Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2007

 

 

I.                     Invocation

II.                   Pledge of Allegiance

III.                  Call to Order

IV.               ANNOUNCEMENT:  The following rezoning item will not be heard.  This item has been removed per staff’s request.

Soang Chi Lieu of Chamblee, GA; RZ-06-54; Commissioner Bowman, District 4 (Presenter:  Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Assistant Director

Soang Chi Lieu of Chamblee, GA requests a rezoning from R-2 (Single-Family Residence) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located northwest of the intersection of Jodeco Road and Meadow brook Drive.  The property is located in Land Lots 50 and 79 of the 6th District, consisting of 3.36+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a retail center.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended approval on December 14, 2006.

V.                 Acceptance of the Agenda

VI.               Proclamation

VII.              Public Safety

A.     Resolution authorizing acceptance of a donation from the Stockbridge High School Science National Honor Society (Presenter: Gerri Dueringer, Animal Control Director) (Exhibit # 1 )

B.     Resolution to award a bid for the installation of emergency lights, siren and miscellaneous accessories for police patrol vehicles (Presenter:  Danny Butler, Commander Police Services) (Exhibit # 2 )

C.    Resolution to award bid for purchase and installation of in-car rear view mirror video units (Presenter: Danny Butler, Commander Police Services) (Exhibit #3  )

VIII.            Public Works

A.     Resolution authorizing the installation of speed humps in the Thorne Berry Subdivision (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Director) (Exhibit # 4 )

B.     Resolution authorizing the abandonment of the public road known as Old McDonough Road (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Director (Exhibit # 5 )

C.    Resolution requesting approval to award a bid for the purchase of plant mix asphalt for the Department of Transportation (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Director) (Exhibit # 6  )

IX.               SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.     Resolution for approval of a budget amendment and to award a bid for construction of a concession building at Warren Holder Park (Presenter: Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit # 7) This item has been tabled by staff.

B.     Resolution requesting approval to amend the sports lighting contract with Georgia Power Company for the Henry County Parks (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit # 8 )

X.                 Planning and Development

REZONINGS:

A.     Gilmore Partners, LLLP of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-06-43; Commissioner      Bowman, District 4 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 9)

Gilmore Partners, LLLP of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located southwest of the intersection of Millers Mill Road and Springdale Drive.  The property is located in Land Lot 30 of the 11th District, consisting of 96.08+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family conservation residential subdivision. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended denial on September 28, 2006.

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD

B.     Gilmore Partners, LLLP of Stockbridge, GA; AP-06-16; Commissioner      Bowman, District 4 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 10)

Gilmore Partners, LLLP of Stockbridge, GA requested a conditional use for property located southwest of the intersection of Millers Mill Road and Springdale Drive.  The property is located in Land Lot 30 of the 11th District, consisting of 96.08+/- acres.  The request was for a single-family conservation residential subdivision.  The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on September 28, 2006.  The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning and Zoning Department on October 18, 2006.

DE-ANNEXATION:

C.    Southern Lumber II, LLC of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-06-56-AX; Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 11)

Southern Lumber II, LLC of Stockbridge, GA requests a de-annexation for property located on the west side of West Main Street, south of Amah Lee Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 231 of the 6th District, consisting of 17.93+/- acres.  The request is for de-annexation from the City of Hampton.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended denial on November 30, 2006.

REZONING:

D.    Southern Lumber II, of Stockbridge, GA, RZ-06-56; Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 12 )

Southern Lumber II, LLC of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from R-2 (Single-Family Residence) and R-3 (Single-Family Residence) to R-3  (Single-Family Residence) for property located on the south side of Amah Lee Road, west of West       Main Street.  The property is located in Land Lot 231 of the 6th District, consisting of 41.03 +/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended denial on November 30, 2006.

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD

E.     Royce Grant of McDonough, GA, AP-06-27, Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 13))

Royce Grant of McDonough, GA requests a variance for property located on the south side of Amah Lee Road, west of West Main Street.  The property is located in Land Lot 231 of the 6th District, consisting of 41.03+/- acres.  The request is for the development standards in the R-3 zoning district.  The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on November 30, 2006.  The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning and Zoning Department on December 11, 2006.

REZONING:

F.     Soang Chi Lieu of Chamblee, GA; RZ-06-54; Commissioner Bowman, District 4 (Presenter:  Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Assistant Director (Exhibit #  )

Soang Chi Lieu of Chamblee, GA requests a rezoning from R-2 (Single-Family Residence) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located northwest of the intersection of Jodeco Road and Meadowbrook Drive.  The property is located in Land Lots 50 and 79 of the 6th District, consisting of 3.36+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a retail center.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended approval on December 14, 2006.

G.    George Leo Wilson, Sr. of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-06-62;  Commissioner Bowman, District 4 (Presenter: Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Assistant Director) (Exhibit # 14 )

George Leo Wilson, Sr. of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) and M-1 (Light Manufacturing) to C-3 (Heavy Commercial) for property located at 555 Highway 138 East.  The property is located in Land Lot 64 of the 11th District, consisting of 8.516+/- acres.  The request is to allow for future commercial development.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended approval December 14, 2006.

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XI.               Board and Authority Appointments: 

A.     Henry County Development Authority

District 1

B.    Henry County Recreation Board

District 2 and District 4

C.    Henry County Library Board

District 1 and  District 4,

D.    Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority

District 4

E.     Henry County Council on Aging

District 4 and District 5

XII.              Assistant to County Manager

A.     Resolution to award a bid for installation of a stairwell at the County Administration Building (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant to County Manager) (Exhibit # 15 )

XIV.          Approval of Minutes

A.     December 17, 2006, Regular BOC Meeting

B.     December 18, 2006, Regular BOC Meeting

C.    January 2, 2007, Regular BOC Meeting

XV.           County Manager Comments

XVI.          County Attorney Comments

XVII.        Public Comments – Citizens are allowed to voice county related concerns, opinions, etc., that are not listed on the agenda, during this portion of the meeting.  (Please sign up before the beginning of the meeting with the County Clerk)

XVIII.       Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Monday, February 5, 2007 and Tuesday, February 6, 2007 @   9:00 a.m., regular BOC meeting

                                                            2.      Monday, February 19, 2007 @ 9:00 a.m. regular BOC meeting

                                                            3.      Tuesday, February 20, 2007 @ 6:30 p.m., regular BOC meeting

XIX.          Executive Session

XX.           Approval of an affidavit and resolution pertaining to executive session

XXI.          Adjournment