Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, March 3, 2008



I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

III.             Henry County Humane Society’s notification of their wishes to exercise their option to extend the term of their lease for property at 46 Workcamp Road, McDonough, GA (Exhibit #1)

IV.            Public Safety

A.   Resolution requesting approval to award a proposal for Inmate Medical Services for the Sheriff’s Department at the County Jail (Presenter:  David McCart, Chief Deputy) (Exhibit #2)

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept two donations for the Police and Fire Departments from the Fairview Civic Club (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Dept.) (Exhibit #3)

V.               Parks & Recreation

A.   Resolution authorizing the purchase of a Fireworks Presentation for the Independence Day Festival (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Director) (Exhibit #4)

VI.            Finance

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to amend the budget for FY ’08 (Presenter:  Angie Sorrow, Budget Director) (Exhibit #5)

B.   Request to approve an Ordinance for the purpose of allowing the County Manager to approve project change orders up to five percent of contract amount (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Financial Services Division Director) (Exhibit #6)

VII.         Social Services

A.   Resolution authorizing the acceptance of the Second Amendment to the Aging Subgrant Contract with ARC for the purpose of providing services to the senior population (Presenter:  Susan Craig, Director)(Exhibit #7)

VIII.      Public Works

A.   Resolution requesting the designation of funding to be moved from Thurman Road to Reagan Road Culvert Project (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Division Director) (Exhibit #8)

IX.            Communications Department

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to enter into a Services Agreement with Granicus, Inc. with regards to On-Line viewing of Commission meetings (Presenter:  Julie Hoover-Ernst, Director) (Exhibit #9)

X.               SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to enter into a Right-Of-Way contract with GDOT for a project at Keys Ferry Road and SR 81 East (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #10)

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to enter into an agreement with GDOT for a new roadway on McDonough Parkway (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #11)

C.   Resolution requesting authorization to designate funds for two bridge projects in the SPLOST III program (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #12)

D.   Resolution requesting authorization of a budget amendment to transfer available funds from completed projects to projects in need of additional funding in SPLOST II (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #13)

XI.            Approval of Minutes

A.   February 18th and February 19th BOC meeting

XII.         County Manager Comments

XIII.      County Attorney Comments

XIV.      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.)

XV.         Upcoming Meetings:

                                                          1.      The BOC meeting for Tuesday, March 4th has been cancelled.

                                                          2.      Monday, March 17th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 18th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

XVI.      Executive Session

XVII.   Reconvene

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

XIX.      Adjournment









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