Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, March 17, 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.                   Announcement: The following two (2) agenda items have been removed per staff’s request –

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to transfer proceeds from the Special Court Revenues to the General Fund to be used by the Life Management Solutions Department for drug education and prevention programs (Exhibit #6)

B.    Resolution requesting authorization of financing to purchase vehicles (Exhibit #7)

III.             Acceptance of the Agenda

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

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

IV.            Ms. Darlene McKeehan has requested to appear before the Board of Commissioners regarding possible nuisances within RA zoned property

Ms. McKeehan was not present.

V.               Building and Development Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization for streetlights in two (2) subdivisions (Presenter:  Bert Foster, Development Plan Review Director) (Exhibit #1)

Motion: To approve the streetlight districts Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

VI.            Social Services

A.   Resolution requesting approval to accept Amendment #1 of the Georgia Department of Human Resources Coordinated Transportation for Transportation Assistance (Presenter:  David Williamson, Transit Director) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: To accept amendment #1 Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

VII.         Transportation Planning/Public Works

A.   Resolution requesting approval of the Project Framework Agreement with GDOT (Presenter:  Cheri Matthews, Director of Transportation Planning & Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #3)

Motion: To approve the project framework agreement with GDOT Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

B.   Resolution requesting approval to award a bid for Liquid Asphalt Emulsion (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: Award the bid to Blacklidge Emulsions, Inc. Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

VIII.      Planning & Zoning Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to transmit the Joint County/Cities Solid Waste Management Plan: 2008-2018 (Presenter:  Julius Ross, Chief Planner) (Exhibit #5)

Motion: To authorize transmittal of the Solid Waste Management Plan 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 set auction dates to declare certain county property surplus and to appoint a county auctioneer to conduct  sales (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager) (Exhibit #8)

Motion: To set auction dates for April 29th and Oct. 11th and to declare certain county property surplus Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by 4-0-1 vote (summary: Yes = 4, Abstain = 1 Commissioner Holder).

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.      Tuesday, March 18th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          2.      Monday, March 31st and Tuesday, April 1st, @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          3.      On Monday, April 14th, the Board will be traveling to Cobb County and Gwinnett County to tour civic and performing arts venues and will be meeting with the officials in those communities.

                                                          4.      Tuesday, April 15th, @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

XV.         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).

XVI.      Reconvene

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

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

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

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

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

XVIII.            To amend the agenda out of public necessity to approve the following:

A.   Resolution to authorize the acquisition of 0.033 acres of land in Land Lot 158 of the 2nd District for construction and improvement of Davis Road

Motion: To authorize acquisition Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

B.   Resolution to authorize the acquisition of 0.083 acres of land in Land Lot 158 of the 2nd District for construction and improvement of Davis Road

Motion: To authorize acquisition Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

C.   Resolution to authorize the acquisition of 334 square feet of land and 240 square feet of temporary construction easement in Land Lot 177 of the 2nd District for the construction and improvement of Trestle Road

Motion: To authorize acquisition Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 5).  (Chairman Harper did not chair this portion of the meeting)

XIX.      Adjournment

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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