about the tentative increase: The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.8 mills, an increase of 4.086 mills. Without this tentative tax increase the millage rate will be no more than 14.714 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $52,000 is approximately $212.47 and …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Stone Mountain city council had its work session Tuesday night.
The Stone Mountain City Council met Monday, June 18 for its work session, where the following topics were among those discussed: Smoking Ordinance Council member Richard Mailman said that most of the people he's spoken to about a ban "are telling me they don't want us to pass this," he said. Councilwoman Susan Coletti said she doesn't like cigarette smoke, and doesn't have a problem with restricting smoking in public spaces that belong to the city, but not extending it to residences, for example. "We can't be everyone's guardian angel," she said. One of the most vocal council members on the issue, Nan Nash, was not feeling well, Mayor Pat Wheeler said, and was not at the meeting. Nash is against a smoking ban. Read more about the proposed …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Stone Mountain Patch headlines between June 3-9.
Did you miss some news last week on Stone Mountain-Redan Patch? Here's a review of recent headlines: June 3: Teen Dies in Car Wreck on Highway 78 Corliss Johnson, 15, was killed and her 11-year-old sister critically injured June 3 in a car wreck on Highway 78 near a Stone Mountain Park entrance. DeKalb County police charged the girls' father, Anthony Johnson, with DUI, vehicular homicide in the first degree and failure to maintain a lane. Johnson's two sons were also in the car. June 5: The Transit of Venus Were you atop Stone Mountain during this rare cosmic event, the transit of Venus? Crystal Huskey reported all about the experience. June 5: City Council Says Yes to Golf Carts The city council of incorporated Stone Mountain approved the…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The council met Tuesday, June 5.
The Stone Mountain city council met Tuesday night, June 5, to vote on the following items 1. Approval of Alcohol Privilege License for Retail Consumption of Beer and Wine Artisan Restaurant - 941 Main Street – Carey Hamilton, Owner and Applicant. Action: approved. 2. Proposal from National Center for State Courts – Review of Municipal Court Operations - Total Proposal Cost $10,000 – Cost for the City of Stone Mountain $7,000. Action: deferred 3. Appointment of LCI Update Steering Committee. Action: approved 4. Selection of Livable Center Initiative Consultant. Action: approved 5. Change date of regular City Council Meeting from July 3rd to July 9th. Action: approved 6. Resolution 2012-07- Disposal of Trash Compactor. Action: …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The council met Tuesday, May 1.
The Stone Mountain city council met Tuesday night, May 1, to vote on the following items: 1. Main Street Stone Mountain Inc.-Second Amendment to the contract for services with the city of Stone Mountain. Action: approved. 2. Proposal for storm repair, 691 Sheppard Rd., DAZ Construction, $16,130. Action: approved. 3. Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement. Action: approved. The agreement will allow the city to call on other governments -- city or county -- for help and vice versa in the event of a disaster or emergency, and be reimbursed by FEMA or GEMA, explained city manager Barry Amos. 4. Resolution 2012-06-Reallocation of $26,374.25 from Downtown Development Authority. Action: approved. This amount is 7/12 of the salary going toward the Main …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The official public welcome drew residents, political and business leaders.
Government, business and public safety leaders, residents, officials from neighboring cities and other political figures attended the grand opening of the new municipal building in the city of Stone Mountain on Friday, April 13. "This is your building," Stone Mountain Mayor Pat Wheeler said after the ribbon-cutting of the environmentally-friendly city hall, located at 875 Main Street. All city council members were in attendance for the festivities. Mayor Wheeler helped serve cake to attendees, who included Rep. Hank Johnson, DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes-Sutton, State Rep. Steve Henson, and representatives from the city of Clarkston.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The Stone Mountain City Council had its regular business meeting Tuesday.
Here are the agenda items and actions taken by the Stone Mountain city council at its regular business meeting Tuesday, April 3: 1. Item: Ordinance 2011-14- amend chapter 19, article 1, parks and recreation - adding a new sub-section 10-1.1 - dog park rules and regulations. Action: approved (unanimous). 2. Item: Proposal for site investigation summary report addendum- Streetscape 1 - 968 Main Street S&ME, Inc. Action: approved (unanimous). 3. Item: Main Street Stone Mountain Inc. - first amendment to the contract for services with the City of Stone Mountain. Action: Tabled. 4. Item: Lease agreement between Georgia Municipal Association and the City of Stone Mountain- furniture, audio, and video equipment - five year lease, amount financed…