ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL MINUTES NOVEMBER 18, 1998 The Atlanta City Council met in a Special Called meeting on Wednesday, November18, 1998. The Meeting convened at 4:08 P.M. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The roll was called and a quorum was declared.
PRESIDER: Council President Pro-Tem Jim Maddox presided.
The following voting members (11) were present at the Meeting.
ABSENT:Councilmembers Lee Morris, Felicia Moore, C. T. Martin, and Doug Alexander were absent.
98-C-2251 ( 1) A Communication from Council President Robb Pitts advising of a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 1998 at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers for the sole purpose of considering Ordinance 98-O-2130.
FILED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Acting Council President Pro-Tem Jim Maddox Presided COMMITTEE REPORT FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (1)
MICHAEL BOND, VICE-CHAIR
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND READING 98-O-2130 ( 1) An Ordinance by Councilmembers Michael Bond, Cleta Winslow, Vern McCarty and Jim Maddox authorizing the City to construct a municipal courtroom and to refund certain outstanding certificates of participation, and to thereby satisfy existing installment purchase financing arrangements, and to finance the costs thereof by entering into an installment purchase financing arrangement, and authorizing the Mayor to sign on behalf of the City certain documents relating thereto; and for other purposes. (Hold in Breast of Full Council at 11/16/98 meeting for Substitute during Special Called Meeting on 11/18/98) Committee Vice-Chairperson Bond sounded the above item. He then Made a Motion to Bring Forth a Substitute which, he stated for the Record, contained the correct rate amount. Subsequently, the Motion CARRIED without objection. In due course, Mr. Bond Made a Motion to Adopt on Substitute. Acting Council President Pro-Tem Jim Maddox the Vice-Chair what the rate amount was; but Mr. Bond deferred to Chief Financial Officer Judith Blackwell who responded accordingly. Subsequently, the Motion to Adopt on Substitute CARRIED by a roll call vote of 11 yeas; 0 nays. ADOPTED ON SUBSTITUTE BY ROLL CALL VOTE OF 11 YEAS; 0 NAYS Acting Council President Pro-Tem Jim Maddox Presided
Councilmember Bond announced that on Friday, November 20, 1998, his
office, along with the Office of the Mayor and the Fire Department, would be
at V-103 raised approximately $4,000 in order to cover the funeral expenses
for the children killed in last week’s fire. He further noted that Former
Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson, had pledged to pay any difference that
contributions did not cover.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to discuss, the November 18, 1998 Special Called Meeting of the Atlanta City Council was adjourned at 4:15 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT ROLL CALL: Acting Council President Pro-Tem Jim Maddox ; (1)
Councilmembers McCarty, Starnes, Bond, Winslow, Dorsey, Woolard, Muller, Boazman, Thomas and Emmons (10)