FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

RECESS MEETING

September 19, 2018

10:00 AM

 

Fulton County Government Center

Assembly Hall

141 Pryor Street SW

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

A G E N D A

 

CALL TO ORDER: Chairman Robert L. Pitts

 

ROLL CALL: Tonya R. Grier, Interim Clerk to the Commission

 

Robert L. Pitts, Chairman (At-Large)

Liz Hausmann, Commissioner (District 1)

Bob Ellis, Vice-Chairman (District 2)

Lee Morris, Commissioner (District 3)

Natalie Hall, Commissioner (District 4)

Marvin S. Arrington, Jr., Commissioner (District 5)

Emma I. Darnell, Commissioner (District 6)

 

INVOCATION:  Reverend Clifton Dawkins, Jr., County Chaplain

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Recite in unison.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

PLEASE SWITCH ALL ELECTRONIC DEVICES (CELL PHONES, PAGERS, PDAs, ETC.) TO THE SILENT POSITION DURING THIS MEETING TO AVOID INTERRUPTIONS.

 

EVERY LOBBYIST, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 2-67 OF THE FULTON COUNTY CODE OF LAWS, WHO IS REQUIRED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA TO BE REGISTERED WITH THE STATE MUST ALSO REGISTER WITH FULTON COUNTY FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (404) 612-8200 OR GO TO THIS WEB ADDRESS: http://fultoncountyga.gov/images/stories/Lobbyist_Instructions.pdf

 

IF YOU NEED REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS DUE TO A DISABILITY, INCLUDING COMMUNICATIONS IN AN ALTERNATE FORMAT PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK TO THE COMMISSION.  FOR TDD/TTY OR GEORGIA RELAY SERVICE ACCESS DIAL 711. 

 


CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

Board of Commissioners

 

18-0643

Board of Commissioners

 

Adoption of the Consent Agenda - All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine by the County Commission and will be enacted by one motion. No separate discussion will take place on these items. If discussion of any Consent Agenda item is desired, the item will be moved to the Recess Meeting Agenda for separate consideration.

 

 

18-0644

Board of Commissioners

 

Proclamations for Spreading on the Minutes.

 

Proclamation recognizing "Charles Pope and The Tams Appreciation Day."  (Arrington)

September 28, 2018

 

Proclamation recognizing "Art Terrell Appreciation Day." (Arrington)

September 29, 2018

 

 

All People are safe

 

18-0645

Police

 

Request approval to renew an existing contract - Police Department, Bid # 18ITB111488B-BR, Wrecker and Towing Services, a revenue generating contract with S&W Services of Atlanta, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) to provide wrecker towing services.  This action exercises the first of two renewal options. One renewal option remains.  Effective dates:  January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

18-0646

Police

 

Request approval to renew an existing contract - Police Department, Bid # 18ITB110265B-BR, Automobile Repair Services in the amount of $75,000.00 with Moon's Service Center (Mableton, GA) to provide automobile repair services for the police fleet.  This action exercises the first of two renewal options. One renewal option remains.  Effective dates:  January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

 

 

18-0647

Medical Examiner

 

Request approval to renew existing contracts - Request  approval  to  renew  existing  contracts -Medical  Examiner,  16ITB103716C-BJ,  Pick-up, Removal and Delivery of Deceased Remains, in the amount of $125,885.00 with First Call Removal Services  (Mableton,  GA)  to  provide  transportation  of  deceased  remains. This action exercises the second of two renewal options. No renewal options remain.  Effective dates:  January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

All People trust government is efficient, effective, and fiscally sound

 

18-0648

Finance

 

Approval of the August 2018 Refund Report.

 

 

18-0649

Finance

 

Ratification of the August 2018 Grants Activity Report.

 

 

18-0650

Finance

 

Approval of the August 2018 Payment Voucher Expenditure Report.

 

 

RECESS MEETING AGENDA

 

 

Board of Commissioners

 

18-0651

Board of Commissioners

 

Adoption of the Recess Meeting Agenda.

 

 

18-0652

Board of Commissioners

 

Ratification of Minutes.

 

Recess Meeting Minutes, August 15, 2018

Regular Meeting Post Agenda Minutes, September 5, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18-0653

Board of Commissioners

 

Presentation of Proclamations and Certificates.

