Local Events in Bogart

City Council Meeting on August 5, 2019

The Bogart City Council meets in open session on the first Monday of each month, usually in the Historic Agricultural Building. If you'd like to make your voice heard, you are welcome to attend. At the end of each city council session is an opportunity for citizens of Bogart to take the floor and voice any concerns or offer input about current policies and issues.


Attending Officials: Terri Glenn, John Larkin, Brenda Acton, Janet Jones

Session was called to order at 7:00 PM.

Invocation was offered by Janet Jones.

Minutes: Janet made a motion to accept the minutes of the July 1, 2019 as written. Seconded by John. Votes: Unanimous.

Committee Reports: John called Georgia Power and requested that a hold be placed on ordering the poles needed for the streetscape project. Carter & Sloope is looking into how to proceed with building the brick wall and fence on Main St. Brenda presented a financial report from the Friends of the Library and a patron report from the Bogart Historical Museum. Terri announced two resumes were received for the full time maintenance position. Interviews will be conducted this week. Terri passed out a list of the maintenance shop inventory. The dates of qualifying were wrong in the newsletter so postcards will be sent out to citizens informing them of the correct dates and times.

Agenda Items:

  1. Preliminary Plat Review for 211 Pine Valley Road- A public hearing was held at 6:30. John made a motion to approve the preliminary plat as presented. Seconded by Janet. Votes: Unanimous. Mr. Hargrove was told that the minutes from this meeting will be available after 12:00 Wednesday afternoon. The next step in the process is for him to take the minutes approving the preliminary plat and the signed preliminary plats to the Oconee County Planning Commission. He will need to take a copy of the proposed final plat with him to the Planning Commission for them to review. After the Planning Commission reviews the final plat they will send an email/letter to the City informing us that the final plat is ready for approval at the next Council meeting. Once the City receives the email/letter for the Planning Commission the approval of the final plat for 211 Pine Valley Rd will be placed on the agenda for approval at the next month’s council meeting.
  2. ACC Intergovernmental Agreement for SPLOST- John made a motion to adopt the Athens Clarke County Intergovernmental Agreement and Resolution as presented. Seconded by Brenda. Votes: Unanimous.
  3. Baseline Surveying Engineers for Rhino Storage Conditional Use Permit- John made a motion to approve the modification for Rhino Mini Storage allowing for an increase in the total building floor area, contingent on the other conditions set forth by the Planning and Code Enforcement Department are met. Seconded by Janet. Votes: Unanimous.
  4. 2019 Proposed Millage Rate (2018: 7.70 less roll back of 4.82 = net 2.87) - John made a motion for the 2019 Mill Rate to be 7.70 less roll back of 4.82 = net 2.87. Seconded by Janet. Votes: Unanimous.
  5. Review of comments for Piper Glen Subdivision & Permitting- No action was taken.
  6. Bogart Historical Agricultural Center- Discussion took place about the hours of operation the Museum will be open going forward. The Council made the volunteers aware that they would like to have the museum open one Saturday a month. They will discuss what weekend they will like to have the museum open each month and will let the Council know.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:10 PM.

Minutes taken and submitted by Terri Glenn.