City of Rossville Georgia / Council Agenda
For more information contact the City Clerks office at 706.866.1325
Council normally meets second Monday of the month at 7PM. Schedule and agenda subject to change.
Order of agenda items may change at council meeting.
December 10th, 2012 7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom
Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Mayor Pro - Tem Hal Gray Jr.

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1.Regular Council Meeting, November 12th, 2012.

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 467  Second and Final Reading
Change the Rossville Administration fee to
a Sanitary Service Charge to be used for garbage, brush removal,
and trash collection. Also for cleaning streets, sidewalks, litter pickup, and repairs / maintenance of the
sanitary sewer system. The money collect by this charge can only be used for the listed services.

III. New Business

1.  RDDA Appointment - The Rossville Downtown Development Authority is requesting the appointment of Hal
Gray to the Downtown Development board to replace Teddy Harris. Mr. Gray has agreed to serve on the
board. Georgia law allows one member of the governing authority to serve on the board.

2. Resolution # 604 - Adoption of the Walker County Hazard Mitigation Plan.
A Resolution to adopt the Walker County Hazard Mitigation Plan that includes the City of Rossville. The County
and municipalities are required to complete a Hazard Mitigation Plan and once completed and adopted the city
and county will be eligible for Federal mitigation funding. The county and cities have completed the mitigation
plan that fulfills the federal requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.

3. Library Board Appointment - Charles Helton
The Cherokee Regional Library is requesting the appointment of Charles Helton to replace Cindy Bradshaw.
Mrs. Bradshaw was appointed and never served due to the fact that she serves on the City Council. Mr. Helton
has agreed to server on the Board. His term will begin immediately and end June 30, 2015.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VII. Comments from the audience

VIII. Adjournment


November 12th, 2012 7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom
Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Council Member Rick Buff

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1.Regular Council Meeting, October 8th, 2012.

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Ordinance # 467 Change the Rossville Administration fee to
a Sanitary Service Charge to be used for garbage, brush removal, and trash collection. Also for cleaning
streets, sidewalks, litter pickup, and repairs / maintenance of the sanitary sewer system. The money collect by
this charge can only be used for the listed services.

2. Resolution # 603 - Wellness Policy - A Resolution to approve a Workplace Wellness Policy for the City of
Rossville

3. Approval of Fireman- Public Safety Director requests the approval of Billy Narmore to replace the position
vacated by Jonathan Lassetter

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VII. Comments from the audience

VIII. Adjournment


October 8th, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Council Member Joyce Wall

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1.Regular Council Meeting, September 10th, 2012.

2. Special Council Meeting, September 20th, 2012

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 464 Seizure Fund Budget 2012 - 2013 - Second Reading
An Ordinance to approve the 2012 - 2013 Seizure Budge

2. Ordinance # 465 Millage Rate Second Reading
An ordinance to approve the first reading of Ordinance # 465 and to set the 2012 Millage Rate.

3. Ordinance # 466 General Fund Operating Budget 2012 - 2013 - Second Reading
An ordinance to approve the first reading of Ordinance # 466 to Adopt the 2012 - 2013 General Fund
Operating Budget

III. New Business

1. Resolution #602 - Permit Fee Schedule
A Resolution to approve Revised Permit Fee Schedule for Electric, Plumbing, Mechanical, Gas, Sign and Land
Disturbance permits.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VII. Comments from the audience

VIII. Adjournment


Special Council Meeting
September 20th, 2012  5:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Deputy City Clerk Russanna Jenkins

AGENDA

I. New Business

1. Ordinance # 465 Millage Rate First Reading
An ordinance to approve the first reading of
Ordinance # 465 and to set the 2012 Millage Rate.

2. Ordinance # 466 General Fund Operating Budget
2012 - 2013 - First Reading
An ordinance to approve the first reading of Ordinance # 466 to Adopt
the 2012 - 2013 General Fund Operating Budget

II. Old Business
No old business to discuss.

III. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VI. Comments from the audience

VII. Adjournment


September 10th, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Mayor Pro Tem Hal Gray Jr.

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:
Regular Council Meeting, August 13, 2012.

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 459 Amend the Soil Erosion, Sedimentation and
Pollution Control Ordinance for the City of Rossville, Georgia as required by law.

2, Ordinance # 460 Levy for the Tax on Real and Personal Property within the City of Rossville, Georgia for
the tax year of 2012 and to Repeal of the Rossville Administration fee.

3. Ordinance # 461 Adoption of the General Fund Operating Budget for the City of Rossville, Georgia for the
Fiscal Year Oct. 1st, 2012 - Sept 30th, 2013.

4, Ordinance # 462 Amend Chapter 2 of the code of ordinances of the city of Rossville, Georgia to create the
office of prosecuting attorney.

5. Ordinance # 463 Designating the position of the Deputy City Clerk as the official city "Open Records Officer."

III. New Business

1. Ordinance # 464 Seizure Fund Budget 2012 - 2013 - First Reading
An Ordinance to approve the 2012 - 2013 Seizure Budget

2. Resolution # 601 Appointment of Prosecuting Attorney
A resolution to appoint Pat Clements as Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Rossville

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council and Mayor

VI. Comments from the audience

VII. Adjournment


City of Rossville Regular Council Meeting
August 13th, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Council Member Cindy Bradshaw

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:
Regular Council Meeting, July 9th, 2012.

