Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, March 3, 2008

 

 

Those present:      

Commissioner Holder; Commissioner Stamey; Commissioner Mathis; Commissioner Basler; Commissioner Bowman; 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 MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

III.                  Henry County Humane Society’s notification of their wishes to exercise their option to extend the term of their lease for property at 46 Workcamp Road, McDonough, GA (Exhibit #1)  This item  was removed from the Agenda

IV.               Public Safety

A.     Resolution requesting approval to award a proposal for Inmate Medical Services for the Sheriff’s Department at the County Jail (Presenter:  David McCart, Chief Deputy) (Exhibit #2) 

Motion: To award the bid to CorrectHealth Henry LLC Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to accept two donations for the Police and Fire Departments from the Fairview Civic Club (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Dept.) (Exhibit #3)

Motion: To accept the donations and award the bid to purchase an All Traffic Solutions Speed Sentry Trailer to LaPrade Government Sales Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

V.                 Parks & Recreation

A.     Resolution authorizing the purchase of a Fireworks Presentation for the Independence Day Festival (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Director) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: To approve the purchase of fireworks Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

VI.               Finance

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to amend the budget for FY ’08 (Presenter:  Angie Sorrow, Budget Director) (Exhibit #5)

Motion: To authorize the budget amendment Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

B.     Request to approve an Ordinance for the purpose of allowing the County Manager to approve project change orders up to five percent of contract amount (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Financial Services Division Director) (Exhibit #6)

Motion: To approve the Ordinance Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

VII.              Social Services

A.     Resolution authorizing the acceptance of the Second Amendment to the Aging Subgrant Contract with ARC for the purpose of providing services to the senior population (Presenter:  Susan Craig, Director)(Exhibit #7)

Motion: To approve the second amendment Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

VIII.            Public Works

A.     Resolution requesting the designation of funding to be moved from Thurman Road to Reagan Road Culvert Project (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Division Director) (Exhibit #8)

Motion: To designate funds to be moved Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

IX.               Communications Department

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to enter into a Services Agreement with Granicus, Inc. with regards to On-Line viewing of Commission meetings (Presenter:  Julie Hoover-Ernst, Director) (Exhibit #9)

Motion: To authorize the agreement with Granicus Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

X.                 SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to enter into a Right-Of-Way contract with GDOT for a project at Keys Ferry Road and SR 81 East (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #10)

Motion: To authorize the right of way contract with GDOT Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to enter into an agreement with GDOT for a new roadway on McDonough Parkway (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #11)

Motion: To authorize the agreement with GDOT Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

C.    Resolution requesting authorization to designate funds for two bridge projects in the SPLOST III program (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #12)

Motion: To authorize the designation of funds for the two bridge projects Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

D.    Resolution requesting authorization of a budget amendment to transfer available funds from completed projects to projects in need of additional funding in SPLOST II (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #13)

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

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

XI.               Approval of Minutes

A.     February 18th and February 19th BOC meeting

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

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

XII.              County Manager Comments

XIII.            County Attorney Comments

XIV.          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.)

 

XV.           Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      The BOC meeting for Tuesday, March 4th ,  has been cancelled.

                                                            2.      Monday, March 17th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, March 18th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

XVI.          Executive Session

XVII.        Reconvene

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

XIX.          Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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