STATE OF GEORGIA

 

COUNTY OF HENRY

 

The Henry County Board of Commissioners held a Called Public Meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, in the Community Room, County Administration Building, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia. Notice of this meeting was posted in the entrance foyer of the County Administration Building. The Daily Herald was notified of this meeting. Those present were:

 

                        Elizabeth “BJ” Mathis, Chairman,

Reid A. Bowman, Vice-Chairman, District IV Commissioner

Warren E. Holder, District I Commissioner

Rick Jeffares, District II Commissioner

            Randy Stamey, District III Commissioner

Johnny B. Basler, District V Commissioner

Also attending were Shay Mathis, County Clerk; LaTonya Nix-Wiley, County Attorney; Rob Magnaghi, County Manager; Phyllis Shrader, Deputy County Manager; and others.

(NOTE: Audio of this meeting is available with the County Clerk in the Board of Commissioners’ Office and will be retained for a period no less than twelve (12) months from the date of this meeting.) 

Chairman Mathis called the meeting to order and called for an acceptance of the agenda.  Commissioner Stamey made the motion to approve the agenda; Commissioner Holder seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

Resolution to approve an Amended Declaration of Taking regarding certain property located along Eagle’s Landing Parkway

LaTonya Wiley, County Attorney presented the agenda item to the Board.  The request is for approval of a declaration of taking for previously condemned property.  The basis for the motion is to correct an error in the plat.

Commissioner Bowman made the motion to approve an amended resolution and amended declaration of taking regarding the acquisition of 0.011 acres of land, more or less, and 0.006 acres of permanent easement, more or less, and 0.091 acres of temporary easement, more or less, and 0.119 acres of driveway easement, more or less located in Land Lot 14 of the 6th District, Henry County, Georgia, by negotiated contract or condemnation pursuant to provisions of O.C.G.A. Section 32-3-4 through Section 32-3-19 and to authorize the Chairman to sign all necessary documents pertaining thereto; Commissioner Jeffares seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

Resolution forming a committee to make an appointment to the Henry County Board of Elections

            The Board of Commissioners has one appointment to the Board of Elections.  That appointee must be nominated by a committee formed by the Board of Commissioners.  The committee that was in previously was Mr. Tom Gabey, Mr. Jim Risher and Mr. Ed Wallace. 

            Commissioner Stamey mad the motion to approve the resolution presented; Commissioner Bowman seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0 approving the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the 2006 General Assembly adopted a local act creating the Henry County Board of Elections and Registration; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 2; Subsection 2 of the act requires that the Governing Authority of Henry County appoint a nominating committee to choose the At-Large Member of this new Board.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED the Henry County Board of Commissioners hereby reappoints the following three (3) citizens to continue to serve as the nominating committee: 1. Mr. Tom Gabey; 2. Mr. Jim Risher; and 3. Mr. Ed Wallace;

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the Henry County Board of Commissioners shall record the minutes of the nominating committee and file an affidavit pursuant to Section 4 of the Act to record the appointment with the Clerk of the Superior Court of Henry County.

Adjournment

            Commissioner Stamey made the motion to adjourn; Commissioner Bowman seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.