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Ordinance # 459 Amend the Soil Erosion, Sedimentation and
Pollution Control Ordinance for the City of Rossville, Georgia as required by law.

2, Ordinance # 460 Levy for the Tax on Real and Personal Property within the City of Rossville, Georgia for
the tax year of 2012 and to Repeal of the Rossville Administration fee.

3. Ordinance # 461 Adoption of the General Fund Operating Budget for the City of Rossville, Georgia for the
Fiscal Year Oct. 1st, 2012 - Sept 30th, 2013.

4, Ordinance # 462 Amend Chapter 2 of the code of ordinances of the city of Rossville, Georgia to create the
office of prosecuting attorney.

5. Ordinance # 463 Designating the position of the Deputy City Clerk as the official city "Open Records Officer."

6.  County Attorney to address the City Council.

7.  Library Representative to address the City Council.


IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council and Mayor

VI. Comments from the audience

VII. Adjournment



City of Rossville Regular Council Meeting
July 9th, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Mayor Pro Tem Hal Gray

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:
Regular Council Meeting, June 11th, 2012.

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Interlocal Agreement between:
"The City of Chattanooga Tennessee and the City of Rossville Georgia"
The agreement concerning a vendor to collect sewer processing fees.

2. Resolution #600 Planning Commission
A resolution to appoint or re-appoint members to the Rossville Planning Commission. These are four year
terms beginning July 2012 and ending June 2016.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council and Mayor

VI. Comments from the audience

VII. Adjournment


City of Rossville Regular Council Meeting
June 11th, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: City Clerk Sherry Foster

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:
Regular Council Meeting, May 14th, 2012.

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 458 Through Truck Traffic
(Second Reading)

III. New Business

1. Resolution # 600 BMX Approval of Memorandum of Understanding

2. Library Board Appointments

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council and Mayor

VI. Comments from the audience

VII. Adjournment


City of Rossville Regular Council Meeting
May 14th, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Council Member Rick Buff

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:
Regular Council Meeting, March 12th, 2012.

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 457 Budget Amendment
for 2010 - 2011 (Second Reading)

III. New Business

1. Ordinance # 458 Through Truck Traffic

2. Resolution # 599 for the Northwest Regional Commission

3. Approval of Public Safety Employee

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council and Mayor

VI. Comments from the audience

VII. Adjournment


City of Rossville Regular Council Meeting
March 12, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Council Member Joyce Wall

AGENDA

I. Comments from Audience

II. Comments from Department Heads

III. Comments from Council

IV. Comments from the Mayor

V. Approval of Minutes: Regular Council Meeting, February 13, 2012.

VI. Approval of Minutes: Special Council Meeting, March 1st, 2012

VII. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 454 Restatement of Retirement Plan (Second Reading)

2. Ordinance # 455 Addendum to GMEBS Defined Benefit Retirement Plan Adoption            
Agreement. (Second Reading)

3. Ordinance # 456 Amend Better Housing Commission (Second Reading)

VIII. New Business

1. Ordinance # 457 Budget Amendment for 2010 - 2011

IX. Additional Comments

X. Additional Comments from the Mayor

XI. Adjournment


City of Rossville Special Council Meeting
March 1st, 2012 9:30 AM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Council Member Cindy Bradshaw

I. New Business
1. Approval of Public Works Employee
2. Approval of Recreation Director

II. Comments.

III. Adjournment


City of Rossville Regular Council Meeting
February 13, 2012  7:00 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call To Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Mayor Pro Tem Hal Gray

AGENDA

I. Comments from Audience

II. Comments from Department Heads

III. Comments from Council

IV. Approval of Minutes: Regular Council Meeting, January 9, 2012.

V. Old Business

There is no Old Business to Discuss

VI. New Business

1. Ordinance # 454 Restatement of Retirement Plan (First Reading)

2. Ordinance # 455 Addendum to GMEBS Defined Benefit Retirement Plan Adoption           
Agreement. (First Reading)

3. Ordinance # 456 Amend Better Housing Commission (First Reading)

4. Resolution # 596 – Comprehensive Plan 2012-2032

5. Resolution # 597 Service Delivery Strategy

6. Resolution # 598 Better Housing Commission Members

7. Employee Approval

8. BMX Track Project


City of Rossville Council Meeting January 9th, 2012
Rossville Court Room

I. Call to Order Sherry Foster, City Clerk
1. Invocation Teddy Harris
2. Pledge Teddy Harris
3. Oaths of Office

II. Comments.

III. Approval of Minutes : December 12, 2011

IV, Old Business
1. 2nd and Final Reading of Ordinance #452
An ordinance to amend the Solid Waste Ordinance.

V, New Business
1. Approval of Resolution #595 Mayor Pro-Tem
A resolution to appoint Hal Gray as Mayor Pro-Tem for the year 2012

2. Approval of Resolution #593 Check Signatures
A resolution to approve check signatures of Teddy Harris, Hal Gray and Sherry Foster

3.Approval of Resolution #594 Appt to Beer Board
A resolution to appoint Johnny Baker to the Rossville Beer Board to replace Bob McCoy who no longer lives in
the city limits.

Adjournment