28 03, 2014

City Job Openings

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Code Enforcement Officer
This is an entry level position with on the job training available.  The right candidate will have good organizational skills and the ability to communicate well with the public. This full-time position runs through April 16th, 2014. Work hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

The City of Lyons is an equal-opportunity employer.

If you wish to apply, please send a resume and completed employment application to The City of Lyons 161 N.E. Broad Street, Lyons GA  30436. No phone calls please.
 City of Lyons
 Title: Code Enforcement Officer

DEFINITION:

The Code Enforcement Officer is assigned.  They are supervised by the City Marshall. He/She investigates land usage to ensure that municipal and county laws for such works are followed. He/She should be knowledgeable about the housing and zoning ordinances of their municipality, as well as the requirements for property maintenance

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Investigate the abandonment of vehicles, as these also fall under the category of maintaining the quality of the municipality. By ensuring that these requirements and provisions are followed, code enforcement officers protect the health, safety and welfare of the public.
Issue permits or citations in accordance with the regulations of the municipality.
Understand and comply with state and federal regulations on land usage, zoning, business permits and building access.
Carry out all legal orders from superior officers and obey all policies and procedures of the department.
Attend approved mandated training as needed
Complete daily and weekly reports
Communicate effectively, verbally, in writing, and interpersonally
Work effectively as an individual and team member
Comply with all laws, rules, regulations and procedures
Assist other agencies or departments as needed
Maintain and care for all city equipment at all times
Perform any other related duty or task as ordered or assigned

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of relevant […]

1 03, 2014

Better Hometown Gets a Name Change

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Lyons, Georgia is the seat of Toombs County, situated in the heart of Southeast Georgia, and is within 100 miles of Augusta, Macon and Savannah.

The award-winning community was chosen in 1998 as one of only 10 cities in the state of Georgia to be selected for the Better Hometown program, a Georgia Main Street program for cities with a population under 5000. Main Street™ is a community-based development initiative utilizing the nationally recognized 4-Point Approach™ for downtown revitalization.  In 2014, Lyons Better Hometown changed their name to Lyons Main Street to better reflect the National Main Street program brand.

6 02, 2014

New Ordinances Put into Action

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Two new city ordinances were put into place at the last City Hall meeting.  You can download a pdf of the Tobacco Free Facility Ordinance and the Lyons Derelict and Blighted Property Ordinances by clicking below.

Tobacco Free Facility Ordinance 

Derelict and Blighted Property Ordinance

6 02, 2014

February 2014 City Meeting Agenda and Minutes

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February 2014 Minutes PDF

AGENDA
LYONS CITY COUNCIL
TUES FEBRUARY 4, 2014

CALL TO ORDER THE FEBRUARY 4TH REGULAR MEETING OF LYONS CITY COUNCIL.
PRAYER
APPROVE JANUARY MINUTES
ALEXA BRITTON – BHT
BILL MITCHELL – CHAMBER
REPUBLIC SERVICES – RANDY DIXON
CITY MANAGER REPORT
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA SOAP BOX DERBY RESOLUTION
CITY OF LYONS RECREATION BOARD APPOINTMENTS
MEDIA EQUIPMENT FOR CONFERENCE ROOM
TOBACCO FREE FACILITIES
BLIGHTED PROPERTIES ORDINANCE 1ST READING
PUBLIC COMMENT
ADJOURN

REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL
MINUTES TO DUE AND NOTICE THEREOF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL WAS DULY HELD AT THE LYONS, GEORGIA CITY HALL ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2014 AT SEVEN O’CLOCK PM.

MEMBERS PRESENT: THE HONORABLE MAYOR WILLIS D. NESMITH, JR.

COUNCIL MEMBERS: WAYNE HARTLEY, IVY TOOLE, BEN MITCHELL, BILL MIXON AND CHARLES NOBLES.

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: SEE ATTACHED.

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 PM BY MAYOR NESMITH.

MAYOR NESMITH OPENED THE MEETING WITH PRAYER.

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR JANUARY MEETING WAS APPROVED WITH A MOTION BY COUNCILMAN MIXON, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MITCHELL. MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

ALEXA BRITTON GAVE A REPORT ON THE LYONS BETTER HOMETOWN ACTIVITIES.

