City Utilities Committee

Atlanta City Hall

55 Trinity Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30303

http://www.atlantaga.gov/

Regular Committee Meeting

~Minutes~

 

 

City of Atlanta

Chairperson

The Honorable Alex Wan

Santana K. Wright

(404) 330-6579

skempson@atlantaga.gov

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

9:30 AM

 

Committee Room 1

 

A.              CALL TO ORDER

The regularly scheduled meeting of the City Utilities Committee was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 9:36 AM in Committee Room 1.  The following members were present:

B.              INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Natalyn Mosby Archibong

Chair

Present

9:35 AM

Clarence "C. T." Martin

Councilmember, District 10

Present

9:26 AM

Yolanda Adrean

Councilmember, District 8

Absent

 

Andre Dickens

Councilmember Post 3 At-Large

Present

9:33 AM

Howard Shook

Vice Chair

Present

9:30 AM

Alex Wan

Councilmember, District 6

Present

9:27 AM

Joyce Sheperd

Councilmember, District 12

Present

10:11 AM

 

Others in Attendance:

Commissioner Richard Mendoza, Deputy Commissioner Larry King, DPW; Deputy Commissioners Mohamed Balla, Jay Ash, R. T. Parker & Rob Bocarro, Quinn Jackson, DWM; members of the public, media and Council staff.

C.              ADOPTION OF AGENDA

ADOPTED

D.              APPROVAL OF MINUTES

APPROVED

E.              PUBLIC COMMENTS PERTAINING TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA (3 MINUTES)

1.              John Sharaf

 

2.              Nathaniel Dyer

 

3.              Abdul Sabree

 

4.              Rev. Diane Dougherty

 

5.              Jerralyn Winston

 

6.              Adrian Coleman

 

7.              Ron Shakir

 

8.              Johnny Nutson

 

9.              John Sharaf

 

F.              PRESENTATIONS

              1. Department of Watershed management Quarterly Review

 

Mohamed Balla

Andretta

Rob Bacarro

Sherry Dickerson

              2. Effectiveness of Cigerette Recycling Bins Update (16-R-3840) - Update will be provided May 2017

 

CONSENT

G.              ORDINANCES FOR FIRST READING

16-O-1716 (1) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF THREE MILLION, NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($3,989,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVES FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE RM CLAYTON COMPLIANCE UPGRADES III PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

TO BE REFERRED TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan

ABSENT:              Adrean, Sheperd

 

16-O-1717 (2) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE MILLION, SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,600,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVES FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM A&E PROJECT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

TO BE REFERRED TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan

ABSENT:              Adrean, Sheperd

 

REGULAR

H.              ORDINANCES FOR SECOND READING

16-O-1681 (3) -

A SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO ABANDON A PORTION OF QUEEN STREET N.W. BETWEEN DUNSEATH AVENUE N.W. AND LA DAWN LANE N.W.; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE A QUITCLAIM DEED TO WESTSIDE VILLAGE ATLANTA, LLC FOR SUCH ABANDONED RIGHT OF WAY SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ORDINANCE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(A Public Hearing was held on 2/14/17)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

16-O-1682 (4) -

A SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER & WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF SIX MILLION, THREE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO DOLLARS AND SIXTY-FIVE CENTS ($6,321,652.65) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM REALIGNED OR COMPLETED PROJECTS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SURCHARGE RESERVE PROJECT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE/SUBSTITUTE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

16-O-1683 (5) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED THREE MILLION, FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($103,045,757.00) TO ANTICIPATE AND APPROPRIATE THE TRANSFER OF EQUITY, INTRAFUND TRANSFER AND GEORGIA ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCE AUTHORITY LOAN PROCEEDS TO THE WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET; AND TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF FORTY-FIVE MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($45,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVE FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE RESTRICTED WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND PROJECT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Andre Dickens, Councilmember Post 3 At-Large

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

16-O-1684 (6) -

A SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER & WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF FOUR MILLION, NINE HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED FOUR DOLLARS AND FORTY-EIGHT CENTS ($4,923,404.48)TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM REALIGNED OR COMPLETED PROJECTS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CAPITAL PROJECTS RESERVE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE/SUBSTITUTE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

16-O-1685 (7) -

A SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 2009A WATER AND WASTEWATER BOND FUND (5066) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVEN MILLION, TWO HUNDRED EIGHTEEN THOUSAND, NINE HUNDRED TWELVE DOLLARS AND THIRTY-SIX CENTS ($7,218,912.36) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM REALIGNED OR COMPLETED PROJECTS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CAPITAL PROJECTS RESERVE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE/SUBSTITUTE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

