Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2007

 

Commissioners Present: ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, JASON HARPER (Not voting), JOHNNY BASLER, RANDY STAMEY, REID BOWMAN, WARREN HOLDER.

Staff Present: MICHAEL HARRIS, MICHAEL SABINE, PATRICK JAUGSTETTER, PHYLLIS SHRADER, ROB MAGNAGHI, SHAY MATHIS, TERRY MCMICKLE

I.                     Invocation

II.                   Pledge of Allegiance

III.                  Call to Order

IV.               ANNOUNCEMENT: 

The following two (2) Rezonings have been removed per Staff’s request:

A.     Madison Park, LLC of Fayetteville, GA; RZ-07-09; Commissioner Bowman, District 4,(Presenter: Stacey Jordan, Chief Planner)(Exhibit #10)

Madison Park, LLC of Fayetteville, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) & PD (Planned Development) to PD (Planned Development) for property located on the east side of Flippen Road, north of Avian Forest Drive.  The property is located in Land Lot 5 of the 12th District, consisting of 19.8+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a Mixed Use Planned Development.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial July 12, 2007.

B.     Kelleytown Road, LLC of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-07-15, Commissioner Basler, District 5 (Presenter:  Stacey Jordan, Chief Planner) (Exhibit #12)

Kelleytown Road, LLC of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located on the south side of Kelleytown Road, west of Pleasant Grove Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 72 of the 11th District, consisting of 88.350+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a residential subdivision.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial July 12, 2007.

                  The following rezoning has been tabled at the applicant’s request:

A.     Butch Springer of Hampton, GA; RZ-07-12; Commissioner Mathis, District 2, (Presenter: Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit #11)

Butch Springer of Hampton, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located at 285 Fields Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 172 of the 6th District, consisting of 33.45+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a residential subdivision.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial June 28, 2007.         

 

V.                 Acceptance of the Agenda 

Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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

VI.               Presentation(s)

A.     Ms. Kay Pippin, President of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce requests to appear before the Board to present the Henry County Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Report.

B.     Mr. Jim Durrett, of the Livable Communities Coalition, requests to appear before the Board regarding a presentation on Smart Growth possibilities in Henry County. 

C.    Ms. Brenda A. Barton and the Kensington Pointe Board of Directors requests to appear before the Board regarding concerns in their subdivision. (i.e. Speeding, Electrical Power at entrance, Cable not buried, Comments from Henry County Police) 

D.    Ms. Gwinder Childs requests to appear before the Board regarding an  address change for property located on Upchurch Dr. (Exhibit #7) 

Motion: not to change the numbers but to change the sign to Childs Drive; and red flag the address for 911 purposes, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

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

VII.              Public Works

A.     Resolution authorizing the partial abandonment of a portion of Meadow Trail Road (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Director)(Exhibit #8)

Motion: To deny the request, Action: Substitute, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS; Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

B.     Resolution regarding a petition for a road name change (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #9) 

Action: Approve, Moved by REID BOWMAN, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER.

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

C.    Resolution authorizing additional repairs to the RoadTec asphalt milling machine (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Director and Lee Hearn, DOT Director) (Handout #11)

Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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

 

VIII.            Discussion/Resolution regarding the McDonough Municipal Building Lease (State Court Building) (Presenter:  Jason T. Harper, Chairman)

Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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

 

IX.               County Manager Comment

                 X.            County Attorney Comments

A.     Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 7.049+/- acres of land, 0.461+/- acres of permanent easement and 1.232+/- acres of temporary construction easement, located in  Land Lots 27 & 28 of the 8th  District, for improvement of East Lake Road (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #3)

Motion: To approve all resolutions (items A – H), Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

 

B.    Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 2.809+/- acres of land, 0.080+/- acres of permanent easement and 0.818+/- acres of  temporary construction easement, located in Land Lot 5 of the 7th  District for  improvement of East Lake Road (Presenter Patrick Jaugstetter,  County Attorney) (Handout #4)

C.    Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 0.107+/- acres of land, 0.015+/- acres of temporary construction easement, located in Land Lot 5 of the 7th District (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #5)

D.    Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 4.599+/- acres of land, 0.596+/- acres of permanent easement and 1.328+/- acres of temporary construction easement in Land Lot 5 of the 7th District (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #6)

E.     Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 0.172+/- acres of land and 0.005+/- acres of temporary construction easement located in Lot 6 of the 7th District, for improvement of East Lake Road (Presenter: Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #7)

F.     Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 3.360+/- acres of land, 0.140+/- acres of permanent easement and 0.613+/- acres of temporary construction easement in Land Lots 3 and 4 of the 11th District (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #8)

G.    Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 1.417+/- acres of land, and 0.402+/- acres of temporary construction easement, located in Land Lot 4 of the 11th District (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #9)

H.    Resolution authorizing the acquisition of 0.824+/- acres of land, 0.115+/- acres of permanent easement and 0.190+/- acres of temporary construction easement, located in Land Lot 4 of the 11th District (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Handout #10)

               XI.            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.  (Please sign up before the beginning of the meeting with the County  Clerk)

              XII.            Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Wednesday, August 29th @ 9:00 a.m., Called Meeting for the 1st Public Hearing for the Millage Rate  and @ 6:00 p.m., Called Meeting for the 2nd Public Hearing for the Millage Rate and the Approval of the SPLOST III Project List and Budget Projections

                                                            2.      September 3rd is Labor Day Holiday – There will be no meeting and Tuesday, September 4th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting 

                                                            3.      Wednesday, September 5th @ 6:00 p.m., Called Meeting for the 3rd Public Hearing for the Millage Rate and @ 6:30 p.m. the Adoption of the Millage Rate.

                                                            4.      Monday, September 17th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, September 18th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meetings

Motion: The September 17th and 18th meetings are cancelled and reschedule to a Called Meeting on September 25th @ 6:30, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER.

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

XIII.            Executive Session

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

XV.           Adjournment

Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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