 

Proclamation recognizing "National Recovery Month."  (Pitts/Ellis/Hausmann/Morris/Hall/Arrington)

 

Proclamation recognizing "National Suicide Prevention Month."  (Pitts/Ellis/Hausmann/Morris/Hall/Arrington)

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

 

Board of Commissioners

 

18-0654

Board of Commissioners

 

Public Comment - Citizens are allowed to voice County-related opinions, concerns, requests, etc. during the Public Comment portion of the Commission meeting. At the Regular Meeting, speakers will be heard prior to the zoning portion of the agenda; at the Recess Meeting, prior to the County Manager’s Unfinished Business. Before speaking, each participant must fill out a speaker card, located at the entry way, the podium, and the media and court reporter tables. Speaker cards must be submitted to the Clerk’s staff, who will accept them on a first-come, first-served basis.  Once Public Comment begins, speaker cards will no longer be accepted. Speakers will be granted up to two minutes each. Members of the public will not be allowed to yield or donate time to other speakers. The Public Comment portion of the meeting will not exceed 30 minutes at the Regular Meeting, nor will this portion exceed thirty minutes at the Recess Meeting.  Those who could not speak during Public Comment will be allowed to speak first at a subsequent Board meeting. For more information or to arrange a speaking date, contact the Clerk’s Office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY MANAGER'S ACTION ITEMS

 

 

All people are healthy

 

18-0613

Public Works

 

Request approval of a change order less than 10% – Department of Public Works, Water Resources Division, Bid #16ITB090616K-DB, Construction Services for Arlington Cemetery Ponds Rehabilitation Project, in the amount of $326,560.66 with Kemi Construction Co. (College Park, GA) to provide Construction Services for the Arlington Cemetery Ponds Rehabilitation Project. This change order is effective upon BOC approval. 

(HELD ON 9/5/18)

 

 

All People are safe

 

18-0569

District Attorney

 

Request approval of an increased FY 2018 budget.

(HELD ON 8/15/18 AND 9/5/18)

 

 

All People are culturally and recreationally enriched

 

18-0655

Arts and Culture

 

Request approval to accept the Fulton County Arts Council's recommendation of the Department of Arts and Culture Public Art Program's 2018 Fine Art Acquisition Program purchases of artwork and to authorize the expenditure of funds in the amount of $211,390.00 for 115 top-ranked artworks selected and $24,216.00 for the framing cost for the purchased artwork. Selected from an open call for submissions and through a juried process, 115 artworks by Georgia-based artists will be acquired, framed and displayed in the fourteen (14) Phase II libraries.

 

 

All People trust government is efficient, effective, and fiscally sound

 

18-0619

Finance

 

Presentation, review and approval of the September 5, 2018 Budget Soundings (MOTION FAILED ON 9/5/18)

 

 

18-0656

Finance

 

Presentation, review and approval of the September 19, 2018 Budget Soundings

18-0657

Finance

 

Request approval to renew existing contracts - Finance Department, 16ITB104730C-GS Printing and Mailing of Water and Sewer Bills in the amount of $214,560 with Dove Mailing Inc. (Atlanta, GA) to provide printing and mailing services. This action exercises the second of three renewal
options. One renewal option remains.  Effective dates: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

18-0633

Real Estate and Asset Management

 

Request approval to renew an existing contract - Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, Bid #16ITB104432C-BKJ, Boiler Inspection and Preventive Maintenance Services in the amount of $200,000.00 with Mann Mechanical Company, Inc. (Avondale Estates, GA) to provide boiler inspection and preventive maintenance services for Fulton County facilities.  This action exercises the second of two renewal options.  No renewal option remains.  Effective dates: January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.  (MOTION FAILED ON 9/5/18)

 

 

18-0658

Real Estate and Asset Management

 

Request approval to renew an existing contract - Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, Bid #17ITB109213C-GS, Electronic Equipment Recycling Services with anticipated revenue in the amount of $24,000.00 with NOVUS Solutions, LLC. (Marietta, GA) to provide electronic equipment recycling services for Fulton County. This action exercises the first of two renewal options. One renewal option remains.  Effective dates: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

18-0659

Real Estate and Asset Management

 

Request approval to renew an existing contract - Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, Bid #17ITB105571C-BKJ, Scrap Metal Removal with anticipated revenue in the amount of $15,000.00 with Premier Surplus, Inc. (Ball Ground, GA) to provide scrap metal removal services for Fulton County. This action exercises the first of two renewal options.  One renewal option remains.  Effective dates: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18-0660

Real Estate and Asset Management

 

Request approval to renew existing contracts - Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, Bid #16ITB103612C-GS, Tree Removal Services Countywide in the total amount of $150,000.00 with: (A) Capitol Tree Services, LLC (College Park, GA) in the amount of $50,000.00; (B) A White Meadows Company, Inc. (Sharpsburg, GA) in the amount of $50,000.00; and (C) ArborServ, Inc. (Lithonia, GA) in the amount of $50,000.00, to provide on-site tree removal services Countywide.  This action exercises the second of two renewal options. No renewal options remain.  Effective dates: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

