Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, November 19, 2007



I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

III.             Presentation of Proclamation(s):

A.   To Commissioner Reid A. Bowman, District IV and Commissioner Johnny B. Basler, District V, for their completion of the nationally recognized County Commissioner’s Training Program

B.   To Sheriff’s Deputies for their dedication and service to the Community

IV.            Building and Development Services Division

A.   Resolution requesting authorization for streetlights in five (5) subdivisions (Presenter:  Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit #1)

B.   Resolution requesting authorization for non-revenue streetlights to be located at the intersection of Airline Rd & Turner church Road and the intersection of North Bethany Rd. & Lake Dow Road, in District 3 (Presenters: Terry McMickle, Division Director and Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit #2)

V.               Public Safety

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award the bid to provide inmate telephone service for the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (Presenter:  Chief David McCart, Sheriff’s Department) (Exhibit #3)

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to award the bid to purchase Notebook Computers for the Fire Department/EMS (Presenters:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager and Deputy Chief, Brad Johnson, Fire Department) (Exhibit #4)

C.   Resolution requesting approval of appointments to the West Georgia Emergency Medical Service Council (Presenter:  Deputy Chief Brad Johnson, Fire Department)(Exhibit #5)

D.   Resolution requesting approval to purchase tactical equipment for the Tactical Response Team using expenditures from the Narcotics Account (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit #6)

VI.            Grants Administration

A.   Resolution authorizing the matching of in-kind services for a recreational trails program grant for Nash Farm Battlefield (Presenter:  Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit #7)

VII.         Building and Development Service Division

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award the bid to purchase  a Skid Steer Loader and accessories for the Stormwater Dept. (Presenters: Jim Luebbering, Division Director & Erik Lombard, Stormwater Director) (Exhibit #8)

VIII.      Technology Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to enter into an agreement with Charter Communications Business for Data Network Services (Presenter:  Clark  Rainer, Director of Technology Services) (Exhibit #9)

B.   Resolution requesting approval of a change order regarding security cameras and an audio/visual system for the courthouse renovation (Presenters:  Clark Rainer, Technology Services Director & Roy Clack SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #10)

IX.            SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.   Resolution authorizing the ratification of an amendment regarding the purchase of an Electronic Docket System for the County Courthouse (Presenters : Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director and Clark Rainer, Technology Services Director) (Exhibit #11)

B.   Resolution requesting approval of an amendment to the Sports Lighting Contract with Georgia Power (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director)(Exhibit #12)

C.   Resolution requesting approval of a change order regarding the paneling in the courtroom of the Historic Courthouse (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #13)

D.   Resolution requesting approval for the designation and budget amendment regarding Duffy Road (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #14)

E.   Resolution requesting approval to award a bid for the widening & paving of Unity Grove Road (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #15)

X.               County Manager Comments

XI.            County Attorney Comments

A.   Consideration and approval of a resolution declaring the results of the election held on November 6, 2007 and for other related purposes (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #16)

B.   Annexation by the City of McDonough of approximately 3.46+/- acres located in Land Lot 162 of the 7th District, owned by Comfort Suites (Highway 82 West).  The current zoning of the property within the County is C-3.  The proposed zoning per annexation is C-4. (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #17)

C.   Request for approval to amend section 3-14-34 of the Henry County Code entitled “Employee Regulations/Picture Identification” (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #18)

XII.         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)

XIII.      Upcoming Meetings:

                                                          1.      Tuesday, November 20th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          2.      Monday, December 3rd @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, December 4th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          3.      Monday, December 17th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, December 18th @ 6:30 p.m.

                                                          4.      Monday, December 31st meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for another date to be announced.

XIV.      All County Offices will be closed on the following dates for the Holidays:

                                                          1.      Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving

                                                          2.      Monday, December 24th thru Wednesday, December 26th for Christmas

                                                          3.      Tuesday, January 1st for New Year’s Day

XV.         Executive Session

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

XVII.   Adjournment



















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