June 03, 2024 - Regular Session Minutes

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The Greensboro City Council Regular Session Meeting was called to order by Mayor Corey Williams at 6:00 P.M. 

The council members present were Mr. Miller, Mrs. Rivers via phone, Mr. Smith, Mr. Neal, Mr. Moore, City Attorney Mr. Tom Watkins, and City Clerk Toinia Butler.

Mayor Williams opened with prayer.

Motion to approve May 20, 2024, Regular Session Minutes was made by Mr. Miller and seconded by Mr. Moore. The motion was approved unanimously.

Motion to approve May 20, 2024, Executive Session Minutes, was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion passed unanimously.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion to approve Contract for City Manager Autron Hayes was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion was approved 3 in favor of motion, Mr. Neal abstained from voting and Mr. Smith opposed. 

Beer and Wine permit for Greensboro Festival Hall Bingo for the Arts Nicole Chillemi all monies from this fundraiser will go to Festival Hall.

Motion to approve Beer and Wine permit for Bingo for Arts was made by Mayor Williams and seconded by Council. The motion passed unanimously.

A Monthly financial report was included in Mayor/Council Package this information was provided to inform the council body of status of City of Greensboro finances.

OLD BUSINESS

1st reading for a Curfew Ordinance for the City of Greensboro was done and will be voted on at the June 17, 2024, Council Meeting.

The Wastewater Department has requested approval to purchase a tractor in the amount of $42,000.00 the funds for this equipment can come from General or SPLOST funds. 

Motion to approve the purchase of a tractor in the amount of $42,000.00 for the Wastewater Department was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion passed unanimously. 

Lead and Cooper inventory proposal that will be done by Carter & Sloope in the amount of $31,500.00 to do an assessment.

Motion to approve lead and cooper assessment proposal with Carter & Sloope was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion passed unanimously. 

The City Manager Autron Hayes explained the purpose of the assessment that will be done by Carter & Sloope.

Mr. Miller asked about the food sales that have been taking place in the city. He expressed his concern about these sales and wanted to make sure the correct steps are being taken so that the City of Greensboro will not be liable for any damage. 

Motion to enter to Executive Session for one real estate matter was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion passed unanimously. 

Motion to enter Regular Session was made by Mr. Moore and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion passed unanimously.

Motion to give Mayor Williams permission to sign an affidavit stating that no action was taken on 1 real estate matter in Executive Session was made by Mr. Miller and seconded by Mr. Moore. The motion passed unanimously. 

City of Greensboro Police Department update was given by Assistant Chief Nelson. Animal Control hiring process is in the final stages and this position will be filled by the end of the week, Recruitment for police officers is underway and the project of building an obstacle course for new candidates is being done this project will allow the applicants that apply to be an officer get familiar with the obstacle course that is offered in Cadet training at the Police Academy, Crime Stats against person has increased due to a shooting in March and Smash and Grab near the interstate the offender was arrested, No change in crimes against property, City of Greensboro Police Department is in the process of getting a Curfew Ordinance in place. 

Mr. Miller asked about asked if an area has been identified to build the obstacle course this area will be next to the basketball court at the Police Department.

Mr. Moore asked if the new hire for the animal control position will already be trained, Mr. Nelson stated this person is not already trained but will begin training day one on the job.

Motion to adjourn the Regular Session meeting was made by Mr. Neal and seconded by Mr. Miller. The motion was passed unanimously. 

 

 

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