16-O-1686 (8) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 DWM 2004 BOND FUND (5058) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED ONE THOUSAND, EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY-THREE DOLLARS AND SEVENTY-NINE CENTS ($101,873.79) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM REALIGNED OR COMPLETED PROJECTS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CAPITAL PROJECTS RESERVE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Reconsider

Reconsider

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

16-O-1696 (9) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER NATALYN ARCHIBONG AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AN EXTENSION OF THE 2009 CABLE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF ATLANTA AND COMCAST OF GEORGIA/VIRGINIA, PURSUANT TO ATLANTA CITY CODE SECTION 34-13, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF A CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [5 TO 0]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

AWAY:              Shook

 

16-O-1700 (10) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE SHEPERD AS SUBSTITUTED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO WAIVE THE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 15-09.003 OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES, TO PROVIDE THAT A CERTAIN SUBDIVISION SD-16-006 (3299 FORREST PARK ROAD) APPLICATION DEPOSIT A DOLLAR AMOUNT OF  $  DOLLARS ($XX.XX) EQUAL TO THE VALUE OF THE REQUIRED SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION INTO A DESIGNATED TRUST FUND ACCOUNT FOR DISTRICT 12; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Referred back by Council 1/3/17) (Referred to Transportation Committee 1/10/17) (Held 1/11/17 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE/SUBSTITUTE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Joyce Sheperd, Councilmember, District 12

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

RESULT:              ADOPTED [5 TO 0]

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

AWAY:              Shook

I.              RESOLUTIONS

16-R-4756 (11) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE SHEPERD AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF OUTREACH AND EDUCATION SERVICES VALUED AT TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($200,000.00) FROM THE RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP FOR IMPROVING PARTICIPATION IN CURBSIDE RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING PROGRAMS; TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF FORTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($40,000.00) IN FUNDS FROM THE RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES TOWARDS IMPROVING PARTICIPATION IN CURBSIDE RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING PROGRAMS; TO ENTER INTO A DONATION AGREEMENT AND MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Joyce Sheperd, Councilmember, District 12

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

16-R-4757 (12) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR. AS AMENDED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH RON TURLEY ASSOCIATES, FOR FC-8707, FLEET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SYSTEM, ON BEHALF OF   THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($300,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK TO BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM VARIOUS FUND, DEPARTMENT, ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Amend

MOTION TO AMEND

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Vice Chair

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

16-R-4763 (13) -

A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH WESTERN SUMMIT CONSTRUCTORS, INC. FOR FC-8744A, ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR MAJOR MECHANICAL REPAIRS AND SERVICES, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHT MILLION, ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($8,100,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

R. T. Parker

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Joyce Sheperd, Councilmember, District 12

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

16-R-4764 (14) -

A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH LAKESHORE ENGINEERING, LLC FOR FC-8744B, ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR MAJOR MECHANICAL REPAIRS AND SERVICES, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE MILLION, TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($1,200,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

R. T. Parker

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Joyce Sheperd, Councilmember, District 12

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

16-R-4765 (15) -

A RESOLUTION  BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH REEVES YOUNG/THE CORBETT GROUP, JOINT VENTURE FOR FC-8556, CSO VARIOUS PROJECTS, GROUP 1, CLEAR CREEK CHEMICAL SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS AND SYSTEM WIDE FLOW MONITORING, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN MILLION, SIX HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE THOUSAND, EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY-THREE DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($7,663,893.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK WILL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS 5052 (WATER & WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND) 170201 (DWM WASTEWATER TREATMENT & COLLECTIONS) 5413002 (FOTB) 4310000 (SANITARY ADMINISTRATION); AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

J.              PAPERS HELD IN COMMITTEE

14-O-1241 (16) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AMENDING CHAPTER 130, (“SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT”), ARTICLE II, (“MUNICIPAL COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SYSTEM”), DIVISION 1, (“GENERALLY”) AT SECTION 130-44 OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PERMITTING SYSTEM FOR COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE COLLECTION AND HAULING SERVICES BY PRIVATE SERVICE PROVIDERS WITHIN THE CITY OF ATLANTA; TO IMPOSE APPLICATION FEES, PERMIT FEES AND INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE FEES; TO ESTABLISH WASTE STREAM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO CREATE THE ACCOUNTS NECESSARY TO PLACE SAID INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE FEE IN A RESERVE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE EXPENSES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Public Hearing held 5/27/14) (Held 5/27/14 to be reviewed by the NPUs)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

