Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2008

 

Those present:      

Chairman Harper; Commissioner Holder; Commissioner Stamey; Commissioner Mathis; Commissioner Basler; Commissioner Bowman; Rob Magnaghi, County Manager; Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney; Shay Mathis, County Clerk; Phylis Schrader, Deputy County Manager; and others.

I.                     Invocation

II.                   Pledge of Allegiance

III.                  Call to Order

IV.               ANNOUNCEMENT :  The following three (3) items have been removed, per staff’s request, and will not be heard at tonight’s meeting:  (1) Partial Abandonment of Nail Road; (2) Partial Abandonment of Bridges Road and (3) Right of Way abandonment of Westridge Parkway.

V.                 Acceptance of the Agenda

Motion: To accept the agenda Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

VI.               SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.     Resolution requesting approval to accept a donation of a Blacksmith Shop and related items for Heritage Park Village (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #12). This items was tabled at the January 14, 2008 BOC meeting.

Motion: To accept the donation of the Blacksmith Shop and also accept the contributions towards the relocation of the shop Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

VII.              Planning and Zoning

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD

 

A.     Jonesboro Road Partners, LLC of Stockbridge, GA; AP-07-05; Commissioner Mathis, District 2 (Presenter:  Jeremy Gilbert, Planner I) (Exhibit #14)

Jonesboro Road Partners, LLC of Stockbridge, GA requested a variance located at 2129 Jonesboro Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 109 of the 6th District, consisting of 10.21+/- acres.  The request was to increase the maximum building height and to allow residential land uses in the C-2 (General Commercial) zoning district.  The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on March 22, 2007.  The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning and Zoning Department on April 6, 2007. This request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board March 22, 2007.

Motion: To overturn the denial and approve the variance request, Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

     REZONINGS:

 

A.     Standard Properties, Inc. of McDonough, GA; RZ-07-25; Commissioner Stamey,  District 3 (Presenter:  Andrella Slaughter, Planner II) (Exhibit #16)

Standard Properties, Inc. of McDonough, GA requests a rezoning from RA Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located at the southeastern quadrant of the intersection of Highway 155 and Selfridge Road.  The property is located in Land Lots 26 and 27 of the 11th District, consisting of 49.816+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Approval October 11, 2007.    

Motion: To approve the rezoning request to rezoning the subject property from RA to R-2, Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

           

B.     Standard Properties, Inc. of McDonough, GA; RZ-07-24; Commissioner Stamey, District 3 (Presenter:  Andrella Slaughter, Planner II) (Exhibit #15)    

Standard Properties, Inc. of McDonough, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located on the southeastern corner of the intersection of Highway 155 and Selfridge Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 27 of the 11th District, consisting of 4.05+/- acres.  The request is for commercial development. 

The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial October 11, 2007.  

Motion: To deny the rezoning request Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

VIII.            A resolution setting the qualifying fees for Elected County Offices for 2008 (Presenter:  Shay Mathis, County Clerk)(Handout #2)

Motion: To approve the qualifying fees; Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

IX.               Approval of Minutes

A.     Approval of December 17th & 18th 2007, BOC meeting minutes

Motion: To approve the minutes Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

X.                 County Manager Comments

XI.               County Attorney Comments

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.  (All persons wishing to speak for public comment must sign in with the County Clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting.  You must sign your name, address and specific topic you wish to speak about or you will not be recognized.  You will be able to address the Board for five (5) minutes.)

XIII.            Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Monday, February 4th  and Tuesday, February  5th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                            2.      Monday, February 18th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, February 19th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

XIV.            Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn Action: Approve,

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).

 

 

 

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