Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, November 6, 2006

 

 

I.                     Call to Order

II.                   Acceptance of the Agenda

III.                  Update regarding the Comprehensive Transportation Plan

A.     Presentation by staff and consultant

B.     Discussion by the Board of Commissioners and the Cities regarding the Plan

IV.               Public Safety

A.     Resolution authorizing the use of seized funds for the purchase of two thermal imaging devices for the police department (Presenter: Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit # 1 )

B.     Resolution to accept a donation to the Henry County Animal Shelter from O'Reilly Auto Parts (Presenter: Gerri Dueringer, Director)(Exhibit # 2 )

V.                 Public Works

A.     Request approval of a bid award for the purchase of CRS-2H Asphalt Emulsion for DOT (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Director) (Exhibit #3 )

VI.               Planning and Development

A.     Resolution to approve lease agreement with H-Comm Properties for office space at Westridge Park (Presenter: Michael Harris - Planning & Development Division Director) (Exhibit # 4 )

B.     Stormwater Presentation regarding the Utility Credit Policy (Presenter: Jim Luebbering - Director)

Modification to a Zoning Condition:

1.      Ellenwood Plaza, LLC of Atlanta, GA, MC-06-08, Commissioner Holman, District 5, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit #5)

Ellenwood Plaza, LLC of Atlanta requests a modification to a zoning condition for property located at 220-234 Fairview Road. The property is located in Land Lots 197 and 198 of the 12th District, consisting of 3.12+/- acres. The request is to modify a zoning condition regarding permitted uses. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Approval on September 14, 2006.

 

Re-zonings:

1.      Butch Springer of Hampton, GA, RZ-06-31, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 6 )

Butch Springer of Hampton, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for
properties located at 785 & 825 New Morn Drive. The properties are located in Land Lot 213 of the 6th District, consisting of 45.19+/- acres. The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on September 14, 2006.

Appeal to a decision to deny a variance request by the Zoning Advisory Board (Section 3-7-271):

1.      Butch Springer of Hampton, GA, AP-06-15, Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 7 )

Butch Springer of Hampton, GA requested a variance for properties located at 785 & 825 New Morn Drive. The properties are located in Land Lot 213 of the 6th District, consisting of 45.19 +/- acres. The request was to allow for reduction to the minimum allowable lot size for a proposed single-family residential subdivision development in a watershed district. The request was denied by the Henry County Zoning Advisory Board on September 14, 2006. The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning and Zoning Department on September 15, 2006. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on September 14, 2006

2.      Fabio Brian Gwaltney, d/b/a South Atlanta Motor Sports of McDonough, GA, RZ-06-41, Commissioner Stamey, District 3 (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 8 )

Fabio Brian Gwaltney, d/b/a South Atlanta Motor Sports of McDonough, GA requests a rezoning from C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) to C-3 (Heavy Commercial) for property located on the north side of Jonesboro Road, west of Dailey Mill Road. The property is located in Land Lot 126 of the 7th District, consisting of 1.15 +/- acres. The request is for the development of an automotive sales center. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on September 28, 2006

VII.              Ordinance to Establish a Historic Preservation Board

Request approval of an ordinance to establish a Historic Preservation Board (This item was tabled at the October 2nd BOC Meting) Presenter: Stacey Jordan - Executive Assistant to Board of Commissioners for Planning & Economic Development) (Exhibit # 9 ) This Ordinance will be heard at the December 4, 2006 BOC meeting.

VIII.            Grants Administration

A.     Resolution authorizing the acceptance of a grant from Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and the City of Stockbridge to be used for the purchase of a drug interdiction K-9 (Presenter: Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator)(Exhibit # 10 )

IX.               Approval of Minutes

A.     October 16th, 2006 Regular BOC Meeting

B.     October 17th,, 2006 Regular BOC Meeting

X.                 County Manager Comments

XI.               County Attorney Comments

A.     Annexation and Rezoning, by the City of McDonough, of approximately 27 acres located on the western side of Lester Mill Road, south of Indian Creek. (Presenter: Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney)(Exhibit # 11)

B.     Resolution permitting the County to dispose of a portion of Industrial Parkway (This item was tabled at the October 2nd BOC Meeting) (Presenter: Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit # 12 )

XII.             Appointment to the Board of Tax Assessor

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. (Please sign up before the beginning of the meeting with the County Clerk)

XIV.          Upcoming Meetings:

1.      Monday, November 20th @ 9:00 a.m. & Tuesday, November 21st @ 6:30 p.m.

2.      Monday, December 4th @ 9:00 a.m. & Tuesday, December 5th @ 9:00 a.m.

XV.           Executive Session

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

XVII.        Adjournment