Each year the Mayor provides the citizens of the community an update on the State of the City. The remarks by the Mayor will cover last year's accomplishments and some of the future policy directions for 2019. The presentation will be released to the public early next week.
On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Hapeville Main Street Board voted unanimously to support the installation by Lotus Eaters Club. Main Street Board has agreed to pay for art and labor. The agreement is attached for consideration and action.
For the last nine (9) years, the City has been an active participant in the Southern Circuit film series. By entering into this contract, the City of Hapeville agrees to host a series of six independent films, with receptions with the filmmaker, during the period of July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. Hosting the series includes paying a participation fee of $5,500 to the Southern Circuit, as well as providing event planning, hosting, marketing and any related expenses. Staff recommends approval.
Council voted on February 5 to allow staff to negotiate with Novatech for copier services. During the negotiation period, Novatech provided a 22 day test copier to demonstrate speed, print quality and other advanced features. Staff was very pleased with the service and test copier.
The estimated annual cost for rental and copy fees is $23,724.00 affording the City an annual cost savings in exxess of $4000 per year over the prior contract. Staff recommends approving the attached 48 month agreement with Novatech.
At the February 19 work session Council suggested that ATL Airport District make suggestions to update the City logo that was created for the City’s 100th anniversary. ATL Airport District would like an open discussion with Mayor and Council to gain more insight for a new direction. Andrea Towne, Vice President of Marketing is here to discuss with Council suggestions for a new City logo.