MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
DALTON CITY HALL
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Presentation: Outstanding Historic Preservation Project 2012, Commercial District Award – Mr. Juan Lama
4. Public Commentary
5. Minutes: Regular Meeting of February 18, 2014
6. New Business:
A. Public Safety Commission Recommendations:
2014 Alcohol Beverage Application License Change
B. Proposal from Terracon Consultants, Inc. for Environmental Investigation at Old Lee Printing Property.
C. FY-2014 Budget Amendment #1.
D. Ordinance First Reading:
To Amend Chapter 74 Of The 2001 Revised Code Of The City of Dalton, Georgia, Captioned “Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions”; To Amend Article VI Captioned “Minors”; By Striking, Deleting And Repealing Division 2 Captioned “Curfew” In Its Entirety And Substituting in Lieu Thereof A New Division 2 Captioned “Curfew; To Provide For An Effective Date; To Provide For The Repeal Of Conflicting Ordinances; To Provide For Severability; And For Other Purposes.
Reappointment of Kathryn Sellers to the Historic Preservation Commission for a 3 year term to expire February 1, 2017.
Reappointment of Sherwood Jones to the Historic Preservation Commission for a 3 year term to expire February 1, 2017.
Appointment of Jeff Granillo to the Historic Preservation Commission for a 3 year term to expire February 1, 2017. Current member is Andy Rollins.
7. Supplemental Business
A reception will be held in the Atrium at City Hall immediately following the Council Meeting until 7 P.M. honoring Mayor David Pennington as he resigns as mayor to run for governor. The public is invited.
To view this meeting online, visit www.cityofdalton-ga.gov.
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