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) 330-6030

skempson@atlantaga.gov

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

9:30 AM

 

Committee Room 1

 

A.              CALL TO ORDER

The regularly scheduled meeting of the City Utilities Committee was held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 9:36 AM in Committee Room 1.  The following members were present:

B.              INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Alex Wan

Chair

Present

9:29 AM

Natalyn Mosby Archibong

Councilmember, District 5

Absent

 

Howard Shook

Councilmember, District 7

Present

9:42 AM

Yolanda Adrean

Councilmember, District 8

Present

9:36 AM

Clarence "C. T." Martin

Councilmember, District 10

Present

9:15 AM

Joyce Sheperd

Councilmember, District 12

Present

9:44 AM

Carla Smith

Councilmember, District 1

Present

9:41 AM

 

Others in Attendance:

Deputy Chief of Staff Katrina Taylor Parks, OOM; Commissioner Kishia Powell, Deputy Commissioners Mohamed Balla, Rob Bocarro,Interim Deputy Commissioner Christopher Lewis, DWM; Deputy COO/Interim Commissioner William Johnson, DPW ;members of the Public and Council staff.

C.              ADOPTION OF AGENDA

ADOPTED AS AMENDED

D.              APPROVAL OF MINUTES

APPROVED

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

F.              PRESENTATIONS

              1. Water and Sewer Appeals Board Update

 

Commissioner Kishia Powell

Deputy Commissioner Mohamed Balla

CONSENT

G.              ORDINANCES FOR FIRST READING

17-O-1393 (1) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES TO AMEND CHAPTER 74 (ENVIRONMENT), ARTICLE VI (FLOOD AREA REGULATIONS), SECTIONS 74-204(E)(II) (FLOODPLAIN PROTECTION), 74-206.1 (SINGLE-FAMILY STRUCTURES IN A HISTORICALLY MODIFIED FLOODPLAIN AREAS), 74-206.2 (MULTIFAMILY STRUCTURES IN HISTORICALLY MODIFIED FLOODPLAIN AREAS), AND 74-206.3 (NONRESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES IN HISTORICALLY MODIFIED FLOODPLAIN AREA) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA; AND TO ADD A NEW SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 74-212 ENTITLED “PROPOSED CHANGE IN USE”; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

17-O-1394 (2) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2018 WATER & WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($21,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM REALIGNED OR COMPLETED PROJECTS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CAPITAL PROJECTS RESERVE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

17-O-1395 (3) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2018 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTY-SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($57,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVES AND CAPITAL PROJECTS RESERVES FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              ACCEPTED [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

REGULAR

H.              ORDINANCES FOR SECOND READING

17-O-1352 (4) -

AN AMENDED ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2018 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS ($15,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM WATERSHED RESERVES FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM A&E PROJECT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

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

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

17-O-1353 (5) -

AN AMENDED ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY 2018 WATER AND WASTEWATER RENEWAL AND EXTENSION FUND (5052) BUDGET IN THE AMOUNT OF TEN MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($10,000,000.00) TO TRANSFER FUNDS FROM THE WATERSHED RESERVES FOR APPROPRIATIONS AND ADD FUNDS TO THE WATER FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

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

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

17-O-1391 (6) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS MICHAEL JULIAN BOND  AND C. T. MARTIN  AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO ABANDON A PORTION OF MULLINS STREET S.W., BETWEEN TEE ROAD AND THE DEAD-END OF MULLINS STREET, CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY_ ACRE OF LAND BEING MORE SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHED EXHIBIT "A", LYING AND BEING IN LAND LOT_ OF THE_ DISTRICT OF FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA TO ; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 6/27/17 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

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

SECONDER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

I.              RESOLUTIONS

17-R-3865 (7) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS MICHAEL JULIAN BOND AND C. T. MARTIN AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO EXECUTE A PROJECT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF ATLANTA AND GEORGIA POWER COMPANY FOR THE REMOVAL, RELOCATION, OR ADJUSTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMMUNICATION FACILITIES OWNED BY THE GEORGIA POWER COMPANY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DRIVE INNOVATION CORRIDOR PROJECT FROM NORTHSIDE DRIVE N.W. TO OLLIE STREET N.W., AND ON THE WESTSIDE OF NORTHSIDE DRIVE N.W. FROM MITCHELL STREET S.W. TO CARTER STREET N.W., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SIX MILLION SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED ELEVEN DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($6,632,411.00) WITH ALL CONTRACTED WORK CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM FUND, DEPARTMENT, ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 6/27/17 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

17-R-3870 (8) -

A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO RENEWAL NO. 2 WITH REEVES CONTRACTING COMPANY/THE CORBETT GROUP, JV FOR FC-7791, ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR WATER FACILITIES INSTALLATIONS, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($5,000,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK WILL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBER LISTED; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

Interim Deputy Commissioner Chris Lewis, DWM

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

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

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

17-R-3871 (9) -

A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO ADD FUNDING TO A JOINT TASK ORDER FUND IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($15,000,000.00), FOR USE UNDER SIX (6) ARCHITECTURAL AND ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES CONTRACTS AND AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT, OR HER DESIGNEE, TO ISSUE TASK ORDERS UNDER CONTRACT NUMBERS:  [1] FC-7383A, ARCADIS/BPA JOINT VENTURE, A JOINT VENTURE OF ARCADIS G&M, INC. AND BRINDLEY PIETERS & ASSOCIATES, INC.; [2] FC-7383B, ATLANTA SERVICES GROUP III, A JOINT VENTURE, A JOINT VENTURE OF JACOBS PROJECT MANAGEMENT CO., S.L. KING & ASSOCIATES, INC. AND ENGINEERING DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; [3] FC-7383C, BGR2 JV, A JOINT VENTURE OF BLACK & VEATCH CORPORATION, GRESHAM, SMITH AND PARTNERS AND RIVER TO TAP; [4] FC-7383D, CH2MHILL|ROHADFOX JOINT VENTURE, A JOINT VENTURE OF CH2M HILL ENGINEERS, INC. AND ROHADFOX CONSTRUCTION CONTROL SERVICES CORPORATION; [5] FC-7383E, JP2 JOINT VENTURE, A JOINT VENTURE OF STANTEC CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., PRAD GROUP, INC. AND CHESTER ENGINEERS, INC.; AND [6] FC-7383F, PB-BENCHMARK JV, A JOINT VENTURE OF PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF, INC. AND BENCHMARK MANAGEMENT LLC; TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT ON A TASK ORDER BASIS FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN PROJECTS, WITH ALL SERVICES TO BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM THE PROJECT AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

Deputy Commissioner Rob Bocarro, DWM

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

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

SECONDER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

J.              PAPERS HELD IN COMMITTEE

14-O-1241 (10) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

14-O-1242 (11) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1148 (12) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1369 (13) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1431 (14) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-O-1562 (15) -

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 .

 

 

RESULT:              FILED BY COMMITTEE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

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

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

16-O-1183 (16) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-O-1417 (17) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-O-1599 (18) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

17-O-1218 (19) -

AN ORDINANCE BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE TO AMEND CHAPTER 75, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DESIGN STANDARDS,  OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES TO PROMOTE CONSISTENT APPLICATION OF SUSTAINABLE BUILDING PRACTICES AND INCORPORATE SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES INTO CITY FINANCED PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

Stephanie Stuckey

Megan Oneal

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

15-R-3614 (20) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

16-R-4262 (21) -

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: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

17-R-3113 (22) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE SHEPERD AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO ISSUE A TASK ORDER TO CH2MHILL/ROHADFOX JOINT VENTURE, A JOINT VENTURE OF CH2M HILL ENGINEERS, INC. AND ROHADFOX CONSTRUCTION CONTROL SERVICES CORPORATION, FOR FC-7383D, ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES, TO DEVELOP A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE SELECTION OF A VENDOR TO DEVELOP A WASTE REDUCTION FACILITY TO MANAGE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE; IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY FIVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED SIXTY DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($385,660.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM VARIOUS FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FILED BY COMMITTEE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

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

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

17-R-3306 (23) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER KWANZA HALL AS SUBSTITUTED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO EXECUTE AN ENCROACHMENT AGREEMENT WITH  PROVIDENCE BANK, ITS SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS, INCLUDING 16th STATION PARTNERS, LLC AS OWNER OF 1280 W. PEACHTREE STREET FOR THE EXTERIOR FAÇADE CURTAIN WALLS LOCATED ABOVE THE SIDEWALK AND PROJECTING NO MORE THAN TWENTY (20) INCHES OVER THE 16TH STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY AT 1280 WEST PEACHTREE STREET, ATLANTA, FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE ON SUBSTITUTE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

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

SECONDER:              Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, District 8

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

Bring Forth Substitute

MOTION TO SUBSTITUTE

17-R-3788 (24) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG JR., AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC/ME CUBED ENGINEERING, JV FOR FC-8047A-2, ENERGY SERVICE PERFORMANCE INITIATIVES, ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED _______________________; ALL CONTRACTED WORK WILL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM ______________________; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 6/13/17 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

17-R-3790 (25) -

15-O-1562 : 1984 HOSEAL L WILLIAMS DRIVE NE

(Held 6/13/17 at the request of the Department)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

 

K.              WALK IN LEGISLATION

17-R-3922 (1) -

***A RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO ISSUE TASK ORDER 16 TO CH2MHILL/ROHADFOX JOINT VENTURE, A JOINT VENTURE OF CH2M HILL ENGINEERS, INC. AND ROHADFOX CONSTRUCTION CONTROL SERVICES CORPORATION,  FOR FC-7383D, ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN SERVICES, TO DEVELOP A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FROM VENDORS TO PROVIDE LONG-TERM RECYCLING, PROCESSING, AND DISPOSAL SERVICES TO MANAGE MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE;  IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY TWO DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($518,652.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE CHARGED TO AND PAID FROM VARIOUS FUND DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND ACCOUNT NUMBERS HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

COO/Interim Commissioner William Johnson, DPW

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [5 TO 0]              Next: 7/5/2017 1:00 PM

MOVER:              Howard Shook, Councilmember, District 7

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

AYES:              Wan, Shook, Adrean, Martin, Sheperd

ABSENT:              Archibong

AWAY:              Smith

 

L.              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. Councilmember Sheperd requested Renew Atlanta provide this update be in July.

 

5/9/17

3.              Requested items from the Department of Watershed Management Quarterly Report:

a.              Councilmember Adrean requested the history of public sewers in District 8. She inquired why so few public sewers were available in the district and do residents have to get permission from the Department to make repairs if septic systems fail (p. 6)

b.              Councilmember Archibong inquired if DeKalb County septic systems fall under the county’s purview

c.              Councilmember Archibong requested the turnaround period for repairing inoperable fire hydrants once notified

 

4.              Requested items for Ordinance 17-O-1218 (Sustainable Building Practices Code Amendment)

a.              Councilmember Adrean requested a summary of the proposed cost, implementation, how other cities have moved towards this practice or phased them in, and would like a Work Session for a more in-depth overview.

b.              Councilmember Shook requested a summary of the type of fees that would be involved.

 

5/23/17

5.              Councilmember Adrean requested the Department of Public Works provide an update to the Committee and to Sally Flocks, President & CEO of PEDS on the below:

a.              The most current State of the City Transportation Infrastructure Report. The most recent information available is from the 2010 report.  It was suggested if a current report is not available, the Department of Public Works should prepare an updated report on the state of the City’s sidewalk and curb ramp infrastructure using current construction costs (would include the amount to address backlog of missing curb ramps and broken sidewalks).

b.              The amount City has invested for the installation of curb ramps and repairing and/or replacing broken sidewalks per Ordinance 14-O-1513 which created the Public Infrastructure Maintenance and Improvement Account.

c.              Per Ordinance 14-O-1361, provide the most recent update of ‘all sidewalk repairs conducted by location, responsible party, and dollar amount of each repair’

d.              Number of households that received written notification from the City in 2014, 2015 and 2016 that requested them to repair sidewalks or pay the City to perform the services.

e.              Number of households that were contacted by citywide sidewalk contractors to repair sidewalks and/or paid to make repairs in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

f.              Amount the City collected for sidewalk repairs and/or installations in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

g.              Steps the Department of Public Works took for property owners who were unwilling to pay for sidewalk repairs.

h.              Status update on City’s compliance with 2009 U.S. Department of Justice settlement agreement which required ‘within three years of the effective date, the City will provide curb ramps or other sloped areas complying with the Standards or Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards at all places where a street level pedestrian walkway identified intersects with a street, road or highway’.

M.              COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC (2 MINUTES)

N.              ADJOURNMENT


There being no further business to come before the City Utilities Committee the meeting was adjourned at 10:39 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