Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 19, 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; and others.

I.                     Invocation

II.                   Pledge of Allegiance

III.                  Call to Order

IV.               Acceptance of the Agenda

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

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

V.                 Proclamation(s)

1. Presentation of Proclamation & Life Saving Certificates

2. Presentation of Proclamation regarding Child Safety Month

VI.               Planning and Zoning

REZONING:

A.     Mohammed A. Awad of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-07-30; Commissioner Bowman, District 4 (Presenter: Jeremy Gilbert, Planner I) (Exhibit #8)

Mohammed A. Awad of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential Agricultural) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located at 72 Valley Hill Road, in Land Lot 92 of the 12th District. The property consists of 1.65+/-acres, and the request is for a retail and restaurant development. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on January 10, 2008.

Motion: To deny the rezoning request Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

V.                 Public Works

a.      Resolution requesting approval of a request by Haddon Place, LLC., for a partial abandonment of a portion of a public road know as Bridges Road (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #9)

Motion: To deny the request for a partial abandonment Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

 

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to abandon a portion of right of way on public road known as Bridges Road (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Division Director) (Handout #3)

The Applicant withdrew his request to abandon a portion of right of way on a public road known as Bridges Road

Motion: To allow staff to proceed with preliminary engineering concepts for the Bridges Road Extension from Mt. Carmel Road to Willow Land and to include the alignment of North Bridges Road Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

 

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to abandon a portion of right-of-way on public road known as Westridge Parkway (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #10)

Motion: To approve the request to abandon a portion of Westridge Parkway and declare the abandon property as surplus Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

VI.               Approval of Minutes

A.     February 4, 2008 minutes

Motion: To approve the minutes Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

VII.              County Manager Comments

VIII.            County Attorney Comments

IX.               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.)

X.                 Upcoming Meetings:

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

The March 4th meeting has been cancelled. All items will be heard at the March 3rd meeting.

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

XIII.             Executive Session

Motion: To convene into executive session Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

XIV.          Reconvene

Motion: To reconvene into public session Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

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

Motion: To approve the executive session affidavit Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

XVI.            Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn the meeting Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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