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Holiday Movie Night Friday December 10, 2021 7:00 pm

Holiday Movie Night Friday, December 10th at 7 p.m.
Join us in the Auditorium for It’s A Wonderful Life in Black and White.
Popcorn and Drinks will be available.
Admission is free. Donations accepted and will benefit the Auditorium. Clockwise from top: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Carol Coombs, Jimmy Hawkins, Larry Simms and Karolyn Grimes. (Photo by Herbert Dorfman/Corbis via Getty Images)

City Council Meeting(10-12-2021)

Regular Meeting – Minutes September 14, 2021

The Mayor and City Council held a regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at
6:30 p.m. The meeting was broadcast live from City Hall, but due to technical issues had no audio.
Mayor Ferrelle called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Also in attendance were Councilpersons Brenda
Keen, Amanda Mooney, Gary Snow, Municipal City Clerk Wendy Bond, and City Attorney, David
Ellison.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.

Approval of Minutes:
Councilperson Snow moved to accept the regular minutes of August 10, 2021 and the Called Meeting of
September 1, 2021. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Keen and the minutes were approved
unanimously.

Unfinished Business: The HPC Boundaries and Guidelines remain tabled.

New Business:
The First Item of New Business: Mayor Ferrelle read aloud a proclamation of the 234th annual framing of
the US Constitution, proclaiming the week of September 17-23, 2021 as Constitution Week.

The Second and Third Items of New Business: 2019 Budget Amendment. Mayor Ferrelle read aloud
Resolution #2021-003 amending the budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2019 and ending
December 31, 2019, providing for an amended budget. Councilperson Snow to adopt the resolution to
amend the 2019 City Budget, by $13,019.52, as recommended by the CPA firm, Hawkins & McNair to
comply with auditing procedures. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney and approved
unanimously.

The Third Item of New Business: Yorktown Curation & Consulting. Having been recommended for
approval by the Planning and Zoning Commission, Councilperson Mooney moved to approve the
business license application for Jonathan Scott, dba, Yorktown Curation & Consulting as presented. The
motion was seconded by Councilperson Keen and approved unanimously.

The Fourth Item of New Business: Business License. Sheryl Wright submitted a business license
application for a Bed and Breakfast Business License located at 324 South Main Street. Upon
consultation with the City Attorney, being in conflict with the City Ordinance, Councilperson Keen
moved to deny the application as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Snow and
denied unanimously.

The Fifth Item of New Business: Painting bids for the bookstore, Depot and police station. Councilperson
Mooney moved to table this item. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Keen and tabled
unanimously.

The Sixth Item of New Business: City Hall Roof. Having received three (3) bids for a new roof to be
installed on City Hall, Councilperson Keen moved approve the bid of $11,995 from Christian Roofing.
The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney and approved unanimously. This project will be
funded by 2011 and 2020 SPLOST.

The Seventh Item of New Business: As part of the COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns Councilperson
Mooney made a motion to award twenty (20), One-Hundred Dollar ($100.00) gift cards to the first twenty
recipients of their first COVID-19 vaccine to be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Front Porch

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Bookstore concert. The Department of Public Health will provide the services. ARPA funds will be used
to provide the gift cards. Councilperson Snow seconded the motion. Councilpersons Mooney and Snow
approved the motion, Councilperson Keen denied the motion. The motion carried.

The Eighth Item of New Business: Police Department Body Armor, side arms and body cameras.
Councilperson Snow moved to approve the purchase of body armor ($6,510.00) and three (3) side arms
($1,252.00) to be funded by SPLOST2020. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney and
approved unanimously. The body cameras were tabled.

The Ninth Item of New Business: Tractor, trailer, train, surrey. Councilperson Mooney moved to approve
the sale of several decommissioned items. The Public Works John Deere tractor and attachments, a utility
trailer, the Marigold train with train cars, and the 2 seat surrey. The motion was seconded by
Councilperson Snow and approved unanimously. These items will be advertised in the local newspaper to
accept sealed bids.

The Tenth Item of New Business: New Public Works Trailer. Councilperson Snow moved to approve the
purchase of a new utility trailer from Sweat’s Trailers, Wrightsville, GA for $1,599.00 to be funded by
SPLOST2020. Councilperson Mooney seconded the motion and approved unanimously.

The Eleventh Item of New Business: Main Street at Winterville First Baptist Church Stormwater Project.
Councilperson Snow moved to approve $15,050.00 in TPSLOT2018 funds to complete the stormwater
drainage issue, as quoted by Cultivation, LLC. An additional $400.00 to be included for the removal of 2
large trees. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney and approved unanimously.

