Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, October 15, 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, ROY CLACK, SHAY MATHIS, TERRY MCMICKLE.

 

I.                     Call to Order

II.                   Acceptance of the Agenda

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

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

III.                  Proclamation(s)

IV.               Public Safety

A.     Resolution authorizing the retirement of two Police Department dogs (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler) (Exhibit #1)

Motion: to retire two male dogs from service with Henry County Police Department and authorize their care, Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

V.                 Grants Administration

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to accept a grant for the H.E.A.T. DUI Task Force (Presenter:  Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: to accept the grant, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by WARREN HOLDER.

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

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to accept a Council of Juvenile Court        Judges Grant for Juveniles in the court system(Presenter:  Sandra Reagan, Director of Program Services, Juvenile Court and Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit #3)

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

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

VI.               Social Services

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to accept a bid for the purchase & installation of shades for the Heritage Senior Center Dining Room Windows (Presenter:  Angie Bailey, Social Services Division Director and Susan Craig,            Senior Services Director) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: to award the bid for installation of shades for the heritage senior center dining room windows to Venetian Blind Service, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

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

VII.              Planning & Zoning

A.     Kelleytown Road, LLC of Stockbridge, GA, RZ-07-15; Commissioner Basler, District 5, (Presenter:  Brecca Sherow, Planner II) (Exhibit #5)

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 on July 12, 2007. (Postponed by Staff at the August 21, 2007 BOC meeting)

Motion: denial of r-2 and approve r-1, Action: Approve, Moved by JOHNNY BASLER, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

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

No: ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

 

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to send the Short Term Work Program and Capital Improvements adoption resolution to Atlanta Regional Commission (Presenter:  Julius Ross, Chief Planner) (Handout #1)

Motion: to approve submittal of the Short Term Work Program and Capital Improvements resolution to ARC once staff confirms with the City of McDonough with regard to project #114 being one of their intended projects and Staff to review the dirt roads with the respective Commissioner to confirm that the completion dates are accurately reflected and adjusted as needed, Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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

VIII.            County Manager Comments

IX.               County Attorney Comments

X.                 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)

XI.               Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Tuesday, October 16th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

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

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

XIII.            Executive Session

Motion: To convene into executive session, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by JOHNNY BASLER.

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

XIV.          Reconvene

Motion: To reconvene into public session, Action: Approve, Moved by WARREN HOLDER, Seconded by ELIZABETH "BJ" MATHIS.

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

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

Motion: To approve the affidavit and resolution, Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH “BJ’ MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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

XVI.          Resolution opposing the eastward expansion of the runway at Tara Field Airport

Motion: To amend the agenda to add and approve a resolution opposing the eastward expansion of Tara Field Airport, Action: Approve, Moved by ELIZABETH “BJ” MATHIS, Seconded by RANDY STAMEY.

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

XVII.        Park discussion

Motion: To deny the request to submit a letter to the City of McDonough authorizing the consumption of alcoholic beverages at an event scheduled for October 20, 2007 at the Heritage Event Center, Action: Approve, Moved by RANDY STAMEY, Seconded by REID BOWMAN.

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

XVIII.       Adjournment

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

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