Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, November 5, 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, SHAY MATHIS, TERRY MCMICKLE, ROB MAGNAGHI,

 

 

I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

Motion: To accept the agenda Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

III.             Presentation of “Outstanding Planning Document Award for the Comprehensive Transportation Plan” (Presenter:  Mr. Dan Reuter, Georgia Planning Association) (Exhibit #1)

IV.             

A.   Resolution proclaiming the week of November 12th through November 18th, 2007, as “Kindness Works, Pass It On” Week (Presenter:  Jason Harper, Chairman) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: To approve the kindness week resolution Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

B.   Request for authorization to submit local legislation authorizing a 4th Judge for the State Court of Henry County (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #11)

Motion: Approve and authorize submittal of local legislation authorizing a 4th Judge for the State Court Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN

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

 

V.               Finance

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to adopt an amendment to the County Code, regarding proceeds from the collection of Hotel/Motel taxes (Presenter:  Mike Bush, Financial Services Director) (Exhibit #3)

Motion: Approve an amendment to the County Coder regarding proceeds from the collection of Hotel/Motel taxes Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

VI.            Building and Development Services Division

A.   Resolution requesting authorization for streetlights in five (5) subdivisions (Presenter:  Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit # 4)

Motion: To approve the requested streetlight districts Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

VII.         Public Safety

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a bid for the purchase and installation of In-Car Video Systems for the Police Department (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager & Major Danny Butler, Police Department ) (Exhibit #5)

Motion: To award the bid for in-car video systems to East Georgia Communications as the lowest most responsive bidder Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a bid for the purchase and installation of emergency vehicle lights and accessories for Police Department (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager & Major Danny Butler, Police Department ) (Exhibit #6)

Motion: To award the bid for installation of emergency vehicle lights and accessories to West Chatham Warning Devices, Inc as the lowest most responsive bidder Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

 

VIII.      Grants Administration

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a grant for the Family Concepts/WAIT and GRIP Programs (Presenter:  Sandra Reagan, Director of Program Services, Juvenile Court and Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator (Exhibit #7)

Motion: To authorize acceptance of the grant for the Family Concepts/WAIT and GRIP Programs Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

IX.            Social Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept a Community Services Block Grant for the senior citizens of Henry County (Presenter:  Angie Bailey, Social Services Division Director) (Exhibit #8)

Motion: To authorize acceptance of the Community Services Block Grant Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

X.               Public Works

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a bid for the installation of signalization at Henry Parkway Connector @ SR 155 (Presenter: Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Handout #1)

Motion: To table the item to the next available agenda Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

XI.            Presentation by the Cornerstone Communications Group regarding Henry County Legislative Affairs Plan for the 2008 Georgia General Assembly (Presenter:  Rufus Montgomery, Vice President; Jet Toney, Principal; and Mike Holiman, Principal)

XII.         Mr. Bubba Coffee requests to appear before the Board regarding the Henry County Wrecker Service

XIII.      Deputy County Manager

A.   Resolution requesting approval to renew a lease agreement for space utilized by the Henry County Development Authority (Presenter:  Phyllis Shrader, Deputy County Manager) (Exhibit #9)

Motion: To approve renewal of the lease agreement for space utilized by the Henry County Development Authority Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

XIV.      County Manager Comments

XV.         County Attorney Comments

A.   Resolution requesting approval of the exchange of certain real property located in Land Lot 163 of the 2nd District  (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #10)

Motion: To approve the request Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

 

XVI.      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)

XVII.   Upcoming Meetings:

                                                          1.      Tuesday, November 6th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

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

                                                          3.      Monday, December 3rd @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, December 4th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting

                                                          4.      Cancellation of the December 31, 2006 BOC Meeting

Motion: To cancel the December 31st meeting Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

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

 

XVIII.            Executive Session

Motion: To convene into executive session Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

XIX.      Reconvene into Public Session

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

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

 

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

Motion: To approve executive session affidavit and resolution Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

XXI.      Approval the exchange of certain real property

Motion: To amend the agenda and to approve the resolution regarding the exchange of certain real property containing 0.668 acres located in Land Lot 163 of the 2nd District Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

 

XXII.   Adjournment

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

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

 

 

 

 

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