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 17, 2009


I.              Call to Order

II.            Acceptance of the Agenda

III.           Announcement:  The following items have been tabled and will not be heard at this meeting:

RZ-08-06    Tabled by Staff

Tim Jones Properties, Inc. of Jonesboro, GA requests a rezoning from R-2 (Single-Family Residence) to PD (Planned Development) for property located on the eastern side of North Mt. Carmel, north of Mt. Carmel Road. The property is located in Land Lot 139 of the 6th District, and the request is for a Planned Development. District 2

RZ-09-06     Tabled by Staff

Carey Bunn of Locust Grove, GA request a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located on the south side of Hampton Locust Grove Road east of Rocky Creek Road, in Land Lots 178 and 207 of the 3rd District, and the request is for a residential subdivision. District 2

IV.          Assistant County Manager

A.   Request from the Henry County Library Board to consider disbursement of Library Impact Fees (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager)(Exhibit #1)

V.           SPLOST

A.   Request approval of a contract with the Georgia Department of Transportation for acquisition of right-of-way on SR 81 at Lake Dow Road (Presenter:  Roque Romero, SPLOST Transportation Manager)(Exhibit #2)

B.   Request to award the bid for the construction of Old Conyers Road at Flat Rock Road (Presenter:  Roque Romero, SPLOST Transportation Manager)(Handout #1)

VI.          Building & Development Services

A.   Request authorization to purchase a used excavator (Presenter:  Jim Luebbering, Building and Services Division Director and Erik Lombard, Stormwater Director)(Exhibit #3)


B.   Request approval to amend the agreement with Spalding County for use of inmate work details (Presenter: Jim Luebbering, Building and Services Division Director and Erik Lombard, Stormwater Director)(Exhibit #4)

C.   Request authorization to accept the Gerald C. Corcoran Education Grant (Presenter:  Erik Lombard, Stormwater Director)(Exhibit #5)

VII.         Approval of the July 20th , July 21st, and August 3rd minutes

VIII.       County Manager Comments

IX.          County Attorney Comments

X.           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.)

XI.          Upcoming Meetings & Events:

1.    Tomorrow, August 18th at 6:30 p.m. Regular Board Meeting

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

3.    Monday, September 7th – Labor Day Holiday / All county offices will be closed in observance

4.    Monday, September 14th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, September 15th at 6:30 p.m. are Regular Board Meetings

XII.         Executive Session

XIII.       Reconvene

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

XV.        Adjournment