8/29/17 City Council Meeting Action Agenda



AUGUST 29, 2017

7:00 PM

Call to order Mayor Melanie Hammet at 7:00 pm. – Council members Megan Pulsts, Jean Bordeaux, Augusta Woods, Brandy Hall and Tonja Holder. Also present was City Attorney Laurel Henderson and Chief of Police Sarai Y’Hudah-Green.  City Administrator Valerie Caldwell was not present.

 Pledge of Allegiance was led by Hammet.


Adoption of Agenda – The amendments are as following: Hammet request to remove the Executive Session Minutes of 6/27 & 8/14/17 from the Consent Agenda and Review of Fee Schedule from New Business; Woods request to remove Report on DeKalb Workforce from New Business; Hall request to add the Stand-4-Forest Resolution to New Business; Pulsts request to add the Parking Assessment Report from Green under Old Business.  Pulsts motioned to adopt the amended agenda; 2nd by Holder. 5-0

Public Comments


Minutes of meeting held:

  • Minutes of 08/14/17 meeting
  • Executive Session Minutes of 06/27/17 and 08/14/17 – Removed from consent agenda.

Bordeaux motioned to approve the minutes of 8/14/17; 2nd by Holder. 5-0


SPLOST Resolution – Project List– Pulsts motioned to approve; 2nd by Bordeaux. There was a brief discussion and placed on the 9/11 agenda to determine Town Hall Meeting on this.  5-0

Parking Assessment Report-Chief Green – There was discussion with no action taken on this item and will be placed on a future agenda.

Resolution for Annexation Map-Pulsts motioned to approve; 2nd by Holder. 5-0


Report on Makers Market – Council member Woods– There was report with no action taken on this item.

Report on DeKalb Workforce – Council member Woods – This item was removed from the agenda.

Review of Fee Schedule– This item was removed from the agenda.

Public Comments

Mayor’s Comments

Council Comment

Executive Session to discuss potential Real Estate transaction-8:23 p.m. Holder motioned to enter executive session; 2nd by Hall. 5-0. There was no action taken on this item. Pulsts motioned to adjourn and enter back into the regular meeting; 2nd by Bordeaux at 8:40 pm. 5-0

Adjournment– Holder motioned to adjourn; 2nd by Woods at 8:40 p.m. 5-0.