14-O-1242 (17) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AMENDING CHAPTER 138, “STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES”, ARTICLE III, “CONSTRUCTION OR EXCAVATION IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY”, AT SECTION 138-69 OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES SO AS TO ESTABLISH A PAVEMENT DEGRADATION RECOVERY FEE TO BE CHARGED TO THE APPLICANT FOR CONSTRUCTION OR EXCAVATION IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMITS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Public Hearing held 5/27/14) (Held 5/27/14 to be reviewed by the NPUs)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1148 (18) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, CHAPTER 74 “ENVIRONMENT”, ARTICLE VI “FLOOD AREA REGULATIONS”, AT SECTIONS 74-206.1, 74-206.2, AND 74-206.3 SO AS TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN SAID SECTIONS RELATIVE TO THE FILL IN FLOODPLAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR HISTORICALLY MODIFIED FLOODPLAIN AREAS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 4/28/15 for a work session)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1369 (19) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2016 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION, FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($1,468,731.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVE FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO THE LISTED CUSTER AVENUE CSO CONTROL FACILITY PROJECT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 9/15/15) (Held at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1431 (20) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER MARY NORWOOD  AS SUBSTITUTED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE TO AMEND CHAPTER 130 “SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT,”  ARTICLE III “MUNICIPAL COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS,”  DIVISION 1 “GENERALLY,”  SECTION 130-84 “RATES AND CHARGES” IN ORDER TO DELETE SUBSECTION 8 “VACANT PARCELS”; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Substituted and Held 9/29/15) (Held at the request of the Department for additional review)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1548 (21) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2016 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($5,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVES FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LINEAR MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS-A/E SERVICES PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FILED BY COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

15-O-1562 (22) -

AN ORDINANCE BY  COUNCILMEMBERS IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR. AND NATALYN ARCHIBONG AS AMENDED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE  AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO ENTER INTO AN ENCROACHMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE ATLANTA BICYCLE COALITION FOR THE PURPOSE OF INSTALLING A BICYCLE CORRAL NEAR 1984 HOSEA L. WILLIAMS DRIVE, N.E., ATLANTA, GEORGIA; TO WAIVE THE $1,300.00 PERMIT FEE REQUIRED IN SECTION 138-20(A) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES .

(Amended and Held 12/1/15)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-O-1183 (23) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG JR., AUTHORIZING THE RENAMING OF MOREHOUSE DRIVE, N. W. FROM MORRIS BROWN AVENUE TO SPELLMAN STREET TO REVEREND  R.B. SUTTON PLACE BY AND  THROUGH  ACTIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC  WORKS OR  HIS  DESIGNEE;  AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 4/26/16) (Held for a Public Hearing)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-O-1417 (24) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE TO AMEND CHAPTER 138 “STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES”, ARTICLE III “CONSTRUCTION OR EXCAVATION IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY,” SECTION 138-72, “BUILDING ADJOINING VIADUCT, BRIDGE OR TUNNEL.” OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES SO AS TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM SPACE TO BE LEFT OPEN BETWEEN A SIDEWALK AND BRIDGES, VIADUCTS, AND OTHER STRUCTURES FROM ONE (1) INCH TO TWENTY (20) FEET FOR MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES, DEMOLITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW OR REPLACEMENT STRUCTURES, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 8/23/16 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-O-1425 (25) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER FELICIA A. MOORE AS AMENDED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE TO ABANDON THAT PORTION OF ADAMS DRIVE, N.W., LOCATED IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF MARIETTA BOULEVARD, N.W., CONSISTING OF 11,476 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, AND BEING MORE SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A", LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT 230 OF THE 17™ DISTRICT, FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(A Public Hearing was held on 2/14/17)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-O-1455 (26) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2017 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($2,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVE FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LISTED EMERGENCY SEWER REPAIRS PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FILED BY COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

16-O-1599 (27) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS HOWARD SHOOK AND NATALYN ARCHIBONG AS SUBSTITUTED BY THE CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF ATLANTA AND COMCAST OF GEORGIA, LLC, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RENEWING THE CABLE FRANCHISE GRANTED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF A CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 10/25/16 at the request of the Department) (Substituted and Held 11/15/16)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-R-3294 (28) -

