Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, November 19, 2007

 

 

I.                     Call to Order

II.                   Acceptance of the Agenda       

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

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

 

III.                  Presentation of Proclamation(s) to Commissioner Reid A. Bowman, District IV and Commissioner Johnny B. Basler, District V, for their completion of the nationally recognized County Commissioner’s Training Program

Presentation of Proclamation(s) to Sheriff’s Deputies for their dedication and service to the Community (This will be done via video conferencing at 10:00 a.m.)

IV.               Building and Development Services Division

A.     Resolution requesting authorization for streetlights in five (5) subdivisions (Presenter:  Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit #1)

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

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

 

B.     Resolution requesting authorization for non-revenue streetlights to be located at the intersection of Airline Rd & Turner Church Road and the intersection of North Bethany Rd. & Lake Dow Road, in District 3 (Presenters: Terry McMickle, Division Director and Bert Foster, Planner II) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: To approve the reqeust Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

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

 

V.                 Public Safety

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to award the bid to provide inmate telephone service for the Henry County Sheriff’s Office (Presenter:  Chief David McCart, Sheriff’s Department) (Exhibit #3)

Motion: To award the bid to Securus Technologies Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

B.     Resolution requesting authorization to award the bid to purchase Notebook Computers for the Fire Department/EMS (Presenters:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager and Deputy Chief, Brad Johnson, Fire Department) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: To award the bid to Southern Computer Warehouse Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

 

C.    Resolution requesting approval of appointments to the West Georgia Emergency Medical Service Council (Presenter:  Deputy Chief Brad Johnson, Fire Department)(Exhibit #5)

Motion: To approve the recommended appointments Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

D.    Resolution requesting approval to purchase tactical equipment for the Tactical Response Team using expenditures from the Narcotics Account (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit #6)

Motion: To approve the purchase of tactical equipment Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

 

VI.               Grants Administration

A.     Resolution authorizing the matching of in-kind services for a recreational trails program grant for Nash Farm Battlefield (Presenter:  Larry Stanford, Grants Administrator) (Exhibit #7)

Motion: To approve the in-kind services Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

 

VII.              Building and Development Service Division

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to award the bid to purchase  a Skid Steer Loader and accessories for the Stormwater Dept. (Presenters: Jim Luebbering, Division Director & Erik Lombard, Stormwater Director) (Exhibit #8)

Motion: To award the bid to Perimeter Takeuchi Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

VIII.            Technology Services

A.     Resolution requesting authorization to enter into an agreement with Charter Communications Business for Data Network Services (Presenter:  Clark  Rainer, Director of Technology Services) (Exhibit #9)

Motion: To table the agenda item to the Dec. 3rd agenda Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER MATHIS.

Vote: Motion carried by a 4-0-1 vote (summary: Yes = MATHIS, HOLDER, BASLER AND STAMEY; No = 0; Abstain = BOWMAN).

 

B.     Resolution requesting approval of a change order regarding security cameras and an audio/visual system for the courthouse renovation (Presenters:  Clark Rainer, Technology Services Director & Roy Clack SPLOST/Capital Projects Director) (Exhibit #10)

Motion: To approve the change order request Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

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

 

IX.               SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.     Resolution authorizing the ratification of an amendment regarding the purchase of an Electronic Docket System for the County Courthouse (Presenters : Roy Clack, SPLOST/Capital Projects Director and Clark Rainer, Technology Services Director) (Exhibit #11)

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

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

 

B.     Resolution requesting approval of an amendment to the Sports Lighting Contract with Georgia Power (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director)(Exhibit #12)

Motion: To approve the amendment to the sports lighting contract with Georgia Power Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

C.    Resolution requesting approval of a change order regarding the paneling in the courtroom of the Historic Courthouse (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #13)

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

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

 

D.    Resolution requesting approval for the designation and budget amendment regarding Duffy Road (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #14)

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

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

 

E.     Resolution requesting approval to award a bid for the widening & paving of Unity Grove Road (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director) (Exhibit #15)

Motion: To award the bid to Lambert Sand & Gravel Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

F.     Resolution requesting award of a bid for traffic signalization at the intersection of Henry Parkway Connector @ SR 155 (Presenter:  Terry McMickle, Public Works Division Director)(Handout)

Motion: To award the bid to Atcheson Electrical Contractors, Inc. Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

X.                 County Manager Comments

XI.               County Attorney Comments

A.     Consideration and approval of a resolution declaring the results of the election held on November 6, 2007 and for other related purposes (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #16)

Motion: To approve the reqeust Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

B.     Annexation by the City of McDonough of approximately 3.46+/- acres located in Land Lot 162 of the 7th District, owned by Comfort Suites (Highway 81 West).  The current zoning of the property within the County is C-3.  The proposed zoning per annexation is C-4. (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #17)

C.    Request for approval to amend section 3-14-34 of the Henry County Code entitled “Employee Regulations/Picture Identification” (Presenter:  Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney) (Exhibit #18)

Motion: To approve the amendment to the County Code Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

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

 

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.            Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Tuesday, November 20th @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC meeting

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

                                                            3.      Monday, December 17th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, December 18th @ 6:30 p.m.

                                                            4.      Monday, December 31st meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for another date to be announced.

XIV.          All County Offices will be closed on the following dates for the Holidays:

                                                            1.      Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving

                                                            2.      Monday, December 24th thru Wednesday, December 26th for Christmas

                                                            3.      Tuesday, January 1st for New Year’s Day

XV.           Executive Session

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

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

 

XVI.          Reconvene

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

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

 

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

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

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

 

XVIII.       Authorization of a condemnation to acquire 0.216 acres of land and 0.199 acres of permanent construction easement in Land Lot 221 of the 2nd District

Motion: To approve and authorize the condemnation Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

 

XIX.          Request to amend and renew the employment contract for the County Manager

Motion: To approve the request Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER MATHIS, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

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

 

XX.             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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