Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, May 5, 2008

 

 

I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

III.             ANNOUNCEMENT:  The following items have been removed from the agenda and will not be heard:

A.   Resolution requesting award of a bid for the design and installation of a new façade for the Windy Hill building (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #9)

B.   A public hearing concerning a proposed plan for the County to enter into a lease or purchase contract, subject to annual renewal, providing for the purchase and financing by the County, pursuant to the authority of O.C.G.A §36-60-13, of certain recreational property located in Land Lot 122 of the 6th District of Henry County, Georgia, consisting of approximately 203 acres and located at 4361 Jonesboro Road, Hampton, Georgia, with Association County Commissioners of Georgia, or another intermediary (Presenters: Mike Bush, Finance Director and Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney)  This item was advertised for the May 6th Meeting and will be heard then.

IV.            District 3 Appointment to the Zoning Advisory Board

V.               A request by Mr. James Hamm to address the Board for consideration of a lease agreement for office space with the Henry Clean and Beautiful Program.

VI.            Discussion regarding a provision of the Local Act (Ga. L. 1987, p. 4464) concerning elections (Present for discussion:  Janet Shellnutt, Director of Elections and Eddie Cardell, Board of Elections & Registration)(Exhibit #1)

VII.         Public Hearing(s):

A.   A public hearing to review the proposed annual budget for the fiscal year 2007 – 2008 (Presenters: Mike Bush, Finance Director and Angie Sorrow, Budget Director) (Powerpoint Presentation)

VIII.      Finance

A.   Presentation of the 2007 audit agenda with an overview of Henry County’s     financial standing (Presenter: Mr. Miller Edwards of Mauldin & Jenkins) (Exhibit #2)

IX.            Social Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept the third and fourth amendments to the ARC Contract for FY 2008 for the Senior Services Department (Presenter:  Susan Craig, Director) (Handout #1)

X.               Building & Development Services

A.   Resolution requesting approval of an extension for a move-in house located at 100 Knight Drive (Presenter: Doug Gilbert, Building Department Director) (Exhibit #3)

XI.            Grants Administrator

A.   Resolution requesting approval to accept a donation of a Guardian GPS Tracking System for the Police Department (Presenter:  Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit #4)

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to apply for a Criminal Justice Liaison Program Grant with the McIntosh Trail Community Service Board (Presenter:  Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit #5)

XII.         Public Safety Division

A.   Resolution requesting approval to award a bid to purchase fire hoses for the Fire Department (Presenter:  Chief Barry Jenkins, Fire Department) Exhibit #6)

B.   Resolution requesting approval to enter into an agreement with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to accept available funding (Presenter:  Don Ash, EMA Director) (Exhibit #7)

XIII.      SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.   Resolution requesting award of a bid for intersection improvements at Thurman and Fairview Roads (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #8)

B.   Resolution requesting approval of two change orders for the addition to the County Jail (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #10)

C.   Resolution requesting approval of an agreement with Norfolk Southern Corporation regarding a railroad crossing replacement for McDonough Parkway (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #11)

D.   Resolution requesting approval of an agreement with Norfolk Southern Corporation regarding the existing highway bridge at Eagles Landing over the railroad (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #12)

XIV.      Assistant County Manager

A.   Resolution requesting award of a bid for vending machines for various county buildings (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager) (Exhibit #13)

XV.         Approval of Minutes

A.  April 14, 2008, Regular BOC Meeting

B.   April 15, 2008, Regular BOC meeting

XVI.      County Manager Comments

XVII.   County Attorney Comments

XVIII.            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.)

XIX.      Upcoming Meetings:

                                                          1.      Tuesday, May 6th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          2.      Monday, May 19th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, May 20th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          3.      Monday, June 2nd and Tuesday, June 3rd, @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

XX.         Executive Session

XXI.      Reconvene

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

XXIII.            Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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