Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2007

 

Commissioners Present: ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, JASON HARPER, JOHNNY BASLER, RANDY STAMEY, REID BOWMAN, WARREN HOLDER

 

Staff Present: ANGIE BAILEY, LATONYA WILEY, MICHAEL HARRIS, MICHAEL SABINE, MIKE BUSH, PATRICK JAUGSTETTER, PHYLLIS SHRADER, ROB MAGNAGHI, ROY CLACK, SHAY MATHIS, TERRY MCMICKLE.

 

 

I.                     Call to Order

II.                   Acceptance of the Agenda (was amended)

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

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

 

III.                  Presentation Regarding the Veterans Wall of Honor at Heritage Park (Presenter: Sen. Emanuel Jones; Todd Ernst; Joanne Mulvaney; State Representative Yates)

IV.               SPLOST III Resolution (Presenter: Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney)

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

Vote: Motion passed (summary: Yes = 4, No = 1, Abstain = 0).

Yes: JOHNNY BASLER, RANDY STAMEY, REID BOWMAN, WARREN HOLDER.

No: ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

 

III.                  Building and Development Services

A.     Resolution requesting approval for a streetlight district (Presenter:  Bert Foster,  Planner II) (Exhibit #1)

Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER.

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

 

IV.               Planning & Zoning Services

A.     Resolution regarding the clarification of modifications to zoning conditions for Tim Jones Properties, Inc./Jones & Black Development, LLC (MC-06-10) (Presenter: Michael Harris, Planning & Zoning Division Director) (Handout #5)

Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER.

Vote: Motion passed (summary: Yes = 3, No = 0, Abstain = 2).

Yes: ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, RANDY STAMEY, WARREN HOLDER.

Abstain: JOHNNY BASLER, REID BOWMAN.

     

V.                 Social Services

A.     Resolution authorizing the acceptance of an Aging Subgrant Contract with Atlanta Regional Commission for Fiscal Year 2007-2008 (Presenter:  Susan Craig, Senior Services Director) (Exhibit #2)

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

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

 

VI.               Public Safety

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to award a bid to NICE Systems to purchase a digital recording system for use in the Emergency Communications Center (Presenter: Don Ash, Emergency Communications Director) (Exhibit #3)

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

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

 

B.     Resolution authorizing the purchase of HTE, Sungard software for the E911 Computer Aided Dispatch system (Presenter:  Don Ash Emergency Communications Director) (Exhibit #4)

Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

 

C.    Resolution requesting approval for position upgrades for E911 Plant Vesta Pallas System through  Motorola, Inc. (Presenter:  Don Ash, Emergency Communications Director) (Exhibit #5)

Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER.

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

 

VII.              Technology Services

A.     Resolution requesting approval to enter into a services agreement to purchase software for the Parks & Recreation Department (Presenter:  Clark Rainer, Technology Services Director) (Exhibit #6)

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

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

VIII.            Finance

A.     Resolution requesting approval of FY 06-07 Budget Amendment for year end (Presenter:  Angie Sorrow, Budget Director) (Exhibit #7)

Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

 

IX.               SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.     Resolution requesting authorization for a budget amendment to allocate additional funds to Warren Holder Park (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Handout #1)

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

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

 

B.     Resolution requesting authorization for the designation, design, right-of-way and fund partial construction of East Knight Road (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Handout #2)

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

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

 

C.    Resolution requesting approval to award proposal for paneling installation in the courtrooms & Judge’s chambers in the Historic Courthouse (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Handout #3)

Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

 

D.    Resolution requesting authorization for a budget amendment regarding the courthouse restoration (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Handout #4)

Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

 

E.     Resolution authorizing a budget amendment for completion of the building restorations at Heritage Park (Presenter:  Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Project Director) (Exhibit #8)

Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER.

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

 

X.                 Approval of Minutes

A.     August 20th & 21st Regular BOC Meeting

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

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

 

XI.               County Manager Comments

XII.              County Attorney Comments

XIII.            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)

XIV.          Upcoming Meetings:

1.      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.

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

3.      Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30 p.m., Called Meeting

XV.           Executive Session

Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER.

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

XVII.        Reconvene

Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by REID BOWMAN

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

 

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

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

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

 

XIX.          Workshop to Discuss of SPLOST III Projects (Held in Conference Room B)

XX.           The agenda was amended to have a Called Meeting on September 5th at 4:00 P.M to discuss SPLOST III Projects

Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS

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

 

XXI.          The agenda was amended to add a resolution authorizing the filing of an action to recover unpaid hotel/motel excise taxes (Hotel Location – 945 Highway 155 South, McDonough)

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

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

 

XXII.        Adjournment

Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER

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

 

 

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