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

9:00 a.m., Monday, March 16, 2009

I.              Call to Order

II.            Acceptance of the Agenda

III.           Financial Services

A.   Request approval of a Budget Amendment for Fiscal Year 2009 (Presenter:  Angie Sorrow, Budget Director and Mike Bush, Finance Director)(Exhibit #1)

IV.          ­Public Safety

A.   Request award of a bid to purchase fire hoses and accessories (Presenter:  Brad Johnson, Fire Department)(Exhibit #3)

B.   Request award of a bid to purchase task fire hose tips (Presenter:  Brad Johnson, Fire Department)(Exhibit #4)

V.           Administration

A.   Request award of a bid for the rental of portable toilets (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Parks and Recreation Director)(Exhibit #5)

VI.          Social Services

A.   Request authorization to submit an application for the Operating and Capital Assistance Contract for Fiscal Year 2009/2010 (Presenter:  David Williamson, Transit Director)(Exhibit #6)

VII.         Public Works

A.   Request award of a bid of a contract to purchase Ready Mix Portland Cement Concrete (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Exhibit #7)

B.   Request approval of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s Certified Speed Limit List (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Exhibit #8)

VIII.       SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.   Request award of a bid for the renovation and expansion of the kitchen for the Henry County Jail (Presenter:  Ronnie Glaze, SPLOST Management)(Exhibit #9)


B.   Request award of a bid for Professional Engineering Services for the design of Rock Quarry Road widening and the bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad (Presenter:  Roque Romero, SPLOST Management)(Exhibit #10)

IX.          Assistant County Manager

A.   Request award of a bid for elevator maintenance for county facilities  (Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager)(Exhibit #11)

B.   Public Hearing:  Consideration of an amendment to the Purchasing Ordinance to establish a “Local Vendor Privilege” in Henry County and to formally establish a policy to be known as the “Henry First Initiative”(Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager)(Exhibit #12)

X.           Approval of Minutes

A.   The February 17th called meeting and the February 17th regular meeting.

XI.          County Manager Comments

XII.         County Attorney Comments

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.    Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. Regular Board meetings

2.    Thursday, April 2nd at 6:00 p.m. Quarterly Meeting with the Board of Education.  The meeting will be held at the Board of Education Administration Building located at 33 North Zack Hinton Parkway, McDonough.

3.    Monday, April 6th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, April 7th at 9:00 a.m. Regular Board Meetings

XV.        Executive Session

XVI.      Reconvene

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

XVIII.    Adjournment