Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2007

 

 

I.                     Invocation

II.                   Pledge of Allegiance

III.                  Call to Order

IV.               Acceptance of the Agenda

V.                 Proclamations (3)

VI.               Henry County Board of Education 2007 Series Bonds (Presenter:  A. J. Welch, Jr., of Smith, Welch & Brittain, LLP) (Exhibit # 1 )

VII.              Refinancing of 2026 Maturity of Henry County & Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority Water and Sewerage Revenue Bonds, Series 1996 (Presenter:  Roderick Burch, Water Authority) (Handout # 3)

VIII.            Public Safety

A.     Resolution authorizing acceptance of a reimbursement check from the Georgia Mutual Aid Group for assistance given during the Katrina disaster (Presenter: Chief Barry Jenkins, Fire Department)(Exhibit #2 )

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to surplus thirteen (13) Automated External Defibrillators (AED) (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department (Exhibit #3 )

C.    Resolution requesting authorizing to surplus/exchange two (2)  Glock handguns for the police department (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit # 4 )

D.    Resolution authorizing the acceptance of a donation from the Fairview Community Center to purchase equipment for the police department (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit # 5 )

E.     Resolution authorizing the purchase of electronic recording equipment for the police department (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit # 6 )

F.     Resolution authorizing the acceptance of a grant from the office of Homeland Security and GEMA for the Citizens Emergency Response Team (Presenter:  Don Ash, Emergency Management Agency Director) (Exhibit # 7 )

IX.               Finance

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to increase the 2002 SPLOST budget (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Finance Director) (Exhibit # 8 )

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to award a contract for Auctioneer Services (Presenter:  Angie Sorrow, Budget & Procurement Director)(Exhibit #9 )

C.    Resolution requesting authorization to declare listing surplus equipment (Presenter:  Angie Sorrow) (Handout # 4)

X.                 SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.     Resolution requesting authorization for a budget amendment to transfer funds from Windy Hill Park to Warren Holder Park (Presenter: Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director)(Exhibit # 10)

B.     Resolution requesting authorization for a budget amendment to balance the budget for a number of SPLOST II transportation projects (Presenter: Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director)(Exhibit # 11)

XI.               Administration

A.     Resolution to authorize a government use pole attachment between the Georgia Power Company and Henry County (Presenter:  Clark Rainer, Technology Services Director) (Handout # 1)

XII.              Public Works

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to support the acceptance of FTA 5307 Funding and Project Priority List ( Presenter:  Cheri Matthews, Transportation Planner, Terry McMickle, Division Director, and David  Williamson, Director of Transit) (Handout # 2)

XIII.            Planning and Development

A.     Resolution authorizing the award of a bid to provide web hosting services to Henry County (Presenter:  Michael Harris, Planning & Development Division Director) (Exhibit # 12 )

B.     Resolution requesting approval for a streetlight request (Presenter:  Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit # 13 )

 

th

***** Public Hearings for Zoning to begin at 6:30 p.m. *****

 

REZONINGS:

C.     D & B Development, Inc. of Roswell, GA; RZ-06-55; Commissioner Holder, District 1 (Presenter:  Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Assistant Director) (Exhibit # 14 )

D & B Development, Inc. of Roswell, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located at 4280 Highway 81 East.  The property is located in Land Lot 147 of the 8th District, consisting of 71.44 +/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended approval on November 30, 2006.

 

D.     Southern Lumber II, LLC of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-06-56; Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director)(Exhibit # 15)

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 23l 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.  This item was tabled by the Board of Commissioners on January 16, 2007.

                 APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD (SECTION 3-7-271):

E.     Royce Grant of McDonough, GA, AP-06-29, Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 16)

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.  This item was tabled by the Board of  Commissioners January 16, 2007.

REZONING

F.  Jeff Carreker of Stockbridge, GA,; RZ-06-64; Commissioner Holder, District 1 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 17 )

Jeff Carreker of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single Family Residence) for property located on the west side of Jackson Lake Road, south of Woodstown Road. The property is located in Land Lots 168 and 169 of the 8th District, consisting of 121.13 +/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended denial of R-2; however, recommended approval on January 11, 2007.

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD (SECTION 3-7-271):

G.  Jeff Carreker of Stockbridge, GA; AP-07-01; Commissioner Holder, District 1 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 18)

Jeff Carreker of Stockbridge, GA requested a variance for property located on the west side of Jackson Lake Road, south of Woodstown Road.  The property is located in Land Lots 168 and 169 of the 8th District, consisting of 121.13 +/- acres.  The request was to develop a single-family residential subdivision on a local road.  The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on January 11, 2007.  The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning and Zoning Department on January 18, 2007.

XIV.          County Manager Comments

A.     Resolution approving the implementation of a Youth’s Driver Education Program and a Gang Resistance Education & Training Program (Presenter:  Rob Magnaghi, County Manager) (Exhibit # 19)

XV.           County Attorney Comments

XVI.          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)

XVII.        Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Monday, February 19, 2007 @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, February 20, 2007 @ 6:30 p.m., regular BOC meetings have been cancelled.

                                                            2.      Monday, March 5th, @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 6th,@ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meetings

                                                            3.      Monday, March 19th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 20th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meetings

    XVIII.    Executive Session

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

XX.           Adjournment