City of Rossville Georgia / Council Agenda
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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 14th 2015: No Meeting
No Immediate business for agenda


November 9th, 2015 7PM Rossville Courtroom

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

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Regular Council Meeting, September 14th 2015

II. Old Business
No old business

III. New Business

1. Resolution #638 Municipal Election Certification
A Resolution to approve the November 3, 2015 Municipal Election as follows:

Mayor
Teddy Harris 99 Elected

Council Member
Richard (Brad) Buff 92 Elected
Michael J. Hicks 115 Elected
William Larry Rose 89

2. Nulla Bona of Personal Property Tax
Request to dispose of Parcel #P5530 Inner-city Aquaponics/ ICA (Nulla Bona)
per O.C.G.A. 48-3-23. This property no longer exists in the state.


IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


October 12th 2015: No Meeting
No Immediate business for agenda


September 14th, 2015 7PM Rossville Courtroom

Call to Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge Mayor Pro-Tem Rick Buff

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Special Council Meeting, September 10th 2015

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance # 483 2015 Millage Rate
An Ordinance to set the 2015 Millage Rate for the City of Rossville in the amount of 9.035 mills. No millage rate
increase.

2. Ordinance  # 484 2015 - 2016 General Fund Operation Budget
Second Reading of an Ordinance to approve the 2015 - 2016 General Fund Operating Budget in the amounts
as following:

Administration 464,334.00
Contingency 10,000.00
Police 836,739.00
Fire 250,442.00
Street 403,051.00
Solid Waste 230,000.00
Library 66,457.00
Total 2,261,023.00

3. Ordinance # 485 2015 - 2016 Seizure Fund
Second Reading of the 2015 - 2016 Seizure Fund in the amount of $38,000.00

4. Ordinance # 486 Credit Card Policy for Elected Officials - Second Reading
A Credit Card policy to list the elected officials permitted use of a city credit card, spending limits and official that
will serve as the program administrator of the policy.

III. New Business

1. Approval of Police Officer
Approval of Officer Tom Evans.

2. Resolution #637 Walker County Development Authority Representative
A resolution to appoint Jim Cole as the Rossville Representative for the Walker County Development Authority.
Mr. Cole will replace Pete Moore who has resigned due to health issues.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


Special Council Meeting
September 10th 2015 7PM Rossville Courtroom

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

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Regular Council Meeting, July 13th, 2015

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Ordinance # 483 2015 Millage Rate
An Ordinance to set the 2015 Millage Rate for the City of Rossville in the amount of 9.035 mills. No millage rate
increase.

2. Ordinance  # 484 2015 - 2016 General Fund Operation Budget
First Reading of an Ordinance to approve the 2015 - 2016 General Fund Operating Budget in the amounts as
following:

Administration 464,334.00
Contingency 10,000.00
Police 836,739.00
Fire 250,442.00
Street 403,051.00
Solid Waste 230,000.00
Library 66,457.00
Total 2,261,023.00

3. Ordinance # 485 2015 - 2016 Seizure Fund
First Reading of the 2015 - 2016 Seizure Fund in the amount of $38,000.00

4. Ordinance # 486 Credit Card Policy for Elected Officials - First Reading
A Credit Card policy to list the elected officials permitted use of a city credit card, spending limits and official that
will serve as the program administrator of the policy.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


No August 2015 Meeting:
No pressing business and two council members have indicated
they would not be able to attend the meeting.
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July 13th, 2015 7PM Rossville Courtroom

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

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Regular Council Meeting, May 11th, 2015

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Resolution #635 Call For Election
A resolution to call for a Municipal election in the City of Rossville, Georgia for the purpose of electing a Mayor
(1) and two (2) Council members for a four year term, and to affix date, time and place for said election; to set
qualifying dates for candidates and to specify opening and closing dates for voter registration.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


No Meeting : No Immediate Business for Agenda
June 2015


May 11th, 2015 7 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call to Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge. Mayor Pro-Tem Rick Buff

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Regular Council Meeting, April 13th, 2015

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Resolution #632 DDA
A resolution to appoint Sheila McCloud, owner of Leaping Liz's Laptops to the Rossville Downtown Development
Authority. Mrs. McCloud would Replace Hal Gray who has resigned his position.

2. Resolution # 633 Authorizing Signatures
A Resolution to add Deputy City Clerk Russanna Jenkins to the list of Authorized signatures for bank drafts, and
require that at least one of two signatures must be an authorized elected official.

3. Resolution # 634 Howard Street
A resolution to make Howard Street a two way street.

4. Resolution #635 City Prosecutor
A resolution to appoint Lynsay Peardon as the City of Rossville Prosecutor.

5. Appointment of Municipal Court Judge
To appoint Chris Harris as Judge for the Municipal Court of Rossville to rotate monthly with Judge Joe Moore.
Mr. Harris will replace former Judge David Hicks. To be Sworn in by Mayor Teddy Harris on his first rotation of
the Municipal Court of Rossville.

6. Library Board Appointment
Cherokee Regional Library Board would like to recommend adding a board member to the Rossville Library
Board. Susan Wells has been recommended to fill this position for a term beginning immediately through June
30th, 2018

7. Library Board Re-Appointment
Charles Helton and Doris White have been recommended for re-appointment to serve on the Rossville Library
Board for the term beginning July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018  

8. Library Board Re-Appointment
Annabell Harr and Lillian Cook have been recommended for re-appointment to serve on the Rossville Library
Board for the term beginning July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017. These are reduced term dates to correct an
issue of staggering terms.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


April 13th 2015, 7 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call to Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Mayor Pro-Tem Rick Buff

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Regular Council Meeting, March 9th, 2015

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Resolution # 631 DDA Appointment
A resolution to appoint Andie Sellers, owner of Betteville to the Rossville Downtown Development Authority.  
Mrs. Sellers would replace Rip Connell who has resigned his position due to international travels.


IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


March 9th 2015, 7 PM Rossville Courtroom

Call to Order: Mayor Harris
Invocation: Mayor Harris
Pledge: Mayor Pro-Tem Rick Buff

AGENDA

I. Approval of Minutes:

1. Regular Council Meeting, December 8th, 2014

II. Old Business

III. New Business

1. Resolution # 630 CDBG 2015
Application for Community Block Development Grant (sewers)

2. Request for Variance at 806 McFarland Avenue

3. International Sports Complex ( Paul Gaffney )
Mr. Paul Gaffney had requested to come before the Council to discuss an International Sports Complex in
Rossville.

4. Nulla Bona
The following parcels are personal property that needs to be Null Bona (written off) per O.C.G.A. 48-3-23. This
personal property no longer exists.
Parcel #P15831 Champion Towing
Parcel #P4053 Corky's Muffler Shop
Parcel #P2949 Automotive Refinishing Service
Parcel #P4218 Wireless Solutions
Parcel #P4043 River City Recycling

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment


No Meeting : No Immediate Business for Agenda
February 2015


No Meeting : No Immediate Business for Agenda
January 2015


December 8th 2014, 7 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, November 10th, 2014

II. Old Business

1. Ordinance #482 Pill Mills - Second Reading
An ordinance prohibiting pill mills in the city limits of Rossville.

III. New Business

1. Approval of Street Department Employee
Recommendation by Street Supervisor Mark Harris to re-hire Jerry Brooks.

IV. Comments / Reports / Announcements from department heads

V. Comments / Reports / Announcements from Council Members

VI. Comments from the audience pertaining to the agenda

VII. Comments / Reports / Announcements from the Mayor

VIII. Adjournment