The Twelfth Item of New Business: Parkview Crosswalk. Councilperson Mooney moved to approve
$12,000.00 in TSPLOST2018 funds to W&A Engineering for survey, engineering and construction
administration of the Parkview Drive, pedestrian crosswalk project. The motion was seconded by
Councilperson Snow and approved unanimously.

The Thirteenth Item of New Business: Councilperson Snow moved to approve $2,500.00 TSPLOST2018
funds to W&A Engineering for three (3) TSPLOST2023 Project Presentations to Athens-Clarke County.
The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney and approved unanimously.

The Fourteenth Item of New Business: Councilperson Mooney moved to approve extending the mask
mandate, which expired on September 15, 2021, to October 13, 2021. The motion was seconded by
Councilperson Keen and approved unanimously.

Committee Reports:
Public Finance – Clerk Bond provided financial statements through August 31, 2021, and the statements
are available for review by the public by request. Councilperson Snow stated the City is in good financial
shape for the year.

Police Department – Councilperson Mooney gave a verbal summary of the report provided by Chief
Fulcher. (Attached).

Fire Department – Councilperson Snow gave a verbal summary of the report provided by Chief Gabriel.
(Report attached). He wanted to personally “Thank” all members of the Fire and Police Departments for
all their hard work and dedication to the City and citizens of Winterville. Please keep Officer Scottie
Waldroup in your thoughts and prayers as he is currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

Public Works – Tom Doonan stated the skid steer will need tires in the future. The completion of
Chandler Park is in the final stages and will be ready for the dedication October 14, 2021.

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Winterville Community Center – David Matthews-Morgan gave a brief verbal report.
Dr. Museum Report – Jonathan Scott gave a brief verbal report.
Marigold Market – Sherrie Anderson gave a brief verbal report.
Library Report – Deirdre Murray gave a brief verbal report.
Clerk’s Report – No report.
City Attorney’s Report –David Ellison had no report.
Mayor’s Report – Mayor Ferrelle gave a brief report.
Firefly Local Action Committee – Bruce Johnson gave a brief verbal report.
Neighborhood Leader Report – No report
Public Comment – None.
Announcements – The Winterville Civitan Club will host a candidate forum at the Pittard Park pavilion
on October 7, 2021 7 – 9 pm.
The Tree Commission is in need of new members. Applications can be picked up at City Hall.
Councilperson Snow moved to adjourn at 7:27 p.m. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney
and approved unanimously.

Wendy L. Bond 9/14/2021
Clerk Date

Public Hearing Minutes November 9, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 The Winterville City Council held the second of (2) Public Hearings Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 6:30

pm in Winterville City Hall; to receive public input regarding the proposed City of Winterville budget for
the year 2022. Those wishing to address Mayor and City Council were required to sign up on a form
provided by the City prior to the commencement of the hearing. Mayor Ferrelle called the public hearing
to order at 6:30 pm. No public signed up to speak. Mayor Ferrelle closed the Public Hearing at 6:31 pm.
Regular Meeting – Minutes November 9, 2021.

 The Mayor and City Council held a regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 6:31

pm.

 City Attorney David Ellison swore in newly elected Councilperson Melissa Metzger prior to the public

hearing.

 Mayor Ferrelle called the meeting to order at 6:31 pm. Also in attendance were Councilpersons Brenda

Keen, Melissa Metzger, Amanda Mooney, Gary Snow, Municipal City Clerk Wendy Bond, and City
Attorney, David Ellison.

he Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all.

Approval of Minutes:

Councilperson Snow moved to accept the regular minutes of October 12, 2021. The motion was seconded
by Councilperson Mooney, Councilperson Keen further moved to amend the minutes to reflect the time of
the public hearing from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The amended motion was seconded by Councilperson
Mooney and the minutes were approved unanimously.

Unfinished Business:

Police Department Body Cameras. Councilperson Mooney moved to table this item until the December
2021 meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Snow and tabled unanimously.

 New Business:

Councilperson Mooney moved to amend the agenda to remove the word ‘draft’ from item 2. The motion
was seconded by Councilperson Snow and amended unanimously.
The First Item of New Business: Tammy Caudell is the Youth Program Director for Cedar Shoals High
School. She came before Mayor and Council and presented an overview of how they partner with local
businesses for vocational training for students.

 The Second Item of New Business: 2022 Budget. Councilperson Snow moved to adopt the 2022 Budget

General Fund Income/Expense of $906,990.00 as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilperson
Mooney and approved unanimously.

 The Third Item of New Business: Historic Preservation Commission Boundaries. Councilperson Mooney

moved to approve the HPC Boundaries as presented with amendments to the boundaries. The motion was
seconded by Councilperson Metzger. Councilpersons, Snow, Metzger, and Mooney voted in favor,
Councilperson Keen abstained, the motion carried.

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The Fourth Item of New Business: Historic Preservation Commission Guidelines. Councilperson
Mooney moved to approve the HPC Guidelines as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilperson
Snow. Councilpersons, Snow, Metzger, and Mooney voted in favor, Councilperson Keen voted against,
the motion carried.

 The Fifth Item of New Business: Mask Mandate. Councilperson Keen moved to extend the current mask

mandate to December 15, 2021, for all city-owned buildings. The motion was seconded by Councilperson
Mooney and unanimously approved.

 The Sixth Item of New Business: Library Story Signs. Councilperson Snow moved to allow the library to

put their story signs along the Firefly Trail for up to 30 days during December and January for public
viewing. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Metzger and approved unanimously.

 The Seventh Item of New Business: Fire Department Hose. Councilperson Snow moved to approve up to

$12,810.00 for a new fire hose for the 2021 fire truck. Due to the supply issues, the lead time could be up to
thirty (30) weeks. The shipping cost will be addressed later. The motion was seconded by Councilperson
Mooney and approved unanimously.

 The Eighth Item of New Business: Green Tree Metals. The Planning and Zoning Committee has

recommended approval of a business license submitted by Brian Johnson, Green Tree Metals, LLC, 280
Cherokee Road. Councilperson Snow moved to approve as presented. Councilperson Mooney seconded
the motion. Councilpersons Snow, Metzger, and Mooney voted in favor, Councilperson Keen abstained,
the motion carried.

 The Ninth Item of New Business: Planning and Zoning did not vote to approve due to legal questions but

recommended Council’s review of a Home Occupation Business License for Russell Cochran, Winter
Haven, Air BNB, 110 Lakeview Drive. Upon advice from City Attorney Ellison, Councilperson Snow
moved to approve as presented. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney and approved
unanimously.

 Committee Reports:

Public Finance – Clerk Bond provided financial statements through October 31, 2021, and the statements
are available for review by the public by request. Councilperson Snow stated the City is in good financial
shape for the year to date.
Police Department – Councilperson Mooney gave a verbal summary of the report provided by Chief
Fulcher. (Attached).
Fire Department – Councilperson Snow gave a verbal summary of the report provided by Chief Gabriel.
(Report attached).
Public Works – Tom Doonan stated the auditorium restroom renovation is moving along well. Painting
will begin December 15, 2021, on the bookstore, depot, and police department. The handicapped merry-go-round has been replaced by the manufacturer at no charge.
Winterville Community Center – David Matthews-Morgan was not in attendance but had previously
reported rentals are up and the center is going well.
Dr. Museum Report – Jonathan Scott gave a brief verbal report.
Marigold Market – Sherrie Anderson was not in attendance.

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Library Report – Deirdre Murray gave a brief verbal report.
Clerk’s Report – No report.
City Attorney’s Report –David Ellison had no report.
Mayor’s Report – Mayor Ferrelle gave a brief report.
Firefly Local Action Committee – No report.
Neighborhood Leader Report – No report
Public Comment – None.
Announcements – None.
Councilperson Snow moved to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Mooney
and approved unanimously.

 

Wendy L. Bond, Clerk

11/9/2021

 

 

 

City Council Agenda Meeting (2021-11-08)

City Council Tentative Agenda & Public Hearing
City of Winterville
City Hall – 125 N Church Street -Winterville, GA 30683
Tuesday November 9, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.

Public Hearing

The Winterville City Council will hold (2) Public Hearings Tuesday November 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm and Tuesday November 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm in Winterville City Hall; to receive public input regarding the proposed City of Winterville budget for the year 2022. Those wishing to address Mayor and City Council are required to sign up on a form provided by the City prior to the commencement of the hearing.

City Council Meeting

  1. Call to order – Mayor Ferrelle
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approval of Minutes – October 12, 2021 & Two (2) Public Hearings November 2, 2021
  4. Unfinished Business:
    1. WPD Cameras
  5. New Business
    1. Tammy Caudell, Youth Vocational Program for CCSD Students
    2. Draft 2022 Budget (Vote)
    3. HPC Boundaries (Vote)
    4. HPC Guidelines (Vote)
    5. Mask Mandate Extension (Vote)
    6. Library Story Signs (Vote)
    7. WVFD (Vote)
    8. Green Tree Metals, Business License Application (Vote)
    9. Russell Cochran/Air BnB Business License Application (Vote)
  6. Winterville Campus – David Matthews-Morgan
  7. Dr. Museum Report – Curator Jonathan Scott
  8. Marigold Market Report – Sherrie Anderson
  9. Library Report – Deirdre Murray
  10. Clerk’s Report – Wendy Bond
  11. City Attorney’s Report – David Ellison
  12. Mayor’s Report – Dodd Ferrelle
  13. Public Comments
  14. Announcements
  15. Adjournment

City Council Workshop Agenda 11/2/2021

City Council Public Hearings & Workshop
Tentative Agenda
City of Winterville
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
5:30 p.m. – Winterville City Hall – 125 N Church Street
To be broadcast live on the City of Winterville YouTube Channel

Public Hearing #1

The Winterville Mayor and City Council will hold a public hearing for a proposed ordinance that adopts historic guidelines and boundaries for the City of Winterville. All affected residents are encouraged to attend.

Public Hearing #2

The Winterville City Council will hold (2) Public Hearings Tuesday November 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm and Tuesday November 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm in Winterville City Hall; to receive public input regarding the proposed City of Winterville budget for the year 2022. Those wishing to address Mayor and City Council are required to sign up on a form provided by the City prior to the commencement of the hearing.

Workshop

  1. Old Business Next Week: WPD Body Cameras
  2. Budget (Discuss)
  3. 2020 Audit
  4. Mask Mandate Extension (Vote next week)
  5. Premium Pay under ARPA (Update Public Safety Grant and Discuss Premium Pay)
  6. Library: Story Signs in the Park
  7. Municode (Update)
  8. Auditorium Bathrooms (Update)
  9. 2 Defibrillators (ARPA)
  10. Solar Energy Grant (Update)
  11. Citizen Committee Updates (TSPLOST CAC, FFT Local Action Committee)
  12. NEGRC Update (Story Mapping/ Speed Limits/ Complete Streets /Code Retreat with P&Z)
  13. Citizen Requests for the Agenda: Bike Rentals
  14. City Council Issues/Concerns for Agenda

City Council Agenda Meeting (2021-10-12)

City Council Tentative Agenda
City of Winterville
City Hall – 125 N. Church Street, Winterville, GA 30683
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 – 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. – Winterville City Hall – 125 N Church Street
Will be broadcast live via the City of Winterville YouTube Channel at this link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C1ohNoTPhY

City Council Meeting

  1. Call to order &emdash; Mayor Ferrelle
  2. Pledge
  3. Approval of Minutes &emdash; September 14, 2021 Regular Meeting
  4. Unfinished Business:
    1. HPC Boundaries (Vote)
    2. HPC Guidelines (Vote)
    3. WPD Cameras (Will be discussed at November Workshop)
    4. Public Works Painting Bids for Depot, Bookstore and Police Department (Vote)
  5. New Business
    1. Tammy Caudell, Youth Vocational Program for CCSD Students
    2. Mask Mandate Extension (Vote)
    3. WPD Copier Purchase (Vote)
    4. Draft 2022 Budget (Vote)
    5. Skid Steer Tires $1600/$900 (Vote)
    6. NEGRC Solid Waste Ordinance (Vote)
    7. Communication Committee (Vote)
    8. Council Pay Increase (Vote)
  6. Committee Reports:
    1. Public Finance – Councilperson Snow
    2. Public Safety – Councilpersons Mooney & Snow
    3. Public Works – Councilpersons Mooney & Keen
  7. Winterville Campus – David Matthews-Morgan
  8. Dr. Museum Report – Curator Jonathan Scott
  9. Marigold Market Report – Sherrie Anderson
  10. Library Report – Deirdre Murray
  11. Clerk’s Report – Wendy Bond
  12. City Attorney’s Report – David Ellison
  13. Mayor’s Report – Dodd Ferrelle
  14. Public Comments
  15. Announcements
  16. Adjournment

Donate a Commemorative Brick

Download a PDF Application with Instructions on How to Donate

Chander Park Brick Donation

The Civitan Club is sponsoring a Memorial Brick project to be displayed at Chandler Park in Winterville.

The bricks are 4” x 8” pavers engraved with the message of your choice. Price is $50.00 per brick which includes up to 3 lines of text with 14 spaces per line.

Download the PDF linked above for the application and instructions on how to submit your application.

City of Winterville, Georgia