Council Action Summary, 08-19-19 Meeting

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Presentation of a Proclamation declaring September 2-6, 2019 as National Payroll Week in the City of Kennesaw.

Postpone the encroachment variance request on Pine Mountain Road and Wellcrest Drive submitted by Beazer Gain, LLC to the September 16th Mayor and Council meeting. Motion approved unanimously, 5-0. Motion carried.

Final Public Hearing on the proposed adoption of the Maintenance and Operation (M&O) Millage Rate and the Bond Millage Rate.
Motion by Councilmember Ferris to separate the millage and bond rates, seconded by Councilmember Blinkhorn. Vote taken, approved 3-2 (Councilmembers Eaton and Viars opposed). Motion carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-30, 2019
Motion by Mayor Protem Henderson to approve the 8 mils Maintenance and Operation (M&O) rate, seconded by Councilmember Viars. Vote taken, approved 4-1 (Councilmember Blinkhorn opposed). Motion carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-31, 2019
Motion by Councilmember Eaton to approve the 1.5 bond rate, seconded by Mayor Protem Henderson.
Substitute motion by Councilmember Ferris to rollback the bond rate from 1.5 to 1.447, seconded by Councilmember Blinkhorn. Vote taken on the substitute motion, 2-3 (Councilmembers Henderson, Viars and Eaton opposed). Motion failed.
Vote taken on the first motion of a 1.5 bond rate, 3-2 (Councilmembers Ferris and Blinkhorn opposed). Motion carried.

Authorize RESOLUTION NO. 2019-32, 2019 to approve the bid and award contract for the Inclusive Playground at Swift-Cantrell Park. Vote taken, approved unanimously, 5-0. Motion carried.

Consent Agenda, approved unanimously, 5-0. Motion carried.
Approval of RESOLUTION NO. 2019-31, 2019 to update portions of the Kennesaw Master Fee Schedule to reflect changes by departments.