City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
14-R-4239
Adopted as Amended
Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS MICHAEL JULIAN BOND, CARLA SMITH, IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR., CLETA WINSLOW, NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG., ALEX WAN, FELICIA A. MOORE, C. T. MARTIN, KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS, JOYCE M. SHEPERD, MARY NORWOOD AND ANDRE DICKENS AS AMENDED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE, AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF THE BELLWOOD QUARRY REDEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, Post 1 At Large Michael Julian Bond, Councilmember, District 1 Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 6 Alex Wan, Councilmember, Post 3 At Large Andre Dickens, Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin, Council President Felicia A Moore, Councilmember, District 3 Ivory Lee Young Jr., Councilmember, District 4 Cleta Winslow, Councilmember, District 12 Joyce M Sheperd, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Councilmember, Post 2 At-Large Mary Norwood, Councilmember, District 5 Natalyn Mosby Archibong
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WHEREAS, the Atlanta City Council adopted on January 17, 2006 and the Mayor approved on January 24, 2006 Ordinance 06-0-0202, authorizing the purchase of the property commonly known as the Bellwood Quarry (the "Property") for use as both a park and recreational space and as a raw drinking water storage facility;

 

WHEREAS, on June 30, 2006 the City purchased the Property with the vast majority of the purchase monies coming from funding sources administered by the Department of Watershed Management and a significant amount also coming from funding sources administered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Watershed  Management  is  currently  implementing a new Water Supply program that includes, among other things, repurposing the quarry pit on the Property for use as a drinking water storage facility; and

 

WHEREAS, the Property has enormous potential to be redeveloped in a number of ways consistent with the purposes for which it was purchased; and

 

WHEREAS, The Bellwood Quarry Redevelopment Review Committee should be established as an advisory group for the purpose of providing the City with formal comments on redevelopment of the Property.

 

NOW  THEREFORE BE  IT RESOLVED  BY THE  COUNCIL  OF THE  CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA as follows:

 

SECTION 1: A Redevelopment Review Committee shall be established as an advisory group for the sole purpose of providing formal comments on the potential uses of the Bellwood Quarry.

 

SECTION 2:  The Bellwood Quarry Redevelopment Review Committee shall consist of sixteen (16) members as follows;

 

·              The Mayor or his designee (1);

·              Four (4) members shall be appointed by the Mayor as follows

Two (2) representatives from the Department of Watershed Management;

One (1) representative from the Department of Parks and Recreation;

One (1) representative from the industry which will potentially use the Quarry (i.e. film, entertainment, concert, festival, etc.).

·              The Council President or his/her designee (1);

·              Four (4) members of the Atlanta City Council as follows:

The District 3 Council Member;

The District 9 Council Member;

The Post 1 At-Large Council Member; and

The Community Development/Human Resources Committee Chair.

·              One (1) representative that resides in NPU-J and Council District 3, to be appointed by the Council Member representing Council District 3;

·              One (1) representative that resides in NPU-J and Council District 9, to be appointed by the Council Member representing Council District 9;

·              One (1) representative that resides in NPU-G, to be appointed by the Post 3 At-Large Council Member;

·              One (1) representative that resided in NPU-K and the Knight Park/Howell Station Neighborhood to be appointed by the Post 1 At-Large Council Member;

·              One (1) representative from an industry which will potentially use the Quarry (i.e. film, entertainment, concert, festival, etc.), to be appointed jointly by the Council Members from Council District 3, Council district 9, Council Post 1 At-Large and Council Post 3 At-Large; and

·              One (1) representative from Invest Atlanta or Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

 

SECTION 3: The Bellwood Quarry Redevelopment Review Committee shall convene its first meeting upon a quorum of nine (9) members being appointed.  The Post 1 At-large Council Member shall convene the first meeting with the assistance of the Community Development Human Resources Committee support staff.  The Review Committee shall meet monthly, as needed, for a period not to exceed six (6) months following its first convened meeting.

 

Meeting History

Oct 6, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Oct 14, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Kwanza Hall, Cleta Winslow
Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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Councilmember Moore requested Resolution 14-R-4239 be removed from the Consent Agenda. Chairperson Dickens sounded the caption to the item and made a Motion to Adopt as Amended. A discussion ensued, in which, Councilmember Bond Called the Question. It was Seconded by Councilmember Bottoms and the Motion FAILED by a roll call vote of 8 yeas; 6 nays due to a 2/3 votes required. Following, Councilmember Moore offered an Amendment in Section #2 to add two additional members to the Bellwood Quarry Redevelopment Review Committee. It was Seconded by Councilmember Adrean and an extensive discussion ensued, during which, Councilmember Bottoms Called the Question. It was properly Seconded and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay. Subsequently, the Moore Amendment CARRIED by a roll call vote of 10 yeas; 4 nays. Thereafter, Councilmember Adrean made a Motion to Adopt as Amended. It was Seconded by Councilmember Shook and CARRIED by a unanimous roll call vote of 15 yeas; 0 nays

ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY A UNANIMOUS ROLL CALL VOTE OF 15 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Michael Julian Bond, Councilmember, Post 1 At-Large
SECONDER:Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 1
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd