City of Kingsland, Georgia

City Council

Agenda ● September 25, 2017

              Regular Meeting              City Council Chamber              6:00 PM

                            107 South Lee Street - City Hall, Kingsland, GA 31548



Public Hearing - Starts at 6:00PM

1.              Public Hearing:  Proposed Property Tax Increase -

The Kingsland City Mayor and Council have tentatively proposed a 2017 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 13.94% or 1.04 mills.  The proposed increase includes an additional 1.00 mill to dedicate funds for public safety operatons and an additional .04 mills for general fund operations.  This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 8.50 mills, an increase of 1.04 mills.  Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 7.46 mills.  The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $41.60 and for a home with a fair market value of $300,000 is approximately $124.80.



Call to Order and Welcome Guests



Invocation and Pledge to the Flag



Roll Call



              Kenneth E Smith Sr              Mayor

              Charles Grayson Day Jr.              Mayor Pro Tem

              James Ham              City Councilman

              Jim McClain              City Councilman

              Richard A. Winters              City Councilman




Consent Docket

A.              Approve the Council Minutes of the last regular Council Meeting             

1.              City Council - Regular Meeting - Aug 28, 2017 6:00 PM -

B.              Approve the Agenda as Presented             

C.              Approve the Payments of Accounts Payable as Due and Funds Available             




1.              Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for FY/2016 -




1.              Mr. Hal Shiff, St. Marys Children's Theatre -

2.              Laurel Landing Property Owners Association -



Granting Audience to the Public



Old Business



New Business

1.              Proclamation:  October, National Domestic Violence Month -

2.              Bid Award: Pest Control Services - Two Year Contract -

To provide monthly pest control maintenance services for city buildings.  Staff recommends low bid, Knox Pest Control.

3.              Discussion - Kings Bay Fire Department Purple Heart Parking Spaces -

4.              Discussion - Water & Sewer Rate Schedule - RV Parks - City Councilman Jim McClain



Mayor and Council Announcement