Council Actions Summary January 2 Meeting

January 3rd, 2018 by Miranda Jones

The following actions were taken by the City Council at the January 2 meeting:

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-01, 2018 to allow road name change from ITT Tech Way to Baker Road Way within the City of Kennesaw.  Approved unanimously, 5-0.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-02, 2018 to accept dedication of streets in Victoria Crossing active adult community, Phase 1 and 2.  Approved 4-1 (Councilmember Sebastian opposed).  Motion carried.

Presentation to Councilmembers Nimesh Patel, Jimmy Dickens and Jim Sebastian for their service as an elected official. 

Prior to the newly elected officials taking the dais, Oaths of Office were administered to the newly elected City Councilmembers Pat Ferris, Chris Henderson and David Blinkhorn by Judge Phillip Taylor.

Approve the 2018 regular schedule meeting for Mayor and City Council.  Vote taken, approved unanimously 5-0.  Motion carried.

Ratify the appointment of David Blinkhorn as 2018 Mayor Protem.  Vote taken, approved unanimously 5-0.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-03, 2018 to designate Pat Ferris as alternate check signer for 2018.  Vote taken, approved 4-0-1 (Councilmember Ferris abstained).  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-04, 2018 authorizing signatures for the City of Kennesaw and to transmit document to the bank for 2018 new signature cards.  Vote taken, approved 4-0-1 (Councilmember Ferris abstained).  Motion carried.

Approval for Mayor Easterling to sign Lobbyist Registration letter authorizing Fred Bentley, Jr. and Randall Bentley to lobby on behalf of the City. Authorization is required under State law to register lobbyists.  Vote taken, approved unanimously, 5-0.  Motion carried.

Ratify 2018 City Appointments: Philip Taylor (Chief Judge), Charles Chesbro (Assisting Judge), Joel Siegel (Judge Emeritus), H. Luke Mayes (Assisting Probable Cause Judge); Randall Bentley (Solicitor); Croy Engineering (City Engineer); Bentley, Bentley and Bentley (law firm). City Manager and City Clerk contracts were approved November 6, 2017.  Vote taken, approved unanimously 5-0.  Motion carried.

Ratify Board and Committee (re)appointments.  Vote taken, approved unanimously 5-0.  Motion carried.