Mayor and council meeting
Nov. 4, 2013
Dalton City Hall
1. Call to order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Public commentary
4. Proclamation: “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month” – November 2013
Ms. Sue Tuggle
5. Minutes: Regular meeting of Oct. 21, 2013
6. Unfinished Business:
A. Ordinance – Second Reading:
To Amend The Zoning Ordinance Of The City Of Dalton, Georgia By Amending Article III Captioned “Definitions Of Terms Used In This Ordinance” By Adding New Definitions For “Brewery/Distillery/Winery,” “Brewpubs,” “Micro-Brewery,” “Micro Distillery/Winery;” Alphabetically; By Amending Article IX Captioned “Use Requirements For Business Districts” By Adding The Uses Defined Above In Multiple Sub-Sections, As Permitted Uses Or Conditional Uses, In Sequence; By Amending Article X Captioned “Use Requirements For Industrial Districts” By Adding The Uses Defined Above In Multiple Sub-Sections As Permitted Uses, In Sequence; By Amending Article XII Captioned “Exceptions and Modifications” By Adding A New Section 12-7; To Provide For An Effective Date To Provide For Repeal Of Conflicting Ordinances, To Provide For Severability; And For Other Purposes.
7. New Business:
A. Dalton-Whitfield Planning Commission Recommendation:
To Make A Recommendation Concerning The Request Of Barrett Family Partnership To Rezone .46 Acres From Low Density Residential (R-1A) To Neighborhood Commercial (C-2). The Property Is Addressed As 1205 Walnut Ave., Dalton, Ga., And Is Best Known As Lot 6 Of Brookwood Subdivision.
B. Appointment List
8. Supplemental Business
To view this meeting on-line, please visit www.cityofdalton-ga.gov.
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