Board of Commissioners

Elizabeth “BJ” Mathis, Chairman

Warren Holder, District I

Rick Jeffares, District II

Randy Stamey, District III

Reid A. Bowman, District IV

Johnny Basler, District V



Henry County Government

140 Henry Parkway

McDonough, GA 30253

(770) 288-6000







Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 17, 2009


I.              Invocation

II.            Pledge of Allegiance

III.           Call to Order

IV.          Acceptance of the Agenda

V.           Proclamation

VI.           Administrative Services

A.   Request award of a bid to purchase playground equipment at Sandy Ridge Park (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Director of Parks & Recreation (Exhibit #1)

B.   Request award of a bid to purchase screen printed T-shirts (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Director of Parks & Recreation)(Exhibit #2)

VII.         Public Safety

A.   Request award of a bid to purchase fire protective clothing for the Fire Department (Presenter:  Brad Johnson, Division Chief)(Exhibit #3)

VIII.       Planning and Zoning Services

A.   Request adoption of the Joint County/Cities Solid Waste Management Plan: 2008-2018 (Presenter:  Michael Harris, Planning and Zoning Services Division Director)(Exhibit #4)

B.   Rezoning request by Buddy Kelley of McDonough, GA (RZ-08-12) to rezone property within Commission District 5 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director of Planning and Zoning) (Revised Exhibit #5)

The request is to rezone property from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located at 1836 Kelleytown Road on the southeast corner of the intersection of Kelleytown Road and Airline Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 44 of the 11th District, consisting of 2.16 +/- acres.  The request is for the development of a convenience store and retail building.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended denial of C-2 but approval of C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) at their July 24, 2008 meeting.


IX.          Building and Development Services

A.   Mr. Frank Potts is requesting an appeal of the interpretation of Henry County Code Section 3-8-112 regarding the responsible party for installing the required sidewalks in the Brightwood Place Subdivision (Presenter:  Jim Luebbering, Building & Development Services Division Director and Bert Foster, Director of Development Plan Review)(Exhibit #6)

X.           ­Public Works

A.   Request approval an amendment to an agreement with Shi Investments regarding a road improvement project at the intersection of Bill Garner Parkway and Tanger Boulevard (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Handout #1)

B.   Request award of a bid for the construction of the intersection improvement of Airline Road @ State Route 20 (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Handout #2)

C.   Request approval of a joint resolution with the Henry County Water and Sewer Authority regarding the Eagle’s Landing Parkway Project (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Handout #3)

XI.          County Manager Comments

XII.         County Attorney Comments

A.   Request approval of a resolution supporting an amendment to the enabling legislation of the Henry County Development Authority to provide for the appointment of a sixth member (Presenter:  LaTonya Nix-Wiley, County Attorney)(Revised Exhibit #7)

XIII.       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.  (All persons wishing to speak for public comment must sign in with the County Clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting.  You must sign your name, address and specific topic you wish to speak about or you will not be recognized.  You will be able to address the Board for five (5) minutes.)

XIV.      Upcoming Meetings & Events:

1.    Monday, March 2nd at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 3rd at 9:00 a.m. Regular Board meetings

2.    Monday, March 16th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. Regular Board meetings

XV.        Executive Session

XVI.      Reconvene

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

XVIII.    Adjournment