Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, February 18, 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; Phyllis Schrader, Deputy County Manager; Latonya Wiley, Deputy County Attorney; and others.

 

I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

Motion: To accept the agenda Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

III.             Presentation of a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and also a presentation of an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (Presenter:  Brad A. Bowers, President of the Georgia Government Finance Officers Association & Finance Director/Comptroller of Cobb County (Exhibit #1)

IV.            Parks & Recreation

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a bid to purchase mulch for Parks & Recreation (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Director) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: To award the bid to Wilson Brothers Nursery Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

V.               Planning and Zoning

A.   Resolution requesting approval of the Joint Henry County/Cities Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) (Presenter:  Michael Harris, Planning & Zoning Services Division Director and  Cheri Hobson-Matthews, Director of Transportation Planning) (Exhibit #3)

Motion: To approve the CTP Roadway Functional Classification Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS

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

 

VI.            Building & Development Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a contract for floodplain Mapping Services (Presenter:  Jim Luebbering, Building & Development Division Director and Erik Lombard, Stormwater Director) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: To award the contract to URS  Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

 

VII.         Public Safety

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to execute a Memorandum of  Understanding to receive Point of Dispensing Response Trailer  (Presenter, Don Ash, EMA Director) (Exhibit #5)

Motion: To authorize execution of the MOU Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a Department of Justice grant for the Police Department’s Criminal Apprehension & Gang Enforcement Unit  (Presenter: Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator)  (Exhibit #6)

Motion: To authorize acceptance of the grant Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER

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

 

VIII.      Grants Administration

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a Children and Youth Coordinating Council grant for the Family Concepts/Wait & Grip           Programs (Presenter: Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator)
(Handout #2)

Motion: To authorize acceptance of the grant Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

IX.            Assistant County Manager

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a RFP for HVAC Maintenance Services for Facilities Maintenance Department (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager) (Exhibit #7)

Motion: To award the RFP to HVAC Concepts, Inc. Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MAHTIS.

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

 

X.               County Manager Comments

XI.            County Attorney Comments

A.   Resolution determining the sufficiency of the proceeds of a Special one percent sales & use tax for the payment of certain general obligations indebtedness & for other related purposes (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #1)

Motion: To approve the request Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

 

B.   Annexation – City of McDonough

Shoppes at Avalon (1565 Hwy. 20 West) filed an application for annexation/rezoning.  The property is 1.58 +/- acres located in Land Lot(s) 191 and 192 of the 7th District.  The current zoning of the property within the County is C-3 and the proposed zoning per annexation is C-3. (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney)(Handout #4)

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.      Tuesday, February 19th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

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

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

XIV.      Executive Session

Motion: To enter into executive session Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS

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

 

XV.         Reconvene

Motion: To reconvene Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER

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

 

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

Motion: To approve the affidavit and resolutoin Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN

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

 

XVII.   2008 Contract for Legislative Services

Motion: To amend the agenda out of public necessity and to approve the 2008 contact for legislative services with Holland & Knight Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS

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

 

XVIII.            Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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