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City Commission to Review Neighborhood Annexation Petitions

On Monday night, the Decatur City Commission is also expected to consider adopting the Unified Development Ordinance Table of Contents.

On Monday night, the Decatur City Commission is also expected to consider adopting the Unified Development Ordinance Table of Contents. Credit: Patch file
On Monday night, the Decatur City Commission is also expected to consider adopting the Unified Development Ordinance Table of Contents. Credit: Patch file

The Decatur City Commission meets Monday night at City Hall and is expected to consider adopting the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Table of Contents.

See here a memo from City Planning Director Amanda Thompson as to what this involves. 

The UDO will seek to examine and assemble the City’s existing land, tree and stormwater ordinances into a more consistent whole that could be ready for approval by later this year.

Also Monday, the commission will review a pair of petitions for neighborhood annexation, including from a group of Parkwood neighborhood homeowners who would like to be included in the city limits

A live stream of Monday night’s meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, can be found here.

Here is what Monday’s agenda looks like: 

I. Call to Order by Mayor.

II. Approval of the Minutes.

Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 21, 2014. 

III. Presentation. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Project Report.

IV. Public Comment on Agenda Action Items.

The public is invited to comment on agenda action items other than for “Requests and Petitions” and “Reports and Other Business.”  Public comments that relate to “Requests and Petitions” will be heard later in the meeting.

V. Agenda Action Items.

A. Unified Development Ordinance Table of Contents.

Recommend adoption of the Unified Development Ordinance Table of Contents.

 UDO Table of Contents

 Technical Issues and Analysis Memo    

B. Contract For Services – Global Growers Network.

Recommend authorizing the City Manager to execute a “Contract for Services” with Global Growers Network for support of Decatur’s Kitchen Garden.

Request Letter from GGN 

C. Resolution approving Lease-Purchase Financing.

Recommend adoption Resolution R-14-AA authorizing the City Manager to execute lease-purchase documents for financing a 2013 Sutphen Fire Pumper.

D. Amendment to Project Budget and Contract.

Recommend approval of an amendment to the project budget and contract for GIS services for storm sewer system inventory necessary to achieve complicate with state permitting requirements.

E. Project Budget and Award of Contract.

Recommend establishing a project budget in the amount of $59,000 and award of a bid to Sunbelt Pools of Atlanta in the amount of  $52,828 for replacement of the pool pump, filtration system and plumbing at Glenlake Pool.

VI. Requests and Petitions.

A. Annexation Petition – Conway Road.

B. Annexation Petition – Parkwood Garden Club Neighborhood.

C. Other.

VII. Reports and Other Business.

A. Zoning Board of Appeals Agenda.

B. Arbor Day Proclamation 2014.

C. Other.

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