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

9:00 a.m., Monday, August 3, 2009


I.              Call to Order

II.            Acceptance of the Agenda

III.           Presentation of an award to the Life Management Department

IV.          Social Services

A.   Resolution requesting approval of the Aging Subcontract with the Atlanta Regional Commission for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds (Presenter:  Susan Craig, Director of Senior Services)(Exhibit #1)

V.           Public Safety

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept the Project Safe Neighborhood Grant (Presenter: Major Danny Butler, Police Department)(Exhibit #2)

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department)(Exhibit #3)

VI.          Financial Services

A.   Resolution requesting approval of an agreement with the Circuit Public Defender Office (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Finance Director)(Exhibit #4)

VII.         Building and Development Services

A.   Marketplace Storefronts, LLC request an appeal (AP-09-01) of a denial for mass grading on property located at 2180 Jodeco Road (Presenter:  Chris Mercer, Assistant DPR Director)(Exhibit #5)

VIII.       Planning & Zoning Services

A.   RACO General Contractors, Inc. of Atlanta, GA – RZ-09-08 is requesting to rezone from M-1 (Light Manufacturing) to C-2 (General Commercial) property located on the west side of Highway 155 South directly across from Greenwood Industrial Parkway in Land Lot 254 of the 7th District.  The request is for a retail/commercial development.  The property is located in Commission District 2. (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director of Planning & Zoning)(Exhibit #6)

IX.          Legislative & Executive

A.   Resolution requesting support of the relocation of the Board of Elections and Registration Office (Presenter:  Janet Shellnutt, Director of Elections)(Exhibit #7)

X.           Approval of the July 6th minutes

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.    Tomorrow, August 4th at 9:00 a.m. a Regular Board Meeting

2.    Monday, August 10th at 10:30 a.m. a Called Meeting

3.    Monday, August 17th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30 p.m. are Regular Board Meetings.

4.    Monday, August 31st at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, September 1st at 9:00 a.m. are Regular Board Meetings

XV.        Executive Session

XVI.      Reconvene

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

XVIII.    Adjournment