18-0661

Real Estate and Asset Management

 

Request approval to renew existing contracts - Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, Bid# 17ITB109619C-BKJ, Hazardous Waste Disposal Services in the total amount of $30,000.00 with: (A) Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC. (Merrillville, IN) in the amount of $25,000.00; and (B) ECOFLO, Inc. (Greensboro, NC) in the amount of $5,000.00, to provide hazardous waste disposal services for Fulton County. This action exercises the first of two renewal options. One renewal option remains.  Effective dates: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

 

 

18-0662

Public Works

 

Request approval to execute an Agreement between Fulton County and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the construction of a dual roundabout at the intersection of Butner Road at Stonewall Tell Road using $1,924,437.00 in federal funds.

 

 

18-0663

Office of External Affairs

 

Request approval of recommended proposals - Department of External Affairs, 18RFQ06158K-DJ, External Grant Writing & Support Services in the amount of $50,000.00 for the remainder of FY2018 with (A) Kimberly Sellars-Bates (Atlanta, GA); and (B) Strategic Funding Group (Atlanta, GA), to provide grant writing and support services on an as needed basis for Fulton County departments.  Effective upon execution of contract through December 31, 2018 with two renewal options.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMISSIONERS' ACTION ITEMS

 

18-0588

Board of Commissioners (Hausmann)

 

Request approval of the renovation of the front entrance of the Roswell Library with funding from the library bond contingency fund. 

(MOTION TO APPROVE FAILED ON 8/15/18)

 

 

18-0637

Board of Commissioners (Ellis)

 

Request approval of a Resolution to prohibit the use of funding from the Fulton County General Fund for the purpose of designing or building road transportation projects located within the boundaries of an existing municipality; and for other purposes.  (HELD ON 9/5/18)

 

 

18-0664

Board of Commissioners (Arrington)

 

Request approval of a Resolution authorizing the creation of a dedicated Clerks' fund for excellence in technology in the courts; and for other purposes.  

 

 

18-0665

Board of Commissioners (Hausmann)

 

Request approval of a Resolution requiring the amounts generated in excess of the 2018 approved budget for General Fund current year property tax revenue with the 10.20 millage rate will not be used as a funding source to increase the total 2018 General Fund budgetary appropriations; and for other purposes.

 

 

18-0670

Board of Commissioners (Ellis)

 

Request approval of a Resolution by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners requiring the Fulton County Arts Council and the Department of Community Development to distribute funding for their respective programs in an equitable manner throughout the County as designated; and for other purposes.  

 

 

18-0671

Board of Commissioners (Pitts)

 

Request approval of a Resolution authorizing increase of a stipend to community member of the Fulton County Grievance Review Committee.  

 

 

 

18-0672

Board of Commissioners (Pitts)

 

 

Request approval of a Resolution increasing the amount of the stipend paid to each member of the Fulton County Board of Equalization from $80.00 per day to $100.00 per day; and for other purposes.  

COUNTY MANAGER'S PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

 

 

All People trust government is efficient, effective, and fiscally sound

 

18-0562

County Manager

 

Cityhood Transition Report (HELD ON 8/15/18)

 

 

18-0560

Personnel

 

Presentation: Department of Human Resources Management's accomplishments and agenda.  (HELD ON 8/15/18 AND 9/5/18)

 

 

COMMISSIONERS' PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

 

18-0533

Board of Commissioners (Darnell)

 

Discussion:  Morgan Falls  (HELD ON 8/1/18 AND 8/15/18)

 

 

18-0587

Board of Commissioners (Darnell)

 

Discussion:  FY2018 NACo County Heath Rankings Metro Atlanta 

(HELD ON 8/15/18 AND 9/5/18)

 

 

18-0667

Board of Commissioners (Darnell)

 

Report of Board representative to the Invest Atlanta Board of Directors.  

 

 

18-0668

Board of Commissioners (Morris)

 

Discussion:  Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. September CEO Report.  

 

 

18-0669

Board of Commissioners (Ellis)

 

Discussion and Presentation by Chief Appraiser:  Property tax appeals and resolution update.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE (CLOSED) SESSION

 

 

Board of Commissioners

 

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Board of Commissioners

 

Executive (CLOSED) Sessions regarding litigation (County Attorney), real estate (County Manager), and personnel (Pitts).

 

 

ADJOURNMENT