RANDY DIXON WITH REPUBLIC SERVICES GAVE A REPORT ON THE CHANGES TAKEN EFFECT WITH THE CITY OF LYONS GARBAGE PICK UP SERVICE OVER THE LAST YEAR. HE ALSO ASKED MAYOR AND COUNCIL IF THEY HAD ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS. THEY ASKED FOR A QUOTE ON PICKING UP COMMERCIAL DUMPSTERS.

CITY MANAGER JASON HALL STATED WORK SESSION WOULD BE FEBRUARY 27TH AT 6 PM. MR. HALL STATED THE REGULAR MARCH MEETING WOULD BE ON THE 4TH AT 7 PM.

MR. HALL ALSO REMINDED MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE JUNE GMA CONVENTION IN SAVANNAH AND ASKED THEM TO BE THINKING ABOUT IF THEY WANTED TO ATTEND.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN TOOLE, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MITCHELL TO PASS A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF LYONS […]

8 01, 2014

January 7 2014 City Meeting Agenda and Minutes

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January 2014 Minutes PDF

A G E N D A
 LYONS CITY COUNCIL
 TUES JANUARY 7, 2014

CALL TO ORDER THE JANUARY 7TH REGULAR MEETING OF LYONS CITY COUNCIL.
PRAYER
SWEAR IN CHARLES NOBLES, BEN MITCHELL, WAYNE HARTLEY
APPROVE DECEMBER MINUTES
ALEXA BRITTON – BHT
BILL MITCHELL – CHAMBER
CITY MANAGER REPORT
COMMITTEE APPROVALS FOR 2014
RESOLUTION TO APPOINT MEMBERS TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR RECREATION SERVICES
CITY OF LYONS RECREATION BOARD APPOINTMENTS
LYONS BONA FIDE COIN OPERATED AMUSEMENT MACHINE ORDINANCE
TANK MAINTIANCE CONTRACT
2014 CDBG RESOLUTION
SPLOST RESOLUTION AND AGREEMENT
PUBLIC COMMENT
ADJOURN

REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL

MINUTES TO DUE AND NOTICE THEREOF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL WAS DULY HELD AT THE LYONS, GEORGIA CITY HALL ON TUESDAY JANUARY 7, 2014 AT SEVEN O’CLOCK PM.

MEMBERS PRESENT: THE HONORABLE MAYOR WILLIS D. NESMITH, JR.

COUNCIL MEMBERS: WAYNE HARTLEY, BEN MITCHELL, BILL MIXON AND CHARLES NOBLES. IVY TOOLE WAS ABSENT.

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: SEE ATTACHED.

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM BY MAYOR NESMITH.

MAYOR NESMITH OPENED THE MEETING WITH PRAYER.

CITY ATTORNEY BRUCE DURDEN SWORE IN RE-ELECTED COUNCILMAN WAYNE HARTLEY AND BEN MITCHELL. MR. DURDEN ALSO SWORE IN NEWLY ELECTED COUNCILMAN CHARLES NOBLES.

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR DECEMBER MEETING WAS APPROVED WITH A MOTION BY COUNCILMAN MITCHELL, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MIXON. MOTION PASSED WITH THE MAJORITY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN MIXON, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NOBLES TO AMEND THE AGENDA TO INCLUDE THE LYONS SOAP BOX DERBY. MOTION PASSED WITH THE MAJORITY.

ALEXA BRITTON GAVE A REPORT ON THE LYONS BETTER HOMETOWN ACTIVITIES.

BILL MITCHELL GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE CHAMBER AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES.

CITY MANAGER JASON HALL REMINDED MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MAYOR’S DAY COMING UP AT THE END OF JANUARY IN ATLANTA.

MR. HALL STATED THE FEBURARY REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE ON THE 4TH AND WORK SESSION WILL […]

14 09, 2012

E-VERIFY

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THE CITY OF LYONS E-VERIFY # 147645

11 05, 2010

Lyons offers downloadable forms

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The City of Lyons has placed Business License and Alcoholic Beverage Licenses online for download.

Businesses wishing to secure licenses can download the forms, print and complete them, then mail them back to Lyons City Hall for review.

12 04, 2010

Lyons introduces online utility, tax payments

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Taking advantage of the latest technology, the City of Lyons is introducing both city taxes and utility payments online for those residents wishing to pay by debit or credit card.