Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday October 1, 2007

 

Commissioners Present:

ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, JASON HARPER, RANDY STAMEY, WARREN HOLDER.

Absent: JOHNNY BASLER, REID BOWMAN.

 

 

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

Motion: To approve the agenda, Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

III.             Building and Development Services

A.   Resolution to approve streetlight districts (Presenter:  Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit #1)

Motion: To approve the streetlight districts, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

IV.            SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.   Resolution to award a bid to erect an entrance canopy at the Government Annex (Presenter: Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Dir.) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: To re-bid the project, Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

V.               Public Works

A.   Resolution requesting approval of a change order regarding the North Ola Road/SR 81 project (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Director) (Exhibit #3)

Motion:  To approve the change order, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

VI.            Social Services

A.   Resolution requesting approval to accept the Transit Operating Assistance Grant (Presenter:  David Williamson, Transit Director) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: To approve the acceptance of the grant, Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

VII.         Grants Administration

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a grant regarding criminal apprehension and gang enforcement unit for the police department (Presenter:  Larry Stanford, Grants Coordinator & Sgt. Howard Waddell, CAGE Unit Commander) (Exhibit #5)

Motion:  To authorize acceptance of the grant and authorize Chief Abernathy to sign all necessary documents, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

VIII.      Parks and Recreation

A.   Resolution to award a bid for installation of irrigation on athletic fields at Sandy Ridge Park (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Parks & Recreation Director) (Exhibit #6)   

Motion: To award the bid to Athletic Construction, Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

B.   Resolution to award a bid for the installation of sod at Sandy Ridge Park (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Parks & Recreation Director) (Exhibit #7)   

Motion:  To award the bid to All South Sod, Inc., Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

IX.            Transportation Planning

A.   Resolution requesting approval to adopt the Joint Henry County/Cities Comprehensive Transportation Plan, Chapter XII (Presenter: Cheri Matthews, Transportation Planning Director) (Exhibit # 8) This item was tabled

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

XIII.      Approval of Minutes

A.   August 29th, Called Meetings (9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.)

Motion:  To approve the August 29th 9:00 a.m. minutes Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

Abstain:  JASON T. HARPER (not present at the meeting)

Motion:  To approve the August 29th 6:00 p.m. minutes Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER

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

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

 

B.   September 4th, Regular BOC meeting

Motion:  To approve the August September 4th minutes Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER

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

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

 

C.   September 5th, Called Meetings (4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and, 6:30 p.m.)

Motion:  To approve the September 5th 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. minutes Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER

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

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

 

D.   September 11th, Emergency Called Meeting at 4:00 p.m.

Motion:  To approve the September 11TH minutes Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY

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

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

 

XIV.      Upcoming Meetings:

                                                          1.      Tuesday, October 2nd @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

Motion:  To cancel the October 2nd meeting Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY

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

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

                                                          2.      Thursday, October 4th @ 6:30 p.m., Meeting with the Board of Education

                                                          3.      Monday, October 15th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, October 16th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          4.      Monday, November 5th and Tuesday, November 6th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          5.      Monday November 19th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, November 20th at 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

XV.         Executive Session

Motion:  To convene into executive session Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

XVI.      Reconvene

Motion:  To reconvene into public session Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH “BJ” MATHIS

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

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

Motion:  To approve the executive session affidavit Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH “BJ” MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

XVIII.            Resolution to file a lawsuit against former employee Michael Toth

Motion:  To amend the agenda to add and approve a resolution to file a lawsuit against Michael Toth Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH “BJ” MATHIS

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

XIX.      Adjournment

Motion:  To adjourn Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH “BJ” MATHIS

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 3).

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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