A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ISSUE A TASK ORDER TO BROWN AND CALDWELL/DELON HAMPTON AND ASSOCIATES, CHARTERED, A JOINT VENTURE FOR FC-4906D, ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, FOR THE WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT PLANS PROJECT FOR THE UTOY, SUGAR, SANDY, INTRENCHMENT, AND PROCTOR CREEK WATERSHEDS  IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-EIGHT THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($988,250.00); ALL WORK WILL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT 5052 (WATER & WASTEWATER R&E FUND) 170302 (WATERSHED PLANNING AND DESIGN 5212001 (CONSULTING/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES) 1535000 (DATA PROCESSING MANAGEMENT) AND PROJECT AWARD TASK EXPENDITURE AND ORGANIZATION NUMBER 17111688 (WATERSHED IMPR. PLANNING & DESIGN SERVICES) 102 (CHARACTERIZATION PROJECTS) 505221391 (WATER & WASTEWATER R&E FUND) 5212001 (CONSULTING/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES) COA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FILED BY COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

15-R-3614 (29) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS MICHAEL JULIAN BOND AND CLETA WINSLOW AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTY THOUSAND ($50,000.00) DOLLARS FROM THE 2015 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE GRANTS PROGRAM TO BE MATCHED WITH SEVENTY-ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT ($71,428.00) DOLLARS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT TO ENCOURAGE COMMUNITY SERVICE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GRAYMONT DRIVE SEWER INFRASTRUCTURE THREAT AND FOR ENCOURAGING LONG TERM COMMUNITY SERVICE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 5/26/15 for further review)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-R-4262 (30) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS HOWARD SHOOK AND NATALYN ARCHIBONG  TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF STIPULATED PENALTIES IMPOSED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ("EPA") AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA ("EPD") IN THE AMOUNT OF $ AS STIPULATED PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF CSO FECAL COLIFORM OPERATIONAL STANDARDS ______ PURSUANT TO THE CSO CONSENT DECREE, CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 1:95-CV-2550-TWT; TO IDENTIFY THE SOURCE OF FUNDING; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 9/13/16 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-R-4742 (31) -

A SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A TRANSMISSION RELOCATION AGREEMENT WITH GEORGIA POWER COMPANY FOR THE RELOCATION, MODIFICATION OR INSTALLATION OF TRANSMISSION FACILITIES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE UPPER PROCTOR CREEK CAPACITY RELIEF PROJECT AT THE RODNEY COOK SR. PARK IN VINE CITY, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWO MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($2,000,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE ON SUBSTITUTE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 1/3/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

SECONDER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

 

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 6

SECONDER:              Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10

AYES:              Archibong, Martin, Dickens, Shook, Wan, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Adrean

K.              REQUESTED ITEMS

10/27/15

1.              Councilmember Young requested a briefing on waste and energy facilities from the Department of Public Works. The Department stated they would provide this update prior to the October 25, 2016 meeting.

 

9/13/16

2.              Councilmember Sheperd requested the Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond Program provide an update on the overall Master Plan efforts for Art.

 

9/27/16

3.              Councilmember Wan requested the Administration provide when the Fiscal Year 16 and Fiscal Year 17 budgeted amounts were paid to PeopleTV.  He also requested how much these payments were.

 

11/15/16

4.              Councilmember Adrean requested other examples of street projects where the cost averages $3.5M/mile.  The Department emailed this information on December 5, 2016.  It will be included in the Committee Package.

 

5.              Councilmember Sheperd requested the Department of Public Works provide a comprehensive presentation on the Northside Drive corridor.

 

11/29/16

6.              Requested items from the Department of Watershed Management Quarterly  Review:

a.              Councilmember Adrean requested the total number of accounts for estimated bills be broken out to reflect residential vs commercial accounts (pp. 8 &10)

b.              Councilmember Shook requested an explanation on why accounts were billed for water only and not sewer

c.              Councilmember Shook requested the average residential rate based on water consumption

d.              Councilmember Adrean requested an explanation of the target number of employees based on the vacancies/total workforce (p. 24)

L.              COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC (2 MINUTES)

ADRIEN COLEMAN

RON SHAKIR

M.              ADJOURNMENT


There being no further business to come before the City Utilities Committee the meeting was adjourned at 11:42 AM

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

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Angela Campbell, Legislative Assistant

 

 

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Santana Kempson Wright, Research & Policy Analyst

 

 

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The Honorable Alex Wan, Chair