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

www.henrycounty-ga.org

 
 

 

 

 

 

 


Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

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

I.              Invocation

II.            Pledge of Allegiance

III.           Call to Order

IV.          Announcement:  The following rezoning will not be heard at this meeting.  When it’s rescheduled, notice will be posted on the property.

RZ-08-22             POSTPONED BY STAFF

Emerald Capital Partners, LLC of Forest Park, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to RM (Multiple-Family Residence) for property located at 545 Foster Drive. The property is located in Land Lot 81 of the 6th District.  The property consists of 86.7 +/- acres, and the request is for an apartment complex.  District 3

V.           Acceptance of the Agenda

VI.          Public Works

A.   Request authorization to execute an intergovernmental agreement with the Water and Sewerage Authority relating to the intersection improvements of Rocky Creek Road and Hampton Locust Grove Road (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Handout #1)

VII.         Proclamation(s)

VIII.       Social Services

A.   Request authorization to reallocate funds to Nash Farm Park and honoring the contributions of Veteran’s Groups contributing to the Military Museum (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Parks & Recreation Director)(Handout #2)

IX.          Financial Services

A.   Request approval of a resolution regarding SPLOST Bonds (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Finance Director)(Exhibit #2)

X.           Planning & Zoning Services

A.   Request approval of the Community Agenda for the Joint Henry County/Cities Comprehensive Plan (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director of Planning & Zoning)(Exhibit #13)

 

B.   Rezoning request RZ-08-19 from John Valdivieso of McDonough, GA to rezone from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to C-2 (General Commercial) property located on the south side of Highway 81 East at the intersection with McClain Road, in Land Lot 145 of the 8th District.  The property consists of 4.5 +/- acres and the request is for a retail development and a Veterinary Hospital.  This item was tabled at the October 20, 2008 and November 17, 2008 BOC meetings.  The property is located within Commission District 1. (Presenter:  Stacey Jordan, Chief Planner)(Exhibit #14)

C.   Appeal AP-08-09 of a denial for a variance request VR-08-23 by John Valdivieso of McDonough, GA for property located on the south side of Highway 81 East at the intersection with McClain Road, in Land Lot 145 of the 8th District.  The property consists of 4.5 +/- acres, and the variance request is for reduced buffers and parking spaces for a retail development and a Veterinary Hospital in a C-2 (General Commercial) zoning district.  The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on September 11, 2008. The applicant filed an appeal on September 22, 2008.  This item was tabled at the October 20, 2008 and November 17, 2008 BOC meetings.  The property is located within Commission District 1.  (Presenter:  Stacey Jordan, Chief Planner)(Exhibit #15)

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.    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.

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

XV.        Adjournment