April 11, 2019 City Council Workshop (Held at the Cultural Arts Center, 201 Montgomery Street)

Savannah City Government



April 11, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.

The workshop of Council was held at 9:00 a.m. in the dance studio at the Cultural Arts Center, 201 Montgomery Street.

PRESENT: Mayor Eddie DeLoach, Presiding

Aldermen: Carol Bell, Julian Miller, Brian Foster, Bill Durrence, John Hall, Van Johnson, II, Tony Thomas, Estella Shabazz

Rob Hernandez, City Manager

Jen Herman, Interim City Attorney

Bret Bell, Assistant to the City Manager

William Shearouse, Assistant City Attorney

Mayor DeLoach called the meeting to order at 9:02 a.m.

Workshop Agenda Items
1. Litigation, Real Estate, and Personnel

Upon motion of Alderman Durrence, seconded by Alderman Miller, and unanimously carried, Council went into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing Litigation, Real Estate and Personnel.

Upon completion of this session, a motion was made to come out of Executive Session by Alderman Miller, seconded by Alderman Durrence, and unanimously carried.

The executive session began at 9:02 a.m. and ended at 12:58 p.m.

2. Chatham Area Transit System Design
Exhibit 1: Lets Go Concepts Presentation.pdf

Michelle Poyourow, Jarrett Walker and Associates, made a PowerPoint presentation followed by a question and answer segment.

3. SPLOST VII Discussion

Daphanie Williams made a brief presentation and passed-out a list of new sidewalks by Aldermanic District.

Due to the time, the Mayor indicated that the body will continue the discussion later.

4. City Council Agenda Review

The City Manager identified requested changes to the agenda and City Councilmembers requested explanations regarding agenda items of interest.

There being no further business, Mayor DeLoach adjourned the workshop at 1:57 p.m.

The video recording of the Work Session can be found by copying and pasting the below link in your url:


Mark Massey, Clerk of Council
Agenda Plus