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September 14th City Council Meeting

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Date: 9/27/2017 7:37 am
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Due to safety precautions for the advent of Hurricane Irma on Monday, the Valley City Council held its first regular scheduled meeting of September on Thursday, September 14th, 2017, in the Council Chambers at Valley City Hall.

Mayor Leonard Riley called the meeting to order at 6:00PM. The invocation was given by Councilmember Paul Story and Councilmember Jim Jones led the Pledge of Allegiance.

All members were present.

The September 14th financial audit report for the city was given as follows:

  • Checking account previous balance.................. $4,951,547.61
  • Total deposits all funds............................................ $149,405.00
  • Total expenditures all funds.................................... $565,197.65
  • Total on-hand all funds......................................... $4,535,754.96

During Citizen’s Communications, council heard from Malinda Powers of the Chattahoochee Valley Historic Society who spoke on saving the historic Langdale Mill from deconstruction and presented a petition to council. Mayor Riley gave a detailed rebuttal on the city’s position on the status of the Langdale Mill property.

During the Mayor’s Communication, the following 2 proclamations were entered into the minutes:

  • Declaring September as Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month in the City of Valley
  • Declaring September 25 as Family Day and the week of September 24-30 as Family Week in the City of Valley

The following actions were taken by the city council at the September 14th meeting:

  • Approved the minutes from the August 28th, 2017, council meeting
  • Accepted the September 14th financial audit report
  • Approved unanimously the following resolutions on the Consent Agenda
    • Resolution 17-113R determination of public nuisance at 51st Street
    • Resolution 17-114R authority for Parks & Recreation Director Laurie Blount to seek bids to have the tennis courts across from the Valley Community Center resurfaced
    • Resolution 17-115R authority for Valley Police Chief Tommy Weldon to seek bids for laptop computers, In-Car Cameras, and Personal Body Cameras
    • Resolution 17-113R determination of public nuisance at 1500 54th Street

There were no items on the regular agenda.

Mayor Riley made the following announcements:

  • Chambers County and Revenue Discovery Systems will have 2 free Business Taxpayer Seminars on September 28th
    • 10am – 1pm ET in the council chambers at Valley City Hall 
    • 2pm – 5pm ET at the LaFayette Farmers Federation – 1006 Avenue A – in LaFayette
  • The City of Valley Christmas Tree and City Lights Ceremony will be held November 27th
  • The City Council meetings for December will be on the 11th and 18th
  • The Valley-Wide Christmas Parade will be on December 7th

The council meeting adjourned at 6:30PM.