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







Public Workshop Meeting Agenda

9:00 a.m., Monday, October 5, 2009


          I.                     Call to Order

        II.                    Acceptance of the Agenda

       III.                  A request by Mr. George Espada to address the Board regarding Immigrations and a Community Health Center

      IV.                  Presentation regarding a master plan for Nash Farm Park (Presenter:  Whit Alexander, Lose & Associates)(Exhibit #1)

        V.                   Discussion regarding GDOT’s GATEway Grant (Presenters:  Michael Harris, Planning & Zoning Services Division Director and Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Transportation Director)(Exhibit #2)

      VI.                  Discussion regarding the Safe Routes to School Program (Presenters:  Michael Harris, Planning & Zoning Services Division Director and Cheri Hobson Matthews, Transportation Director)(Exhibit #3)

     VII.                Discussion regarding a partnership with ARC and the U. S. Geological Survey to participate in the collection of GIS color imagery, high resolution LiD Data, and Hydro-Breaklines for 10 counties in the Atlanta Region (Presenters: Michael Harris, Planning & Zoning Services Division Director and Pat Delk GIS Director)(Exhibit #4)

   VIII.               Discussion regarding new signage for all zoning requests (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director of Planning & Zoning)(Exhibit #5)

      IX.                  Discussion regarding the purchase of a 30+ passenger ADA bus for the Transit Department (Presenter: David Williamson, Transit Director)(Exhibit #6)

        X.                   Discussion regarding a Phase 1 Environmental Site Study and Lube Shop (Presenter:  David Williamson, Transit Director)(Exhibit #7)

      XI.                  Discussion regarding funding solutions for DOT projects (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Handout #1)

     XII.                Discussion regarding a request by Lake Spivey Community, Inc. to place signage in the right-of-way (Presenter Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Handout #2)

   XIII.               Discussion regarding the budget (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Finance Director)

   XIV.              County Manager Comments

    XV.                County Attorney Comments

   XVI.              Upcoming Meetings & Events:

1.     Tomorrow, October 6th at 8:30 a.m. a meeting of the Governmental Services Authority and a Regular Board Meeting at 9:00 a.m.

2.     Thursday, October 8th at 5:30 p.m. a meeting with the Board of Education.  The meeting will be held at the Henry County Administration Building located at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough.

3.     Monday, October 19th at 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, October 20th at 6:30 p.m. are Regular Board Meetings

 XVII.             Executive Session

XVIII.           Reconvene

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

    XX.                Adjournment