Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, December 4, 2006

 

 

I.                     Call to Order

II.                   Acceptance of the Agenda

III.                  Finance

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to adopt two amendments to the ACCG Defined Benefits Pension Plan for employees (Presenter: Mike Bush, Finance Director) (Exhibit # 1 )

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to create & advertise an RFP for an Actuary to develop a program for adjusting post retirement benefits and ratification of changes made in the Personnel Handbook (Presenter: Mike Bush, Finance Director) (Exhibit # 2)

C.    Resolution requesting authorization to enter an annual agreement with the Georgia Public Defenders Standards Council and the Circuit Public Defender Office of the Flint Judicial Circuit for Fiscal Year 2007 (Presenter: Mike Bush, Finance Director) (Exhibit # 3 )

IV.               Planning and Development

A.     Resolution requesting approval for non-revenue streetlight on Mitchell Road at the intersection of Dutchtown Schools entrance (Presenter: Michael Harris, Planning & Development Division Director)(Exhibit #4 )

REZONINGS:

B.     Cameron Communities, LLC of McDonough, GA; RZ-06-44, Commissioner Stamey, District 3, (Presenter Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Assistant Director) (Exhibit # 5 )

Cameron Communities, LLC of McDonough, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located at 2291 Highway 81 East. The property is located in Land Lot 173 of the 7th District, consisting of 21.764 +/- acres. The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Approval on October 12, 2006.

C.    TMAR Farms, LLC of McDonough, GA ; RZ-06-48, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Assistant Director) (Exhibit # 6 )

TMAR Farms, LLC of McDonough, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located on the east side of Spivey Road, north of Stonemill Drive. The property is located in Land Lot 42 of the 12th District, consisting of 1.98 +/- acres. The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Approval October 12, 2006.

D.    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 # 7 )

Rabio 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 September 28, 2006.

E.     Butch Springer of Hampton, GA; RZ-06-31, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 8 )

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 September 14, 2006

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD (SECTION 3-7-271)

F.     Butch Springer of Hampton, GA; AP-06-15, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 9 )

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 Henry County Planning Zoning Department on September 15, 2006.

REZONING

G.    Caledonian Land Co., LLC of Fayetteville, GA, RZ-06-49, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 10 )

Caledonian Land Co., LLC of Fayetteville, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property at 185 Fears Drive. The property is located in Land Lots 216 & 217 of the 6th District, consisting of 59.70+/- acres. The request is for the development of a single-family conservation residential subdivision. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial October 12, 2006.

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A CONDITIONAL USE REQUESTED BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD (SECTION 3-7-271)

H.     Caledonian Land Co., LLC of Fayetteville, GA, AP-06-19, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 11 )

Caledonian Land Co., LLC of Fayetteville, GA requested a conditional use for property located at 185 Fears Drive. The property is located in Land Lots 216 & 217 of the 6th District, consisting of 59.70+/- acres. The request was for a single-family conservation residential subdivision. The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on October 12, 2006. The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning & Zoning Department on October 25, 2006.

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD (SECTION 3-7-271):

I.         Caledonian Land Co., LLC of Fayetteville, GA, AP-06-18, Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit # 12)

Caledonian Land Co., LLC of Fayetteville, GA requested a variance for property located at 185 Fears Drive. The property is located in Land Lots 216 & 217 of the 6th District, consisting of 59.70+/- acres. The request was to allow for the development of a single-family conservation residential subdivision on a local road. The request was denied by the Henry County Zoning Advisory Board on October 12, 2006. The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning & Zoning Department on October 25, 2006.

V.                 Grants Administration

A.     Resolution requesting approval to accept a $1,250.00 grant from Lovejoy Wal-Mart Store (Presenter: Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit # 13 )

VI.               County Manager Comments

VII.              County Attorney Comments

VIII.            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)

IX.               Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Tuesday, December 5th Regular BOC Meeting @ 9:00 a.m.

                                                            2.      Monday, December 18th @ 9:00 a.m. & Tuesday, December 19th @ 6:30 p.m. Regular BOC Meetings

                                                            3.      Monday, January 1, 2007, New Years Day Holiday - No Meeting & Tuesday, January 2, 2007, @ 9:00 a.m. Regular BOC Meeting

X.                 Executive Session

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

XII.              Adjournment