Thursday, February 14, 2013
Also on tonight's city council work session agenda is a discussion of a possible downtown development authority.
Popeye's, city council pay raises and the creation of a downtown development authority is on tonight's agenda for the Chamblee city council's regular work session. The meeting is set to begin at 6 pm at the Chamblee Civic Center. Besides a discussion of pay raises for the mayor and city council, City Manager Niles Ford is also expected to brief the council on the possible creation of a Downtown Development Authority. Also on the agenda is a public hearing for a rezoning of 5485 Peachtree Blvd. That's the site of a long-abandoned Checkers, right across from Chamblee Plaza, and Sandy Springs-based Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen wants to build a new restaurant on the site. Tomorrow's News Today is reporting that Popeye's had to apply for a …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Fiscal year 2013 budget is one of the items on tonight's agenda.
The final meeting of the Chamblee City Council is set for Tuesday night beginning at 7:30 pm. One of the items on tonight's full agenda is the approval of a 2013 budget for the city. The agenda for the meeting is attached to this article.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The council is also expected to appoint a new city clerk at its regular meeting on Tuesday night, Nov. 20.
The Chamblee City Council is set to vote on a new contract to improve and upgrade its 911 call system at its regular monthly meeting tonight. Also on the agenda is the appointment of a new city clerk, a position that has been vacant since March 2012. Chamblee's 911 system was last upgraded in 2008. The city is examining a contract with a company called Intrado to upgrade its 911 system software and some hardware at an expense of not more than $40,499. Other items on the council's agenda include approving the disposal of a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria surplus police vehicle. Chamblee city staff is recommending that Brown & Brown Auto Service auction off the vehicle. The council will meet at 7:30 pm at the Chamblee Civic Center.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Chamblee City Council regular September meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 25. However, the council members have moved the meeting to Monday, Sept. 24 so that it doesn't interfere with the Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Chamblee City Council will hold its regular meeting on Sept. 24 because it lacked quorum needed to hold one on Tuesday.
The Chamblee City Council has rescheduled its regular September council meeting again. After not having enough members to make a quorum on Tuesday night, the council members announced they would hold a special called meeting on Sept. 25. However, the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur is observed Wednesday and begins at sundown on Tuesday. Because of this holiday, the council members decided to move the meeting to Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m., Chamblee City Manager Niles Ford stated. If you have any questions about this or any other city issue, please call Chamblee City Hall at 770-986-5010. The Chamblee City Council was scheduled to hold its regular meeting on Tuesday night, but lacked the number of members to make the quorum needed to hold any …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Chamblee City Council is expected to decide Tuesday if it should purchase four new police patrol cars in anticipation of passage of the proposed annexation.
The Chamblee City Council meets for its regular City Council meeting to be held Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Chamblee Civic Center, 3540 Broad St. Here's what's on the agenda: Purchase of four new police patrol cars The Chamblee City Council will decide at its regular Tuesday meeting if it should purchase four police cars in anticipation of the city’s annexation. The price of the cars is not to exceed $29,200 each, which would be purchased through a five-year lease. If the proposed annexation is approved, the city will then need to purchase an additional six patrol cars, a total of 10. If the proposed annexation fails, the city will use the four new patrol cars to replace cars of its current fleet. Continued discounted and …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Among the items on the agenda are things pertaining to the upcoming annexation vote.
The Chamblee City Council will meet for its work session tonight at 6 p.m. in the Chamblee Civic Center. Some of the items on the agenda concern annexation and the need for more services if the annexation referendum passes. One item on the list involves purchasing more police cars, special software for the new vehicles and hiring more officers in anticipation of annexation. Jan Selman has been helping Chamblee mayor Eric Clarkson draft a proposed city arts initiative. Monthly updates on the process of creating the arts initiative will be presented from now until February 2013. Variance and rezoning requests will also be discussed as well as a street sign audit. The meeting is open to the public.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The meeting is set for Tuesday night at 7:30 pm.
The Chamblee City Council is preparing for their regular City Council meeting to be held Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Chamblee Civic Center, 3540 Broad St. Many of the items from last week's work session are on the agenda, but with more details and specifics. The Chamblee Arts Initiative is taking shape over the next six months. First, the city will begin searching for spaces to create an arts incubator, then put together a funding list including grants, private donations and other sources, then host public input meetings. They will also provide regular updates on the progress of the initiative. Plans are forming for streetscape improvements to Chamblee-Dunwoody Road near Chamblee High School, including two intersection improvements…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The city council will tackle issues like parking improvements and an arts initiative.
The Chamblee City Council will hold a work session at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, followed by the regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Aug. 21. Both the work session and monthly meeting are held at the Civic Center (3540 Broad St.). Some of the items on this month's work session agenda include a proposed 2013 annexation, streetscape improvements for Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, parking improvements for Peachtree Road, discussion related to Dynamo Swim Club and Mayor R. Eric Clarkson proposing a City of Chamblee Arts Initiative. The full agenda is included at right. Citizens may ask questions or comment on agenda items of interest to them at the end of the work session.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The Chamblee City Council voted to keep property taxes at the current rate, and this week's council meeting was postponed until July 24.
Property taxes for Chamblee will stay the same for now, as the Chamblee City Council voted last week to keep the property tax rate, or millage rate, at 7.4 percent. At its work session, the council also reviewed several projects to improve city streets for both traffic and pedestrians. Some of the projects are: Those items will now go before the council for a vote at its next meeting, which has been postponed until Tuesday, July 24. This week’s meeting was cancelled because the mayor and mayor pro tem were out of town, according to City Manager Niles Ford.