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. …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Stone Mountain City Council met Monday, July 9.
The City Council of Stone Mountain voted on the following agenda items on Monday, July 9: 1. 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: Approved. 2. Resolution 2012-08– Amend the General Fund Budget. Action: Approved. 3. Resolution 2012-09- Establish policies and standards for the use of the Rock Gym for Recreational Purposes. Action: Approved. 4. Ordinance 2012-03 – Set the Millage Rate for Ad Valorem Property Taxation (1st Reading – June 18, 2012) (2nd Reading – July 9, 2012). Action: Approved. The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.8 mills, an increase of 4.086 mills. See also: Meeting Notes: …
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 …
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: …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Members of the Stone Mountain city council and those in the audience at Monday's work session discussed the idea of limiting smoking in public places in the municipality.
Members of the Stone Mountain city council shared their thoughts -- some of them strong -- on whether a smoking ordinance for the municipality is a good idea or not during Monday night's work session at City Hall. "I think the government is involved in too many things that are personal decisions," said councilwoman Nan Nash. Some in the audience also expressed their opinions on limiting smoking in public areas and near building entrances, saying it could invite lawsuits and negatively affect establishments such as restaurants. "It would really hurt my business," said Rodney Walker, owner of Fat Headz Diner which opened this year on Main Street. While some who spoke out against an ordinance said they don't smoke, are concerned about the …
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 …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
At Tuesday's work session, the city council and city manager talked about some of the details.
The City of Stone Mountain is looking into allowing people to ride around town in golf carts. The vehicles were one of the discussion topics at the city council's work session Tuesday night. (What do you think of this idea? Tell us in the comments section below.) City manager Barry Amos said a decal would need to be on the carts, and fees would have to be set up for residents, who would pay lower than non-residents, for golf cart use. Amos recommended fees of $25 a year for residents, $50 for non residents all year, and $10 for a one-time/temporary use not to exceed seven days. People would also need to have proper insurance on the vehicles, council member Susan Coletti said. Just where the carts would be allowed to run was another point …