STATE OF GEORGIA

 

COUNTY OF HENRY

 

The Henry County Board of Commissioners held a Called Public Meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 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; Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager;  Angie Bailey, Social Services, Division Director/HR Director; 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 Harper called the meeting to order and called for an acceptance of the agenda.  Commissioner Stamey made the motion to approve the amended agenda adding a request to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between Henry County Board of Commissioners and Douglas County Board of Commissioners; Commissioner Holder seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

Memorandum of Understanding

            Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager presented the agenda item to the Board.  The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).  The MOU extends the acceptance of Henry County’s offer of assistance.  A site survey will be done to look over the scope of work.

            Commissioner Basler made the motion to approve the MOU; Commissioner Jeffares seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0 approving the following resolution:

            WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners has extended the offer of emergency assistance work crews for utilization by Douglas County, Georgia; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners desires to ratify a Memorandum of Understanding to specify the parameters of this emergency disaster assistance between Henry County and Douglas County

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Henry County hereby approve the Memorandum of Understanding with Douglas County and authorizes the Chairman to execute same.

Executive Session

Commissioner Stamey made the motion to adjourn into Executive Session in accordance with the provisions of O.C.G.A. 50-14-3, and other applicable laws, and pursuant to advice by LaTonya Wiley, the County Attorney, for the purposes of discussing the acquisition of real estate, pending and/or potential litigation, and personnel matters; Commissioner Holder seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

(Executive Session was held.)

Commissioner Stamey made the motion to reconvene into Public Session; Commissioner Basler seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

Commissioner Holder made the motion to approve the affidavit and resolution pertaining to Executive Session; Commissioner Jeffares seconded.  The motion carried 5-0-0.

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

 

                                                                        Elizabeth “BJ” Mathis, Chairman

 

Shay Mathis, County Clerk