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 Agenda

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2009


I.              Invocation

II.            Pledge of Allegiance

III.           Call to Order

IV.          Announcement:  The following agenda item will not be heard at this meeting. 

A.   Rezoning request by HPMC, LLC William Herbert of Stockbridge, GA (RZ-09-01), Commission District 5 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Planning & Zoning Director)(Exhibit #13)

The applicant requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to C-3 (Heavy Commercial) for property located at 1598 Highway 138.  The property is located in Land Lot 94 of the 11th District, consisting of 0.73 +/- acres.  The request is for the continuation of the property’s use as a tire shop.

V.           Acceptance of the Agenda

VI.          Communications

A.   Presentation regarding Greening Henry County Week, June 1 thru June 5 (Presenter:  Julie Hoover-Ernst, Communications Director and Michael Harris, Planning and Zoning Services Division Director)(Exhibit #9)

VII.         Public Works

A.   Public Hearing regarding the abandonment of a portion of Octagon Road (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Exhibit #10)







VIII.       Planning and Zoning Services

A.   Wrecker 1, Inc. request an appeal of a denial of a Conditional Use, Commissioner District 4 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director of Planning & Zoning) (Exhibit #14)

The applicant requests a Conditional Use (CU-09-04) for property located at 130 Bellamy Place, in Land Lot 33 of the 12th District.  The property consists of 1.07 +/- acres, and the request is for storage of impounded vehicles in an M-2 (Heavy Manufacturing) zoning district. The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on February 12, 2009. The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning & Zoning Department on February 23, 2009.  The request was tabled at the April 21, 2009 Board of Commissioners meeting.

B.   Public Hearing regarding the adoption of the Unified Land Development Code of Henry County (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Planning & Zoning Director and Jeremy Gilbert, Planner)(Exhibit #11)

C.   Resolution requesting adoption of adjusted fee schedules (Presenter: Jeremy Gilbert, Planning & Zoning Department) (Exhibit #12)

IX.          County Manager Comments

X.           County Attorney Comments

XI.          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.)

XII.         Upcoming Meetings & Events:

1.    Monday, May 25th is the Memorial Day Holiday – All County Offices will be closed.

2.    Monday, June 1st at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, June 2nd at 9:00 a.m. are Regular Board Meetings

3.    Monday, June 15th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday June 16th at 6:30 p.m. are Regular Board Meetings

XIII.       Adjournment